Federal judge rules police cannot detain people for openly carrying guns

<img src="http://image3.examiner.com/images/blog/EXID2782/images/OC_photo.jpg" align="right" height="180">On September 8, 2009, United States District Judge Bruce D. Black of the United States District Court for New Mexico entered summary judgment in a civil case for damages against Alamogordo, NM police officers. The Judge's straight shootin' message to police: Leave open carriers alone unless you have "reason to believe that a crime [is] afoot."

Green Bay Gun Rights group works together for civil rights

From an article at the local Green Bay <a class="zem_slink" href="http://abc.go.com/" title="American Broadcasting Company" rel="homepage">ABC</a> affiliate, WBAY, we read that local gun owners attended a meeting of the <a class="zem_slink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_council" title="City council" rel="wikipedia">City Council</a> to help educate them about the legalities of open carry in town, whether or not it is a "park."

Penny's weekly interview at 107.7 FM

Check out our <a href="http://www.wtplfm.com/">friends at 107.7 FM</a> here in Concord NH. Every week Penny talks with "Bulldog" Brian Tilton about Second Amendment issues. Visit the web page at www.briantilton.com and look for "Audio of Penny Dean on Bulldog Live" and be sure to listen to all their other features on the web and on the air, if you are within listening distance.

Delay in Weapons Permit Suit Against Sacramento Sheriff

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<a href="http://www.sacramentopress.com/headline/12987">This article from the Sacramento (Ca.) Press</a> is important for us here in New Hampshire because it deals with how federal laws affect the 50 states.

Civil rights restored to North Carolina man

ANGIER, N.C. – One small town lawyer from Angier, N.C., has won a big victory for second amendment advocates.

For nearly five years, Dan Hardway has been working a case that would restore gun rights to a convicted felon.

"They were trying to punish Barney [Britt] again for a crime that he committed in 1979 that he has fully paid for," says Hardway.

Chicago has some of the most oppressive gun control in the USA

Not surprisingly, here are the results, as told by a site that is anti-gun rights:

Last summer, 125 Chicago families lost loved ones in combat. But unlike the coffins draped in American flags returning home from Iraq, these contained victims of local gun violence. The city of Chicago had suffered nearly twice as many fatalities as all American soldiers in Iraq over the same period. Their battlefields were the streets of Chicago — the very streets now courting the 2016 Olympics.

Check out Armed American Radio

Click "Latest News" on the top right of this page, and look for the story about Nikki Groeser, from Armed American Radio (AAR).


Goofy Gun Control

This might be my favorite quote of the week:

<blockquote><cite>"Trying to reduce gun crime by <a class="zem_slink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rationing" title="Rationing" rel="wikipedia">rationing</a> guns to law-abiding citizens is as absurd as trying to reduce drunk driving by rationing cars to non-drinkers."</cite></blockquote>

GOA Email alert today

Senate Confirms Radical Anti-gunner to the U.S. Supreme Court
-- But Obama nomination suffers a higher than normal number of opposition votes

Gun Owners of America E-Mail Alert
8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102, Springfield, VA 22151
Phone: 703-321-8585 / FAX: 703-321-8408

Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Senate easily confirmed the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. Only 31 Senators took seriously their oath to uphold the Constitution and voted against this radical anti-gun nominee, with 68 voting for confirmation.

Mayor Bloomberg Takes On the NRA

That is the headline at <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/discussion/2009/08/05/DI200... Washington Post article</a> but it probably should read "Rouge Mayor Thinks <a class="zem_slink" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Q._Public" title="John Q. Public" rel="wikipedia">Joe Sixpack</a> Shouldn't Have Guns."

Take a big breath, plug your nose, and read this article:



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