Jeff Pittman

Jeff Pittman

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Remington leaving NY & Rio Ammunition made in Texas

Remington update After our report last week about Remington’s lost jobs in New York, we learned that last month Remington Arms confirmed that New York’s onerous gun control laws played a role in the company’s decision to continue expanding outside the state. The company says one reason behind its decision to open a new plant in Alabama rather than expand …

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Only cops should have guns, right?

A former lieutenant with the Atlanta police department committed suicide after robbing a bank in the Chicago area this week.   Because only the cops should have guns….   Cop to Other Cops: No Such Thing as Excessive Force

Gun uses in the news

Meridian, MS “The victim, luckily he had protection. He had his firearm,” Det. Thompson says. “Once they realized he was about to reach for his gun, they fled the scene.” (source) Ferguson, MO unrest On a “St. Louis Coptalk” forum, a claimed (but unconfirmed) Ferguson-area officer reportedly posted a warning about what he expects to happen in Ferguson. It said: …

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Schools safe from imaginary ray guns & dead rabbits

A 10-year-old fifth-grader was suspended for two days from Stacy Middle School in Milford, MA, after pointing an imaginary ray gun – his finger – and mouthing laser sounds in the school’s cafeteria. A conduct slip, written by Assistant Principal Noah Collins, lists the offense as a threat. The school Principal is Nancy Angelini, and the Superintendent is Robert Tremblay. …

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