1,052 mass shootings in 1,066 days: this is what America's gun crisis looks like. The Second Amendment Was Never Meant to Protect an Individual’s Right to a Gun. 10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down. By cutting off federal funding for research and stymieing data collection and sharing, the National Rifle Association has tried to do to the study of gun violence what climate deniers have done to the science of global warming.
No wonder: When it comes to hard numbers, some of the gun lobby's favorite arguments are full of holes. (This article has been updated.) This Film Could Change How the Right Wing Feels About Guns. Evangelical Pastor Rob Schenck was a radical anti-abortion activist who hadn't put too much thought into gun rights.
But rattled by a mass shooting at Washington's Navy Yard, something inside him shifted; he soon began to question gun culture from a moral standpoint and later preached about the human cost of gun violence instead. His pivot drew the attention of filmmaker Abigail Disney, grandniece of legendary entertainment mogul Walt Disney. In her gripping directorial debut, The Armor of Light, Disney follows Schenck's self-exploration into the muddied world of gun control in America. Disney accompanies Schenck to shooting ranges, a National Rifle Association convention, and even a memorable meeting with Lucia McBath, whose son Jordan Davis was shot and killed at a Florida gas station.
How They Got Their Guns. Dec. 2, 2015 Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, husband and wife, were suspected of killing 14 people at a holiday office party in San Bernardino, Calif. Four guns were recovered: a Smith & Wesson M&P assault rifle, a DPMS Panther Arms assault rifle, a Smith & Wesson handgun and a Llama handgun. Over several years The F.B.I. found evidence that Mr. Farook was in touch with people domestically and abroad who have Islamist extremist views, according to officials. Before shooting The chief of the San Bernardino Police Department said he was not aware of the suspects having any previous contact with law enforcement.
Vince Vaughn’s Eye-Opening Comments On Edward Snowden & Gun Control. GQ magazine recently interviewed Vince Vaughn, and you might be wondering why we’re talking about it here at CE.
These types of interviews rarely yield information more significant than a celebrity’s favourite food or brand of jeans, but this time around, things were a little different. What is Switzerland's gun culture like? - Quora. AUSTRALIA’S GUN BAN – The Astounding Results You Won’t Believe! Gun Control – Watch What Happens When Guns Are Banned “If gun control worked, Washington D.C. and Chicago would be the safest cities in your country.
They are not. They have both the toughest gun control laws and the highest crime and murder rate in your country.” In the following commentary Alan Lund reviews the crime history of Australia since the 1996 Gun Control Legislation and the direct results of the Gun Ban to answers the question: “Does Gun Control Really Work?” Multiple Victim Public Shootings, Bombings, and Right-to-Carry Concealed Handgun Laws: Contrasting Private and Public Law Enforcement by John R. Lott, William M. Landes. Cops, anti-gun groups warn against iPhone case shaped as gun - NY Daily News. Handout.
SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision may have just legalized the concealed carry of loaded firearms across all 50 states, nullifying gun laws everywhere. Bearing ArmsChicago top cop warns that his officers will shoot concealed carriers. GunsNFreedom.com is reporting an astonishing statement made by Chicago police superintendent Garry McCarthy.
McCarthy is angry that Illinois has joined the other 49 states in the union that have authorized some level of concealed carry. In an recorded interview McCarthy issues a not so thinly-veiled threat that under his leadership, Chicago Police will shoot concealed carriers: “You put more guns on the street expect more shootings,” McCarthy said. “I don’t care if they’re licensed legal firearms, people who are not highly trained… putting guns in their hands is a recipe for disaster. Connecticut handgun law has led to 40% drop in gun-related homicides. The Real Rationale for the 2nd Amendment, That Right-Wingers Are Totally Ignorant About. Right-wing resistance to meaningful gun control is driven, in part, by a false notion that America’s Founders adopted the Second Amendment because they wanted an armed population that could battle the U.S. government.
The opposite is the truth, but many Americans seem to have embraced this absurd, anti-historical narrative. The reality was that the Framers wrote the Constitution and added the Second Amendment with the goal of creating a strong central government with a citizens-based military force capable of putting down insurrections, not to enable or encourage uprisings.
The key Framers, after all, were mostly men of means with a huge stake in an orderly society, the likes of George Washington and James Madison. President George Washington, as Commander-in-Chief, leading a combined force of state militias against the Whiskey Rebellion in 1794. Pennsylvania Towns Abolish Gun Laws To Avoid Lawsuits. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Barely a week after taking effect, a novel state law that makes it easier for gun-rights groups to challenge local firearms measures in court is already sparking change: Nearly two dozen Pennsylvania municipalities have agreed to get rid of their potentially problematic ordinances rather than face litigation.
