Gun Lawyer Episode 156
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Speaker 3, Evan Nappen
Evan Nappen 00:16
Hello, I’m Evan Nappen, and welcome to Gun Lawyer, the number one highest rated gun rights podcast in the world, according to Feedspot. Yes, we’re very proud of that, and we got there because of you, our listeners. I want to maintain that position, and I’m aggressively competitive here. And I’m just kidding. But it means a lot that we’re getting the word out. Speaking of which, our beloved president, who is also known as his fraudulency, the senile sock puppet, has, again, demonstrated his unbelievable ignorance about guns. I mean, there are so many of his gaffes of the absolute stupid crap that this guy says, and yet, he is out there as the number one enemy of the Second Amendment. He’s out there trying to crush our gun rights and abuse executive power at every turn.
Evan Nappen 01:21
So, here’s his latest statement, which is just another classic Biden dopey statement. He was giving a talk at the Human Rights Campaign dinner, Human Rights Campaign dinner. You would think that one of the fundamental human rights would be the right to self-defense and to be armed to defend yourself. Especially in the light of what’s going on in Israel with terrorists attacking, raiding people’s homes, and the absolute prima facia demonstration of why you need to be armed. But no, no, we’re at the Human Rights Campaign dinner. And here’s what Biden says. He says, who in God’s name needs a weapon with 100 rounds in the chamber? That’s correct. I said it right. He said, “100 rounds in the chamber”. The chamber, folks. Hey, how many rounds does your gun hold in the chamber? I hope it only holds one. Because the chamber is what holds a single round of ammunition, as I’m sure every one of you know. Of course, not the man espousing to ban guns and destroy the Second Amendment and claiming to make this issue the number one public health safety issue there is. He doesn’t know that. But we all know that the gun chambers a round, chambers one round.
Evan Nappen 03:09
The chamber is at the breech of the barrel, where the round goes into, and it holds one. Not 100 rounds in the chamber. If you put 100 rounds in the gun’s chamber, which I don’t even know how you could do that, it would be mighty dangerous, and a virtual impossibility. So, he probably meant 100 rounds in a magazine. But when you are a nincompoop and you don’t really know what you’re talking about and you combine his senility and you combine his other mental deficiencies, of course, you would say “100 rounds in the chamber”. I mean, it doesn’t even make sense when you think about how he would confuse chamber and magazine. Generally, the public would know what a magazine is but a chamber? Page – 2 – of 8
Where is he getting this chamber screwing up in his brain for magazine? Why is that even happening? It just shows you the depth of his senility and mental problems. “100 rounds in the chamber”. Oh, yeah. Oh, yeah.
Evan Nappen 04:25
Listen, he’s pushing for his assault weapons ban, you know, and this is what he says. “Who, in God’s name, needs a weapon with 100 rounds in the chamber.” Now, of course, he didn’t mention any gun that holds 100 rounds in the chamber because there is no such gun that holds 100 rounds in the chamber. But he did add, famously, that weapon is only meant for one thing, to kill people. Well, I’ll tell you what. The weapon that holds 100 rounds in the chamber, which doesn’t exist, is absolutely a weapon only meant to kill people, because it doesn’t exist. So, I guess it is fine because that’s what it’s meant to do, because the entire thing is garbage. This is just the tip of the iceberg with this guy’s misinformation. He puts it out there, you know, like it’s gospel, and it isn’t. He’s there as a paid for hack by the anti-gun movement. Those that hate us. Those that hate our rights. Those that hate us as gun owners. You know, the ones, the typical usual suspects funding this and funding Biden. He doesn’t even know what he’s saying, but he’s just saying it. He’s getting out there and pushing what ends up costing us our rights.
Evan Nappen 05:54
It would be funny, if it wasn’t that this kind of stuff cost people’s lives. Because if you interpret what he says and somehow think that what it means is, for example, we shouldn’t have an AR-15, which, of course, he’s against us having. Then think of our helplessness that he wants to instill on every individual in the face of terrorism, in the face of all the terrorists that he’s let in through the border that’s a sieve, thanks to him. In the face of the growing crime, thanks to him. Think about how much our country is changing. Now, more than ever, we need to be armed. And armed with firearms that can protect us against more than one attacker. This is serious, and yet they’re doing the opposite. Instead trying to disarm us, trying to take away a fundamental God given right to have a firearm. He constantly puts out this message, which illustrates just how little he knows and understands it. But he doesn’t really care about that, now does he. It’s just the idea with Biden as to how many ways he can screw with us and try to incrementally take away rights at every turn.
