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CCRKBA Hits China Hypocrisy On Claim That 2A Is Human Rights Violation
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"When the People’s Republic of China accused the United States of violating human rights because of our Second Amendment, they voluntarily became the world’s laughing stock, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today." ...
 

Mexican Ambassador confirms early citizen journalist reports amidst media spin
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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... "The paper’s ostensibly 'straight news report,' with its clear editorial political objectives, is made all the more curious by reviewing what is now ancient history in the 'Project Gunwalker' timeline, specifically early reports from Gun Rights Examiner and Sipsey Street Irregulars that 'The ATF office in Mexico was denied permission to share this information with their Mexican counterparts.'" ...
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‘Gun violence’: How is it different from other violence?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"After a grim week-plus-one that saw an innocent South Seattle motorist murdered by a moron still at large, and five people slain at two separate sites by a single killer, a disturbing phrase has become ingrained in the Northwest lexicon: 'Gun violence.'"

"Question: What sets this apart from murderous crime with a knife or by strangling? Ask the gang at KIRO, which ran this story about a Tacoma killing in which the victim was stabbed and then dismembered. Where does that register on the violence meter?" ...
 

Why Indifference to Gun Rights Is a Crime
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"Over at the Washington Post, former Brady Campaign Prez and current Big Apple gun grabber Richard M. Aborn wants you to know why indifference to gun violence is a national crime. It’s an interesting, well-written screed. But let me save you the time: not pursuing gun control is a crime because people are dying. In fact, 'More Americans were killed by gun violence last year than all American troops who have been killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. African-American youths are five times as likely to be killed as a result of gun violence than their white counterparts.' ... At the risk of seeming insensitive, so what? In other words . . ." ...
 

Seattle hero stood his ground and saved lives
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"A terrible event in Seattle this week left five people dead at the hands of a deranged individual. A man walked into a cafe with two .45 handguns and began killing patrons. Even though he had been banned from the property, he showed up anyway and began to carry out his attack."

"In the midst of the event, one patron refused to back down and hide. He distracted the gunman by throwing bar stools at him, even as shots were still being fired. His actions are being called heroic, and two or three people are lucky enough to be alive because of his bravery.
This event serves as an excellent example of a couple of ideas." ...
 

Self-Defense Tip: Three Ways to Avoid Guetapens
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"'A coin collector and Sherlock Holmes fan, Snigdha [Nandipati] aced the word 'guetapens,' a French-derived word that means an ambush or a trap ...' You can read more about Miss Snigda’s triumph at csmonitor.com. Meanwhile, I’d like to address the fatiferousness of guetapens, and how they can be avoided, starting with the simple fact that anyone who intends to do you harm will prepare to do you harm and, most likely, set a trap to do it . . ."

"Why would’t they? Criminals may be stupid but they’re not dumb. If nothing else, they instinctively survive according to the law of the jungle. Regulation One: predators get their prey through speed, surprise and violence of action. ..." ...
 

Crimson Trace Offers Free Batteries for Life
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The only things in life that are certain are death, taxes and the fact that you will always run out of batteries. Crimson Trace doesn’t agree, and has a promotion right now where they will send you a fresh set of batteries once a year, EVERY year, for life. Or until they get bought out and are forced to stop by the new parent company. Details after the jump…" ...
 

Shooting Accuracy – As We Age
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"I don't know about you, but as I age my biggest frustration is not being putting tight groups together on target with a pistol’s metal sights. I 'was' damn good! Who knows about Top Shot as it wasn't around when I was 30. But, I was good both with pistol and rifles. I wore glasses from my late teens on and now with contacts my distance vision has remained excellent and even improved. My optometrist recently improved my Competitive Trap averages by backing off my prescription ..."

"But, Trap shooting is a distance game and I’m at the point in life where I need assistance for close up reading, working on the computer and seeing that damned front sight! ..." ...
 

The Advantages of Biometric Gun Safes
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Gun safety has become a huge issue in today’s day and age. The times are gone when a parent can simply put a gun in the cabinet and trust that children will not choose to play with it. Gun safes have become the main force in preventing firearm accidents. These safes are made to keep anyone who isn’t supposed to touch the gun from doing so. Gun safes are often opened with a key, combination, or punch code, but innovations are being made almost continuously. The newest front in the fight to stop firearm accidents is the biometric safe, and it is looking promising." ...
 

