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Columnist Pitts aims finger of blame at wrong target

Syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts yesterday fired off a missive blaming guns, published in the Seattle Times, and what he considers weak gun laws, for the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords last year that led her ultimately to resign from office recently to focus on her recovery.


Article by Dave Workman


After a number of incidents, several states have been considering or passing legislation to protect people who have guns locked in the trunk of their cars from being fired if the car is parked in a parking lot of their place of employment. Many of these laws started out as a reaction to a 2002 incident where a dozen employees were fired after a search by drug-sniffing dogs found they had guns in the trunks of their cars.

Issa demands access to another US Atty in F&F probe

Issa demands access to another US Attorney in F&F probe

Congressman Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is demanding that Attorney General Eric Holder make available for questioning a second U.S. attorney be “made available” for questioning in the committee’s probe of Operation Fast and Furious.


Article by Dave Workman

Obama to Seattle...Maybe someone will ask about Fast & Furious

Obama coming to Seattle: Maybe someone will ask about F&F

The Seattle press establishment and liberals from Greenwood to the Green River are just giddy over the announcement that Barack Obama is coming to down Feb. 17 for what is being described as an “official event.”


Article by Dave Workman

Issa amps up on Holder over Fast & Furious

Issa to Holder: ‘Major escalation of DOJ’s culpability’ in Fast & Furious

Congressman Darrell Issa has raised the temperature on his investigation of Operation Fast and Furious after Patrick J. Cunningham, chief of the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s office in Phoenix invoked his Fifth Amendment right to not testify Tuesday.


Article by Dave Workman

GOA News: Victory for Individual Privacy in the Supreme Court

Gun Owners Scores a Victory for
Individual Privacy in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court yesterday unanimously sided with Gun Owners of America in finding that the placement of a Global Positioning Device on an automobile constitutes a “search” for purposes of the Fourth Amendment.

The majority opinion in U.S. v. Jones was written by Justice Antonin Scalia and follows GOA’s reasoning to throw out the “reasonable expectation of privacy” test which has been thought to be the dominant Fourth Amendment standard in recent years.

What you WON'T hear during the State of the Union speech...

What NOT to expect from State of the Union message

An estimated 40 million Americans will be viewing Tuesday evening when President Barack Obama delivers his third State of the Union address to Congress, and it is virtually guaranteed he will not mention gun rights or gun control, as that will open the Pandora’s Box of Operation Fast and Furious.


Article by Dave Workman

SHOT Show 2012: NRA CEO & EVP Wayne LaPierre

Video by NRA News

Reflections on SHOT Show

Reflections on SHOT Show; some good, others not so

The 2012 Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show is history, and it made some in the process.


Article by Dave Workman