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A blog about firearms, self-defense, politics, hunting, personal responsibility and other topics that catch our interest by a couple from the frozen north, temporarily displaced to "Outside."
The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has reaffirmed that valid Alaska Concealed Handgun Permits (ACHPs) marked "NICS Exempt" qualify as alternatives to the NICS background check required by the Brady Act when FFLs transfer a firearm to an unlicensed person. The Alaska Department of Public Safety has begun issuing permits with the "NICS Exempt" annotation.
An initial or renewal applicant for an ACHP who wishes to have their permit marked "NICS Exempt" must complete and sign the NICS EXEMPT CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT SUPPLEMENT (form 12-299-89) along with their initial or renewal application and supporting material.
The holder of an existing valid permit that becomes lost, stolen, or destroyed may request a replacement permit. To have the "NICS Exempt" notation on the replacement permit, the permit holder must complete and sign the NICS EXEMPT CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT SUPPLEMENT (form 12-299-89) along with the request for replacement (form 12-299-85), the $25 replacement fee, and a photograph taken within the last 30 days. The replacement application must be presented in person to an office of the Alaska State Troopers.
The department must give priority to first-time applicants in accordance with AS 18.65.700(b) and to expiring permit holders seeking to renew their permits. Replacement requests will be processed as quickly as possible but can only be done after other priorities are met. Existing permit holders who are expiring shortly will probably save time and expense by simply waiting until the time to renew their permit to get the "NICS Exempt" notation added.
If we can’t stomach modest cuts that would lower federal spending by a mere 0.3% per year out of a current federal budget of $3.6 trillion, then we might as well signal to the whole world that we have no serious intention of dealing with our debt problem.
If we are going to wet our proverbial pants over 0.3% in annual spending cuts when we’re running up trillion dollar annual deficits, then we’re done. Put a fork in us. We’re finished. We’re going to default eventually and that’s why the feds are stockpiling bullets in case of civil unrest.
BE IT RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature urges the United States Congress to not relinquish to the office of the President of the United States the legislative duty of the United States Congress to safeguard our most fundamental right; and be it FURTHER RESOLVED that the Alaska State Legislature urges the President of the United States to refrain from any further efforts to restrict firearms ownership.
Governor Cuomo and our legislature passed the "NY SAFE ACT." It will reduce gun violence in our state. Predictably, it is under attack by the National Rifle Association and allied groups. :::We are joining with the SEIU 1199 to lobby in Albany. This free bus trip will last from 8:00 to 4:30 with breakfast and lunch included. Meet up at 250 S Clinton St. Park in the M Lot at the corner of W Fayette and S Clinton Sts. (Parking in that lot may be validated. No sure yet.) Show your determination to keep our excellent new law!:::You must call this number to get a seat on the free bus. 315-424-1743 Ext 110 Ask for Nekeia:::Also sign up here.
Attention: I just got word that all new Concealed Carry Licenses will be issued with NICS EXEMPT ***IF*** you opt in for it AND fill out the ADDITIONAL forms when applying for your license. That's GREAT news. If you already have a license, stay tuned as the state will be rolling out a program to update your card, GUESStimation... 30-45 days.That is great news if true. Alaska CCWs lost their NICS-exempt status in 2006-2007 because the ATF got pissy with the State. Probably because we passed Constitutional Carry and the ATF
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"I have not yet begun to fight!” – John Paul Jones
Yesterday’s court proceedings clarified things! The Jefferson County District Attorney’s office is more interested in political expediency than justice. THAT IS A MISTAKE!\
Consultations between Nathan’s attorney Seth Buchman and a team of attorneys specializing in the 2nd Amendment and Constitutional law have already occurred. In addition, outside organizations including the NRA and The 2nd Amendment Foundation are aware of and involved in this action. Strategy is being debated, planned out and implemented.
I want to add a special thanks to Emily Miller at the Washington Times for her careful, fair and accurate reporting. In a time when most reporters simply carry water for the government Emily truly stands out as wanting to find "truth."
We will continue to raise funds and are prepared to take this as far as necessary to obtain justice. Nathan did not choose this path but he is on it. If this path takes him to the Supreme Court of the United States that is where we will go!
We will be sharing additional information in the coming days including actionable steps you can take.
