How the NRA Keeps Killer Guns on the Market – OMG! Killer guns! They’re out there! “In the past eight years, 11 states have passed NRA-backed laws encouraging or requiring police to resell confiscated guns. The legislation is consistent with the guns-everywhere strategy the lobbying arm of the NRA has advanced at every level of government since the late 1990s—more guns in the hands of more people in more places.” One of Politico’s solutions”: gun “buybacks”. “If we get one gun off the street, we’re winning….That one gun right there, potentially, can save a whole community.” Because they’re all killer guns . . .
Should Your Doctor Ask If You Own Guns? – No. Next question.
Why I Don’t Own a Handgun – “Despite historically low crime rates and an improving national economy, more and more Texans are arming themselves.” Fox Butterfield, is that you? “To me, carrying a handgun is an acknowledgement of weakness, not strength. Its an admission that youre out of ideas for how to deal with people, even those especially those who mean you harm. Its a failure of imagination, a failure of wits and, in the case of open carry, a threat of violence to every passing person.” If you don’t want a gun, Forrest, don’t buy one. But please stop the ignorant whinging, mkay?
Gun used by Zimmerman to kill Trayvon Martin on block again – This time on unitedgungroup.com. The first attempt, at GunBroker.com was hijacked by scammers and cancelled. “United Gun Group owner Todd Underwood told CNN on Monday that the website would continue to facilitate lawful sales despite the criticism it has faced for allowing Zimmerman to list his gun.”
New Jersey Adolf Hitler look-alike, ‘possible white supremacist’ found with stash of guns and ammo in the woods – “Bruce Post III, a convicted felon, was found with an AK-47, a pistol, eight 30-round high capacity magazines, one 100-round drum magazine, and many other types of ammunition when police arrived at the off-road spot in the woods on Sunday.” Will he get more time for the gun or that ‘stache?
California Democrats dueling over gun control plans – Colt Navys at 20 paces?
Federal Premium Adds 9mm to Its Micro HST Personal Defense Loads Designed for Short-Barreled Pistols – “Federal Premium Ammunition is pleased to announce its expansion of the Micro HST lineup to include a 150-grain 9mm Luger load. The new 9mm Luger load is specifically designed for short-barreled, concealed-carry pistols. Shipments of this new product are now being delivered to dealers.”
Chuck Schumer unveils universal background checks bill after outside pressure – Pressure from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Ownership, not from his tax-paying constituents at Remington’s massive Ilion plant. Presumably.
There’s Nothing Stopping Doctors From Speaking With Their Patients About Guns. But They Rarely Do. – “Wintemute and his colleagues found that it isn’t just fear of legal repercussions that keep doctors from talking about guns. It is that many are simply uncomfortable with the subject, because they don’t know much about guns, or think that asking pointed questions about firearm ownership makes patients uncomfortable.” Since when did ignorance ever stop a gun control advocate?