Smith & Wesson Announces the 'New' SD VE Series
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "Smith & Wesson recently and quietly discontinued their SD line of striker-fired polymer pistols, 9mm Parabellum and .40 S&W handguns directly targeting the civilian market. Priced and featured in between the M&P service pistols and the entry-level budget Sigma series, the SD was popular with people looking for a compact service-style pistol at a lower price point."

"The new SD VE is here to replace the SD, and it should have very little problems doing so. The SD VE is very similar, as in, extremely similar to the SD guns. If they weren't a different color you'd be hard-pressed to spot the changes." ...
 

Izhmash's New, Updated Saiga 12
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Working with Team Russian Technologies, the Russian national practical shooting team, Izhmash has developed an update for their phenomenally popular semi-automatic shotgun, the Saiga 12. This modified shotgun, produced by the efforts of team captain Ilyin Vsevolod Kirisenko and Izhmash engineer Alexey Shumilov, has many updates to Saiga platform we're familiar with most."

"First and foremost it is not a 'sporterized' shotgun. It is in full pistol-grip regalia, with a SAW-type grip, telescoping buttstock, and improved forearm. The buttstock follows the AR pattern and runs parallel to the shotgun bore and looks to be compatible with aftermarket AR-15 buttstocks. It doesn't look like a side-folder." ...
 

Gun Review: Colt Mustang Pocketlite .380 ACP
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"The Mustang PocketLite proves that Colt can still produce a quality little gun."

"Colt’s Mfg. Co. has been in the .380 ACP (Automatic Colt Pistol) pistol business since the introduction of the cartridge with its 'Automatic Colt Calibre .380 Hammerless' of 1908. Production of the Model M ceased in 1945, but later factory .380s came in the form of the Government Model .380, and the 2 3/4-inch-barreled Mustang, which were followed by the aluminum-frame Mustang PocketLite in 1992. Colt stopped offering .380 ACPs altogether by 1998. But, after witnessing the surge in interest in single-action sub-compacts from other makers-and a spike in used PocketLite pricing-Colt is back in the .380 business with the Mustang .380 PocketLite." ...
 

Gun Review: The Good, The Bad, and the Cimarron 'Man With No Name' Conversion (VIDEO)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"I’ve been growing out my facial hair and chewing on cigarillos for weeks now in anticipation of this review. But it isn’t working. No matter how I try, I can’t get that clenched-jawed sneer that defines Clint Eastwood’s Blondie. But I have his gun. Well it isn’t his, exactly. But it’s damn close to the bastardized Colt’s 1851 Navy used by many of the characters in The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Today we call it the Cimarron Man with No Name Conversion." ...
 

Privileging The Lie, Gun Violence Prevention Edition
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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... "Are those employees truly working to 'erode the Second Amendment'? According to statements from [Orlando FL] Mayor Dyer ('We have no interest in eroding citizens' Second Amendment rights. I'm a gun-toting hunter myself') and the employee, Linda Vaughn, as well as MAIG's mission statement and the policies MAIG supports (closing the 'gun-show loophole' and preventing the passage of concealed carry reciprocity), no. All of that information is included elsewhere in the Sentinel's article."

"Nonetheless, the Sentinel reports that the gun lobby views MAIG as 'a group of gun haters whose agenda is more far-reaching,' without stating outright that there is no evidence to support that contention." ...
 

WA: Anti-gun advocates seek one-word change in WA law (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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... "The changes proposed by Brady wouldn’t have stopped the gun sale, but denying Stawicki a concealed carry permit would have made it illegal for him to walk around with a gun tucked under his clothes, just as he did Wednesday morning." [emphasis added]...

"But that one word won’t be changed in the law books without a ferocious fight. Gun rights advocates say it would give police broad powers to reject concealed weapons permits for citizens who haven’t broken the law."

"'If you did that here in Seattle, you'd have a chief who gave out no gun permits. If it becomes discretionary, then people who deserve guns won't get them,' said Alan Gottlieb with the Second Amendment Foundation." ...
 

AL: Convenience Store Clerk Shoots and Kills Armed Robber (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A store clerk in Huntsville, AL fought back against on armed robber who entered his store. The clerk shot the robber, who later died of his wounds at the hospital. Business owners and clerks have been on edge after a series of numerous robberies over a 14 day period in the Huntsville area. The man who was killed is believed to have been linked to other robberies ..." ...
 

WI: Did Wisconsin Democrat Tom Barrett Really Vote to Ban Deer Hunting Guns? (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The NRA is currently taking heat for allegedly misrepresenting Tom Barrett’s voting record on firearms and the 2nd Amendment while he served in the House of Representatives (1993-2003)."

