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President Obama Lays Off Hollywood Violence in Denver Speech

Campbell Brown, former CNN and NBC news anchor took to the Wall Street Journal today to address President Obama’s gun control speech in Colorado.  There was something missing from President Obama’s Wednesday speech in Denver about gun violence. He focused almost exclusively on passing gun-control laws, and not at all on one of the nation’s biggest promoters of violence: the entertainment industry. Since the shooting at Newtown, President Obama has […]

#CPAC2013: David Keene 'Our Movement and the Republican Party are not the Same'

NRA President, David Keene, spoke at CPAC this afternoon. He began by highlighting the fact that the Republican Party and the conservative movement are decidedly not the same thing - citing the American Conservative Union’s inception and the somewhat cold shoulder it initially received from the party establishment. He expanded on that point by comparing the ACU’s early days as outsiders in the party to libertarians today. “In the last […]

#CPAC2013: Wayne LaPierre 'It's as if Sanity Itself has been Sequestered in Washington'

Giving what might be the most passionate speech at CPAC thus far, Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President and CEO of the National Rifle Association, eviscerated gun control advocates and the recent efforts of Congress to implement comprehensive gun control policies. “Here’s what political leaders offer: a placebo called Universal Background Checks. Yep - that’s their big idea…a check that will always be far from universal, will never make our schools […]

Congressman Jim Moran Hosts Anti-Gun Townhall, Gets Grilled By Gun Owners

Last night, Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) hosted an anti-gun townhall panel event at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA. With the help of the Arlington Falls Church Young Republicans club, hundreds of constituents from Virginia’s 8th congressional district-mostly Second Amendment activists-came to the event to express their dismay with Congressman Moran’s support for anti-gun policies. The event, “Preventing Another Newtown: A Conversation on Gun Violence in America,” featured five gun […]

Some Democrats might join GOP in Holder Contempt Vote

Steny Hoyer signaled yesterday that some Democrats may defect and join the GOP in voting to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress when the House holds its vote on Thursday. CNN Reports: Hoyer immediately pointed out that the NRA has “weighed in on this issue” and acknowledged “there are some members who will consider the recommendations of the NRA.” “Whether they think those recommendations are founded or […]