UPS goes full “woke”, announces it will assist government in unconstitutional confiscation, destruction of gun parts

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NEW YORK- New York never learns its lesson.

Just days after getting its knees cut out from under it by the United States Supreme Court, Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced a pair of lawsuits against companies that they wrongly claim sell untraceable firearms—aka “ghost guns”—which they say are responsible for many gun-related deaths.

This despite the fact that statistically, such guns account for a very small and declining portion of firearms seized by police officers, according to the New York Post.

Last Wednesday, James and Adams announced the filing of separate legal actions against vendors of the “do-it-yourself” weapons.

In the case of New York City, a lawsuit was filed against ten online gun retailers which Adams claims are illegally delivering “ghost gun” parts to addresses in the city.

The state’s lawsuit meanwhile contend that gun sellers from outside New York state have sold tens of thousands of gun parts that were allegedly turned into untraceable handguns and scary black weapons referred to as “assault weapons.”

New York City officials said retailers in Missouri, Washington, Florida and North Carolina sold “ghost gun” kits to an investigator affiliated with the New York City Sheriff’s Office. It is alleged the gun parts were sent to a building in the city, which violates both city and state laws.

“With just a few clicks and a credit card, undercover investigators…were able to order the components and use them to assemble guns that are illegal under city and state law,” Adams said.

It is alleged some of the components received were made of a polymer plastic with metals slides and noted many of the components don’t set off metal detectors, according to Adams.

“These are dangerous weapons. We should not think these are kits used for hobbies. They are being used by murderers. All of them are illegal,” he said.

While Adams claims that “ghost guns” are a key factor behind violence in the Big Apple, statistics do not seem to back that up, despite him saying that they “are one of the biggest threats to public safety that we face today.”

Adams did not mention the light-on-crime policies of the Manhattan district attorney.

Of the approximately 3,000 illegal firearms seized by the NYPD this year, only 180 of them—6%–have been “ghost guns,” Adams said. That is down from the number of such weapons seized last year.

While top officials with the NYPD have likewise claimed such guns are a menace to the city, they have non backed that up with statistics.

For example, in April they released data that showed 131 ghost guns were recovered between Jan. 1 and April 6 of this year. That is up from the same period last year where 29 such weapons were recovered. Yet Adams claims they are a scourge on the city.

“These weapons, these ghost guns…have been turning up all over the city…in the hands of gang members,” Adams said last week.

“If you sell ghost guns in New York, we will come after you,” Adams said. “We will do everything in our powers to keep New Yorkers safe from gun violence.”

Meanwhile James, who has backed down for the moment on her obsession over former President Donald Trump, expressed similar sentiments to Adams.

She said, New York “is grappling with a public safety crisis that has claimed far too many lives. Ghost guns are to blame,” claiming that such weapons are “ridiculously easy to obtain.”

“There are also individuals who make their own business out of buying these kits, assembling them into operable ghost guns and then selling them to others,” she said.

‘Gun violence is impacting New Yorkers every day,” she continued. “Ghost guns don’t discriminate, killing young, old, black, white, Asian, Latino. It’s an equal-opportunity death opportunity—stealing opportunity, stealing dreams, ripping families apart, causing widespread fear in New York State.”

In October, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill intended to crack down on such weapons, including making it illegal to possess an unfinished gun frame or receiver by anyone other than a licensed gunsmith or dealer.”

Meanwhile, United Parcel Service (UPS) has decided to get into the gun confiscation business, according to Gateway Pundit.

The shipping conglomerate has decided they will terminate the accounts of gun sellers across the country, adding that any “ghost firearms” found in shipments tendered to UPS may be confiscated and destroyed.

For example, UPS sent a letter to a Florida firearms dealer, Ghost Firearms, telling them they had terminated their account due to possible violations of regulations governing the shipping of “ghost weapons” to “unauthorized locations.”

“We write to inform you that UPS has learned that your company may be violating applicable laws concerning the shipment of ‘ghost guns’ to unauthorized locations,” the letter stated. “In light of our concern, UPS has determined that it will cancel your account, effective immediately.”

The letter from UPS continued that if pickup service for the retailer was offered, it will be discontinued effective immediately.

