Episode 446 – Greg Hopkins and Yehuda Remer

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1- Open and Personal News Segment

2- Interview Segment 1: Guest Greg Hopkins

3- Interview Segment 2: Guest Yehuda Remer

4- DGU Segment 1:

5 DGU Segment 2:

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1- Introduction

Paul: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, I’m Paul Lathrop

John: I’m John Richardson, and we’ll talk about an attempted carjacking in Florida that ended badly… for the carjacker.

Paul – We will also talk with Greg Hopkins and Yehuda Remer, so Climb aboard

John:  strap in

John : and hang on!

Paul:  episode 446 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

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Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them)

 

John – I arrived home late Sunday from Dallas where I attended the NRA Annual Meeting. Unlike the SHOT Show, the Annual Meeting is more about people than product. I saw a lot of old friends who I’ve met over the years and I made some new ones. Liston Matthews – he has been on the show before – and I roomed together. On Saturday night, we attended Cinco de Bane-O or Michael Bane’s birthday party. I met more than one person there who was a listener of the show! Finally, I’d like to thank Gila and Marty Hayes of ACLDN for their kindness in letting me store my luggage in their booth on Sunday before I had to leave for the airport.

 

Paul/Susan – news segment  gone – medical issues

 

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GRANT – would like to remind all our listeners to log into www.nationaltrainateacherday.com and spread the word amongst all teachers, youth leaders, places of worship of all faiths and so on, to ask whether what’s being offered in their area is useful to them.

 

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2- News

 

Gun Quotes

From Donald J Trump, President:

In America, we trust the people to be wise and good. We trust them to take responsibility for themselves, their families, and their communities. And that is why in America, we have always trusted the people to bear arms.”

 

(from his NRA speech, 2018)

 

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4- Interview 2

 

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SOURCE: http://concealednation.org/2018/05/concealed-carrier-shoots-and-kills-carjacker-in-orlando-parking-lot/

 

A Florida man used his concealed firearm to protect himself from a late-night car-jacker. Witnesses say that the CCW holder used his firearm after the attacker punched him in the face. The attack took place in a parking lot in Orlando. The victim was about to enter the premises when he was approached and attacked by the car-jacker. When police arrived, they found the attacker unresponsive at the scene. They have not disclosed whether the victim will face charges for defending himself.

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SOURCE:

https://www.fox13memphis.com/top-stories/woman-sees-husband-in-trouble-pulls-out-gun-on-would-be-robber/737802933

 

Memphis police are searching for a man who attempted an armed robbery in broad daylight outside their home, after a woman used her firearm to stop the incident. The victims reported that a man asked them if he could use their phone, and then asked for a ride, before pulling a gun on them. The woman observed the incident and came from her home with her handgun, firing a warning shot. The video shows all too well how confusing and spontaneous these situations can be. Police are using the family’s home surveillance video to identify the attacker.

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SOURCE:

https://www.ksl.com/?sid=46314236&nid=148&title=1-shot-at-pawn-shop-in-bountiful-police-say

 

When two men tried to rob his store Friday morning, a pawn shop clerk in Bountiful, Utah,  hid for a moment before shooting and killing one of the suspects who pointed a gun at him, authorities said. Bountiful Police reviewed the store’s video footage and then said that the clerk was “obviously defending himself”. When the two armed robbers entered the store, the clerk retreated to a small room, drawing his concealed firearm. When one of the attackers followed him there, the clerk used the firearm to defend himself. The attacker was still able to grapple with the clerk, before succumbing to the defensive gunshots.

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SOURCE:

http://video.foxnews.com/v/5781116257001/?#sp=show-clips

 

When a home invasion took place at 4.30 in the morning, a 70-year grandmother Maxine Thompson used her late mother’s handgun to chase the intruder out of her home. Despite security lights and alarms, and shouted warnings, the invader broke a window and entered the home. It was then that the grandmother Thompson, who lives alone, opened fire. She said, “At first I thought I was dreaming, but the banging continues.. I yelled ‘get off my door’..’when I shot at him, he turned and ran, so I ran down the stairs after him and shot some more..I hope I sent him and the rest of them a lesson  ‘get the hell out of peoples’ houses’ “. The 43 year old intruder is in hospital. To quote The Freshmen from 1968: “Go granny, GO!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnW4-FehoDA

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San Antonio, Texas

A 33-year-old woman called 911 at 4:30 AM telling them that she had just shot a man in a room at a San Antonio Motel 6.

By the time officers arrived, he was gone.

She told them that her ex-boyfriend had recently gotten out of prison and had shown up earlier in the evening and caused a disturbance.

She had thought he had left, but when she opened the door to go do laundry, he suddenly forced his way in.

He pulled a knife and attempted to sexually assault her.  She responded by shooting him.

A few minutes later, another 911 call was received directing them to a nearby 7-Eleven.

They found the man suffering from two gunshot wounds in the back seat of a SUV.

They detailed and questioned the woman who had driven him to the store and meanwhile at the motel the woman who shot him was questioned.

It was too early to tell if her self-defense claim will hold up.

https://www.ksat.com/news/woman-tells-police-she-shot-ex-boyfriend-at-motel-6-in-self-defense


Limestone County, Texas

Laura Williams was awakened by the ringing of the doorbell.  Williams went to the door and answered it. The man at the door had a shovel and asked for a lady’s name to which she replied that he had the wrong address, there was no one there by that name.

He left but Williams felt uncomfortable.

She looked out her window and could see him standing at the opening to the woods with the shovel and looking back at her home.

She woke her daughter and rounded up the dogs and went to her bedroom.

As soon as she got the door shut, he was back, kicking in the front door and hitting it with the shovel.

Williams pulled her revolver out of the nightstand and confronted the man in the living room.  At the same time, her daughter was calling 911.

She took aim and told him, “if you take one more step I’ll kill you.”

He mumbled something then turned to leave.  As he walked through the door, he stopped and told her, “Well, all y’all need to know is y’all need to leave me the F alone.”

Deputies arrived 14 minutes later and found the man in a nearby trailer park.

http://www.kwtx.com/content/news/Area-woman-tells-intruder-If-you-take-one-more-step-Ill-kill-you-481113901.html



Maple Valley, Washington

It was 8:30 PM when 2 cars pulled into the Maple Valley, Washington driveway.  The homeowner noticed them while checking on the animals he owns.

He walked up to them and asked if he could help them.  They said, “Well, I think we have the wrong house.” The homeowner replied, “OK. I could help you.  But I’m sorry, nothing personal, I’m gonna have to take some pictures of you guys.”

He pulled out his cellphone and did just that.  One of the guys took his hat off for the picture.  He also saw one holding a shotgun and cocking it getting ready to shoot.

He tells them, “Don’t do it.  Don’t be stupid.” And starts backing up.  He is also practicing POGO.

As the shotgun wielder opened fire, he ran with his face toward the gunman because he wanted to keep himself between them and his house where his kids were. He exchanged fire with them at the same time.

He credited the trees with saving his life and keeping him uninjured.

His wife called 911 as the cars sped off.

He provided the pictures he took to detectives.

https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/maple-valley-man-defends-property/740071393


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John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money.

 

I have some posts up and will have more from the NRA Annual Meeting. Look for these in the next few days. I would like to point out the NPR interview with Liston Matthews. Liston has been on the show before. He did a great job and refused to be suckered into the gotcha questions.

 

That and more is at only guns and money dot blogspot dot com.

 

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Paul: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank (Guests) for joining us today. So for Amy, Tracy, Belle, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, Grant and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Paul: Until the next time…

John: stay safe,

Paul: be aware,

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Episode 445 – Steve Denney, Grant Gallagher, and Racheal’s Rest

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1- Open and Personal News Segment 

2- Interview Segment 1: Guest Steve Denney Pt 1

3- Interview Segment 2: Guest Steve Denney Pt 2

4- Interview Segment 3: Grant Gallagher 

 

5 – Racheal’s Rest

6- DGU Segment:

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1- Introduction

Paul: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Monday, April 23rd, 2018. I’m Paul Lathrop.

Rob: I’m Rob Morse and on tonight’s show we will talk with Shelley Hill about Racheal’s Rest.

Belle: Hi i’m Belle McCormack and tonight we’ll talk about an armed citizen who stopped a criminal who attacked him with a box cutter.

Tracy: I’m Tracy Thronburg, and tonight we will talk with Steve Denney about handgun retention.

Gary: I’m Gary Daugherty and in our DGUs we talk about two home invasions midday… so climb aboard

Belle: strap in

Tracy: and hang on!

Paul:  episode 445 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

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Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them)

 

Rob- I dry practiced, and I was rusty. Bill Frady and I talked about politics and guns on his Lock and Load Radio program. I recorded a few more episode of Self-Defense Gun Stories.

Who is going to the NRA? Tracy

 

Tracy – This past weekend I taught pistol skills and drills, overcoming challenges of everyday carry, and precision pistol with the lovely and talented Tiffany Johnson at the A Girl and A Gun National Conference. I had a great time, now if my voice would just return.

 

Belle – Spent my Saturday teaching my favorite class in the FAS curriculum, our Handgun Retention class, I’m the only female instructor certified to teach it, so I’m a little proud of that. Getting ready to hang out with Andy Brown next weekend during our Active Shooter Interdiction course.  —- There’s only 4 spots left in the PSP/ASIC on July 24-26, if no one else calls to sign up in the next few weeks, we will open it up to our local students, so call soon if you want in. 360-978-6100, M-F, 9-4 pacific time.

 

Gary

 

Paul/Susan

 

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Ask listeners to listen to other shows on the network, name at least 2 shows. Self Defense Gun Stories and Eye on the Target Radio

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PSP NEWS APRIL 23rd

 

Meanwhile Listeners, the post-Parkland assault on your Second Amendment rights continues…

 

One of the most interesting, and pernicious, tactics that is being revealed on the new assault is that pressure is being put on legitimate gun owners, and gun businesses, through banks and other companies. Most recently, Yeti Coolers dropped their sponsorship of the NRA. Bank of America and Citibank have decided to un-do their business relationships with firearms manufacturers. And when Wells Fargo bank refused to follow suit, the American Federation of Teachers removed their (considerable) resources.

hese techniques represent a new strategy on behalf of the anti-gunners. They simply circumvent the legal process and pressurize their friendly commercial institutions.They have even persuaded Dicks Sporting Goods to destroy their AR-style inventory.

 

And at local levels, they are attempting to shut down the First Amendment rights of gun owners, by pressuring venues to cancel 2A speakers, a technique the Left has uses successfully to prevent Right-leaning guests from speaking on University campuses

 

Listeners, we are in open war with the Left, who would disarm us. The question should be *Why* are they pressing to disarm us and *What* will come when they succeed. And make no mistake. They are winning. Bigly.

 

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Listeners, we all heard of the move by Deerfield Illinois to ban AR-style rifles, and empower their  Police Department to confiscate unsurrendered firearms, backing this up with a $1,000 per day fine.

 

Well, now an IL county is fighting back.

 

Effingham County in Illinois has officially declared itself a “Sanctuary County” for gun owners. The county board passed the Sanctuary County provision two weeks ago, by a margin of 8:1.

 

While admitting the action was largely symbolic, Effingham County State Attorney said that the action will not control decision-making by law enforcement. Nonetheless, that decision directs County employees to “not enforce any new State Law that would unconstitutionally restrict the Second Amendment.

 

Listeners, if Federal and State Law can be flouted by left-wing sympathizer states, cant we please be sympathetic to those who would have our backs?

 

SOURCES

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/04/20/illinois-county-declares-itself-a-sanctuary-county-for-gun-owners/

 

http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/04/19/effingham-county-illinois-declares-itself-sanctuary-gun-owners

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CDC study confirms over 2 Million annual defensive gun uses… but then goes unpublished.

 

Listeners will recall the complaints (fake news) that the CDC was not allowed to study violence with guns. There was also renewed complaints when recently, the government declared that such work was now to be allowed.

