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Vermont: House committee approves slew of gun restrictions despite flood of opposition from Vermonters

| March 22, 2018

Vermont: House committee approves slew of gun restrictions despite flood of opposition from Vermonters Just days after Vermont’s pro-gun coalition issued a joint complaint to House leaders regarding a lack of accessibility to lawmakers, the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed S.55, which includes a handful of significant restrictions on Second Amendment rights. Lawmakers approved […]

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Any Study Of ‘Gun Violence’ Should Include How Guns Save Lives

| March 22, 2018

Any Study Of ‘Gun Violence’ Should Include How Guns Save Lives After the Parkland, Florida shootings, some are calling for more government research into “gun violence.” Currently, the federal government’s Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is restricted by Congress from using tax money to promote gun control (although not from conducting research into […]

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Florida Alert: CRC Gun Control Amendments Ruled Out of Order

| March 21, 2018

Florida Alert: CRC Gun Control Amendments Ruled Out of Order No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA-backed self-defense bill becomes law in Idaho

| March 21, 2018

NRA-backed self-defense bill becomes law in Idaho Passing with backing from law enforcement and prosecutors, a vital piece of legislation that significantly improves every law-abiding citizen’s ability to defend themselves become law in the great state of Idaho. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Another Bill Gutted, This Time Prohibiting Firearm Raffles by Charitable Organizations

| March 21, 2018

California: Another Bill Gutted, This Time Prohibiting Firearm Raffles by Charitable Organizations On Tuesday, March 20, Assembly Bill 3199, sponsored by Assembly Member Chris Holden (D-41) was gutted and amended from legislation pertaining to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) to legislation that prohibits firearms as raffle prizes by charitable organizations. View full […]

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Louisiana: Dangerous Bill with Amendment Heading to Senate Floor

| March 21, 2018

Louisiana: Dangerous Bill with Amendment Heading to Senate Floor As early as today, the Louisiana Senate could consider anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 231. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon initiative would ban semi-automatic firearms, require owners to surrender certain guns

| March 21, 2018

Oregon initiative would ban semi-automatic firearms, require owners to surrender certain guns The proposal defines an “assault weapon” as any semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine, and any feature like folding or telescoping stock, or that can accept more than 10 rounds of ammunition. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Connecticut: Gun Control Bills to be Heard

| March 21, 2018

Connecticut: Gun Control Bills to be Heard On March 23rd, the Connecticut Joint Committee on Judiciary will be hearing gun control legislation that would regulate certain firearm build components as firearms themselves and far exceed federal law, allow interviews of family members for the issuance of pistol permits, and ban certain firearm parts and accessories.  Please contact committee […]

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Delaware: Anti-Gun Legislation Passes out of House

| March 21, 2018

Delaware: Anti-Gun Legislation Passes out of House Yesterday, the Delaware House passed House Bill 330, which would prohibit law-abiding adults aged 18 to 20 from purchasing or transferring a rifle or rifle ammunition without permission from a parent or guardian. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions to Be Heard

| March 21, 2018

Hawaii: Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions to Be Heard On Wednesday March 21st, the Hawaii state House Committee on Judiciary will be hearing House Concurrent Resolution 37 and House Resolution 29 requesting the Congressional Delegation of Hawaii to vote against any national reciprocity legislation.  HCR 37 and HR 29 previously passed the House Committee on Public Safety and […]

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California: Firearm-Related Bills Pass First Committee Hearings

| March 20, 2018

California: Firearm-Related Bills Pass First Committee Hearings Today, the Assembly Water Parks and Wildlife Committee heard and passed AB 2151 and the Assembly Public Safety Committee heard and passed both AB 1927 and AB 2103. The bills will next move to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Poll: More want school security than gun control

| March 20, 2018

Poll: More want school security than gun control The survey, done by Gallup, found that by a margin of 56 percent to 41 percent, “Americans are more likely to say the government should change laws related to ‘school security and mental health system’ rather than the ‘laws on the sales of guns and ammunition’ as the best […]

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Colorado: Senate Committee Defeats Anti-Gun Bill and Passes Pro-Gun Bill

| March 20, 2018

Colorado: Senate Committee Defeats Anti-Gun Bill and Passes Pro-Gun Bill Yesterday, the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee defeated anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 51 on a party line vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Need A Ride To The Rally Next Week?

| March 20, 2018

New Jersey: Need A Ride To The Rally Next Week? Your NRA and the ANJRPC, are working hard to make sure we have a strong presence from gun owners next week in Trenton for the Second Amendment Rally. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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‘The first casualty’: NRA broadsides Florida House Speaker for gun control ‘betrayal’

| March 20, 2018

‘The first casualty’: NRA broadsides Florida House Speaker for gun control ‘betrayal’ “Richard’s the first casualty. He probably won’t be the last,” said one Republican in the Legislature who was so fearful of Hammer that the member didn’t want any identifying information printed about his or her gender or which chamber he or she served […]

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Alabama Lawmakers to Debate Permitting Armed Teachers in School

| March 20, 2018

Alabama Lawmakers to Debate Permitting Armed Teachers in School The Alabama House of Representatives will debate on Tuesday whether teachers can carry guns on campus. The latest push for school security proposed by Republican Rep. Will Ainsworth would allow designated teachers or school administrators approved by local law enforcement to carry firearms in school. View […]

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Iowa House approves gun rights constitutional amendment

| March 20, 2018

Iowa House approves gun rights constitutional amendment The Iowa House took the first step Monday toward giving Iowans an opportunity to amend the state constitution to add protections for gun ownership. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun control: What Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to do next in New York

| March 20, 2018

Gun control: What Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to do next in New York New York would extend the background-check waiting period to buy a firearm from three days to 10 days under a proposal backed Sunday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The media is out of control in its push for gun control

| March 19, 2018

The media is out of control in its push for gun control Fact checkers are out of control, and on the issue of guns they no longer even try to pretend impartiality. Especially on social media, this is becoming a serious problem. Facebook has been working with organizations such as PolitiFact, Snopes and Factcheck.org to […]

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Navy SEAL Congressman Has Brutal Comeback When Asked Why He Needs "High-Capacity" Magazines

| March 19, 2018

Navy SEAL Congressman Has Brutal Comeback When Asked Why He Needs "High-Capacity" Magazines Rep. Scott Taylor (R-Va.) commented on a tweet posted by Tim Kaine, and he did not hold back. Taylor, a former Navy SEAL serving Virginia’s 2nd District, is extremely supportive of the NRA and Second Amendment freedoms.   View full story Originally […]

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