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Cross-country ride for wounded vets

Retired Marysville cop, Vietnam vet on x-country fundraiser

A retired Marysville police officer and Vietnam combat veteran who also is a licensed federal firearms dealer will leave this Saturday from Astoria, Ore., on a cross-country “Ride Across America” to support wounded veterans.


Article by Dave Workman

Nerf guns, zero tolerance and second chances

Edmonds school’s nerf gun incident goes national and viral

KVI’s John Carlson – returning from a short break Wednesday morning – wasted no time zeroing in on an incident at an Edmonds elementary school that is making national headlines via The Drudge Report, and in the process underscoring once again the down side of “zero tolerance” policies.


Article by Dave Workman

Stalling on Illinois CCW

IL attorney general wants more stalling on CCW

Three days after Illinois lawmakers pushed hard to meet a court-ordered deadline to adopt some form of concealed carry legislation in a case won by the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation, Attorney General Lisa Madigan yesterday began stalling for more time with the court before Gov. Pat Quinn is forced to make a decision whether to sign or veto the measure.


Article by Dave Workman


Delays Signing Arms Trade Treaty
By Harold Hutchison

Barack Obama has not signed the Arms Trade Treaty, even as Secretary of State John Kerry indicated that the treaty would be signed despite bipartisan opposition. Kerry’s announcement comes as other countries race to sign the document. The treaty does not take effect until 50 countries ratify it.

“Ratification by the U.S. is a long-term strategy and it can take 10 to 15 years,” Adotei Akwei, managing director for governmental relations for Amnesty International, told Bloomberg News.

The "real war on women"

CCRKBA, SAF reveal ‘real war on women’

If there is a war on women – as liberals alleged last year about conservatives during the election campaign cycle – it is part of a broader cultural war that discourages gun ownership and armed self-defense, a message that is delivered in a short new video announced today by the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and its sister organization, the Second Amendment Foundation.


Article by Dave Workman


Arms Trade Treaty Signed By Australia
By Harold Hutchison

The UN’s Arms Trade Treaty is open for signatures – and the Obama Administration is welcoming the development. Australia has almost immediately signed this treaty. In a statement, the State Department claims, “The ATT will not undermine the legitimate international trade in conventional weapons, interfere with national sovereignty, or infringe on the rights of American citizens, including our Second Amendment rights.”

Do you buy that argument, or will anti-gunners use this treaty to demand registration and gun bans?

Anti-gunner Lautenberg passes

Lautenberg passes, was perennial Senate anti-gunner

Senator Frank Lautenberg, the oldest member of the U.S. Senate, passed away this morning from viral pneumonia, according to the Washington Post and other news agencies. He was 89.


Article by Dave Workman


8-Year-Old Suspended for Pop Tart Gun Gets Life Membership
By Harold Hutchison

The 8-year-old boy suspended for chewing a pastry into the shape of a gun received a lifetime NRA membership at a Republican party fundraiser in Maryland.

Joshua Welch’s suspension had drawn widespread criticism from conservatives like Rush Limbaugh and Mark Steyn.

The eight-year-old, who was seven at the time of the suspension, went back to playing games on a smart phone after receiving the certificate.

Obama to sign UN Gun Control treaty June 3

Obama to sign UN gun control Monday, says Breitbart

President Barack Obama will sign the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on Monday, according to Breitbart.com, starting a week that will end with Friday’s deadline for public comment on proposed rulemaking regarding changes in the information that will be added to the National Instant Check System (NICS) in an effort to prevent mentally ill or incompetent people from legally buying guns.


Article by Dave Workman