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Monday
Sep012014

Gun Ownership in America 

A map, posted Saturday by Reddit user Ramesses_Deux, purports to show the 30 U.S. counties with the highest rates of gun-owning residents.

The state with the most gun-having counties appears to be a state that doesn’t have counties at all: Louisiana.

Six Louisiana parishes rank in the top 30, with Idaho, Utah and Vermont also boasting healthy figures.

The list, per Ramesses_Deux:

  1. Fairbanks borough, AK – 59.1%

  2. Tooele County, UT – 59.1%

  3. Nez Perce County, ID – 59.0%

  4. Armstrong County, PA – 57.6%

  5. Rapides Parish, LA – 52.8%

  6. Teller County, CO – 52.3%

  7. Darlington County, SC – 52.1%

  8. Franklin County, VT – 51.7%

  9. Randolph County, NC – 51.1%

  10. Canyon County, ID – 50.9%

  11. Anchorage Municipality, AK – 50.0%

  12. Laramie County, WY – 49.6%

  13. Davis County, UT – 48.8%

  14. Yellowstone County, MT – 48.7%

  15. Franklin County, PA – 48.5%

  16. Pennington County, SD – 48.5%

  17. Terrebonne Parish, LA – 47.9%

  18. Ouachita Parish, LA – 47.6%

  19. Florence County, SC – 47.6%

  20. Orange County, VT – 47.0%

  21. Calcasieu Parish, LA – 46.4%

  22. Weber County, UT – 46.3%

  23. Kanawha County, WV – 45.2%

  24. Ada County, ID – 45.0%

  25. Pulaski County, AR – 44.7%

  26. Minnehaha County, SD – 44.7%

  27. Westmoreland County, PA – 44.0%

  28. Pinal County, AZ – 43.6%

  29. St. Tammany Parish, LA – 42.5%

  30. Caddo Parish, LA – 42.2%

As the original poster noted, the map is based on a City Data list of the top 101 U.S. counties by firearm ownership, but City Data does not give the source for the list’s information.

Reddit users were quick to note the unexpected results on the map.

“Not a single one is in Texas, that’s a surprise,” one user wrote.

The first Texas county on City Data’s list is Harris County at No. 73, where apparently just over 30 percent of residents have a home firearm.

Saturday
Aug302014

California Gun Control Laws Update

From Nick Leghorn, a self proclaimed gun nerd living and working in San Antonio, Texas. In his free time, he’s a competition shooter (USPSA, 3-gun and NRA High Power), aspiring pilot, and enjoys mixing statistics and science with firearms. Now on sale his latest book: Getting Started with Firearms 

Word comes to us this morning that there are mixed emotions among the People of the Gun in California. Three firearms-related pieces of legislation have been voted on and while one is now taking a permanent dirt nap, two more have advanced to the governor’s desk for his signature. A bill requiring registration of people wanting to buy ammunition (SB53) failed to pass, but the much-dreaded “Gun Violence Restraining Order” bill (AB 1014) got the Assembly’s approval. That law would allow anyone at any time to drop a dime on any gun owner and get the police to confiscate his or her firearms. Also heading to governor’s office is a bill requiring the registration of homemande firearms (SB 808) As a quick reminder of why AB 1014 is a dangerous idea …

There are already mechanisms in place for dealing with people who are a danger to themselves or others, namely the mental health system. The passage of 1014 is simply a means to more easily confiscate firearms from anyone the state of California deems objectionable, as the bar to obtain such orders is extremely low. All someone has to do is allege that a gun owner poses a significant danger of harming themselves or others and the judge will happily hand over one of these confiscation orders directing police to immediately bust down their door and take all their guns, but it doesn’t define what “significant danger” means. For all we know, simply owning a firearm might be sufficient cause for the courts in California.

The GVRO would also be shared with the Department of Justice, supposedly for inclusion in the NICS check system, thereby barring them from purchasing firearms. The bill states that if the order is removed the DoJ will be notified, but how quickly do you think that mechanism will work?

