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Connecticut: Ivory Ban Legislation Referred to House Committee

| April 21, 2017

Connecticut: Ivory Ban Legislation Referred to House Committee No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: House Committee Advances Bill to Significantly Reduce License To Carry Fees!

| April 21, 2017

Texas: House Committee Advances Bill to Significantly Reduce License To Carry Fees! Late Thursday, the House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety reported out Senate Bill 16, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) and Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston), on a 6-0 vote.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Guns banned at KU’s Allen Fieldhouse, Memorial Stadium, other Kansas college arenas

| April 21, 2017

Guns banned at KU’s Allen Fieldhouse, Memorial Stadium, other Kansas college arenas While it will be legal to carry concealed weapons on Kansas college campuses come July, athletic stadiums and arenas in Lawrence, Manhattan and Wichita will remain off limits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Does your church need licensed security guards? Dallas lawmakers want to loosen rules

| April 21, 2017

Does your church need licensed security guards? Dallas lawmakers want to loosen rules Church officials who testified at a recent House committee hearing say the high fees and strict regulations make it difficult to form volunteer teams. They could not point to a person who has been prosecuted for providing security services at a church.One […]

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Ohio: Wyoming OKs concealed carry in some public buildings

| April 21, 2017

Ohio: Wyoming OKs concealed carry in some public buildings Visitors to Wyoming’s municipal building who hold a concealed carry permit can now bring a licensed, concealed firearm onto the premises.City Council approved a resolution April 17 that allows legally concealed handguns in certain areas of certain public buildings within the city after an Ohio firearms […]

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Chris W. Cox: Reciprocity

| April 20, 2017

Chris W. Cox: Reciprocity Chris W. Cox says states that deny one constitutional freedom criminalize the entire Bill of Rights. He promises to battle on behalf of America’s 100 million gun owners until the full measure of our Second Amendment freedom is restored to every citizen in every corner of the land. The National Rifle […]

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Indiana: Victim Defense Bill to be Heard by Full Legislature Tomorrow

| April 20, 2017

Indiana: Victim Defense Bill to be Heard by Full Legislature Tomorrow Today, House Bill 1071 was passed out of conference committee and will now head to both the House and the Senate for final consideration tomorrow. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Join Your NRA-ILA on May 4th at the Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club

| April 20, 2017

Join Your NRA-ILA on May 4th at the Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club Join NRA-ILA and your NRA State Association, Wisconsin Firearm Owners, on Thursday, May 4th, at Eau Claire Rod & Gun Club, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for an important legislative briefing, including updates on the newly-introduced Right-to-Carry bill, and how […]

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Join Your NRA-ILA on May 3rd at the Sun Prairie Cabela’s

| April 20, 2017

Join Your NRA-ILA on May 3rd at the Sun Prairie Cabela’s Join NRA-ILA and your NRA State Association, Wisconsin Firearm Owners, at Cabela’s, on Wednesday, May 3rd, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for an important legislative briefing, including updates on the newly-introduced Right-to-Carry bill, and how you can help advance the Second Amendment in […]

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Maine: Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Committee Tomorrow

| April 20, 2017

Maine: Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Committee Tomorrow Tomorrow, April 21, Legislative Document 1154, sponsored by state Representative Owen Casas (I-Rockport), is scheduled for a public hearing in the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.  LD 1154 would enable a Maine resident’s state identification card (driver’s license or nondriver identification) to indicate whether the individual […]

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New NRA Ad Pushes National Gun-Carry Reciprocity

| April 20, 2017

New NRA Ad Pushes National Gun-Carry Reciprocity The National Rifle Association (NRA) published a new online ad Tuesday which advocates for national gun-carry reciprocity.Now that Neil Gorsuch has been appointed to the Supreme Court, a top priority for the NRA during President Trump’s first 100 days, the ad may signal a shift towards promoting national […]

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NRA Boosts National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Push

| April 20, 2017

NRA Boosts National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Push The National Rifle Association is intensifying its push for national concealed carry reciprocity—which President Donald Trump publicly has supported—as measures to allow residents to carry concealed weapons without permits pass through several state legislatures across the country. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: Update on Important Self-Defense Legislation

| April 20, 2017

Pennsylvania: Update on Important Self-Defense Legislation Yesterday, April 19, the Senate Education Committee passed legislation clarifying the Pennsylvania school boards’ authority to allow school staff to carry firearms on school property. SB 383 will now go to the Senate floor for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Attempted robbery ends with suspect shot in shoulder

| April 20, 2017

Attempted robbery ends with suspect shot in shoulder JPD Commander Tyree Jones has confirmed a shooting that happened on Chestnut Street. 18-year-old Jabaris Mclin has been charged with attempted robbery of an individual. Mclin attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint. He fired shots and the victim returned fire, hitting Mclin in the shoulder.  The suspect […]

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76-year-old woman fires warning shot at home intruder

| April 20, 2017

76-year-old woman fires warning shot at home intruder An Evansville woman was asleep when someone began kicking in the door. The noise woke her up so she immediately grabbed some protection, her gun. The 76-year-old woman says she saw a man without a shirt on attempting to enter her home. She warned him she had […]

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Washington: Governor Inslee Signs Bill for Permit Renewal Notices

| April 19, 2017

Washington: Governor Inslee Signs Bill for Permit Renewal Notices Today, Governor Inslee signed House Bill 1100.  Sponsored by state Representative David Taylor (R-15), HB 1100 creates a renewal notice postcard for concealed pistol licenses that will be sent out 90 days before the expiration beginning with licenses that expire on or after August 1, 2018.  This […]

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NRA Congratulates Senate for Passing Bill to Expand Self-Defense

| April 19, 2017

NRA Congratulates Senate for Passing Bill to Expand Self-Defense The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) congratulates the Alabama State Senate for passing Senate Bill 24 – a Constitutional Carry bill that would expand the options of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves. The NRA-ILA is asking its members and supporters in Alabama to […]

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Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Bill Heads to the House Floor Next Week

| April 19, 2017

Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Bill Heads to the House Floor Next Week Today, April 19, the House Judiciary Committee passed House Bill 671 by a 20-5 vote. HB 671 is scheduled to go before the full House for consideration next week.  Anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg and the gun control groups he bankrolls are actively trying to defeat […]

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North Carolina: Hearing on Pro-Hunting Legislation Rescheduled for Next Week

| April 19, 2017

North Carolina: Hearing on Pro-Hunting Legislation Rescheduled for Next Week The House Wildlife Resources Committee hearing that was scheduled for today on House Bill 559 has been cancelled and rescheduled for next Monday, April 24, at 4:00pm.  Please continue to contact members of the House Committee on Wildlife Resources in support of HB 559!  View […]

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Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Heads to Senate Floor

| April 19, 2017

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Heads to Senate Floor Yesterday, on the deadline for policy bills to move out of committee, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 719 with its -5 amendment.  Because a number of bills were effectively dead for the rest of session, anti-gun legislators have been attempting to revive them by adding them […]

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