The city council of Davis, California has decided to drop the local police department’s Pentagon-supplied armored vehicle following worries from the community that it could be used against demonstrations, as was the case in Ferguson, Missouri this month. The Davis City Council adopted a resolution this week that orders the city to come up with …

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It’s been a year since New York City adopted Local Law 71 with the enthusiastic support of Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, who is now mayor of the city. Local Law 71, the so-called Community Safety Act, used the possibility of endless civil-rights litigation to gut the city’s “stop, question, and frisk” procedure for dealing …

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A second American reportedly killed fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria has been identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed, of Minneapolis, two sources told Fox News late Wednesday. KMSP-TV in Minneapolis reported that Muhumed was killed in the same battle as Douglas McAuthur McCain, who grew up outside Minneapolis in the town of New Hope …

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Beijing is calling on Washington to scale back, or cancel, aerial surveillance of the Chinese mainland, since such a practice represents a security risk and a deterrent to better bilateral relations – otherwise it is ready to take measures. Relations between China and the United States have been increasingly tense since the US shifted its …

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An employee working for the television show “Cops” was shot and killed by police in Omaha, Nebraska, as they responded to an armed robbery at a local restaurant. The suspected burglar was also killed. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said “Cops” crew member Bryce Dion, 38, was shot once when a shootout broke open between …

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Veterans are wrongfully being declared incompetent at an alarming rate, in an effort to prohibit them from owning firearms. What are you afraid of, Barrack? (by Michael Connelly, Constitutional Attorney) There are an estimated 130,000 to 200,000 U.S. Military veterans homeless on any given night. These are America’s heroes who fought for us and our …

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From Sean Brown, Mad World As the flood of illegal immigrants continues over our Southern border, one of our own Marines sits imprisoned in a Mexican jail because he accidentally crossed into the country with firearms in his vehicle and had no way to turn around. Ever since, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been rotting in …

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has executed eight people for “terrorist” attacks in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, including three who “masterminded” a dramatic car crash in the capital’s Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media said.  Xinjiang is the traditional home of Muslim Uighurs who speak a Turkic language, and China has attributed attacks …

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Oh, for the love of God, now I’ve heard it all. Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. It’s a comforting, reassuring vision for Western non-Muslims facing a massive influx of Muslim immigrants and …

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A jury has acquitted a Texas father who was accused of fatally shooting the drunken driver who killed his two sons. David Barajas, 32, was pushing his broken-down car along a road with his 11- and 12-year-old sons back in 2012 when Jose Banda, a drunken driver, fatally struck the two boys. Watch the latest …

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In March 2008 I chatted with a silver-haired law school professor under the marble pillars of the U.S. Supreme Court building. He was very excited. The court was to about hear Heller v. D.C. The case would decide whether the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects an individual right to own and carry guns. …

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The state Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that would require certain replica guns to be sold in bright colors or transparent to avoid deadly mix-ups with police officers. SB199 advanced on a 41-34 vote, the minimum needed to pass, after Republican lawmakers and an influential Democrat blasted it as ineffective. It now returns to the …

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Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety is “bankrolling” a gun control initiative in Nevada that seeks to expand background checks for private firearm transfers, guns sold at gun shows, “or among friends and family.” In other words, Bloomberg is bankrolling Everytown which, in turn, is bankrolling a ballot initiative to make private gun sales without …

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Expert economist and gun rights advocate told Guns & Patriots that some law enforcement are leading the way in making sure all American citizens have the convenience of being armed. “The two groups of people who benefit the most from having guns for protection are those most likely to be victims of violent crimes which …

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As the story of Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson’s shooting of Michael Brown begins to look less clear-cut than we were led to believe by Brown’s friend, Dorian Johnson, the “voices of oppression” on MSNBC now say the real issue is that there aren’t enough blacks on the Ferguson police force. As Brown may …

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My message to the Palestinian people From Thomas Madison What the hell is the matter with you people? Are you insane?! You have elected a terrorist organization as your legitimate leadership, which in turn uses YOU as human shields, gaining international sympathy when YOU and your children are killed or maimed, all because YOU have …

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