US Cops Shoot Youth with BB Gun, Guns Still ‘Anything But Normal’

US Cops Shoot Youth with BB Gun, Guns Still ‘Anything But Normal’
Last weekend, gun rights activists marched at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, carrying semi-automatic rifles and loaded magazines. Four days later, eighth-grader Andy Lopez was shot to death by Santa Rosa, California police for failing to drop the BB gun he was carrying to a friend’s house. Men carrying AR-15s down the street, fine; boy carrying BB gun down the street, fatal? Something does not compute. In fact, the tragic killing in the second case exposes the… [Bloomberg (USA), via]

British Crime Gangs Adapting Antique Guns, As Crackdown Limits Supply
Antiques and obsolete guns are being adapted and used by criminals facing a shortage of weapons, according to police. A decade ago, Britain’s cities were experiencing a surge in gun crime but, following successful interventions by crime agencies and the government, the number of firearms offences annually is now half what it was in 2003, according to the Office for National Statistics. One reason is the supply of weapons has been severely restricted, forcing criminals… [BBC News, via]

NRA Touts Israel as Model for US Law: Full Gun Registration, Licensing
A National Rifle Association delegation from the United States was joined by former US ambassador to the UN John R. Bolton Thursday for a tour and briefing at the capital’s Police Intelligence and Observation Center, located in the Old City. The state-of-the-art center, which features nearly 40 high definition screens monitoring the Old City 24 hours a day, is utilized to alert officers to any potential threats. Bolton, who served under former president George W. Bush… [Jerusalem Post, via]

Pennsylvania: Pro-Gun Candidate Defeats Anti-Gun Mayor of Chambersburg

Pennsylvania: Pro-Gun Candidate Defeats Anti-Gun Mayor of Chambersburg
After a highly contested mayoral race, pro-gun candidate Darren Brown defeated anti-gun incumbent Mayor Pete Lagiovane yesterday.  The defeat of anti-gun extremist Pete Lagiovane marks a huge victory for Second Amendment supporters and sportsmen in Chambersburg.

Kansas: Topeka considers restricting concealed carry in cars
Topeka’s governing body is being asked to reverse the decision it made this past December to allow loaded guns to be transported in vehicles.

Teen wows science fair with body-heat powered flashlight
The next time you go camping, don’t worry about batteries or an outlet to power your flashlight. If you have a model designed by teenager Ann Makosinski, you can light your way with your own body heat. When 15-year-old Ann, a high school junior from …

California: Sunnyvale voters to decide gun control Measure C
In one of the Bay Area’s more disputed ballot battles of 2013, Sunnyvale voters on Tuesday might decide to go much further than state lawmakers and the governor did this year in imposing new gun controls.

Vermont Federation of Sportmen’s Clubs decries gun control event
The Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs is criticizing the city of Burlington for allowing a gun legislation event to be held in City Hall on Veterans Day.”The federation holds it is disheartening that the mayor and city council would allow any activist events to take place in the city council chambers on Veterans Day,” Vice President Evan Hughes wrote in a statement on behalf of the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, which is the state’s National Rifle Association affiliate and a group that has spoken out against gun related legislation.

California: NRA ready to contest tough new gun limits
Sunnyvale voters overwhelmingly passed one of the nation’s toughest gun laws Tuesday, prompting the National Rifle Association to threaten a federal lawsuit to block it.

Signs of Life in the Free Market as Americans Vote with Their Dollars
You can tell an awful lot about how people view freedom by how they freely spend their money.

Typhoon Haiyan: Doctors performing surgery by flashlight
TANAUAN, Philippines — In a small city in the typhoon-battered Philippines, what’s left of the town hall has been turned into a field hospital where volunteer surgeons are operating on survivors by flashlight. A 16-member team from California …

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 44 11/08/2013

Appellate Court Affirms Unconstitutionality of California Ammunition Controls
To follow up on an earlier NRA report, on November 6, California’s Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision invalidating a California law that threatened to limit access to, and compel recordkeeping for, ammunition sales.   

Tactical Ruger 10 22 Accessories ( )

One of the most popularly bought firearms around the world is the Ruger 10 22 rifle. It is one of the known .22 rifles that is proven for its long range performance and has already been in production as early as 1964. Its popularity among buyers can be attributed to the fact that it is easy to handle even for young and inexperienced shooters. Its prominent use in small-game hunting is also because of the fact that shooters want a rifle that uses ammunition that costs less. Due to its popularity among shooters, it led to many after market modifications and a lot of Ruger 10 22 accessories were developed and manufactured. The Ruger 10 22 rifle then became one of the most commonly customized firearms. Read More

Great to be back in America

Great to be back in America


AR-15 Rifles : Cabela’s
MWG 90 Rounder AR-15 Magazine. $132.99. Magpul B.A.D. Lever …

Felony Open Carrying
They see me patrollin’, they hatin’.

