guns

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.

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.

Law Enforcement Realizes Good People w/ Guns Deter Crime

Emily Miller, Washington Times

Obama is losing the debate on gun ownership and concealed-carry permits.  

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)."

Ted Cruz: We’ll ‘Turn This Country Around’

Elizabeth Titus, Politico

Ted Cruz told tea party activists that he is “filled with the promise that we’re going to turn this country around” after legislative fights over drones, guns and Obamacare last year.

Obama’s Agenda Backfires, 2013 Gun Sales Soared

Emily Miller, Washington Times

The FBI reported that it performed an astounding 21,093,273 background checks for the year ending Dec. 31, which is 8% higher than 2012. It was also a huge year for gun sales leading up to the election.

Stockman: 'Liberal Tears' the 'Best Gun Lubricant'

Rebecca Shabad, The Hill

Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) tweeted a photo Monday of what he called “the best gun lubricant around.”

Financial Expert's Survival Advice: Get Armed

Joe Saunders, Biz Pac Review

Forbes columnist and wealth management firm founder David Marotta has one big tip: Invest in guns and lots of ammunition. He gave investors lists of what people should have in case of a fiscal disaster or social upheaval.

CO Shooter Claimed to be Socialist

Los Angles Times Staff

Karl Halverson Pierson entered Arapahoe High School heavily armed, seeking his debate coach. He shot another student and himself. Students said the shooter described himself as socialist and antiauthoritarian.