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NRA Returns To Facebook Four Days After Sandy Hook Shooting, Gun Nuts Rejoice



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After hiding from America and their own supporters after Friday’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, the NRA has returned to Facebook and Twitter, and gun nuts are rejoicing.

NRA head Wayne LaPierre released this statement:

The National Rifle Association of America is made up of four million moms and dads, sons and daughters – and we were shocked, saddened and heartbroken by the news of the horrific and senseless murders in Newtown.

Out of respect for the families, and as a matter of common decency, we have given time for mourning, prayer and a full investigation of the facts before commenting.

The NRA is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.

The NRA is planning to hold a major news conference in the Washington, DC area on Friday, December 21.

Those horrific and senseless murders included 20 boys and girls, all aged six or seven, and six adults who worked at the school.

On Facebook, where the NRA has 1,704,996 “likes,” the gun nuts offered their undying support.

Here’s a sample:

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NRA Returns To Facebook 4 Days After Sandy Hook Shooting, Gun Nuts Rejoice

Storified by David Badash · Tue, Dec 18 2012 15:45:01

The 2nd admenment is God given and i will be a member of the NRA until i die if you love that right join the NRA nowPaul Reece
I just renewed my membership We need assault rifles not for defending our homes but for rising up for our revolution which is coming.Rick Gayheart
ARM THE TEACHERSRyan McEldowney This is a petition I started to put vets in schools for protection. Sign and pass on! Way to go NRA! Proud to be a member!Taylor Lee Russell
Sweet. Help ensure faculty’s right to carry is uninfringed upon and this *will* never happen again.Shanna Drew
PLEASE DO NOT GIVE IN TO THE ANTI GUN LOONS!!!!!! Why don’t they complain when people are murdered every day in Detroit,New York,Chicago and any where else in America? It’s only when there is something like a school or movie shootingDeb Jones
Classy move. Unlike the exploitation attempts by the commie left.Fred Jones
We love you NRA!  Thank you!Neal Ladd
Dont let these liberals take our AR’s!Alan Barker
Welcome back NRA !!!!   Proud member since 1994.   I hope you lead the fight to finally end these so-called “GUN FREE ZONES” and shed the light on the real problem with these mass shootings.   Please stand strong and do not give in to these misinformed liberals that want to turn our great country into a socialist police state.Jerry Blatnik Jr.
Dont ever give in to these commies trying to take away our rights. You are our firewall from tyranny .Mike Bonefede
We need you now more than ever. Libtards are ruling the day without your voice.  It’s time to hold the line.Scott Lohr
What a wonderful Christmas gift…sign someone you love up for a membership to the NRA. It’s time for fight and not flight!!!Pastor-Donald Sadler
In all honesty folks how sad is it that there is a record number of firearm owners in the us and only a small amount of nra members? Only a few cant carry the rest of the nation on their backs.Nick Mull
I dont want to be sold out. I am a memeber and i want what is right down. I dont want my guns and right to carry taken away. I got training and my paper saying i can protect my self and family. So please do the right thing and stand up for all of nra nation.Chace Horner
Gun sales are being suspended all over. We are being told not to question or refute the investigation. I feel like I should just kiss my 1st and 2nd amendment rights goodbye right now. It’s like it’s the beginning of the end! For the love of what is left of our country, will someone who is somebody please stand up to these tyrants!!!Rachael Huston
NRA – The Most Patriotic Organization in America!  Keep up the good fight!Matthew Ahlers
Our guns are gone! They called us racist, narrow minded, and ignorrant…they said that Obama would never make a move on our gun rights…well, less than two months after being ellected to a second term Obama has jumped onboard with Fienstein and the gun grabbers…it wont be long now.Michael Byrd
I am NOT the NRA. The NRA is me. The NRA is not a Lobby group. It’s my voice only amplified. Like all of us, I too am saddened at the loss of life. Unfortunately, the politicians want to take the easy route and attack the gun rather than the criminal. The coming weeks will be the “right’ time to discuss the failures of both the mental health obligations and the gun free zones. Unfortunately, no one in Congress has the where-with-all to discuss either.Peter Weber
From my cold dead hands!Dick Lange
NRA is True FREEDOM and LIBERTY !!! ;)Scott Thomas
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‘They’re Coming After Our Children’: Watch Casey DeSantis’ Dystopian Fear-Mongering Ad



The imagery is dark. The words are defiant. The message is dystopian. An ad for Republican Governor Ron DeSantis‘s presidential campaign, currently “in turmoil,” features the First Lady of Florida, Casey DeSantis, issuing a warning: “They’re coming after our children.”

The ad never quite says who is coming after the kids, but the video (below) includes clips of President Joe Biden and former Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of the war on COVID and the now-retired Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

While it was first released over the summer, it received little attention. Casey DeSantis on Friday reposted her “Mamas for DeSantis” ad. It comes in the wake of the alleged ménage à trois sex scandal involving an unnamed woman who has accused Christian Ziegler, the head of the Florida Republican Party of rape. His wife, Moms for Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, who reportedly confirmed the consensual three-way sexual relationship, is Casey DeSantis’ “best friend,” according to Florida Politics publisher Peter Schorsch.

“In America, we’ve witnessed a lot and put up with enough,” Casey DeSantis says in a voiceover at the start of the two-and-a-half minute video.

“We’ve been forced into silence,” she charges, amid a baby crying and a COVID mask being put over a child’s face. “Into compliance.”

“Told that we must ‘trust the science,'” DeSantis continues, in a direct attack on Dr. Fauci, showing him speaking during the height of COVID in the Trump administration.

