Category Archives: Gun Rights

November 18, 2017

Report: Obama DOJ Prosecuted Less Than 1% Of Criminals Who Tried To Buy Guns Illegally

“That should trigger a referral to the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for investigation for lying on the forms.”

Over 100,000 convicted felons attempted to illegally purchase firearms each year during President Barack Obama’s eight years in the oval office, and the Obama administration did virtually nothing about it.

The Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) only “considered prosecuting” approximately 30 to 40 convicted felons per year who attempted to illegally purchase firearms — roughly .04%, the Daily Caller News Foundation reported.

Key findings from the DCNF’s investigative report include:

A June 2016 Justice Department Inspector General’s report revealed that between 2008 and 2015 the U.S. Attorney’s office considered prosecuting “less than 32 people per year” for lying on form 4473, the federal application to buy guns. (Lying on an ATF Form 4473 constitutes a felony and is punishable by a $250,000 fine and 10 years in federal prison.)

Two of every 10 gun denials referred to the ATF was sent to field offices for prosecution, a Justice Department report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in 2013 and 2014 found. Eight of ten never faced prosecution, according to the report.

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November 17, 2017

Ted Nugent Goes OFF On Gun Control | Louder With Crowder (Video)

Ted Nugent sounds off on gun control, the Second Amendment and more on Louder With Crowder.

April 22, 2017

Faith Goldy: Special Gun Rights for Muslims?! (Video)

Faith Goldy of TheRebel.media went online to renew her Canadian gun license, and noticed an exception to the usual regulation requiring a photograph, citing religious exemption. She contacted the RCMP here’s what happened.

April 10, 2017

Wayne LaPierre: NRA Has Supplanted Media in Hearts of American People

Following the April 7 confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, the NRA tweeted an online ad in which executive VP Wayne LaPierre suggested the NRA has supplanted the media in the hearts of the American people.

Gorsuch was confirmed Friday by a 54-45 vote after President Trump nominated him as part of a larger pledge to use SCOTUS to save the Second Amendment from “people like Hillary Clinton.”

After the confirmation, the NRA tweeted a video of LaPierre saying:

To every dishonest member of the failing American news media: Let me explain why you’ve never been less trusted, less credible or less respected. For decades you ignored calls from millions of gun owners to just tell the truth. All you had to do what just get the facts right about our guns and our freedom. But you never even pretended to listen. Instead you weaponized the First Amendment against the Second.

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December 9, 2016

President Obama: Blame Second Amendment, Not Radical Islamic Terror

During a December 6 speech on national security and the fight against terrorism, President Obama refused to criticize radical Islamic terror but had no problem suggesting that the availability of firearms in America is problematic.

At one point during the speech, Obama actually warned Americans not criticize Islam for the attacks that Muslims have carried out on our soil–most recently the Ohio State University attack, but also the attacks on the Minnesota mall, Orlando Pulse, San Bernardino County building, Chattanooga military offices, and Fort Hood (2009), to name a few.

Obama said:

We are fighting terrorists who claim to fight on behalf of Islam. But they do not speak for over a billion Muslims around the world, and they do not speak for American Muslims, including many who wear the uniform of the United States of America’s military.

If we stigmatize good, patriotic Muslims, that just feeds the terrorists’ narrative. It fuels the same false grievances that they use to motivate people to kill. If we act like this is a war between the United States and Islam, we’re not just going to lose more Americans to terrorist attacks, but we’ll also lose sight of the very principles we claim to defend.

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December 4, 2016

DC Won’t Allow Concealed Carry, But Takes It Easy On Armed, Violent Criminals

“I knew they were going to let me off easy,” Tavon Pinkney, an 18-year old convicted of homicide in 2015, told The Washington Post regarding his previous sentencing under the youth law. “Nothing changed … They just gave me the Youth Act and let me go right back out there. They ain’t really care.”

A law meant to give lenient sentences to juvenile offenders is putting violent criminals back on the streets of Washington, D.C., at an alarming rate.

The problems stem from the city’s Youth Rehabilitation Act, legislation implemented in the 1980s to provide leniency to criminal offenders under the age of 22, even violent ones, with murder convictions being the only exception. It allows judges to disregard mandatory minimums meant to dissuade criminals, often to disastrous effects. The homicide rate spiked by 54 percent in the District in 2015, and 22 of the murderers were previously sentenced for crimes under the Youth Rehabilitation Act, according to an investigation by The Washington Post.

A man released on probation in 2015 under the law was involved in the July shooting death of Deeniquia Dodds, a transgender man. Just over 120 people previously sentenced under the Youth Rehabilitation Act have subsequently been convicted of murder since 2010.

