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Washington: Attorney General Introduces Additional Gun Ban Legislation

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 16:29
Just months after pushing for the passage of Initiative 1639 to impose severe regulations on purchasing and possessing semi-automatic firearms, Attorney General Bob Ferguson has now introduced legislation that would outright ban commonly owned semi-automatic firearms with certain features.
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Hawaii: Legislation Filed Prohibiting Possession of Firearms and Ammunition in Hotel Rooms

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 21:50
This week, the Hawaii Legislature convened for the 2019 session and anti-gun forces are already making attempts to limit your rights.  House Bill 25, sponsored by Tom Brower (D-22), would make it a crime to possess firearms and/or ammunition in hotel rooms. 
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Blumenthal, Murphy, introduce federal gun storage bill

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:22
A federal gun storage bill being sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy would mirror a new state proposal to tighten Connecticut’s own current firearm storage law.
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Who Are the Real Extremists?

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:40
NRA is often vilified by the gun-ban community and its supporters in the mainstream, legacy media as an “extremist” organization because of its steadfast defense of our Right to Keep and Bear Arms. A simple look into the anti-gun agenda, however, will show that proponents of restriction on a right protected by the U.S. Constitution are the true extremists.
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Virginia: Bills Defeated in Committee

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:37
This week, the Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice and the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee heard and voted to defeat many of Governor Ralph Northam’s requested gun control bills.
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Law for Thee But Not for Me: Pittsburgh Officials Defy DA’s Legal Advice in Gun Control Push

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:36
Pittsburgh City Council member Corey O’Connor wants local residents to relinquish important aspects of their Second Amendment rights. If they refuse, he would have it cost them their liberty and treasure. But O’Connor himself apparently doesn’t believe he is bound by the law in making this happen, only that it’s permissible because he considers it “the right thing.”
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Keep Telling Your Members of Congress to Oppose “Universal” Background Check Bills

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:33
On January 8, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called "universal" background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do.  
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West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Introduced

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:15
On January 18th, House Bill 2519, the Campus Self-Defense Act, was introduced to ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus.  It has been assigned to the West Virginia state House Judiciary Committee for consideration. 
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State Senate Panel Advances Permitless Concealed Carry Law

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:07
A Senate panel on Thursday approved a measure that would allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in South Dakota, advancing a conservative priority that supporters hope will be achieved under new Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration.
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District Court Rules Austin City Hall Gun Ban Against the Law

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:02
Just hours after a Travis County district court ruled Austin could not ban guns inside City Hall, Michael Cargill walked into the building, handgun on waist.
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Gun Safety Classes to be Mandatory in Some Iowa Middle Schools

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:46
A rural community in Iowa is working to implement a mandatory gun safety course in two middle schools this spring.
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How Gun Control Became An Instrument Of Tyranny In Venezuela – OpEd

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:32
Is Venezuela paying the price for adopting gun control? The shocking nature of Venezuela’s economic collapse has been covered ad nauseam. However, one aspect of the Venezuelan crisis that does not receive much coverage is the country’s gun control regime. Fox News recently published an excellent article highlighting Venezuelan citizens’ regret over the gun control policies the Venezuelan government has implemented since 2012. Naturally, this regret is warranted. The Venezuelan government is among the most tyrannical in the world, with a proven track record of violating basic civil liberties such as free speech, debasing its national currency, confiscating private property, and creating economic controls that destroy the country’s productivity.
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Illinois: Gov. Pritzker Signs Firearm Registration & Dealer Licensing Bill

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:20
Today, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 337 into law.  Passed by the previous legislature in 2018, SB 337 will establish a firearm registry and shut down your local gun stores with government red tape.  Senate President John Cullerton previously made the unprecedented move of placing a procedural hold on the bill in order to avoid the possibility of a veto under the previous Governor, Bruce Rauner, and then removed the hold to send the bill to a newly inaugurated governor.
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Wyoming: Legislation Introduced to Repeal Gun-Free Zones

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:57
With a little over 30 days left in the 2019 Wyoming Legislative Session, Senate File 75/House Bill 183 has been introduced and your lawmakers need to hear from you now. 
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South Dakota: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:52
Today, the South Dakota Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 47 by a 4 to 3 vote.
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New Mexico: Governor Lujan Grisham Highlights Gun Control In Opening Day Speech

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:03
In her opening day speech to state lawmakers, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham called on them to pass various gun control proposals that she supported on the campaign trail and which have been filed in the New Mexico Legislature.
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Bill to Fine Owners for Unreported Stolen Guns Fails

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:17
An effort to put a new gun law on the books for reporting stolen or missing firearms failed Wednesday night in committee.
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As Firearm Buyers Shift To Handguns, Mossberg Is Evolving To Meet The Demand

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:45
In 2019, firearm manufacturer Mossberg is celebrating its 100th year in operation. As part of that celebration, the North Haven, Connecticut, company is returning to its roots and doing something that it has not done in decades: it is making a handgun.
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North Carolina: Open Public Lands to Sunday Hunting!

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:01
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) recently announced it will hold public hearings across the State regarding Sunday hunting on public lands. 
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Washington: Committee Hearings on Anti-Gun Bills

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 19:25
On January 21st at 10:00AM, the Washington state Senate Committee on Law & Justice will be hearing a number of anti-gun bills.  Afterwards, NRA will be holding a meeting in the Irv Newhouse Building conference room by the capitol at 12:00PM.
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