Scott Wallace, the Democratic candidate in Pennsylvania’s first district, released an ad late last week that features a man who pleaded guilty to illegal possession and sale of a machine gun.
The National Rifle Association released a new ad opposing Tennessee Democrat Phil Bredesen and supporting Republican Marsha Blackburn this week in the gun-rights group’s latest foray into the hotly contested Senate race.
Wells Fargo issued a new $40 million line of credit to the gun company Sturm, Ruger & Co. last week bucking the trend of big banks taking adversarial stands toward the gun industry.
Billionaire gun control activist Michael Bloomberg will be headlining an Oct. 9 fundraiser for Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen after the candidate was accused of misleading people on his gun record.
The fundraiser is planned to take place at Bloomberg’s home in Manhattan, according to CNBC. The former New York City mayor and top funder for many national gun control groups is asking donors to contribute as much as $2,700 to attend the event. While the event is being organized by the Bredesen campaign, it is unclear if the candidate will be there in person.
A federal judge restored the rights of a Pennsylvania man on Friday after determining that his misdemeanor driving under the influence convictions were not serious enough to justify a lifelong restriction on his Second Amendment rights.
Texas governor Greg Abbott (R.) released an ad featuring Sutherland Springs survivor Julie Workman on Monday.
Republican senator Ted Cruz (Tex.) introduced a bill cosponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) designed to harden schools against potential attackers on Friday.
The National Rifle Association, Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and Washington Arms Collectors announced on Monday they would team up to fight a ballot initiative in Washington State.
The National Rifle Association demanded Phil Bredesen, the Democratic nominee in the 2018 Tennessee Senate race, retract an ad touting an outdated rating from the organization.
“Phil Bredesen is a ‘D’ rated candidate, and he will not protect our constitutional rights in Washington, D.C.,” Chris W. Cox, chairman of the NRA’s Political Victory Fund, said in a statement. “Tennesseans should not be fooled by his false and misleading campaign ads.”