Tag: Larry Pratt

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Gun Owners of America: FBI Actions Prove Background Checks Unconstitutional

On January 25 Gun Owners of America executive director emeritus Larry Pratt told Breitbart News the FBI’s arbitrary halt to processing appeals for background check denials is more evidence that “background checks are not constitutional” to begin with. Pratt intimated

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Gun Owners of America: Abolish Background Checks, Destroy Linked Database

On August 31, Breitbart News spoke with Gun Owners of America’s (GOA) executive director, Larry Pratt, about background checks for gun purchasers, and he made clear that GOA opposed them when they were first introduced under President Bill Clinton and that GOA believes they should be abolished now.

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PBS: Gun Owners of America Exposed Sen Manchin’s Gun Control Plans

PBS’s new special, Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA, includes looks at other gun rights groups–like Gun Owners of America (GOA)–and actually credits GOA with dragging Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) into the light when he tried to cloak his 2013 gun control push with words like “compromise” and “loopholes.”