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District of Columbia: Don’t Blame the Pandemic for Our Gun Laws – They’ve Always Been Awful

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 12:44
Americans across the country are grappling with the “new normal”of COVID-19-related closures and the novel ways that anti-gun politicians capitalize on the pandemic to prevent the exercise of Second Amendment rights. For residents of the nation’s capital, though, the new normal is pretty much the same as the old normal, where local politicians treat lawful gun businesses with the same enthusiasm they have for the coronavirus.
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Jackson Mayor Uses COVID-19 to Unlawfully Ban Open Carry

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 08:57
On Friday, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba issued an executive order suspending "the carrying of an unconcealed loaded or unloaded pistol or revolver or any other firearm, carried upon the person in a sheath, belt holster or shoulder holster, or in a purse, handbag, satchel, other similar bag or briefcase or fully enclosed case, with such pistol, revolver, or firearm being wholly or partially visible."  
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U.S. Olympian: 1, Gun Controllers: 0 – Judge Blocks Unconstitutional California Ammunition Laws

Mon, 04/27/2020 - 08:05
Kim Rhode is one of America’s most decorated Olympians, having medaled in six consecutive summer games. California, however, passed ammunition purchase laws that effectively blocked the El Monte resident – as well as police officers and other Californians who wanted ammunition for lawful purposes –  from obtaining the supplies she needed to maintain peak proficiency. With the backing of the National Rifle Association and its California state affiliate, Ms. Rhode and other Golden State residents sued, claiming the laws violated their Second Amendment rights.
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Florida Alert! COVID-19 Lockdown Gives Americans a Taste of Tyranny

Sat, 04/25/2020 - 09:56
There have been a few times in my life that I have read something that touches me so deeply and so profoundly, it brings me to tears. This is one of those times.  
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California: 9th Circuit Issues Stay, Reinstating Ammo Restrictions

Sat, 04/25/2020 - 09:40
Late Friday night (9:46pm), the following order came out from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, granting a temporary stay on the injunction issued on Thursday, April 24, in the NRA funded case of Rhode v. Becerra. This means that the same restrictions that have been previously in effect regarding ammunition in California are back for the time being, pending further order from the court.
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California: California AG Seeks Stay on Ammunition Injunction Ruling

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 14:55
As reported yesterday, Judge Benitez granted the preliminary injunction in the NRA funded case of Rhode v. Becerra.
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Connecticut: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Fri, 04/24/2020 - 07:28
Amid concerns of the COVID-19 virus, the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned sine die April 21, 2020.  
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Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction in Rhode v. Becerra

Thu, 04/23/2020 - 18:51
Major Victory in Case Challenging Constitutionality of California's Ammo Background Check Law Fairfax, Va. - A major victory was secured on Thursday when a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in the NRA-supported case, Rhode v. Becerra. The case challenges the constitutionality of a California law that puts draconian restrictions on ammunition acquisition and transfers as a result of Prop 63 and SB 1235 (2016). 
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California Breaking News: Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction in Ammo Lawsuit!

Thu, 04/23/2020 - 17:47
"The experiment has been tried. The casualties have been counted. California’s new ammunition background check law misfires and the Second Amendment rights of California citizens have been gravely injured," as his opinion is fully analyzed.  
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Florida Alert! AG Ashley Moody Asks Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried to Stop Violating Gun Rights

Thu, 04/23/2020 - 10:32
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody sent a letter to Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried asking her to stop delaying the processing of Concealed Weapons & Firearms License applications. And of course, Nikki Fried falsely denied doing anything wrong. 
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Florida Alert! Future of the US Supreme Court Targeted by Anti-gun Democrats

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 11:05
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Florida Alert! Heritage Foundation Introducing a Defensive Gun Use Database

Tue, 04/21/2020 - 10:58
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First-Time Buyers Explain Why Coronavirus Drove Them to Gun Stores in Record Numbers

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 11:24
Aaron Eaton learned how to shoot in the Army back in 2006 but holstered a pistol for the last time when he left in 2009 and took a job as a technician for a sewer company. That all changed on March 26 when the father of four walked out of an Alabama gun store with a Beretta 92FS, the same gun he handled as a military policeman at the height of the Iraq war.
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Citing COVID-19, California Extends Ex Parte "Red Flag" Gun Confiscation Orders to 110 Days!

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 10:23
A state with one of the worst "Red Flag" gun confiscation laws on the books just got worse. On April 13, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a guidance document on the procedures concerning certain types of restraining orders. Citing the ongoing COVID-19 panic, Becerra noted that all ex parte Gun Violence Restraining Orders (EGVROs) are to be extended 90 days past the statutory expiration date. Under state law, such orders expire after 21 days - meaning that an ex parte GVRO may now last up to 110 days. California's latest attack on gun rights and due process should serve as a warning to gun owners across the country about the dangers inherent to "Red Flag" gun confiscation laws.
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U.S. Senators Use COVID-19 to Push Longtime Gun Control Agenda

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 10:18
The COVID-19 panic has been used by would-be state and local authoritarians as an excuse to keep Americans from exercising their right to keep and bear arms. Thankfully, American gun owners have a friend in the White House that has worked to protect their rights on the federal level by declaring the firearms industry to be critical infrastructure. However, this respect for the Second Amendment isn't uniform in the federal government. There are some federal lawmakers seeking to exploit COVID-19 to pursue their pre-existing gun control agenda.
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Trump Administration Prepares to Abolish One of America’s Biggest Gun-Free Zones

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 10:14
On April 13, the Trump Administration published a proposed rule to end a ban on the possession of firearms in water resource development projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE).
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Obama and Biden Team Up to Ride Again Against Your Rights

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 08:02
One of the most infamous gun control duos in the nation’s history is teaming up again as former president Barack Obama endorsed his former vice-president Joe Biden in the 2020 contest for the White House.
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Minnesota: Shooting Ranges and Game Farms Will Reopen Following Recent Executive Order

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 13:06
Shooting ranges and game farms will be allowed to reopen tomorrow following the issuance of Governor Tim Walz’s Executive Order to lessen restrictions on outdoor recreation. 
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Maine: City of Portland Illegally Classifies Gun Shops as “Non-Essential”

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 10:10
In response to COVID-19, the Portland Mayor and City Council adopted Order No. 156-19/20 on April 14th, which replaced the list of essential businesses previously authorized by the city. The order stated that “gun shops will not be considered an essential business or service within the City of Portland.”
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NRA Requests Injunction Against Gov. Grisham’s Order Closing Gun Stores

Fri, 04/17/2020 - 08:45
Late yesterday, NRA and other pro-Second Amendment plaintiffs filed a motion in federal court seeking a TRO (temporary restraining order) in the lawsuit previously filed against anti-gun Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.
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