Your non-shocker of the day, gun laws did nothing to stop San Francisco shooting by illegal alien

Yet, Liberals will still bleat for “common sense gun laws”

Via Breitbart:

When Francisco Sanchez allegedly gunned down Kathryn Steinle at San Francisco’s Pier 14 on July 1, Breitbart News discovered that Sanchez had been deported from the country five times. We also discovered another interesting tidbit–Sanchez has seven felonies, which means he faces 100 percent gun control 100 percent of the time.

He is completely barred from gun possession and prohibited from having the gun with which he allegedly shot and killed Steinle.

The fact that the allegedly had one anyway proves again that gun control does not affect the behavior of criminals, but it does place law-abiding citizens in a scenario where it is harder for them to get the guns they need for self-defense.

According to NBC Bay Area, “Sanchez has seven prior felony convictions, four of which were for drug charges.” The felony “convictions took place in states including Texas, Oregon and Arizona.”

But those convictions–and the resulting ban on Sanchez purchasing or possessing a firearm–appear to have done nothing to keep him obtaining one and, worse still, using it. Moreover, California’s expanded background check requirement, their state gun registry, and their 10-round magazine limit were powerless to protect Steinle.

Again, gun control merely empowers the criminals

I trhought Melissa Joan Hart was smarter than to support anti-second amendment nuts

This is disappointing

On May 4, actress Melissa Joan Hart appeared in a new gun control PSA in which she suggests gun control should be a topic of causal conversation.

She also uses the PSA to exclaim that she is “a member of Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America.”

Breitbart News previously reported that Hart had signed on as spokeswoman for Moms Demand Action’s newest gun control campaign, and now we see she is not simply a spokeswoman but a member of the gun control group as well.

In the May 4 PSA Hart talks about how eagerly friends talk about receiving “a promotion at work” or how quick kids talk “when they ace a test.” In the same way, she says we need to talk about gun control; and this includes talking to friends and neighbors about locking up their guns.

Securing firearms is one thing, mine are kept where my little niece cannot get to them, but they are not stored so as to be useless should I ever need them, as this PSA suggests

In another part of the PSA, Hart appears beside a man in a police uniform who takes the magazine out of handgun, locks the magazine in a safe, then runs a cable lock through the gun, rendering it inoperable. He then hands the key for the cable lock to Hart. As he does this, Hart talks about the importance of locking up the gun and ammo separately.

She never once explains what a father is supposed to do when an intruder enters the house at 3 a.m. but the gun is locked in one closet and the ammo in another. Nor does she venture a guess on what a single mom is supposed to do when she and the kids get home from a movie, only to find sexual predators in the house waiting for them.

Does the mother ask the sexual predator if he can give her a few minutes to freshen up, then use that time to unlock the gun in one room and run to another to unlock the ammo?

It is unnecessary to lock you gun up in one safe, and then the magazine in another, and maybe the bullets somewhere else. That is not safe, in fact it renders your firearm basically useless should someone break in. Seems that the Cult of Gun Control is not about gun safety at all, but about disarming us by any means they can utilize. As I keep saying the war on gun rights IS a war on self-defense.

Republican Governor Of Tennessee Signs Bill Prohibiting State Cooperation With Federal Gun Control Laws

TN Gov. Signs Bill Prohibiting State Cooperation with Fed Gun Control Laws – Big Government


On April 30, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam (R) signed Senate Bill 1110 – a bill which bars state cooperation with federal gun control laws.

Sponsored by Senator Richard Briggs (R-Dist. 7), SB 1110 “prohibits the use of any public funds, personnel, or property to enforce any federal law or regulation that regulates the ownership, use, or possession of firearms, ammunition, or firearms accessories.”

SB 1110 passed the house by a margin of 74 to 20 and the senate by a margin of 24 to 1.

According to the Tenth Amendment Center, the measure was “originally introduced in the House as HB1341 by Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver.” At that time, Weaver said, “I’m from the cut that there is no need for Washington D.C. to be the end all and be all with regards to the regulatory world. We should respect our 10th Amendment and shift the power back to the states and that’s what House Bill 1341 does.”

What was true for HB 1341 is also true for SB 1110.

This law comes on the heels of another blow to federal gun control signed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) last week. On April 29, Pence signed Senate Bill 433 – a bill that “repeals the prohibition against manufacturing, importing, selling, or possessing a sawed-off shotgun.”

SB 433 addresses the ban on short barreled, modified shotguns and will also present a challenge to the federal government’s “title II firearm” policy requiring registration fees and transfer records each time the firearm changes hands.



Can We Trust Ben Carson to Defend our Right to Keep and Bear Arms?

I will say this, you can make your own mind up. There can be no doubt where our natural rights are concerned. The right to self-defense, and the right to buy, own, and carry guns is part of our Bill of Rights for that reason. Unless someone has a consistent record on defending those rights, I can not truly support them. And, sorry, but Ben Carson said what he said, and that statement made clear he does not understand what a natural right is

Now, he has, in my view, made it worse by sounding like a typical politician

In the aforementioned conference call, he walked back his statements made on the Glenn Beck show and seems pretty adamant about it.

Carson said on the conference call, “Perhaps I didn’t convey it appropriately. I wanted to convey that, you know, I’ve lived in urban areas. I’ve worked in urban areas. I’ve seen a lot of carnage, and I’d prefer a situation where the kinds of weapons that create that kind of carnage don’t fall to the hands of criminal elements or insane people.

“But that is secondary to the desire to always defend the Second Amendment.”

He said that if elected, “under no circumstances” would he “allow a bureaucrat to remove any law-abiding citizen’s rights for any kind of weapon they wanted to protect themselves,” including semi-automatic and fully automatic firearms, Bloomberg reported.

So, can we trust him> One of the appealing things about Dr. Carson was that he was NOT a politician, now though, he sounds very much like a politician doing damage control.

ERic Holder is really, really sad he could not get useless gun control laws passed

Worst AG ever? YEP!

If there’s one thing that Eric Holder regrets during his time as attorney general for the United States, it’s his failure to press through a Second Amendment crackdown on the heels of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 20 children and six adults dead, he said.

“I think the inability to pass reasonable gun safety laws after the Newtown massacre is something that weighs heavily on my mind,” Mr. Holder said during an interview with CNN.

He was speaking of the White House push to pass a federal background check mandate for all commercial gun sales, as well as an outright ban on so-called assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, in the wake of the December 2012 school tragedy.

Assault weapons is an invented term, that describes rifles that “look scary” or that look like military style rifles. they are, in fact just rifles, and are almost never used in crime, so banning those would not have had any impact on criminals. The same is true of banning “high-capacity” magazines. Such bans would have zero impact on criminals. Such laws WOULD, however, be used to ban many popular handguns and rifles that ARE used in hundreds of thousands of defensive gun uses by law-abiding Americans every year. And such laws would be used to pave the way for more restrictive laws.

The last of the legislative efforts to fail was a universal background check law that couldn’t make it out of the Democrat-controlled Senate. President Obama then announced a slew of executive actions to curb gun rights.

But Mr. Holder still reflected over the stronger legislation that never did pass.

“And the thought that we could not translate that horror into reasonable — I mean, really reasonable gun safety measures that were supported by the vast majority of the American people is for me something that I take personally as a failure,” he said, The Hill reported. “And something that I think we as a society should take as a failure — a glaring failure that I hope will ultimately be rectified.”

Holder lies through his teeth when he claims most Americans support such laws. Most OPPOSE such idiotic steps that do nothing but ban popular weapons that tens of millions of Americans own, and that millions have used in self-defense.

Conservative Blogger undrestimates the tenacity of Statists like Bloomberg

H/T to Bearing Arms

Breitbart’s AWR Hawkins suggests that Michael Bloomberg may be giving up on gun control and going back to running his business:

With gun control failing nationally, The New York Times reports that Michael Bloomberg is heading back to private business at Bloomberg L.P.

This comes after he dumped $150,000 into the August 12th Milwaukee County Sheriff’s race in an attempt to beat Sheriff David Clarke’s “conservative pro-gun policies.” Clarke won. Bloomberg lost.

It also comes after his gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety aired a video meant to justify firearm confiscation for women’s safety, but which inadvertently made the case for women to own guns to protect themselves. Breitbart News reported that after a female panel reviewed the commercial on ABC’s The View, three of the four panelists came away telling women to get a gun to protect themselves and their children.

