Brian Aitken sentence commuted in N.J.

N.J. Governor Chris Christie Commutes Gun Owner’s Prison Sentence
NRA Hails Decision, Calls for Real Reform

Fairfax, Va. –The National Rifle Association praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for commuting the prison sentence of Brian Aitken—a gun owner who was arrested, convicted and imprisoned for illegal possession of firearms, even though he had made every effort to comply with New Jersey’s restrictive and confusing laws. The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund supported Mr. Aitken’s case.

BATFE is asking for comments

According to Ken Melson, the Acting Director of ATF, here are the “reasons” that law abiding gun owners should not be afraid or concerned about more onerous registration of firearms owners. This is all about the “Southwest” violence, this “limited reporting” of multiple sales of certain long guns they claim will only apply to FFLs doing business in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California, which are major source states for crime guns seized in Mexico and traced to federal firearms licensees.

Liquor store owner shoots and kills robber

This story is sad in that someone was killed by a handgun. It is also sad that someday, somewhere, an anti-gun nut will use it as "another teen-ager killed by a handgun."

The facts seem to be that these two fine young fellows decided to threaten deadly violence to steal money from a small business owner. This business owner happens to be a law-abiding, responsible gun owner who has spent some time on the firing line.

You can pick up the story here: http://www.wsbtv.com/video/26040997/index.html

Gun Control should be outlawed

Yes, we know, it already is outlawed in the Bill of Rights. But spend ten minutes and enjoy the following video that shows why it's true.

H/T BreakTheMatrix.com

When seconds count, the police are minutes away

This is a story we hear over and over. Guns are not allowed in the workplace mentioned in this video. That kept guns out of the hands of everyone who is willing to follow the rules. In other words, the rule was 100% ineffective.

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Where do statistics come from?

WFAA in Dallas reports

<blockquote>"DALLAS - A 14-year-old girl died Friday afternoon after she was shot at a home in the 2400 block of Britton Drive in Dallas.

After receiving a 911 call, authorities said they arrived at the residence to find five siblings - ages eight, 10, 13, and 15 - at the location. The victim was found shot in the back room of the house. The boy claimed a rifle hanging on the wall in the room fell to the ground, fatally shooting the teen.

The victim was taken to Methodist Hospital, where she later was pronounced dead.

Should Videotaping the Police Really Be a Crime?

<img src="http://img.timeinc.net/time/daily/2010/1008/a_video_police_0802.jpg"alig... Magazine (http://www.time.com) reports that Anthony Graber, a Maryland Air National Guard staff sergeant, faces up to 16 years in prison. His crime? He videotaped his March encounter with a state trooper who pulled him over for speeding on a motorcycle. Then Graber put the video — which could put the officer in a bad light — up on YouTube.

N.H. police dept posts mug shots on Facebook

BOSCAWEN, N.H. — Some people who're getting face time on Facebook aren't happy about it.

The New Hampshire town of Boscawen is posting mug shots of people who've been arrested. Some of those whose alleged digressions have appeared on the social media website are crying foul.

Scott Hooper says his 17-year-old son is an honor student whose only blemish is an underage drinking charge that landed him on Facebook for all to see. The boy learned about it from friends. Another man called the police department to complain that his mug shot on the Web page cost him a job.

Woman 2, thugs 0 after home invasion

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<i>One gun isn't enough.</i>

That was what Linda Smith (a pseudonym) was thinking after two thugs broke into her Oklahoma apartment. One was holding a weapon (she initially thought it was a knife but it turned out to be a screwdriver) at her throat, and the other was pacing back and forth while holding her purse and demanding her money and valuables. She screamed, and was told if she screamed again, she'd be dead.

Atty. Dean appears on Fox News

<a href="/sites/default/files/PennyFoxNews.png"><img src="/sites/default/files/PennyFoxNews.png" height="200" align="right"></a>Penny Dean appeared on Fox News tonight, the Fourth of July 2010, to be part of a panel discussing Nottingham and the decision to allow employees to be armed.

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