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Oregon: Senators to Return to Finish 2019 Session

| June 29, 2019

Oregon: Senators to Return to Finish 2019 Session Today, the Oregon Senate Minority Caucus will return to the Capitol to finish the 2019 legislative session and adjourn Sine Die by June 30th to officially defeat omnibus gun control Senate Bill 978.  Returning to the Capitol to finish essential tasks prior to the session ending helps prevent the […]

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California Call to Action: Help NRA and CRPA Fight the New Ammo Laws!

| June 28, 2019

California Call to Action: Help NRA and CRPA Fight the New Ammo Laws! With the new restrictions on sales and transfers of ammunition taking effect July 1, 2019, NRA and CRPA fully expect California licensed ammunition retailers will be inundated with angry and frustrated customers who are unable to purchase ammunition as a result. View full story […]

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California Special Alert: Anti-Gun Show Forces Suffer Second Defeat, This Time in Ventura

| June 28, 2019

California Special Alert: Anti-Gun Show Forces Suffer Second Defeat, This Time in Ventura As reported last week, federal district court judge Cathy Bencivengo dealt a severe blow to anti-gun forces by issuing an order in the CRPA and NRA supported lawsuit titled B&L Productions v. 22nd District Agricultural Association prohibiting the Del Mar Fair Board from enforcing a recently enacted […]

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Study Reinforces What We Already Know: Criminals Don’t Follow the Law

| June 28, 2019

Study Reinforces What We Already Know: Criminals Don’t Follow the Law The state of Illinois holds a B+ rating from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (the highest rating given is an A). Gun control advocates would have you believe this means it should be a relatively safe place.  View full story Originally […]

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60 Minutes “Research” Discovers Bullets Can Cause Damage

| June 28, 2019

60 Minutes “Research” Discovers Bullets Can Cause Damage Last Sunday, the “news” program 60 Minutes ran a story it called “What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?”  The producer of the piece, Ashley Velie, claimed the intent was to present a story that was “completely apolitical.”  From the very […]

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Virginia: Richmond Mayor Attacks the Right-to-Carry and State Preemption

| June 28, 2019

Virginia: Richmond Mayor Attacks the Right-to-Carry and State Preemption Virginia’s 400,000 concealed handgun permit holders would not be able to exercise their Right-to-Carry in large portions of their capital city if Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney had his way. On Monday, Stoney proposed a local ordinance that would prohibit law-abiding gun owners from carrying a firearm […]

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Living in La-La Land: Joe Biden’s Alternative Reality

| June 28, 2019

Living in La-La Land: Joe Biden’s Alternative Reality Anti-gun folks typically characterize their gun control restrictions as “common sense” and “responsible,” regardless of how poorly grounded in reality these “solutions” tend to be, or how little their proponents understand what these measures will do (like the gun control supporters at one event who, when asked, were […]

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Animal Rights Thinking Threatens Wildlife Conservation

| June 28, 2019

Animal Rights Thinking Threatens Wildlife Conservation A recent paper published by a group of people ostensibly involved in the wildlife sciences highlights the clear threat animal rights thinking represents to the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation—a threat that extends to hunting’s very important place within that model. The paper, published in Conservation Letters and prepared by researchers at Oregon […]

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California: Ammunition Background Check Takes Effect July 1

| June 27, 2019

California: Ammunition Background Check Takes Effect July 1 On Monday, July 1, California’s Ammunition Background Check Requirement law takes effect. Originally enacted in 2016 as part of Proposition 63 and Senate Bill 1235, the new ammunition background check requirements will generally require anyone purchasing or receiving ammunition at a firearms dealer or ammunition vendor to first undergo a […]

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Washington: New Lead Regulations Would Target Shooting Ranges

| June 27, 2019

Washington: New Lead Regulations Would Target Shooting Ranges The Washington Department of Labor and Industries Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) has released an updated draft of the lead rules they originally released last year following stakeholder meetings.  These proposed regulations will impose complicated and expensive burdens on shooting ranges and retailers, potentially making it difficult […]

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Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate, Moves to House

| June 27, 2019

Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate, Moves to House On June 26th, the Pennsylvania state Senate voted 36-14 to pass Senate Bill 147.  Your NRA would like to thank all of the Senators who voted in favor of this important pro-hunting reform bill.  It will now go to the House of Representatives for further consideration.   View full […]

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New Hampshire: House to Vote on Bill Restricting Self-Defense

| June 26, 2019

New Hampshire: House to Vote on Bill Restricting Self-Defense On Thursday, June 27th, the New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on the Committee of Conference report for HB 564.  House Bill 564 would restrict law-abiding citizens from defending themselves and their loved ones on school grounds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senator Chris Murphy Introduces Smart Gun Legislation

| June 26, 2019

Senator Chris Murphy Introduces Smart Gun Legislation Anti-gun politicians in the 116th Congress have no shortage of ideas when it comes to different ways of threatening the constitutional rights of law-abiding gun owners in America. The misnomer phrase “common sense gun safety” includes misguided and ineffective policies such as requiring background checks to purchase ammunition or […]

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Trump: I would fill Supreme Court vacancy before 2020 election

| June 25, 2019

Trump: I would fill Supreme Court vacancy before 2020 election President Trump on Monday said he would make a nomination to the Supreme Court if there’s a vacancy anytime before the 2020 presidential election. “Would I do that? Of course,” Trump said in an exclusive interview with The Hill when asked if he would try […]

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Judicial Group Pressures Liberals to Release Their ‘Secret List’ of Judicial Nominees

| June 25, 2019

Judicial Group Pressures Liberals to Release Their ‘Secret List’ of Judicial Nominees Two can play at the judiciary game, Democrats and their secret list of nominees suggest. In 2016, then- candidate Donald Trump released his list of judicial nominees to great success, having eventually seen several of those individuals confirmed to courts across the country […]

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California Reminder: NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar on June 26 Discussing Upcoming Ammunition Sales Restrictions

| June 25, 2019

California Reminder: NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar on June 26 Discussing Upcoming Ammunition Sales Restrictions As reported earlier this month, NRA and CRPA will be hosting a free live webinar discussing all of the upcoming ammunition background check requirements scheduled to take effect July 1.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Northam admits his proposals wouldn’t have stopped the Virginia Beach shooting

| June 24, 2019

Northam admits his proposals wouldn’t have stopped the Virginia Beach shooting Northam conceded that his proposals wouldn’t have necessarily prevented the Virginia Beach shooting. But he said the legislation his administration has backed would have helped. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Legislative Update and Hearings Next Week

| June 23, 2019

California: Legislative Update and Hearings Next Week No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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A Tale of Two Rallies

| June 21, 2019

A Tale of Two Rallies The 2020 presidential contest is now underway in earnest. On Tuesday, President Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign to a packed house at the 20,000 seat Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Earlier that day, one of the two dozen or so contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination tried to […]

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Bloomberg Course: Certified in Advocacy

| June 21, 2019

Bloomberg Course: Certified in Advocacy We did it. We “earned” a course certificate for the Bloomberg School’s massive open online course titled “Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change.” After six grueling weeks we have heard what Michael Bloomberg’s champions of gun control want us to hear and even caught the acknowledgement of some […]

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