Washington: State’s Largest Law Enforcement Group Opposes Initiative 594

As a result of an in-depth debate between the National Rifle Association and the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility (WAGR), the Washington Council of Police and Sheriffs (WACOPS) has joined the Washington State Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors Association (WSLEFIA) in opposing the 18-page gun control measure, Initiative 594, on the Washington ballot this fall.

Marco Rubio: Obama ‘doesn’t have the guts’ to admit he opposes Second Amendment

Republican reaction to President Obama’s gun control agenda generally has been negative, but Sen. Marco Rubio (R Fla.) was particularly combative in an interview with Fox News on Wednesday night.”I actually think the president, and he just doesn’t have the guts to admit it, is not a believer in the Second Amendment, although he states that he is,” Rubio said. “If he doesn’t want the Second Amendment to be in the Constitution or if he wants to reform it, then have the guts to admit that.”

Unwavering NRA opposes any new gun restrictions

An unwavering National Rifle Association said Sunday that not a single new gun regulation was needed to prevent mass shootings such as the one at a Connecticut elementary school, that “a media machine” relishes blaming the gun industry for each new attack and that a White House task force on gun violence may try to undermine the Second Amendment. “Look, a gun is a tool. The problem is the criminal,” the CEO of the nation’s largest gun rights lobby said in a nationally broadcast television interview.