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SAF thanks NRA, CRPAF for Amicus Briefs in Richards v. Prieto Case
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The Second Amendment Foundation today thanked the National Rifle Association and California Rifle and Pistol Foundation for filing amicus briefs in SAF’s challenge of Yolo County, California’s policies that exploit the state’s regulations on the issuance of concealed firearms carry permits."

"Joining SAF in that lawsuit is the CalGuns Foundation. The case is known as Richards v. Prieto. It targets Yolo County’s arbitrary policy that requires CCW applicants to provide good cause for obtaining a permit, and subjects each applicant to a 'moral character' standard." ...
 

Bellevue’s Gottlieb calls for Holder’s resignation
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A Texas senator is calling for personnel dismissals from Attorney General Eric Holder in relation to Operation Fast and Furious, and members of Congress say the investigation should continue, but Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Bellevue-based Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has a more direct perspective."

"He wants Holder to step down. Today would be acceptable, yesterday would have been better. It is the second time that Gottlieb has called on Holder to hand in his papers because of Fast and Furious. The first time was back on May 4, which this column reported." ...
 

Fincher services today
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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"Moore Funeral Chapel announces graveside services for Linda Fincher will be held today at 2:00 pm at Mineral Springs Cemetery in West Fork, AR." ...

"Family, friends and colleagues of her husband, Hollis Wayne Fincher, incarcerated in minimum security prison on a gun possession charge ... have been working behind the scenes to persuade the Bureau of Prisons to furlough him to attend the services. ..." ...
 

Americans do have right to own guns
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Some paranoia is justified. Are American gun owners paranoid? Yes. Is someone out to get them? Yes. Personal liberty and guns go hand in hand. I know that a lot of people will disagree with this, but look at the world around you. We are the freest country in the world and the most armed."

"The government tells us that more guns cause more crime. The facts are just the opposite. When Kennesaw, Ga., in 1982 passed a law requiring the head of each household to own at least one firearm, crime plummeted 74 percent, according to www.ecclesia.org. " ...
 

Will 'gun control' advocates condemn Al Sharpton's 'violent rhetoric'?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Reverend Al Sharpton is very worried about the idea of Governor Rick Perry becoming President Rick Perry. So terrrified is he of that prospect that he almost seems to be suggesting that 'the left' oppose Perry by force of arms, as he told Politico yesterday:"
"Perry, Sharpton said, 'is looking to go to the O.K. Corral and start shooting. … Rather than the left get caught sleeping, we better load up, because he is bringing it.'"
"Remember the wailing and gnashing of teeth a couple weeks ago, when Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) joked that it was 'a good thing I can't pack a gun on the Senate floor'? ..." ...
 

Gun Sellers Not Responding to Anti-Gun Survey
Submitted by: Opposing Views
Website: http://www.opposingviews.com

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"Over the last two months, NSSF has cautioned federally licensed firearms retailers in deciding whether to respond to a survey they may have received from Dr. Garen Wintemute and his colleagues at the University of California at Davis. Dr. Wintemute is a leading anti-gun researcher. It seems retailers throughout the country are continuing to heed NSSF’s caution because Dr. Wintemute has been forced to send multiple letters urging retailers to reconsider their rejection of his survey." ...
 

Proud to be an American
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Readers may remember I recently wrote a column defending the image of the National Rifle Association of America in which I reviewed the origin, purpose, and contributions to the country by that organization. I am extremely concerned by the concerted effort of the past 30 years or so to denigrate, marginalize, and even criminalize many of the traditions, organizations, and activities that make us uniquely American." ...
 

Concealed Carry: Playing the Odds
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Hindsight runs 20:20 in my family. My grandfather played first trumpet with a bandleader in the early part of the 20th Century. Had the opportunity to tour with him. My grandmother talked him out of it. So John Phillip Sousa went on to fame and fortune without him. My dad? He was offered 10% of a company that was going to put a Geiger Counter in a plane and criss-cross the continental US to look for uranium. The buy-in was all the money my folks had saved. They passed. The guys found the largest uranium deposits in the USA. So I’ve learned – the hard way – that my foresight is not the most reliable thing in the world. Which is why you’d think I’d be just this side of militant about carrying concealed. You’d think…" ...
 

