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New NRA Ad Urges Voters to Elect John Kennedy for U.S. Senate

| December 8, 2016

New NRA Ad Urges Voters to Elect John Kennedy for U.S. Senate The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) launched a radio buy in Louisiana educating voters on “A” rated U.S. Senate candidate John Kennedy. Kennedy, a strong Second Amendment advocate endorsed by the NRA, is running in the Dec. 10 special election. View […]

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Ohio: Contact your State Legislators Today in Support of Important Self-Defense Bill!

| December 8, 2016

Ohio: Contact your State Legislators Today in Support of Important Self-Defense Bill! Today, Sub. Senate Bill 199 is expected to receive its final votes; however, anti-gun groups are actively trying to defeat this bill! It is important that you contact your state legislators TODAY and tell them that an employee’s fundamental right to self-defense shouldn’t stop simply […]

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Hayden: 2nd Amendment Changes Could Boost Security

| December 8, 2016

Hayden: 2nd Amendment Changes Could Boost Security In a video posted on the Wall Street Journal Online, Former NSA Director Micheal Hayden called for more restrictions on gun ownership and a ban on some types of guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Control Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed Ally in Big Law

| December 8, 2016

Gun Control Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed Ally in Big Law In Congress and in the Supreme Court, the gun lobby has racked up some crucial victories in recent years. It won again last month when Donald J. Trump, buoyed by the gun lobby’s money and support, secured an upset victory in the presidential election. View […]

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Proposal would allow guns at Florida colleges

| December 8, 2016

Proposal would allow guns at Florida colleges A highly contentious proposal to allow concealed firearms on Florida’s 40 public college and university campuses will be back before the Legislature for the third year in a row. State Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, filed legislation (HB 6005) on Wednesday reviving the NRA-backed proposal for the 2017 session. […]

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New York lawsuit aims to apply the Second Amendment to Tasers

| December 8, 2016

New York lawsuit aims to apply the Second Amendment to Tasers he Firearms Policy Foundation and Matthew Avitabile are suing New York state over a regulation that outlaws the possession of electronic weapons including stun guns and Tasers. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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McCalla homeowner shoots intruder

| December 6, 2016

McCalla homeowner shoots intruder A man wounded by gunfire found walking down the road in McCalla earlier today was trying to force his way inside the residence when he was shot by the homeowner, authorities said this afternoon. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Kansas City gas station clerk shoots robbery suspect

| December 6, 2016

North Kansas City gas station clerk shoots robbery suspect A Pour Boys gas station clerk was able to stop a robbery on Saturday. Police said the clerk was sitting behind the counter when a man came into the gas station and asked how much a candy bar was. While the clerk was helping the man […]

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Ohio: Pro-Gun Bills Expected for Floor Votes Tomorrow

| December 6, 2016

Ohio: Pro-Gun Bills Expected for Floor Votes Tomorrow Today, both Senate Bill 199 and Sub. House Bill 48 had their final hearings.  Both bills are expected for consideration on the House and Senate floors as early as tomorrow.  Anti-gun groups are pushing misguided agendas around the Statehouse and actively trying to defeat these bills; however, […]

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Hawaii: Firearms Permit Application Fee Increases Due to Implementation of the “Rap Back” System

| December 5, 2016

Hawaii: Firearms Permit Application Fee Increases Due to Implementation of the “Rap Back” System Today, December 5, 2016, the Honolulu Police Department announced that the firearm permit application fee has increased to $42.00.  This fee increase is one of the first effects of the provisions in Senate Bill 2954 which was signed into law last June.  Under SB 2954, the […]

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California: Legislature Convenes to Swear in New Members

| December 5, 2016

California: Legislature Convenes to Swear in New Members Today, the Legislature convened to swear in the new members for the 2017 – 2018 session.  This is the first glimpse at the Legislature before they reconvene on January 4, 2017, with anti-gun legislators holding a super-majority in both legislative chambers.   View full story Originally posted […]

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81-year-old shoots home invasion suspect, says gun had never been used in 30 years

| December 5, 2016

81-year-old shoots home invasion suspect, says gun had never been used in 30 years A home invasion suspect was fatally shot early Friday morning in Uniontown when the 81-year-old homeowner pulled out a gun, according to investigators. Police said 46-year-old Franklin Schrout, of Smithfield, rode a bike to the house with tools to break in, […]

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Culpeper County Homeowner Shoots Intruder With Suspect’s Gun

| December 5, 2016

Culpeper County Homeowner Shoots Intruder With Suspect’s Gun Culpeper County sheriff’s investigators said 21-year-old Delonte Jones, of Prince George’s County, and 18-year-old Amber Eley, of Orange, Virginia, knocked on the door of a home in the 1400 block of Woodland Church Road. When the homeowner answered the door, Jones and Eley asked for help with […]

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Ohio: NRA-Backed Bills Scheduled for Committee Votes This Week!

| December 5, 2016

Ohio: NRA-Backed Bills Scheduled for Committee Votes This Week! With only a few days left in the 2015-2016 legislative session, tw​o pro-gun bills are scheduled to be voted out of their respective committees on Tuesday, December 6.  Please urge members of the House State Government Committee to vote in favor of Senate Bill 199 and urge members […]

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New Jersey: Anti-Shooting Range Legislation Pulled from Committee Agenda

| December 2, 2016

New Jersey: Anti-Shooting Range Legislation Pulled from Committee Agenda Thanks to your calls and emails, A.4179 and A.4180, sponsored by Assemblyman Ralph Caputo (D-28), were removed from the Assembly Law & Public Safety Committee’s agenda. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Winning The Ground Game

| December 2, 2016

Winning The Ground Game Every year tens of millions of law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen work with NRA to advance pro-gun reforms and defeat attacks on our fundamental right to keep and bear arms. This past year, the challenges and opportunities were significant at the state level, including a continuing threat from Michael Bloomberg and […]

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Commentary: Bloomberg has little to show for millions spent on gun control

| December 2, 2016

Commentary: Bloomberg has little to show for millions spent on gun control If it wasn’t for Michael Bloomberg’s billions, there wouldn’t be much of a gun-control movement. This year, Bloomberg got a background check initiative onto the ballots of Maine and Nevada. He lost in Maine by 4 percent, and won in Nevada by just […]

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Gun Sales Deny Critics, Set Record on Black Friday

| December 1, 2016

Gun Sales Deny Critics, Set Record on Black Friday With the election of Donald Trump in early November, many mainstream news sources predicted a substantial downturn in gun sales. Some even claimed that Trump’s victory would cause slower sales on Black Friday, which is often one of the strongest days for firearm sales.  As has […]

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Gun Control Supporters Race to Embarrass Themselves Following OSU Stabbing Attack

| December 1, 2016

Gun Control Supporters Race to Embarrass Themselves Following OSU Stabbing Attack Guinness World Records may refuse to acknowledge feats pertaining to the lawful exercise of right to keep and bear arms, but how about a world record for most shameless attempt to politicize tragedy? The competition would be stiff, as evidenced by the plethora of ignorant […]

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DNC Chair Frontrunner Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is an Anti-Second Amendment Radical

| December 1, 2016

DNC Chair Frontrunner Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is an Anti-Second Amendment Radical It appears that those gun rights supporters hoping that the leaders of the Democratic Party would engage in a moment of self-reflection following their historic defeat in the 2016 election may be left wanting. Despite having been routed in contests throughout the middle […]

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