Tag Archive: guns

on July 29, 2013 in World News

Concealed-carry permits see dramatic increase in 2013

                        More people in Colorado than ever before are attempting to legally carry a concealed gun, and by no small margin. It’s 87 percent more. And while 2012 saw a sizable increase from 2011 of permit seekers, that figure pales in comparison to this year. From January to June, 31,518 background checks were processed for concealed-carry permits by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, according to bureau data. For the same period last year, there were only 16,886 processed. In addition, more background checks have been processed in the first… View Article

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on July 28, 2013 in World News

Colorado Police Gun Buyback Program Canceled

Colorado Police Gun Buyback Program Canceled over State’s Strict Gun Laws All across the country police departments have sponsored gun buyback programs for the purpose of “getting guns off the streets.” But one buyback event in Boulder, CO had to be canceled because the state’s new gun laws are so strict that the police can’t even navigate the law to sponsor the program. The event was canceled by Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle, who sadly had to inform the community that Colorado’s new gun laws made it “nearly impossible” to follow the law. One of the strict new laws that… View Article

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on July 23, 2013 in World News

Republican South Carolina Gov Haley blowing off steam

Nikki, get your gun! Video of Republican South Carolina Gov. Haley blowing off steam at a shooting range goes viral South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called her time shooting at a local gun manufacturer “a good stress reliever,” with video of the Republican politician’s time at the range going viral. Though she looked the part of a Southern belle, dressed in heels and baring her arms in a sleeveless dress, she didn’t hesitate to blow off some steam and proved to be an apt marks(wo)man. Haley stopped by FN Manufacturing, a gun producer in Columbia, S.C., last week to...

Nikki, get your gun! Video of Republican South Carolina Gov. Haley blowing off steam at a shooting range goes viral South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called her time shooting at a local gun manufacturer “a good stress reliever,” with...

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on July 22, 2013 in World News

Brad Thor Offers Free Gun, Ammo to George Zimmerman

Brad Thor Offers Free Gun, Ammo to George Zimmerman Bestselling author Brad Thor is offering to buy George Zimmerman a new gun and all the ammunition he wants after the Justice Department put a hold on releasing the evidence from Zimmerman’s murder trial, thus delaying the return of his handgun. Thor made the offer in a series of tweets Friday, then doubled down in a contentious TV interview in Chicago. http://bit.ly/1dPl949

Brad Thor Offers Free Gun, Ammo to George Zimmerman Bestselling author Brad Thor is offering to buy George Zimmerman a new gun and all the ammunition he wants after the Justice Department put a hold on releasing the evidence...

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on July 18, 2013 in World News

Army Vet Denied Right To Own Gun

Army Vet Denied Right To Own Gun Due To 42-Year-Old Misdemeanor Drug Charge Ron Kelly is a retired Army veteran. He used to fire tanks, cannons, and machine guns while fighting for the United States. However, when he applied to the FBI for the right to purchase a .22-caliber rifle from Wal-Mart, the FBI denied him, citing a minor drug possession conviction back in 1971. Kelly was still in high school at the time, and was reportedly sentenced to just one year probation. Two years later, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. “I went on to serve 20 years,” Kelly… View Article

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on July 18, 2013 in Right Edition

Obama and Racial Politics – BC Gun Amnesty

The White House is “race-baiting” the Trayvon Martin case as part of a Democratic Party plan,” according to the author of a new book that analyzes how Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney despite being mired in economic crisis and scandal. Jerome R. Corsi, author of “What Went Wrong: The Inside Story of the GOP Debacle of 2012 … and How It Can Be Avoided Next Time,” said that the Democratic operatives who ran Obama’s 2012 presidential case are “whipping up the Democratic base into a frenzy over race.” http://bit.ly/12EYt51 A British Columbia gun amnesty appeared to be the perfect solution… View Article

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