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Washington: Additional Gun-Control Bill Fails Deadline, Others Still Moving

| February 7, 2018

Washington: Additional Gun-Control Bill Fails Deadline, Others Still Moving Yesterday was the deadline for all bills with a fiscal note to pass out of the Senate Ways & Means Committee and House Appropriations Committee.  Substitute Senate Bill 5444, which would create a back-door registry and 10 day waiting period on commonly owned semi-automatic firearms, failed […]

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A man attacked their SUV in Pasco. This father was armed and ready

| February 7, 2018

A man attacked their SUV in Pasco. This father was armed and ready Pasco police say the father — who had a concealed pistol license — fired a warning shot from a 9 mm Glock he carried. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wyoming: Self-Defense Legislation Pre-filed in the Senate

| February 6, 2018

Wyoming: Self-Defense Legislation Pre-filed in the Senate Yesterday, state Senator Anthony Bouchard and state Representative Tim Salazar pre-filed Senate File 71 for the 2018 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Lawmakers Approve Bills Making Self-Defense More Affordable

| February 6, 2018

Lawmakers Approve Bills Making Self-Defense More Affordable Bills Would Reduce, Eliminate Permitting Fees   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Private citizen shot man trying to break into home

| February 6, 2018

Private citizen shot man trying to break into home Authorities in Bowie County are investigating an incident in which a private citizen shot a man who was allegedly trying to break into the person’s home Wednesday night. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Waffle House Customer Shoots At Armed Robbers

| February 6, 2018

Waffle House Customer Shoots At Armed Robbers Surveillance photos of two armed men who robbed an Acworth Waffle House have been released by the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office in hopes that the public can identify the suspects. The hold-up was reported about 4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the restaurant located at 1133 Highway 92, Acworth.  […]

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NRA Supports Challenge of New Jersey’s Restrictive Concealed Carry Permit System

| February 6, 2018

NRA Supports Challenge of New Jersey’s Restrictive Concealed Carry Permit System The NRA announced support for an important Second Amendment lawsuit filed today by the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) to challenge New Jersey’s restrictive “may-issue” system for issuing concealed carry permits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Chambers and Cross Over

| February 6, 2018

Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Chambers and Cross Over Yesterday, the Indiana state House of Representatives passed House Bill 1424 71-20 and the state Senate previously passed Senate Bill 237 49-0.  Each bill will now cross over to the opposite chamber for further consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs Sues To Overturn New Jersey’s Restrictions On Carrying Handguns

| February 6, 2018

Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs Sues To Overturn New Jersey’s Restrictions On Carrying Handguns The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs announced February 5 that it has filed suit in federal court to overturn New Jersey’s draconian restrictions on carrying a handgun outside the home for self-defense. Under New Jersey […]

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Second Amendment law lessons: Look beyond the courts for freedom

| February 6, 2018

Second Amendment law lessons: Look beyond the courts for freedom In 2008, the United States Supreme Court held, in District of Columbia v. Heller, that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual right to keep and bear arms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Policy center’s gun study marred by omissions, flaws

| February 6, 2018

Policy center’s gun study marred by omissions, flaws In its efforts to advance gun control measures, the Violence Policy Center compiles data to bolster its policy positions. We have no problem with that. But in doing so, the center has connected dots that don’t line up while obscuring key data that undermines their positions. View […]

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Oklahoma: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

| February 5, 2018

Oklahoma: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes Today, the Oklahoma Legislature began its 2018 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Pro-Gun Legislation to be Considered on House Floor

| February 5, 2018

New Hampshire: Pro-Gun Legislation to be Considered on House Floor On Wednesday, February 7, the New Hampshire House will consider House Bill 1749 and Floor Amendment 0408H. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: Bill Introduced to Create Tax Exemption for Gun Safes

| February 5, 2018

Tennessee: Bill Introduced to Create Tax Exemption for Gun Safes Last week, Representative William Lamberth and Senator Kerry Roberts filed House Bill 2183 and Senate Bill 2476 respectively, NRA-backed legislation that would create a tax exemption for the purchase of gun safes. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tow-truck driver shoots man in self-defense Friday night

| February 5, 2018

Tow-truck driver shoots man in self-defense Friday night A man was shot by a tow-truck driver who New Orleans police say was acting in self-defense Friday night in the Lower Garden District. Officers were called to the 1800 block of Felicity Street just after 6 p.m. where a tow-truck driver reported shooting a man who […]

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One shot after home invasion in Springdale Township

| February 5, 2018

One shot after home invasion in Springdale Township Allegheny County 911 was notified about a home invasion, by a known person, and shots fired at 1206 Butler Road, just after 10 a.m. on Sunday. Springdale Township police responded and found the Joseph Secora, 39, lying in a field across the street with a gunshot wound. […]

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Kansas: Bill aims to lower age on Right-to-Carry

| February 5, 2018

Kansas: Bill aims to lower age on Right-to-Carry The Kansas House waded into the controversial arena of concealed firearms Thursday to advance a bill establishing a reciprocity system with other states and lowering to 18 the age licensed individuals would be eligible to carry hidden firearms in Kansas. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois high court says gun ban near parks unconstitutional

| February 5, 2018

Illinois high court says gun ban near parks unconstitutional An Illinois law banning guns within 1,000 feet of public parks violates a right under the Second Amendment to carry a weapon outside the home for self-defense, the state Supreme Court concluded in a unanimous decision issued on Thursday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Bill targets those with mental illness

| February 5, 2018

California: Bill targets those with mental illness The assemblyman’s bill would permanently remove the firearms of a person who has been placed on a 5150 hold twice in one year. It would also prohibit psychiatric facilities from filling out petition forms on a former patient’s behalf to have the guns returned. View full story Originally […]

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Maryland: Democrats want to drop handgun appeals board

| February 5, 2018

Maryland: Democrats want to drop handgun appeals board Maryland Democrats want to eliminate the state board that hears appeals from people who have been denied gun permits and put such decisions in the hands of administrative law judges, rather than gubernatorial appointees. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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