‘I’m not just the typical granny:’ 80-year old shoots, kills intruder – “‘I was just intent upon stopping him. I didn’t have any other thought in my head,’ says (Barb) Moles. ‘I just knew I had to stop him.'” And stop him she did. Three of the four rounds she fired at her husband’s attacker with her .38 hit home. Thanks to Mrs. Moles, Steven Sheppard won’t be stabbing any any more 80-year-old men in their own kitchens. In other news of individuals standing up to evil . . .
Army vet challenges legality of CNMI’s new gun law – Same ex-Army Ranger who took down the Northern Marianas’ gun control law is now going after their $1000 per gun tax. Hooah!
These Social Security benefits could keep some people from buying guns – “The Social Security Administration is proposing a rule that would keep people who receive disability benefits for mental illnesses from purchasing guns.” How great is that?
Missouri lawmakers move closer to allowing college employees to carry guns on campus – As a Missouri alum, the place as been a source of constant embarrassment over the last year or so. This, though, would be a step back in the right direction.
Stopping guns and skipping stones – “Perhaps the only good things that have come out of gun violence in America are the brilliant movies that have been made about it.” Really? Name one.
Secret Service takes on new credentialing role for conventions – BuzzFeed’s Washington bureau chief’s all in a tizzy about background checks. “It creates a logistical burden, a troubling precedent for their ability to have almost a de facto say in who is qualified to be a reporter at these events. What if they use this as precedent to extend to other campaign events or any government events?” It’s a First Amendment issue! Just don’t hold your breath waiting to hear the same objections where Second Amendment rights are concerned.
Kaysville Man Accidentally Shoots Self Outside Sandy Gun Show – “Since personal guns are not permitted inside the center during gun shows, the man had secured his .40 caliber pistol in his vehicle.” The more you handle your gun, the more potential for something bad to happen. This is why gun-free zones are dangerous. Well, one of the reasons.