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Wyoming: House Passes Hunting Improvement Bill Without Harmful Amendments Today

| February 13, 2013

Wyoming: House Passes Hunting Improvement Bill Without Harmful Amendments Today Thanks to passionate input from hunters and sportsmen, the Wyoming House of Representatives voted 44 to 14 in favor of a much-needed pro-hunting reform.  SF 132, as introduced by Senator Ogden Driskill (R-01), passed in the Senate and House Agriculture Committee by overwhelming margins.  View […]

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Kentucky: NRA-Backed Legislation Introduced in State Legislature

| February 13, 2013

Kentucky: NRA-Backed Legislation Introduced in State Legislature Pro-gun legislation of importance to gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment was introduced this week in the Bluegrass State. NRA-backed Senate Bill 150, sponsored by state Senator Brandon Smith (R-30), would make the following changes to Kentucky’s concealed carry laws: View full story Originally posted […]

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Debate on gun control should ask whether Congress has power to regulate

| February 13, 2013

Debate on gun control should ask whether Congress has power to regulate Gun control has become one of the preeminent battles of 2013. During a press conference last month, in which he was surrounded by children, President Obama urged Congress to ban “assault” (automatic) weapons, limit magazines to 10 bullets, and introduce universal background checks […]

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New York based website wants list of Whitley gun owners

| February 13, 2013

Last year the New York-based Journal News in White Plains, created an uproar across the country when it published a map showing the addresses of residents holding pistol permits in its area. View full story

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LOHUD: SEN. BALL SAYS CUOMO USING GUN LAW TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT

| February 13, 2013

LOHUD: SEN. BALL SAYS CUOMO USING GUN LAW TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT Posted by: Joseph Spector Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, gave a fiery speech to less than 1,000 gun-rights advocates outside the Capitol today, saying the gun law passed last month is aimed at helping Gov. Andrew Cuomo run for president. “It’s an absolute […]

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Madison County Legislature opposes NY SAFE Act – YNN, Your News Now

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Many local municipalities have taken a stance on the issue of gun control. Tuesday, it was Madison County’s turn to pass a resolution opposing the SAFE Act. County Legislators voted 14 to 4 in favor of the measure. They say they don’t expect their vote to shake things up in Albany, but they hope […]

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Wyoming County supervisors call on NYS to repeal SAFE Act | Democrat and Chronicle | democratandchronicle.com

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

  By 15-1 vote, the Wyoming County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a resolution calling on New York State to repeal controversial gun control laws, contained in the SAFE Act. “It’s got no teeth,” acknowledged Board of Supervisors Chairman A.D. Berwanger of Arcade, regarding what is a “memorializing resolution,” which has no power of […]

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Gun control advocates in Ulster sign petition | recordonline.com

| February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

KINGSTON — Ulster gun rights enthusiasts have flexed their muscles in recent weeks, showing up by the hundreds to oppose New York’s new gun law. Read Full Story: Gun control advocates in Ulster sign petition | recordonline.com.

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Arkansas: Faculty Campus Carry Passes in House Committee

| February 13, 2013

Arkansas: Faculty Campus Carry Passes in House Committee The House Education Committee passed House Bill 1243 today on a voice vote, after it was weakened by amendment.  As introduced by state Representative Charlie Collins (R-84), HB 1243 sought to allow staff and faculty of a public university, public college or community college, to carry a […]

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LATEST NEWS

| February 13, 2013

LATEST NEWS STAMFORD — Betsy Stone spent three days volunteering as a psychologist in Newtown after the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School , an experience she said left her feeling "helpless" until she decided to join the fight for stricter gun control and expanded mental health services in Connecticut. View full story

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Guest column: It’s time for a different look at gun control

| February 13, 2013

Guest column: It’s time for a different look at gun control Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 20:51 PM. The murder of school children and adults in Connecticut by a young psychopath and other shootings have led to a virtual feeding frenzy by the news media and shrill cries from the usual suspects for more […]

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New Jersey Assembly Committee Approves Tightening Gun Laws

| February 12, 2013

Opponents dismissed the nearly two dozen bills as “feel-good legislation” that would accomplish little, and Gov. Chris Christie could veto any that pass. View full story

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NRA charges Obama’s efforts will lead to gun confiscation

| February 12, 2013

NRA charges Obama’s efforts will lead to gun confiscation The National Rifle Association will assert that President Barack Obama’s attempt to enact new gun control laws will result in the “confiscation” of people’s firearms in a new web video scheduled to run in five states and the District of Columbia. View full story Originally posted […]

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NRA ramps up campaign against "universal" background checks

| February 12, 2013

NRA ramps up campaign against "universal" background checks The National Rifle Association is trying to build momentum against the proposed expansion of background checks for gun purchases.At a gun show in the Virginia suburbs this weekend the NRA’s lobbying arm set up a booth to lobby against the gun control measures being pushed by the […]

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Illinois: Sheriffs’ Association opposed to semi-auto ban

| February 12, 2013

Illinois: Sheriffs’ Association opposed to semi-auto ban The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association has adopted a resolution opposing the state’s proposed assault weapons ban. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado House Committee passes gun magazine limit

| February 12, 2013

Colorado House Committee passes gun magazine limit After several hours of impassioned testimony mostly from opponents to a measure to ban ammo magazines of more than 10 rounds, Colorado’s House Judiciary Committee late Tuesday night passed the measure. But the bill, sponsored by state Rep. Rhonda Fields, D Aurora, was amended by her colleagues to […]

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Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy

Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Press Release: Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Olympic Arms is a staunch believer in and defender of the Constitution of the United States, and with special attention paid to the Bill of Rights that succinctly enumerates the security of our Divinely given Rights. One of those Rights is […]

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Nebraska: NRA-Backed Bills Referred to the Judiciary Committee

| February 12, 2013

Nebraska: NRA-Backed Bills Referred to the Judiciary Committee The following bills of importance to Nebraska gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment have recently been referred to the Judiciary Committee for its consideration: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence

| February 12, 2013

Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence Today, Senate Bill 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), passed in the House of Delegates by a 76-23 vote. Last Friday, S.B. 1335 was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote.  The amended version […]

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Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State

| February 12, 2013

Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State As the Arizona General Assembly concludes the first month of the 2013 legislative session, a number of NRA-supported pro-gun advances have already been introduced in Phoenix.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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