Statements about Guns

Passing a federal firearms "background check through the NICS database . . . typically takes 90 seconds."

The "priorities" of more than three-quarters of Americans are to increase the minimum wage, create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, and require background checks for gun buyers.

"The nine-day deer hunt contributes more than $1.3 billion in revenue to the state of Wisconsin."

"Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency."

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

"Florida sheriffs unequivocally support" the "stand your ground" law.

"Under President (George W.) Bush, prosecution of gun crimes was 30 percent higher than it is under President Obama."

Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"

Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."

Virginia is "the number one state per capita in screening out people with mental illness from gun purchases."  

Says "Nathan Deal killed pro-gun bills in 2013."  

Mental health provisions related to mass shootings "got over 90 votes in the Senate."

"There are more guns than there are people in the United States."

"The CDC issued a report commissioned by President Obama just earlier this year, and it found some very inconvenient facts. Armed citizens are less likely harmed by attackers. Effectiveness of gun control laws is mixed. Gun buybacks don't work."

An average of seven children in America are killed by guns every day.

"1 percent of candidates that (the National Rifle Association) endorsed in 2012 won."

"Over the past twenty years, the number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States has decreased by nearly 40 percent. The number of other crimes involving the use of a firearm has also plummeted, declining by nearly 70 percent."

"Rep. Frank Wolf voted to allow terror suspects to buy guns."

Says Ken Cuccinelli supported a law that could allow people to carry missile launchers into airports.

"America’s gun-related homicide rate … would be about the same as Belgium’s if you left out California, Illinois, D.C. and New Jersey, places with some of the strictest gun control laws in the U.S."

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