Breitbart – by AWR Hawkins
During his Wednesday night CNN town hall, President Joe Biden talked about a “push to eliminate” 9mm pistols that have an ammunition capacity beyond that of which the left approves.
Biden said, “The idea you need a weapon that can have the ability to fire 20, 30, 40, 50, 120 shots from that weapon, whether it’s a 9mm pistol or whether it’s a rifle, is ridiculous. I’m continuing to push to eliminate the sale of those things.” Continue reading “CNN Town Hall: Joe Biden Suggests a 9mm Pistol Ban”
Breitbart – by Neil Munro
Many of the deported migrants who are now getting special invites to re-enter the U.S. are so poor they need government aid for housing and healthcare, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The admission came in a July 19 statement to progressive contractors who want to be paid for wrapping the poor and unskilled migrants in the taxpayer-funded federal welfare system. The DHS statement said: Continue reading “DHS: Returning Deported Migrants Need Federal Aid for Housing”
Lawmakers in the US Congress have introduced an unprecedented bill that will increase the legislature’s control in security matters including war authorization, arms exports and national emergencies.
The proponents of the bill claim the new legislation will give Congress the power to be up to par with the president of the United States. Continue reading “US lawmakers introduce new bill extending Congress’s war powers”
American Military News – by Liz George
The House Appropriations Committee FY22 funding bill includes $40 million for a program to pressure states into establishing “Red Flag” gun confiscation laws in an effort to support “safer communities” and expand “gun violence prevention efforts.”
According to a draft of the FY22 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies funding bill released July 11, nearly $150 million in “Gun Violence Reduction Grants” is “aimed at reducing gun violence.” In addition to the $40 million focused on “Red Flag” laws, the committee included $100 million for grants to assist states in improving their National Instant Criminal Background Check systems for gun purchases and $10 million to “develop and expand gun buyback and relinquishment programs.” Continue reading “House bill allocates $40 million for federal ‘Red Flag’ gun confiscation program”
Breitbart – by Amy Furr
An 80-year-old man was reportedly found dead inside a Staten Island apartment building with the phrase “I touch little girls” written on his body, law enforcement said Tuesday.
The elderly person was discovered just after 9:30 a.m. on Monday in the hallway of 256 Corson Ave., police told the New York Post. Continue reading “Police: NYC Man Found Dead with ‘I Touch Little Girls’ Scrawled on Chest”
A man armed with a handgun defended himself during an attempted robbery in Los Angeles, and left two suspects with bullet wounds to the legs, police say.
“Words were apparently exchanged, and the victim ultimately produces a handgun, apparently to defend himself and others in his group from the would-be robbery suspects. The victim fired his weapon towards the suspects and then all parties immediately fled the location,” the Los Angeles Police Department recounted in a press release Tuesday. Continue reading “Would-be robbers shot by armed shoppers in Los Angeles”
Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden
During an otherwise routine hearing before the Senate, Sen. Rand Paul and Dr. Anthony Fauci clashed once again over whether President Biden’s top COVID advisor had lied to Congress when he insisted back in May that the NIH hadn’t finance gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (Dr. Fauci also furiously pushed back on the assertion that COVID-19 may have leaked from the lab, before suddenly changing his tune). Continue reading “Rand Paul Asks DoJ To Investigate Fauci For Lying To Congress”
MSN – Business Insider
Rising temperatures and a growing wildfire are creating dangerous fire clouds and firestorms that can generate their own lightning in the skies above southern Oregon.
The Bootleg Fire, the largest blaze currently burning in the US, has torched more than 388,000 acres (606 square-miles) since it started July 6 in Klamath County. It’s only 30% contained as of Tuesday. Continue reading “Oregon’s Bootleg Fire is so big it’s generating dangerous fire clouds and firestorms that can spark their own lightning”
A Florida man faces eight months behind bars for participating in the pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill in January. The man committed no violence, but prosecutors still claimed he took part in a “threat to democracy.”
