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Topic - Obama Wants
Addressing the gathering on the Mall last week marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech, Bill Clinton compared the issues of guns and voting rights. "A great democracy," said the former president, "does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon."
The kind of gun control laws that were making it so ridiculously difficult for me to get a gun for self-defense in D.C. have been out of reach for the anti-gun politicians on the national level since 1994.
I am a member of the mainstream media, but I'm also pro-Second Amendment. There are few in the journalism profession who share my beliefs. The public, therefore, gets a heavily biased view of firearm ownership and gun violence in America.
In just more than six weeks, Emily Miller's powerfully personal book "Emily Gets Her Gun — But Obama Wants to Take Yours" will be published. The book is due in stores Sept. 2. For now, though, the cover of Emily's book has been revealed by Regnery Publishing, chosen with the kind help of many The Washington Times readers and other fans who voted for the image from eight other choices through an online poll.
In just more than six weeks, Emily Miller's powerfully personal book "Emily Gets Her Gun — But Obama Wants to Take Yours" will be published. Her story? The Washington Times senior opinion editor was taken aback at her own challenges while trying to legally purchase a gun in the nation's capital — and found her experiences revealed what could happen on a national level if President Obama gets the gun control policy of his dreams.
Own a gun? Emily Miller, an award-winning columnist for The Washington Times who’s made waves and rocked boats with her coverage of Second Amendment issues, wants your photograph for her new book.
Defiant, he said it was a "pretty shameful day for Washington" and promised "this effort is not over."
Skeet shooting — which Mr. Obama claimed he does "all the time" — is done with a shotgun in order to have a chance at hitting the small fast-moving clay target.