Joshua Prince, an attorney for four pro-gun groups and several residents, cited the new law in putting nearly 100 Pennsylvania municipalities on notice that they would face legal action unless they rescinded their firearms laws. Apparently zombie TV shows need 'Do Not Try This At Home' warning labels: GunFAIL LXXXII. Apparently zombie TV shows need 'Do Not Try This At Home' warning labels: GunFAIL LXXXII. Seven of the 56 guns discovered by TSA agents on the person of passengers boarding flights at airports around the country during the week ending Dec. 12.
It's been a few months since I started publishing the GunFAIL stories in lots of 100, and I've noticed that many of our regular categories reveal a remarkably consistent pattern from one post to the next. This time around, for instance, 39 of our 100 GunFAIL incidents involve people accidentally shooting themselves. In our last post, there were 41. This time, there were 17 fatalities. Last time, 15. Assault rifle theme park 'Machine Gun America' to open in Orlando. Machine Gun America bills itself as an 'automatic adrenaline attraction'Children as young as 13 will be able to fire military-grade weaponsThe business includes cowboy, zombie and gangster-themed simulationsIt has been called unsuitable for the family-filled area it is operating in By Corey Charlton for MailOnline Published: 17:23 GMT, 18 December 2014 | Updated: 19:28 GMT, 18 December 2014.
FBI Report Confirms Crime Fell While Gun Purchases Soared in 2013. On January 6, Breitbart News reported there were 21,093,273 background checks for firearm purchasers conducted in America in 2013. And while this number of background checks represented a record, we explained then that the number of guns sold could be many times higher. That is because background checks are done on gun purchasers, not on the number of guns being purchased. For instance, if everyone who went through a background check then purchased three guns, the number of guns sold in the retail market alone would have been 63,279,819.
That's not even counting the number sold privately. And what happened as all these guns came into private hands? According to an FBI report released on November 10: "violent crimes in 2013 decreased 4.4 percent when compared with 2012 figures, and the estimated number of property crimes decreased 4.1 percent [as well]. " Report: States With Stand Your Ground Laws Have More Homicides. New Jersey Governor Awarded Top Nazi Medal From German Terror Group. World's Largest English Language News Service with Over 500 Articles Updated Daily "The News You Need Today…For The World You’ll Live In Tomorrow.
" What You Aren’t Being Told About The World You Live In. National Vanguard. National Vanguard Directory || National Alliance Main Page The following is an excerpt from the book of the same title, available from National Vanguard Books, PO Box 330, Hillsboro WV 24946 USA. Gun Control in Germany, 1928-1945 by William L. Pierce A common belief among defenders of the Second Amendment to the U.S. One can understand why many American gun owners want to believe this. Do Gun Owners Have Any Rights Which Liberals Are Bound to Respect? In Michael Waldman’s lauded new book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, the president of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University makes a strange error. The first Supreme Court decision to establish the now-ruling interpretation of a constitutional amendment, most would agree, is an important moment in that amendment’s life story, something its biographer should trouble himself to understand.
How 'Crazy Negroes' With Guns Helped Kill Jim Crow. Justice Stevens: Supreme Court has Misinterpreted the Second Amendment. The Washington Post has published an opinion piece from Justice John Paul Stevens in which he analyzes the history of the second amendment, and recent Supreme Court decisions to support his contention that the interpretation of the Second Amendment advanced by the NRA (and recently accepted by the courts) is contrary to the intent of the framers. According to Stevens: For more than 200 years following the adoption of that amendment, federal judges uniformly understood that the right protected by that text was limited in two ways: First, it applied only to keeping and bearing arms for military purposes, and second, while it limited the power of the federal government, it did not impose any limit whatsoever on the power of states or local governments to regulate the ownership or use of firearms.
Thus, in United States v. When May I Shoot a Student? Welcome to Lowe's! How may I shoot you? (P.S. 23 kids accidentally shot last week) GunFAIL LI. Four of 27 guns discovered by TSA agents at airports across the country last week. Well, guess who maintains a giant gun-owner database? I wonder how gun owners feel about this: The National Rifle Association has rallied gun-owners — and raised tens of millions of dollars — campaigning against the threat of a national database of firearms or their owners. Black Neighborhood Watchman Kills White Teen Boy: The Black George Zimmerman You're Not Allowed To Know About. The Wait-Just-A-Goddam-Second Amendment. Protect Children Not Guns 2012.