Tag Archives: gun nuts

ALABAMA: NRA Secretly Funds Anti-Doug Jones Efforts

Media Matters reports: The National Rifle Association has discreetly spent almost $55,000 against Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate special election, effectively supporting reported child molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore. Public Integrity’s Ashley Balcerzak reported that the NRA spent a total of $54,772.03 in December 2017 on postcards opposing Jones, according to Federal Election Commission filings. But ...

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Sarah Palin On Sexual Harassment: People Know I’m “Packing” So They Don’t Mess With Me [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The former governor of Alaska showed up in Congress today, telling reporters she was visiting Rand Paul while the senator continues to recover from the injuries of the assault against him earlier this month. Hunt caught up with Palin during her visit, and she got her reaction to all of the recent news regarding inappropriate sexual behavior. Palin ...

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Gun Rights Leader Larry Pratt Blames Texas Mass Shooting On “Hate-Filled Liberal Democrats”

From the AFA’s OneNewsNow: A hate-filled killer is to blame for murdering innocent churchgoers in Texas, not the firearm he used, says the leader of a gun-rights organization. Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America says the now-dead gunman was a “hate-filled liberal atheist” who reminds him of the gunman who attempted to mass murder Republican congressmen on a Virginia ...

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NRA Goes Full Violent Fascism In New Clip: Don’t Think We’ll Let You Get Away With Insulting Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) claims in a new video that President Trump and his supporters are being subjected to the most “ruthless” attack against a U.S. president and his supporters in the history of the country. “We are witnesses to the most ruthless attack on a president and the people who voted for him, and the ...

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NRA Launches “Murder Insurance” For Gun Owners

The Associated Press reports: The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later. Some are calling it “murder insurance,” and say that rather than promoting personal responsibility and protection, ...

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Frothy Mix On Las Vegas: Why Don’t Liberals Go After Video Games Instead Of People’s Guns? [VIDEO]

SQUIRREL: During a panel discussion on CNN’s State of the Union this morning, political commentator and former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum waded into the debate by taking aim at the entertainment industry. After finding consensus with liberals on the banning of bump stocks and modifying semi-automatic weapons to shoot like automatic ones, Santorum then said more attention should be ...

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Fearing Public Mood For Stricter Gun Controls, NRA Now Says Bump Stocks Will Need “Additional Regulations”

ABC News reports: The National Rifle Association is calling for a federal review of bump stocks, a weapon modifier that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire faster. The NRA, in its first statement since the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas, said that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should “immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law.” ...

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Bump Stocks Sell Out Nationwide Over Ban Fears

The Guardian reports: Bump stocks are selling out across America as momentum gathers in Congress to ban the rifle modification used by the Las Vegas shooter to obtain catastrophically high rates of fire. The devices are sold out or temporarily unavailable from all the largest gun and ammunition retailers in the US, as fear of an impending ban has sent ...

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NRA Still Silent After Las Vegas Massacre

NBC News reports: The National Rifle Association has gone dark, but other gun-rights groups say they’re keeping close tabs on Republicans to make sure that any new legislation doesn’t see the light of day after the shooting massacre in Las Vegas. “Given the spinelessness of so many of the Republican caucus, the best thing would be to get the leadership ...

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Junior’s Infomercial For Silencers Resurfaces [VIDEO]

Carbonated reports: After a lone white man killed at least 59 people and injured more than 500 at a concert in Las Vegas, the gun control debate became increasingly relevant. Logic would suggest that means tighter gun controls, however, the Republicans have other plans. Currently, they are pushing a bill that contains a provision to legalize gun silencers — a ...

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Bill O’Reilly: Mass Shootings Are The Price Of Freedom

Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly writes for his website: The murderer had a number of deadly weapons in his room and you can count on the gun control debate to ramp up. But having covered scores of gun-related crimes over the years, I can tell you that government restrictions will not stop psychopaths from harming people. They will find ...

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NRA Delays Ad Campaign In Wake Of Las Vegas

The Hill reports: The National Rifle Association (NRA) has delayed political advertisements in Virginia in the wake of a mass shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 58 people dead and more than 500 injured. The nation’s largest gun rights organization had originally booked $32,000 in cable television advertising to begin Tuesday, according to Advertising Analytics, a nonpartisan ad-buying ...

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ALABAMA: Police Dismiss Complaint That Roy Moore Illegally Brandished Handgun At Campaign Rally

AL.com reports: Roy Moore pulled out a revolver during his pre-election campaign rally in Fairhope Monday, and the action drew national media headlines. It also generated a complaint to the local police department. Fairhope police report that they received a complaint at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday on allegations about the possession of a firearm at a political rally. Fairhope ...

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TEXAS: Legal Open Carry For Swords Begins Today

The Houston Chronicle reports: Starting today, don’t be alarmed if you see someone walking down the street with a sword. The Texas Legislature’s “open carry for swords” law goes into effect Sept. 1, but law enforcement officials are telling Texans that they don’t anticipate major troubles. James McLaughlin Jr., executive director for the Texas Police Chiefs Association, said there’s no ...

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Ted Nugent: I’m A Gay Pirate

We interrupt our weekend of Trump/Nazi news for a bit of fun had at the expense of Ted Nugent, who is apparently furious that he’s never been inducted to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. From the music site Metal Injection: Proud statutory rapist Ted Nugent has had a long, and inarguably, successful rock and roll career, but one ...

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Unhinged NRA Spox Dana Loesch Threatens To Fist The New York Times: We Are Coming For You [VIDEO]

Vice News reports: A spokeswoman for the NRA denied threatening to fist the New York Times — which she referred to as an “old gray hag” — in an officially sanctioned NRA video ostensibly promoting gun ownership. In the video, released by the NRA and entitled, “Dana Loesch: We’re Coming For You New York Times,” Loesch, the American conservative talk ...

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Raging NRA Attacks WaPo: Your Slogan Should Be “Journalism Dies At The Washington Post” [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: The National Rifle Association is lashing out at The Washington Post over criticism of a controversial advertisement the organization promoted that critics described as “an open call to violence.” Conservative NRA talk show host, Grant Stinchfield railed against the newspaper in a video message on Monday, calling it a “fake news outlet” that was “destroying” the country. ...

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GETTYSBURG: “Patriot” Trump Supporter Accidentally Shoots Himself At First Amendment Demonstration

The New York Daily News reports: A so-called “patriot” shot himself in the left thigh when his holstered revolver accidentally went off at Gettysburg National Park, where potentially violent protests were expected Saturday. Benjamin Hornberger, 23, was wounded in a central area of the federal park around 1 p.m. as First Amendment advocates were demonstrating, a U.S. Parks spokeswoman told ...

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GOP Bill Would Legalize Concealed Carry For Congress Members Nationwide, Superseding Any Local Laws

The Hill reports: A Republican lawmaker introduced legislation on Tuesday to allow trained members of Congress to carry guns for self-defense in the wake of last week’s shooting at a GOP baseball practice. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) wants to ensure all lawmakers can qualify for concealed-carry permits that could be used in any state, regardless of local laws. “The tragic ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Proposed Bill Would Make Gun Owners A Protected Class Under State Human Rights Act

LGBT citizens are not protected under Pennsylvania’s Human Rights Act, but if this nutjob gets his way, gun owners will be. They’ll be able to bring guns to work and employers won’t be able to do a thing about it. The Pennsylvania Record reports: Pennsylvania is considering making gun owners a protected class of citizens with proposed changes to the ...

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