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moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Oct 8, 2014 - 03:33pm PT

Oregon man openly carrying new gun robbed by man with gun

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/oregon-man-openly-carrying-new-gun-robbed-by-man-with-gun/

I am Bond, James... Fuk, he took my gun!

lol

Moose
StahlBro

Trad climber
San Diego, CA
Oct 8, 2014 - 04:21pm PT
bergbryce,

I got a Gamo .177 air rifle for varmint control. A single shot with a nitrogen spring. 1200FPS. It has silencer, and it is not too loud since I don't do the poppoppop thing. They make a .22 as well.

I never shoot unless I know a miss will hit dirt. If I hit what I aim at it does the job.
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 15, 2014 - 05:31am PT
The Armed Citizen:
Video game critic, feminist and blogger Anita Sarkeesian canceled a Wednesday speech at Utah State University after the college received an email threatening violence if she lectured, school officials said.

Sarkeesian is a pop culture critic whose series of videos under the Feminist Frequency banner analyze sexism in mainstream video games. Her series has drawn death threats in the past...

...“Anita Sarkeesian has canceled her scheduled speech for tomorrow following a discussion with Utah State University police regarding an email threat that was sent to Utah State University," the announcement on the university website said. "During the discussion, Sarkeesian asked if weapons will be permitted at the speaking venue. Sarkeesian was informed that, in accordance with the State of Utah law regarding the carrying of firearms, if a person has a valid concealed firearm permit and is carrying a weapon, they are permitted to have it at the venue.”

http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-anita-sarkeesian-cancels-utah-speech-20141014-story.html
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Oct 15, 2014 - 05:34am PT
Smart woman.

DMT
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 15, 2014 - 08:34pm PT
The Armed Citizen:
An off-duty Honolulu police officer alleges he accidentally fired his gun while he was in the bathroom of a Target store on Saturday.

According to KHON, the officer took the Glock out of the holster, put it on the toilet paper dispenser, and accidentally shot it when he went to pick it up.

No one was injured, but the bullet ricocheted off the stall and into the wall of another stall. It’s unknown if anyone else was in the bathroom at the time, but the noise startled shoppers in the store.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/10/honolulu-cop-target-bathroom_n_5800508.html
FreedomFirst

climber
Oct 15, 2014 - 08:39pm PT
Amazing ....95% of all mass shootings in the US occurred in gun-free zones....I wonder why that is?

Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Oct 15, 2014 - 08:42pm PT
^^^ Poor marketing at Colt Corp.?

DMT
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 23, 2014 - 07:18am PT
The Armed Citizen:
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/10/17/1331197/-100-More-GunFAILs-which-brings-us-to-GunFAIL-LXXIX-but-we-re-still-not-caught-up?showAll=yes

Anyway, here's a quick and dirty rundown on the numbers in our most-frequently reported categories. From around mid-August to early September, we saw 11 "home invasion" shootings, that is, where someone has accidentally fired into their neighbors' home or property, not counting two additional instances of firing into a neighboring hotel room. There were also 11 target shooting accidents of various kinds, five hunting accidents, five accidents while cleaning still-loaded guns, six various FAILs involving law enforcement or security officers, three shootings of people mistaken for intruders, two accidental shootings arising from attempted interventions in ongoing attacks or robberies, three accidental discharges while out shopping or dining in public, and the first accidental discharge in the classroom of the still-young school year.

The really alarming numbers, though, were among those who accidentally shot themselves (33), those who accidentally shot a family member or significant other (11), and kids who were accidentally shot (29). Among all the carnage, 17 of the 100 incidents on the list resulted in fatalities.

Which were our most spectacular GunFAILs this time around? Number 14, which demonstrates the need to keep track of your weapon at all times and not accidentally throw it into a bonfire. Number 32, in which a grandmother mistook her 7-year-old grandson for an intruder and shot him. Number 37, in which a son argued with and then shot his father and fled, the mother called police, and when a deputy arrived, mom shot him, thinking it was her son returning. Number 52, in which an angry driver attempting a road rage shooting of a nearby driver accidentally shot himself in the head and killed himself. Number 91, the Idaho State University professor who accidentally shot himself in the foot in the middle of chemistry class. Number 65, in which a cameraman from the long-running TV reality show Cops was accidentally shot and killed during filming, by a cop. And finally, number 17, in which a man carrying his gun under Georgia's new "guns everywhere" law to a German-style biergarten in the Bavarian-themed tourist town of Helen accidentally shot himself in the hand, and the same bullet killed a visitor across the street.

The rest is great reading.
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 24, 2014 - 12:55pm PT
The Armed Citizen:
A student who authorities say opened fire at a high school Washington state high school on Friday morning is dead, police said.

Police Cmdr. Robert Lamoureux said the student, whose name has not been released, died after firing multiple rounds inside Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash., around 10:40 a.m. Local media have reported that others were hurt inside the school cafeteria, but the extent of their injures is not known and police did not comment on those who were injured.
http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-marysville-school-shooting-story.html
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 28, 2014 - 07:55pm PT
The Armed Citizen:
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-swat-officer-shot-20141028-story.html

Authorities have identified the Pomona police officer who was shot early Tuesday while serving a search warrant, alleging a known gang member opened fire on the officer as he tried to enter a San Gabriel home.

