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NRA to give firearms training to lawmakers, staff

| June 22, 2017

NRA to give firearms training to lawmakers, staff The National Rifle Association has agreed to provide firearms training to House and Senate lawmakers and their staffs in the wake of this month’s baseball gun attack. At the urging of Alabama Sen. Luther Strange, who had a staffer pitching at the time of the shooting by […]

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Gun control is fine except for not working

| June 22, 2017

Gun control is fine except for not working Whenever there is a shooting, liberals have an answer that is not an answer, namely the charade of more gun control. Fine, try it, and maybe some voodoo along the way, but it doesn’t work very well, there are better alternatives, and what’s truly absurd in this […]

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Colorado teachers’ active-shooter training shows them how to fire back

| June 22, 2017

Colorado teachers’ active-shooter training shows them how to fire back More than a dozen Colorado teachers received training on how to fire back at active shooters in schools, in a program that gun-rights advocates call essential. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Christie pardons two military veterans with gun-related convictions

| June 22, 2017

New Jersey: Christie pardons two military veterans with gun-related convictions Gov. Chris Christie has pardoned two military veterans with gun convictions, the latest in his ongoing effort to aid people who he believes have become victims of New Jersey’s strict gun laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Gun and Pro-Hunting Bills Still Awaiting Consideration in Senate

| June 21, 2017

North Carolina: Pro-Gun and Pro-Hunting Bills Still Awaiting Consideration in Senate Time is running out in the 2017 legislative session and two bills, House Bill 746 and House Bill 559, have yet to be taken up by the full Senate.  It is imperative that you contact your state Senator TODAY and politely urge them to […]

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Delaware: Anti-Gun Bill Hearing Cancelled

| June 21, 2017

Delaware: Anti-Gun Bill Hearing Cancelled Today, thanks to your calls and emails, the Delaware House Administration Committee cancelled its hearing on anti-gun House Bill 222. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Pre-Litigation Letter Sent to DOJ Opposing “Bullet Button Assault Weapon” Regulations

| June 21, 2017

California: Pre-Litigation Letter Sent to DOJ Opposing “Bullet Button Assault Weapon” Regulations On Monday, June 19, the NRA and CRPA’s legal team submitted a joint-letter to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and Office of Administrative law demanding that the regulations be withdrawn or not approved as the regulations exceed DOJ’s regulatory authority.   View full story Originally […]

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Make America Holder Again? Former AG hints at 2020 run, must ‘get back on the field’

| June 21, 2017

Make America Holder Again? Former AG hints at 2020 run, must ‘get back on the field’ Former Attorney General Eric Holder may be setting the stage for a 2020 presidential run due to Hillary Clinton’s failed campaign. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Justice Dept. to Work With 12 Cities to Fight Violent Crime

| June 21, 2017

Justice Dept. to Work With 12 Cities to Fight Violent Crime The Justice Department will form partnerships with a dozen cities across the country to help them fight gun crime, drug trafficking and gang violence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa Supreme Court Issues Statewide Courthouse Carry Ban

| June 21, 2017

Iowa Supreme Court Issues Statewide Courthouse Carry Ban The Iowa Supreme Court on Tuesday banned weapons in courthouses statewide, saying that it had a duty to promote safety in the courts.The order signed by Chief Justice Mark Cady does not apply to peace officers but it prohibits other visitors from carrying weapons into courthouses in […]

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Delaware: Hearing Scheduled for Radical Gun Seizure Legislation

| June 20, 2017

Delaware: Hearing Scheduled for Radical Gun Seizure Legislation Tomorrow, the House Administration Committee is scheduled to consider House Bill 222. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York: Session Almost Over – Your Legislators Need to Hear From Your Now!

| June 20, 2017

New York: Session Almost Over – Your Legislators Need to Hear From Your Now! With the 2017 Legislative Session quickly winding down, your lawmakers need to hear from you now in opposition to S.5447 by Sen. Brad Hoylman. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rhode Island: Gun Control Bill Scheduled For This Week

| June 20, 2017

Rhode Island: Gun Control Bill Scheduled For This Week Lawmakers are heading into the final days of the 2017 session and H.5510 has been scheduled for action on Wednesday.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Headline omits one crucial detail in ‘Homeowner restrains intruder with duct tape’ story

| June 20, 2017

Headline omits one crucial detail in ‘Homeowner restrains intruder with duct tape’ story A New Mexico homeowner caught a burglar breaking into his home and, with the help of a neighbor, restrained the suspect with duct tape until police arrived. Albuquerque Police said surveillance video captured Mark Thompson breaking into the home, and then getting […]

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California: Open Carry Ban Passes Senate Public Safety Committee

| June 20, 2017

California: Open Carry Ban Passes Senate Public Safety Committee Today, June 20, Assembly Bill 7 passed out of the state Senate Public Safety Committee by a party-line vote.  Please contact the members of the Senate Appropriations Committee and urge them to OPPOSE AB 7.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Bloomberg’s gun-control group to endorse Ralph Northam for Virginia governor

| June 20, 2017

Bloomberg’s gun-control group to endorse Ralph Northam for Virginia governor Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, the political arm of one of the nation’s biggest gun control groups, is endorsing Virginia gubernatorial contender Ralph Northam and the rest of the statewide Democratic ticket. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The Hearing Protection Act and ‘silencers’

| June 20, 2017

The Hearing Protection Act and ‘silencers’ Congress is considering the “Hearing Protection Act,” which would change federal regulation of gun “silencers.” Here’s a guide to some of the basic facts and relevant laws on the subject. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Why The United States Needs To Unite On Carry Reciprocity

| June 20, 2017

Why The United States Needs To Unite On Carry Reciprocity In an educational op-ed posted Thursday at newyorkdailynews.com, criminologist and author John Lott makes the case that the previous day’s shooting at a GOP Congressional baseball practice proves why the country needs national Right-to-Carry reciprocity. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearing Tomorrow

| June 19, 2017

Ohio: Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearing Tomorrow   Tomorrow, June 20, several Second Amendment-related bills are scheduled to be heard in the House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations.  Please contact the committee members in support of the following pro-gun bills! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Want to stop mass shootings? Let’s get more guns in the right hands

| June 19, 2017

Want to stop mass shootings? Let’s get more guns in the right hands The recent mass murders on London Bridge ended eight minutes after they began, when armed English police officers arrived and shot the killers. Other police officers, who had batons but not firearms, happened to be near the scene when the attack began. […]

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