Right of Self-defense

Store Clerk Kills Robber; Robber’s Widow Sues Store Clerk

by Rick Olson January 3, 2014

“People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.”  —Agnes Repplier This is the story of a career criminal. He is…or was, rather, 29-year-old Ramon Sedillo of Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 2003, Sedillo and two of his pals snatched an 89-year-old woman’s purse outside a grocery store. Knocked to […]

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Guest post by Penny Dean, Esq. – HB135 “Stand your ground” must be defeated

by Skip March 25, 2013

HB 135 NEEDS TO BE ITL’D If the proposed changes to RSA 627:4 in the form of HB 135 are adopted (i.e. the return to the previous version of the law-see below), the affirmative defense will no longer be available to those who are forced to defend themselves or others at places other than their […]

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The Democrats’ Gun Control Racism

by Tim Condon March 8, 2013

Star Parker: “Taking guns from the law-abiding many puts too much power in the hands of an ill-intentioned few.” Democrats seem to fear and hate the individual right to self-defense, always supporting so-called “gun control.” Historically, it was Democrats who imposed “gun control” in the post-Civil War South to disarm blacks in the face of Jim […]

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Joe Biden: “If it only saves one life!” Five against two. Guess who had the equalizer?

by Skip January 30, 2013

Five big guys against two guys.  Normally, the five guys are going to take what they want.  It did turn into, temporarily, a five on one.  And then… (reformatted, emphasis mine): FAIRBORN —  One man was killed and another shot in the leg when they, along with three others, allegedly participated in a home invasion […]

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Sheriff’s and the Second Amendment

by Rick Olson January 16, 2013

“Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.”  —Thomas Jefferson  Quotes and musing from some of America’s Sheriff’s… “My office will not comply with any federal action which violates the United States Constitution or the Kentucky Constitution which I swore to uphold. Let them pull that stuff in other places if […]

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The Battle Of Athens…Tennesee

by Rick Olson January 16, 2013

“The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy”  —Charles de Montesquieu [Art.] 10. [Right of Revolution.] Government being instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the whole community, and not for the private interest or emolument of […]

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“Gun Nuts” To The Rescue…

by Rick Olson January 14, 2013

“These people protected me when I couldn’t protect myself..” —Kevin Dorsey, Houston Robbery Victim, rescued by armed citizens. “I don’t believe in guns,” said Kevin Dorsey, who found himself suddenly the victim of an armed robbery in Houston’s Hermann Park neighborhood. “I don’t own a gun,” Dorsey added.   But Kevin Dorsey was one of the few […]

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The Right Of Self-Defence In The UK

by Rick Olson January 5, 2013

“Gun control extremists have at least two things in common with Islamic extremists. They have a willingness to die for their fundamental beliefs, and the sanctimony to demand that others die with them.”—Dr. Mike Adams Leicestershire, UK. In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 2, Andy and Tracey Ferrie were sleeping in their home when […]

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“Trained experts with guns.” I dissent.

by Tim Condon January 2, 2013

There’s an email going around about a foiled mass-killing in San Antonio that occurred a few days after the Sandy Hook massacre. There’s something about it I don’t like….

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The Armed Citizen And Lying Gun Grabbers

by Rick Olson December 30, 2012

”A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government.”—George Washington Tiresome are liberals lying and telling people that if they arm themselves, then the criminal […]

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“Negros With Guns”

by Tim Condon April 22, 2012

Ann Coulter, despite her recent foolishness in attacking Newt Gingrich, is nearly always, ahem, “on target.” As with her recent column, “Negros with Guns,” which starts out like this: Liberals have leapt on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida to push for the repeal of “stand your ground” laws and to demand tighter […]

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Crime victims: To shoot or not to shoot?

by Tim Condon April 10, 2012

This from today’s Union Leader: “MANCHESTER — A 76-year-old Korean War veteran was mugged Monday morning in a city alley, losing his wallet to an assailant who ripped it, literally, from his pants.” With the article is a picture of the victim, Chuck Wiggin, with a bandage on the side of his head. But the old […]

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Why America needs “a gun in every pocket”…

by Tim Condon April 9, 2012

…and why the anti-Second Amendment and anti-self defense movements in places like New York, Chicago, and California (with their draconian anti-gun laws) need to get used to it. A few days ago The Wall Street Journal published a column by Con Coughlin, entitled “Mohamed Merah and the New Breed of ‘Nike Terrorists’.” Mohamed Merah is […]

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Furthermore, some people think that stopping a one-man crime spree is “criminal”….

by Tim Condon February 23, 2012

This is from the commentary to today’s Union Leader article about crime-stopping hero Dennis Fleming…who was arrested and will be charged with  a “crime” by a clueless (elected) county attorney, Thomas Velardi. First, a comment from a retired police officer, Graham Baynes, as follows:

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The Anti-Self Defense Cadre Strikes Again in Strafford County

by Rick Olson February 22, 2012

“Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.”  —Friedrich Engels Joseph Hebert is a criminal. He has a considerable arrest record for everything from assault and drug possession to burglary. Clearly, he is a miscreant.  This Saturday Hebert’s personal illegal fortune-seeking ran aground. He was caught taking other people’s stuff without […]

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Armed Citizen: 1, Criminals and Anti-gun Liberals “0″

by Rick Olson December 13, 2011

“Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.” — Michael Bednarik Yesterday at approximately 9:30 AM, an unknown person kicked in a locked door of an apartment residence in Merrimack As reported in the Union Leader… A forced entry. The female resident […]

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