GUNS: “We know we are violating numerous constitutional rights here”

Thursday, July 20, 2017

https://bearingarms.com/beth-b/2017/07/19/judge-marine-2a/

Judge Tells Marine to Choose Between 2A Rights And Fostering Grandson
Posted at 9:51 am on July 19, 2017 by Beth Baumann

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The Johnsons were going to take custody of their grandson to keep him from going into foster care. When they went to pick up their grandson, William, a retired, disabled Marine with a Concealed Pistol License (CPL), was searched for a firearm. He was not carrying a firearm at the time. At that point, agency officials told the Johnsons that they would be required to provide all firearms’ serial numbers to the agency as part of a registry. When Johnson questioned agency workers, he was given a surprising response.

“If you want to care for your grandson you will have to give up some of your constitutional rights,” a MDHHS worker retorted.

When the Johnsons appeared before a Gogebic County Court judge, the judge reiterated the agency worker’s statement.

“We know we are violating numerous constitutional rights here, but if you do not comply, we will remove the boy from your home,” the judge said.

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I would hope that every Michigan patriot will demand that this judge be immediately impeached.

This is unconscionable.

Argh!

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GUNS: An armed citizen puts an end to crime spree

Monday, June 26, 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4612850/Two-fugitives-surrender-homeowner-Tennessee.html

‘I loaded every weapon I could’: Hero dad tells how two Georgia fugitives who escaped after killing two guards ran onto his driveway and SURRENDERED to him

  • Homeowner Patrick Hale is being called a hero for holding two fugitives in his driveway in Christiana, Tennessee 
  • Hale believes the suspects mistook his vehicle for a police car, he and his little girl were in his car 
  • Hale said though he had firepower with him, he never had to draw his weapon 
  • Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose surrendered to Hale, by laying face down in his driveway
  • Police arrived within three minutes of Hale calling 911 
  • The two convicts had been on the run since killing two guards on a prison bus on Tuesday 
  • On Thursday morning, police received a report that the two had held an elderly couple hostage and then stolen their Jeep
  • Police tracked down the Jeep and were trying to pull the convicts over when they crashed the car and bailed out
  • The two men ran into the woods and came across another house where they tried to steal another car 
  • They could face the death penalty when charged in officers’ deaths 
  • They made their first court appearance in Rutherford County, Tennessee Friday Both waived extradition to Georgia and will be returned to Putnam County within the next few days

By Associated Press and Jessica Finn For Dailymail.com
PUBLISHED: 23:36 EDT, 16 June 2017 | UPDATED: 09:29 EDT, 17 June 2017

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‘I loaded every weapon I could in my house to be prepared in the event that they needed to be used,’ said Hale. ‘I called 911 and made the decision to either get in our panic room and be trapped or get in our car and head down the road.’

‘I grabbed my sweet daughter and got in the car… we saw the men had been running and were much closer to my house now. They took off their shirts and waived them at us as if to slow us down,’ Hale said of the suspects Donnie Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose, 24.

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They will be brought to justice swiftly for their heinous crime against our officers,’ Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Greg Dozier said in a news release.Their escape began early Tuesday, when authorities said they somehow got through a door that should have been locked separating the guards from the inmates on the prison bus.

One of the murdered guards was Christopher Monica (pictured), who had been a prison guard since 2009. He had been working an extra shift to pay for his ill wifeSgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue were overpowered and shot dead with their own weapons. The fugitives then locked up 31 other inmates and jumped out with the guards’ 9mm Glock pistols, carjacking a driver who happened to pull up behind them.

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Strange behavior by the murderers. 

Clearly, an armed citizen, who was ready to use deadly force, put a stop to this.

Here’s an example of when I’d support the death penalty. Clearly these “mad dogs” are too dangerous to be allowed to live.

Sadly.

Sigh!

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GUNS: Everyone should sit still and keep your hands visible

Sunday, June 11, 2017

https://youtu.be/3rW5y0Vl-PY 

https://bearingarms.com/jenn-j/2017/06/02/engaging-the-police-while-open-carrying-a-firearm/

Mike the Cop

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This is great advice for every driver; not just the gun owner.

Two five minute videos for those carrying a firearm.

Worth watching for the non-gun owners so that you don’t scare the police into an over reaction.

It’s their lives at risk.

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GUNS: What the new ‘assault weapon’ regs, not available to the public?

Thursday, May 18, 2017

http://www.guns.com/2017/05/16/california-doj-files-new-assault-weapon-regulations-not-available-to-the-public

California DOJ files new ‘assault weapon’ regs, not available to the public
5/16/17 | by Chris Eger  

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s office this week filed new regulations for review over just what constitutes an “assault weapon” moving forward.

The state Department of Justice submitted draft regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law this week expanding the definition of an “assault weapon” in the state.

The state hasn’t released the proposed regulations to the public, submitting them “file and print only” even though California residents are facing an end of the year registration deadline to abide by the yet-to-be established rules.

