How much do you exercise your gun rights on an average day?
Have you ever thought about what you would do on an day that was not average?
During the Boston Bomber manhunt, many hands were wrung over the dubiously-legal lockdown imposed upon Massachusetts residents.
During the manhunt for trigger-happy Chris Dorner, lockdowns were once again employed.
Well, it just happened again:
The aftermath of the Sandy Hook Massacre has not been pretty.
The gun-grabbers have made a spectacle of themselves by lying and fabricating stories to help win victories over the Bill of Rights. Sadly, this spectacle has remained visible only to those citizens who make the effort to circumvent the anti-gun bias of the lame-stream media.
In a move which will surprise no one who isn’t a hardcore liberal, the ringleaders of the anti-gun movement have gotten busted lying to their own supporters yet again:
What’s that old saying? “Life would be easy if it weren’t for other people”.
Do you like guns? If you’re here, you probably do.
Do you know a lot about guns? Some of you do, some of you don’t. Some are aware of where you stand on the gun knowledge spectrum, and others are not.
Do you want to talk about and learn about guns? Once again, if you’re here, you probably do.
It would be great if we could all discuss the things we like and learn more about them. But like any activity, once you add people into the mix it can get pretty complicated and annoying.
Once again, the mad dash towards gun control has resulted in complications that need to be worked out.
“Dirty Andy” Cuomo had to revise his love-letter to the Brady Bunch to exempt the law-enforcement personnel that he mistakenly targeted with his absurd magazine ban.
The Connecticut legislatterns who sprinted to ram a punitive package of gun laws down the throats of people who hadn’t done anything wrong have started the process of clarifying and modifying the mess they made.
And there are issues with Dyslexic Dan’s gun control wet dream.
Today I find this article about how that issue is impacted by 0bamacare:
The takeaway: the language of the so-called Affordable Care Act protects the rights of doctors to poke their nose where it does not belong, but it also says that the patient is not required to answer:
“”Most people will think they have to answer. They don’t need to answer under the law,” he [Judge Napolitano] explained.”
.22LR ammunition has been impossible to find for a few months. That shouldn’t surprise you.
Occasionally a few boxes of standard-velocity ammo were available, which is fine for target guns and bolt actions. But semi-autos usually need high-velocity ammo to function reliably.
Well this past week some quantities of high-velocity ammo have been showing up on store shelves (and disappearing almost as fast). One was WalMart, the other was a local dealer.
Centerfire pistol ammo is still spotty. I have seen (and bought) some .38SPL, and there has been .40S&W and .45ACP on the shelves sometimes. Nothing for 9mm FMJ however. And in every case, the prices are much higher than they used to be.
For long guns, hunting ammunition and shotgun shells (for birding/skeet/sporting clays) are usually available. Buckshot is harder to find. And .223 has been available sporadically.
Mere hours after I posted this, I walked into a WalMart on a whim and found 4 boxes of PPU (Prvi Partizan) 9mm. 2 for me and 2 for Crapgame.
A company in Georgia is claiming to have technology to make Smart Guns viable.
“According to Miller, had smart gun technology been available to Nancy Lanza, she could have programmed her guns so that only her fingerprint could have activated them; she could have enabled her son to shoot them at a firing range and disabled them upon returning home, or she could have enabled them for her son to use all the time, Miller said.
While I am not surprised that the whiny Newtown parents are actually hypocrites that don’t really care about child safety, it was shocking for me to see that they are so open about it:
“Newtown voters on Tuesday rejected town and school budgets that contained an extra $770,000 to cover the cost of hiring new police officers and security guards for Newtown’s public and private schools.
Legislative Council chairman Jeff Capeci said: “At the end of the day, Newtown voters thought it was too much of an increase.”
Yeah, it’s not like there’s childrens’ lives at stake or anything.
They had no problem loudly and obnoxiously agitating for unconstitutional state laws that will cost many millions of dollars to implement (and will end up bankrupt and ineffective like Canada’s now-scrapped registration scheme), but when it is coming our of their own wallets, child safety is apparently not important enough to pay for.
I shouldn’t be so hard on them I guess. It takes a lot of money to pay for their mansions, pleasure boats, and zoning restrictions that keep minorities out of Newtown. They might not have any cash leftover to protect their own kids.
I wonder if sad-sack crybaby Neil Heslin will drag his framed paintings to the town budget meetings to protest this dangerous breach of child safety?
Ever since a crazy kid used some stolen guns to kill schoolkids a few towns from where I live, the rights of non-crazy legal gun owners have been under assault. Of course there is no logic in attacking something besides the actual problem, but no one can accuse liberals of comprehending logic or displaying consistency.
So far, New York, Maryland, Colorado and Connecticut have rammed draconian (and unenforceable) gun laws down their citizens throats. None of these new laws would have prevented the Sandy Hook or Aurora massacres. None remove guns from criminals hands. And gun companies have begun to relocate from those states to friendlier turf, damaging the economies of these blue states even more.
On the federal level, gun control has stalled and looks to be moribund thanks to the memory of 1994. That will last until Harry Reid decides he doesn’t want to run for re-election and stabs the NRA in the back on the way out to pasture.
But we can not relax. The gun grabbers will not stop attacking us, and as long as that is the case, we have to win every fight, and they only have to win once. Playing by their rules is just a form of slow suicide.
Here’s an article in the American Thinker:
It’s time to stop playing defense, and start making the gun grabbers pay a price for their actions.
I am referring to legal methods, of course.
What have you done? What are you planning to do? (Don’t email or comment about it; it’s a rhetorical question)
I hope you can answer those questions for yourself honestly. And I hope the honest answer is not “nothing”.
I apologize for the sparse postings lately, but we have been extremely busy fighting the gun grabbers and making preparations for the worst-case scenario. By now you have probably heard the news. The worst-case scenario has come true.
In a knee-jerk response to Sandy Hook, Connecticut’s Democrat-controlled legislature passed a comprehensive array of vague, contradictory, unconstitutional and virtually unenforceable gun laws in the dead of night. Somehow, these idiots think that they can register high-capacity magazines!
The police report on this incident has still not been released.
We still have not seen the autopsy or toxicology reports on the killer.
None of the proposals address mental health.
None of the proposals address school safety.
And the Asshole Governor rammed the law through the legislature under bogus emergency protocols, avoiding public debate and committee review of the law. Someone must be pulling his strings, because Dan Malloy’s former secretary says that he was too stupid to turn on his own computer while mayor of Stamford.
The law took effect immediately, when it was signed by the Asshole Governor at 12:30 at night, but the specifics of the law were not spelled out for dealers or citizens to read. Result: gun stores are sitting on unsaleable guns because this Frankenstein monster of gun laws neglected to exactly define what was and was not permissible under the law. Ammunition manufacturers like Nutmeg Sporting Cartridge can no longer sell to police departments because police departments are not considered a FFL.
Lawsuits have been filed. This will be fought. Many CT-based gun companies are planning to relocate.