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New Jersey: Gun Bills Posted for Committee Action on Monday

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 13:20
On Monday, February 24 the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing to debate a pair of gun control bills. 
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Oregon: Gun Lock-Up Bill Moves to House Floor

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:51
On February 21st, House Bill 4005A passed out of the House Rules Committee to the House floor, where it could receive a vote at any time.
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Washington: Resurrected Mag Ban Scheduled for Hearing on Tuesday

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:42
After failing to pass bills to ban standard capacity magazines through the normal legislative process, anti-gun legislators playing procedural games have reintroduced this legislation as House Bill 2947, which is now scheduled for a public hearing on Tuesday, February 25th.
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New Mexico: Legislature Adjourns from Embattled Legislative Session

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 15:18
Yesterday, the New Mexico Legislature adjourned from its short 2020 Legislative Session.  
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Maryland: Most Restrictive Gun Ban in State History Withdrawn from Consideration

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 15:15
Today, the Maryland House Judiciary Committee voted to withdraw gun ban legislation, House Bill 1261, from consideration. 
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New Hampshire: House Passes Private Transfer Ban and Waiting Period Bills

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 15:11
This week, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed two anti-gun bills. Both of these bills will restrict our Second Amendment rights while doing nothing to reduce violent crime in New Hampshire. These bills will go to the New Hampshire Senate, where they await committee assignments.
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Washington: Senate Committee Hearing Firearm Seizure Bills

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 14:54
On February 24th, the Senate Law & Justice Committee will be hearing a number of anti-gun bills that crossed over from the House.
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Missouri: Committee Hearing Right to Hunt & Fish Amendment

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:56
On February 24th, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources is hearing Senate Joint Resolution 62 to amend the Constitution of Missouri to affirm that it is a right of the public to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.
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Oklahoma: Legislation to Repeal Constitutional Carry Overwhelmingly Defeated in Committee

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:40
Yesterday, Oklahoma Representative Jason Lowe presented a bill in the House Public Safety Committee to repeal Oklahoma’s Constitutional Carry law.
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Oregon: Work Session Today On Government Mandated Gun Lock-Up Bill

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 09:49
Today at 3:00PM, the House Rules Committee will convene and is scheduled to hold a work session on House Bill 4005A to impose one-size-fits-all standards for firearm storage. The vote on whether to send it to the House floor is expected to occur after 5:30PM. 
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Washington: New Mag Ban Introduced

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 18:33
Despite the bills to ban standard capacity magazines failing to meet the crossover deadline, anti-gun legislators are playing procedural games in an attempt to resurrect this legislation. They introduced House Bill 2947 with much of the same language as the previous bills plus a “buy-back” provision in order to make this an appropriations bill that is not subject to the same deadlines. Additionally, the title of the bill has been changed in an effort to limit amendments on the floor. 
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Alabama: Senate Committee Hearing on Lifetime Carry Permit Bill

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 16:40
On February 26th, the Senate Committee on Judiciary will hear Senate Bill 47 to create a new lifetime carry permit.
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Maryland: Senate Committee to Vote on Bill to Criminalize Long Gun Private Transfers

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 08:13
Tomorrow, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee is scheduled to vote on Senate Bill 208, legislation that criminalizes the private transfer of long guns in Maryland.
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Washington: Mag Ban Fails Crossover Deadline

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:00
February 19th at 5:00PM was the deadline for bills to advance from their chamber of origin. Bills to ban standard capacity magazines and increase the red tape to obtain a CPL did not receive a floor vote and are likely defeated for the session. A bill to reform Washington’s onerous background check system passed the House. Unfortunately, several anti-gun bills did clear this deadline and will also continue in the legislative process.
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Arizona: NRA Stands Opposed to Gun Ban Legislation at Capitol

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:06
This session, anti-gun legislators revealed their true intentions for Arizona by introducing multiple pieces of legislation to destroy Second Amendment rights in the Grand Canyon state. Among these bills, Senate Bill 1625 will ban many commonly owned firearms that Arizonans rely on for self-defense and personal protection.
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Wisconsin: Church Self-Defense Bill Hearing

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:04
On February 20th, the Senate Committee on Insurance, Financial Services, Government Oversight and Courts will hear Senate Bill 822 to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones in churches.
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Georgia: Carry Permit Reciprocity Heads to the Full Committee

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:12
On February 19th, a sub-committee of the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted to approve House Bill 787 and pass it on to the full committee. It is a critical bill to expand the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families both within Georgia and in other states.
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Nebraska: Judiciary Committee Considering Extreme Firearm and Accessory Tax on Friday

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 15:01
On Friday, the Nebraska Judiciary Committee will consider a bill that imposes more bureaucratic red tape and fees on the purchase of firearms and accessories. 
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Florida Alert! Johns Hopkins Study: No Evidence ‘Assault Weapon’ Bans Reduce Mass Shootings

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:55
While Johns Hopkins is well known for their anti-gun leanings, people have long theorized that it has been Michael Bloomberg's money that has influenced the Johns Hopkins political gun control positions.  Certainly, no one would have predicted that Johns Hopkins would actually release a study that concluded there is "NO EVIDENCE 'ASSAULT WEAPONS' REDUCE MASS SHOOTINGS."
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NRA Events in Iowa Next Week

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 07:32
Now is the time to make your voice heard to protect your rights from Des Moines to D.C.! Mark your calendars to join your NRA for two important upcoming events: NRA-ILA Political Update Meeting on February 26th and Iowa Firearms Coalition Second Amendment Lobby Day on February 27th!
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