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Colorado: Anti-Gun Legislators Continue to Push Measures to Disenfranchise Law-Abiding Gun Owners

| January 31, 2013

Colorado: Anti-Gun Legislators Continue to Push Measures to Disenfranchise Law-Abiding Gun Owners While proactive legislation to increase safety and security in the Centennial State is being ignored and cast aside, anti-gun legislators are continuing to push misguided measures that will disenfranchise law-abiding gun owners and have no effect on mitigating crime View full story Originally […]

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Chicago's rising murder rate: Has gun control failed?

| January 31, 2013

Chicago's rising murder rate: Has gun control failed? Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton is gunned down a week after performing at President Obama's inauguration, instantly becoming part of the debate over gun laws View full story

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Video: Senate committee holds gun law hearing

| January 31, 2013

Both sides of the gun control debate spoke to a Senate committee holding a hearing on new gun laws. CBS News' Nancy Cordes reports. View full story

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Chicago's gun paradox

| January 31, 2013

CHICAGO'S GUN PARADOX. Despite bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and no gun ranges, the city has a huge gun problem. A New York Times report has put Chicago at the center of the national discussion on gun safety. * Times   map: Where all those Chicago guns come from . * Strange days: […]

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‘He Couldn’t Have Been More Uncomfortable’: Obama Insider Rats Him Out, ‘Awkward’ Shooter Prez Has Only Shot Skeet Twice, Once For 5 Minutes « Pat Dollard

‘He Couldn’t Have Been More Uncomfortable’: Obama Insider Rats Him Out, ‘Awkward’ Shooter Prez Has Only Shot Skeet Twice, Once For 5 Minutes « Pat Dollard

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Pat Dollard Background – Barack Obama: ‘I Go Shooting All The Time’ Excerpted from Fox News: News of President Obama’s apparently long-secret fondness for skeet shooting came as a surprise to those who say they have witnessed the president’s “awkward” attempts at pinging the (clay) pigeons. This has only happened with the president at […]

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United States Senate Judiciary Committee: Written Testimony of David B. Kopel

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

United States Senate Judiciary Committee Full Committee Hearing “What Should America Do About Gun Violence?” Summary Senator Feinstein’s proposed ban on so-called “assault weapons” is not based on how fast the guns fire, or how powerful they are. Instead, the bans are based on superficial features, such as an adjustable stock, or a forward grip. […]

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LATEST NEWS

| January 31, 2013

LATEST NEWS Neil Heslin, seated at right, father of shooting victim Jesse Lewis, speaks during Connecticut's Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety at Newtown High School on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. The task force was created in response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. View full story

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Gun control legislation contested by public in LaFayette

| January 31, 2013

Meetings are being held by state officials around New York to answer any questions the public has about the SAFE act. This gun control legislation has made New York State the toughest on guns in the nation. View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| January 30, 2013

LATEST NEWS Neil Heslin, seated at right, father of shooting victim Jesse Lewis, speaks during Connecticut's Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety at Newtown High School on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. The task force was created in response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. View full story

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Is firing blanks during a school-shooting drill really a good idea? – The Week

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is firing blanks during a school-shooting drill really a good idea? – The Week. In the wake of the Newtown shootings, school administrators around the country very understandably want to do everything in their power to keep students safe and prepare them for any possible danger. But Cary-Grove High School in Illinois is taking preparedness […]

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Poll: Cuomo's Approval Down, Following New Gun Law

| January 30, 2013

Poll: Cuomo's Approval Down, Following New Gun Law Governor Cuomo’s championing of strict new gun control laws in New York has taken a toll on his popularity. A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that for the first time since taking office, Cuomo’s approval rating has dropped significantly. The poll finds the governor’s approval rating plunged […]

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U.S. struggles over which gun crimes to prosecute

| January 30, 2013

U.S. struggles over which gun crimes to prosecute WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A dispute erupted at a congressional hearing on Wednesday over which existing gun-control laws were worth enforcing, even as lawmakers debated whether to pass new ones. The flashes of anger underscored the deep divisions in America's gun culture. "You do not support background checks […]

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Anti-Gun Democrats Again Working to Further Erode Second Amendment Rights in Sacramento

| January 30, 2013

Anti-Gun Democrats Again Working to Further Erode Second Amendment Rights in Sacramento In an attempt to exploit the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy to further destroy the Second Amendment in the Golden State, anti-gun Democrats in the state Assembly have introduced several anti-gun bills that they will be working to bully through the California Legislature this year.  These egregious bills will have no effect […]

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New gun laws erode support for Cuomo

| January 30, 2013

New gun laws erode support for Cuomo Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s approval rating has fallen sharply among New York voters since he pushed restrictive gun laws through the Legislature, a poll released on Wednesday said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Sen. Cruz uses pistol grip to rebut call for semi-auto ban

| January 30, 2013

Sen. Cruz uses pistol grip to rebut call for semi-auto ban Texas Sen. Ted Cruz displayed a flair for showmanship this afternoon at the Senate’s gun violence hearing as he sought to puncture the argument for a proposed ban on assault weapons.”What it bans, I would suggest to you, are scary looking guns,” he said.With […]

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Obama’s baby steps toward gun control

| January 30, 2013

Obama’s baby steps toward gun control There is a variation of an old joke in Washington political circles about Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. For all his knowledge and experience, the safest public relations strategy is to keep him on a short leash.When it comes to Mr. Biden and gun control, President Obama may […]

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Walters: State's gun control theory doesn't match reality

| January 30, 2013

Walters: State's gun control theory doesn't match reality Californians have the nation’s toughest gun control laws, but they also own about 40 million pistols, rifles and shotguns. View full story

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NRA-ILA | Testimony of Wayne LaPierre Before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on What Should America Do About Gun Violence?

NRA-ILA | Testimony of Wayne LaPierre Before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on What Should America Do About Gun Violence?

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

TESTIMONY OF WAYNE LAPIERRE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA BEFORE THE U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY HEARING ON “WHAT SHOULD AMERICA DO ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE?” 216 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING JANUARY 30, 2013 Read full Story: NRA-ILA | Testimony of Wayne LaPierre Before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing […]

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Join NRA and Second Amendment Supporters on February 5-7 in Saint Paul

| January 30, 2013

Join NRA and Second Amendment Supporters on February 5-7 in Saint Paul As previously reported here by NRA-ILA, on Tuesday, February 5, the Minnesota House Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee will begin three days of hearings to consider sweeping restrictions on our right to keep and bear arms. The committee will be considering a […]

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Nevada: Ban on Hunting Bear with Dogs could be Voted on this Friday

| January 30, 2013

Nevada: Ban on Hunting Bear with Dogs could be Voted on this Friday As previously reported by the NRA-ILA in December, there is an effort underway in Nevada to ban the use of hounds while hunting black bear.  The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners (NVBWC) will be once again hearing a petition to impose this ban at its meeting in Las Vegas this Friday, February 1, and it is […]

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