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California: Help Save Cordova Shooting Center

| July 18, 2017

California: Help Save Cordova Shooting Center Tomorrow, July 19, the Cordova Recreation and Park District (CRPD) Board of Directors are scheduled to vote on the future of the Cordova Shooting Center.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rancho Cucamonga homeowner shoots knife-wielding burglar

| July 18, 2017

Rancho Cucamonga homeowner shoots knife-wielding burglar A Rancho Cucamonga homeowner shot and wounded a thief who advanced at him with a knife, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said. Deputies arrived at a home in the 5400 block of Carriage Place around 6:15 a.m. Saturday after receiving reports of shots heard in the area. The […]

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Church burglar shot during robbery by staff member

| July 18, 2017

Church burglar shot during robbery by staff member The suspect of a church burglary is now dead he was killed while he was in progress of robbing staff members. The suspect 26-year-old Steffon Tolver is no stranger to the court system. In 2011 he pleaded guilty to first- degree robbery and was sentence to 15 […]

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Armed With Her Dad’s Gun, This 17-Year-Old Girl Fended Off A Wanted Man Who Broke Into Her Home

| July 18, 2017

Armed With Her Dad’s Gun, This 17-Year-Old Girl Fended Off A Wanted Man Who Broke Into Her Home A 17-year-old girl defended herself with her dad’s gun from a wanted car thief who broke into her home while she slept Monday morning. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says Trump administration will crack down on violent crime

| July 18, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says Trump administration will crack down on violent crime In wide-ranging remarks to a national conference of prosecutors, Sessions drew on local examples to make his case for a renewed approach to violent crime, drawing several rounds of applause from an audience of more than 250 officials at the summer meeting […]

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Flying with guns: There’s a right way — and a wrong way, the TSA demonstrates at KCI

| July 18, 2017

Flying with guns: There’s a right way — and a wrong way, the TSA demonstrates at KCI You don’t have to leave your firearms at home when catching a flight to your summer vacation — but there’s a right way to bring them with you. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, July 19

| July 17, 2017

California: Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, July 19 On Wednesday, July 19, anti-gun bills SB 464 and SB 497 are scheduled to be heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee at 9AM in State Capitol room 4202.  Assembly Bill 424 remains eligible for third reading and a final vote in […]

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Surprise! Women’s Marchers Hired Armed Guards For Their Protest Against The NRA

| July 17, 2017

Surprise! Women’s Marchers Hired Armed Guards For Their Protest Against The NRA True to the left’s habit of having one set of standards for itself and another set for the common man, participants in Friday’s Women’s March against the NRA and gun rights were surrounded by armed guards.   View full story Originally posted at […]

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Rep. Kelly Calls on President Trump to Withdraw US from UN Arms Trade Treaty

| July 17, 2017

Rep. Kelly Calls on President Trump to Withdraw US from UN Arms Trade Treaty This morning the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which funds the United States Armed Forces and ensures that American troops have the resources required to successfully defend the homeland and […]

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Baltimore leaders propose mandatory sentence for illegal gun possession

| July 17, 2017

Baltimore leaders propose mandatory sentence for illegal gun possession Baltimore leaders on Friday proposed a mandatory one-year sentence for illegal gun possession within 100 yards of a school, park, church, public building or other public place of assembly within the city. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ever wear a badge in Jersey? You may now be allowed to carry a gun here

| July 17, 2017

Ever wear a badge in Jersey? You may now be allowed to carry a gun here Gov. Chris Christie has signed into law a bill that will allow virtually anyone who ever wore a badge to carry a firearm in New Jersey after they retire.The new bill, signed Thursday, substantially adds to the list of […]

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Colorado: Planning Process Begins for Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests

| July 17, 2017

Colorado: Planning Process Begins for Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests The US Forest Service has begun the process of revising the existing Forest Plan for Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests.  These Forests cover more than 3.1 million acres of federal lands on the western slope of the Colorado Rockies. View full […]

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CMP Sales of 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA

| July 14, 2017

CMP Sales of 1911s One Step Closer With House Passage of 2018 NDAA On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. Included in the bill is a provision that would make U.S. Army surplus 1911 .45 ACP pistols available to the American public through […]

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Commerce Subcommittee Chairman John Culberson Steers Pro-Gun Spending Bill to House Floor

| July 14, 2017

Commerce Subcommittee Chairman John Culberson Steers Pro-Gun Spending Bill to House Floor On Thursday, the House Committee on Appropriations approved the Fiscal Year 2018 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations Bill, which funds various federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, for the next year. The bill includes a number of important pro-gun riders, thanks […]

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Sanford woman shoots home intruder

| July 14, 2017

Sanford woman shoots home intruder The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a Sanford woman shot and killed an intruder Thursday morning. Deputies said a woman at 320 S. Plank Road grabbed her pistol after hearing somebody jiggling her door knob just before 11 a.m. When the woman answered the door, Bryant Latrelle Martin, […]

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Gun Control Groups: Good at Gloating, Bad at Counting on Advancing National Reciprocity Effort

| July 14, 2017

Gun Control Groups: Good at Gloating, Bad at Counting on Advancing National Reciprocity Effort Apparently, Michael Bloomberg is good at counting money but not so good at counting votes. This week, Breitbart reported that Everytown for Gun Safety, Michael Bloomberg’s gun ban conglomerate, was claiming a “win” for congressional inaction on national right to carry […]

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Run, Hide, Perish – Survival Do’s and Don’ts from Across the Pond

| July 14, 2017

Run, Hide, Perish – Survival Do’s and Don’ts from Across the Pond The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) advises persons at risk of harm from an active shooter to “Run, Hide, Fight” (in that order), recommending “fight” – incapacitating or “attempt[ing] to take the active shooter down” – if all else fails. View […]

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Sharpton Critical of Decision to Send More Agents to Chicago

| July 14, 2017

Sharpton Critical of Decision to Send More Agents to Chicago The Rev. Al Sharpton has voiced concerns about the federal government’s announcement that more federal agents were sent to Chicago to deal with the city’s violence problems. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Losing Their Gun Rights With Barely a Whimper

| July 14, 2017

Losing Their Gun Rights With Barely a Whimper After that tragic Connecticut shooting, the state passed a far-reaching firearms registration law. TV stations reported that gun owners lined up around the block to comply with the new requirements. Of course, that’s so. Most gun owners, myself included, are law-abiding folks, who almost certainly and properly […]

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Deflection: A Primary Tool For Left-Leaning Media

| July 13, 2017

Deflection: A Primary Tool For Left-Leaning Media What do you do when your ideas stink, your message has been debunked and there is a negligible return on your investment in the gun control agenda? View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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