Lupe Valdez, TX Democrat Candidate for Governor, Loses Department-Issued Pistol

Lupe Valdez is the former sheriff of Dallas County, Texas, serving in that elected position from 2005 to 2017. These days she’s the Democrat candidate for governor, running against incumbent Greg Abbott. According to multiple news sources like the Dallas News, the Fort Worth Star Telegram, and CBS News, Valdez was issued a Beretta Model 92SF back in […]

Florida GOP Attack Ads Appear to Support ‘Common Sense Gun Safety’

The Florida Republican Party, in support of incumbent Rep. Vern Buchanan, has released a blistering ad campaign against his challenger; Sarasota Democrat David Shapiro. Shapiro says he supports “common sense gun safety laws“. Nothing unusual there. It’s exactly the kind of boilerplate talking points you’d expect from a south Florida Democrat running for a seat in […]

Tallahassee Man Arrested For Brandishing Gun at Local McDonald’s Over Bad Service

Brett Taylor of Tallahassee, FL, owner of a local Lindy’s Chicken restaurant, was arrested last week by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday over an incident that occurred in a McDonald’s drive-thru. A video showed him pulling a handgun and threatening employees after arguing over slow service. Investigators say on Aug. 1, Taylor was […]

FL Sheriff Bob Gualtieri: Stand Your Ground ‘Created a Standard, That Is A Largely Subjective Standard’

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri has stated that in enacting Florida’s stand your ground law, the legislature “created a standard, that is a largely subjective standard” for the use of deadly force by a shooter. The good Sheriff also stated that his agency and his deputies could be civilly liable if they arrested Michael Drejka. “My […]

NRA-Backed Candidate Loses GOP Primary Race for Governor to Trump-Backed Opponent

As we reported last month, the National Rifle Association endorsed Lt. Governor Casey Cagle in the Peach State run for the governor’s office. But that endorsement was apparently outweighed by one from the commander-in-chief for Cagle’s opponent, Brian Kemp. Last night, Kemp defeated Cagle and it wasn’t by a small margin. The Lt. Governor even lost his […]

NRA-ILA Bump Stock Argument to ATF: Amnesty for Owners and Open the Registry

On March 29, ATF posted a notice of proposed rulemaking (Docket Number ATF2017R-22) to the federal register that would amend the existing definition of what constitutes a “machine gun” used in the enforcement of federal gun laws. The purpose is to re-classify bump stocks as NFA-regualted items. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action […]

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