Bloomberg’s return to private business also comes after the most visible gun control group he supports, Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America, only managed to convince five businesses–Chipotle, Jack in the Box, Chili’s, Sonic, and Target–to ask law-abiding citizens to come to their stores unarmed. Moms Demand was able to get a sixth business–Starbucks–to ask customers who openly carry firearms not to be so flamboyant about it.

On the other side of the coin, Breitbart News recently reported that 57,000 businesses were fighting this push by putting a “guns welcome” sign on their front doors.

I think that while AWR does a good job of chronicling some of the many high-profile failures of Bloomberg’s gun control agenda, I don’t see any barriers at all that would prevent the billionaire from both returning to work at Bloomberg L.P. and continuing to fund gun control initiatives.

I would agree with Owens here. Bloomberg will NEVER stop, he is dyed in the wool Statist. People like him obsess over controlling others, and nothing will ever stop their perverse desire to erase personal liberty. If Bloomberg were to have his say. You would eat and drink only what he deemed good for you. You would be stripped of your right to own firearms, and every last freedom would be open to Bloomberg’s approval. The fact is, and I am sure some will accuse me of being sensational or over the top here, that Bloomberg is evil. Note, I am not Ann Coulter, I do not write or say things to get attention, I say things I BELIEVE! How can I deem Bloomberg, and those like him evil. Well, our liberties come from one source, that source is God above. And anyone trying to stamp out those liberties is therefore directly opposing God. And that is undeniably evil. And, as one of our Founders reminded us, all evil needs to succeed is for good men to do nothing. So, it is easy to see that we must NEVER stop opposing the Bloombergs of the world.

Note, if anyone believes that those calling for gun laws that would disarm the people are not evil, allow me to submit that Stalin, Mao, Hitler, Castro, ISIS, and every other dictator or Totalitarian you can name used gun control to first disarm, then to enslave and butcher their people.

Chicago and the perverse morality of gun control

When you want to see the moral retardation of the gun control cult in all its depravity, look at Chicago. Right now, the city council and mayor are doing their level best to make sure no one can run a legitimate gun store in the city. All the while the body count from armed gangs and thugs keeps mounting, Bob Owens takes a look at this farce

Thanks to absurdly restrictive gun control laws that ensured that only criminals and cops had handguns, Chicago has long been little more than “Mogadishu on Lake Michigan.” It is a bloody nightmare of a city when gunfire crackles through the air, day and night.  Is not at all uncommon for 50 or more people to be shot in the course of a weekend. Indeed, this past weekend, more than 60 people were shot, 9 of them fatally .

But Illinois Democrats have been forced by the courts to finally begin issuing concealed carry permits so that citizens can defend themselves, and the first permits were issued earlier this year.

An unnamed serviceman put his legally concealed handgun to good use Friday night after a thug opened fire on a group of people because they dared move his drink off of their car when they wanted to leave.

No… I’m not kidding .

The military member and three others were leaving a party Friday night in the 11700 block of South Union Avenue in West Pullman, Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Hain said in Cook County Bond Court.

One of the victims noticed a cup of liquor on top of her vehicle and asked attendees of a party next door who it belonged to, Hain said.

When she removed it, Denzel A. Mickiel approached her, shouting obscenities and threatening her and her friends, according to Hain and court records.

Mickiel, 22, went into the residence, returned with a gun and began firing at the group, she said.

As Mickiel fired shots at the victims’ vehicle, the military member retrieved his gun and took cover near the vehicle’s front fender, according to Hain. Two unidentified males also shot at the group, she said.

The service member fired two shots and struck Mickiel twice, she said.

Mickiel is in critical condition, and the group that merely asked a drink be moved from their car are all going to be OK.  That would not have been the case had the good guy not been armed. In fact, those people would likely be dead, and certainly the gun control cult would have  used their deaths as reason to further disarm the law abiding. Will Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council learn from this? Will they grasp that what they are doing in trying to make it impossible for people to legally attain firearms for self-defense is morally deficient? Likely not, after all it is not safety they are after, it is control, of people they are after. To them gun ownership is part of Individualism, which is a sin against their Collectivist ideology. Again, a good guy stops a violent attack with a legally carried firearm, and again, the morally retarded gun control cult will ignore it and continue to push for more gun people control.

