The mentally ill man who shot and injured two police officers at New Hope City Hall in New Hope, Minnesota, before being killed in a volley of return fire obtain his weapons from a straw […]
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A familiar front in the gun ban wars is the straw purchase. A straw purchase occurs when one buys a gun for someone they know to be legally prohibited from gun ownership and subsequently transfers […]
On December 24, 2012, William Spengler apparently murdered his sister in his home, and then set the house on fire as “bait” to draw in West Webster, NY firefighters, whom he then ambushed. Spengler fatally shot […]
This case brought by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives is just the latest in a long line of cases that suggests the ATF is a petty bureaucracy drunk on it’s own power, […]
Reacting in response to the NYPD’s press conference over their biggest-ever gun-trafficking bust (you know the one, where 254 guns were pointed at the media), New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand penned the following fiction: What […]