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  • Wayne LaPierre says NRA is leaving ‘toxic’ New York, heading to Texas

    01/16/2021 1:14:42 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 45 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 15, 2021 4:51pm | Laura Italiano
    The National Rifle Association is shotgun-divorcing New York and hightailing it to Texas, its CEO announced Friday.The gun lobby is “breaking free from the toxic political environment of New York,” NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre said in announcing its decision to reincorporate in the Lone Star State. “The plan can be summed up quite simply: We are DUMPING New York, and we are pursuing plans to reincorporate the NRA in Texas.”The move was announced as the group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported.The bankruptcy will allow the NRA to keep operating while working out plans to repay creditors — with...
  • News Sumamry-Intelligence Report Friday 1/15/2021 Newsdump Friday

    01/15/2021 10:44:40 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/15/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump is planning to leave Washington DC next Wednesday morning... Federal prosecutors are now claiming their belief that people who entered the US Capitol on January 6th intended to capture and kill... Was Qanon really linked to the FBI?... Up to 25-thousand troops now authorized to be in Washington DC for Joe Biden's inauguration next Wednesday... Virginia officials already closing some bridge access to Washington DC with all bridges into Washington DC from Virginia closing for 48 hours... Joe Biden planning to spend 1.9 trillion dollars more to deal with the coronavirus... Governors and local officials in the US...
  • NRA Dumps New York to Reincorporate in Texas, Announces New Strategic Plan

    01/15/2021 6:33:54 PM PST · by Wish2Post · 23 replies
    NRA Letter ^ | Wayne LaPierre
    Dear NRA Members & Supporters: Today, the NRA announced a restructuring plan that positions us for the long-term and ensures our continued success as the nation’s leading advocate for constitutional freedom – free from the toxic political environment of New York. The plan can be summed up quite simply: We are DUMPING New York, and we are pursuing plans to reincorporate the NRA in Texas. To facilitate the strategic plan and restructuring, the NRA and one of its subsidiaries filed voluntary chapter 11 petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. As you...
  • NRA filing for bankruptcy, moving from New York to Texas

    01/15/2021 3:09:11 PM PST · by Java4Jay · 21 replies
    The National Rifle Association (NRA) has filed for bankruptcy and will reincorporate in Texas, the gun rights advocacy group announced Friday.
  • NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

    01/15/2021 1:30:18 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 120 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1-15-21 | Staff
    This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.
  • Joe Biden’s Call To “Defeat The NRA” A Warning For All Gun Owners

    01/12/2021 7:34:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 01/12/2021 | Cam Edwards
    We already know that Joe Biden ran on the most anti-gun platform of any presidential candidate in American history, but if gun owners had any doubt about the sincerity of the next president’s desire to attack the right to keep and bear arms, Biden’s tweet on Friday pledging to “defeat the NRA” should put those doubts to rest.The National Rifle Association responded to Biden’s message in a tweet of its own on Sunday, urging members and gun owners to stay engaged in the political fights ahead.On Friday, Biden pledged to DEFEAT THE NRA.Biden wants to ban our semi-auto rifles, tax...
  • Joe Biden Doubles Down, Pledges to ‘Defeat the NRA’

    01/11/2021 1:57:22 AM PST · by knighthawk · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 10 2021 | AWR HAWKINS
    In a January 8, 2021, statement recognizing the tenth anniversary of the shooting that wounded Gabby Giffords, President-elect Joe Biden pledged to “defeat the NRA.” Biden’s full statement recounted the January 8, 2011, attack, which killed six and left Giffords and others wounded, then transitioned to praising Giffords for the gun control work she undertook after the incident. The statement concluded: “As President, I pledge to continue to work together with Congresswoman Giffords, and with survivors, families, and advocates across the country, to defeat the NRA and end the epidemic of gun violence in America.”
  • Biden Says He Will ‘Defeat the NRA’ While in Office

    01/10/2021 4:15:32 PM PST · by yoe · 73 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 10, 2021 | Zachary Stieber
    President-elect ( Joe Biden) on Jan. 8 promised to “defeat” the National Rifle Association while he’s in office.Biden’s official Twitter account was responding to former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), who was among 14 people wounded in a shooting rampage by Jared Lee Loughner in Tucson in 2011; six people died in the attack. Giffords had recounted how her life and community “changed forever.”“But the attack did not break me—or the people I represented in Congress. We came together, turned pain into purpose, and found hope in each other,” she wrote, adding that she continues to work to “achieve a safer...
  • NRA delivers Nerf guns to boy after mall Santa refuses to bring him one

