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Posted by: Charon - Yesterday, 06:16 PM - Forum: The Lounge - Replies (2)

we did this before. i ain't moving today. gotta rest big time.

so me computer is working. for now.

https://tubitv.com/movies/597344/rent?start=true THE MOVIE/PLAY RENT. It involves the onset of HIV in NY area. I lost so many close friends. People treated the ill like demons. I was gonna give up law and work in an Aids hospital but God had other plans. AND, IT INVOLVES when NYC was down. and No one could afford rent. Tent City.

So Tubi, popcorn, and Pluto has the Glass Menagerie directed by Paul Newman.

Free things! just gotta rest after all that i have been physically and emotionally experiencing.

Maybe rest today if'n u can.

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  Missouri Governor Will Sign Bill Nullifying Federal Gun Laws: Spokeswoman
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-11-2021, 08:24 PM - Forum: World News - No Replies

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Missouri Governor Will Sign Bill Nullifying
Federal Gun Laws: Spokeswoman




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Missouri Governor Mike Parson speaks in support of Republican U.S. Senate candidate
Josh Hawley during a campaign rally in St. Louis, Missouri, on Nov. 5, 2018.
(Scott Olson/Getty Images)

BY JACK PHILLIPS June 11, 2021
Updated: June 11, 2021



Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will sign newly passed legislation that would ban state law
enforcement agencies from enforcing new federal gun laws following proposed rulemaking
from the Biden administration to regulate firearms with stabilizing braces.

According to Parson spokeswoman Kelli Jones, the Republican governor will sign the
“Second Amendment Preservation Act,” which says that it is the duty of courts and law
enforcement agencies in Missouri to protect the Second Amendment rights of citizens
to keep and bear arms. It also declares federal laws that infringe on that right null.

“The Governor is aware of the legal implications of this bill, but also that, now more
than ever, we must define a limited role for federal government in order to protect
citizen’s rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution,”
Jones said in a statement to news outlets on Thursday.

The bill, she said, is about allowing Missourians “to protect themselves and acknowledging
the federalist constitutional structure of our government.”

Parson will sign the bill at a shooting range in the Kansas City suburb of Lee’s Summit,
reports said.

Gun-control advocacy groups and Democrats criticized the bill, saying it would violate the
Constitution’s Supremacy Clause. Democrats have also argued that because Missouri has
a relatively high number of shootings and murders, the measure would be dangerous.

“This bill has no benefit, and will interfere with the enforcement of the critical protections
that help keep Missourians safe from gun violence,” gun-control group Moms Demand Action
spokeswoman Tara Bennett said in a statement after Parson indicated he would support the bill.
“There is no doubt this bill should not become law.”

But Republicans in the state legislature said that the federal government will continue to
push for more and more gun control measures.

“Gun bans directly, magazine bans, attacks on private gun manufacturers, red flag laws
and restrictions on individual citizens from buying firearms,” state Sen. Eric Burlison,
a Republican, said in January.

“We are doing this bill because the Second Amendment is under attack. It’s under attack
by the Democrats, specifically the Biden administration and the Democrats in Washington,”
said state Rep. Jered Taylor, a Republican, when the bill passed in May.

The Second Amendment Preservation Act has been introduced in the state legislature
several times since 2013. Previously, the bill was vetoed by Democrat Gov. Jay Nixon.

This year, however, the bill was approved by the Senate in a 22-10 vote, and the House
approved the measure 111-42.

Earlier this month, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) proposed
a new rule that would consider most firearms with stabilizing pistol braces illegal. The rule
would define a handgun as a short-barreled rifle if it is equipped with a stabilizing pistol brace,
which, according to the ATF’s own estimate, is a popular accessory.



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  Governor Abbot: Texas Will Build Its Own Border Walls
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-11-2021, 05:29 PM - Forum: World News - Replies (2)

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Governor Abbot:
Texas Will Build Its Own Border Walls


Declares Biden administration is failing to “do its job.”




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Texas governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the state will begin erecting
its own border barriers because the Biden administration is failing “to do its job” on
the border and protect Americans from lawlessness.

In an interview with Breitbart News, Abbott said Texas “will immediately begin
building border barriers in areas where migrants can easily cross the Rio Grande
border with Mexico.”

“The influx across the border is out of control, and the Biden administration has shown
that [it] is not going to step up and do its job,” Abbott said, adding “And amidst reports
of even more people coming in across the border, we know we have to step up and do more.”

