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Delaware: Governor Jack Markell Unveils Gun Control Plan to Leave You Defenseless

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Delaware: Governor Jack Markell Unveils Gun Control Plan to Leave You Defenseless Delaware Governor Jack Markell (D) has unveiled broad gun control plans that should alarm all law-abiding gun owners in the First State.  At this moment, legislation has not been introduced.  However his proposals as outlined in his news release snub the Supreme Court’s repeated ruling that the […]

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Virginia: House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 Will Hear Several Firearm Bills Tomorrow

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 Will Hear Several Firearm Bills Tomorrow On Thursday, January 17 at 5:00 p.m. the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 will hold a hearing on several bills of interest to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.  The following bills will be considered […]

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Connecticut: Weston Board of Selectmen to Consider Gun Ban Ordinance TOMORROW

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: Weston Board of Selectmen to Consider Gun Ban Ordinance TOMORROW The Weston Board of Selectmen will meet TOMORROW, January 17 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss and come to a decision regarding a sweeping gun ban ordinance that would severely infringe on your Second Amendment rights. View full story

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New York Quickly Passes Gun Control Measure

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The state legislature in New York has voted to approve a sweeping gun control measure. It bans assault weapons and makes it harder for seriously mentally ill people to legally obtain firearms. View full story

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Conn. municipal leaders to unveil gun proposal

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Conn. municipal leaders to unveil gun proposal HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of Connecticut mayors and first selectmen is the latest group to offer recommendations for reducing gun violence in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Newtown. View full story

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White House pledges to use campaign operation to push gun measures

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

White House pledges to use campaign operation to push gun measures Vice President Biden told House Democrats who attended a White House meeting on gun control measures on Monday that the Obama administration intended to mobilize the grassroots operation left over from the 2012 presidential campaign to help push for the gun related measures it […]

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Sweeping gun control becomes law in New York

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sweeping gun control becomes law in New York Mr. Cuomo signed the bill less than an hour after the State Assembly approved it by a 104 to 43 vote on the second full day of the 2013 legislative session. The State Senate, which had in the past resisted more restrictive gun laws, approved the measure […]

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New York’s radical gun control law

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York’s radical gun control law Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the first to successfully exploit the Newtown, Conn. tragedy to pass the most radical and pointless gun control law of any state in the country. The most dramatic changes in New York will be to lower the limit on magazines from 10 to only seven […]

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Gun owners upset by new controls passed by N.Y. lawmakers

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun owners upset by new controls passed by N.Y. lawmakers Signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, the New York legislation tightens a ban on assault style rifles, calls for background checks on ammunition purchases, outlaws large capacity magazines and tries to keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill people deemed […]

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New York: Republicans say Cuomo rushed process

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New York: Republicans say Cuomo rushed process Some Republicans assailed the rush to force through the legislation. Rank and file lawmakers got copies of the lengthy proposal about an hour before the State Senate began voting Monday.”This is haphazard,” said Assemb. Al Graf (R Holbrook). “We’re not supposed to be here to advance any one […]

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Obama’s one-man gun grab

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama’s one-man gun grab Pro gun groups weren’t exaggerating during the election last year when they warned President Obama intended to go after guns in a second term. With his second inaugural less than a week away, Mr. Obama is already so determined to put sweeping new restrictions in place that he threatened Monday to […]

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Statement from the National Rifle Association of America In Response to President Obama’s Gun Control Proposals

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Statement from the National Rifle Association of America In Response to President Obama’s Gun Control Proposals Fairfax, Va. – Throughout its history, the National Rifle Association has led efforts to promote safety and responsible gun ownership.  Keeping our children and society safe remains our top priority. View full story

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Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin discusses the New York SAFE Act

| January 15, 2013

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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: GIANARIS/ BALL TO APPEAR ON ‘HANNITY’

| January 15, 2013

by Rick Karlin This will be something the political junkies will want to see — the Senate’s Deputy Democratic Minority Leader Mike Gianaris and GOP Sen. Greg Ball will be appearing tonight on “Hannity” at 9:00 p.m. With host Sean Hannity’s well-known dislike of liberals, he’s likely to tear into Gianaris while giving Ball, who has emerged as […]

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Critics assail Cuomo’s gun deal as secret, rushed

| January 15, 2013

Critics assail Cuomo’s gun deal as secret, rushed – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being criticized by a good-government group and rank-and-file lawmakers for rushing his gun control law through secret meetings to make New York the first state to enact a measure since the Newtown, Conn., tragedy. Dick Dadey of Citizens Union says the closed-door […]

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Seizes Your Gun Rights Overnight with Secret Deals, Procedural Shortcuts and Midnight Votes in Albany

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Governor Andrew Cuomo Seizes Your Gun Rights Overnight with Secret Deals, Procedural Shortcuts and Midnight Votes in Albany Governor Andrew Cuomo, in stunningly brazen fashion, took a hatchet to gun rights in New York with lightning speed.  By cutting secret deals behind closed doors, eliminating public input and circumventing normal legislative processes, the Governor and […]

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Maryland: Governor O’Malley’s "Common Sense" Will Leave You Defenseless

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland: Governor O’Malley’s "Common Sense" Will Leave You Defenseless Anti-gun Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D) released a statement yesterday that should alarm all law-abiding gun owners in the Old Line State.  O’Malley  announced that he will be pushing a broad gun control package through the Maryland General Assembly as soon as possible.  His proposal is packed with attacks on your Second Amendment rights […]

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Wyoming: Session is Underway and Important Pro-Gun Bills Have Been Introduced

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming: Session is Underway and Important Pro-Gun Bills Have Been Introduced As the Wyoming Legislature enters the second week of its legislative session, a number of pro-gun reforms have already been introduced.  Representative Allen Jaggi (R-19) filed two bills: House Bill 103, which would strengthen the state’s authority over firearm laws while prohibiting local counties from enacting their own ordinances in […]

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NYS Senator Kathleen Marchione Opposes Restrictive, Unconstitutional New Gun Control Legislation

| January 15, 2013

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2013 Contact: (518) 455-2381, marchione@nysenate.gov                                                NYS SENATOR KATHLEEN MARCHIONE: TONIGHT’S GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION WEAKENS THE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF NEW YORKERS, CRACKING DOWN ON CRIMINALS AND ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE SOLE FOCUS Senator Marchione keeps her promise and votes “NO” on restrictive new gun control; will launch […]

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Kathleen Marchione’s comments on Cuomo bill

| January 15, 2013

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