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Arkansas: Important Self-Defense Legislation to Receive Committee Vote

| March 5, 2019

Arkansas: Important Self-Defense Legislation to Receive Committee Vote Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on an important bill that would clarify Arkansas’ current self-defense law, Senate Bill 484.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Mexico moves to expand background checks on gun sales

| March 5, 2019

New Mexico moves to expand background checks on gun sales Legislators sent a bill to expand background checks on private gun sales in New Mexico to the governor’s desk Monday for certain approval after a bruising series of debates and objections from county sheriffs across much of the state. Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has […]

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Another gun-control law in New York: Safe storage in the home may be required

| March 5, 2019

Another gun-control law in New York: Safe storage in the home may be required Gun owners in New York with children in their homes may have to take steps to keep their weapons in safe-storage units. The state Legislature on Monday passed a bill that aims to prevent kids from having access to guns in […]

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Mississippi: Your State Senator Needs to Hear your Support for HB 1581

| March 5, 2019

Mississippi: Your State Senator Needs to Hear your Support for HB 1581 Earlier today, the Senate Judiciary A Committee unanimously passed NRA-supported House Bill 1581.  HB 1581 now moves to the Senate floor for final consideration.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Magazine Ban & Gun-Free Zone Expansion Bills Introduced

| March 4, 2019

Oregon: Magazine Ban & Gun-Free Zone Expansion Bills Introduced On March 4th, legislation was introduced to allow local governments and other entities to ban the carrying of firearms in public buildings and to ban firearm magazines with a capacity greater than ten.  This comes less than a week after legislation was introduced to ban many commonly owned […]

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Arizona: School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill Passes House, On to Senate

| March 4, 2019

Arizona: School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill Passes House, On to Senate On March 4th, the Arizona state House of Representatives voted 31-27 to pass House Bill 2693 to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by reducing arbitrary boundaries that leave them defenseless.  Your NRA would like to thank Representative Warren Petersen (R-12) […]

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Connecticut: Gun Bill Day, Multiple Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard

| March 4, 2019

Connecticut: Gun Bill Day, Multiple Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard On March 11th, the Connecticut state Joint Judiciary Committee will be hearing a number of bills affecting your Second Amendment rights, including bills to continue the never-ending push for more gun control in Connecticut.  NRA members and Second Amendment supporters are invited to attend the […]

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Tennessee: Legislature to Consider Numerous Gun Bills This Week

| March 4, 2019

Tennessee: Legislature to Consider Numerous Gun Bills This Week This week, multiple gun bills have been scheduled for hearings and floor votes. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: Joint Hearing Scheduled on Yet Another Anti-Gun Bill This Friday

| March 4, 2019

Maryland: Joint Hearing Scheduled on Yet Another Anti-Gun Bill This Friday This Friday, in the Joint Hearing Room at 9:00am, after multiple days of extended testimony in opposition to anti-gun bills in Maryland, a joint hearing between the Executive Nominations Committee and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee is scheduled to consider yet another anti-gun bill, Senate […]

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Minnesota: Anti-Gun Bills Advance to Judiciary Committee

| March 4, 2019

Minnesota: Anti-Gun Bills Advance to Judiciary Committee Last week, the House Public Safety Committee passed two anti-gun bills out of committee, House File 8 and House File 9. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York lawmakers aim to expand gun storage rules

| March 4, 2019

New York lawmakers aim to expand gun storage rules – Democratic lawmakers want to expand New York’s gun storage law to cover homes with children. The proposal expands the state’s existing safe storage law, which already applies to homes where there is a resident barred from owning a gun, such as a convicted felon or […]

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2A Fee Hike in New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Wants to Price Guns Out of Reach of the Poor

| March 4, 2019

2A Fee Hike in New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Wants to Price Guns Out of Reach of the Poor Under current law, applicants must pay $52.66 to be fingerprinted when applying for a New Jersey Firearm Purchaser ID card or a pistol permit. The permit application itself costs $5. (The handgun permit fee is $2.) Governor Phil […]

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Washington: Protect Your Second Amendment Rights from California Style Infringements, Attend NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops

| March 1, 2019

Washington: Protect Your Second Amendment Rights from California Style Infringements, Attend NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops Second Amendment rights in Washington are under attack like never before and we need your help to fight back.  That’s why we hope you will join us for a one of our NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops where you will learn more about the […]

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Federal Gun Control is on the Move! Tell Your Senators to Oppose H.R.8, S.42 and H.R. 1112!

| March 1, 2019

Federal Gun Control is on the Move! Tell Your Senators to Oppose H.R.8, S.42 and H.R. 1112! Anti-gun Democrats made good on their promises this week, advancing two extreme gun control bills through the U.S. House of Representatives. While there remains a slim pro-gun majority in the upper chamber, your U.S. Senators need to hear […]

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Wicomico Co. Sheriff takes hard stance on gun bills in Annapolis

| March 1, 2019

Wicomico Co. Sheriff takes hard stance on gun bills in Annapolis Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis has a bold statement for Maryland legislators considering one proposed gun law. “I will not comply with that law. I will not send my deputies into harms way to remove any weapon from anyone that they lawfully and legally […]

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Blast from the Past: Proof Found That Brady Campaign Still Exists!

| March 1, 2019

Blast from the Past: Proof Found That Brady Campaign Still Exists! Nostalgia gripped gun owners this week as longtime foe the Brady Campaign managed to garner a few measly headlines in the media landscape they once commanded so ably. As it happens, the Brady Campaign has decided to go undergo another rebranding effort and will now go […]

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Go Figure: Gun Controllers Use Fuzzy Math to Push an Agenda That Doesn’t Add Up

| March 1, 2019

Go Figure: Gun Controllers Use Fuzzy Math to Push an Agenda That Doesn’t Add Up There are a lot of things Second Amendment supporters and gun control advocates disagree on, including history, constitutional interpretation, the frequency of armed self-defense, and the role of human agency in violent crime. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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What Makes The AR-15;America’s Gun?; You Can Make It Your Own

| March 1, 2019

What Makes The AR-15;America’s Gun?; You Can Make It Your Own According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which represents the gun industry, Americans own up to 16 million ARs and similar “modern sporting rifles,” as the foundation calls that class of gun. Production has exploded in the past few years, hitting an estimated 2.1 […]

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House votes to extend wait time for gun background checks

| March 1, 2019

House votes to extend wait time for gun background checks The House on Thursday passed a bill that would extend the time for conducting background checks for gun purchases. The legislation passed 228-198 and would provide up to 20 days for background checks to be completed, up from the current three days. The measure was […]

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Pennsylvania: What’s the point of passing a law that everyone knows is illegal?

| March 1, 2019

Pennsylvania: What’s the point of passing a law that everyone knows is illegal? PITTSBURGH — The mayor of this city, Bill Peduto, in relatively short order will likely pass an anti-gun bill with the support of most of city council. It is a Democratic city in a Democratic county run overwhelmingly by Democratic machine politics, […]

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