A Texas law says "that you can’t shoot bears out of the second floor of a window."
— Politifact Texas on Thursday, February 12th, 2015
The duck stops here
On assault weapon violence: "Ducks have more protection than people in Virginia."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, January 26th, 2015
NRA shoots and misses
"Mary Landrieu voted to take away your gun rights."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
Deceptive, also wrong
"Far more children died last year drowning in their bathtubs than were killed accidentally by guns."
— Politifact PunditFact on Friday, August 15th, 2014
Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine voted "to let the U.N. take OUR guns."
— Politifact Virginia on Sunday, June 15th, 2014
Cherry picks some votes from 10 years ago
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."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
There is plenty of recycled lead available in the U.S.
Because the EPA closed a lead smelter in Missouri, "all lead for bullets will have to come from overseas!"
— Politifact Florida on Friday, April 25th, 2014
A joke, not an actual event
Says President Barack Obama told a room of students, "Children, every time I clap my hands together, a child in America dies from gun violence," and then a child told him he could solve the problem by not clapping any more.
— Politifact National on Monday, March 17th, 2014
He must be deep undercover
"I've been a cop in Lake County, Michigan, since 1982 thereabout. I conduct federal raids with the DEA and ATF and U.S. Marshals and the FBI and Texas Rangers."
— Politifact PunditFact on Thursday, February 27th, 2014
One vote 23 years ago a smoking gun does not make
"Mitch McConnell voted with Harry Reid to infringe on our gun rights."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 24th, 2014
A thesis shot full of holes
"Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency."
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
It's satire, folks, just satire
Says the Obama administration is handing out a pamphlet titled, "What To Do When The Veteran In Your Classroom Attempts A Mass Shooting"
— Politifact National on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
A weird formulation that's also wrong on its own terms
"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."
— Politifact National on Thursday, August 29th, 2013
U.N. says document is a persuasive-looking fake
A United Nations working group has "adopted a proposed agenda" to enable member nations to "disarm civilians within their borders."
— Politifact National on Monday, August 12th, 2013
Actually, founded by Civil War vets to improve marksmanship
The National Rifle Association was "founded by religious leaders who wanted to protect freed slaves from the Ku Klux Klan."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell "wants gun owners in a federal registration system."
— Politifact Virginia on Monday, March 18th, 2013
Upon further review
"There’s more murders with hammers last year than...shotguns and pistols and AK-47s."
— Politifact Georgia on Thursday, February 21st, 2013
More than rifles? Yes. More than all guns? No.
"There are more people killed with baseball bats and hammers than are killed with guns."
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
This arrow sailed over the target
"We just had someone last week in Neenah near a school kill someone with a bow and arrow."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, January 28th, 2013
Group backfires on this attack ad
Says U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., celebrates gun ownership even in the face of school shootings.
— Politifact Georgia on Friday, January 25th, 2013