Thousands Stand In Rain to Enter SF Gun Show

On January 9, determined gun show attendees outside San Francisco’s Cow Palace stood in a rain-soaked line that stretched across the parking lot to buy tickets to get inside.The show was held just four days after President Barack Obama announced

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Ted Cruz Defends Gun Rights In Iowa

During a June 19 town hall meeting in Red Oak, Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) defended gun rights and suggested Iowans define gun control the same way Texans do–namely, as “hitting what you aim at.”

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Texas Senate: Creighton Bill Would Give Sales Tax Holiday for Firearms and Ammo

The Texas State Senate has passed a bill that would establish a sales tax holiday for firearms and ammunition. Senate Bill 228, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), would create the sales tax holiday on the last weekend in August before hunting season, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on that Friday, and lasting until midnight on the following Sunday.

Creighton at shooting range