Quote needs to be restated

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, which seems to be an unelected, anonymous body of people of unknown qualifications says this: "There is no credible statistical evidence demonstrating that laws allowing the carrying of concealed firearms reduce crime."

This statement is false on its face.

An unnecessary law

Do you remember that old saying about "if a tree fell in the forest"? Or "what if you threw a party but no one came"?

How about "what if you made a law that criminals never broke"? This one is not so funny, because what it means is that the only ones who break the law are otherwise law-abiding citizens like you and me.

Look what they are saying across the pond in England:


What the British police fear

This quote <a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/04/police_photos/">taken from The Register</a> in Britain says a lot:


The fear, expressed within the ranks of senior police officers, is that a backlash against perceived heavy-handedness could lead to members of the public becoming more aware of their rights, less co-operative, and ultimately far more difficult to police. http://bit.ly/6T6DZJ

Training FAIL

First of all, we want to say that we are glad no one was physically hurt.

Now, to the report from Boston Channel 5:


State Trooper Punished For Gun Incident
Officer Took Responsibility For Son's Actions

POSTED: 2:29 pm EST December 3, 2009

SANDWICH, Mass. -- A state police lieutenant whose son took his department-issued gun from an unlocked bureau then allegedly pointed it at a 5-year-old neighbor has admitted to acting in a manner unbecoming an officer.

Cop-killing suspect also violated gun laws

From Dave Workman at <a href="http://www.examiner.com">Examiner</a>:

<img src="http://image3.examiner.com/images/blog/author/Dave_Workman1_43195_2009-0... align="right">We know where he got the last gun he carried. It belonged to one of his police officer victims; so much for the political argument that "only cops should have guns." Anyone who wants a gun bad enough for illegal purposes will take one. Clemmons' first felony beef involved the burglary of an Arkansas State Trooper's home in which that man's gun was stolen, along with other items.

Gun control like owning a human being?

We won't comment on <a href="http://www.examiner.com/x-2323-LA-Gun-Rights-Examiner">John's</a> article in the <a href="www.examiner.com">Examiner</a>, but we will quote a few paragraphs, and we encourage you to visit their site and <a href="http://www.examiner.com/x-2323-LA-Gun-Rights-Examiner%7Ey2009m11d28-Safe... the whole article</a>.

<img src="http://image3.examiner.com/images/blog/author/img436John_Longenecker.jpg">

Illegal jewelry

<a href="http://www.blogto.com/upload/2008/05/20080528_snakesonaplane.jpg"><img src="http://www.blogto.com/upload/2008/05/20080528_snakesonaplane.jpg" height="100" align="right"></a>Common sense be damned. This woman had her necklace taken by airport security because it looked like a gun (click the picture for a better view).


Pink guns would be illegal in Nassau County, NY

The very idea!

<blockquote>In June 2008, Nassau passed Local Law #5, criminalizing the possession and sale of “deceptively colored handguns” as a supposed danger to law enforcement. The law originally banned all handguns except for those that are “black, grey, silver, steel, nickel or army green.” It does not grandfather currently owned guns and mandates that gun owners surrender all banned guns for destruction without any compensation, and with no opportunity to sell them outside the county. <a href="http://bit.ly/29NoB4">link</a></blockquote>

Mass. state gun storage law is argued before SJC

<blockquote>"I submit to you that Heller stands for the proposition . . . that the state does not have a right to regulate to this extent the possession of unloaded firearms - or even loaded firearms, perhaps - in the home for lawful purposes such as self-defense,'' said attorney Edward F. George Jr., who represented the Gun Owners' Action League and Second Amendment Foundation Inc., which filed a friend-of-the-court brief.</blockquote>

<a href="http://snipurl.com/t3vaw">State gun storage law is argued before SJC - The Boston Globe</a>

Anti-American is different than Un-American

An outstanding article at American Thinker (www.americanthinker.com) gives a short history about the nature of America and Americans, and of course, the Second Amendment is mentioned:


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