Month: December 2020

On the Third Day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: An End to Reciprocity  NRA-ILA is counting down the legislative lumps of coal anti-Second Amendment lawmakers in Texas are leaving in gun owners’ stockings this year. Dozens of gun control bills prefiled in advance of the 2021 legislative session are political payback to New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, BETO “Hell Yeah,
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NRA has long opposed any kind of database of law-abiding gun owners, or similar licensing schemes. We have cited many objections, including concerns over the potential for misuse of such information. After a recent demand that states supply the federal government with personal information of people who receive future COVID-19 vaccinations, many have started using
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US 20:57 GMT 13.12.2020Get short URL Ivanka Trump is frequently mentioned as desiring a political career of her own and during her time working for Donald Trump has sought to position herself as a more media-friendly version of her father. Speculation about the post-White House career of President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior aide Ivanka
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Dec. 13, 2020 | The United States Dear Washington, This will be my last letter. Since I began writing you in January, our country has been turned upside down. The president, after being impeached by the House of Representatives, was acquitted by the Senate. A lethal pandemic has claimed the lives of nearly 300,000 Americans,
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“I am a gaffe machine,” Joe Biden admitted in 2018.  Throughout his 47 years in public life, our presumptive president-elect has had a habit of letting his glib tongue run ahead of his brain.  Just last week, Biden raised eyebrows with a garbled explanation of how he and his soon-to-be veep, Kamala Harris, would resolve
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On the Second day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: A Ban on Private Gun Sales  ‘Tis the season at the Texas Capitol for extreme gun control bills; lumps of coal stuffed in stockings and hung on mantles for gun owners in advance of the 2021 legislative session.  Pre-filed by anti-gun politicians who were backed by New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg and BETO “Hell
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On the first day of Christmas, Rep. Terry Meza (D-Dallas) gave to thee: A DUTY TO RETREAT ‘Tis the season at the Texas Capitol for extreme gun control bills; lumps of coal stuffed in stockings and hung on mantles of gun owners in advance of the 2021 legislative session.  Pre-filed by anti-gun politicians who were backed by New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, and BETO “Hell
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Dustin Racioppi   | Trenton Bureau Voters rally for Trump in Ridgewood Voters gathered near Ridgewood Village Hall to support President Donald Trump and participate in march to Van Neste Park Republican Party Chairman Doug Steinhardt announced Friday he is running for governor in next year’s contest, pitching himself as a pro-Trump, gun-toting Everyman who will
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ABC After dragging Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump and his cohort for gaining access to VIP COVID antibody cocktails that the general public can’t access yet, as well as Rudy’s right-hand woman Jenna Ellis for getting COVID after claiming “there is no pandemic,” Jimmy Kimmel dedicated a sizable portion of Thursday night’s monologue to another Trump
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Joe Biden policy director Stef Feldman is promising “big, bold changes through executive action” on guns. The NRA posted a video of Feldman talking about all the areas in which Biden might be able to use execution actions. Those areas include “policing and climate” and guns: The @NRA has obtained a new video from yesterday
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Barack Obama is still upset about just how bitterly so many Americans cling to their guns. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired November 17, the former president expressed his anger with the fact that gun owners successfully organized to defeat his radical gun control agenda in early 2013. When asked by Winfrey about high-profile shootings, Obama responded, I
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Here’s what you need to know: President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will travel to Georgia next week to campaign for two Democratic Senate candidates.Credit…Hilary Swift for The New York Times President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. this week urged a group of civil rights activists to remain quiet about plans to overhaul policing until after two
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Here’s what you need to know: President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will travel to Georgia next week to campaign for two Democratic Senate candidates.Credit…Hilary Swift for The New York Times President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. this week urged a group of civil rights activists to remain quiet about plans to overhaul policing until after two
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Susan Rice, President-elect Joe Biden’s reported pick for the top domestic policy role, called for a “permanent and comprehensive ‘assault weapons’ ban” in an interview with two prominent anti-Second Amendment groups in June.  The Obama-era security adviser also concurred with Biden’s gun control plan that may result in tax payments of over $34 billion from
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Welcome to The Hill’s annual list of top lobbyists. 2020 was a chaotic year for K Street, with the coronavirus pandemic and lobbying battles for COVID-19 relief legislation consuming much of the year. The presidential and congressional elections also kept lobbyists busy while they tried to find ways to network under the new normal of
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The Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general led by New York said they filed antitrust complaints against Facebook Wednesday, alleging the company stifled competition from rivals in order to protect its monopoly in social media. The lawsuits seek court orders unwinding Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp, according to copies of the complaints provided by the states
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McAuliffe, 63, made a wide-ranging pitch, promising to build a “stronger and fairer” economy, continue the fight for civil rights, ensure access to affordable health care and boost wages, affordable housing and clean energy. But his focus Wednesday was education, as he rolled out a detailed, $2-billion-a-year plan to raise teacher pay above the national
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Amplified by powerful conservative media outlets, President Trump’s baseless assertions of mass voter fraud are eviscerating trust in American elections. Indeed, according to one poll, only 3 percent of Trump voters believe President-elect Biden won the 2020 election. Far worse, death threats against election officials – most of them Republicans – are met by near-universal
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Here’s the part where we tell you how bad 2020 was while we make a vague promise that it can only get better. Then, we would expand on the fact that because of the global pandemic we were all stuck inside this year and pretend that was somehow unusual as if we aren’t always stuck
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Join NRA-ILA for the annual 2020 Virtual NRA-ILA Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium on Friday, December 11th. This year’s event will be a free, live, online event. For more information, please visit: NRA-ILA 2020 Law Symposium Focusing on recent developments in our nation’s courts and legislatures regarding the Second Amendment, speakers will discuss a variety of
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