Statements about Guns

There are "approximately 20,000 annual gun purchases in Rhode Island."  

Says attorney general candidate Jon Richards "went so far to say he would only enforce the laws with which he personally agreed."  

"As Alaska’s attorney general, (U.S. Senate candidate Dan) Sullivan successfully fought to protect our Second Amendment rights and passed ‘stand your ground.’ "

An average of nine children a day in the U.S. die of gunshot wounds.

"The government -- not the armed forces -- is stockpiling hundreds of millions of rounds of ammunition for domestic use."

The U.N. Arms Treaty "infringes upon our right to keep and bear arms."

"Gun homicide is down 49 percent in the past 12 years."

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine voted "to let the U.N. take OUR guns."

There have been 74 "school shootings in America since Sandy Hook."

Says when armed civilians stop mass shootings with guns, an average of 2.5 people die; otherwise, an average of 18 people die.

"Public display of a long rifle is perfectly legal in Texas."

From 2000 to 2008, we averaged "about five mass shootings a year. We're now averaging 15. So that's a three-fold increase."

"20 percent of the time (smart guns) won't work."

Says he’s "the only licensed firearms dealer in America running for Congress."  

Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson is a "liberal" who voted with Nancy Pelosi to "fund sex study programs of San Francisco prostitutes" and "to regulate the sale of firearms."  

Roughly 500,000 Georgians -- or about 5 percent of the state’s residents -- have gone through a background check to legally obtain a Georgia weapons carry license.

Says Attorney General Eric Holder recently revealed "this idea to have government have gun owners wear special bracelets that would identify you as a gun owner."

"No other country has a constitutional right" like the Second Amendment.

Because the EPA closed a lead smelter in Missouri, "all lead for bullets will have to come from overseas!"

"Democrats very much are in the pocket of the NRA."

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