Month: August 2020

Today, the Norfolk City Council will consider banning firearms in certain public locations. Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to OPPOSE Item R-11. The meeting will be held remotely by video conference, starting at 6:00PM. Click here for information on attending the meeting remotely. For decades, Virginia’s strong preemption statute has prohibited localities from passing their
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But Tuesday’s primary runoff in Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District, which shocked political observers when Democratic Rep. Kendra Horn flipped it from red to blue in 2018, is a test of two GOP primary campaign strategies that could shape how competitive the race will be in November. Businesswoman Terry Neese finished ahead of state Sen. Stephanie
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Written by John Cole, Managing Editor Sean Parnell took center stage at the Republican National Convention on Monday night and delivered a passionate plea to voters on behalf of President Donald Trump’s agenda, while accusing the Democratic Party of being “bloated with contempt for middle America.” “President Trump unleashed the economic might of this nation
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Andrew Pollack, the father of a student killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., praised President Trump at the opening night of the Republican National Convention, saying “he took action” after the massacre in 2018. Pollack’s daughter, Meadow, was one of the 17 people killed in the shooting. “She was just months
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Last week at the Democratic National Convention, Parkland victim Jaime Guttenberg’s father, Fred, was the Floridian to cast his state’s delegate votes for Joe Biden during the roll call. Before the 2018 shooting, Andrew Pollack wasn’t a political activist, and neither was Fred Guttenberg. But in the face of unspeakable tragedy, after 17 people were
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Back in 2013-14, failed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was joined by other billionaires –Paul Allen, Steve Ballmer, Bill Gates, and Nick Hanauer–in pouring millions of dollars into the campaign to pass Initiative 594, a so-called “universal background check” law, in Washington State. Proponents of the initiative promised that the law was an effective and easy
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris want to ban and confiscate commonly owned firearms. If anti-gun politicians take control of the White House and Congress, will they stop at confiscation of semi-automatic rifles? For the answer, look to the source of inspiration for so many gun control dreams: Australia. If Biden and Harris follow the Aussie
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The Democratic National Convention (DNC) took place this week, and, as expected, the nomination of former vice president Joe Biden (D) as the party’s nominee to challenge president Donald Trump (R) became official. After nearly half-a-century in the federal government, and more than three decades since he first campaigned to be president, his third run
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York has a reputation for targeting conservative and Republican political figures, but a review of federal cases by The Washington Times revealed that plenty of Democratic players also feel the sting of the office’s aggressive prosecutions. The office, which handles some of the highest-profile cases,
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On Thursday morning, the news cycle exploded with yet another member of Donald Trump’s inner circle facing federal charges, bringing the total to six Trump confidantes who’ve faced charges since 2016. This time it is Steve Bannon, who joins Roger Stone, Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, Rick Gates, and Michael Flynn in the Trump Indictment Club. Bannon
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Today, August 20th, both the Assembly and Senate Appropriations Committees took up their respective suspense files ahead of the Friday fiscal deadline. The bills are now eligible for floor votes beginning next week. Please use the “Take Action” button below to contact your legislators to oppose these measures!  The button will automatically take you through two
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Amanda Carpenter, the former communications director for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), had some harsh words for her fellow conservatives who have shown themselves to be easy marks for scams like the one former Trump official Steve Bannon allegedly ran with the “We Build the Wall” crowdfunding campaign. As Carpenter writes on Twitter, grifts such as
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