Taxpayer financed gun control “research” in the Garden State . . . New Jersey: Senate Bill Would Publicly Finance Gun Control Agenda – “As lawmakers in Trenton annually wrestle with whopping budget deficits and struggle to adequately fund roads, bridges, schools and pensions, anti-gun lawmakers have set their sights on more of your hard-earned tax dollars to finance their own political agenda. On Thursday, May 18, the Senate Higher Education Committee is scheduled to have a hearing on S.2830, sponsored by Sen. Fred Madden, at 10:00 a.m. This legislation would create a “firearms violence research center” at Rutgers to study gun violence as a “public health issue.” By misrepresenting the issue, they seem determined to ignore the drug and gang violence at the root of the problem.”
Meanwhile, on the left coast . . . SF forces gun suppliers to agree to halt sale of high-capacity kits – “San Francisco extracted a legal settlement Tuesday from online gun suppliers who may have tried to sidestep state and local bans on high-capacity gun magazines by advertising “repair kits” that could be used to assemble the forbidden weapons’ cartridge holders. But the settlement, announced by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, is just a preliminary to the main events that may soon determine the extent of the right to own and carry a gun in California and across the nation.”
No, next question . . . Is checking out visitors at home with gun behind your back ‘disorderly conduct’? – “Karen Keller’s conduct at the complained of time and place was constitutionally protected. Nothing in the record suggests her conduct violated the statutory limitations of possessing a firearm. Karen Keller testified she was carrying a handgun because she did not know who was at the end of the driveway when the vehicle arrived. Karen Keller indicated she carries a handgun whenever an unknown vehicle arrives at the property. Karen Keller did not leave her property and Nichole Keller did not enter the property. The record indicates the handgun was behind Karen Keller’s back or at her side during the interaction.”
Sheriff David Clarke says he’s accepted DHS job – “Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County, Wis., said Wednesday he has accepted a job in the Department of Homeland Security. Clarke told conservative radio host Vicki McKenna during an interview on 1130 WISN that he will leave his post as sheriff to serve as a deputy secretary of Homeland Security.” At least they’ll have someone there who knows his ass from his elbow.
OMG! Kids! Having fun! OMG! Why Kids Should Never Play With Water Guns. Period. – “My mom was pretty relaxed during our childhood and only had a few nonnegotiable, never evergoing to change, concrete rules. Her biggest: no water guns. … We didn’t have a gun in our home, but I think my mom’s passionate stance on water guns is even more important for those who do. … Even if they’re colorful and super cool, kids shouldn’t be playing with water guns because it normalizes the real thing. Kids need to learn that guns aren’t toys. There’s nothing fun or playful about this serious topic and it doesn’t matter if it’s a water pistol or a semi-automatic rifle — a firearm isn’t a laughing matter.”
Crazy Things Pacifists Tell Me About Guns – “I don’t mention being a gun owner to strangers. Sometimes people find out, and the way they respond is remarkable. I assume that they are sincere in what they say, but that assumption isn’t easy. Their comments are more of a confession about themselves than an honest question about me. I usually bite my tongue because of the social situation. Then it occurred to me that other gun owners must be hearing similar comments. I’ve kept my answers to myself, but now I’ll share them with you.”
Homeowner Strikes All Three Men In Drive-By Shooting Outside His Home – “Two people are dead and one was hospitalized after a man who was “supposed” to be the victim of a drive-by shooting fired back and took out all three of his vehicle-bourne assailants. Authorities report that one of the suspects simply drove up and opened fire. ABC 13 reports that the homeowner hid behind a bush and returned fire at the would-be murderers.”
Otto Carter’s taking his gun engraving to the next level. He’s moving away from “simple adornment” towards genuine “art guns.” His latest Cabot Guns mod is called “Angels and Demons.” The image above is before he adds gold inlay.