“An unjust law is no law at all”—Augustine of Hippo
Please send interview requests, comments, or suggestions to: firstname.lastname@example.orgThus far, Mr. Haddad has raised almost $40K from 978 donors (about $40/donor). It looks like the Jefferson County, NY DA's office is refusing to settle or drop the charges, but on the plus side, SAF & NRA are getting involved.
Ladies & Gentlemen,
I understand that in the near future, your committee will be taking up draconian gun control measures which infringe on the rights of law abiding citizens.
If your state passes these measures, I will be forced to cut off all of my spending in Maryland.
Your state's gun laws are already very strict, especially with regards to concealed carry reciprocity. The new bundle of laws under consideration demonstrate the disregard which which the legislature considers their constituents while doing nothing to enhance public safety, and I will not support such a state with as much as a nickle.
I have already cut all financial ties with New York and am willing to do so in Maryland.
Finally, I am actively contributing to pro-2A organizations and will be happy to help educate your constituents as to how you chose to vote on this important issue.
[Chris from Alaska]
She confronted me in a dark parking lot light by a few hazy lights in North Las Vegas. I was picking up some dinner "to go" late at night at a great BBQ joint that is in a neighborhood which has sadly gone down hill over the last few years. She asked if I could help her get on welfare, babbling a bit, while walking towards me.
I began to offer to buy her a sandwich and give her an MRE as charity. Drug abuse is a problem in North Las Vegas and I don't feel good giving junkies money. When she was about two parking spots away, I noticed she had her hand on a folding knife in her front right pocket.
My training kicked in; I bladed away from her, put my hand on the butt of my semiautomatic pistol with 15 round standard capacity magazine, and ordered her to "STOP RIGHT THERE." She sputtered, her eyes got wide, and she left quickly. She had brought a knife to a gun fight.
I reported the incident to a law enforcement officer at a checkpoint about a quarter mile away, and he was uninterested. No report was ever taken and she still needs help, I guess. I got to go home safely to my family because I had my defensive sidearm and nobody was hurt.
Thank you for contacting us with your concerns and to communicate your opinions and stance on the current political situation and attack on the second amendment that we are all engaged in. We also greatly appreciate all of your past and hopefully continued support due to the excellent function, performance and quality of the PWS weapons you already have.
In the weeks since Sen. Feinstein’s push for new Gun Control first started, many of the employees at PWS have been repeatedly contacting various political leaders via email and Facebook to voice our wish to see them uphold the Constitution rather than undermine it. We agree that taking a stance for what one believes in is part of what makes this country great. We believe other factors in that greatness are the freedom from oppression and political bullying guaranteed by our Bill of Rights and economic wherewithal brought to us by the Free Market Economy.
PWS supports the US Soldier, Law Enforcement and Armed Citizen with the same priority. Just as you have a choice in what firearms you purchase and trust, so do they. They are exercising their free will in the free market just as you or I would. They are not the boogeyman, they are our parents, siblings and friends. At times, we may be at odds, but we are still ALL Americans. There is a small but vocal crowd that seeks to further divide this nation instead of lead it. Unfortunately, they control the Whitehouse right now......but that will pass. The last thing a conservative response should be, is too cleave and divide ourselves even further from all Americans instead of working together as a united people. This saddens us that is the typical response.
We personally know many men serving as LEO in the states you wish us to refuse business to, men who we consider brothers who have served this nation overseas and continue to serve their communities as Law Enforcement. These men have actually fought for the rights you purport to support as you try to threaten a position and statement out of firearms manufacturers using misguided fear tactics that are already in heavy use by the liberal leadership in this nation. They are as ardent of defenders and believers in the Constitution and 2nd Amendment as ANYONE. I will not betray their service and sacrifice or their friendship any more readily than I would betray yours, yet that is exactly what you are demanding..
What you have done in this message to PWS is give an ultimatum reinforced with threats. This is also known as an "initiation of force”. I cannot tell you how much this disappoints me on a personal level. We have spoken on the phone numerous times and instead of reaching out and asking how to help each other in this fight, you instead use the same tactics of those on the other side by giving an ultimatum engineered to solicit a response in line with your demands, leaving no room for anything else. You did not ask us as a brother American, instead you treat us as an adversary you wish to threaten and force to bend to your will. You have voiced your stance and what the repercussions are for us if we don't submit to your will but just as our forefathers believed….. I submit to NO MAN sir and I expect no one to submit to me.
