Cleveland Suspends 63 Cops for Fatal Car Chase. For Less Than A Week

“The nighttime chase began last November when an officer thought he heard a gunshot from a car speeding by the police station in downtown Cleveland. A parking lot attendant thought it might have been a car backfire, a theory endorsed by the driver’s family,” foxnews.com reports. “The officer jumped into his patrol car and radioed for help. The chase went through neighborhoods, onto Interstate 90, and eventually ended in East Cleveland. Driver Timothy Russell, 43, was shot 23 times and passenger Malissa Williams, 30, was shot 24 times.” And so to the aftermath of that fateful, firearms-intensive pig pile…can you say slap on the wrist? . . .

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“The nighttime chase began last November when an officer thought he heard a gunshot from a car speeding by the police station in downtown Cleveland. A parking lot attendant thought…

NRA-ILA: “The ATF Cited Not a Single Case in which an NFA Firearm Transferred to a Legal Entity was used in the Commission of a Crime”

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  The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is fighting the push by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (And Really Big Fires) (BATFE) to make…

I had it in my hand: a video of the gun control debate between myself and Dr. Arthur Romano [not shown] at Penn State. And then Dr. Romano was all like “I get to see it first and decide if it’s suitable for release.” Chump that I am, I gave the memory card back to the organizer who promised he’d send it to the booking agency. That was the end of that. It was also the end of our rematch at the Richard G. Lugar Academy; the international peace educator and certified nonviolence trainer decided he had better ways to spend his time than answering questions like “Would you want a gun if someone walked through the door and started shooting people?” So Conscious Campus has put me up against this guy . . .

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Farago to Debate Former Gang Banger on Gun Control

I had it in my hand: a video of the gun control debate between myself and Dr. Arthur Romano [not shown] at Penn State. And then Dr. Romano was all like “I get…

In a recent post, a commentator opined that Texas can’t be considered truly gun-friendly until it restores residents’ right to open carry. Fair enough. By the same token, America can’t be considered truly gun-friendly until the feds roll-back the National Firearms Act to allow the sale of modern machine guns (and other stuff). Until then, this.

For All the People Who Think Machine Guns Are Banned in the U.S.: Knob Creek

In a recent post, a commentator opined that Texas can’t be considered truly gun-friendly until it restores residents’ right to open carry. Fair enough. By the same token, America can’t…

Question of the Day: Why Does America Have Better Gun Safety Than the Developing World? [Video NSFW]

Ryan writes:

I was fortunate enough to grow up in a gun friendly family. Dad was a cop (one of the good ones) and taught me the basics at a young age. I went into the military and served for a good bit of time and learned/trained much more with firearms, all the aspects of them. Not just firing/shooting, but handling, safety, maintenance, etc etc. I now own a child-killing AR rilfe and carry a .45 daily. Because other calibers may kill the body, but the .45 kills the soul. And so on. Maybe I’m compensating . . .

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Ryan writes: I was fortunate enough to grow up in a gun friendly family. Dad was a cop (one of the good ones) and taught me the basics at a…

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SAF Shifts “Guns Save Lives” Event to Day After Newtown Anniversary

“A coalition of gun-rights groups has changed the date for a celebration of gun ownership to the day after the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings,” newstimes.com reports. “Alan…

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Don’t Read This Post About Piers Morgan’s New Book

  CNN chat show host Piers Morgan’s got a book out today. Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney takes aim at America’s gun culture, no doubt sealing his reputation…

Blogger Lexi calls exclamation marks “the cheap whore of punctuation.” (Does that make semi-colons high-class hookers?) I deploy exclamation marks from time to time, using italics to signal my ironic intent. But some writers can get away with straightforward spear throwing. People like Kirsten Joy Weiss, whose middle name-branded enthusiasm for shooting is as pure as it is infectious. The video itself is all the “excuse” KJW needs for using an exclamation mark. OK, sure, a close-up shot of the blue balloon wouldn’t have gone amiss (GoPro no go). But Miss Weiss’ reactions tell us all we need to know about her target’s deflation. And her elation. As I’ve said many times, The People of the Gun need to show more positive emotion; it’s the best way to spread the truth about guns! [Click here to visit Kirsten’s website for more trick shots ‘n stuff.]

TTAG Exclusive: Kirsten Joy Weiss Does Yoga With a Gun!

Blogger Lexi calls exclamation marks “the cheap whore of punctuation.” (Does that make semi-colons high-class hookers?) I deploy exclamation marks from time to time, using italics to signal my ironic…

How to Start a Conversation About Gun Control

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Spreading the gun rights gospel isn’t easy. In many cases, it’s the love that dare not speak its name. [Note: Chef don’t judge. Personal experience has proven that Blue State…

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Question of the Day: Which One Would You Grab?

I grabbed this post from Stickman’s Facebook page. If you could click here and like the guy maybe he won’t come after me with a short-barreled Daniel Defense AR-15. If…

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Mark Kelly Commits a Felony at New York Gun Show

A TTAG reader writes: “Mark ‘I wasn’t really buying that AR-15‘ Kelly is committing a felony right in front of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. It’s against New…