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  • Marine Who Survived Benghazi Attack Stars in Pro-Trump Ad Produced by the NRA (VIDEO)

    06/29/2016 11:27:53 AM PDT · by GilGil · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/29/2016 | Aleister
    A Marine who survived the terror attack in Benghazi is featured in a new pro-Trump ad which was produced by the NRA. Its a pretty powerful spot.
  • NRA to Launch $2M Ad Campaign for Trump, Bashing Clinton Over Benghazi

    06/29/2016 8:46:34 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    Newsmax ^ | June 29, 2016 | Mark Swanson
    The TV ad will be powered by a survivor of Benghazi, Mark Geist, USA Today reports. "A lot of people say they're not going to vote this November because their candidate didn't win; Well, I know some people who wont be voting this year either," says Geist, a Marine Corps veteran and security contractor. "Hillary as President? No thanks. I served in Benghazi. My friends didn't make it. They did their part. Do yours." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIl20jItjHY
  • DNC Platform Committee Member: No American Should Be Allowed To Have A Gun

    06/10/2016 8:35:25 AM PDT · by semperfidevildog · 32 replies
    Never say Hillary and Company didn't warn us. They want to ban guns. Period. End of story. Here is Bonnie Schaeffer, a member of the Platform Committe of the DNC saying what she really believes...
  • Four ways Hillary Clinton will work to end gun ownership as president

    06/07/2016 7:19:11 AM PDT · by detective · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 06, 2016 | John R. Lott
    On Sunday, Hillary Clinton just couldnt bring herself to say on ABC's "This Week" that Americans have an individual right to own guns. But it didnt stop her from denying Donald Trumps claim that she wants to abolish the Second Amendment. Clinton accused Trump of making outright fabrications, accusing me of something that is absolutely untrue. From changing the Supreme Court to make it possible to again ban guns in the United States to making it more costly to own guns, I predict that a President Hillary Clinton will do four things to either ban guns or at least reduce...
  • Hillary Clinton won't say whether right to bear arms is a constitutional right

    06/06/2016 6:19:09 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    ABC News Video via Washington Free Beacon account on Youtube via theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | Published on June 5, 20166/6/2016 | ABC News Video via Washington Free Beacon via theconservativetreehouse.com
    Not only does she not believe gun ownership is a constitutional right, and refuse to answer the question twice, notice the professional parseltongue...
  • Where do 2016 Candidates Stand on Guns?

    06/06/2016 10:42:04 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 6 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | June 6, 2016 | Emily Hughes
    While the presidential nominees have been jostling for the public's attention, some voters are looking towards the future and what it could bring regarding the 2nd Amendment. Currently, with Donald Trump as the presumed Republican nominee, and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vying for the Democratic nomination, there is a need to review the frontrunners' stances on the 2nd Amendment. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has remained consistent in her support of gun control. According to her website (hillaryclinton.com), if elected, Clinton will "strengthen background check and close dangerous loopholes in the current system, hold irresponsible dealers and manufacturers...
  • Shockah: Bloomberg gun-control group endorses Hillary

    06/03/2016 5:44:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 3, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Are you really shocked? Dont be. Everytown is actually the last of the major gun-control groups to endorse Hillary Clinton in this cycle; the Brady Campaign and Gabby Giffords Americans for Responsible Solutions endorsed Hillary way back in January, as The Hills Tim Devaney points out. What took them so long? Michael Bloombergs gun control group is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. Everytown for Gun Safety said Friday it is backing Clinton, just days before her California primary challenge with Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.). Hillary Clinton is the only candidate who is willing to take on the gun lobby, said...
  • Trump: 'Heartless Hillary' Wants Single Moms 'To Be Defenseless'

    05/20/2016 3:33:25 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 88 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 5/20/16 | Gabby Morrongiello
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump locked, loaded and fired away at Hillary Clinton on Friday at the National Rifle Association's annual gathering in Louisville, Ky. Trump, who seemed surprised to receive the major gun lobby's endorsement minutes before he took the stage, spent most of his speech blasting the Democratic front-runner's aggressive push for gun control and accusing her of wanting to leave Americans "defenseless." "Hillary wants to disarm vulnerable Americans in high-crime neighborhoods. Whether it's a young, single mom in Florida or a grandmother in Ohio, Hillary wants them to be defenseless," the billionaire told thousands of gun...
  • Hillary Clinton Picks a Doomed Fight With Americans Over Guns

