Senator Joe Manchin Gun Control

Everytown Ignores Fact That Background Checks Didn’t Stop Cop Killers, Pushes More Gun Control

On May 14 Everytown for Gun Safety president John Feinblatt pushed a list of 13 cop killers as justification for more gun control via the expansion of background checks. What Feinblatt did not say is that one of the 13 passed a background check to get his gun and another was a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL)–the very person who facilitates background checks on others.

In this July 20, 2014 photo, with guns displayed for sale behind her, a gun store employee helps a customer at Dragonman's, east of Colorado Springs, Colo. When Colorado lawmakers expanded background checks on firearms last year, they were expecting a huge increase. But the actual number the first 12 …

Shannon Watts: Everyone Should Have to Go Through Background Check Gabby Giffords’ Attacker Passed

On April 6, Fox News ran a column which contained comments from Moms Demand Actions’ Shannon Watts praising Washington state’s institution for the very kind of background check Jared Loughner passed to get the firearm he used to attack Gabby Giffords, then saying it’s only “gunsense” that all other gun purchasers should have to go through the same background check.

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Joe Manchin: The Second Amendment Is Not Enough for Concealed Carry

On March 12, West Virginia’s House followed the state Senate’s lead and voted to rescind the requirement for a permit to carry concealed, creating an environment where the Second Amendment is your concealed carry license. But Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) came out against the move, saying he supports the right to bear arms but only for those who have gone through a government training program and acquired the license to do so.

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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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