Officer Shaun Diamond was part of a 14-member, multi-agency SWAT team serving the warrant about 2 a.m. in the 100 block of San Marino Avenue, authorities told reporters at a Tuesday news conference.
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Oct 28, 2014 - 07:59pm PT
Mongols.

They formed because the H.A.s has no Latino outreach program.
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 28, 2014 - 08:12pm PT
The Armed Citizen:
http://www.latimes.com/sports/sportsnow/la-sp-sn-jose-canseco-shot-20141028-story.html

Former baseball star Jose Canseco is undergoing surgery after he accidentally nearly shot his finger off in his Las Vegas home Tuesday night, his fiancée Leila Knight told the Los Angeles Times.

The shooting happened about 3 p.m. while Canseco was cleaning his gun at the kitchen table. There was still a round in the chamber in the handgun because Canseco had recently visited the shooting range, Knight said.

“I heard the gun go off and saw his middle finger hanging by a string,” she said.

Canseco shot his middle finger on his left hand.

“It will either have to be amputated or have full reconstruction surgery," Knight said.

Doctors already told the couple Canseco will never have full use of his hand again, Knight said.

Las Vegas police officials confirmed they responded to the shooting. But they declined to elaborate on the circumstances because they did not find any crime had been committed.

Canseco was in poor condition when he arrived at the hospital, Knight said, adding he almost passed out a few times when she called 911 while wrapping a towel around his hand.
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Oct 29, 2014 - 07:05am PT
Ample evidence that,...... idiots will be idiots.




No, wait, ..... it must be the gun's fault.
Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 29, 2014 - 07:37am PT
Thankfully, idiots have full access to powerful weaponry. Sure makes me sleep better at night.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Oct 29, 2014 - 08:18am PT
No, wait, ..... it must be the gun's fault.

A glock you say? Accidentally fired? a GLOCK???

Shocking.

No WAY the gun is liable. NO WAY Glock makes an unsafe weapon. No WAY the gun industry promotes Glockiness in movies and such.

No fricking WAY.

That old baseball player is a bit of a block head though, playing with a loaded glock is some stupid shoot-myself sh#t.

DMT
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Oct 29, 2014 - 09:50am PT
These guys drove up and got right on the ferry to Port Townsend with this.





I was singled out at the Mukilteo ferry by the State Police when his explosives-sniffing dog "alerted" to a duffle bag full of dog food in the back of my truck.
perswig

climber
Oct 29, 2014 - 09:58am PT
Pretty sure the Second Amendment grants you rights to an M60 and Ma Deuce of your own to protect you from the possibility of their puggle peeing on your car tire.

Dale
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Oct 29, 2014 - 10:09am PT






As the Supreme Court hears arguments for and against the Chicago, IL, Gun Ban, I offer you another stellar example of a letter (written by a Marine), that places the proper perspective on what a gun means to a civilized society.

Interesting take and one you don't hear much... Read this eloquent and profound letter and pay close attention to the last paragraph of the letter.....



"The Gun Is Civilization"

By Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret)



Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force . If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories, without exception. Reason or force, that's it .



In a truly moral and civilized society , people exclusively interact through persuasion . Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction, and the only thing that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it may sound to some.



When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force. You have to use reason and try to persuade me, because I have a way to negate your threat or employment of force .



The gun is the only personal weapon that puts a 100-pound woman on equal footing with a 220-pound mugger, a 75-year old retiree on equal footing with a 19-year old gang banger, and a single guy on equal footing with a carload of drunk guys with baseball bats. The gun removes the disparity in physical strength, size, or numbers between a potential attacker and a defender.



There are plenty of people who consider the gun as the source of bad force equations. These are the people who think that we'd be more civilized if all guns were removed from society, because a firearm makes it easier for a [armed] mugger to do his job. That, of course, is only true if the mugger's potential victims are mostly disarmed either by choice or by legislative fiat - it has no validity when most of a mugger's potential marks are armed.



People who argue for the banning of arms ask for automatic rule by the young, the strong, and the many, and that's the exact opposite of a civilized society. A mugger, even an armed one, can only make a successful living in a society where the state has granted him a force monopoly .



Then there's the argument that the gun makes confrontations lethal that otherwise would only result in injury. This argument is fallacious in several ways. Without guns involved, confrontations are won by the physically superior party inflicting overwhelming injury on the loser.



People who think that fists, bats, sticks, or stones don't constitute lethal force, watch too much TV , where people take beatings and come out of it with a bloody lip at worst. The fact that the gun makes lethal force easier, works solely in favor of the weaker defender, not the stronger attacker. If both are armed, the field is level.



The gun is the only weapon that's as lethal in the hands of an octogenarian as it is in the hands of a weight lifter. It simply would not work as well as a force equalizer if it wasn't both lethal and easily employable.



When I carry a gun, I don't do so because I am looking for a fight, but because I'm looking to be left alone. The gun at my side means that I cannot be forced, only persuaded . I don't carry it because I'm afraid, but because it enables me to be unafraid. It doesn't limit the actions of those who would interact with me through reason, only the actions of those who would do so by force. It removes force from the equation...

And that's why carrying a gun is a civilized act !!



By Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret.)



So the greatest civilization is one where all citizens are equally armed and can only be persuaded, never forced !!




















Gary

Social climber
Desolation Basin, Calif.
Oct 29, 2014 - 01:47pm PT
^^ That's sick.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Oct 29, 2014 - 03:42pm PT
I like it when the dogs of war claim to be canines for peace instead.

That's LOL Country!
DMT
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