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Nevada Gun Bill Expected To Become ‘Red Flag’ Law

| May 20, 2019

Nevada Gun Bill Expected To Become ‘Red Flag’ Law Gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety says it supported a proposal at the Nevada Legislature that would have allowed counties to pre-empt state gun laws and pass stricter firearm regulations but it became clear that the measure could not pass this year in the face […]

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City Of Pittsburgh Agrees Not To Enforce Gun Control Legislation During Ongoing Court Proceedings

| May 20, 2019

City Of Pittsburgh Agrees Not To Enforce Gun Control Legislation During Ongoing Court Proceedings The city of Pittsburgh has agreed not to enforce recently passed gun restrictions until lawsuits filed by gun owners are resolved.  The city is also facing three lawsuits over the gun control laws. One has the support of the National Rifle Association, […]

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Oregon Gun control measure expected back after miss this session

| May 20, 2019

Oregon Gun control measure expected back after miss this session A multifaceted gun control bill pushed by Oregon Democrats may be dead this session, but advocates and opponents alike are confident it will return.The measure would have required safe gun storage; placed liability on gun owners if a gun is stolen, but not reported, and […]

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Nevada: Omnibus Anti-Gun Bill Granted Waiver From Deadlines

| May 18, 2019

Nevada: Omnibus Anti-Gun Bill Granted Waiver From Deadlines As previously alerted, yesterday was the deadline for legislation to pass out of the policy committee in the second chamber.  A waiver was granted for Assembly Bill 291, exempting the bill from the deadlines.  This waiver coupled with the rules suspension that occurred earlier this week means that […]

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Trump Administration, Other Pro-Gun Heavyweights Lend Support on Pending Supreme Court Case

| May 17, 2019

Trump Administration, Other Pro-Gun Heavyweights Lend Support on Pending Supreme Court Case As NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox reported in March, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken up a challenge by an NRA state affiliate to a New York City gun control scheme that effectively prohibits lawfully licensed handgun owners from leaving the city with […]

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Governor Abbott Signs NRA-Backed Tenants’ Rights Bill

| May 17, 2019

Governor Abbott Signs NRA-Backed Tenants’ Rights Bill On Thursday, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 302 by Representative Dennis Paul (R-Houston) & Senator Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), NRA-supported legislation that prohibits “no firearms” clauses in residential leases. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Time for a National Conversation on Allowing Teachers to Protect Their Classrooms

| May 17, 2019

Time for a National Conversation on Allowing Teachers to Protect Their Classrooms In the wake of tragic and senseless shootings at a high school in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and a college campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, we once again find ourselves asking why these attacks occur and how we can stop them in the future. […]

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Florida Alert! 2019 Florida Legislative Session Wrap-Up

| May 17, 2019

Florida Alert! 2019 Florida Legislative Session Wrap-Up Once again the Florida Legislature has turned a deaf ear to the pleas of ministers, church administrators and church members.  Churches have repeatedly – for over 3 years – prayed and urged the legislature to correct the provision in Florida law that usurps their right to provide safety […]

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Connecticut: Senate To Vote On Gun Control Bills

| May 17, 2019

Connecticut: Senate To Vote On Gun Control Bills As early as next week, the Connecticut state Senate may hold votes on a broad-based set of gun control legislation.  The state House of Representatives previously passed these to require firearms be made unavailable for self-defense, effectively end the centuries old practice of home-manufacturing firearms for personal use, and […]

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Gov. Abbott Signs NRA-Backed Tenants’ Rights Bill

| May 17, 2019

Gov. Abbott Signs NRA-Backed Tenants’ Rights Bill The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday for signing NRA-backed legislation that protects tenants’ rights by prohibiting “no firearms” clauses in residential leases.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont: Your Action Needed – Waiting Period Legislation Heads to the Governor

| May 16, 2019

Vermont: Your Action Needed – Waiting Period Legislation Heads to the Governor Yesterday, the Vermont House passed waiting period legislation S.169 by an 82 to 58 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont House passes 24-hour waiting period for gun purchases

| May 16, 2019

Vermont House passes 24-hour waiting period for gun purchases The Vermont House on Wednesday evening gave preliminary approval to gun violence prevention measures in S.169 (link is external) on a vote of 82-58. The law is intended to provide a “cooling off” period for people considering suicide. The bill also updates language regarding the purchase and use […]

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NRA Applauds Attorneys General and Governors Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Challenge

| May 16, 2019

NRA Applauds Attorneys General and Governors Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Challenge NRA Applauds Attorney General and Governors Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Challenge. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alabama: Committee Vote Scheduled for Lifetime Carry Permit Legislation

| May 16, 2019

Alabama: Committee Vote Scheduled for Lifetime Carry Permit Legislation Yesterday, Wednesday, May 15 the Alabama House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee held a public hearing on House Bill 595, sponsored by Representative Proncey Robertson (R-7), with a vote scheduled for next week, possibly Tuesday or Wednesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Trump Administration Files Brief Urging SCOTUS to Overturn NYC Gun Law

| May 16, 2019

Trump Administration Files Brief Urging SCOTUS to Overturn NYC Gun Law The Trump administration late Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn New York City’s controversial rule that bans individuals from transporting handguns outside their home in most cases. In a brief filed with the high court, attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice, which […]

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Robbery Suspect Shot by Cleveland Cellphone Store Employee Charged in Separate Hold-up

| May 16, 2019

Robbery Suspect Shot by Cleveland Cellphone Store Employee Charged in Separate Hold-up A Cleveland man shot by a Metro by T-Mobile employee during an attempted robbery also committed a hold-up days earlier at another cellphone store, court records say. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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You Can’t Enact ‘Near-Universal’ Background Checks via Executive Order

| May 16, 2019

You Can’t Enact ‘Near-Universal’ Background Checks via Executive Order Kamala Harris is upping her gun-control game, apparently in a desire to keep up with Cory Booker. Specifically, she’s threatening executive action if Congress fails to act in the first 100 days of her presidency, and she’s gradually putting out details of what she thinks she […]

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John Lott: Gun controls backed by Dem presidential candidates would hurt poor and minorities

| May 16, 2019

John Lott: Gun controls backed by Dem presidential candidates would hurt poor and minorities Name a gun control regulation, and you’ll find Democratic presidential candidates who enthusiastically support it. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., promised Wednesday that if she becomes president she will use executive orders to mandate background checks on the private transfers of guns, […]

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Major overhaul of Illinois gun card program would require fingerprinting

| May 16, 2019

Major overhaul of Illinois gun card program would require fingerprinting New legislation introduced late Wednesday afternoon in Springfield would, for the first time, require gun owners to be fingerprinted. Under the proposal, a Firearm Owners Identification Card would surge in price from $10 to $50 and the duration of the card would be cut in […]

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Alabama: Lifetime Carry Permit Bill Moving Forward in the Senate

| May 15, 2019

Alabama: Lifetime Carry Permit Bill Moving Forward in the Senate Earlier today, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 392 with a bipartisan vote of 8 to 1, sponsored by Senator Randy Price (R-13).  SB 392 could be heard as soon as tomorrow by the full Senate.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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