Oh, and here’s the real kicker: a gun violence restraining order doesn’t have a specified expiration date. It can continue for eternity, barring that person from ever purchasing or possessing guns again. Unless, that is, they petition the court to have their constitutional rights restored, and convince a judge otherwise. There is no trial by jury and no other recourse — the only way to get your rights back is on the opinion and decision of a single individual.

 

 

Wednesday
Aug272014

Obama Disgraces Himself and Our Country Again

Received this in an email today:

Two star Major General Harold Greene was killed in Afghanistan on August 8, 2014 while serving his country in pride for 34 years. He was the highest ranking officer in the military killed in action since the Vietnam war.  President Obama has not mentioned anything in regards to this highly decorated soldier yet he spoke highly of Robin Williams who committed suicide.
Major General Greene was buried August 14 in the Arlington National Cemetery. Neither the President, Vice President, Secretary of State nor Secretary of Defense attended the funeral. President Obama was on vacation, playing golf at Martha’s Vineyard . No flags were ordered to half mast yet they were for Whitney Houston who also committed suicide.  I find this very offensive and disrespectful to the veterans who have served our great country. But then again, why does this not surprise me.

But it’s much worse than the above.  Obama joined the liberal fascist progressive Media and his felonious Attorney General Eric the Racist Holder in vilifying a police officer and supporting a felon who tried to kill the officer.

This is on everyone who has voted for a Democrat in the last decade.  There is nothing more dangerous to the our national security than liberal fascist Progressives, aka: DEMOCRATS.

Here are the facts about Michael’s Brown’s past per his criminal record:


Description: Burglary – 1st Degree { Felony B RSMo: 569.160 }
Date: 11/02/2013 Code: 1401000
OCN: AJ006207 Arresting Agency: ST ANN PD

Description: Armed Criminal Action { Felony Unclassified RSMo: 571.015 }
Date: 11/02/2013 Code: 3101000
OCN: AJ006207 Arresting Agency: ST ANN PD

Description: Assault 1st Degree – Serious Physical Injury { Felony A RSMo: 565.050 }
Date: 11/02/2013 Code: 1301100
OCN: AJ006207 Arresting Agency: ST ANN PD

Description: Armed Criminal Action { Felony Unclassified RSMo: 571.015 }
Date: 11/02/2013 Code: 3101000
OCN: AJ006207 Arresting Agency: ST ANN PD

At 6’ 4” and 300 pounds, he is a walking weapon. To say he was unarmed, is simply not true.  When you attempt to take an officer’s gun, you are armed.   His record was sealed and the left was counting on it staying hidden.

Monday
Aug252014

Free Concealed Carry Classes Offered by Colorado Gun Club

Via KUSA-TV Multimedia Holdings Corporation:

Centennial Gun Club is offering all Colorado educators free concealed carry classes. About 40 teachers have already gone through the course and several more signed up at a gun festival at the club on Saturday.

“We want to make sure we can provide teachers an opportunity to get more comfortable, get more knowledgeable,” said Paul Stanley, operations manager for Centennial Gun Club.

One former teacher looking to get back into the classroom spoke to 9NEWS under the condition of anonymity. She fears her desire to carry a concealed weapon in the classroom will hurt her chances of being hired.

“Those kids in my classroom are my responsibility and I need to protect them, and so having been well-trained and having confidence with a handgun I think would give me that extra feeling of comfort,” she said.

Many disagree with this philosophy. Cindy Stevenson with the Colorado Association of School Executives says it’s the teacher’s own prerogative to get this kind of training. However, she feels arming teachers is a step in the wrong direction.

“The evidence actually tells us schools are becoming safer. So, if the evidence says schools are becoming safer, why would we turn around and give school employees firearms when firearms are at the base of school violence?” Stevenson said.

Marc Rabinoff is a former professor who spent 42 years in the classroom and said he never felt the need for a firearm. Now he has a CCW permit and says if he could do it all over again, he’d be carrying in the classroom, law permitting.

“We could certainly run and hide, and throw chairs, and do everything else that we could do, and I truly agree with that, but now I have a second option,” Rabinoff said.

He says teachers and students are sitting ducks in the worst case scenario. Stevenson says guns in the classroom send the wrong message.

“I think it’s an important message that we give kids if we start arming the staff because then what we’re saying is, A, that you’re in danger, and B, that that’s an acceptable way to resolve issues,” Stevenson said.