PWS will not be submitting to your ultimatum and if us standing up for our right and our beliefs is counter to your wants, needs and desires and your punishment upon us is to not use or endorse or purchase our products from us, that is your choice. In closing, I believe you need to reflect on the tone and tactics conveyed by your email.
MR. STACEY NAGY Dealer Development/Sales PRIMARY WEAPONS SYSTEMS 208.344.5217 x 206 208.344.5395 fax http://www.primaryweapons.com/
Good Morning All,
I wanted to take a moment to clarify a point that started this entire situation. In my discussion with Mr. Nagy, the point that I took the most from is this fact –
There is a small but vocal crowd that seeks to further divide this nation instead of lead it. Unfortunately, they control the Whitehouse right now......but that will pass. The last thing a conservative response should be is too cleave and divide ourselves even further from all Americans instead of working together as a united people.
I believe the point Mr. Nagy was trying to make was that we must work together – all of us – to fight this legislation, not simply react once it has been pushed through while we stand idle and allow it.
PWS will always defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, both foreign AND domestic. As a company, we value our customers and do indeed understand that the civilian market is our bread and butter. The law enforcement officers that we support are our friends, and they have taken the same Oath of Enlistment that I have and through many discussions I have had with them on this topic, they will not bow to tyrannical government and nor will we.
We will not support agencies that wish to weaken or destroy the rights we are granted from the 2nd Amendment, but we will do everything we can to support the ones that will stand and fight with us to ensure our freedoms remain. THAT is the stance of PWS.
Primary Weapons Systems
No, we will not.
Dear concerned gun owner,
First of all I would like to say thank you for filling my email with all this spam email.
Second, I am not sure where you got this blanket email from to send out as spam, but please stop it.
Third, The manufacture is not the one you need to convince.
You need to convince the law enforcement agencies and the common people about their mistake in electing these officials and have them removed. Again NOT the manufacture.
AR Stands for ArmaLite…
Master Armorer / Sales Rep.
P.O. Box 299
Geneseo, IL. 61254
Thanks for posting this email. I just received a concerned telephone call about it, an email from the staffer who stimulated the mail.
I think a bit of clarification is in order.
The root of the matter is a HUGE series of inquiries by both email and telephone asking ArmaLite to cut off sales to New York and other states which deny its citizens the right to own our rifles, as several other firms have done. Some of the contacts have been duplicates of others and some were so redundant that they appeared to be spam. Many of them have been rude and I'm afraid one of my staffers thought that he was responding to a spammer and was more terse than he should have been. Once he realized what happened he came to me and apologized.
My purpose here is to pass on his apology from the corporate level and to answer the initial question: What is ArmaLite going to do?
ArmaLite is continuing a policy put into place when California first banned our rifles. That policy remains:
1. We will not sell to those states which deny it's honorable citizens the right to own ArmaLite's.
2. We do not halt sales to individual officers even in problematic states. I am a former Police Officer myself, and the staffer who stimulated the recent anger is a currently serving one. We are well familiar with the fact that most rifles serving Police Officers are purchased by the officers themselves, and that they shouldn't be punished for the actions of their political elite.
We consider sales to those sate subdivisions which are not engaged or potentially engaged with disarming its citizens. DNR and Forestry Departments, for instance, sometimes serve in remote areas that conceal drug farms and their officers deserve good hardware.
3. We will not sell to those lower political subdivisions that deny their honorable citizens the right to own ArmaLite's. Chicago, for instance, prohibits its citizens from owning ArmaLite's within the city limits so we make no effort to sell into that city. We have many friends on the Chicago Police Department and have continued to sell to them individually.
Our observation is that most County Sheriffs disagree with banning sales of our rifles and many publicly refuse to enforce such laws. We sell to those departments and to their Deputies, but will not sell to those County departments headed by Sheriffs who would deny their citizens the same rights.
In short, Americans need not worry that ArmaLite is selling to those who betray them.
As you can see by reading posts on the topic, some readers have been harsh with their criticism of ArmaLite. It was in response to this atmosphere that my staffer reacted harshly. He's come to me and apologized and I personally am passing my own apology along with his.
