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Recent Poll Shows Gun Control Not as Popular as Some Would Like to Believe

| July 8, 2019

Recent Poll Shows Gun Control Not as Popular as Some Would Like to Believe A recent Morning Consult/POLITICO poll, conducted immediately prior to the recent  Democratic debates and gathering responses from 1,991 registered voters, asked about views toward the candidates, issues of potential importance in the election, voting intention, and the like. Of special concern to […]

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Virginia: Defend Freedom, Oppose Gov. Northam in Richmond Tomorrow

| July 8, 2019

Virginia: Defend Freedom, Oppose Gov. Northam in Richmond Tomorrow Governor Ralph Northam and his gun ban allies are ready to push their extreme anti-gun agenda when the General Assembly convenes its special session tomorrow–July 9th. Your NRA is calling on members and Second Amendment supporters to join in the fight against Gov. Northam’s misguided gun control […]

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Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings

| July 8, 2019

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings Nancy Miramontes had 30 seconds to find the gunman. The Utah school psychologist weaved through a maze of dusty halls before spotting him in the corner of a classroom, holding a gun to a student’s head. She took a deep breath and fired three shots, the first […]

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Police say man shot as he breaks into neighbor’s home in southwest Spokane

| July 8, 2019

Police say man shot as he breaks into neighbor’s home in southwest Spokane It wasn’t the first time the man had broken into the home, but it was the first time he’d been shot while trying. Spokane police say the intruder barged into his neighbor’s home this weekend armed with “large kitchen style knives” in […]

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Lawrence Keane: The Democrats really are coming for your guns

| July 8, 2019

Lawrence Keane: The Democrats really are coming for your guns What a difference three years makes. The first primary debates showed us just how far the Democratic party has drifted on Second Amendment rights. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Suetterlein: Northam, unlike Kaine, politicizes a mass shooting

| July 8, 2019

Suetterlein: Northam, unlike Kaine, politicizes a mass shooting Suetterlein represents a state Senate district that runs from Bedford County to Wythe County. He is a Republican. On April 17, 2007, then-Governor Tim Kaine emphatically expressed his disdain for those who would attempt to use the horrific murders at Virginia Tech for political advantage. “I think […]

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Bloomberg’s Killjoys Target Fourth of July Fireworks

| July 3, 2019

Bloomberg’s Killjoys Target Fourth of July Fireworks In a July 3, 1776 letter to his wife Abigail, founding father John Adams wrote about how Independence Day should be celebrated. Adams explained, I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day […]

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Oregon: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Anti-Gun Bill Defeated

| July 1, 2019

Oregon: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Anti-Gun Bill Defeated On June 30th, the Oregon Legislature adjourned Sine Die from the 2019 Legislative Session, resulting in omnibus gun control Senate Bill 978 being officially defeated.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Law Goes into Effect Today

| July 1, 2019

South Dakota: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Law Goes into Effect Today Today, South Dakota’s Constitutional Carry law goes into effect. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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John R. Lott, Jr. and Andrew Pollack: Dems and gun control — they want it whether it works or not

| July 1, 2019

John R. Lott, Jr. and Andrew Pollack: Dems and gun control — they want it whether it works or not The two Democratic presidential debates last week in Miami were marked by calls to remember Florida’s Parkland High School shooting, which occurred only 50 miles away from where the debate took place. The Democrats agreed […]

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Washington: I-1639 To Go Into Effect July 1

| June 30, 2019

Washington: I-1639 To Go Into Effect July 1 On July 1st, the remaining provisions of Initiative 1639 will go into effect.  Previously, on January 1st, a provision from I-1639 went into effect to prohibit young adults under the age of 21 from receiving semi-automatic rifles, along with a provision that bans sales to out of state […]

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Oregon: Senators to Return to Finish 2019 Session

| June 29, 2019

Oregon: Senators to Return to Finish 2019 Session Today, the Oregon Senate Minority Caucus will return to the Capitol to finish the 2019 legislative session and adjourn Sine Die by June 30th to officially defeat omnibus gun control Senate Bill 978.  Returning to the Capitol to finish essential tasks prior to the session ending helps prevent the […]

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California Call to Action: Help NRA and CRPA Fight the New Ammo Laws!

| June 28, 2019

California Call to Action: Help NRA and CRPA Fight the New Ammo Laws! With the new restrictions on sales and transfers of ammunition taking effect July 1, 2019, NRA and CRPA fully expect California licensed ammunition retailers will be inundated with angry and frustrated customers who are unable to purchase ammunition as a result. View full story […]

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California Special Alert: Anti-Gun Show Forces Suffer Second Defeat, This Time in Ventura

| June 28, 2019

California Special Alert: Anti-Gun Show Forces Suffer Second Defeat, This Time in Ventura As reported last week, federal district court judge Cathy Bencivengo dealt a severe blow to anti-gun forces by issuing an order in the CRPA and NRA supported lawsuit titled B&L Productions v. 22nd District Agricultural Association prohibiting the Del Mar Fair Board from enforcing a recently enacted […]

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Study Reinforces What We Already Know: Criminals Don’t Follow the Law

| June 28, 2019

Study Reinforces What We Already Know: Criminals Don’t Follow the Law The state of Illinois holds a B+ rating from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (the highest rating given is an A). Gun control advocates would have you believe this means it should be a relatively safe place.  View full story Originally […]

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60 Minutes “Research” Discovers Bullets Can Cause Damage

| June 28, 2019

60 Minutes “Research” Discovers Bullets Can Cause Damage Last Sunday, the “news” program 60 Minutes ran a story it called “What makes the AR-15 style rifle the weapon of choice for mass shooters?”  The producer of the piece, Ashley Velie, claimed the intent was to present a story that was “completely apolitical.”  From the very […]

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Virginia: Richmond Mayor Attacks the Right-to-Carry and State Preemption

| June 28, 2019

Virginia: Richmond Mayor Attacks the Right-to-Carry and State Preemption Virginia’s 400,000 concealed handgun permit holders would not be able to exercise their Right-to-Carry in large portions of their capital city if Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney had his way. On Monday, Stoney proposed a local ordinance that would prohibit law-abiding gun owners from carrying a firearm […]

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Living in La-La Land: Joe Biden’s Alternative Reality

| June 28, 2019

Living in La-La Land: Joe Biden’s Alternative Reality Anti-gun folks typically characterize their gun control restrictions as “common sense” and “responsible,” regardless of how poorly grounded in reality these “solutions” tend to be, or how little their proponents understand what these measures will do (like the gun control supporters at one event who, when asked, were […]

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Animal Rights Thinking Threatens Wildlife Conservation

| June 28, 2019

Animal Rights Thinking Threatens Wildlife Conservation A recent paper published by a group of people ostensibly involved in the wildlife sciences highlights the clear threat animal rights thinking represents to the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation—a threat that extends to hunting’s very important place within that model. The paper, published in Conservation Letters and prepared by researchers at Oregon […]

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California: Ammunition Background Check Takes Effect July 1

| June 27, 2019

California: Ammunition Background Check Takes Effect July 1 On Monday, July 1, California’s Ammunition Background Check Requirement law takes effect. Originally enacted in 2016 as part of Proposition 63 and Senate Bill 1235, the new ammunition background check requirements will generally require anyone purchasing or receiving ammunition at a firearms dealer or ammunition vendor to first undergo a […]

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