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Florida Gun Shop Supports Law Enforcement

florida gun shop supports law enforcementA Lakeland, FL Gun Shop Derringer Firearms is showing it's support for local Law Enforcement by giving customers "Support Law Enforcement" signs for their yard.   Gun shop owner Dan Derringer said," with what we see on the news and the nonsense that  is going on around the country I think it's time, the "good folks",  stand up and let their voice be heard".  Derringer went on,  " Most of the folks in this country are honorable law abiding citizens, th…

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Top seven things to do at the NRA Annual Meeting:

 top seven things to do at the nra annual meeting:May 3, 2013 Houston, Texas - Once you've made your way through downtown Houston and into the George R. Brown Convention Center, you might feel overwhelmed with all there is to do.We've packed this year's NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits with a ton of events and activities. Where should you go first? What should you make sure to see today?Here are the top seven things to do Friday at the NRA Annual Meeting:Register. Easy to do, but also easy to forget once you're looking around. You can't …

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National Rifle Associations annual convention begins tomorrow, Friday, May 3, 2013

national rifle associations annual convention begins tomorrow, friday, may 3, 2013May 2, 2013 The National Rifle Association opens its annual convention Friday in gun-friendly Houston, fresh off its success last month in blocking a congressional bid to expand background checks for firearms purchases.For the NRA's leader­ship, however, the three days of meetings, banquets and exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center will be anything but a victory celebration."The NRA doesn't do pep rallies," said Andrew Arulan­andam, the NRA's director of public affairs. "We're e…

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FEDERAL LAW ON TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS

federal law on transportation of firearmsMay 1, 2013 Federal law does not restrict individuals (except convicted felons; persons under indictment for felonies; adjudicated “mental defectives” or those who have been involuntarily committed to mental institutions; illegal drug users; illegal aliens and most nonimmigrant aliens; dishonorably discharged veterans; those who have renounced their U.S. citizenship; fugitives from justice; persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence; and persons subject to domestic violenc…

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LaPierre: Gun owners make US safer

lapierre: gun owners make us saferApril 30, 2013 As gun owners across the South prepare to gather in Houston for the 142nd NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits next weekend, I want to thank the 5 million members of the NRA for all they do to make America safe and free.If you're an NRA member, you deserve to be proud.Because today, yet again, it's NRA members and the millions who agree with us - not the press or some in the political ranks - who are doing the thankless and heroic work of standing up for freedom. And it's NRA mem…

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Toomey says he wont take new shot at gun bill

toomey says he wont take new shot at gun billApril 29, 2013 WASHINGTON - Article originally written on articles.philly.com/. Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) dismissed talk Friday that he might take a second run at passing new gun laws, even as a new poll found voters in the state giving him high marks for backing a bipartisan plan to expand background checks."My own view is very simple: The Senate has had its vote. We've seen the outcome of that vote. I am not aware of any reason to believe that if we had the vote again that …

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RTC gets life!!

rtc gets life!!April 25, 2013 Second Amendment rights advocates in Louisiana claimed another victory Wednesday, when the lower house of the Legislature approved a bill to allow for lifetime concealed-carry permits.House Bill 265, which passed with a vote of 65-19, was the first lawmaking foray by Central Republican Barry Ivey, who beat Metro Councilman Scott Wilson in a special election in early March.Currently, concealed-carry permits cost $125 and last for five years. Ivey's bill would allow Louisianans…

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Fox News poll: 69 percent of voters want a gun in similar situation.

fox news poll: 69 percent of voters want a gun in similar situation.April 24, 2013 On Friday, the nation watched as the Boston area went under lock-down during a manhunt for the armed and dangerous marathon bombing suspect.  If you were in that situation, would you want a gun at your side?Most American voters say yes, according to a new Fox News poll.Sixty-nine percent say if they were in a situation similar to Bostonians, they would want a gun in their house.  That includes a large 88-percent majority of those in gun-owner households, a…

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But hes got a Ga-Ga-Gun, T - shirt!!!

but hes got a ga-ga-gun, t - shirt!!!April 23, 2013 A West Virginia teenager who was arrested and suspended from school after he refused to remove an NRA T-shirt is back in class. Fourteen-year-old Jared Marcum of Logan returned to Logan Middle School on Monday after serving a one-day suspension. His father, Allen Lardieri, told 13 News that the situation was exaggerated and said, "I don't see how anybody would have an issue with a hunting rifle and NRA put on a T-shirt, especially when policy doesn’t forbid it."The school dis…

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Obama Vows to Win on Gun Control!

obama vows to win on gun control!April 22, 2013 On Wednesday, the Senate rejected a gun control agenda that President Obama has adopted as his own over the last few months, but to which other gun control supporters have bitterly clung for years: banning an ever-lengthening list of semi-automatic firearms, banning magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, and expanding background check requirements to require government permission for many transfers of firearms among private citizens.Within minutes of the Senate’s votes, whi…

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Chris W Coxs Message to Gun Owners on Their Victory in the Senate

chris w coxs message to gun owners on their victory in the senateApril 20, 2013 While both sides in the gun control debate regroup after our victory in the Senate earlier this week, I want to give credit where credit is due. The credit for Wednesday’s defeat of gun control goes to the countless gun owners and other Americans who drew a line in the sand--who sent emails and letters and made phone calls to their U.S. senators, urging them to protect private firearm transfers, semi-automatic firearms, and the magazines that millions of Americans own for sel…

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Obama taking action on gun background check system

obama taking action on gun background check systemApril 19, 2013 By NEDRA PICKLER | Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Blocked by Congress from expanding gun sale background checks, President Barack Obama is turning to actions within his own power to keep people from buying a gun who are prohibited for mental health reasons.Federal law bans certain mentally ill people from purchasing firearms, but not all states are providing data to stop the prohibited sales to the FBI's background check system. A federal review last ye…

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Statement from Chris W Cox on US Senate Defeat of Manchin-Toomey-Schumer Amendment

statement from chris w cox on us senate defeat of manchin-toomey-schumer amendment April 18, 2013 Today, the misguided Manchin-Toomey-Schumer proposal failed in the U.S. Senate. This amendment would have criminalized certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members to get federal government permission to exercise a fundamental right or face prosecution. As we have noted previously, expanding background checks, at gun shows or elsewhere, will not reduce violent crime or keep our kids safe in their …

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Good riddence, gun control bill?

good riddence, gun control bill?April 16, 2013  The tough gun-control bill that President Barack Obama wants now has little, if any, chance of passing this Congress – it’s struggling in the Senate and facing outright rejection in the House.Vice President Joe Biden worked the phones Monday to try to salvage a bipartisan bill in the Senate but has come up short. Personal appeals from parents of Newtown victims and former Rep. Gabby Giffords haven’t worked either and even if Senate negotiators get to 60 votes, the House…

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US Senate Sets Stage for Gun Control Votes

us senate sets stage for gun control votesThursday (April 11), by a vote of 68-31, the U.S. Senate voted to move forward with debate and votes on a variety of gun control proposals.   The underlying bill that will be considered by the Senate is S. 649, the so-called “Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013”.  This bill would criminalize the private transfer of firearms by law-abiding citizens, requiring friends, neighbors and many family members to get government permission to exercise a fundamental right or face prose…

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Next Hearing on BATFEs “Operation Fast and Furious” Announced

next hearing on batfes “operation fast and furious” announcedThe Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has announced that on Tuesday, July 26, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will convene another hearing as part of the ongoing investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Operation Fast and Furious.” The committee called the program “a tragically flawed effort that is connected to deaths on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border.”The hearing, “Operation Fast and Furious: The Other Side…

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