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Senator Marchione Cosponsors Senate Bill To End “Double Taxation” of Military Members

| April 24, 2013

Senator Marchione Cosponsors Senate Bill To End “Double Taxation” of Military Members For Immediate Release: April 22, 2013 Contact: Josh Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381; fitzpatr@nysenate.gov    SENATOR MARCHIONE SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO END DUPLICATIVE VEHICLE TAXES FOR RETURNING MILITARY MEMBERS Senator Marchione adds her name as a cosponsor of Senate bill that would stop the “double taxation” of […]

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Marchione introduces bill in State Senate to Protect Horses From Slaughter

| April 24, 2013

Marchione introduces bill in State Senate to Protect Horses From Slaughter For Immediate Release: April 18, 2013 Contact: Josh Fitzpatrick, 518-455-2381 (Marchione), fitzpatr@nysenate.gov                        Marchione, Tedisco, Saratoga Horse Owners and Racing Leaders: “Protect NYS Horses from Slaughter” Legislators tour “Old Friends at Cabin Creek” race horse retirement home in Greenfield; Marchione introduces bill in Senate to […]

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Oregon: Multnomah County Commissioners to Vote on Restrictive Firearms Ordinance Tomorrow

| April 24, 2013

Oregon: Multnomah County Commissioners to Vote on Restrictive Firearms Ordinance Tomorrow Last week, the Multnomah Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved a restrictive firearms ordinance cosponsored by Commissioner Deborah Kafoury and Chair Jeff Cogen.  The second and final reading of this ordinance will take place tomorrow, April 25, at 9:30 am in Board Room 100 of the Multnomah Building located at […]

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Maine: Senate Passes Handgun Permit Confidentiality Legislation, Goes to Governor for His Expected Signature

| April 24, 2013

Maine: Senate Passes Handgun Permit Confidentiality Legislation, Goes to Governor for His Expected Signature Today, the Maine Senate passed Legislative Document 345, important Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) confidentiality legislation, by a 27-8 vote.  LD 345 passed in the state House by a 106-40 vote yesterday.  LD 345 will now be sent to Governor Paul LePage […]

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Some gun dealers balking at transfers

| April 24, 2013

Some gun dealers balking at transfers Some gun dealers balking at transfers – At least two gun dealers in the Rochester area say they will not facilitate transfers of firearms between two private parties. A third plans to charge more than what the law allows. The New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, the […]

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Gun-control window closed?

| April 23, 2013

Gun-control window closed? Although Washington’s battle over gun control ground to a sudden halt earlier this month, proponents of overhaul legislation say the fight is far from over. View full story

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Gun-control window closed?

| April 23, 2013

Gun-control window closed? Although Washington’s battle over gun control ground to a sudden halt earlier this month, proponents of overhaul legislation say the fight is far from over. View full story

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Colorado: Mental Health Bill Full of Problems Passes House Committee

| April 23, 2013

Colorado: Mental Health Bill Full of Problems Passes House Committee Today, the Colorado House Health, Insurance and Environment Committee considered and passed House Bill 1306 by a 6-5 party line vote.  HB 1306, introduced by state Representative Beth McCann (D-8), will create a task force to review mental health issues as it relates to the […]

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Gun Rights Groups Boost Lobbying 61% to Defeat New Laws

| April 23, 2013

Advocates of new gun legislation also boosted their lobbying spending by at least fivefold in the first quarter of 2013 compared with a year earlier. The Senate on April 17 failed to pass legislation expanding background checks for gun purchasers and a renewal of an assault weapons ban. View full story

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Support for N.Y. governor wanes after gun law

| April 23, 2013

Support for N.Y. governor wanes after gun law Support for N.Y. governor wanes after gun law – Support for the re-election of New York’s governor has eroded in the past four months, a Siena College poll found.  The poll released Monday found that 52% of voters outside the New York City metro area “prefer someone […]

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Maine: House Advances Handgun Permit Confidentiality Legislation

| April 23, 2013

Maine: House Advances Handgun Permit Confidentiality Legislation Today, the Maine House of Representatives passed important Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) confidentiality legislation, Legislative Document 345, by a 106-40 vote.  This measure will now be sent to the state Senate for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri: Senate Passes Legislation to Protect your Permit Privacy

| April 23, 2013

Missouri: Senate Passes Legislation to Protect your Permit Privacy Last night, the Missouri Senate unanimously approved House Bill 8, a funding measure that transfers to Missouri sheriffs the authority for issuance of Right-to-Carry permit certificates and the permits themselves from the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR).  As previously reported, there have been several reports that the […]

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Gun-control window closed?

| April 23, 2013

Gun-control window closed? Although Washington’s battle over gun control ground to a sudden halt earlier this month, proponents of overhaul legislation say the fight is far from over. View full story

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Man charged with stashing gun under New York City hotel cushion

| April 23, 2013

Police say 59-year-old Bobby Jackson left his handgun under the cushion of a chair in the lobby of the World Center Hotel. View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| April 23, 2013

LATEST NEWS GUILFORD — A Guilford High School student says he disagrees with school officials who made him change out of a shirt that has a picture of a gun on it. View full story

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Gun control supporters ponder path forward after Senate defeat

| April 23, 2013

Gun control supporters ponder path forward after Senate defeat Although Washington’s battle over gun control ground to a sudden halt earlier this month, proponents of overhaul legislation say the fight is far from over. But while the political ground may have shifted, there is no denying the massive sway of the National Rifle Association and […]

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Gun control supporters ponder path forward after Senate defeat

| April 23, 2013

Gun control supporters ponder path forward after Senate defeat Although Washington’s battle over gun control ground to a sudden halt earlier this month, proponents of overhaul legislation say the fight is far from over. But while the political ground may have shifted, there is no denying the massive sway of the National Rifle Association and […]

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Do Strict Gun Laws Really Stop Gun Crime?

| April 22, 2013

Do Strict Gun Laws Really Stop Gun Crime? This article is part of a series on Guns in America that explores the use of firearms in our country and the debate over gun control. This is an editorially independent series sponsored by Tactical Firearms Training Secrets.– View full story

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Gun control on table at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain

| April 22, 2013

Gun control on table at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain NEW BRITAIN — On the heels of a gun control defeat in the U.S. Senate, the New Britain League of Women Voters held a forum on the issue at Trinity-on-Main Monday. Bringing together staffers from the offices of Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Rep. Elizabeth Esty, […]

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Gabrielle Giffords under attack by WSJ columnist

| April 22, 2013

A right-wing Wall Street Journal columnist, James Taranto, first had harsh words for ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ op-ed piece “A Senate in the Gun Lobby’s Grip,” run in the New York Times, and then doubled down with an intimation that Giffords did not write the piece at all. Appearing on the National Rifle Association news show, […]

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