The Missouri General Assembly voted to override Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 656. The new law will allow anyone legally allowed to possess a firearm to carry that firearm while also maintaining the current permit system. Then, billionaire Michael Bloomberg swooped in to drop his cash and influence. Fortunately, the NRA was ready to defend the Second Amendment!
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Gun-ban advocates and others in the gun-control movement are fond of saying the number of gun owners in the United States is falling. UCLA law professor Adam Winkler even claims that of the record number of guns sold in the United States every month for the past 15 months, none of those buyers are new gun owners. Now, a brand-new Pew Research Center poll tells the true story of American gun ownership—and it’s not what anti-gunners would have you believe.
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. Do you agree with his analysis?
At the Democratic National Convention last month, Clinton said, “I’m not here to repeal the Second Amendment. I’m not here to take away your guns.” She wants us to believe this, even though she has said that the Supreme Court got it “wrong” with the Heller (2008) decision in which the court ruled 5-4 that the Second Amendment is indeed an individual right.
Last week’s stunning announcement by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy was a major blow to gun rights and the Second Amendment. 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. Take a stand to defend you Second Amendment rights!
Jeh Johnson recently claimed ‘gun ownership is part of Homeland Security.’ It is statement such as this that led to the recent gun control measures that have been taken up 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.
Let’s keep the pressure on – please call your U.S. Senators today and ask them to oppose any and all gun control and request they respect your right to defend yourself by passing national concealed carry reciprocity.