Second Amendment

Data Point – Protecting the Right to Firearms more favorable than gun control to Americans

by Skip July 29, 2015

(H/T: Washington Post)

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Greater Epping Republicans / NHCCS – 2nd Amendment – Part 2

by Skip July 28, 2015

Evan Nappen, national expert on 2nd Amendment law with practices in NH and NJ, came to the podium.  He started off with his own discussion on his Revolutionary War rifle and then riffed onto talking about the 2nd Amendment and the law.  He spoke long – but none of the 55-60 people who turned out […]

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Greater Epping Republicans / NHCCS – 2nd Amendment – Part 1

by Skip July 28, 2015

This past Sunday, GraniteGrok attended a joint presentation by the Greater Epping Republicans and the National Heritage Center for Constitutional Studies.  Nancy Kindler acted as the Master of Ceremonies.  Two speakers were present: NH State Rep David Welch who was dressed in period garb on the topic of Revolutionary War arms 2nd Amendment lawyer Evan Nappen […]

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Progressives are inconsistent by design

by Skip July 25, 2015

But they want you to believe otherwise: (H/T: Powerline)

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Police Taking Guns From Citizens Who Open Carry

by Rick Olson July 22, 2015

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects,[a] against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” —Fourth […]

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Data Point – Moms Demand Action and the Gun Control Mafia won’t like this

by Skip July 17, 2015

The number of concealed handgun permits is increasing at an ever-increasing rate. Over the past year, 1.7 million additional new permits have been issued – a 15.4% increase in just one single year. This is the largest ever single-year increase in the number of concealed handgun permits. 5.2% of the total adult population has a […]

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NJ Guv Chris Christie in the race. Second Amendmenters – a Second Coming of Scott Brown?

by Skip June 30, 2015

If I ever get involved in one of those surveys, even as I have been the one to put up most of the Chris Christie YouTubes, that asks which Republican candidate you would never vote for, THAT’S when he would get my vote.  Why?  I detect Scott Brown with a wider waistband – from The […]

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They just keep trying, don’t they?

by Tom June 26, 2015

In today’s Concord Fishwrap (no offense to fish), you’ll see another editorial about guns.  Yet another vapid.repetitive.attempt to imply that the backwater, 18th century Founding Fathers had no idea, when they wrote the muskets-only Second Amendment, that semi-automatic firearms would ever be invented. Had the editorial’s authors only been there to tell them, the Founders would have surely backed […]

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And NH Gov Maggie Hassan still wants to keep gun control in force

by Skip June 25, 2015

Yep, there’s no doubt that she’s a Democrat (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Satire on the Brady Campaign?

by Skip April 28, 2015

OK, let’s “believe” the satire Change their plans?  Um, yup – that would be the point of not wussing out from quivering fear.  The “missed” point of shooting them IS to change their plans – so as to prevent them from changing any of yours. (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Really, NH State Rep. Len DiSesa, to be part of NH Society we give up Constitutional Rights?

by Skip April 26, 2015

SB116, the “Constitutional Carry” bill by which any person who is permitted to own a firearm would no longer have to apply for and posses a pistol license to carry it concealed is the current gun bill being decided in the NH House.  Of course, there are all kinds of claims that ne’er-do-wells, criminals, and […]

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Yes, Bob Costas. Next question?

by Skip March 24, 2015

Bob Costas is one of those celebrities (in his case, a sports broadcaster) who has used his position to lecture we little people on different topics (on guns here, here, and here).  Well, he’s continuing to ride that bicycle by totally misinterpreting the Second Amendment (or, based on his previous outbursts), shows his Progressive nature and […]

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First Responders – Susan The Bruce shows us the Progressive view

by Skip March 22, 2015

From the March 2015 of America’s Freedom (p.39, emphasis mine): In the United States and other nations, more and more people are recognizing that victims have the best chance of survival when they can be the first responders. First Responders.  We usually think of these folks as heros – and they are, no doubt.  But they […]

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Just for Susan The Bruce: Liberals just don’t like real equal protection

by Skip March 22, 2015

The Cognitive Dissonance is strong with this one.  Over  at Steve’s post (“NH Democrats Put a Price-tag on Rape“), well known NH Progressive blogger Susan the Bruce decided that she wanted to start a flame war with the premise that women should NOT be able to protect themselves against bigger, stronger male n’err-do-wells with what the […]

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I don’t think I’ve seen Chan this torqued up in a long while…take my 1st Amendment, I’ll show you my 2nd!!!

by Skip March 3, 2015

From his “Thoughts on a Sunday“: The totalitarians-in-training at Clemson University are calling for stripping everyone on campus of their First Amendment rights, making sure no one can voice opposing viewpoints they may find offensive, or worse, true. What shocked the Clemson community was the professors’ support of the students’ first demand, which called on the […]

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SB116 Testimony: Londonderry Fish & Game Club President (and Grokster!) Rick Olsen

by Skip February 25, 2015

Courtesy of Ken Parks, Jr is Rick Olson’s testimony on SB116 (the “Constitutional Carry” bill which would have NH follow in Vermont’s footsteps: legal to own a firearm?  Then you can open carry or concealed carry.  No asking “Nanny, may I?” to exercise a plainly written NH Constitutional Right): It has passed the Senate, now […]

