Saturday, May 30, 2009

Freedom Times Headlines

Issue No. 1 May 2009

Oblivion for Firearm Freedom?

by Wayne LaPierre,

Americans don’t need the NRA to tell them that the Barack Obama-Joe Biden administration could spell oblivion for their freedoms: Americans are telling us!

Even during the poorest holiday spending season in almost 40 years, with consumer confidence in a freefall, Americans bought guns like they were going out of style—or going to be banned.

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NRA Official Rips Weapons-Ban Bid

Calls linkage to Mexican gangs 'phony'

by Kara Rowland, The Washington Times

A top National Rifle Association official said the Obama administration is using the increasingly violent drug cartels in Mexico as an excuse to push for reinstating the ban on assault weapons.

"They're trying to piggyback this whole phony issue on the back of the tragedy in Mexico," said Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the gun-rights group, on CBS' "Face the Nation" program Sunday.

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EDITORIAL: Democracy in Action

by The Washington Times

The degree to which the Obama administration is responsible for sagging employment might be debatable, but the President and his team definitely deserve credit for the boom in job growth at political action committees. As the government expands in every direction and stimulus spending is dispensed like candy, an increasing number of lobbyists are being drawn to Washington to try to get a piece of the pie.

…But individuals still have influence when they group together with other like-minded citizens. The National Rifle Association's influence on Capitol Hill is based on its membership of 4 million Americans who have banded together to defend the Second Amendment. There is power in numbers, and sometimes the numbers and the power are measured in dollars. With appropriate reporting, PACs help bring political attention to important issues. This process might not always be pretty, but it is democracy in action.

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Why Congress Should Not Bring Back the Federal ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban

The Hill’s Congress Blog

Congress allowed the ban on commonly owned semi-automatic firearms to expire in 2004 for two main reasons: the ban was an infringement on the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans and it failed to live up to supporters’ promises.

Last year, the Supreme Court ruled that the right of individuals to possess firearms is protected by the Second Amendment. There is no question that the firearms affected by the now-expired ban have been legally and widely owned for decades. These guns aren’t machine guns; despite anti-gun groups’ efforts to confuse the public, the guns fire just one shot for each pull of the trigger, using technology that’s more than a century old.

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Letter: Be Thankful NRA Exists to Protect Our Rights

The Cape Cod Times (MA)

Your April 9 editorial "Had enough?" contained important factual errors and omissions.

The National Rifle Association does not, as you claim, "thwart every effort at keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous people." In fact, immediately after the Virginia Tech massacre, the NRA threw its full support behind H.R. 2640, the "NICS Improvement Amendments Act," which will further strengthen laws that keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill.

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JOHN LOTT: ABC’s Shameful ‘20/20′ Experiment

by John R. Lott, Jr., Fox News / Fox Forum

Gun control advocates look desperate. Last Friday night, on April 10, ABC aired a heavily promoted, hour long “20/20″ special called, “If I Only Had a Gun.” It is ABC’s equivalent of NBC’s infamous exploding gas tanks in General Motors pickups where NBC rigged the truck to explode. With legislation in Texas and Missouri advancing to eliminate gun-free zones at universities, perhaps this response isn’t surprising.

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The Myth of 90 Percent: Only a Small Fraction of Guns in Mexico Come From U.S.

While 90 percent of the guns traced to the U.S. actually originated in the United States, the percent traced to the U.S. is only about 17 percent of the total number of guns reaching Mexico.

By William La Jeunesse and Maxim Lott,

EXCLUSIVE: You've heard this shocking "fact" before -- on TV and radio, in newspapers, on the Internet and from the highest politicians in the land: 90 percent of the weapons used to commit crimes in Mexico come from the United States.

-- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said it to reporters on a flight to Mexico City.

-- CBS newsman Bob Schieffer referred to it while interviewing President Obama.

-- California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said at a Senate hearing: "It is unacceptable to have 90 percent of the guns that are picked up in Mexico and used to shoot judges, police officers and mayors ... come from the United States."

…There's just one problem with the 90 percent "statistic" and it's a big one:

It's just not true.

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You Might Be a "Radicalized Right-Wing Extremist" If…

by Michelle Malkin,

What and who exactly are President Obama's homeland security officials afraid of these days? If you are a member of an active conservative group that opposes abortion, favors strict immigration enforcement, lobbies to protect Second Amendment rights, protests big government, advocates federalism or represents veterans who believe in any of the above, the answer is: You.