Hillary, Hillary, you shameless liar you

I am, it would seem, a terrorist in the eyes of she who would be queen. I am not alone though, Bob Owens, he must be a terrorist too!

It appears that the woman who was so corrupt that she was thrown out of the Watergate trial isn’t a fan of guns in the hands of anyone except Vince Foster.

During a town hall meeting today, Clinton said that American gun owners opposed to universal background checks—an prerequisite for registration and confiscation— are terrorizing the rest of the nation.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about her views on gun control Tuesday, saying she was “disappointed” Congress did not pass a universal background checks bill after “the horrors” of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

In fact, we have, and have had background checks for buying a gun since the early 90’s. This is the truth no matter Statists like Clinton knowingly LIE and say there are no background checks

“I believe that we need a more thoughtful conversation, we cannot let a minority of people — and that’s what it is, it is a minority of people — hold a viewpoint that terrorizes the majority of people,” Clinton said during a CNN town hall.

Did you catch that folks. We, the Collective, the Community, simply cannot allow certain viewpoints because that might “terrorize” the majority. apparently Ms. Clinton wants to control your speech too

Clinton said she feels for parents sending their kids to school, noting that there have been 74 school shootings since Sandy Hook.

No, there have NOT BEEN 74 school shootings since Sandy Hook. That claim was patently false, and was absolutely debunked by Politifact AND CNN Ms. Clinton.

“I don’t think any parent, any person, should have to fear about their child going to school or going to college because someone, for whatever reasons — psychological, emotional, political, ideological, whatever it means — could possibly enter that school property with an automatic weapon and murder innocent children, students, teachers,” Clinton said.

Here we go again, a Statist talking of eliminating fear as if they can control that. Not to mention that nothing that Ms. Clinton supports would have stopped any of the recent mass shootings.  Even a spokestool of Bloomberg admits that

At our companion site Katie Pavlich notes that the man who was Michael Bloomberg’s top paid gun grabber has admitted that the various citizen control schemes proposed by gun control groups would have had no impact on mass shootings:

Meet Mark Glaze, the former executive director and face of Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown For Gun Safety,a group that used to be called Mayors Against Illegal Guns [MAIG]. Whenever a mass shooting occurs (which despite popular belief and hysteria from the media, isn’t happening more frequently than it used to), Glaze takes to the airwaves to demand new gun control legislation, specifically expanded background checks.

As of Friday, Glaze left his post with MAIG Everytown and is admitting in an exit interview with the Wall Street Journal that the proposals outlined by the gun control group and sent to Congress, would not have prevented mass shootings in the past and won’t stop them in the future.

Make sure that you read Glaze’s exact words, which are an admission that the gun control policies pushed by Moms Demand Action From Illegal Mayors In Everytown (MDAIMIE) will in no way slow or stop mass killings.

So, if you are a supporter of “#gunsense” ask yourself why these laws are being pushed if the people pushing them ADMIT they will never prevent a shooting at a school or other public place? Then ask yourself why you would ever support a candidate that supported such laws.

And the award for most effective gun control group in America goes to………..

These idiots!

The most effective gun control group in the United States has struck twice again in recent weeks, and they have convinced two more restaurant chains to ban the carry of firearms:

Two more restaurant chains are adding their names to the list of eateries that have adopted a no-guns policy.

Sonic Drive-In and Chili’s Grill & Bar issued statements Friday asking patrons to leave their guns at home.

USA Today reported Saturday that the announcements were prompted by recent demonstrations by open-carry activists who brought rifles and shotguns into Sonic, Chili’s and Chipotle Mexican Grill outlets in Texas.

“We recognize that the open carry of firearms in restaurants creates an uncomfortable atmosphere and is not permitted under many local liquor laws,” Chili’s Dallas-based parent said in statement. “So, we kindly ask that guests refrain from openly carrying firearms into our restaurants and we will continue to follow state and local laws on this issue.”

The Oklahoma-based Sonic said: “We’ve considered the views and desires of our customers and employees that staff the drive-ins across the country. Accordingly, we’re asking that customers refrain from bringing guns onto our patios or into our indoor dining areas. With respect to the storage of guns in vehicles, we ask that our customers continue to honor local laws.”

