From the NRA: Today, House Bill 531 was introduced by state Representatives Hubert Collins (D-97) and Jody Richards (D-20). HB 531 would allow a law-abiding individual, to lawfully carry a concealed handgun for self-defense without needing to first obtain a government-issued license. This legislation has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee for consideration, and your … Continue reading KY Permitless Carry a possibility? HB 531!
If you've ever heard the phrase "May you live in interesting times" then you understand why it seems so apropos these days. In the past 6 weeks we've seen a number of highly publicized mass shootings in addition to the usual gang related violence that is reported, then ignored by everyone. June On June 17, … Continue reading It’s been an “interesting” time lately. Are we seeing the beginning of a full court press?
Brave New Films, a left wing video production group that regularly posts "documentaries" on YouTube, posted the following video today about how the NRA is a bunch of mean meanies trying to harm medicine: The problem is that it's extremely misleading. The "Docs vs Glocks" law came about after numerous doctors were reported asking political … Continue reading Antigun propaganda of the day: Brave New Film’s “The NRA vs Pediatricians • The REAL NRA • Part 1 • BRAVE NEW FILMS”
Back in 2013, Politifact published this article "debunking" a NRA fundraising flyer, and honed in on the "ban ammunition" talking point in particular: Here we’ll examine what the NRA listed as reason No. 2 -- "Obama supported Ted Kennedy’s ammo ban to outlaw all deer-hunting ammunition." It's an oldie, but a goodie. The NRA used … Continue reading Politi”fact” got it wrong when rating NRA claims as false.
This is interesting: The Justice Department would see a small funding increase under President Obama’s proposed budget, but key Justice agencies such as the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives would have to make do with less money, budget documents show. Funding is up for top priorities such as national security … Continue reading Obama Administration proposes cutting ATF funds by 12%
Bryant Gumbel was interviewed by Rolling Stone and had this to say: A story you personally took on last season, about the "Eat What You Kill" movement, would you have done that five, ten years ago? There are a few things I hate more than the NRA. I mean truly. I think they're pigs. I … Continue reading Bryant Gumbel Hates the NRA, no one surprised.
This argument comes up as a throwaway line when dealing with anti-gun zealots. As always, let's remember: "The amount of energy necessary to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it." Alberto Brandolini The NRA is a registered non-profit, specifically a 501(c)(4) (Tax ID#: 53-0116130). In order to keep their non-profit status, they have … Continue reading Debunking “The NRA is controlled by gun manufacturers!”