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Maine: Gun Bills Could Soon be Considered in the House

| May 15, 2017

Maine: Gun Bills Could Soon be Considered in the House This week, the Maine House of Representatives could consider both Legislative Document 351 and Legislative Document 9 at any time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: Join Your NRA in Harrisburg!

| May 15, 2017

Pennsylvania: Join Your NRA in Harrisburg! On Monday, May 22, NRA will be teaming up with other pro-gun groups from across Pennsylvania to host the 11th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally in Harrisburg.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michigan: House Committee to Consider Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Tomorrow

| May 15, 2017

Michigan: House Committee to Consider Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Tomorrow Tomorrow, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider a package of bills which would remove the requirement to obtain a concealed pistol license (CPL) in order to lawfully carry a firearm. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois Urgent Action Needed: Help Protect Your Local Gun Dealers

| May 15, 2017

Illinois Urgent Action Needed: Help Protect Your Local Gun Dealers Tomorrow, the Illinois House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 1657, legislation designed to force local gun dealers to close. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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1 shot in early morning home invasion shooting

| May 15, 2017

1 shot in early morning home invasion shooting A resident living in a home in the 4000 block of 69th Street shot and killed an intruder just before 4 a.m. Police said the shooting happened inside the home. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person who also lived in the home […]

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GOP lawmakers mark success with rules reversals

| May 15, 2017

GOP lawmakers mark success with rules reversals Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done are hailing their reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulations on guns, the internet the environment and more. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Zinke Urges Fellow Montanans to Pick Gianforte

| May 15, 2017

Zinke Urges Fellow Montanans to Pick Gianforte Vice President Mike Pence rallied fellow Republicans in Montana in support of God, guns and Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for the state’s only congressional seat.Pence implored the crowd of hundreds at the Metrapark pavilion in Billings to help elect Gianforte, who he said would be an ally […]

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Students have right to defend themselves in violent world

| May 15, 2017

Students have right to defend themselves in violent world Georgia’s new campus carry bill could mean the difference between life or death for a student who is being threatened by a deadly weapon. As a student at Georgia Tech, it is comforting to know that the right to protect myself no longer ends the instant […]

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Virginia: Perriello, Northam squabble over guns

| May 15, 2017

Virginia: Perriello, Northam squabble over guns Blacksburg native Catherine Koebel attended a meet-and-greet event with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello for one reason: to grill him about guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: One Gun a Month Bill Scheduled for Hearing

| May 14, 2017

California: One Gun a Month Bill Scheduled for Hearing Senate Bill 497, is scheduled to be heard on Monday, May 15 in the Senate Appropriations Committee.  Assembly Bill 521, which passed out of Assembly Appropriations last week is now eligible for third reading and a vote on the Assembly floor.  Assembly Bill 424 has still not […]

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Maine: Self-Defense Bills Voted Out of Committee

| May 12, 2017

Maine: Self-Defense Bills Voted Out of Committee Yesterday, the Legislative Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs voted both Legislative Document 1370 and Legislative Document 988 out of committee with divided “ought not to pass” reports.  Both of these bills will now go back to their respective chambers for further consideration.  Please contact your state Representative in support of […]

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Ohio: “Duty to Inform” Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing Next Week

| May 12, 2017

Ohio: “Duty to Inform” Legislation Scheduled for Committee Hearing Next Week On Tuesday, May 16, the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee is scheduled to consider House Bill 142.  Sponsored by state Representative Scott Wiggam (R-1), HB 142 would remove the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are […]

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Nevada: Pro-Gun Bill Headed to Governor Sandoval

| May 12, 2017

Nevada: Pro-Gun Bill Headed to Governor Sandoval Yesterday, May 11, the Senate passed Assembly Bill 118, a pro-gun bill which would allow members of the military and those who have received an honorable discharge between 18 and 20 years of age to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm, with a 20-0 vote.  AB 118 will […]

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Missouri: General Assembly Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session

| May 12, 2017

Missouri: General Assembly Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session Today, the Missouri General Assembly continued to ensure that your Second Amendment rights are protected as the 2017 legislative session adjourned.  Many anti-gun bills were defeated and did not receive hearings.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Busy Week at Texas Capitol as Legislature Enters Home Stretch

| May 12, 2017

Busy Week at Texas Capitol as Legislature Enters Home Stretch This week, the Texas Senate concurred with House amendments to Senate Bill 16, NRA-backed legislation that significantly reduces the cost of a License to Carry (LTC), View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Don’t Scapegoat Gun Owners for Chicago’s Violent Crime Problem

| May 12, 2017

Don’t Scapegoat Gun Owners for Chicago’s Violent Crime Problem The last two weeks have brought more evidence that Chicago’s gangland violence continues to spiral out of control. On May 2, two plainclothes police officers were shot while conducting an investigation in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. A van driven by an alleged gang associate […]

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“F” Stands for “Fail:” 7th Grader “Likes” Toy Gun Photo on Instragram, Gets Suspended from School

| May 12, 2017

“F” Stands for “Fail:” 7th Grader “Likes” Toy Gun Photo on Instragram, Gets Suspended from School If you follow gun control politics even casually, you know three things. One, gun control advocates are positively and unshakable fixated – not just on taking your guns – but on making the very idea of a gun a […]

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Home Intruder Deterred By Firearm

| May 12, 2017

Home Intruder Deterred By Firearm A woman warded off a man with a gun who entered her house early this morning in the 500 block of South Rufe Taylor Road, sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Ricker said in a report. The victim told deputies that about 12:20 a.m. this morning, a man she did not know entered […]

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Colorado: Legislature Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session

| May 12, 2017

Colorado: Legislature Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session Last night, the Colorado General Assembly adjourned from its 2017 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: Pro-Gun Legislation Heads to the Governor

| May 12, 2017

Oklahoma: Pro-Gun Legislation Heads to the Governor Last night, the Oklahoma Senate passed Senate Bill 397 by a 39-1 vote.  This important pro-gun bill will now be sent to the desk of Governor Mary Fallin for her consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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