“This is just one example of what we do through our department to make Florida the most veteran- and military-friendly state in the nation.” — Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam on his department issuing 82,000 expedited permits for military members over the past two years.
“We've got a lot of people who want to pass more gun laws, but they are not as enthusiastic, it seems to me, about prosecuting the ones we’ve got.” — U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions, speaking at a meeting of the nation’s district attorneys in Minneapolis, Minn.
“All too often gun control advocates really do understand the safety benefits of gun ownership—when it comes to their protecting their own personal safety.” — Researcher and criminologist John Lott on the hypocrisy of the Women’s March on NRA having armed guards.
“Gang members arrested on gun crimes can quickly come up with thousands of dollars—often tens of thousands of dollars in cash—to get out of jail and return to the communities they continue to terrorize. We should be using the laws on the books to find out where they are getting that kind of money.” — Cook County, Ill., Sheriff Tom Dart on the revolving door justice system benefitting violent Chicago gang members.