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Association demanded Phil Bredesen, the Democratic nominee in the 2018 Tennessee Senate race, retract an ad touting an outdated rating from the organization.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.”
An organizer of the March for Our Lives said during an interview Wednesday that he has left the group’s board and expressed regret for what he says are past mistakes.
Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic challenger to Senator Ted Cruz (R., Tex.), kept up his attack on the National Rifle Association and reiterated his opposition to using guns to protect schools during a town hall speech last weekend.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wisc.) attended a fundraiser at a K Street law firm that provides free services to the gun control lobby, according to an invite of the event obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Levi Strauss announced on Tuesday it would be creating a new gun-control group with billionaire Michael Bloomberg and donating millions of dollars to a collection of established gun-control groups.
The Massachusetts attorney general’s decision to unilaterally expand the state’s ban of certain semiautomatic firearms is facing a new round of filings in state and federal court this month.
The Democratic candidate for New York’s 23rd Congressional District admitted to dropping her support of a national gun registry at a campaign event in Seneca County earlier this month.