The “look at me” gang strikes again, and again! I am convinced they are not even about open carry of sidearms anymore. They are all about them, them, and oh yeah, everybody look at me! Bob Owens sums up their selfishness

I’ve lost count of the number of restaurant chains that we we’ve lost the option to carry firearms in nationally because of the actions of self-absorbed long-gun open carriers in Texas taking firearms into business establishments. Their stated goal is either to “normalize” long gun open carry, or to make the open carry of handguns possible.

The reality is that long gun open carry of loaded weapons into business establishments has never been normal in any relatively settled area of the United States in the United States. Even in colonial times you were required discharge your loaded weapon before entering meeting halls and taverns. Such a volley discharge by the Lexington militia at a fortuitous moment caused the British to release Paul Revere after he’d been captured during his night ride to call out the militia on April 19, 1775, prior to the arrival of the column of Regulars.

These open carry groups are also souring the possibility of Texas legalizing handgun open carry. Both the Democrat and Republican candidates for the governorship of Texas have come out in favor of legalizing handgun open carry. The legislature was leaning that direction. So what do these groups do? They parade around in public with long-guns at the low-ready or slung across their backs at a diagonal so that they are constantly muzzle sweeping one another, or are pointing their muzzles at concrete… a decidedly non-safe direction. Their actions are making it less likely that such a law will pass.

Shannon Watts and Moms Demand Action from Mayors in Everytown have not accomplished anything as a group. Every citizen control “victory” they can claim comes as the result of these open carry groups carrying firearms in an unsafe manner into business establishments that simply want to sell their products, and who don’t want to be part of a poorly executed Quixotic campaign.

The results don’t lie.

Business establishment long-gun open carriers are the most effective gun control groups in the United States at this moment.

If these groups really want to help, they need to stop their grandstanding. Frankly, the idea of a group of 8 or 10 people ALL carrying rifles sitting down in a restaurant to eat is idiotic and impractical. And, as Owens notes, they are not safe with those guns in too many instances. Here is your reality check. If you walked into my business, I, as a passionate advocate of gun rights would boot your asses out. So, stop the damned grandstanding, get your heads out of your asses, stop acting out every negative stereotype Moms Demand Action put out there, and if you care one damn bit about gun rights STOP HELPING! Unless of course Bloomberg is paying y’all to make gun owners look like ass hats. Frankly I am starting to wonder.

Indiana School Board uses common sense on defending students

Hat Tip to Bearing Arms for this story that is sure to drive gun control activists nuts

WHITE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – Administrators and school board members with the North White School Corporation can carry guns inside campus buildings beginning in July.

The North White Board of Trustees voted unanimously, 7-0, to approve the new policy on Monday. According to North White School Board President Shannon Mattix, the policy states guns may be carried inside campus buildings while school is in session and at school events.

Participants must pass two annual training sessions, one six-hour basic firearm training session, and up to 40 hours of crisis management and defensive tactics training. Those carrying guns are required to go through a psychological evaluation at least once a year.

Other policy requirements include the firearm must be concealed, semi-automatic, held in a Level Two or Three holster, and carried not stored in the building.

Mattix explained that in developing this policy, they wanted to rely on factual information and data and to eliminate emotions.

I like the stipulations, contrary to what gun grabbers say those in favor of arming teachers, concealed carry, etc believe in responsibility and safety, and I have always wanted armed teachers to receive extra training.

15 People Shot In Less Than 24 Hours In Rahm Emanuel’s Gun Control Haven

Gun Control Utopia Chicago: 15 People Shot In Less Than 24 Hours – Weasel Zippers


Or as they call it in Chicago, a slow night.

Via Chicago Tribune:

At least 15 people, including a 16-year-old boy, were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday afternoon through Friday morning, according to authorities.

Eight of the victims were shot in the Calumet police district on the Far South Side and others were shot as far north as Touhy Avenue 30 miles away.

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When will Liberals retire their stale talking points about guns?

I fully expect the Left to continue their war on guns and on self-defense as well. They are never sated in their quest to control people. And, I fully expect them to continue to make up stats and tell bad-faced lies about guns and gun owners, I mean it is not like they can rely on facts is it? But for God’s sake can they at least make up some new lies rather than beating the same tired, worn out talking points?

Hillary “What difference at this point does it make” Clinton, has spoken on guns.

