When Gun Rights Protections Really Aren’t
As many of us remember, there were several battles to protect the 2nd Amendment in Washington State this year. (For a brief recap, please read here, here, here). Thankfully, 2nd Amendment constitutionalists banded together and forced our mushy legislators to defeat every anti firearms bill introduced and supported by Democrats and Republican alike. But there’s a new battle waging in the form of ballot initiatives.
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Tags: Background Checks
, Elizabeth Scott
, Freedom Agenda
, Gun control
, HB 1588
, Mike Hope
, R. Clayton Strang
, Snohomish County Republican Party
, Washington State
The New Gun Confiscation Strategy
This piece is co-authored by Kit Lange and R. Clayton Strang We have been so honored to be a part of the liberty movement here in Washington State. We’ve been able to come together to defeat some truly terrible legislation. We’ve killed Rep. Mike Hope’s (R, 44th LD) “universal background checks for all firearm transfers” bill (HB 1588) which was really nothing more than | Read More »
UPDATE: With Republicans Like These…
On February 10th I wrote about Washington State House Bill 1588. This bill effectively outlaws the private sale of firearms in Washington State. One of HB 1588’s supporters is Representative Mike Hope (R, LD44). There has been massive conservative and Republican outcry regarding this bill yet Rep. Hope is still supporting it. There has been further controversy surrounding this bill, as substitute bills have been | Read More »
With Republicans Like This, Who Needs Democrats?
All that conservatives want and expect from our elected Representatives is to stand on Republican principles, but even that is too much to ask, it seems. Rep. Hope took an oath to uphold the Constitution, not sell it out. Perhaps he needs some reminding of that fact.
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Who’s To Blame? We are.
Tragedy strikes and everyone immediately begins falling over themselves trying to explain it, looking to find reason in madness and order in the chaos. Was he sick? What type of mental illness did he have? Was he taking his medication? Were his parents to blame? Was he mistreated by his family? These are all interesting questions and the answers may have played a small part | Read More »