Posts Tagged ‘gun’

Cooke vows to continue gun law fight to Supremes

GREELEY, Colo. – A sheriff in Colorado who spearheaded a lawsuit against the state’s radical gun laws, adopted by Democrats in 2013 and this week upheld by a federal judge, said the case is not over, vowing to take the battle all the way to the highest court in the land if necessary.   “These [...]

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A WWI vet writes on Gun Control

Questions on GUN CONTROL, an essay by Carl E. Smith History is learned best from those who made it as submitted by Craig Masters Carl E. Smith was born May 19, 1899.  A World War I veteran who served on the German front lines and later served as a German interpreter after the Armistice and Avid outdoorsman, [...]

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Gun Sense in America speaker kicks of new Bloomberg gun grab plan

by Craig Masters The April 15, New York Times headline warns us that “Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.” The story details the announcement that the former Democrat, former Republican, former Independent, and now simply self-promoting Michael Bloomberg is planning to create a nationwide network based on lies and supported by millions [...]

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Gun Ownership and Murder rates offensive to Democrats

by Craig Masters From a source most democrat politicians trust more than any other document comes a serious international study on the relationship between restrictive gun laws and murder rates. The Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy (Vol.30, no.2) has published an exhaustive study by two criminologist, professors Don Kates and Gary Mauser. The [...]

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The multiple fronts in the War on Liberty

Craig Masters Gun ownership is under attack, from our flanks. Have no misunderstanding about immigration reform. While the Obama regime makes more pie-in-the-sky promises which sound like good ideas, their reform plans are about gun control and a national database of political viewpoints. This attack on the Second Ammendment will surprise most gun owners while [...]

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Piers Morgan takes parting shot at Second Amendment supporters

By Jack Minor –   Despite his fetish with gun control proving to be a ratings disaster for his show, British CNN host Piers Morgan let loose with one final tirade against Americans who support the Second Amendment on his final show this week.   He stated that he was completely opposed to any private [...]

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Could gun confiscation come to Connecticut?

By Jack Minor –   Reports that the state of Connecticut is preparing to send out letters to gun owners with unregistered firearms has caused some to speculate the state may be preparing to engage in house to house gun confiscation.   The Capitalism Institute claims to have a copy of a letter officials in [...]

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Lawmaker pushes gun control bill using technology that doesn’t exist

By Jack Minor –     In a new twist on the gun control issue a Democratic senator from Massachusetts wants to mandate guns be sold with technology that doesn’t exist.   Sen. Edward Markey introduced a gun control bill that would require all new guns sold to feature technology personalizing them so that they [...]

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Pro Second Amendment billboard blasted by Bloomberg anti-gun group

By Jack Minor –   An anti-gun group funded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is demanding bill boards featuring a semi-automatic rifle as being just as American as apple pie and baseball be taken down, calling the message “harmful.”   The billboard in question is sponsored by Slide Fire, a firearms parts [...]

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Media giant debating building national database of gun owners

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of the Second Amendment who have longed complained that universal background checks would simply provide a list of firearms owners in the event of gun confiscation received a little more ammo for their cause when it was revealed that a major media conglomerate is considering building its own national [...]

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Obama passes buck on NSA spying issue

By Jack Minor –   President Obama, who has no problem using executive orders to bypass Congress and effect changes to legislation has suddenly gotten cold feet when it comes to concerns over the National Security Agency’s collection of phone data on most Americans, choosing instead to defer to Congress to fix the problem.   [...]

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Colorado sheriff “rebellion” catching on in other states

Colorado sheriffs who earlier this year stated they were not going to enforce a series of strict gun control laws passed by Democrats who control both chambers of the state legislature appear to have sparked a similar movement by other sheriffs around the country.   Earlier this year, following arm-twisting by Vice President Joe Biden, [...]

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Magpul vows to continue fight against gun laws despite relocating

A leading manufacturer of firearms accessories has followed through on its vow to relocate from Colorado after the state passed some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the nation.   Magpul Industries will be moving its business to Texas and Wyoming, which will cost the state over $85 million in lost revenue as [...]

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Sheriffs booted from gun control lawsuit

Fox News — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Colorado sheriffs suing the state over new firearm restrictions don’t have standing to proceed with the case as a group, but the legal battle is far from over. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger in Denver doesn’t stop the lawsuit because 21 other plaintiffs [...]

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Judge gives Colorado governor gets pass on anti-gun laws

By Jack Minor –   Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, who has referred to rural residents of his state as “backwards thinking” and that they would have to suffer some “inconvenience” over gun control has been told by a federal judge he will not have to be questioned over his role in passage of the [...]

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“Just get more lobbyists,” opponent of 51st state says during forum

By Jack Minor –   Participants in a forum to inform voters about the pros and cons of a 51st state perfectly illustrated the reason Colorado’s rural residents feel  urban legislators are ignoring them.   “No one has been disenfranchised. It may be that sometimes there is overreach and that happened. Take it easy, this [...]

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Feedback on the UN Arms Treaty vs 2nd Ammendment

Is it really about national security? By Craig Masters Many have written that the Gazette article about the UN Arms Treaty was just hogwash. They write, such a treaty could “never happen here,” because they believe a treaty has to be ratified by 2/3 of the Senate. First and foremost, let us pray Obama doesn’t [...]

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UN Treaty Now Supercedes 2nd Amendment

by Craig Masters The United States signed the UN Arms treaty. The 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is now officially void – according to the United Nations and President Obama. From The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs: small arms are the weapons of choice in modern-day intra-State armed conflict and armed violence. But [...]

