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California: Language for DOJ’s Latest (Third) Attempt at “Assault Weapon” Regulations Now Available

| July 21, 2017

California: Language for DOJ’s Latest (Third) Attempt at “Assault Weapon” Regulations Now Available As reported earlier today, the California Department of Justice has resubmitted proposed “assault weapon” regulations to the Office of Administrative Law as “File and Print Only,” which will prohibit public comment on any of the proposed regulations. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Supreme Court Asked to Review Maryland’s Gun Ban

| July 21, 2017

Supreme Court Asked to Review Maryland’s Gun Ban A group of Maryland citizens, with the support of the National Rifle Association, filed a petition to the United States Supreme Court on Friday seeking to reverse a Court of Appeals ruling that stripped some of America’s most popular rifles of Second Amendment protection. The 4th Circuit ruling in the case Kolbe […]

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The Need for National Reciprocity

| July 21, 2017

The Need for National Reciprocity A report from the Crime Prevention Research Center estimates that the number of concealed carry permits issued last year was the largest increase ever – continuing a four year trend of record setting increases in the number of concealed carry permits. This rapid growth of permits has been attributed to […]

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California: "Assault Weapon" Regulations Take 3: CA DOJ Resubmits Regulations

| July 21, 2017

California: "Assault Weapon" Regulations Take 3: CA DOJ Resubmits Regulations Today, July 21, the California Department of Justice (“DOJ”), without warning or any notification,  submitted another set of proposed regulations for the registration of newly classified “assault weapons” to the Office of Administrative Law.  As with their past two attempts, DOJ has once again listed […]

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UK Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime

| July 21, 2017

UK Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime The proposed new action would restrict the online sale of knives and ban possession of dangerous or offensive weapons on private property. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Elderly man shoots suspect in attempted Madison robbery

| July 21, 2017

Elderly man shoots suspect in attempted Madison robbery Two men tried to rob an elderly man in Madison, but the victim fought back, pulled out a gun, and shot one of them. The other suspect remains on the run, and police say they are still in the initial stages of the investigation so they aren’t […]

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Concealed handgun permits surging, blacks, women lead growth

| July 21, 2017

Concealed handgun permits surging, blacks, women lead growth Concealed handgun permits in the United States soared by 1.83 million since last July, setting a record for the fourth consecutive year, according to an analysis released Thursday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Girl with gun makes clear 2nd Amendment saves

| July 21, 2017

Girl with gun makes clear 2nd Amendment saves Liberals may simply try to wish away the crime — but a 17-year-old girl’s brush with death, and subsequent use of a gun, shows without a doubt that the Second Amendment saves. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pizza Hut employee shoots robber

| July 21, 2017

Pizza Hut employee shoots robber A Pizza Hut employee shot a man who attempted to rob the store Tuesday night, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office reports. According to the Sheriff’s Office, two masked men attempted to rob the Pizza Hut at 3251 17th St. at about 11:30 p.m. One of the employees reported that he […]

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New Study: Over 16.3 million concealed handgun permits, last year saw the largest increase ever in number of permits

| July 20, 2017

New Study: Over 16.3 million concealed handgun permits, last year saw the largest increase ever in number of permits During President Obama’s administration, the number of concealed handgun permits soared to over 16.36 million – a 256% increase since 2007. Unlike surveys that may be affected by people’s unwillingness to answer some personal questions, concealed […]

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One More Reason Gun Owners Should Be Celebrated

| July 20, 2017

One More Reason Gun Owners Should Be Celebrated The safety record of America’s gun owners is nothing short of stunning.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Intruders shot and arrested with more arrests possible after homeowner defends property

| July 20, 2017

Intruders shot and arrested with more arrests possible after homeowner defends property One person was shot and killed in a home invasion late Tuesday night in Zachary. According to the Zachary Police Department, the shooting occurred in the 4000 block of McHugh Road when a group of people tried to break into an apartment.  The […]

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Group that protested NRA over ‘violent’ rhetoric embraces convicted cop killer

| July 20, 2017

Group that protested NRA over ‘violent’ rhetoric embraces convicted cop killer The group behind last week’s protest against the National Rifle Association over rhetoric it claimed was a “direct endorsement of violence” wished a convicted cop killer and fugitive a happy birthday on Monday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts: Gun seizure legislation introduced

| July 20, 2017

Massachusetts: Gun seizure legislation introduced Jim Wallace, the executive director of the Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts, opposes the protective order bill. He said it does not do enough to address what happens after a firearm is taken away from an at-risk person.“You’ve got somebody who has an issue, you’ve got to drag them […]

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California: Assembly Appropriations Passes Dealer Storage Bill and Sends One-Gun-a-Month Bill to Suspense

| July 19, 2017

California: Assembly Appropriations Passes Dealer Storage Bill and Sends One-Gun-a-Month Bill to Suspense No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wrong, Congressman Beyer. Self-Defense is a Right Shared by all Law-Abiding Americans

| July 19, 2017

Wrong, Congressman Beyer. Self-Defense is a Right Shared by all Law-Abiding Americans The Wall Street Journal recently published an irresponsible opinion piece written by Virginia Congressman Don Beyer. The article was misleading and manipulative of the facts and it was clear that the op-ed was published without a basic fact check. The NRA sought to […]

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Good Samaritans take proper steps that stop carjacking suspect

| July 19, 2017

Good Samaritans take proper steps that stop carjacking suspect In addition to the dozens of law enforcement officials who were involved in the capture of an armed carjacking suspect early Wednesday morning, three men beginning their workday emerged as the good Samaritans who made all the difference. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Robbery victim shot armed man at gated south Kansas City apartment complex

| July 19, 2017

Robbery victim shot armed man at gated south Kansas City apartment complex A man and woman took matters into their own hands when they say someone tried to rob them. Now, that suspect is dead. The shooting happened about 4:55 a.m. at the Timber Lakes Apartments in the 11200 block of Montgall Avenue. It was at […]

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Suspect shot in leg during home invasion

| July 19, 2017

Suspect shot in leg during home invasion A burglary suspect was shot after breaking into a home in Duquesne, police said. The shooting happened just after midnight Tuesday on Clearview Avenue. According to police, a person inside the home shot the suspect in the leg. That person was taken to UPMC Mercy Hospital. Our photographer […]

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Massachusetts: Anti-Gun Bill Heard By Committee

| July 19, 2017

Massachusetts: Anti-Gun Bill Heard By Committee Yesterday, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary heard H.3081, anti-gun extreme risk protection legislation.  Your NRA-ILA was present at the hearing and testified against this anti-gun bill and against the anti-gun groups who were also present. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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