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Arizona: Legislature Adjourns For Recess

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:42
On March 24th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned for a recess until April 13th due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled during this time.
Categories: Gun News

Florida Alert! It's Here! A Way for You to Help Save Your Guns & Gun Rights

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 09:42
Members and friends keep asking me what they can do to help -- well, keep reading.  If you really and truly want to help save your gun rights and Freedom in America, I'm going to tell you how
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California: Los Angeles Sheriffs Halts Closures of Gun Stores

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 09:16
Last night, the Los Angeles County Sheriff announced that he would be suspending efforts to close down gun stores after receiving an opinion from Los Angeles County counsel that gun stores could in fact be classified as essential businesses under the Governor's executive order.
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Armed Citizen Intervenes, Shoots Suspect Who Allegedly Opened Fire on Police

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 09:09
An armed citizen who saw a suspect allegedly shooting at police in Fresno, California, on Tuesday evening pulled out his handgun, took aim, and fired, driving the suspect to the ground.
Categories: Gun News

The Latest Victim of COVID-19 Is the Second Amendment

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 08:33
The latest victim of the COVID-19 pandemic is not a health care worker, a first responder, or a cruise line traveler.  The purveyor is not an invisible microbe.  The perpetrators of the latest assault on men and women in cities and states across the country are left-wing governors and mayors who have decided the pandemic provides a convenient excuse to deny law abiding citizens the freedom to exercise their Second Amendment rights.
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Pennsylvania: Gun Shops Allowed to Reopen on a Limited Basis

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 07:55
During the current Covid 19 outbreak, many businesses were forced to close because they are considered “non-life-sustaining.”
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NRA: Coronavirus Lockdowns Show Danger of Waiting Periods on Gun Purchases

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 17:17
The National Rifle Association (NRA) notes that coronavirus shutdowns resulting in the closure of gun stores in various states demonstrate that gun controls the left once pushed as “reasonable” have become anything but.
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North Carolina: Wake Co. Sheriff Suspends Pistol Permit Issuance

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:54
At a time when uncertainty about social order has prompted a large number of Americans to exercise their Second Amendment right to self-defense, the office of Wake County Sheriff Gerald Baker announced today that they will not issue new Pistol Purchase Permits until at least April 30th.
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State Representative Requests Opinion from Texas Attorney General on Exclusion of Gun Manufacturers & Retailers as "Essential Businesses" in Local Emergency Orders

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:41
Today, State Representative Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock), Chairman of the Texas House Committee on Ways & Means, formally requested an opinion from Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on whether city and/or county officials can prohibit the sale of firearms through an emergency order or declaration by excluding firearms manufacturers and retailers as "essential businesses." 
Categories: Gun News

Denver Mayor Exempts Alcohol Stores and Marijuana Dispensaries, not Gun Stores

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:35
Yesterday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock issued a city-wide shutdown amidst the current Covid 19 outbreak.
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California: Los Angeles Sheriff Orders Gun Stores to Shut Down

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:17
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is ordering the closure of gun stores in California's most populous county as non-essential businesses.
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Florida Alert! Dozens of GUN CONTROL Bills Died In Florida This Session - Thank NRA

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:49
It was another very tough Legislative Session in Florida this year.  Anti-gun Democrats were emboldened by Michael Bloomberg's money.  His money had been strategically placed to help pass another major gun control bill.
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West Virginia: Gov. Justice Protects Second Amendment

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:25
Governor Jim Justice’s recent Executive Order No. 9-20 designates “firearm and ammunition suppliers and retailers” under “Essential Businesses and Operations,” exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency.
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Oregon: Attorney General Amends Title for Anti Self-Defense Initiative

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 11:27
On March 20th, the Attorney General submitted an amended ballot title for Initiative Petition 40. The state Supreme Court previously sided with NRA on several points in a challenge against IP 40, finding the title and “yes” result statement inadequate to alert voters of the changes proposed to the law.
Categories: Gun News

Wisconsin: Second Amendment Rights Protected by Governor’s Emergency Order

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 11:10
Governor Tony Evers’ recent Emergency Order #12, titled “Safer at Home,” designates “firearm and ammunition suppliers and retailers for purposes of safety and security” under “Essential Businesses and Operations,” exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency.
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Virginia: Gun Stores to Remain Open

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 10:46
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Ralph Northam’s recently issued Executive Order 53 temporarily places restrictions on numerous businesses across the state. Though it does not designate firearm and ammunition retailers as “essential retail businesses,” they “may continue to operate but must limit all in-person shopping to no more than 10 patrons per establishment… with proper social distancing requirements.”
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Pennsylvania: House Judiciary Chairman Vows to Put an End to Ammunition Tax and Permit Requirement Legislation

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 10:26
On Tuesday, March 10, the House Judiciary Committee received House Bill 2344, legislation that implements a “permit to purchase” for ammunition, as well as a tax on all ammo purchases. 
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Arizona: Second Amendment Rights Protected by Governor’s Executive Order

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 09:38
Governor Doug Ducey’s recent Executive Order 2020-12 designates “firearm and ammunition suppliers and retailers for purposes of safety and security” under Essential Businesses and Operations, exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency.
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Connecticut: Gov. Lamont Protects Second Amendment

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 18:29
Governor Ned Lamont’s recent Executive Order 7H designates firearm and ammunition retail operations as essential businesses, exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency.
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Indiana: Gov. Holcomb Protects Second Amendment

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 18:21
Governor Eric Holcomb’s recent Executive Order 20-08 designates“firearm and ammunition suppliers and retailers for purposes of safety and security” under Essential Businesses and Operations, exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency.
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