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NRA Takes 2nd Amendment Cases to Court

Associated Press Staff

The NRA lent legal assistance to Edward Peruta and Christopher Haga, two men who's send amendment rights were infringed up on by CA local officials, as part of its aggressive legal and political campaign to blunt gun controls across the nation.

NRA Head Rips Press, 'Political Elites' for Feeling of US Decline

Tim Mak, Washington Examiner

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre delivered a blistering campaign-style speech Thurs., blaming the media and gun-control proponents for a decline in American economic standing and for threatening "God-given" gun rights.

Bypassing Congress, DOJ Plans to Expand Gun Background Checks

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

The Department of Justice is preparing to announce an expansion of background checks based on executive orders Obama issued in Jan. '13. The expansion consists of "three changes to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)."

FL Bill Would Protect Gun Owners From Insurance Discrimination

William Patrick, Watchdog.org

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, offers gun owners the same protections afforded to those who suffer more widely recognized discriminatory abuses. If passed, gun owners would have a clear path to sue if they're denied coverage or their premium rates are unfairly raised. 

Officials in Conn. Stunned by Massive ‘Civil Disobedience’ by Gun Owners

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

On 1/1/2014, 10,000+ defiant gun owners seemingly made the choice not to register their semi-automatic rifles with the state of Conn. as required by a hastily-passed gun control law. By possessing unregistered so-called “assault rifles,” they technically became guilty of a felony.

Cruz's Takedown of Hollywood Elite Behind New Anti-Gun Movie

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

Ted Cruz outlined the hypocrisy of anti-gun movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who has cashed in on countless films depicting graphic gun violence. Weinstein is making a “big movie” that'll make the NRA “wish they weren’t alive.” 

Pro-Gun Crowd Protests Scott Brown

James Hohmann, Politico

Scott Brown will have to square his left-leaning record on guns with a GOP electorate. More than 125 pro-gun conservatives to a GOP party Brown attended but they came to protest his appearance, not to hear him speak.

Why States Are Backing Gun Rights

Bruce Parker, Daily Caller

The state-led movement to preserve the 2nd Amendment is good news. Combined with the hundreds of sheriffs nationwide who are refusing to enforce gun control out of loyalty to their constitutional oaths, a pushback by states has the power to end federal overreach — and perhaps end federal gun control altogether.

Liberty Voters: Send Them A Message – Vote Cuccinelli

Please forward this to your libertarian friends and contacts in Virginia. If you love liberty and want to send a message to Richmond and Washington that you want the power and intrusiveness of government curtailed there is only one candidate in the race for Governor of Virginia who may be relied upon to oppose the expansion of state power and to actually win fights for liberty, and that’s Ken Cuccinelli. 

Virginia Governor’s Debate: Terry McAuliffe – All Puppy, No Plan

The third and final debate between Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe was a stark reminder of just what is at stake in the Virginia governor’s race – the liberty of Virginians protected by Ken Cuccinelli vs. a nanny state on steroids run by Terry McAuliffe and his cronies and enforced by an army of liberal bureaucrats in Richmond.

Beware of Fake Gun Rights Orgs

Chris Cox, Exec. Director, NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, Daily Caller

There’s nothing new about elitist gun control supporters banding together to push their agendas. But the idea of attempting to conceal the anti-gun agenda behind a pro-gun façade has already been tried, repeatedly, and has always failed.

A Celebration of the Funding Father of the Conservative Movement

ConservativeHQ Chairman and "funding father of the conservative movement" Richard Viguerie was the toast of Washington, D.C. at his September 23rd birthday celebration. Hundreds of the best conservative minds of past and present came to wish Viguerie well and reminisce on the early Ronald Reagan days. We celebrate Viguerie's contributions to the liberty movement with photographic highlights from the event. 

The U.N. Threat to the Second Amendment Becomes Real

Given Obama’s record of ignoring the Constitution, let alone the laws Congress passes, we urge you to call or e-mail your Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to demand that they vote "NO" on ratification and be vigilant against any Obama action to implement the UN Arms Trade Treaty through executive orders or other extra-constitutional means.

MD Gun Owners Privacy Shot

Emily Miller, Washington Times

Lib. MD Gov. O’Malley recently released the confidential info. of those applying for gun purchases. Some see this as a big step closer to a national gun registry.

CA Gun Grab Out of Control

Michael Dorstewitz, Biz Pac Review

What began as a pilot program in California to get guns away from felons and the mentally infirm, is now a state-wide gun-grab aimed at law-abiding citizens that peace officers are beginning to question.

Tennessee GOP Senate Race Heating Up: Joe Carr to Speak at BEAT LAMAR Forum in Nashville

Tennessee State Representative Joe Carr has announced he will challenge incumbent establishment Republican Senator Lamar Alexander and now he's also speaking at the BEAT LAMAR candidate forum in Nashville on August 31.

Criticize Obama, Pay an Awful Price

Wayne LaPierre, Daily Caller

O’s address urging OU grads to reject warnings of “tyranny” is a reference to NRA and others he's trying to crush with his abuse of power.

Keene Named as WTimes Opinion Editor

The Washington Times Staff

David Keene, former president of the NRA and American Conservative Union, aims to expand the paper's reach.