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California: Ruling in NRA/CRPA Lawsuit Reigns in DOJ’s Misuse of DROS Fees

| August 18, 2017

California: Ruling in NRA/CRPA Lawsuit Reigns in DOJ’s Misuse of DROS Fees A California state court issued an important ruling in the NRA and CRPA supported case of Gentry v. Becerra, holding DOJ accountable for its historical mismanagement and misuse of DROS (dealer record of sale) account funds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Justice Department Terminates and Repudiates Operation Chokepoint

| August 18, 2017

Justice Department Terminates and Repudiates Operation Chokepoint Current Justice Department leadership and Boyd should be commended for their forceful statement on this matter. This unequivocal repudiation of Operation Chokepoint should make a return to such political persecution unpalatable for all but the most debased public official. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Trump Administration Ends Another Obama-era Anti-Gun Policy

| August 18, 2017

Trump Administration Ends Another Obama-era Anti-Gun Policy Justice Department to End ‘Operation Choke Point’ View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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American Bar Association Continues to Attack Gun Owners, Due Process

| August 18, 2017

American Bar Association Continues to Attack Gun Owners, Due Process The 2016 compilation of legislative policies of the ABA includes a raft of gun control proposals. In it, the ABA advocates for outmoded gun control measures, such as limits on the sale and possession of affordable handguns and waiting periods View full story Originally posted […]

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Witness fires shot during suspected burglary in western Colorado Springs

| August 18, 2017

Witness fires shot during suspected burglary in western Colorado Springs police said a witness saw a suspect on the property, felt threatened, and fired a shot at the suspect.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Suspect held at gunpoint during Ogle County burglary

| August 18, 2017

Suspect held at gunpoint during Ogle County burglary The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office says a homeowner held a suspect at gunpoint until police arrived during a burglary Tuesday afternoon.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Cell phone store clerk with permit to carry shoots robbery suspect

| August 18, 2017

Cell phone store clerk with permit to carry shoots robbery suspect A Cellular Connection store clerk with a permit to carry shot and wounded an armed robbery suspect Thursday morning in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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State Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona City’s Destruction of Firearms

| August 18, 2017

State Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona City’s Destruction of Firearms The Arizona State Supreme Court struck down a Tucson city ordinance that allowed for the destruction of confiscated or forfeited firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Names Georgia Lawmaker Defender of Freedom

| August 18, 2017

NRA Names Georgia Lawmaker Defender of Freedom The National Rifle Association will award Georgia State Representative John Meadows the Defender of Freedom Award at a ceremony at the Georgia State Capitol Building on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona Supreme Court Rebuffs Tucson’s Illegal Destruction of Firearms

| August 17, 2017

Arizona Supreme Court Rebuffs Tucson’s Illegal Destruction of Firearms On Thursday, the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously held that the state was within its authority to prohibit cities and counties from routinely destroying firearms obtained through forfeiture or as unclaimed property. State law holds that political subdivisions must instead (subject to certain exceptions) recirculate the firearms […]

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Tucson can’t destroy confiscated guns, Arizona Supreme Court rules

| August 17, 2017

Tucson can’t destroy confiscated guns, Arizona Supreme Court rules The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that Tucson does not have the right to ignore state law when it comes to what they do with confiscated weapons. The ruling broadly affects the state’s 19 charter cities, who have argued that the Arizona Constitution gives them control […]

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Washington: Department of Labor & Industries Targeting Shooting Ranges

| August 17, 2017

Washington: Department of Labor & Industries Targeting Shooting Ranges At the request of Public Health, Seattle & King County, the Washington Department of Labor and Industries has released a “first draft” of a new statewide regulatory scheme targeting lead and lead exposure in the workplace. As drafted, these proposed regulations will impose complicated and expensive burdens […]

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Oregon: Governor Signs Anti-Gun Bill into Law

| August 17, 2017

Oregon: Governor Signs Anti-Gun Bill into Law Yesterday, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 719A.  Based on a California law enacted in 2014, SB 719A will create a so-called “Extreme Risk Protection Order” (ERPO) that could be obtained by a law enforcement officer, family member, or household member in an ex parte hearing to deprive […]

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California: 2017 Legislative Session Reconvenes on Monday

| August 17, 2017

California: 2017 Legislative Session Reconvenes on Monday On Monday, August 21, the California Legislature will reconvene from Summer recess.  Below is the status on the firearm-related bills still moving through the legislative process.  Please send an email to your state legislators respectfully urging them to OPPOSE AB 7, AB 424, SB 464 and SB 497. View […]

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Shot that hit Omaha man accused of domestic assault was fired in self-defense

| August 15, 2017

Shot that hit Omaha man accused of domestic assault was fired in self-defense A prosecutor said Friday that Anthony Evans had shown up at the house of his ex-girlfriend and his three children several times before the night of Aug. 2, when officers found him lying in the backyard, a gunshot wound to his abdomen. […]

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Retired correction officer shot in leg battling robbers in Brooklyn gas station

| August 15, 2017

Retired correction officer shot in leg battling robbers in Brooklyn gas station A retired correction officer was shot in the leg fighting off two robbers who tried to stick up his gas station Monday afternoon, police sources said.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michigan foster parents sue to keep gun rights

| August 15, 2017

Michigan foster parents sue to keep gun rights The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has rules for foster parents that are so stringent they effectively ban gun ownership, according to a lawsuit foster parents have filed against the department’s director, Nick Lyon. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Stop putting PC ideology before the needs of foster kids

| August 15, 2017

Stop putting PC ideology before the needs of foster kids Bill Johnson is suing Michigan over the rule, which will bar him from carrying a gun if he wants to act as a foster parent to his own grandson (who was removed from his mother’s care). Johnson is a former Marine and longtime hunter. He […]

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Baltimore Gives Preliminary Approval to Weakened Gun Bill

| August 15, 2017

Baltimore Gives Preliminary Approval to Weakened Gun Bill Baltimore officials have approved legislation originally designed to impose a mandatory one-year jail sentence on people who illegally carry guns, in a year when the city faces a record-high homicide rate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: Conroe police chief asked to leave doctor’s office for carrying his handgun

| August 14, 2017

Texas: Conroe police chief asked to leave doctor’s office for carrying his handgun Conroe’s chief of police was asked to leave the Texas Ear Nose and Throat Specialists office in The Woodlands Tuesday afternoon because he was carrying his firearm. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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