 

What is interesting to ask, is what happened to the work that the CDC was doing on this topic all in the meantime. Well, a recently discovered study shows us.

 

Since the early 90s Florida State faculty member was quoting around two-million DGUs per year. This now appears to be confirmed by the previously missing CDC study. In a CDC study conducted over 1996 thru 1998, approximately 2.5 million DGUs per year are discussed. Florida State criminologist Gary Kleck said that the CDC report confirmed that people use handguns to defend themselves about three-and-a-half times as often as criminals use them.

 

Listeners, let’s think about reasons why CDC never released the report. Why not email us with them?

 

SOURCES

http://reason.com/blog/2018/04/20/cdc-provides-more-evidence-that-plenty-o

 

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/04/21/unpublished-cdc-study-confirms-2-million-annual-defensive-gun-uses/

 

Readers can download the analysis of the CDC findings using this link:

https://poseidon01.ssrn.com/delivery.php?ID=920074004105118064114126001074122091062080050007069031088067005076078097105079082096024043056009062004037021064010121094069030011012038076037113014000088065067118030030022009068101024082123028071100019098122003100091100116066103115029099097123015027114&EXT=pdf

 

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Hollywood antigun stances backfire.

 

WE are now all-too familiar with Hollywood celebrities sounding off about “Gun Violence” and “Need for Gun Control” while simultaneously shooting their way into and out of trouble with handguns that seemlngly never miss, nor need reloading,

 

Well it seems that this effort may be having the opposite effect – instead of thinking that there should be fewer guns, the Hollywood Effect is increasing support for the Second Amendment.

 

In a recent poll of 898,  twice as many respondents indicated that they would be inclined to oppose the anti-gun Hollywood views as to support it. This view held across all aspects of American Society. 65 % supported “maintaining their constitutional right to bear arms”, whole only 25% who  opposed the 2nd Amendment. Th

 

These finding echoed another poll, where 60% said that the 2nd Amendment was “very” personally meaningful.

 

Listeners, let’s hope that the grass roots are not following the money spent by Bloomberg and associates, but it will still take everyone of us to vote in November.

 

SOURCES

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20180316/disgust-with-hollywood-s-antigun-activism-unifies-americans-in-nationwide-poll

 

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20171222/survey-nra-and-the-right-to-bear-arms-strongly-associated-with-american-patriotism

 

https://zogbyanalytics.com/news/839-the-zogby-poll-trump-job-approval-at-48-50-disapprove-trump-job-approval-among-millennials-50-48-disapprove-a-majority-of-voters-want-to-support-2nd-amendment-when-hollywood-demands-gun-control-two-thirds-of-millennials-support-2nd-amendment-when-hollywood-opposes

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3- Interview 1 – Steve Denney

 

Paul- I have been through a handgun retention class and one of the major things that anti gun people say is “if you have a gun the criminal will just take it away and use it on you” my take is that if you have training that that just isn’t true, Your thoughts?

 

Belle- I have always considered our Retention class one of the most important classes we teach, second to the Trauma class, I find it difficult to explain to shooters how important classes like this are, because they want to be in those live fire classes. How do you stress the importance to your students who might be on the fence about taking a Retention class?

 

4- Interview 2 – Karen McDonald & Shelley Hill

 

INTRO: APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH SO THE FOCUS WILL BE BASED ON HELPING CHILDREN!

 

Shelley is one of the people behind the Complete Combatant. She and her husband Brian reach firearms, unarmed defense and many other self defense techniques.  She is also the executive director for Racheal’s Rest.

 

Karen McDonald is the founder, president and head counselor of Racheal’s Rest

 

A few great questions to ask Karen  is:

*What is the purpose and goal of RR

*Why did you name it Racheal’s Rest

Belle -*What is your CHILDHOOD background and how does this help you while working w children?

Belle *How is RR different than other CHILDRENS programs that offer overnight retreats?

*Tell us a bit about your CHILDRENS counseling and PLAY THERAPY

 

Paul – is this family based or children only?

.Belle – What has this done for you on your healing journey?

Paul – It’s a little unusual for an organization like Racheal’s Rest to be closely involved with the firearms community Could you talk a little bit about the relationship you have with the complete combatant?

 

5- DGUs  (at beginning) These discussions are NOT legal advice. Some of us are trainers, but this is not formal training and YOU NEED formal training. The Defensive Gun Use segment is intended as information, NOT as training. As always the opinions of the hosts are only their own opinions and not those of any sponsors or other affiliations.

 

Gaffney, South Carolina
Rob- I think this news report is wrong. The attacker had a shotgun as he entered. The defender used her handgun. VV

 

At 3:30 in the morning, Charles “Tiny” Alley started banging on the door of the home of Tim Anthony and his girlfriend.  Alley had bought a car from Anthony a few years ago and had made angry threats about it. He had decided it was time to make good on his threats.

As Anthony, with pistol in hand, cracked the door, Alley and another unidentified man forced their way into the home and started fighting with the homeowner.  The force of the entry left a hole in the wall. .

While the two men were fighting and the intruder threatening harm to other residents, the girlfriend retrieved a shotgun and shot the intruder in the head leaving him dead at the scene.  The accomplice quickly vacated the premises.

The homeowner told the press that “if it wasn’t for her doing what she did, I wouldn’t be standing here right now.”  With a nickname like “Tiny”, it can be assumed that there was a disparity of size between the two men.

http://www.wspa.com/news/gaffney-man-killed-in-alleged-home-invasion/1104343277

 

Paul-
Gary-

Rob-

 

Gary- Knightdale, North Carolina

20-year-old Tevin Horton walked into the N & A Food Mart armed with a revolver and demanded money from the clerk. The time was 10:40 PM.

The clerk and the criminal briefly struggled and the clerk was able to get away and ran to another area of the store.  The thug was close behind. But that was all the time that he needed to pull his own gun and fired several shots at Horton.

Horton decided to make his exit at this point.

Police brought in the tracking dogs to search for the wanted man in the area but soon heard of a gunshot victim about 2 miles away.

When they arrived, the supposed drive-by shooting victim had wounds on his lower back and buttocks.  Surveillance video and other evidence said otherwise. It put him at the scene of the attempted robbery.

He is now facing charges of armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.
Rob-

Paul – I am a little concerned about the bad guy getting shot in the back multi
http://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/armed-robbery-suspect-shot-by-knightdale-store-clerk-police-say/1107467436


Paul- Walhalla, South Carolina

Once again, we are reminded that home invasions happen at all times of the day.

About 1:45 PM, Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call about an intruder in a home.

When they went to investigate, they found a woman in the home who was armed and had confronted the intruder with her firearm in hand.  The 33-year-old male suspect exited the scene immediately.

Keri Reeves was in fear for her life and said, “This could have been a very different situation had I not been properly armed.”

“I’m one of those people that can go from zero to a hundred in 2.5 seconds and I’m not a nice person normally, but as soon as I got on the phone with the sheriff’s department he was out of sight. The severity of it hit me, and I was in hysterics. I was crying, I was scared, I was very shaken.”

The thief was found walking out of the woods nearby with Reeve’s possessions in hand.

The victim confronted the criminal in court at the bond hearing.  “You came within 2.5 seconds of having a full clip (sic) unloaded into your skull,” she said. “Next time you will have the full clip (sic) unloaded.”

http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/37881137/deputies-woman-pulls-gun-on-intruder-in-upstate-home



Rob- Albuquerque, New Mexico

Judith Burkhalter and her boyfriend, Carlos Vasquez, found out the home they own but do not live in had been broken into.  The next day the arranged to meet a cleaner at the house and to check out the damage.

The burglar was still in the house and armed when they got there.  He saw them coming and tried to get out but couldn’t find a way out where he wouldn’t be seen.

Vasquez pulled his 9mm pistol as the robber lunged at him with a box cutter.  He dodged the blade and returned the welcome with the barrel to the attackers head.  The then gave him a warning that he would shoot.

The burglar kept up the attack and the homeowner fired his pistol.  The shot hit the target in the butt.

He was due in court two days later but was still under medical care and could show up in court the next day.

http://www.koat.com/article/burglar-charges-at-man-ends-up-getting-shot-in-his-butt/19688083

 

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Paul: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

Rob- Sacrificing Public Safety to Please Special Interests-

https://slowfacts.wordpress.com/2018/04/18/sacrificing-public-safety-to-please-special-interests-their-death-has-already-been-paid-for/

 

Nothing happens by accident in politics. Bad ideas get so much political traction from elected officials. Politician say they want to do the right thing. Unfortunately, what is right for them isn’t necessarily right for us. Look at the issue of murders in school. Experts told us what to do to protect our children, yet progress is painfully slow. We want our children protected while the politician needs to get credit and kickbacks for the solution. That leaves ours children at risk. We see that time after time.

 

My articles are up at Clash Daily, at Ammoland and at my blog, slow facts dot wordpress dot com.  John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money.

 

That and more is at only guns and money dot blogspot dot com.

 

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Paul: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank Steve Denney and, Kelley McDonanld and Shelley Hill for joining us today.  So for Amy, Tracy, Belle, Dana, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Grant and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Gary: stay safe,

Rob: be aware,

Paul: and we’ll see you down the road.

Episode 434 – Paul Valone

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1- Open and Personal News Segment

2- News Segment

3- Interview Segment 1: Guest Paul Valone

4- DGU Segment:

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Belle: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Monday, December 18th, 2017 I’m Belle McCormack

Rob: I’m Rob Morse and on tonight’s show we will talk with Paul Valone about HR 38.

John: I’m John Richardson, and we’ll talk about the call from a Cook County commissioner for the UN to intervene in Chicago due to the violence.

Amy: I’m Amy Dillon, and also tonight we will talk about hotels beginning to electronically scan for concealed firearms.

Gary: I’m Gary Daugherty and in our DGU we talk about convenience store clerks that defended themselves with a firearm… so climb aboard

Amy: strap in

John : and hang on!

Belle:  episode 434 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

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Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them)

 

Rob- I’ve had a busy week.  I joined Bill Frady on his Lock and Load Radio program. We talked about Self-Defense Gun Stories.  I was on Steve Pauwels’ Striker Radio to talk about gun culture. I was also on Armed American Radio with Mark Walters, and we talked about the death threats leveled against the women who advocate for self-defense.  Tom Gresham also retweeted one of my blog posts. I carried every day and got to eat breakfast with a traveling firearms instructor.  Thank you, Tracy Thronburg.  How about you, John?

 

John – Congratulations on the retweet. I hope it drove readers to your blog.  I received my media badge for the SHOT Show and Industry Day at the Range as did my wife. It is hard to believe that it starts in little more than a month. I had a nice discussion on training and carry with a client and friend who is a lesbian. Her partner is still wary of firearms and we discussed some of the things to help. Other than that, we’ve just been getting ready for Christmas like everyone else.

 

Gary

 

Amy –  Unfortunately, I have been busy these past few weeks taking care of family emergencies, which is why I have been unable to record the past few podcasts. But, I do want to thank everyone who has reached out to check in with me, and while my family still has a lot to deal with moving forward, I am back at work and making plans to get ready for SHOT show and the rest of 2018.

 

Tracy- I just got back from the MAG-120. This was my most favorite class EVER! We shot double and triple speed qualifications, long gun qualifications, shot the Florida Department of Law Enforcement qualification, got to shoot from a moving vehicle, had a night shoot, performed handgun retention and disarming maneuvers every day, had a 4-hour block of Kubaton (™) instruction on the last day of class, and had great guest instructors. I was also the class champion for the handgun sniper shoot. My STI Trojan ran great. I can’t wait until the MAG-180 in June of next year. I also got to have breakfast with one of my favorite podcasters yesterday. It’s always good to see you, Rob.

 

Belle- Shot an IDPA match in Renton. I did pretty decent. No major mistakes and no gun or ammo issues, for once, thankful for that! Going to try and get out next weekend for another IDPA match. Have to get as much competition as I can before training season starts in the spring and i’m working weekends again.