Abbott was attending a a border summit in Del Rio, Texas where he noted that the
city is “is suffering from some of the largest increases” of undocumented migrants.

“They’re seeing a lot of very bad dangerous people come across the border. People that
they are afraid of encountering, people who are causing damage to their fences,
their livestock, their crops, their neighborhoods, and their homes,” Abbott urged.

“Bad things are happening around here, and so they need help from the state to help
them address this exploding crisis,” the governor further explained.

“What people have seen in videos across the country seems to be the Biden Administration
welcoming these people to the United States,” Abbott coninued, adding
“We won’t be sending that message.”

“If you come to Texas, you’re subject to being arrested. You’re not going to have a
pathway to roam the country. You’re going to have a pathway directly into a jail cell,”
the governor warned.

“We want to be very aggressive in working with local officials and begin making
mass arrests,” Abbott stated, adding “In working in collaboration with a large number
of counties — that means we’re going to be arresting a lot more people.”

The governor also noted that the state will be sourcing more jail facilities and potentially
building additional jail space.

Abbott concluded that “The immigration issue and the border issue is not just the number
one issue of Texas, it’s the number one issue in America. And so all of these other governors,
they hear the same concerns that we hear about in Texas.”

New US Customs and Border Protection figures published Wednesday, reveal that
border agents apprehended over 180,000 would-be illegals in May, up from 178,600+
in April, 173,300+ in March, and 101,100+ in February.

The CBP has calculated that detentions for this fiscal year to date have already more
than doubled on figures from a year ago, despite the fact that June, July, August and
September have yet to be accounted for.


Senator Ted Cruz highlighted the latest figures:

Quote:The #BidenBorderCrisis is getting worse:

Feb: 101,120 apprehensions

March: 173,348 apprehensions

April: 178,622 apprehensions

Latest illegal alien apprehension numbers from May: 180,034

The border has been a catastrophe since Biden ripped up the Remain in Mexico agreement.


Meanwhile, the White House press secretary again avoided questions on the ever worsening
border crisis, blaming the Trump administration, and attempting to reverse the question on
reporters by asking them “Should we send some kids who are 10 back at a certain point?
Is that what you’re asking me?”

The cackling Vice President also snapped at a reporter Thursday who asked when
she will bother to visit the border:

Harris spewed her sociopathic
“I’m not finished” line and still couldn’t stop laughing.



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  And About Texas ...
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-10-2021, 09:50 PM - Forum: The Lounge - No Replies

Here is what Jeff Foxworthy has to say about folks from Texas...

If someone in a Lowe's store offers you assistance and they don't work there,
you may live in Texas;

If you've worn shorts and a parka at the same time, you may live in Texas ;

If you've had a lengthy telephone conversation with someone who dialed a
wrong number, you may live in Texas ;

If 'Vacation' means going anywhere south of Dallas for the weekend,
you may live in Texas;

If you measure distance in hours, you may live in Texas;

If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once,
you may live in Texas ;

If you install security lights on your house and garage, but leave both unlocked,
you may live in Texas ;

If you carry jumper cables in your car and your wife knows how to use them,
you may live in Texas ;

If the speed limit on the highway is 55 mph -- you're going 80 and everybody's passing you,
you may live in Texas ;

If you find 60 degrees 'a little chilly,' you may live in Texas ;

If you actually understand these jokes, and share them with all your Texas friends,
you definitely live in Texas .



Need to be cheered up?

Happy, Texas 79042
Pep , Texas 79353
Smiley , Texas 78159
Paradise , Texas 76073
Rainbow , Texas 76077
Sweet Home , Texas 77987
Comfort , Texas 78013
Friendship, Texas 76530
Love the Sun?
Sun City , Texas 78628
Sunrise , Texas 76661
Sunset, Texas 76270
Sundown, Texas 79372
Sunray , Texas 79086
Sunny Side , Texas 77423


Want something to eat?

Bacon , Texas 76301
Noodle , Texas 79536
Oatmeal , Texas 78605
Turkey , Texas 79261
Trout, Te xas 75789
Sugar Land , Texas 77479  (right outta Houston)
Salty, Texas 76567
Rice , Texas 75155
Sweetwater, Texas 79556


Why travel to other cities? Texas has them all!