“Accordingly you may not re-open an account with UPS, whether you seek to do so through a UPS employee or through UPS’s internet website. We ask that you do not attempt to tender any shipments to UPS via The UPS Store, UPS Customer Centers, UPS On-Call Pickup Service, UPS Internet Shipping, or any other UPS locations,” the letter continued.

The letter went on to tell Ghost Firearms that any package determined to be tendered by them was subject to having such package seized and contents destroyed.

According to The Gun Writer:

Ghost owner, Joe Zatar, was told all scheduled pickups will be cancelled, ant that he cannot open another UPS account or ship anything from a UPS store or website.

He is most concerned about the packages already in the UPS system, which he may have already lost.

“Please note that any package found in the UPS system determined to have been tendered by GHOST FIREARMS may be seized and destroyed,” the letter states.

“I just shipped more than $30,000 worth of products,” he said.

Zatar immediately called his UPS sales rep, who said he had ho idea the account was terminated.

Ghost Firearms sells uppers, lowers, handguards and OEM parts for a number of manufacturers.. They also sell 80% receivers.

“We do not ship to states where they’re not allowed,” Zatar said. “We are in total compliance. We had ATF in here just two weeks ago, and they told us we were completely legal.”

Retail giant Brownells told their customers in a Facebook post Friday that they too were terminated by UPS.

“Heads up! UPS has made the decision to no longer accept Brownells packages,” the post states. “We are working to put an email together to send to customers who have their account defaulted to UPS, or who have open orders with UPS selected as their character.”

Brownells did not specify in their post the reason why UPS terminated their account, and they removed the post after a few hours.

UPS’ Media Relations personnel did not return calls or emails seeking comment for this story.

Sources tell Law Enforcement Today that UPS also terminated the account of Primary Arms, one of the largest and most prestigious and respected distributors in the world.  The company, which outfits law enforcement agencies across America, our military and Second Amendment supporters, has a long history of giving back to the community, backing first responders and our veterans and fighting for the Constitutional rights of Americans.

Why does this whole thing smell like a Merrick Garland/Biden administration scheme? Stay tuned.

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For more on the gun-grabbing schemes by Democrats, we invite you to:

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WASHINGTON, DC- If only the radical lunatics in the Biden administration were as focused on fighting inflation, out-of-control fuel prices and the invasion at the southern border as they are on killing as many unborn children as possible.

Hope springs eternal, but when you’re dealing with an unhinged mob such as Biden and his cronies, that isn’t likely to happen.

On Monday, Biden through his overmatched incompetent Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier (don’t call me Javier) Becerra announced a 5-step plan to murder as many innocent children to “the fullest extent possible,” Life News reports.

The administration will attempt to sidestep state restrictions on some forms of abortion by using the U.S. Mail. Game on. If the rogue Biden administration can use the U.S. Mail to circumvent the United States Supreme Court and state laws, there are more than one way to skin a cat. More on that in a moment.

On Monday, Becerra unveiled the scheme at a press conference in Washington, D.C., which would attempt to circumvent state law banning mail-order abortion drugs and train doctors and pharmacists how to refer for abortions.

If only they were as focused on solving the baby formula crisis, but alas they are more focused on killing as many children as possible.

“Increasing access to this drug is a national imperative and in the public interest,” the unhinged Becerra said, at the same time accusing the Supreme Court of creating a “moment of crisis in health care.”

Yes Becerra, referring abortion laws back to the states, as provided in the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution is creating a “crisis.” Maybe head back to law school and pay attention this time, you incompetent hack.

Fox News quoted Becerra as calling the high court’s decision “despicable” but “predictable.”

We might argue that opening the southern border and having nearly 50 migrants left to die in a sweltering tractor trailer is “despicable” but we digress. Having this administration lecture anyone on being “despicable” is laughable.

“At HHS, we will leave no stone unturned,” the inept Becerra said. “All options are on the table. We will do everything within the legal limit of the law to reach patients and support providers.”

According to Insider:

[First] Becerra vowed his office will work with federal law enforcement agencies to ensure that states cannot ban abortion pills, as some Republican-led states have tried to do—though it’s unclear how the laws would be enforced given that pills are sent through the mail.

