Senate Republicans held a Supreme Court seat vacant for the next president. Now that it’s President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican majority in the Senate, what happens next?
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Gun control advocates would have you believe that, if only there were background check requirements for all gun sales and transfers and if only the so-called “private sale loophole” was repealed, criminals would no longer be able to obtain guns online or at gun shows without a background check. Then, they’d have you believe
Soon, we will elect the next President of the United States. There is plenty of rhetoric on both sides. The same is true of the statements made by candidates. The NRA endorsed Donald Trump at its annual meeting with strong support from the membership, so this letter will not be much of a surprise to most—regardless your political leanings.
This letter appears in the November ’16 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.
This article continues the NRA’s coverage of the upcoming presidential election and Hillary Clinton’s campaign against the Second Amendment, ‘high capacity’ magazines, and semiautomatic firearms. Here is the full release from the NRA:
A gun without ammunition is really just an overpriced rock when it comes to self-defense. Although previous gun control attempts have failed in attempts to outlaw firearms and strip individuals of their Second Amendment rights, California it is trying to outflank us by targeting the ability to buy ammunition. This would be a nightmare for the law-abiding gun owners of California. Also, once successful in getting a law passed in one place, gun control tends to spread to other states. So ,even if you do not live in California, this has the potential to affect you in the future. Here is the full release from the Coalition for Civil Liberties – No on 63.
Last week, state Representative Sonya Harper filed House Bill 6615, legislation that seeks to create a serialization system of “handgun ammunition” in Illinois. While HB 6615 claims to only encompass handgun ammunition, the language would also go so far as to include most popular pistol, rifle and shotgun ammunition.
The election is just around the corner, and the results may not be good for gun owners. The problem is political speak for convenience versus what the politician will actually do once elected. The latest example of this is demonstrated in the following press release from the NRA. Regarding Hillary’s leaked statement from a private fundraiser when she slammed the Supreme Court as “wrong on the Second Amendment” and called for reinstating the assault weapons ban during a small private fundraiser in New York last week, according to audio of her remarks obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, was in New York City recently on an official visit. Commenting on the bombs that exploded while he was in town, he opined that such attacks are now simply “part and parcel” of life in major urban centers.
The anti gun and pro Second Amendment forces came to a showdown in Missouri. The legislature spoke, the executive vetoed, and before you knew it, it was the gun rights of law-abiding citizens that hung in the balance. Then, Bloomberg and the NRA entered the fray. Here is the full release from the NRA.
The narrative spread by the anti gunners simply does not have a basis in truth. Recently, the NRA posted an article—yet again—exposing the myth that gun ownership is declining. With the popularity of so many firearms over the past decade are you surprised?
Whether you are still on the fence or have a solid choice in mind as to who should be the President of the United States, you need to read the NRA’s latest column from award-winning author Frank Minter. In this article, Minter deciphers Hillary’s words on gun control, removes the doublespeak, and delivers the straight story.
In June 2000, Hillary Clinton endorsed a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., that would have required anyone who owns a handgun to be licensed and to have their name placed in a national database. Clinton said, “I stand in support of this common-sense legislation to license everyone who wishes to purchase a gun. I also believe that every new handgun sale or transfer should be registered in a national registry, such as Chuck is proposing.”
Last week’s stunning announcement by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy was a major blow to gun rights and the Second Amendment rights of Massachusetts’ citizens. If allowed to stand, it could spread like plague to other pro gun control states. Here is a quick synopsis of what happened and the plans and organizations looking to take legal action to right this wrong.
California is in for a busy anti-gun law-making year in 2016! More accurately, California has already had a busy year—even if many of the new laws will not go into effect until January 1, 2017. This makes the stakes for California’s gun owners some of the highest in the nation. It also foretells where the anti gunners may attack your Second Amendment rights in your state’s legislation or litigation and political fronts.
America witnessed a remarkable and telling legislative showdown last week that revolved around a very simple concept underlying American democracy. That concept is due process. Some were willing to discard it for the sake of politics and the illusion of safety. Others were not. Here is what the NRA had to say about it:
Jeh Johnson recently claimed ‘gun ownership is part of Homeland Security.’ It is statements such as this that led to the recent gun control measures that have been recently voted down in the Senate and attempted to be brought before the House of Representatives. Fortunately, pro Second Amendment groups such the the NRA and Second Amendment Foundation are actively battling to defend our rights. Here is the Second Amendment Foundation’s response to Jeh Johnson.
Your calls and emails are working, but our Second Amendment Rights are still under assault in the U.S. Congress!