“As he did in nominating Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, once again President Trump is keeping his promise to the American people by nominating constitutional originalists across the federal courts.” — NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox on President Donald Trump’s federal court nominations.
“We are grateful for Judge Gorsuch, and it’s time now for a hundred more conservative, pro-Second Amendment judges on benches throughout this country.” — NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre on the importance of lower courts in a speech at the Annual Meeting of Members in Atlanta, Ga.
“Even if the technology existed—and it does not yet—this bill absurdly mandates that firearms sold decades ago be retrofitted.” — NSSF’s Larry Keane on a measure introduced in Congress that would mandate all new guns sold be so-called “smart” guns within five years and older guns be modified with nonexistent “smart” gun technology.
“I believe the reason we’re seeing more women of color joining this movement to use firearms is because they’re realizing this is not a political issue. It really never has been. It's about personal safety and protection.” — Conservative columnist Stacy Washington on reports of an upsurge in minority women buying firearms.
“Let us not let the NRA destroy the future of the state of Kansas with a specious argument about the Second Amendment.” — Whiny University of Kansas professor Jacob Dorman, who claims he resigned over the state’s campus-carry law.
“Democrats want votes from poor, urban minorities, but they aren't really looking out for them. These are the most likely victims of violent crime—so why not let them defend themselves and their families?” — Researcher and author John Lott on reports that all legislators opposing a fee decrease for carry permits in Texas were Democrats.