Stooges: Gillette, WY
From Wyoming Gun Owners:
Dear [Wyoming Gun Owner],
I am writing to alert you about an egregious “keystroke” gun registration scheme that is taking place right now in Gillette Wyoming.
Quite frankly we have suspected these “local” government data-bases for some time now.
As you probably know, Big Brother Gone Wild as revealed in the NSA spy program — is just a symptom of total government corruption.
In fact, willful and deliberate gun registration has been the “plan” of all elitists, long before the NSA was around.
This is how Gillette PD has done it- A “transaction ticket” is collected by the Police Dept on a “daily” basis from all local pawn shops.
And here’s where it turns ugly!
The police department staff is “hand-copying” the gathered information nice and neatly into a “criminal history” data-base.
This data entry goes beyond guns — need a loan on $5000 of silver that you own, it will now be placed on your permanent record in the data-base.
On firearms, even if you pass the infamous National Instant Check System (NICS) — a background check that (by federal law must be destroyed in 24 hours) the Gillette PD takes it upon themselves to collect the information anyway.
To see for yourself what a personal “criminal history” report looks like:
*Name and sensitive information is marked out. Also the irrelevant page has been omitted to protect the victim.
At this point we don’t know how exhaustive this local registration program is — you may have noticed this report contains “other info” like “medications”???
If you currently live, or have lived in Gillette, you may want to request a personal criminal history report immediately. Gillette PD charges $2.
With the Real ID system now implemented in Wyoming, it is now possible that your information has been shared with Eric Holder’s so-called “Dept. of Justice.” Now you know why I call it “Dangerous” ID!
How does something like this happen in Gillette Wyoming?
It’s much like the old proverb — “A Fish Rots at the Head First” — in this case it was the collective heads of government.
This “command and control” operation is happening under the watch of Anti-Gun Mayor Tom Murphy and Murphy’s — handpicked Police Chief — Jim Hloucal.
I’m certain that Mayor Murphy was impressed with the chiefs resume’. Chief Hloucal is a graduate of Northwestern University of Chicago’s School of Police Command Staff Program.
I mean, if you’re a gun grabbing Mayor, you would want a little “Chicago style” policing right?
Chief Jim Hloucal is also “proud” to be a member of the notorious gun control supporting “International Association of Chiefs of Police” (IACP).
The IACP has an extensive gun-control wish-list:
*** Registration of all guns
*** Mandatory firearm transfer registration
*** Stop all private sales (gun shows too)
*** Background check on all transfers
*** Reinstate the Clinton Gun Ban
*** Limit firearm sales to one gun a month
*** Comprehensive firearms tracing
*** Mandate firearm lockup and trigger locks
*** Ban .50 caliber gun and ammo
*** Full government control over ammunition
*** Ballistic registration of all guns
*** Destroy all confiscated guns
*** Use of GPS to track gun owners
*** Mandate more funding to ATF
*** Use suicide statistics to push gun control
*** Mandate state level firearms bureaus
And if all this isn’t enough…
There’s one more thing you need to know about Gillette’s “Top Cop”…He’s a vice president of the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police, an organization that lobbies heavily against YOUR gun rights.
WASCOP’s director and chief lobbyist Byron Oedekoven is the former sheriff of — you probably guessed it — Campbell County, WY. WASCOP is based in Gillette!
Contact *Mayor Murphy at (307) 686-5203* immediately — and tell him to put a stop to this registration scheme, and that no matter how many man hours, or what it costs, to remove all accounts of gun registration from the records of law abiding citizens.
You may also want to contact Representative Tom Lubnau and let him know you aren’t happy about the friends he keeps.
A “lawyer”, Lubnau will deny everything…Most likely none of this is a coincidence — that it happened under Lubnau’s watch. Just ask Lubnau about the gun-control lobbyists of WASCOP that he continually panders to.
Or ask Lubnau about his personal involvement with the “Council of State Governments” — an organization whose philanthropy endeavors include the support of “data-driven practices for public health—to provide practical solutions to public safety and cross-systems problems”. (More lawyer talk for government tracking)
*Representative Tom Lubnau*
(This number is listed on the state web-site)
Want to help to “heat up” the ground game in Gillette? Consider making a donation today.
