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It’s been 20 years since Columbine and our schools are no safer. In 2013, after the Newton/Sandy Hook shooting it should have been abundantly clear that the only thing that stops a mass murderer is a good guy with a gun. Yet the majority of states continue to deny their staff, students, and guests their constitutional rights by forcing them to disarm. This is blatant criminal negligence and damn near makes the legislators, administrators, union flunkies, and brainwashed leftist teaches accessories to murder.
California doubled down, first taking away the ability of CCW holders to carry on campuses and then removed the ability of local school authorities to allow CCW precisely because “red” county districts were allowing it. At the state and federal level, all the wrong steps are being taken. “Red flag” laws, which might be useful if we could trust the damn government to first do its job identifying these monsters and not use it as tool to stomp on the rest of us, are the wrong thing. We also have seen banning private gun sales and all sorts of symbolic bans to advance gun control, but not safe lives.
20 years and our school administrators have learned nothing. Our politicians do nothing. Weak-kneed men like Brian Sandoval torpedo the chances for willing teachers to save lives. Virtue signaling leftists continue to campaign against self-defense in schools. Brave adults continue to deny literally shielding kids with their bodies because they cannot carry. The brainwashing against guns is so strong amongst teachers that they cannot apply the simplest of lessons.
To highlight how obvious these wrong steps are, this is on Wikipedia:
A United States Secret Service study concluded that schools were placing false hope in physical security, when they should be paying more attention to the pre-attack behaviors of students. Zero-tolerance policies and metal detectors “are unlikely to be helpful,” the Secret Service researchers found. The researchers focused on questions concerning the reliance on SWAT teams when most attacks are over before police arrive, profiling of students who show warning signs in the absence of a definitive profile, expulsion of students for minor infractions when expulsion is the spark that push some to return to school with a gun, buying software not based on school shooting studies to evaluate threats although killers rarely make direct threats, and reliance on metal detectors and police officers in schools when shooters often make no effort to conceal their weapons.
Even Las Vegas Metro PD learned a lesson from October 1, 2017 and now deploys snipers around major events and has instituted high-angle rifle training. For schools, hope continues to be a plan while Clark County schools are busy groping children and rifling through their bags to find guns that children of white trash and minority kids with shit parents being to school.
Hope is not a plan. Shooters need to be shot down as soon as possible. Only resistance ends these attacks. For example:
20 years on and we have learned nothing.
So the Brady whatever they call themselves now (it started as some variation of "ban handguns") is requesting public records regarding the Second Amendment sanctuary issue. Probably so they can help Sisolak and the hoplopath crowd find some "dirt" to shove preemption repeal down their throats. "Sheriff So-and-So said this...so take away the guns," kind of stuff.
My recommendation: the local counties should play hardball. Deny the requests without reason and make them litigate it. Or refer it all to counsel really quick and claim it's "privileged." Screw them. Use the same tactics against them.
Okay, whatever Brady-tards. Your gun-control god Bloomberg has bribed the legislature and the Democratic Party, which is in total control, has the ability to legislate by fiat. Can we get records and transcripts of the conversations where the crooks in Carson City were bribed in order to get Daddy Bloomberg more gun control? Can we depo Sisolak and his staff to get the details of their conversations to screw us?
Of course not. Citizens don't get to know what tyranny their betters are up to. Do what you will, but remember, the armed man still gets a vote, no matter what laws you pass. History will not look upon any of you kindly. If you want to know how bad you'll look in history, I remind you of what is part of Nevada's official record. Many years from now, you'll look like the evil, stupid, corrupt sons-of-bitches you are. And if the California magazine case is any example, strict scrutiny will doom all of this stuff, forever.
Anonymous sources within LVMPD reported a horrifying incident in Blue Diamond Monday afternoon. Patrol officers arrived at the home in Rhodes Ranch to find a male in his mid-twenties missing four fingers of his left hand. His mother called 911 after hearing her son screaming from the garage where he deliberately cut off the fingers of his left hand using a circular saw. Earlier in the day the man had been testifying in opposition to the gun control bill AB 291, which would ban “rate increasing devices” on semi-automatic firearms.