Hillary Clinton told an audience of mental health professionals on Tuesday that the United States needs to rein in its gun culture or risk a world where insignificant disagreements could lead to shootings.

Asked about the mental health aspects of guns, Clinton said “I think we’ve got to rein in what has become an almost article faith that anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime. I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people.”

“We really have got to get our arms around it because at the rate we are going, we are going to have so many people with guns everywhere fully licensed, fully validated,” Clinton said, painting a picture of a country where small annoyances could lead to shootings.

Clinton, whose comments came during the question and answer portion at the end of her appearance, said because “we are living at a time when there is so much external stimulation and some much internal confusion in certain people,” it would be a bad idea to let people “go to bars with guns, let them go to schools with guns, let them go to church with guns.”

But Clinton also gave an olive branch to gun owners, adding “I think you can say that and still support the right of people to own guns.”

Sorry, I almost fell asleep reading that. Good grief, is the Left STILL trying to sell the “Wild West shootouts” and “blood in the streets” lies? There is simply NO, I mean NO statistical data that supports Hillary’s specious claims. Everything, not counting the “facts” the gun grabbers make up of course proves that violent crime goes DOWN when concealed carry laws, or stand your ground laws are passed. Yes, I know, the Left tries to say that homicide rates increase after stand your ground laws are passed. However, they leave out that it is justifiable homicides A.K.A. self-defense cases that go up. There are no Wild West scenarios, and the number of defensive gun uses outnumber the number of criminal uses of guns. Sorry, Hillary, but the “science” here? It really is settled. Now, for goodness sake, stop telling your irresponsible lies, or at the very least be more original and make up new, fresh lies. Yes, we will still blow holes in these new lies, but at least we will have some variety for a change.

Poor Mayor Nanny!

Michael Bloomberg is finding out that no one likes a self-important asshole

If Bloomberg has revealed anything over the past few years, it’s that, despite lots of rhetoric about keeping firearms out of the hands of criminals, law-abiding gun owners are the true intended targets of his campaigns.

It’s for that reason that more than 160 mayors, according to a Washington Examiner report, deserted Mayors Against Illegal Guns — a 15% drop in mayor-members — after they realized they were misled.

Mayor after mayor, the accounts were the same.

Rockford, Ill., Mayor Larry Morrissey: “The reason why I joined the group in the first place is because I took the name for what it said: against ‘illegal’ guns. The focus should not be against law-abiding citizens. We should be focusing our enforcement on folks who have no right to carry a gun, concealed or otherwise.”

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Mayor John Tkazyik: “It did not take long to realize that MAIG’s agenda was much more than ridding felons of illegal guns . . . MAIG intended to promote confiscation of guns from law-abiding citizens.”

Sioux City, Ia., Mayor Bob Scott: “They’re not just against illegal guns, they’re against all guns.”

Danbury, Ct., Mayor Mark Boughton: “I joined because I believe enforcement of existing gun laws is preferable to creating new gun laws. It is clear in recent months, however, that Bloomberg’s mission has changed from law enforcement to simply increasing gun regulations.”

Those assertions are undeniable. Bloomberg has pressured municipalities all over the country to ban assault weapons and “high-capacity magazines” (even though assault weapons account for only 2% of nation-wide gun crime); he has suggested police officers strike until lawmakers meet his demands (a more reckless and unsafe proposal I’ve never heard); and he’s targeted the free speech of law-abiding citizens by insisting Facebook censor gun-themed fan pages.

At Least 43 Shot, 5 Killed Over Weekend In Rahm Emanuel’s Gun-Control Haven

43 Shot, 5 Killed, In Spate Of Weekend Violence In Chicago – NBC News


At least 43 people have been shot, five of them fatally, in a spate of violence across Chicago since Friday.

The latest homicide took place around 12:25 a.m. Sunday in the 3500 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood.

A 21-year-old woman was in the back seat of a vehicle driving eastbound on Fullerton when a group of men standing on the sidewalk shouted gang slogans and opened fire on the car.

The woman was transported to Norwegian American Hospital with wounds to the left side of her head and was later pronounced dead, according to authorities.

On Saturday, a 17-year-old boy was fatally shot when a man dressed in all black approached him in the 5500 block of West North Avenue and fired at him from behind. The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Less than an hour earlier, a 22-year-old man was fatally shot in the chest in the 5400 block of South Winchester Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 19-year-old woman who was shot in the leg was taken in stable condition to Mount Sinai Hospital.

