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Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

| March 18, 2020

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die Amid concerns of the COVID-19 virus, the Maine Legislature adjourned sine die on March 17th, 2020. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Legislative Session Suspended

| March 18, 2020

New Hampshire: Legislative Session Suspended The General Court announced it will suspend session until April 10th, 2020, due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled during this time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Orleans Mayor Issues Coronavirus Order Allowing Ban on Sale, Transportation of Firearms

| March 18, 2020

New Orleans Mayor Issues Coronavirus Order Allowing Ban on Sale, Transportation of Firearms She signed a follow-up proclamation on March 16, 2020, further emphasizing her emergency powers to “suspend or limit the sale, dispensing, or transportation, of alcoholic beverages.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Chenoa May Consider Restricting Second Amendment

| March 18, 2020

Illinois: Chenoa May Consider Restricting Second Amendment The City of Chenoa is holding a special meeting on March 19th to consider a Local State of Emergency Ordinance. Though details of this proposed ordinance are not yet available, it is possible that it will include the power to ban transfers of firearms and ammunition, similar to what the City of Champaign passed […]

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Iowa: Legislative Session Suspended

| March 18, 2020

Iowa: Legislative Session Suspended The Legislature announced it will suspend session for 30 days due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled during this time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Georgia: Legislative Session Suspended

| March 17, 2020

Georgia: Legislative Session Suspended The General Assembly announced it will suspend session due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled until further notice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Legislature Suspends Session

| March 17, 2020

Mississippi: Legislature Suspends Session Today, the Mississippi Legislature announced that it is suspending the 2020 Legislative Session until April 1st. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Legislature Adjourns Until the End of March

| March 17, 2020

Colorado: Legislature Adjourns Until the End of March On Saturday, March 14, the Colorado legislature temporarily adjourned from the 2020 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nebraska: Legislature Postpones 2020 Legislative Session

| March 17, 2020

Nebraska: Legislature Postpones 2020 Legislative Session Today, the Nebraska Legislature announced that it will suspend the 2020 Legislative Session until further notice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California Legislature to Take Extended Recess

| March 17, 2020

California Legislature to Take Extended Recess The California Legislature will take an extended recess due to concerns caused by COVID-19 and is expected to return Monday, April 13.  ​ View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Export Reform Rules Take Effect After Anti-Gun States (Mostly) Strike Out in Court

| March 16, 2020

Export Reform Rules Take Effect After Anti-Gun States (Mostly) Strike Out in Court On March 9, President Trump’s historic Export Reform initiative officially got underway, as companion rules published by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce took effect. These rules are aimed at modernizing America’s regime for exports of non-military firearms and ammunition and […]

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In NRA Supported Lawsuit, Oregon’s Top Court Rejects Flawed “Gun Safety” Ballot Title, Description

| March 16, 2020

In NRA Supported Lawsuit, Oregon’s Top Court Rejects Flawed “Gun Safety” Ballot Title, Description The NRA has a great record of ensuring that the language used for ballot measures in Oregon is fair, accurate and clear. In 2018, an NRA-backed challenge successfully opposed the language of proposed ballot titles for Initiative Petition 43 (a failed […]

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On Guns, Joe Biden is Full of It

| March 16, 2020

On Guns, Joe Biden is Full of It Presumptive Democratic 2020 Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is not one for clarity, tact, or a firm grasp of the facts. However, even an American public that has long been aware of his shortcomings was taken aback this week when the former vice president launched an unhinged attack […]

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New Hampshire: House Passes More Anti-Gun Bills

| March 14, 2020

New Hampshire: House Passes More Anti-Gun Bills This past week, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a number of anti-gun bills that will directly impact your rights and do nothing to stop violent crime. These bills will go to the Senate, where they await committee assignments. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Senate Committee Passes Anti-Gun Bills

| March 13, 2020

Hawaii: Senate Committee Passes Anti-Gun Bills Yesterday, March 12th, the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental, and Military Affairs heard three anti-gun bills, passing both HB 1902 and HB 2744 with amendments and deferring HB 2736.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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National Alert: Champaign Illinois First Locality to Cite “Emergency Powers” to Ban Gun Transfers

| March 13, 2020

National Alert: Champaign Illinois First Locality to Cite “Emergency Powers” to Ban Gun Transfers As uncertainty about the COVID-19 outbreak continues to swirl, it is clear that anti-gun extremists and elected officials will use fear of the unknown to advance their agenda to undermine our firearms freedom.  Not surprisingly, it didn’t take them long to try […]

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Illinois: Champaign to Consider Banning Firearm & Ammunition Transfers

| March 13, 2020

Illinois: Champaign to Consider Banning Firearm & Ammunition Transfers The City of Champaign is holding an emergency meeting this morning to consider Council Bill No. 2020-022 granting extraordinary powers to the mayor following a declaration of an emergency. Among them is the power to ban transferring firearms and ammunition. This proposal will not only ban sales, but will also […]

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Alert! NRA Annual Meeting Cancelled

| March 13, 2020

Alert! NRA Annual Meeting Cancelled With our 149th Annual Meeting scheduled for next month in Nashville, we realize many NRA members and meeting guests have questions about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the potential impact on our convention. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

| March 13, 2020

Washington: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die Yesterday, at 8:00PM, the Washington Legislature adjourned sine die from the 2019-2020 session, marking the defeat of several anti-gun bills. Unfortunately, a number of gun control bills did pass this session and are awaiting a signature by Governor Inslee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Idaho: Senate Committee Hearing for School Safety Legislation Extended to Friday

| March 12, 2020

Idaho: Senate Committee Hearing for School Safety Legislation Extended to Friday Yesterday, the Senate State Affairs Committee ran out of time before being able to consider Senate Bill 1384, legislation that allows school employees with an enhanced CWL to possess and carry a firearm on school property. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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