Evan Nappen 07:34
Luckily, the Congress can’t get anything through because you know, he’d sign anything they put in front of him. So, he instead has resorted to abusing his Executive Powers. But he wants to make us helpless in the face of all these threats as individuals. You know, people talk at times, and they say, hey, Evan, you own guns, but isn’t that dangerous? You know, I’m a peaceful person, a peaceful person. And let me explain something. To be peaceful, you need to have arms. You need to have weapons. Because someone with weapons that is peaceful can defend themselves. Someone who doesn’t have weapons is not peaceful. They are helpless. And that’s the difference. I am peaceful, but I’m not going to be helpless. And that’s how every one of us should be. Peaceful, but not helpless. But this character wants us to be helpless, even in the face of mounting threats. Page – 3 – of 8
Evan Nappen 08:49
Hey, I want to mention to everyone, in case you happen to have a Fortress gun safe that 61,000 gun safes have been recalled after a 12 year old was killed. The 12 year old was able to access firearms despite the biometric lock on the safe. Apparently, there is a glitch. (https://thehill.com/business/4265093-61000-gun-safes-recalled-after-12-year-old-death/) They are doing a recall where they will replace, for free, the mechanism so that this glitch can be fixed. Because the default mode is open mode, and it allows users, including children, to easily access the safe. So, if you happen to have one of these recalled safes, please contact them. They were apparently sold between January 2019 and October 2023 at a variety of stores including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Scheels, Sportsman’s Guide, OpticsPlanet, and anti-gun Dick’s Sporting Goods. I don’t know why you’d buy anything from them. But they’re one of the sellers of gun safes. Also, Gander, Rural King, Lowe’s, and online retailers like Amazon and eBay. So, if you have a Fortress Safe, see if you have one of the model numbers that are affected, so you can take advantage of the recall.
Evan Nappen 10:30
Now, in another news bit, I have lots of interesting news bits, the news that gets often suppressed or spiked, things you won’t hear about on the lamestream media. You know, we just recently won a nice victory in California at the trial court level. It is a great win because it was a finding that California’s assault firearm ban, the assault weapons, you know, the guns whose only purpose is to kill hundreds of people, you know those guns. Well, that’s unconstitutional. The court found unconstitutional. As well, they should. This, of course, lays the groundwork for New Jersey’s challenge as well to take advantage of the same reasoning and logic and instructive nature of the California case to help us win in our district here. And that’s all great news. Congratulations to the folks in California!
Evan Nappen 11:37
But one of the things that came out of this case that I thought was particularly interesting is how the District Court Judge absolutely torpedoed the expert for the anti-gunners. (https://www.ammoland.com/2023/10/u-s-district-court-judge-skewers-expert-ryan-busse/#axzz8GmYSxQeX) The expert’s name is Ryan Busse, and this character, believe it or not, is a traitor to gun rights. He was a former executive at Kimber, Kimber Firearms. Yep, Kimber. Makers of those fine 1911s. I don’t want this guy to tarnish Kimber currently, because he’s not part of them anymore. But he was. He was part of them, and he was a top exec there. But he has become an anti-gun advocate, although, you know, he really wants reasonable gun control, you know, gun safety reasonableness. All that till we don’t have any rights left. He’s against assault weapons, assault weapons. He’s against them. And he put in as an expert, an expert on assault weapons, into this court case. Listen to what the court said about this guy. Oh, by the way, this guy is running for Governor, Democrat Governor in Montana. So, hey, Montana, don’t be stupid enough to vote for this guy. No less vote Democrat. Oh, my God, but this guy, please. Talk about a state where you would think they would have a lot of respect for their Second Amendment rights not getting trampled on and you have this character working for the anti-gun side, putting in “expert opinion”.
