Second Amendment

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wore a mask emblazoned with the Gonzales Flag’s “Come and Take It” logo to President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday. The National Rifle Association (NRA) tweeted a photo of Cruz at the event: Sen. @TedCruz Sends Strong Message With Mask at Biden’s Inauguration 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/K3IsGitsCA — NRA (@NRA) January 20, 2021 Former
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NEW YORK (AP) — The National Rifle Association is in a double-barreled legal battle for its future, moving forward with its bankruptcy case while fighting accusations it only sought Chapter 11 protection to avoid a potentially crippling lawsuit. Lawyers for the influential advocacy group told a federal judge Wednesday that the organization’s decision to declare
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On January 14, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) finalized an NRA-supported rule to end politically-motivated discrimination in the provision of financial services. The new regulation is now set to take effect on April 1. As we reported last month, the rule follows a long pattern of banks refusing or curtailing service to lawful industries
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On Saturday morning, Facebook published a short update on their blog titled “Our Preparations Ahead of Inauguration Day,” explaining how the social media company would temporarily prohibit advertisements from defense firms amid the fallout from the Jan. 6 US Capitol riots. Facebook wrote, “we are banning ads that promote weapon accessories and protective gear in the US at least
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The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) indicates 434 million firearms were manufactured for private ownership over the last 25 years alone. Breitbart News spoke with NSSF public affairs director Mark Oliva late Tuesday and he explained that the 434 million firearms were made for “civilian possession.” This means the whopping figure of 434 million includes
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President-elect Joseph R. Biden vowed to defeat the National Rifle Association in a statement marking 10 years since the assassination attempt of former Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords in Tucson that left six people dead. “Your perseverance and immeasurable courage continue to inspire me and millions of others,” Mr. Biden tweeted to Ms. Giffords Friday. “I
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The year 2020 saw Americans across political and demographic lines embrace their Second Amendment rights in unprecedented numbers. Last week, Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) reintroduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would give more meaningful effect to those rights by ensuring they stay intact as travelers crossed state lines. Forty-two states and the District of Columbia
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Joe Biden will set his sights on destroying one of the most staunch Republican lobbyist organizations, the National Rifle Association. Joe Biden’s Twitter account tweeted Friday: “.@GabbyGiffords — Your perseverance and immeasurable courage continue to inspire me and millions of others. I pledge to continue to work with you — and with survivors, families,
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With thousands of armed zealots descending upon Washington D.C. spewing threats of violence in pursuit of a coup, it’s reasonable enough that Congresswoman Lauren Boebert is talking about the need to protect herself. Unfortunately, she’s one of them. Boebert, a newly elected Republican from Colorado, is basking in media glory before she even gets to
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The National Rifle Association and other supporters of Second Amendment gun rights have hailed a recent decision by the Trump administration to reverse course on planned guidance regarding pistol-stabilizing braces. The initial guidance – proposed via the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) – could have effectively banned the braces, which resemble
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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, under pressure from dozens of congressmen, withdrew guidance on a proposed regulation that gun industry leaders warned would cost them billions. The ATF’s decision to pull its regulation regarding pistol braces follows a cooperative effort from 90 House of Representatives members who demanded the regulatory agency cease
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A kindred spirit can be found in the hardcore QAnon conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene, the representative-elect from Georgia’s 14th congressional district. She said in a written statement, “Not only do I support members of Congress carrying a firearm, I believe every American has that right. I will work every day to end ALL gun
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The National Rifle Association, currently locked in a legal battle with the New York State attorney general’s office, gained an ally in Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, who announced Tuesday that her office is leading a multistate coalition supporting the National Rifle Association in a lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James. The NRA
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Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has scheduled a news conference today to announce her intervention in a lawsuit in New York state against the National Rifle Association over the non-profit gun lobby’s corrupt practices. Really. Here’s a summary of what the lawsuit is about from the attorney general of New York. Letitia James, when she filed
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Former Republican State Chairman Doug Steinhardt sought to ding rival GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli’s conservative credentials with an attack over his record on gun control — and his ability to hold a firearm — Tuesday. “Jack, your shooting stance is about as cockeyed as your Second Amendment record,” Steinhardt said, lampooning his primary opponent’s
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