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A Women’s March on the NRA – but do they represent a woman’s view on guns?

| July 13, 2017

A Women’s March on the NRA – but do they represent a woman’s view on guns? Is there a women’s view on guns? The organizers of the massive Women’s March — which took place the day after President Trump’s inauguration — are holding a protest against the National Rifle Association on Friday. After a 2.6 […]

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Tennessee cities adjust to law letting guns in buses, hubs

| July 13, 2017

Tennessee cities adjust to law letting guns in buses, hubs The four biggest cities in Tennessee are now letting guns on their buses due to a new state law, but the change might not be obvious to riders from the vaguely worded rules posted by cities that opposed the law. View full story Originally posted […]

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California: Anti-Gun Bill AB 424 Eligible for Vote in the Senate

| July 12, 2017

California: Anti-Gun Bill AB 424 Eligible for Vote in the Senate AB 424 was read for a second time yesterday and is eligible for third reading and a final vote in the Senate as early as tomorrow, July 13.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The Latest NRA Smear Is Simply An Act Of Desperation

| July 12, 2017

The Latest NRA Smear Is Simply An Act Of Desperation Like most NRA members I know, care very much about the lives lost to gang violence, the drug trade and the good people who struggle to raise their kids in bad neighborhoods. But we don’t just feel, we think. We think that another gun control […]

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Councilman Chavez Chases Down Break-In Suspect

| July 12, 2017

Councilman Chavez Chases Down Break-In Suspect Councilman Luis Chavez spent his July 4th holiday tying the knot in Cancun. But, while on his honeymoon, he discovered an unfortunate fact of life many have experienced in Fresno: his Huntington Boulevard home was broken into. “This is the window that he broke,” Chavez explained while giving a tour […]

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Suspect shot in attempted robbery at Midtown apartment

| July 12, 2017

Suspect shot in attempted robbery at Midtown apartment A 49-year-old man was shot and is in critical condition after police said he attempted to rob a woman outside of her Midtown apartment early Tuesday morning. The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of N. McLean near Poplar, police said. A woman […]

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Court to Texas College Professors: Your Irrational Fear of Gun Owners Is Not Legally Addressable

| July 12, 2017

Court to Texas College Professors: Your Irrational Fear of Gun Owners Is Not Legally Addressable Last Thursday, a federal judge in Austin, Texas, dismissed a lawsuit by several professors who sought to block the University of Texas from implementing a state law that provides for the lawful carrying of concealed handguns on campus. The case […]

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Businessman shoots intruder

| July 12, 2017

Businessman shoots intruder A Lumberton businessman says a fleeting thought of his mother probably saved the life of a teenage intruder early Friday as he made a decision to shoot to hurt, not kill. G.H. Smith, 66, was working about 3 a.m. in the back of his cell phone business on North Pine Street when […]

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California gun law had to be halted by federal court

| July 11, 2017

California gun law had to be halted by federal court July 1 was the day that law-abiding Californians almost became criminals without leaving their homes or lifting a finger.That’s when Proposition 63’s ban on the possession of high-capacity magazines, those that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition, was scheduled to go into effect. View […]

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Judge’s ruling in California highlights gun control flaws

| July 11, 2017

Judge’s ruling in California highlights gun control flaws Critics often argue that gun control policies are both impractical and ineffective. A judge’s ruling in a recent California case validates those views. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Open Carry Ban Bill Sent to Senate Appropriations Suspense File

| July 10, 2017

California: Open Carry Ban Bill Sent to Senate Appropriations Suspense File Today, Monday, July 10, the Senate Appropriations Committee heard AB 7 and sent it to the suspense file for further consideration at a later date. Fiscal committees must pass legislation out of committee by the September 1 deadline.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Stanford law prof gets it wrong on guns – Right-to-Carry reduces crime, not the other way around

| July 10, 2017

Stanford law prof gets it wrong on guns – Right-to-Carry reduces crime, not the other way around Idaho, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, and Utah? Would you look at Illinois to predict changes in Louisiana and South Carolina? Illinois has a drastically difference crime landscape, with half of its violent crime occurring in Chicago.Though it wouldn’t pass […]

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Federal judge throws out effort by UT professors to overturn campus carry

| July 10, 2017

Federal judge throws out effort by UT professors to overturn campus carry A federal judge has dismissed a longshot lawsuit filed by three University of Texas at Austin professors seeking to overturn the state’s 2015 campus carry law, which allows people to carry concealed handguns inside most public university buildings. View full story Originally posted […]

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NBC’s Fake News On Millennials And Guns

| July 10, 2017

NBC’s Fake News On Millennials And Guns It seems easier and easier to find fake news these days, what with CNN and The New York Times being prime providers of such drivel on a nearly daily basis. Yet I was somewhat surprised to find completely bogus information right in the big, bold headline of a recent Nbcnews.com […]

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Supreme disappointment: Gun rights eroded

| July 10, 2017

Supreme disappointment: Gun rights eroded As some states erode or otherwise restrict citizens’ constitutional gun rights, more — not less — illumination is needed from the nation’s highest court, especially with regard to concealed-carry laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Barriers still exist to our right to fight back

| July 10, 2017

Barriers still exist to our right to fight back When you come under violent attack, do you wait for an attacker to inflict injury — or for the attacker to kill you, your loved ones, maybe your friends? Do you fight back?The answer for most Americans is, “I don’t really know.” In too many cases, […]

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Florida Alert! Finally a news article that is fair and balanced on Florida’s SYG law

| July 8, 2017

Florida Alert! Finally a news article that is fair and balanced on Florida’s SYG law Florida Judge Strikes Down Part of Stand Your Ground Law.  A Miami judge says defendants bear the burden of proving self-defense, but criminal justice reformers and the NRA say it’s the government’s job. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Legislature Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session

| July 8, 2017

Oregon: Legislature Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session Yesterday, the Oregon Legislature adjourned sine die from its 2017 Legislative Session. This was a busy session for gun owners as many bills impacting your Second Amendment rights and hunting heritage saw movement this year. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills go into Effect Today

| July 7, 2017

West Virginia: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills go into Effect Today This week, multiple pro-gun and pro-hunting bills that were signed into law by Governor Jim Justice take effect. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Remarkable Finding from Pew Survey

| July 7, 2017

Remarkable Finding from Pew Survey Thanks to the Pew Research Center for documenting what has been true for as long as polls have included a question asking respondents whether they are NRA members or not.  Such questions routinely show that in addition to our five million members, we have millions more Americans who support us […]

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