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Gabby Giffords’s Gun Control Group Releases Report Warning of Muzzleloaders, Other Firearms

| November 16, 2017

Gabby Giffords’s Gun Control Group Releases Report Warning of Muzzleloaders, Other Firearms Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords’s gun control group released a report on Wednesday warning of the dangers of muzzle loading rifles, a number of other firearms, and some firearms accessories and calling for new gun control measures targeting the devices. The group, which recently […]

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Less Complaining And More Encouraging

| November 16, 2017

Less Complaining And More Encouraging It seems a little dramatic to blame these fine folks for the entire five hours. It can be assumed that there was no camera covering the specific area where the killings occurred and some period of time would have been necessary to sort things out even without the unwashed masses […]

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Pennsylvania: Critical Preemption Bills Stalled Out in Both Chambers

| November 16, 2017

Pennsylvania: Critical Preemption Bills Stalled Out in Both Chambers With only a few session days left in 2017, neither Senate Bill 5 nor House Bill 671 have made it to the Governor’s desk.  As reported by the NRA-ILA earlier in the year, local governments continue to enact gun control ordinances in violation of current law.  Please […]

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Revolving Door Of Wrong Solutions

| November 15, 2017

Revolving Door Of Wrong Solutions There are plenty of pundits who also seem more enamored with the idea of doing something big than doing something that works. The Boston Globe recently devoted space to the argument that “if gun-control advocates really want to stanch the blood, there’s no way around it: They’ll have to persuade more people of the need to confiscate […]

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Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Robertson County

| November 15, 2017

Home Invasion Suspect Arrested In Robertson County Cheatham County deputies responded to a reported home invasion on Highway 41-A near Joelton. Officials said a woman went inside her attached garage where she found the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Denver Taylor. She said the suspect told her to be quiet, but instead, she went back inside […]

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REPAIRMAN SHOOTS WOULD-BE ROBBER

| November 15, 2017

REPAIRMAN SHOOTS WOULD-BE ROBBER The man who police said tried to rob a repairman at gunpoint Friday night on Sixth Street, only to get shot himself View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Two teens tried to rob off-duty West Valley police officer

| November 15, 2017

Two teens tried to rob off-duty West Valley police officer Two teens accused of shooting and wounding a man during an attempted robbery last week likely didn’t know their intended victim was an off-duty West Valley City officer View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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What’s in a name? Marist sheds ‘Shooter’ mascot moniker

| November 15, 2017

What’s in a name? Marist sheds ‘Shooter’ mascot moniker If you’ve been to a basketball or football game at Marist College over the past four decades, you’ve seen him.He’s the one in the faux fur, wearing over-sized sneakers and a big smile, handing out high-fives to fans and dancing through timeouts.He’s the Red Fox everyone […]

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City stops gun store from opening

| November 14, 2017

City stops gun store from opening After hearing from about 100 residents last night, San Carlos City Council voted 4-1 to delay the opening of a new gun store until next year, if not indefinitely. Vice Mayor Matt Grocott was the lone dissenting vote on the moratorium, which will prevent a Turner’s Outdoorsman, a chain […]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia

| November 14, 2017

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia   After major improvements to elephant conservation and management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has announced it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.   The Service has determined that hunting would […]

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Is gun maker liable? Court takes up Newtown shooting case

| November 14, 2017

Is gun maker liable? Court takes up Newtown shooting case With both gun rights supporters and gun control advocates nationwide looking on, lawyers for Newtown families and gun maker Remington Arms are set to face off Tuesday before the Connecticut Supreme Court to argue whether the company should be held liable for the Sandy Hook […]

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Should US study gun violence as a public health hazard? No

| November 14, 2017

Should US study gun violence as a public health hazard? No Decades ago, gun-control advocates spoke honestly about their motives. They openly disputed that the Second Amendment affirmed the right to own a gun, and said their goal was to make guns illegal, create a federal database of guns and gun owners, mandate licensing, and […]

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Michigan would join six states allowing guns in schools if bill were signed into law

| November 14, 2017

Michigan would join six states allowing guns in schools if bill were signed into law Michigan would be in the minority – joining just a handful of states nationwide – if legislation eliminating a ban on concealed guns in schools was signed into law, according to a national gun violence prevention group. View full story […]

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Ohio: Self-Defense Enhancement Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing

| November 13, 2017

Ohio: Self-Defense Enhancement Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be accepting proponent testimony on important self-defense legislation.  Senate Bill 180, sponsored by state Senators Joe Uecker (R-14) and Jay Hottinger (R-31), would expand circumstances under which a person has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense.  Further, this […]

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Boston Globe Calls For Gun Confiscation

| November 13, 2017

Boston Globe Calls For Gun Confiscation Within any gun debate, gun control advocates will typically spout some platitude about how they’re not wanting to ban guns outright, just certain guns. Maybe they’re saying they don’t want the hunting rifles, but do want the modern sporting rifles like the AR-15, whatever. Regardless of the specifics, they’ll […]

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Littleton homeowner who shot suspected intruder was off-duty DPD officer

| November 13, 2017

Littleton homeowner who shot suspected intruder was off-duty DPD officer A Littleton homeowner who shot and injured a suspected intruder who broke into his home Friday afternoon was an off-duty Denver Police Department Officer, sources confirmed to Denver7 Friday evening.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Good guys with guns saving lives

| November 13, 2017

Good guys with guns saving lives Stephen Willeford’s heroic actions last Sunday saved many lives at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The killer, Devin Kelley, was shooting the wounded when Willeford showed up with a rifle. Willeford’s quick actions forced Kelley to stop his attack, presumably saving the lives of the twenty […]

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Florida man fires gun, scares off teen daughter’s kidnappers

| November 13, 2017

Florida man fires gun, scares off teen daughter’s kidnappers A quick-acting father and an alert neighbor helped thwart an attempted kidnapping and armed home invasion robbery Tuesday night in Florida View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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High Court to Hear Appeal in Manufacturer Liability Case

| November 13, 2017

High Court to Hear Appeal in Manufacturer Liability Case Lawyers are set to ask the Connecticut Supreme Court to reinstate a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school massacre. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Moraga Town Council Pulls Proposed Mandatory Locked-Storage From Consideration Following Receipt of NRA/CRPA Opposition Letter

| November 10, 2017

California: Moraga Town Council Pulls Proposed Mandatory Locked-Storage From Consideration Following Receipt of NRA/CRPA Opposition Letter As a result of your activism and a joint-opposition letter submitted on behalf of NRA and CRPA highlighting the flaws of the ordinance, the Town Manager requested the Council pull the ordinance. The Council ultimately agreed, but is expected […]

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