Officers were able to speak with the man who said he was afraid of his hands being considered a “rate increasing device” as he claimed to be able to rapidly pull the trigger of a firearm to simulate fully automatic fire. He is a fan of several well-known rapid fire shooters like Jerry Miculek and Ed McGivern. A semi-automatic Smith and Wesson MP-15/22 was removed from the home. All of his pants had the belt loops cut off to prevent the technique known as “bump firing,” he told police.
Link: See videos of Jerry Miculek shooting AR-15 rapid fire and a "bump stock."
The man’s mother stated the man has a history of mental illness but had not been declared mentally incompetent and was allowed to own firearms. He has no history of suicide attempts or self-harm. Officer did share that the man is well-known at police stations around the valley for asking to “register his hands as deadly weapons” as he claimed to be a “martial arts expert.”
The patient was initially brought to Spring Valley Medical Center, but was transported to UMC where surgeons were trying to reattach his fingers. He is currently on a Legal 2000 mental health 72-hour hold. The officers reported the man told medical staff that he cut off his left fingers because he was right handed and it seemed natural to start with the left hand, but had not considered how he would remove the fingers from his dominant hand.
Captain Warner of Enterprise Area Command declined to make a statement but requested the name of the officers involved. Nevada Carry refuses to release the names of its anonymous sources to protect their identity. Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, sponsor of AB 291, could also not be reached for comment. Jauregui was quoted in the Reno Gazette-Journal as denying that her bill, which would ban certain guns and increase local restrictions on guns, was "anti-gun" and that she was not an "anti-gun" person.
The below is the testimony I submitted to the Assembly and Senate Judiciary Commitees. Please read down for a history of preemption and a copy of the legislative history of the original bill from 1989.
I am in opposition to AB 291. This bill should be unanimously voted down. It is nothing more than a brazen attempt, in a manner rigged to the favor of hoplopathic legislators and their campaign donors, to confiscate property of Nevadans and infringe upon their right to keep and bear arms. Nothing contained in this bill would make Nevada a safer place and nothing in it would have prevented the October 1, 2017, Mandalay Bay massacre that the sponsor is using as a emotional ploy to secure passage. This bill makes a mockery of the dead and survivors, particularly those who do not share the convictions of the sponsor, by taking a tragedy and using it for wholly unrelated political gains.
This bill will eliminate the Nevada “Gun Owners’ Bill of Rights” (state firearm preemption), it will confiscate private property without due compensation, and it will subject hundreds of thousands of law-abiding gun owners to traps set by anti-gun county commissions and city and town councils.
I would like to address the separate issues brought into this omnibus bill
Bump fire stocks and rate increasing devices
Carrying while intoxicated
Nevada only lowered its DUI threshold from .10 to .08 under threats from Washington to remove transportation funding. What is the impetus behind lowering the BAC level while carrying? Has there been a rash of people at .08 or .09 BAC causing negligent discharges or other hazardous situations with a gun? Is there any objective reason for making this necessary? Any scientific evidence to show that .02 makes a marked difference in impairment that paragraph (b) can’t address?
Concealed carry in public buildings
The proposed amendments to NRS 202.3673 are unnecessary and unfair. It:
Current law only prohibits concealed carry at buildings that are posted with “no guns” signs at each public entrance or metal detectors. Proposed Subsection 2 as written would allow ordinances to ban concealed carry at public buildings but not require signage to warn visitors. An out-of-towner or unaware person could be in violation and never know. The changes don’t even require the ordinance to require signage and create an unjust trap for responsibly armed citizens.
Subsections 2, 3 and 4 all apply separately; so Subsection 4’s signage requirement would not necessarily apply to Subsection 2. In the hearings for AB 166 in 1999, airports were giving their own subsection so that the signage requirement would not apply specifically because of concerns that the size, the number of entrances, and the crowds would make it difficult to post signs that a concealed carrier could see. The proposed changes, by granting discretionary authority, only highlight the fact that local authorities post signage prohibiting concealed carry without any authority to do so.