    12/15/2020 12:00:45 PM PST · by knighthawk · 16 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 15 2020 | Kate Sheehy
    The NRA just one-upped Santa — lock, stock and barrel. The gun rights group delivered Nerf guns to a 4-year-old Illinois boy who burst into tears when a politically correct mall Santa told him he couldn’t have one earlier this month. “Mean Santa didn’t want to give me a Nerf gun for Christmas,‘’ said little Michael DeCarlo, dressed in Army camouflage, in a video posted on the National Rifle Association’s website over the weekend.
  • History: Most FBI background checks ever, 434M guns in America

    12/02/2020 8:33:16 AM PST · by PROCON · 13 replies ^ | Dec. 1, 2020 | Paul Bedard
    America’s recent election and the COVID-19 pandemic fueled a gun-buying binge that continued in November, making 2020 into the top year ever for firearms sales — by a country mile.The FBI reported today that it recorded a 42% surge in background checks for firearms in November. Last month, it conducted 3.6 million. In November 2019, it was 2.5 million.And already this year, the FBI has recorded 35.7 million background checks. In all of record-setting 2019, there were 28.3 million checks.(Screenshot via FBI)That means 2020 background checks for guns are already 25% over last year, and there is still a month...
  • VA: VCDL president says no pro-gun rally on Lobby Day, claims ‘double standard’ as gun-control advocates take coveted time slots

    11/25/2020 7:14:11 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 7 replies ^ | Nov 23, 2020
    RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The head of the gun-rights group that organized a rally that drew 22,000 people to the state Capitol in January said a similar event won’t happen next year, claiming that a “double standard” allowed gun-control advocates to book the majority of time slots for Lobby Day. Philip Van Cleave, the president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, told members of the organization in a message this week that when he tried to apply for the 11 a.m. slot for next year’s Lobby Day, a tradition that gives citizens an opportunity to share issues they find important...
  • Apple security chief accused of bribing officers with iPads in exchange for concealed gun permits

    11/23/2020 12:47:44 PM PST · by qwerty1234 · 17 replies
    A grand jury in Santa Clara, California, has issued an indictment accusing Apple’s chief security officer, Thomas Moyer, of offering bribes to secure concealed carry permits for Apple employees. Moyer allegedly promised to donated 200 iPads worth $70,000 to the sheriff’s office in exchange for four concealed carry licenses “withheld from Apple employees,” according to a press release from the Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen. “Tom Moyer is innocent of the charges filed against him. He did nothing wrong and has acted with the highest integrity throughout his career. We have no doubt he will be acquitted at trial,”...
  • Negroes With Guns: The Untold History of Black NRA Gun Clubs and the Civil Rights Movement

    11/17/2020 4:42:40 PM PST · by ammodotcom · 24 replies ^ | 11/17/2020 | Sam Jacobs
    With the violent crime rate increasing disproportionately in urban communities, it's no surprise that a recent phone survey of black voters found that 80 percent felt gun violence was an “extremely serious” problem. However, it seems this surge in violence actually has many in the black community changing their views on gun ownership. In 1993, 74 percent of African-Americans favored gun control. Fast forward to 2018, and a Crime Prevention Research Center report found that concealed carry permits are on the rise – especially among minorities. In Texas alone, the number of blacks with permits has grown by almost 140...
  • The pandemic and riots are changing views on guns

    11/11/2020 9:30:37 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    The COVID-19 pandemic and riots across the country are changing the views many people have about guns and their importance to self defense. Liberal politicians are working to defund the police in major cities which has caused an increase in crime. Citizens of those cities are learning that the police cannot protect them and they must protect themselves. Gun sales have surged primarily due to first time gun buyers rushing to buy weapons to protect themselves. The dramatic increase in gun and ammo sales have resulted in an ammo shortage. Many first time gun buyers are learning how difficult it can be in some...
  • Mississippi's Asya Branch, Pro GUN and Pro Trump WINS MISS USA

