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John Lott: After Virginia Beach shooting, Dems seek ban on ‘silencers’ that don’t make guns silent

| June 7, 2019

John Lott: After Virginia Beach shooting, Dems seek ban on ‘silencers’ that don’t make guns silent Despite what you might believe from watchin­g television shows or movies, suppressors (commonly known as “silencers”) do not make guns “silent” — unless you consider an ambulance siren or a jackhammer to be silent. However, as soon as it […]

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Armed California Mother Defeats Hammer-Wielding Intruder/Stalker

| June 7, 2019

Armed California Mother Defeats Hammer-Wielding Intruder/Stalker Beyond the rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment, there are lots of reasons to own a gun. These reasons include fun, sport and, of course, self defense, which is what a California mother recently used her’s for, after she called police for help. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers

| June 7, 2019

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law Thursday that removes the cap on the number of teachers who can become armed marshals in schools. This bill, along with others intended to promote school safety, came in response to the 2018 Santa Fe High School shooting […]

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30 Colorado sheriffs join opposition to gun magazine ban facing challenge in state Supreme Court

| June 7, 2019

30 Colorado sheriffs join opposition to gun magazine ban facing challenge in state Supreme Court About half of the state’s county sheriffs this week joined the battle against Colorado’s ban on gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds, arguing that the law hinders peoples’ ability to defend themselves. Although law enforcement are exempt from […]

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Money for CDC to study gun injuries fires old debate

| June 7, 2019

Money for CDC to study gun injuries fires old debate The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is again a focus of the battle over firearms, as Georgia Rep. Lucy McBath and other Democrats are trying to restore funding for the agency to study gun violence. The Atlanta-based CDC stopped researching causes and results of […]

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NRA Applauds Challenge to Colorado’s Unconstitutional Magazine Ban

| June 6, 2019

NRA Applauds Challenge to Colorado’s Unconstitutional Magazine Ban NRA applauds CSSA for filing an amicus brief in support of a challenge to Colorado’s unconstitutional ban on common rifle and pistol magazines. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Obama Misrepresents U.S. Gun Laws

| June 6, 2019

Obama Misrepresents U.S. Gun Laws n remarks at a technology conference in Brazil, former President Barack Obama misrepresented U.S. gun laws, claiming that “anybody can buy any weapon … without much, if any, regulation,” including “machine guns.” Machine guns have been tightly regulated since 1934 and banned since 1986, except for the sale or transfer […]

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Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges

| June 6, 2019

Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting and fishing in protected US wildlife refuges The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed opening up more federally protected land for hunting and fishing in what it called a major expansion of those activities in the nation’s wildlife refuges. The plan affects 1.4 million acres on federal public lands, […]

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Virginia Governor Exploits Virginia Beach Tragedy To Attempt Gun Control

| June 6, 2019

Virginia Governor Exploits Virginia Beach Tragedy To Attempt Gun Control Virginia’s Gov. Ralph Northam is calling for a special session of the state’s legislature to consider gun control measures following the tragic murder of 12 in Virginia Beach last week. The scandal-plagued governor is pressing for gun control measures he pursued earlier in the legislative session, but […]

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NRA Supported Case Calls for Suspension of Illinois’s FOID Act

| June 5, 2019

NRA Supported Case Calls for Suspension of Illinois’s FOID Act An NRA-supported case in Illinois is asking the Illinois Supreme Court to suspend the state’s Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) Act.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Secretary Bernhardt Proposes Increasing Public Access to Hunting and Fishing on 1.4 Million Acres Nationwide

| June 5, 2019

Secretary Bernhardt Proposes Increasing Public Access to Hunting and Fishing on 1.4 Million Acres Nationwide  Furthering the Trump Administration’s efforts to increase access to public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced from Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge a proposal for new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 74 national wildlife refuges […]

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Vermont: Your Action Needed – Urge Governor to Veto Waiting Period Legislation

| June 5, 2019

Vermont: Your Action Needed – Urge Governor to Veto Waiting Period Legislation Yesterday, waiting period legislation S.169 was delivered to the desk of Governor Phil Scott for his consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: Legislature Adjourned Sine Die

| June 5, 2019

Arizona: Legislature Adjourned Sine Die On May 28th, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die from the 2019 legislative session.  During this session, the House passed 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.  Unfortunately, the Senate failed to pass […]

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Nevada: Legislature Adjourns, Continue to Contact the Governor!

| June 4, 2019

Nevada: Legislature Adjourns, Continue to Contact the Governor! On June 3rd, the Nevada Legislature adjourned its 2019 legislative session.  Assembly Bill 291, which was passed and enrolled to the Governor, is still awaiting his consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: House Floor Votes On Anti-Gun Bills Possible Soon

| June 4, 2019

New Hampshire: House Floor Votes On Anti-Gun Bills Possible Soon At any moment, the New Hampshire state House of Representatives may hold floor votes to consider concurrence on a number of bills received from the Senate that would impact our Second Amendment rights, including legislation to criminalize the private transfer of firearms, impose waiting periods, […]

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NRA Statement on Virginia Governor’s Gun Control Proposals

| June 4, 2019

NRA Statement on Virginia Governor’s Gun Control Proposals The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action’s director of public affairs, Jennifer Baker, released the following statement on Tuesday in reaction to Gov. Ralph Northam’s gun control proposals:  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Brit Hume on Kirsten Gillibrand’s friendly letter to NRA: She may be ‘most flexible politician’ I’ve ever seen

| June 4, 2019

Brit Hume on Kirsten Gillibrand’s friendly letter to NRA: She may be ‘most flexible politician’ I’ve ever seen Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume called Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand one of the “the most flexible politicians” he’s ever seen after the NRA released a friendly 2008 letter from the Democratic presidential hopeful. During a Fox News town hall Sunday, […]

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Washington: Public Hearing on I-1639 Rifle Transfer Fee

| June 4, 2019

Washington: Public Hearing on I-1639 Rifle Transfer Fee On June 4th, the Department of Licensing will be holding a public hearing to set the fee that will be charged on all sales and transfers of semi-automatic rifles when the remaining provisions of I-1639 go into effect on July 1st. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group

| June 4, 2019

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the “worst organization in this country,” the group on Monday posted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in 2008 in which she praised “the work that the NRA does to protect gun owners rights” and said […]

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Rhode Island: Senate Will Consider 3D Gun Bill This Week

| June 3, 2019

Rhode Island: Senate Will Consider 3D Gun Bill This Week Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved a substitute amendment to S.84 and passed the bill out of committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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