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Tennessee: Critical Privacy Protection Bill to be Considered on Senate Floor Tomorrow

| April 9, 2013

Tennessee: Critical Privacy Protection Bill to be Considered on Senate Floor Tomorrow Tomorrow, April 10, Senate Bill 108, sponsored by state Senator Ferrell Haile (R-18), will be considered on the Senate floor.  SB 108 would keep confidential all information on those residents who possess a Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit (HCP).  View full story Originally posted […]

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Arkansas: Right-to-Carry Reform Passes Senate, Sent to Governor for His Approval

| April 9, 2013

Arkansas: Right-to-Carry Reform Passes Senate, Sent to Governor for His Approval Yesterday, Senate Bill 858, introduced by state Senator Jason Rapert (R-35), passed in the state House by a unanimous 83-0 vote, with 16 not voting and 1 voting present.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri: Critical Self-Defense Legislation to be Considered on House Floor this Week

| April 9, 2013

Missouri: Critical Self-Defense Legislation to be Considered on House Floor this Week House Bill 533, sponsored by state Representative Jeanie Riddle (R-49), is expected to be considered on the House floor this week.  HB 533 would protect the right of a state employee to store a firearm in his or her private vehicle on state […]

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MSNBC-It All: Fox News Ignores, CNN Cuts Away From, President’s Rousing Gun Violence Speech

| April 8, 2013

MSNBC-It All: Fox News Ignores, CNN Cuts Away From, President’s Rousing Gun Violence Speech The fight to reduce gun violence was at the top of the political news today, with Beltway media observers framing this week as crucial to the push for legislative action on universal background checks and other measures. As part of that […]

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Obama in Connecticut on gun control: We will ‘do what must be done’

| April 8, 2013

Obama in Connecticut on gun control: We will ‘do what must be done’ WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (PIX11) — President Barack Obama came to Connecticut to urge Congress to follow the Constitution State’s lead and vote on gun legislation that is very popular among Americans, according to polls. Despite that, however, the prospects for … View […]

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85% of Police say White House’s proposed gun control legislation would have zero, or negative, effect on their safety

| April 8, 2013

85% of Police say White House’s proposed gun control legislation would have zero, or negative, effect on their safety About 85 percent of officers say the passage of the White House’s currently proposed legislation would have a zero or negative effect on their safety, with just over 10 percent saying it would have a moderate […]

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Critical week in Senate for gun bill

| April 8, 2013

Critical week in Senate for gun bill Congress returns to Washington on Monday with two issues reaching critical stages — gun safety legislation in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s immigration system. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Obama makes "last-ditch" push in Connecticut on gun control

| April 8, 2013

Obama makes "last-ditch" push in Connecticut on gun control By Roberta Rampton HARTFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, his voice rising with emotion, urged Americans to pile pressure on a reluctant Congress on Monday to approve new gun control legislation that is at risk of falling victim to Washington gridlock. "We need a vote," […]

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Alaska: Common Sense Self-Defense Legislation Passes in Senate Finance Committee

| April 8, 2013

Alaska: Common Sense Self-Defense Legislation Passes in Senate Finance Committee House Bill 24, important self-defense legislation introduced by state Representative Mark Neuman (R-10), passed in the Senate Finance Committee by a 5-0 vote on Friday.  HB 24 will soon be considered on the Senate floor.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Bill to Benefit Concealed Carry Permit Holders Another Step Closer to Becoming Law

| April 8, 2013

West Virginia: Bill to Benefit Concealed Carry Permit Holders Another Step Closer to Becoming Law Today, House Bill 2431, sponsored by Delegate Rupie Phillips (D-24), passed on a voice vote in the state Senate Judiciary Committee and now heads to the Senate floor for its first reading. This legislation was already approved by an overwhelming […]

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RED ALERT: Trick Language In Senate Gun Bill Turns All Gun Owners Into Felons « Pat Dollard

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Excerpted from National Review Online: Public-opinion polls about “universal background checks” for gun sales show widespread support. While President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg talk about “gun sales,” the actual legislation moving through Congress aims to regulate far more than sales. It would turn almost every gun owner into a felon. The trick is that the […]

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Nevada: Hearing on Anti-Gun Legislation Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

Nevada: Hearing on Anti-Gun Legislation Tomorrow Two anti-gun bills will be heard by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee tomorrow.  Your action is needed now! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: Senate to Consider Right to Carry Reform Legislation

| April 8, 2013

Oklahoma: Senate to Consider Right to Carry Reform Legislation On April 4, House Bill 1558 passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee and will now go to the Senate floor.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, has been scheduled to be heard tomorrow, April 9, in the Senate Committee on Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, has been scheduled to be heard tomorrow, April 9, in the Senate Committee on Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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PoliceOne.com Releases Survey of 15,000 Law Enforcement Professionals about U.S. Gun Control Policies

| April 8, 2013

PoliceOne.com Releases Survey of 15,000 Law Enforcement Professionals about U.S. Gun Control Policies The survey, which was conducted in early March 2013, received 15,000 responses from law enforcement professionals. It found that the overall attitude of law enforcement is strongly anti-gun legislation and pro-gun rights, with the belief that an armed citizenry is effective in […]

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Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law

| April 8, 2013

Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the […]

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Connecticut Gov. Malloy Set to Sign Tough Gun Bill After House Approval Early Thursday

| April 8, 2013

Connecticut Gov. Malloy Set to Sign Tough Gun Bill After House Approval Early Thursday Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who represents Newtown, Conn., right, and Senate President Donald Williams, D-Brooklyn, shake hands after the passage of a gun-control bill in the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The […]

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Obama promoting gun legislation in Connecticut – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| April 8, 2013

Obama promoting gun legislation in Connecticut – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. View full story

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Gun control advocates take on "patchwork" of state laws

| April 7, 2013

Gun control advocates take on "patchwork" of state laws Differences in state laws leads to smuggling, uneven flow of arms, advocates of tighter controls argue View full story

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