Category Archives: Guns
Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly’s organization Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS) raised $11 million for gun control efforts over the past four months.
ARS says the money was raised from 53,000 different donors. What hasn’t been explained is whether the bulk of the money came from major donors like New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other infamous anti-gun advocates.
To date, ARS has used some of the money to run ads against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), both of whom voted against gun control in the Senate on April 17. ARS also run “thank you ads” for Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Kay Hagan (D-NC), all of whom voted for gun control.
ARS has retained the bulk of the funds it has gathered to help counter the NRA when gun control comes up for another vote.
ARS membership is 336,000. NRA membership is 5,000,000.
–AWR Hawkins, Breitbart.com
Okay, so put yourself in the place of those Watertown, Mass., residents in the search area for Tsarnaev.
You’ve been told to stay indoors for your own safety. Don’t go to work. Don’t go shopping. It’s not safe out there.
The police, FBI and SWAT teams are canvassing your entire neighborhood.
You’re tense. Everyone’s tense. You just wish this would be over, justice would be served, they’d catch this cold-blooded, murdering creep.
For your own protection … you make sure you have your gun at the ready.
Oh … but wait.
President Obama and the Democrats don’t want you to be able to protect yourself.
Too bad for you. If Tsarnaev breaks into your home … you’re a sitting duck. Your gun has been confiscated. All you’ve got left is hope that the police can find your home in time to protect you. By the time they get to your house, you and your loved ones could be dead.
This is exactly the life-threatening bind Obama and the Democrats want to put you in.
They want to put good, honest, law-abiding citizens like you at risk. At the mercy of home invaders, criminals … who would face no resistance from you. They’d have the confidence to do anything they want against an unarmed populace.
Think about it. This is what they want.
By Bruce Ash
I never owned a gun as a kid but I frequently went shooting with my father, grandfather and sisters. My sisters and I all learned how to shoot in the same NRA safety course. It was great fun. I still enjoy shooting just as much today with my two sons. So do millions of Americans.
Well the Boy Scouts of America have heard you. They are backtracking on their plan to allow children to be exposed to the risk of homosexual Scout masters. The homosexual agenda has been trying for years to capture BSA, and nearly succeeded last month when the board governing the Scouts announced it would remove its ban on homosexual leaders. After an enormous backlash from scouting families and the general public, the Scouts now say:
“After careful consideration and extensive dialogue within the Scouting family, along with comments from those outside the organization, the volunteer officers of the Boy Scouts of America’s National Executive Board concluded that due to the complexity of this issue, the organization needs time for a more deliberate review of its membership policy.”
Furthermore, the board is forming a task force to examine the issue.
It’s good that the BSA is stopping its immediate plans to put Scouts at risk of more of what happened in the past when thousands were molested by male leaders. It’s regrettable that the BSA is stubbornly digging in its heels and not closing the door completely to a very bad and dangerous idea to expose yet more children to the horrors of sexual abuse.
Some of the BSA board members may be hoping the clamor against this will die down in the next four months. Arizonans and others must keep up the pressure. Stay on the attack. Keep telling them “no!” This is not over, and they can’t change our minds just by stalling the decision until May.
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Remember the homosexual activist who shot a guard at the Family Research Council in Washington D.C. last summer? World Net Daily reports …
Evidence obtained from the computer of the man who pleaded guilty today to the armed attack on the Family Research Council headquarters shows he identified his target through the website of the left-leaning Southern Poverty Law Center, according to the District of Columbia prosecutor on the case.
FRC President Tony Perkins said today the evidence and admissions in a District of Columbia court justify his charge last summer that SPLC “gave license” to Floyd Lee Corkins II to attack the Christian organization’s headquarters Aug. 15.
Corkins, 28, has confessed he was motivated by FRC’s stance against homosexuality and same-sex “marriage.” He pleaded guilty today to three charges stemming from the shooting in the nation’s capital, including committing an act of terrorism.
“The Southern Poverty Law Center can no longer say that it is not a source for those bent on committing acts of violence,” Perkins said.