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Obama Administration Targets Conservatives and War Vets

By Jim Kouri,

The Obama administration's new Secretary of Homeland Security recently ordered immigration agents to stop their workplace searches for illegal aliens, while at the same time denigrating U.S. war veterans and conservative or right-wing groups.

In a warning sent out nationally to local police and law enforcement executives, the Department of Homeland Security is cautioning local police agencies about the alleged rise in “right-wing extremist activity.”

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New Gun Law Aimed at Asserting Sovereignty

By Kahrin Deines, Associated Press

Gov. Brian Schweitzer has signed into law a bill that aims to exempt Montana-made guns from federal regulation, adding firepower to a battery of legislative efforts to assert states’ rights across the nation. “It’s a gun bill, but it’s another way of demonstrating the sovereignty of the state of Montana,” Democrat Schweitzer said.
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Friday, May 29, 2009

GSG5, Semi Auto MP5, 22LR, Scaled Down Rifle, 22 Rd Mags

Have you ever seen a product and wondered- "Why didn't I think of that?" That’s the first thing that came to mind when we held this little beauty. It’s basically a replica of the world famous HK MP5 Submachine gun, but this one shoots 22 Long Rifle! What a great idea. We feel this is a great value, too. German engineering and workmanship, and great support. We are accepting orders, and deliveries are really happening- we have actual samples to look at in each of our stores- please make a point to stop by and take a close look at what is sure to become a highly sought after classic.

Fixed Stock Version
System: Semi-Auto
Caliber: .22 lr HV
Magazine capacity: 10 or 24 rounds
Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz
Length Over All: 33.5 inches
Barrel Length: 16.25 inches
The GSG-5 in cal. .22lr is a product of German Sport Guns (GSG), with its location in Ense-Höingen / Germany.
The GSG-5 was designed and constructed by a team which use 3D Cadcam Technology.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Armalite AR10A2B 308 Black Rifle

Here's another beauty Featured on the Assault Rifle Blog:

The Era of AR Innovation Dawned with the emergence of the ArmaLite AR-10 Service Rifle and continuing design development resulted in the new 7.62mm ArmaLite AR-10A2. An outstanding tactical rifle design coupled with the advantages of a heavier caliber yields a hard hitting firepower combination. No other tactical rifle in this caliber surpasses the ArmaLite AR-10.

Model: A2 Rifle with Black Furniture
Caliber: .308/7.62mm NATO
Barrel: 20" Double Lapped, Chrome Lined, Threaded 5/8x24
Rifling Twist: RH 1:11.25"
Muzzle Device: Flash Suppressor
Front Sight Base: A2 Front Sight Assembly
Rear Sight: .70/.195 Battle Sight
Upper Receiver: Forged A2
Trigger: Tactical Two Stage
Overall Length: 41"
Weight: 9.8 lbs
Finish: Hard Anodized Aluminum, Manganese Phosphated Steel
Accuracy: 1.5 - 2 MOA
Included with Rifle: One 10 round Magazine, One 20 round Magazine, Sling. Black Case, Owners Manual, Limited Lifetime Warranty

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Bushmaster M4 'Patrolman' A2 16" W/30 Rd Mag

Here's a sweet baby we're proud to present at the Assault Rifle blog:

The Bushmaster 16in M4 Type Carbine is designed for situations requiring a lightweight, rugged firearm. The 16" Barrel makes it legal without permanently attaching the flash suppressor or brake.
The 1 in 9" twist barrel is chrome lined for maximum longevity and accuracy, as well as ease of maintenance. For muzzle flash suppression, a bird cage style suppressor is fitted (others are available). A six-position, telescoping buttstock offers light weight and ease of carrying. The A2 Type Handle has a 1/2 M. o. A., dual aperture, M16A2 rear sight system.
The light weight, forged, 7075T6 aircraft quality aluminum receivers are finished in a non-reflective mil. spec. hard anodize for durability, and incorporate all M16A2 design improvements including cartridge case deflector, last round bolt hold-open and raised ridges for magazine release button protection. A mil. spec. manganese phosphate outer coating insures complete protection against corrosion or rust on barrel and other exposed steel parts of the weapon.
The Bushmaster 16" M4 Type Carbine operates in semi-automatic mode and will accept all capacity AR15/M16 type magazines. It is shipped in a lockable, clamshell style, hard plastic case - complete with 30 round magazine, carrying sling and Operator's Safety and Instruction Manual.

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