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mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 03:25pm PT
Hey Ron, which AZ Sheriff testified against HB 1224, the one limiting mag capacity?
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 03:44pm PT
Strange, for a second I thought you might have known what you were talking about.

They want to ban high cap. mags in Colo, and 21 counties have said no to those ban proposals and have recieved intimidation from the Senate levels.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 03:53pm PT
Sorry about that... too much multi-tasking/trip planning.


Which CO Sheriff testified against HB 1224, the one limiting mag capacity?
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 04:45pm PT
Right, refusing to do what all the other kids do makes you a wimp!

The one speaking... his county is set to lose 400+ jobs if that mag manufacturer follows through on their threat to pull out?


Don't matter. They passed.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 04:52pm PT
NV also has this, which sounds good

http://www.lvrj.com/news/nevada-assembly-bill-would-tax-gun-sales-to-benefit-mental-health-197269131.html
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 05:08pm PT
Yes, NV should definitely annex Vegas...
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Mar 12, 2013 - 05:19pm PT
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Mar 19, 2013 - 05:04pm PT
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Mar 19, 2013 - 06:53pm PT
Hell,

They look better than she does.

http://metro.co.uk/2013/03/14/amsterdam-prostitute-twins-retire-at-70-after-50-years-and-355000-men-3542030/
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Mar 19, 2013 - 08:16pm PT
Hollyweird without guns


http://thumbsandammo.blogspot.com/





TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Mar 19, 2013 - 08:56pm PT
dave729

Trad climber
Western America
Mar 19, 2013 - 09:04pm PT
Criminals are also in favor of disarming citizens.
Makes robbery much less risky.
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Mar 19, 2013 - 09:23pm PT
Police: Woman shoots, kills grandson


Posted: May 22, 2012 12:49 PM MDT
Updated: May 22, 2012 12:49 PM MDT



A 74-year-old Michigan woman has been charged with murder after shooting her 17-year-old grandson to death.

Sandra Layne is accused of shooting grandson Jonathan Hoffman eight times Friday after an argument inside her West Bloomfield home.

He called 911 to say he had been shot.

He was taken to a nearby hospital but was dead upon arrival.

No bond was set for Layne after she was arraigned on Monday.

She is held at the Oakland County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court Thursday for a preliminary examination.

Hoffman had been living with his grandparents so he could stay in Farmington schools while his divorced parents settled in Arizona, said his father, Michael Hoffman, of Scottsdale, Arizona.

Jerome Sabbota, a lawyer for the grandmother, said Jonathan Hoffman had legal problems over drugs and had conflicts with his grandmother.

Sabbota said his client fired her new .40-caliber semiautomatic handgun because she felt she had no choice.

"This is a 74-year-old lady who just bought a gun. It's not like she was a pro. I don't think she was in control of her emotions. She was afraid. She's not a big, strong woman," Sabbota said.

Regardless of what difficulties the teen gave his grandmother, there was no reason for her to shoot him, his father said.

"I'm not saying he was aggressive, but if he was, I don't understand how being aggressive but unarmed would justify her using deadly force," Michael Hoffman said.

Police were called to the home in March for a dispute between Layne and her grandson.

According to police, Jonathan Hoffman was in the street screaming and was out of control.

No charges were filed.
Norton

Social climber
the Wastelands
Mar 19, 2013 - 09:28pm PT
a handgun, not a large clip assault weapon, used in a home, by a homeowner

who was presumably rational, and in fear enough to shoot multiple times

a teenager who she was known to have disagreements with about his drug use


sounds justified to me, without knowing any more facts

and certainly so far not a good example of a need for "more gun control legislation"

not in the league of Aurora, Virginia Tech, New Town, etc mass murders
bookworm

Social climber
Falls Church, VA
Mar 20, 2013 - 02:45pm PT
since newtown is the inspiration for the latest round of feckless gun control ideas, it's only fitting that we look to the citizens of newtown for inspiration on how we should respond to the latest gun massacre:

first, armed guards in schools? libs = no; citizens of newtown = yes

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-02-01/national/36680902_1_school-board-elementary-schools-board-member


second, gun ownership for law-abiding citizens? libs = no; citizens of newtown = yes

http://connecticut.cbslocal.com/2013/03/19/newtown-gun-permit-applications-up/


correction: senate libs not up for re-election = no
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Mar 20, 2013 - 03:03pm PT
Meanwhile at ground zero for senseless gun slaughters.



Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper signs landmark gun-control bills

Brennan Linsley / AP file
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, serving as moderator in a debate on gun violence hosted by CELL, the Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab, listens as University of Colorado law professor and panelist David Kopel speaks against gun control legislation in Denver, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013.

By Matthew DeLuca, Staff Writer, NBC News
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed landmark new gun laws on Wednesday expanding background checks on gun purchases and limiting the size of ammunition magazines, placing the traditionally firearm-friendly state among the handful to pass new restrictions in the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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The Democratic governor defended the legislation in a press conference on Wednesday. Hickenlooper said he had found widespread support among state residents for broadening background checks, and dismissed the idea that politicians had been pressured from outside the state.
“This didn’t come from the White House,” Hickenlooper said.
Hickenlooper's signature came the day after the head of Colorado’s Department of Corrections, Tom Clements, was shot and killed in his home, apparently after he answered a ring at his front door, authorities said.
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The state has been scarred by some of the deadliest incidents of mass gun violence in recent U.S. history, including the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School and the Aurora movie theater shooting that killed 12 last July. The state’s gun control bills have gained national attention since they were first proposed, drawing the ire of those who oppose any new restrictions on gun purchases or ownership.
“We’re all in shock here,” state Senator Greg Brophy, a Republican, said on Wednesday. “It turns out this guy who everybody thought was a moderate Democrat is actually a gun-control governor.”
“I think the governor will be replaced by someone who has Colorado values instead of New York City values,” Brophy said. “If Republicans are returned to control we will repeal these bills immediately.”
Hickenlooper’s signatures came as “great news” to Stephen Barton, 23, who was injured during the Aurora shooting and now works for Mayors Against Illegal Guns. “This is a national problem that requires a national solution, but states like Colorado are making really great efforts to preserve public safety within their states.”
Vice President Joe Biden personally lobbied lawmakers to get enough votes to get the bills through the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives in February. The measures backed by state Democrats cleared the state Senate on March 12.
Republicans put up stiff resistance to the bills, arguing that the measures would not be effective in preventing future mass killings. Some Colorado sheriffs said before the governor signed the bills that they do not plan to enforce new gun-control laws in their districts, according to the Denver Post.
“Why put the effort into enforcing a law that is unenforceable?” Weld County Sheriff John Cooke told the Colorado paper on Monday. “With all of the other crimes that are going on, I don’t have the manpower, the resources or the desire to enforce laws like that.”
The measures also met resistance from magazine-maker Magpul Industries, which said that it would desert its plant about 30 miles from Denver if the proposed magazine limits became law.
Legislators who had opposed new laws restricting gun ownership said on Wednesday the new gun bills may have electoral consequences for state Democrats.


Legislators who had opposed new laws restricting gun ownership said on Wednesday the new gun bills may have electoral consequences for state Democrats.
Yes the Democrats will win big as the Colorado voters continue to realize just how out of touch the RepubliTEAhadists are to the sentiments of their constituents.
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Mar 20, 2013 - 03:12pm PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#295114

Maybe we should praise the NRA for doing such a fine job of population control.
abrams

Sport climber
Mar 20, 2013 - 03:21pm PT
US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) says her political career took off years ago when a nut climbed into an open window at San Francisco's city hall

with a dangerous high capacity assault weapon

-uh actually just a .38 revolver. The assassin carried out his vile deed with only a total of 10 bullets, reloaded one time, murdering the SF mayor and a supervisor.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_White
A former sergeant in the 101st Airborne Division and police officer.


the Fet

climber
Tu-Tok-A-Nu-La
Mar 20, 2013 - 03:30pm PT
From a recent email among my family.



The Liberals want all guns confiscated.
The Conservatives want any gun available with no background checks.

They both deserve to be made fun of. :-)
jabbas

Trad climber
phx AZ
Mar 20, 2013 - 05:56pm PT
Credit: jabbas
Gettin' serious about training in Africa !!
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