Tag: Representative Mike Thompson

Paul Ryan on June 9, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Paul Ryan Says No To Gun Control Vote As Democrats Renew Tantrum

But Politico reports that Paul Ryan is standing his ground, for now. And that he met with Representatives John Lewis (D-GA-5) and John Larson (D-CT-1)–two leaders behind last month’s gun control sit-in–in hopes of talking them into forgoing more disruptions of House business.

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Funny or Die PSA: Comedians Try to Act Gangsta, Mock Pro-Gun States

A March 12, a Funny or Die public service announcement for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence features an actor and actress trying to act gangsta with bb guns, waving them around and discussing states in which criminals who “wear leather jackets and scream at women” can most easily carry guns.

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Dem Rep: Protect Kids with More Background Checks Like Adam Lanza Circumvented

As Democrats continue to circle the wagons to preserve gun-free zones, Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA-5th Dist.) is suggesting gun owners support protecting children with background checks, which did not stop Adam Lanza from committing his heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary School.