The consequences of racist douchebaggery . . . They waved the Confederate flag and a shotgun at a black child’s party. Now they’re headed to prison on terrorism charges. – “The 10 men and five women who made up ‘Respect the Flag’ harassed black drivers as well as customers at a Walmart and a convenience store. Then they happened upon a birthday party being held in Douglasville for an 8-year-old black child. Witnesses told the Southern Poverty Law Center, a nonprofit group that tracks hate crimes, that after driving the trucks across the property belonging to the child’s grandmother, the men exited the vehicles. The ‘Respect the Flag’ group began to yell racial epithets and shout death threats.”
Ruger Heads to 2017 IWA OutdoorClassics Show – Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is heading back to Europe for the 2017 IWA OutdoorClassics show from March 3-6. The Ruger exhibit booth will be located in Hall 7A / 7A-406 again this year. Visitors to the show will have an opportunity to meet with Ruger representatives and view a large assortment of Ruger products that includes time-honored classics as well as exciting, newly introduced models. 2017 marks the 44th annual IWA OutdoorClassics Show hosted in Nuremburg, Germany. This international trade fair features outdoor equipment, functional clothing and hunting and shooting sports exhibitors from the retail firearms industry.
AMTAC Announces Military & Law Enforcement Discount Program – “Salt Lake City-based AMTAC Suppressors, the industry’s leading over-barrel suppressor manufacturer, today launched their Military & Law Enforcement Discount program designed to give back to military, police, and other first responders. The program provides a substantial discount to qualifying professionals and veterans on the full line of AMTAC products.” Click the image or link above for the details.
Who says an attractively dressed woman can’t conceal a handgun?
How many ounces can you get for a M&P9? . . . Feds: Baggage handler at Austin airport stole guns from bags, traded for pot – “A baggage handler at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has been arrested by the FBI after an investigation found he stole guns from baggage, several of which he traded for marijuana, according to the Justice Department. … (Ja’Quan) Johnson has been charged with theft from an interstate shipment and possession of stolen firearms. Investigators believe he stole several handguns between Nov. 29 and Feb. 2, the release said.”
Witness: Man Pulled Gun On Bus Because He Was Running Late – “A man with a gun barricaded himself inside a Regional Transportation District bus on Tuesday afternoon. Police arrested the man a short time later. The man pulled out what appeared to be a gun on board the bus as it was headed eastbound on West Colfax Avenue at Oak Street. The female driver of the bus immediately called police and let everyone off the bus except the man in the back.”
Because nothing bad has every happened in a library . . . Bill allowing guns in libraries fails again – “On a 14-16 vote the Senate killed legislation that would have allowed those who have a permit to carry a concealed weapon to bring them in to public buildings like libraries and rec centers. Building operators could maintain that gun-free status only by installing metal detectors and hiring security guards. Republicans Kate Brophy McGee (above) of Phoenix, Frank Pratt of Casa Grande and Bob Worsley of Mesa joined with Democrats to provide the margin for defeat.”
For all you shade tree gunsmiths:
One too many “tweaks”.
Russia’s Kalashnikov Company to Start Producing Toy Guns – “Russian machine gun giant Kalashnikov is looking to develop branded toys or entertainment products, starting with a realistic airsoft gun, the company announced Wednesday. The Kalashnikov Concern, which is part of Russia’s state-owned Rostec contractor, registered 27 trademarks in the toys, games and entertainment category, it said in a statement.”
One step closer to SkyNet in San Diego?