    05/23/2016 8:57:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Reason Magazine ^ | May 10, 2016 | J.D. Tuccille
    "Yesterday, once again, this time horrifically on live television," says Hillary Clinton in a video on her presidential campaign website, "we saw the terrible consequences of gun violence." As it turns out, she's not talking about civilian deaths from drone strikes or bombing raids on hospitals by the U.S. government, but instead about a criminal shooting spree in the United States. Sure enough, the Washington Post pointed out last week that one of Clinton's signature issues heading into the general election is tightening restrictions on the ownership and use of guns by Americans. That's a tall order in a country...
  • Hillary Clinton Plans to Fire Back at Trump for NRA Remarks

    05/21/2016 6:14:50 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 21, 2016, 4:49 PM ET | By LIZ KREUTZ
    Hillary Clinton plans to fire back at Donald Trump for comments he made to the National Rifle Association, in which he spoke in favor of open carry laws and accused Clinton of wanting to take away the right to bear arms -- a position she has not taken. According to an aide to the Democratic presidential frontrunner, Clinton will use her remarks tonight at the Trayvon Martin Foundation Circle of Mothers dinner in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to respond to Trump. At the event, she is expected to call the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's position on guns "dangerous" and will specifically...
  • Trump Scores NRA Backing And Attacks 'Heartless Hillary'

    05/21/2016 4:19:53 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 9 replies
    politico.com ^ | 05/20/16
    Dubbing her "Heartless Hillary" Clinton, Trump and the NRAs leaders cast the 2016 election in stark terms as a referendum on the likely Democratic nominee that carries long-lasting implications for gun enthusiasts nationwide. The Second Amendment is on the ballot in November, Trump told the more than 7,000 NRA members who paid to attend his speech, roughly 10 percent of the 70,000 activists in town for the groups annual meeting. I will never let you down. I will protect our Second Amendment. I will protect our country. Showcasing his knack for nicknames and speaking in his characteristic vernacular, Trump drew...
  • Wayne LaPierre, Chris Cox & Donald Trump: 2016 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum

    05/20/2016 6:03:23 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 20, 2016 | NRA-Cox, LePierre, & Trump
    One hour video: Highlights from the first 10 minutes include Chris Cox's hilarious but poignant assessment of Hillary Clintons remarks regarding the 2nd Amendment. Cox leads the NRAs Institute for Legislative Action, which is the NRA lobbying arm. Cox: Friends, let me say this: Hillary Clinton has a legitimate chance to be the next president, as long as people like us stay home. Sit on the sidelines and You know what? Were giving her reason for optimism these days. She looks at all the discord and division and starts shopping online for His and Hers twin beds for the White...
  • NRA Endorses Donald Trump for President

    05/20/2016 12:09:55 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 20, 2016 | JOHN SANTUCCI and Meghan Keneally
    The National Rifle Association has endorsed Donald Trump for president at today's convention. Chris Cox, the executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, made the endorsement immediately before Trump walked on stage. "Now is the time to unite. If your preferred candidate dropped out of the race, it's time to get over it," Cox said earlier in his remarks. The news of the endorsement came shortly before Trump addressed the group at their convention in Kentucky. How Donald Trump's Views on Guns Shifted Over Time Trump talked about "crooked Hillary" and said that Clinton is "anti-gun," claiming that...
  • Hillary agrees as panelist says gunmakers are turning US citizens into terrorists

    04/12/2016 7:28:27 PM PDT · by kevcol · 20 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | April 12, 2016 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Hillary Clinton seemed to steadily agree with a panelist that gun and ammunition manufacturers turn American citizens into terrorists. At a gun violence forum in Port Washington, New York, aired by ABC News on Monday, an unidentified woman eviscerated the firearms industry. "We're so worried about terrorism but we have terrorism on our own soil," the woman said as Clinton animatedly nodded like a bobblehead. "Our gun manufacturers, our ammunition manufacturers are making terrorists out of our citizens."
  • John Kasich Touts Voting for Assault Weapons Ban on The View

