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Georgia governor signs campus gun measure

| May 5, 2017

Georgia governor signs campus gun measure The measure, known as the “campus carry” bill, would allow people with firearms permits to carry concealed guns onto public college and university campuses, and it has been long sought by conservatives and Second Amendment activists who cast it as a crucial safety measure for students, faculty and staff […]

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Hawaii: 2017 Legislative Session Adjourns

| May 4, 2017

Hawaii: 2017 Legislative Session Adjourns Today, May 4, the Hawaii Legislature adjourned the 2017 session.  While session began with a range of gun bills introduced, only a few bills saw legislative action this year.  All bills will carry-over to the 2018 legislative session.  Your NRA-ILA will be back next year to continue the fight to protect […]

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Georgia: Governor Deal Signs Campus Carry Legislation into Law

| May 4, 2017

Georgia: Governor Deal Signs Campus Carry Legislation into Law Today, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed campus carry legislation, House Bill 280, into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kansas: Senate Committee Passes Anti-Gun Legislation

| May 4, 2017

Kansas: Senate Committee Passes Anti-Gun Legislation Today, the Senate Ways and means Committee passed House Bill 2278, legislation that was implanted with Senate Bill 235 using a procedural move called a “gut-and-go” amendment. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Bill to Expand Hunting Opportunities Passes Senate Committee

| May 4, 2017

Oregon: Bill to Expand Hunting Opportunities Passes Senate Committee On Wednesday, May 3, the Oregon Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee passed House Bill 2566 with a 4-0 vote.  Introduced by state Representative Brad Witt (D-31), HB 2566 would increase the maximum age limit for youth participating in the existing hunter mentoring program from 14 […]

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Maine: Work Session Scheduled for Ballot Initiative Reform Legislation

| May 4, 2017

Maine: Work Session Scheduled for Ballot Initiative Reform Legislation On Friday, May 5, the Legislative Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs has scheduled a work session for Legislative Document 31.  LD 31, sponsored by state Representative Eleanor Espling (R-65), addresses problems and concerns with the state’s current “Citizen Initiative” process.  This bill proposes an amendment […]

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Louisiana Action Needed: Anti-Gun Bill up for House Floor Vote

| May 4, 2017

Louisiana Action Needed: Anti-Gun Bill up for House Floor Vote On Monday, May 8, the Louisiana House of Representatives will hold an important floor vote on House Bill 223, introduced by state Representative Helena Moreno (D-93). View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michigan: Pro-Gun Legislation Introduced

| May 4, 2017

Michigan: Pro-Gun Legislation Introduced This week, two pro-gun bills were introduced in the Michigan Legislature. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: Governor Hogan Signs Apprentice Hunting Legislation into Law

| May 4, 2017

Maryland: Governor Hogan Signs Apprentice Hunting Legislation into Law Today, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed House Bill 1427 into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Man Attempts to Rob Clarksburg Hotel, Clerk Pulls Gun on Him

| May 4, 2017

Man Attempts to Rob Clarksburg Hotel, Clerk Pulls Gun on Him A Weston man was arrested Wednesday after police said he attempted to rob a hotel in Clarksburg.  Austin Lodge, 24, went into the Sutton Inn on Emily Drive at approximately 2 a.m. and demanded money from the clerk, according to the Clarksburg Police Department. […]

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Woman shoots intruder who followed her home, forced his way in

| May 4, 2017

Woman shoots intruder who followed her home, forced his way in A woman thwarted an apparent home-invasion robbery Wednesday morning by shooting her would-be assailant in the 1600 block of North Myrtle Street, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The suspect trailed the woman to her home in the Durkeeville neighborhood just before 10 a.m., […]

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Homeowner holds suspects at bay until police arrives

| May 4, 2017

Homeowner holds suspects at bay until police arrives A Chino Hills, California, homeowner snapped a telling photo of himself pointing the business end of a gun at three teens who tried to break into his home. The family speaks little English, so a neighbor, Tony Tran, helped out by explaining what happened Monday afternoon when the family […]

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Two shot in Arlington restaurant

| May 4, 2017

Two shot in Arlington restaurant Police flooded the Zona Caliente Sports Bar at about 6:15 after receiving calls of an active shooter. Lt. Christopher Cook said two people were killed, including the alleged shooter. “We believe the shooter is one of those deceased who was killed by a customer in the location after the suspect […]

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Massachusetts Action Needed: Contact your Legislators in Support of Bills to Challenge AG Healey’s Gun Ban

| May 4, 2017

Massachusetts Action Needed: Contact your Legislators in Support of Bills to Challenge AG Healey’s Gun Ban Both S.1322 and S.1316 seek to challenge the gun ban set forth last summer by Attorney General Healey’s “enforcement notice,” which greatly expands the Commonwealth’s definition of “assault weapon.”  AG Healey alleges that the state’s definition of “copy” or “duplicate” “assault weapons” has […]

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California: Pro-Hunting Legislation Passed Appropriations Committee

| May 3, 2017

California: Pro-Hunting Legislation Passed Appropriations Committee On Wednesday, May 3, the Assembly Appropriations Committee passed  Assembly Bill 521 with amendments.  AB 424 has still not been considered by the Assembly and remains eligible for a vote at any time.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Pro- and Anti-Gun Bills Expected for House Floor Votes

| May 3, 2017

Maine: Pro- and Anti-Gun Bills Expected for House Floor Votes Tomorrow, May 4, Legislative Document 351 is scheduled for consideration and a possible House floor vote.   LD 351 would allow municipalities to prohibit firearm owners from carrying during municipal public proceedings and in polling places.  It is imperative that you contact your state Representative and urge them to OPPOSE LD 351! […]

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South Carolina: Pro-Gun Bill Could be on Senate Floor Soon

| May 3, 2017

South Carolina: Pro-Gun Bill Could be on Senate Floor Soon Yesterday morning, a Senate Judiciary subcommittee amended House Bill 3429 and voted it out of subcommittee.  The full Senate Judiciary Committee then passed the bill yesterday afternoon.  H.3429 could go to the Senate floor as early as today.  Please call your state Senator TODAY and urge […]

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Tennessee: Important Pro-Gun Bill Passes House, Up for Vote in Senate

| May 3, 2017

Tennessee: Important Pro-Gun Bill Passes House, Up for Vote in Senate Senate Bill 445, companion to House Bill 508, is headed to the Senate floor for a vote.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Bizarro World Second-Amendment Decisions

| May 3, 2017

Bizarro World Second-Amendment Decisions In D.C. Comic’s fictional “Bizarro World,” all things are done opposite of here on Earth. According to the “Bizarro Code,” inhabitants of the cube-shaped planet “hate beauty,” “love ugliness” and consider it illegal to “make anything perfect.” Ironically, here on planet Earth, many liberals – and a disturbing number of judges […]

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Nevadans for Background Checks shifting blame for its $20M mistake

| May 3, 2017

Nevadans for Background Checks shifting blame for its $20M mistake It’s much easier to look for a scapegoat than admit you made a $20 million mistake.That’s what Nevadans for Background Checks tried to do during a Friday news conference that called on Attorney General Adam Laxalt to enforce its background-check initiative. View full story Originally […]

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