The two were shot when someone fired into a home from outside, striking them both.

Police are conducting a homicide investigation.

On Friday, a 32-year-old woman was fatally shot in her driveway in the 1300 block of West 116th Street as she returned home from an anti-violence fundraiser.

Officers reported hearing shots fired around 10:30 p.m. and the woman, identified as Leonore Draper, was found in her car with wounds to her arm and chest. She was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead.

Earlier Friday, an off-duty police officer shot his neighbors, one of them fatally, after one neighbor shot and injured the officer’s wife in an argument that stemmed from a long-running feud between the two couples.

Eight people were injured in overnight shootings Sunday.

• A 23-year-old woman shot around 6 a.m. in the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard. Police did not have any further details about how the woman was shot, but said she suffered two wounds to the thigh and was in stable condition at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center.

• Around 3:20 a.m. a 21-year-old man was shot while standing on a sidewalk in the 4700 block of North Drake Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood. Police said a silver sedan drove by and fired shots at the man, who was transported to Swedish Covenant Hospital by someone with a wound to his left shin.

• Less than two hours earlier, two 21-year-old men were shot in the 2500 block of West Division Street. The two were on a sidewalk when a large group of men approached on foot and someone in the group fired at the them, police said. One victim was shot in the left shoulder and taken to John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County in stable condition. The other victim was taken to Norwegian American Hospital with a wound to the right foot and was expected to be treated and released.

• Around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, a 38-year-old woman was shot while sitting in a parked car in the 10000 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, officials said. The woman told police a silver sedan drove by and fired shots at the vehicle she was in. She suffered a graze wound to the left shoulder and refused treatment, police said.

• About 40 minutes earlier, a 24-year-old man was shot while driving near West 32nd Street and South Racine Avenue. The man was stopped at a stop sign when a man fired at him from the sidewalk. The victim drove himself to Stroger Hospital in stable condition with a wound to the right forearm, police said.

• Just before 9:30 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot in the 500 block of East 47th Street in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The teen was walking on the sidewalk when two men exited a vehicle and fired shots at him. The teen was taken to Mercy Hospital with a wound to his left foot.

• Around 4:30 p.m., a 36-year-old man was shot while standing on the 7900 block of South Vernon Avenue. The man said he heard shots and felt pain. He suffered wounds to his wrist and hip and was listed in good condition at Jackson Park Hospital, where he was expected to be treated and released.

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Mayor Statist is back

Oh Bloomberg, he just does not quit does he? No matter how often he fails, no matter how wrong he is, he just keeps writing checks

Bloomberg, bless his heart, seems convinced that the real problem is his marketing, and so he’s sinking $50 million dollars to launch yet another citizen control group, Everytown for Gun Safety.

In his first major political investment since leaving office, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to build a nationwide network aimed at curbing gun violence and battling the National Rifle Association, according to published reports.

Bloomberg told the New York Times that he is planning to spend $50 million this year to establish the grassroots gun control lobbying group, called Everytown for Gun Safety.

The new organization will encompass two other Bloomberg-funded gun control groups – Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – and will first take aim at expanding background checks for gun buyers both at the state and national levels, according to the Times.

Everytown for Gun Safety will borrow from some of the NRA’s field operation tactics to grow influence, targeting mothers and other women that might be swayed on gun issues. The group has already targeted 15 states across the country with varying views on gun control, with the goal of recruiting 1 million new supporters.

Bloomberg’s Achilles heel is that he thinks that a) authoritarianism is the solution for every problem, and b) that throwing more money at the issue is how to make authoritarianism palatable. What he doesn’t seem to be able to grasp despite his considerable business success is that many and perhaps most Americans aren’t driven primarily by money, but by a love of liberty and individual sovereignty.

I would argue that Bloomberg’s weakness is his insatiable thirst for power over the lives of others. He cannot stand to be told no, or to have anyone differ from him. He knows best for you, and damn you if you dare disagree. Bloomberg despises freedom, and individualism because he is a Statist. Therefore he will spend any amount of money, and tell as many lies, and intimidate in any way he can to dictate your choices to you! He is  a dangerous man, never forget that. We must never underestimate his fanatical hunger for power. If given his way, he would dictate what we eat, drink, how we raise our children, and completely strip away any right to self-defense.

