• Doing Some Last Minute Shopping this Upcoming Week?

    -- Why not help your no-compromise gun group in the process! Read More
  • While Senate Confirms Murthy Nomination, Getting Rid of Reid was Worth the High Cost

  • “Lame Duck” Senate Democrats Plan One Last Kick in the Groin for Gun Owners

  • Tell your Senators to say NO to the anti-gun funding bill

  • The Boehner-Pelosi ANTI-GUN Government-Funding Deal:

    -- “We have to pass it to find out what’s in it” Read More
  • Boehner Joins Hands with Pelosi to Defeat Conservatives

    -- Action brings Boehner’s legitimacy as Speaker into question Read More
  • Get Your Senators to Ask the Hard Questions of Loretta Lynch

  • "Decision Day" Quickly Approaching on Whether Obama and Reid Will Dictate Gun Policy for the Next Ten Months

  • Much to be Thankful for This Thanksgiving

  • The Lawbreaker in Chief Violates the Law Once Again

    -- How the President’s illegal amnesty will affect your gun rights Read More
  • GOA Aims to Torpedo the Maryland “Assault Weapons” Law

  • Republican Leadership Prepared to Relinquish all (Gun) Policy Decisions to Democrats … for the Next Ten Months!

  • Harry Reid to Take One Last Shot at the Second Amendment in the Lame Duck Session

  • Sen. Harry Reid Falls from His Throne

    House Reinforced with Pro-gunners Read More
  • GOA Case Goes Before the U.S. Supreme Court

    -- While on the political scene, GOA exposing lying politicians Read More
  • GOA Countering the Anti-gun Left’s New Strategy

    -- Plus, GOA publishes its 2014 Voter Guide   Read More
  • Does the Obama Administration Consider YOU a Terrorist?

    Plus, it’s payback time for gun owners; get the GOA Voter Guide! Read More
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GOA will be working against any 2016 Presidential Candidates who are pro-amnesty

Political pundits agree there will be a swarm of folks running for the Republican nomination for President in 2016, but Gun Owners of America will be narrowing the field very quickly with one simple assessment.

Any candidate who believes in amnesty for illegal aliens will be on the “outs” with us.

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With John Boehner, Betrayal Is Preferable to Fighting

Speaker of the House John Boehner was one of many Republicans campaigning to stop Obama’s agenda, including the anti-gun ObamaCare and the President’s illegal executive amnesty decree.  

But that was before the election.  Now fast forward to the battle over the anti-gun funding bill last week, which saw Speaker Boehner and the President working arm-in-arm to pass it.

When President Obama, who almost never personally whips members of Congress, did just that to pass the massive spending bill, you know it was a big deal.

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Would ‘good guys with guns’ have stopped the Sydney hostage siege?

Australia’s strict gun laws are at the center of Monday’s deadly hostage siege in Sydney, at least in the minds of American gun-rights advocates.

The suspected gunman, who was holding people hostage inside a downtown Sydney cafe, was reportedly killed during a police raid early Tuesday morning, local time, following a 16-hour standoff. Two hostages died during the confrontation with police.

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GOA Stands Alone Among National Gun Rights Groups, Calling on Republicans to Cut Anti-gun Spending

“[B]etween 40 and 50 Republican representatives have already jumped ship and are opposing the Republican leadership,” Gun Owners of America told members in a Tuesday alert describing rank and file push-back against what is being widely perceived as a GOP betrayal and sell-out. “This means that at least a fifth -- and maybe more -- of [House Minority Leader Nancy] Pelosi’s minions will have to be ordered to support [House Speaker John] Boehner for it to pass. And Pelosi has made it clear to the press that the bill will have to be altered to be satisfactory to her in order for her to provide those votes.

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GOA Calls on Republicans to Cut Anti-gun Spending

Some gun rights advocates are urging lawmakers to defund the federal government over what they see as a major threat to the Second Amendment.