 

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Rob- CHICAGO COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR THE UN TO HELP SOLVE CITY SHOOTINGS EPIDEMIC

 

We have all heard of the high numbers of gang and drug related shootings that take place in subsections of Chicago. Now, Chicago’s Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin has called for the United Nations to intervene in the city.

 

Commissioner Boykin met recently with the UN’s Assistant Secretary General Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, in New York to discuss the “quiet Genocide” in Chicago’s black community.

 

Saying that “The United Nations has a track record of protecting minority populations” Commissioner Boykin said “we have to do something.. black people make up 30% of the population in Chicago, but 80% of those killed by guns.”

 

When asked if he would welcome foreign troops on the streets of Chicago, Commissioner Boylin replied “I’m talking about whoever the UN would decide to send in.. He may  have some ideas about how we get peace in these communities.”, continuing “We can’t wait for the mayor to put another 1,000 police officers on the streets..”

 

STOP PRESS UPDATE:

Commissioner Boylin confirms that the UN will “accept an invitation” from the city to visit, once a youth violence study is completed.

 

We’d like to know what we think of our cities officials calling for the UN to solve problems here in the USA that those cities’ elected officials seemingly cannot.

 

SOURCES

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chicagoinc/ct-met-boykin-un-1215-chicago-inc-20171214-story.html

 

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/12/14/richard-boykin-united-nations-gun-violence/

 

http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/top-un-officials-to-visit-chicago-to-address-violence-problem

 

John- The UN protects minority populations? Tell that to the Tutsis in Rwanda.

Gary-

Rob- Politicians need excuses once they hollow out their city. The UN is only an excuse.

 

John – Rahm needs to read the constitution regarding freedom of travel. I’m going to a meeting – unfortunately – in Chicago in March 2018. I’m just thrilled.

 

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John – HOTELS TO BEGIN ELECTRONIC SCANNING FOR CONCEALED FIREARMS

 

Following the recent Las Vegas atrocity, where 59 concertgoers were killed by a murderer shooting from a hotel window, One hotel has decided to use  radar to scan their guests at checkin for the presence of concealed handguns and other firearms.

 

The Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino has deployed a weapon detection device made by the Canadian company PatriotOne Technologies. This technology scans customers without their knowledge or consent. The devices are so small that they can even be installed in hotel room doors.

 

The Chief Operating Officer at the Westgate LAs Vegas, Mr Mark Waltrip, says that the hotel will have a 100% scan rate of all guests in order to “maintain a safe environment”

 

SO, listeners, what are they going to do when Shot Show comes around in January?

 

SOURCES

 

https://www.ammoland.com/2017/12/westgate-installs-gun-detecting-device-without-informing-guest/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork#axzz50zjC6lfX

 

http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/gun-detection-system-being-tested-at-the-westgate/880161049

 

Amy – I wonder if the hotels that use this will be required to post that they are doing this. Seems like an invasion of privacy and I would not choose to stay at these hotels.

Rob- False positives and security screening.

 

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Amy- NANCY PELOSI GETS THREE PINOCCHIOS FOR HER REMARKS ON THE NATIONAL RECIPROCITY BILL

 

Following the passing of HR38 through the House, Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi went on record preaching doom, gloom and the end of civilization as we know it over Twitter and other social media platforms.

 

Stating that the new Bill would “invite violent criminals, convicted stalkers and domestic abusers to carry concealed weapons.” Minority Leader Pelosi ranted with demonstrably false and self-contradicting statements.

 

Now, the Washington Post has awarded her three Pinnochios for lack-of-facts. We wonder how many are in her collection.

 

SOURCES

 

http://www.guns.com/2017/12/13/fact-checker-3-pinocchios-for-pelosi-on-national-reciprocity-remarks/

 

https://twitter.com/NancyPelosi/status/938544649504993285

 

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John – I have a correction – Nancy is the House Minority Leader.

Rob- Nancy played to her base.

 

Belle – THE FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE NEWTOWN ATROCITY

 

The weekend of December 15th marks the 5th anniversary of the murder of 26 pupils and teachers at the Sandyhook Elementary School, in Newtown Connecticut.

 

Everyone knows the story of what happened. Five years later, schools, parents and local authorities still disagree on how to prepare for such events. Many still use it as a source of political gain and activism.

 

Here at the Podcast we hold out our hearts to the grief of those who lost loved ones and to the bravery of the school staff who stood in defense of those children.

 

SOURCES

https://www.npr.org/2017/12/14/570012324/schools-disagree-over-how-to-prepare-for-active-shooters

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/13/nyregion/newtown-sandy-hook-five-year-anniversary.html

 

Rob- The first responders at Sandyhook were awesome. No one can do it better. FASTER training. Church training. We all get it..except some big-government politicians and school administrators.

 

Gary-

Rob-

Belle- We have had quite the increase in teaches and church groups who have quietly come in for training here. I have some young friends who are students who have already thought out and committed to the idea of, at the very least, going out fighting.

Rob-

 

Gun Quotes Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. Dr. Martin Luther King

 

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Rob- does this bill create any new government departments? Does it give them any new powers not already written into law?

How do you propose to get CC in the deep blue states?

 

Amy – Paul, what specifically (is there any wording) that you would warn our listeners to look for, or read, in this bill that may not necessarily be what we want when it comes to “national reciprocity?” Do we want the “Fix NICS” associated with it at all?

 

John – Rep. Ted Budd, R-13th NC, has a dear colleague letter going around saying that the Fix NICS should be kept separate. Do you think will go anywhere?

 

John – Do you think the Senate will have enough votes to even pass reciprocity with or without Fix NICS?

 

4- Interview 2

 

Belle -5- DGUs  (at beginning) These discussions are NOT legal advice. Some of us are trainers, but this is not formal training and YOU NEED formal training. The Defensive Gun Use segment is intended as information, NOT as training. As always the opinions of the hosts are only their own opinions and not those of any sponsors or other affiliations.

 

Rob- Oak Park, Illinois

When armed robberies become common place, you must protect yourself.  In the first 10 months of 2017, Oak Park, Illinois has had 47 reported armed robberies and 40 more unarmed robberies.

A week ago at the 7-Eleven, three people entered the store and at least one of them displayed a weapon.  They were wearing masks or bandanas and demanded cash from the clerk.  The clerk was armed legally and opened fire on the three, leaving one in critical condition laying on the store floor.

Just the previous week, the same store was robbed at gunpoint in the middle of the afternoon.  A man entered the store, showed a small handgun and ordered the cashiers to put money in a bag.  The workers removed $147 from the register, put it in a plastic bag and put the cash on the counter.  The man grabbed the bag and left the store.

In that case, no one got hurt, but that won’t always be the case.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/oak-park/news/ct-oak-park-shooting-20171212-story.html

Gary- The Oak Park police chief and mayor said it was unfortunate that the thief was shot. These government officials did not celebrate that the clerk went home alive. The victim attitude is spreading.

John – Oak Park used to ban handguns just like Chicago.

Rob-

Belle- Mas says you should NEVER apologize for surviving.

 

Amy- Columbia, Missouri

When Levi Strodman’s wife heard a knock at the door, she told him about it.  He grabbed his pistol and went to the door to see who was there.  Of course, we call it POGO.

When he got to the door, the peep hole was obstructed but he thought is was just one of the neighbors having some fun.  He cracked the door open, but it was not a neighbor.  It was an armed intruder.  The thug rushed the door and Strodman fought back and had stopped him when the criminal presented his firearm.

The homeowner lost his footing and fell down the stairs, but as he did, he fired two shots at the would be intruder.  The intruder valued life more than whatever the Strodman’s owned and ran from the scene.

Former prosecutor Bill Tackett commented that it was a textbook case of Missouri’s Castle Doctrine and stand your ground in action.

Under castle doctrine, a homeowner, or someone allowed to be in the home like a babysitter, has the legal right to defend themselves using deadly force when faced with a threatening trespasser. Stand your ground says people no longer have to retreat from danger before shooting in any place where they have a legal right to be.

The homeowner stated he only saw one person but a witness reported to police that they saw two people.

Police brought in a K9 unit to try to track down the suspects.  There was no indication whether the intruder was hit by either of the shots.

http://www.abc17news.com/news/crime/homeowner-shoots-at-would-be-robbers-during-attempted-home-invasion/667080243

 

Gary-

 

Rob- Can’t retreat when you’re flat on your back.

 

Gary – Glenpool, Oklahoma

A Tulsa man attempted to rob a Glenpool convenience store but the tables got turned on him.

Ezell Brown entered the store, pointed a gun at the clerk and told him that he would kill him if he didn’t give him the money.  The clerk did just that.

Gary Adams then grabbed the crook’s gun and a baseball bat and chased Brown outside where he held him until police arrived.

As the clerk kept the robber in place, Brown kept telling him that “I have a gun.”  Adams said, “If you pull a gun, I am going to shoot you with the gun that I have of yours.”

The hapless robber was booked on multiple charges including attempted robbery.

http://www.newson6.com/story/37064672/man-arrested-after-dropping-gun-during-glenpool-robbery-attempt

 

Rob-

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Amy- no e-mails tonight, but I do want to encourage our listeners to join our discussion and email us at onair@ad7.8f3.myftpupload.com

 

Amy: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

Rob- Gun owners don’t see themselves as police officers. Most of us don’t even see ourselves as gunfighters.  We see ourselves as defenders. The media still thinks the gun-culture is a mix of TV westerns and video games. In reality, we accumulated 50 million man years of legal concealed carry in the last 10 years. My article is called Not a Gunfighter but a Defender-the changing face of gun-culture..and thank you for carrying.

 

My articles are up at Clash Daily, at Ammoland and at my blog, slow facts dot wordpress dot com.  John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money.

 

This is the time of the year where we think about gifting. I suggest that we consider donations to the various non-profit gun rights and gun training organizations.Not only would you be doing something good, you would also get a tax donation. The organizations I suggested range from SAF and the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund to the FASTER Program to Operation Blazing Sword. My post on this includes links to where you can donate.

 

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Belle: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank Paul Valone for joining us today.  So for Amy, Tracy, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, Grant and Rob,

(Belle, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Gary: stay safe,

Amy: be aware,

John: and we’ll see you down the road.

 

Episode 430 – Tiffany Johnson, Kenn Blanchard, and Aqil Qadir

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Tracy: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Monday, November 20th, 2017 , I’m Tracy Thronburg

Rob: I’m Rob Morse and on tonight’s show we will talk with three black firearms instructors about black gun clubs.

John: I’m John Richardson, and we’ll talk about the Boston Globe’s demand we just turn in our guns.

 

Gary: I’m Gary Daugherty and in one of our DGUs we talk about why you don’t post everything to social media… so climb aboard

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Tracy:  episode 430 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

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Rob- I joined Bill Frady on his Lock and Load Radio program. I’m now a regular guest on the first hour of Tuesday evening. Ben Branam joined me for another episode of Self-Defense Gun Stories.

 

John – I’ve been transcribing my notes from MAG-20. I need to get out to the range but I’ve been slack on that lately. I’ve been working on my annual Black Friday/Cyber Monday post. Given the state of the gun market, I think there will be some real bargains out there.

 

Tracy – I gave a couple of handgun lessons last week, and yesterday I replaced the mag catches in two of my 1911s with right-sided mag catches, on the recommendation of Karl Rehn, because of my freakishly short thumbs. Stay tuned for updates on how my magazine changes are coming along. Yesterday was the first time I have ever attempted any type of gunsmithing on my firearms, and the first time I have ever used LocTite, so I am rather pleased with myself.

 

Gary-

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https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2017/11/10/hand-over-your-weapons/6IxJLanMKGak7RvCLipwbN/story.html

It must be nice to write for the mainstream media. It is so much easier to tell a good story when you don’t let the facts get in the way.  The boston globe reported that there is an epidemic of firearms violence in the US. They said there is a growing movement for mass confiscation.  The staff at the polite society podcast wants to know when we get to report without facts.

