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Report: UK Gun Owner Loses Licenses Over Social Media Presence

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 09:27
In 2016, UK shooter and popular YouTube gun channel personality Callum Long-Collins told the BBC, “Being British and a firearms owner, it almost feels illegal to have any sort of opinion on using guns for self-defense.” The comments appear to have been proved correct. According to an April 23 article in The Times titled, “Gun licences stripped from shooting activist over YouTube comments,” Long-Collins told the publication that he lost an appeal to have his firearms licenses reinstated with the primary reason being the content of his YouTube page, EnglishShooting.
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New Jersey Governor Hopes to Price Low-Income Residents Out of the Lawful Gun Market

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 09:21
It’s no secret that the Garden State is hardly Eden for Second Amendment supporters, who are subjected there to some of the strictest firearm laws in the nation. But now Democrat Gov. Philip D. Murphy is targeting New Jersey’s law-abiding gun owners and would-be gun owners with proposals to increase by several orders of magnitude the mandatory fees state residents must pay to own or carry firearms. These anti-gun taxes would hit low-income residents the hardest, predictably pricing many of them out of the gun market entirely, even though they typically live in the state’s highest crime areas.
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President Trump Withdraws U.S. from United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 09:10
During his speech to the 2019 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, President Trump announced that he would “unsign” the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) effectively withdrawing the United States from the treaty. 
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President Trump and Vice President Pence Make History Once Again at 2019 NRA Annual Meeting

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:53
For the second year in a row, a sitting president and vice president both addressed NRA members at the 148th Annual Meetings in Indianapolis on Friday during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum. This makes the third year in a row that President Trump joined with thousands of NRA members to share his support for our Right to Keep and Bear Arms. His is once again one for the history books. In 2017, he became the first sitting president to attend the Annual Meetings in more than three decades when he addressed the Leadership Forum in Atlanta. The last president to attend the NRA Annual Meetings was Ronald Reagan in 1983.
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Trump reverses U.S. course on Arms Trade Treaty during speech at NRA in Indianapolis

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:47
President Donald Trump said Friday that he would pull out of the Arms Trade Treaty, a global 2014 pact designed to regulate the sale of conventional weapons, from guns to battle tanks.  "We will never surrender American sovereignty to anyone," Trump said in a speech to the National Rifle Association, the powerful gun lobby. "We are taking our signature back." The treaty negotiations began in 2012 under the purview of the United Nations. President Barack Obama signed it in 2013.
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Mike Pence to the NRA: ‘No One Is Taking Your Guns’

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:44
Vice President Mike Pence addressed the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum and invoked the words of Charlton Heston, saying, “From my cold, dead hands.” He was referencing Heston’s famous 2000 speech in which he hoisted a rifle over his head and said, “I want to say those fighting words for everyone within the sound of my voice to hear and to heed: ‘From my cold, dead hands.'” The crowd erupted in applause.
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IN Focus: Trump, Pence headline NRA convention in Indianapolis

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:42
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visited Indianapolis Friday to address the National Rifle Association. Both delivered remarks at the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Leadership Forum. This is the third straight year the president has delivered the keynote address at the forum, which was scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Louisiana: Your Action Needed: House Committee to Consider Multiple Gun Bills This Week

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 07:59
This week, the following bills will be heard in the House Administration of Criminal Justice committee.
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