Federal offices also will be sending information to healthcare providers about medications, called misoprostol and mifepristone, Becerra said. But he stopped short of saying that every medical provider should offer the abortion pill when asked about the possibility by a reporter.

Instead, he said HHS planned to remind federal healthcare programs that they must, by law, provide abortion pills to patients who want them following cases of rape, incest, or life-threatening pregnancies.

The second part of the scheme is to make sure doctors and pharmacists know how to refer patients for abortions, and third remind Medicaid providers that federal money may be used to pay for birth control and emergency contraception. The Hyde Amendment prohibits the use of federal tax dollars to pay for abortions.

The fourth point Becerra addressed is to order the Office of Civil Rights to ensure patient information is kept private and patients seeking abortions are not discriminated against. Finally, Becerra said HHS is looking at ways to use the “Emergency Medical Treatment Act” to expand abortions. These people are insane.

“There is no magic bullet,” Becerra added. “But if there is something we can do, we will find it and we will do it at HHS. Indeed, that was the instruction I received from the president of the United States” [more accurately his handlers, who told him in between changes of Depends and his nightly cup of tapioca pudding].

The equally incompetent Attorney General Merrick Garland last week promised the DOJ, when it’s not harassing school parents and people who trespassed on the Capitol grounds in January 2021, would make the abortion drug mifepristone available to women desiring to kill their babies to the “fullest extent possible.”

Garland mentioned that states “may not ban mifepristone based on disagreement with the FDA’s expert judgment about its safety and efficacy.” You know, just like they claimed the vaccines against COVID were “safe” and had “efficacy.”

Garland, who is clearly overseeing a rogue Justice Department, might want to refer to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, which reiterated the Constitution’s federalism mandate and referred the abortion question back to individual states. However if there is one thing we have learned about this administration is they do what they want, co-equal branches of government be damned.

Speaking of “magic bullets,” that brings us to our idea. If Republican states are unable to stop mail order abortions, then left-wing states can’t stop mail order guns and ammunition. After all turn about is fair play.

And unlike murdering babies, Americans have Second Amendment rights to own and carry firearms. And, since the only thing which makes a firearm a firearm is ammunition, we propose that blue states cannot prevent mail order firearms and ammunition.

So bring it on Becerra, Biden and Meritless Garland. Two can play your stupid, childish games.

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ICYMI, below is a recent piece we published about gun control efforts.

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UNITED STATES- In the wake of mass school shootings, the push for more gun control is gaining speed as several states across the country look to pass legislation in what they believe will keep America safe.

https://twitter.com/BradPorcellato/status/1537932255707815936

According to a report from FOX Metro News, many of these “changing” gun laws share “similar ideals to Mao, Hitler, Castro, and more. The report states:

“History has taught us that the first thing dictators do is disarm their populations before they begin censoring, imprisoning, and even killing those who oppose them … Simply look at the track record of nations who have stepped in to disarm their citizens entirely sheds light on the potential threat facing the modern and often ‘woke’ state of America.”

Mao Zedong, the founder of Communist China, once said:

“All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The Communist Party must command all the guns; that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party.”

Reportedly, an estimated 65 million Chinese died due to Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China. History indicates that anyone who got in his way was quickly silenced or removed by execution, imprisonment, or forced famine.

Other examples of this behavior include Hitler, who took guns from Jews in November of 1938, and the Holocaust shortly followed.

Fidel Castro in Cuba thrust his nation into isolation and financial desperation, leaving them without any means to fight for their freedom when he disarmed his entire country. It was the disarming of Venezuela that was the first sign of the nation’s spiral into despair.

At a rally in Havana before Castro assumed power, he said :

“This is how democracy works: it gives rifles to farmers, to students, to women, to Negroes, to the poor, and to every citizen who is ready to defend a just cause.”

Sounded good, but as soon as he took the reigns of the leadership, his stance on guns quickly reversed. For three straight weeks after Castro took control, Radio Havana said on repeat:

“All citizens must turn in their combat weapons. Civilians must take arms to police stations, soldiers to military headquarters.”

