SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA This is becoming painful to watch. House Speaker Paul Ryan is now asking -- begging, really -- the Trump administration to unilaterally impose gun control restrictions. And there is virtually no conceivable way that these restrictions will fall short of eventually regulating or banning your detachable...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Everyone at Gun Owners of America was extremely troubled and saddened to see the tragic and terrifying report of the shooting in Las Vegas. GOA and all our employees send the sincerest prayers for the victims, their families, and all involved in this heartbreaking incident. At...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Republican Senator Rand Paul (KY) is gearing up for one last chance at repealing a pernicious gun control law. And he needs our help. I'm talking about the anti-gun provisions of ObamaCare, which Democrats rammed through in 2010. Senator Rand Paul's office has told me that he...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Gun Owners of America has alerted you this year to great legislation in Congress that would protect your ears and hearing while you spend time enjoying your Second Amendment rights. Today, that effort took a step forward. A House subcommittee heard testimony on HR 3668 --...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA I hope you had a relaxed and enjoyable August. I also hope you're in "fighting form" to work with us and make September a turning point for progress on Second Amendment rights. What happens in the next month will set the tone for the remainder of...
JORDAN STEIN, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA As you know, Gun Owners of America strongly opposes all types of gun control -- including the National Firearms Act and the NICS background check system. And now there's a bill that will deal a major blow to both of those ugly marks on the...
Professors who claimed Texas's new campus concealed carry law would hurt their ability to teach had their lawsuit tossed from court this week, after a federal judge ruled they couldn't prove they were actually harmed. The three professors had argued that allowing guns in their classrooms would violate their...
KATRINA WILLS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION This fall, some Colorado teachers will return to school armed with knowledge—and guns. Laura Carno, author of “Government Ruins Nearly Everything: Reclaiming Social Issues from Uncivil Servants,” is bringing advanced firearms training to school teachers. “Can government stop school shooting? The answer is no … How do we...
LARRY PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA It's an inconvenient truth -- for the Left. But when we celebrate the independence of our great country tomorrow -- the greatest, most powerful, and, generally speaking, the most beneficent nation in the history of the Earth -- what we are celebrating is the use of guns...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Great news! The concealed carry reciprocity bill (H.R. 38) has just reached 200 backers in Congress. With 199 cosponsors, plus chief sponsor Richard Hudson (R-NC), support for the bill has reached an almost unprecedented level of support. GOA will continue working to get more cosponsors.  And we...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA No doubt you’ve heard the sad news today -- the tragic shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, which is just 20 minutes from our offices here at Gun Owners of America. Several people were shot and wounded, one of them being House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. There...
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, JOHN VELLECO A year ago, amending the provisions of the overbearing and unconstitutional National Firearms Act would have been considered “a long shot.” And yet, here we are.  A free-standing bill to remove suppressors from the act -- dubbed the “Hearing Protection Act” -- has 146 cosponsors,...
TIM MACY, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA It was a classic media-driven "October surprise." Only it occurred on the eve of a critical special election in May -- for the Montana open congressional seat vacated by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. I'm sure you've heard about what happened on Wednesday, when a Leftist reporter...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Many Americans have been permanently prevented from purchasing firearms because of a Chuck Schumer amendment -- enacted in the early 1990s -- that prevents many potential gun buyers from getting their rights restored. Click on the Take Action button to contact the House CJS Subcommittee chairman, Rep....
LIBERTY ALERTS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to again take up a "repeal and replace" bill for the anti-gun ObamaCare law.   The Washington Examiner recently reported that, "Key negotiators are working on a new proposal to repeal and replace ObamaCare, led by Rep. Mark Meadows,...
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, ERICH PRATT I was in a congressional office recently with several members of GOA’s staff. We had been walking the halls of Congress, introducing Shaneen Allen to several congressional offices. Shaneen is the Philadelphia mom who was incarcerated for over 40 days -- all because her Pennsylvania carry...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA I'm sure that you've already heard the incredible news. Once again, there are five Justices -- supporting the pro-gun Heller decision -- who will sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate today, by a 54-45 vote, confirmed the nomination of Neil Gorsuch.  And with his...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch are now over, having lasted for four long days. And anti-gun Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is angry. She tried, ten different ways, to get Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch to denounce the Second Amendment -- or to subscribe to a...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The battle over the anti-gun ObamaCare law is raging. Conservatives in the House's Freedom Caucus -- in addition to conservatives in the Senate and on the outside -- are now in open revolt against House Speaker Paul Ryan's "Son of ObamaCare" bill. Add to this the...