Tyrone Paul Ponthieux told authorities he was angry with the U.S. government, believes it no longer supports the people and feels it’s Obama’s fault.
The National Rifle Association on Wednesday defended itself against claims that the gun rights group has lost its way and doesn’t represent the views of its members.
Headed to Washington at the invitation of the White House is Mark Carman who started his ACRGO group last month and Guns.com speaks with him.
The measures focus on barriers faced by criminals, even after their debt to society has been paid, as they work to reenter society as solid citizens.
“Stalkers and abusers simply shouldn’t have access to guns – and when they do, women die,” said UltraViolet co-founder Shaunna Thomas.
President Obama is expected to call for stronger background checks for gun sales Tuesday afternoon.
Obama said Congress will not pass gun legislation in his term, so willing advocates need to take up the issue and pressure lawmakers to pass gun legislation.
Following Oregon’s recent school shooting, a coalition of gun control groups on Tuesday renewed its push against gun violence and the gun lobby.
President Obama will travel to Oregon on Friday to meet privately with the families of the victims of a fatal mass shooting at a college there last week.
“You’ll get a lot better response from just loving people than you will from trying to find fault with them and trying to keep them controlled,” she said.