The Left's War Against the Culture of Gun Owners
From the first Morning Jolt of the week:
The Progressive War Against the Culture of Gun Owners
Permit me to begin with what might seem like a silly observation from the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Indianapolis late …
Kelly Ayotte: 'It's Important to Make Sure We Enforce the Laws on the Books.'
Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire also addressed the NRA Convention with a video message.
“I know from my experience as a prosecutor that it’s important to make sure we enforce the laws on the books, and that we go …
Santorum: 'Protecting the Second Amendment While All Our Other Freedoms Falter Is Not a Winning Strategy.'
Former Pennsylvania senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum began with a bit of humor in his speech at the NRA Convention Friday afternoon, but shifted to urging the audience to become more active in protecting all of the Bill of …
Walker, Cruz Offer Short Video Messages to NRA Convention
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addressed this year’s NRA Convention in a short video message — unfortunately, the audio was a little muffled, and it began abruptly with him thanking veterans.
“I’m proud to say in Wisconsin, we’ve enacted …
Mike Pence: 'Our State Governments Are Not Territorial Outposts of the National Government.'
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence offered very state-focused address at the NRA Convention, touting his state to the audience assembled in Indianapolis’s Lucas Oil Stadium. He mentioned gun rights issues, but offered a broad review of the conservative policies he’…
Bloomberg Paying for Gun Violence Victims to Attend NRA Convention
Buzzfeed reports that:
Ten days after Michael Bloomberg announced a $50 million investment in gun control and proclaimed the National Rifle Association should be afraid of him, the Bloomberg-backed Everytown for Gun Safety group is taking the fight directly to NRA — …
Jindal: Bloomberg and Holder Are 'Surprised We Can Tie Our Own Shoelaces'
A particularly delicious segment of Governor Bobby Jindal’s remarks to the NRA Leadership Forum at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis this afternoon:
We must not let our opponents redefine what it means to be an American, and what it means …
Mark Levin: 'It’s Obvious to Most of Us That We Live in a Post-Constitutional Era.'
Radio talk show host Mark Levin brought his usual soft-spoken and mild-mannered style to the NRA Convention in Indianapolis Friday afternoon.
“You’ve heard about the former Supreme Court justice who wants to get rid of the Second Amendment?” he …
Rubio: ‘They Like to Paint Us As Paranoid, Bitter People’
The NRA’s work, Senator Marco Rubio told the NRA convention this afternoon, is “a key part of our effort to save the American Dream in the 21st century.” And that American Dream, he argued, is “is often misunderstood” “Far …
McConnell: ‘The Bill of Rights Does Not Come A La Carte’
Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, addressed the National Rifle Association’s general meeting this afternoon, and delivered a passionate defense of both the Second and First Amendments. Informing the audience that he was a “proud lifetime member of the NRA,” …
Wayne LaPierre: You Know The National Media Is Lying When They Call Themselves Journalists
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, now speaking to the NRA Annual Meeting’s Leadership Forum, held at the Lucas Oil Stadium:
“One hundred million gun owners will not back down, not now, not ever. Freedom has never needed …