Detroit , Texas 75436
Colorado City , Texas 79512
Cleveland , Texas 77327  (right outta Houston)
Dayton, Texas 77535 (right outta Houston)
Denver City , Texas 79323
Klondike , Texas 75448
Nevada , Texas 75173
Memphis , Texas 79245
Miami, Texas 79059
Boston , Texas 75570
Santa Fe , Texas 77517
Tennessee Colony, Texas 75861
Reno , Texas 75462
Freeport , Texas 77541  (right outta Houston)


Feel like traveling outside the country?
Don't bother buying a plane ticket!


Athens , Texas 75751
Canadian, Texas 79014
China , Texas 77613  {my sis lives here)
Egypt , Texas 77436
Ireland , Texas 76538
Turkey , Texas 79261
London , Texas 76854
New London , Texas 75682
Paris, Texas 75460


No need to travel to Washington D.C.

Whitehouse , Texas 75791


We even have a city named after our planet!

Earth , Texas 79031


And a city named after our State!

Texas City , Texas 77590  (my cousins live here)


Exhausted?

Energy , Texas 76452


Cold?

Blanket , Texas 76432
Winters, Texas


Like to read about History?

Santa Anna , Texas
Goliad , Texas
Alamo , Texas
Gun Barrel City, Texas
Robert lee, Texas


Need Office Supplies?

Staples, Texas 78670

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus , Texas 76084


You guessed it..it's on the state line..

Texline , Texas 79087


For the kids...

Kermit , Texas 79745
Elmo , Texas 75118
Nemo , Texas 76070
Tarzan , Texas 79783
Winnie , Texas 77665  (right between me and Houston)
Sylvester, Texas 79560


Other city names in Texas , to make you smile.....

Frognot, Texas 75424
Bigfoot , Texas 78005
Hogeye, Texas 75423
Cactus , Texas 79013
Notrees , Texas 79759
Best, Texas 76932
Veribest , Texas 76886
Kickapoo , Texas 75763
Dime Box , Texas 77853
Old Dime Box , Texas 77853
Telephone, Texas 75488
Telegraph , Texas 76883
Whiteface , Texas 79379
Twitty, Texas 79079


And last but not least, the Anti-Al Gore City

Kilgore , Texas 75662


And our favorites...

Cut n Shoot, Texas  (i've been to the bar here)
Gun Barrell City , Texas
Hoop And Holler, Texas
Ding Dong, Texas and, of course,
Muleshoe , Texas


Here are some little known,
very interesting facts about Texas .


1. Beaumont to El Paso : 742 miles

2. Beaumont to Chicago : 770 miles

3. El Paso is closer to California than to Dallas

4. World's first rodeo was in Pecos , July 4, 1883.

5. The Flagship Hotel in Galveston is the only hotel in North America
built over water. (DESTROYED BY HURRICANE IKE.)

6. The Heisman Trophy ws named after John William Heisman
who was the first full-time coach at Rice University in Houston.

7. Brazoria County has more species of birds than any other area in North America
.
8. Aransas Wildlife Refuge is the winter home of North America 's only
remaining flock of whooping cranes.

9. Jalapeno jelly originated in Lake Jackson in 1978.

10. The worst natural disaster in U.S . history was in 1900, caused by a hurricane,
in which over 8,000 lives were lost on Galveston Island .

11. The first word spoken from the moon, July 20, 1969, was ' Houston .'

12. King Ranch in South Texas is larger than Rhode Island .

13. Tropical Storm Claudette brought a U.S. rainfall record of 43" in 24 hours in
and around Alvin in July of 1979.

14. Texas is the only state to enter the U.S. by TREATY, (known as the Constitution of 1845
by the Republic of Texas to enter the Union ) instead of by annexation. This allows the Texas Flag
to fly at the same height as the U.S. Flag, and may divide into 5 states.

15. A Live Oak tree near Fulton is estimated to be 1500 years old.

16. Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in the state.

17. Dr Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885.
There is no period in Dr Pepper.

18. Texas has had six capital cities:
Washington -on- the Brazos, Harrisburg , Galveston , Velasco, West Columbia and Austin .

19. The Capitol Dome in Austin is the only dome in the U.S. which is taller than
the Capitol Building in Washington DC (by 7 feet)
.
20. The name ' Texas ' comes from the Hasini Indian word 'tejas' meaning friends.
Tejas is not Spanish for Texas .