Hard, necessary intervention
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "... [K]nowing what I know through my mother's situation, no Alzheimer's patient should be allowed to continue to drive, live by themselves, cook, control their own prescription drugs, manage their finances or have possession of weapons, especially guns."

"I'll be direct. Rickrode should not have had access to firearms. And if he still drives, he shouldn't be allowed to do that, either."

"I understand that's a delicate situation, and that some folks would resist with all their might any attempt to deprive them of their firearms."

"But this has nothing at all to do with gun ownership and the Second Amendment."

"It has everything to do with public safety, however. And making sound choices. And thinking clearly." ...
 

NSSF Looks At 3-Gun Matches (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Dave Miles of the National Shooting Sports Foundation gives an overview of 3-gun matches, the equipment needed, how they are shot, etc. ..."
 

Gun Review: Zastava MP22R (Remington Model Five) .22 Bolt Action Rifle
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"In many ways, a .22lr bolt action rifle is the perfect firearm. Ammunition is cheap and plentiful, recoil is almost nonexistent, and the gun is inexpensive enough that any mistakes in care and maintenance are easily forgiven. It’s perfect for new owners, occasional shooters, and even those of us who are on a first name basis with the RSO at every local range but want to save some money. One of the finest examples of a bolt action .22lr rifle I’ve ever fired is the Zastava MP 22 R, also produced for a time by Remington in the United States as the Model Five." ...
 

Gun Review: Yildiz SPZ ME 12 Gauge Over-and-Under Shotgun
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Back in ’09, my college buddies and I spent the occasional afternoon at the local trap and skeet club. One of our crew shot for our school’s rifle team; he busted clays with a gorgeous Beretta 686 Onyx. While he was generous with his trigger time, pride (and greed) demanded that I buy my own shotgun. Uncle Sam’s tax refund check (a.k.a., my federally-funded contribution to the firearms industry) hadn’t been quite as healthy as usual; I was strapped for cash. So I sought alternative solutions. Enter the Yildez SPZ ME 12-gauge over-and-under shotgun . . ." ...
 

An American freedom agenda
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "Questions such as 'Do you wear seatbelts?' and 'Is rat poison within your toddler's reach?' are still permitted in the semi-free state of Florida. But an inquiry as to whether Junior has easy access to guns ---- the source of hundreds of children's deaths a year ---- is forbidden."

"Some gun nuts apparently see stomping on the First Amendment right to free speech as necessary to protect their Second Amendment right to bear arms. The logical problem here is that a doctor's words can't take anyone's guns away." ...
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Submitter's Note: Actually doctors' words can take someones guns away when those words are recorded in a medical file and the gov't decides anyone who has ever been on anti-depressants is now a "prohibited person".
Oh, and between 1999 and 2007 there were an average of fewer than 60 children (0 - 13) per year accidentally killed with a firearm, not "hundreds". By comparison more than thirteen times that many children (786) accidentally drowned annually.
 

Rendering the ATF toothless
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "The ATF now receives its fifth acting director in as many years. But that’s apparently not enough of an insult: B. Todd Jones, who has been tapped for the position, will remain U.S. attorney in Minnesota, splitting his time between there and Washington. Mr. Jones is well regarded in law enforcement circles, but the administration shows little respect for the ATF mission when it parks a part-timer at the helm."

"The real scandal here is America’s refusal to curb the flow of gun traffic from the United States to murderous cartels in Mexico. ..." ...
 

FL: Gun laws ... Wouldn’t restrictions be better left to local authorities
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Should the public be allowed to carry guns on public airport property?"

"Should the public be allowed to carry guns on public playgrounds?"