    03/13/2016 5:51:05 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 67 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/7/15 | The View
    John Kasich Touts Voting for Assault Weapons Ban on The View Video at link
  • 2d Amendment champion Jan Morgan: I have officially withdrawn my endorsement for Cruz

    03/12/2016 1:38:12 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 225 replies
    Jan Morgan ^ | March 12, 2016 | Jan Morgan
    I have officially withdrawn my endorsement and support for Ted Cruz. His decision to blame Trump for the [unrest] http://fb.me/3rwyGVZ14
  • VA-ALERT: Federal Candidate Survey Results (Presidential Campaign)

    02/28/2016 8:12:02 AM PST · by RKBA Democrat · 4 replies
    VCDL has surveyed the Democrat and Republican candidates for President. The VCDL 2016 Federal Candidate Survey can be viewed at: https://www.vcdl.org/2016-Federal-Candidate-Survey So far, the responses are: DEMOCRAT Hillary Clinton -- Bernie Sanders -- REPUBLICAN Ben Carson -- Ted Cruz Pro-Gun John Kasich -- Marco Rubio -- Donald Trump Very Pro-Gun Note: If any other candidate returns a completed survey before the Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Primary, I will update this message. *************************************************************************** VA-ALERT is a project of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. (VCDL). VCDL is an all-volunteer, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to defending the human rights of all Virginians....
  • Gun Owners Of America Endorses Ted Cruz

    02/27/2016 10:49:17 AM PST · by pookie18 · 60 replies
    Gun Owners Of America ^ | 2/25/16 | Tim Macy
    Which Presidential Candidate Has the Longest Record Fighting for Gun Rights? Category: Current Alerts During History's Pivotal Moments, Ted Cruz Has Always Been There for the Second Amendment Help GOA make a big splash in the elections. It's easy to forget the cold, dark days of winter, 2013. The horrific tragedy of Newtown had touched the hearts of the nation, and every news outlet -- every one -- was blaming the Second Amendment community for what happened there. GOA was receiving death threats -- not only against us, but against our children. Even Fox News was opining that the battle...
  • Sportsmen for Trump: Great Website!

    02/22/2016 6:08:43 PM PST · by georgiegirl · 38 replies
    Check out this great website for hunting and fishing enthusiasts. Willie Robertson endorsement under "the Man for the Job". Lots of volunteer sponsors maintain this website.
  • Ted Cruz Says Second Amendment Will Be Written Out of the Constitution If Any of These Presidential

    02/15/2016 1:07:23 PM PST · by TBP · 96 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Feb. 14, 2016 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    The Texas senator told NBC’s Chuck Todd Sunday morning that he is looking forward to debating either of the Democratic presidential contenders on the future of the Supreme Court. However, according to Cruz, it isn’t just the two Democrats who could immeasurably alter the interpretation of the Constitution, in particular when it comes to gun rights. “If Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders wins, or for that matter, if Donald Trump wins — whose record is indistinguishable from them on a great many issues — then we will see the Second Amendment written out of the Constitution,” Cruz said. Cruz also...
  • NRA: Scalia death puts gun rights in jeopardy

    02/14/2016 10:18:08 AM PST · by snarkpup · 50 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/13/16 11:22 PM | Paul Bedard
    Gun rights groups like the National Rifle Association said that conservative Justice Antonin Scalia's death Saturday puts gun rights on the line. "We are one justice away from a Supreme Court that would harm our Second Amendment rights," said the NRA.
  • The new theme in the anti-gun game is, "Sanders Panders"

    01/17/2016 11:09:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 17, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Hillary Clinton and her team are definitely hearing the shuffling footsteps of Bernie Sanders creeping up behind them. The former Secretary of State and her surrogates have been firing back at the Vermont Senator in a serious fashion this week, seeking a way to blunt his recent gains in the polls. The problem for Bernie seems to be that he’s not used to being attacked and has little experience in how to respond. The gut level impulses of either Sanders or somebody on his staff are showing now that the pressure is on because he’s backing off on some of...
  • DEVELOPING: Trump To Get NRA Endorsement Ahead Of Iowa

