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Background Checks Bill Would Turn Many Well-intentioned Americans Into Criminals

| February 6, 2019

Background Checks Bill Would Turn Many Well-intentioned Americans Into Criminals Let’s say a stalker threatens a female friend of yours. She asks you if she can borrow your handgun. She is trained and has no criminal record. Should you loan her your gun? Under a bill being heard today before the House Judiciary Committee, loaning […]

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House Judiciary Committee to hold first hearing on gun violence in 8 years

| February 6, 2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold first hearing on gun violence in 8 years In just hours the House Judiciary Committee will hold its first hearing on gun violence in eight years. And it comes one week before the one-year anniversary of the Parkland High School shooting in Florida which happened on Valentine’s Day last year. […]

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday!

| February 5, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday! On Thursday, February 7th, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs is scheduled to hear Senate Bills 556, 600, 621, and 1466. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Connecticut State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest Wants A 50% Tax Increase on Ammunition

| February 5, 2019

Connecticut State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest Wants A 50% Tax Increase on Ammunition A Connecticut state representative is proposing a 50-percent tax increase on ammunition, breaking new ground in the gun control debate. Freshman Democratic Rep. Jillian Gilchrest from Hartford introduced House Bill (HB) 5700, which would enshrine the tax into state law, in late January. A companion […]

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Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Passes Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal

| February 5, 2019

Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Passes Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal Today, the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee passed pro-hunting legislation, Senate Bill 147, by an 8 to 3 vote.  SB 147 now heads to the Senate floor for further consideration.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation

| February 5, 2019

Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation On Thursday, February 7, the House Public Safety Committee is scheduled to consider constitutional carry legislation, House Bill 2597. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Three more Eastern Washington sheriffs say they won’t enforce gun control initiative

| February 5, 2019

Three more Eastern Washington sheriffs say they won’t enforce gun control initiative Three more Eastern Washington sheriffs said Monday they will not enforce a state gun-control law that voters passed in November. The sheriffs in Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan counties joined at least seven other county sheriffs who previously pledged to ignore Initiative 1639, which […]

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Don’t impose New York-style gun control laws here

| February 5, 2019

Don’t impose New York-style gun control laws here Gun control advocates are once again pushing a package of unpopular gun control bills in our state Legislature. And once again, each bill comes from the gun control wish list of New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg has been trying to impose his New York-style gun control […]

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Final OK given to Arkansas bill cutting concealed gun fees

| February 5, 2019

Final OK given to Arkansas bill cutting concealed gun fees Arkansas lawmakers have sent the governor legislation that would cut in half the license fees for carrying a concealed handgun. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Researchers claim to have found cure for deadly deer and elk disease

| February 5, 2019

Researchers claim to have found cure for deadly deer and elk disease The United Sportsmen of Pennsylvania say a doctor at LSU has identified a previously unknown bacterium that causes CWD, mainly in deer and elk, which the group says poses a devastating threat to all wildlife. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Vote Scheduled Tomorrow on Anti-Gun Nominee for Public Safety Commissioner

| February 4, 2019

Maine: Vote Scheduled Tomorrow on Anti-Gun Nominee for Public Safety Commissioner On February 5th, the Maine state Senate will be holding a vote to confirm the nomination of Mike Sauschuck for the position of Public Safety Commissioner.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: Senate Committee to Consider Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal

| February 4, 2019

Pennsylvania: Senate Committee to Consider Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal Tomorrow, the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee is scheduled to consider pro-hunting legislation, Senate Bill 147.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: Gun Control Bills Continue To Be Filed

| February 4, 2019

Texas: Gun Control Bills Continue To Be Filed The Texas Legislature convened in Austin last month for its 86th Regular Session and the number of gun control measures filed so far is unprecedented. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Liberal Vox Admits Universal Background Checks Won’t Solve Gun Violence

| February 4, 2019

Liberal Vox Admits Universal Background Checks Won’t Solve Gun Violence The Democrats’ current crop of gun control bills includes universal background checks in order to purchase a gun. But the liberal news site Vox recently cited research showing background checks don’t stop gun violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governor Kristi Noem’s Weekly Column: Protecting Our Way of Life

| February 4, 2019

Governor Kristi Noem’s Weekly Column: Protecting Our Way of Life I grew up in a family that always had a shotgun in the pickup; our vacations were spent hunting in the mountains. Even at an early age, I understood the way guns fundamentally made us more safe, secure, and free. Bryon and I have instilled […]

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Bloomberg-backed Gun Control Agenda is Scheduled for a Hearing in House Judiciary on Monday

| February 3, 2019

Bloomberg-backed Gun Control Agenda is Scheduled for a Hearing in House Judiciary on Monday No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! Universal Background Checks, a Path to Gun Confiscation

| February 2, 2019

Florida Alert! Universal Background Checks, a Path to Gun Confiscation HB 135 – Transfers of Firearms by Rep. Margaret Good (D) prohibits the TRANSFER of a firearm from one law-abiding citizen to another without first having a background check performed by a licensed firearms dealer.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Congress to Take Up Gun Control Next Week

| February 1, 2019

Congress to Take Up Gun Control Next Week On January 8, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called “universal” background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would […]

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Kamala Harris Calls for Gun Ban, Reveals Logical Weakness of Anti-gun Position

| February 1, 2019

Kamala Harris Calls for Gun Ban, Reveals Logical Weakness of Anti-gun Position In her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has enlisted several former Hillary Clinton staffers. Harris also appears intent on using the failed 2008 and 2016 presidential candidate’s gun control playbook. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Ammunition Registry Bill Introduced

| February 1, 2019

Illinois: Ammunition Registry Bill Introduced On January 29th, House Bill 1467 was introduced to create a registry of ammunition sales by anyone, including private individuals.  HB 1467 has not yet been assigned to a committee for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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