Tag Archives: gun nuts

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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NRA Praises Heroic Dallas Officers, Continues To Help Flood Nation With Millions Of Assault Weapons

“On behalf of the more than five million members of the National Rifle Association, and especially on behalf of our members from the law enforcement community, I want to express the deep anguish all of us feel for the heroic Dallas law enforcement officers who were killed and wounded, as well as to those who so bravely ran toward danger …

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ILLINOIS: Gun Shop Cancels AR-15 Raffle Because Only Non-Profits Can Legally Conduct Such Contests

From the Chicago Tribune: A suburban Chicago gun shop has called off its controversial raffle of a semi-automatic rifle to raise money for the victims of the Orlando, Fla., mass shooting. The owners of Second Amendment Sports in McHenry said they canceled the raffle after questions were raised about the legality of the event. State law allows only nonprofit organizations …

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NRA To Spend $2M On New Anti-Hillary Ad [VIDEO]

B-B-B-B-Benghaziiiiiiii! Via Raw Story: The National Rifle Association’s political action committee is set to air $2 million worth of advertising to promote a survivor of the Benghazi attacks in 2012 in efforts to hurt Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The Republican House committee on Benghazi released its eighth report Tuesday providing no new information and the Chairman still couldn’t prove …

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GOP Rep. Steve King: Nobody Would Have Been Shot In Orlando If The Patrons All Had Guns [AUDIO]

Right Wing Watch has the transcript: “I look at this and I think, we have a constitutional right to keep and bear arms and the problem in Orlando at the Pulse was not a problem of the gun laws,” King said, criticizing efforts in Congress to bolster gun regulations after the shooting. “I mean, he followed all of them, the …

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NRA Blames Orlando Attack On President Obama

After two days the NRA has broken their silence on the Orlando attack with an op-ed published by USA Today. They write: The terrorist in Orlando had been investigated multiple times by the FBI. He had a government-approved security guard license with a contractor for the Department of Homeland Security. Yet his former co-workers reported violent and racist comments. Unfortunately, …

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Alex Jones: Orlando Attack Was A False Flag That Obama Let Happen So He Can Grab Your Guns

You knew this was coming. Via Media Matters: Conspiracy theorist and Donald Trump ally Alex Jones claimed President Obama let the tragic mass shooting at the Orlando gay nightclub Pulse happen because he wants to ban “your speech” and “guns.” Trump and his campaign surrogates have been heavily courting Jones and his audience during the presidential campaign. Jones hosts The …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Exploits Trans Women To Attack Gavin Newsom On Gun Control [VIDEO]

From the Desert Sun: Richard Grenell, a Palm Springs resident, Trump delegate and Fox News contributor, is behind a series of ads this week targeting Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s gun-control measure that’s expected to land on the November ballot. The ads were created by a new group calling itself the Coalition for Civil Liberties and are unique in who they …

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Gun Rights Leader Larry Pratt Warns Hillary: We Have The Right To Protect Ourselves From You [AUDIO]

This sounds like an outright threat. Right Wing Watch has the quote: “What she’s telling me is that she may understand the meaning of the Second Amendment, which is even scarier, because the Second Amendment is meant to tell people like her that might be thinking about going off in a tyrannical direction: ‘Don’t even think about it.’ Because the …

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