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UK Mayhem Leaves Disarmed Citizens at the Mercy of Criminals

By now you have seen the headlines and images of destruction: the rioting, looting, violent assaults, and arson. London and other UK cities look like war zones and their citizens are afraid to venture out, because the danger is very real. It’s a view of the temporary breakdown of society. It is gut check time; a time when the concept of being able to defend oneself gives way to the stark reality that few viable options to do so exist.

Glock steps up to the plate

‘Glock rocks’ with significant contribution to SAF legal efforts

Bellevue’s Second Amendment Foundation has announced that Glock, Inc. is making a “substantial” contribution to its legal action efforts that now cover some 20 lawsuits in several states, challenging onerous gun laws.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/glock-rocks-with-significa...

Article by Dave Workman

WA could use a governor like Perry

Evergreen State could use governor like Perry

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces on Saturday that he is running for the Republican nomination to be the next president of the United States, Evergreen State conservatives – and particularly gun rights activists and hunters – might wonder how things would be different if he were in Olympia instead of Austin.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/evergreen-state-could-use-...

Article by Dave Workman

Adding insult to injury for family of slain Border Patrol agent

U.S. Attorney in Phoenix adds insult to injury of slain agent’s family

United States Attorney Dennis Burke, a key figure in the Operation Fast and Furious scandal that exploded following the December 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry has filed a motion opposing the Terry family’s requested intervention as “crime victims” in the criminal case against alleged gun trafficker Jaime Avila.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/u-s-attorney-phoenix-adds-...

Article by Dave Workman

Skyway shooting was dope deal gone bad

UPDATE: Skyway shooting was dope deal gone bad, charge filed

A charge of first-degree assault was filed Wednesday against the man arrested by an armed citizen in Skyway over the weekend, and it turns out the suspect in that case was apparently angry because of a heroin purchase earlier in the day that left him nauseated.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/update-skyway-shooting-was...

Article by Dave Workman

Brits buying bats, Gottlieb touts 2A...

Embattled Brits buy bats, Gottlieb touts 2A, Skyway Samaritan speaks

As London descends into anarchy and British citizens are reportedly buying American-made aluminum baseball bats by the bushel, Bellevue’s Alan Gottlieb says the situation shows a need in civilized society for the right to keep and bear arms.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/embattled-brits-buy-bats-g...

Article by Dave Workman

Is press working to deflect blame for botched gun sting?

Is press working fast and furiously to deflect blame for botched gun sting?

Readers of yesterday’s edition of USA Today were treated to an editorial, a rebuttal by National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre and a “hard news” story that, taken all together, make it appear that the newspaper’s editorial board either doesn’t “get it” about Operation Fast and Furious, or they are feverishly trying to deflect responsibility.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/is-press-working-fast-and-...

Armed citizen intervenes in shooting

Armed citizen intervention in Skyway shooting ignites CCW debate

The successful intervention of an armed citizen in a Skyway shooting Saturday night is garnering considerable public reaction, with the majority opinion clearly supportive of the citizen who not only held the perpetrator at gunpoint, but also handcuffed him before King County Sheriff’s deputies arrived.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/armed-citizen-intervention...

Article by Dave Workman

Explosive new Fast & Furious allegations

Explosive admission, new allegations in Operation Fast & Furious

The Los Angeles Times is reporting today that the Drug Enforcement Administration chief admitted her agency provided a “supporting role” in Operation Fast and Furious, while Fox News has uncovered a court document alleging the U.S. government “allegedly cut a deal” with the Sinaloa drug cartel that included helping finance and arm the cartel through Fast and Furious.

http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-in-seattle/explosive-admission-new-al...

Article by Dave Workman