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Those who failed to comply were punished and not by criminal sanctions, but by the dreaded Revolutionary Tribunals. That mercenary-style rule sentenced thousands of Cubans to death after Castro took over.

As of late, Canada has begun the process of completely disarming its citizens. Prime Minister Trudeau said:

“It will not longer be possible to buy, sell, or import handguns anywhere in Canada.”

Canada’s leadership has reportedly introduced new gun control legislation, which includes a national freeze on buying, selling, importing, and transferring of handguns in Canada.

Now, in the United States conversations among leadership are increasing around the notion of banning “assault” rifles, certain ammunition, and implementing red flag laws. According to FOX Metro News:

“Some of the nation’s most ‘progressive’ political leaders have utilized the recent wave of mass shootings as a justification to disarm Americans. They have called for such wild ideas as a 1000% tax on assault rifles, essentially making them impractical to purchase.”

Biden is even now referring to 9mm ammunition as a “high caliber” ammunition that should be banned.

The latest round of gun control laws are making its way through Washington, which include a “red flag” provision that allows local governments to create and administer laws that help ensure deadly weapons are kept out of the hands of individuals who “a court has determined to be a significant danger to themselves or others.”

FOX Metro News concluded its report by saying:

“The power of voting may still prove to be the greatest weapon Americans have to remain armed and protected under the Second Amendment. But, if Americans do not vote for those rights, the nation may soon find itself spiraling into a dictatorship that has ruined the lives and existence of millions of others.”

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FBI data on active shooter incidents for 2021 reveal that gun-controlled California led the country in mass shootings

June 6th, 2022

SACRAMENTO, CA- According to a report from Breitbart News, a Federal Investigation Bureau (FBI) report on “active shooter incidents” for the year 2021, shows that California was the number one state for such violent incidents.

The golden state had six active shooter incidents in total in 2021 and according another report from Everytown for Gun Safety, California is also the number one state for gun law strength.

The FBI report confirmed that there were 61 “active shooter incidents” across the United States in 2021 and 12 of those met the definition of a “mass killing.” California led the country with six active shooter incidents. According to the summary of the report:

“For the period 2017-2021, active shooter incident data reveals an upward trend: the number of active shooter incidents identified in 2021 represents a 52.5% increase from 2020 and a 96.8% increase from 2017.”

According to the report from Breitbart News, California has several state gun laws, including:

“…Universal background checks, an ‘assault weapons’ ban, a ‘high capacity magazine ban,’ a 10-day waiting period on gun purchases, a red flag law, gun registration requirements, a ‘good cause’ requirement for concealed carry permit issuance, a ban on carrying a gun on college campus for self-defense, a ban on K-12 teachers being armed on campus for classroom defense, a background check requirement for ammunition purchases, and a limit on the number of guns a law-abiding citizen can purchase in a given month, among other controls.”

In addition to the countless gun control laws the state has, new legislation introduced by Governor Gavin Newsom includes raising the minimum age for sales and transfers of firearms as well as investing state funds to support evidence-based community violence intervention strategies.

According to reports, California is now spending $11 million on education programs promoting wide use of “red flag” laws that are designed to temporarily take guns away from people who are deemed “at risk of harming themselves or others.”

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California approved its “red flag” laws in 2014 after a mass shooting incident. It allows police, loved ones and others to ask judges to approve what are formally known as “gun violence restraining orders” that temporarily bar someone from possessing firearms if they are found to be a risk to themselves or others.

The new 18-month outreach program is designed to expand the use of “reg flag” laws. It includes:

“$5 million to local domestic violence organizations for community outreach; $5 million for a statewide education program, including to communities most at risk of gun violence in several languages; and $1 million to expand an existing San Diego-based program to provide education and training for district attorneys and law enforcement groups statewide.”

Even with all this, Everytown for Gun Safety states that in an average year, 3,160 people are still dying from guns in the state of California.

On May 15th, a gunman opened fire inside a church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and wounding five others. This shooting came just one day after a gunman killed 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.

The mass shooting in Buffalo, New York came just two weeks before the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, where a gunman killed 19 young children and two adults.

Data indicates that as of June 2022, California has had the most mass shootings in the United States, with 23 total mass shootings since 1982.


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