"Indeed, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution stakes out a wide trail for carrying and owning guns."

"What to one person seems to be a natural no-gun zone is the next person’s public stronghold of freedom, and that includes weapons."

"For every argument about weapons breeding violence, there’s another argument about weapons in the hands of the right people being able to protect us." ...
 

This is What It’s Like to be Shot at with an AK-47. Or Not (video story)
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WA: Aberdeen woman says fake cops pulled her over
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"An Aberdeen woman wonders what might have happened to her if her boyfriend had not been riding with her Tuesday night."

"'I'm really glad Billy was there,' said Kalli Bunch."

"The 27-year-old was driving her boyfriend home Tuesday night when she noticed flashing blue and red lights coming from a white car that had been following her." ...

"[Police Captain John] Green said if someone believes the person pulling them over is not a legitimate officer, the driver should stop in a well-lit, populated area and call 911. The dispatcher should know if the traffic stop is legal." ...
 

WV: Logan arms sales up in wake of shooting
Submitted by: West Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc.
Website: http://www.wvcdl.org/

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"Don Muncy has sold a lot of guns recently."

"Muncy, longtime owner of B&B Loans in downtown Logan, said he has sold 28 handguns and put 44 guns on layaway since Jesus Canul was accused of shooting David Abbott, his alleged robber, to death at the Logan Walmart on Aug. 22."

"Muncy said his store sold 18 handguns in the 10 days before the Aug. 22 shooting." ...
 

Fast and Furious: Obama’s Watergate
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"President Obama will face many obstacles in the looming 2012 elections. A stagnant economy, unpopular healthcare reform, a soaring deficit and an overall failure to achieve most of the things he promised during his campaign. Yet there is something far more sinister currently under the microscope of a congressional investigation. Indeed, something which has the potential to do far more damage to his besieged administration. This is Operation Fast and Furious, the latest in a long series of humiliating ATF failures that has resulted in the deaths of two federal agents and at least 150 shootings in Mexico." ...
 

The ATF Shell Game is Over
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"People can see through the sham of what Eric Holder has thrown out to the public. He is the very culprit in this DOJ COVER-UP!!"

"Just as we predicted almost 75 days ago, ATF Acting Director Ken Melson is the 'official scapegoat' for the ATF 'Fast and Furious' debacle."

"Today, he was moved from this job at the Bureau. ATF Special Agents in Charge announced during a conference call today that he was being 'reassigned.'" ...
 

Cover-up in ATF gunwalker case?
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Congressional investigators tell CBS News there's evidence the U.S. Attorney's office in Arizona sought to cover up a link between their controversial gunwalking operation known as 'Fast and Furious' and the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry." ...

"... the US Attorney's office working both the Terry murder and the 'Fast and Furious' operation did not immediately disclose the two had any link. Two Republicans investigating the scandal ... say there's evidence that officials at ATF and the US Attorney's office sought to hide the connection." ...
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Obama and Holders Titanic Skunk – Fast & Furious
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Thank you for your activism!"

"Recent news that ATF head Kenneth Melson was stepping down should be proof-positive to every gun rights activist that your voice CAN make a difference."

"Phone calls, emails, faxes and letters. They all carry weight, despite what the politicians say."

"Never let up. Our Second Amendment rights are too important."

"You did the job the media was supposed to do — you cranked up the pressure in Washington and exposed the ATF’s gun-smuggling operation, 'Fast and Furious,' that brought Melson down." ...

"…but that’s where the good news ends."

"You and I have to get back to work ..." ...
 

Firearms Industry Statement on ATF Leadership Change
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) – the trade association for the firearms industry – responded to the White House nomination of U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) with the following statement:" ...
 

