Gun maker eyes HQ in Pike County

Gun maker eyes HQ in Pike County – A gun manufacturer is considering buying the entire 620-acre Pike County business park for $2 million to escape an unfriendly gun climate in New York.  Kahr Firearms Group would move its corporate headquarters from in Pearl River, N.Y., to Pike County, bringing a some 100 jobs, company spokesman Frank Harris said.  Some jobs will be temporary construction, others will be administrative and manufacturing. The business would be built in phases.  Already the company has hired engineering, legal and real estate firms to work on the project. It is conducting an executive search for an operations manager to oversee the building...

Boston Bomber Memorialized as Gun Victim by Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Movement

Boston Bomber Memorialized as Gun Victim by Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Movement – An event held yesterday in Concord, New Hampshire by out-of-state supporters of Mike Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns movement turned ugly when a 2nd Amendment activist (who was protesting the event) was arrested. But buried in the Union Leader story was an arguably more interesting nugget.  During the rally, supporters of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns read the names of those “killed with guns” since the Dec. 14 Newtown shootings — and Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s name was memorialized among the names of the dead. (Tsarnaev, of course, was killed in a police...

White House devoted to sweeping gun control despite ‘progress’ on violence

White House devoted to sweeping gun control despite ‘progress’ on violence – The White House on Tuesday is touting a progress report on President Obama’s pledge to combat gun violence, in the wake of December’s school shooting, that says the administration has “completed or made significant progress” on 21 of 23 executive actions Mr. Obama laid out in January.  But the report also urges Congress to act after legislation to expand gun-purchase background checks failed in the Senate in April, saying that “[p]assing common-sense gun safety legislation, including expanding background checks and making gun trafficking a federal crime, remains the single most important step we could take to reduce gun...

NY gun control law protest draws crowd in Lewis County

NY gun control law protest draws crowd in Lewis County – People climbed up the bleachers in the grandstand at the Lewis County Fairgrounds in Lowville on Saturday for a rally opposing the New York SAFE Act. More than 400 people turned out to condemn the controversial package of gun control measures passed by the state Legislature in January.  Politicians and activists, including military veterans and law enforcement, spoke against the law, criticizing both its rapid passage with no public input and the new restrictions and requirements it places on gun...

Ice-T Narrates Gun Control Film Focusing On Civil Rights

Ice-T Narrates Gun Control Film Focusing On Civil Rights – Dead Patriot Films presents “Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire” – a 79-minute, PG-13 documentary narrated by Ice-T that brings audiences to the center of the controversy over an issue that is dividing our nation – gun control. The film takes a step back from the public discourse on limiting magazine capacity and defining assault rifles. Instead, “Assaulted” offers a unique historical perspective on the Second Amendment’s significance, taking a critical and objective look at the current gun laws, and the effect on civil rights and...
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