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A ban on handguns for Canada?

| August 30, 2018

A ban on handguns for Canada? The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is set to examine a national ban on handguns and “assault rifle” lookalikes. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada: Gun owners recoil at ban study

| August 30, 2018

Canada: Gun owners recoil at ban study Manitoba gun owners say a Liberal proposal to study a ban on all handguns misses the mark, believing it will threaten shooting sports without putting a dent in Winnipeg gun crime. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ground Zero: Washington Rights Activists Energized, Organizing

| August 29, 2018

Ground Zero: Washington Rights Activists Energized, Organizing In the five days after the Washington State Supreme Court overturned a Thurston County Superior Court ruling on Initiative 1639 to restore the measure to the November ballot, Evergreen State gun owners have been a busy bunch, organizing opposition to the billionaire-backed gun control scheme. On Tuesday, the National Rifle Association […]

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Dick’s Sporting misses same-store sales estimates, shares drop

| August 29, 2018

Dick’s Sporting misses same-store sales estimates, shares drop Dicks’s Sporting Goods DKD.N on Wednesday reported bigger-than-expected drop in same-store sales, hurt by a decision to tighten its gun sale policy and weak sales for Under Armour goods, sending its shares down 10 percent. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kavanaugh’s staunch gun-rights defense among hundreds of decisions in spotlight

| August 29, 2018

Kavanaugh’s staunch gun-rights defense among hundreds of decisions in spotlight In his 12 years as a judge, Kavanaugh has issued approximately 300 opinions and delivered numerous speeches and legal arguments. Among them is his dissenting opinion on a pivotal gun ban in 2001. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pence: In a ‘more respectful time,’ Kavanaugh would be overwhelmingly confirmed

| August 29, 2018

Pence: In a ‘more respectful time,’ Kavanaugh would be overwhelmingly confirmed Vice President Pence on Tuesday blamed a lack of progress on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court in the Senate on Democrats, writing that in “a more respectful time” Kavanaugh would have already been confirmed. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas Company Will Send 3D-Printable Gun Files Directly To Customers

| August 29, 2018

Texas Company Will Send 3D-Printable Gun Files Directly To Customers The company at the center of a lawsuit over 3D-printable guns will send plans directly to customers, its founder said Tuesday. That comes a day after a federal judge blocked the State Department from letting the company publish the files online free of charge. View […]

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Canada: Liberals to look at ‘full ban’ on handguns, assault weapons

| August 29, 2018

Canada: Liberals to look at ‘full ban’ on handguns, assault weapons The federal government plans to study a full ban on handguns and assault weapons in Canada. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Bills Moving Fast in the Final Days of the Legislative Session

| August 28, 2018

California: Bills Moving Fast in the Final Days of the Legislative Session The California Legislature is pushing bills through the Senate and Assembly floor in the final days of session.  Below is an update of the action taken on bills this week and the list of anti-gun bills that are still eligible for votes, which […]

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The School Shootings That Weren’t

| August 28, 2018

The School Shootings That Weren’t In 161 cases, schools or districts attested that no incident took place or couldn’t confirm one. In at least four cases, we found, something did happen, but it didn’t meet the government’s parameters for a shooting. About a quarter of schools didn’t respond to our inquiries. View full story Originally […]

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California lawmakers approve tougher restrictions on firearms possession, report says

| August 28, 2018

California lawmakers approve tougher restrictions on firearms possession, report says Lawmakers in California on Monday sent three bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk that call for stricter restrictions on firearms in a state that has one of the toughest gun laws in the country. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Federal judge grants preliminary injunction in 3D-printed gun case

| August 27, 2018

Federal judge grants preliminary injunction in 3D-printed gun case A federal judge on Monday granted a preliminary injunction to a coalition of states seeking to block a Texas-based company from posting online blueprints for how to make 3D-printed guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Sneak Attack on Washington State

| August 27, 2018

Sneak Attack on Washington State Did you know the Winchester 1903, a .22-caliber rifle that has a 10-round tube magazine, is a “semi-automatic assault rifle”? In fact, every semi-automatic rifle is a “semi-automatic assault rifle.” So says Michael Bloomberg, and he is poised to turn his definition into law. The gun-banner epithet “assault weapon” has […]

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Potential Gun-Related Cases That Could Reach The Supreme Court

| August 27, 2018

Potential Gun-Related Cases That Could Reach The Supreme Court Just after Labor Day, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is going to turn to the serious work of confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The timing is crucial. The hearings are expected to last no more than four days. There will likely be a pause between […]

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ACLU Sticks Up for the NRA

| August 27, 2018

ACLU Sticks Up for the NRA In a brief filed in federal court today, the ACLU argues that New York’s strong-arm efforts to compel banks and insurance companies to ditch the NRA as a customer represent a glaring violation of the First Amendment. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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ACLU on the NRA’s Lawsuit Against N.Y. Gov. Cuomo

| August 27, 2018

ACLU on the NRA’s Lawsuit Against N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Here’s the ACLU’s brief (filed Friday), which strikes me as quite sound legally (some paragraph breaks added) View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Legislature Down to the Final Week

| August 25, 2018

California: Legislature Down to the Final Week The California Legislature is down to the final week of session and will be adjourning on August 31. There are several anti-gun bills that are eligible for votes and could be considered at any time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alert: ACLU Supports NRA in Lawsuit Against NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

| August 25, 2018

Alert: ACLU Supports NRA in Lawsuit Against NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo When an organization that is normally on the opposite side from you, joins you in a huge fight against a devout enemy, you know the gun-hating, gun-banning, bullying, anti-Second Amendment, enemies of Freedom are way out of control.          View full […]

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Washington Supreme Court puts gun control measure I-1639 back on November ballot

| August 24, 2018

Washington Supreme Court puts gun control measure I-1639 back on November ballot  The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled that the proposed gun-regulations measure, Initiative 1639, will appear on November’s election ballot. The ruling comes after a Thurston County judge earlier this month blocked the proposed initiative after Alan Gottlieb of the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation and […]

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Read NRA’s Brief on Initiative 1639 to Washington State’s Supreme Court

| August 24, 2018

Read NRA’s Brief on Initiative 1639 to Washington State’s Supreme Court The Washington Constitution specifies few requirements for the initiative process, but the first one is this: “Every such petition shall include the full text of the measure so proposed.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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