The Department of Homeland Security has declared firearms manufacturers & gun retailers “essential businesses,” driving a spike through the heart of various state & local “emergency” lockdowns.
“The right to keep and bear arms is not subject to the whims of any state official, and it’s time for that message to be delivered clearly by the federal courts.”–Alan Gottlieb, SAF
“New Jersey may have been the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights, but they’re the last state to recognize it.”—Alan Gottlieb
“We are all in this together, and we will make it through, together, as well. Stay safe, stay well and stay ready.”—Alan Gottlieb, SAF
“Effective immediately, the King County Sheriff’s Office will not process any new Concealed Pistol License (CPL) applications.”—King County Sheriff’s Office
“Anyone who is unable to renew his or her carry license should automatically have the expiration date extended.”–Alan Gottlieb, CCRKBA
“Law abiding gun owners in Connecticut are left more susceptible to harm or death by being limited in their means of self-defense.”—Holly Sullivan, CCDL
“Everytown’s endorsement cements Biden’s Second Amendment assault credentials.”—Alan Gottlieb, CCRKBA
“What Schumer did wasn’t just disgusting, it was despicable. He should hand in his resignation, the sooner the better.”—Alan Gottlieb, CCRKBA
“You’re gonna take care of the gun problem with me, you’re gonna be the one who leads this effort.”—Joe Biden to Beto O’Rourke
“Our 2A rights are constantly under attack…Law abiding citizens are part of the solution to increase public safety and defend the vulnerable.”—Joshua Freed, GOP gubernatorial candidate, Washington
“I was shocked that the Democrats are now punishing our local Sheriff’s Departments…for their choice to protect and defend our citizens’ Second Amendment rights.” Virginia State Sen. Bill Stanley
But Second Amendment activists…have been insisting for many years the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is not for protection against rogue whitetail bucks, but against tyranny.
“Do you think gun safety is a winning issue in Texas? We do. That’s why we’re focusing on winning Texas in a BIG way this election year.”—Chris Carr, Everytown Victory Fund
Virginia was also a defeat for Bloomberg because his Everytown for Gun Safety lobbying group’s Action Fund last year spent $2.5 million to flip the Assembly to Democrat control.
“While we are disappointed in today’s vote, we are undeterred.”—Kris Brown, Brady United Against Gun Violence, quoted by Fox News
“Armslist does not sell firearms, nor does it facilitate sales. We do not get involved in transactions. If anyone claims we do, they are defaming me and the organization.”— Jon Gibbon, Armslist
The Washington experience could be educational for Arizona, where a dozen anti-gun Democrat lawmakers have submitted legislation targeting so-called “assault weapons”
“What we have is repeat, violent offenders who have no legal right to have a gun…so giving the…judges, the authority to send that person away for a long time, will save lives.”—Gov. Mike DeWine
“ISP processing of FOID and concealed carry applications has slowed to a crawl, allowing paperwork to languish. That’s not just poor performance, it’s pathetic.”—Alan Gottlieb, SAF
“Blaming guns sidesteps hard questions about why the city isn’t better protecting people from known dangers of the drug epidemic and related crimes.”—Seattle Times editorial
“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”—Pericles
“At least 83 counties nationwide have declared themselves as Second Amendment sanctuaries this month, following at least 131 last month.”—The Hill
“Absolutely (I’ve been targeted)…because I’ve been very effective at killing anti-gun bills over the last several years.”—Washington State Rep. Matt Shea
Official estimates place the number of people attending the rally at 22,000, most of them outside the secure Capitol Square area carrying one or more firearms. Nobody was harmed.