The concealed carry class at Centennial Gun Club runs $125 dollars for non-teachers.

Thursday
Aug212014

Left Wing MainStream Media Malfeasance 

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By Ryan Bomberger – BarbWire guest contributor

Liberals are always touting their anti-war credentials, denouncing its toll on human lives. But in Ferguson, there is one war they can’t seem to promote enough—race war.

I’m as black as Obama, which means I’m half white, half black. And I’m fully sick and tired of the race hucksters masquerading as “journalists”. Honestly, we live in litigation-happy society, but someone should sue for mainstream media malfeasance.

Perhaps liberal journalists are disappointed that the Trayvon Martin tragedy didn’t erupt into a civil war as they had expected. Even the Obama administration is doing what it can to reinforce the false narrative that white-on-black crime is epidemic. The truth? According to the FBI, 91 percent of blacks murdered were killed by other blacks. Where’s the outrage? Where are the opportunist vultures who swoop down any time there is a perceived white-on-black crime? Why aren’t these lives mourned and the same-race perpetrators blamed?

Attorney General Eric Holder and President Obama (both of mixed racial lineage) have complained that they themselves are victims of white-on-black racism. Criticism against this administration could only possibly be because they’re (partially) black. It couldn’t possibly be because of sheer incompetence, far-left ideology and social actions, or seizing unconstitutional authority.

But race is the easy scapegoat. And it creates great visuals for mainstream media who likes to pretend that we’re still in the early 1960s and nothing’s changed for black people. It’s as if they want to incite riots. MSNBC’s sorry excuse for a news commentator, Melissa Harris Perry, made the absurd and deeply racist claim, in a cringe-worthy monologue, that black men today are treated the same as during Dred Scott days. Well, that explains the slave auction I saw in D.C. the other day.

Many media outlets are decrying the fact that whites are in power in Ferguson. Never mind they don’t mention that these “whites” were all elected and are all Democrats, from the Mayor to the City Council to the Governor’s office. And having liberal black so-called “leadership” doesn’t exactly fare better. Just ask Detroit.

It’s not power structure that is the root of the problem in the black community. It’s family structure. Most black children, 72.3 percent, are born into homes without fathers. Father absence has a profound effect on any community, and we see the devastation in our urban communities with poorer educational and economic outcomes.

But the racialization doesn’t stop there. Alan Colmes’ website, LiberaLand, made this outrageous claim about officer Wilson and the death of Michael Brown: “The Ku Klux Klan and a growing group of angry white people are raising reward money for the murder of ‘typical low-IQ Negro’ Michael Brown. Wilson is already on course to make tens of thousands of dollars for his deed.”

After rioting had already begun, the NAACP (which is suing me for accurately parodying their name) tweeted this gem (which has since been removed), proving how irrelevant yet incendiary they can be: “#MikeBrown When someone outside of our race commits murder we want upheaval but we need same for all murder.”

No, NAACP. We don’t need upheaval. We need peace. We need non-violence. We need racial harmony. We need justice.

We don’t know all the facts of the case. Was there a struggle for the cop’s gun? Did Michael Brown rush the cop? Or was he killed in cold blood? It seems the evidence is mounting against Michael Brown’s innocence.

And to add more craziness to chaos, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards injected herself into the Ferguson tragedy. Keep in mind, this is someone who derives her $583,000 annual salary from the nation’s largest abortion chain, whose home city, NYC, aborts more black babies than are born alive. On Facebook she lamented: “Heartbroken by the event unfolding in #Ferguson. A parent’s right to raise their child in love and safety, and to dream that their child will have every opportunity in the world to grow into a fiercely independent adult is a fundamental issue of reproductive justice.”

Touching if it weren’t from the Abortionist-in-Chief. “Reproductive Justice” is all about hurting and killing a child in the womb. And yet this grossly misguided “movement”, bolstered by Planned Parenthood, thinks that people will somehow care for life, better, once outside of the womb. 

Read more here

Ryan Bomberger is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Radiance Foundation, a nonprofit life-affirming organization. He is passionate about creating original media content that is fearless, factual and freeing.