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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto To Sign Gun Control Bills Today

| April 9, 2019

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto To Sign Gun Control Bills Today A package of bills at the center of a heated debate about gun control in Pittsburgh is expected to become law today. Mayor Bill Peduto tells The Confluence he’ll sign the bills at noon today. The bills would ban the use of assault-style weapons within […]

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Why I Learned to Use a Gun at a Mature Age and Now Carry One

| April 9, 2019

Why I Learned to Use a Gun at a Mature Age and Now Carry One My friends are well aware that I carry and know that should I be called to do so, I will protect them to the best of my ability. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Deadline for Bills to Advance From Policy Committees this Friday/Criminal Justice Reform Bill to Be Heard Tomorrow

| April 8, 2019

Nevada: Deadline for Bills to Advance From Policy Committees this Friday/Criminal Justice Reform Bill to Be Heard Tomorrow Friday, April 12th, is the deadline for bills to advance from committees in their chamber of origin. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Firearm Seizure Bill Eligible For Floor Vote

| April 8, 2019

Hawaii: Firearm Seizure Bill Eligible For Floor Vote Senate Bill 1466 to allow for the seizure of firearms without due process will be eligible for a floor vote in the Hawaii House of Representatives as early as tomorrow, April 9th.  In addition, the Senate passed House Bill 720 on Friday, April 5th, and it is now […]

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Texas: House Committee to Hear More Anti-Gun Bills on Wednesday!

| April 8, 2019

Texas: House Committee to Hear More Anti-Gun Bills on Wednesday! On Wednesday, April 10, the House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety will hold public hearings on a number of NRA-opposed bills View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled in Multiple Committees This Week

| April 8, 2019

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled in Multiple Committees This Week Multiple Pro-Gun Bills scheduled for committee hearings this week. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ouch: New Poll Shows Elizabeth Warren Running a Distant Third…In Massachusetts

| April 8, 2019

Ouch: New Poll Shows Elizabeth Warren Running a Distant Third…In Massachusetts Let’s start with the requisite caveats that Democratic presidential primary is a marathon, not a sprint — and that the field is still taking shape. We are also more than two months away from the first debates of the cycle (one set is scheduled […]

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NRA-PVF Endorses Fred Keller for U.S. House

| April 8, 2019

NRA-PVF Endorses Fred Keller for U.S. House  The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Fred Keller in the upcoming special election for the 12th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawkins: Democrats Ignore NZ Gun Control Failures, Push Confiscation

| April 8, 2019

Hawkins: Democrats Ignore NZ Gun Control Failures, Push Confiscation Democrats overlooked the gun control failures leading up to the March 15, 2019, New Zealand mosque attacks, choosing instead to push bans and confiscations as the next step of an incremental gun control push. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill Still Awaiting Senate Floor Vote

| April 8, 2019

Arizona: School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill Still Awaiting Senate Floor Vote On March 14th, the Arizona state Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass House Bill 2693, sending it on to the full Senate where it is still awaiting a floor vote.  HB 2693 would improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by […]

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Maryland Action Needed: Urge Your Lawmakers to Oppose Gun Control on Final Day of Session!

| April 7, 2019

Maryland Action Needed: Urge Your Lawmakers to Oppose Gun Control on Final Day of Session! Tomorrow April 8th is Sine Die for the Maryland General Assembly and numerous gun control bills may come up for a vote, including House Bill 786 and Senate Bill 737.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: City of Simi Valley to Consider The Future of Gun Shows at the Monday, April 8 Meeting

| April 7, 2019

California: City of Simi Valley to Consider The Future of Gun Shows at the Monday, April 8 Meeting The City of Simi Valley plans to have discussions on possible action regarding the Ventura County Board of Supervisors request that the City act in opposition to any contracts for future gun shows at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.  View […]

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South Carolina: Constitutional Carry To Be Heard By Subcommittee

| April 7, 2019

South Carolina: Constitutional Carry To Be Heard By Subcommittee On April 9th, a subcommittee of the South Carolina state Senate Committee on Judiciary will hear Senate Bill 139, the SC Constitutional Carry Act of 2019, to ensure that any law-abiding adult who may legally possess a firearm may carry a handgun for self-defense without first having […]

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Breaking News: President Trump to speak at NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Indianapolis

| April 5, 2019

Breaking News: President Trump to speak at NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Indianapolis FAIRFAX, Va.— President Donald Trump will address NRA members at the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Leadership Forum on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is the third consecutive year that President Trump will deliver the keynote address at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum.  View full story Originally posted at […]

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New Study: Cops Prevent Crime

| April 5, 2019

New Study: Cops Prevent Crime Readers may have noticed that we review “gun policy” studies regularly. Those clamoring for federal funding for gun policy research should set themselves up a Google Scholar alert, but not everything we want to highlight is directly related to gun policy. Crime is a complex issue and criminals are – […]

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New Zealand Government Wants Blank Check for Gun Confiscation

| April 5, 2019

New Zealand Government Wants Blank Check for Gun Confiscation On April 2, gun control legislation hastily concocted after the terrorist attack in Christchurch passed its first reading in the New Zealand Parliament. The legislation would ban, and provide for the confiscation of, several types of commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms and their accessories and even many pump-action shotguns. The oppressive legislation will […]

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New York Times Resurrects Flawed Study

| April 5, 2019

New York Times Resurrects Flawed Study Bad anti-gun research, and the sensationalist journalism that often accompanies it, provide unending opportunities for the most used (overused?) of all firearm themes: Zombies. Just when you think the thing is gone for good, it appears again. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Eligible For Votes In The Senate

| April 5, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Eligible For Votes In The Senate Yesterday, the Senate gave notice that House Bill 720 could be voted on as early as today, April 5th.  Additionally, the House passed Senate Bill 600, which now heads to the Senate where it will be eligible for a concurrence vote. View full story Originally posted […]

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California: Firearm Excise Tax, Increased DROS Fees and Other Firearm Related Bills Up for Committee Hearings

| April 5, 2019

California: Firearm Excise Tax, Increased DROS Fees and Other Firearm Related Bills Up for Committee Hearings On Tuesday, April 9, the Assembly Public Safety Committee, Assembly Water Parks and Wildlife and Senate Governmental Organization Committee will be considering firearm and hunting related legislation.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The folly of ‘Red Flag’ gun laws

| April 5, 2019

The folly of ‘Red Flag’ gun laws Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams in Colorado made news Monday over his willingness to go to jail over his refusal to enforce what will soon be the state’s new “Red Flag” law. Given the news media plays these laws, also known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders, as being […]

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