State Preemption of Firearm Laws
Nevada has prohibited local regulations on firearms, except unsafe discharge, since 1989. Preemption is not new. Minor changes were made up until 2015, when a host of grandfathered laws including Clark County’s handgun registration program, “blue cards,” were eliminated by the legislature. Claims made in the media and are likely to be made by politicians in support of this bill have implied that the law is new and the work of the Republican majority in 2015. Such aspersions are ironic in the face of this session’s Democratic supermajority ramming anti-gun bills through using deceitful tactics such as joint committee sessions, Monday morning meetings with short public notice, and advance warning to anti-gun support groups.
With the repeal of state prohibition of firearm laws and with the changes in NRS 202.3673 proposed here, Nevadans run the risk of unintentionally and unknowingly violating local gun laws. Preemption of local gun laws began solely to eradicate the danger of a patchwork of varying laws. Getting rid of those laws bring back that risk and more. Repealing preemption is nothing more than allowing underhanded local authorities to lay traps for otherwise law abiding gun owners.
Repealing firearm preemption would be a direct signal to the counties who oppose gun control to continue passing ordinances and resolutions in opposition to state laws that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms. Counties could very well pass ordinances nullifying state laws that would require costly litigation. One wonders if the repeal of state preemption was spurred on as revenge of urban legislators to spite rural counties that oppose state gun control.
Disparate firearm laws have created many problems. To highlight a few:
What is the need for eliminating state firearm preemption? Could it be a partisan agenda rather than any need? What has been articulated in the media is that preemption laws prohibited the Clark County Commission from enacting a knee-jerk ban of bump fire stocks and other items after the October 1, 2017, Mandalay Bay shootings. Gov. Sisolak (then a commissioner) and others were denied their opportunity to virtue signal.
Removing the “blue card” scheme and clearing the books of old anti-gun ordinances was a boon to Nevada and praised by the firearms community. Many of these local ordinances had not been enforced in years or decades. Since 1989, the trend in Nevada has been to restrict local control of gun laws.
This bill is about allowing urban, leftist-led cities and counties to run roughshod over gun owners. Leftists in local government have chafed at being held to the law by their constituents. This was fought tooth-and-nail, including Clark County obtaining a favorable decision to support grandfathered laws from then Attorney General Cortez-Masto. Activists on both sides of the debate are well-aware of the lengths that unscrupulous officials will go to keep the public disarmed.
We have heard that the “needs” of urban areas are different than urban areas, but that is a lie. Constitutional and natural rights apply equally. Such claims that an urban area needs different laws is nothing more than an excuse for leftist urban municipalities to force their will in regards to gun control upon their population. As with universal background checks, the urban areas of the state, which dominate the legislature, have totally ignored 49% of the state and every rural county. Will it be any different here?
As the escapades with the Las Vegas Clark County Library District’s illegal ban of open carry shows, weak or no preemption allows infringing agencies and municipalities to be unaccountable to the public. Should the public hold the government to the law, all a well-connected politician or bureaucrat (or state supreme court justices) has to do is work their network to gain a favorable court decision or simply change the law. Such behavior is not only unethical; it is un American and tyrannical.
Senseless and reactionary ordinances that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms face costly challenges in court; expenses taxpayers will bear. Though gun-rights will ultimately prevail, only lawyers will benefit and innocent, disarmed Americans may very well be hurt or killed.
Many commentators, not just those in conservative or the gun rights community, have predicted that if the US Supreme Courts finds in favor of gun rights in the upcoming case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York, the result will be that the judicial review standard of strict scrutiny will apply to the Second Amendment. Approximately 70% of laws appealed under strict scrutiny are overturned. Any state or local gun law overturned under this standard, should the decision in the above case go as predicted, would be forever nullified, making the law/ordinance waste of time and money.
No on AB 291.
History of Preemption in Nevada
State preemption of firearm laws are nothing new. They are a reaction to the city of Morton Grove, Illinois, banning of all handguns by ordinance in 1981. In the 1980s, state began adopting firearm preemption laws to place control of firearm regulation with the legislature. Nevada was one such adopter. Any claim or inference that preemption dates from 2015 is a lie; in 2015, Nevada cleaned up may left-over bad gun laws that originally should have ben invalidated in 1989.
