Guns are now allowed in the House, state reps say

<blockquote>AMHERST - Police chief Peter Lyon said Amherst Street resident and state Rep. Peter T. Hansen acted appropriately and well within the law when he detained at gunpoint a man who had broken into his home late Tuesday night. -- The Nashua Telegraph, front page 1/6/11</blockquote>

and in the same column of the same front page:

<blockquote>CONCORD - The House of Representatives [ended the] ban on carrying [...] weapons inside the chamber. -- ibid.</blockquote>

Drug dealers are the problem, not their guns

According to Reuters, other countries are suffering from violent drug dealers. Sometimes they do not blame legally operating gun shops for the problems, either:

"These people had kidnapped innocent citizens a number of times, and after receiving money from their families they still killed some of their victims," Fars quoted provincial prosecutor Ebrahim Hamidi as saying.

This year in review, in review, again

We have all seen those articles with a title like "This Year In Review" or maybe "The 10 top [whatever] of 2010" and similar stories. They do it every year, and we always look at them and we either laugh, cry, reflect, or even vow to make a New Years' resolution to do something about it. Right?

Is YOUR FFL dealer diming you out??

It's the most wonderful time of the year... and during various holiday seasons, we expect employers and vendors to have special holiday celebrations and games.

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:

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.


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.


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