Credit card firm cuts off nation’s No. 1 gun store — for selling guns

Found Here on by Paul Bedard A subsidiary of Visa, a key Obama campaign donor, that specializes in credit card transactions has abruptly stopped servicing the nation’s largest gun store after four years because the store sells guns, a fact the owners never hid. Hyatt Gun Shop of Charlotte, N.C., told Secrets that the subsidiary, […]
on September 30, 2013

The Simplicity of Seeking

You have to appreciate the simple stuff – Peanut Butter & Jelly, Grilled Cheese, Steak & Baked Potato.  (Yes.  It’s all food.) The extravagant excites, but the simple satisfies. The psalmist asks a significantly perplexing question that demands a simply profound answer. “Who shall ascend the hill of The Lord?  And, who shall stand in […]

NRA: Navy Yard shooter should have been committed

Instead, he passed the government security background check … and the government’s firearms check … just like the monsters of Aurora and Tucson.   Four miles from the White House. The Washington Navy Yard. Tragedy that didn’t have to happen. Victims that didn’t have to be victims. He never should have been at the Navy […]
on September 26, 2013

Gun Control Facts Are Being Manipulated — Here’s How

Found here on by Christopher Blakely The American Journal of Medicine fast-tracked releasing their study that correlates per capita gun ownership rates of death by firearms. The Guardian presumptuously titled their article,“High gun ownership makes countries less safe”. The study doesn’t correlate with safety in any way; the numbers simply tell the story of gun-related deaths per capita. […]
on September 25, 2013

Two Polls Show Gun Control Even Less Popular After Navy Yard Shooting

Found here on by Awr Hawkins On September 21, the Huffington Post revealed results from two polls taken after the Navy Yard shooting which show that support for more gun control continues to slide. The two polls—one from HuffPo/YouGov and the other from Gallup—show less-than-majority support for gun control in response to questions that once garnered solid […]
on September 24, 2013

NRA past-pres.: Mentally ill, criminals are ‘excuses’ in gun control debate

Found on by NOELLE PHILLIPS — COLUMBIA, SC — A past-president of the National Rifle Association argued Friday that mentally ill people and criminals cannot be used as excuses for interfering with citizens’ rights to own guns. David Keene, who earlier this year finished his two-year term as NRA head, described those responsible for gun violence […]
on September 23, 2013


“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” —Philippians 4:8 “A mind is a terrible thing to waste” was a tagline used by The United Negro College Fund in the early 1970’s.  (Yes, I know […]

Addled by the AR-15

Found here on by Charles C. W. Cooke In the media, and to a lesser extent in the country at large, the AR-15 rifle serves as a totem and a fetish. It is the gun whose name everybody knows; the stuff of nightmares and of fantasies; perhaps the most loved and most hated object […]
on September 20, 2013

Gun rights group sues Colorado governor over new laws

Found here on Colorado’s largest state-based gun lobbying group has filed a lawsuit against Gov. John Hickenlooper over the strict new gun control measures he signed into law in the aftermath of last year’s mass shootings. Rocky Mountain Gun Owners filed the lawsuit in district court Sept. 4 in hopes of overturning what it […]
on September 20, 2013

Gun Control Failed in Congress. It’s Happening Anyway.

Found here on by Patrick Reis and Matt Vasilogambros Between Newtown and the Navy Yard, President Obama launched 25 separate initiatives—and there’s little the NRA can do to stop them. Gun-control legislation failed loudly following the Newtown school shooting, but that has not stopped President Obama from leaving Congress behind to launch a broad gun-control campaign of […]
on September 19, 2013

When did Military Bases Become Gun Free Zones?

Found here on by Awr Hawkins It hasn’t always been the case that only MPs can carry firearms on U.S. military bases. A mere twenty years ago, “gun free zones” made their way to these facilities under the watch of President Bill Clinton. According to a Washington Times editorial written days after the Nov. 5, […]
on September 18, 2013

Virginia is test state for program that shares gun data

BY MARK BOWES Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia has become the test state for a planned nationally linked program that will allow every law enforcement agency in the commonwealth — if they choose to participate — instant access to a shared database of records on recovered crime guns and investigative traces of those weapons. In the eight […]
on September 17, 2013

NY Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Cuomo’s Gun Control Law

Found Here on by Awr Hawkins A group of New York Sheriffs have announced that they will not enforce the gun control measures contained in the SAFE Act, which was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo in January.   The SAFE Act limits magazine capacity to seven rounds, “prohibits the sale of certain […]
on September 16, 2013

Book Review: “Gun Fight” by Adam Winkler

Excerpt – Page 199 “The first task for Attorney General Cummings was repeal of Prohibition. Teetotalers had tried to reinforce the ban on liquor in the same way that later generations would try to reinforce bans on illegal drugs, through harsher penalties for users. The strategy was equally unsuccessful then. Even more troubling, thought Cummings, […]

Understanding Submission

“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” —James 4:7   I’m a great fan of exercise . . . I’m just not a good follower. Among all of the benefits of exercise, working a muscle to a level of monitored stress can increase its strength.  Sarah Young reminds […]

Colorado Dem Governor Goes All “Bloomberg” After Recall Rebuke

Found here on by Michael Schaus Much to the dismay of New York City’s Mayor, the National Democrat Party, and Colorado’s increasingly partisan Democrat Governor, the historic Colorado recalls resulted in the ousting of two gun-control advocating state legislators. But, don’t expect that to stop the ruling political class from rolling their eyes at the […]
on September 13, 2013