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South Dakota: Right-to-Carry Reform Passes Senate Committee Unanimously

| February 6, 2013

South Dakota: Right-to-Carry Reform Passes Senate Committee Unanimously Today, the South Dakota Senate State Affairs Committee voted unanimously to pass Senate Bill 166. This bill, introduced by Senator Larry Rhoden (R-29) and Representative Gary Cammack (R-29), would make improvements for South Dakota residents who carry a concealed firearm for self-defense by extending the validity of […]

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Bruce Willis Hits Gun Control Laws With a Vengeance

| February 6, 2013

Bruce Willis Hits Gun Control Laws With a Vengeance Bruce Willis often portrays a gun-wielding action hero on the screen and now it seems his support for guns translates to real life. In a recent interview promoting his upcoming movie “A Good Day to Die Hard,” Willis said he’s against the new gun control… View […]

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Gun-control debate takes center stage in Maryland

| February 6, 2013

Gun-control debate takes center stage in Maryland UPDATE: 1:30 p.m. With thousands of gun-rights advocates amassed in opposition outside the Maryland State House, Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday asked lawmakers to approve his far-reaching gun-control legislation. Read full article >> View full story

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Bruce Willis Opposes New Gun-Control Laws, Brushes Off Link Between Onscreen and Real-Life Violence

| February 6, 2013

Bruce Willis Opposes New Gun-Control Laws, Brushes Off Link Between Onscreen and Real-Life Violence Bruce Willis is no stranger to shoot-'em-up action flicks, and he's now pulling the trigger on his stance in a highly charged debate: gun control. In a move that will likely… View full story

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Bruce Willis Opposes New Gun-Control Laws, Brushes Off Link Between Onscreen and Real-Life Violence

| February 6, 2013

Bruce Willis Opposes New Gun-Control Laws, Brushes Off Link Between Onscreen and Real-Life Violence Bruce Willis is no stranger to shoot-'em-up action flicks, and he's now pulling the trigger on his stance in a highly charged debate: gun control. In a move that will likely… View full story

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Arkansas: Senate Passes Concealed Carry License Privacy Bill

| February 6, 2013

Arkansas: Senate Passes Concealed Carry License Privacy Bill Today, the Arkansas Senate passed Senate Bill 131, introduced by state Senator Bruce Holland (R-9), on a bipartisan vote of 24-9. This legislation would close the loophole that allows media outlets to obtain and publish the names and zip codes of concealed carry handgun license (CHCL) holders. […]

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Connecticut: Fight to Preserve Our Second Amendment Rights in Weston is Not Over

| February 6, 2013

Connecticut: Fight to Preserve Our Second Amendment Rights in Weston is Not Over Tomorrow, February 7, the Weston Board of Selectmen will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. to discuss proposed changes to the Town’s firearms ordinance.  Click here to view the meeting agenda. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Deeply Flawed Mental Health Bill to be Heard Friday

| February 6, 2013

Hawaii: Deeply Flawed Mental Health Bill to be Heard Friday Senate Bill 932 is scheduled to be heard THIS FRIDAY at 1:35 p.m. in conference room 229 of the State Capitol by the Senate Health (HTH) and Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs (PSM) committees.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ontario Co. To Vote On Official Opposition To NYS Gun Law – Rochester, News, Weather, Sports, and Events – 13WHAM.com

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reported by: Angela Hong | Email: ahong@13wham.com Canandaigua, N.Y.— On Tuesday night, Ontario County leaders took their first step to express their opposition over New York’s new gun law. The county’s Government Operations and Improved Methods Committee met to vote on an official resolution to bring to the Board of Supervisors on February 14. About […]

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Bruce Willis says he's against new gun control laws

| February 6, 2013

Bruce Willis says he's against new gun control laws Star of the "Die Hard" films also dismisses any link between Hollywood entertainment and real-life gun violence View full story

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Appeals court denies NY Times over gun information

| February 6, 2013

A state appellate court reversed a decision Tuesday that would have allowed The New York Times access to home addresses of gun permit holders in New York City as well as addresses of hate crime victims.The … View full story

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Bruce Willis against gun-control laws that could infringe on Second Amendment rights

| February 6, 2013

Bruce Willis against gun-control laws that could infringe on Second Amendment rights LOS ANGELES — Bruce Willis says he's against new gun control laws that could infringe on Second Amendment rights. The "Die Hard" star also dismisses any link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun violence. "I think that you can't start to pick apart […]

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Court Makes Journal News Gun Map Impossible to Recreate

| February 6, 2013

A New York State court's ruling Tuesday that the addresses of gun owners must be redacted in Freedom of Information Law requests makes the map of gun permit holders published by the Journal News pretty much impossible to recreate. View full story

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Maryland: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Limits Public Testimony at Second Amendment Hearing

| February 5, 2013

Maryland: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Limits Public Testimony at Second Amendment Hearing The Maryland Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Governor’s gun control legislation, Senate Bill 281, is underway and crowds of thousands of Second Amendment supporters have shown up in Annapolis to oppose this draconian gun control measure.  Opponents of S.B. 281 have overwhelmed the […]

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Appeals court denies NY Times over gun information

| February 5, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — A state appellate court has reversed a lower court decision that would have allowed The New York Times access to home addresses of gun permit holders and hate crime victims in New York City. View full story

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Kansas: Action Scheduled for Two NRA-Priority Bills

| February 5, 2013

Kansas: Action Scheduled for Two NRA-Priority Bills On Wednesday, February 6, Senate Bill 45 will be heard in the Kansas Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee at 9:30 a.m. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alabama: NRA-Supported Omnibus Firearms Bill to be Considered in Committee on Wednesday, February 6

| February 5, 2013

Alabama: NRA-Supported Omnibus Firearms Bill to be Considered in Committee on Wednesday, February 6 NRA-supported Senate Bill 129, sponsored by state Senator Scott Beason (R-17) and cosponsored by state Senators Jimmy Holley (R-31), Bill Holtzclaw (R-2), Del Marsh (R-12), and Paul Sanford (R-7), will be heard in the Senate Business and Labor Committee tomorrow, February […]

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Texas: NRA – Backed Bills Under Consideration in the Lone Star State

| February 5, 2013

Texas: NRA – Backed Bills Under Consideration in the Lone Star State The 2013 session of the Texas Legislature is underway and multiple firearm-related bills have been introduced.  Below are some of the highlights so far this session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Bipartisan House group pushes gun trafficking proposal

| February 5, 2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Republicans and two Democrats took a first bipartisan step toward new gun restrictions on Tuesday by introducing a bill in the House of Representatives to crack down on gun trafficking to criminals. The bill, strongly backed by law enforcement groups, would strengthen penalties on "straw purchasers," who buy guns for those […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL & PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF SMITH TO JOIN EFFORTS OF COMMUNITY ACTION GROUP TO COMBAT DRUG CRISIS

| February 5, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL & PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF SMITH TO JOIN EFFORTS OF COMMUNITY ACTION GROUP TO COMBAT DRUG CRISIS ­­FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Joe Bachmeier, (845) 200-9716 *** MEDIA ADVISORY*** ***Thursday, February 7th from 7 – 9 PM*** SENATOR BALL & PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF SMITH TO JOIN EFFORTS OF COMMUNITY ACTION GROUP TO COMBAT […]

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