Brown Signs Bill Outlawing Open Carry of Long Guns

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Continuing in the California tradition of attacking the state’s really big problems, Governor Moonbeam signed a bill on Friday that bans long gun open carry. Assemblyman Anthony Pantload Portantino says…

How Dangerous is Your Average Gun Store?

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Ever wonder why some fun stores won’t let you carry loaded guns on the premises? And some even prohibit outside gats altogether? You’ll read some cranky Armed Intelligentsia comments on…

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Worried About Your Safety? There’s A Useless App for That

While it’s easier to avoid doing stupid things with stupid people, sometimes life takes you to stupid places. Case in point: I’ll be spending a few days in gun free…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Never Again Edition

The more things change…. Reuters reports: “A leading member of Germany’s Jewish community had to point to a gun he was carrying to ward off a young man shouting anti-Semetic…

Question of the Day: What Would You Tweet Mayor Rahm?

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Chicago’s been out of ideas for a long time. “More gun control!” Yawn. That’s so 1974. Apparently acknowledging that fact, they’re appealing to Chicagoans for advice on dealing with the…

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Another Pistol in an Airport – One the TSA Missed

By Kate As a corporate security advisor, I regularly encourage people to arm themselves before they travel abroad—with information about the crime, civil unrest, terrorism and no-go areas of their…

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Gun Rights Policy Conference: Attorney O’Mara Confirms Zimmerman Won’t Plead Out

Never underestimate RF’s ability to sidle up to just about anyone and extract some significant scoopage. His latest victim: George Zimmerman attorney Mark O’Mara who is adamant that, given the…

If there’s anything that has come to define the state of modern mainstream news gathering it’s tabloid TV. And many argue that it all started with that slow procession of the white Bronco down LA’s freeways. That broadcast bacchanalia, though, had the distinction of involving a prominent individual involved in a lurid murder that commanded national interest. But the Phoenix area car chase aired yesterday by Fox was a local incident of no particular import. Satellite technology let Fox tap into their KSAZ local affiliate’s feed and they did it because they could. It allowed them to fill a little air time. And they got burned. Despite what Shepard Smith says was a five second delay, they couldn’t (or wouldn’t) cut the feed until the runner had ended the chase with a gun to his temple and a partial cephalic evacuation. Cue the waves of media hand-wringing and navel gazing, but the fact is, if it had been a CNN or NBC affiliate feed, it would be CNN or MSNBC on the hook now. This was inevitable. Suicide footage after the jump, if you care to watch. While you’ve surely seen worse in just about any recent war movie, remember that you can’t un-see it. Just sayin’.

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Fox News Airs Suicide on National Television

If there’s anything that has come to define the state of modern mainstream news gathering it’s tabloid TV. And many argue that it all started with that slow procession of…

It Should Have Been a DGU: Accent Signage Shootings

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“A man fired from his job at a Minneapolis sign-making business pulled out a handgun and began shooting up its offices, fatally wounding the owner and four others before turning…

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Quote of the Day: Violent Tableau Edition

“So I have a request for proponents of unlimited access to guns. Spend some time in a trauma center and see the victims of gun violence — the lucky survivors…

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About that ID Thing…

By Robert K. One of the arrows in my quiver when debating friends and associates about gun control is that fighting for the infringement of any right erodes the strength…