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Last call at the .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights: Skip Murphy and Susan Olsen

by Skip February 23, 2015

Last call, last post.  Last speaker – that would be me.  Do our Rights come from God, or as CNN commentator Chris Cuomo holds, from men in collective compromises?  Always remember: The Bigger The Government, the smaller the citizen And Susan Olsen, organizer of this .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights event, closed out […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – NH State Reps Ed Comeau and Dan Itse

by Skip February 23, 2015

Getting near the end for posting up videos from the .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights on Saturday – in fact, this is the next to last post to cover them all.  Founder & owner of Government Oversite and now (Yay!) NH State Rep Ed Comeau talks about why he came to NH – […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights: NH State Rep Joe Hannon and Sid Spreadbury

by Skip February 23, 2015

Rolling right along with the videos from Saturday’s .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights event, we have freshman NH State Rep (who was wearing a pair of REALLY cool boots!) Joe Hannon and a member of NH’s III% group, Sid Spreadbury:    Joe Hannon                                                              Sid Spreadbury Previous videos:

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights: NH State Rep John Burt and NH State Senator Gary Daniels

by Skip February 23, 2015

You know, it just hit me.  I’ve already put up the videos of good, solid and conservative / liberty minded elected officials – this post has two more.  But what I did realize, even as there were other good, solid, and conservative / liberty minded elected officials in the .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights: NH State Rep Carol McGuire and Grokster Kimberly Morin

by Skip February 23, 2015

Continuing on with the videos from the “.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights” rally! One of the most dedicated fighters for liberty is NH State Representative Carolyn McGuire.  Soft spoken should not be taken lightly with her – she means what she says.  On the other end of the spectrum, no one could accuse […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – NH State Executive Councilor Dave Wheeler and NH State Senator Kevin Avard

by Skip February 22, 2015

Next up were two Executive Councilor Dave Wheeler (a LONG time gun enthusiast and protector of Article 2-A and Second Amendment) and freshman NH State Senator Kevin Avard:    Dave Wheeler                                                             Kevin Avard Previous videos:

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – Ian Underwood

by Skip February 22, 2015

Ian Underwood is the founder of Shaolin Rifleworks and we have posted about his testimony to the NH Legislature before – that words mean things and that if our Legislators refuse to hold to the words of our Constitution, why should we have to hold to the words of their laws?  The fish rots from the […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – Susan Olsen on the NH Dept of Safety

by Skip February 22, 2015

.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – Susan Olsen on the NH Dept of Safety arguing against our RightsHow is it that our employees (for that is what Government workers are), paid with our tax dollars, can argue against our Constitutional Rights in front of our lawmakers?  Susan talks about the Letter that the […]

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2016 Presidential Primary: speaking of guns, Rick Perry just shot himself in the foot.

by Skip February 8, 2015

In the Texas Tribune, former Texas Governor Rick Perry took a shot at his fellow Texan, US Senator Ted Cruz, who may be vying with him in the 2016 Presidential Primary: “It’s one of the selling points, if you will, to the American people as they decide who’s going to follow Barack Obama,” he said. […]

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About that Drive By Shooting

by Steve MacDonald February 8, 2015
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In the second half of segment three we “explore?” the effect of gun restrictions on drive by shootings, the difference between firearms carry laws in New Hampshire now and if Constitutional carry passes, rifles and motor vehicles, and the revenue side of the license to carry debate. From the 1/31/2015 program. We did not record […]

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NH State Senator David Pierce: anti-women, anti-womens’ Rights? Ask him why!

by Skip February 8, 2015

Is NH State Senator David Pierce smiling because he thinks he has you buffaloed? (H/T: Packing NH)

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January 31st, 2015 Second Amendment Update

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2015
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In an extended second amendment segment Susan Olsen updates us on a recent hearing to introduce constitutional carry in New Hampshire. We also talk about the opposition to the bill and private gun ownership in general, women’s “rights” and the importance of self-defense, and clear up some misunderstandings about laws relating to firearms.    Listen […]

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Imagine if she hadn’t had an Equalizer (and forethought)?

by Skip December 26, 2014

Stupid is as stupid does.  22 year old dead stupid (reformatted, emphasis mine): A woman in Memphis, Tennessee, answered a knock at her door at around 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday. When she opened the door, she found herself in a potential life-and-death situation.  The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Nico Carlisle, reportedly forced his way into the […]

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Slap in the face to gungrabber Gabby Giffords

by Skip December 17, 2014

Complete ignominy: COMPLETE REPUDIATION: PRO-GUN CANDIDATE WINS GABBY GIFFORDS’ FORMER HOUSE SEAT For those that don’t remember, Gabby Giffords was the Democrat CongressCritter that was shot in the head by a mentally ill person – and yes, a tragedy.  Her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, formed an anti-gun group called Americans for Responsible Solutions and spent […]

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