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The media doesn't understand guns -- and doesn't want to

Steven L. Miller, Fox News

Law-abiding, gun-owning Americans will not be lectured to about a national tragedy they had nothing to do with, and they certainly won’t be lectured by elitists in media who refuse to understand even a basic grasp or terminology about a sacred constitutional right. And until they do, we will refuse to have that “conversation” the left and the media keep telling themselves needs to happen.

We Need Guns Before the Cops Arrive

Daniel Lee, Wall Street Journal

The truth is that armed citizens can never substitute for police, who train, practice, and re-train constantly. But officers can’t be everywhere. And ordinary citizens—even congressmen—can’t field full-time security teams. Local jurisdictions shouldn’t take away the tools we need to be our own first line of defense.

Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s Killers Getting A Pass From Obama

The Obama administration figures who concocted Fast and Furious to try to make a political point are just as responsible for Brian Terry’s death as whoever pulled the trigger. If Rosario Rafael Burboa Alvarez got 30-years then those responsible for the Fast and Furious disaster and the lies perpetrated to cover it up ought to share the cell with him.

Anti-Gun Leader Upset Police Followed The Law

Derek Hunter, Daily Caller

Clarence Daniels, a legal concealed-carry permit holder, walks into a Walmart & is attacked by another man who saw his gun.

Contrary to Media Narrative, Gun Sales Increasing

Jazz Shaw, Hot Air

The trend in American gun sales is still on the rise, reflecting the majority of citizens who feel it important to preserve and protect our 2nd Amendment rights. Don’t buy the media hype because you won’t care for the quality of what they are selling.

Maryland Continues to Lead Anti-Gun Jihad

Bob Barr, TownHall

Rather than surrender this precious right to the bullies in gov't who twist & contort their authority in pursuit of a political agenda, we should take the fight to the courts and the voting booth. Out-of-state travelers can refuse to give MD revenue by avoiding the state altogether.

For the Media, Climate of Hate Always on the Right

Clarice Feldman, American Thinker

The media, universities, & other centers of left-wing indoctrination are generally losing more of their power to influence public opinion & debate in the broader arena & political outcomes. Despite the ridiculous anti-Palin “climate of hate” narrative, a pro-gun R. won Giffords’ former Cong.

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.”

State Anti-Gun Laws Continue to be Struck Down in the Courts

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

The Obama Admin. crusades for some fictitious right of illegal immigrants to stay and enjoy the opportunities of the U.S. as a reward for having broken the law, many states remain unwilling to grant access to constitutional rights to those who have immigrated to the U.S. through legal means.

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.”

Judge Orders Release of DOJ's Fast and Furious Log

Lauren French, Politico

A U.S. District judge ruled on that the Dept. of Justice must release a privilege log of documents withheld by the agency on the gunrunning operation Fast and Furious. 

Unarmed Lethal Force

Carol Brown, American Thinker

Thirty-five percent of murders in America are committed without a gun. Deadly force comes in all shapes and sizes. 

D.C. Seeks Stay in Order Striking Down Ban on Handguns in Public

Andrea Noble, Washington Times

Attorneys for Washington, D.C., said Sunday that they will seek to forestall a judge’s landmark ruling that struck down as unconstitutional the city’s ban on carrying handguns outside the home.

Why is USDA Buying Submachine Guns?

Bryant Osborn, DailyProgress.com

If Congress created these domestic armies, then they can disband them by reversing their idiotic 2002 amendment to the Inspector General Act.  Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has a bill titled Regulatory Agency De-militarization Act that does just that. Let’s hope it passes, and soon.

Study: Concealed Carry Permits Reduce Murder Rates

Emily Hulsey, Independent Journal Review

One of the main arguments for stricter gun control is that fewer people carrying around guns will lead to fewer incidents of gun violence. A recent study demonstrates just the opposite and actually supports the case that more guns lead to less violence.

Christie Vetoes Bill Limiting Ammo Limits

Matt Friedman, The Star-Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie today vetoed a gun control bill that would have reduced the permitted size of ammunition magazines, saying it would do nothing to reduce gun violence.

USDA's Submachine Guns: GOP Aims to Demilitarize Gov't

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) and other House R's are proposing steps to take heavy weaponry out of the hands of federal agencies like the USDA, whose Office of Inspector General has put out a bid to buy submachine guns.

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.

Targeted? Gun Sellers Say 'High Risk' Label From Feds Restricts Business

Kelly Riddell, Washington Times

Gun retailers say the Obama administration is trying to put them out of business with regulations and investigations that bypass Congress and choke off their lines of credit, freeze their assets and prohibit online sales.