Wyoming Gun Owners
P.S. Gillette government has a criminal database that includes law abiding gun owners in a deliberate registration scheme.
Call Mayor Tom Murphy at (307) 686-5203 and tell him to put a stop to this registration scheme and that no matter how many man hours, or what it costs, to remove all accounts of registration from the records of law abiding citizens.
I’m sure such a local gun database is limited to this one town in Wyoming.
Certainly nothing like this could be happening in your AO.
(H/t WRSA reader)
(August 23, 2013 – for immediate release)
Ninth Circuit Rules in Firearms Freedom Act Case
MISSOULA, MONT. – The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals released its opinion today in MSSA v. Holder, the lawsuit brought in federal court to validate the principles of the Montana Firearms Freedom Act (MFFA). The MFFA was enacted by the Montana Legislature and signed into law by then Governor Brian Schweitzer in 2009. The MFFA declares that any firearms made and retained in Montana are not subject to any federal regulation under the power given to Congress in the U.S. Constitution to regulate commerce among the states. The MFFA uses firearms as a vehicle to challenge federal commerce clause power.
Plaintiffs in MSSA v. Holder are the Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA), the Second Amendment Foundation, and Gary Marbut, President of MSSA. To set up the legal challenge, Marbut determined to manufacture a youth-model, .22 caliber, bolt-action rifle called the Montana Buckaroo. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms informed Marbut that any such unlicensed manufacture would be illegal under federal law.
Despite Marbut’s BATF-prohibited plans to make the Montana Buckaroo, the federal District Court ruled that the plaintiffs lacked standing to bring the lawsuit, and dismissed the lawsuit. MSSA appealed this dismissal to the Ninth Circuit.
In its long-awaited ruling today, the Ninth Circuit reversed the federal District Court on the standing issue, saying that Marbut has standing to bring the challenge, but held that existing Supreme Court precedent was against plaintiffs on the merits of the lawsuit.
Marbut commented, This was about as good of a ruling as we could have expected from the Ninth Circuit. We must get to the U.S. Supreme Court to accomplish our goal of overturning 70 years of flawed Supreme Court rulings on the interstate commerce clause. We knew that the Ninth Circuit couldn’t help us with that. Only the Supreme Court can overturn Supreme Court precedent. However, now that the standing question is resolved in our favor, we have the green light to appeal to the Supreme Court.
Marbut says the attorneys involved are already beginning to work on the appeal process.
Marbut continued, The time is ripe in America for states to challenge federal power, from Obamacare to indefinite detention, to illegal spying on U.S. Citizens and media, to IRS abuses of power, and more. It was the states which created this federal government that has grown to become such a monster. It’s time for the states to get their creature back on a leash. With MSSA v. Holder, we will offer the Supreme Court a chance to do just that.
Since the MFFA was initially enacted in Montana in 2009, nine other states have enacted clones of the MFFA, and 20-some additional states have introduced MFFA-clone bills. The lawsuit to validate the MFFA principles, MSSA v. Holder, has attracted many intervenors and amicus curiae parties. These include the State of Montana, the attorneys general of eight other states, Montana legislators, legislators from other states, the Goldwater Institute, Gun Owners Foundation, the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence, the CATO Institute, the Weapons Collectors Society of Montana, the Pacific Legal Foundation, and others.
More information about the Firearms Freedom Act movement and lawsuit is available at:
Information: Gary Marbut, 406-549-1252
Move over – there might be a new sheriff in town if you don’t go along with federal gun control mandates, says new state legislation. The 380 sheriffs who have vowed to defend the constitutional right to bear arms may now be at risk to lose their jobs.
Many state legislatures are now pushing to passing measures that would remove any sheriff found defying federal law.
In the Texas state legislature, Dallas Democratic Representative Yvonne Davis introduced a measure that would fire any aw enforcement officer who disobeys state or federal orders.
And it gets worse………..
Serbu Firearms, a manufacturer of bolt-action and semi-automatic .50 caliber sniper rifles, is refusing to sell their wares to the NYPD. Their reason, of course, is that owing to unfair gun laws, they will not support law enforcement in New York.