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Senate GOP sets sights on repealing gun laws

Brush News Tribune – This year’s statehouse battles over new gun regulations could all return next year with a renewed debate.   House and Senate Republicans are poised to present a series of bills in the 2014 session that look to repeal or alter some of the gun-control legislation passed by Democrats and implemented into [...]

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Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

By John Whitehead –   Here’s a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his uniform, render him woefully ignorant of how to handle a situation without resorting to violence, [...]

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Million Moms Against Gun Control to march in Logan County Fair parade

Sterling Journal Advocate — The Colorado branch of 1 Million Moms Against Gun Control is bringing a new entry to the Logan County Fair parade this year. Linda Elliott, the state coordinator for the organization, said the group is organizing an armed march in the parade after she received a request to come to Logan [...]

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Johnstown to get new gun facility

Loveland Reporter Herald — Before long, shooting enthusiasts will have the choice of six Loveland-area stores east of U.S. 287 where they can buy guns, and two large indoor shooting ranges. The Johnstown Town Council’s approval this week of the Liberty Firearms Institute’s proposed 100,000-square-foot facility increases the options for shooters. The owners of USA [...]

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Sheriffs speak out against gun control bills

(Brush News-Tribune) — Seven Colorado sheriffs, including Morgan County Sheriff Jim Crone, spoke passionately at a July 17 rally regarding a lawsuit recently filed by Colorado sheriffs against two gun control measures. The rally, held at Brush’s rodeo arena, drew a large crowd who frequently applauded as each sheriff spoke. The sheriffs are part of [...]

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Pueblo recall supporters facing “thug” tactics for signing petition

By Jack Minor –   Colorado voters attempting to recall two state lawmakers who helped pass a rash of draconian gun control laws that were rammed through the legislature now charge that Chicago-style thug tactics are being used to get them to recant their signatures.   “Everyone who signed a recall petition has received multiple [...]

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AG acknowledges Colorado Sheriff’s right on magazine ban

By Peter Grady –   The Colorado Attorney General’s office has tacitly acknowledged that Weld County Sheriff John Cooke as well as a majority of the state’s sheriffs are right when they attempted to warn that a proposed magazine ban by Democrats was on its face unconstitutional.   During the recent legislative session Democrats in [...]

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A eulogy to the Declaration of Independence

by Craig Masters As the United States continues its downward spiral toward less and less freedom and more and more government control over every aspect of our lives, it seems fitting to celebrate this coming Independence Day by remembering a few interesting facts about why the Fourth of July was ever a holiday at all. [...]

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Weld freshman noted for conservative stance

By Jack Minor –   Freshman state legislators from Weld County have said they are honored to have the distinction of being known among the most conservative elected officials at the state house.   A recent column in the Denver Post by Tim Hoover  titled Colorado Democrats’ voting bloc reigns in the 2013 legislative session [...]

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Sheriff candidate says office needs to shift focus from tickets to catching bad guys

by Jack Minor –   A local law-enforcement official, who is one of the candidates in the running to replace Weld County Sheriff John Cooke says he believes the department is more concerned with raising revenue from writing traffic tickets than protecting the citizens of Weld County from dangerous fugitives.   Keith Olson, the Chief [...]

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Sheriffs, disabled file suit over Colo. gun laws

In a deliberate move to catch gun control activists off guard, an  organization representing Colorado sheriffs in a lawsuit over a series of  recently passed gun control laws abruptly announced the filing of the suit in  federal court today.   “We did that deliberately,” David Kopel, an attorney with the Independence  Institute, which is handling [...]

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Colorado voter bill recipe for disaster, Gessler says

Democrat-controlled Colorado, which has served as Barack Obama’s testing  ground for a number of extreme legislative proposals, is on to a new election  strategy: eliminating the voter category of “inactive” to boost  participation.   The Democrats propose simply not listing anyone as inactive and sending  ballots to every person. Their plan also would allow people [...]

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Colorado anti-gun legislator accused of assault and battery

by Craig Masters In a recent example of abuse of power, physical and mental abuse, and the misuse of the legal system to intimidate any opposition point of view, Colorado congresswoman Cheri Gerou (rino – hd 25) has clearly crossed over the line from civil to criminal behavior. The details of Gerou’s February 15th assault [...]

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Colorado facing economic backlash on multiple fronts over Dems “war on guns”

Colorado Democrats have control of the state Senate, House and governor’s  office. So this year, under pressure from the White House, they launched into a  war on guns, adopting one regulation, restriction and rule after another.   Now the piper has come calling for his pay. It was following public hearings on a series of [...]

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Fox 31 “Investigative” reporters may attempt to scam gun sellers

by Craig Maasters Area gun owners are reporting that two reporters working for KDVR Fox 31 television have attempted to make “straw” purchases of guns listed for sale on the online site, armslist.com. Josh Bernstein, who is listed on the television station’s web site as ‘senior investigative reporter,’ and Julie Hayden, a local reporter, have [...]

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Cooke, other sheriffs sue Colorado over gun control laws

by Jack Minor –   Revealing the disconnect between Colorado politicians and the law enforcement  officers who are charged with making sure the state’s laws are followed, more  than half of the sheriffs in the state are planning to file a lawsuit against  recent gun control laws passed by Democratic lawmakers.   The lawsuit was [...]

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Lawmakers pass bill mandating schools reach out to LGBT community for sex ed curriculum

by Peter Grady – While the state was focusing on a series of gun control bills working their way through the legislature, a bill was quietly passed that requires school districts that take state money to reach out to the “gay” community for help in designing their sex education curriculum.   The legislature recently passed [...]

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