"A radio ad produced by the NRA claims that Barrett, the Democratic gubernatorial challenger in the Wisconsin recall campaign, voted to ban 15 kinds of guns, including 'common deer rifles' while in office." ...

"Well, is it true? Did Barrett vote to ban 'common deer rifles'?"

"In short, it depends on your perspective, and what you commonly hunt deer with. See, what the NRA ad is essentially saying is that Barrett voted for President Clinton’s 1994 Assault Weapons Ban, which is true – Barrett did vote for it." ...
 

NJ: Kyrillos Loses the endorsement of the NRA, While Qarmout Gets an A.
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Bader Qarmout in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate scored an 'AQ', the highest rating a first time candidate can receive from the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund. Qarmout was rated based on his responses to the NRA’s 2012 federal candidate questionnaire. According to James J. Baker, Director of Federal Affairs for the NRA, an 'AQ' rating is given to solidly pro-gun candidates who have expressed strong support for NRA positions on 2nd Amendment issues." ...
 

CA: Melendez Continues to Demonstrate She’s the Top Conservative in the Field
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The Melendez for Assembly Campaign announced today that Lake Elsinore City Councilwoman Melissa Melendez received an ‘A’ rating from the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA), Inc."

"An ‘A’ rating indicates a pro-gun candidate who strongly supports CRPA positions on Second Amendment and hunting-related issues." ...
 

NC: Update On HB 489 - The Effort To Negate The Bateman Win
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Grass Roots North Carolina sent out an update yesterday evening on HB 489. This was the attempt to re-write North Carolina's state of emergency gun ban that would have negated the win in Bateman v. Perdue. It now appears that all efforts to re-write the gun ban have failed and that the NC General Assembly will just vote to repeal the offending law." ...
 

IL: Illinois passes amended SB 1034, neglects far better option
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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... "Why not get Illinois out of the business of enforcing federal gun laws altogether? Why not scrap the FOID program, of which the vast majority of states have no equivalent, and do not seem to miss?" ...
 

MA: State gun law due for review
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"There’s been grumbling among gun owners ever since the Legislature passed a law in 1998 giving police chiefs sole authority to decide who gets a gun permit."

"Some grouse about infringement on the Second Amendment while others don’t like the idea of one person having so much unfettered power. We’ve even heard complaints that the process is just another way to squeeze more money out of the public to the benefit of a few well-connected safety instructors."

"Frankly we think if gun owners are to be licensed, it makes sense to give authority to those directly responsible for safety in the communities where these guns will be." ...
 

OH: Cleveland Plain Dealer: "Whatever happened to concerns about patrons carrying guns in bars...?"
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
Website: http://www.freelibertywriters.com/

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"The Cleveland Plain Dealer publishes a weekly column entitled 'Whatever happened to . . .?', updating some of the most newsworthy and interesting local stories covered in that newspaper."

"On Sunday, May 27, they tackled the following question:"

"Whatever happened to concerns about patrons carrying guns in bars after Ohio legislators adopted a new law last year?"

"Hmmm...yeah, what did happen with the wild predictions made by opponents, such as the following?:" ...
 

Ninth Circuit issues holding in Nordyke v. King
Submitted by: John Pierce
Website: http://www.monachuslex.com

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"The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, has finally issued a holding in the case of Nordyke v. King."

"This case involved an ordinance passed by Alameda County in California. The ordinance generally prohibited the possession of firearms on county property, including fairgrounds where gun shows were traditionally held."

"The Nordykes, gun show promoters, challenged this ordinance as a violation of their Second Amendment rights." ...
 

TX: Texans – NRA Needs Your Help in Key Second Amendment Case
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"In District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms."

"However, federal law strips this right from law-abiding, responsible adults between the ages of 18 and 20, by prohibiting them from buying firearms other than rifles or shotguns through federally licensed firearm dealers."

"Your NRA believes these laws are unconstitutional and has filed suit to defeat them in federal court. The lawsuit was originally filed in September 2010 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas." ...
 

CA: Court Upholds Alameda County Gun Ban
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"HOST: Alameda County has won the battle to hold onto its ban of guns on public property. K-Q-E-D's Joshua Johnson reports, a federal appeals court ruling released today upholds the ban, but carves out a narrow exception for gun sales at the fairgrounds." ...
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Submitter's Note: Amazing how differently the story can be perceived based on your . . . dare I say . . . bias?
 