Serbu is one of almost 150 companies that has officially refused to sell to law enforcement in New York following the passage of the SAFE Act, the controversial gun control package that has been met with scorn by gun owners across the nation.
The company posted the NYPD’s inquiry as well as their refusal to their Facebook page, with names omitted.
Company founder Mark Serbu said, “Unfortunately, we have a policy of selling to state law enforcement agencies only what is allowed to be sold to private citizens in that state. Since the passage of the NY SAFE act, the BFG-50A is considered an assault weapon and as such is no longer available to private citizens in the state of New York. Therefore we have to respectfully decline to supply your department with BFG-50A rifles.”
He also said he felt bad about not being able to outfit the officers, because although he would like to get his guns into “as many police departments as possible,” his decision is a matter of principle.
“Because of a stupid law the venerable NYPD won’t have the best tools for the job.”
What’s interesting about this is that while Serbu makes a fine firearm and impressive .50 BMG rifles, they’re not a first-tier company in the sniper rifle world and are perhaps best known for their compact Super-Shorty shotguns.
Two of the biggest names in sniper rifles, Barrett and ArmaLite, have already stated that they will not sell to the police departments of New York. If the NYPD is calling Serbu, we have to wonder how many other companies have told them to keep walking.
Serbu is the 137th company to halt sales to New York law enforcement according to the unofficial official New York Boycott list, which is now up to 142 companies (at the time of writing) and likely to keep growing.
The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, an NRA affiliate, along with the Westchester County Firearms Owners Association, Sportsmen’s Association for Firearms Education, Blueline Tactical Police Supply and several other plaintiffs have filed suit against the state of New York and the SAFE Act.
If you want to let them know what you think yea or nay, of just “like” them, head over to the Serbu Firearms Facebook page.
READ MORE ABOUT THE “FIREARMS EQUALITY MOVEMENT” HERE
TWG: WHY hasn’t that FELON been arrested? Any lowly peasant would have been hauled off in handcuffs by now.
Denied: Gun Store Owner Refuses to Hand AR-15 over to Mark Kelly
by AWR Hawkins 26 Mar 2013, 5:55 AM PDT
Diamondback Police Supply owner Douglas MacKinlay has halted Mark Kelly’s attempted purchase of an AR-15 over concerns that Kelly was not in fact buying the gun for himself, and therefore could not have passed question 11a of the NICS background check form 4473.
You’ll recall Kelly’s AR-15 had been on hold for 20 days because it was a trade-in firearm, and during those 20 days Kelly has not been shy about the fact that his plan was to buy the gun and give it to someone else all along….(Con’t)
TWG: BOYCOTT those idiots in EACH AND EVERY State that’s infringing on our unalienable rights. Come to Montana, where the hunting and fishing is abundant, and law abiding gun owners are not treated like mass-murdering criminals!
- March 21, 2013
- By: Anthony Martin
The pressure is building on Colorado in the wake of its new laws that infringe on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Gun owners across the country now say that they will hit the state in the pocket book, punishing Colorado economically for essentially kicking gun owners in the teeth.
Magpul, a magazine manufacturing company located in Colorado, has already announced it will be leaving the state, taking hundreds of jobs with it, and creating a hole in Colorado’s economy to the tune of $85 million this year alone.
But this action is far from the worst of what Colorado faces as a consequence of its new law that bans magazines and guns that carry over 15 rounds, eight rounds if it is a shotgun, and mandates background checks on private, citizen-to-citizen gun sales and transfers. Gun owners plan to avoid the state as a regular destination for hunting, fishing, and other recreational use of firearms — one of the major sources of revenue for the state government.
Outraged by what they view as a direct attack on their rights as citizens, the gun owners who regularly visit Colorado wish to send a clear message to the state legislature — you can’t expect us to continue allowing Colorado to benefit from the revenue generated by our sporting activity if the state is going to treat gun owners as criminals….
TWG: The putrid stench of tyranny is getting awful ripe.
@BWSchank for the forward. Thank You, Bruce.
