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More gun laws equals fewer deaths, 50-state study says

| March 6, 2013

More gun laws equals fewer deaths, 50-state study says In the dozen or so states with the most gun control-related laws, far fewer people are shot to death or kill themselves. View full story

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New York City’s Police Pension Fund Won’t Divest Gun Holdings

| March 6, 2013

New York City’s police pension won’t sell about $10 million in gun-related holdings, the president of the biggest officer union said. View full story

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Illinois House advances semi-auto ban, but short on votes to pass bill

| March 6, 2013

Illinois House advances semi-auto ban, but short on votes to pass bill In a series of test votes Tuesday, the Illinois House advanced legislation that would ban semi automatic “assault” weapons in the state but did not provide enough support to pass the bill as law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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More gun laws equates to fewer deaths, study says

| March 6, 2013

More gun laws equates to fewer deaths, study says States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. View full story

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More gun laws = fewer deaths, 50-state study says

| March 6, 2013

More gun laws = fewer deaths, 50-state study says CHICAGO (AP) — States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. View full story

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In Louisiana, a conservative backlash against gun control

| March 6, 2013

In Louisiana, a conservative backlash against gun control BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) – In the gun-friendly state of Louisiana, the backlash against President Barack Obama's proposed restrictions on firearms seems to be everywhere. It can be seen in the frenzied sales and empty racks at Jim's Firearms store in the state capital, Baton Rouge, where […]

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States with more gun laws have fewer gun deaths, study says but which ones work is uncertain

| March 6, 2013

States with more gun laws have fewer gun deaths, study says but which ones work is uncertain CHICAGO – States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. View full story

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POLL: Texans (mostly) don't want more gun laws — How about you?

| March 6, 2013

POLL: Texans (mostly) don't want more gun laws — How about you? Texans generally believe current gun laws are adequate, but they also support criminal and mental background checks before guns are sold, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. “The overall attitudes on guns are about what you would expect in Texas […]

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Will states go where Congress hasn't on gun laws?

| March 6, 2013

Will states go where Congress hasn't on gun laws? As they await federal action, states are enacting their own gun laws. View full story

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Assemblyman Al Stirpe admits using ‘f-bomb’ in gun control meeting | syracuse.com

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By David Figura | dfigura@syracuse.com on March 06, 2013 at 7:43 AM, updated March 06, 2013 at 8:17 AM Assemblyman Al Stirpe confirmed he “lost it for a brief second” and directed an “f-bomb” at several pro-gun constituents during a heated moment in his Albany office last week. It occurred during a late morning meeting […]

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Jefferson County Residents Applaud Gun Law Opposition

| March 6, 2013

Jefferson County Residents Applaud Gun Law Opposition Jefferson County Residents Applaud Gun Law Opposition – Jefferson County residents who oppose the New York SAFE Act got up one by one to speak at the county legislature meeting Tuesday night.  The legislators voted unanimously to oppose the state law that puts tighter restrictions on assault weapons […]

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Essex County grapples with new gun law

| March 6, 2013

Essex County grapples with new gun law Essex County grapples with new gun law – The Essex County Board of Supervisors plans to take a stance on New York’s new gun law, but not before lawmakers take the time to review it and draft a detailed response.  Meanwhile, neighboring Franklin County legislators personally oppose the […]

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Assemblyman Al Stirpe admits using ‘f-bomb’ in gun control meeting

| March 6, 2013

Assemblyman Al Stirpe admits using ‘f-bomb’ in gun control meeting Assemblyman Al Stirpe admits using ‘f-bomb’ in gun control meeting – Assemblyman Al Stirpe confirmed he “lost it for a brief second” and directed an “f-bomb” at several pro-gun constituents during a heated moment in his Albany office last week.  It occurred during a late […]

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Please RSVP for 3/7 – Columbia County NY

| March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

PLEASE READ BELOW AND ATTEND IF YOU CAN!!! From Catherine: Hi All, You can have people RSVP here: SafeActMeeting@hushmail.com or visit our facebook event and RSVP there: http://www.facebook.com/events/454976294575277/ This is a reminder for our meeting to be held in Columbia County on the SAFE Act. We need all of you to attend if possible! We […]

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Virginia: 2013 Legislative Session Wrap-Up

| March 6, 2013

Virginia: 2013 Legislative Session Wrap-Up The 2013 legislative session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned on February 23 with the passage of numerous pro-gun reforms and the defeat of all anti-gun bills.  Stay tuned for more details as passed legislation goes before Governor Bob McDonnell (R) for his signature.  Thank you to all NRA members […]

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West Virginia: House Committee Passes Firearms Preemption Bill

| March 6, 2013

West Virginia: House Committee Passes Firearms Preemption Bill Yesterday, NRA-backed House Bill 2760, sponsored by Delegate Rupie Phillips (D-24), passed by a voice vote in the state House Judiciary Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Albany Watch

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, indicated he may be open to changing a major piece of the state’s gun-control law that limits the number of bullets in a magazine to seven. Silver suggested today that because manufacturers do not make magazines with seven bullets, lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo may need to revisit the restriction, […]

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Connecticut Panel Split on Gun Control Proposals

| March 5, 2013

Connecticut Panel Split on Gun Control Proposals A panel of Connecticut lawmakers failed to reach bipartisan consensus on strengthening gun- control laws after the December slaughter of 20 children at an elementary school and sent two lists of recommendations to legislative leaders. View full story

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Douglas County commissioners back gun rights

| March 5, 2013

Douglas County commissioners back gun rights Douglas County commissioners went public with their opinion against gun control laws. View full story

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Connecticut: Join NRA and Other Second Amendment Supporters for a Lobby Day to Protect Your Rights on March 11

| March 5, 2013

Connecticut: Join NRA and Other Second Amendment Supporters for a Lobby Day to Protect Your Rights on March 11 On Monday, March 11, the National Rifle Association, in association with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen, and the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, will host a Lobby Day at the state Capitol in Hartford.  […]

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