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Surprise: Study Finds No Rise in Violent Crime Attributable to Adopting Right-to-Carry Laws

| December 6, 2018

Surprise: Study Finds No Rise in Violent Crime Attributable to Adopting Right-to-Carry Laws As we’ve noted recently, much research purporting to demonstrate connections between access to guns or right-to-carry laws and increases in crime is seriously flawed.  Often it’s an attempt to curtail or eliminate Americans’ rights under the Second Amendment rather than unbiased scientific research. View […]

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New Jersey: Third Circuit Court Refuses to Stop Unconstitutional Magazine Ban

| December 6, 2018

New Jersey: Third Circuit Court Refuses to Stop Unconstitutional Magazine Ban Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit allowed an unconstitutional magazine ban to proceed with its December 10th deadline by a 2-1 decision. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Passes Senate Immediately Heads to House for Concurrence

| December 6, 2018

Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation Passes Senate Immediately Heads to House for Concurrence Today, the Ohio State Senate passed Substitute House Bill 228 by a vote of 19 – 10.   While the legislation was amended, Sub. HB 228 still contains important protections for the Second Amendment and Ohio’s gun owners. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Ohio’s proposed ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill moves closer to vote in Senate

| December 6, 2018

Ohio’s proposed ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill moves closer to vote in Senate NAACP leaders across the state are rallying against a proposed “Stand Your Ground” gun bill that is being debated in the Ohio Senate. The bill could receive a vote on the Senate floor this week. Dozens packed into the Ohio Senate Committee hearing […]

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Says Gun-Control Stance Hurt Business, May Close Field & Stream stores

| December 6, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods Says Gun-Control Stance Hurt Business, May Close Field & Stream stores Dick’s Sporting Goods told investors during the Goldman Sachs Retailing Conference that its gun-control stance hurt sales of its hunting business, outdoors business, and that it may close its outdoor-focused Field & Stream stores. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House Democrats look to roll back little-known rule allowing guns in the Capitol

| December 6, 2018

House Democrats look to roll back little-known rule allowing guns in the Capitol House Democrats are looking to roll back a little-known, five-decade-old Capitol Hill regulation that allows members of Congress to keep guns in their offices and carry them around the Capitol grounds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Pre-Filed in the Senate for 2019

| December 5, 2018

Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Pre-Filed in the Senate for 2019 Recently, Senator Nathan Dahm pre-filed constitutional carry legislation, Senate Bill 12 for the 2019 Legislative Session.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners: Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session

| December 5, 2018

Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners: Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session While the New Mexico Legislature will not convene for its 60-day Regular Session until January 15, lawmakers can start prefiling bills on December 17.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy

| December 5, 2018

How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy Dick’s expects same-store sales to fall between 3% and 4% this year, in line with the calculations it made in February, Mr. Stack said Tuesday. The vast majority of the sales weakness is due to the company’s decision on guns, he said, as those under […]

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House Dems to introduce bill to criminalize private firearms transfers: report

| December 5, 2018

House Dems to introduce bill to criminalize private firearms transfers: report Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) plans to introduce a bill that will require universal background checks, according to the news outlet. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rep. Scalise Explains to ‘The View’ Why His Position on Gun Control Hasn’t Changed After Being Shot

| December 5, 2018

Rep. Scalise Explains to ‘The View’ Why His Position on Gun Control Hasn’t Changed After Being Shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) explained his firm pro-Second Amendment stance to ‘View’ host Whoopi Goldberg Tuesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michael Bloomberg focuses on climate change, gun control in his first visit to Iowa

| December 5, 2018

Michael Bloomberg focuses on climate change, gun control in his first visit to Iowa Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his debut Iowa appearance as a possible presidential candidate Tuesday with a message hyper-focused on curbing the effects of climate change and reducing gun violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Freshman Lawmakers in Congress ready to use new-won power

| December 5, 2018

Freshman Lawmakers in Congress ready to use new-won power “We know that all of our issues are tied and are the same,” she added. “There is no health care justice without gun violence reform.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her door

| December 4, 2018

Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her door COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An inmate who had escaped minutes earlier from a county jail in South Carolina was shot and killed by a woman after he kicked in her back door, the local sheriff said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Urgent Action Needed – Contact Your Senator in Support of Pro-Gun Bills

| December 4, 2018

Ohio: Urgent Action Needed – Contact Your Senator in Support of Pro-Gun Bills The Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee is scheduled to hold multiple hearings on House Bill 228 and House Bill 142 this week. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: New, Reduced Magazine Capacity Restriction Deadline is December 10

| December 4, 2018

New Jersey: New, Reduced Magazine Capacity Restriction Deadline is December 10 Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation earlier this year which reduced New Jersey’s magazine capacity restriction from 15 rounds to 10 rounds.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michael Bloomberg stirs 2020 presidential speculation, but he’ll need a better answer on ‘stop-and-frisk’

| December 4, 2018

Michael Bloomberg stirs 2020 presidential speculation, but he’ll need a better answer on ‘stop-and-frisk’ If Michael Bloomberg is serious about running for president in 2020, he’s going to have to find a better way of answering questions about his support for “stop-and-frisk” policing. Bloomberg’s increasingly serious flirtation with the Democratic presidential race took a new […]

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New CPRC Research: Mass Public Shootings are much higher in the rest of the world and increasing much more quickly

| December 4, 2018

New CPRC Research: Mass Public Shootings are much higher in the rest of the world and increasing much more quickly The U.S. is well below the world average in terms of the number of mass public shootings, and the global increase over time has been much bigger than for the United States. View full story […]

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State police: Homeowner held would-be burglar at gunpoint

| December 4, 2018

State police: Homeowner held would-be burglar at gunpoint NEW CASTLE, Ind. – A local man held a would-be burglar at gunpoint until authorities reached his northern Henry County home. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Should social media check be required to get a gun license?

| December 4, 2018

Should social media check be required to get a gun license? Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?A New York lawmaker is raising the question with a bill that would require police to scrutinize the social media activity and online searches of handgun license applicants, and disqualify those who have published […]

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