Former California state senator Leland Yee, has plead guilty to racketeering charges, stemming from his involvement with organized crime and conspiracy to traffic in illegal weapons. This is the same senator the wrote anti-gun legislation in SB 249, where he attempted to outlaw the sale of rifles, that require “bullet buttons.” Which is blatant hypocrisy in action. A story you’re not about to see mentioned by his like minded friends.
From Fox News:
Yee also discussed helping an undercover FBI agent get weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million, including shoulder-fired missiles, and explaining the entire process of acquiring them from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines to bringing them to the U.S., according to an FBI affidavit.
It appears the Los Angeles City police officers, want to be spared the unjust persecution, brought on by the leftist gun haters of the Los Angeles City Council. Which points to the realistic possibility, of a not so rosy an outcome, when it comes to those who need guns for self defense. Its proponent is Councilman Paul Krekorian, who argues that making gun owners lock their guns away in the face of violent attack, will make children safer. Nevermind that firearms are not the leading cause of death among children(far from it), and the fact that we’re not seeing the level of effort from Paul Krekorian, against other causes of death among children that we are with guns.
From the L.A. Times:
The proposed rules would exempt active-duty and reserve officers, but the Los Angeles Police Protective League argued that retired officers should be excluded as well, warning of possible dangers to former officers and their families.
Yes, when you may have to defend your very life, having political class elitists dictate that your guns be locked up could be very “dangerous.” This applies to everyone and not just police or former police. Such is the concern for real safety that we get, from those like Councilman Paul Krekorian, and his like minded cohorts.
Once again, a Federal court, takes part in treating the Second Amendment as a second class right. Where Americans must tread cautiously, when exercising their individual right to keep and bear arms, for self defense. In Bonidy v. United States Postal Service, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled, that prohibiting guns at a U.S. Postal Service parking lot is legal.
Via the Firearms Policy Coalition:
BOTTOM LINE: It appears that, until the nation’s highest court decides to protect the expressly enumerated Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms as strongly as it does non-enumerated rights like gay marriage and abortion, law-abiding American gun owners are simply left to watch lower courts unravel the Constitution and our fundamental, individual right to keep and bear arms in decisions like Bonidy.
In Peruta v. San Diego County back in February 2014, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of five individuals, who where denied a right to carry a gun under the false pretense of requiring a special need other than the Constitution.
The court eventually decided to rehear the case en banc, which means a decision by the full 11 member court panel, could potentially cancel out the victory. A bad ruling, could possibly open the door for the U.S. Supreme Court, to take the case as you can bet it will be appealed.
Something either lost on gun grabbers due to ignorance, or really a hint of sociopathic tendencies, when they’re so bent on a political agenda that they continually make the argument. That somehow disarming the American public will make said public safer. When those determined to carry out heinous crimes salivate at the thought. Because those who attack churches and schools are cowards, not wanting, nor expecting anyone to put up a resistance.
Reality makes the case, that political class elitists pushing gun control, are obsessed with their political agenda of control. Innocent lives be damned. You only need to look at the not so distant past. History is filled with deadly tyrants who prohibited people from being armed.
A recent quote from AWR Hawkins:
The lesson is clear: Gun control literally enables criminals; it makes their lives easier by guaranteeing otherwise pesky and determined victims will not have the ability to defend themselves once the shooting starts.
You would think that President Obama, had solved all of America’s problems by now, instead of manufacturing them from the White House like he has. Obama seems to be continually busy, between fundraisers of course, disparaging our Constitution and the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
Such talk is of safety but please “make no mistake.” Gun control proponents like Obama and company, are after the disarmament end game, to “fundamentally transform” the nation.
As President Obama continues his California fundraising tour, he encouraged his wealthy San Francisco friends to stop mass shootings by mobilizing for gun control.
It has come to light that the shooter in Charleston, South Carolina, was a prohibited person as it pertains to firearms. He wasn’t legally able to possess firearms. Because he was previously arrested on felony drug charges according to Bearing Arms. Which pretty much spells out, that gun control laws are useless, when it comes to criminals who are intent on violent crime. What such laws do is ensure that the most law abiding are defenseless. Which was the case for worshipers inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
What’s completely not surprising, is that the enemies of the the United States Constitution, are calling for infringement of the right to keep and bear arms. Using this horrible church shooting to call for gun control. Where you know we’ll be hearing more of this in the upcoming days.
News indicates shooter bought the gun legally with birthday money.
Michael Bloomberg is at it again, with a new website geared to advocating for the violation, of Second Amendment rights. Described by Bob Owen, as “a Think Progress/Media Matters inspired propaganda site” called “The Trace.”
From Bearing Arms:
His sole reporter, Jennifer Mascia, is the daughter of a low-level mobster who edited an ineffectual and short-lived anti-gun project for the New York Times.
Despite a trend of lower crime in the 90s, the Washington Post claims Connecticut’s gun registration and permitting system, is responsible. No mention of the other 39 state where such crimes declined without such laws. Which is the level of honesty that we’ve come to expect from proponents of gun control.
From Hot Air:
Connecticut also, in that same period, began cracking down on both gang leaders and car theft rings, locking up career criminals in large numbers. And after only a year or so, that’s what they credited with cutting their murder rate in half.
A recent Rasmussen national telephone survey, has found that 68% of likely voters, feel safer in neighborhoods where people can be armed.
From Rasmussen Reports:
American Voters overwhelming prefer living in a neighborhood where they have the option of owning a gun than to live where nobody is allowed to be armed.