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Treat hunters with respect, not condescension

| September 18, 2017

Treat hunters with respect, not condescension Law-abiding gun owners are tired of reading articles from elitist advocates for gun control. The latest example was Dana Milbank’s Sept. 12 Washington Sketch column, “Sportsmen rejoice! Kevlar won’t save those turkeys.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Interior’s Ryan Zinke issues order to boost hunting, fishing in parks and monuments

| September 18, 2017

Interior’s Ryan Zinke issues order to boost hunting, fishing in parks and monuments Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order Friday to expand hunting and fishing on public lands, parks, and monuments while enhancing conservation and wildlife management. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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U.K. Considers Arming More Police

| September 18, 2017

U.K. Considers Arming More Police Amid terror surge, police wonder whether more than the current 5% of officers should carry guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA’s Eddie Eagle gun-safety effort transcends politics

| September 18, 2017

NRA’s Eddie Eagle gun-safety effort transcends politics Todd said gun safety and the NRA in general have become very politicized, but she doesn’t want that to deter anyone from the Eddie Eagle program.”A lot of people see the NRA and assume the program is just designed to get kids interested in guns, but it’s the […]

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Wyoming: School employees with guns?

| September 18, 2017

Wyoming: School employees with guns? The Ten Sleep School Board unanimously decided to delve deeper in to the new state law that allows possession of firearms by school district employees. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wisconsin: Important Concealed Carry Legislation Scheduled for Committee Vote This Week

| September 17, 2017

Wisconsin: Important Concealed Carry Legislation Scheduled for Committee Vote This Week This Tuesday, September 19, Senate Bill 169 is scheduled for a vote during the executive session in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  SB 169 would allow for the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license anywhere in the state where an individual is legally […]

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California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session

| September 16, 2017

California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session Last night, the California Legislature adjourned the 2017 session.  Three anti-gun bills, AB 7, AB 424 and SB 464, passed the Legislature and will now be considered by Governor Brown.  Contact Governor Brown and urge him to VETO AB 7, AB 424, and SB 464.    View full story […]

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Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Gets Substitute

| September 15, 2017

Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Gets Substitute On Tuesday September 19, the Ohio state House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations will hold a hearing on a substitute version of House Bill 142 which would reform the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying a concealed […]

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Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members

| September 15, 2017

Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members In a special meeting on August 29, the nine-member City Council of Sacramento unanimously agreed to allocate $1.5 million in funding and to move forward with a “gun-violence reduction strategy” that will include cash payments (“LifeMAP milestone allowances”) and paid vacations for […]

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Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column

| September 15, 2017

Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column Dana Milbank is not a serious journalist. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, Milbank now writes what can be characterized as a humor column for the paper. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The Corruption of Public Health

| September 15, 2017

The Corruption of Public Health The establishment will resist, of course, but it’s a fight worth making, especially as Republicans hunt for budget cuts. The federal government has been doling out vast sums to bureaucrats and researchers more committed to empire-building and progressive activism than to public health or rigorous science. President Trump has already […]

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‘Guns and Torts’

| September 15, 2017

‘Guns and Torts’ I thought I’d pass along this recent Journal of Tort Law article by Berkeley Prof. Stephen Sugarman, a leading tort law scholar. Here’s the abstract (some paragraph breaks added): View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California lawmakers vote to give judges discretion over longer sentences in gun crimes

| September 15, 2017

California lawmakers vote to give judges discretion over longer sentences in gun crimes State lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow judges to decide against imposing prison-sentence enhancements of 10 or more years in cases where firearms are used to commit a felony. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Don’t Forget to Join us for “Firearms and Freedom” in Grinnell this Saturday!

| September 15, 2017

Don’t Forget to Join us for “Firearms and Freedom” in Grinnell this Saturday! Don’t Forget to Join us for “Firearms and Freedom” in Grinnell this Saturday! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA strongly supports secretary Zinke’s land management plans

| September 15, 2017

NRA strongly supports secretary Zinke’s land management plans The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced its strong support for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s public lands access initiative. In the spirit of Teddy Roosevelt, Secretary Zinke’s land management plans demonstrate his steadfast commitment to conservation and America’s hunting heritage. View […]

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Committee Passes Sportsmen’s Legislation

| September 14, 2017

Committee Passes Sportsmen’s Legislation Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 3668, the “Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2017” or “SHARE Act.” This bipartisan bill expands opportunities for hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Everytown, gun control group, turns on spigot in Virginia elections with $1 million

| September 14, 2017

Everytown, gun control group, turns on spigot in Virginia elections with $1 million Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, the campaign arm of one of the nation’s biggest gun control groups, announced Thursday that it would spend at least $1 million in Virginia as part of an “initial investment” to elect Democrats in November. View […]

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Measure would ban openly carrying rifles in unincorporated areas of California

| September 14, 2017

Measure would ban openly carrying rifles in unincorporated areas of California Californians would be prohibited from openly carrying long guns in public, unincorporated areas of the state under a bill approved Wednesday by the Legislature and sent to the governor for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: Tucson to Pay State $100,000 After Gun Destruction Case Loss

| September 14, 2017

Arizona: Tucson to Pay State $100,000 After Gun Destruction Case Loss The city of Tucson has agreed to pay the Arizona attorney general’s office $100,000 to cover the state’s costs of prosecuting a case where it alleged the city was likely violating state law by destroying seized firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Customs agents seized a lawful gun owner’s truck over five bullets. Now he’s suing to get it back

| September 14, 2017

Customs agents seized a lawful gun owner’s truck over five bullets. Now he’s suing to get it back On Sept. 21, 2015, Gerardo Serrano was driving from his home in Kentucky to Piedras Negras, Mexico, when his truck was searched by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Texas’s Eagle Pass border crossing. After finding […]

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