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Concealed Carry Fashion Show Returns to the NRA Personal Protection Expo in Ft. Worth

| August 28, 2019

Concealed Carry Fashion Show Returns to the NRA Personal Protection Expo in Ft. Worth FAIRFAX, Va. – The NRA Personal Protection Expo welcomes back the Concealed Carry Fashion Show on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at the Ft. Worth Convention Center in Ft. Worth, TX. This is no ordinary run-of-the-mill fashion show – models will showcase the […]

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Massachusetts: Gun Bills to be Heard Wednesday

| August 27, 2019

Massachusetts: Gun Bills to be Heard Wednesday On Wednesday, August 28th, the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security will be holding a public hearing at 10:00 AM to discuss numerous bills pertaining to firearm laws in the state.  It comes as no surprise that many of the proposals before the Committee are anti-gun […]

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Washington: Tacoma to Repeat Seattle’s Mistakes with Proposed Gun Tax

| August 27, 2019

Washington: Tacoma to Repeat Seattle’s Mistakes with Proposed Gun Tax On August 27th, the Tacoma City Council will be hosting a study session to consider an ordinance that would allow the city to levy a tax on all firearms and ammunition sales.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! Senate clears Marion Hammer of wrongdoing after compensation reporting probe

| August 26, 2019

Florida Alert! Senate clears Marion Hammer of wrongdoing after compensation reporting probe Although some news outlets have reported stories that have attempted to show that Marion Hammer did something wrong, we thought you should see one story that attempted to be fair and accurate.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia Hunters Raise $17,684.89 to Feed the Hungry

| August 26, 2019

Virginia Hunters Raise $17,684.89 to Feed the Hungry It is a fact that hunters are the world’s top conservationists and do more for wildlife than any other group. But what many people don’t know is how much we hunters care about our fellow man and how proactive we are in helping people in our own […]

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Divide and Conquer: Giffords (Formerly LCAV) Looks to Split Gun Owners to Enact Controls

| August 26, 2019

Divide and Conquer: Giffords (Formerly LCAV) Looks to Split Gun Owners to Enact Controls Divide et impera; divide and rule; divide and conquer. For millennia political actors have understood that one of the most effective means of defeating your enemy is to divide them and set the component parts against each other. For what seems […]

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Flag on the Play: Media Promotes Gun Confiscation Laws by Exaggerating “Study” Results

| August 26, 2019

Flag on the Play: Media Promotes Gun Confiscation Laws by Exaggerating “Study” Results “Researchers from the University of California, Davis, have found that, in the three years since California implemented the nation’s first law allowing guns to be taken from individuals who pose an extreme risk, the so-called red flag orders have prevented at least […]

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Marching Toward Gun Confiscation: Prohibition Advocates Released Unhinged Gun Control Plan

| August 26, 2019

Marching Toward Gun Confiscation: Prohibition Advocates Released Unhinged Gun Control Plan This week, March for Our Lives – the gun control group that arose in the wake of the criminal mass attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. – released a lengthy plan outlining its vision for firearm regulation in America. Reduced […]

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Parkland father Andrew Pollack: Daughter’s murder made me ‘pro-Second Amendment’

| August 23, 2019

Parkland father Andrew Pollack: Daughter’s murder made me ‘pro-Second Amendment’ Andrew Pollack, the outspoken father of one of the students killed during the Parkland, Florida, mass shooting, said Wednesday that he was never a big gun-rights supporter until he realized how defenseless his daughter was when she was gunned down at school last year. View […]

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Journalist Attempts To Buy Guns At Walmart, Ends Up Collapsing The Left’s Anti-Gun Narrative Instead

| August 22, 2019

Journalist Attempts To Buy Guns At Walmart, Ends Up Collapsing The Left’s Anti-Gun Narrative Instead After the devastating shooting that took place in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart that left 22 people dead and 24 injured, the left began to do its usual pattern of never letting a crisis go to waste. Instead of taking […]

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‘Progressive’ Fantasies About Guns

| August 21, 2019

‘Progressive’ Fantasies About Guns The idea that Americans have a constitutional right to own and possess firearms appalls today’s progressives. They believe that if they could just rid the nation of guns, then armed robberies, gang violence, mass shootings, rape, violent crime and maybe even suicide would vanish and we could all live peacefully ever […]

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Guns are a significant part of American society. Taking them away won’t help.

| August 21, 2019

Guns are a significant part of American society. Taking them away won’t help. Gun control is not the answer; universal background checks will do nothing to stop these mass shootings. Joe Biden, when Vice-President admitted this and said so. In all the recent mass shootings, the killer purchased the weapon(s) legally with a background check. […]

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The United States is not Like the Rest of the World on Gun Control

| August 21, 2019

The United States is not Like the Rest of the World on Gun Control If you’re an American, how you think about guns is usually related to three factors: What part of our country you grew up in; what you learned from your parents, relatives and friends; and whether you served in the military. Whether […]

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The Future of African Wildlife Hangs in the Balance

| August 20, 2019

The Future of African Wildlife Hangs in the Balance This week, representatives of 180 nations are gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, for the 18th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES.) Adopted in 1963, CITES globally governs the import and export of wildlife and wildlife products, including hunting trophies. […]

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Caldara: I Want to Give You one of My Guns, Really (click for details)

| August 19, 2019

Caldara: I Want to Give You one of My Guns, Really (click for details) I used to be passionately anti-gun. I gave money to anti-gun organizations. So, I know full well the emotional drive to promote “common-sense gun laws.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Churches Arm, Train Congregants in Wake of Mass Shootings

| August 19, 2019

Churches Arm, Train Congregants in Wake of Mass Shootings Acrid gun smoke clouded the sunny entrance of a Texas church on a recent Sunday. Seven men wearing heavy vests and carrying pistols loaded with blanks ran toward the sound of the shots, stopping at the end of a long hallway. As one peeked into the […]

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Florida Alert! "Assault Weapons" Ban Amendment Bans ALL SEMIAUTOMATIC RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS

| August 19, 2019

Florida Alert! "Assault Weapons" Ban Amendment Bans ALL SEMIAUTOMATIC RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS The so-called “assault weapons” ban that is proposed for a constitutional amendment to be on the 2020 Election Ballot bans the possession of: “any semiautomatic rifle or shotgun CAPABLE of holding more than ten (10) rounds of ammunition at once, either in a fixed […]

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Sparking Dialogue or Sparking Joy: Competing Views on Gun “Buyback” Initiatives

| August 18, 2019

Sparking Dialogue or Sparking Joy: Competing Views on Gun “Buyback” Initiatives The Christian Science Monitor describes itself as “an independent international news organization” that wants to “help you to see news events as starting points for constructive conversations.” Its editorial board recently published an article, A seed for society’s safety: Gun buybacks, discussing why New Zealand’s “gun buyback” […]

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Amnesty International’s Desperate Measure

| August 18, 2019

Amnesty International’s Desperate Measure There are some odd dynamics in international relations. Countries in which people are not free serve on the UN Human Rights Council. Political considerations guide every action.  Of course, the NRA is a single-issue organization so international relations are not usually front and center for us. We’re focused on protecting the 2nd Amendment […]

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No, Joe, Your Gun Ban Didn’t Work

| August 18, 2019

No, Joe, Your Gun Ban Didn’t Work Joe Biden has been out on the primary campaign trail working hard. Maybe a little too hard. “We got to let them know who we are,” he recently told a crowd of supporters at the Iowa State Fair. Perhaps the most accurate of the qualities he used to describe himself […]

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