ATF emails and Assistant US Attorney memo point to official Gunwalker cover-up
Submitted by: David Codrea
Website: http://www.davidcodrea.com

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... "Especially relevant to prior reports in this column: Much of the correspondence focuses on straw purchasing suspect Jaime Avila, and a memorandum from AUSA Hurley to his then-boss, just-resigned U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke, specifically opens detailing Avila's connection to the guns found at the Brian Terry murder scene. Burke, regular readers will recall, filed a motion with the court in the Avila case to deny victim status to Agent Terry's parents citing lack of a link between Avila's straw purchases and their son's murder." ...
 

PA: Altmire Takes Aim at Resigning ATF Director
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) has long touted his support of Second Amendment rights. He is also the lead Democratic sponsor of the [ATF] Reform Act (H.R. 1093). This bipartisan legislation would clarify regulations and remove restrictions on federally licensed firearms dealers and importers in the United States."

"Congressman Altmire issued a statement Tuesday in response to the resignation of [ATF] Acting Director Kenneth Melson."

"'Under Mr. Melson’s leadership, the ATF has neglected its most important duty: to prevent the purchase and use of firearms by those who could wreak havoc on our communities. ...'" ...
 

Arizona county GOP gun raffle draws criticism
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The Republican Party in the county where a deadly Arizona shooting rampage took place is drawing criticism for its decision to raffle a gun to raise money for get-out-the-vote efforts."

"The Pima County Republican Party publicized the raffle in its online newsletter last week, under a headline that read: 'Help Pima GOP get out the vote and maybe help yourself to a new Glock.'"

"Jeff Rogers, chairman of the county's Democratic Party, called the raffle a 'stunning lack of judgment and sensitivity' given that the weapon is the same make used in the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson ..." ...
 

AZ: AZ State House Dem Leader: Local GOP Glock Auction ‘Sick’
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The hits just keep on coming for the Pima County, AZ Republican Party, which is in hot water this week after fundraising in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' (D) Tucson-area district with a raffle giveaway of a Glock handgun -- the same make of weapon used in the Giffords shooting in January." ...

"'I am gun owner myself, a supporter of the Second Amendment and I also believe in common sense,' [state House Minority leader Chad Campbell] said. 'Their raffle is not common sense; it is sick.'" ...
 

NH: Women for Ron Paul: Food, Fun, Phonebanking (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"About 20 women came together on Aug. 31, for a potluck supper sponsored by Women for Ron Paul, a growing subset of supporters of the firebrand 2012 Republican presidential candidate." ...

"Kate Baker of Manchester, the national coordinator of the Women for Ron Paul movement, which is about 2,500 strong at this point in the campaign, said women are drawn to the candidate for a host of reasons. She said some thought Paul brought the best monetary policies to the race. Others, like a contingent of Second Amendment Sisters who were at the potluck, respect his support of the Constitution, including the right to keep and bear arms. Baker said women needed to be able to own and be trained to use firearms to protect themselves." ...
 

AZ: Pima County GOP raffles off Glock in Gabrielle Giffords' district
Submitted by: Opposing Views
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"The Pima County Republican Party is raffling off a Glock 23 handgun to raise money for get-out-the-vote efforts in Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' Arizona district."

"The congresswoman is recovering from being critically wounded in a mass shooting in January that left six people dead and 13 injured, including Giffords. Giffords was holding a 'Congress at your corner' event in Tucson when a shooter open fired with a Glock 19."

"An August edition of the Pima County GOP's newsletter advertises that supporters can purchase raffle tickets for $10 to win the .40 caliber handgun, as the Huffington Post first reported." ...
 

John McCain’s Second Amendment Memory ‘Loophole’
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... "What McCain means by 'loophole' is his desire for background checks on all gun sales at gun shows. Currently, private citizens can sell guns without a FBI background check, unlike licensed gun retailers who are required to do so. Herein lies McCain’s…er…lie." ...
 

NM: Gov. Susana Martinez On Concealed Carry (video story)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Gov. Susana Martinez (R-NM) recently requalified for her New Mexico concealed carry license. I covered that including video of her qualification test here."

"In an interview with Cam Edwards of NRA News, she discusses her background with firearms. ..." ...
 

