Rolling Stone chronicles cocks, GLOCKs and the push for campus carry . . . Inside the Fight Over Guns on Campus – “More than 200 colleges across the U.S. allow campus carry. Since (Texas’s) SB 11 became law, statutes have gained a foothold in two more states, Tennessee and Ohio, and various legal actions have inched versions of campus carry into five others – including Oregon, Pennsylvania and Virginia. This year, 12 other states are considering similar legislation. ‘It’s a disturbing trend,’ says Andy Pelosi, executive director of the Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus. ‘They’re picking up one state a year.'”
Fudds go full Zumbo on why semi-auto rifles just aren’t right for hunting in the Keystone State. . . Deer Hunters Relieved Over Semi-Automatic Weapons Law Change – “On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission made a last-minute change and decided not to legalize semi-automatic rifles for hunting big game like deer, black bear, elk, and turkey. The change is a relief to some hunters like Alex Sotak from Stroudsburg. ‘I think it’s a great thing that they didn’t pass it because it will keep population numbers going up and that’s good for the area,’ said Sotak.
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Gaston defeats his ex . . . Glock Defeats Ex-Wife’s $500 Million ‘Shotgun’ Racketeering Suit – “A legal feud between pistol tycoon Gaston Glock and his ex-wife, Helga, has ended with a resounding victory for the legendary gunmaker. A federal judge in Atlanta dismissed a racketeering lawsuit filed by Helga Glock in which she accused her former husband of siphoning off millions of dollars from the family firearm empire.”
The only other item he needed was a shovel . . . Police: Dad confronts sex offender at daughter’s window with gun – “Authorities say a sex offender accused of using Facebook to lure innocent victims thought he was being invited to a 13-year-old girl’s house in Knox County for secret sex. He found her father – and her father’s gun – instead, federal court records allege. … Phelps allegedly was climbing into the girl’s bedroom through an open window when the girl’s mother first realized something was wrong and spooked him off in March. When he showed up a second at the same window hours later – this time through the girl’s parents’ own trickery on Facebook – her father was waiting with a gun, according to a complaint filed by Knoxville Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Agent Chris L. Jones.”
“Finding” a shotgun in the trash…in the UK? What are the odds? . . . Alcoholic couple remanded in custody over possession of shotgun – An alcoholic couple described as ‘crazy dipso-maniacs’, who showed off a sawn-off shotgun they found in a rubbish bin to a group of teenagers before one of them offered to sell it, have been remanded back into custody. In court of Thursday, Judge Gordon Kerr QC said he wanted to review the complex case and to ascertain if it involved a degree of ‘exceptionality’, without which the couple face an immediate sentence of at least five years. The pair, 28-year-old Simon Frederick Thomas Larmour with an address in Causeway Meadows, Lisburn, and 36-year-old Tatjana Glusecenka, whose address was given Verner Street, Belfast, admit possessing the firearm without a firearms certificate on July 2, 2015.
Ben Wheatley’s next film Freakshift is about ‘women with shotguns fighting giant crabs’ – “Alicia Vikander is reportedly in talks for (Ben Wheatley’s) next project, Freakshift, and appearing on our podcast this week Wheatley told us a little more about the film (you can listen in full below). ‘We should be making Freakshift this year which is a sci-fi film that Amy [Jump] and I have written and has been in development for about five or six years,’ he said, ‘so it looks like that’s finally going to happen. It’s about women with shotguns fighting giant crabs.’ he added. “There you go, it sells itself.’” Who could argue with that?
Nosler Announces Brand New M48 Long Range Rifle – Nosler, Inc. is excited announce a new offering to their semi-custom, bolt-action rifle lineup with the Nosler Model 48 Long Range. Designed from the ground up with the serious hunter and target shooter in mind, Nosler’s robust action is machined from a solid block of steel and built to provide a rigid platform for the utmost in tack driving accuracy.
Oh look…another yahoo makes his anti-gun case by looking at only the cost side of the equation . . . The Costs of Southern Gun Culture – “It’s difficult to do a comprehensive cost-benefit analysis of American gun culture. It fuels a multibillion-dollar industry employing around 142,000, and it kills more than 30,000 and injures an additional 70,000 annually.”