On this episode we will discuss NICS Denials, UPINS, and Backup Guns. We will do this quickly because I forgot the charger for my notebook and we had to record on a less than fully charged notebook battery. We also apologise for the delay between episodes but we do have to work in order to pay the bills.
Quote: Out of every hundred men, ten shouldn’t be there, eighty are are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back. — Hericletus, 500BC
Our Featured firearm for this episode is Ray’s Taurus Raging Bull .44 mag. You can see pictures of it on our facebook album.
NICS Appeals and UPIN:
NICS means: National Instant Criminal Check Systems
All the information you need to start the process for an appeal of a denial or to get a UPIN can be found at the website below, or by calling the phone number below:
Phone number: 1-877-FBI-NICS (1-877-324-6427)
Story: The NRA, Second Amendment Foundation, Illinois State Rifle Association, and three Illinois residents are currently involved in a lawsuit against the state with the intent of legalizing some form of carry. Illinois is the only state in the union that completely prohibits the legal carrying of a handgun for self defense.
Story: In West Virginia a suspect was shot by a resident of the house he is accused of attempting to burglarize. The resident attempted to hold the suspect at gun point until the suspect charged him and the resident was forced to shoot. The suspect is listed as being in stable condition from a gunshot wound to the head.
Story: The Brady Campaign and other gun banners have a new ally in their war on constitutional freedom, that ally is none other than al Qaeda.
Story: The Governor of New Hampshire has signed into law a bill that gives the state preemption over knife laws. The bill was backed by an organization called Knife Rights.
Story: In Pennsylvania a black bear was put down after associating humans with food. While the bear had not attacked anyone, it could have easily done so.
Story: A woman was firing an AR15 rifle at a target inside the master bedroom closet when she missed and negligently shot the washing machine. When she was asked to write a sworn statement she said “I’ll try my best but I’m drunk.” And the story only gets stranger from there when it’s revealed that it was unclear as to what the husband was grilling.
Story: We do have a follow up on the story we discussed back in Episode 18 where a 26 year old former Marine was shot and killed. The SWAT team had at least one camera running and in the video does seem to identify themselves, however the video does not show what happens inside the residence and leaves many questions unanswered as well as creates some new ones.
Story: We have a story where a group of law enforcement officers including the Texas Rangers, Texas Game Wardens, and the U.S. Border Patrol came under heavy fire from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande River. The American officers returned fire at the suspected cartel officers.
Story: A customer who attempted to detain armed robbers in a Houston Texas Grocery Store was shot by the suspects while he attempted to hold the door shut on them.