    12/19/2015 8:52:05 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 66 replies
    prntly.com ^ | December 19
    Donald Trump may be receiving the coveted NRA endorsement ahead of the Iowa Caucuses according to insiders in and out of the NRA PVF, the political arm and financing group of the NRA. Why Trump? Trump's policy on the 2nd amendment is the most friendly to gun owners
  • Gun Owners Of America Endorses Kelli Ward Against John McCain

    12/10/2015 3:28:37 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 24 replies
    gingpac.org ^ | 12/9/15
    Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners Of America has openly endorsed Arizona State Senator Kelly Ward to replace John McCain in 2016. According to Pratt, "Senator McCain does not respect the Constitution. He is so irritable and so dislikes being criticized that he actually tried to eliminate the first amendment 60 days before an election, namely the McCain-Feingold Act." Jennifer Lawrence, a Community Liaison with GOA told Breitbart: "We really love Dr. Ward, she's done amazing things in the Senate here in Arizona. She is by far the strongest on the Second Amendment. We're really enthusiastic to see what...
  • The role guns played in Virginia elections (Mucho Barfo!)

    11/05/2015 3:19:19 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 8 replies
    There’s been a lot of Monday-morning quarterbacking about how firearm violence prevention played in Virginia elections this year. Let’s look at the two state Senate races where the issue played a central role: Senate District 10 in the Richmond area and Senate District 29 in Prince William County. In both races, gun safety was either the winning factor or helped tighten a race in a previously non-competitive GOP-held district. First, polling in and outside of Virginia shows more than 85 percent of Americans support common-sense firearms-violence prevention rules such as universal background checks or keeping firearms out of the hands...
  • Gun-control push falls flat in Virginia as GOP locks in legislative control

    11/04/2015 4:28:40 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 4, 2015 | ED MORRISEY
    The governor’s race in Kentucky may have given the GOP its most satisfying victory of Election Night 2015, but the maintenance of the status quo in Virginia may be the most meaningful. Outside groups poured into the Commonwealth in an attempt to gain Democratic governor Terry McAuliffe more leverage, including the SEIU and Michael Bloomberg’s gun-control activists, who spent more than $2 million on statehouse races. They came up empty, and in the process called into serious question the direction of the Democratic Party and the strategy of its presidential frontrunner: Republicans held onto the Virginia Senate in fiercely contested...
  • Bloomberg Inserts Himself Into Virginia State Senate Race

    10/22/2015 11:07:36 AM PDT · by indthkr · 10 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 10/21/15 | MICHAEL MARTZ
    A critical race in the battle for control of the Virginia Senate has entered a new dimension for state legislative races with a national gun-control groups announcement that it is buying $700,000 of political advertisements for Democrat Daniel A. Gecker in his race for the 10th District seat in Richmond and its suburbs. Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, said Wednesday it will begin airing a television ad today in the Richmond media market that features the father of Alison Parker, a 24-year-old Roanoke television reporter gunned down with her cameraman, Adam...
  • Democrats Will Lose The White House In 2016 Over Guns. Heres Why.

    10/13/2015 6:51:22 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 18 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 10-13-2015 | Bob Owens
    The Democrat Party is going to lose the 2016 elections in a landslide, and they can thank their radical anti-gun agenda for that loss. Bernie Sanders has boldly stated that semi-automatic assault weapons should be banned, along with standard-capacity magazines. The completely arbitrary definition of assault weapons defined by anti-gun politicians is always based upon superficial cosmetic featuresflash hiders, barrel shrouds, bayonet lugs, telescoping stocks and/or pistol gripsthat have nothing at all to due with the rate of fire, accuracy, or lethality of a given firearm. If he really wants to ban semi-automatic assault weapons, hes going to have to...
  • Clinton's Leftward Tack on Immigration and Guns Has Risks for November

    10/09/2015 7:56:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2015 | Michael Barone
    You win the presidency, Richard Nixon supposedly observed, by tacking to the right in the primaries and to the center in the general election. Hillary Clinton seems to be following that strategy except, as a Democrat, she is tacking to the left. This strategy has risks, as Nixon, who lost the presidency once and won it once by narrow margins, understood. Your right- or left-wing stances in the primaries can hurt in the general. As happened to George McGovern, the leftward-tacking Democratic nominee in 1972, whom Nixon beat with 61 percent of the vote. In the four decades since only...
  • Hillary To Gun Owners:Take Back The Second Amendment From NRA Extremists

