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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 8 02/22/2013

| February 22, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 8 02/22/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rick Perry Invites Gun Makers to Texas

| February 22, 2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry is sending a recruitment message to gun and ammunition manufacturers — set up shop in Texas Perry sent letters to 26 gun and ammunition manufacturers earlier this month inviting them to consider a move to Texas if the states they currently… View full story

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Gov. Malloy Throws Temper Tantrum – Proposes Own Gun Control | CCDL Blog

Gov. Malloy Throws Temper Tantrum – Proposes Own Gun Control | CCDL Blog

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted on February 21, 2013 Governor Dan Malloy sat down recently with the Journal Inquirer newspaper for an hour-long interview. In an article they published yesterday, the Governor comes across like a petulant child because he’s afraid he won’t get his way on gun control via his Bipartisan Task Force. According to the Journal News: […]

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Minnesota: Senate Committee Concludes Two Days of Hearings, But the Fight for our Second Amendment Rights is Just Beginning

| February 22, 2013

Minnesota: Senate Committee Concludes Two Days of Hearings, But the Fight for our Second Amendment Rights is Just Beginning Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee concluded its two-day marathon of hearings on multiple dangerous anti-gun bills.  As previously reported, these bills are the beginning of an all-out assault on our constitutional Right to Keep and Bear […]

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Iowa: Expansive Gun Control Bill Introduced

| February 22, 2013

Iowa: Expansive Gun Control Bill Introduced This week, long-time anti-gun state Senator Jack Hatch (D-17) introduced Senate File 233 seeking to criminalize the private transfer of firearms.  SF 233 would make it a crime for a private individual to transfer his or her legally-owned firearm without going through a federal firearm licensed dealer (FFL) to […]

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Vermont: Unnecessary Gun Control Bill Unveiled in Montpelier

| February 22, 2013

Vermont: Unnecessary Gun Control Bill Unveiled in Montpelier House Bill 335 and House Bill 336, both sponsored by Representative George Till (D-Chittenden-3), were introduced this week in the Vermont House of Representatives.  These bills do nothing to address public safety or crime, and they represent yet another attack on the Second Amendment rights of lawful […]

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Illinois: House Speaker Madigan Orders House to Consider Firearm Legislation Next Tuesday

| February 22, 2013

Illinois: House Speaker Madigan Orders House to Consider Firearm Legislation Next Tuesday NRA-ILA has just learned that beginning at noon next Tuesday, February 26 , the Illinois House will be considering various gun control proposals and other firearm-related legislation.  It is not yet clear what measures will be considered.  At this moment, there is a […]

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Colorado: Senate Is the Last Line of Defense to Halt Rights-Infringing Legislation

| February 22, 2013

Colorado: Senate Is the Last Line of Defense to Halt Rights-Infringing Legislation The future of our Second Amendment rights lies in the hands of a few key senators in the Colorado Senate.  If you do not contact these elected officials in opposition to these ineffective and fanatical anti-gun bills being pushed through the legislature, your […]

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South Dakota: Right-to-Carry Reform Advances to House Floor

| February 22, 2013

South Dakota: Right-to-Carry Reform Advances to House Floor The South Dakota House Local Government Committee voted unanimously yesterday to extend the validity of the state Permit to Carry a Concealed Pistol from four to five years.  Senate Bill 166, introduced by state Senator Larry Rhoden (R-29) and state Representative Gary Cammack (R-29), now goes to the full House […]

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LATEST NEWS

| February 21, 2013

LATEST NEWS Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a conference on gun violence at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Photo: Carol Kaliff | Buy This Photo View full story

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Malloy proposes new gun control laws

| February 21, 2013

Malloy proposes new gun control laws Governor Malloy has decided what gun laws he wants to see changed. Malloy wants the General Assembly to move quickly and get something done on this issue. View full story

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NJ Assembly approves 22 new gun control measures

| February 21, 2013

TRENTON — The New Jersey Assembly voted Thursday to approve 22 gun control measures that supporters claim are common-sense changes intended to help curb gun violence like last year’s school shooting i View full story

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Mississippi Speaker Woos Gun Makers

| February 21, 2013

Mississippi Speaker Woos Gun Makers Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives Philip Gunn has made another move in reaction to potential federal gun control laws, this time wooing gun manufacturers to relocate to his state. “Gun manufacturers are under attack in anti-Second Amendment states,” Gunn said in a release… View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| February 21, 2013

LATEST NEWS Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a conference on gun violence at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Photo: Carol Kaliff | Buy This Photo View full story

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In Connecticut, Biden urges action on gun control

| February 21, 2013

In Connecticut, Biden urges action on gun control DANBURY, Conn. (AP) – Speaking at a conference on gun violence a dozen miles from the scene of the Connecticut school massacre, Vice President Joe Biden tried to rally support Thursday for the Obama administration's gun control proposals. View full story

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North Dakota: House to Consider Important Self-Defense Reforms

| February 21, 2013

North Dakota: House to Consider Important Self-Defense Reforms On Tuesday, House Bill 1467, important “Emergency Powers” legislation, was heard by the House Judiciary Committee.  This NRA-backed bill was introduced by state Representative Karen Karls (R-35).  HB 1467 was reported by this committee by a 10-3 vote and now goes to the floor of the state […]

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Rockland County becomes 19th in New York to ask for repeal of NY SAFE Act | The Rockland County Times

Rockland County becomes 19th in New York to ask for repeal of NY SAFE Act | The Rockland County Times

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sparaco and Schoenberger persuade Rockland County Democrats to defy King Cuomo and stand up for the people’s right to bear arms BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Hundreds of citizens who believe in the rights and tradition of gun ownership were pleasantly surprised at the results of Tuesday’s meeting of the Rockland County Legislature. Behind the bullish efforts […]

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Malloy reveals 'common sense' gun violence prevention proposal (document)

| February 21, 2013

Malloy reveals 'common sense' gun violence prevention proposal (document) DANBURY – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday concentrated on five primary areas that he wants the legislature to address to strengthen gun control laws. View full story

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Utah: House Could Vote on Pro-Gun Bills Tomorrow

| February 21, 2013

Utah: House Could Vote on Pro-Gun Bills Tomorrow Both bills listed below are currently on the House third reading calendar and could be voted on tomorrow.  It is imperative that you contact your state Representative immediately. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Biden and Malloy Call for Stricter Gun Laws at Connecticut Forum

| February 21, 2013

Biden and Malloy Call for Stricter Gun Laws at Connecticut Forum Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut used a forum with Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to push for changes like a ban on the same type of weapon used in the Newtown massacre. View full story

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