Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Cleveland Crime Stopper Edition

“Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John Russo sentenced (Waymone) Williams Jan. 10 to 18 months of probation and ordered him to take the gun class.” Sentenced to a gun class? Are they teaching miscreants safe and responsible firearms handling in Ohio these days? Not exactly. After an arrest and conviction in December, “…23-year-old Waymone Williams, […]

Alaska: Hiker Kills Bear with AK-74

Shot placement, shot placement, shot placement. Failing that caliber. Failing that lots of shots on target. To wit: “The hiker, who has not been identified by Alaska State Troopers, had set out from the Rainbow trail head at Milepost 108 of the highway Sunday morning, said Tom Crockett, a park ranger. He was near the […]

CO Ordinance Offers Bounty for Shooting Down Drones

It was bound to happen at some point. The recent loosening of FAA restrictions regarding the overflight of drones in U.S. airspace to spy on U.S. citizens combined with Edward Snowden’s disclosure of the NSA domestic spy program has started to galvanize citizens to action. Ironically enough, now comes this story out of Colorado, of all places. […]

George Zimmerman, Armed, Speeds Through Texas

Much as he might like to, George Zimmerman can’t seem to stay out of the news. He apparently took the advice of a lot of supporters and lit out for friendlier climes and he didn’t go unarmed. “A gun carrying George Zimmerman has been pulled over for speeding in Texas, over one thousand miles away […]

Alabama Open Carry Law Kicks In

Alabama’s new open carry gun law takes effect tomorrow (August 1 ). Yellow Hammer State gun owners with a concealed carry license can now carry openly in public places—unless they’re prohibited form doing so (indicated by an approved sign). Click here for wnt.com‘s FAQs. Bottom line: “It shall be a rebuttable presumption that the mere […]

Travyon Martin’s Parents’ Petition: “Review” Stand Your Ground Laws

  As of 9am EST, the petition posted at change.org by the mother and father of slain teen Trayvon Martin has garnered some 91k signatures. armedlutheran.us deconstructs the text’s lies, mischaracterization and misleading statements line-by-line. Here’s the original text: Last year, our son Trayvon Martin was stalked, chased down and killed by George Zimmerman, and Zimmerman faced no […]

Ask Foghorn: Perfect Handgun for New Female Shooters?

Reader Christian writes: So I’m trying to get my very petite Fianceé into shooting. She’s 5′ 2″, and weighs 100 lbs soaking wet. The term “waifish” comes to mind when describing her. So the .22lr is about right for her, since she has small hands and isn’t particularly strong. I happen to agree with you […]

CNN: Death Threats to George Zimmerman OK, but Rape Threats for Feminist are Over the Line

Shortly following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the man was reportedly getting more than 400 death threats per minute including those coming over the social networking site Twitter. But during that whole week, CNN remained silent about the hate flowing towards Zimmerman, instead feeding the flames with a constant drumbeat of Piers Morgan opening his […]

Is MAIG Tanking?

  Despite major media hub-bub, the overall membership of the anti-gun group known as the Mayors Against Illegal Guns is not decreasing. Yes, some 50 mayors have dropped out of MAIG (e.g., Sioux City’s Bob Scott). But according to “a spokesman for Bloomberg’s office,” the group is growing. “Membership has actually increased by more than 50 […]

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