A collection of quotes from this week’s Tower of 2A Babble.
“My number-one goal, should I become majority leader with your help, is to get a progressive Supreme Court.” — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., vowing to make stripping Americans of their rights his top priority if Hillary Clinton is elected and he becomes Senate majority leader.
“Time To Ban One Of America’s Favorite Weapons.” — Headline to an op-ed in The Seattle Times calling for outlawing ownership of the most popular rifle in America, the AR-15.
“National and local government policy makers have acknowledged that a system requiring background checks for firearm sales and transfers is ‘unenforceable without a system of universal gun registration’ for the reasons mentioned previously.” — Conclusion of an analysis of Nevada Question 1 by the nonpartisan Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities.
“Despite the best efforts of Michael Bloomberg and out-of-state gun-control groups to defeat the override vote, their agenda was rejected.” — Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, on the Missouri Assembly’s override of Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of “permitless” carry legislation.
“The exchange portrayed in the film is a work of fiction.” — Allegation from the complaint in the $12 million defamation lawsuit filed this week against Katie Couric for her deceptive editing of “Under the Gun.”