Saturday, March 11, 2017
“I encourage you to employ the full complement of federal law to address the problem of violent crime in your district.” — New U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a memo to the 94 U.S. attorneys, directing them to more vigorously prosecute violent criminals.
“I suppose that they think that they can scare people enough to prevent passage of laws that allow people to carry guns for protection.” — Author and researcher John Lott, discussing Right-to-Carry naysayers in an A1F Daily Q&A.
“I can’t for the life of me think of the practical reason why someone needs that type of weapon.” — Kalamazoo, Mich., Police Chief Jeff Hadley, ignoring the 5 million law-abiding Americans who clearly see the benefit and own AR-15 type rifles.
“I am not okay with this, and I know Dan would not have wanted his name associated with this bill either.” — Michelle Carlino-Webster, widow of slain Albuquerque Police Detective Dan Webster, expressing her frustration over anti-gunners disingenuously using her late husband’s name to push for restrictive gun laws.
“Legally obtained or not, whether by ‘good guys’ or ‘bad guys,’ guns are the problem.” — Igor Volsky and Mark Glaze of GunsDown, writing at Theadvocate.com in an attempt to turn the LGBT community against the Second Amendment.
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