“I’d never say gun control; never ever, ever say that.” — Anti-gun U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-Conn., encouraging her followers to lie and use the term “gun safety” when pushing for more gun control laws.
“Teachers and regular citizens aren’t cops. They don’t do repeated drills on taking down perps, and they shouldn’t.” — Michael Tomasky at thedailybeast.com, claiming that law-abiding gun owners shouldn’t train for self-defense situations.
“If you look at the vulnerability, I assure you: I have a carry permit. I will be carrying when I’m out and about. On a rare occasion I’d have my gun in a glove box or something, but it’s going to be in my pocket from this day forward.” — U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., vowing to always be armed following the shooting at a GOP congressional baseball practice.
“They (criminals) don't fear an arrest, they don't fear a successful prosecution, and they don't fear a guilty verdict.” — Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis on the city’s record murder rate so far in 2017.
“Without the need to pass a background check, violent felons, domestic abusers, terrorists, and other dangerous people would have largely unfettered access to silencers, and thus the capacity to commit deadlier crimes without the sound of gunshots to alert bystanders.” — Fake news posted at shareblue.com, again lying about how quiet firearm suppressors are.
“Criminals do not obey the law. Criminals don’t obey the gun laws we have now. And criminals won’t obey the new gun laws we pass. That is why they’re called criminals.” — Michigan Republican state Rep. Lee Chatfield, telling it like it is about criminals and gun control laws.