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Connecticut Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy speak on future of gun control

| April 26, 2013

Connecticut Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy speak on future of gun control U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal visited the state Capitol Friday to discuss the future of gun control after a bipartisan compromise to extend background checks was defeated in Washington last week. View full story

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SAFE Act threatens business

| April 26, 2013

The new gun law in New York State has been controversial to say the least. And it's not just gun owners who are angry… View full story

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Connecticut Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy speak on future of gun control

| April 26, 2013

Connecticut Sens. Blumenthal and Murphy speak on future of gun control U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal visited the state Capitol Friday to discuss the future of gun control after a bipartisan compromise to extend background checks was defeated in Washington last week. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 17 04/26/2013

| April 26, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 17 04/26/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Control Advocates to Continue Push for Tougher Laws

| April 26, 2013

Gun Control Advocates to Continue Push for Tougher Laws A U.S. senator is trying to revive his proposal to expand background checks for gun purchasers after the Senate defeated the measure earlier this month. View full story

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Putnam County Alert

| April 26, 2013

Putnam County Alert Putnam County Alert A small group of antigunners in Putnam County is upset that the county legislature passed a resolution expressing their opposition to the SAFE Act.  This group will be address the Protective Services Committee at their meeting scheduled for May 8 at 6:30pm at the Putnam County Office Building, Room […]

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill Passes State Senate

| April 26, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill Passes State Senate Yesterday, Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, passed in the South Carolina Senate.  This bill now goes to the House of Representatives where it will be assigned to a committee. View full […]

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Maine: Sweeping Gun Control Legislation to be Considered in Committee Next Week

| April 26, 2013

Maine: Sweeping Gun Control Legislation to be Considered in Committee Next Week The Joint Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee could vote on a plethora of anti-gun measures as early as Monday, April 29.  Click here to see a complete schedule of bills that will be considered by this committee next week. View full story […]

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Tennessee: General Assembly Adjourns with Second Amendment Victories

| April 26, 2013

Tennessee: General Assembly Adjourns with Second Amendment Victories The 108th Assembly of the State of Tennessee adjourned sine die on Friday, April 19.  Tennesseans saw quite a few victories this legislative session in regards to protecting the Second Amendment, as well as some disappointment when comments were made that disregarded the intent of a bill […]

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Arkansas: General Assembly Adjournment Marks Significant Pro-Gun Advances in the Natural State

| April 26, 2013

Arkansas: General Assembly Adjournment Marks Significant Pro-Gun Advances in the Natural State Last week, the Arkansas General Assembly adjourned after passing significant pro-gun reforms that will positively impact responsible gun owners and sportsmen in the Natural State.  Thanks to the overwhelming support of state legislators for passing these measures, and for Governor Mike Beebe (D) […]

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Arizona: Contact Governor Today in Support of Two Pro-Gun Reforms

| April 26, 2013

Arizona: Contact Governor Today in Support of Two Pro-Gun Reforms Two pro-gun bills of critical importance to gun owners and sportsmen are awaiting Governor Jan Brewer’s consideration.  It is important that Governor Brewer hears from you TODAY that you want the following bills to be signed into law: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: State Senate Committee to Hear Testimony on Anti-Gun and Anti-Sportsman Bill Package

| April 26, 2013

New Jersey: State Senate Committee to Hear Testimony on Anti-Gun and Anti-Sportsman Bill Package Next week, the New Jersey Senate will be introducing their gun control package.  Next Tuesday and Thursday, the New Jersey Senate Law and Public Safety Committee will be hearing testimony on these bills.   After sifting through the 22 anti-gun bills that […]

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Mo. House Takes Shot at Federal Gov’t by Passing This Gun Bill

| April 26, 2013

Mo. House Takes Shot at Federal Gov’t by Passing This Gun Bill "We don't want to have further gun control enforceable in the state of Missouri." View full story

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Washington: Act Now! Special Session to Consider Gun Control Measures Under Consideration

| April 26, 2013

Washington: Act Now! Special Session to Consider Gun Control Measures Under Consideration On Wednesday, Governor Jay Inslee (D) announced the likelihood of a special legislative session to be called after the regular legislative session ends this weekend.   The Governor has indicated that a broad range of issues could be considered, and almost certainly will include […]

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LATEST NEWS

| April 26, 2013

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's two U.S. senators are expected to discuss plans to push for gun control legislation following its recent Senate defeat. View full story

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Senators quietly seeking new path on gun control

| April 25, 2013

Senators quietly seeking new path on gun control Talks to revive gun control legislation are quietly under way on Capitol Hill as a bipartisan group of senators seeks a way to bridge the differences that led to last week’s collapse of the most serious effort to overhaul the country’s gun laws in 20 years.Drawing on […]

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Biden reassures gun control groups

| April 25, 2013

Biden reassures gun control groups Vice President Joe Biden reassured leading gun control groups Thursday that the administration remains committed to pushing an expansion of background checks for gun purchases through Congress, according to one of the event’s attendees.Biden, who has led the administration’s efforts on gun control in the wake of the shooting in […]

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Boston bomb suspects also wanted to attack New York: officials

| April 25, 2013

By Edith Honan and Mark Hosenball NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The two men suspected of carrying out last week's deadly Boston Marathon bombing decided after authorities identified them to drive to Manhattan and set off additional explosives in Times Square, New York City officials said on Thursday. Their plan unraveled only when they realized that […]

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FBI: Tsarnaevs planned to explode bomb in Times Square

| April 25, 2013

BOSTON, April 25 (UPI) — The FBI told New York officials the Boston Marathon bombing suspects planned to travel to New York City and detonate explosives in Times Square. View full story

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Alabama: NRA-Supported Omnibus Firearms Bill Passes House Committee

| April 25, 2013

Alabama: NRA-Supported Omnibus Firearms Bill Passes House Committee Today, the Alabama House Commerce and Small Business Committee passed Senate Bill 286 by a 6 to 2 vote.   SB 286 was championed by state Senators Scott Beason (R-17) and Roger Bedford (D-6).  State Representative Ed Henry (R-9) offered a substitute for Senate Bill 286 in committee, […]

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