Have the Gun Owners of America Jumped the Gun?

It’s hard to believe, but the Gun Owners of America (GOA) have staked out a position further to the right than the National Rifle Association (NRA). Whereas the NRA will endorse (if not financially support) Democratic politicians whose election will further the NRA’s goals, the GOA is all republican (a.k.a. conservative) all the time. And how. “Gun Owners of America has two major goals in 2012,” their press release announces. “First — make Barack Obama a one-term President. Second — make Harry Reid the minority leader in the Senate.” B-b-b-ut what if Obama’s challenger has a strident anti-gun rights agenda? Someone like . . .

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It’s hard to believe, but the Gun Owners of America (GOA) have staked out a position further to the right than the National Rifle Association (NRA). Whereas the NRA will…

Feds to Blow Your Taxes on [Another] Microstamping Study

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Gun crime. Gun crime. How do we stop gun crime? Hmm . . . I know! How about we mandate that all guns come equipped with a firing pin that…

Illinois Launches Pre-McDonald Gun Control Bill Blitz

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Sometime this summer, The U.S. Supreme Court will strike down Chicago’s handgun ban. While the Highest Court in the Land’s™ ruling on the McDonald v. Chicago case will likely leave…

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Mayor Daley’s Gun Control Proposals Unleash Quote Wars

Every year, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley holds a press conference on gun crime, wherein Hizzoner proposes some initiative or another for reducing illegal guns/gun crimes. Every single time, he trots…

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