Tag Archives: gun nuts

NRA Head To CPAC Audience: Arm Yourselves Against The Left’s Violent $1500/Week Paid Protesters [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: The NRA’s top gun revealed a paranoid vision of the world in a Friday speech that painted Democratic protesters as well-paid criminals bent on terrorizing the country. National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre unloaded on the left, saying its demonstrators are paid $1,500 a week to wreak havoc. “They’re angry. They’re militant and they’re …

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NRA Head Vows “Counter-Resistance” As Armed Trump Supporters Begin Appearing At Townhalls [VIDEO]

The Trace reports: The National Rifle Association is vowing to defend Donald Trump from “the forces who conspired” against his candidacy. The new president “will need every ounce of energy we can muster,” NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre declares in an ad released this week. “And he has no more powerful ally than the NRA.” The ad begins with …

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FLORIDA: GOP Responds To Pulse Massacre With Two Dozen NRA Bills Allowing Guns Almost Everywhere

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Florida Republicans are more determined than ever to pass bills expanding gun rights in the wake of the deadly Pulse nightclub and Fort Lauderdale airport shootings. They say law-abiding gun owners should be allowed to take their weapons to airports, government meetings and state universities, and would be in a better position to protect themselves and …

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FLORIDA: Court Strikes Down NRA-Backed Law Banning Doctors From Discussing Gun Safety With Patients

The New York Times reports: A federal appeals court cleared the way on Thursday for Florida doctors to talk to their patients about gun safety, overturning a 2011 law that pitted medical providers against the state’s powerful gun lobby. In its 10-to-1 ruling, the full panel of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit concluded that …

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MISSOURI: GOP Rep Offers His Own Guns To Those Who Have Theirs Confiscated At Statehouse Entrance

The Missourian reports: A Missouri lawmaker is offering to give guns to constituents who have concealed carry permits, but whose weapons are confiscated when entering the building. Rep. Nick Marshall, R-Parkville, posted a sign on his door Wednesday that reflects his disdain for new security measures in place at the Capitol. In a Facebook post Wednesday, Marshall announced that he …

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WASHINGTON: Republican State Reps Introduce Bill Allowing Fans To Bring Guns Into Football Stadiums

The Guardian reports: Conservative legislators in Washington state have proposed a bill that would allow fans to bring guns into stadiums. The bill was proposed by Republican representatives Matt Shea, David Taylor and Bob McCaslin and would prevent stadium operators from stopping members of the public with licenses to carry concealed firearms from entering their venues with weapons. Stadiums affected …

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NRA Head Wayne LaPierre Predicts End To Gun-Free Zones, Background Checks, And Open Carry Bans

The Associated Press reports: Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump’s campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands. Among their priorities: eliminating gun-free zones at schools, reducing requirements for background checks and ensuring that concealed carry handgun permits from one state …

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Breitbart Wails After Levi Strauss Bans Guns

Ho hum, yet another boycott. Yesterday Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh posted this message on LinkedIn: The debate in the U.S. over gun safety and gun rights is as complex as it is divisive. As a former army officer, a father and business leader, I’ve heard the arguments from all sides. And, as CEO of a 163-year-old company whose products …

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WAR ON CHRISTMAS: South Carolina Gun Dealer Launches Holiday Billboard Campaign With AR-15s

From Greenville, South Carolina’s NBC affiliate: A Columbia gun dealer is launching its controversial Christmas billboard campaign for the third year, and says its goal is to “start conversation about the role of firearms in the American household.” A release from Palmetto State Armory said the campaign is designed to lead to conversation about guns in a “positive and lighthearted …

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Breitbart: Buy Your Woman A Gun On Black Friday

Via Breitbart: With Black Friday quickly approaching and gun sales on an 18-month record breaking streak, Breitbart News believes the timing is right to point out six great concealed carry pistols for your Christmas list. Being pistols, the guns on the following list all share one thing in common–they are semiautomatics. Beyond that, some are very compact and light and …

