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National March on NRA Misinformed Protesters

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 22:00
On Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, a small group of misinformed people protested outside the empty NRA headquarters. Our social team was there and chatted with some of these gun-grabbers. Think they don’t want to take your guns? Think again.
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NRA Statement on Heitkamp's Opposition to Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:04
Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, today released the following statement in response to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s decision to vote against the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee:
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Vermont's voluntary bump-stock return was a bust

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:35
Vermont gun owners turned in just two bump stocks ahead of the Oct. 1 date when possession of the rapid fire devices became illegal in the state.
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Bloomberg to headline senate fundraiser

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:23
Ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will headline a fundraiser for Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen's Tennessee U.S. Senate bid.
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Lawmakers' New Anti-Gun Laws Are Also An Attack On Due Process

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:22
The notion that certain Americans are preemptively guilty of wrongdoing, whether there’s any corroborating evidence to back up an accusation or not, isn’t reserved for conservatives who happen to be in contention for a Supreme Court seat. In the hierarchy of progressive values, due process is a bottom dweller.
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Massachusetts AG candidates spar over guns

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:14
During the debate, the candidates were divided sharply on issues related to gun control. McMahon, an ardent supporter of the Second Amendment, said government gun control policies rarely reduce violence, but rather take guns out of the hands of law-abiding gun owners and sellers.
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OpEd: In Our View: Vote ‘No’ on Initiative 1639

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:46
The Columbian’s Editorial Board recommends a “no” vote on Initiative 1639, a sweeping measure that would dictate numerous changes to state law. As always, this is merely a recommendation, and we hope the initiative leads to continued debate on the pressing issue. This nation desperately needs to recalculate a gun culture that leads to more than 30,000 firearm fatalities each year.
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Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation partners with NRA to offer free online hunter education course

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:31
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is partnering with the National Rifle Association to offer an online hunter education course to Oklahomans. The course replaces the wildlife department’s previously offered online course. “This free course from the NRA will allow us to maintain high quality hunter education training at no cost to the Wildlife Department or our hunters,” said Lance Meek, hunter education coordinator for the wildlife department. Hunter education topics include firearms safety, wildlife conservation and identification, safe archery and more. The wildlife department says the classes help people become safe, legal and ethical hunters. The course is required for most hunters ages 10-30 who wish to hunt without a mentor present.
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Anti-gun billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to headline fundraiser for Phil Bredesen US Senate bid

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:26
Anti-gun billionaire and ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will headline a fundraiser for Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen's Tennessee U.S. Senate bid. An invitation says the New York event for Bredesen next Tuesday costs $5,000, $2,700 or $1,000 per person. Bredesen faces Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn. The Bloomberg fundraiser is drawing outcry from Republicans because the billionaire is a leading gun control advocate.
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Vermont State Police get 2 bump stocks ahead of Oct. 1 ban

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 11:26
The Vermont State Police has received two bump stocks ahead of the Oct. 1 date when possession of the rapid fire devices became illegal in the state.
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California lawmakers wrote 1,016 new laws this year. Here's some of what did and didn't make it

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 11:25
California’s Legislature revved into high gear when it came to writing laws in 2018, sending the most bills to the governor’s desk in more than a decade.
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NRA Endorses Scott Wagner for Governor of Pennsylvania

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:52
On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Scott Wagner for governor of Pennsylvania.
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WA Law Enforcement Groups Oppose I-1639, Says NRA

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:18
Only days after the FBI’s annual crime report appeared showing that rifles of any kind are used in a fraction of homicides in Washington State—thereby weakening arguments in support of a far-reaching gun control initiative—three major law enforcement groups are taking positions against the measure, according to an announcement by the National Rifle Association.
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California: Orinda City Council Adds Mandatory Firearm Storage to TONIGHT’s Meeting Agenda

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:46
The Orinda City Council has announced that they will consider a mandatory lock storage ordinance for the City. NRA and CRPA reached out to the City Council to advise them of the legal pitfalls in implementing this type of ordinance.
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West Virginia: Morrisey goes after Manchin on gun rights

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:42
With a little more than a month until the midterm elections, Morrisey, the state’s Republican attorney general, is working to paint Manchin, the Democratic senator up for re-election, as an agent of gun control.
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Federal Court upholds N.J. magazine ban

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:41
A federal court has dealt a blow to gun rights groups by ruling Gov. Phil Murphy's ban on 15-round magazines doesn't violate the Constitution.
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Parkland victim's dad: No Alyssa Milano, the NRA did not kill my daughter

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:40
The father of a Parkland shooting victim schooled actress Alyssa Milano for blaming the National Rifle Association for the death of his daughter.
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Illinois superintendent becomes police officer so she can carry a gun in her school

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:39
A school superintendent in Illinois carried a concealed weapon to school for the first time last week, after completing police academy training to her protect her students against a school shooter.
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Washington Law Enforcement Opposes Initiative 1639

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 16:17
Washington's premier law enforcement associations are opposing I-1639 including the Washington State Sheriffs Association (WSSA), the Washington State Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association (WSLEFIA), and the Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs (WACOPS).
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California governor signs raft of gun control bills into law

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 13:20
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Friday signed several gun control bills into law, including legislation that raises the minimum age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21.
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