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California lawmakers propose tough gun laws

| February 8, 2013

California lawmakers propose tough gun laws California lawmakers propose tough gun laws California would significantly restrict gun use and ownership, including major new bans on ammunition magazines, under dozens of new proposed regulations that would cement the state's status of having the strictest gun-control laws in the United States. The drive for tougher regulations in […]

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Calif. seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws

| February 7, 2013

Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state to do even more in response to recent mass shootings, particularly the Connecticut … View full story

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Calif. seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws

| February 7, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state to do even more in response to recent mass shootings, particularly the Connecticut school massacre. View full story

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California vs. New York for nation's toughest gun laws

| February 7, 2013

Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state to do even more in response to recent mass shootings, particularly the Connecticut school massacre . View full story

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State seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws

| February 7, 2013

Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state to do even more in response to recent mass shootings, particularly the Connecticut school massacre. Democrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 bills that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms. […]

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Calif. seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws

| February 7, 2013

Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state to do even more in response to recent mass shootings, particularly the Connecticut … View full story

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Are gun company stocks in your fund portfolio?

| February 7, 2013

Are gun company stocks in your fund portfolio? Are there guns in your investment portfolio?It's an issue that some politicians and gun-control advocates are raising after recent mass shootings prompted calls for tougher laws.Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel … View full story

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Calif. seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws

| February 7, 2013

Calif. seeks to adopt nation's toughest gun laws Weeks after New York enacted the nation's toughest gun laws, California lawmakers said Thursday they want their state to do even more in response to recent mass shootings, particularly the Connecticut school massacre. View full story

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Kentucky: Louisville Legislators Launch a Vicious Attack on Our Second Amendment Rights

| February 7, 2013

Kentucky: Louisville Legislators Launch a Vicious Attack on Our Second Amendment Rights Today, state Representatives Mary Lou Marzian (D-34) and Jim Wayne (D-35)introduced legislation designed to strip away your individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms.  While this measure is being touted as a public safety and crime control initiative, the proposals only criminalize and disarm […]

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Connecticut Woman Pulls Out Loaded Gun During Argument At Chuck E. Cheese [VIDEO]

| February 7, 2013

Connecticut Woman Pulls Out Loaded Gun During Argument At Chuck E. Cheese [VIDEO] A Connecticut woman was arrested for pulling out a loaded gun at Chuck E. Cheese , Monday (Feb. 4). Tawana Bourne was arguing with another parent when she showed her weapon. View full story

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Maryland: Fight Against Senate Bill 281 Begins with Massive Pro-Gun Turnout for Senate Judicial Proceedings Hearing

| February 7, 2013

Maryland: Fight Against Senate Bill 281 Begins with Massive Pro-Gun Turnout for Senate Judicial Proceedings Hearing Yesterday, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee heard testimony on Governor Martin O’Malley’s sweeping gun control package, Senate Bill 281. Thousands of pro-gun Marylanders attended the Second Amendment rally and packed the Senate office building to sign up and testify in opposition […]

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WINTER STORM NEMO EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION AND TIPS

| February 7, 2013

WINTER STORM NEMO EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION AND TIPS Below is a list of important contact information and tips: Utility Companies: Con Edison: 1-800-75-CONED Central Hudson Gas and Electric: (845) 452-2700 National Grid: (718) 643-4050 NYSEG: 1-800-572-1131   Emergency Service Providers: The American Red Cross of Mid Hudson Valley: (845) 471-0200 Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department: (845) […]

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Arkansas: Contact Your State Legislators and Urge Them to Support Permit Privacy and Faculty Campus Carry

| February 7, 2013

Arkansas: Contact Your State Legislators and Urge Them to Support Permit Privacy and Faculty Campus Carry Senate Bill 131, which passed in the state Senate yesterday on a bipartisan 24-9 vote, has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.  This legislation, introduced by state Senator Bruce Holland (R-9), would close the loophole that allows media outlets to obtain and publish […]

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Minnesota: House Concludes Three Day Hearings, But the Fight for our Second Amendment Rights is Just Beginning

| February 7, 2013

Minnesota: House Concludes Three Day Hearings, But the Fight for our Second Amendment Rights is Just Beginning Today, the House Public Safety, Finance and Policy Committee concludes a three day marathon of hearings on multiple dangerous anti-gun bills.  As previously reported, these bills are the beginning of an all out assault on our constitutional Right […]

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Maine: Second Amendment Under Attack

| February 7, 2013

Maine: Second Amendment Under Attack Anti-gun legislators in the Maine Legislature have wasted no time this legislative session attempting to single out and disarm law-abiding gun owners in the Pine Tree State.  The majority of gun-related legislation that has been introduced thus far is an affront to our constitutional rights as law-abiding citizens.  This unfortunate theme is […]

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Over 90 percent of Americans support gun background checks: poll

| February 7, 2013

Over 90 percent of Americans support gun background checks: poll (Reuters) – More than 90 percent of U.S. voters supported background checks for all gun buyers, while much smaller majorities were for stricter gun control laws such as bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, said a poll released on Thursday. But the National Rifle […]

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Plan for Federal Lands in Grand Junction Area Will Close Lands to Recreational Shooting

| February 7, 2013

Plan for Federal Lands in Grand Junction Area Will Close Lands to Recreational Shooting View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Bill seeks to keep gun enforcement under state purview

| February 7, 2013

Bill seeks to keep gun enforcement under state purview As gun control debates boil across the nation, a Utah lawmaker is fighting to keep such laws at the state level. View full story

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Gun rights advocates make voices heard at Md. Senate hearing

| February 6, 2013

Gun rights advocates make voices heard at Md. Senate hearing Gun rights advocates marshaled one of the biggest crowds to descend on Annapolis for a bill hearing in years Wednesday, packing the halls of the Maryland State House complex to oppose Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to institute some of the nation’s strictest gun-control laws. Read […]

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Gun rights advocates make voices heard at Md. Senate hearing

| February 6, 2013

Gun rights advocates make voices heard at Md. Senate hearing Gun rights advocates marshaled one of the biggest crowds to descend on Annapolis for a bill hearing in years Wednesday, packing the halls of the Maryland State House complex to oppose Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to institute some of the nation’s strictest gun control laws. […]

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