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The Stalinist Idea Behind HB135 – The Effort to Repeal Stand Your Ground

I pulled this opening line from a very interesting article by Steven Hayward at Powerline because it reminds us where the lefts hatred for the right of self defense actually comes from, even if they themselves do not know it. If memory serves, Irving Kristol once remarked that the term “peace,” as it was used …

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Rep Itse ‘Stands His Ground’ on “Honor Your Oath.”

Freemont Republican House Rep Dan Itse responds to previous letters and editorials from the Union Leader and Chuck Douglas–in the Union Leader–regarding the Honor Your Oath Rally and the persistent effort by them and others to insist that this was just another gun rally whose premis is flawed. Rep Itse does a fine job of …

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Deputy Dawg Doesn’t Have A Monopoly On Self-Defense, Oh No!

Since Deputy Dawg Stephen Shurtleff (AKA ‘Scared’ Shurtleff) was the prime mover behind the repeal of “Stand Your Ground” (HB135), and and since he, as a steely-eyed ex federal law enforcement officer, would still be able to stand his ground (properly trained, don’tya know), while the rest of his subjects NH citizens would be forced …

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Blogline of the Day – on HB 135 (Deputy Dawg’s repeal of Stand Your Ground)

From the Seacoastonline.com reporting on the NH Senate hearing on Shurtleff’s repeal of Stand Your Ground (who is exempt from his own law) (emphasis mine): Earl Kolb, 32, of Salem, said the repeal proposal was written with only public safety in mind. As someone who uses a wheelchair, he urged lawmakers to consider those for …

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

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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What Problem Will HB 135 (The Repeal of Stand Your Ground) Address?

HB 135 would not address any problem, unless justifying the fear-mongering and misinformation campaign of the anti-gun crowd is the goal. To that end there is a great editorial about H135 and the fear mongering of the left, in the union leader.  here’s a snippet. Testifying against the “stand your ground” legislation in 2011, Associate …

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HB135 “Stand your ground!” Rockingham District 4 State Representatives voting to kill it.

Self-Defense – a Natural Right.  After all, who is responsible, ultimately, for your well-being?  Certainly not government.  In fact, our founders recognized that this Right as being pre-existent to the formation of Government. They also acknowledged that this is not a Right that becomes null and void simply of the formation of Government.  Yet, it …

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Speaking of HB135, here are some more State Reps that could use a phone call…

The vote in the NH House on the repeal of last session’s Stand Your Ground law, HB135, is up for a vote later on this week (GraniteGrok is against this law that takes away your Right to defend yourself where ever you happen to be).  Based on votes from HB382 (“To reduce revolver license fees …

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Guest post by “Paladin”

Reader “Paladin” had earlier asked if we publish a guest post by him – it can be found here: Guest Post by Paladin – a short commentary on HB135 (the NH “Run Away!” bill) sponsored by Stephen Shurtleff.  Now that HB135 has passed out of committee in the NH House, he asked if this could …

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