Supported idea, fought legislation
"In 1999, the NRA leadership in Washington, pretty much the same people intact, were for (expanded background checks.)"
— PolitiFact National
Cherry-picking quotes for wacky effect
Says John Raese said he wants "1,000 laser systems put in the sky, and we need it right now."
Another in the long line of rhetorical excesses by health bill opponents
Under the new health care law, "the first person (a) patient has to go to is a bureaucrat. That is called a panel."
Public records tell the tale.
John Raese's wife "is registered to vote in Florida so she can't even vote for him."
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