Nevada’s preemption laws began in 1989 with Assemblyman Thompson’s AB 147, dubbed by some as the “Firearms Owners’ Bill of Rights.” Thompson had asked for a Bill Draft Request in 1987 at the behest of a constituent. The constituent told him:
“Look what’s going on here. Clark County has one set of rules about buying and registering guns, Henderson has another one. Eventually there are going to be 100 different laws in the state, every city and every county is going to have their own law, with their own little quirks […] and whether or not they are in violation of one or another law every time they cross a county or city border.”
State preemption originated primarily because of variations in Clark County handgun registration ordinances, which it sought to do away with entirely. A second reason was to promote uniform firearm regulation across the state. Much concern was expressed that local authorities were able to have a variety of local ordinances that visitors and travelers were unaware of. In the time before virtually everyone used World Wide Web, only through meticulous research at the library or city hall/county seat could someone be aware of local laws.
At this time, Reno prohibited loaded open carry, North Las Vegas had two ordinances against being armed in public, and it was illegal in Hawthorne to carry a weapon. Concealed firearm permits were “may issue” and not routinely issued until 1995 when Nevada became “shall issue.”
Mr. Bruce, who testified at the first hearing for AB 147, said that the argument in favor of local regulation of firearms was an emotional one.
In 1989, Undersheriff Cooper said that “Las Vegas was becoming a major city with major city problems, therefore, Las Vegas could not be compared to the remainder of the state." Sheriff Moran said: "[...] I think Las Vegas is a very unique city and requires gun regulations that would be impractical in rural areas. [...] Las Vegas is unlike any other city in the world. [...] but there comes a time when even I have to interpret the Constitution as I see fit [...] [emphasis added]."
Oddly, despite this official pronouncement, made at the outset of the urban vs. rural struggle over gun rights, that Clark County regulations should not apply to the whole state regarding handgun sales—this is exactly what Nevada did 30 years later with 2019’s SB 143.
In 1989, despite the major aim of the bill being made to dismiss Clark County’s “blue card” handgun registration scheme, intense pressure from LVMPD saw an amendment that allowed the law to stay in. This was done by grandfathering laws in existence prior to June 13, 1989. The sole intent of this grandfather clause, as was clearly expressed by legislators, was that it would apply only to the “blue card” restrictions. Despite the legislative intent, a host of other outdated local regulations stayed on the books until repealed either one by one or invalidated in 2015 by SB 175 and SB 240.
The preemption laws were amended in 2007 to fix a loophole that technically made visitors to Las Vegas and Clark County's new Shooting Complex (and other travelers) in violation of the law. A side note is that if Clark County Parks (the complex’s operator) stuck with the original name of the “Shooting Park,” under county code, it would be illegal to possess a firearm in the shooting park! In order to keep the grandfathered park regulation banning firearms in county parks, the county commission could not pass an ordinance exempting firearms in the shooting park. Thus the “Shooting Park” became a shooting complex.
In 2007, under the new language where the only grandfathered regulations are ones “adopted before June 13, 1989, [pertaining to] the registration of a firearm capable of being concealed.” Plainly stated the legislature was invalidating all ordinances not involving handgun registration (and unsafe discharge). Ordinances dealing with all but handgun registration were null and void, regardless of when adopted.
By 2015, the vast majority of county law enforcement agencies and officers stopped enforcing all local firearm regulations, save for handgun registration. The Clark County Park Police maintained that the park rule against guns in county parks (concealed firearm permit or not) was legal and continued to harass those legally carrying firearms. The county was so adamant about enforcing the ordinance, they managed to get the Democrat Attorney General to write an opinion justifying Clark County's behavior and continual violation of civil rights, even though Attorney General Cortez-Masto had to use some pretty abstruse logic to support her preposterous reasoning.
Cortez-Masto concluded that because the original regulation (19.04.060 CCMC) was adopted before the 1989 preemption bill, the original (since altered) language of the 1989 bill allowed them to continue to enforce this law because the 2007 revision to the preemption statute didn’t explicitly say that municipal regulations to the contrary were henceforth illegal. This was a deliberate deferral to the original bill that was superseded in 2007.
In 2015, SB 175 and SB 240 were passed to remove Clark County handgun registration and unequivocally remove invalidated and supposedly grandfathered ordinances off the book. Except for a few examples, such conflicting ordinances have been repealed as required by statute. None of these changes have made Nevada less safe.
