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Molinaro files ethics complaint over Cuomo's use of schools for gun push

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 07:31
GOP gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro shot back Thursday at Gov. Cuomo’s recent gun control tour by filing an ethics complaint about the governor's use of school property for the effort.
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California: Deadline to Register or Modify “Assault Weapons” is Rapidly Approaching

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:15
The deadline for gun owners to register their firearms as “assault weapons” or modify them to be compliant with the restrictions that resulted from SB 880 and AB 1135 (2016) must be completed by 11:59:59 P.M. on June 30, 2018.  NRA opposed these bills because gun registration inevitably leads to gun confiscation.
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NRA Backs Challenge to Boulder Gun Ban

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:31
Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for a lawsuit  challenging Boulder's ban on commonly owned firearms, so-called “high capacity” magazines, as well as its ban on adults under the age of 21 from purchasing any firearms.
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Indiana: Indianapolis Committee Defeats Resolution Calling for Gun Ban

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:27
Proposal No. 112, 2018 was defeated yesterday in a hearing held by the Community Affairs Committee of the City-County Council of Marion County and Indianapolis.
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Dick's shareholder grills CEO over gun rules

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:08
David Almasi, vice president of the National Center for Public Policy Research, questioned whether the company was “willfully giving up money” with its new policies, he said in remarks during Dick’s annual shareholder meeting. Almasi attending the meeting representing the conservative think-tank’s Free Enterprise Project, which focuses on free-market investor activism.
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Unable to Ban Guns, Lawmakers Want to Weaponize the ATF Against Gun Dealers

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:08
What's a politician to do when it's clear that people will vigorously resist attempts to restrict their lives? Well, you could empower government officials to arbitrarily punish anybody who might help them exercise their freedom. That's the approach favored by three Democratic members of Congress, who appear to see the path to limiting private firearms ownership in harassing gun dealers and subjecting them to the whims of government officials.
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Gun controllers seek to restrict gun rights by targeting financial institutions

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:06
At first this was a matter of government policy, but now it is coming about by political pressure on private companies.
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Illinois: Cook County Sheriff's Office will enforce semi-auto ban in Northbrook, officials say

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:06
Cook County Sheriff’s Office police officers will enforce the county’s assault weapons ban in the Village of Northbrook, according to Village President Sandra Frum.
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Semi-auto ban request fails in Indianapolis council committee

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:05
A proposal calling for the City-County Council to urge the state legislature to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines failed Wednesday night in committee.
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N.J. governor signs new gun control laws

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:04
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed six bills on Wednesday to further tighten the state’s already tough gun control laws, according to the Associated Press.
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Oregon: Court Modifies Scheduling Order for Gun Ban Initiative

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 07:52
On Wednesday, June 13th, the Oregon Supreme Court sided in part with the NRA, OHA, and other petitioners in our motion for reconsideration that objected to the court's fast-tracked scheduling order.  In doing so, the court denied two motions from the Chief Petitioners of Initiative Petition 43 and modified important filing deadlines in our legal challenge contesting the inadequate ballot title.  This modification is a victory for NRA members and Second Amendment supporters across Oregon. 
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New York: Microstamping On the Assembly Calendar For Thursday

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 20:03
Scores of bills are quickly passing both chambers in Albany with no public input or debate as lawmakers continue to scramble toward the end of session tentatively scheduled for next week.  Anti-gun Democrats who control the Assembly passed red flag legislation today (A.11148), and A.5826A to require microstamping for handguns is on the agenda for tomorrow.
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New Mexico: City Council to Hold Final Vote on Gun Control Resolution

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:05
Since March, your Las Cruces City Council has debated and discussed, no less than three times, proposed resolutions to restrict your Second Amendment rights -- all under the guise of school safety.
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AMA Intensifies Push For Gun Control Ahead Of Midterm Elections

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:42
The AMA’s policy-making House of Delegates Tuesday endorsed several gun control measures including renewed support for banning assault weapons and bump stocks and raising the legal age to 21 for purchasing firearms and munitions.
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Conference of Mayors passes resolutions favoring gun control

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:41
The bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a series of resolutions calling for more gun control measures during the group's annual meeting in Boston this week.
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Credit service Intuit shuts down payments on all gun purchases

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:41
Judge Andrew Napolitano on Tuesday told FOX Business Opens a New Window. that credit card processor Intuit Opens a New Window. is within its rights to shut down payments on gun purchases.
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Gun control is a sure way to hurt conservation efforts

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:40
Despite a unified effort by celebrities and politicians to usher in gun control legislation, the American public has responded by joining or donating to gun rights organizations in large numbers. Sportsmen comprising firearms enthusiasts and hunters believe a concerted attack on firearms is a concerted attack on their sporting lifestyle.
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NRA says Indianapolis assault weapon proposal seeks to 'drum up unnecessary fear'

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:39
The NRA's Institute for Legislative Action on Monday issued a statement urging people to contact City-County Council members who are scheduled to make a symbolic vote on the issue and express opposition.
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New York: Gun owners should be wary of latest state bills

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:38
So far, the SAFE is not shaping up to be a deterrent, either to the criminals who ignore it, nor to the lawmakers who feel compelled to improve upon it. There is no evidence to date that would suggest that the SAFE Act has had an impact on crime way or the other, although it has made a goodly number of honest citizens look like criminals.
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NRA Backs Challenge to New Jersey Magazine Ban

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:52
Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for a lawsuit brought by the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) to challenge New Jersey’s ban on so-called “high capacity” magazines. 
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