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Illinois: Task Force May Ponder More Gun Control

| October 15, 2019

Illinois: Task Force May Ponder More Gun Control The Illinois House Firearm Public Awareness Task Force is scheduled to meet on October 16, 2019. The task force could potentially make policy recommendations with various gun control schemes. %MCEPASTEBIN% View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Anti-Gun and Anti-Hunting Bill Signed into Law

| October 14, 2019

California: Anti-Gun and Anti-Hunting Bill Signed into Law Prior to the October 13 deadline, Governor Newsom signed the final anti-gun and anti-hunting bills, AB 1254 and SB 172 into law.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Grassroots Spotlight: NRA-ILA Fighting the Bloomberg Money In Virginia 2019 Elections

| October 13, 2019

Grassroots Spotlight: NRA-ILA Fighting the Bloomberg Money In Virginia 2019 Elections The Nov. 5th election may be the most consequential ever for our Second Amendment rights in the Commonwealth. That’s because every seat in the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate is up for grabs and gun control advocates, bankrolled by an out of state New York […]

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Number of Concealed Carry Permit Holders Increased Again

| October 13, 2019

Number of Concealed Carry Permit Holders Increased Again Last week, economist John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center released “Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2019,” his annual report on the number of concealed carry permit holders in the U.S. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Dick’s Spends Big on Gun-Chopping, Virtue-Signaling Bonanza (But It Will Still Sell You a Firearm)

| October 13, 2019

Dick’s Spends Big on Gun-Chopping, Virtue-Signaling Bonanza (But It Will Still Sell You a Firearm) Ed Stack, the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, wants you to know he’s committed to keeping AR-15s “off the street.” But he’s also committed (for the time being) to selling other types of firearms. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Virginia’s Anti-gun Politicians Put Politics Before Fighting Gun Crime

| October 13, 2019

Virginia’s Anti-gun Politicians Put Politics Before Fighting Gun Crime Virginia’s anti-gun politicians are serious about attacking law-abiding gun owners, but are indifferent about actual gun crime. As highlighted in a recent report in the Washington Free Beacon by Stephen Gutowski, the Virginia Department of Justice Services (DCJS) has chosen to forego almost $700,000 in federal grants to […]

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California: Governor Newsom Signs Anti-Gun Bills into Law

| October 11, 2019

California: Governor Newsom Signs Anti-Gun Bills into Law Earlier today, Governor Newsom signed the seven anti-gun bills listed below into law.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Widespread Ignorance: Americans Wrongly Believe Most Gun Deaths in US Are Homicides and Mass Shootings

| October 11, 2019

Widespread Ignorance: Americans Wrongly Believe Most Gun Deaths in US Are Homicides and Mass Shootings On some level, can you blame average people for getting the facts so wrong?  In light of the news media’s ugly blend of profound bias and almost proud ignorance on gun issues, it’s entirely unsurprising that the public is deeply […]

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Man Who Robbed Barberton Couple Likely the Same Man Shot and Killed While Trying to Rob Akron Man

| October 9, 2019

Man Who Robbed Barberton Couple Likely the Same Man Shot and Killed While Trying to Rob Akron Man A man says a robber held a gun to his head on Hazelwood Street in Barberton on Sunday night. He and his girlfriend were walking around at about 9 p.m. when the suspect approached them from behind. […]

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Supreme Court Denies Attempt to Derail NRA-Supported Case Against NYC’s Travel Ban

| October 8, 2019

Supreme Court Denies Attempt to Derail NRA-Supported Case Against NYC’s Travel Ban NRA applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to reject New York City’s attempt to derail an NRA-supported case challenging a New York City ordinance that violates the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding city residents by restricting lawful travel with firearms. View full story Originally posted […]

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Strikes Again: This Time They Destroyed Millions In AR-15s

| October 8, 2019

Dick’s Sporting Goods Strikes Again: This Time They Destroyed Millions In AR-15s Dick’s Sporting Goods stopped selling AR-15 (or what they like to refer to as “assault weapons”) and “high capacity magazines” following the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida. The chain’s CEO, Ed Stack, decided to go a step further and completely stop selling rifles […]

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California: Several Anti-Gun Bills Still Awaiting Governor’s Action

| October 7, 2019

California: Several Anti-Gun Bills Still Awaiting Governor’s Action Governor Newsom has until Sunday, October 13 to take action on anti-gun bills awaiting his consideration.  Contact Governor Newsom and respectfully urge him to VETO AB 12, AB 61, AB 879, AB 893, AB 1254, AB 1297, AB 1669, SB 61 and SB 172.    View full story Originally […]

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Supreme Court Keeps Gun Law Challenge on Docket Despite Democrats’ Threat to Pack the Court

| October 7, 2019

Supreme Court Keeps Gun Law Challenge on Docket Despite Democrats’ Threat to Pack the Court The Supreme Court Monday declined to dismiss a Second Amendment challenge to a firearm regulation in New York City after Democrats threatened the justices with court packing, fearing a divided ruling. The case involves a New York City system that […]

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Member Spotlight: Meet the Police Officer Who Told Congress She ‘Would Not Comply’ with a Gun Ban

| October 4, 2019

Member Spotlight: Meet the Police Officer Who Told Congress She ‘Would Not Comply’ with a Gun Ban Last week, a retired Tulsa, Oklahoma law enforcement officer testified in a Congressional hearing that she “would not comply” if Congress passes a ban on firearms. Her bold assertion earned her national media attention and viral status on […]

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MSNBC’s Las Vegas Anti-Gun Rally

| October 4, 2019

MSNBC’s Las Vegas Anti-Gun Rally On Wednesday, anti-gun news outlet MSNBC, along with their partner organizations Giffords and March for Our Lives, hosted nine Democrat candidates for President for what was billed as a “Gun Safety Forum.”  Most of the time was spent by candidates and anti-gun activists railing against guns, NRA, and occasionally, President Donald Trump. View […]

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Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law

| October 4, 2019

Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law Frustrated by the lack of political progress on the gun control agenda, the legal wing the anti-gun movement continues to pursue ever-more radical and confused legal strategies. In the 1990s, trial lawyers and their allies in government sought to bankrupt the gun […]

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Violent Crime Dropped in 2018

| October 4, 2019

Violent Crime Dropped in 2018 The FBI released the 2018 “Crime in the United States” report on Monday, which compiles crime data from law enforcement agencies around the country. The news is good, and the positive data proved easy to consume: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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San Francisco Mayor Waffles on NRA “Terrorist” Group Designation

| October 4, 2019

San Francisco Mayor Waffles on NRA “Terrorist” Group Designation It seems that not all the powers-that-be in San Francisco are sure how to move forward with the Board of Supervisors’ widely-publicized “declaration” that the NRA is a “domestic terrorist organization.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Committee Rules May Shut Down Gun Stores

| October 3, 2019

Illinois: Committee Rules May Shut Down Gun Stores The Illinois state Joint Committee on Administrative Rules is in the process of imposing an additional, onerous layer of state licensing on federally licensed firearm dealers (Senate Bill 337). The proposed rules could potentially strangle your local gun stores with government red tape. Public comments against such […]

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Rifle Murders Declined Nearly 24 Percent, FBI Report Shows

| October 2, 2019

Rifle Murders Declined Nearly 24 Percent, FBI Report Shows America saw a significant decrease in the number of homicides involving rifles, a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation released on Monday shows. All methods of murder dropped by 7 percent in 2018, and gun murders fell by 6.7 percent, according to the FBI’s Uniform […]

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