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Final OK given to Arkansas bill cutting concealed gun fees

| February 5, 2019

Final OK given to Arkansas bill cutting concealed gun fees Arkansas lawmakers have sent the governor legislation that would cut in half the license fees for carrying a concealed handgun. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Researchers claim to have found cure for deadly deer and elk disease

| February 5, 2019

Researchers claim to have found cure for deadly deer and elk disease The United Sportsmen of Pennsylvania say a doctor at LSU has identified a previously unknown bacterium that causes CWD, mainly in deer and elk, which the group says poses a devastating threat to all wildlife. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Vote Scheduled Tomorrow on Anti-Gun Nominee for Public Safety Commissioner

| February 4, 2019

Maine: Vote Scheduled Tomorrow on Anti-Gun Nominee for Public Safety Commissioner On February 5th, the Maine state Senate will be holding a vote to confirm the nomination of Mike Sauschuck for the position of Public Safety Commissioner.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: Senate Committee to Consider Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal

| February 4, 2019

Pennsylvania: Senate Committee to Consider Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal Tomorrow, the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee is scheduled to consider pro-hunting legislation, Senate Bill 147.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: Gun Control Bills Continue To Be Filed

| February 4, 2019

Texas: Gun Control Bills Continue To Be Filed The Texas Legislature convened in Austin last month for its 86th Regular Session and the number of gun control measures filed so far is unprecedented. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Liberal Vox Admits Universal Background Checks Won’t Solve Gun Violence

| February 4, 2019

Liberal Vox Admits Universal Background Checks Won’t Solve Gun Violence The Democrats’ current crop of gun control bills includes universal background checks in order to purchase a gun. But the liberal news site Vox recently cited research showing background checks don’t stop gun violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governor Kristi Noem’s Weekly Column: Protecting Our Way of Life

| February 4, 2019

Governor Kristi Noem’s Weekly Column: Protecting Our Way of Life I grew up in a family that always had a shotgun in the pickup; our vacations were spent hunting in the mountains. Even at an early age, I understood the way guns fundamentally made us more safe, secure, and free. Bryon and I have instilled […]

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Bloomberg-backed Gun Control Agenda is Scheduled for a Hearing in House Judiciary on Monday

| February 3, 2019

Bloomberg-backed Gun Control Agenda is Scheduled for a Hearing in House Judiciary on Monday No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! Universal Background Checks, a Path to Gun Confiscation

| February 2, 2019

Florida Alert! Universal Background Checks, a Path to Gun Confiscation HB 135 – Transfers of Firearms by Rep. Margaret Good (D) prohibits the TRANSFER of a firearm from one law-abiding citizen to another without first having a background check performed by a licensed firearms dealer.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Congress to Take Up Gun Control Next Week

| February 1, 2019

Congress to Take Up Gun Control Next Week On January 8, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called “universal” background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would […]

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Kamala Harris Calls for Gun Ban, Reveals Logical Weakness of Anti-gun Position

| February 1, 2019

Kamala Harris Calls for Gun Ban, Reveals Logical Weakness of Anti-gun Position In her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has enlisted several former Hillary Clinton staffers. Harris also appears intent on using the failed 2008 and 2016 presidential candidate’s gun control playbook. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Ammunition Registry Bill Introduced

| February 1, 2019

Illinois: Ammunition Registry Bill Introduced On January 29th, House Bill 1467 was introduced to create a registry of ammunition sales by anyone, including private individuals.  HB 1467 has not yet been assigned to a committee for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: House Could Consider Concealed Carry Fee Reduction Next Week

| February 1, 2019

Arkansas: House Could Consider Concealed Carry Fee Reduction Next Week As early as Monday, February 4, the Arkansas House could consider important self-defense legislation, Senate Bill 17. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Magazine Ban & Firearm Seizure Bills Pass Committee

| February 1, 2019

Washington: Magazine Ban & Firearm Seizure Bills Pass Committee During the executive session on February 1st, the Washington state House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary voted to pass House Bill 1068 to ban many standard capacity ammunition magazines and House Bill 1225 for firearm seizures without due process.  These two bills will now go to […]

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A Month of Crime News Provides Evidence in Favor of Armed Civilians

| February 1, 2019

A Month of Crime News Provides Evidence in Favor of Armed Civilians As lawmakers around the country moved to impose restrictions on the ability of law-abiding Americans to keep and bear arms, some of those same citizens spent the first month of 2019 proving that armed civilians play an important role in defending the inalienable […]

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Connecticut: Gun Control to Be Discussed Today in Joint Committee

| February 1, 2019

Connecticut: Gun Control to Be Discussed Today in Joint Committee On February 1st at 1:00PM, the Connecticut state Joint Committee on Judiciary will be holding a meeting where they will draft anti-gun legislation.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota becomes latest state to allow concealed handguns without permit

| February 1, 2019

South Dakota becomes latest state to allow concealed handguns without permit South Dakota has become the latest state to remove permit requirements for gun owners to carry and conceal their weapons. The state’s new Republican governor, Kristi Noem, signed SB 47 into law Thursday. The legislation permits residents to legally carry a firearm concealed on their person […]

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South Dakota: Committee Passes Enhanced Preemption Bill

| February 1, 2019

South Dakota: Committee Passes Enhanced Preemption Bill Yesterday, the House Local Government Committee passed legislation that would strengthen South Dakota’s preemption laws, House Bill 1056, by an 8 to 4 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Last night, Bloomberg-backed SB8, "Universal" Background Check Legislation, Passed Senate Judiciary Committee on a Party-line 6-4 Vote

| January 31, 2019

Last night, Bloomberg-backed SB8, "Universal" Background Check Legislation, Passed Senate Judiciary Committee on a Party-line 6-4 Vote Thank you to our members, law enforcement and citizens of New Mexico for showing up to committee last night. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governor Noem Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry Bill

| January 31, 2019

Governor Noem Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry Bill South Dakota Governor Noem signs Senate Bill 47, an NRA-backed bill recognizing constitutional carry, into law. This measure allows law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm without a government permit.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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