Posts Tagged ‘gun bans’

One Way Or Another

The Nine Classes of People Who Cannot Possess Firearms.

“One way or another I'm gonna find ya. I'm gonna getcha getcha getcha getcha” from One Way or Another by Blondie. Seems state governments are looking back to the 70s for inspiration is their zeal for “gun control”. To me, Gun Control is “hitting what you aim at” (seen on a t-shirt…in my closet) but for some individuals, and governments, gun control means you don’t have them. In the name of safety, five states and the District of Columbia, are considering bills that would require law abiding gun owners to purchase between $250,000 and $1 million dollars in liability insurance Read More

New York First in Gun Control

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New York is the first state to strengthen their gun laws in response to the violent shootings at Sandy Hook School in Connecticut and also shooting of first responding firefighters in Webster,NY. Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York State signed a more restrictive gun control which was passed by the state legislature in very quick fashion on Tuesday, January 15. Mayor Bloomberg, who was pleased with the law, states that it strengthens NY's already strict gun regulations and shows a concern about public safety over gun possession. Gun owner associations such as the NRA have said that the bill Read More

Unintended Consequences of Gun Ban Talk

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I had the chance to visit “The Nations Gun Show” in Chantilly, Virginia the weekend between Christmas and New Years.  This was not my first time, but I went Friday evening after work and it was the first time I had to stand in line at that time of night.  I’ve never seen it so packed!  Friends visited on Saturday and Sunday and reported lines an hour long just to get in, and dealers being sold out of many commonly stocked firearms by Saturday noon. The administration and the anti-gun groups are pushing gun bans in light of the recent tragedies.  Unintended consequences include a Read More

Tackling Gun Bans from a Different Angle

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Have you ever been to an indoor range?  Apparently, the Office of Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) thinks they are unhealthy.  At least that is the case for Illinois Gun Works, a gun store and indoor range.  OSHA issued 28 violations, and fines could be in excess of $100,000!  What did they cite?  13 different violations for lead exposure.  Again, have you ever been to an indoor range?  Of course there is lead exposure!  That is why many people who shoot often, or work at a range, such as instructors and RSOs have their blood checked regularly to monitor the lead levels, and why Read More