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Colorado: Contact Governor Hickenlooper TODAY

| March 13, 2013

Colorado: Contact Governor Hickenlooper TODAY Today, the Colorado House of Representatives confirmed House Bill 1224 by a 34-30 vote, which will make all newly purchased magazines with a capacity over fifteen rounds illegal as of July 1, 2013. This bill is also so poorly written that it will make ANY MAGAZINE purchased after July 1 […]

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Kansas: NRA-Backed Bills Advance in the Sunflower State

| March 13, 2013

Kansas: NRA-Backed Bills Advance in the Sunflower State Today, the Kansas Senate voted 32 to 8 to pass Senate Bill 45, an important pro-gun reform that would prohibit taxpayer money from financing gun control campaigns in any manner. This bill now goes to the state House of Representatives where it will be assigned to an […]

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Utah: NRA-Backed Bill Needs Your Help in the Senate – Permitless Carry Bill Heads to the Governor

| March 13, 2013

Utah: NRA-Backed Bill Needs Your Help in the Senate – Permitless Carry Bill Heads to the Governor House Bill 268, an important disorderly conduct bill, is still pending in the state Senate and must be voted on tomorrow before the end of session.  Sponsored by state Representative Paul Ray (R-13), HB 268 would provide that, […]

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Iowa Gun Confidentiality Protection Ready for Final House Vote

| March 13, 2013

Iowa Gun Confidentiality Protection Ready for Final House Vote An NRA-backed bill prohibiting the publication of the names and addresses of individuals possessing permits to acquire and carry firearms has been cleared for final approval in the state House of Representatives.  Introduced by state Representative Matt Windschitl (R-17) originally as House File 81, this privacy protection legislation passed unanimously in […]

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Missouri: Important Right-to-Carry Privacy Legislation Introduced in House

| March 13, 2013

Missouri: Important Right-to-Carry Privacy Legislation Introduced in House Recently, there have been several reports that the Missouri Department of Revenue is collecting and sharing personal documents from individuals receiving a concealed carry endorsement with third parties, including the federal government.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform

| March 13, 2013

Arizona: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform House Bill 2654, introduced by state Representative Darin Mitchell (R-13), passed in the Arizona House of Representatives by an overwhelming 52 to 4 vote on March 4.   HB 2654 has been sent to the state Senate and assigned to its Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Committee for further consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Urgent New Mexico Update: ACT NOW to Stop Gun Control House Bill 77

| March 13, 2013

Urgent New Mexico Update: ACT NOW to Stop Gun Control House Bill 77 Supporters of House Bill 77 are putting the full court press on the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear this gun control measure this afternoon.  Please contact the following state Senators and urge them to OPPOSE HB 77.   View full story Originally posted […]

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Georgia: Senate President Receives Award for His Commitment to Upholding the Second Amendment

| March 13, 2013

Georgia: Senate President Receives Award for His Commitment to Upholding the Second Amendment Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R-48) was given the Defender of Freedom Award by the NRA Institute for Legislative Action.  Senator Shafer is an “A+” rated state legislator by the NRA Political Victory Fund and one of the nation’s strongest champions of […]

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Gun control agenda narrows as skepticism grows

| March 13, 2013

Gun control agenda narrows as skepticism grows WASHINGTON — The only vote so far in this Congress on gun restrictions would impose tougher penalties for firearms trafficking, a measure that wouldn't have prevented the Dec. 14 shootings at a Connecticut elementary school. View full story

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Newtown cyclists greeted with news on gun control

| March 12, 2013

Newtown cyclists greeted with news on gun control Members of the Sandy Hook Ride on Washington, a team of 26 cyclists who rode almost 400 miles from Newtown, Conn., to the Capitol in Washington in support of gun violence prevention gather for a news conference on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Washington. View […]

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Gunmaker says assault weapon ban could put them out of business

| March 12, 2013

Gunmaker says assault weapon ban could put them out of business Connecticut gun manufacturers will be paying close attention to what's happening at the state Capitol in Hartford in the coming days, including Stag Arms, which is based in New Britain. View full story

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Rep. Jan Schakowsky: More crackdowns coming, as ‘I’m against handguns’

| March 12, 2013

Rep. Jan Schakowsky: More crackdowns coming, as ‘I’m against handguns’ Rep. Jan Schakowsky said at a women’s rights rally that a Democratic backed push to ban so called assault weapons and to mandate background checks for private gun sales were just the beginning of a larger agenda to clamp down on Second Amendment rights. View […]

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Maine: Gun rights advocates dominate hearing on permit privacy

| March 12, 2013

Maine: Gun rights advocates dominate hearing on permit privacy If personal information about Mainers with concealed weapons permits is open to the public, criminals could use the records to find guns, and domestic violence victims could be located by enraged or vindictive partners. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Newtown cyclists greeted with news on gun control

| March 12, 2013

Newtown cyclists greeted with news on gun control Members of the Sandy Hook Ride on Washington, a team of 26 cyclists who rode almost 400 miles from Newtown, Conn., to the Capitol in Washington in support of gun violence prevention gather for a news conference on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Washington. View […]

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Connecticut: Oppressive Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Committee This Thursday

| March 12, 2013

Connecticut: Oppressive Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Committee This Thursday Despite rumors of its cancellation, the Public Safety and Security Committee will proceed with its public hearing this Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in Room 2C of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Helena

| March 12, 2013

Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Helena House Bill 205, sponsored by Representative Krayton Kerns (R-58), would legalize the use of suppressors for all hunting.  While suppressors do not eliminate the sound of a firearm, they do reduce the muzzle report in a manner similar to the way that a muffler reduces exhaust noise from a vehicle. The benefits […]

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Gun control agenda narrows as skepticism grows

| March 12, 2013

Gun control agenda narrows as skepticism grows WASHINGTON — The only vote so far in this Congress on gun restrictions would impose tougher penalties for firearms trafficking, a measure that wouldn't have prevented the Dec. 14 shootings at a Connecticut elementary school. View full story

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Washington: Anti-Gun Bill Could be Voted On Any Minute

| March 12, 2013

Washington: Anti-Gun Bill Could be Voted On Any Minute The state House of Representatives was supposed to start debating House Bill 1588 four hours ago, but the controversy surrounding this issue has brought everything to a halt in Olympia.  However, since this anti-gun bill must pass in the state House by 5:00 pm tomorrow to stay “alive” for […]

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Nevada: Act NOW to Stop Extremist Anti-Gun Bill in Carson City

| March 12, 2013

Nevada: Act NOW to Stop Extremist Anti-Gun Bill in Carson City SB 221 is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee this Thursday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m. in room 2149 of the Legislative Building in Carson City, located at 401 South Carson Street.  It will also be video-conferenced to […]

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Minnesota: Senate Judiciary Committee to Hear Gun Control Omnibus Bill This Thursday

| March 12, 2013

Minnesota: Senate Judiciary Committee to Hear Gun Control Omnibus Bill This Thursday On Thursday, March 14, at 6:00 pm in Room 15 of the state Capitol, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear state Senator Ron Latz’s (DFL-46) anti-gun omnibus amendment to Senate File 458. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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