 

There is not an epidemic of violence across the US. There isn’t even an epidemic of mass murder with firearms.  Our failed socialist cities are violent. Even in those cities, violence is localized to drug turf wars. A number of law enforcement agencies report that we don’t have a firearms violence epidemic.  We don’t even have a drug epidemic. They say we have a drug prohibition epidemic.

 

Compared to other countries, the US firearms homicide rate is average. What isn’t average is localized violence. More than half of our murders occur in 2 percent of our counties. When we exclude a few socialists cities here in the US, then we’re one of the safest countries on earth.

 

When you look at mass public murder by firearm, the US rate isn’t even in the top 10 nations. The US and Austria are 11 and 12. The reason this is so significant is that these mass murder rates exclude government genocide. Government is far more lethal than an armed populous. Here in the US, we have the best of both worlds. We have a low rate of murder and mass murder, diversity of opinion, contentious political freedom, freedom from democide, and an armed populous.

 

Also, there is growing support for going armed, and declining support for an assault weapons ban. That isn’t our opinion, but the results of a pew research poll. You didn’t hear that from the Boston Globe or the New York Times.

Now if only we could clean up Chicago and Saint Louis.

 

Gary Gun Quotes

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. It prevents the degeneracy of government, and nourishes a general attention to public affairs. I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical world. Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, January 30, 1787

 

Hang on everybody, we’ll be back with our guest (Tiffany Johnson, Kenn Blanchard, and Aquil Qadir..

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Tiffany Johnson of the Gun Blog Variety Cast,

Kenn Blanchard from Black Man With a Gun,

And Aqil Qadir (Akeel Kadear) from Citizens Safety Academy.

All of them are black firearms instructors.

Black gun clubs

A gateway, a stepping stone, or a destination.

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4- Interview 2

 

Rob- 5- DGUs (at beginning) These discussions are NOT legal advice. Some of us are trainers, but this is not formal training and YOU NEED formal training. The Defensive Gun Use segment is intended as information, NOT as training. As always the opinions of the hosts are only their own opinions and not those of any sponsors or other affiliations.

 

Gary- Careful What You Post

Nick Davis had a successful night at the casino.  And like so many, he posted on social media about his winnings.

Cashmiere Hill saw Mr. Davis post and thought it would be a way to gain some extra cash in his own pocket.

Davis was laying down when he heard glass breaking in his kitchen.  He went to investigate and found a black male trying to get into his house.  The man yelled at him to “give me your [expletive] money,” and then fired a shot at Davis.  That shot struck him in the wrist.  Nick fired back in self-defense, he thinks 8 rounds, and struck the intruder who fell back into the stairwell.  Mr. Davis then called 911 and yelled to neighbors for help.  Hill died at the scene.

Tory Summers has told police that he called Davis to make sure he was home then drove Hill to a spot about 2 blocks from the residence.  Hill had told him that he was going to rob Davis and he wanted Summers to pick him up.  When he heard shots coming from the direction of the residence, he left.

He is charged armed robbery, armed burglary, and felony murder.

 

John – Mr. Summers needed to pick better friends

 

Tracy- Heros run toward trouble

5:30 AM can be a good time to go for a run in Austin Texas but the sun doesn’t begin to rise for another hour and a half in September.

A young woman was out for a run last month then she was grabbed from behind by a sexual predator and then fell to the ground with her on her back and the suspect on top of her.  He put his hand over her mouth and kept saying “shh, it’s me baby, it’s me.”  She continued to struggle and tried to use a whistle she carried.

Another jogger who leaves the house prepared heard the victim scream and ran toward her to help.  He was armed with a firearm, flashlight and cell phone.  He pointed his flashlight in the direction of the screams and saw the victim on her back and her attacker on his left side on top of her.

He aimed his gun at the predator and demanded he get off the victim.  The man stood up and was naked from the waist down.  The woman took advantage of her attacker getting up to get up as well and walk toward the jogger.  She did not realize he was armed because she was blinded by his flashlight.  As she walked across the line of fire, the attacker fled with the woman’s shoes and shorts.

She and the hero jogger were able to pick the man from a photo lineup and he has been arrested.

 

Rob- The attacker was a homeless person with a history of exposing himself. Why did the victim choose to go unarmed?

 

Rob City on Lockdown

Last week, the town of Ortonville, Michigan, north of Pontiac, was put on lockdown after Michael Quigley went on the run.

Quigley was distraught that his wife had filed for divorce and had tracked them down at her male friend’s apartment in the small town on Tuesday evening.  He forced his way in and shot both of them.  They were rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds to the head.  The male friend’s daughter was home at the time but unhurt.

Wednesday morning the local schools were closed or were on lockdown.  The manhunt was on.

Late Wednesday evening he was found hiding in a van in a Brandon Township driveway.  The homeowner opened the back door of the vehicle and found the wanted man hiding under a blanket.  The homeowner had his 9MM pointed at Quigley and the man did everything that he was told to do.  He ordered him down to the ground then called 911 and within two minutes, the SWAT team came out of the woods from every direction.

Quigley’s estranged wife and her friend were in intensive care but in stable condition and were able to talk to police.  Quigley was being held on $8 million bond and was facing numerous charges including attempted murder.

 

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Gary: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

https://slowfacts.wordpress.com/2017/11/15/the-invisible-hands-of-god-and-man/

 

Rob-

Millions of parishioners, pastors and church elders woke up to a new world after the murders at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. They felt the responsibility to keep their families and their congregations safe. We bring every problem with us to church.  Fortunately, we also bring solutions. We are god’s hands, so it is up to us to stop violence when it comes to church. We are already doing so, and have been for years. You probably won’t notice it, but the change is very real and already underway.

 

My articles are up at Clash Daily, at Ammoland and at my blog, slow facts dot wordpress dot com.  John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money.

 

I have been looking at the murders in Rancho Tehama Reserve, California and in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Both sets of murders were done by people who were prohibited persons and both might have been prevented if government had done its job correctly. In the California case, the police had reports from neighbors of the guy shooting in his yard even though he had an order prohibiting him from possessing a firearm. They did nothing about it. In the Sutherland Springs case, we know the Air Force failed to submit the killer’s name to the FBI for inclusion in the NICS database. However, it is actually worse than that. The court martial only gave the guy one year imprisonment and not the eight allowed under the UCMJ. In a NC court, he would have been looking at over 10 years. Either way the killer would still be behind bars. Frankly, I think the USAF just want to get rid of the guy and thus foisted him upon the civilian population. As Dave Hardy titled his new book, “I’m from the government and I’m here to kill you.”

 

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Tracy: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank Tiffany Johnson, Kenn Blanchard, and Aqil Qadir for joining us today.  So for Paul, Amy, Belle, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Gary: stay safe,

Tracy: be aware,

John: and we’ll see you down the road.

 

Episode 424 – GRPC / Amm-Con 2017

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1- Open and Personal News Segment: 

2- News Segment 1

3- News Segment 2

4- Yehuda Remer Interview:

5 Tiffany Johnson and Bob Mayne Interview

6 Charlie Cook Interview

7 Ben Branam Interview

8 Various GRPC Interviews

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1- Introduction

Paul: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 I’m Paul Lathrop

Rob: I’m Rob Morse we will talk about this past weekend’s GPRC in Dallas

John: I’m John Richardson,We will also talk about the 1st annual AMM-con

Gary: I’m Gary Daugherty  and we will discuss the attacks in Las Vegas and Nashville, so climb aboard

Rob: strap in

John : and hang on!

Paul:  episode 424 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

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Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them)

 

Rob

John

Rachel

Gary

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Tracy

Belle

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News-

Attack in Las Vegasthe killing of 59 people and injury of 527 concert goers

 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/inside-the-criminal-mind/201710/las-vegas-and-the-myth-the-out-character-crime

“Rarely, if ever, is it a case of a “good guy” suddenly gone bad. As the investigation proceeds, more information will come to light revealing now unknown aspects of the Las Vegas murderer’s personality and motives. And we will see that the attack was in fact “in character.”

 

Paul: I want to talk bump fire stocks for a bit

 

Ammcon-

Rob-

 

Grpc-

Rob-

 

Attack in Nashville-

 

Gun Quotes- What society in human history ever gathered its children together, then issued a public guarantee that they would be left completely undefended?  Alex Rawls

 

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Paul: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

Rob- I wrote about the attack in Las Vegas.  We don’t know much about the shooter, but we sure learned a great deal about the anti-rights media and politicians.  I said that governments are far more dangerous than criminals, than accidents, and more dangerous than mass murderers.  Those articles and more are up at Clash Daily, at Ammoland and on my blog at slow facts dot wordpress dot com.

 

John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money

 

That and more is at only guns and money dot blogspot dot com.

 

Rob-

 

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Paul: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank (Guests) for joining us today.  So for Amy, Tracy, Belle, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Gary: stay safe,

paul: be aware,

John: and we’ll see you down the road.

 

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Episode 423 – Brian Hill, Marty Hayes, and Marcus Weldon

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1- Open and Personal News Segment

2- News Segment 

3- Interview Segment 1: Brian Hill

4- Interview Segment 2: Marty Hayes

5- Interview Segment 3: Marcus Allen Weldon

6- DGU Segment:

7- Email and Show Close:

 

 

1- Introduction

Paul: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on September 21, 2017, I’m Paul Lathrop.

Rob: I’m Rob Morse and on tonight’s show we will talk with Marcus Allen about being wrongly prosecuted in Detroit.

John: I’m John Richardson, and we’ll talk about a Due Process Failure in Kentucky.

Amy: I’m Amy Dillon and we’ll also talk about a court case in Utah saying employees don’t have to take a bullet for the company.

Belle: I’m Belle McCormack and we’ll talk about a DGU from Washington State where a homeowner credits training for no shots being fired… so climb aboard

Amy: strap in

John : and hang on!

Paul:  episode 423 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

Show intro music.

 

Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them)

 

Rob- Live fire training with a student. I recorded Tracy on Self-Defense Gun Stories. Carried every day.

 

I heard from Jeff and Robyn Street. They live in Naples Florida and went through the eye of hurricane Irma. They prepared well and did well. They have water and power, so they have air conditioning, but they don’t have phone or internet yet.

 

John- As regular listeners to the show know, my wife and I love to visit thrift stores and church bazaars. This weekend I picked up a tennis racquet carry bag with a shoulder strap which I intend to convert to a covert bag for either a folded stock rifle or my AR15 pistol. So for $1 plus some cheap foam I will have a carry bag that lets me go about my business without frightening the hoplophobes,

(Rob- Hey, Bugsy, don’t touch my lucky tennis racket.)

 

Amy – Recovering from recent hurricanes in the SouthEast! Scheduling my training classes for the upcoming 4th quarter, working on redesigning my website CCWstyle.com, and gearing up and training for the 3-Gun Nation Regionals in Virginia on Nov 10th. I’m excited to be headed to Dallas next week for the Gun Rights Policy Conference! I’m driving from South Carolina to attend!

 

Belle- Got the new 2018 schedule up on the website for FAS, very busy at t

e Network and getting ready for Farnum’s Urban Rifle course this weekend.

Rob- So I’m in the special class again.  Darn it.

 

Paul/Susan Amm-Con and GRPC planning

 

Patches!!If you are attending the upcoming Gun Rights Policy Conference in Dallas, we will have PSP patches available for purchase. Cost is $10 each. If you can’t make GRPC, you can still buy a patch by emailing john@ad7.8f3.myftpupload.com. We accept PayPal or checks.

 

Should our friends bring their headsets?

 

Promo about upcoming training classes here.

 

Patches!!!

Break

 

2- News 1

Due Process Failure

When the Police State is running things you must be careful.  We are not talking about being questioned at a train station in East Germany during the Cold War.  We are talking about the treatment of American citizens by federal authorities.  The case of Gerardo Serrano is a textbook example.