Gun Owners of America (GOA) says Republicans should vote against a trillion-dollar government funding package Thursday afternoon that would avert another shutdown in Washington, because it would also provide more than $1billion in support for “Barack Obama’s anti-gun executive actions.”

“It ‘fights gun violence’ with $1.1 billion — an increase of $53 million,” said GOA’s chairman and executive director Tim Macy.

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Self-Defense Corner

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  • Airport Burglary
  • Family Issues
  • Night Club
  • Husband and Wife

Armed Robbers Outmatched By Female Pawn Shop Owner

According to recent reports, a duo of hooded men targeted a Springdale, Ark., gun and pawn shop last weekend in an attempt to rob its owners at gunpoint.

“They split up,” Springdale Police Lt. Derek Hudson said. “They both pulled out handguns that looked like black semiautomatic pistols and began to rob the store.”

While one of the suspects was reportedly able to overpower a male owner, his partner fared much worse at the hands of a female behind the counter.

Authorities indicate the woman pulled out her own firearm and engaged in a brief shootout that injured 25-year-old Marcus Gould.

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Man holds Gorge airport burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrive

A burglary suspect at the Columbia Gorge Airport was held face-down on the ground at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived at the scene.

The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office was called out to the airport near Dallesport, WA at 2:42 a.m. Friday.

Investigators said a burglar had smashed out the windows of the airport's main office and went inside the building.

The caller to 911 reported hearing the glass breaking downstairs, so he had called for a neighbor to come by, as well.

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Man Tries to Run His Family Down With His Truck, His Wife Shoots and Kills Him

A violent husband in New Orleans, Louisiana, identified as Steven Swanson, tried to run down his family with his truck following a domestic dispute late last week.

Fortunately, his wife was armed and was able to fire several shots into the cab of the truck, striking the man multiple times and stopping him.

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Concealed Carrier Stopped Mass Shooting at Texas Night Club

Five people were injured by a shooter at an El Paso, Texas night club last weekend, and the casualties would have likely been worse if not for the presence of a concealed carrier.

The suspect was able to flee the scene and was later arrested at an area hospital. He was later identified as 23-year-old Martin D. Guerrero, an Army Specialist out of Fort Bliss according to KVIA

The shooter who fired in self defense left the scene and has not been identified. It could be that he did not possess a valid carry permit or he was concerned that he was in violation of Texas carry laws if he did.

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Husband and Wife Tied Up in Violent Home Invasion, Husband Escapes and Gets His Gun…

It’s a terrifying scenario to think about. Three armed men force their way into your home, injure you and your spouse and then tie you both up before ransacking your home.

That’s the exact situation a Washington couple found themselves in on Tuesday night. According to Q13 Fox, three suspects forced their way into a Lakewood, WA home around 9:30pm.

At least one of the suspects was armed with a gun and one a knife. The suspects cut the female victim and pistol whipped the male victim before tying up both husband and wife.

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November 19, 2009

Dear Senator:

On behalf of over 300,000 law-abiding American gun owners, I am writing to ask you to vote against cloture on the motion to proceed to health care. 

As a result of the mandates in the legislation, this bill will most likely dump Americans’ gun-related health data into a government database that was created in section 13001 of the stimulus bill.  This includes any firearms-related information your doctor has gleaned . . . or any determination of PTSD, or something similar, that can preclude you from owning firearms.

Moreover, the special “wellness and prevention” programs (inserted by Section 1001 of the bill as part of a new Section 2717 in the Public Health Services Act) would allow the government to offer lower premiums to employers who bribe their employees to live healthier lifestyles -- and nothing within the bill would prohibit rabidly anti-gun HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius from decreeing that “no guns” is somehow healthier.

Again, I urge you to vote NO on the anti-gun ObamaCare.  GOA will score a vote for cloture and for final passage as anti-gun actions.

Sincerely,
Larry Pratt
Executive Director

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