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No plans for a gun buyback in Newport News

| February 17, 2013

No plans for a gun buyback in Newport News — Newport News police are continuing to work to get guns off the streets to help reduce violent crime in the city, where homicides saw an uptick in 2012 and two shooting deaths were already reported this year. View full story

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Kathleen Parker: Gun debate stirs in South Carolina – Sun, 17 Feb 2013 PST

| February 17, 2013

Kathleen Parker: Gun debate stirs in South Carolina – Sun, 17 Feb 2013 PST When President Obama said in his State of the Union address that “This time is different,” referring to his push for tighter gun-control laws, he wasn’t just whistling Dixie. Analysts seeking insight into the gun debate need look no farther than […]

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TAKING AIM: Gun Maker Ends New York Sales in Wake of New Law

| February 17, 2013

NYC Mayor Opposed Pension Fund's Vote to Sell Gun Stocks Colorado Company Threatens to Leave State Over Gun Bill View full story

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Firearms manufacturer ends sales to New York in wake of new gun law

| February 17, 2013

About 500 opponents of New York's new gun control law huddled against a bitter wind outside the state Capitol on Tuesday to chant for freedom and their constitutional right to bear arms View full story

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Gun Control Laws Clear Initial Hurdle in Colorado

| February 16, 2013

Gun Control Laws Clear Initial Hurdle in Colorado A state with deep conservative and independent streaks has also been the site of two of the nation’s most notorious mass shootings, one in 1999 and one last summer. View full story

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Colorado: Anti-Gun Measures Eligible for a Final Vote This Monday

| February 16, 2013

Colorado: Anti-Gun Measures Eligible for a Final Vote This Monday Yesterday, four anti-gun measures passed their second reading in the Colorado House of Representatives and are now eligible for a final vote this Monday at 10:00 a.m.  Your firearms freedoms could be stolen away soon if you do not act now. View full story Originally […]

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Ulster Co. Alert

| February 16, 2013

Ulster Co. Alert Ulster County Alert Gun owners are encouraged to attend the Ulster County Legislature meeting this Tuesday night, February 19th.  A large attendance is important to counter an expected opposition hoping to prevent the resolution opposing the SAFE Act from passing.  The meeting takes place at 7:00pm at UPAC on Broadway. View full […]

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Maine: Your Immediate Assistance is Required to Protect the Privacy of CHP Holders

| February 16, 2013

Maine: Your Immediate Assistance is Required to Protect the Privacy of CHP Holders Due to recent Freedom of Access Act (FOAA) requests by the Bangor Daily News and other unspecified outlets to obtain personal information—including the names, addresses and birthdates—of all Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) holders in Maine, Governor Paul LePage (R) has put forward […]

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Facing outcry, Maine newspaper drops request for gun permit info

| February 15, 2013

(Reuters) – A Maine newspaper's request for information about gun permit owners ignited such an outcry among gun-rights advocates and state lawmakers that on Friday the newspaper withdrew it. In a repeat of an uproar that occurred in a New York City suburb last month, The Bangor Daily News had asked for public records that […]

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Ridgewood BOE supports gun control laws

| February 15, 2013

Ridgewood BOE supports gun control laws Ridgewood's resolution sent to local, state and federal lawmakers. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 7 02/15/2013

| February 15, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 7 02/15/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Firearms Legislation before Committee Next Week

| February 15, 2013

New Hampshire: Firearms Legislation before Committee Next Week Several firearm-related bills are scheduled for a hearing in the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee on Thursday, February 21 in Representative Hall. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Urge Your Legislators to Protect the Church Protection Act and Support Right-to-Carry Confidentiality

| February 15, 2013

Arkansas: Urge Your Legislators to Protect the Church Protection Act and Support Right-to-Carry Confidentiality House Bill 1284, an anti-gun bill designed to completely neutralize the intent of the recently-enacted Senate Bill 71, is on the agenda of the House Judiciary Committee and could be heard the next time this committee meets.  SB 71, signed into […]

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North Carolina: Senate Committee to Consider Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill

| February 15, 2013

North Carolina: Senate Committee to Consider Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Senate Bill 28, introduced by state Senator Stan Bingham (R-33), has been assigned to the Senate Judiciary II Committee and could be voted on in the near future.  This legislation would make information on Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) holders accessible only to law enforcement, and provide critical privacy  protection for law-abiding […]

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Maryland: URGENT — Vote on Governor’s Gun Control Scheme Moved to Next Week – Your Action Needed NOW to Protect Your Rights

| February 15, 2013

Maryland: URGENT — Vote on Governor’s Gun Control Scheme Moved to Next Week – Your Action Needed NOW to Protect Your Rights Emergency: Last Chance to Demand Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and Your Senator to Oppose All Aspects of SB 281 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York website wants Kentucky gun owners' names and addresses

| February 15, 2013

Last week, Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell received an open records request from New York. The website heavy.com is requesting the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in the county. View full story

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Oswego County passes resolution calling for repeal of NY SAFE Act | syracuse.com

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Ken Sturtz l ksturtz@syracuse.comon February 14, 2013 at 8:08 PM, updated February 14, 2013 at 8:23 PM Oswego, NY– The Oswego County Legislature voted 25-0 for a resolution urging the repeal of the NY SAFE Act, joining a growing list of counties that have denounced New York state’s controversial gun law. “We were just […]

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New York City Teachers’ Pension Fund Gets Rid of Gun Holdings

| February 14, 2013

The pension fund’s board voted to get rid of holdings from five gun companies, making the fund the biggest in the country so far to shed such holdings. View full story

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New York City Teachers’ Pension Fund Gets Rid of Gun Holdings

| February 14, 2013

The pension fund’s board voted to get rid of holdings from five gun companies, making the fund the biggest in the country so far to shed such holdings. View full story

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State legislators seek to block any new federal gun laws

| February 14, 2013

State legislators seek to block any new federal gun laws Even before Congress takes up any new gun laws, some state legislators are pushing bills to block enforcement. WASHINGTON — In Alaska, state House Speaker Mike Chenault says he's heard complaints from all over the state about the federal government "trampling" on gun owners' 2nd […]

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