Mr. Serrano lives on a farm in Kentucky.  He unsuccessfully ran for the US House in 2014 as a pro-Second Amendment candidate.  He is licensed to carry and typically conceals his Sig Sauer .380 caliber pistol.

Mr. Serrano decided to drive to Mexico for a visit with his cousin in September 2015.  Along the way, he took pictures with his phone to document his journey.  Everything was going swimmingly until he reached the border crossing in Eagle Pass, Texas.  He held his phone out the window and captured an image of the Customs Agents in the vicinity.  The photo depicts the two agents holding their hands up in an apparent attempt to prevent him from taking their picture.  The agents then directed Mr. Serrano to the side of the road and asked him to surrender his phone.  He refused to comply.

 

The agents then opened the door to the new Ford F-250, unbuckled his seat belt and removed him from the truck.  His phone was seized and the agents demanded his phone’s passcode.  Again, Serrano refused to comply.  His truck was searched and a loaded six round .380 magazine was found in the center console.  He was detained for three hours and was told he was free to go.  However, his truck was not free to go.  Serrano then rented a car and drove back to his Kentucky home.

 

The authorities seized Mr. Serrano’s truck under federal asset forfeiture.  The truck was considered a “conveyance of illegal exportation.”  Of course, these types of findings are normally made once someone crosses into Mexico.  It seems that the border agents don’t like to have their picture taken.

Mr. Serrano requested a trial to resolve this matter on September 7.  His other options were to pay a ransom to the agency in the amount of $4,000 (10% of the value) or just let them have it.  It will be interesting to see how this works out for Mr. Serrano.

 

John – As bad as this is, Mr Serrano just lost a truck. The SAF has filed an amicus brief in a case out of Florida where the District Ct said you can have either your 2nd rights or your 4th amendment rights but not both. A man answered the door at 1:30am with a handgun in his hand. He was shot and killed by the cops who knocked and then shot when he answered the door. They were seeking info on a motorcycle parked near his house.

 

Rob- John, I disagree, but I hope he hasn’t lost a truck, but I agree this is abusive prosecution, and the so called civil rights activists are silent..because the victim was a gun owner.  Why is the Trump administration continuing the prosecution of this legal case?

 

Cleanup in Aisle 14

The Utah Supreme Court sided with a group of Wal-Mart workers who were fired for defending themselves when they were assaulted by an armed shoplifter.  Six workers were fired after they fought with a shoplifter who pulled a gun on them inside the Layton Wal-Mart.  The company had claimed the employees violated Wal-Mart’s policy of disengaging, withdrawing and alerting authorities. During a hearing, Utah Supreme Court Justice Christine Durham bluntly asked if an employer should be able to fire somebody “for refusing to take a bullet for the company?”

 

The court said, “Utah law reflects a policy favoring the right of self-defense.  That public policy is an exception to the at-will employment, but only under the narrow circumstances where an employee cannot withdraw.”

 

In practical terms, this means the employees can sue Walmart for unfair termination.

Amy –

Rob-

 

Gun Quotes

People with armed security should not lecture the rest of us about gun control.

Source unknown.

 

Hang on everybody, we’ll be back with our guest (Marcus Weldon).

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3- Interview 1- Marcus Allen Weldon

You were arrested after a self defence incident.  You were wearing a santa suit, so this was christmas of what year?

You were arrested and charged.

When did you get a not guilty verdict?

It cost you about how much to defend yourself?

And that was the end of it?

Are we sure that it is taken care of now?

What would you tell your 26 year old self?

Get insurance.

Practice closing your mouth until you talk to your lawyer.

 

4- Interview 2

Brian Hill-

Rob- We’re not violent.  We don’t recognize violence until it is in our face.

 

Marty Hayes-

Rob-

 

5- DGUs  (at beginning) These discussions are NOT legal advice. Some of us are trainers, but this is not formal training and YOU NEED formal training. The Defensive Gun Use segment is intended as information, NOT as training. As always the opinions of the hosts are only their own opinions and not those of any sponsors or other affiliations.

 

Training Training Training

A Marysville Washington homeowner credits his training for a no shots fired DGU.

Sunday night just after midnight, Joe Hemrich was awake and sitting in his living room when he heard a noise outside.  He turned on his surveillance cameras but did not see anything.  Not knowing what it was, he went to investigate.  He found a man in his driveway under his carport.  The area appeared to be ransacked and the man looked to be holding a baton or a stick.

Four feet away from the man was his child’s bedroom.  Up until recently, the 70 degree temps meant that the bedroom windows were open at night.

Hemrich drew his weapon and ordered the man back.  The man dropped this baton and backed up and even got down on the ground when ordered to do so.

The father of three held his stance in the doorway, holding the pistol he has owned and trained with for 12 years on the criminal with four warrants out for his arrest and happened to be on the lam.

“This is the first time in my life it has ever come out of the holster when I wasn’t at a range,” he said.  “I train so I know exactly where it is, exactly how to pull it out, whether my finger is going on the trigger.”

He stated that the extensive training allowed him to focus on the subject in front of him and not on his gun.

“I carry a firearm to protect myself, my family, my community with the intentions of never having to use it,” he said.

The surveillance video was still rolling when it captured Hemrich walk the suspect at gunpoint to the front yard, ordering him to the ground and holding him until police arrived about five minutes after the altercation began.

Marysville police said he did everything right and most importantly, he complied with the officer’s commands when they arrived on the scene.

POGO once again is proven to work.

Amy- Great example of effective training

Rob-

Leave your Ex alone

Nothing good happens after midnight.  And nothing good happens when you go to your ex-girlfriend’s home after midnight.

Christopher Carter showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend’s home just before 4 AM this last weekend.  An argument erupted and shots were fired.  Police said that Carter shot both his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend.  She was shot in the leg and he was shot in the arm.

The boyfriend went in the house, grabbed a pistol and shot Carter.  Carter was pronounced dead at the scene.

The couple were treated and released at the local hospital.

The Athens Alabama police chief stated that they had reviewed the evidence and statements were taken.  The investigation will continue for several weeks but they believe they have a case of self-defense.  The case will be handed to the County district attorney and will probably go to grand jury.

John –

They always say he shouldn’t have been shot

In Laplace Louisiana last week Kalvin Ferrygood tried to break into a home.  When the homeowner heard two voices in the back of his house, he went to the door to see what was happening.  That was when Ferrygood forced his way into the home.  The homeowner defended himself and opened fire.

Saint James Parrish Sheriff’s deputies found a gun in the backyard which they believe belonged to one of the two intruders.  They also stated there is video evidence of what happened.

Ferrygood had just been released from jail four months ago after being arrested for shooting five people on Christmas Eve 2008 at a night club in the Parish.

Ferrygood’s family was defending him.  They stated that the mojo had him running and that he wouldn’t break in or hurt anyone.  As stated, the video shows differently.  Mojo is a synthetic marijuana which has been known to cause erratic behavior and even cause death.

According to the Parish Sheriff’s office, the homeowner acted in self-defense and he was not arrested.  They are working to identify the second subject.

Rob- Good job having a gun ready when you need it.

John – not meant for human consumption

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

79 year-old James Noah and 77 year-old Barbara Melton were inside their apartment on a Saturday afternoon when there was a knock on the door.  Melton answered the knock and two men shoved her aside and forced their way inside.

The two men started assaulting Noah with a blunt object.  But, Noah was practicing POGO and was able to draw his handgun from his waistband and fired one shot.  He hit his 26 year-old assailant in the head.

The second would-be robber fled the scene after his partner was shot.  The first robber was alive with life-threatening injuries.

According to a neighbor, Noah was a vet and had training which kicked in during the encounter.  Noah was recovering but had some bruising on his face.  No criminal charges will be sought against him.

 

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6- E-mail, blog notes, and show close

 

Listener e-mail discussion

Listener Kay writes in

 

Hello gang!

 First off thank you for the wonderfully informative podcast! since I started listening roughly a year ago I have yet to miss an episode.

 I just listened to your segment with Paul Martin on being prepared. As Paul spoke about having friends in the Salt Lake Valley who are prepared but do not consider themselves “preppers” it dawned on me that We who live in Utah are just that. I did not realize that it has become a way of life here. Now I, not being of the Mormon faith, but lived here almost all of my 40 years,pick up on these ideals because it is a way of life here. But the Idea of food storage here is not just for doom and gloom. As the Mormon church teaches, it is to be self sufficient, in case of loss of job, accident, etc. that may keep you from having funds to feed the family.

 

Our food storage consists of canned at home, re-fried beans, whole beans, rice, powdered milk, and wheat. very little is store bought “canned” items. We also have bottled (a lost art in some areas of the nation) mirepoix (onions, celery, carrots in chicken stock) for soups and the like, for each member of our family we have no less than a weeks worth of food on hand.

 

 Due to the fact that we live in Southern Utah, which is high desert, we get a variance of weather. In the summer temps reach 110+ and in the winter can reach freezing during the night. we generally have on hand 2 gallons of water per individual per day for just as many weeks as food. Sounds like overkill to some but to us it is might be enough.This is just if we decide to barricade and ride out the problem. If we must bug out we have backpacks for each individual containing enough food water and first aid for three days. we also carry a field medical bag with surgical kit. To top it off, each family member has a primary and secondary firearm system with ammo to spare. As far as training is concerned, local meetings happen quite regularly for first aid, canning and bottling and general food storage.

 

   In just our neighborhood alone there are a plethora of different skill sets among the neighbors and we all know each other well. With local parties and gatherings that are usually put on by the Mormon Church you get to know the people around you very well creating almost a band of families you can trust. As I write this we do sound a tad crazy but better to have it and not need, it than need it and not have it.

 

Rob- What a wonderful neighborhood.

Amy – Not crazy, very prepared! For example, when a natural disaster happens, grocery stores are emptied, and supplies are hard to find.

John – I worry about my daughters and their families. We preach that they need to have extra food. I may finally be getting through to one of my sil who is diabetic.

 

Paul: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

Rob- We recently found out that the election last november in New Hampshire was probably a fraud.  New Hampshire has same day registration, and more than five thousand voters entered New Hampshire to cast their vote on election day, and then never became state residents.  New Hampshire voted for Hillary by a margin of only 2700 votes.  They elected a democrat senator with a margin of 1100 votes.  Yep, that is the definition of fraud.  Dr John Lott proposed a solution.

 

We already have a national instant background check system in place.  Scores of judges already ruled that this particular background check does not infringe on any of our constitutional rights.  This is the background check system we use when an honest citizen buys a firearm.

 

The background check wasn’t an infringement when I had to use it..or so I was told.  Democrats also told us that the instant background check system is necessary to keep felons and illegals from buying guns, and to keep honest gun owners from buying more than one gun a month.  We can use these background check systems today to keep illegals from voting and to keep US citizens from voting more than once.

 

My articles are at Clash Daily, at Ammoland, and on my blog, slow facts dot wordpress dot com.  

 

John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money

 

Earlier this week, the Wisconsin Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee approved a bill that would bring constitutional carry to the Badger State. Given that they didn’t get any form of concealed carry until 2011, this is amazing. The chairman of the committee predicts it will pass both houses of the legislature. It is unclear whether Gov. Scott Walker will sign the bill as he has indicated he is happy with the current system. If you live in Wisconsin, you might want to give your governor a call on this. Now if the North Carolina Senate would get their act together on constitutional carry….

Rob-

 

That and more is at only guns and money dot blogspot dot com.

 

Amy have you written anything that you want to mention?

My recent articles have been published on gunware.net. This week I’ll be writing about competitive shooting.  I will also be adding my articles bank to my website ccwstyle.com and linking them there in the future as well.

 

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Paul: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank (Guests) for joining us today.  So for Amy, Tracy, Belle, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Amy stay safe,

Belle: be aware

John: and we’ll see you down the road.

 

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Episode 422 – Dr John Edeen

Full Episode Download:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/politicsandguns/Episode20422.mp3

 

 

1- Introduction

Paul: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Monday September 11th , I’m Paul Lathrop

Rob: I’m Rob Morse and on tonight’s show we will talk with friend of the show and frequent guest Dr John Edeen about a doctor referral service.

