Second Amendment

Democrat Maggie Hassan – continuing the discrimination against minorities

by Skip August 28, 2015

(H/T: Susan)

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They don’t believe you have the Right to defend yourself…

by Skip August 27, 2015

I guess it is because they believe that Government should have a monopoly on Force… (H/T: Susan)

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Notable Quote – George Washington on civilians bearing arms: “which would include their own Government”

by Skip August 24, 2015

He knew that ANY government may abuse its citizens – even the American one.  We have become unmoored from our original sense of political philosophy that held this danger at bay – with the rise of the Progressive movement, this sense that Citizens were to be in charge is at the tipping point of the […]

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“…Greatest sins a government…”

by Skip August 16, 2015

“Burn this into your cerebral cortex: The two greatest sins a government can impose on its citizens are to 1) provide for them, because it destroys their souls by creating dependency instead of self-reliance, and 2) take the sweat, hard work and equity of one man and give it to another (e.g., spread the wealth […]

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3D-printed semi-automatic gun: liberal anti-gunners heads exploding

by Skip August 16, 2015

I certainly had heard of the first 3D printed gun – which the State Department applied ITAR type regulations upon the uploaded plans to prevent their downloading.  Oops – 100,000 copies of that had already escaped into the wild.  Now, “next version” of that single shot, going to semi-automatic has come out (yes, new materials […]

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“A free people”

by Skip August 6, 2015

Nope, not gonna give out ANY trigger warnings even if this is a pro-Second Amendment about “monsters exist”: (H/T: The Truth About Guns)

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And this is one reason why I don’t trust Smart Guns

by Skip August 2, 2015

Guns, IMHO, should stay strictly mechanical. When I point them and pull the trigger, they should go BANG! and not a quiet “click”.  BANG! is good, click is failure.  Not a great thing when time is of the essence and I need to defend myself or some other innocent.  NO, I do not go looking for such […]

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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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