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Wisconsin: CCW Renewal Legislation Passes Committee with Unanimous Vote

| February 16, 2017

Wisconsin: CCW Renewal Legislation Passes Committee with Unanimous Vote Yesterday, the Assembly Committee on State Affairs unanimously passed Assembly Bill 28 with a 14-0 vote.  AB 28 would revise current CCW statutes to ensure that when a law-abiding CCW holder renews their license before it expires, the license is valid for five years from the […]

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Senate Approves Grassley Resolution Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Disabled Americans

| February 16, 2017

Senate Approves Grassley Resolution Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Disabled Americans The U.S. Senate today approved a measure to roll back a misguided Obama-era regulation that would jeopardize the Second Amendment rights of Social Security beneficiaries. The bipartisan resolution of disapproval, authored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, passed in the Senate by a […]

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Mass. one of only two states without 4-H firearm programs

| February 16, 2017

Mass. one of only two states without 4-H firearm programs Children in 48 other states can learn riflery and firearm safety through their local 4-H club.But the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which oversees the 4-H program in this state, has rejected a proposal to teach shooting sports to children here, angering backers who have accused […]

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Assault Victim Calls Armed Iraq War Vet That Saved Her Life “An Angel” Sent From God

| February 16, 2017

Assault Victim Calls Armed Iraq War Vet That Saved Her Life “An Angel” Sent From God The veteran walked into a liquor store in Michigan on Thursday night and found 29-year-old Tramell Jackson beating a woman who was working there. Fortunately, the veteran was legally carrying a handgun because when he ordered Jackson to leave […]

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NM House Judiciary Committee approves worse version of gun bill

| February 16, 2017

NM House Judiciary Committee approves worse version of gun bill Late Friday evening, the New Mexico House Judiciary Committee approved Bloomberg-backed House Bill 50, sponsored by state Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, D-Los Alamos, along a 7-6 party line vote. Thank you to the members of the committee who opposed this intrusive, ineffective and unenforceable gun […]

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Montana: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Headed to the Governor’s Desk

| February 15, 2017

Montana: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Headed to the Governor’s Desk Today, the Montana Senate approved House Bill 262 by a 31-18 vote.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Gun Ban Substitute to be Considered Tomorrow!

| February 15, 2017

Washington: Gun Ban Substitute to be Considered Tomorrow! As we alerted earlier today, anti-gun legislators were planning to amend House Bill 1387 into something that would help them garner more support.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Your Urgent Action Needed to Ensure Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Becomes Law!

| February 15, 2017

New Hampshire: Your Urgent Action Needed to Ensure Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Becomes Law! Last week, Senate Bill 12 passed its final vote by the House of Representatives and is currently waiting to be sent to Governor Sununu’s desk for his consideration.  Sponsored by Senator Jeb Bradley (R-3), SB 12 would repeal the license requirement to […]

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Wyoming: Pro-Gun legislation Passes out of Committee

| February 15, 2017

Wyoming: Pro-Gun legislation Passes out of Committee Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed both House Bill 136 and House Bill 137 by a 4-1 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rhode Island: Anti-Gun Bills Stacking up at the Statehouse

| February 15, 2017

Rhode Island: Anti-Gun Bills Stacking up at the Statehouse Lawmakers are several weeks into their 2017 session, and it didn’t take long for anti-gun politicians to recycle their same old failed gun bills from previous years. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senate nixes Obama-era gun rule

| February 15, 2017

Senate nixes Obama-era gun rule The Senate nixed an Obama-era rule that could block some people receiving Social Security disability benefits from being able to buy a gun.  Senators voted 57-43 to strike down a regulation that requires the Social Security Administration to report people who receive disability benefits and have a mental health condition […]

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South Dakota: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Passes Committee

| February 15, 2017

South Dakota: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Passes Committee Today, the House State Affairs Committee heard and passed House Bill 1072 on a 7-6 vote.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kansas: House Committee Defeats Anti-Gun Legislation

| February 15, 2017

Kansas: House Committee Defeats Anti-Gun Legislation Today, the Kansas House Committee on Federal and State Affairs voted down House Bill 2150 by an 11-11 vote, with the Chairman abstaining from breaking the tie.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Victim, alleged robber identified in second shooting in Glen Oaks in less than 12 hours

| February 15, 2017

Victim, alleged robber identified in second shooting in Glen Oaks in less than 12 hours Deputies responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in the Glen Oaks area. This is the second shooting in that area in less than 12 hours. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office were called to 7700 […]

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NRA Applauds Senate’s Bipartisan Vote to Respect Due Process for Gun Owners

| February 15, 2017

NRA Applauds Senate’s Bipartisan Vote to Respect Due Process for Gun Owners The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded the U.S. Senate’s passage of H.J. Res. 40, a joint resolution to revoke a final rule made by the Obama administration that would strip law-abiding Americans of their Second Amendment rights. The […]

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Tennessee: Busy Year Ahead as Important Pro-Gun and Anti-Gun Bills Get Filed

| February 14, 2017

Tennessee: Busy Year Ahead as Important Pro-Gun and Anti-Gun Bills Get Filed As the Tennessee General Assembly reconvenes, many pro-gun and anti-gun bills have been filed.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: General Assembly Schedules Annual Gun Day – Numerous Firearm Bills to be Heard

| February 14, 2017

Maryland: General Assembly Schedules Annual Gun Day – Numerous Firearm Bills to be Heard March just got a lot busier as the Maryland House and Senate committees are scheduling their respective “Gun Days.”  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Georgia: NRA-Supported Omnibus Bill Introduced

| February 14, 2017

Georgia: NRA-Supported Omnibus Bill Introduced Recently, House Bill 292 was introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives. Sponsored by state Representative Rick Jasperse (R-11), HB 292 makes several positive and important changes to Georgia gun laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maybe Punching That Armed Clerk Was A Bad Idea

| February 14, 2017

Maybe Punching That Armed Clerk Was A Bad Idea A convenience store clerk shot a robbery suspect at a gas station in south Houston on Monday afternoon, police said. According to the Houston Police Department, the shooting happened around 3:50 p.m. at a gas station on Cullen at Yellowstone. The clerk said the suspect walked […]

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Kentucky: House Introduces Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation

| February 14, 2017

Kentucky: House Introduces Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation The Kentucky House of Representatives introduced their own constitutional/permitless carry bill. House Bill 316, sponsored by Representative C. Wesley Morgan (R-81), recognizes Kentuckians’ freedom to legally carry a concealed firearm without the burdensome requirement of acquiring a Kentucky concealed deadly weapons license. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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