Ares Armor is a gun store in National City in southern California, which has the support of the Oathkeepers, Sons of Liberty Riders, and Dr. Robert Newman, a non-partisan candidate for California governor.

For the past couple of weeks, the store was harassed by local and federal agents. So Ares Armor obtained a restraining order against any unlawful search and seizure of their store, inventory, and customer information.

Saturday, March 15, 2014, a rally in support of the gun store had been planned to begin at 12 noon in front of the store.

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At 11:50 am, federal ATF agents in riot gear raided the store — breaking through the front door, and seized merchandise and other material from the store.

ATF is the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — a law enforcement organization within the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Robert Newman’s videographer captured the entire raid on video. Here is a shorter video taken by the rally organizer, Carol:


H/t FOTM reader Grace, who was there and took the above photos of the raid (source).


Dr. Eowyn is the Editor of Fellowship of the Minds.