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NRA Statement on Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:10
National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action executive director, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement on Tuesday regarding President Donald Trump's signature on the National Defense Authorization Act
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Three Pinocchios: Pelosi’s claim the House GOP is ‘inviting’ violent criminals to carry concealed weapons

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:04
Pelosi’s tweet inspired such anger because responsible gun owners believe their rights are being curtailed, even if they follow the concealed-carry rules — while violent criminals who want to have a gun are not going to be bothered with following such rules in the first place.
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Iowa Poll: Most believe more gun control won't reduce mass shootings

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:03
A majority of Iowans believe increased controls on gun purchases won't reduce mass shootings, according to a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll.
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Ohio: Self-Defense Bill to be Heard in Committee

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:52
This week, there will be two important committee meetings taking place. Tomorrow, December 12, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be a discussing any possible amendments and/or testimony for any of the bills that are listed on the agenda, including Senate Bill 180.  On Wednesday, December 13, a substitute bill will be released in the House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations, addressing the same issue as SB 180 as well as some other Second Amendment related issues.
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Suspect shot during attempted home invasion

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:06
A suspect has been hospitalized after police say he was shot during an attempted home invasion
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Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint until police arrive

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:59
A homeowner held a burglar at gunpoint and broadcast the entire thing on Facebook live Wednesday until police arrived. 
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Store owner shoots suspect during armed robbery

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:50
A Whitehaven store owner fought back when two armed robbers came into his store.
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East Chicago robbery suspect shot by security guard

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:48
security guard shot and wounded a man Thursday as the man robbed a cellphone store
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Armed Jurupa Valley homeowner stops burglary suspect

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:42
A 70-year-old armed homeowner was able to stop a would-be burglar Friday afternoon, holding him at gunpoint until authorities arrived.
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Man shoots alleged robber in Uptown carjacking

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:40
The New Orleans Police Department reported five robberies between Saturday evening and early Sunday morning, according to a preliminary offense log.
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Homeowner Scares Off Hatch-Wielding Burglar

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:38
A standoff situation in NW Oklahoma City ended after two hours when police discovered the suspect was not inside the home. 
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Florida Action Report! Trying to get on TV-- Senate Judiciary Hearing 12/5/17

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:27
Groups of ladies representing Bloomberg's Mom Demand Action keep showing up in committee hearings when gun bills are going to be heard.  Sometimes 20-30 show up.  They wear red t-shirts with "Moms Demand Action" on them and always try to sit in a group behind the speaker's podium where they can be captured on TV.
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Missouri: Libraries Seek to Restrict Self-Defense

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:35
Libraries in your community, which are members of the Missouri Library Association, are seeking torestrict your ability to defend yourself and reverse the hard-won progress achieved with the passage of Senate Bill 656 back in 2016.
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New Jersey: Flawed Bump Stock Bill To Be Heard in Senate Committee Next Week

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:32
The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee will convene next Monday, December 11, to take action on S.3477, a bump stock ban which is loaded with all the traps and pitfalls that are all too common with New Jersey gun laws.  Last week, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee rubber stamped the Assembly version of the bill, A.5200.
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Concealed Carry Reciprocity Passes U.S. House of Representatives!

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:17
In a resounding show of support for the Second Amendment, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a legislative package that included H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, and H.R. 4477, the Fix NICS Act of 2017. 
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Burlington Police Chief Puts New York Politicians Before Vermonters

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:07
As H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, comes closer to becoming law, the arguments against the legislation are increasingly strained. There are disingenuous appeals to federalism by those who would happily burden firearms owners under any number of federal gun control schemes. 
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Kicking a Gift Horse in the Teeth

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:47
As we approach the Christmas season and the start of a new year, many of us look for ways to assist the needy and brighten the holidays for those less fortunate. It’s no coincidence that many charities tap into this seasonal goodwill, from the Salvation Army with its red donation kettles, to local food banks and homeless shelters. But even this kindly benevolence is not beyond the reach of politicizing by gun control activists.
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Florida Action Report: Florida Carry cuts off its nose to spite its face – AGAIN

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:17
Once again Florida Carry, Inc. has demonstrated a lack of concern for Concealed Weapons and Firearms License holders.  License holders continue to be abused by law enforcement, prosecutors and the courts.  When firearms, that are being lawfully carried concealed, accidentally become exposed to the sight of another person, license holders are being arrested for violating the open carry ban. 
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House votes to respect Right-to-Carry

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:30
The House voted Wednesday mostly along party lines to expand the right to carry concealed weapons, passing the National Rifle Association’s top legislative priority.
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House passes concealed carry gun bill in win for NRA

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:29
The House passed legislation to permit concealed carry license holders to conceal a handgun in other states, the first time Congress has taken action on a gun bill since President Donald Trump was sworn into office.
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