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Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry

| December 11, 2018

Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry Remember when Boulder, Colorado banned the ownership of AR-15 rifles? They also banned high-capacity magazines and bump stocks, giving gun owners with such magazines until July 15, 2018 to either sell them or dispose of them—whatever that means. Most likely, you’ll have […]

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Air Force repeatedly failed to notify FBI about gunman before Sutherland Springs church massacre

| December 10, 2018

Air Force repeatedly failed to notify FBI about gunman before Sutherland Springs church massacre The Air Force failed on several occasions to provide authorities with information that could have prevented ex-airman Devin Kelley from purchasing the firearms he used to gun down more than two dozen people at a rural Texas church, according to a […]

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Virginia: Attorney General Mark Herring Running for Governor

| December 10, 2018

Virginia: Attorney General Mark Herring Running for Governor Herring has been a frequent critic of the president and a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage, immigrant-friendly policies, and stricter gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California Lawmakers Push Handgun, Semiautomatic Rifle Tax to Fund Gun Control

| December 10, 2018

California Lawmakers Push Handgun, Semiautomatic Rifle Tax to Fund Gun Control California’s Democrat lawmakers are pushing a tax on the sale of handguns and semiautomatic rifles to generate revenue for a program that funds gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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How my white father-in-law taught me to embrace guns

| December 10, 2018

How my white father-in-law taught me to embrace guns In the deathly cold of November 2010, our president was still black, and I’d only been dating Lizzie, who is white, for three months. We took a two-hour drive from the University of Oklahoma, where we were studying, to meet her parents for the first time. […]

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San Diego Area Gun Show Ends Run After 3 Decades

| December 10, 2018

San Diego Area Gun Show Ends Run After 3 Decades It is an end of an era for the Crossroads of the West Gun Show in the San Diego County city of Del Mar. After 30 years, Sunday was the last time the show will be held at the Fairgrounds, but gun rights advocates said […]

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Washington: Anti-Gun Group Announces 2019 Agenda

| December 7, 2018

Washington: Anti-Gun Group Announces 2019 Agenda On December 5th, the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a group backed by out-of-state elites, announced it will pursue its most extreme anti-gun legislative agenda to date during the upcoming 2019 Washington Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Heads to Gov. Kasich’s Desk After House Concurrence

| December 6, 2018

Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Heads to Gov. Kasich’s Desk After House Concurrence Today, the Ohio state House of Representatives passed Substitute House Bill 228 by a vote of 59 – 21.  It now heads to Governor John Kasich’s desk for his signature.  While the legislation was amended, Sub. HB 228 still contains important self-defense protections for […]

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Checks and Balances? Massachusetts Executive Branch Flouts Court Orders on Firearms Licenses

| December 6, 2018

Checks and Balances? Massachusetts Executive Branch Flouts Court Orders on Firearms Licenses The U.S.’s republican form of governance is predicated on co-equal branches of government that check and balance each other in order to preserve individual liberty. The system does not work when one branch simply ignores the lawful authority of another branch. View full […]

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More Proof That Being a “Celebrity” Does Not Make You Smart

| December 6, 2018

More Proof That Being a “Celebrity” Does Not Make You Smart In a November 30 tweet, Tom Arnold, famous for being married to Roseanne Barr and making a few really bad movies, has proven that he knows nothing about guns, gun owners or firearm misuse. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Guns and Taxes

| December 6, 2018

Guns and Taxes David Hogg wants a federal tax on firearms and ammunition. He has repeatedly broached the idea, including multiple times on Twitter, and only sometimes suggests a use for the tax revenue. Hogg’s tweets on a federal gun tax include references to implementing the same sort of licensing and permitting requirements as the […]

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Surprise: Study Finds No Rise in Violent Crime Attributable to Adopting Right-to-Carry Laws

| December 6, 2018

Surprise: Study Finds No Rise in Violent Crime Attributable to Adopting Right-to-Carry Laws As we’ve noted recently, much research purporting to demonstrate connections between access to guns or right-to-carry laws and increases in crime is seriously flawed.  Often it’s an attempt to curtail or eliminate Americans’ rights under the Second Amendment rather than unbiased scientific research. View […]

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New Jersey: Third Circuit Court Refuses to Stop Unconstitutional Magazine Ban

| December 6, 2018

New Jersey: Third Circuit Court Refuses to Stop Unconstitutional Magazine Ban Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit allowed an unconstitutional magazine ban to proceed with its December 10th deadline by a 2-1 decision. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Passes Senate Immediately Heads to House for Concurrence

| December 6, 2018

Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Passes Senate Immediately Heads to House for Concurrence Today, the Ohio State Senate passed Substitute House Bill 228 by a vote of 19 – 10.   While the legislation was amended, Sub. HB 228 still contains important protections for the Second Amendment and Ohio’s gun owners. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Ohio’s proposed ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill moves closer to vote in Senate

| December 6, 2018

Ohio’s proposed ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill moves closer to vote in Senate NAACP leaders across the state are rallying against a proposed “Stand Your Ground” gun bill that is being debated in the Ohio Senate. The bill could receive a vote on the Senate floor this week. Dozens packed into the Ohio Senate Committee hearing […]

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Says Gun-Control Stance Hurt Business, May Close Field & Stream stores

| December 6, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods Says Gun-Control Stance Hurt Business, May Close Field & Stream stores Dick’s Sporting Goods told investors during the Goldman Sachs Retailing Conference that its gun-control stance hurt sales of its hunting business, outdoors business, and that it may close its outdoor-focused Field & Stream stores. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House Democrats look to roll back little-known rule allowing guns in the Capitol

| December 6, 2018

House Democrats look to roll back little-known rule allowing guns in the Capitol House Democrats are looking to roll back a little-known, five-decade-old Capitol Hill regulation that allows members of Congress to keep guns in their offices and carry them around the Capitol grounds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Pre-Filed in the Senate for 2019

| December 5, 2018

Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Pre-Filed in the Senate for 2019 Recently, Senator Nathan Dahm pre-filed constitutional carry legislation, Senate Bill 12 for the 2019 Legislative Session.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners: Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session

| December 5, 2018

Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners: Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session While the New Mexico Legislature will not convene for its 60-day Regular Session until January 15, lawmakers can start prefiling bills on December 17.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy

| December 5, 2018

How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy Dick’s expects same-store sales to fall between 3% and 4% this year, in line with the calculations it made in February, Mr. Stack said Tuesday. The vast majority of the sales weakness is due to the company’s decision on guns, he said, as those under […]

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