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Obama’s baby steps toward gun control

| January 30, 2013

Obama’s baby steps toward gun control There is a variation of an old joke in Washington political circles about Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. For all his knowledge and experience, the safest public relations strategy is to keep him on a short leash.When it comes to Mr. Biden and gun control, President Obama may […]

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Walters: State's gun control theory doesn't match reality

| January 30, 2013

Walters: State's gun control theory doesn't match reality Californians have the nation’s toughest gun control laws, but they also own about 40 million pistols, rifles and shotguns. View full story

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NRA-ILA | Testimony of Wayne LaPierre Before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on What Should America Do About Gun Violence?

NRA-ILA | Testimony of Wayne LaPierre Before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on What Should America Do About Gun Violence?

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

TESTIMONY OF WAYNE LAPIERRE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA BEFORE THE U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY HEARING ON “WHAT SHOULD AMERICA DO ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE?” 216 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING JANUARY 30, 2013 Read full Story: NRA-ILA | Testimony of Wayne LaPierre Before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing […]

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Join NRA and Second Amendment Supporters on February 5-7 in Saint Paul

| January 30, 2013

Join NRA and Second Amendment Supporters on February 5-7 in Saint Paul As previously reported here by NRA-ILA, on Tuesday, February 5, the Minnesota House Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee will begin three days of hearings to consider sweeping restrictions on our right to keep and bear arms. The committee will be considering a […]

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Nevada: Ban on Hunting Bear with Dogs could be Voted on this Friday

| January 30, 2013

Nevada: Ban on Hunting Bear with Dogs could be Voted on this Friday As previously reported by the NRA-ILA in December, there is an effort underway in Nevada to ban the use of hounds while hunting black bear.  The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners (NVBWC) will be once again hearing a petition to impose this ban at its meeting in Las Vegas this Friday, February 1, and it is […]

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Nevada: Ban on Hunting Bear with Dogs could be Voted on this Friday

| January 30, 2013

Nevada: Ban on Hunting Bear with Dogs could be Voted on this Friday As previously reported by the NRA-ILA in December, there is an effort underway in Nevada to ban the use of hounds while hunting black bear.  The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners (NVBWC) will be once again hearing a petition to impose this ban at its meeting in Las Vegas this Friday, February 1, and it is […]

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LOHUD: BALL FETED BY CONSERVATIVE PARTY

LOHUD: BALL FETED BY CONSERVATIVE PARTY

| January 30, 2013

LOHUD: BALL FETED BY CONSERVATIVE PARTY Posted by: Joseph Spector Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, received his second annual “Highest Conservative Rating” award from the state Conservative Party at its annual meeting Monday. “We are happy to give this award to Senator Greg Ball for the second year in a row. Senator Ball has held […]

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The Senate's contentious hearing on gun violence: 4 key moments

| January 30, 2013

The Senate's contentious hearing on gun violence: 4 key moments Gabby Giffords calls for stricter gun laws, while her husband breaks the news of yet another mass shooting mid-testimony View full story

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NRA’s LaPierre to tell Congress more gun laws ‘not a serious solution’ | Fox News

NRA’s LaPierre to tell Congress more gun laws ‘not a serious solution’ | Fox News

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A top National Rifle Association official will tell a Senate committee Wednesday — in the first Capitol Hill hearing on gun control since President Obama announced his proposals – that more gun laws without enforcing existing ones “is not a serious solution” to reducing crime. “Prosecuting criminals who misuse firearms works,” NRA Executive Vice President […]

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52 Percent of Americans Say Sandy Hook Is Being Exploited for Political Gain – Hit & Run : Reason.com

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emily Ekins|Jan. 30, 2013 9:15 am As gun rights and gun control are debated in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, a majority of Americans say elected officials are “exploiting” the tragedy. The new Reason-Rupe poll finds 52 percent of Americans believe that elected officials are exploiting the tragedy for political gain, while […]

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Hawaii: Attempt to Repeal Protections for NRA Instructors Failed

| January 30, 2013

Hawaii: Attempt to Repeal Protections for NRA Instructors Failed NRA-ILA is pleased to report that an attempt to repeal newly-enacted protections for National Rifle Association instructors has failed.  House Bill 426, introduced by Scott Saiki (D-26), sought to repeal statutory language enacted last year that protects NRA instructors from absolute liability while teaching the introductory pistol and revolver […]

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Why the assault weapons ban is (probably) going nowhere

Why the assault weapons ban is (probably) going nowhere

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted by Aaron Blake on January 29, 2013 at 8:15 am Originally posted at WashingtonPost.com Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a new version of the assault weapons ban on Thursday. And it’s already looking like a lost cause. Most everyone agrees that the ban is the most ambitious and politically difficult item on President Obama’s […]

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School under lockdown for Nerf gun

| January 30, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) — A New York elementary school was under lockdown after a teacher overheard two students talking about a weapon that turned out to be a toy gun, officials said. View full story

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Mississippi: Pro-Gun Action in Jackson This Week!

| January 30, 2013

Mississippi: Pro-Gun Action in Jackson This Week! Tuesday, the Mississippi House approved NRA-supported legislation  that corrects vague and problematic language in Mississippi’s firearm carry laws by a 111-8 vote.  House Bill 2, sponsored by state Representative Andy Gipson (R-Brandon), addresses a recent opinion by state Attorney General Jim Hood (D) that has caused confusion and concern among carry permit holders and Second Amendment […]

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New York Gun Owners Rally Against Cuomo's New Law, Just a Few Weeks Too Late

| January 30, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo pushed through New York's new gun control law, the first in the nation since the Newtown massacre, so quickly that gun enthusiasts barely had time to stockpile soon-to-be banned firearms before the law went into effect. View full story

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Dozens seek answers on new gun control law at public forum

| January 30, 2013

Gun owners turned out in force Tuesday night with scores of questions and opinions about New York's new gun laws… View full story

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Supporters of gun control rally at Herrera Beutler's local office

| January 29, 2013

Supporters of gun control rally at Herrera Beutler's local office Times have changed, and gun laws need to evolve with the times, gun control advocates said Tuesday afternoon as they rallied outside the Vancouver office of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas. View full story

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Saratoga County sheriffs’ deputies union blasts state’s new gun law (with PBA’s letter to the state) – saratogian.com

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

By PAUL POST ppost@saratogian.com Twitter.com/paulvpost BALLSTON SPA — The 105-member Saratoga County sheriffs’ deputies union says new state gun control legislation makes criminals of ordinary citizens. The group also objects, in a six-page letter to state officials, to how quickly new laws were passed, with no apparent provisions for law enforcement officers. As written, for […]

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Sheriff’s Dept. PBA blasts new gun law

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sheriff’s Dept. PBA blasts new gun law via Sheriff's Dept. PBA blasts new gun law.

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NRA vows to resist new gun controls

| January 29, 2013

NRA vows to resist new gun controls The nation’s gun owners will resist any attempt by lawmakers to pass new gun control legislation, one of the nation’s leading gun advocates is expected to tell lawmakers Wednesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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