    10/05/2015 1:20:27 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 55 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 5, 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday at a Town Hall in Manchester, NH, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged responsible gun owners, to form a new gun rights advocacy group, separate from the National Rifle Association (NRA) to take back the Second Amendment from these extremists.
  • Gun Owners Of America Endorses Ted Cruz For President

    09/09/2015 3:48:54 PM PDT · by Isara · 10 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 09/09/15
    HOUSTON, Texas — Yesterday, Gun Owners of America, a premier Second Amendment and gun-rights advocacy organization, endorsed U.S. Senator Ted Cruz for President. In a statement released by Tim Macy, Chairman of GOA, the group lauded Cruz’s consistent record of consistently fighting to protect the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens.“Cruz has been a strong advocate for Second Amendment rights as a U.S. Senator, and he will continue to defend our gun rights from the Oval Office,” said Macy. “Ted Cruz has promised gun owners that he will repeal anti-gun Executive Orders that circumvent Congress and veto anti-gun legislation if it...
  • Christie: I'll pardon legal gun owners arrested in N.J.

    08/02/2015 4:39:29 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 37 replies
    NJ.com ^ | August 1 , 2015
    WATERLOO, Iowa Campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination Saturday, Gov. Chris Christie said he'll likely pardon several out-of-staters legally permitted to carry their firearms in their home states who have been recently arrested in New Jersey under the Garden State's tough gun laws. Elizabeth J. Griffith, of Daytona Beach, Fla., was arrested by U.S. Park Police on July 14 during a visit to Liberty State Park in Jersey City and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. She could face a ten year prison sentence because her Florida state-issued permit to carry a handgun is not recognized by New...
  • Right angered by AP photo of gun pointing at Cruz

    06/23/2015 4:30:02 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 23, 2015 | Johnathan Easley
    Some conservatives are criticizing what they say is a media double standard after The Associated Press ran a photo of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with the picture of a gun in the background pointing directly at his head.

 “Imagine the outcry were he a Democrat,” said an editorial at the conservative news website Breitbart. “How many think pieces about violent imagery and responsible reporting would we see? How many more if he were a woman? Keep this in mind for the 2016 campaign. This is the playing field.”
  • R. Lee Ermey says hes gonna vote for TED CRUZ

    04/16/2015 2:03:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | April 16, 2015
    This is just a short clip I found of R. Lee Ermey at the NRA convention (I believe) saying that hes gonna vote for Ted Cruz: (VIDEO-AT-LINK)If Ted Cruz is good enough for Gunny, then you know hes right for America.
  • Chris Christie calls for 'the right balance' on gun rights

    04/16/2015 11:10:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 92 replies
    poltico.com ^ | 4/15/2015 | Adam B. Lerner
    Chris Christie took a centrist tone on guns Wednesday, calling for the right balance between gun control and the Second Amendment. Weve got to make sure we have public safety, but on the other hand we have to protect peoples rights both as sportsmen and hunters and for self protection too, find the right balance, Christie told a group of New Hampshire voters at Chez Vachon in Manchester, according to New Jersey newspaper The Record.
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Wows Them at NRA Convention in Nashville, TN

    04/11/2015 1:34:24 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 15 replies
    Scared Monkeys ^ | April 11, 2015
    “Our Country is in Crisis … The Answer is Not Going to Come from Washington, It’s Going to Come from You” THE NRA HAS INVADED NASHVILLE, TN … Welcome NRA, its members and all pro-Second Amendment supporters!!!Maybe there was no greater comment made last night by Sen. Ted Cruz than the following, “Our country is in crisis yet we’re gonna pull back and change the path we’re on, but the answer is not going to come from Washington, it’s going to come from you!!!”Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke to the NRA faithfully in Nashville, Tennessee at their Annual Meeting last...
  • Potential GOP Presidential Candidates to Speak at NRA Convention

    04/05/2015 7:06:22 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 11 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015 09:08 PM | By Jason Devaney
    Among the confirmed speakers are NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and NRA-ILA executive director Chris Cox, along with seven prominent Republican lawmakers. They are Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; Indiana Gov. Mike Pence; former Texas Gov. Rick Perry; former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania; and U.S. Sen. Rick Cruz of Texas. Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/NRA-convention-GOP-Republican/2015/03/03/id/628099/#ixzz3WUUekHnL Urgent: Rate Obama on His Job Performance. Vote Here Now!
  • Every 2016 GOP Presidential Hopeful Owns Guns BUT Bush & Christie