New Jersey police and Dept. of Children and Families officials raided the home of a firearms instructor and demanded to see his guns after he posted a Facebook photo of his 11-year-old son holding a rifle.
“Someone called family services about the photo,” said Evan Nappen, an attorney representing Shawn Moore. “It led to an incredible, heavy-handed raid on his house. They wanted to see his gun safe, his guns and search his house. They even threatened to take his kids.”
Moore was not arrested or charged.
This is the Facebook photo that led to the police raid.
A Dept. of Children and Families spokesperson told Fox News they could not confirm or deny an investigation or raid had taken place due to government regulations.
“The department has a child abuse hotline for the state of New Jersey and anybody can make a call to that hotline,” spokesperson Kristen Brown said. “We are required to follow up on every single allegation that comes into the central registry.”
Moore, of Carneys Point, is a certified firearms instructor for the National Rifle Association, an NRA range safety officer and a New Jersey hunter education instructor.
He recently posted a photograph of his son wearing camouflage and holding his new .22 rifle. The child has a New Jersey hunting license and recently passed the state’s hunter safety course.
“If you look at the picture, his finger isn’t even on the trigger – which is proper,” Nappen told Fox News. “If half of Hollywood could follow that rule we’d be thankful.”
Brown said their role is not to go out and search Facebook for photos of children holding weapons.
“In general our role is to investigate allegations of child abuse and neglect,” she said.
The family’s trouble started Saturday night when Moore received an urgent text message from his wife. The Carneys Point Police Dept. and the New Jersey Dept. of Children and Families had raided their home.
Moore immediately called Nappen and rushed home to find officers demanding to check his guns and his gun safe.
Instead, he handed the cell phone to one of the officers – so they could speak with Nappen.
“If you have a warrant, you’re coming in,” Nappen told the officers. “If you don’t, then you’re not. That’s what privacy is all about.”
With his attorney on speaker phone, Moore instructed the officers to leave his home.
“I was told I was being unreasonable and that I was acting suspicious because I wouldn’t open my safe,” Moore wrote on the Delaware Open Carry website. “They told me they were going to get a search warrant. I told them to go ahead.”
Moore took this photo of police outside his home.
Nappen told Fox News the police wanted to inventory his firearms.
“”We said no way, it’s not happening,” he said. “This is a guy who is completely credentialed and his son is also credentialed.”
The attorney said police eventually left and never returned.
“He has a Fourth Amendment right and he’s not going to give up his Fourth Amendment right or his Second Amendment right,” he said. “They didn’t have a warrant – so see you later.”
Brown told Fox News that it’s “prudent and wise to protect children.”
“In many cases we may follow up on something and we don’t find any problems and the case is closed,” she said.
But the person who reported the false allegations of abuse cannot be held liable, she noted.
“You can’t be prosecuted for making an allegation of child abuse –even if it’s false,” she said.
Nappen said what happened to the Moore family should serve as a warning to gun owners across the nation.
“To make someone go through this because he posted a picture of his son with a .22 rifle on his Facebook page is pretty outrageous,” he said. “Does that mean that anyone who posts a picture like that has to consent to a home inspection and a gun inspection? I don’t think so.”
Nappen said they are considering taking legal action against the state for the late night raid.
Mark Kelly may have committed a felony when he purchased his AR-15.
If Mr. Kelly did not intend to keep the AR-15, but to give it to another, he is committing a felony by being a “straw purchaser” under current law, and he must have stated on the ATF Form 4473 that he was buying it for himself, so he committed perjury on the BATF form, also a felony.
“Yes, we must, indeed, all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.” ~BenjaminFranklin, 1776
Firearms Equality Movement
What is the police loophole?
There are some states, counties, cities, and municipalities in our great nation that fail to allow their citizens to fully exercise their right to keep and bear arms with restrictions such as magazine capacity or types of firearms. However, these government entities do not place these restrictions upon their own employees, such as police officers.
What is this list?
This is a list of companies that have taken the step to publicly announce that they will not sell items to states, counties, cities, and municipalities that restrict their citizens rights to own them; therefore closing the “police loophole” themselves. It is important to note that we are against gun control; we are not against any particular government agency or individuals.