THE FOUR RULES

1. ALL GUNS ARE ALWAYS LOADED.

2. NEVER POINT YOUR MUZZLE AT SOMETHING YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO DESTROY.

3. KEEP YOUR FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER UNTIL YOUR SIGHTS ARE ON THE TARGET AND YOU ARE READY TO SHOOT.

4. KNOW YOUR TARGET AND WHAT'S BEYOND.

Winston Churchill said
"A GENTLEMAN, SELDOM, IF EVER, NEEDS A GUN.
BUT WHEN HE DOES, HE NEEDS IT VERY BADLY!"
Si Vis Paceum Para Bellum

Sam Adams, more than beer

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, — go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen”
Samuel Adams

Lincoln on power

"We must prevent these things being done, by either congresses or courts — The people — the people — are the rightful masters of both Congresses, and courts — not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert it —" Abraham Lincoln

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Anti-gun Group Wants to Ban Rifles "Too Accurate" for Civilians

Anti-gun Group Wants to Ban Rifles "Too Accurate" for Civilians



There is no such thing as "too" accurate.



David Chipman, a spokesman for Mayors Against Illegal All Guns which lobbies for an expansion of background checks for people buying guns, said the PGF "is not your grandfather's hunting rifle used for sport and recreation this is a weapon designed to kill with precision.
Really? Grandpa's old model 700 Remington is the base that the military uses to build their precision sniper rifles.  Then you have the Winchester model 70. The pre-63 models bring a premium because they were some of the most accurate rifles made.



"This technology potentially enables any two bit criminal to operate with the skills of a highly trained sniper," Chipman said.


Yeah, OK. I haven't seen to many 2 bit criminals with 25 grand to spend on a rifle.



Josh Horwitz, executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, describes the technology as proof that the gun industry is sacrificing public safety for profit, as quoted in the same Oregon Herald article:
"This is an industry hell bent on making weapons more lethal and taking no measures to extend safety," Horwitz said. "If this type of technology is transferred into semi automatic and automatic weapons, it would make it even more lethal."


 Yeah, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. Their goal is to disarm everyone except the government. They should really change their name to Collectivists Supporting Government Violence. Because that is what they really want. 

Again, in the same Oregon Herald quoted earlier, NGVAC CEO Elliot Fineman argued that private citizens must be limited by law to firearm technology that makes them miss at least 70% of the time:
… this product gives shooters a better accuracy than, on average, most cops," Fineman said. He said the target accuracy of most police is three out of ten.

"To think that private citizens that are not trained could shoot better than 3 out of 10, it's scary," Fineman said.


I want to know where those other 7 bullets went.

Again, in the same Oregon Herald quoted earlier, NGVAC CEO Elliot Fineman argued that private citizens must be limited by law to firearm technology that makes them miss at least 70% of the time:
… this product gives shooters a better accuracy than, on average, most cops," Fineman said. He said the target accuracy of most police is three out of ten.

"To think that private citizens that are not trained could shoot better than 3 out of 10, it's scary," Fineman said.  

He must have pulled those numbers out of his ass. 30% accuracy? Are we talking about the NYPD? They of spray and pray?

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Anti-Gun Groups No Longer Fighting For Assault Weapons Bans


Alas, gun control groups seem to have moved away from so-called assault weapons bans for reasons pro-Second Amendment groups have espoused for months; they’re ineffective and represent a very small fraction of firearm-related homicides. Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America now calls such policy initiatives “nonstarters.” Nonetheless, that does not mean that these people have abandoned their support for such bans on certain types of firearms
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, is a significant player in a coalition financed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
50 million of nanny Bloombergs money buys a lot of AstroTurf.
With more information, Watts decided that focusing on access to guns, not types of guns, was a smarter approach. She came to the same conclusion that other gun control groups had reached even before the Sandy Hook shootings: "Ultimately," she said, "what's going to save the most lives are background checks."
The only way universal background checks will work is to register every gun in the country. Students of history know where that leads. Registration=Confiscation=Extermination. A lesson well learned by people like Stalin, Mao and other genocide committing leaders.


As for background checks, they’re already virtually universal. Most gun owners buy from dealers with a federal firearms license who have to by law conduct a background check. Regardless, gun control advocates still perpetuate the myth that 40 percent of gun sales are conducted without a background check. John Lott tore into this narrative in January of 2013 
That 40% myth has been debunked over and over again. Yet they keep throwing it out there.

But the high figure comes primarily from including such transactions as inheritances or gifts from family members. Putting aside these various biases, if you look at guns that were bought, traded, borrowed, rented, issued as a requirement of the job, or won through raffles, 85 percent went through FFLs; just 15 percent were transferred without a background check.If you include these transfers either through FFLs or from family members, the remaining transfers falls to 11.5 percent.We don’t know the precise number today, but it is hard to believe that it is above single digits.

That hardly warrants federal action, especially since gun-related violence is down 39 percent since 1993. Pew Research has the figure higher, with a 49 percent decrease in firearm-related homicides. Then again, the American public is largely unaware that gun violence is down.

The public is unaware because the gun hating press wants the public worried about the crime rates. How else can they advance their agenda of control.

Read it all including the comments.

Thanks to Mike

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