Weekend Gun Stuff

BY PGF
3 months ago

First, Big Banks And Credit Card Giants Just Greenlit A Plan To Track Your Gun-Store Purchases:

Last month, gun control advocates hailed the creation and adoption of a new sales code targeted at identifying purchases made at U.S. gun stores. The code was promoted as a way to help banks and credit card companies identify and “recognize dangerous firearm purchasing trends,” thus improving public safety. It won’t.

If anything, this new system, which is susceptible to widespread abuse, could have dangerous consequences. Thankfully, Republican members of Congress are taking steps to resist its implementation.

We stopped counting on Republicans a long time ago.

Next, EVOLUTION: DECADES OF DEER Looks at the most prominent hunting rifles of each decade since the 1950s.

Big game rifles have evolved continuously with the introduction of new models, new cartridges, new manufacturing methods, changing hunting conditions and methods.

I’ve illustrated some of the changes with hypothetical gun racks from deer camps beginning with the 1950s, both heavy cover whitetail hunting and open country mule deer and antelope hunting, as I did plenty of both.

What will the 2020s show?

Next, Hawaii Court Dismisses Two Firearms Charges Citing Bruen Decision

Next, Retired sheriff: Vote no on [Iowa] gun amendment measure

“Strict scrutiny” requires a court to apply the highest level of scrutiny possible to decide whether a law is unconstitutional. This approach has been used to override the original intent of laws, has led to ivfrolous lawsuits, undermined case law, and jeopardized common sense gun laws.

Some current gun safety laws keep felons and people convicted of certain domestic violence crimes from having firearms. Other laws prohibit guns in schools and restrict possession of machine guns and other offensive weapons.

As a retired career law enforcement official of 36 years, I know the importance of these laws. I am a gun owner. I have had many hours of weapons training during my career. Our forefathers created the Second Amendment. I would favor adding the same wording to the Iowa Constitution instead of the proposed language of “strict scrutiny.”

Gun deaths are the leading cause of death of children in America, and the second leading cause here in Iowa. The gun death rate in Iowa is increasing faster than the national average. We owe it to ourselves, to our communities, and to our children to do better.

I’m a cop. I’m better than you, super more trained than you, and it’s for the children.

But some Iowa sheriffs endorse gun rights constitutional amendment

“Whenever one of my constituents loses a freedom it’s my fault. It’s our job to speak out,” said Cedar County Sheriff Warren Wethington.

Wethington is one of six Iowa sheriffs officially endorsing what he calls the freedom amendment. It says, in part, “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed” and is basically creating an Iowa gun rights amendment similar to the second amendment in the federal constitution.

We’re absolutely floored; is that, what’s the quaint and archaic term, personal responsibility?

Full Text: Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended by adding the folloing new section: Right to keep and bear arms. Sec. 1A. The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. The sovereign state of Iowa affirms and recognizes this right to be a fundamental individual right. Any and all restrictions of this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.

No scrutiny is better.

Blood in the streets and dead children.

Next, Federal Judge Upholds California ‘Ghost Gun’ Ban, Rules Gun-Making Not Protected by Second Amendment

That’s laughable. More, Analysis: Federal Judge Finds ‘One Weird Trick’ to Uphold Gun Law Despite Bruen


Comments

  1. On October 28, 2022 at 4:45 pm, Chris said:

    Peak clownworld, times eleventy, to infinity. Never give up your guns.
    CIII

  2. On October 29, 2022 at 7:39 am, Joe Blow said:

    Yeah, I used to hear people talking about stuff and we would call it ‘extreme’…
    They were right.
    The fucking nutjobs had it nailed 20 years ago, but we called em crazy and brushed them off. Still happens today.
    Chris is right, never give up your guns. Its the only thing holding them back. Literally. If you can’t see that now…

  3. On October 29, 2022 at 1:52 pm, Miles said:

    “No scrutiny is better.”

    Actually ‘no scrutiny’ is “It” as of the Bruen decision.
    And that applies to the states via 14th amendment incorporation by the McDonald decision.

    Iowa’s constitutional amendment is out of date, but that’s because the pro-civil rights people there have been working to get it passed for something over a decade.

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