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Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms

| April 12, 2019

Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing it called, “Holding Megabanks Accountable: A Review of Global Systemically Important Banks 10 years after the Financial Crisis.” If you are wondering what that could possibly have to do with the Second Amendment, let us […]

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Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report

| April 12, 2019

Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report Early this week, Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence (SECD) met to review and vote on Bill C-71, the Liberal Government’s gun control measure, section by section. This review follows several days of testimony that concluded on April 3, 2019. View full story […]

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Hawaii Rifle Association, NRA Seek Injunction To Suspend Gun Carry Requirements

| April 12, 2019

Hawaii Rifle Association, NRA Seek Injunction To Suspend Gun Carry Requirements Gun advocates filed a motion Thursday in U.S. District Court asking for an immediate injunction stopping enforcement of permit requirements that they say amount to a de facto ban on carrying guns. The request is part of an ongoing lawsuit against Honolulu Police Chief […]

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"Snapshot Wisconsin" Uses Citizen Science to Aid Wildlife

| April 12, 2019

"Snapshot Wisconsin" Uses Citizen Science to Aid Wildlife What do you do if you have more than 6,000 blocks of habitat to survey for wildlife management, but you don’t have anywhere near the number of biologists or field technicians needed to accomplish the task? Answer: If you are a research scientist with the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Vermont: Your State Representative Needs to Hear From You Immediately!

| April 12, 2019

Vermont: Your State Representative Needs to Hear From You Immediately! A couple weeks ago, the Vermont House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on an anti-gun bill that ended with the committee chair gaveling down the waving of the American flag during the proceedings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Court Halts Public Housing Gun Ban, Big Win for Ill. Rape Victim

| April 12, 2019

Court Halts Public Housing Gun Ban, Big Win for Ill. Rape Victim A federal court on Thursday cleared the way for an Illinois rape victim to have a gun in her public housing apartment to protect herself from further domestic violence, the latest judicial victory for Second Amendment advocates. View full story Originally posted at […]

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DA Says Not Yet to Private Criminal Complaints Against Gun-Controlling City Officials

| April 12, 2019

DA Says Not Yet to Private Criminal Complaints Against Gun-Controlling City Officials While some Pittsburgh residents are ready to file private criminal complaints over the city’s recently passed gun-control laws, the Allegheny County district attorney’s office on Thursday warned: Not so fast. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: House Passes Two NRA-Backed Bills This Week

| April 11, 2019

Texas: House Passes Two NRA-Backed Bills This Week This week, the Texas House passed two pro-Second Amendment measures to further protect your rights in the Lone Star State.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Firearm Modification Ban & Local Infringement Bill Scheduled For a Committee Vote Tomorrow

| April 11, 2019

Nevada: Firearm Modification Ban & Local Infringement Bill Scheduled For a Committee Vote Tomorrow On April 12th, the Assembly Committee on Judiciary will hold a work session where they will vote on Assembly Bill 291 and Assembly Bill 153.  Despite rumors of possible amendments, none have been posted at the time of this alert. View […]

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NRA Congratulates David Bernhardt on Confirmation as Secretary of the Interior

| April 11, 2019

NRA Congratulates David Bernhardt on Confirmation as Secretary of the Interior With NRA’s congratulations, David Bernhardt is confirmed as the 53rd United States Secretary of the Interior … View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Effort Underway to Halt Hawaii’s Restrictive Firearm Permitting Requirements

| April 11, 2019

Effort Underway to Halt Hawaii’s Restrictive Firearm Permitting Requirements The Hawaii Rifle Association, with the support of the National Rifle Association, filed a motion today seeking an immediate injunction against the unlawful and unconstitutional requirements Hawaii imposes on residents who wish to carry a firearm for self-defense.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Latest News of Self-Defense With Firearms Contradicts Gun Control Rhetoric

| April 11, 2019

Latest News of Self-Defense With Firearms Contradicts Gun Control Rhetoric Gun control advocates long have controlled the narrative about defensive uses of firearms, calling the “good guy with a gun” scenario a “myth meant to scare people into buying guns for self-defense.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: Multiple Gun Control Bills Introduced in the General Assembly

| April 10, 2019

Delaware: Multiple Gun Control Bills Introduced in the General Assembly Today, the Delaware Senate saw the introduction of multiple gun control bills, including gun bans, magazine bans, and requiring a permit to purchase. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Backs Suit Over Pittsburgh Gun Laws Passed in Wake of Synagogue Attack

| April 10, 2019

NRA Backs Suit Over Pittsburgh Gun Laws Passed in Wake of Synagogue Attack Gun rights groups sued Tuesday to block Pittsburgh from enforcing firearms legislation passed after a mass shooting at a synagogue, accusing city officials of blatantly defying the state’s prohibition on municipal gun regulation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Chairman of Alaska Rights Commission Quits Amid Controversy

| April 10, 2019

Chairman of Alaska Rights Commission Quits Amid Controversy The chairman of the Alaska human rights commission submitted his resignation after the state agency found itself in the middle of a controversy involving its executive director. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Committee Passes 45-Page Gun Control Package

| April 9, 2019

Oregon: Committee Passes 45-Page Gun Control Package On April 9th, the Oregon state Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve Senate Bill 978 with the -5 Amendment.  This legislation is an omnibus gun control package that, among other things, would require firearms be kept unavailable for self-defense and would also expand gun free zones where law-abiding individuals would […]

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Indiana: Important Self-Defense Bills Go To Conference

| April 9, 2019

Indiana: Important Self-Defense Bills Go To Conference On April 8th, the Indiana state Senate voted 42-7 to pass House Bill 1284 and on April 2nd, the state House of Representatives voted 75-21 to pass Senate Bill 119.  Because of the modifications made to these bills during the process, both bills will now be headed to […]

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Illinois: Legislation To Ban Private Transfers & Seize Firearms Introduced

| April 9, 2019

Illinois: Legislation To Ban Private Transfers & Seize Firearms Introduced On April 8th, House Amendment 1 to House Bill 96 was filed to impose various gun control schemes in Illinois, such as to criminalize private transfers and to create a gun seizure regime.  HA 1 to HB 96 has been referred to the Rules Committee […]

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Maryland: General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die from its 2019 Legislative Session

| April 9, 2019

Maryland: General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die from its 2019 Legislative Session Late last night, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned from their 2019 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Eric Swalwell on Assault Weapons: ‘Just Take the 15 Million that are Out There and Buy Them Back’

| April 9, 2019

Eric Swalwell on Assault Weapons: ‘Just Take the 15 Million that are Out There and Buy Them Back’ Bay Area congressman Eric Swalwell on Monday became the latest person to join the incredibly crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race. His primary policy message of the campaign will be gun control, and he’s proposing a mandatory buyback […]

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