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Nevada: Assembly Floor Vote Tomorrow for Bloomberg Background Check Bill

| February 14, 2019

Nevada: Assembly Floor Vote Tomorrow for Bloomberg Background Check Bill On February 14th, the Nevada state Assembly Judiciary Committee voted to approve Senate Bill 143.  SB 143 is expected to receive a floor vote in the full Assembly tomorrow, February 15th.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA lobbyist Dan Reid on background checks, red flag laws, lawsuits

| February 14, 2019

NRA lobbyist Dan Reid on background checks, red flag laws, lawsuits The background check bill currently being rushed through the Nevada legislature isn’t the same as the background check initiative voters passed in 2016. The bill also has a weaker exemption for hunters than a similar law in California. That’s according to Dan Reid, western […]

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Kentucky: Senate Passes Constitutional Carry; On to the House

| February 14, 2019

Kentucky: Senate Passes Constitutional Carry; On to the House Today, February 14th, the Kentucky state Senate voted 29-8 to pass Senate Bill 150.  SB 150 will now go to the state House of Representatives where it will be referred to the Judiciary Committee for further consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: School Pick-Up/Drop-Off Bill Introduced

| February 14, 2019

Arizona: School Pick-Up/Drop-Off Bill Introduced On February 13th, House Bill 2693 was introduced to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by reducing arbitrary boundaries that leave them defenseless.  HB 2693 has not yet been assigned to a committee for further consideration.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington’s Attorney General Says He’ll Defend Gun Law Some Sheriffs Call Unconstitutional

| February 14, 2019

Washington’s Attorney General Says He’ll Defend Gun Law Some Sheriffs Call Unconstitutional Police chiefs who refuse to enforce Washington state’s new gun restrictions could be liable if that refusal results in someone buying a gun and committing a crime, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hunt It to Save It

| February 14, 2019

Hunt It to Save It It was the last clear, bright day of September, and I went out onto the plains to hunt sage grouse. A brace of the oversized birds makes a limit, but there’s still the kicking up of them among the brush and cactus, and seeing the English cocker run, overjoyed.  These are […]

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Nevada: Bloomberg Background Check Bill Passes Senate, Moves to the Assembly

| February 13, 2019

Nevada: Bloomberg Background Check Bill Passes Senate, Moves to the Assembly On February 13th, the Nevada state Senate voted to pass Senate Bill 143 to criminalize private firearm transfers by a party line vote.  SB 143 has been transmitted to the Assembly and referred to the Judiciary Committee where it has been scheduled for a work session tomorrow, […]

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Oklahoma: House Overwhelmingly Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

| February 13, 2019

Oklahoma: House Overwhelmingly Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation Today, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed Constitutional Carry Legislation, House Bill 2597, by a 70 to 30 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Pro-Gun Legislation Passes the House Unanimously and Now on to the Senate

| February 13, 2019

Mississippi: Pro-Gun Legislation Passes the House Unanimously and Now on to the Senate On Wednesday, February 13th, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed House Bill 1581 on a bipartisan, unanimous vote, 113-0.  Now, the measure moves to the Senate where it is currently pending committee assignment and a hearing date View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri: HB 643, Self-Defense on Public Transit, Referred to Committee

| February 13, 2019

Missouri: HB 643, Self-Defense on Public Transit, Referred to Committee House Bill 643, which would allow law-abiding citizens to carry firearms for self-defense on public transit, has been referred to the Missouri state House General Laws Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Subcommittee Passes Constitutional Carry

| February 13, 2019

Iowa: Subcommittee Passes Constitutional Carry On February 11th, a subcommittee of the Iowa state Senate Judiciary Committee voted 2-1 to pass Senate Fill 165 to ensure that any law-abiding adult who may legally possess a handgun can carry it for self-defense without first having to go through government red tape.  SF 165 will now go […]

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How Democratic Presidential Politics on Guns has Shifted

| February 13, 2019

How Democratic Presidential Politics on Guns has Shifted Don’t expect to hear much debate about guns in the 2020 Democratic primary. Just about everyone is lined up on the gun control side of an issue that used to split the party and prompt top candidates to tread lightly. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Despite Debate Over Guns, Schools, Rifle Teams Flourish

| February 13, 2019

Despite Debate Over Guns, Schools, Rifle Teams Flourish Landon Badac first picked up a gun at around 4 years old. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Bloomberg Bill Criminalizing Private Transfers Passes Committee and is Headed to Senate Floor, Contact Your Lawmakers Today!

| February 13, 2019

Nevada: Bloomberg Bill Criminalizing Private Transfers Passes Committee and is Headed to Senate Floor, Contact Your Lawmakers Today! Yesterday, a joint judiciary committee was held to consider Senate Bill 143 less than 21 hours after the bill language became available to the public.  After hearing hours of testimony, the committee recessed shortly before the Senate […]

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Billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million anti-Trump moonshot

| February 13, 2019

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million anti-Trump moonshot Billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is preparing to spend at least $500 million from his own pocket to deny President Trump a second term, according to Democratic operatives briefed on his plans. Bloomberg has not yet announced whether he will run in the Democratic primary. If he runs, he […]

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Tempers flare as Nevada lawmakers advance plan to expand gun background checks

| February 13, 2019

Tempers flare as Nevada lawmakers advance plan to expand gun background checks To Democrats, Senate Bill 143 is a long-overdue life saver. To Republicans, it’s little more than a gun grab. That was the takeaway on Tuesday in Carson City, where several hours of pointed public testimony offered little hope of consensus over the state’s […]

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Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings This Wednesday!

| February 12, 2019

Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings This Wednesday! On Wednesday, February 13th, the Hawaii state House Committee on Public Safety, Veteran and Military Affairs will be hearing several anti-gun bills.  Please contact Committee Members today and urge their opposition to House Bills 720, 1486 and 1543. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA applauds introduction of constitutional carry bill in Kentucky

| February 12, 2019

NRA applauds introduction of constitutional carry bill in Kentucky No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri: Committee Passes Self-Defense on Public Transit Bill, Moves To the Senate Floor

| February 12, 2019

Missouri: Committee Passes Self-Defense on Public Transit Bill, Moves To the Senate Floor On February 12th, the Missouri state Senate Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 39 to allow law-abiding citizens to carry firearms for self-defense on public transit.  It has been placed on the Senate informal calendar and can […]

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Florida Democrats Unveil New Gun Control Bills

| February 12, 2019

Florida Democrats Unveil New Gun Control Bills Democratic legislators are unveiling new measures that build on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act, approved after last year’s February 14th shooting. That law raised the age to buy a long gun to 21. It added a three-day waiting period to buy guns and bans bump stocks. […]

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