Gun Control Advocates

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow describes Lott as “a very influential person,” “wrote a book that people call the bible of the NRA”

4 Sep , 2021   Video

Dr. John Lott has already written about the high school commencement hoax that gun control advocates set up this June (more available here). On June 23rd, Rachel Maddow devoted 14 minutes of her MSNBC news show to discuss it. We won’t bore you with her whole segment which she uses to laud the hoax, but if you are interested, you can find it here.…

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Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety will spend $3 million just to train people to run for political office

26 Aug , 2021  

From the New York Times:

The gun-control group Everytown for Gun Safety plans to spend $3 million to recruit and train its volunteers to run for office, with a goal of having 200 enter races in the next election cycle.

The program is the latest step in a yearslong effort by groups that support stricter gun laws to become politically competitive with the National Rifle Association, which has kept a powerful hold on American politics as mass shootings have multiplied.

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The Gun Control Advocates Mantra: “Police violence is gun violence”

24 Jan , 2021  

With the movement to defund police all the rage, gun-control activists now don’t trust police with guns. The Trace, a Bloomberg-funded outlet dedicated to gun-control advocacy, is probably at odds with police in part because officers are so overwhelmingly in favor of gun ownership. Just in the last month, it’s published articles with such headlines as, “An Arkansas Cop Said He’d Shoot at Protestors.…

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Michael Bloomberg’s Gun Control Groups are Running Ads for the November Elections, but they aren’t focusing on Gun Control

25 Oct , 2020  

Unlike the NRA, Michael Bloomberg’s gun control organizations have depended on a few billionaire donors, notably Bloomberg himself. But what is most notable in this election is that while they spent about $26 million by the middle of October, they have stayed away from running ads on gun control. Bloomberg’s gun control groups have felt that the best way to push for more gun control is to gun ads on health care and energy.…

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Anti-gun Environmental Groups pretend to be Pro-gun to Push Democrat Candidates in Election

4 Oct , 2020   Video

With closely contested elections in many states where self-defense is an important issue, gun control advocates are pretending to be pro-self-defense organizations that support Democrats. Unfortunately, in a number of close races, these fraudulent organizations have had an impact on U.S. House and Senate races.

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At the Washington Times: Using the COVID-19 pandemic to justify a gun ban

27 Apr , 2020  

Dr. John Lott has a new piece at the Washington Times on the claims being made by gun control advocates during the Coronavirus.

Despite all the claims that gun control organizations only want “reasonable” gun control laws, the coronavirus pandemic has revealed that they do want to ban guns. Gun control advocates somehow want to claim that closing down gun stores doesn’t infringe on people’s ability to own guns for self-defense.

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Michael Bloomberg: “it’s the job of law enforcement to have guns and to decide when to shoot,” not the “average citizen”

2 Feb , 2020   Video

After the West Freeway Church of Christ shooting near Fort Worth, where concealed handgun permit holders stopped a mass public shooting, Michael Bloomberg warned that the average citizen shouldn’t be carrying guns.

“It may be true that someone in the congregation had his own gun and killed the person who murdered two other people.

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Some quick comments on Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bizarre claim that she will “Reduce Gun Deaths By 80%”

10 Aug , 2019  

“Over fifty years, we reduced per-mile driving deaths by almost 80% and prevented 3.5 million automobile deaths. And we’re still at it. . . . My goal as President, and our goal as a society, will be to reduce that number by 80%.” — Senator Elizabeth Warren, August 10, 2019

It is pretty deceptive to claim that government regulations reduced motor vehicle deaths by 80%.…

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Colorado Highland Ranch School Students Angry that Vigil for dead and wounded classmates used to push gun control

9 May , 2019   Video

Gun control groups and politicians used the vigil for the Colorado Highland Ranch School students to push for gun control. Colorado STEM students walked out en masse from the vigil in protest of this politicization and for not being allowed to speak on behalf of their friends who had been victims.…

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Democrat State Senator says Senator pushing Constitutional Carry has “some mental problems”

19 Apr , 2019  

In a debate over a Constitutional Carry bill, Alabama’s Democratic state Senator Vivian Davis Figures had this to say about State Sen. Gerald Allen’s (R-Tuscaloosa) and the bill that he supported (SB 4).

“You even want to repeal a part of the law that’s in place now about carrying weapons into a demonstration, where everyone knows that the emotions are high … and we also know Congresswoman (Gabby) Giffords (of Arizona) was actually shot during that time, during a demonstration.