CLOSE Pollster Terry Madonna breaks down three voting groups that could greatly impact the 2020 presidential election. York Daily Record Barbara Boucher is the type of voter the Biden and Trump campaigns are both worried about.  The 43-year-old mom was among thousands of voters who helped President Donald J. Trump win Lawrence County by 27
Madison RTC leader resigns following Facebook comments on ‘shooting bagels’ The vice chairwoman of Madison’s Republican Town Committee resigned that post, less than two weeks after Facebook comments that raised questions about whether she supported all businesses fairly in her other role as director of the town Chamber of Commerce. “I have worked hard to
Westmoreland County Sheriff James Albert declared on Monday that he felt disenfranchised with the Democratic Party and was changing his affiliation to the Republican Party. “As a lifelong public servant and member of law enforcement, I have not left the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party has left me,” Albert, 70, said, according to Trib Live. “It
During a Democratic primary debate in September 2019, former Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke made an astonishing, yet unsurprising, promise. “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15,” O’Rourke touted, eventually printing the quote on t-shirts. The statement sank his chances of becoming the Democratic nominee and gave him no chance to win over the
A Southwest Pennsylvania sheriff has defected to the Republican Party from the Democrats, saying he feels out of place in his former party. “It was a really difficult decision and I’ve thought long and hard about it, but I feel I stand for the ideals of the Republican Party platform more than the Democrats today,” Westmoreland County
Tomorrow, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee will consider legislation that prevents the closure of federally licensed firearms dealers by public officials, Senate Bill 360.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT SB 360. Senate Bill 360 bars public officials from prohibiting all federally licensed firearms dealers (FFL) in the state or
With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is again being backed by longtime Massachusetts anti-gun advocate and wealthy businessman John Rosenthal. Despite both
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released multiple statements addressing the shootings of two sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles and one officer in North Carolina over the weekend, first condemning “violence of any kind” and then calling for gun control. Biden’s comments were released via Twitter and through his campaign on Sunday, with a shorter statement
Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-Ringoes) and State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean (R-Westfield) went after each other over health care, immigration and party leadership in New Jersey’s first general election debate of the year Sunday. The debate, held virtually and moderated by New Jersey Globe Editor David Wildstein, saw tension between the two 7th district House
Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden claimed on Sunday that a ban on “assault weapons” and “high-capacity” magazines would save lives. He did this via a tweet referencing the 1994 federal “assault weapons” ban: 26 years ago today, the Senate passed 10-year bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines—it was an effort I was proud to
The National Rifle Association is still struggling to make a difference in the 2020 election, as they promised President Donald Trump. Their problem, however, is that they’ve got about one-sixth the money they did in 2016. Axios reported Sunday that the group has vowed to support President Trump’s re-election, but it isn’t quite working out the way that
In June, the Pennsylvania House passed Emergency Powers Legislation, House Bill 1747.  Earlier this week, the Senate Judiciary Committee inched this critical Second Amendment legislation one step closer to final passage on a 9 to 5 vote.  This important legislation will allow Pennsylvania to join the growing list of states which are protecting Second Amendment rights when a state
In announcing the launch of “Sportsmen and Sportswomen for Biden,” the former vice president’s campaign demonstrated earlier this month how many gun control advocates misconstrue the purpose of the Second Amendment. The coalition of “50 prominent hunters and anglers” stated that Joe Biden would “protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans to purchase and
Two Gun Control Ordinances Still Loom Ahead for September 21st Council Meeting On Wednesday evening, thanks to all of your calls and emails, the Albuquerque City Council voted down Resolution R-20-68 on a 5-4 vote.  This non-binding resolution would have urged the New Mexico Legislature to strip the firearms preemption clause from Article II, Section 6 (the Right
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Amid two crises—the pandemic and the national reckoning sparked by the killing of George Floyd—there have been anguished calls for Americans to come together across lines of race and partisanship. Change would come, a U.S. Today contributor wrote, only “when we become sensitized to the distress of our neighbors.” Empathy born
Photo Credit: YouTube screenshot / Black Lives Matter American flag in flames at Portland, Oregon demonstration by Black Lives Matter protesters {Reposted from the Gatestone Institute website} At least 13 US cities “have cut funding from police department budgets or decreased officer numbers with several more in the process,” according to a recent report by Forbes. Austin, Texas,