NC: U.S. Secret Service Agent Caught on Camera in Road Rage Incident (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Just as the U.S. Secret Service was getting over the international prostitution scandal from April, another agent was caught on video in a case of road rage this week."

"The agent, who has not been identified, was speeding down a North Carolina freeway in an apparent altercation with another driver as a third driver video recorded the incident."

"Driving an unmarked Dodge Charger, the agent pulled in front of an SUV and slammed on the brakes. Then when the driver of the SUV attempted to drive past him, the agent switched on his blue lights in his front grills as if to pull him over."

"The SUV pulled to the side of the road as the agent sped past him, thinking he had taught that driver a lesson." ...
 

WA: Washington Cop Threatens to Arrest Man for Video Recording Him During Traffic Stop
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Redmond police officer William Corson is the latest cop to try to intimidate a citizen from recording him in public, threatening the mail with jail if he continued recording."

"Corson told the man he was committing a misdemeanor but there’s nothing in the Washington statutes that suggests it is crime to record police in public. The state’s wiretapping law makes it a crime to record people without their consent if they have an expectation of privacy."

"The citizen knew his rights but didn’t want to go to jail, so he turned the camera off."

"That was when Corson became even more unprofessional" ...
 

MI: Michigan Cop to Citizen: "You do have the Constitutional right to not videotape that.”
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A Michigan police officer was caught on video lying about his authority to confiscate a camera as evidence."

"The Waterford police officer approached the citizen who was recording the aftermath of a police pursuit turned traffic collision involving serious injuries and said:"

"'You have two choices. You can either turn it off or I’m going to take it as evidence.'"

"When the citizen asserted his Constitutional right to continue video recording, the cop said, 'You do have the Constitutional right to not videotape that.'"

"Police officers only have the legal authority to confiscate a camera under 'exigent circumstances.' Otherwise, they must obtain a subpoena." ...
 

FL: Jacksonville Deputy Tries his Hardest to Intimidate PINAC [Photography Is Not A Crime] Reader over Camera (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"PINAC reader Jeff Gray once again shows us how to deal with law enforcement officers who don’t like to be video recorded."

"The Florida resident, who was arrested in April, was driving in Jacksonville when he came upon a speed trap, so he started flashing his high beams to warn other drivers."

"That, of course, got him pulled over, even though he had his cruise control set to 70 mph, which is the speed limit in that area."

"Jacksonville Sheriff’s deputy Ernesto Valerio asked for his license, then ordered him to put the camera down at about four minutes into the video."

"Gray refused to put the camera down, prompting a power play exchange between himself and Valerio." ...
 

FL: 3 Fort Lauderdale police officers arrested (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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... "'The police say that he basically turned his car to intentionally try to kill them," Local 10's Bob Norman said to said Assistant Public Defender Kelly Murdock."

"'And since Day 1, Kenneth has denied that that has ever happened. That's something that the police said once he was beaten so bad. He was in the hospital. He suffered a broken nose because of this,' Murdock said. 'They had beat him up and ... they lied to cover themselves.'" ...

"This went from someone with an allegation of stealing liquor bottles to, 'He's out trying to kill police officers.' And that never happened," Murdock said." ...
 

CA: Judge Orders Probe In Calif. Police Shootings
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A federal judge ordered a probe Thursday into how Oakland police investigate officer-involved shootings and threatened the department with sanctions if misconduct is uncovered."

"U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson also ordered Oakland to provide by June 8 additional information showing how it will complete already past-due internal affairs investigations stemming from last year's Occupy protests. He threatened to levy daily fines against the city if it again misses deadlines to complete the investigations." ...
 

NY: Watch surveillance video that exposed false arrest by NYPD cop (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"A picture may be worth a thousand words, but this video is worth seven years."

"That’s what John Hockenjos was facing after being accused on Sunday of creating a 'grave risk of death' by whipping his car into a driveway at a 'high rate of speed,' forcing a cop to jump out of the way to save his life."

"The only problem with the case is that a 'crystal- clear' surveillance video shows Hockenjos slowly pulling into the driveway while Officer Diego Palacios stands absolutely still, said Craig Newman, Hockenjos’ lawyer." ...
 

IL: 'First Amendment rights can be terminated': When cops, cameras don't mix (video available)
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"The video is chilling, but it's also a sign of the times."

