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National Rifle Association Scores Significant Legal Victory in Village of Deerfield Firearm and Magazine Ban Legal Proceedings

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:12
The National Rifle Association scored a significant victory on behalf of law-abiding gun owners with the issuance of a temporary restraining order in the case of Guns Safe Life, Inc. v. Village of Deerfield. The temporary restraining order issued by the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court for Lake County, Illinois bars the Village of Deerfield’s enforcement of an ordinance that bans possession of certain firearms and prohibits possession of ammunition magazines that are standard for many of the nation’s most common handguns and rifles. 
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New York: Red Flag Bill Would Allow School Employees to Initiate Gun Confiscations

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:39
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is using his bully pulpit again, proposing more gun control in New York as he launched a bus tour full of theatrics this week calling for teachers and other unaccountable school officials to confiscate firearms. 
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California Senate committee should reject bill denying young adults the right to defend themselves

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:22
The bill will make it illegal for firearms and ammunition to be transfered or sold to young adults aged 18-20 by licensed firearms dealers. In other words, AB3 is just a bailout for unlicensed firearms and ammunition dealers.
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Cuomo Praises Dick’s Sporting Goods Gun Policies

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:21
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pointing to Dick's Sporting Goods as proof that "responsible corporate leadership" is good for business.
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New York: Cuomo ratchets up pressure on GOP to pass confiscation bill

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:20
Gov. Cuomo ratcheted up pressure on Republicans who tenuously control the state Senate to pass a “red flag” bill that would allow teachers, relatives and law enforcement to seek court orders removing guns from people they view as dangerous.
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Ohio State University trustees approve concealed carry on campus for some off-duty officers

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:19
Ohio State University's board of trustees approved a resolution last week that would allow some off-duty officers to carry concealed weapons on campus.
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Oregon: NRA Opposes Attempt to Fast-Track Gun Ban Initiative

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:37
Less than 24 hours after the NRA and other petitioners filed a legal challenge opposing the certified ballot title for Initiative Petition 43, the Oregon Supreme Court issued an order consolidating all legal challenges, denying oral arguments, and establishing imminent filing deadlines.  On June 11th, the NRA, along with other petitioners, filed a motion of reconsideration with the Oregon Supreme Court objecting to their scheduling order.
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California: Senate Public Safety Committee Postpones Age Restriction Bill to Next Tuesday, June 19

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 13:33
Today, Monday, June 11, the Senate Public Safety Committee postponed tomorrow’s hearing on Assembly Bill 3, legislation to raise the age to purchase firearms and ammunition to 21 years old.  The Committee is expected to reschedule the bill to be heard next Tuesday, June 19. 
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YouTube blocks videos from Iowa gun seller Brownells, then changes its mind

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:11
YouTube terminated the account of Iowa gun seller Brownells without warning over the weekend, but quickly restored the video channel after receiving pressure from gun supporters. Brownells, which calls itself the "world's largest supplier of firearms accessories and gunsmithing tools," tweeted about YouTube's action on Saturday, saying it received no notice or warning.
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Lawmakers push unlimited waiting periods

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:08
As the fully computerized background-check system came into existence, the five-day wait was no longer a requirement. But in a compromise, Congress agreed to the 72-hour rule in what lawmakers viewed as a balance between a purchaser’s rights and the public-safety need for a complete background check.
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YouTube Terminates Channel of Firearms Parts Retailer

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:07
YouTube suddenly terminated the channel for the firearms parts company Brownells, the company claimed on Saturday.
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Credit service shuts down payments on all gun purchases

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:07
Several gun-related businesses were suddenly — and without warning — disrupted in recent weeks when Intuit stopped processing credit card payments because sales were gun-related, The Post has learned.
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Without guns, there is no America

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:06
I’m pro-gun. Maybe that’s shocking to you. I believe my interpretation of the Second Amendment is shared with those who wrote it, and that means something to me. I believe in truth and facts.
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Massachusetts Senate approves confiscation bill

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:05
Thursday’s vote follows approval of the bill in the Massachusetts House, helping pave its way to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk.
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Indiana: Proposed Resolution in Indianapolis to Call for Magazine & Semi-Auto Ban

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 08:46
On June 13th, the Community Affairs Committee of the City-County Council of Marion County and Indianapolis will be hearing Proposal No. 112, 2018 in order to urge the Indiana General Assembly to support a ban on most commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms and standard capacity ammunition magazines.
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California: Senate Public Safety Committee to Hear Age Restriction Bill on Tuesday, June 12

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 05:11
On Tuesday, June 12, at 8:30 am, the Senate Public Safety Committee is scheduled to hear Assembly Bill 3 in room 3191 at the State Capitol. AB 3 sponsored by Assembly Member Rob Bonta (D-18) would raise the age limit to purchase both firearms and ammunition to 21 years old, effectively denying 18 to 20 year old adults their constitutional right to self-protection.
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Florida Alert: Background Checks WERE done on Applicants for Gun Licenses

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 15:03
The media isn't getting it right and anti-gun Democrats don't want to get it right --  for some, it's all about attacking a candidate for political reasons. This issue is extremely important to all firearms owners and license holders.  Truth and facts matter, so here is what really happened.
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Washington: Court Orders Amendments to Misleading Ballot Title

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 18:38
Yesterday, in a defeat for Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Initiative 1639 proponents, the Thurston County Superior Court sided in part with the NRA and found that certain parts of the ballot title were deceptive and misleading.  As a result, they ordered amendments to several key provisions of the initiative’s ballot title.
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California Farmer Has Guns Confiscated and Faces Felony Charges After Trying to Register Rifle

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:06
California residents attempting to comply with the Golden State’s ever-increasing swamp of firearms laws and regulations should take warning. According to a report out of Bakersfield, a good faith effort to obey the state’s labyrinthine firearm rules will not spare a gun owner in technical violation of the law from the wrath of the California Department of Justice.
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May 2018 Sets Another Background Check Record

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:03
Numbers are supposed to be a universal truth. The issue that arises with numbers – specifically the number of NICS checks run by the FBI – is the interpretation or presentation. Narratives shift depending on how the numbers “need” to be reported. High numbers of gun sales? Fear-based clinging to guns. Low numbers? Well, we haven’t had low numbers of NICS checks in quite some time. 
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