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Why didn't she have a gun?

New attention to old rape case underscores need for guns

Over the past 48 hours, National Public Radio, India Today and Opposing Views have zeroed in on a months-old southwest Oregon rape case that underscores the need for gun ownership where police are few and far between due to budget cuts.


Article by Dave Workman

IRS scandal may have devastating collateral damage

Could the IRS scandal derail public support for background checks?

During Thursday morning’s remote broadcast from a deli at Bellevue’s Factoria Square, KVI talk host John Carlson referred to stunning remarks made a few days ago by MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough regarding background checks, and how the current Internal Revenue Service scandal – made worse Wednesday by Lois Lerner’s non-testimony – could raise alarms about too much government intrusion into individual privacy.


Victimized by massive hoax in Denver????

Shotgun executive ‘terrorist’ arrest story in Denver may be massive hoax

Today, the Adams County, Colo. Sheriff’s Office is setting the record straight on what appears to have been a massive hoax that raced across the internet over the weekend, and even ensnared a prominent gun rights writer, one Denver television station, several Second Amendment activists on a popular Northwest gun rights forum and a well-known Second Amendment attorney.


Article by Dave Workman

Reportergate unraveling....

Widening ‘Reportergate’ scandal attracts gun group’s wrath

What one Bellevue-based gun rights group today suggested is a symptom of an administration “out of control” is expanding almost by the hour as revelations of Obama administration snooping on reporters have grabbed the media’s attention and turned journalists, at least temporarily, against a White House many thought to be exempt from their criticism.


Article by Dave Workman

Libs hate effort to educate gays about gun rights

Uptight Washington libs furious over gun rights posters aimed at gays

Hell hath no fury like a liberal confronted with reality, if reaction in today’s Think Progress and yesterday’s on-line commentary at The Stranger – the latter a popular Seattle alternative newspaper – to pro-gun posters aimed at gays that are reportedly appearing around the Capitol Campus in Olympia and Seattle’s Capitol Hill.


Article by Dave Workman

NSSF Joins Lawsuit Against Colorado Gun-Control Laws

The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, has joined with 54 county sheriffs, Magpul Industries, the Colorado Outfitters Association, several firearms retailers, disabled individuals and other parties in a federal lawsuit brought in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in what is a broad-based challenge to Colorado's recently enacted gun-control laws.

Fast & Furious redux

Grassley blasts DOJ treatment of ‘Gunwalking’ whistleblower

Senator Charles Grassley, who launched the first Capitol Hill investigation of Operation Fast and Furious more than two years ago, today blasted the treatment of a chief whistleblower in the investigation by the former U.S. attorney in Arizona, and subsequent attempts to discredit him by the Justice Department.


Article by Dave Workman


Dodson Targeted By Former U.S. Attorney
By Harold Hutchison

ATF Special Agent John Dodson blew the whistle on Operation Fast & Furious, risking his career and retribution from the Obama Justice Department, which had hoped to use Fast & Furious to push for new restrictions on law-abiding gun owners. Now, the Justice Department’s Inspector General is reporting that the Justice Department may have retaliated.

Beretta's Statement on SB281

Martin O'Malley signed a sweeping anti-gun bill in Maryland. Beretta has issued its response to the bill-signing. Here at SOF, we salute Beretta for standing with law-abiding gun owners and wish them the best.