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Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence

| February 12, 2013

Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence Today, Senate Bill 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), passed in the House of Delegates by a 76-23 vote. Last Friday, S.B. 1335 was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote.  The amended version […]

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Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State

| February 12, 2013

Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State As the Arizona General Assembly concludes the first month of the 2013 legislative session, a number of NRA-supported pro-gun advances have already been introduced in Phoenix.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform

| February 12, 2013

Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform Today, House Bill 1563 passed the Indiana House of Representatives by an overwhelming 95-2 vote.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes

| February 12, 2013

Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes The 77th Nevada Legislature convened on February 4.  Two NRA-supported pro-gun measures have been introduced as well as an anti-hunting bill that must be defeated.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move

| February 12, 2013

Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move Bills that would infringe on our Right to Keep and Bear Arms have been filed and will be moving through the Iowa legislature.  Your action is necessary! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Toy Gun Makers Aim for Delicate Balance After Shootings

| February 12, 2013

NEW YORK – While the gun control debate rages after the spate of recent shooting tragedies, the toy gun industry has found itself struggling to strike a delicate balance between profit and sensitivity. View full story

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Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress

| February 12, 2013

Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress WASHINGTON, Feb 12 — US President Barack Obama’s fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address tonight, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new firearms restrictions. About two dozen victims, […]

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Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress

| February 12, 2013

Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress WASHINGTON, Feb 12 — US President Barack Obama’s fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address tonight, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new firearms restrictions. About two dozen victims, […]

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Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.

Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.. By Abby Ohlheiser Posted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 1:47 PM ET NBC News flags one of the 23 executive actions taken by President Obama this afternoon as part of his push for stricter gun control in the […]

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Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher gun laws in Iowa

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher gun laws in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa — A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Biden says he senses urgency for gun control

| February 11, 2013

Biden says he senses urgency for gun control PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden, speaking hours after a fatal shooting at a courthouse in his home state of Delaware, said on Monday there was an unprecedented sense of urgency among police and officials to enact gun control laws. "The one thing that came across […]

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Colorado: Remember to Attend Important Public Hearings That Will Affect Your Gun Rights

| February 11, 2013

Colorado: Remember to Attend Important Public Hearings That Will Affect Your Gun Rights Your Second Amendment rights and your right to self-defense are under attack, and we need your help to protect our Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Colorado. On Tuesday and Wednesday, House committees will hold public hearings on four different anti-gun bills—and […]

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Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will Be Considered by the House Tomorrow

| February 11, 2013

Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will Be Considered by the House Tomorrow Tomorrow, February 12, Senate Bill 1335 will be considered on the House floor.  S.B. 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote on Friday.  The amended version […]

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Massachusetts: Westford Faces Impending Gun Ban and Confiscation of Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines

| February 11, 2013

Massachusetts: Westford Faces Impending Gun Ban and Confiscation of Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines The Westford Board of Selectmen is currently pursuing an extremely restrictive ordinance that would infringe on your Second Amendment rights and inhibit your inherent right to self-defense.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun-control coalition wants tougher laws in Iowa

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control coalition wants tougher laws in Iowa A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. Members of Iowans for Gun Safety, One Million Moms for Gun Control and the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa pushed for universal background checks, reduced magazine capacity, a system to flag […]

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Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher Iowa laws

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher Iowa laws DES MOINES — A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Iowa gun-control advocates lobby GOP lawmakers

| February 11, 2013

Iowa gun-control advocates lobby GOP lawmakers A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new restrictions on firearms. About two dozen victims, […]

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Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new restrictions on firearms. About two dozen victims, […]

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UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown (Updates with first lady's guest will be parents of slain teen) WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – President […]

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