21. The State Mascot is the Armadillo
(an interesting bit of trivia about the armadillo is they always have four babies.
They have one egg, which splits into four, and they either have four males or four females.).

22. The first domed stadium in the U.S. was the Astrodome in Houston .

Cowboy's Ten Commandments posted on the wall
at Cross Trails Church in Fairlie , Texas :


(1) Just one God.
(2) Honor yer Ma & Pa.
(3) No telling tales or gossipin'.
(4) Git yourself to Sunday meeting.
(5) Put nothin' before God.
(6) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal.
(7) No killin'.
(? Watch yer mouth.
(9) Don't take what ain't yers..
(10) Don't be hankerin' for yer buddy's stuff.

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  Operation Trojan Shield
Posted by: Charon - 06-09-2021, 01:26 PM - Forum: World News - No Replies

Operation Trojan Shield: How an informant and a messaging app led to huge global crime sting
Commander Xenia Cotter, from the Australian Federal Police, walks past an Operation Trojan shield logo during a news conference, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in San Diego. (AP)

Commander Xenia Cotter, from the Australian Federal Police, walks past an Operation Trojan shield logo during a news conference, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in San Diego. (AP)
4 min read . Updated: 09 Jun 2021, 01:15 PM IST
Reuters
The investigation involving 9,000 law enforcement officers from 17 countries saw authorities monitor 27 million messages from 12,000 devices in 100 countries & track activities of more than 300 organised crime groups.

It took $120,000 plus expenses, and the opportunity for a reduced prison sentence, for the smartphone developer to collaborate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2018 and kick-start Operation Trojan Shield, according to a court document.

Three years later, the investigation involving 9,000 law enforcement officers from 17 countries saw authorities monitor 27 million messages from 12,000 devices in 100 countries and track the activities of more than 300 organised crime groups, the European Union's law enforcement agency, Europol, said in a statement.

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To date, there have been more than 800 arrests and the seizure of more than eight tonnes of cocaine, 22 tonnes of cannabis, two tonnes of synthetic drugs, 250 guns, 55 luxury vehicles and over $48 million in cash and cryptocurrencies, Europol said.


More arrests and seizures are expected, it said.

The U.S. court document - an affidavit from an FBI special agent first published by Vice News - says the "confidential human source", a former drug trafficker, had been creating a new hardened encrypted phone with a bespoke app called ANOM, also styled An0m.

The source came on board after authorities dismantled the Phantom Secure encrypted smartphone network and arrested its CEO in 2018.

For at least a decade, organised crime groups have used phones like Phantom Secure to organise drug deals, hits on rivals and launder illicit earnings without detection, police say. Among many of the phones' features, content can be remotely wiped if they are seized.

But as one model was put out of business, new ones would enter the lucrative market.




'COUPLE OF BEERS'

In 2018, Australian police investigators and analysts met with the FBI. "As you know, some of the best ideas come over a couple of beers," said Australian Federal Police (AFP) commissioner Reece Kershaw on Tuesday.

Prodded by authorities, the developer-turned-informant tapped his trusted distributors, who targeted the Australian market. They settled on a soft launch in October 2018. The developer gave the distributors only 50 devices to sell. Seeing a "huge payday", they agreed, according to the affidavit.


As the AFP monitored the messages and photos shared on the devices, "100% of ANOM users in the test phase used ANOM to engage in criminal activity", the affidavit said. Business grew organically, by word-of-mouth. Soon overseas criminals were flocking to use the ANOM phone.

Law enforcers had "an edge" that they had never had before, said Kershaw. Among hundreds of arrests and tons of drugs seized, Australian authorities said they also disrupted 21 murder plots, including a mass killing, thanks to ANOM.

But, due to "technological issues", the FBI could not directly monitor the phones in Australia. A court order in late 2019, however, issued by an unspecified country where a server for the phones was located, gave the agency far greater and more timely access to their content.


The FBI and other countries' law enforcers discovered that Italian organised crime, Asian triads, biker gangs and transnational drug syndicates were all users.

The special agent's affidavit, and the AFP's Kershaw, said criminals used the phones openly, often not even using code words and frequently sharing photos of massive drug consignments and details of how they would be transported.

Among the images shared in the affidavit were mounds of blocks of illicit drugs and a diplomatic pouch identified in the court document as French and said to be used to transport cocaine from Colombia. There was also evidence of corrupt government officials and police.