Tracy: I‘m Tracy Thronburg , and We will discuss the US Virgin Islands wanting to confiscate guns.

Gary: I’m Gary Daugherty and in one of our DGUs we talk POGO even at Taco Bell .. so climb aboard

Tracy: strap in

Rob : and hang on!

Paul:  episode 422 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

Show intro music.

 

Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them), getting

 

Rob- I cut the walls out of a flooded house in Texas.  I also got in some dry fire and life fire practice.  I was going to interview Jeff and Robyn Street for my podcast, but they are busy dodging their own hurricanes.  I was able to donate some money to Marcus Weldon.

 

Gary-

 

Tracy- I just got back from a Ladyseed class this past weekend down by San Antonio, at Tim Crosnoe’s home range. Tim was one of our instructors.  A big word of thanks to Tim and Kristin Crosnoe for putting me up for three nights. I very much enjoyed their company and hospitality. It was a great class. Dr. John Edeen was there and helped out. I’ll tell you, the class is A LOT harder than I expected. In all of the years that I’ve been shooting, never have I fallen asleep on the range, much less during live fire. I’m pleased to report that I finished the class on a high note, with all of my 400-yard shots and the 250-yard head shot on the Redcoat target. While I didn’t make Rifleman this time, I’m looking forward to my next Appleseed class. I can’t let Rachel beat me at anything, and I’ve got my work cut out for me to get to her level of rifle shooting.

 

Paul/Susan-

 

Promo about upcoming training classes here.

Break

 

2- News 1

 

Aldermen want a ban on weapons at Chicago rallies after Charlottesville violence

Last week, a Chicago Alderman introduced an ordinance in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va.

The ordinance says that because right-wing “paramilitary militias” carried guns and other weapons at the “Unite the Right” rally that devolved into violence, Chicago police should have explicit power to outlaw weapons at Chicago events.

 

Given that Chicago police can ban loudspeakers and other disruptions, Alderman Edward Burke said in a news release “it seems only fitting that Chicago should also be able to restrict the carrying of weapons during public demonstrations in order to curtail the possibility of violence.”

 

Chicago police already have broad powers about what may or may not be brought to marches and other public gatherings in the city. But the new proposal specifically bans “firearms, knives, weapons, sharp objects, shields, fireworks, chains, bats, clubs, sticks, batons and any other rod-like instrument.”

 

It also allows the Police Department “to determine other items that may not be allowed at an assembly.”

Violators would face fines of $500 to $1,000, and up to 10 days behind bars. The proposal will head to a joint Finance and Public Safety Committee hearing.

 

Rob- This sounds like legislating “pre-crime” to me.  So far we’ve seen communist mayors disarm peaceful protesters while they stood back and let left wing goons beat people up.

 

Any rationalization will do to make chicago citizens vulnerable.  How about we arrest chicago drug gangs and put them in prison.

 

Tracy – Let’s just go ahead and ban car keys while we’re at it (because car keys can be sharp objects) and have everyone take public transportation to the rallies. This is just sad.

 

ELMHURST POLICE: THERE WILL BE NO GUNS AT CONCEALED CARRY CLASS
Safety concerns raised over a planned firearms class qualifying people to carry concealed weapons in Illinois are baseless, according to Elmhurst police chief Michael Ruth. “It’s strictly a classroom environment. There’s no weapons, there’s no firearms, there’s no ammunition. There’s none of those things.”

Social media activity had raised the specter of armed students coming to the classes being offered in the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Brad Carey, who manages hall rentals, was as emphatic as Ruth about the rental by Illinois Concealed Carry, LLC, the organization putting on the classes. “In the contract I had them sign, there’s no ammunition allowed in the hall, there’s no shooting going on.” Carey said. Carey also stated that during the rental the Knights bar will be closed and locked up.

The issue was brought to the attention of the Elmhurst City Council meeting Tuesday when a  resident told council members about their concerns. The resident cited what they claimed were written statements by previous class attendees that they were “required to bring a firearm” and were “required to shoot on the last day of class.”

Ruth and Carey said after a full class day on Saturday, the Sunday classroom work would end at 1 p.m. Participants are expected then to leave Elmhurst for hands-on gun work at an approved firing range outside the city.

Those intending to fire weapons outside Elmhurst after the class must possess a valid Illinois Firearms Owners Identification card issued by the Illinois State Police. Weapons to be transported must be broken down and not easily accessible from within the vehicle.

Paul- Gary, isn’t there a firing portion to the qualification to get an Illinois CCW?

 

Rob- You can smell the stupid from here.  This is really poor journalism.  Someone said shooting is required, so I don’t want a class in my neighborhood.  It just SOUNDS dangerous.

 

In fact, the only point of the mandated training is to dissuade licensed gun owners.

 

Virgin Islands prepares to grab guns ahead of hurricane Irma

On September 4th ahead of the landfall of Hurricane Irma Kenneth Mapp, the Governor of the US Virgin Islands issued a directive that raised quite a few eyebrows. Quoting directly from the 2rd paragraph of the directive.

 

“The Adjutant General is authorized and directed to seize arms, ammunition, explosives, incendiary material and any other property that may be required by the military forces for the performance of this emergency mission”

 

Immediately after some in the media informed the Governor that the Virgin Islands were a territory of the US and were subject to the constitution, including the 2nd amendment, the Gov tried to backpedal and say that he was only authorizing release of weapons from an armory.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

Rob- Annex the virgin islands and make them a county in Florida.

Tracy – No, annex them to Illinois!

Rob- notice the difference between this and Texas/Louisiana!

 

Gun Quotes- Can we hate our country enough to change it, and yet love our country enough to think it worth changing?  Misquote of G. K. Chesterton

 

Hang on everybody, we’ll be back with John Edeen.

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3- Interview 2

We’ve heard the claim that “Democrats want your guns”.  I’ve heard it from  republican candidates when they are running for office.  I wanted to know if that was true.

 

That isn’t too hard to do.  We know how many people have concealed carry permits in each state.  We know what the permits costs and if the state doesn’t give permits to ordinary citizens.  We also know the party affiliations of state governments.  All we have to do is put it all together.

 

We see some consistent trends.  Fewer of us get permits when the cost go up.  The more training the state mandates the fewer of us get our permits.  Some states make you take out a newspaper advertisement or call your employer before you can get a permit.  Only judges and politicians get permits in “may issue” states.

 

You’re about three times more likely to get your permit if you live in a republican dominated state than in a democrat dominated state.  If you really want to see political bias then look at the permitting schemes.  The constitutional carry states are republican or neutral.  The may issue states are all democrat controlled.

 

There is one exception. Vermont became democrat controlled and they never have had any gun licensing laws.  They still don’t.

 

I wish it wasn’t so, but I’ve seen it with my own eyes.  Judging by their actions, the democrats want us disarmed.  I wish both political parties defended our rights.

 

See for yourself at my blog, slowfacts.wordpress.com.

 

Gary-

 

Tracy- Rob, I’m curious as to which state(s) require you to take out an ad in the local newspaper and/or call your employer because in Texas, being a license to carry holder is private information.

 

4- Interview 1 Dr John Edeen – DRGO.org

2Adoc.com

 

Tracy – Many medical practices are now owned by major healthcare corporations, such as Healthcare Corporation of America. HCA has a policy prohibiting firearms at their facilities. How can we circumvent this? I work for a group of specialty physicians, some of whom are gun owners, but their practice is owned by a large corporation. Are those patients just out of luck?

 

Rob- Doc, why is this necessary?

 

5- DGUs  (at beginning) These discussions are NOT legal advice. Some of us are trainers, but this is not formal training and YOU NEED formal training. The Defensive Gun Use segment is intended as information, NOT as training. As always the opinions of the hosts are only their own opinions and not those of any sponsors or other affiliations.

 

PA Home Invasion

Servando Santos was warned.  After assaulting an elderly lady in Dauphin County PA, he forced his way into a nearby home.  The homeowner confronted Santos and warned him that he was armed.  Santos continued into the home.  The homeowner then fired several shots, one of which hit Santos in the abdomen. He then continued further into the home and struggled with other people before being subdued shortly before police arrived.

Santos continued struggling with officers and was taken into custody.  He was given medical attention at the scene and transported to a local hospital where he died from this wound.

The female from the first residence was in the hospital in critical condition

 

Tracy – what does Farnam say? Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

(Farnam says move!)

 

Taco Bell Shooting

Two armed robbers walked into Taco Bell in Cleveland.  It was the middle of the afternoon and they were wearing masks on their faces as if they were acting in an old western.  Instead of a Taco Supreme, they ordered the employees behind the counter to  lie down on the ground.  The robbers were both armed.  Six employees were in the store that evening.

The robbers walked up to the cash registers and three other employees then fired several shots at the two masked men.  They shot one of the robbers 6 times.  The other robber immediately ran from the restaurant.

Police found the first robber laying face up on the floor unconscious with a faint pulse with the loaded gun still in his hand.  He died after being taken to a local hospital.

The second robber had not been apprehended.

Gary –

Tracy – I’m glad to see an employer who lets their employees be armed at work.

Rob- great job.  Work together next time.

 

Indianapolis Carjacking Prevented

Law student Kari Bird was getting out of her car.  She was parked outside her home.  It was almost midnight and a group of 3 or 4 young males approached her.  She didn’t think much about it until one of the robbers presented his firearm and demanded her keys.

Just after handing over her keys, she remembered that all of her very expensive law books were still in her car.  She reacted quickly and drew her own gun from the center console.

The robber said ‘Oh, [expletive]’ , and then ran.

 

Tracy- do we know what state this was in?

Rob- What would you tell your students to do?

Rob-

 

Spokane Neighbors Stop Burglars

Recently in a close knit Spokane neighborhood a couple was watching TV and noticed by the reflection in the TV that a couple of people were walking up to the house next door.  They didn’t recognize either person and knew that the woman who lived there was not home.

They knew they were going to have problems contacting the neighbor since she had gone to an area of notoriously poor cell service.

Raymond Dupris watched the couple from his window as they walked past the house then came around back through an alley.  The female burglar was pacing around and the next thing Dupris sees is a backpack fly over the fence and the male suspect jumps the fence.  When he broke in the door, Dupris told his wife to call the neighbor from the other side of their home.

The neighbor came over with his gun and Dupris’ wife called Spokane police.

When the burglar tried to exit the home through the bathroom window, the neighbor aimed his gun at him.  He then tried to flee through the front door but was cornered by Dupris and the neighbor.

“He just stopped in his tracks and got down on the ground.  I held him down on the ground and got on him with my knee on the back of his neck and the other neighbor had the gun on him, and we were just waiting for the cops,” Dupris said.

Spokane police arrived quickly and arrested the 21 year-old man.  He make an appearance in court for a residential burglary charge and a $500 bond was set.

 

Tracy – My doors are locked for YOUR protection! I’m also NEVER going to look for trouble. Call 911. This is why we have property insurance.

Rob- I want them to listen to this podcast so they have a plan.  That means they know what to do, and what to not do.

Pistol Packing Mama chases off home invader

Brett Santo walked into Sarah Long’s home in Elyria OH and approached her 15 year-old daughter.  When Long’s 17 year-old saw Santo, she screamed which launched her mother into action.

She grabbed a pistol by her bed and charged Santo but dropped her gun while still in her home.  She and the 17 year old chased Santo out of the house and down the sidewalk until they lost sight of him.

Officers were dispatched to the area on a report of burglary suspect fleeing the area and Long provided a description.

Police found him on a short distance away and during the ride to the station admitted to burglarizing the home.

This was not the first time Long chased Santo from her home.  He entered her home but left when confronted.  This time when he approached her daughter, the mama bear made an appearance.  Her boyfriend had just left the house and had told her to keep the pistol handy.

 

Rob- To give moma bear a bit of credit, maybe she chased her daughter, not the thief.

