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Gun groups fight California bills they say will drive up cost of firearms

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:42
California significantly tightened its firearms restrictions last year when it enacted a broad package of bills regulating ammunition sales, expanding the state’s prohibition on assault weapons and banning the possession of high-capacity magazines. Those laws are currently being challenged in court by gun rights groups.
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No 'Trump Slump': Gun sales, permit numbers stay strong in South Dakota

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:41
South Dakotans still like their guns.Whether it is a continued growth in concealed carry permits or the sales of hunting rifles, gun interests remain strong, those who track the industry say.
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R.I. House passes bill to take guns from those accused of domestic abuse

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:40
Under the amendments, anyone who is under a protective order from family or district court would be required to surrender his or her guns within 24 hours of being notified.
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Bloomberg Spending Millions To Elect Anti-Gun Virginia Governor

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 04:50
Billionaire anti-gunner Michael Bloomberg is at it again, pledging to spend $1 million through his gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety in an attempt to impact Virginia’s upcoming elections for governor and attorney general.
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Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Passes Committee Vote

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:59
Today, Substitute House Bill 142 passed the Ohio state House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations with a vote of 9-2. This bill will reform the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying a concealed handgun when stopped for a law enforcement purpose, like a routine traffic stop.  Substitute HB 142 will nowhead to the House floor for consideration.  Please contact your representative and urge them to SUPPORT this important Right to Carry legislation.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your representative.
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Wisconsin: Constitutional Carry Passes Committee Vote

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:47
Today, Senate Bill 169 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee with a vote of 3-2.  SB 169 would allow for the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license anywhere in the state where an individual is legally allowed to be.  SB 169 will now head to the Senate floor for consideration. Please contact your senator and urge them to SUPPORT this important Right to Carry legislation.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your senator.
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Join President Donald Trump This Friday for a Campaign Rally for Luther Strange!

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:53
This Friday, September 22nd at 7 pm at the Von Braun Center Arena in Huntsville, President Donald Trump will be holding a rally for Luther Strange! Doors open at 4pm.  Please plan to attend! To register for the event, please click HERE.  
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Why Virginians can’t trust Ralph Northam on campaign-finance reform

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:45
For those unfazed by conflicts of interest, maybe gun control is more persuasive. The Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund vowed to spend $1 million to assist Virginia Democrats, $450,000 of which will go directly to aiding Northam’s campaign.
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Outside Money Floods Virginia Governor Race

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:43
The race has also been a battleground over gun control, with the National Rifle Association endorsing Gillespie. On the other side of the issue, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund says it will spend $700,000 for Northam. A spokesman for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, which has vouched for Northam, said it is also “looking into some opportunities” to run advertisements in October.
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Treat hunters with respect, not condescension

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:28
Law-abiding gun owners are tired of reading articles from elitist advocates for gun control. The latest example was Dana Milbank’s Sept. 12 Washington Sketch column, “Sportsmen rejoice! Kevlar won’t save those turkeys.”
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Interior's Ryan Zinke issues order to boost hunting, fishing in parks and monuments

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:27
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order Friday to expand hunting and fishing on public lands, parks, and monuments while enhancing conservation and wildlife management.
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U.K. Considers Arming More Police

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:26
Amid terror surge, police wonder whether more than the current 5% of officers should carry guns.
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NRA's Eddie Eagle gun-safety effort transcends politics

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:25
Todd said gun safety and the NRA in general have become very politicized, but she doesn't want that to deter anyone from the Eddie Eagle program."A lot of people see the NRA and assume the program is just designed to get kids interested in guns, but it's the exact opposite — it's telling them to stay away," Todd said. "It's all about safety, there's no political agenda."
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Wyoming: School employees with guns?

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 08:24
The Ten Sleep School Board unanimously decided to delve deeper in to the new state law that allows possession of firearms by school district employees.
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Wisconsin: Important Concealed Carry Legislation Scheduled for Committee Vote This Week

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 15:28
This Tuesday, September 19, Senate Bill 169 is scheduled for a vote during the executive session in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  SB 169 would allow for the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license anywhere in the state where an individual is legally allowed to be.  Please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and urge them to SUPPORT this important Right to Carry legislation!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact the committee members.
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California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 09:04
Last night, the California Legislature adjourned the 2017 session.  Three anti-gun bills, AB 7, AB 424 and SB 464, passed the Legislature and will now be considered by Governor Brown.  Contact Governor Brown and urge him to VETO AB 7, AB 424, and SB 464.   
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Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Gets Substitute

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 18:16
On Tuesday September 19, the Ohio state House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations will hold a hearing on a substitute version of House Bill 142 which would reform the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying a concealed handgun when stopped for a law enforcement purpose, like a routine traffic stop.
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Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:06
In a special meeting on August 29, the nine-member City Council of Sacramento unanimously agreed to allocate $1.5 million in funding and to move forward with a “gun-violence reduction strategy” that will include cash payments (“LifeMAP milestone allowances”) and paid vacations for the handful of gang members suspected of committing the majority of gang-related gun crimes in the city.
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Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 14:45
Dana Milbank is not a serious journalist. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, Milbank now writes what can be characterized as a humor column for the paper.
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The Corruption of Public Health

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:08
The establishment will resist, of course, but it’s a fight worth making, especially as Republicans hunt for budget cuts. The federal government has been doling out vast sums to bureaucrats and researchers more committed to empire-building and progressive activism than to public health or rigorous science. President Trump has already identified the best way to deal with them, and it happens to be a technique used during the public-health profession’s glory days, back when it focused on genuine public threats like yellow fever and malaria: drain the swamp.
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