gun control

Obama Wants To Do Something, ANYTHING, About Gun Crimes (Except Prosecute Them)

Caleb Howe, RedState

For every elected or registered democrat who actually wants to prosecute criminals, there are dozens who would rather prosecute the NRA and Republican politicians. Because they don’t care about the crime. Or the criminals. Just their own political agenda. And that agenda is to disarm you.

Gallup: Only 2% of Americans Name 'Guns/Gun Control' Among Nation's Most Important Problems in 2015

Susan Jones, CNS News

As President Obama prepares to announce new executive actions on gun control Monday, a newly released Gallup Poll shows that "guns/gun control" ranked near the bottom of Americans' most pressing concerns in 2015. In fact, guns/gun control ranked 19th out of 23 top problems facing the country last year.

Trump: Hillary Clinton Should Disarm Her Bodyguards

AWR Hawkins, Breitbart

On January 3 Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump used a Facebook post to call out Hillary Clinton’s hypocrisy in telling the American people that guns “don’t keep you safe” while simultaneously surrounding herself with “heavily armed bodyguards.”

Report From Real America: “Damn Obama, every time he goes on TV we sell out of ammo…”

“They say they’re buying because they don’t feel like the government is protecting us,” said the owner of a gun shop in Tennessee. “That’s a theme I didn’t use to hear.”

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?"

California Gun Law Will Let Police Confiscate Legally-Owned Weapons

Blake Neff, Daily Caller

Once granted, police can use the restraining order to confiscate all of a person’s guns and ammunition, and the person is also barred from buying or possessing guns and ammo for the duration of the order. A full court hearing must then be heard within three weeks. At that hearing, a judge will be able to extend the restraining order for an entire year.

Virginia Republicans To Consider Stripping Gov. McAuliffe Of Protective Detail

Kerry Pickett, Daily Caller

Virginia GOP’ers returned fire over the state Democrat Attorney General Mark Herring’s move to halt recognition of concealed carry permits from 25 different states. “I have a budget amendment that I’m looking at to take away his executive protection unit. If he’s so afraid of guns, then I’m not going to surround him with armed state policemen.”

How they’ll take your guns away

Erick Erickson, Erickontheradio.com

In the next year, Barack Obama will grind down the institutional bureaucracy on approval issues. They will make it harder to obtain approvals and make it more expensive to buy guns. They’ll do it all by skirting congress and they will do it with the nodding approval of the media. That is how they will take your guns away — by making the cost of owning them too onerous for the average, law abiding citizen.

Paul pushes new bill to thwart Obama action on gun control

Jordain Carney, The Hill

Sen. Rand Paul is pushing for a vote to restrict President Obama's ability to enact new gun control regulations. The Kentucky Republican has introduced legislation that would decree any executive action on gun control that either infringes upon congressional authority or potentially violates the Second Amendment as "advisory only" until legislation that supported the action is passed by Congress.

‘Absolutely Insane’ to Think Gun Control Will Stop Terrorists

Penny Star, CNS News

In an interview with a Los Angeles-based entertainment reporter, actor Kurt Russell said that gun control won’t do anything to stop terrorists and that to think otherwise is “absolutely insane.”

1 Day to Save America: Keep Democrats’ Muslim Right to Immigrate to USA Language Out of the CR

Congress is supposed to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the government by Midnight tonight. Capitol Hill GOP leaders continue to include funding for all of Obama's most dangerous priorities in the bill. The latest potential threat is language by far-Left Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) that would grant Muslims an irrevocable right to immigrate to America. Only Senators Sessions, Cruz, Tillis and Vitter stood against this existential threat to constitutional liberty. To understand the gravity of this threat we have reproduced Senator Jeff Sessions' magnificent speech in opposition to Leahy's amendment in today's CHQ.

Two Days to Save America: Stop Obama’s Gun Grab Defund Gun Control in the CR

Our friend Michael Hammond of Gun Owners of America reminds us that when Obama has tried gun control through executive action in the past with shotgun import bans, ammo bans, 50-state semi-auto registration, and de facto implementation of the UN Arms Trade Treaty, Congress has rapidly repudiated him by defunding his efforts. But whether or not Republican leaders are prepared to do this once again in the Continuing Resolution that must pass by December 11 remains an open question.  Please join us in demanding an end to this dangerous folly by signing our open letter to House and Senate Republican leaders.    

If Only Abdelhamid Abaaoud Had Been on a “No Fly List”

Leon H. Wolf, RedState

Liberals realize that the executive branch has sole control over who is on the “No Fly List” and who isn’t, and they like the idea of a pain free way for Obama to deny the purchase of guns to whoever he wants. In the meantime, they like the idea of a snap-judgment wedge issue based on people’s fears that have been stoked by recent news.

The President is a Cancer on our Nation

Erick Erickson, Erickontheradio.com

On his way to the Kennedy Center last night, President Obama deigned to lecture the American people again. He stood at a podium in the Oval Office looking down at us and, no doubt, hiding the teleprompter reflection in the windows we would have gotten if he had sat down. What he said was again divisive, again unhelpful, and again less than reassuring.

Gun Violence Erupts in a State of Gun Control

Debra J. Saunders, American Spectator

I certainly don’t think “gun safety” laws could stop terrorists. If Congress were to pass such a ban, then lawmakers would have to grandfather existing assault weapons. Manufacturers would find legal ways around Washington restrictions. The kind of Americans who want to take charge of their own defense would buy them. The public would not be safer. The new gun law would be about as effective as the war on drugs.

Liberalism’s Gun Problem

Ross Douthat, New York Times

Despite their occasional sympathies for Gallic socialism, I don’t think American liberals necessarily want to “get to France” in this illiberal sense. But to be persuasive, rather than just self-righteous, a case for gun control needs to explain why that isn’t where we would end up.

Clinton makes gun control a defining cause

Anne Karni, Politico

Clinton’s embrace of gun control is on the verge of becoming a defining issue in the campaign, with all the political benefits and detriments associated with confronting the National Rifle Association and 2nd Amendment activists across the country.

Dems hope to turn refugee debate into gun debate

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Democrats are pressuring Republicans to pass legislation blocking gun and explosives purchases for anyone suspected of being a terrorist, and are threatening to attach that language on a bill imposing new conditions on the entry of Syrian refugees.

Virginia voters reject the gun grabbers as GOP retains Senate

Neil Stevens, RedState

In the 10th District, Republican Glen Sturtevant won 50-47 over Democrat Dan Gecker. Everytown was all-in for Gecker, and they dragged around the parents of a murder victim as props to support that effort. But they failed. Our civil liberties enshrined in the Bill of Rights prevailed, hindering the efforts of Bloomberg, McAuliffe, and the Democrats to attack our right to keep and bear arms.

Bloomberg and McAuliffe’s gun control pitch misfires in Virginia

Mike Flynn, Breitbart

Bloomberg and his SuperPAC, Everytown for Gun Safety, hoped to show that Democrats could win on the issue of gun control. Also, Gov. McAuliffe had made enacting new restrictions on gun ownership a centerpiece of his campaigning for Democrats around the state.