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NRA Rages After Dick’s Reveals Plan To Destroy Guns It No Longer Sells: You’re Punishing Law-Abiding Citizens

The Pittsburgh Gazette reports: When Dick’s Sporting Goods said it would no longer sell modern sporting rifles at its Field & Stream stores following the Valentine’s Day shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school, one question was what would happen to the unsold firearms in its inventory. Typically a retailer may return unsold merchandise to the manufacturer. But in this ...

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BUT HER EMAILS: NRA TV Host Calls For Firing Robert Mueller Because “We Investigate Crimes, Not People”

“Trump, whose actual lawyer, not his fake lawyer, not his friend who is a potential co-conspirator here, his actual lawyer, his offices get raided in the middle of day, Pablo Escobar or John Gotti-style in the middle of New York. Folks, this is unreal. I don’t know what Cohen did wrong but what would have happened if he would have ...

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Ted Nugent: I’m The Victim Of Liberal Hate Speech

Media Matters has today’s quote from the pants-crapping draft-dodging board member of the NRA: I was told, coming out of a firestorm, a firestorm of guitar solo magic, that I was trending on Facebook because somehow, some dishonest, lying idiots claimed that my identifying, accurately and honestly, those in the gun control marches who call people who don’t agree with ...

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Breitbart: The Media Is On A McCarthyist Witch Hunt To Destroy Laura Ingraham Because She’s A Conservative

John Nolte writes at Breitbart: The pretext being used to destroy a conservative woman, Fox News star Laura Ingraham, is that she accused a 17-year-old of “whining.” Even after apologizing to anti-gun activist David Hogg, the corporate media and the organized left, with a lot of help from gutless corporations, are still determined to dismantle Ingraham’s entire professional life — ...

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Ted Nugent: Parkland Survivors Are “Soulless Liars”

The Daily Beast reports: NRA board member Ted Nugent has attacked Parkland’s teenage school shooting survivors-turned-gun control activists, calling them “mushy brained” and “soulless” liars. In an appearance on The Joe Pags Show late Friday, Nugent apparently forgot about his promise to stop using “hateful rhetoric” after last year’s congressional shooting in Virginia. According to Nugent, the Parkland students pushing ...

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Liberty University Opens “Sophisticated” Gun Range

Fox News reports: As schools nationwide debate on how to keep firearms away from campus, Liberty University opened a multimillion-dollar gun range today for student activities and hosting competitions. The largest Christian university, located in Lynchburg, Va., already allows students to have guns in their dorms and more than 3,000 students have completed free firearm safety courses offered through LUPD, ...

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Trump: Second Amendment Will Never Be Repealed

Politico reports: President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday morning that his administration will not support the repeal of the Second Amendment, a step former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens suggested Tuesday in a New York Times op-ed. “THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED! As much as Democrats would like to see this happen, and despite the words yesterday of ...

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NRA Admits Moving Around Foreign Donations

Talking Points Memo reports: The National Rifle Association is acknowledging that it accepts donations from foreign entities, and that it moves money between its various accounts “as permitted by law.” The gun group insists it has never received foreign money in connection with an election. But campaign finance experts say that, since money is fungible, that assurance doesn’t mean much. ...

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NRA TV Host: Only Weak People Have Protest Marches

“Their leaders told them that they [assault weapons] need to be banned and so often times what happens is they follow. The reason you don’t see NRA members marching on Washington is, one, I believe we’re in the majority of where we stand on gun rights. We are right and the Constitution is in our favor. And we’re not in ...

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Rick Santorum: Student Activists Should Be Learning CPR Instead Of Protesting Against The NRA [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) suggested that students should take CPR classes and take steps to prepare for active shooter situations instead of holding protests calling for new gun laws. “How about kids instead of looking to someone else to solve their problem, do something about,” Santorum said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “Maybe taking CPR ...

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NRA Boosted Online Ad Buys By 600% After Parkland

The Chicago Tribune reports: Immediately after the horror of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the National Rifle Association halted all of its digital advertising, including ads on YouTube, banner ads on websites, and Facebook ads. Within four days, though, the NRA had returned in force, increasing its advertising aggressively on Facebook, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: March For Our Lives Anti-Gun Rallies

NBC News reports: Hundreds of thousands of kids across the country are expected to participate in rallies Saturday as part of the March for Our Lives movement that was born out of the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 students and staff members.  The main event will occur in Washington, where student survivors from Marjory Stoneman ...

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POLL: NRA Favorability Rating Hits 18-Year Low

Business Insider reports: For the first time in nearly two decades, Americans have turned against the National Rifle Association, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The poll found that 40% of people surveyed had a negative view of the NRA, while 37% had a positive view. That represented a significant drop from April 2017, when the same poll ...

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NRA Spox Dana Loesch: We’re Parkland Victims Too

“It [the Parkland massacre] cost peoples lives and it also contributed to a state of poison in our national discourse where you have politicians and celebrities and everyone else impugning the characters of millions of law abiding members just because they choose to voluntarily enter into a fellowship and call themselves the NRA. That’s the problem here, it created even ...

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Kroger To Stop Selling Print Magazines About Guns

USA Today reports: Kroger said it will stop selling magazines that feature assault rifles as part of a tightening of its policies in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting and growing national anger over gun violence. The Cincinnati-based supermarket retailer said the new policy is being phased in now across its national chain. Kroger didn’t name specific titles, but ...

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Federal Election Commission Launches Probe Into Whether NRA Funneled Russian Donations To Trump

Politico reports: The Federal Election Commission has launched a preliminary investigation into whether Russian entities gave illegal contributions to the National Rifle Association that were intended to benefit the Trump campaign during the 2016 presidential election, according to people who were notified of the probe. The inquiry stems in part from a complaint from a liberal advocacy group, the American ...

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Parkland’s David Hogg Promotes Anti-Gun March: What If Politicians Weren’t The Bitch Of The NRA? [VIDEO]

Deadline reports: Ahead of next week’s March For Our Lives, Parkland student David Hogg wonders in an ad touting the event, “What if our politicians weren’t the bitch of the NRA?” The ad includes a clip of the White House meeting post-Parkland high school murder of 17 students and staff, in which President Donald Trump told some Republicans they were ...

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Laura Ingraham Ridicules Student Activists: Who Needs Homework When You Can Get Credit For Screaming?

“You’ve got to hand to them, really. Leftists do know how to organize and protest. Students took part by the thousands. Who needs homework and history when you can get credit for screaming? Look, you’ve heard of like ‘Take Your Child to Work Day,’ well for the anti-Trump, anti-2nd Amendment crowd, this was ‘Make Your Student Protest Day.’ “There’s nothing ...

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Students Walkout Nationwide For Gun Control [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Students across the country and around the globe are coming together in a National School Walkout today in a call on Congress to pass tighter gun control laws. The ENOUGH National School Walkout is taking place exactly one month after the mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people and sent shock waves across ...

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ILLINOIS: GOP Gov To Veto Bill To License Gun Dealers

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Despite Democratic pressure from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and gubernatorial rivals just days before the primary election, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday said he plans to veto a gun measure that would have required the state to license gun dealers. In an interview with WJPF radio station in southern Illinois, Rauner said he’ll veto the measure, while ...

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