Wash. PD to add suppressors to all service rifles

Spokane police will add suppressors to their 181 services rifles in a move intended to protect officers’ hearing.

According to the Spokesman-Review, the department received approval for the $115,000 contract last month.

The PD says the suppressors will protect the city from the costs of worker’s compensation claims and potential lawsuits from civilians who suffer hearing damage from the sound of police long gun fire.

Speaker Ryan now asking ATF to impose gun control unilaterally

Ed. note: this article includes a call to action at the end. From GOA:

This is becoming painful to watch.

House Speaker Paul Ryan is now asking -- begging, really -- the Trump administration to unilaterally impose gun control restrictions.

And there is virtually no conceivable way that these restrictions will fall short of eventually regulating or banning your detachable magazines.

“We think the regulatory fix is the smartest, quickest fix,” Ryan said.

What was he talking about?

The Hill explains:

Seattle Cops Lose Ninth Cir. Appeal Over Use of Force Policy

A civil rights class action claim filed by over 100 Seattle police officers was dismissed by a lower federal district court in 2014, and has now, finally, had that dismissal affirmed by the Ninth Circuit. The officers were challenging whether new policies regarding the use of force were constitutional under the Second Amendment. Though arguments were held in May, the decision has just issued.

In which states would your Concealed Carry license be honored?

Take a look at http://www.handgunlaw.us/LicMaps/ccwmap.php and select the state(s) where you are licensed (or permitted, depending on how the state terms it) and then "Build CCW map" to show where your permit is honored by reciprocal agreement.

Thanks to www.handgunlaw.us -- a very interesting and detailed site for anyone who will be traveling in the US, and wants to know the local law about handguns, and more.

Employees at Cleveland Taco Bell shoot suspect during attempted robbery

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Employees at a Cleveland Taco Bell shot a suspect during an attempted robbery, according to Cleveland police.

Officers responded to the restaurant on W. 117th street at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday morning for a report of a robbery with shots fired.

When police arrived, they found a suspect with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers administered first aid until EMS arrived. The suspect later died at MetroHealth Medical Center.

On Thursday, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office identified the deceased suspect as  De'Carlo Jackson, 24, of Cleveland.

US cops point at cell towers and say: Give us every phone number that's touched that mast

US telecoms giant Verizon says police are increasingly asking it to cough up massive dumps of cellphone data rather than individual records.

This according to the latest Verizon US transparency report for the first half of the 2017 calendar year. The dossier tracks government requests for phone records both of individual customers and large groups.

‘I’m From the Government and I'm Here to Kill You' - new book announcement

From Ammoland.com, who reports that attorney and author David T. Hardy has completed a book, which is devoted to "great and fatal government-caused disasters."

The title is …. ‘I’m From the Government, and I’m Here to Kill You: The Human Cost of Official Negligence,’” attorney and author David T. Hardy informed AmmoLand Shooting Sports News Thursday. “Texas City, the Tuskegee Syphilis study, Ruby Ridge, Waco, Fast and Furious, the VA hospital scandal – time after time, government employees kill Americans by negligence, stupidity, or agency corruption, and time after time they escape all legal accountability.”

The Massive Failure of the NICS and Universal Background Checks

Americans shouldn't have to be screened by the government to exercise a constitutionally-protected right.

Not only are background checks (the National Instant Check System and universal background checks) unconstitutional, they epically fail at stopping criminals and crazies from getting guns.

Gun Owners of America has documented how background checks for gun buyers are ineffective, unconstitutional and dangerous.

Guns.com ran several articles within just one week showing how criminals are easily arming themselves without submitting NICS checks.

3 Stabbed Before Man With Gun Stops Robber

Two good Samaritans suffered stab wounds on Sunday when they tried to come to a woman’s aid in a Publix parking lot in Seminole. That’s when Pinellas County deputies say a third good Samaritan with a gun stepped in and put an end to the struggle without firing a shot.

According to the sheriff’s office, the unusual string of events began to unfold around 12:40 p.m. Aug. 6 in the Publix parking lot at 7880 113th St. Rossana Lynn, 44, was sitting in her 2010 Toyota Highlander when Bobby Martin Watson, 49, of St. Petersburg is accused of walking up to her vehicle, opening the door and trying to reach for her purse.

Lynn struggled with Watson and was subsequently stabbed in the abdomen and left thigh, an email from the sheriff’s office said. Watson, the sheriff's office said, took off on foot after stabbing Lynn.

Police Serve Warrant to Wrong Address, Kill Man Who Lives There

Ismael Lopez awoke to a commotion outside his front door on July 23rd, shortly before midnight. Moments later, he was dead.

A police officer shot Lopez after he allegedly refused to put down the gun he was holding when he answered the door. Police were looking to serve an arrest warrant for an assault that had occurred earlier that day. Only after Lopez had died did they realize their mistake: they had gone to the wrong house.

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