According to Jerry Miculek, the FN M249s i the modern equivalent of the 1860 Henry Rifle. You gonna argue with the Eric Clapton of guns? Meanwhile, TTAG’s Daily Digest offers a smörgåsbord of firearms-related news: another taste of TMZ, an “assault rifle” wielding ex-con sent to his reward two hours after release, and some hand-wringing about Kansas campus carry. And if that’s not enough — and we know it isn’t —
MSNBC Pundit Blames ‘Ease of Getting Guns’ for Brussels Bombing – They just can’t help themselves.
GUNS: Defending one’s home walks delicate legal line – “In another scenario, he suggested that if someone were to walk onto someone’s front lawn and make a threat while holding, say, an apple in his hand, deadly force would not be justified.” Tell that to Snow White.
Don’t ban guns, but do repeal the Second Amendment – How long would it take for one to follow the other?
TMZ: Escort with AR-15 Rifle Protects ‘Ray J’ at Detroit Strip Club – You can have too much protection, especially at Club Jaguar.
State police fatally shoot man carjacking woman with assault rifle in South Greensburg – Out of prison two hours, violated an order of protection, procured a gun and attempted a carjacking. But we need more laws.
Guns Will Soon Be Allowed in Kansas Classrooms — Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea – “A poll of over 20,000 people working in the state’s public schools . . . feel that armed students would lead to a jump in campus crime rates; difficulty teaching what they wanted to teach, how they wanted to teach it; and a classroom environment that felt ‘less safe’ than it would without guns.” Good thing your Constitutionally protected rights aren’t subject to the democratic process. Much.
Infographic: Ensuring that Prohibited Abusers Give Up Their Guns in New Jersey – Less than one third of 221 New Jersey residents murdered by current or former “intimate partners” (over nine years) were shot to death.
Gun-rights advocate Jamie Gilt faces misdemeanor charge after being shot by 4-year-old son – Guilt by association?
Death by gentrification: the killing that shamed San Francisco – Trigger-happy cops?
Michaels vs. Lynch – Non-violent felon files class action lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch for restoration of felons’ gun rights.