This comes three months after the withdrawal of an initial proposed rule formulated during the administration of Attorney General Kamala Harris, now a U.S. senator, to address changes required by legislation passed last year. That rule had been submitted after a proposed emergency regulation on making now-outlawed pre-ban magazines capable of holding more than 10 cartridges compliant, which, in turn, has also been pulled.

The National Rifle Association and California Rifle & Pistol Association had fired off a prelitigation letter to the state, warning of several potential illegalities with the initially proposed regulations and now eagerly wants a look at the new regulations.

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It’s just a version of the old “hidden ball” trick. Unfortunately for the politicians and bureaucrats of the Pepuls Republik of Kalifornia, the NRA and other “pro-Second Amendment” groups ain’t falling for it.

“We, The Sheeple” should INSIST that all regs, diktats, and “laws” be available for at least 90 days before a 30 day public comment period and THEN a 90 day “cooling off” period, before they get “voted” on.

That should give enough time to people to vote with their feet!

Argh!

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GUNS: Personal Defense Plan

Sunday, March 26, 2017

https://www.shootingillustrated.com/articles/2017/3/14/why-you-need-a-personal-defense-plan/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=insider&utm_campaign=0317

Why You Need a Personal-Defense Plan
by Sheriff Jim Wilson – Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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A strong personal-defense plan may be all the difference in the world between your saying, “They told me this could happen and I know just what to do about it,” as opposed to, “Good grief! What the hell do I do now?”  Which will it be when the time comes?

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“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”
— Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Fail to plan; plan to fail.”

Have to do this asap.

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GUNS: “… fired two rounds at the fleeing suspects …”

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

NRA-ILA DAILY ALERT FOR Monday, January 23, 2017

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SC | WCSC

Concerned citizen holds Lowcountry burglary suspect at gunpoint external site

A Lowcounty burglary suspect was nabbed after authorities say a concerned citizen spotted him in a field and held him at gunpoint. The Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office arrested 20-year-old Raekwon Maple of Cordova and charged him with second-degree burglary and possession of stolen goods. Deputies also charged 20-year-old Antonio Summers of Orangeburg who faces the same charges. Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said it all started around 1 p.m. when a concerned citizen reported two male subjects had fled from a Slaughter Drive residence after having watch them break in. “The caller said he had initially noticed the males after following a suspicious vehicle driving through the Creekmore subdivision off Columbia Road,” OCSO officials said.”The motorist called law enforcement after observing the males go into the residence.” According to authorities, while OCSO deputies were on their way, the burglars were seen fleeing the home when the home alarm system went off. K-9 units then tracked Summers who was then taken into custody. As he was being secured, another concerned citizen called authorities saying he had Maple held at gunpoint after spotting him hiding in a field. The sheriff’s office says one of the suspects had a high dollar watch reported stolen in another burglary that happened earlier this week. In that case, a Forest Drive home owner called her boyfriend after returning home and discovering a door had been broken. “As her boyfriend arrived home, the couple heard a noise inside the residence before a suspect fled out of the front door,” OCSO officials said. “The boyfriend, who has a concealed weapons permit, told law enforcement he fired two rounds at the fleeing suspects before they made good their escape,” authorities said.”That couple reported watches, jewelry, cash, and a substantial amount of change stolen.” Maple was out on bond for multiple charges prior to Friday’s break in, according to the sheriff’s office. The two men could be facing more charges as the ongoing investigation continues, Ravenell said. “This was perfect cooperation between law enforcement and the concerned community,” he said. “When the entire community is against you, you don’t stand a chance at criminal activity.”

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I’m not a lawyer; nor do I play one on TV. (And, I can go on and on about what I am not!) So please don’t take me or my ramblings as the authoritative source of legal advice.

Can you fire on retreating criminals?

Maybe in South Carolina!

I wouldn’t, just because I wouldn’t want the hassle.

Argh!

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GUNS: SSA Finalizes New Gun Prohibition Rule

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

https://www.nraila.org/email/grassroots-alerts/2016/vol-23-no-50-12222016/

 

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NRA-ILA: Institute for Legislative Action

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS VOLUME 23, NUMBER 50

 
Grandma Got Run Over by Obama: SSA Finalizes New Gun Prohibition Rule

 

SECOND AMENDMENT  LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  
Grandma Got Run Over by Obama: SSA Finalizes New Gun Prohibition Rule
On Monday, Barack Obama’s Social Security Administration (SSA) issued the final version of a rule that will doom tens of thousands of law-abiding (and vulnerable) disability insurance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients to a loss of Second Amendment rights under the guise of re-characterizing them as “mental defectives.” The SSA, for the first time in its history, will be coopted into the federal government’s gun control apparatus, effectively requiring Social Security applicants to weigh their need for benefits against their fundamental rights when applying for assistance based on mental health problems.

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Sneaking thru in Christmas week as a lame duck President.

Notice this wasn’t done BEFORE the election!

Argh!

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