“Look at Jason Kander in Missouri; he took the gun lobby head on by supporting background checks on all gun sales and showing strong support for the Second Amendment in the Senate race.” — Head Demanding Mom Shannon Watts using Jason Kander as proof voters want more gun control, even though he lost the election.
“We’re not going to be knocking on anybody’s door looking for them.” — Shasta County, Calif., Sheriff Tom Bosenko, stating that he won’t be enforcing the state’s new ban on magazines holding more than 10 rounds.
“It is unfortunate that this group of mayors has decided to parrot the talking points of anti-Second Amendment crusader Michael Bloomberg, who has vowed to spend millions to stop my bill instead of working to uphold the Constitutional right of all Americans.” — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., reacting to the U.S. Conference of Mayors opposing his carry reciprocity legislation.
“The armed assailant doesn’t plan on you fighting back. He plans on having a gun, doing all the shooting, and you’re just the sitting duck. Well, the ducks need to shoot back.” — Polk County, Fla., Sheriff Grady Judd in advising his constituents to get a gun and learn how to use it for self-defense.