Allegedly Breaching a Contract With the NRA Can Be Expensive – Quote of the Day

“In the face of this politically motivated coercion, Lockton should have honored its fiduciary obligations and longstanding business relationship with the NRA and taken full responsibility for any compliance related concerns. Simply put, Lockton ceased to protect the NRA and its interests.” – NRA complaint filed in the Eastern District of New York in NRA Sues […]

Ted Cruz vs. The Big Banks – Quote of the Day

“The American Taxpayer gave Citigroup $20 billion in cash and hundreds of billions more to guarantee its bad investments – the most in cash and guarantees from the American taxpayers of any financial institution. Bank of America likewise received a taxpayer bailout of $45 billion and a guarantee of $118 billion against potential losses. In […]

Dem Rep: It’s Time to Ban the Sale AND Possession of ‘Assault Weapons’ – Quote of the Day

“Reinstating the federal assault weapons ban that was in effect from 1994 to 2004 would prohibit manufacture and sales, but it would not affect weapons already possessed. This would leave millions of assault weapons in our communities for decades to come. “Instead, we should ban possession of military-style semiautomatic assault weapons, we should buy back […]

Using Trucks to Thwart Gun Control

“The argument that if you take away guns, people will just vehicles is like saying if you take away bombs, people will just use guns. Nobody would agree that we should have no controls on explosives.” – A.J. Somerset in How The Gun Lobby Uses Van and Knife Attacks To Shut Down Gun Control [via vice.com]