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CA Appeals Court Rules Unanimously in Favor of SAF Lawsuit

In a unanimous decision today, the California Court of Appeals ruled that the City of San Francisco’s handgun ban is illegal under state law, upholding a lawsuit filed by the Second Amendment Foundation and several other groups.

By Second Amendment Foundation - Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - Full Story

Michigan CCW Record Proves Anti-Gunners lied…Again

After six years of expanded concealed carry in Michigan, the record speaks for itself: No shootouts at traffic stops, a decline in firearms deaths and suicides, and violent crime is down. Concealed carry works, and the hysteria pandered by anti-gun extremists who opposed the law has been proven false.

Colombo family honchos convicted of murder and tampering of witnesses

Following eight weeks of trial, a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, returned a verdict last week convicting Colombo organized crime family acting boss Alphonse “Allie Boy” Persico and administration member John “Jackie” DeRoss of murder in aid of racketeering and witness tampering.

By Jim Kouri - Monday, January 7, 2008 - Full Story

Internet Security Problems Flying Through the Air

Down here on terra-firma where the earth is firm beneath our feet, internet problems are a pain in the #. Without even going in to the phishing scams and the like, our computers are a hot-bed for internet savvy hackers to infiltrate; or they would be, if the common Joe had anything of value on there.

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Monday, January 7, 2008 - Full Story

Bhutto assassin tied to al-Qaida

Assassination of BhuttoBritish intel monitored his phone contacts with suspects in UK

British intelligence officers in Pakistan have discovered that Benazir Bhutto’s assassin had “regular telephone contacts” with al-Qaida suspects in Britain.

The calls were made from Karachi and Islamabad to mobile phones in Leeds and Bradford, according to MI6. The final call came from an area close to Liaquat Park in Rawalpindi where Bhutto was gunned down.

By Guest Column Gordon Thomas- Sunday, January 6, 2008 - Full Story

Real Murderers Cry A Lot

I don’t watch television like other people do. When you spend your days writing, your mind needs to relax to a point where it is not processing a lot of information.

By Alan Caruba - Sunday, January 6, 2008 - Full Story

Marine Captain Conspires with FBI/CIA Employee in Naturalization Fraud

Samar Khalil Spinelli, 39,  a Captain in the US Marine Corps, pleaded guilty this past December in a Detroit federal court to conspiring with former FBI Agent and CIA employee Nada Nadim Prouty and Elfat El Aouar, the wife of fugitive restauranteur Talal Chahine, to commit citizenship fraud and passport fraud, according to US Attorney Stephen J. Murphy.

By Jim Kouri - Saturday, January 5, 2008 - Full Story

Know Your Monitoring Options

Bringing up the subject of alarm monitoring quite often generates repugnant responses like, “Why should I pay monthly monitoring fees when the burglar is gone before the police arrive” or “I’m going to stick with my local alarm (not monitored) because I have great neighbors who will respond if needed”.

By Guest Column Frank Fourchalk- Monday, December 31, 2007 - Full Story

Closing The Garage Door on Thieves

The definition of garage is ‘a building or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles’. So why do home owners fill their garages full of junk and park their expensive vehicles outside? If you are fortunate enough to have an attached or detached garage as part of your home, why not use it as intended?

By Guest Column Frank Fourchalk- Monday, December 31, 2007 - Full Story

Media’s Effect on Crime

Local television stations, radio stations and newspapers do an outstanding job in reporting the news.The media opens an enormous window to our communities. A window that keeps us abreast of our cities current affairs.

By Guest Column Frank Fourchalk- Monday, December 31, 2007 - Full Story

Secure Your Home with an Unlisted Number

It amazes me how many people have their phone number listed in the telephone directories. Let’s look at the dangers of allowing not only our phone number, but our address to be displayed in public phone books.

By Guest Column Frank Fourchalk- Monday, December 31, 2007 - Full Story

Individual privacy under threat in Europe and U.S., report says

Individual privacy is under threat in the United States and across the European Union as governments introduce sweeping surveillance and information-gathering measures in the name of security and controlling borders, an international rights group has said in a report.

By Guest Column The Associated Press- Monday, December 31, 2007 - Full Story

Feds and local cops join forces to prosecute gang members

More than 20 Southern California gang members awaiting release from area jails and state prisons are facing new criminal charges today as a part of “Operation Winter Warning,” an expanded effort to target incarcerated foreign national gang members for federal prosecution.

By Jim Kouri - Saturday, December 29, 2007 - Full Story

al Qaeda claims involvement in attack - with help of Pakistani ISI

Bhutto AssassinationFormer Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, the first woman prime minister of Islamic Pakistan, was assassinated in an attack at an election rally in the city of Rawalpindi today. Initial reports indicate the attacker struck minutes after Bhutto addressed thousands of supporters in Rawalpindi, 8 miles south of Islamabad. She died as a result of the bomb blast, which killed at least 22 others.

By Doug Hagmann - Friday, December 28, 2007 - Full Story

Five Foreign Nationals Indicted for Being Illegal Agents for Venezuela

Four Venezuelans and an Uruguayan national were charged on December 20 by a federal grand jury on charges of acting and conspiring to act as agents of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (“Venezuela”) within the United States, without prior notification to the Attorney General of the United States, as required by law. 

By Jim Kouri - Thursday, December 27, 2007 - Full Story

Stop Them Before they Kill Again

Democracies never get it quite right, always responding to tyrannies too late.  In 1936, Nazi troops crossing into the Rhineland had secret orders to retreat at the slightest sign of resistance; but it was only Hitler’s first land grab so we let it go.

By Dr. Richard Benkin - Wednesday, December 26, 2007 - Full Story

Three Colombians Plead Guilty to Supporting Terror Group

As a result of a 22-month investigation, three Colombian nationals have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to provide material support to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, a designated foreign terrorist organization, and alien smuggling, Julie L. Myers, Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division announced during a press conference on Monday.

By Jim Kouri - Friday, December 14, 2007 - Full Story

SAF Honors Colorado’s Jeanne Assam with Eleanor Roosevelt Award

Jeanne AssamFor her remarkable display of heroism and courage under fire, the Second Amendment Foundation announced today that it will recognize Jeanne Assam, who confronted a gunman on Dec. 9 at the New Life Church shooting in Colorado Springs, with the Eleanor Roosevelt Award.

The Roosevelt award was created by SAF founder Alan Gottlieb, co-author of America Fights Back: Armed Self-Defense in a Violent Age. The award honors exceptional women who use firearms in self-defense and the defense of others.

By Second Amendment Foundation - Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - Full Story