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  • NRA Memberships Surge in Wake of Anti-NRA Protests, ‘Media Bias’

    03/05/2018 9:11:01 AM PST · by rktman · 43 replies ^ | 3/5/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    National Rifle Association memberships surged in the wake of the anti-NRA protests and “media bias” that followed the February 14 Florida school shooting. The Daily Mail reports that Google searches for “NRA membership” rose “4,900 percent” since the Florida attack. That rise occurred at a time when many Democrats, media personalities, and Hollywood celebrities were denouncing the NRA as causal in the shooting that took 17 lives in a gun-free zone. The Hollywood attitude was epitomized by writer-director Judd Apatow, actress Mia Farrow, and comedian Chelsea Handler, all of whom responded to the Florida school attack by calling out the...
  • Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg calls for spring break boycott of Florida

    02/25/2018 3:19:13 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 143 replies
    The Sun-Sentinel ^ | 02-24-2018 | Paula McMahon
    One of the Parkland school shooting survivors is calling on tourists to boycott the State of Florida for spring break as a way to get legislators’ attention focused on gun control. “Let's make a deal DO NOT come to Florida for spring break unless gun legislation is passed,” David Hogg, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student who is a leader in the #neveragain movement, posted on Twitter on Saturday. Hogg said he hoped his tweet would make state politicians listen if the “billion-dollar tourism industry in Florida” makes gun control measures a priority. “If the legislators aren’t going to...
  • Trump tiptoes toward possible fight with NRA

    02/23/2018 1:05:52 AM PST · by familyop · 96 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 22, 2018 | JONATHAN EASLEY AND LYDIA WHEELER
    On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted support for background checks, new age limits on some gun purchases and the end of the the sale of bump stocks. I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health. Raise age to 21 and end sale of Bump Stocks! Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue - I hope! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 22, 2018 “Legislative proposals that prevent law-abiding adults aged 18-20 years old from acquiring rifles and shotguns effectively prohibits them for purchasing any firearm, thus depriving them of their...
  • ‘Kill The NRA’ Billboard on Interstate I-65

    02/20/2018 7:50:28 AM PST · by rktman · 52 replies ^ | 2/20/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    A “Kill the NRA” billboard was visible Monday on I-65 in Louisville, Kentucky. The message was spelled out in large, white spray-painted letters on a black billboard bearing the tag, “Resist 45.” The Courier Journal reports that photos come in the wake of the Florida school shooting that has given rise to intense criticism of the NRA. The NRA was made aware of the billboard and responded with a Facebook post: The Courier Journal reports that other billboards tagged “Resist 45” have popped around Louisville in recent months, leveling some degree of criticism toward President Trump. One billboard urged viewers...
  • Leftwing Extremist 'Southern Poverty Law Center' Smears Conservatives, Patriots

    04/18/2010 12:02:33 PM PDT · by Welshman007 · 8 replies · 557+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 4/18/2010 | Anthony G. Martin
    The Leftwing extremist group called 'The Southern Poverty Law Center' of Montgomery, Alabama has with one stroke of the pen smeared conservatives and Patriots in its new, infamous 'blacklist' it entitles, 'Meet the Patriots.' Among those it includes in the blacklist are some of the most reputable conservative Patriots in America today, such as U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-MN), federal judge and Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano, U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX), Gun Owners of America (GOA) chief Larry Pratt, Fox News personality Glenn Beck, and U.S. Representative Paul Broun (R-GA), among others.
  • The Massive Success of BJP in Uttar Pradesh Election is a referral to the core Hindutva issues.

    03/12/2017 4:34:32 PM PDT · by Hindu Existence · 30 replies
    Hindu Existence News Bureau ^ | 11/03/2017 | Upananda Brahmachari
    PM Modi wins ‘heart’ of India, gets head start for 2019. But, he has to make real his election promises well and ahead. The Massive Success of BJP in Uttar Pradesh Election is a referral to the core Hindutva issues. Upananda Brahmachari | HENB | Haridwar | March 11, 2017:: The assembly election results of five states in 2017 are announced in a ‘Saffron Saturday’. In two states viz. Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, BJP set a record win to form govt there. In Punjab BJP and its ally Shiromani Akali Dal have badly defeated and Congress will form the Govt....
  • Audio Shows Katie Couric Documentary Deceptively Edited Interview with Pro-Gun Activists

    05/25/2016 4:20:24 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 23 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5-25-16 | Stephen Gutowski
    The makers of a new Katie Couric documentary on gun violence deceptively edited an interview between Couric and a group of gun rights activists in an apparent attempt to embarrass the activists, an audio recording of the full interview shows. At the 21:48 mark of Under the Gun a scene of Katie Couric interviewing members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, a gun rights organization, is shown. Couric can be heard in the interview asking activists from the group, “If there are no background checks for gun purchasers, how do you prevent felons or terrorists from purchasing a gun?” The...
  • OK: “Constitutional” Permitless Open Carry Almost to Governor

    05/06/2016 6:05:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 6 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Oklahoma legislature has passed HB 3098, the bill to restore permitless open carry to Oklahoma.  The bill passed the House  73 to 15, and the Senate 37 to 9.  Unless it is stopped in conference committee, it will be sent to Governor Mary Fallin.  Two years ago, in 2014,Governor Fallin, (R) Oklahoma, vetoed a number of bills in what has been described as a “tantrum” on the 29th of April. The legislature overrode one of the bills.  It is unclear if Governor Fallin would veto HB 3098, which passed with veto proof majorities.  I have read the bill,...
  • 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...
  • Which Presidential Candidate Has the Longest Record Fighting for Gun Rights?

