Tag Archives: gun control

The Back-Up

For only $39.95, you too can have a shotgun conveniently stored against your mattress. (Tipped by Dr. Jeff)

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West Virginia Pol To Bloomberg: Don’t Try To Stop Our Illegal Gun Sales

West Virginia state Sen. Jeffrey Kessler doesn’t like it that NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg sends private investigators to his state to trace the origin of the illegal handguns that flood into New York. So Kessler wants to make it illegal for outside law enforcement to bust illegal gun sales in West Virginia. SRSLY. “It’s for us to handle within our …

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Afternoon View – Gun Control

On display in the lobby of an Orlando Sports Authority are these safes for storing your rifles and automatic weapons in advance of the coming teabagger-led revolution.

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Welcome To America

Rex Wockner points us to this bit of holiday Americana. Wayne Spring shot off his mouth. And then a firing squad of Saints fans shot up his 60-inch flat screen – may it rest in pieces. The Louisiana man predicted a Washington Redskins’ victory over undefeated New Orleans last Sunday – and offered local fans a chance to blast his …

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A Truly Black Friday

While cities around the country try to beef up this week’s Black Friday (traditionally the #1 retail sales day of the year) by granting temporary suspensions of sales tax on clothing or other goods, the state of South Carolina will let you buy GUNS tax-free. Via NY Daily News: The great state of South Carolina is putting its own sick …

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AGAIN: At Least 8 Shot, 2 Dead In Orlando Office Tower Shooting

For the second day in a row, a mass shooting in the United States. This time it’s an apparently lone gunman who went on a rampage at a office tower in downtown Orlando. The gunman was fired two years ago from an architectural company in the tower and is at large. At least eight people were injured in a mass …

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Them Eye-Talians Is Comin’ Ta Get Ya

GOP gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell gets some help from the NRA, who uses a Sopranos-type character to warn Virginians that the mafia (or something) will be coming for their guns if they don’t vote for him.

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Arizona Assault Rifle Guy Is A Parisioner Of Baptist Rev. Steven Anderson

OK, now this is getting scary. It turns out that the loon who showed up at President Obama’s speech with a machine gun is a parishioner of Rev. Steven L. Anderson, the nutjob who made national news for saying he prays every night for the death of the president. We better hope the Secret Service has these guys under 24/7 …

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Quote Of The Day – Arthur Frommer

“For myself, without yet suggesting that others follow me in an open boycott, I will not personally travel in a state where civilians carry loaded weapons onto the sidewalks and as a means of political protest. I not only believe such practices are a threat to the future of our democracy, but I am firmly convinced that they would also …

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Maddow: Guns N Poses

Turns out wingnut radio host Ernest Hancock, the guy who staged the assault rifle stunt at Obama’s event in Arizona, has ties to militias who may be linked to Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.

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Man With Assault Weapon At Obama’s Event Was Planted By Wingnut Radio Host

It turns out that the man with the assault rifle who appeared outside of the president’s town hall event in Arizona yesterday was planted by a teabagger Libertarian wingnut internet radio host. Shocker! The host, Ernest Hancock, says, “We’re up against a tyrannical government that will rob the next generation as long as they can get away with it. If …

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Arizona: Assault Weapons And Handguns At Obama’s Town Hall Event

Arizona’s “open carry” law means it’s PERFECTLY LEGAL to bring a machine gun to an event featuring the president of the United States. INSANITY.

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Chris Matthews Vs. NH Gun Guy

Oh, surprise! He’s a Ron Paul supporter. And he thinks it’s totally fine to bring a loaded gun to a presidential event.

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Man With Gun Protests Outside Of Obama’s New Hampshire Town Hall Venue

Apparently it was legal for the man to have the gun, but even more disturbing, his sign referenced this Thomas Jefferson quote: “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” The president had not yet arrived when news crews discovered the man with the gun, but it’s unclear if he …

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Huckabee: Guns = Free Speech

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We’re Running Out Of Bullets

Gun dealers are running out of bullets. But folks don’t know if that because of the coming race war thanks to Obama’s election or if people just fear increased crime during a bad economy. Selling bullets may be the most secure job in Florida as long as supplies last. After months of heavy buying, gun dealers across the state are …

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NRA: We Need More Guns In The Projects

Less than 24 hours after Thursday’s handgun ruling by the Supreme Court, the NRA sued the city of San Francisco to overturn its ban on guns in public housing projects. Interestingly, another pro-gun group joined the suit on behalf of a gay man living in the projects who says he needs a gun to protect himself from bashing. The National …

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A Well-Regulated (Queer) Militia…

The Pink Pistols, a group of gay gun owners, were among 68 groups that today filed briefs at the Supreme Court in its hearing to overturn Washington, DC’s ban on handguns. A Washington resident who wants to keep handguns at home for protection is challenging the 32-year-old ban as a violation of his constitutional rights. A federal appeals court in …

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33 Dead At Virgnia Tech

A lone gunman killed 33 people at Virginia Tech today, in what is being called the deadliest school massacre in American history. It appears that most of the dead are students, some of whom were shot in their dormitories. GUN CONTROL. GUN CONTROL. GUN CONTROL. It’s the only answer. UPDATE: A Virginia Tech student live-blogged his wrenching day. News media …

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