Idaho Officially Nullifies All Future Federal Gun Control Laws

Victory: Idaho Just Officially Nullified All Future Federal Gun Control – Conservative Tribune

Last week, we reported that the state of Idaho passed emergency legislation that would take effect immediately that nullifies all future federal gun control in the state. That bill was just signed into law by Governor Butch Otter. This is a huge victory for the Second Amendment.


Idaho joins states like Arizona, Missouri, Kentucky, and others who have passed or are considering substantive legislation that would nullify federal gun control by outlawing it in the state outright or preventing the state from cooperating with the feds in the enforcement of gun control measures.

The strategy the Idaho law and similar laws use is one that uses the anti-commandeering doctrine, which was set down by the Supreme Court to protect the Tenth Amendment by preventing Congress from commandeering state officers in the enforcement of a federal regulatory scheme.

From Ben Swann:

On Thursday, Idaho Governor Butch Otter (R) signed a bill, which would effectively nullify future federal gun laws, by prohibiting state enforcement of any future federal act relating to personal firearms, a firearm accessories or ammunition.

S1332 passed the house by a vote of 68-0 and the senate by a vote of 34-0. Alaska and Kansas have also passed similar laws.

Erich Pratt, Director of Communications for Gun Owners of America, cheered the governor’s action. “By signing this nullification bill into law, Idaho has joined an elite class of states that are telling the feds to ‘get lost’ – especially when it comes to unconstitutional gun control infringements”

The key text of the legislation provides that:

any official, agent or employee of the state of Idaho or a political subdivision thereof who knowingly and willfully orders an official, agent or employee of the state of Idaho or a political subdivision of the state to enforce any executive order, agency order, law, rule or regulation of the United States government as provided in subsection (2) of this section upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition shall, on a first violation, be liable for a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) which shall be paid into the general fund of the state…

This is fantastic news. States are openly rebelling against federal gun control, and their refusal to cooperate in enforcing it will render it ineffective in many areas. The feds need states to participate in the enforcement of these kinds of laws, because there simply aren’t enough federal resources to do so. If we get enough states on board with this type of legislation, we can beat back federal gun control just by default.

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New Jersey CEO Warns State Assembly “We Will Not Comply” With Proposed Gun Control Law (Video)

New Jersey CEO Takes A Stand Over Proposed Gun Control Bill, Warns Lawmakers ‘We Will Not Comply’ Just Like Connecticut – The Blaze


A New Jersey man warned a State Assembly committee last week that he and other gun owners in the state “will not comply” with a proposed gun control bill to further limit magazine capacity.

During the March 13 hearing, Anthony P. Colandro told lawmakers that the proposed bill would turn law-abiding gun owners into criminals overnight. Colandro is the CEO of Gun for Hire, a firearm training center in New Jersey, and expressed concern regarding what the law could do to his business.

“I own, personally, approximately $30,000 of guns, contrary to what Cease Fire New Jersey Says, that they do not make 10-round magazines for,” he explained. “I also have in my possession at my range over $20,000 of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.”

He then asked the chairman of the committee who exactly would be compensating him if the items suddenly become illegal.

“Have you guys seen what is happening in Connecticut right now?” he continued. “One million gun owners in New Jersey are also gonna say, like our brothers and sisters in the north, that we will not comply. And I can tell you here and now, I will not comply.”


The bill currently under consideration, known as A2006, bans all magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. The proposed law exempts firearms with .22 caliber tubular magazines.

After more than three hours of testimony last Thursday, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee voted 5-3 to advance the bill. The bill then cleared Democratic-controlled Assembly on Thursday with a 46-31 margin. A version of the proposed law has been introduced in the state Senate but has yet to come up in a committee for a vote.

As TheBlaze reported last week, Shyanne Roberts, a 9-year-old competitive shooter, also appeared before the New Jersey Law and Public Safety Committee last week speak against the proposed law.

“I have worked and trained very hard to get to the level I am at and if A2006 becomes law, I will be forced to choose between giving up on a very great and promising future in a sport that I love or asking my dad to move to another state,” she said. “I will not be giving up my sport.”

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