Everyone is getting excited over their rural sheriffs making statements that they disagree with SB 143, banning private gun sales, and their county's symbolic resolutions opposing further gun control. Frankly, as morale boosting as these statements and resolutions are, what is needed is opposition to AB 291 which would end state preemption of firearm laws.
This bill would subject people from rural Nevada traveling into urban areas to gun laws they might know about. We must all stand together or we all will lose our rights. Get involved. See the bottom of this post on how you can do that.
Right now, liberal sanctuary counties and states simply ignore federal immigration law without consequence. Are rural counties willing to do that when it comes to gun control? Do we really want to test whether or not Nye County can pass ordinances nullifying state law? Nip the problems in the bud now.
Rural folks: email and call your commissioners now to have them write and testify to the Assembly Judiciary Committee that ending preemption is a bad idea. We cannot let urban Nevada strip the entire state of its rights.
Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui of Clark County's omnibus bill AB 291 that would end state preemption of firearm laws moves forward! It is being heard Monday April 1 at 8 AM. No April Fools.
Drop what you are doing and plan to show up at the hearings on Monday. Tell your friends, call in sick. They thought the opposition against background checks was heavy? Let's bury them with emails, phone calls, and showing up.
Could it be revenge for the rural counties resisting Washoe and Clark County led gun control in the legislature? Maybe. All that means is that the Democrats are running scared.
Repealing state preemption is a bad idea. It re-creates the patchwork of gun laws that could put an innocent citizen in danger of a crime because they didn’t know the local laws. This bill must be stopped! If they repeal preemption, counties and cities can piecemeal dismantle the Second Amendment. They could ban open carry like Reno once did.
Anything you hear in support of this bill is a lie. This bill would gut the protections of state preemption that has been in existence since 1989. Lying Democrats and hoplopaths will say it was enacted by Republicans in 2015, but in reality the 2015 bill got rid of Clark County handgun registration and a few local ordinances that were grandfathered in.
Specifically, the bill contains:
Monday, April 1, 2019 8 AM
Room 4100, Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
Room 4401, Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.
Email the Assembly Judiciary Committee to tell them NO on AB 291!
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SB 439 Senate Committee on Judiciary
Allows dismissal of unlicensed concealed carry if one can obtain a permit
Imagine yourself as an open carrier. One day, you’re in a hurry and throw on your jacked over your gun. You forget to tuck the jacket behind the grip. Someone fresh from California sees you and calls 911. You are detained by the police and are arrested for carrying a concealed weapon. Or, you put your gun in your purse so it’s out of sight in the car, but forget to take it out before you go in the court house. Sound far fetched? It happened to a past member of the Assembly.
It’s time that Nevada reform it’s concealed carry laws that are rooted in a long-gone culture that demonized going armed for self-defense. No innocent, law abiding person (who shouldn’t even need a permit to conceal a handgun) should become a felon or be fined for an innocent mistake. It wouldn't even be a felony if SB 176 (2015) was not improperly amended by the Legislative Council. If we can’t have constitutional carry, let’s start by fixing a century old gun control law (1903) and stop fining otherwise innocent people.
District attorneys would be allowed to dismiss charges of carrying a concealed weapon without a permit if the defendant can obtain a concealed firearm permit. Currently, they may discretionarily dismiss charges in the interest of justice, but this would provide legislative incentive to do so as a matter of policy. This bill would be beneficial to those unwittingly violating the concealed carry statute (a felony) or for otherwise law-abiding people carrying without a permit who are not breaking any other law.
What normally happens is someone who is a productive, upstanding member of society is allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor (in lieu of a felony) and pay a $500 fine. Since the first concealed weapon laws, paying the fine has generally been the punishment for the last 150 years. Over a hundred years ago, anti-gunners got so fed up with people getting off lightly that many states raised the penalty from a misdemeanor to a felony. People still got the misdemeanor and the fine unless they were known scumbags.
SB 439 would allow a clean record for someone who just made a mistake. Anyone who is granted a dismissal under this section must be able to qualify for a permit. Under Nevada and federal law, being under indictment for a felony is not a disqualifier for receiving a permit (only purchasing one). A letter explaining the circumstances from the DA’s office to the sheriff could alleviate concerns from the sheriff’s office.
Current Nevada law allows sheriffs to deny permits if they receive information that the applicant has been charged with a crime involving the use or threatened us of violence (NRS 202.3657 6.) Concealed carry in connection with a violent crime would still be grounds for denial of the permit. Ultimately, what this section is doing is codifying the ability to dismiss CCW charges against good people who can get permits but didn’t for whatever reason.
This bill is purely discretionary. It could be ignored by anti-gun DAs or used to the benefit of an woman carrying a gun in her purse out of fear of an abusive ex-boyfriend. Due process is a concern with the bill but it could be implemented well with solid policy decisions proposed by the Nevada District Attorney’s Association on when discretion should be exercised.
This bill would also increase the penalties to allow for an indeterminate sentence of 1-10 years for second violation of NRS 202.360 (prohibited person) or is convicted of a crime of violation in connection with being a prohibited person with a firearm. It also defines “crime of violence."
'Crime of violence' means: (1) Any offense involving the use or threatened use of force or violence against the person or property of another; or (2) Any felony for which there is a substantial risk that force or violence may be used against the person or property of another in the commission of the felony.
Nevada Carry is in cautious support of this bill.
At least until mid-afternoon Friday, March 22 (local time) anyone in the world could register online to hand-in their prohibited firearm in New Zealand. The process was intended to be an automated, convenient way to schedule voluntary confiscation (sort of like Jews emailing the SS for a free ride to the boxcar), but they didn't expect the kind of reaction they would get from around the world. As you may or may not be aware, New Zealand banned the ownership of semi-automatic firearms this week following the Christchurch mosque shootings.
4chan.org, one of the last bastions of near-absolute free speech on the Internet and often incorrectly blamed for incidents like last week's mosque attack, quickly took to "shitposting" on the New Zealand police's online submission form. Many members of the /k/ weapons sub-imageboard did not take too kindly to the tyrannical overreaction of the Kiwi government banning semi-automatic firearms practically overnight. As you can see from some of the posts, many decided to show their displeasure for the ban.
As of Thursday evening (US time) the ability for non-New Zealand geolocated IP addresses to update the form was disabled. Update: it appears that by close-of-business local time, all online police forms of all types have been suspended.
American gun culture is unique. It is a product of violent rebellion against the same monarchy and government that Australia and New Zealand derive their nationhood from. Unlike those countries, North American settlers faced large, dangerous animals (bears, mountain lions, moose, etc.) and hostile native tribes that violently competed with Europeans for land. All of these factors in combination with a sparsely populated frontier with little law enforcement and a western society that tolerated casual violence combined to create the United States' unique gun culture.
American's natural distrust of authority and long history of gun ownership make this country far different from New Zealand. The cultural and geographic factors "down under" that necessitated gun ownership (along with a history of harsh policing, generally in Australia) disappeared as the countries urbanized and modernized. Self-defense from armed criminals is not seen as a valid reason to own a gun, even socially, and defense of tyranny is clearly not a priority in either country.
Hopefully for the few gun owners who believe in defending against tyranny and oppression in lands that seem so far away from everything will benefit at the jab in the eye American and international gun owners have done the the New Zealand police.
Editor's note: I'd like to point out that other media outlets were late to the party. As far as I can tell, we were the first to report to the normies what the doings over at 4chan were.
Four counties; grand slam! Humboldt County will be should be taking up it's own Second Amendment ordinance on April 5. Lincoln County commissioners have expressed interest as well.
As of March 26, 2019, four counties have formally passed resolutions disapproving of gun control in the state legislature. Those are: Douglas, Elko, Lyon, and Nye Counties. In seven other counties, the sheriffs have expressed their opposition to SB 143, which would ban private gun sales, and their support for the Second Amendment. Gov. Sleestak was not pleased with the rural revolt.
Is your county on this list? Will it be? If not, it's time to start talking to your sheriff and your county commissioners. Nevada is a state that is far larger than just the Democratic voting populations of Las Vegas and Reno. Rural Nevada is not urban Nevada.
As time passes and the legislation gets worse, expect more counties to sign on. It's time for the underrepresented and marginalized communities who make up this state to start knocking out some home runs.