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Hawaii: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

| January 17, 2018

Hawaii: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes Today, January 17th, the Hawaii State Legislature convened its 2018 legislative session.  This is the second year of the bi-annual session, meaning 2017 bills will be carried over into this year. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: CPL Permit Confidentiality Bill Introduced

| January 17, 2018

Washington: CPL Permit Confidentiality Bill Introduced Last week, Washington legislators introduced an NRA-backed bill to protect the private, personal information of Washington’s concealed pistol license holders from public records requests.  Senate Bill 6173, sponsored by Senator Dean Takko (D-19), and House Bill 2329, sponsored by Representative Jim Walsh (R-19), would add clarifying language to Washington’s existing […]

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NRA Honors North Carolina Gun Shop Owner

| January 17, 2018

NRA Honors North Carolina Gun Shop Owner Ed’s Gun Shop Gathering Point for Second Amendment Activists View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Honors Chapel Hill Grassroots Activist

| January 17, 2018

NRA Honors Chapel Hill Grassroots Activist Cathy Wright Critical to Trump’s Success in 2016 Election View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Honors Liberty University Student

| January 17, 2018

NRA Honors Liberty University Student Riley Hayes is “the future of gun rights” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Man Attempts To Rob Wrong Store As Cashier Pulls A Shotgun

| January 17, 2018

Man Attempts To Rob Wrong Store As Cashier Pulls A Shotgun Ahmed says he had heard about several recent break-ins around Winston-Salem and considered what he’d do in a situation like this. But he admitted thinking about it and living it are two very different things. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Trigger Modification Ban Passes Committee

| January 16, 2018

Washington: Trigger Modification Ban Passes Committee Earlier today, the Washington state Senate Law & Justice Committee passed Senate Bill 5992 out of committee with a 4-3 vote. As drafted, this legislation has overreaching language that would ban modifications commonly made to firearms by law-abiding citizens.  This bill is expected to be on the Senate floor […]

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Alaska: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

| January 16, 2018

Alaska: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes Today, the Alaska Legislature began its 2018 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Multiple Gun Control Measures Fail in Senate Courts of Justice Committee: Your Action Still Needed

| January 16, 2018

Virginia: Multiple Gun Control Measures Fail in Senate Courts of Justice Committee: Your Action Still Needed On Monday, January 15, most of the overreaching gun control agenda of Governor Ralph Northam and other anti-gun groups failed to move forward out of the Senate Courts of Justice committee.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts: Your Action Needed on Critical Preemption Bill

| January 16, 2018

Massachusetts: Your Action Needed on Critical Preemption Bill State Representative James Miceli (D-19th Middlesex) will be writing a letter to the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security urging them to vote favorably on House Bill 1296 to improve firearms preemption laws in Massachusetts.  Your urgent action is needed to get other legislators to […]

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Eighteen States, Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Firearm Rights Groups File Amicus Briefs in Lawsuit Challenging California 10+ Magazine Ban

| January 16, 2018

Eighteen States, Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Firearm Rights Groups File Amicus Briefs in Lawsuit Challenging California 10+ Magazine Ban On Friday, January 12, several amicus briefs were filed in the NRA and CRPA supported lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. The lawsuit, titled Duncan v. Becerra, challenges California’s recently […]

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Both sides gearing up for fight over gun control bills in Washington Legislature

| January 16, 2018

Both sides gearing up for fight over gun control bills in Washington Legislature Democrats have just 50 seats in the House, the bare minimum to pass any legislation. If Republicans are unanimous in opposing any gun legislation and Blake joins them, the bill can’t pass. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia Panel Votes Down Push for Stricter Gun Laws

| January 16, 2018

Virginia Panel Votes Down Push for Stricter Gun Laws Newly sworn-in Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s push for stricter gun laws was dealt a swift defeat Monday, with a Republican-led Senate panel blocking legislation to increase background checks and limit guns at public rallies. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont: State Senate to hold hearing on gun bills

| January 16, 2018

Vermont: State Senate to hold hearing on gun bills Vermont has a traditional hunting culture and is counted among a small group of states with liberal gun laws. Residents can conceal and carry a gun without a permit, for example, and there are few restrictions on where gun owners can carry firearms — guns are […]

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Federal judge dismisses challenge to New York’s pistol permit law

| January 16, 2018

Federal judge dismisses challenge to New York’s pistol permit law In Edward Garrett’s eyes, the time, energy and money it took for him to get a pistol permit, were reasons enough to challenge the state law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire towns trigger gun fight

| January 16, 2018

New Hampshire towns trigger gun fight A gun rights fight is heating up in the “Live Free or Die” state — where citizens can legally go armed without permits — between state lawmakers and local officials over who has the ultimate authority on firearms regulations. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Gun Bills Filed

| January 13, 2018

Indiana: Gun Bills Filed With the 2018 Indiana legislative session underway, a number of bills affecting your Second Amendment and hunting rights have been filed. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Substitute Versions of Gun Control Bills to Be Heard

| January 13, 2018

Washington: Substitute Versions of Gun Control Bills to Be Heard Last night, anti-gun legislators introduced substitute bills for Senate Bill 5444 and Senate Bill 5463.  These substituted versions will replace the original bills that are scheduled for a public hearing on Monday, January 15th. NRA remains opposed to this anti-gun legislation and needs your help to stop […]

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Washington: Gun Control Bill Scheduled for Vote in House Judiciary

| January 12, 2018

Washington: Gun Control Bill Scheduled for Vote in House Judiciary Next Thursday, January 18th, House Bill 1122 is scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee. Introduced by Representative Ruth Kagi (D-34) in 2017, HB 1122 received a public hearing last year and a substitute version of the bill was moved out of the […]

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Virginia: Gun Control Tops New Governor’s Agenda

| January 12, 2018

Virginia: Gun Control Tops New Governor’s Agenda This week, Virginia Governor McAuliffe and Governor-Elect Ralph Northam outlined their top priorities for the upcoming legislative session, and highlighted expanded background checks for all firearm sales and other transfers (so-called “universal” background checks) as a key measure the new governor will be pursuing upon taking office. View […]

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