SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA In a closed-door meeting of wealthy contributors in Las Vegas, House Speaker John Boehner said he was “hell-bent on getting done this year.” And earlier this week, the Speaker viciously mocked conservative Republicans for opposing him on this issue. The wily Boehner had led his...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA We've heard it all a thousand times:  Barack Obama's dubious claims that he believes in the Second Amendment -- that he supports hunting and fishing -- that he only wants to make “reasonable, common sense” restrictions on your Second Amendment rights. And we've told you...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The Left is not happy at all with Gun Owners of America: "It’s people like Pratt who could derail even modest efforts to bring a modicum of sanity to the nation's gun laws," said The Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart on January 16, 2013. And then...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS.ORG “Who really thinks that a top-down approach to controlling weapons will be any more effective than Prohibition was in the early 20th Century or the war on drugs has been today?” -- GOA’s Erich Pratt in an upcoming USA Today oped ACTION: Click here to urge your two...
French Gun Control Turns an Entire Nation into “Sitting Ducks” SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA AK-47's are very, very, very, very illegal in France.  Their laws are stricter than California’s.  And while it's virtually impossible to legally get a gun in that country, most police don't even carry them, according...
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...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA GOA has posted several analysis -- at www.gunowners.org -- to explain just some of the executive actions that the president announced earlier last week. In brief: * Obama is moving to outlaw gun collectors and hobbyists -- using an amorphous expansion of the concept of “engaging...
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...
GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, LARRY PRATT Congressmen Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ralph Abraham (R-LA) -- and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in the Senate -- have introduced resolutions to overturn Barack Obama's Social Security Gun Ban. As a senior citizen myself ... and as one who owns several firearms that I want to...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA ACTION:  Click here to send pre-written letters to your Representative and Senators.  Tell your Representative to co-sponsor and vote for Rep. DesJarlais’ H.R. 3115, Rep. Hice’s H.R. 3138 and Rep. Hunter’s H.R. 3139.  And urge your Senators to co-sponsor and vote for Sen. Daines’...
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...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS.ORG Last week, GOA briefly told you about the Obama Administration’s most recent assault on gun owners.  It is the so-called “Unified Agenda” containing 12 proposed anti-gun regulations being planned by the Justice Department. The revelation of this “Unified Agenda” prompted a Fox News discussion last week, where...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA “New Jersey firearm possession as a privilege granted by the civil authorities is in no way consistent with the inherent right to keep and bear arms vested in the People.” -- Gun Owners of America’s legal brief before the U.S. Supreme Court...
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 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...
BY BOB BARR “Let me be clear,” Attorney General Eric Holder emphatically declared in a 2012 speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, “we will not allow political pretexts to disenfranchise American citizens of their most precious rights.” Holder’s remarks were a call to arms against...
ERICH PRATT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA I just sent a letter to President Trump. The Las Vegas shooting has spawned a feeding frenzy among the political left. And in response, some Republicans are asking the President to use the ATF to impose gun control. This is the reason that I wrote...
LIBERTY ALERTS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA It's a problem as fresh as today's headlines. A Pennsylvania woman with a concealed carry license drives over the New Jersey line with a gun in her car.  In a routine traffic stop, she is arrested and charged for violating New Jersey's unconstitutional gun laws....
LIBERTY ALERTS, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA ACTION:  Contact your Senators and urge them to cosponsor S. 477, a bill that will take down Operation Choke Point once and for all. Operation Choke Point a Threat to the Second Amendment About a year ago, the Second Amendment community was rocked by news that...
SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA Anti-gun activist David Petraeus is under consideration for the position of Secretary of State in the Trump administration. Although Petraeus seldom speaks publicly on domestic issues, he hates guns so much that he teamed up with anti-gun leader Mark Kelly and his wife, Gabrielle Giffords,...