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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URGENT: Washington Gun Owners Under Assault
The Seattle Times reported last night that Washington State legislators are being lobbied hard this weekend by anti-2nd Amendment groups. These legislators are being pushed to support Washington’s HB 1588, which effectively outlaws private firearm sales. If you need to familiarize yourself with this bill, I’ve written about it previously here and here. There are some Democrats being lobbied such as Rep. Steve Kirby (D, 29th LD) and | Read More »
Good Cop, Bad Cop
It’s certain that no strategy is 100% effective, and it would be unwise to think that any politician can be corrected 100% of the time. That being said, a healthy skepticism should be maintained regarding our elected officials, even when they are from our own party. And constant vigilance must be maintained in defense of our rights. Politicians respond to pressure and it’s time for conservative activists to use it in their own party.
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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 »
Rep. Mike Hope Wants To Be Your Baby’s Daddy
Imagine for a moment that someone who you deem an inappropriate, or even dangerous, influence wanted access to your children. This is someone who you, as a parent, have tried to shield your child from. After all, isn’t it a parent’s job to protect their children? Imagine that all this individual had to do was take you to court and have a judge issue an order forcing | 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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