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Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:45
With support from the NRA, gun owners challenging Pittsburgh’s ban on publicly carrying loaded magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds filed a motion today seeking a preliminary injunction. If the motion is granted, an injunction would prohibit Pittsburgh from enforcing its ban while the case is pending. 
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Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:20
Thanks to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their state Senators in opposition, Senate Bill 978 has been sent to the Oregon Senate Committee on Rules instead of directly to the Senate floor for a vote.  While in the Committee on Rules, however, the bill is likely to be amended and could potentially include new provisions. 
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UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:47
An unnamed student at the University of Virginia asked former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, during a Tuesday meet-and-greet on campus, why he gave less to charity than a recent college graduate.
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Citi's Gun Crackdown Gives Ammo to 2nd Amendment Foes, Advocate Says

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:14
Justin Danhof wants Citigroup to take billionaire investor Warren Buffett's advice and stop pushing the gun merchants among its customers to set stricter limits on which products they sell and who can buy them.
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Maine: Firearm Seizure Bill Heads To Judiciary Committee

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:13
On April 22nd, the Maine Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 1312, which would allow for firearms to be seized and Second Amendment rights to be suspended without due process. 
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Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:05
Tomorrow, the Texas House is scheduled to vote on House Bill 1177, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont), which protects citizens from being charged with a crime for carrying a handgun without a License To Carry while evacuating from an area subject to a mandatory order issued during a declared state or local disaster, or while returning to that area. 
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Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:56
Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 265.   Without a doubt, HB 265 is one of the most egregious violations of civil liberties ever introduced in the Alabama Legislature.  This slipshod and misguided bill would create a process that is ripe for abuse.
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Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:39
There’s something Orwellian about unaccountable corporate executives parsing over every purchase you make. It sounds “1984-ish,” but for the firearms industry, it’s a 2019 reality.
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Swalwell: I Will Jail Those Who Defy My Gun Grabbing Agenda

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:07
Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is running for president. He’s one of many who are hopping into the 2020 clown car. No, he probably won’t win the nomination.
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Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday!

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 14:59
House Bill 1713, by Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-Dallas), would require persons convicted of certain offenses -- including some Class C violations punishable by just a fine
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Massachusetts Campus Police Chief on Leave After Liking Tweets by NRA, Trump

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:29
The new joint campus police chief for Mount Holyoke College and Smith College in Massachusetts has been placed on leave after his personal Twitter account sparked outrage among students. The police chief had allegedly “liked” tweets from the National Rifle Association and President Donald Trump, which caused students to question whether their campus community is “safe.”
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The Second Amendment Stories the National Media Fail to Report...or Get Completely Wrong

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:16
Did you hear about this case? A man went into a dentist’s office, killed a woman, and took aim at others before being wounded by a concealed handgun permit holder. “He raised a gun to shoot me,” said dental hygienist Sabrina Steal.
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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Consideration in Both Chambers This Week

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 08:35
This week, Senate Bill 403 and its companion bill, House Bill 167, are scheduled for consideration in their respective chambers.  
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Nevada: Assembly Judiciary Votes to Cede Authority To Pass Stricter Gun Laws To Counties

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 19:40
On April 12th, the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary voted to approve Assembly Bill 291 with amendments and Assembly Bill 153 with technical amendments.  The amendments were not made publicly available until just prior to the 8AM hearing, giving Nevadans no opportunity to read and express their concerns with legislators on the committee.  The bills will now head to the Assembly floor where they will be eligible for a floor vote next week.
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NRA Statement on New York City's Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 18:14
NRA reacts to New York City's attempt to avoid having the NRA-supported Supreme Court case N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Association, et al. v. City of N.Y., et al heard in DC. 
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Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:56
On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing it called, “Holding Megabanks Accountable: A Review of Global Systemically Important Banks 10 years after the Financial Crisis.” If you are wondering what that could possibly have to do with the Second Amendment, let us remind you that Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is the Speaker of the House.
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Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:51
Early this week, Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence (SECD) met to review and vote on Bill C-71, the Liberal Government’s gun control measure, section by section. This review follows several days of testimony that concluded on April 3, 2019.
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Hawaii Rifle Association, NRA Seek Injunction To Suspend Gun Carry Requirements

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:14
Gun advocates filed a motion Thursday in U.S. District Court asking for an immediate injunction stopping enforcement of permit requirements that they say amount to a de facto ban on carrying guns. The request is part of an ongoing lawsuit against Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard and Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors that is making its way through the courts. The suit, Livingston v. Ballard, seeks to invalidate state law that states a license to carry a gun can only be issued when "urgent" or "exceptional." The Hawaii Rifle Association, backed by the National Rifle Association, wants the district court to suspend enforcement of the law while the suit proceeds on.
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Gun Groups: Million-Plus Extended Magazines Flood California

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 15:12
More than a million high-capacity ammunition magazines flooded into California during a one-week window created when a federal judge temporarily threw out the state’s ban, gun owners’ groups estimated Thursday.
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Swiss to Vote on Implementation of EU Gun Controls

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 14:44
On May 19, Swiss citizens will go to the polls to vote in a referendum that will determine whether the peaceful mountain nation will acquiesce to the mandates of the European Firearms Directive. The Swiss have a proud history of voting to protect their firearms heritage. In 2011, the Swiss electorate rejected a ballot measure that would have ended the tradition of militia members keeping their firearms at home and burdened law-abiding gun owners with federal gun registration and new acquisition requirements.
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