Updates listed below!!
Here we go folks…Siren on Drudge…
(Washington Post) President Obama will unveil a sweeping set of gun-control proposals at midday Wednesday, including an assault weapons ban, universal background checks and limits on the number of bullets magazines can hold, according to sources familiar with the plans.
The announcement, to be delivered at the White House, is also expected to include a slate of up to 19 executive actions that the Obama administration can take on its own to attempt to limit gun violence.
Expect updates. It’s bound to get ugly.
(US News) …the National Rifle Association told U.S. News and World Report that they have seen membership grow by 250,000 in the month since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
I say, yet again, God bless Texas. Man I’d love to move back to that state.
(WOAI) A Texas lawmaker says he plans to file the Firearms Protection Act, which would make any federal laws that may be passed by Congress or imposed by Presidential order which would ban or restrict ownership of semi-automatic firearms or limit the size of gun magazines illegal in the state, 1200 WOAI news reports.
Are you kidding me? Surrounding himself with children. Never let a crisis go to waste.
(Examiner) Carney said that the president will be joined by Vice President Joe Biden as well as children who wrote to the president after the Newtown shootings.
“They will be joined by children around the country expressing their concerns about gun violence and school safety, along with their parents,” Carney confirmed.
Details emerge on Obama’s gun grab.
(CNN) Obama will propose legislative steps he previously has backed, such as a ban on assault weapons, restrictions on high-capacity ammunition magazines and strengthening federal background checks of people attempting to buy guns, according to Carney.
The president also will push for other steps that could include executive actions on his part that don’t require congressional approval, Carney noted.
More specifically, the source — an official familiar with the process — said the president’s proposal will press for a ban on high capacity magazines with more than 10 rounds, universal background checks and a request that funds be made available to help treat mental illness and provide schools with support to enhance their safety.
Hannity recites litany of Obama power grabs on tonight’s show.
H/T Nice Deb for the video!
Check out this picture, then visit Hogewash to read the explanation. Insanity…
NRA calls Obama an ‘elitist hypocrite’. I wholeheartedly agree. Sign up to Stand and Fight!