"'Your First Amendment rights can be terminated,' yells the Chicago police officer, caught on video right before arresting two journalists outside a Chicago hospital. One, an NBC News photographer, was led away in handcuffs essentially for taking pictures in a public place. He was released only minutes later, but the damage was done. Chicago cops suffered an embarrassing 'caught on tape' moment, and civil rights experts who say cops are unfairly cracking down on citizens with cameras had their iconic moment." ...
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SUBMITTER'S COMMENT: Why don't journalists think it's chilling when politicians try to terminate our Second Amendment rights?
 

Court revokes bail for George Zimmerman
Submitted by: Mike the Limey

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"The US neighbourhood watchman charged with the murder of an unarmed black teenager has had his bail revoked and must surrender himself within 48 hours."

"A Florida judge withdrew George Zimmerman's $150,000 (£98,000) bond after prosecutors argued he had misled the court about his finances."

"The money in question was about $135,000 which prosecutors say was raised through donations to a website for Mr Zimmerman's legal defence." ...
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Submitter's comment; Surely his bail was set BEFORE any kind of "defence fund" came into being?

This whole case strikes me as being politically driven at the expense of justice.
 

What Zimmerman, Martin medical reports tell us and the media didn't
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"The new medical reports on the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case tell us a lot. And it is not just for what they find, but also what they don't find."

"First, the reports provide striking evidence that Zimmerman did not start the fight with Martin, and that Zimmerman shot Martin in self-defense. Martin's injuries were two-fold: broken skin on his knuckles and the fatal gunshot wound."

"Zimmerman's injuries involved: a fractured nose, a pair of black eyes, two lacerations to the back of his head and a minor back injury." ...
 

MA: Smith & Wesson Raises $48,000 for Local Charities
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Smith & Wesson made a sizable donation to two Massachusetts charities, the Shriners Hospitals for Children and Ronald McDonald House Charities."

"Smith & Wesson employees raised a total of $24,000 through a variety of events, including a comedy club night, ticket sales, and raffles. The company graciously matched the sum, bringing the new total up to $48,000. The company presented a check for $32,000 to the Shriners Hospitals for Children and the remaining $16,000 to the Ronald McDonald House." ...
 

WA: ATF 2011 gun trace data released; Stawicki’s guns in next year’s batch
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Last year, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted 3,323 gun traces for law enforcement agencies in Washington State, according to ATF data released Thursday."

"Perhaps not surprisingly, Seattle Police had the highest number of trace requests, at 569, followed by Spokane with 422 gun traces, another 184 in Renton, 149 in Vancouver, 121 in Kent and 118 out of Tacoma." ...
 

NY: 'Weapons, Trauma, and Critical Incidents: Is Gun Control an Answer?'
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"Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel will be a featured panelist at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on Friday, June 8th at 10:30 AM. The forum is entitled, 'Weapons, Trauma, and Critical Incidents; Is Gun Control an Answer?'"

"Ms. Schimel’s presentation will be focused on, 'Microstamping to ID Perpetrators of Critical Incidents of Handgun Violence.' Joining her on the panel is Richard Aborn, President of the Citizens Crime Commission of NYC, Jackie Hilly, Executive Director of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, and representative[sic] from the National Rifle and Pistol Association." ...
 

Australia: Fears that NSW is under the gun
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"FIFTY firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition have been stolen from registered NSW gun owners in the past 16 days, prompting fears the firearms registry has been compromised."...
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H/t to David Codrea who notes: Hey, who believes it's all due to unintentional breaches, as opposed to either somebody on the inside supplementing his income or/and somebody letting him get away with it because it lets them make the case for even greater restrictions?
 

Venezuela bans private gun ownership
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"Venezuela has brought a new gun law into effect which bans the commercial sale of firearms and ammunition."

"Until now, anyone with a gun permit could buy arms from a private company."

"Under the new law, only the army, police and certain groups like security companies will be able to buy arms from the state-owned weapons manufacturer and importer."
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SUBMITTER'S COMMENT: At last! The Brady Bunch has a Utopia on this side of the Atlantic where they can all go and live in complete contentment.
 

India: Indian women turn to firearms against threat of violence (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft
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"Guns are increasingly popular with well-off Indian women who feel that they should be able to defend themselves against crime"

"The trend is part of a broader growth of gun culture in the land once known for the non-violent principles of Mahatma Gandhi."

"There are estimated to be 40m guns in India, the second highest number in the world after the US. Licences are hard to obtain and most are illegal weapons, many manufactured in backstreet workshops. Ownership levels per capita remain low ... but there is strong anecdotal evidence that middle-class interest in firearms is rising fast." ...
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Submitter's Note: Well, as long as we keep them out of the hands of the peasants . . .
 

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