They see me patrollin’, they hatin’.

They see me trollin’


CA Banana Republic
Uhm, can you not point that rifle at people?

Uhm, can you not point that rifle at people?

Gun Porn
Artillery Luger Tanker Garand.

Artillery Luger

Tanker Garand.

Gun Porn
Crazy Mosin 9mm Nowlin Semi-Auto Security Six

Crazy Mosin

9mm Nowlin Semi-Auto

Security Six

So, what caliber for drone?
PETA wants to use drones to monitor hunters. And, happy birthday Jeff!

PETA wants to use drones to monitor hunters. And, happy birthday Jeff!

JayG has gone from blogger to one of those guys that sends out emails of his press releases to bloggers. Ribbing aside, congrats, Jay!

JayG has gone from blogger to one of those guys that sends out emails of his press releases to bloggers.

Ribbing aside, congrats, Jay!

Liberals blame NRA, Tea Party for LAX shooting

Liberals blame NRA, Tea Party for LAX shooting
A post at Fire Andrea Mitchell said the media proclamation accomplished the desired results. “$10 says the #LAX shooter, Paul Ciancia, is a Tea Party member,” one person tweeted. “Turns out the 23 y/o LAX shooters and murderer (Paul Ciancia) was a very …

NRA cares about gun safety
The letter to the editor, “NRA opposes laws to store guns safely,” was far from the truth. The National Rifle Association is diligent in teaching safety first. One of the first things you learn in the NRA basic pistol class is to store firearms …

Why the NRA Is Afraid of Doctors
This week the journal Pediatrics published an article on the costs and outcomes of children treated for gunshot wounds. The researchers analyzed more than 500 emergency and trauma admissions for injuries caused by guns over a three-year period …

Australian Police Sting Finds One in Five Owners Incorrectly Storing Guns

Australian Police Sting Finds One in Five Owners Incorrectly Storing Guns
Police have seized 14 firearms and a cross bow from people who have failed to uphold firearm storage requirements in Melbourne’s inner north-west. As part of an operation targeting breaches of firearm storage, police from the North West Metro region knocked on the doors of 62 houses in northern and western suburbs to check licensed owners were storing their guns correctly. Detective Superintendent Alan Byrnes said that nearly one in five gun owners were found… [Age (Melbourne), via]

Zimbabwe Air Force Official Arrested Over Unintentional Shooting
An Air Force of Zimbabwe official who accidentally shot a 14-year-old boy after trying to clear a loaded gun he had seized from a Chitungwiza businessman was yesterday remanded in custody. The wounded boy was shot on the right pelvis with the bullet protruding at the right buttock. He is still admitted to Chitungwiza Central Hospital. Gerald Gurwe (23), stationed at Manyame Air Base allegedly received information that the businessman, Mr Trust Jasi had taken his uncle… [Herald (Zimbabwe), via]

Choose the scope that suits your rifle

The quality of the rifle scope and the hunting scope will always have a very huge effect on your hunting. These features can make your hunting success as they allow you to see and shoot accurately. The quality of these is more worth that the quality of the rifle. Even an ordinary rifle can be used with a good quality scope in a different manner during the time of hunting. See to the rifle scope with good cross hair guides which you can see when you look through the scope.

See what you buy
Larger the objective lens the more light it can transmit and even the image can be seen in a brighter and clear manner and helps in targeting it properly. By using a powerful scope you can see the view of the direction which you are seeing and even at a far distance can be covered. The accuracy of the longer shots can be done correctly by the rifle which you use if you choose a right magnification. See that they are water proof and fog proof for a long use. Also clean the surface of the rifle before you start for hunting as a dry and cleaned gun would work better. Also these perfect scopes are not found on the internet you need to search for a professional hunting store where you can also find a gunsmith who can help you in maintaining your gun. All the accessories you need can be bought in the particular stores. The people in the stores help you in getting the correct rifle scope which is suitable for your rifle.

Think before you use
Also to share the scopes they should be in a proper condition and suit for the both rifles. It is also important to see that they are in a proper condition as they are used during hunting. If the rifles are of the same caliber and share the same features then a same hunting scope can be used but it should be about the perfect size. The screws of the ring and the base should be very tight for any rifle to work properly. But if the same scope is used then you should double check the tightness and the other things of the rings and screws. If you like to use your hunting scope for the other gun then sees that it suits to the gun. So keep a few important points in your mind before you get a rifle scope which ensures you a successful hunt.