    04/01/2015 12:36:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Ammoland ^ | April 1, 2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Every 2016 GOP presidential hopeful except Jeb Bush and New Jersey Chris Christie (R) own guns, and lots of them. Between the 15 noteworthy contenders there are at least 40 guns privately owned, and these include Senator Ted Cruzs (R-TX) .357 Magnum and shotgun, Senator Lindsey Grahams (R-SC) AR-15, former Governor Rick Perrys (R-TX) jogging gun, the revolver Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) says he bought for protection in 2010, and Governor Bobby Jindals (R) Smith & Wesson .38 Special, among others. Yet according to The Washington Post, pro-illegal immigration candidate Jeb Bush does not own one gun, nor does Governor...
  • Scott Walker to address NRA in 2nd day of South Carolina push

    03/20/2015 4:48:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | March 20, 2015 | Patrick Marley
    Greenville,S.C.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will spend a second day Friday campaigning in this crucial southern state as he looks to connect with a full spectrum of voters....After hosting events Thursday for the South Carolina Republican Party in Columbia and Greenville, the Republican governor will attend two more Friday in Rock Hill and Charleston. He'll also speak to the National Rifle Association in Charleston.The two-day blitz...is important because the state holds the third presidential nominating contest in the country. It follows recent trips to the states that hold the first two, Iowa and New Hampshire.In his Thursday speeches, Walker spoke of...
  • NV: Gun Control Initiative Turns in 247,000 Signatures

    11/15/2014 9:17:42 AM PST · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The initiative to ban private sales of firearms in Nevada appears to have more than enough signatures. The Bloomberg backed Nevadans for Background Checks has said that it has turned in 247,000 signatures for verification. 101,667 valid signatures are necessary to send the initiative to the legislature. If the legislature does not enact the initiative into law, then the initiative goes to the voters in 2016. From mohavedailynews.com: Nevadans for Background Checks said it delivered nearly 247,000 signatures to Clark County election officials in North Las Vegas, hours after leaders of a group called the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana...
  • NRA-Backed Candidates Won over 91 Percent of Congressional Elections

    11/15/2014 9:49:01 AM PST · by rktman · 6 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 11/13/2014 | AWR Hawkins
    With all the numbers tallied, out of 251 races, NRA-backed candidates won in 229, over 91 percent of Congressional races in which they endorsed a candidate. According to the Washington Examiner, NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam explained that the Second Amendment group was able to win at this level because individual NRA members were motivated to vote for freedom. He said: "Our members came out in droves and voted for their rights and their freedom. This was one of the most successful election cycles in a decade."
  • Pro-gun GOP recall winners fall; Colo. Senate, House control up for grabs (Video @ link)

    11/06/2014 7:29:36 AM PST · by beaversmom · 69 replies
    Fox 31 Denver ^ | November 5, 2014 | Will C. Holden
    DENVER Though the GOP takeover swept across the nation on Tuesday, two pro-gun Republican recall winners who helped start the shift of power in Colorado before election season lost their seats in the state Senate Tuesday night, leaving control of that crucial chamber still up for grabs Wednesday morning. If Democrats were to retain their majority in the state Senate, they would not only control that chamber, but the governors office, with FOX31 Denver calling that tight race in favor of John Hickenlooper Wednesday morning, and possibly the state House, as well. However, many were surprised to see the...
  • 5 Gubernatorial Races Where Your Gun Rights Are on the Ballot

    11/04/2014 7:22:04 AM PST · by rktman · 9 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 11/3/2014 | AWR Hawkins
    Gun rights are essentially on the ballot in a number of Governor's races around the country. Among these are the races in Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Texas. In all fives of these states, a pro-Second Amendment candidate or incumbent is running against a pro-gun control candidate or incumbent.
  • Man Told To Remove His NRA Instructor Hat While Voting [VIDEO]