Evan Nappen 13:30
Here’s what the Court says about the candidate for Governor and so-called expert. Ryan Busse is a Giffords, see, he now works for Giffords, anti-gun Giffords, senior adviser and former firearm industry Page – 4 – of 8
executive for a manufacturer and seller that specializes in pistols and revolvers, that by the way, folks, was Kimber, but not AR-15 platform rifles. The few rifles sold by his former firm are traditional bolt action models. Busse opines that a firearm does not need any of the devices, accessories or configurations listed in the “assault weapon” ban to operate as a gun intended or to use a gun effectively for self-defense. It is not at all clear what expertise Busse has to support his opinion. He does not describe any professional experience using AR-15 platform rifles for sport or self-defense. In any event, this type of opinion is not relevant to the question of whether the state may ban a firearm that is commonly owned by law-abiding citizens for lawful purposes and does not fit the prerequisites for the Federal rule of evidence 702. Ouch! Ryan there got rather butthurt by that judge and rightly so. We’re winning piece by piece, bit by bit, and the truth keeps surfacing, bubbling up.
Evan Nappen 15:28
Let me tell you what’s most important here is you as an individual. Take the steps that you need to protect yourself and to be proficient and safe with firearms. One of the great places that you can do that is WeShoot. It’s the WeShoot indoor range in Lakewood, New Jersey. WeShoot is a state-of-the-art range, and they have a fantastic crew. I just shot there and got my carry permit qualification course done there for my carry, and you can do the same. Excellent staff, wonderful people, and a great environment. They are really turning the tide for reaching out to individuals that normally might have hesitation about firearms or that have been so brainwashed by the general media. Yet, they know in their heart that they want to defend themselves. Well, WeShoot is a great place to go. They love everybody, from beginner to expert. They’re there for you at WeShoot. They run all kinds of great, fun events. We recently shut up the Gummy Bear, a giant ballistic bear. That’s great. I hear that there’s going to be a great ballistic turkey that you can stuff full of lead. They’ll have that. Check out their website. You can go to weshootusa.com and visit WeShoot. They’re a great sponsor of Gun Lawyer, and we love them. When I come back, I have some more really important news bits that you will not hear in the lamestream media.
Speaker 3 17:31
For over 30 years Attorney Evan Nappen has seen what rotten laws do to good people. That’s why he’s dedicated his life to fighting for the rights of America’s gun owners. A fearsome courtroom litigator fighting for rights, justice and freedom. An unrelenting gun rights spokesman tearing away at anti-gun propaganda to expose the truth. Author of six bestselling books on gun rights, including Nappen on Gun Law, a bright orange gun law Bible that sits atop the desk of virtually every lawyer, police chief, firearms dealer, and savvy gun owner. That’s what made Evan Nappen America’s gun lawyer. Gun laws are designed to make you a criminal. Don’t become the innocent victim of a vicious anti-gun legal system. This is the guy you want on your side. Keep his name and number in your wallet and hope you never have to use it. But if you live, work, or travel with a firearm, the deck is already stacked against you. You can find him on the web at EvanNappen.com or follow the link on the Gun Lawyer resource page. Evan Nappen – America’s Gun Lawyer.
Speaker 3 18:46
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Evan Nappen 19:01
So, you may have heard about the Bi-Partisan Safe Communities Act. Well, wait till I tell you about its impacts, which have been multiple. We said it was bad for guns, and you know, we’re constantly fighting these legislative battles, especially in New Jersey, even though the Bi-Partisan Act is a federal bill. The stalwart defender of our rights in Jersey is the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs. Every one of you should be a member of ANJRPC. It’s really, really critical that you do. They are the number one voice for New Jersey gun rights. They have a lobbyist in Trenton, and they’re in the courts litigating. I work with the Association, helping them to fight the gun laws as well, and we are constantly vigilant, protecting New Jersey. And it’s the Association that really makes that possible.
Evan Nappen 20:06
We’ve had some great victories, and we’re seeing the Association with their cases, doing very well. Action is now occurring on New Jersey’s assault firearm challenge, magazine challenge, and the Carry Killer bill challenge. The No Serial Number (NSN) gun ban was won without firing a shot, so to speak. We did it through negotiation with the Attorney General, and saved probably about a million guns, no exaggeration, from being banned. We have got the training requirements reduced now to something that all of us can do. Simply what is core competence, from having to be, you know, John Wick training standards that were required before. So, these are all the kinds of things that even in this harsh, challenging environment, the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs is able to make progress because we’re united. So, make sure you join. anjrpc.org. Check them out and be part of the solution.
