“Five million assault weapons are on the streets of America today. I will take executive action…and ban the importation of assault weapons.”—Kamala Harris, Houston debate 2019
“I am grateful for the opportunity to have served as your chief. Remember to take care of one another.”–Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best
There can be no doubt that the James’s actions against the NRA are motivated and substantially caused by her hostility toward the NRA’s political advocacy.”—NRA lawsuit against NYAG Letitia James
“Our members won’t be intimidated or bullied in their defense of political and constitutional freedom.”–NRA President Carolyn Meadows, quoted by Fox News
“Once our rights are lost we won’t get them back. The time to act is now.”—SAF’s Alan Gottlieb, in a fund-raising appeal
“First-time gun ownership skyrockets amid riots, increased violence across country: ‘You can’t really be too safe’.”–Fox News headline
“When somebody sends something through customs and mislabels it, this is not a legitimate shipment.”—Robin Pruisner, Iowa Dept. of Agriculture. U.S. food production endangered.
“We’ve seen some outrageous claims by the gun control crowd over the years, but Friday’s fund raising…is simply unconscionable.”—Alan Gottlieb, CCRKBA
Remington is one of the iconic names in American firearms, having been founded by Eliphalet Remington II in 1816 in Upstate New York.
“The law requires that the Illinois State Police either approve or deny a FOID card application within 30 days. But ISP has been dragging its feet.”—Alan Gottlieb, SAF
“This is no longer about George Floyd, racial equity, social justice reform or the evolution of policing. This is about violence, rioting and destruction.”—Daryl Turner, Portland Police Association
The President offered to send federal officers to the city, but anti-gun Mayor Lightfoot tweeted “Under no circumstances will I allow Donald Trump’s troops to come to Chicago.’ as the bodies stack up.
“I know people are concerned about disorder. When people talk about defunding the police, that makes them nervous.”—Pierce County, WA Sheriff Paul Pastor
Moon Neitzel told reporters her shop has always been a so-called “gun-free zones,” but she has now made it clear that applies to police officers as well as legally-armed private citizens.
“While polls show widespread support for universal background checks, there is mixed evidence that requiring UBCs for all gun sales would prevent or reduce gun violence.”—American University Radio
“This is, frankly, being caused by unscrupulous gun dealers who allow far too easy access to weapons…”—Seattle Council President Lorena Gonzalez
“You’re seeing a reaction to people’s concerns about being able to provide safety for themselves and the ones that they love.”—Mark Oliva, NSSF Public Affairs director
“I’m so mad at the mayor. I feel like she might as well have had her hand on that gun because she’s allowing this.”—Victoria Beach, African American Community Advisory Council
“But as evidenced by our continued inaction in this area, the Second Amendment is a disfavored right in this Court.”—Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, 2018
“Take back your city NOW. If you don’t do it, I will. This is not a game..”—President Donald Trump, to Gov. Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan