Katie Couric is an Anti-Gun Fraud and Hypocrite
|Google-search “Katie Couric, gun control, edited” and you’ll see what we’re talking about. Actually, you’ll see what most news organizations are talking about.|
AP: Trump Has Clinched GOP Nomination
|The Associated Press reported on Thursday that Donald J. Trump has exceeded the 1,237 delegates necessary to win the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States on the first ballot at the party’s convention next month.|
“Rap Back”: A New Federal Firearm Registry
|As part of the FBI’s Next Generation Identification Program, the agency is implementing what it calls the “Rap Back” service. “Rap Back” provides law enforcement agencies – at their request – ongoing alerts on specific individuals.|
White House Gun Control Meeting - Let’s “Set the Table” for the New President
|Speaking at a May 24 “Gun Violence Prevention Convening” held at the White House with state and local government officials, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. appeared to concede that the window for further gun control measures by the Obama Administration has passed, acknowledging “we’re probably not going to get much more done in the next nine months” on gun control.|
Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Process Yields Wins for the Second Amendment
|On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. Included in the committee-approved draft were a number of important riders that would protect Second Amendment rights by defunding overreaching or restrictive programs that serve mainly to burden lawful possession of or commerce in firearms.|
Outrage of the Week: Kindergartner Suspended for Princess Bubble Gun
|Early last week, school officials at Southeast Elementary in Brighton, Colo. suspended a 5-year-old kindergartner for bringing a “fake weapon” to school. Illustrating the fanatical manner in which school weapons policies are enforced throughout the country, the “weapon” in question was a battery-powered clear plastic gun that blows bubbles when the trigger is pulled.|
Enthusiasm Abounds at Second Annual Second Amendment Youth Leadership Conference
|On Saturday, May 21st, in conjunction with NRA’s Annual Meetings in Louisville, NRA-ILA’s Grassroots Division hosted the Second Amendment Youth Leadership Conference. Demonstrating the support for our rights among college students and millennials, attendance was double that of last year’s inaugural event!|
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, address the crowd and discuss the importance of this year's election.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul addresses the crowd at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, an event of the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings in Louisville, Kentucky.
South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy addresses the crowd at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, an event of the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings in Louisville, Kentucky.
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