Evan Nappen 21:21
I’d also like to take this moment to shamelessly plug my book, which is New Jersey Gun Law, the 25th Anniversary Edition. This book has become more important than ever. And I’m not just saying it because I wrote it and I want you to buy it. Although it is a good reason that I would say it. But it’s not the only reason. As a matter of fact, just today, I had someone call, you know, I get calls all the time, constantly helping people, and I love it. It’s what I do. But it’s like, how do I know what the sensitive places are? How do I know? I mean, how do we keep up with this? Which ones are good? Which ones aren’t? How do I know? If you get my base book, just get this book, and subscribe for free. What’s free? This is a free subscription. Just scan the QR code on the cover, and you’ll get all the updates, access to the archive, and all the numbered updates. You’ll get an email within about 24 hours of any change. I’m letting you know so you can stay current. How do you stay current on the Jersey laws? Get my book, subscribe for free, and you’ll stay current. It’s the answer. Because Jersey lays out this ridiculous matrix. They want to disenfranchise you of your rights. They want to trap you so they can take away your gun rights. Don’t fall into their traps. Be smart. That’s why I wrote this book, to protect gun owners. If you want to get a copy of New Jersey Gun Law, go to EvanNappen.com EvanNappen.com. Look for the orange book and click it. Get yourself a copy of the gun law Bible for New Jersey with over 500 pages in a question and answer format. Even Joe Biden could understand it if he did at least read it. So, there you go.
Evan Nappen 23:05
Look, with this Bi-Partisan safety bill, this thing was piece of garbage that was Bi-Partisan. Right, as soon as you saw that, and you saw the RINO (Republicans In Name Only) Republicans that supported it. Then Biden touted it as a win. He touted it as a win, and why did he tout it as his win? Because it Page – 6 – of 8
was a win. It was a win for the antis. What did we get out of it? What did gun owners get? Nothing, zero, zip. Just more gun control shoved down our throat with the help of RINO Republicans, that’s what we got. Do you want to see the fruits of this? Look right now at what they’re trying to do; make any person who sells a gun for a profit be regarded as a firearms dealer. That’s right. You’re going to need an FFL just to sell your own personal gun. I’m not exaggerating because they cut out for livelihood. It only has to be if you sell for profit. Even if you are intended to make a profit if you didn’t make a profit but wanted to make a profit. They have made this so broad that even the Government’s estimates that there’s going to be a need to have over 300,000 FFLs now – 300,000 FFLs. That’s one aspect to this Bi-Partisan bill.
Evan Nappen 24:18
Do you know what else is so-called Bi-Partisan thing did? It screwed over hunter safety and archery and all these programs that were in schools for kids, teaching gun safety, hunter safety and archery. It was another disgusting effect of it. What I have here is an article, letter, report. It’s a letter essentially, but it went out from Thomas G. Floyd, who is President of the National Archery in Schools Program. (naspschools.org) I think this article is really excellent that he wrote. The Unity Quiver: Youth Archery’s Role in Brief National Political Harmony. That’s the title of it. Let me just say I have a particular soft spot for archery. My daughter was a competition archer, and she was part of the junior dream team for the Olympic shooting in compound. I personally saw just how critical youth archery is to helping youth become independent, strong, and able to meet challenges and overcome hurdles. I saw the value of archery firsthand. Many of you may have experienced that as well. The ability to have it in school with hunter ed, and all, has just tremendous benefits for youth.
Evan Nappen 25:51
What happened was, after the Bi-Partisan bill passed, the U.S. Department of Education provided guidance in the form of saying, guess what? Under this bill, no money can be used at all. You cannot have archery instruction, Hunter Ed, or any other similar training involving the use of deadly weapons. And that would be prohibited for the use of any of the educational funds under this new Bi-Partisan Act. Oh, my God. Killing all these programs. It was absolutely disgusting. And as pointed out here, in the article by Thomas Floyd, the President, he writes a great piece, and you should really check it out. He explains how the Government, the legislators, really, very rapidly, I think maybe in record time, put a bill forward, HR 5110, which turned this completely around. There was only one opposing vote. One opposing vote when it went through the House, and it passed on consent of the Senate. It was signed into law due to all this massive political pressure. I mean, what was the sock puppet going to do? Veto, so you can be overridden? Of course not. So, he was forced into it, and we now fixed it.
