Pro-Gun Protections Enacted Into Law Last week, Congress approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act. Included in the Act were a number of pro-gun provisions that prevent the Obama administration from implementing its anti-gun agenda. This Act includes new provisions to stop the Obama administration’s efforts regarding Operation Choke Point, a program in which the Department of Justice intimidates financial institutions into refusing or severing financial services to legally-operating ammunition and firearms dealers. In addition, the Act prohibits funds for the Internal Revenue Service to target groups for scrutiny based on their political beliefs, such… View Articleclick here for more
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AP Reporter Grasps for Negative Spin on Gun Sales Surge Last week, Associated Press reporter Matt Stroud incorrectly implied that the recent increase in firearm-related background checks run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) frequently results in violent criminals beating the system and acquiring guns. Noting that in situations in which NICS cannot complete a check on a prospective gun buyer within three business days, a firearm dealer is allowed to transfer a firearm to the person, Stroud hyperbolically wrote, “More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system. . . ....
AP Reporter Grasps for Negative Spin on Gun Sales Surge Last week, Associated Press reporter Matt Stroud incorrectly implied that the recent increase in firearm-related background checks run through the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) frequently results...click here for more
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 21, No. 44 11/07/2014 NRA Political Victory Fund Achieves Historic Election Victories While Anti-Gun Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is Proven to be a Political Liability The NRA would like to congratulate pro-Second Amendment candidates across the country who won significant victories in their respective states and districts in Tuesday’s historic elections. And the NRA would like to congratulate YOU–our members–for the role YOU played in achieving those victories! Thanks to YOU, the NRA scored impressive wins in hotly contested races and played a pivotal role in increasing pro-gun majorities in both chambers of Congress. READ MORE >>… View Articleclick here for more
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 21, No. 42 10/24/2014 Anti-NRA Ebola Theme Infects Media, Spreads Rapidly In the weeks since we last reported on media attempts to tie NRA to the Ebola crisis because of our opposition to the nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy as surgeon general, the anti-gun echo chamber has continued to promote this absurd line of argument. Absent most of the coverage is a forthright discussion of NRA’s legitimate concerns with the nominee, or any evidence that Murthy himself has a singular ability to effectively handle the nation’s Ebola response. read more Back to When It All… View Articleclick here for more