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Gun Control Proposals Separated Into Four Bills, Suggesting Democratic Strategy

| February 26, 2013

Gun Control Proposals Separated Into Four Bills, Suggesting Democratic Strategy * Proposals broken into four bills to improve odds for some * Strategy suggests ban on assault weapons unlikely to pass * Senate committee to vote as early as Thursday By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats in the […]

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LATEST NEWS

| February 26, 2013

LATEST NEWS Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy meets with Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia, Director of Public Safety Ted Jankowski, and Police Chief Jonathan Fontneau at Government Center on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, to discuss Malloy's gun violence prevention plan. View full story

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Gun control opponent against law change

| February 26, 2013

Gun control opponent against law change Opponents to changing Rhode Island gun laws say there is already enough gun control in the state. View full story

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Gun grabbers kill jobs

| February 26, 2013

Gun grabbers kill jobs Gun-control laws don’t reduce crime, but they do reduce employment. Some governors don’t care and are pushing for more pointless statutes that put their citizens’ jobs on the line. Smarter governors sense the opportunity to poach a few manufacturers from their colleagues. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun buyback proposal would trade firearms for Beyoncé tickets

| February 26, 2013

Got a gun? Get Beyoncé tickets. That’s the proposal put up by Michael (Blue) Williams, the head of Family Tree Entertainment. The co-founder of Violator Records has put forward the city’s first “private-sector gun buyback program” to the New York Police Department, according to the New York Daily News. The idea is simple, offering concert […]

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At the Capitol Thursday: Pro-gun rally outside; gun-control presser inside – canceled (UPDATED)

At the Capitol Thursday: Pro-gun rally outside; gun-control presser inside – canceled (UPDATED)

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Republican lawmakers and gun-rights activists are gearing up for a rally Thursday that’s expected to attract 10,000 people, according to organizers. Tom King, president of the state Rifle and Pistol Association, said 80 buses from around the state will travel to Albany for the protest on the Capitol lawn, where participants will denounce Gov. Andrew […]

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Weapons Made With 3-D Printers Could Complicate Gun Control Laws

| February 26, 2013

Weapons Made With 3-D Printers Could Complicate Gun Control Laws As digital technology continues to transform the way objects are manufactured, it's becoming more possible to produce an entire firearm at home. Amateur gunsmiths are now sharing the digital blueprints for making key parts of a gun online on a 3-D printer and one member […]

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Maryland: House Committee Hearing this Friday on Companion to Senate Bill 281

| February 26, 2013

Maryland: House Committee Hearing this Friday on Companion to Senate Bill 281 This Friday, March 1, the Maryland House Judiciary Committee will be hearing multiple pieces of anti-gun legislation.  Among the legislation being heard is House Bill 294, the companion bill to Senate Bill 281, sweeping anti-gun legislation previously reported by NRA-ILA here.  Please note […]

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New Mexico: House Bill 77 Referred To Senate Public Affairs And Senate Judiciary Committees

| February 26, 2013

New Mexico: House Bill 77 Referred To Senate Public Affairs And Senate Judiciary Committees Although House Bill 77, sponsored by Rep. Miguel Garcia (D-ABQ), has undergone significant revisions since its introduction, NRA-ILA still opposes the portion of the House-approved version which would criminalize private transfers at gun shows. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun law stymies county clerks

| February 26, 2013

Gun law stymies county clerks Gun law stymies county clerks – It has been a week since the Ontario County Clerk’s Office began accepting the pistol permit “opt-out” privacy forms, and already, the office has been inundated with forms, said County Clerk Matthew Hoose.  The office started accepting the forms — which ensure that permit […]

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Kentucky: Senate Passes Right-to-Carry Reform Bill

| February 26, 2013

Kentucky: Senate Passes Right-to-Carry Reform Bill Yesterday, Senate Bill 150 passed in the Kentucky Senate by an overwhelming bipartisan 36-1 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Schuyler committee passes resolution opposing gun law | Star-Gazette | stargazette.com

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

  A resolution drafted by Schuyler County’s sheriff and clerk opposing the new state gun law passed the county legislature’s Public Safety Committee unanimously Monday morning. The committee passed the resolution unanimously, with a vote of 4-0. Sheriff Bill Yessman said the Monday morning crowd of more than 50 people was the largest ever for […]

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Arkansas: Faculty Campus Carry Passes Senate, Goes to Governor for His Approval

| February 26, 2013

Arkansas: Faculty Campus Carry Passes Senate, Goes to Governor for His Approval Yesterday, the Arkansas Senate passed House Bill 1243 on a 31-4 bipartisan vote.  The House approved this measure on a 70-11 vote on February 15.  This bill will be sent to Governor Mike Beebe (D), who has indicated he will sign it into […]

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Weapons Made With 3-D Printers Could Complicate Gun Control Laws

| February 26, 2013

Weapons Made With 3-D Printers Could Complicate Gun Control Laws As digital technology continues to transform the way objects are manufactured, it's becoming more possible to produce an entire firearm at home. Amateur gunsmiths are now sharing the digital blueprints for making key parts of a gun online on a 3-D printer and one member […]

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Shortage of hard data on firearms rooted in gun-control debate

| February 26, 2013

Shortage of hard data on firearms rooted in gun-control debate As Colorado lawmakers push closer to passing a spate of new gun laws, they have almost no data about who owns firearms in this state or even where criminals get their guns. Coloradans do not have to register their guns with the government. View full […]

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Access to gun owners list is passé

| February 26, 2013

In the years leading up to New York's new gun-control law, individuals and groups ranging from gun advocates and lawyers to journalists, police and the merely curious requested the names and addresses of pistol-permit holders from Westchester and Putnam counties. View full story

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Obama’s gun strategy falling short in Senate – Reid J. Epstein – POLITICO.com

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

By REID J. EPSTEIN | 2/25/13 6:24 PM EST President Barack Obama’s legislative strategy for gun control may be the reason he gets no deal at all. Obama’s team has been working a delicate inside game to reach out to otherwise combative Senate Republicans: The White House conveys messages to Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), who […]

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Feinstein on gun control: Americans must decide if “personal pleasure is more important than general welfare” » The Right Scoop -

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Feinstein on gun control: Americans must decide if “personal pleasure is more important than general welfare” » The Right Scoop – (VIDEO).   Apparently the gun control debate is no longer about the Constitution and the 2nd amendment, it’s about your personal pleasure and the general welfare, according to Senator Dianne Feinstein: I don’t really […]

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Special Report: Alabama Arms Race

| February 25, 2013

Special Report: Alabama Arms Race With all the talk about school shootings and possible new gun control laws, many people are changing their minds about owning guns.  So are the number of people getting permits and buying weapons going up? View full story

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Man wanted in York shooting arrested in New York City

| February 25, 2013

York, PA – Federal agents have arrested a man they say fired a gun into a parked vehicle, hitting a woman in York earlier this month, according to a news release. View full story

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