There are a few private gun owners left in England. What they have to endure shows once again why Americans are no longer British.
To get a gun in England, the burden of proof is on the citizen. And, no, self-defense is not one of the accepted reasons for wanting to buy a gun. It doesn’t really matter, because guns have to be kept locked in a safe so they will not be available for self-defense.Read More
President Barack Obama issued an executive order Friday to provide added protections to employees of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, one of the most scandal-plagued agencies in the federal government in recent years.
The order allows more ATF agents to be converted to the career-employee classification, which would provide civil service protections that make it more difficult to fire such an employee. For an agency that has been accused of going rogue at times, with Operation Fast and Furious and more recently Fearless Distribution, that could be a problem.Read More
Why is Gun Owners of America still the only gun group speaking out on the danger to gun owners?
“Immigration reform could be a bonanza for Democrats [and] cripple Republican prospects in many states they now win easily," GOA quoted Politico in a 2013 alert to its members. “We predict that ... California-style gun control could become a very real possibility in this country!”Read More
A gun-rights organization is excited about the possibility that Colorado's Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, could be headed to defeat this November.
In 2013 Hickenlooper signed strict anti-gun legislation that severely limits the size of ammunition magazines and imposes intrusive background checks on gun buyers.Read More
An increasing number of sheriffs are rising to resist federal overreach in their counties. About 100 of them met in mid-September at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
The gathering was organized by the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association -- a group that was formed by former Sheriff Richard Mack. It was a time of mutual encouragement, where several sheriffs shared their experiences in resisting federal overreach.Read More
An armed employee at Family Pharmacy in Taney County, Missouri didn’t waste any time when an armed robber burst into the business, waving a gun around and demanding pills.
The armed employee drew his own gun and opened fire on the suspect, striking him once.
After being shot, the suspect was much less inclined to continue the robbery and fled the business.Read More
TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA – A California woman who had a gun held to her head by an armed robber remained calm and realized that she had to get her gun.
The woman told the suspect that her valuables were stored in a safe. When she went to open it she didn’t pull out money or jewelry, she pulled out a handgun that was stored in the safe.
Once the armed robber realized he was now facing an armed victim he turned and fled the residence without further incident.Read More
Heroes come in all sizes and all ages, as illustrated by this story. An 11 year old girl in Oklahoma has certainly earned that title after her brave actions to defend her mother yesterday.
After a violent ex-boyfriend came to Brandy Moreno’s home (who she had a protective order against), he attacked and stabbed her. Fortunately, her 11 year old daughter knew just what to do. According to The Oklahoman,Read More
A Marathon gas station clerk in Canton, Ohio found himself in a gunfight with three armed robbers last night.
Despite the odds being stacked against him, it was the would be robbers that ended up on the losing end of the fight.
The clerk struck two of the suspects. All three suspects were able to flee the scene, but the two suspects who were shot were found nearby and taken to an area hospital, where they both died.Read More
An armed robber entered a Houston, Texas meat market that has been open for over 60 years and demanded money from a teenage clerk.
The manager of the business was in an office across the room from the counter with a window facing the action.Read More