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Robert Graham, newly elected chairman of the Arizona Republican Party, is forming a committee of to plan for Arizona’s next redistricting process in 2020. “Arizona’s political landscape today reflects a flawed process where election districts were drawn up based on a one-sided political agenda and too much secrecy, and I’m taking action now to make sure that doesn’t happen again,” said Graham. “We are looking for an honest and open process that doesn’t favor one group of voters over another — one that is truly bipartisan and treats voters equally while putting an end to the discrimination against Republicans.” Good luck, Robert. The Department of Justice has saddled the re-districting process with ridiculous requirements like “communities of interest” and racial profiling.
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Phoenix Channel 5 News reports: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s exercise Saturday at a closed school site in suburban Fountain Hills will simulate scenarios for posse members who volunteered for patrols that the sheriff launched last month just outside schools to guard against shootings. Action-film star and posse member Steven Seagal will serve as an instructor at the event. The sheriff hopes to have as many as 400 posse members and another 100 volunteers known as reserve deputies participate in the patrols.
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We’ve been saying for years that Fox News isn’t as conservative as radical left-wingers think they are. Megyn Kelly and Shepherd Smith are all for the destruction of the family and for same-sex “marriage.” Geraldo lives on Fox. Bill O’Reilly is all over the map on issues. Kirsten Powers? Lefty.
And now here’s more proof. Dick Morris and Sarah Palin are out as Fox News analysts. Karl Rove is being retained after years of embarrassing election miscalculations.
And coming on board? Former Ohio congressman, Dennis Kucinich … a communist. Surely he’ll get Fox News’ Kremlin beat.
The National Rifle Association is pushing its proposal for an armed officer in every school in the country with a new ad that calls President Obama an “elitist hypocrite” for his daughters’ security detail.
The 35-second ad, released Tuesday on the NRA’s Website, criticizes Obama for saying he is “skeptical” that armed security is the solution to school violence.
“Are the president’s kids more important than yours?” the ad asks.
NRA chief Wayne LaPierre introduced the gun rights group’s proposal to add armed officers to schools in his high-profile news conference in the wake of the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 first-graders dead. Stricter gun laws aren’t the answer, LaPierre said.
Lawmakers initially seemed willing to consider new gun control legislation, though the prospect for passing such measures in Congress has since diminished.
Even so, Obama plans to announce a range of options Wednesday, including new gun regulations through legislation and executive actions that the White House says are available without congressional approval.
White House mouthpiece Jay Carney called the NRA ad “cowardly” and criticized mention of the president’s children. Yet it was perfectly okay with the president to USE other people’s children, if not hide behind them, in today’s gun grab press conference.
Jared Loughner is happy.
James Holmes couldn’t be happier.
Because the cowards of the world read these headlines today on the Drudge Report:
And Texas Governor Rick Perry calls this gun control mania “madness.” He’s right. That’s exactly what it is.
Why aren’t the Democrats screaming for knife control? Poison control? Why aren’t the Democrats doing anything to control horrific crimes in Detroit and Chicago?
If the areas now deemed resistance-free by would-be cowardly mass shooters indicated the presence of guns, we’d see a whole lot fewer of these horrific mass shootings. Put the fear of gun resistance in these people’s minds and they’ll run out of places to kill pretty quickly. The last thing we need to do is a mass gun grab. The last thing we need is hysteria — by Democrats or anyone else — about guns.
A gun is no better or no worse than the man or woman holding one. A gun never got up and shot anyone by itself. Neither did a knife, pipe bomb or a bottle of poison. But people filled with rage, anger and mental impairment are responsible for way too much violence. And if the courts would find these people GUILTY BY REASON OF INSANITY — instead of innocent by reason of insanity — that might help, too.
Democrats everywhere: take a couple super-sized chill pills, then 33 deep breaths, and calm down … calm down. Come to your senses. The last thing you want to do is disarm the population and leave millions of Americans defenseless against cowardly, deranged, madmen.
Democrats, get right with facts like these:
- According to the National Self Defense Survey conducted by Florida State University criminologists in 1994, the rate of Defensive Gun Uses can be projected nationwide to approximately 2.5 million per year — one Defensive Gun
Use every 13 seconds.
- Economists at the University of Chicago and Yale, William Landes and John Lott, concluded from their study that the only policies to reduce the incidence of, and casualties from, mass shootings are concealed-carry laws.
- And more here.
And before you start your gun grab, Democrats, why don’t you stop arming drug cartels in Mexico? You know, the evil people who are killing our Border Patrol agents.