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November 4, 2016

Charlie Daniels: First They Disarm You, Then They Control You (Video)

In an exclusive interview given to AR-15 manufacturer Daniel Defense, country music legend Charlie Daniels reminds Americans that disarmament is key to the slide toward totalitarian government.

In other words: first they disarm you, then they control you, Daniels expressed.

The interview opens with Daniels saying:

Some people are willing to lose some freedoms just to maintain their way of life. I’m not. I don’t want to lose my freedoms. I don’t want my freedoms taken away from me. But some people are that way and they are becoming more and more every day.

“Unfortunately I feel the ebb of patriotism again. I can’t believe that we have set back in this country and let things deteriorate to the point that they are,” he added. “And I cannot believe how very unaware about 40 percent of the population of this country are about what is happening.”

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November 1, 2016

Calling all gun owners to vote! by Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris warns, ‘Our Second Amendment rights are on the line’

Our Second Amendment rights have never been in more jeopardy than they are through this Nov. 8 election.

In June, President Obama enacted 10 more executive orders restricting gun purchase and use.

Chris Cox, executive director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, was absolutely right when he explained that Obama “doesn’t have a basic level of respect or understanding of the Second Amendment and law abiding gun owners in this country.”

Obama’s ignorance and disrespect were clearly seen as far back as his presidential campaign in 2008, when he quipped: “You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing’s replaced them. … And it’s not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion … as a way to explain their frustrations.”

Tragically, at the same time that Obama’s administration has increased gun regulations and restrictions, crime – and violent crime in particular – has continued to escalate, particularly over these last two years.

The FBI reported in January 2016 that there are “significant increases in violent crime categories. Homicide was up 6.2 percent across the country, while rape was up 9.6 percent,” as the Washington Post reported.

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October 25, 2016

Wikileaks: Hillary Clinton Had Gun Control Supporters Planted In Town Hall Audience

One of the emails contained in the Wikileaks’ Podesta email release shows that Hillary Clinton had gun control supporters planted in a town hall audience in Manchester, New Hampshire.

The town hall occurred on October 5, 2015; just four days after a man opened fire on Umpqua Community College campus in Oregon.

In the email thread, dated October 4, 2015, a “speech draft” was passed around “on behalf of Megan Rooney.” The email contained “talking points” for Clinton to use to discuss guns in Manchester.

The first part of the email reminded other campaign staffers that the town hall had no specific focus, although gun control would be highlighted:

Here are short TPs about guns for the NH community college town hall >>> tomorrow. This is not a town hall exclusively about gun violence — it’s just a >>> regular town hall.

The email then turned, reminding everyone that there would be gun control plants at the town hall; that those plants would be from various gun control groups:

But the person who will introduce [Clinton] will tell a story >>> about gun violence in her life, and there will be people in the audience >>> from gun violence orgs.

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Telegraph: U.S. Top Country for Gun Ownership, Not Even in Top 10 for Firearm Deaths

On October 22 The Telegraph published a map showing the U.S. leads the world in private firearm ownership but does not even crack the Top 10 when it comes to firearm-related deaths.

According to the Telegraph, the countries with highest per-capita gun ownership are:

1 USA – 112.6 guns per 100 residents
2 Serbia – 75.6
3 Yemen – 54.8
4 Switzerland – 45.7
5 Cyprus – 36.4
6 Saudi Arabia – 35
7 Iraq – 34.2
8 Uruguay – 31.8
9 Sweden – 31.6
10 Norway – 31.3

Note–the Telegraph presents gun ownership as so expansive in the U.S. that guns actually outnumber people. Yet the U.S. does not appear on the list of the Top 10 countries for firearm-related deaths. Those countries are:

1 Honduras – 67.18 per 100,000 residents per year
2 Venezuela – 59.13
3 Swaziland – 37.16
4 Guatemala – 34.1
5 Jamaica – 30.72
6 El Salvador – 26.77
7 Colombia – 25.94
8 Brazil – 21.2
9 Panama – 15.11
10 Uruguay – 11.52

The map and the accompanying Telegraph article were drawn from the Small Arms Survey and the 2012 Congressional Research Serrvice Report. As Breitbart News previously reported, the CRS report shows privately owned firearms jumped from 192 million in the U.S. in 1994 to 310 million in 2009. At the same time, the “firearm-related murder and non-negligent homicide” rate–which was 6.6 per 100,000 Americans in 1993–fell to 3.6 per 100,000 by 2000. Gun sales continued to surge and the “firearm-related murder and non-negligent homicide” rate fell to 3.2 in 2011.

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