But don't be mistaken, ArmaLite is strongly involved with both personal, corporate, and political efforts at the State, National, and International level to protect our civil rights. And we'll continue to support your shooting needs as the situation moves forward.
“It’s why we have call boxes, it’s why we have safe zones, it’s why we have the whistles. Because you just don’t know who you’re gonna be shooting at,”It just struck me! That's why Afghanistan isn't pacified yet! All we need to do is declare the violent areas to be "safe zones," put up some blue lights with call boxes every 200 meters in Kandahar City, establish gun free zones and send out unarmed patrols to build rapport with the violent opium smugglers and suicide bombers, and issue rape whistles to children and goats.
Ladies and gentlemen,
I urge you to oppose HB1224, HB1229, and any other gun control measures pending in the Colorado House. These measures have zero track record in preventing crime. They will have a guaranteed economic impact on Colorado; businesses will leave taking hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars out of the economy and many tourists have said they will take their vacation money to other states. More importantly, the bill infringes on the rights of law abiding citizens who have done nothing wrong.
Oppose HB1224. I suppose organizations such as the NRA and the Colorado State Shooting Association, and will donate money to groups which oppose the election of any elected official who votes for this law.
Chris from AK
120.70 - Luring a child | E Felony
121.11 - Criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation | A Misdemeanor
125.10 - Criminally negligent homicide | E Felony
130.20 - Sexual misconduct | A Misdemeanor
130.25 - Rape 3rd degree | E Felony
130.40 - Criminal sexual act 3rd degree | E Felony
130.52 - Forcible touching | A Misdemeanor
130.53 - Persistent sexual abuse | E Felony (repeat child molester, must be caught and convicted in two separate cases before the charges even reach this level)
130.65A - Aggravated sexual abuse 4th degree | E Felony
130.85 - Female genital mutilation | E Felony
135.05 - Unlawful imprisonment 2nd degree | A Misdemeanor
135.10 - Unlawful imprisonment 1st degree | E Felony
135.45 - Custodial interference 2nd degree | A Misdemeanor
135.50 - Custodial interference 1st degree | E Felony
135.55 - Substitution of children | E Felony (switched at birth)
135.60 - Coercion 2nd degree | A Misdemeanor
150.01 - 5th degree Arson | A Misdemeanor
150.05 - 4th degree Arson | E Felony
178.10 - 4th degree Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions | A Misdemeanor
178.15 - 3rd degree Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions | E Felony
220.28 - Use of a child to commit a controlled substance offense | E Felony
240.05 - Riot 2nd degree | A Misdemeanor
240.06 - Riot 1st degree | E Felony
240.08 - Inciting to riot | A Misdemeanor 240.10 - Unlawful assembly | B Misdemeanor
240.15 - Criminal anarchy | E Felony
240.20 - Disorderly conduct | Violation
240.61 - Placing a false bomb or hazardous substance 2nd degree | E Felony
250.45 - Unlawful surveillance 2nd degree | E felony (Hidden cams for sexual gratification)
255.25 - Incest 3rd degree | E Felony
263.11 - Possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child | E Felony
263.16 - Possessing a sexual performance by a child | E Felony
On February 8, House Bill 24, important self-defense legislation introduced by state Representative Mark Neuman (R-10), passed unanimously in the House Judiciary Committee. This bill now goes to the House Finance Committee where a hearing has not yet been scheduled.
Under existing state law, there is no duty-to-retreat if a person is in their home, business, or on their own property. HB 24 would extend this to recognize the right to use force, including deadly force, for self-defense to include anywhere a person has a legal right to be.
If your state Representative serves on the House Finance Committee, please contact him or her TODAY, and respectfully urge their support for HB 24. To determine your state Representative, please click here. Contact information for members of the House Finance Committee is provided below.
A once-shuttered warehouse is now a state-of-the art lab where new workers are mastering the 3-D printing that has the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything. There's no reason this can't happen in other towns.
President Obama, SOTU
- every Afghan is a civilian until otherwise apparent; that:
- all compounds are civilian structures until otherwise apparent;
- in every location where there is evidence of human habitation, civilians are present until otherwise apparent.