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Louisiana: Pro-Gun Legislation Heads to Governor’s Desk as Legislature Adjourns

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 07:43
Friday, the Louisiana Legislature adjourned from its 2018 regular Legislative Session.
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Florida Alert: NRA Fighting to Protect “Jane Doe” & “John Doe” in Florida

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 15:51
On May 9, 2018 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed SB-7026 into law.  The media gleefully reported SB-7026 as Florida’s first gun control bill in decades. Among other gun control restrictions, the bill violates the Second Amendment rights of persons between the ages of 18-21.  Within 2 hours after Governor Scott signed the gun control bill, the NRA filed a lawsuit against the State of Florida to overturn the 18-21 restriction.
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New Jersey: Senate Committee Resumes Gun Control Push Monday

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 15:00
The relentless attack on law-abiding gun owners continues next week in Trenton.  Despite New Jersey already having some of the harshest gun laws in the country, anti-gun politicians in Trenton keep coming back for more.
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Minnesota: Contact Your Legislators in Opposition to Anti-Gun Legislation

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:27
The Minnesota Legislature is scheduled to adjourn from its 2018 Legislation Session on Monday, May 21.
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NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for Alabama June 5 Primary Election

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:57
Endorses Ivey & Marshall for Re-election in Alabama On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall for re-election in Alabama. 
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Parkland Student Emma Gonzalez Says ‘Go Join the Army’ if You Want to Shoot an AR-15

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 08:33
Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez has a message for assault weapons advocates: “Go join the Army if you want to have fun shooting off a weapon, and serve your f#***%g country.” “It’s just cheaper to take away the guns that aren’t imperative to living in America,” she argued. “You don’t need an AR-15 to protect yourself in bed from a robber at night.”
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NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for June 12 Primary Election

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:00
On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Gov. Henry McMaster and Attorney General Alan Wilson for re-election in South Carolina. 
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New Secret Government Watch List Targets Uncooperative Travelers

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:14
The Transportation Security Administration has created a new secret watch list to monitor people who may be targeted as potential threats at airport checkpoints simply because they have swatted away security screeners’ hands or otherwise appeared unruly.
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New York: Bill to ban high school rifle teams just makes NRA’s case

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:07
It is anti-gun zealots like this who make life so easy for the National Rifle Association. Every time you’re tempted to think the NRA is crying wolf to gin up support when it suggests "they" want to take away everyone’s guns, along comes more proof that the organization might be right.
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Virginia: Congressional candidates say NRA a "terrorist organization" and that it should be disbanded

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:06
“I believe it’s a terrorist organization,” Santana, a former Marine Corps officer who is now a logistics analyst, said of the NRA.
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Colorado: Boulder City Council passes semi-auto ban

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:05
The ordinance prohibits the sale and possession of assault weapons, as defined by the city. Also outlawed are high-capacity magazines and bump stocks.
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Illinois considers changing gun transfer rules

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:04
The Illinois Senate on Wednesday advanced new rules about the transfer of firearms.
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Minnesota: Eden Prairie leader presses gun shops to voluntarily restrict sales

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:04
Eden Prairie leaders know they can't stop gun sales, but one council member wants the city to formally ask gun sellers to stop selling military-style assault weapons and prohibit firearms sales to anyone younger than 21.
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Communities need more programs that teach firearm safety

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:03
Every spring as daytime temperatures begin to climb, so do the chances that someone’s loved one will experience a drowning.The national average was almost 3,600 unintentional drowning deaths annually from 2005 through 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s almost 10 deaths a day.
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Kent State graduate celebrates by strolling campus with her AR-10

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:02
Kaitlin Bennett, 22, wanted to make a statement after graduating so she shared pictures of herself on campus with an AR-10 slung over her shoulder and holding a graduation cap emblazoned with the words "come and take it."
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Oregon: NRA Files Comments Against Initiative to Restrict Your Right to Self-Defense

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:27
On May 15th, NRA filed comments with the Oregon Secretary of State opposing the proposed ballot title for Initiative Petition 44, which seeks to restrict the self-defense rights of Oregon’s law abiding citizens.  The state Attorney General will have until May 31st to review the comments and certify a final ballot title.  Proponents of the initiative have until July 6th to get 88,184 valid signatures to place the initiative on the November ballot.  The NRA also previously filed comments against Initiative Petition 43, which seeks to ban commonly owned semi-automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines.
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Illinois House approves plan to replace armed officers in schools with mental health professionals

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:01
The Illinois House of Representatives on Friday approved a plan to replace armed police officers in schools with unarmed mental health professionals. The Democratic-led Illinois House voted 64-25 in favor of setting up a grant program that would reward schools for hiring social workers, according to The Associated Press.
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Washington: NRA Files Legal Challenge Against Misleading Ballot Title for Gun Control Initiative

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 07:57
Yesterday, NRA filed a legal challenge in the Thurston County Superior Court objecting to the misleading and inadequate ballot title for Initiative 1639, which seeks to further restrict the Second Amendment rights of Washington's law-abiding citizens.  The Thurston County Superior Court will review all legal challenges before the ballot title and summary can be finalized for the initiative.
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Illinois: Senate Passes Another Bill to Shut Down Your Gun Store Despite Veto of Previous Two

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:28
Today, the Illinois state Senate voted 35-18 to pass Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Bill 337, which would shut down your local gun stores with onerous red tape and regulations.  Governor Bruce Rauner has previously vetoed two of these egregious dealer licensing bills, but anti-gun legislators are not giving up.  SA 3 to SB 337 will now go to the House of Representatives for further consideration, where anti-gun legislators are also attempting to override Gov. Rauner’s veto on a bill which would arbitrarily expand waiting periods for certain commonly owned semi-automatic firearms.
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'F*** the NRA' Candidate Endorsed by Moms Demand Action Doesn't Know a Thing About Guns, But Does Know What It's Like to Drive Drunk

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:10
A Democratic congressional candidate from the state of New Mexico, Pat Davis, has found himself in the national spotlight for his viral "F*** the NRA" advertisement. Davis is getting even more attention for his interview with Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Tuesday night over another one of his controversial, and false, advertisements where he claims an AR-15 can fire 150 rounds in 15 seconds. But Pat Davis' controversial gun control advertisements aren't the only controversial thing about the candidate and current Albuquerque city councilor. In 2013, while chairman of the Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers, Pat Davis was arrested on an aggravated DWI charge, where he blew a .16, twice the legal limit.
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