Evan Nappen 27:38
It’s so good that we did. Because even just focusing for a moment on just the archery portion, not even the hunter Ed and the firearm portion, as stated, archery and the shooting sports are transformative in the lives of young people who participate. And that is absolutely true. If you’ve had young persons involved with shooting sports, archery, hunting, competition, shooting, all of my kids shot and competed and did very well. And it is transformative. It’s an exercise of discipline, responsibility, and a lot of fun. Thomas Floyd has some bullet points here that I just want to share. Because what do these programs provide that they tried to kill? “A lifelong understanding of the paramount need for safety.” Yes, safety. Page – 7 – of 8
Safety is always critical. “An understanding for the need of personal accountability and responsibility.” You betcha. When you’re shooting and doing that, it sure does. “A foundation in the value and promotion of sportsmanship and ethics.” There were many times in the competitions and such where sportsmanship and ethics shone through. And it was heartwarming and transformative. It really was. “Persistence through the process where marksman skills develop.” “Experience in dealing with pressure from various competitions.” That’s right, that pressure can be enormous, and it’s great. You’ve got to learn to live with pressure. Our society is full of pressure. And this helps prepare for that. “The value of becoming a contributing member of a team – many for the first time.” Yeah, that team and working as a team. It’s good stuff. “A lifelong commitment to the value of conservation and the continuation of the outdoor lifestyle.” Boy did it inspire my daughter. At 12 years old, she wanted to bow hunt a deer, and she got her deer. So, you better believe it. Those are all things that come out of these great programs, and I’m very glad to say that the right thing here got done. Something we can be happy that the true facts shined through. I mean, shocking, isn’t it? But there you go.
Evan Nappen 30:04
Here’s some good news, by the way, for Veterans that I want to mention. Apparently Senator John Kennedy, who is not related to the President in any way, Senator John Kennedy and Chuck Schumer, now that’s a combo there, okay, boy, worked out a deal to help protect Veterans’ gun rights. Now, I’m going to be skeptical until I actually see it. But it appears that they have actually addressed the situation where military veterans who got put into a conservatorship where they’re not able to control their own finances and such had lost their ability to have firearms because they were deemed to have the mental incompetency. Mental commitment, that whole problem, created a bar for them for firearms, and that’s apparently been addressed. It looks like they’re going to make it part of the minibus appropriations bill to fund transportation, housing and urban development, Veteran Affairs and agriculture. Apparently, it will help to protect the gun rights of veterans. I mean, come on, they only fought for this country and our rights, and then they suddenly can no longer exercise a very rights that they fought for, it’s outrageous. This has been a long time coming. So, it looks like this may be happening, and we’ll keep our fingers crossed that it’s a good thing. Veterans go to the VA and get treatment that they need, and it shouldn’t suddenly become something that bars them from their Second Amendment rights. You know, there’s a joke about the VA. The joke about the VA is that it gives veterans a second chance to die for their country. I don’t know if you ever heard that one. But at least let’s not see their rights get taken away. So, that is some good news. And hopefully it will pan out.
Evan Nappen 32:18
I would like to give you all a warning. There’s all these efforts, propaganda efforts, by the anti-gunners, and they are getting more and more creative. They have a group that purports to be reasonable gun owners, and one such group is called the 97%. There are Bi-Partisan Gun Safety Group. Get a load of that, Bi-Partisan Gun Safety Group. As soon as you hear Bi-Partisan gun safety, you know, they just want to screw you out of your second amendment rights. That’s what that means. Anytime you hear Bi-Partisan Gun Safety, it means watch out! They’re trying to screw you out of your gun rights, and it’s called the 97%. This group is out there, and apparently, their executive director just joined the Brady Gun Control Group, there’s a big shot for the Bi-Partisan Gun Safety Group that their director just joined, Brady. Big shock. Here’s some of the wonderful things this Bi-Partisan Gun Safety Group has done. They’re supporting Red Flag confiscations and supporting gun bans for folks if you add any Page – 8 – of 8
misdemeanor. Oh, and of course, Universal Background Checks, which is Universal Gun Registration. They want permits for every gun so that of course we get the full registration and where we can get the confiscation. And you all know where that leads to, folks. So, beware of any Bi-Partisan Gun Safety Group that makes any claims or any bill labeled Bi-Partisan and gun safety. Bnything along those lines, you know, is problems and trouble. And that’s why this is Evan Nappen reminding you that gun laws don’t protect honest citizens from criminals. They protect criminals from honest citizens.
Speaker 3 34:25
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