    02/25/2016 4:32:32 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies
    Gun Owners of America ^ | February 25, 2016 | GOA
    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 against Bloomberg's gun control was hopeless, as every news outlet spent every hour of the day predicting that our organization -- and the "gun manufacturers' lobby" [sic] in general -- would be absolutely and totally destroyed. It...
  • Why Sandy Hook parents are suing a gunmaker

    02/23/2016 8:07:07 AM PST · by VRWCmember · 64 replies ^ | 2/22/2016 | Chris Welch and Deborah Feyerick
    (CNN) -- To hear Jackie Barden and David Wheeler describe their lives today is a master class in hope. On December 14, 2012, Barden's youngest son, 7-year-old Daniel, and Wheeler's son, 6-year-old Ben, were among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. "(My husband) Mark and I still have a great life, and we really have to remember that," Barden said, adding that their two children bring the family an enormous amount of love and strength. "We are fortunate with what we have with the two of them." .... "Our families deserve that day in court," said...
  • Canadian News Anchor Gives Warning To American Gun Owners

    01/20/2016 6:28:34 PM PST · by Baynative · 4 replies
    I posted this a year ago and received minimal interest. The warning speaks for itself.
  • Second Amendment Foundation - Feedback?

    12/25/2015 5:53:26 AM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 15 replies
    Thinking of joining to them. But is it a one person organization basically? Am I better off contributing more to NRA?
  • Which RKBA group to join first? NRA, or? (Vanity)

    12/12/2015 8:37:00 AM PST · by pogo101 · 48 replies
    Free Republic ^ | December 12, 2015 | Self
    Although I'm (stupidly) still not a gun owner, I would like to join a pro-2A lobby to preserve my right to BECOME one. But which one to join? The largest is the NRA, but they endorse sh**s like Harry Reid. Suggestions?
  • Cruz For President Announces Second Amendment Coalition

    12/04/2015 2:36:39 PM PST · by Isara · 9 replies ^ | 12/04/15
    Totaling an astounding 24,030 membersHOUSTON, Texas - Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz today rolled-out his Second Amendment Coalition at a rally in Johnston, Iowa. The group represents gun rights advocates across the country who believe in the fundamental constitutional right to bear arms for the purpose of self-defense. The coalition already has 24,030 members, including 1,084 members in the four early primary states. The coalition will be co-chaired by Gun Owners of America President Tim Macy, former Congressman Bob Barr, President and Co-Founder of Heroes Hunting Sgt. Patrick Perkins, Richard Rogers and Dave Funk."The right to self-defense is an essential component...
  • Democrats push to prevent gun sales to terror-list suspects

    11/21/2015 10:03:40 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 21, 2015 3:24 AM EST | Alan Fram and Michael Biesecker
    Congressional Democrats are trying to build support for an effort to bar gun purchases by terror suspects, hoping to take advantage of the same public anxieties about security that gave Republicans a ringing House victory. The Democratic push seems likely to fall victim to opposition from the National Rifle Association and congressional gun-rights backers, chiefly Republicans, who have smothered firearms curbs for years. If the Republicans who control Congress block votes on the proposal, Democrats hope to profit politically by winning sympathy from angry voters. ...
  • Goa - Unknown Home for Tigers

    Goa which is situated on the West Coast of India is well known for its famous beaches such as Calangute, Vagator, Colva, and Arambol. However, it is relatively unknown as a "Refuge" for Tigers. Camera Traps installed by the Wildlife Conservation Society in April 2013 in Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa captured 4 Tigers on film. These findings, on film give some hope that the State Government of Goa in its wisdom will now declare this sanctuary located in the ecologically rich "Western Ghats" or Western Indian Mountains a "Tiger Reserve". It is necessary to declare 500 square kilometres of...
  • Jeb! Bonus! Clip! (Jeb Bush on Gun Control...absolutely no spine whatsoever)

    09/12/2015 6:23:14 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 34 replies
    Listening to that was like listening to Bloomberg. Close your eyes and you cannot tell the difference. If he is the nominee, I am staying home.....and I have never done that.
  • Gun Owners Of America Endorses Ted Cruz For President

    09/09/2015 3:48:54 PM PDT · by Isara · 10 replies ^ | 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...
  • Obama Officials Heading to Mexico to Discuss International Gun Control Via UN Treaty

    08/23/2015 5:23:08 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 45 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | August 23, 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    On August 24 officials from the Obama administration will be attending the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) conference in Mexico City. The ATT was signed by Secretary of State John Kerry on September 25, 2013 but never ratified by the US Senate. Nevertheless, Gun Owners of America reports that Obama officials will be in Mexico City for the conference. Breitbart News previously reported that the ATT is an international gun control treaty designed to be implemented apart from, or in spite of, the general framework of governance for countries that are signatories to it. Thus, while it will not do...