    11/11/2020 8:03:23 AM PST · by max americana · 34 replies
    breitbart ^ | nov 10,2020 | alana mastrangelo
    The first black woman to be crowned Miss Mississippi was crowned Miss USA on Monday, and will go on to represent the United States in the Miss Universe pageant. The beauty queen, Asya Branch, is also pro-Second Amendment and has previously met with President Donald Trump for a roundtable discussion on criminal justice reform. (snip) Branch was also asked about her stance on gun laws, to which the beauty queen responded that “as someone who grew up in a home with guns, I learned at an early age how to load, how to fire, and gun safety, and I think...
  • Republicans Emerge from Election Controlling New Hampshire Governorship, House, and Senate

    11/10/2020 9:55:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/10/2020 | Awr Hawkins
    Republicans emerged from the November 3, 2020, elections with control of the New Hampshire Governorship, House, and Senate. New Hampshire, with the state motto “Life Free or Die,” is home to renowned gun maker Sig Sauer. The Center Square reports that Gov. Chris Sununu (R) won a third term “handily” on November 3, receiving “more than 65 percent of the vote.” New Hampshire voters also “elected Republican majorities in the state House of Representatives, Senate, and Executive Council.” The Dartmouth reported the victories by noting that they flipped state House and Senate control from Democrat to Republican. Democrats had “a...
  • ‘Lincoln Project’ to Back Democrat Control of Senate in Georgia Runoff: ‘Defeat Trumpism’

    11/06/2020 1:12:30 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 6, 2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The “Lincoln Project,” a political action committee of former Republicans that raised tens of millions of dollars in 2020 to defeat President Donald Trump, has declared it will back Democrat Jon Ossoff in the upcoming Senate runoff in Georgia. “We’re staying in the fight: to defeat Trumpism we must also defeat David Perdue,” the Lincoln Project tweeted Friday, referring to the current Republican incumbent. “Let’s elect Jon Ossoff.” If both Democrats win their respective races, the Senate would be deadlocked 50-50, with the vice president breaking a tie. Ossoff, 33, has never held elected office. In 2017, he ran in...
  • Ham Radio Club, Gunsite Salute NRA Birthday

    11/01/2020 10:22:44 AM PST · by Varmint Al · 16 replies
    NRA Birthday Salute ^ | 11/1/2020 | Varmint Al
    Ham Radio Club, Gunsite Salute NRA Birthday The Yavapl Amateur Radio Club (YARC) of Prescott, Ariz., will operate a special event station Nov. 17, 2020, in celebration of the NRA's 149th birthday. The amateur radio station will operate from Gunsite Academy's 2000-acre campus north of Prescott. The call sign will be K7GST, an FCC-licensed amateur radio station. it will conduct operations on the following amateur frequencies from 0900 to 1800 MST: 7.040, 7/250, 14.040, 14.250 and 21.335 MHz. Due to availability issues the CW operation will only be 1300 to 1800 MSR. A unique NRA/Gunsite certificate (acknowledgment of communications)...
  • In the Face of Unrelenting Contempt, the President Endures

    11/01/2020 7:18:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | November 1, 2020 | Jeff Davidson
    Suppose you're elected president after a bruising campaign and election season. Before you take office, a throng of critics arise, leveling non-stop criticism about you, your aims, your parents, your family, and every facet of your being. Don’t Say a WordImagine that as you’re sworn in, the verbal attacks intensify. Your intelligence is impugned. Your motives are questioned to the nth degree. Your appearance is mocked. Your family is derided, and subjected to constant threats. Everything that you say is taken out of context, often intentionally, to convolute the meaning of your message.Rather than be accorded a grace period of...
  • Whose Ever Got the Guns Can Win- Let’s Take Over the Buildings!” -WOW! Lisa Fithian, BLM, Radical Leftists Are Working with Federal Workers For Post Election Mass Violence

    10/30/2020 10:18:59 AM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 35 replies ^ | Oct 30 2020 | Jim Hoft
    Lisa Fithian is a radical revolutionary who has been organizing chaos operations and antigovernment demonstrations in the United States for decades. Lisa Fithian was a key organizer of violent demonstrations that caused the shutdown of the 1999 WTO meetings in Seattle, Washington. Fithian is an anti-capitalist revolutionary.