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Maine: Gun Shop Closure Reversed!

| April 1, 2020

Maine: Gun Shop Closure Reversed! On March 24th, Governor Janet Mills issued Executive Order No. 19 to require all non-essential businesses to close their physical locations that allow “in-person” contact. As a result, Kittery Trading Post – a gun store – was shut down as a “non-essential” business. Yesterday, freedom loving Americans scored a victory when the Governor issued Executive […]

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NRA Applauds Protection of Rights During Disasters in South Dakota

| March 31, 2020

NRA Applauds Protection of Rights During Disasters in South Dakota The NRA applauds Gov. Kristi Noem for signing HB 1296 to make sure the gun owners of South Dakota won’t be disarmed during natural disasters or emergencies, such as the outbreak of COVID-19.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Watch: Executive Director of NRA-ILA, Jason Ouimet, Discusses Importance of Second Amendment on Tucker Carlson Tonight

| March 31, 2020

Watch: Executive Director of NRA-ILA, Jason Ouimet, Discusses Importance of Second Amendment on Tucker Carlson Tonight As anti-gun lawmakers exploit a pandemic to eradicate your 2nd Amendment rights across the country, the NRA is standing & fighting for more law-abiding Americans than ever. Nationwide, the NRA and its membership are leading the fight for everyone’s […]

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California Gun Rights Lawsuit: Part II

| March 31, 2020

California Gun Rights Lawsuit: Part II Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association (NRA) joined other individuals, retailers, and gun rights groups in filing a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging local policies and enforcement practices that violate Second and Fourteenth Amendment rights.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Temporarily Extend the Duration of CCW Permits

| March 31, 2020

Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Temporarily Extend the Duration of CCW Permits The Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Association issued the following statement regarding the COVID-19 crisis and the validity of concealed carry permits that were set to expire during the Declaration of Emergency by Governor Sisolak.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Wake Co. To Resume Pistol Permit Issuance

| March 31, 2020

North Carolina: Wake Co. To Resume Pistol Permit Issuance Today, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office announced that they will resume processing applications for Pistol Purchase Permits within seven days. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governor Abbott Issues Statewide Covid-19 Order with Exceptions for Firearms Industry and Hunting/Fishing

| March 31, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Statewide Covid-19 Order with Exceptions for Firearms Industry and Hunting/Fishing Today, Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for Texas that will override previous local orders and be in effect through April 30th.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! (1) UPDATE on HR-5717 (2) Fox News Interview (3) "Essential Businesses" Official Document

| March 31, 2020

Florida Alert! (1) UPDATE on HR-5717 (2) Fox News Interview (3) "Essential Businesses" Official Document Earlier last week, we started getting requests for information about HR-5717.  Yesterday, an update on this legislation was posted on NRA-ILA’s website.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Gun Shop Closure Reversed in Los Angeles County!

| March 31, 2020

California: Gun Shop Closure Reversed in Los Angeles County! After being sued by NRA and other gun-rights groups for unlawfully shuttering California gun stores, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says that he is reversing course. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: Governor Hogan Protects Second Amendment – Gun Stores Remain Open

| March 30, 2020

Maryland: Governor Hogan Protects Second Amendment – Gun Stores Remain Open In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Larry Hogan has issued a “stay-at-home” executive order requiring all individuals to suspend any non-essential activities.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Gun Shop Closure Reversed in New Jersey!

| March 30, 2020

New Jersey: Gun Shop Closure Reversed in New Jersey! On Saturday, March 21, Governor Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 107 which shut down the state’s background check system and ruled gun shops non-essential, closing down gun shops along with most other businesses in the state. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Gov. Northam Issues Stay-At-Home Order

| March 30, 2020

Virginia: Gov. Northam Issues Stay-At-Home Order As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 55 today directing Virginians to “Stay at Home” except for conducting essential activities.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rhode Island: Gun Shops Deemed Essential and Will Remain Open

| March 30, 2020

Rhode Island: Gun Shops Deemed Essential and Will Remain Open Governor Gina Raimondo’s order to ban operation of all non-essential businesses will not apply to Ocean State gun shops.  They have rightfully been designated as essential businesses, ensuring that citizens can continue to provide for their own security and safety during this national health crisis.  […]

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Kansas: Governor Kelly Issues Executive Order in Response to Covid-19

| March 30, 2020

Kansas: Governor Kelly Issues Executive Order in Response to Covid-19 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Laura Kelly has issued Executive Order 20-16.  This “stay-at-home” order requires all businesses except those deemed “Essential” to close down.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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COVID-19 Threatens Health…of Second Amendment

| March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Threatens Health…of Second Amendment Our nation continues to struggle with the widespread impact of the COVID-19 virus.  By now, everyone should be aware of the new “social distancing” paradigm, where we are all encouraged to avoid large groups of people, and maintain at least six feet of distance between each other when we do […]

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Firearms Industry Aids in Response to COVID-19

| March 30, 2020

Firearms Industry Aids in Response to COVID-19 While the nation continues to struggle with the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have seen countless reports of various sectors of industry making sacrifices to help with trying to contain and control the pandemic.  This speaks volumes to the nature of what it means to be an […]

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Pandemic Exposes Dangers of So-Called "Universal" Background Checks

| March 30, 2020

Pandemic Exposes Dangers of So-Called "Universal" Background Checks As the COVID-19 pandemic makes its way across the country, Americans are getting an important lesson in the dangers of a placing a prior restraint on the exercise of a constitutional right. The vast increase in those seeking protection in the Second Amendment during this period of uncertainty has caused the FBI’s National Instant […]

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President Trump Declares Gun Stores Critical

| March 29, 2020

President Trump Declares Gun Stores Critical As NRA is actively fighting gun store closures across the country, President Trump’s newly-updated DHS guidance echoes what the NRA is arguing in court: that firearms and ammunition retailers are “critical infrastructure.”  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alert! US Dept. of Homeland Security Adds Gun Retailers and Firearms industry to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

| March 29, 2020

Alert! US Dept. of Homeland Security Adds Gun Retailers and Firearms industry to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak We thought this information would be important for you to know.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Feds Add Gun Companies to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

| March 29, 2020

Feds Add Gun Companies to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak The Department of Homeland Security added gun dealers, ranges, and manufacturers to its essential business coronavirus-response guide on Saturday.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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