The President will get in front of a podium and make an impassioned speech about the need for expanded gun control laws, but what is he leaving out? Remember the President saying, “Even the NRA used to support expanded background checks.”? What is the truth behind the NRA and background checks? Watch the video to learn the truths the President does not want you to know.
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During an interview with Breitbart News, the subject of background checks for gun purchases came up. Gun Owners of America’s Executive Director Larry Pratt was not shy in his answer: “During the last year of record, although the government has done millions upon millions of background checks, they [only] brought 14 prosecutions to court for trial–hardly a crime-fighting tool.” Read more of his interview here.
Let your elected officials know your opinion on the use of the VA and SSA as a wedge to force individuals to choose between benefits and the Second Amendment. Get the back-story and contact information on the latest in the fight to protect the Second Amendment in this story.
There is never a lack of news affecting gun owners and 2A supporters. Be it if your shooting sport is hunting, target, competition or merely keeping a gun around for self-defense, there are always politicians and anti-gun groups pushing for more gun control and your right to own that firearm is constantly in threat, overtly and through backdoor measures. This past week, we saw a knee-jerk reaction from the some of the largest American airlines in response to the taking of “Cecil the lion,” the implementation of universal background checks in Oregon and New York suing Walmart and Amazon. Is there ever any good news? You will have to read and find out!
The NICS system run by the FBI was established 17 years ago with Congressional passage of the Brady Act. It needs to be updated. Click to see how:
Are you on Social Security? Does someone else help you handle your finances? You could be in danger of having your gun rights stripped from you. President Obama is seeking to expand background checks to include those who receive Social Security benefits. You must read this article to find out how to stop this.
The gun-rights debate is taking a nastier-than-usual turn, wherein members of the anti-gun-rights crowd are publicly calling for the federal government to move against gun-rights supporters — in particular, the NRA and its leadership — and arrest, jail, try, rendition, or otherwise attack outspoken gun-rights supporters.
Fifty-four county sheriffs, the Colorado Outfitters Association, several firearms retailers, Magpul Industries, disabled individuals, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), and other parties have brought a federal lawsuit to challenge to Colorado’s recently enacted gun-control laws.
Every gun owner watching probably noticed the closed bolt, the finger dangerously close to the trigger and the direction the gun is pointing which, particularly in the presence of children, is not responsible firearms handling.
In a March 2013 poll conducted by PoliceOne.com, a majority of law-enforcement personnel said universal background checks, “assault weapons” bans, and “high capacity” magazine bans do not make police safer and will not lower violent crime. Armed citizens, on the other hand, do make a positive difference.