Category Archive: Congress

Feb 17 2015

BREAKING: National Concealed Carry Reciprocity?

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Hold the presses – a bill to allow national concealed carry reciprocity has been introduced in Congress by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn. S. 498 is currently sitting with the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, but the bill is not alone! Another three concealed carry reciprocity bills have been introduced – H.R. 923, which was …

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Jul 10 2014

VA Democrat Offers $100k “Bounty” For Nude Photos of Hunter-Cheerleader Kendall Jones

Virginia Democrat and Congressional hopeful Mike Dickinson is becoming well known for his lewd and violent Twitter rants, routinely comparing Tea Partiers to terrorists and suggesting they commit suicide. His new target is 19-year-old Kendall Jones, the hunter/cheerleader who recently captured headlines with her safari photos. Not only has he put a “bounty” out for …

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Apr 30 2014

“Hate Crime Reporting Act” to Destroy Free Speech

Obama’s Department of Justice may soon be scouring the internet, TV, and radio in search of “hate speech” and doling out punishments as judge, jury, and executioner. At least that is the intent of a new bill introduced by Senator Ed Markey, D-M.A., and Representative Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y. S.2219 would require the Department of Justice, …

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Apr 06 2014

Rep. Moran: Congress “Underpaid,” Demands Housing Assistance

Representative James P. Moran (D-VA) is on the road to retirement but has decided to highlight a “great injustice” before he goes – according to Moran, Congress simply isn’t paid enough. He argues that the lowly annual salary of $174,000 is not enough to “live decently” in D.C. In an effort to remedy this alleged …

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Dec 26 2013

New Bill to Exempt Medical Marijuana From Federal Gun Ban

In September of 2011, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms ruled that medical marijuana recipients cannot legally buy or own firearms. The organization sent out a memo to FFL dealers, condemning medical marijuana users as “addicts” and “unlawful drug users.” The memo told FFL dealers that from that point forward, they could not sell …

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Dec 20 2013

So What Exactly Did Congress Do This Year?

A recent Gallup Poll shows approval for Congress is at a record low of 9%. The last record was 10% in 2012. According to polls, disapproval ranges across both mainstream parties and Independents, though Democrats seem to be slightly more optimistic. What’s the reason? Apparently, Congress is just too damn ineffective. In fact, they passed …

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Oct 10 2013

50% Ammo Tax to Pay Off “Long Term Societal Effects” of Gun Violence

This August, two Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill that would hike the taxes on handguns and ammo to 20 and 50 percent, respectively – unless you work in law enforcement. All federal, state, and local agencies will be exempt. The new bill also includes an increase on transfer taxes, bringing the tax stamp to $100 …

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