Crime groups were being "notified of anticipated enforcement actions", the affidavit said.

"The review of ANOM messages has initiated numerous high-level public corruption cases in several countries."


Raids targeting users of another encrypted phone, Sky ECC, in March saw ANOM's popularity surge, with active users growing from 3,000 to 9,000 in months, the affidavit said.

But the expiry of the unspecified country's court order on Monday signalled the end of the phones' torrent of criminal intelligence. In a series of news conferences around the world the next day, Operation Trojan Shield was revealed.'


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  Global crackdown on organised crime after high-tech U.S.-Australia sting
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-08-2021, 04:27 PM - Forum: World News - No Replies

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Global crackdown on organized crime after
high-tech U.S.-Australia sting


June 8, 2021
4:44 AM CDT



U.S. and Australian authorities hacked into an app used by criminals to read millions of
encrypted messages, leading to hundreds of arrests of suspected organised crime figures
in 18 countries, Australian officials said on Tuesday.

"Operation Ironside" by Australian police and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
ensnared suspects in Australia, Asia, South America and the Middle East involved in the
global narcotics trade, the officials said.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the operation "struck a heavy blow against
organized crime – not just in this country, but one that will echo around organized crime
around the world".

"This is a watershed moment in Australian law enforcement history,"
Morrison told reporters in Sydney.

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw said police raids in 18 countries netted
hundreds of suspects. Europol and the FBI said on social media they would hold news conferences
later on Tuesday.

Australia said it had arrested 224 people, including members of outlawed motorcycle gangs,
while New Zealand said it had detained 35 people.

The operation, which was conceived by Australian police and the FBI in 2018, saw officials in
the United States take control of the An0m messaging app, which is popular with organized
crime networks.

When an Australian underworld figure began distributing customized phones containing the app
to his associates as a secure means to communicate, police could monitor their messages.
The gangs believed the system was secure because the phones did not have any other
capabilities - no voice or camera functions were loaded - and the app was encrypted.

"We have been in the back pockets of organized crime," Kershaw said at the same media briefing.
"All they talk about is drugs, violence, hits on each other, innocent people who are going to be murdered."

The messages were brazen and there was no attempt to hide behind any kind of code, he said.

"It was there to be seen, including 'we’ll have a speedboat meet you at this point', 'this is who will do this'
and so on."

Kershaw said the Australian underworld figure, who had absconded from the country, had "essentially
set up his own colleagues" by distributing the phones and was a marked man.

"The sooner he hands himself in, the better for him and his family," he said.

One murder plot that authorities got to know of involved plans to attack a cafe with a machine gun,
while a family of five was also targeted. Authorities said they were able to prevent these attacks.

Executing Australia's largest number of search warrants in one day, police on Monday seized 104 firearms
as well as almost A$45 million ($34.9 million) in cash.

A total of 525 charges have been laid but authorities expect more in the coming weeks.

($1 = 1.2893 Australian dollars)


Following are some details given by officials from Europol, the FBI, Sweden and the Netherlands
on Tuesday about operation Greenlight/Trojan Shield:

* 12,000 devices tracked over three years

* 27 million messages decoded

* 300 crime networks monitored across 100 countries

* 800 arrested across 16 countries in recent days

* 700 house searches

* Drug seizures: 8 tons of cocaine, 22 tons of cannabis, two tons of synthetic drugs
(amphetamine and methamphetamine), 6 tons of synthetic drugs' precursors




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  Gov. Greg Abbott signs 1836 Project into law; promotes patriotic education
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-08-2021, 12:29 PM - Forum: World News - Replies (1)

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Gov. Greg Abbott signs 1836 Project into law;
promotes patriotic education




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by: Jack Kessler

Posted: Jun 7, 2021 / 05:53 PM CDT /
Updated: Jun 7, 2021 / 09:08 PM CDT




AUSTIN, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) 

Monday, Governor Greg Abbott signed a law establishing the 1836 Project, a project
that seeks to raise awareness about key events in the state’s history.

Rep. Tan Parker filed the bill just before the state’s independence day and it is named
in commemoration of the year Texas gained its independence from Mexico

Rep. Parker said it would establish a nine-member committee to “increase awareness
of the Texas values that continue to stimulate boundless prosperity across this state.”

