Tennessee “Guns in Bars” Bill Nothing of the Sort

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The Memphis Commercial Appeal has a bee in its bonnet re: the “guns in bars” legislation heading towards approval. They’re pissed at the state legislature’s likely override of the governor’s veto of…

Philippine Gun Ban is Go

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As TTAG predicted, the Philippine government is moving to extend its temporary, election-related gun ban to infinity—and beyond! The state-dominated media is, surprise, lining up behind the idea. “We believe that…

Holsterless in Seattle

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Holsters aren’t all that expensive. The Seattle Times reports a negligent discharge that will end all negligent discharges for this cheapskate: “A man accidentally shot himself in the testicles at…

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In Praise of . . . Heckler & Koch P2000’s Trigger Pull

Heckler & Koch is one of those brands in the gun world that even the rivet counters respect. Or perhaps you could say it has the least amount of critics….

Last New Year’s Eve, Ibrahim Shkupolli stabbed his ex-lover, gunned down four of her colleagues at a Finnish shopping mall, and then turned the gun on himself. Shkupolli fired 10 shots from a pistol that had been stolen from a gun shop in Norway in 1990. He was an Albanian immigrant, who’d been denied Finnish citizenship after being convicted for violence, property and firearm crimes. Despite the fact that Shkupolli’s murderous rampage lies well outside the Finnish norm, it’s triggered legislative action to make it even harder—if not impossible–for a legal citizen to obtain a firearm. Which they can’t carry concealed, anyway. Perhaps it has something to do with previous spree killings; the gun control debate first entered the political mainstream after two school shootings in 2007 and 2008, where gunmen murdered a total 18 pupils and staff.

Finland’s Spree Killings Trigger Gun Control Debate

Last New Year’s Eve, Ibrahim Shkupolli stabbed his ex-lover, gunned down four of her colleagues at a Finnish shopping mall, and then turned the gun on himself. Shkupolli fired 10 shots from…

NY “Don’t Kill” Bill (AO2952) Hits the Media Wall

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It’s hard to believe that any sane politician would mess with the provisions of a state’s penal code authorizing the police to use deadly force. Unless your “base” is so…

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How to Fend Off Mexican Pirates

Way down Rio Grande way, the “border troubles” with our friends in Mexico are spilling out over our border. Haven’t gotten the memo? Think it’s just a couple of uppity…

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Incendiary Image of the Day: iRevolver

[Instructions here.] Gun owners—or potential gun owners—looking for the “real” iPhone of guns are directed to Brett Solomon’s review of the Ruger LCP. Meanwhile, this, which gives the iPhone a…

Sunday Book Review: The Bias Against Guns

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The Bias Against Guns aims to tell us “Why Almost Everything You’ve Heard About Gun Control is Wrong.” Huh? Anyone who’s even glanced at More Guns, Less Crime knows that…

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World First: Alligator Poacher Nailed by DNA Test

At a boat ramp at the edge of the Everglades, he saw the man lure the alligator with marshmallows, shoot it six or seven times in the head with a…

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COD Play-by-Play Playa Hates Camping. Big Style. [Warning: NSFW]

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