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Armed citizens respond: Their safety is THEIR responsibility

Armed citizens say personal safety is a personal responsibility

Increasing numbers of American citizens, including more than 340,000 here in Washington, have armed themselves and are swelling the ranks of those officially licensed to carry because they understand that their safety is ultimately their personal responsibility.


Article by Dave Workman

Why do you carry a gun?

True confessions: Why do you carry a gun?

It is a simple question that perhaps does not have a simple answer, or at least an answer that cannot be twisted by some reporter or gun prohibitionist to make it appear that an armed citizen is a delusional paranoid: Why do you carry a handgun?


Article by Dave Workman

3rd Fast & Furious gun concealed by FBI?????

Third Fast & Furious gun at Terry murder scene covered up

Fox News is reporting that a third gun apparently found at the murder scene of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was linked to Operation Fast and Furious, but its existence may have been deliberately concealed by the FBI to protect the identity of an informant “who works inside a major Mexican cartel.”


Article by Dave Workman

Pass this law "RIGHT AWAY!" (satire...maybe)

Congress needs to pass Full Gun Rights Restoration Act of 2011 ‘Right Away’

Three years after the landmark Heller ruling that the Second Amendment means what it says, and one year after the equally monumental McDonald ruling that the Amendment applies to state and local governments, Congress needs to pass the Gun Rights Act of 2011 “right away” ….


Article by Dave Workman

Feds drop Idaho grizzly killing charges

UPDATE: Feds drop charge against ID man who shot grizzly

A federal misdemeanor charge has been dropped against a northern Idaho man whose shooting of a grizzly bear and subsequent prosecution last month created a public relations firestorm for the U.S. Attorney’s office.


Article by Dave Workman

Holder lost points with press conference

Scathing reactions to Holder’s try for distance from Fast & Furious

Attorney General Eric Holder’s attempt yesterday to distance himself from Operation Fast and Furious – the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ botched gun trafficking sting – has drawn blistering reactions on an ATF watchdog website, and from the U.S. Senator who has been investigating the scandal for the past eight months.


Article by Dave Workman

Blame the gun redux

Blame the gun, Pt. II; Gottlieb pegged it, antis exploit it

Forty-eight hours after New Yorkers began tallying the body count and casualties of last weekend’s shootings in the Big Apple while a gunman opened fire at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, NV, it turns out Bellevue’s Alan Gottlieb was right.


Article by Dave Workman

Whisleblower keeps whistlin' on ATF

ATF whistleblower keeps blowing, calls personnel shuffle ‘outrageous’

One of the chief whistleblowers that raised the curtain on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Operation Fast and Furious is now wondering why the agency has yet another “acting” director – and this one a part-timer who remains U.S. attorney in Minneapolis – and is also critical of the personnel shuffle that did not result in any dismissals.


Blame the gun for IHOP massacre

IHOP massacre: Indict and demonize the gun

Tuesday’s shooting at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, NV has Northwest gun rights activists buzzing and offering opinions, while the initial press reports were quick to demonize the firearm used by gunman Eduardo Sencion.


Article by Dave Workman