Earlier this year, the state passed a bill that would ban the teaching of the 1619 Project
which examines U.S. history from the date when enslaved people first arrived on American soil,
marking that year as the country’s foundational date.

Rep. Parker said that this new project is unrelated to either the 1619 Project or the
1776 Commission pitched by former President Donald Trump which called for a
“pro-American curriculum.”

Right now, the project would only be taught at state parks, museums, and landmarks,
but one local teacher is joining many across the state who are worried that this could
make its way into the class.

“It really important for students and educators to know that the Texas that we have today
started well before 1836. Texas has a rich history with many positive things, but also many
negative things that have to lead to our society now,” said Amarillo Education Association
President Aaron Phillips.

Amarillo Independent School District told us in an email it was, ‘too early to say, if or how
it will affect curriculum at the district until they learn more from the TEA.’

House lawmakers passed the bill by a margin of 124 to 19.

Other amendments in the bill include raising awareness of the state’s Christian heritage
and its traditions of owning guns as well as acknowledging the Texas origins of the
annual Juneteenth holiday.

The committee would release other reports, on the Texas Education Agency’s website.



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  Justice Department Proposes New Regulation to Update Firearm Definitions
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-07-2021, 10:53 PM - Forum: World News - No Replies

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Department of Justice
Office of Public Affairs


Friday, May 7, 2021

Justice Department Proposes New Regulation
to Update Firearm Definitions

Proposed Rule Seeks to Close “Ghost Gun” Loophole


WASHINGTON 

The Department of Justice today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that
would update the definitions of “firearm” and related parts for the first time
since 1968. The proposed rule would modernize the definition of “frame or receiver”
and help close a regulatory loophole associated with the un-serialized privately
made firearms that are increasingly being recovered at crime scenes across the
country. These unmarked firearms, known as “ghost guns,” are often assembled
from kits that are sold without background checks, making them easily acquired
by criminals who otherwise would not be permitted to possess a firearm.

“We are committed to taking commonsense steps to address the epidemic of
gun violence that takes the lives of too many people in our communities,”
said Attorney General Merrick B. Garland. “Criminals and others barred from
owning a gun should not be able to exploit a loophole to evade background checks
and to escape detection by law enforcement. This proposed rule would help keep
guns out of the wrong hands and make it easier for law enforcement to trace guns
used to commit violent crimes, while protecting the rights of law-abiding Americans.
Although this rulemaking will solve only one aspect of the problem, we have an
obligation to do our part to keep our families and our neighborhoods safe from
gun violence.”

As the proposed rule explains, from 2016 to 2020, more than 23,000 un-serialized
firearms were reported to have been recovered by law enforcement from potential
crime scenes — including in connection with 325 homicides or attempted homicides.
The proposed rule, once implemented, would help address the proliferation of these
un-serialized firearms in three ways:


Quote:To help keep guns from being sold to convicted felons
and other prohibited purchasers, the rule would make
clear that retailers must run background checks before
selling kits that contain the parts necessary for
someone to readily make a gun at home.

To help law enforcement trace guns used in a crime,
the rule would require that manufacturers include a
serial number on the firearm “frame or receiver” in
easy-to-build firearm kits.

To help reduce the number of “ghost guns” on our streets,
the rule would set out requirements for federally licensed
firearms dealers to have a serial number added to 3D printed
guns or other un-serialized firearms they take into inventory.


Once the proposed rule is published in the Federal Register, the public will have
90 days to submit comments. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking can be viewed here.


>https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-proposes-new-regulation-update-firearm-definitions

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  ****ATTENTION****
Posted by: IceWizard - 06-07-2021, 08:07 PM - Forum: Suggestions & Technical - Replies (3)

It has been brought o my attention that there are
a few folks (I won't mention any names at this time)
that trying to pad their post counts by spamming this forum..

THIS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED


If this trend continues , steps will be taken to alleviate the problem.


Ice



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  I was not able to log in for a long time
Posted by: The4thDimension - 06-07-2021, 12:59 AM - Forum: Welcome - Replies (4)

I haven't been around for various reasons. Everytime I actually tried though I received some sort of error. On top of that the e-mail on file was not receiving a link to reset my password. I basically just lurked for most of the lockdown, but today it let me in for some reason.

Not that things seem to be going very well for anyone though it seems. What a mess everything became while I was locked out. I don't even know what to do but panic at the moment.

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