"License to murder"
Here's a new antigun (anti-self-defense) webpage entitled License To Murder, claiming that "Castle Doctrine" laws allow people to " kill another person just because they look "suspicious,"" and "allow people to open fire without consequence."
I would think that a law creating a presumption of self-defense where an aggressor has violently and illegally entered a home requires a bit more than his "looking suspicious"...
It is supposedly posted by Freedom States Alliance. Here's their "about" webpage. FSA claims to be a "grassroots" organization, yet nowhere on its pages can you find one human name. Looking up the domain name on whois.com indicates it is registered anonymously via Domains by Proxy. So this supposedly grassroots group is going to unusual efforts to hide who or what is behind it.
Hmmm... the organizations that receive its money are mostly antigun groups that have been receiving Joyce Foundation funds. The links to other gun issues are to issues that Violence Policy Center, another Joyce-bankrolled group, have been pushing. I smell another Joyce front, a fake grassroots organization created by the Foundation's millions.
David, looks like it's run by the same guy that does the gun guys and free state alliance. For info, see here:
Posted by: SayUncle at May 6, 2006 01:37 PM
Gee, I've been trying to get my license to murder for decades, but British Intelligence says they're smack out of double-0 numbers and I'll just have to wait. So these castle doctrine laws are going to be my ticket, eh? ;-) Too bad the one in Missouri seems to be dying in this legislative session (our legislature only meets from Jan to May - a small blessing.)
Posted by: wrangler5 at May 6, 2006 08:27 PM
Uncle's on the money. I'm not even sure how he found out that the guy is a comedian, but GunGuy Mike goes to great lengths to make it out like he's a lot more than he really is. His posts constantly refer to things "that sound good to us," and "we here at Gun Guys blah blah blah." The freedom states alliance thing is just another example of him making himself seem more important than he is.
I've had a lot of fun dismantling his bullshit arguments on my site, but as many people have pointed out to me, his site is actually pretty low-traffic (he gets a ping from BuzzFlash once in a while) and he's certainly not on Sarah Brady's speed dial. He can most likely be ignored without risk...
But it is funny watching him make arguments that are so obviously fatuous. I caught him misrepresenting a shooting incident on his site, called him on it via IM, and he changed it promptly to another story.
In short, he's a loser with no compunction about lying to get his point across. I think he doesn't really believe what his site says, he just likes getting a rise out of us. :)
Posted by: Sebastian at May 8, 2006 07:18 AM
There's no need to link directly to the guy, it will boost his search engine rankings. Please use the rel="nofollow" tag. Like this:
(he gets a ping from BuzzFlash once in a while)
Buzzflash is the same guy
Posted by: Standard Mischief at May 8, 2006 07:46 AM