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Hawaii: Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills

| April 18, 2019

Hawaii: Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills After receiving a notice of disagreement for the House amendments to both Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466, the conference committee has met and agreed to the House amendments for both bills.  The bills will be voted on again in the Senate as early as today. View […]

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Lithgow City Council Backs Small Arms Factory Museum Fight

| April 18, 2019

Lithgow City Council Backs Small Arms Factory Museum Fight Lithgow City Council has thrown its support behind the Lithgow Small Arms Museum (LSAFM) after it found out that 70 per cent of the museums collection could be destroyed due to new regulations.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Control Case Study: A Mass Shooting, Major Reforms, Then A Political Backlash

| April 18, 2019

Gun Control Case Study: A Mass Shooting, Major Reforms, Then A Political Backlash Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper bills himself as the experienced, consensus-building Democrat in the 2020 presidential race, one who has successfully tackled divisive issues like gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Anti-Gun Bill Threatens Equal Protection of Right-to-Carry

| April 18, 2019

Maine: Anti-Gun Bill Threatens Equal Protection of Right-to-Carry On April 22nd, the Maine State and Local Government Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 1470.  LD 1470 would weaken Maine’s preemption laws to allow local municipalities to create a patchwork of laws, including prohibitions on where law abiding citizens may carry. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mike Pence to join Donald Trump at NRA convention in Indianapolis

| April 17, 2019

Mike Pence to join Donald Trump at NRA convention in Indianapolis The list of speakers for this month’s National Rifle Association convention in Indianapolis has grown a bit longer: Vice President Mike Pence will return to Indiana to speak at the event, the NRA announced Wednesday. The former Indiana governor will speak April 26 at […]

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Dem state senator: Second Amendment advocates have ‘mental problems’

| April 17, 2019

Dem state senator: Second Amendment advocates have ‘mental problems’ During the Senate Judiciary Committee’s public hearing on a constitutional carry bill on Wednesday, a Democratic state senator accused Second Amendment advocates of wanting people with mental illnesses to be able to purchase and possess firearms, leading the senator to assert that these same advocates themselves […]

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Vice President Pence will Deliver Remarks at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana

| April 17, 2019

Vice President Pence will Deliver Remarks at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana Vice President Mike Pence will address NRA members at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines

| April 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines With support from the NRA, gun owners challenging Pittsburgh’s ban on publicly carrying loaded magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds filed a motion today seeking a preliminary injunction. If the motion is granted, an injunction would prohibit Pittsburgh from enforcing its ban […]

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Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

| April 17, 2019

Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee Thanks to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their state Senators in opposition, Senate Bill 978 has been sent to the Oregon Senate Committee on Rules instead of directly to the Senate floor for a vote.  While in the Committee on Rules, however, the bill […]

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UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student

| April 17, 2019

UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student An unnamed student at the University of Virginia asked former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, during a Tuesday meet-and-greet on campus, why he gave less to charity than a recent college graduate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies

| April 16, 2019

Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies Tomorrow, the Texas House is scheduled to vote on House Bill 1177, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont), which protects citizens from being charged with a crime for carrying a handgun without a License To Carry while evacuating from an area subject to a […]

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Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties

| April 16, 2019

Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 265.   Without a doubt, HB 265 is one of the most egregious violations of civil liberties ever introduced in the Alabama Legislature.  This slipshod and misguided bill would create a process that is ripe […]

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Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking

| April 16, 2019

Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking There’s something Orwellian about unaccountable corporate executives parsing over every purchase you make. It sounds “1984-ish,” but for the firearms industry, it’s a 2019 reality. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Swalwell: I Will Jail Those Who Defy My Gun Grabbing Agenda

| April 16, 2019

Swalwell: I Will Jail Those Who Defy My Gun Grabbing Agenda Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is running for president. He’s one of many who are hopping into the 2020 clown car. No, he probably won’t win the nomination. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday!

| April 15, 2019

Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday! House Bill 1713, by Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-Dallas), would require persons convicted of certain offenses — including some Class C violations punishable by just a fine View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts Campus Police Chief on Leave After Liking Tweets by NRA, Trump

| April 15, 2019

Massachusetts Campus Police Chief on Leave After Liking Tweets by NRA, Trump The new joint campus police chief for Mount Holyoke College and Smith College in Massachusetts has been placed on leave after his personal Twitter account sparked outrage among students. The police chief had allegedly “liked” tweets from the National Rifle Association and President […]

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The Second Amendment Stories the National Media Fail to Report…or Get Completely Wrong

| April 15, 2019

The Second Amendment Stories the National Media Fail to Report…or Get Completely Wrong Did you hear about this case? A man went into a dentist’s office, killed a woman, and took aim at others before being wounded by a concealed handgun permit holder. “He raised a gun to shoot me,” said dental hygienist Sabrina Steal. […]

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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Consideration in Both Chambers This Week

| April 15, 2019

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Consideration in Both Chambers This Week This week, Senate Bill 403 and its companion bill, House Bill 167, are scheduled for consideration in their respective chambers.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Assembly Judiciary Votes to Cede Authority To Pass Stricter Gun Laws To Counties

| April 12, 2019

Nevada: Assembly Judiciary Votes to Cede Authority To Pass Stricter Gun Laws To Counties On April 12th, the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary voted to approve Assembly Bill 291 with amendments and Assembly Bill 153 with technical amendments.  The amendments were not made publicly available until just prior to the 8AM hearing, giving Nevadans no opportunity to […]

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NRA Statement on New York City’s Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review

| April 12, 2019

NRA Statement on New York City’s Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review NRA reacts to New York City’s attempt to avoid having the NRA-supported Supreme Court case N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Association, et al. v. City of N.Y., et al heard in DC.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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