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NRA To Gun Control Activists: Vote On Wednesday

CNN reports: The National Rifle Association thinks gun rights supporters and gun control advocates should vote on different days. The NRA posted a photo on its Instagram page showing two election dates. The picture shows the side of a building with a sign that says, “Remember your assigned voting days! Second Amendment supporters: Nov. 8. Gun control activists: Nov. 9.” …

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VIRGINIA: Armed Trump Fan Confronts Voters At Polling Station, Asks If They Support “Crooked Hillary”

The Huffington Post reports: A man wearing a Donald Trump shirt and carrying a weapon stood outside a voting location in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Friday. Authorities in the nation’s richest county are apparently OK with that. Erika Cotti encountered the man when she went to vote at the county’s registrar’s office, she told The Huffington Post. Virginia doesn’t have …

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MICHIGAN: Trump Fan Charged With Seven Felonies For Holding Children At Gunpoint Over His Yard Sign

The Southgate News-Herald reports: A 56-year-old Allen Park man has been charged with seven felonies after he allegedly pointed a gun at six children he accused of destroying his Donald Trump lawn sign. Michael Robert Kubek was arraigned Nov. 1 before 24th District Judge John Courtright. He was charged with six counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and one …

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NRA Turns Children’s Games Into Literal Targets

The New York Daily News reports: Leave it to the NRA to take a simple, sweet, innocent kid’s game and blow a hole right through it. The latest affront to American decency from the National Rifle Association (motto “Encouraging Kids to Fire High-Powered Handguns Since Even Before Columbine!”) comes in the form of “Target Land,” a version of the childhood …

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NRA Launches Biggest Pro-Trump Ad Buy Yet [VIDEO]

Via Politico: The National Rifle Association is out with its biggest ad buy to date, pushing a sympathetic, young voice for gun rights and Donald Trump’s candidacy. Starting Wednesday, the NRA is spending $6.5 million on a spot featuring a 26-year-old lawyer named Kristi McMains, who said the pistol in her purse saved her life when a man attacked her …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Gun Group Raffles Off Assault Rifle With Photo Of Hillary Clinton For Target Practice

Courthouse News Service reports: A North Carolina guns right group is raffling off an AR-15 rifle, 1,000 rounds of ammunition and a portrait of Democrat Hillary Clinton to raise money for its federal political action committee. “Of course, we won’t tell you what to do with the photo, but when we ran a picture of Hillary on the front of …

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LAS VEGAS: Man Arrested For Terrorist Threat To Murder “Faggots And Lesbians” For Christ [VIDEO]

From the ABC affiliate in Las Vegas: A 24-year-old Las Vegas man has been charged for making terrorist threats in a video that was posted on YouTube. Las Vegas police say they were notified on July 2 by Interpol via Google about a suspicious/threatening YouTube video. Although Google had removed the video, they were able to provide a link for …

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NRA Launches $3M Anti-Hillary Ad Blitz

The timing isn’t at all coincidental. Via Politico: The shotgun wedding between Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association has been rocky, but the gun rights group is standing by its man. Just hours after Donald Trump sparked yet another controversy with remarks that seemed, to some, to encourage violence against Hillary Clinton, the NRA offered its biggest gift yet …

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PORTLAND: Trump Supporter Charged With 10 Felony Counts For Menacing Protesters With A Firearm

Last month I reported that a Trump supporter named Michael Strickland had been arrested after brandishing a gun at Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland, Oregon. Yesterday a grand jury returned a 21-count indictment against Strickland, including ten felony counts. Oregon Live reports: Each unlawful use of a weapon charge accuses Strickland of attempting to use, and possessing with intent to …

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NRA Official Tells GOP Convention: We Are The Nation’s Oldest And Largest Civil Rights Group [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Chris Cox, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund chair, spoke Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention to defend the Second Amendment and attack Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun control. “For the past thirty years, she hasn’t taken a walk, a nap or a bathroom break without a good guy with a gun there to …

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