I Can't Believe An ATF Official Actually Said This
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "After giving links to publications on safety and security and after reminding dealers that they have a legal obligation to report losses to both local law enforcement as well as ATF, Ms. Torres includes this statement:"
"Any time you spot suspicious activity associated with your Federal firearms license, please contact your local ATF field office immediately."
"In light of the behavior of ATF officials in Project Gunwalker I find this highly ironic. ..." ...
 

NY: City to Release Documents in Police Shootings, Dropping Its Appeal
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"Another, and seemingly final, turn has come in the ongoing effort to unlock 13 years of data on shootings by New York City police officers: the city has withdrawn its appeal of a judge’s order that the Police Department turn over to the New York Civil Liberties Union the internal reports it generates whenever an officer fires at a civilian." ...
 

TX: Precinct 2 Deputy Constable Arrested for Kidnapping (video available)
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"Disturbing allegations in College Station after a Brazos County Deputy Constable was arrested for handcuffing and kidnapping a 19-year-old woman." ...

"... [D]etectives were able to determine that the victim was approached by Precinct 2 Deputy Constable Agustin Rubio at the intersection of Fraternity Row and Deacon Drive."

"At approximately 1:58 AM, a College Station Police Officer saw Rubio place the victim into handcuffs and then place her in the back of his patrol vehicle ..." ...

"The investigation revealed that the victim was transported to the location without her consent and outside the scope of Rubio’s law enforcement duties." ...
 

CA: San Jose officer held on molestation counts
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"A San Jose police officer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly molesting two teenage boys, police said today."

"Patrick D'Arrigo, 44, was arrested by Gilroy police at San Jose police headquarters on three counts of child molestation, said Gilroy police spokesman Sgt. Chad Gallacinao." ...
 

PA: Philly Cop Arraigned on Rape Charges
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"A Philly cop was arraigned on rape and various other charges early Thursday morning after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside his squad car while on duty."

"Keith Corley II, 27, remains in jail following his 4 a.m. arraignment." ...
 

NM: NM officer having sex on car hood won't be charged
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"He's in uniform and apparently on duty. But New Mexico State Police said the officer caught on camera having sex with a woman on the hood of a car did not commit a crime." ...
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SUBMITTER'S COMMENT: Is anyone surprised?
But what if it had been you or me?
 

OR: Leonard Salanitro, shot by Washington County sheriff's deputy in Aloha, sues county, deputies
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A California man who was shot by a Washington County sheriff's deputy last year has filed a civil suit against the county and the deputies involved in the incident." ...

"Altiere and Deputy James Wheaton knocked on the Fortunes' door after 10 p.m., following up on a report that Dale Fortune had kicked his neighbor's truck ..."

"The deputies forced entrance into the home and engaged in a physical fight with the couple ..."

"The disturbance woke Salanitro, who left his bedroom and entered the dining room ... Altiere shot Salanitro without warning when he entered the dining room ..."

"According to the complaint, Salanitro was in his underwear, had no weapon and was at least seven feet from the deputies when he was shot." ...
 

FL: Seminole sheriff pays $3.2M to Lotto winner shot by deputies
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Robert G. Swofford Jr., the lottery winner who was shot and critically wounded by Seminole County deputies one night on his own property, has settled his federal lawsuit for $3.2 million." ...

"Swofford filed suit four years ago in state circuit court in Sanford. It was transferred to federal court, where U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven ruled that the deputies' actions were not reasonable, therefore they had no immunity from civil liability."

"She also wrote a scathing order, criticizing the Sheriff's Office for destroying key pieces of evidence, including the officers' guns and their e-mail from that night and the months that followed." ...
 

LA: New Orleans police officer fired for breaking chase rules
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"New Orleans police officer Justin Ferris was fired Wednesday after the department's Public Integrity Bureau revealed Ferris broke department rules in January while in pursuit of a driver who refused to pull over. The chase ended in a traffic fatality."

