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The dirty little hypocrisy of profiling

Profiling wrong, unless you’re profiling gun owners

Seattle Times readers are in something of a huff about a story running Saturday about a federal judge’s ruling that Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his Maricopa County deputies have been profiling Latinos “at the expense of fighting crime.”


Article by Dave Workman

Cuomo to N.Y. Sheriffs: Keep Quiet About Gun Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo invited representatives of the New York State Sheriff’s Association to meet with him and discuss issues with the recently passed “SAFE Act.”  At least that’s what the sheriffs thought the meeting would be about.

Court tosses lead ammo ban lawsuit

Dismissal of lead ammo lawsuit a major victory

Yesterday’s dismissal of a federal lawsuit seeking a ban on ammunition containing “lead components” is a quiet but major victory for ammunition manufacturers, the firearms industry, hunters and recreational shooters, and in particular, home reloaders, and a loss for a couple of Northwest environmental groups.


Article by Dave Workman

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.