 

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Listener e-mail discussion

 

Text Message #1

 

Hey guys

 

I was just wondering how many magazines would recommend someone to have for pistol and rifle?

 

Thanks

Jp

 

Tracy – The more, the better, and remember to buy quality magazines! Your life may depend on it.

Gary –

 

Hal thinks Paul’s choice in guns is… Less than ideal

 

I had just about forgiven Paul for his glock-fan-boy shame since he smarted up and started carrying a S&W Shield and then we came to episode # 412 and the question of BBQ guns. Paul made the statement regarding 1911’s… “I am not a 1911 fan” (gasp!!!) “I do not like them” (heresy!!!) “I think they are very old technology” (that should be stated as ‘have stood the test of time!’) and then, shame of shame “incredibly outdated”… OMG!!! I almost drove right off the dang road! I must admit, he did save a very small bit of face when he described how much he liked the Cabot 1911 with the meteorite grip, I could hear the lust in his voice! That made his previous comments almost bearable! I had to put the torches and the tar and feathers back into the closet that I hide them in and will once again try to find a way to forgive Paul for his blatant sacrilege of not liking a near perfect form of sidearm that some of us learned to shoot at the age of 7… some 53 years ago… as taught by our Marine father.

 

In response to the obvious question… yes, I have shot the glock, many times, and find it to be the Yugo of firearms, cheap, somewhat efficient, ultimately serviceable and totally undesirable, for me, on par with a hi-point… this is my opinion, no better than Paul’s, and we all know what they say about opinions!

now, if one of you would be so kind as to tell me what font we are supposed to use when utilizing sarcasm, those portions of my commentary in which I am utilizing sarcasm would be much more easily discernible…

sign me

Hal in Kaliforniastan

p.s. I am inserting a picture of a pair of the Cabot 1911’s in which much of the near perfect form of handgun is made of meteorite… please feel free to join me as I drool all over myself!

 

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Rob-

Gary-

 

Paul: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

Rob- I read Amanda Suffecool’s book on producing a concealed carry fashion show.

 

Do you want to attract more women and minorities to your club?  Do you want more young people at your events and fundraising activities?  Here is your opportunity to back up your words with actions.  Since concealed means concealed, new gun owners don’t know what they are missing.

 

Put on a concealed carry fashion show that looks like the members you want rather than the members you have.  You can do more than tell new gun owners that they are a welcome part of Armed America; You can show them.  Show them that concealed carry holders “look just like them.”

 

Amanda wrote this book with us in mind.  This is a nuts-and-bolts kind of instruction manual.  She identifies the people, positions, tasks and decisions you need to make your event a success.  Events like this have been done before.  We all can learn from their experience, the good and the bad.

 

I want you to do it.  A fashion show does more than demonstrate methods of concealed carry for men and women.  It can recruit new members into your club, and it can be entertainment for existing members.  The show can be a fundraising event for your organization.  You can showcase local vendors and promote their products.  A fashion show does that,  and something equally important.

 

A concealed carry fashion show communicates what responsible gun owners in your community look like.  You get to make that statement rather than accept how gun owners are portrayed in the media.

 

Do it.

 

That and more are up at Clash Daily, at Ammoland, and at my blog  slow facts dot wordpress dot com.

 

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Paul: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank (Guests) for joining us today.  So for Amy, Tracy, Belle, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Gary: stay safe,

Tracy: be aware,

Rob: and we’ll see you down the road.

 

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Episode 421 – Amanda Suffecool and Paul Martin

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1- Open and Personal News Segment

2- News Segment

3- Interview Segment 1: Guest : Amanda Suffecool part 1

4- Interview Segment 2: Guest : Amanda Suffecool Part 2

5 – Interview Segment 3 : Guest : Paul Martin – Part 1

6 – Interview Segment 4: Guest : Paul Martin – Part 2

7- DGU Segment:

8- Email and Show Close:

 

1- Introduction

Paul: Welcome to the polite society podcast powered by the Firearms Policy Coalition recorded on Sunday September 2nd 2017, I’m Paul Lathrop

Rob: I’m Rob Morse and on tonight’s show we will talk with Amanda Suffecool about the concealed carry fashion shows she’s put on.

John: I’m John Richardson, and we’ll talk about the efforts of Chicago to prevent a gun store from opening.

Tracy Thronburg: I’m Tracy Thronburg and tonight we’ll talk with Paul Martin about prepping.. so climb aboard

Rob: strap in

John : and hang on!

Paul:  episode 421 of the Polite Society Podcast starts right now.

Show intro music.

 

Personal news from each participant (when you are done with your segment please ask the next person what has been up with them)

 

Rob- I read the Wren decision out of the DC appeals court. I recorded David Cole for Self-Defense Gun Stories. I carried every day. We dodged a hurricane, so it is still a little wet to go to the range. I did some dry practice indoors.

 

John- My week has had dual highlights. First, I had dinner – in person, mind you – with Paul on Wednesday as he was driving through with a load. Then, my granddaughter Olivia spent the weekend with us which is always a treat. I also attended the Greensboro, NC gun show with my son-in-law and his dad. My biggest take-away is that AR prices are way down – Ruger AR-556s for as low as $449 – and that the new short barreled firearms from Mossberg and Remington are big hits.

 

Tracy- I went to Camp Gladiator five days this week. I gave a retired husband and wife a lesson on Thursday night, where they quickly learned that good gear choices can make or break a private lesson, and I worked as the chief range safety officer at Shady Oaks Gun Range today in Cedar Park. I’m still on the lookout for a reliable source for gas for my Denali.

 

Paul/Susan

 

Promo about upcoming training classes here.

Promo about patches

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2- News 1

 

So Let It Be Written So Let It Be Done.

In July 2010, R. Joseph Franzese submitted an application for a business license. He proposed opening a gun shop called Second Amendment Arms (SAA). Franzese bought the property advertised as commercial property, but the city now claims it was not zoned as commercial. He contends the city will block a gun shop, no matter where it’s located. The Second Amendment Foundation became Franzese’s ally and backed a case challenging a ban of firearms sales within city limits. A federal court judge in Illinois denied a City of Chicago motion for summary judgment and refused to dismiss the case. Robert M. Dow, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge set Sept. 28 as the next date to discuss damages for the plaintiff in Second Amendment Arms v. City of Chicago.

Alan Gottlieb, SAF founder and Executive Vice President, said “The City of Chicago under Rahm Emanuel is trying to be too clever by half. We would have thought by now that they would have ceased this pattern of spending tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars on stubborn litigation, but the city seems determined to be dragged kicking and screaming into compliance with the Second Amendment. Since losing its gun ban fight in the Supreme Court’s 2010 McDonald ruling. Chicago has been digging its heels in deeper and deeper, throwing every kind of legal roadblock it could in an effort to delay what seems inevitable. The city has got to follow the law and the constitution, and as long as they keep fighting, we’ll keep suing. That’s what winning firearms freedom one lawsuit at a time is all about.”

 

John – What Chicago is engaging in is a form of “red-lining”. The use of zoning to keep out legal business. It was originally used to keep African Americans out of certain neighborhoods because mortgage companies wouldn’t lend to them.

 

Rob- I agree, John.  This is a civil rights violation and it has been going on for a very long time. Why is the city’s bigotry allowed to stand?  The city demands live fire before it will grant a permit.  A judge should demand that the city open police ranges to civilian use until a private company stands up.

 

Gary –

 

So, you think you have Constitutional Carry?

If you are not familiar with the work of John Lott, you are missing out on some valuable information.  His Crime Prevention Research Center published an article addressing limitations on Constitutional Carry in March of 2016. https://crimeresearch.org/2016/03/the-very-real-limits-on-constitutional-carry/

 

The focus of the article is the federal Gun Free School Zones Act.  This legislation was originally introduced by Senator Joe Biden and signed into law by President George H. W. Bush in 1990.  In 1995 this law was struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.  This was a landmark decision.  It was the first time in over 50 years that the Supreme Court placed limits on Congress’ ability to legislate under the Commerce Clause.  In 1996, Congress massaged the language and reenacted this unconstitutional statute.

 

This statute criminalizes the possession of a firearm within 1,000 feet of the boundary of a school.  There are exceptions to this rule.  Unloaded firearms that are in locked containers in a vehicle are exempted.  Private property within 1,000 feet of the school boundary but not part of school grounds is also an exception.  Additionally, persons licensed to carry may be exempt.  However, you must have a license issued by the state in which the school district resides.

 

If you live in a Constitutional Carry state and you do not possess a state-issued license, you have a problem.  You are committing a crime if you find yourself carrying a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school boundary.  Dr. Lott’s article points out the difficulty of even driving across a typical city without violating this law.  Even if you are unaware of the school tucked back in the woods two streets to the east of you, you are eligible for a five-year, all expenses paid prison term and a $5,000 fine.  Even gun-friendly states have anti-gun politicians and prosecutors in their larger cities.

 

Congressman Ron Paul introduced legislation to repeal the GFSZA on three separate occasions.  His bills never made it out of committee.  Can you say national reciprocity?  The more things change, the more things stay the same.  Gun control is about control, not guns.

 

Rob- I used to open carry in California.  You had to know where every school was located.

Belle- How is this enforced?

 

Truckin’ through Wisconsin

Truck driver Guy Smith of Wisconsin pulled into a weigh station Kenosha County in June of 2016.  He then found himself charged with carrying a concealed weapon after his revolver was seen in the cab of his truck.  Of course, they confiscated his property.  Mr. Smith does not possess a concealed weapons permit.  

 

Smith’s defense attorney, John Monroe, prepared two theories to defend his client against these allegations.  The first defense is as simple as it gets.  In 2011 Wisconsin passed a law making it legal to have loaded handguns in vehicles.  A revolver is a handgun, isn’t it?

 

To paraphrase, Monroe said the charge never should have been filed because the the law allows handguns in cars to be unencased and loaded.  This seems pretty clear, doesn’t it?  But the prosecutor intended to take this case to trial.  The prosecutor actually stated that the law could not mean what it said because it would invalidate concealed carry law.  The judge in the case corrected him by stating that it would “in cars.”  Again, this seems like common sense stuff.  That is true unless you are a prosecutor with an axe to grind against citizens arming themselves.

 

The second defense theory Monroe devised centered around Castle Doctrine.  Wisconsin, and most other states, allow the use of firearms in their home, business or vehicle.  As Mr. Smith’s truck provides transportation, a livelihood and lodging all three elements of a castle exist.  

 

When prosecutor Thomas Binger learned of the defense Monroe planned to present at trial, he asked for a postponement.  Presumably this was to give the State more time to prepare.

 

On August 28, just before the date of trial, the State dismissed all charges against Mr. Smith.  Monroe pointedly stated they were not informed of this dismissal until the defense had been prepared and they traveled to Kenosha.  As Dean Weingarten of Gun Watch stated, this sounds like a case of punishment by process.  Was there ever an intention of going to trial with this?  Or, was Mr. Smith just being railroaded by a powerful government?

 

After the dismissal, Mr. Smith said, “I’m just a trucker trying to stay alive.  I want my gun back and I don’t want a record, and I’m not paying a fine.  I didn’t do anything wrong.”  Well done, Mr. Smith.  Perhaps we need a remake of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington?

http://www.livetrucking.com/case-trucker-found-handgun-dismissed/

http://bulletsfirst.net/2017/08/30/wisconsin-carry-truck-case-dismissed-prosecutor-avoids-precedent/

 

Paul – Just to make sure that all our listeners are aware that there are no federal laws that prohibit carrying in a commercial vehicle. It also reminds me of my own situation

John – Guy Smith still has his legal bills. The prosecutor was trying to drag it out to force Mr. Smith to plead to a lesser charge because of the uncertainty involved.

Gary – ACLDN

Rob- Guilty of contempt of prosecutor.

Belle- If they don’t pay, they should provide enough educational material to help keep you out of trouble.

 

Gun Quotes-  A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate. Thomas Jefferson

 

Hang on everybody, we’ll be back with our guest (Name).

