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The Gun Control Targets: States Where Laws Have Passed

| April 3, 2013

The Gun Control Targets: States Where Laws Have Passed If you think gun control legislation hasn’t moved in this country since the Newtown shooting, think again. There’s been plenty of activity in the states, even though no gun legislation has passed through Congress. And while states that passed tougher restrictions on gun ownership receive plenty […]

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Despite resistance in Congress, WH continues gun law push

| April 3, 2013

Despite resistance in Congress, WH continues gun law push Obama heads to Colorado to continue urging lawmakers to pass meaningful gun control legislation View full story

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Montana: Another Pro-Gun Bill Sent to the Governor

| April 3, 2013

Montana: Another Pro-Gun Bill Sent to the Governor House Bill 304 eliminates the need for a concealed weapon permit within city limits, which is already the law outside city limits.  HB 304 would only apply to individuals who are “eligible to possess a handgun under state or federal law.”  HB 304 passed in the state […]

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Oregon To Discuss Gun Control Laws

| April 2, 2013

Oregon To Discuss Gun Control Laws SALEM, Ore. — The battle between gun control and gun rights is heating up in Oregon and across the country. In just days, Oregon lawmakers will hold hearings on gun legislation. One of the people they’ll be hearing from is a man who lost his brother-in-law in the Clackamas […]

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Customers pack Conn. gun stores after deal on laws

| April 2, 2013

Customers pack Conn. gun stores after deal on laws NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Customers packed gun stores around Connecticut on Tuesday ahead of a vote expected to bring sweeping changes to the state's gun control laws, including a ban on the sale of large-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown shooting and […]

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Obama faces mixed reception in Colorado over gun fight

| April 2, 2013

Obama faces mixed reception in Colorado over gun fight DENVER — When President Obama arrives here Wednesday to cheer the state's newly passed gun control laws, don't expect Colorado's county sheriffs to join in the celebration. At a forum Tuesday, Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith blamed the state's gun control agenda in part on the […]

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Connecticut responds to Newtown with groundbreaking gun control laws

| April 2, 2013

Connecticut responds to Newtown with groundbreaking gun control laws How far can states go to control guns? View full story

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North Dakota: Two Pro-Gun Bills Pending Governor’s Signature

| April 2, 2013

North Dakota: Two Pro-Gun Bills Pending Governor’s Signature Yesterday, House Bill 1467, important “Emergency Powers” protection legislation passed in the Senate by a 44-3 vote.  This NRA-backed bill, introduced by state Representative Karen Karls (R-35), already passed in the House by a 76-17 vote on February 25.  HB 1467 will now go to Governor Jack […]

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Connecticut Gun Store Draws Crowd as Vote on Ban Nears

| April 2, 2013

Connecticut Gun Store Draws Crowd as Vote on Ban Nears Only a few parking spaces were free and customers lined up 50-deep today at Hoffman’s Gun Center in Newington, Connecticut, on what may be one of the last days that stores are allowed to sell assault-style weapons and high- capacity ammunition magazines. View full story

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Connecticut Legislature Moves to Impose Severe Restrictions on 2nd Amendment Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com April 2, 2013 Connecticut will soon follow New York and impose unconstitutional restraints on the Second Amendment. In addition to reaching an agreement to outlaw “high-capacity magazines” in the future, lawmakers have agreed to create a so-called “eligibility certificate” for residents legally practicing their right to own a firearm. Gun owners will […]

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U.N. passes sweeping international arms regulation viewed by some as Second Amendment override – Washington Times

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade, brushing aside worries from U.S. gun rights advocates that the pact could lead to a national firearms registry and disrupt the American gun market. The long-debated U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) requires countries to regulate […]

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Georgia: Unfortunate End to 2013 Session Sees Major Pro-Gun Bill Dies

| April 2, 2013

Georgia: Unfortunate End to 2013 Session Sees Major Pro-Gun Bill Dies Last Thursday at midnight, the 2013 legislative session adjourned without passing any pro-gun reforms, including NRA-backed Senate Bill 101.  SB 101, as amended in its conference committee, would have been the most comprehensive piece of pro-gun legislation to have passed in Atlanta in recent history.  SB 101 included the following […]

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West Virginia: Pro-Gun Bills Pending with Less than Two Weeks Left in the 2013 Legislative Session

| April 2, 2013

West Virginia: Pro-Gun Bills Pending with Less than Two Weeks Left in the 2013 Legislative Session With less than two weeks left in the 2013 legislative session, several pro-gun bills are still pending in the West Virginia Legislature.  Your immediate action is needed to ensure their swift passage! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: School Security Bills Scheduled for Consideration Tomorrow

| April 2, 2013

Tennessee: School Security Bills Scheduled for Consideration Tomorrow Tomorrow, House Bill 6, sponsored by state Representative Eric Watson (R-22), is scheduled to be considered by the state House Civil Justice Committee.  The companion to HB 6, Senate Bill 570, is expected to be heard in the Senate Education Committee tomorrow as well.  View full story Originally posted […]

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NY State’s firearm lobby taking aim at city rules – NY Daily News

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — The state’s firearms lobby is attempting to shoot down a city gun regulation, arguing that residential pistol permits block marksmen from competing in contests outside of the five boroughs. A 2001 city rule stated that city residents with residential gun licences can transport their firearms to and from small arms ranges or shooting […]

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Connecticut: Most Restrictive Gun Control Bill in the Nation to be Voted on Tomorrow

| April 2, 2013

Connecticut: Most Restrictive Gun Control Bill in the Nation to be Voted on Tomorrow For the past several months, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney (R-28) and House Minority Leader Larry Cafero (R-142) have been orchestrating behind closed doors the most intrusive, restrictive “gun control” bill in our nation’s history.  These two anti-gun legislators seem to […]

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New York Minute: Syracuse mayor declared a 'hometown hero,' gun control forum set for Syracuse University

| April 2, 2013

Syracuse police prep for Final Four parties; New York's taxpayer rights advocate will answer your questions. View full story

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Colorado: Send a Message to President Obama and Governor Hickenlooper that You Oppose Their Anti-Gun Agenda

| April 2, 2013

Colorado: Send a Message to President Obama and Governor Hickenlooper that You Oppose Their Anti-Gun Agenda Tomorrow, April 3, President Obama and Governor Hickenlooper will be promoting gun control at the Police Academy in Denver beginning at 2:30 pm.  We ask all Second Amendment supporters to join the NRA in protesting this event, and to […]

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LATEST NEWS

| April 2, 2013

FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2012 file photo, boxer Robert Guerrero is photographed during a news conference in Los Angeles. Guerrero was arrested at New York's Kennedy Airport after police said he tried to bring a gun on a plane. View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| April 2, 2013

FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2012 file photo, boxer Robert Guerrero is photographed during a news conference in Los Angeles. Guerrero was arrested at New York's Kennedy Airport after police said he tried to bring a gun on a plane. View full story

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