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Michigan: Capitol Commission Votes Down Gun Ban

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:38
On Monday, September 14th, the Capitol Commission voted 4-2 against a proposal to ban all firearms from the Capitol and 3-3 against a proposal to ban open carry at the Capitol.
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ABQ City Council Defeats Mandatory Gun Storage Ordinance & Ban on Firearms In City Buildings!

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 12:29
Thanks to your phone calls and emails in opposition to Ordinance O-19-82 (mandating locked storage requirements for any firearms outside your immediate possession or control) and Ordinance O-19-83 (banning firearms at any building owned or leased by the city for conducting business with the public), the Albuquerque City Council defeated both measures on a 6-3 vote Monday night.
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Philadelphia Residents Face Months-Long Wait to Apply for Gun-Carry Permits

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:05
Philadelphia residents say the city is forcing them to wait months to apply for gun-carry permits—far beyond the 45-day window required by law—at a time when gun sales are surging in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread rioting. The delays have left some Philadelphians fearing for their safety. James Tordella, a medical supply salesman, is caught in the permit backlog.
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Hawaii: Gun Control Bills Become Law

Sat, 09/19/2020 - 13:10
This week was the deadline for Governor Ige to sign or veto legislation on his desk. Governor Ige signed SB 3054, and HB 2744 went into law without his signature, due to his failure to veto the measure. Both bills are effective upon approval and are now state law.    
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Two Gun Control Ordinances Loom Ahead for Monday, September 21st ABQ City Council Meeting!

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 14:34
The City Council recently voted down Resolution R-20-68 that would have urged the New Mexico Legislature to rip the state firearms preemption language from the New Mexico Constitution.  That important language, found in Article II Section 6, provides that "No municipality or county shall regulate, in any way, an incident of the right to keep and bear arms."  Now, just two weeks later, the City Council is set to consider two ordinances which violate that very provision of the state constitution!
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New Hampshire: House Sustains Veto of Firearm Confiscation Bill

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:05
Anti-gun Representatives tried and failed on Wednesday, September 16th to override Governor Chris Sununu’s veto of firearm seizure legislation, House Bill 687.
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URGENT: Tune in to 2nd Amendment Virtual Rally Tonight with Sen. Martha McSally!

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 08:42
Join Sen. Martha McSally, Rep. Tim Dunn, and other freedom-loving patriots TONIGHT at 6 PM PDT for a Second Amendment Virtual Rally.
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Pavlich: Biden is Still Out of Touch on Gun Control

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 08:26
During a Democratic primary debate in September 2019, former Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke made an astonishing, yet unsurprising, promise. “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15,” O’Rourke touted, eventually printing the quote on t-shirts.
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Ohio: Senate Committee to Consider Emergency Powers Legislation Tomorrow

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:47
Tomorrow, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee will consider legislation that prevents the closure of federally licensed firearms dealers by public officials, Senate Bill 360.
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Surprise! Prosecuting Violent Criminals Reduces Violent Crime

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 09:48
On July 22, President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced the expansion of the Department of Justice’s Operation Legend to Chicago in order to combat the increase in violent crime that has gripped the city in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, rioting, and sustained de-policing efforts. Describing the effort, a DOJ press release noted, “Operation Legend is a sustained, systematic and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal law enforcement agencies work in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight violent crime.” The release went on to explain that the move was necessary due to a 51 percent year over year increase in homicides in the Windy City.
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Glimpse of Toy Gun in Student’s Home Prompts School Officials to Call out the Police

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 09:45
There is little “normal” about how students are returning to school this year, as online “distance learning” has replaced in-person instruction in many American localities. Yet at least one thing hasn’t changed: public school officials remain as determined as ever to harry and persecute any student who shows even the mildest interest in firearms, real or imagined.
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Gun Controllers Try to Hide Joe Biden’s Anti-gun Extremism

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 09:37
With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is again being backed by longtime Massachusetts anti-gun advocate and wealthy businessman John Rosenthal. Despite both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s advocacy for gun confiscation and a host of other draconian gun measures, in a piece for Newsweek with the farcical title, “Individual Gun Ownership Is Not at Stake in This Election,” Rosenthal claimed “[p]rivate gun ownership for responsible citizens will remain unchanged” during a Biden presidency. The piece is in the same vein as others that have lied about the ticket’s anti-gun aims.
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ATF Releases New Procedures on Certain Retail and Private-to-Private Transactions

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 09:32
Early this month, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) released two new procedure documents.
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New Hampshire: Urge Your Legislators to Sustain Governor Sununu’s Veto of Firearm Seizure Bill

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 08:10
As previously reported, Governor Sununu prevented the erosion of our Right to Keep and Bear Arms by vetoing firearm seizure legislation, House Bill 687. 
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Pennsylvania: Emergency Powers Legislation Passes Senate Committee

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 10:21
In June, the Pennsylvania House passed Emergency Powers Legislation, House Bill 1747.  Earlier this week, the Senate Judiciary Committee inched this critical Second Amendment legislation one step closer to final passage through a 9 to 5 vote.
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These 10 Examples of Defensive Gun Use Underscore Second Amendment’s True Purpose

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 09:26
In announcing the launch of “Sportsmen and Sportswomen for Biden,” the former vice president’s campaign demonstrated earlier this month how many gun control advocates misconstrue the purpose of the Second Amendment. The coalition of “50 prominent hunters and anglers” stated that Joe Biden would “protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans to purchase and responsibly use firearms for hunting and sporting.”
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The Armed Citizen® September 11, 2020

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 09:22
A man in South St. Louis County, Mo., defended himself when two armed men attempted to carjack him in the early morning hours of Aug. 30, 2020. The man was cleaning his car in the stall of a drive-in car wash when two other men approached him armed with handguns.
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ABQ City Council Votes Down Anti-Firearms Preemption Resolution!

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 17:25
On Wednesday evening, thanks to all of your calls and emails, the Albuquerque City Council voted down Resolution R-20-68 on a 5-4 vote.  This non-binding resolution would have urged the New Mexico Legislature to strip the firearms preemption clause from Article II, Section 6 (the Right to Keep and Bear Arms provision) of the State Constitution and put that revision to voters for approval.  Without preemption, cities like Albuquerque would be able to pass whatever firearms restrictions they want -- including gun bans, magazine limits, licensing and registration schemes and prohibitions on carrying firearms on your person or in your car.
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Anti-Gun ABQ City Council members Triple Down Against Your Second Amendment Rights!

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 15:49
Not satisfied with restrictive gun control measures already enacted by the New Mexico Legislature, like the ban on private firearms transfers and a red flag gun confiscation law, the Albuquerque City Council is poised to consider three additional gun control measures in September:
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Anti-Gun ABQ City Councilmembers Triple Down Against Your Second Amendment Rights!

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 15:49
Not satisfied with restrictive gun control measures already enacted by the New Mexico Legislature, like the ban on private firearms transfers and a red flag gun confiscation law, the Albuquerque City Council is poised to consider three additional gun control measures in September:
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