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‘No on 3′ sign vandalized in York County

| September 23, 2016

‘No on 3′ sign vandalized in York County Police are investigating, after vandals destroy a highly visible campaign sign in York County. The sign opposes Question 3 on the November ballot.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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War on Terror or a War on Guns?

| September 23, 2016

War on Terror or a War on Guns? Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, was in New York City recently on an official visit. Commenting on the bombs that exploded while he was in town, he opined that such attacks are now simply “part and parcel” of life in major urban centers. View full story […]

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Montana: Bloomberg Targeting Missoula – Your Action Needed NOW!

| September 23, 2016

Montana: Bloomberg Targeting Missoula – Your Action Needed NOW! On Monday, September 26, the Missoula City Council is scheduled to consider an ordinance that would only create a burden for law-abiding citizens and may turn them into criminals if they unknowingly violate the ordinance. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Please Attend NDOW’s Meeting Tomorrow to Voice Your Opposition to the Proposed Hunting Caliber Size Restrictions!

| September 23, 2016

Nevada: Please Attend NDOW’s Meeting Tomorrow to Voice Your Opposition to the Proposed Hunting Caliber Size Restrictions! As a reminder, tomorrow is the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners’ meeting to discuss the proposed hunting caliber size restrictions.  One of the proposed regulations would make it unlawful to hunt big game animals with a centerfire rifle using a .50 caliber cartridge […]

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Pennsylvania: Semi-Automatic Rifle Hunting Legislation will go to the House Floor Next Week!

| September 23, 2016

Pennsylvania: Semi-Automatic Rifle Hunting Legislation will go to the House Floor Next Week! Next week, and important pro-hunting reform bill, Senate Bill 737, may be considered in the House of Representatives.  Please call your state Representative and urge them to vote in favor of Senate Bill 737! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Woman fights off three armed intruders, WSB-TV, Atlanta, Ga. 09/23/16

| September 23, 2016

Woman fights off three armed intruders, WSB-TV, Atlanta, Ga. 09/23/16 A woman was at home in Gwinnett County, Ga. when a trio of robbers armed with handguns kicked in the front door. The woman responded to the intrusion by arming herself with a handgun and firing at the home invaders, striking and killing one and […]

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Massachusetts: Gun sellers sue AG on ban

| September 23, 2016

Massachusetts: Gun sellers sue AG on ban The firearms industry and individual Massachusetts gun shops filed a lawsuit in US District Court Thursday against Attorney General Maura Healey, calling her crackdown on the sale of “copycat” assault weapons unconstitutional.The suit argues that Healey’s July move against the weapons is “unconstitutionally vague, invalid, and unenforceable.” View […]

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Get the Official NRA-ILA App for an Exclusive NRA Store Discount!

| September 22, 2016

Get the Official NRA-ILA App for an Exclusive NRA Store Discount! For a limited time only, the official NRA Store is offering a special deal to anyone who downloads the NRA-ILA App! Once the app is installed on your smartphone, you’ll receive a discount code that you can use to buy 1 item, and get a second […]

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Resident fights off intruder, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, Pa. 09/16/16

| September 22, 2016

Resident fights off intruder, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh, Pa. 09/16/16 A resident was at home in Murrysville, Pa. when a man attempted to break into his house through a window. The resident responded to the attempted intrusion by retrieving a gun and firing at the home invader, missing him. Upon meeting armed resistance, would-be intruder fled […]

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California: Prop. 63 piles on redundant gun controls

| September 22, 2016

California: Prop. 63 piles on redundant gun controls There is such a thing as “piling on.” You see this often when public outrage collides with politicians yearning to grandstand.This is what is happening with Proposition 63, a November ballot measure that proposes to lock a package of far-reaching gun control laws into the state’s constitution. […]

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Indiana: Senate contest getting ad blitz

| September 22, 2016

Indiana: Senate contest getting ad blitz The National Rifle Association launched more than $600,000 in ads criticizing Bayh’s past votes to ban assault weapons and to address armor-piercing ammunition.“If Evan Bayh wins, you can kiss your gun rights ‘Bayh Bayh,’” says the new ad paid for by the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action. View full […]

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Vermont: Sue Minter Says Gun Control is Top Priority

| September 22, 2016

Vermont: Sue Minter Says Gun Control is Top Priority Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter says that gun control would be her top priority should she become governor. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Letter to the Editor: Background checks facts

| September 22, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Background checks facts There are several problems with the Sept. 14 BDN editorial on expanding background checks for firearm purchases. This editorial was written to support the Question 3 ballot initiative and contains a significant error. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Vote No on Question 3

| September 21, 2016

Maine: Vote No on Question 3 Question 3, the Bloomberg Gun Control Initiative, does nothing to prevent criminals from obtaining firearms. Criminals will continue to break the law and acquire firearms where they do now: the black market, straw purchasers, theft and illicit sources such as drug dealers. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Aroostook County Sheriff Darrell Crandall Announces Opposition to QUESTION #3

| September 21, 2016

Aroostook County Sheriff Darrell Crandall Announces Opposition to QUESTION #3 Too much has been said lately about this November’s referendum Question #3 (background checks) for me to remain silent. I try very hard to keep politics, of any kind, and my elected position separate. However, this week much has been made of the Maine Chiefs […]

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Oxford County sheriff opposes Question 3

| September 21, 2016

Oxford County sheriff opposes Question 3 Oxford County Sheriff Wayne Gallant said he does not support a ballot question asking residents if they wish to require mandatory background checks prior to private gun sales or transfer of guns in most instances. Gallant said in a news release Tuesday that people have begun emailing him, “concerned […]

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New Jersey: Assembly Committee to Hear More Gun Control Schemes

| September 21, 2016

New Jersey: Assembly Committee to Hear More Gun Control Schemes On Thursday, September 22, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing on a trio of anti-gun bills. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Question 1 a first step in eroding Nevada’s gun laws

| September 21, 2016

Question 1 a first step in eroding Nevada’s gun laws In a recent editorial (“NRA’s wailing doesn’t drown out facts on background checks,” Sept. 4-10 edition), The Sunday claims the Question 1 gun-control ballot initiative is an “attempt at reasonable gun control” and portrays opponents as “fear-mongering.” But in the same breath, The Sunday acknowledges expanded […]

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NRA Launches TV Ad Buy to Defeat Bayh

| September 21, 2016

NRA Launches TV Ad Buy to Defeat Bayh The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) has launched a 30-second television ad to educate Indiana voters about Evan Bayh’s anti-Second Amendment voting record. The ad, titled “Rewind,” will air on both cable and broadcast stations in Indianapolis, South Bend and Fort Wayne from September […]

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NRA Endorses North Carolina Governor McCrory

| September 21, 2016

NRA Endorses North Carolina Governor McCrory The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) announced today that it is endorsing North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory for a second term.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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