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3- Interview 1

Amanda Suffecool

Eye on the target radio http://www.eyeonthetargetradio.com/

Realize FAC http://www.realizefac.com/

 

The NRA said this was the first fashion show to highlight concealed carry.  Maybe it was the first for them, but you’ve done this before.

Preppers ball

Friends of NRA

You wrote the book on it.

 

What was your idea in putting on a fashion show for concealed carriers?

I like it because it shows we’re normal.

Hi, this is us.  Look at us.  We look like you.

News coverage was great.

It is fashion news.

You’re talking about how to hide guns.

One model was carrying four concealed firearms.

We’re commonplace.

Amanda wrote the book on building your own fashion show.  A DVD is also available so you are not starting from our experience.

Contact Amanda with your lessons learned from your fashion show.

 

Who should consider putting on a fashion show?  NRA meetings, NRA clubs, Women’s shooting leagues for outreach and fundraising.

https://www.facebook.com/WCCfashionshow/

http://www.guns.com/2016/04/12/uscca-concealment-fashion-show/

Uscca

American shooter magazine

A group in NY

We use real people, and plastic guns.

My cousin produces fashion shows, so I learned from her.

The NRA hired me to consult with them.  They got things done.  We didn’t meet the models until a few hours before the show.

Pictures from the show including “Fabio”.

https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/nra-concealed-carry-fashion-show-idUSRTX3DPP2

 

4- Interview 2 Paul Martin

https://www.amazon.com/Pivot-Points-Creating-Preparedness-Resiliency/dp/1515310671

 

Paul, emphasize the little things you solve once you prep.  Sprains.  Cuts. power outage.  Knowing when to not enter the water.

 

Rob- I have flood insurance.

What is the name of your you-tube channel?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9TYrmdNpEE

http://www.prepperdepot.org/

 

5- DGUs (at beginning) These discussions are NOT legal advice. Some of us are trainers, but this is not formal training and YOU NEED formal training. The Defensive Gun Use segment is intended as information, NOT as training. As always the opinions of the hosts are only their own opinions and not those of any sponsors or other affiliations.

 

Hurricane Harvey Mischief

As we have seen this week, while thousands were fleeing Hurricane Harvey, the low lifes came out to “play”.  About an hour after the storm made landfall, police in Corpus Christi responded to a call and found a man with a gunshot wound in the head.

It appeared that the man tried to break into the home and the armed homeowner defended himself.  The man was coherent and was transported to the local hospital.

In a second incident near Houston a few hours later, a home invader was shot and killed by the homeowner.  Both incidents were still under investigation.

Rob-  Low light.  You need a flashlight and a cell phone.

Gary-

Tracy: My doors are locked for YOUR protection.

Belle- low light practice is more important than people give it credit for. How often is it dark? About half the time? Why wouldn’t you practice that skill?

John – I like the attitude of the sheriff of Ft. Bend Cty, TX https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2017/09/03/texas-sheriff-warns-reminds-looters-we-believe-in-the-second-amendment-n2376617

Belle Night sight can be a distraction too. Low light shooting is likely to be close, because of the diminished ability to see anyway. Practice your point shooting or as Marty teaches, your Default Stance and you’ll develop the necessary skill.

 

Evil Roy shares a story

Fans of SASS or Cowboy Action Shooting know Gene Pearcey by his SASS moniker of Evil Roy.  He recently posted this story.

Here’s a self-defense story from a friend. It demonstrates the value of awareness, presence of mind, and making other members of you family familiar and proficient with available firearms. Being a cool head doesn’t hurt either.

My friend stops at convenience store on the way back from the lake. His shorts are wet so he takes his small pistol out of his pocket and puts it the door pocket. He tells his wife the 1911 is in the center console and goes inside. A small car pulls up alongside and a guy gets out. The wind blows his shirt up exposing a weapon. The wife is not sure if it is a knife or gun but she is alerted. My friend comes back to the Suburban and opens the rear doors and reaches for the cooler. He turns around to see the guy standing very close looking very tense, wild eyed and agitated. Bad things are about to happen. Suddenly he gets very still and very slowly lowers his hands to his side and makes some idiot remark about looking for gas. My friend looks over his shoulder and sees his wife aiming a very shiny 1911 through the truck at the guys head with the safety off from the passenger’s seat. Guy very slowly mutters some nonsense and leaves. The wife did not say a word through the entire encounter. Lots to learn from this incident.

Rob- Teamwork is insanely effective.

Belle- Great example of why it’s important to be aware of pre-attack indicators.

 

Wrong ATM

Sierra McFatridge was outside getting her dog when she heard the crack of gunfire and saw a robber falling right in front of her.   She said, “I didn’t know where the shot came from and then he was right there in front of me.”

A 51 year-old man had just visited the local ATM, withdrawn cash and was walking home when the robber hit him in the head.  The robber had a rock.  His intended victim had a gun.

The thug got away but a neighbor saw a woman in the get-away car and gave the license plate number to police.

Police said the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Once again the case was still under investigation.

Rob- The victim was walking with his son.

Gary- Grandma was robbed.

 

Man hold suspect at gunpoint until police arrive

In South Carolina, a deputy was serving a warrant for car theft when Christopher Cravets spotted the officer and ran from the scene.  He was wanted on an armed robbery charge. The deputy called for backup and multiple agencies responded.  The manhunt was on.

Charles Belcher had gone to visit his girlfriend in the area and she informed him of the ongoing manhunt.  He retrieved his gun from his truck and went back inside.

He then went outside to check the property.  He spotted Cravets hiding in the back of an Explorer in a carport on the property.  He ordered the man out of the SUV and to lay face down on the ground.  He then held him at gunpoint until the police arrived.

“The only thing I was worried about is if he had a gun and if he was going to try to shoot me,” Belcher added.

 

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Listener e-mail discussion

 

Text message #1

 

Greetings all! Nice to have all the new voices on the show. All the best to Rachel in her new endeavor. I am getting a motorcycle and am wondering what others do who are disarmed at work. Thanks in advance. Also, even though I am disarmed at work , the vehicle I drive is 80,000 pounds. How many grains is that you math people!

 

Al the Iron Range trucker

 

560 million grains!

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Email from Dr Sean

 

Ok folks I have tried to stay out of the 1911 “discussion” but….allow me to go back a few episodes.  You had a guest who was trying to decide between a Springfield EMP and the range officer.  I own both and would suggest either or both for anyone.  The EMP is nice for CCW when you have light clothes or need deeper concealment.  The range officer is great to have a full size 1911 on your hip.  Buy both and you can choose each day.  They feel the same in your hand and function exactly the same.  The only difference is the recoil.

 

ok Paul I have to agree with you on wanting a 64 1/2 Mustang (I would love one too) but anytime we compare cars and guns we run into problems.  So if we are going to compare a 64 1/2 mustang and a new car the difference we see is a huge increase in government regulation and safety features as well as digitalization.  So I’m afraid you would have to compare the 1911 to a “smart gun” in that comparison.  I don’t think any of us want a smart gun!!  

I’ll agree with Belle “1911 finest handgun known to man”, but I also like to take my wife’s XD mod2 out for some target shooting too.  She carries hers all the time and loves it.

All in all, carry what you practice with, practice and get training often and above all else POGO!!

Thanks for all you do and see you at GRPC.

Dr. Sean

 

Sean D. Brodale DO

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Barton carries in his truck!

 

Hey crew,

It has been 7 years since I have had interaction with the DOT but today was my lucky day. The Officer approached from the passenger side and asked if we could pull off into the truck stop parking lot a few blocks up. For Paul’s benefit we do 99%of our Excavation work in Barron county WI so we don’t see scales ever. Before he left I informed the officer of my Glock 22 as I openly carry. When we got to the parking lot and he started the inspection he and I had a wonderful chat about firearms as he cited me for a non approved air line splice and let the few other things go with a warning provided they are fixed within 15 days. Be polite with officers and do what they say always but especially when armed. This gentleman was polite as we chatted about guns walking around the truck and trailer looking at the needed repairs. Enjoy your night!

#norecipes

Barton in  Wisconsin

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Jake writes in about safeties on firearms

 

I understand where he is coming from, but I have to disagree with Paul on manual safeties on concealed carry firearms.  I have carried for years with a fullsize with no manual safety and a subcompact with manual safety (depending on the season, what I’m wearing, and the required level of concealment).  If you ever observe me when shooting, you will notice on every gun, even those without when I draw or otherwise prepare to fire, my thumb swipes downwards on the left side of my gun as if disengaging a safety, and ends in a proper shooting grip.  On guns without safeties, it doesn’t cost me anything in terms of time or mental effort, and of course it’s necessary on guns without safeties.

 

I’m beginning to change my mind on the usefulness of safeties and DA/SA guns purely for additional safety when reholstering.  Reholstering is the most dangerous gun handling task we commonly do, and a stray string from a sweatshirt, piece of brass, rock, fold of a t-shirt, or any number of other things could get stuck inside the holster or trigger guard on holstering and cause an accidental discharge.  With a hamer-down DA/SA gun, you can keep your thumb on the rear of the hammer so you feel it begin to move if the trigger is pressed by anything, and with a gun with a safety, you can physically stop the trigger from moving.  If I want to carry with the safety off, I can toggle the safety on, holster, then withdraw just far enough to disengage the safety before reholstering.  Lately, though, I just keep the safety on – I instinctively disengage it on drawing anyway.

 

Just my $0.02.

Jake (Formerly from Iowa)

 

Belle- 1911s are…The Finest Handgun Known to Man? Too much of a broken record?

Tracy- 2011s are..TOO BIG FOR MY HAND.

Rob- Jake, I have the same habit.

John – http://www.guns.com/2015/07/13/the-gadget-for-glocks-a-safer-way-to-re-holster-video/

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Dr Sean writes in again

 

Just wanted to thank Tim Crosnoe for his elaboration of natural point of aim as it is sometimes talked about in pistol shooting.  I had begun to wonder how NPOA could be used in pistol shooting as the shoulders are mostly muscular joints.  This seemed contradictory to the NPOA we learn at Appleseed which takes the muscles out and relies on the sling and bones to get an NPOA.  It’s nice to know that I’m not the only one thinking about NPOA as it is different in pistol shooting vs rifle shooting.  Thanks to Tim

Dr. Sean

Sean D. Brodale DO

 

Rob- We use NPOA in target shooting a lot.

Belle- NPOA in pistol is similar to the default stance

 

Paul: Rob, do you have any new posts from your SlowFacts blog you want to mention?

 

Rob- I completed my series called “Government Fees Discourage Concealed Carry.”  In shall issue states, our concealed carry laws and fees disarmed 8 million of us.  I also asked if “Gun Laws are Really Common Sense..or More of the Same Stupid Stuff?” Do these regulations disarm criminals or disarm honest gun owners?  Do they do more harm than good?

 

That and more are up at Clash Daily, at Ammoland, and at my blog slow facts dot wordpress dot com.  John, tell us what’s new at your blog no lawyers only guns and money?

 

For those who like a little bit of history with their firearms, I did a post on a lesser known trench gun, the Remington 10, used by the American army in World War One. Only about 3,500 of these bottom ejecting pump shotguns were made. They also came with a 17” bayonet. Moving from the old to the new, Century Arms released a product safety warning regarding their Canik line of 9mm pistols. Owners are warned that repeated dropping of the pistol could damage internal parts. Century will release a severe duty upgrade by Sept 8th.

 

That and more is at only guns and money dot blogspot dot com.

 

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Paul: That wraps up another episode of the Polite Society Podcast.  I’d like to thank (Amanda Suffecool and Paul Martin for joining us today.  So for Amy, Tracy, Belle, Jae, Dana, Douglas, Gary, John, Rachel, Susan, Craig, and Rob,

(Paul, stop talking now)

 

Rob: Until the next time…

Gary: stay safe,

Tracy: be aware,

John: and we’ll see you down the road.

 

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