October 31, 2020

Month: November 2018

Extreme Risk Protective Order Death by Legislation

Red-Flag Death
Monday November 5, 2018 at 5:17am two police officers from the Anne Arundel County Police were sent to the home of 61-year-old Gary Willis and order to remove the guns from his residence.  This was in response to a complaint filed by a family member under the State of Maryland’s newly adopted Extreme Risk Protective Order (ERPO) (commonly known as Red-Flag Law).

NY State wants to know your social media password

S09191 addresses the ownership of a handgun. It proposes that for any revolver or pistol license to be approved or renewed, the applicant must first “volunteer” their passwords to all social media they may have, or had, for the prior 3 years for review. In addition, the applicant must allow a search of their internet activity via search engines for the prior year. The scope of the “voluntary” search is limited to Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram, and search engines Google, Yahoo and Bing.

2018 Midterm Election Results and Projections

“The midterms marked another milestone on America’s comeback trail,” said Carl Gottstein, life member and Assistant Manager at New York State Rifle and Pistol Association. “By increasing the GOP hold on the US Senate while democrats were grasping for the lower house, the movement has won another important victory: locking in Trump’s ability to seat judges and protecting him from impeachment.”

Militia Understanding: The journey continues

Still one could make the argument that it was a different time back then, that things are more established and we have “official” government roles created which have made the need for a militia obsolete. But I really wonder, what actually happened to the idea of the militia? If in the late 1700s, every man was the militia, every man held the honor and responsibility that came from being the nation’s defenders. why didn’t that concept stand the test of time? What happened as our country moved from a frontier country to the forefront of civilization? If every man was the militia, why isn’t that still true for you or I?

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