Knob Creek Gun Range
, a former military-munitions test range situated near Fort Knox
is home to the "World's Largest Machine Gun Shoot and Military Gun Show
". Run by private citizens excercising their second amendment rights (Kentucky has no state-level gun laws) the focus is on Class III
firearms - things like assault weapons and anti-tank rifles, but also the occasional high-caliber sniper rifle and cannon. Hold my bourbon and watch this
What the NRA wants the NRA gets.
The Assault Weapons Ban ends Monday. In an election season where first responders have become an issue it seems odd that both parties are ignoring pleas like these, Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton:
"Nobody has an inalienable right to run around with a machine gun. I'm sorry, that's insanity!" Also, check out this fun and informative "banned or legal" page
explaining the 1994 ban. Ban FAQ here.
North Dakota Blind man gets weapons permit :
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Carey McWilliams has a concealed weapons permit from the state of North Dakota and isn't afraid to use a gun - even though he's blind...
A historical rebuttal to the currently rabid NRA.
Michael Bellesiles analyzes gun culture throughout American history and finds a number of points that disagree with Chuck Heston's version of 'Merica. Not surprisingly, the NRA is livid. At the risk of posting flamebait, will people ever be able to approach this issue from a reasoned, educated perspective, rather than responding with knee-jerk reactions?
Ted Nugent reccomends more guns for students.
Through his new book, Nugent uses the Columbine massacre as a tool in pointing out the need for more people to be allowed to carry concealed weapons.