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Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment & Permitless Carry Pass Senate Subcommittee

| February 8, 2018

Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment & Permitless Carry Pass Senate Subcommittee Yesterday, a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee passed Senate Study Bill 3155 to propose an amendment to the state Constitution guaranteeing “the right of the people to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms” and Senate File 2106 to enact permitless carry in Iowa.  Both bills […]

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Oregon: Committee to Vote on Bill Expanding Firearm Prohibitions

| February 8, 2018

Oregon: Committee to Vote on Bill Expanding Firearm Prohibitions On February 7th, the House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on House Bill 4145, which would significantly expand the class of persons who could be stripped of their Second Amendment rights.  This bill has been scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee today, February […]

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Mississippi House Overwhelmingly Passes Enhanced Carry Permit Clarification Bill

| February 8, 2018

Mississippi House Overwhelmingly Passes Enhanced Carry Permit Clarification Bill On Wednesday, the Mississippi House passed House Bill 1083 by Rep. Andy Gipson (R-Braxton) on an 80-29 vote, sending the measure to the Senate for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York’s SNAFU Act hits legal gun owners – again

| February 8, 2018

New York’s SNAFU Act hits legal gun owners – again Dear Criminal:I’m sure that right about now you’re slapping yourself upside the head and thinking, “Oh my God, I forgot to recertify my pistol permit and list my handguns with New York State.”You can relax.The State Police assure us they are not hunting down those […]

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South Dakota: House to Consider Self-Defense Legislation on Monday

| February 8, 2018

South Dakota: House to Consider Self-Defense Legislation on Monday On Monday, February 12, the South Dakota House is scheduled to consider self-defense legislation, House Bill 1271. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! “MR. MOMS DEMAND ACTION” from Havana, FL Testifies Against Gun Rights

| February 8, 2018

Florida Alert! “MR. MOMS DEMAND ACTION” from Havana, FL Testifies Against Gun Rights Rick Soskis, from Havana, Florida is clearly “Mr. Moms Demand Action.”  The antigun women wearing red t-shirts emblazened with “Moms Demand Action” representing NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg were so excited by his performance we thought they were going to carry him around […]

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Kansas bill to teach gun safety to students with NRA program

| February 8, 2018

Kansas bill to teach gun safety to students with NRA program Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would require certain curriculum for schools offering gun safety courses. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Proposed Gun Ban in School District Could Run Into Challenge

| February 8, 2018

New Hampshire: Proposed Gun Ban in School District Could Run Into Challenge A school board for a district covering towns in Vermont and New Hampshire is considering a firearms ban, creating a potential challenge to New Hampshire law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun groups take on Murphy over N.J. handgun rules

| February 8, 2018

Gun groups take on Murphy over N.J. handgun rules As Gov. Phil Murphy moves to tighten New Jersey’s gun laws, state gun rights advocates — backed by the National Rifle Association — are mounting a legal challenge in federal court. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Firearm Surrender Bill to be Heard, Trigger Modification Bill Passes Committee

| February 7, 2018

Hawaii: Firearm Surrender Bill to be Heard, Trigger Modification Bill Passes Committee On February 6th, the Hawaii Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs (PSM) passed Senate Bill 2046 and also passed Senate Bill 2436 with amendments. Both bills will now move to the Senate Judiciary Committee for further consideration.  Tomorrow, February 8th, the […]

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Washington: Additional Gun-Control Bill Fails Deadline, Others Still Moving

| February 7, 2018

Washington: Additional Gun-Control Bill Fails Deadline, Others Still Moving Yesterday was the deadline for all bills with a fiscal note to pass out of the Senate Ways & Means Committee and House Appropriations Committee.  Substitute Senate Bill 5444, which would create a back-door registry and 10 day waiting period on commonly owned semi-automatic firearms, failed […]

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A man attacked their SUV in Pasco. This father was armed and ready

| February 7, 2018

A man attacked their SUV in Pasco. This father was armed and ready Pasco police say the father — who had a concealed pistol license — fired a warning shot from a 9 mm Glock he carried. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wyoming: Self-Defense Legislation Pre-filed in the Senate

| February 6, 2018

Wyoming: Self-Defense Legislation Pre-filed in the Senate Yesterday, state Senator Anthony Bouchard and state Representative Tim Salazar pre-filed Senate File 71 for the 2018 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Lawmakers Approve Bills Making Self-Defense More Affordable

| February 6, 2018

Lawmakers Approve Bills Making Self-Defense More Affordable Bills Would Reduce, Eliminate Permitting Fees   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Private citizen shot man trying to break into home

| February 6, 2018

Private citizen shot man trying to break into home Authorities in Bowie County are investigating an incident in which a private citizen shot a man who was allegedly trying to break into the person’s home Wednesday night. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Waffle House Customer Shoots At Armed Robbers

| February 6, 2018

Waffle House Customer Shoots At Armed Robbers Surveillance photos of two armed men who robbed an Acworth Waffle House have been released by the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office in hopes that the public can identify the suspects. The hold-up was reported about 4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the restaurant located at 1133 Highway 92, Acworth.  […]

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NRA Supports Challenge of New Jersey’s Restrictive Concealed Carry Permit System

| February 6, 2018

NRA Supports Challenge of New Jersey’s Restrictive Concealed Carry Permit System The NRA announced support for an important Second Amendment lawsuit filed today by the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) to challenge New Jersey’s restrictive “may-issue” system for issuing concealed carry permits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Chambers and Cross Over

| February 6, 2018

Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Chambers and Cross Over Yesterday, the Indiana state House of Representatives passed House Bill 1424 71-20 and the state Senate previously passed Senate Bill 237 49-0.  Each bill will now cross over to the opposite chamber for further consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs Sues To Overturn New Jersey’s Restrictions On Carrying Handguns

| February 6, 2018

Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs Sues To Overturn New Jersey’s Restrictions On Carrying Handguns The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs announced February 5 that it has filed suit in federal court to overturn New Jersey’s draconian restrictions on carrying a handgun outside the home for self-defense. Under New Jersey […]

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Second Amendment law lessons: Look beyond the courts for freedom

| February 6, 2018

Second Amendment law lessons: Look beyond the courts for freedom In 2008, the United States Supreme Court held, in District of Columbia v. Heller, that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual right to keep and bear arms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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