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Montana: House Committee to Hear Restaurant Carry Legislation on Monday

| February 18, 2017

Montana: House Committee to Hear Restaurant Carry Legislation on Monday On Monday, February 20 at 8:00am, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 494. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Montana: Restaurant Carry Legislation Introduced

| February 17, 2017

Montana: Restaurant Carry Legislation Introduced This week, House Bill 494 was introduced in the Montana House of Representatives. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota: Bill Introduced to Silence NRA Communications

| February 17, 2017

South Dakota: Bill Introduced to Silence NRA Communications Recently introduced in the House of Representatives is House Bill 1200, legislation that would severely limit your NRA-ILA’s ability to communicate with its membership in South Dakota. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Utah: Provisional Carry Legislation to be Heard on House Floor

| February 17, 2017

Utah: Provisional Carry Legislation to be Heard on House Floor As early as next Tuesday, the Utah House of Representatives could vote on House Bill 198. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Georgia: Multiple Firearm-Related Bills to be Considered in Committee Next Week

| February 17, 2017

Georgia: Multiple Firearm-Related Bills to be Considered in Committee Next Week On Monday, February 20, the Georgia House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee is scheduled to hear multiple important pro-gun bills: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Hearing Protection Legislation Passes Out of Committee; Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing Next Week

| February 17, 2017

Hawaii: Hearing Protection Legislation Passes Out of Committee; Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing Next Week On Thursday February 23, at 9:15am the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor will hear Senate Bill 898.  SB 898 is a misguided gun control bill that would permanently strip an individual of their Second Amendment rights, not based […]

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Florida Urgent Alert! YOUR HELP NEEDED! Self-Defense Bill Up in House Criminal Justice 2/22/2017

| February 17, 2017

Florida Urgent Alert! YOUR HELP NEEDED! Self-Defense Bill Up in House Criminal Justice 2/22/2017 We urgently need your help.  Our critically important self-defense bill will be heard by the House Criminal Justice Committee on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, between 8:30-10:30am.  HB-245 by Rep. Bobby Payne restores the presumption of innocence in self-defense cases by putting the […]

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Store manager shoots robber

| February 17, 2017

Store manager shoots robber A package store owner shot and killed a masked man allegedly trying to rob the store, police said. According to DeKalb County police, the manager of Happy’s Package store on Rockbridge Road said a hooded suspect came into the store around 8 p.m. Tuesday and demanded money. The manager pulled out […]

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St. Pete woman shoots intruder

| February 17, 2017

St. Pete woman shoots intruder A burglar apparently picked the wrong house to break into Thursday morning. St. Petersburg police say Mary Starling Shirley was working on her computer inside her 24th Street South home just after 6 a.m. when she noticed one of her windows begin to open — from the outside. She told […]

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Connecticut: Gun rights groups taking case to Hartford over permit fee hikes

| February 17, 2017

Connecticut: Gun rights groups taking case to Hartford over permit fee hikes The trade association for the firearms industry will join the NRA and Connecticut’s largest gun rights group in Hartford on Friday to condemn the governor’s plans to quadruple pistol permit fees. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Appeals court strikes down Florida law that barred physicians from asking about gun ownership

| February 17, 2017

Appeals court strikes down Florida law that barred physicians from asking about gun ownership In 2011, the Florida state legislature passed a law called the Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act. The act prohibited Florida doctors from asking routine questions about their patients’ gun ownership, unless that information was deemed relevant to patient care or the safety […]

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Washington: One Anti-Gun Substitute Dies in Committee, Another is Headed to the House Floor

| February 16, 2017

Washington: One Anti-Gun Substitute Dies in Committee, Another is Headed to the House Floor Today, the House Judiciary Committee considered substitute bills for House Bill 1387 and House Bill 1122.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alabama: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing

| February 16, 2017

Alabama: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing Senate Bill 24, the constitutional/permitless carry bill, is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, March 1.  Please contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and urge them to SUPPORT this important pro-gun bill!  Sponsored by state Senator Gerald Allen (R-21), SB 24 […]

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Chris W. Cox: No one should be stripped of their rights without due process

| February 16, 2017

Chris W. Cox: No one should be stripped of their rights without due process When the House voted to overturn a last-minute Obama-era gun grab in early February, the mainstream media ran stories so incorrect that it could be considered “fake news.” The reporting was based on mischaracterizations that would lead anyone who follows current […]

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Vermont: Law-Abiding Gun Owners and Hunters are Being Targeted Once Again

| February 16, 2017

Vermont: Law-Abiding Gun Owners and Hunters are Being Targeted Once Again The Green Mountain State is once again firmly in the crosshairs of gun control extremists. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Resolution to Overturn Obama Attack on Wildlife Management Passes House

| February 16, 2017

Resolution to Overturn Obama Attack on Wildlife Management Passes House An NRA-backed joint resolution to revoke a last minute Obama administration regulation issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) passes the House. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wisconsin: CCW Renewal Legislation Passes Committee with Unanimous Vote

| February 16, 2017

Wisconsin: CCW Renewal Legislation Passes Committee with Unanimous Vote Yesterday, the Assembly Committee on State Affairs unanimously passed Assembly Bill 28 with a 14-0 vote.  AB 28 would revise current CCW statutes to ensure that when a law-abiding CCW holder renews their license before it expires, the license is valid for five years from the […]

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Senate Approves Grassley Resolution Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Disabled Americans

| February 16, 2017

Senate Approves Grassley Resolution Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Disabled Americans The U.S. Senate today approved a measure to roll back a misguided Obama-era regulation that would jeopardize the Second Amendment rights of Social Security beneficiaries. The bipartisan resolution of disapproval, authored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, passed in the Senate by a […]

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Mass. one of only two states without 4-H firearm programs

| February 16, 2017

Mass. one of only two states without 4-H firearm programs Children in 48 other states can learn riflery and firearm safety through their local 4-H club.But the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which oversees the 4-H program in this state, has rejected a proposal to teach shooting sports to children here, angering backers who have accused […]

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Assault Victim Calls Armed Iraq War Vet That Saved Her Life “An Angel” Sent From God

| February 16, 2017

Assault Victim Calls Armed Iraq War Vet That Saved Her Life “An Angel” Sent From God The veteran walked into a liquor store in Michigan on Thursday night and found 29-year-old Tramell Jackson beating a woman who was working there. Fortunately, the veteran was legally carrying a handgun because when he ordered Jackson to leave […]

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