NRA

NRA builds citizen army to fight anti-gun 'extremists, gun-hating politicians'

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

The National Rifle Association has opened a new membership drive to build its ranks for a "winner-take-all" shootout with liberals like President Obama and Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton over the future of gun ownership and the Second Amendment.

Thank Paul Ryan For Obama’s Gun Grab

When the details and the text of Obama’s gun grab become public don’t blame Obama – blame Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and the spineless Capitol Hill Republicans who elected them, passed the Omnibus, and empowered Obama to spend his last year in office attacking constitutional liberty, stripping you of your rights and fundamentally changing America. Click the link to sign our open letter to Capitol Hill Republicans, tell Ryan and McConnell "If you won't stand with us to defend our Second Amendment rights, why should we stand with you on Election Day?"

Senate Confirms Surgeon Gen. Despite Objection of NRA

Sarah Ferris, The Hill

Dr. Vivek Murthy was approved 51-43 as the nation’s top doctor despite opposition from the GOP for his support of gun control & ObamaCare. Three Dems voted against him, while Sen. Mark Kirk (Ill.) was the only Repub. to vote in favor.

Pew Poll: Support for Gun Rights Exceeds Gun Control

Kendall Breitman, Politico

For the first time in over 20 years, Americans support gun rights more than gun control. In a new Pew Research poll, 52% are in support of the protection of gun rights and 46% support gun control.

NRA’s Election Success a Big Win For 2nd Amend.

Monica Sanchez, Media Research Center

More than 90% of congressional candidates endorsed by the NRA won their races in the 2014 elections. “The gun lobby also has a powerful ally in incoming Maj. Leader Mitch McConnell, who is highly unlikely to bring to the floor any bills on that would tighten firearm restrictions.”

Disgusting Anti-2nd Amend. PSA Exploits Children

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

In a recent PSA by Bay Area photographer and apparent propagandist Dana Spaeth-Williams, 78 different children hold up flashcards for pictures that spell out a sappy demand for an end to gun violence by combating “politicians and the NRA.”

House Takes Action on Gun Checks

Cristina Marcos, The Hill

The House approved an additional $19.5 million in funding for background checks. The vote represents one of the most significant legislative actions taken by the House on guns since the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

REID WANTS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO LIMIT POLITICAL SPEECH

Ken Klukowski, Breitbart

Harry Reid announced the Sen. Judiciary Comm. will hold a hearing on June 3 on amending the Constitution to limit political speech. If ultimately adopted, it would prohibit political speech of citizens and citizen groups such as the NRA.

Sarah Palin: ‘If You Control Arms, You Control the People’

Richard Berkow, Biz Pac Review

At a NRA rally Sat. in Indianapolis, Palin ridiculed Obama for slashing the military budget and showing weakness abroad. She skewered Joe Biden for telling his wife to fire warning shots in the air if she’s attacked. And she bashed Eric Holder for suggesting that all gun permit holders wear ID bracelets.

NRA to Mark a Year of Victories at Convention

David Sherfinski, The Washington Times

The nation’s most powerful gun rights group is gathering in this heartland city this weekend in an upbeat mood, with NRA members and attendees at the group’s annual meetings emboldened by a slew of policy victories and ready to press for more.

Anti-NRA Protesters Don't Want You to Be Able to Protect Yourself

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

“Only a law enforcement officer should be allowed to use weapons,” she said. The same woman also told Joseph that he shouldn’t be able to carry a gun in a bad neighborhood, because he shouldn’t be walking around in a bad neighborhood in the first place.

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.