So do some Democrats, they just aren’t willing to talk about it . . . Some GOP Lawmakers Really Want To Carry Guns In The Capitol
Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) loves the idea of bringing a gun to work.
He can’t do it right now. Congressional lawmakers and others who can carry concealed guns elsewhere still have to apply for a D.C.-specific permit if they want to be armed in the city, and only law enforcement officers are allowed to carry inside the U.S. Capitol. But after a gunman opened fire on GOP lawmakers during baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, last month, House Republicans introduced a flurry of bills that would let them carry concealed weapons almost anywhere.
Turnabout is fair play . . . Man shot with own gun after pistol whipping 25-year-old during fight
When police arrived, they found a 25-year-old man bleeding from a head wound, (James City County Police spokeswoman Stephanie ) Williams said. The victim told police he was in a fight with another man, later identified as (Antuan Jamal) White, when the other man pulled a gun from his waistband.
As the victim continued to fight, White allegedly struck him in the head with the gun.
The victim was able to knock the gun from White’s hand and pick it up, turning the gun on its owner, Williams said.
A group of women shocked two security guards with stun guns after they were caught stealing from two different stores in Temple City and Arcadia within an hour on Thursday night, authorities said.
The crimes unfolded about 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. in Temple City and Arcadia, respectively, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s and Arcadia police officials.
“At this point, it appears they’re related, sheriff’s Lt. Ronald Daily said.
Now there’s some brilliant detective work.
They usually prescribe Carbamazepine for that . . . Number of guns seizures up sharply at BWI, airports nationwide
The number of guns seized at BWI Thurgood Marhsall Airport is climbing sharply, authorities say, mirroring a years-long increase at airports throughout the region and across the country.
Seizures at BWI rose 20 percent in 2016, and are on pace to climb another 33 percent this year. Nationwide, they increased last year by nearly 28 percent.
The latest biometric lock gizmo . . . Cabela’s deal gives startup jump on sales for fingerprint trigger lock
Omer Kiyani is an engineer, entrepreneur and gun advocate.
The former airbag systems engineer for a German auto supplier has successfully transitioned those three characteristics into the creation of a product that could attract gun enthusiasts who want both safety and quick access to their firearms — while expanding his fledgling startup.
Kiyani’s Detroit-based Sentinl Inc. launched its IdentiLock, a fast-access biometric trigger lock, at about 75 Cabela’s stores and online this month. The product attaches to a gun’s trigger and unlocks in 300 milliseconds only when the owner, or up to three approved users, applies a fingerprint.
This keeps happening . . . Bay Area Police Officer’s Gun Found In Auburn Park Bathroom
Auburn police found a gun inside a park bathroom in Auburn on Monday.
Police say the gun belongs to an off-duty police officer. The firearm was not issued by the officer’s agency.
Auburn police say a good Samaritan spotted the gun inside a bathroom stall at Recreation Park and turned it into park staff.
The police officer has since taken back his gun.
Auburn police are not identifying the officer, but say he’s from a Bay Area police agency.
You know you can believe this story because it’s published by state-controlled TASS . . . Russians see no need to own guns thanks to falling crime rates, expert says
“While in 2010 there were 5,234 million registered firearms owners, now there are 4,267. The overwhelming majority of people who refused to possess firearms took this step voluntarily,” Ternova told a news conference on Friday.
“In most cases, people see that the criminal situation is improving and do not think that they need to continue possessing firearms,” she explained.
Southern California seems to be a cess pit of police-involved firearms-related corruption . . . Los Angeles officer in sex probe charged with gun felonies.
A Los Angeles police officer who was already arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old cadet has now been charged with 10 felonies for illegal weapons found in his home, authorities said.
Police found illegally modified assault rifles and other restricted firearms while searching Robert Cain’s home during the sex investigation last month, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a statement Thursday night.
Prosecutors have filed charges against him including the illegal possession and manufacturing of assault rifles.