gun rights

It’s Time To Call BS on Texas GOP Rep. John Culberson

This is going to play out exactly the same way Rep. Culberson’s cynical lies about stopping Obama's executive amnesty played out. Culberson will bluster, he will threaten, he may even hold a hearing or two, but absolutely nothing Obama does on guns is going to change because Culberson has already funded everything Obama plans to do right through September 2016. Please sign our open letter to Capitol Hill Republican leaders, tell them "If you won't stand with us to defend our Second Amendment rights, why should we stand with you on Election Day?"

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?"

Jeb Bush Says He Is Okay Taking Away Guns Without Due Process

Erick Erickson, Erickontheradio.com

The second amendment is a personal right and Bush would be willing to curtail that right without a due process hearing. That would be a pretty big incursion against our second amendment liberties. Denying someone the right to purchase a gun without due process is a really big deal.

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.

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.

Dem McAuliffe to Push New Gun Restrictions

Jenna Portnoy, Washington Post

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) on Monday will call for a package of gun restrictions, including a renewal of the state’s one-a-month limit on handgun purchases and a requirement that private vendors at gun shows perform background checks. 

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.

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.

The Democratic Assault on the First Amendment

Sen. Ted Cruz, Wall Street Journal

Congress has too much power already; it should not have the power to silence citizens.

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.

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.

GOP-E House Candidate in NJ Supported Gun Control

Katie McHugh, Daily Caller

New Jersey GOP-E Tom MacArthur (a wealthy insurance executive who raised taxes as the mayor of Randolph Township) who is running for the third district House seat publicly contradicted his views on citizens’ Second Amendment rights while on the campaign trail.

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.

McCaul: Allow More Guns on Military Bases

Kate Tummarello, The Hill

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Comm. is calling for the repeal of limits on guns on military bases. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) said lawmakers should lift limits on senior officers' ability to carry weapons on military bases. 

Kansas Senate Advances Bill Voiding Gun Rules

John Hanna, Associated Press

The Kansas Senate rejected a proposal aimed at keeping concealed guns out of libraries and community centers before giving first-round approval to a bill stripping cities and counties of their power to regulate firearms.

Thad Cochran Sides With Democrats on Abortion and Guns

Cochran is not a conservative on fiscal, social, or national security issues.  He rarely votes with conservatives and has certainly never given voice to conservatives on important issues. After almost four decades in the U.S. Senate and six years in the House, what has Sen. Cochran accomplished at all, let alone for freedom-loving Americans?  His record reveals that he’s set us back and in fact, has sided more with Democrats throughout his career.