Archive for November 23, 2013

Not Quite All “The Facts” About the AR-15

Not Quite All “The Facts” About the AR-15
Though he didn’t get everything right in his article about the AR-15 for Business Insider on Friday, Brian Jones included a number of facts that are beyond dispute.

Michigan: Pro-Gun Bill Approved by State Senate, Sent to House
Yesterday, the Michigan Senate overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 610 by a 36 to 2 vote.  This bill was sent to the state House of Representatives where it has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.

Florida ALERT! HB-89 — Threat of Force to Stop Attackers Bill Passes
House Bill 89, Threatened Use of Force, by Representative Neil Combee (R-Auburndale) & Representative Katie Edwards (D-Sunrise) was favorably amended and PASSED the Florida House Criminal Justice Committee by a vote of 12-1.   The bill currently has 29 cosponsors and growing.  HB-89 is a bill to stop abusive prosecutors from using 10-20-LIFE to prosecute people who “threaten to use deadly force” against an attacker as a means of self-defense and to stop an attack.  Some anti-gun, anti-self-defense prosecutors have been abusing the 10-20-LIFE law to prosecute average citizens who displayed a weapon or gun in self-defense to make an attacker back off.