The attorney for a Florida man who shot at a car of teens over the weekend, killing one, says the incident bears no resemblance to the Trayvon Martin case. Her client, Michael Dunn, is no "vigilante" but did feel threatened and shot out of "self defense," the attorney said. "There are no comparisons to the Trayvon Martin situation," said Robin Lemonidis, Dunn's attorney. "He is devastated and horrified by the death of the teen." He heard threats from the teens, Dunn told police, he felt threatened and thought he saw a gun in the teens' car.Read more »
It's a place where people can take their gun and shoot at people -- and they shoot back. There are, however, important rules of engagement that the owner says makes his gun range perfectly safe. The place is called Combat City. Before you step foot inside the range, customers meet with owner Dave Kaplan. “First thing, when you get here, everybody's checked. No guns, knives, ammunition on them,” said Kaplan. He then modifies the customer's weapon, replacing the barrel so a live round will not fire but will still function as a regular weapon, shooting a soft rubber bullet instead.Read more »
Drivers were quizzed about their shooting habits and had their vehicles searched by Forest and National Park rangers at a checkpoint in Redington Pass, Arizona this past weekend. Citing the problem of firearms enthusiasts shooting their guns near the main road and leaving empty bullet casings, the feds stopped and searched vehicles to check if the empty rounds had been picked up.Read more »
After raising thousands of dollars to develop a free, 3-D-printable handgun, a group calling itself Defense Distributed has had to put its plans on hold, after the company providing their printing hardware refused to do business with them. It's an early episode in what is likely to be a long controversy.Read more »
Even if you dial down the scare rhetoric, 3D printing at the very least seems like it could disrupt the idea that a government can regulate guns or their manufacture. Defense Distributed outright claims that kind of disruption among its goals.
DETROIT — Gun advocates, in competition with Detroit police, offered a buyback program of their own Thursday.
As police conducted a gun buyback event at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 10400 Stoepel in Detroit, about a dozen protesters stood across the street making offers of their own.
"Guns Wanted! Cash" and "Cash for guns," their signs read. They beckoned those in line with their guns concealed in towels and bags, to come across the street for a better price.Read more »
Australians never thought a gun ban could happen. Then Aussie tax payers paid millions to ban guns. The result was a spike in violent crimes. Police can’t stop the crime.Read more »
Man walking to a restaurant while open-carrying gets stopped and held at gunpoint by state police, despite the fact that open carry is legal. Frustrates the police officers by not answering their questions.Read more »
The Armory is closing. This link can be seen by anyone, not just people using Tor.Read more »
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