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And in an attack on LGBTQ children and adults, she says: “We’ve been told that we must deny truth. Back down. And look the other way.”

“Enough is enough. When you come after our kids, we fight back. Because there’s nothing we won’t do to protect our children,” she says.

Seconds later, the video shows President Joe Biden declaring, “Our nation’s children are all our children.”

“We will not allow you to exploit their innocence to advance your agenda. We are no longer silent,” Casey DeSantis declares. “We are united. We have finally found our fighter.”

Casey DeSantis praises her husband, saying he will do for America what he did for Florida: “Schools: opened. Parents’ rights: defended. School choice: universal. Critical race theory: prohibited. DEI: stopped. Child mutilation: illegal. Girls’ sports: saved. Communities: protected. Our economy: growing. And freedom: guaranteed.”

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In the section where President Biden says, “Our nation’s children are all our children,” Casey DeSantis doesn’t explain that those words came from a White House celebration honoring Teachers of The Year from across the country. The President was praising an Oklahoma Teacher of the Year whose district includes students who speak 62 different languages, so she had to work hard to ensure everyone felt included. She had said, “There’s no such thing as someone else’s child.”

Nor did DeSantis acknowledge that Governor DeSantis’ performance for children has been poor.

The Florida Policy Institute, which says it is “an independent, non-partisan, and non-profit organization,” in September warned “368,728 youth aged 20 and younger” have been cut from Medicaid. “Because Florida has not expanded Medicaid, the vast majority of those losing insurance during this time have been children, parents, young adults, and new mothers.”

Florida ranks 35th in child well-being (with 1 being the best), according WUSF, citing the Kids Count Databook from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Some critics on social media blasted Casey DeSantis’ remarks.

“Republicans refused to extend child tax credits that pulled 2 million children out of poverty. They resist the idea of free school lunches. Yet they come up with bullshit about their opponents ‘coming after our children.’ Yes, we’re coming after them, to give them a sandwich,” wrote former Chicago Tribune editor Mark Jacob.

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Watch the Casey DeSantis video below or at this link.

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‘Significant and Imminent Threat’: Trump Gag Order Largely Upheld by Appeals Court



A Washington, D.C. federal appeals court Friday afternoon largely upheld and reinstated U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan’s very narrow and limited gag order on Donald Trump for his trial on charges related to his alleged efforts to subvert the U.S. Constitution and overturn the results of the 2020 election.

“We agree with the district court that some aspects of Mr. Trump’s public statements pose a significant and imminent threat to the fair and orderly adjudication of the ongoing criminal proceeding, warranting a speech-constraining protective order,” reads Judge Patricia Millett unanimous three-judge panel ruling, posted by Lawfare’s Anna Bower. “The district court’s order, however, sweeps in more protected speech than is necessary. For that reason, we affirm the district court’s order in part and vacate it in part.”

The judges upheld the gag order “to the extent it prohibits all parties and their counsel from making or directing others to make public statements about known or reasonably foreseeable witnesses concerning their potential participation in the investigation or in this criminal proceeding.”

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They also upheld the gag order “to the extent it prohibits all parties and their counsel from making or directing others to make public statements about (1) counsel in the case other than the Special Counsel, (2) members of the court’s staff and counsel’s staffs, or (3) the family members of any counsel or staff member—if those statements are made with the intent to materially interfere with, or to cause others to materially interfere with, counsel’s or staff’s work in this criminal case, or with the knowledge that such interference is highly likely to result.”

The judges removed from the gag order “speech beyond those specified categories.”

“We do not allow such an order lightly,” the judges added. “But Mr. Trump is also an indicted criminal defendant, and he must stand trial in a courtroom under the same procedures that govern all other criminal defendants.”

Bower explains, “Chutkan’s order would have prohibited statements that refer to special counsel Jack Smith as a ‘thug’ or ‘deranged.’ But the appeals court order does not apply to speech about the special counsel himself.”

CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane sums up the ruling: “Much of the gag order in Donald Trump’s 2020 election conspiracy criminal case in DC is *REINSTATED*.”

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Peter Doocy Admits No ‘Concrete Evidence Joe Biden Personally Profited’ From Hunter’s Business



In a report focused on House Republicans’ plan to vote on a resolution to open an official impeachment inquiry of President Joe Biden, Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy told viewers there is no evidence of impeachable offenses.

“The House Oversight Committee has been at this for years, and they have so far not been able to provide any concrete evidence that Joe Biden personally profited from his son Hunter’s overseas business but they are going to try again with this impeachment inquiry set to start next week,” Doocy, who often criticizes President Biden in White House press briefings, said Friday on Fox News Business.

Other news outlets this week have also stressed Republicans have come up empty-handed.

The right-leaning news outlet The Hill, reporting on the resolution Thursday, noted Republicans’ current investigation “has struggled to connect President Biden to the activities of his son, and they’ve failed to prove their most salacious allegation — and the one that would be most key for impeachment: that the president accepted a bribe.”

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One of the main pillars of Republicans’ allegations against President Biden, the “narrative that President Biden pushed Ukraine to fire its prosecutor to help his son, who served on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burimsa, has largely been refuted,” The Hill also reported.

“Republicans have engaged in wide-ranging inquiry into Mr. Biden for months,” The New York Times reported Tuesday, “hunting for evidence to back up their allegations that he corruptly profited from his family members’ overseas business dealings and accepted bribes. To date, they have failed to deliver compelling evidence to back up their boldest claims.”

Watch Doocy below or at this link.

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