    10/27/2014 1:07:29 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 119 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10-27-2014 | CHUCK ROSS
    While he was early voting on Friday, a Douglasville, Georgia man says he was asked to remove a hat he wears everywhere, one that reads “NRA Instructor,” because poll workers said it was too closely associated with the Republican party.Bundy Cobb, who is certified by the National Rifle Association in firearms training, wears the hat in part to promote his business, True Aim Defense. But poll workers apparently saw it as something different.“I went by the first two ladies, and they didn’t say anything. And then the next lady, she said ‘sir, you’re going to have to take off your...
  • From bad to worse: Dr. Ben Carson cannot be trusted on gun rights

    05/29/2014 9:53:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 78 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 5/29/14 | Kurt Hofmann
    Dr. Ben Carson, potential contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, has been enjoying near "rock star" status in ostensibly conservative circles. If that continues, "conservatives" had might as well give up trying to cast themselves as representing the "pro-gun" position, because Carson's stance on guns is one that would probably not displease the Brady Campaign. Carson first raised gun owners' hackles in March, 2013, when he blithely told Glenn Beck that the right to own semi-automatic firearms is contingent on where one lives. From Mediate: But when asked whether people should be allowed to own semi-automatic weapons, the...
  • NRA Plans Tough Campaign to Win a Pro-Gun Senate

    02/09/2014 6:43:31 PM PST · by neverdem · 28 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 04 Feb 2014 | Cathy Burke
    Warning billionaire former mayor and gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg is "not going away," the National Rifle Association is hoping to fire up members to help elect a GOP-controlled Senate. “We fully expect to win a pro-gun Senate in this cycle,” NRA president Jim Porter told the Washington Examiner in an interview published Monday.“It is vital certainly to our issues, but it is vital to the well-being of this country." Porter's remarks came at the start of the NRA's "Great AmericanOutdoor Show." Former NRA head David Keene told the newspaper the group will be spreading the word to supporters about...
  • Wendy Davis Open Carry announcment may cost her any chance of winning

    02/09/2014 2:42:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | February 8, 2014 | Professor William A. Jacobson
    Start from the premise that Wendy Davis probably was going to lose the election against Greg Abbott no matter what. But probably wasnt a sure thing. Abbott never was in Edwin Edwards territory: The only way I can lose this election is if Im caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy. It didnt help that Daviss narrative of being a struggling teenage single mom who brought herself up by her bootstraps all the way to Harvard Law School fell apart. Davis always had the base, and maybe if she got lucky, if Republican turnout was...
  • 'Flummoxed' Democrats Distance Themselves from Newly Pro-Gun Wendy Davis

    02/08/2014 10:12:37 AM PST · by rktman · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 2/7/2014 | Frances Martel
    Texas Democrats have fiercely defended their gubernatorial candidate, Wendy Davis, through a scandal in which the state senator was caught lying about her status as a single mother and about paying for her own education. However, now that Davis is supporting open carry laws, Democrats and gun control groups are shying away.
  • MILLER: Texas Shootout John Cornyn and Steve Stockman Senate race is all about gun rights

    01/19/2014 6:22:50 AM PST · by bestintxas · 35 replies
    wash times ^ | e miller
    <p>While 2013 was a year of Second Amendment advocates on defense, 2014 is lining up to be a year of gaining ground on gun rights.</p> <p>President Obama continues to issue his dictates. Michael R. Bloomberg is still throwing around millions of dollars. And Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is just keeping a finger in the dike on Capitol Hill until the midterms.But the American people are ready to get back to strengthening their rights to keep and bear arms.</p>
  • Does McAuliffe's narrow victory mean Virginians are anti-gun?

    11/07/2013 7:04:29 AM PST · by sdnet · 63 replies
    Small Government Times ^ | 2013-11-07 | Steve Adcock
    Anti-gunners across the nation are reveling in the victory of Terry McAuliffe in the hotly-contested Virginia Governors race with claims that McAuliffes F rating by the National Rifle Association indicates the American people are rejecting the so-called gun agenda. But in reality, the McAuliffe victory proves once again the powerful roll that money plays in political elections in our fair nation. McAuliffe was expected to easily win the election, but ended up barely squeaking out a victory on election night despite dramatically outspending his opponent. In the days leading up to the Virginia election, McAuliffe outspent Republican challenger Ken Cuccinelli...