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Washington: Second Amendment Banned in First Amendment Spaces After the Signing of Anti-Gun Measure

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:57
On Wednesday, despite the thousands of calls, emails, and other communication from NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters, Senate Bill 5038 advanced out of the legislature and was signed into law
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Oklahoma: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills Signed or a Step Away from Potential Signature

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 13:31
Numerous pro-gun measures have advanced through the Oklahoma Legislature and been signed into law. 
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South Carolina: General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die

Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:13
Yesterday, the South Carolina General Assembly adjourned sine die from its 2021 legislative session.
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Texas: Pro-Second Amendment Senate Conferees Appointed on HB 1927; House Passes SB 19, Prohibiting Corporate Discrimination Against the Firearms Industry

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 18:42
Earlier today, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick appointed five pro-Second Amendment Senate conferees on House Bill 1927, constitutional carry legislation that has now passed both chambers and has been sent to a conference committee to work out the differences between the House- and Senate-passed versions of the bill.
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Nevada: Gun Ban Bill Passes Committee, Headed to the Senate Floor

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 18:08
Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Assembly Bill 286 with an amendment, to end the centuries old practice of making firearms for personal use.
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Nebraska: Three Pro-Gun Bills Bundled Together into Omnibus Legislation

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:39
Yesterday, Senator Tom Brewer adopted an amendment to Legislative Bill 236, replacing its language with three NRA-supported pro-gun measures, LB 85, LB 173, and LB 244
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Connecticut: Your Action Needed – Urge Your Senator to Oppose Unnecessary Gun Control Legislation

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 11:39
Yesterday, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed House Bill 6355, legislation that strips away the constitutional rights of individuals without adequate due process.
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Illinois: Gun Seizure Bill Resurrected, Passes House

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 08:27
Yesterday, House Bill 1092, to expand Illinois’ program of suspending Second Amendment rights without due process, was resurrected after it previously had been re-referred to the House Rules Committee.
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Texas: Constitutional Carry Bill Heading to Conference Committee

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:13
The Texas House has sent House Bill 1927, constitutional carry legislation sponsored by Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), to a conference committee to work out the differences between the House- and Senate-passed versions of the bill.
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NRA-Backed Open Carry Bill Passes South Carolina General Assembly

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:24
Called the most significant firearm bill to pass in South Carolina is more than 20 years, the General Assembly as sent HB 3094, an Open Carry bill, to the Governor for signature. 
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South Carolina: General Assembly Sends Open Carry Bill to Governor

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 12:12
Today, the House voted 83-34 to concur with the Senate on House Bill 3094, the open carry and free CWP bill. It will now go to Governor Henry McMaster for his signature. This is a big advancement for Second Amendment rights benefitting law-abiding citizens.
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Nevada: Senate Judiciary Committee Holding Vote for Gun Ban

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:47
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a work session for Assembly Bill 286, where it will have a vote. They heard AB 286 just yesterday and added the bill to today’s agenda this morning. Despite opponents bringing up many issues with the bill, they are pressing forward with a vote.
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In These 11 Cases, a Firearm Saved the Owner or Others

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:32
Late last month, President Joe Biden used his first address to a joint session of Congress to push for major gun control initiatives, often using blatant lies and mischaracterizations in the process. One of Biden’s more egregious mischaracterizations was the common trope that the nation is experiencing a “gun violence epidemic.” The plain data simply does not support such a claim. The rates for gun homicides and nonfatal gun crimes remain far lower today than in the early 1990s.
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Colorado: Anti-Preemption Legislation Passes Senate Committee on a Party-Line Vote

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:10
Yesterday, the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee passed anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 256, on a party-line vote.
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Delaware: Committee Advances Handgun Licensing Bill

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 17:53
Today, the House Judiciary Committee issued a favorable report to Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a handgun transfer registry. It now goes to the House floor for further consideration.
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LEOSA Lawsuit Forces Policy Change in New Jersey.

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 14:38
Last year, a coalition of retired federal law enforcement officers and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association sued the Garden State for denying their right to carry under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA). 
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California: Excise Tax Legislation to Be Heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 15:01
On May 12th, the Assembly Appropriations Committee will hear Assembly Bills 1223, 1237, and 1509.
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Delaware: Handgun Licensing Bill Hearing Tomorrow

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 14:44
Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hear Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a handgun transfer registry.
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Alaska: Senate Version of Emergency Powers Legislation Filed

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:14
Last week, Emergency Powers legislation, Senate Bill 136, was introduced in the Alaska Senate and referred to the Senate Community and Regional Affairs Committee.
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Nevada: Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Gun Ban Bill

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:04
On May 11th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear Assembly Bill 286, to end the centuries old practice of making firearms for personal use.
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