"Ferris also violated NOPD truthfulness rules when he said he ended the chase as soon as he realized he was driving the wrong way down a one-way street. Investigators have video showing he did not stop pursuing the car ..."

"And Ferris claimed he informed a dispatcher that he had ended the chase even though a review of the dispatcher's audio tapes included no such comments, police said.
Four counts of neglect of duty and one count of being untruthful were sustained against Ferris ..." ...
 

MO: Karnak board member allegedly tased, jailed (video available)
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A special city council meeting in Karnak Tuesday night dealt with a hot button issue, but some say the real fireworks erupted when the meeting was over."

"The village board met to discuss whether the town should get a police dog to sniff out drug crimes in Karnak. The measure was voted down, but after the meeting witnesses say the police chief and the councilman leading the charge against the effort got into it." ...

"Court documents allege Councilman Willie Dobbs struck police Chief David Harris in the stomach, chest, and throat, threatened his life and resisted arrest. Retired police officer Dean Hamilton, a Karnak resident, was just in the next room during the scuffle and says he didn't hear any of that." ...
 

TN: Ex-Knoxville police officer gets probation in child porn case
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"A former Knoxville Police Department officer accused of plying teenage girls with booze and downloading child pornography escaped a jail term Wednesday as part of a brokered deal with a state prosecutor."

"Nicky Ray Bryant, 43, had hoped to walk away from Knox County Criminal Court with a shot at erasing his record but instead now will suffer a felony conviction of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor." ...
 

TX: Deputy faces investigation for allegedly fondling woman
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "She agreed to the option in which Walker would lose his job and her charges would be dropped, and her understanding was that Officer Walker 'would not ever work in law enforcement again,' the suit says."

"She did not want another woman to 'experience the same emotional trauma that she has experienced due to the inappropriate actions of Defendant Walker,' the suit says."

"But after that, Chief Etheredge wrote a letter of recommendation for Walker to get a job at the Fentress County Sheriff's Department, the lawsuit alleges." ...
 

NC: Western NC DA Confuses A Supermarket With A Restaurant
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"The major supermarket chain in Western North Carolina is Ingles Markets. It sells beer and wine but doesn't allow on-premises consumption. That didn't stop District Attorney Jerry Wilson from prosecuting a Burnsville man for violating NCGS 14-269.3 which bars firearms in places where alcohol is sold and consumed."

"Paul Valone of Grass Roots North Carolina takes up the story from here:" ...
 

OH: Journalist exploits Ohio media access loophole to expose elected officials who have obtained concealed handgun licenses
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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... "And so, yet another journalist has used the Media Access Loophole to expose information which Ohio law declares to be confidential and not a public record. Meanwhile, journalists like Heffner continue to fail to use the loophole to investigate whether or not people accused of gun crimes had concealed handgun licenses, or report the fact that the answer is almost always no." ...
 

PA: Pennsylvania: More Concealed Carry Permits Than Average
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Few topics are as likely to provoke a heated response as concealed carry laws and their effect on crime. Proponents of the laws claim more guns mean less crime. In Pennsylvania, they certainly mean more guns."

"Concealed Carry"

"Since the 1980s, the numbers of citizens licensed to carry a concealed gun has grown from less than a million to 6 million, The Daily Item reported recently. The story notes nearly 1 in 11 people in Synder County has a permit to carry a concealed weapon."

"Pennsylvania Above Average"

"They point out that while 1 of 50 Americans has a license to carry a concealed weapon, in Pennsylvania that number is close to 1 in 14." ...
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Submitter's Note: 1 in 50 would mean about 4.5 million permit holders across the US.
 

LA: To do this weekend: Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday
Submitted by: Bruce W. Krafft

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"Three event highlights"

"1 Hunters and campers can save money September 2 - 4 with the exemption of state and local taxes on individual purchases of firearms, ammunition and hunting supplies."

"2 Louisiana is the only state to do this so it brings in shoppers from out of state. ..." ...
 

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