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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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Democrats’ Exciting New Hope Adheres to Tired Old Anti-Gun Dogma

| January 12, 2018

Democrats’ Exciting New Hope Adheres to Tired Old Anti-Gun Dogma Democrats searching for a standard-bearer in the 2020 presidential election lit on long-time entertainment, media, and publishing figure Oprah Winfrey this week, following a speech Winfrey gave at a televised Hollywood extravaganza. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert: League of Women Voters Off The Rails

| January 12, 2018

Florida Alert: League of Women Voters Off The Rails On Thursday, January 11, 2018, the League of Women Voters’ lobbyist, Stephanie Owens of Tallahassee, was in the House Judiciary Committee meeting to oppose HB-55 on behalf of the League.         View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Resident shoots at person breaking into vehicle

| January 12, 2018

Resident shoots at person breaking into vehicle A Greenwood resident confronted a would-be thief breaking into his vehicle and fired a shot at the person, police said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Woman being hailed as hero for stepping in during shooting at Norman business

| January 12, 2018

Woman being hailed as hero for stepping in during shooting at Norman business Colette Wind has been employed at Bergey Windpower in Norman for roughly six years. She’s now being hailed a hero for stepping in Wednesday when a man entered the Norman business with a gas mask and firearms and confronted his wife.   View […]

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National background checks near all-time high

| January 12, 2018

National background checks near all-time high The unconventional idea that gun-friendly President Donald Trump is good for the firearms industry has apparently won out.The 25 million firearms background checks conducted across the country in 2017 was the second-highest total since the FBI began monitoring the records in 1999. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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GAO report rebuts gun control argument

| January 12, 2018

GAO report rebuts gun control argument Gun control proponents often advocate policies that are either ineffective or address nonexistent “problems.” This prevents action on credible remedies supported by people on both sides of the Second Amendment debate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon governor pushes anti-gun agenda for 2018 legislative session

| January 11, 2018

Oregon governor pushes anti-gun agenda for 2018 legislative session Boosting affordable housing and job growth in rural Oregon, tightening gun control and battling the opioid epidemic are among Gov. Kate Brown’s priorities in the upcoming legislative session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Minnesota: Crookston schools ban guns from yearbook pictures after ‘questionable’ senior photo

| January 11, 2018

Minnesota: Crookston schools ban guns from yearbook pictures after ‘questionable’ senior photo A student’s senior picture is being thrown out of the yearbook because he’s holding a gun. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Pro-Gun Legislators Renew Push to Repeal Magazine Limit

| January 11, 2018

Colorado: Pro-Gun Legislators Renew Push to Repeal Magazine Limit Yesterday, Senator Owen Hill, and Representatives Lori Saine and Stephen Humphrey introduced Senate Bill 52, legislation that seeks to repeal the misguided 2013 law that limited the amount of ammunition a firearm magazine can hold. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Senate Law & Justice Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills Next Monday

| January 10, 2018

Washington: Senate Law & Justice Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills Next Monday On Monday, January 15th at 10:00AM, the Senate Law & Justice Committee is scheduled to hear multiple anti-gun bills.  Testimony will be limited during the hearing, so all NRA members and Second Amendment supporters are strongly encouraged to arrive early to sign in to […]

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Colorado: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

| January 10, 2018

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

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Maryland: General Assembly Convenes for its 2018 Legislative Session

| January 10, 2018

Maryland: General Assembly Convenes for its 2018 Legislative Session Today, the Maryland General Assembly convened for its 2018 Legislative Session and multiple gun bills have already been scheduled for a hearing. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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