Paul Allard Hodgkins pleaded guilty in June to obstructing Congress, a felony crime with a theoretical maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Hodgkins, of Tampa, Florida, entered the US Capitol in January alongside crowds of former President Donald Trump’s supporters, carrying a ‘Trump 2020’ flag. He snapped selfies in the Senate chamber and posed alongside infamous ‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley. Continue reading “8 months in prison for man who took selfie with ‘Qanon Shaman’ in first Capitol riot felony sentence”
Health department workers and community outreach groups have kicked off a “doses to doors” COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where just 49% of residents have received at least one jab. The program, which officials say offer a convenient way for residents to get the shot without having to worry about travel, was met with mixed reaction on Twitter.
“They don’t move that fast to help people when they know a hurricane is coming,” one Twitter user wrote. Continue reading “North Carolina county launches ‘doses to doors’ vaccine campaign”
Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden
Brace for even more shortages.
Union Pacific is temporarily suspending eastbound service from West Coast port terminals to its Global IV intermodal facility in Chicago to help ease “significant congestion” at inland terminals, especially Chicago, and at the ports, Freight Waves reports. The suspension is aimed at helping ocean carriers reduce backlogs. Continue reading “Union Pacific Halts Shipments From West Coast To Chicago To Ease “Significant Congestion””
In Southern Oregon on Thursday firefighters were pulled off some areas of the Bootleg Fire for their own safety. With extreme wildfire behavior causing large fire growth on the north side, it became too hazardous for crews, engines and heavy equipment so they relocated and regrouped.
The southeast side of the fire moved two to four miles east Thursday and crossed into Lake County. Continue reading “Firefighters pulled off sections of the Bootleg Fire”
Four law enforcement officers were shot and one was killed by a suspect barricaded in a home in Levelland, Texas.
Levelland police officers came under fire at about 1 p.m. Thursday from a person who was locked and barricaded inside a home, police said. They had previously received a call from a citizen who said their neighbor was “acting strange and appeared to be walking around with a large gun,” police said. The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team was called to assist Levelland police officers at 2:15 p.m. local time. Continue reading “Suspect who shot 4 officers, killed 1 after barricading himself inside Texas home, in custody”
New York Post – by Steven Nelson
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday the Biden administration is identifying “problematic” posts for Facebook to censor because they contain “misinformation” about COVID-19.
Psaki disclosed the government’s role in policing social media during her daily press briefing after Surgeon General Vivek Murthy called on companies to purge more pandemic posts. Continue reading “White House ‘flagging’ posts for Facebook to censor over COVID ‘misinformation’”
Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is recalling five Neutrogena and Aveeno sunscreen products after tests revealed small amounts of benzene, a cancer-causing chemical.
The company announced the recall on Wednesday, noting that most of its spray sunscreens were affected. J&J is asking consumers to stop using: Continue reading “J&J recalls spray sunscreens after testing found traces of cancer-causing chemical”
The Biden administration is launching an operation to relocate Afghan nationals who aided the U.S. military effort in Afghanistan and are in the process of applying for residency in the United States.
“At President Biden’s direction, the United States is launching Operation Allies Refuge to support relocation flights for interested and eligible Afghan nationals and their families who have supported the United States and our partners in Afghanistan and are in the SIV application pipeline,” a senior administration official said in a statement. Continue reading “Biden administration to relocate Afghans who aided US military effort as they await visa process”
Ammunition manufacturer Ammo Inc. is building a new factory as American consumers deal with an ongoing ammunition shortage caused by unprecedented demand for guns.
While a new factory is welcome news to gun consumers, it won’t go online fast enough to solve this year’s problem of overwhelming demand versus limited supply. Continue reading “Ammo Inc. Builds Factory To Feed America’s Insatiable Demand”
NWF Daily News
With the onset of the pandemic last year, ammunition got very expensive and very hard to find.
Now that America is starting to reopen, ammo is slowly starting to reappear on store shelves.
Prices are still sky high, however, and industry leaders estimate it could be 12 to 24 months before the cost of ammunition returns to pre-COVID levels. Continue reading “‘Bite the bullet’ and buy now: Ammo prices likely won’t drop for 12 to 24 months”