Month: August 2020

Times are tough for the anti-gun crowd. Not financially tough, but tough in the sense that millions of Americans have chosen to acquire a firearm to defend themselves and their loved ones. The Trace is desperately claiming that the tangible increase in gun ownership will have no political significance. The Bloomberg funded crew at The
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The hypocrisy of the pampered political elite on the topic of personal safety is reaching breathtaking new levels. No longer content to merely deprive the citizenry of the means with which to defend themselves, politicians in some jurisdictions are depriving residents of police protection as well. All the while, these contemptible figures have shown a
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Charlotte, N.C. — Every morning, a small aircraft flies over the sky, waking up Charlotte, N.C. It drags a flag with two images: on the left, the image of an aborted fetus, on the right, a Black Lives Matter sign. It is a stark reminder of some issues that both united and divide people here.
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Today, the California Attorney General’s office filed a petition for an en banc hearing in Duncan v. Becerra—the NRA funded case challenging California’s ban on the possession of magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. The petition was expected after the 9th Circuit court of appeals affirmed that the ban violated the Second Amendment on August
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Not satisfied with restrictive gun control measures already enacted by the New Mexico Legislature, like the ban on private firearms transfers and a red flag gun confiscation law, the Albuquerque City Council is poised to consider three additional gun control measures in September: Resolution R-20-68 urges the New Mexico Legislature to strip the firearms preemption clause
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The alt-reality show on the screen this week, a Republican National Convention without platform or ideas, mixed Dear Leader adoration with primal fear jabs aimed at the weary American voter. And it may work. But the reality outside the screen was a perfect fusion of elements central to the master con of Trumpism. The trick
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2020 watch: Biden’s Bounceless DNC Democrats hoped their convention would halt the slippage in Joe Biden’s lead in the polls over President Trump, notes Dominic Green at Spectator USA. Yet not only did they fail to see “a post-conference bounce,” support for Trump rose, “including in swing states.” While a Reuters/Ipso poll found no shifts,
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Written by John Cole, Managing Editor President Donald Trump’s campaign argues that people would be unsafe in Joe Biden’s America. The political arm of the National Rifle Association is echoing that message in a new attack ad airing in several battleground states, including Pennsylvania.  The NRA Victory Fund launched a two week, multi-million dollar TV
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CLOSE Victoria Spartz, the Republican candidate for Indiana’s 5th Congressional District, answered some IndyStar questions, July 17, 2020. Indianapolis Star Ask Indiana’s 5th Congressional District Republican candidate Victoria Spartz why she is running for Congress and she’ll reference her childhood in Soviet-controlled Ukraine.  In one of her primary campaign ads entitled “Stop Socialism,” Spartz, who immigrated
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The sometimes fractious runoff for the Republican nomination for Congress in Oklahoma’s fifth city ended last night with a victory by state Sen. Stephanie Bice. Bice, who had the backing of the National Rifle Association and former presidential candidate Rick Santorum, defeated businesswoman Terry Neese. She now faces Democratic Rep. Kendra Horn in what is considered
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Nearly five million Americans became first-time gun owners in 2020, according to a new report. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the gun industry’s trade group, estimates that 17.1 million guns have been sold between January and August with 4.84 million Americans purchasing their first guns. The sales—especially to new owners—represent a significant shift in
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Media outlets should have focused less on gun control and more on President Trump‘s actions after the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.  according to Andrew Pollack, whose daughter died in the massacre. “I think a lot of people forget that Nikolas Cruz, the Parkland shooter, was a student with years of behavioral and emotional
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By Larry Keane Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is rolling out the welcome mat to police frustrated with cities enacting “defund police” policies. Chief Acevedo is looking to fill 400 vacancies and he’s telling police frustrated with progressive policies to head to Houston. It’s like a swimmer at a shark-infested beach saying to come on
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