All statements involving National Rifle Association
"1 percent of candidates that (the National Rifle Association) endorsed in 2012 won."
A "wide majority of NRA households ... supported this legislation" on gun background checks.
The Manchin-Toomey amendment "would have criminalized certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members" to get government approval.
"The NRA used to support expanded background checks."
"Even members of the NRA, when they were polled recently, were under the impression that everyone has a criminal background check."
Bill Nelson voted to confirm Sonia Sotomayor, "who signed a Supreme Court opinion saying Americans do not have an individual right to own firearms."
"Bill Nelson voted for a ban on millions of commonly owned firearms, which included many popular hunting and target rifles."
Says Barack "Obama admits he’s coming for our guns, telling Sarah Brady, ‘We are working on (gun control), but under the radar.’ "
Says Barack Obama is "trying to slash funding for the Armed Pilots Program designed to prevent terror attacks."
Says Barack Obama’s regulatory adviser Cass Sunstein, "wants to ban hunting and says animals should be represented in court."
Says Barack Obama "supported Ted Kennedy’s ammo ban to outlaw all deer-hunting ammunition."
Says Tom Barrett "voted to ban 15 different kinds of guns, even a lot of common deer rifles."
Wisconsin’s concealed-carry permit rules demand more proof than other states that safety training requirements are met, rendering "all existing (training) certificates insufficient" as part of the permit application
"Across the board, violent crime in jurisdictions that recognize the Right to Carry is lower than in areas that prevent it."
More people die from "medical misadventures" than firearm accidents nationally and in Florida.
Georgia and other states with weak gun laws have more crime.
"Obama's Ten Point Plan to 'Change' the Second Amendment…Ban use of firearms for home defense."
"Obama's Ten Point Plan to 'Change' The Second Amendment….Ban the manufacture, sale and possession of handguns."
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