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Wyoming Legislature Concludes Session with Mixed Results for Gun Owners

| March 11, 2013

Wyoming Legislature Concludes Session with Mixed Results for Gun Owners The Wyoming Legislature concluded its 2013 session with mixed results for law-abiding gun owners.  Although one pro-hunting reform was passed and signed into law by Governor Matt Mead (R), two more pro-gun reforms were left on the Senate’s calendar and defeated through deceptive procedural tactics without receiving a fair […]

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New York's gun shops, shooting ranges report upsurge in business

| March 11, 2013

BUFFALO — Gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business since the state Legislature rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws in December.  View full story

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Despite uproar over New York gun law, about half of Upstaters say they'd vote for Andrew Cuomo again

| March 11, 2013

Overall, 64 percent of those polled statewide rated Gov. Andrew Cuomo favorably, his lowest score yet by Siena since taking office in 2011. View full story

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Cops Kill Teen Gunman: Kimani Gray, 16, Killed By Officers After Brandishing Gun

| March 11, 2013

New York City cops killed a teen gunman late Saturday night after the 16-year-old allegedly pointed a gun at the undercover officers in Brooklyn. The gunman, 16-year-old Kimani "Kiki" Gray, was standing in front of a home in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn with five other youths when he saw the two undercover cops […]

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Saugerties Town Board to address state gun law

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

From www.midhudsonnews.com SAUGERTIES – The Saugerties Town Board is among the latest municipal entities to consider adopting a resolution voicing its objection to the state’s new gun law. Town Supervisor Kelly Myers said the law was rushed through without giving state lawmakers enough time to debate it. She called the state vote a knee-jerk reaction […]

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South Dakota: Bill Allowing Armed School Security Signed into Law

| March 11, 2013

South Dakota: Bill Allowing Armed School Security Signed into Law On Friday, Governor Dennis Daugaard (R) signed into law legislation authorizing local school boards to allow armed teachers, staff or volunteers in schools.  House Bill 1087, introduced by state Representative Scott Craig (R-33) and cosponsored by more than 25 other state legislators, passed in the state House by a 42-to 27 vote on January 29.  The state Senate […]

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Nevada: CCW Legislation Advances in Carson City

| March 11, 2013

Nevada: CCW Legislation Advances in Carson City Senate Bill 76, introduced by state Senator James Settelmeyer (R-17), passed in the Nevada Senate unanimously on March 4.  Under this bill, a CCW applicant would only have to qualify with one handgun.  Current law requires that CCW applicants qualify with both a semi-automatic pistol and a revolver, should they wish to […]

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How the Gun Control Debate Ends: Not With A Bang, But A Whimper

| March 11, 2013

How the Gun Control Debate Ends: Not With A Bang, But A Whimper How the Gun Control Debate Ends: Not With A Bang, But A Whimper View full story

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Washington: Time is of the Essence to STOP Anti-Gun Measure

| March 11, 2013

Washington: Time is of the Essence to STOP Anti-Gun Measure Gun control advocates have until this Wednesday, March 13, to move House Bill 1588 out of the state House of Representatives.  It is imperative that you contact your state representatives NOW and urge them to oppose House Bill 1588, the so-called “universal background check” bill. View full story […]

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Colorado Poised to Join New York in Approving Sweeping Gun Bills

| March 10, 2013

The Colorado Senate today will take a final vote on a measure that mirrors a policy goal of President Barack Obama : requiring background checks for private gun sales. View full story

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Local gun show booms with buyers as gun reform looms

| March 10, 2013

Local gun show booms with buyers as gun reform looms As lawmakers in Washington, D.C. continue to debate new gun control laws business at gun shows across the country is shooting up. View full story

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Pro-gun voters put heat on rural Democratic senators

| March 10, 2013

Pro-gun voters put heat on rural Democratic senators From Montana to Louisiana, these anxious voters have made at least six Democratic senators a little uneasy heading into next year’s election season. Both sides are aware that gun owners’ rights are taking shape as a campaign issue that could shift the balance of power in the […]

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Bills seek to raise firearm taxes

| March 10, 2013

Bills seek to raise firearm taxes Efforts are underway in Congress and at least half a dozen states, including California, to raise taxes on firearms or ammunition to pay for programs targeting gun violence.In Congress, a group of Democrats, led by Rep. Linda T. Sanchez of Lakewood, is pushing for an additional 10% tax on […]

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LATEST NEWS

| March 10, 2013

LATEST NEWS Philip Pettitt, Jr. […] as the women who founded Connecticut's three chapters of One Million Moms for Gun Control watched their membership skyrocket, and… View full story

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Re-election to the NRA Board

Re-election to the NRA Board

| March 10, 2013

Editor’s Note: We fully support Tom for all he does!   Re-election to the NRA Board Ladies and Gentlemen, The past three years have flown by and it is that time to run for re-election to the NRA Board of Directors. I would appreciate your vote to send me back to the Board and champion […]

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In Connecticut Gun Laws Debate, Industry Takes Aim at New Issue: Job Losses

| March 10, 2013

In Connecticut Gun Laws Debate, Industry Takes Aim at New Issue: Job Losses Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Photo by Laurie Gaboardi/The Litchfield County Times. Part of the Connecticut gun legislation debate also centers on jobs and the threat by the firearms manufacturers that expanding the assault weapons ban here […]

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Gabby Giffords’s Husband Buys AR-15

| March 10, 2013

Gabby Giffords’s Husband Buys AR-15 Gabby Giffords’s Husband Buys AR-15 – Mark E. Kelly, gun-control proponent and husband to former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, recently purchased an AR-15 (an “assault weapon,” he called it)—which he now says he intended as an illustration of the need for more stringent gun laws.  Kelly reportedly bought the AR-15 and […]

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Gun control protest outside statehouse

| March 9, 2013

Gun control protest outside statehouse It's becoming a common sight at the statehouse on the weekends; protestors peacefully arguing about gun control. View full story

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Others woo state's gun manufacturers

| March 9, 2013

Others woo state's gun manufacturers Beretta USA contends gun control proposal may force it to leave As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere. View full story

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Colorado: Two Anti-Gun Bills Defeated on Second Reading but the Fight is Not Over

| March 9, 2013

Colorado: Two Anti-Gun Bills Defeated on Second Reading but the Fight is Not Over During a marathon day of legislation on Friday, three anti-gun bills passed their second reading in the Colorado Senate and are now eligible for a final vote this Monday at 10:00 a.m.  It is critical your state Senator hears from you […]

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