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Dem state senator: Second Amendment advocates have ‘mental problems’

| April 17, 2019

Dem state senator: Second Amendment advocates have ‘mental problems’ During the Senate Judiciary Committee’s public hearing on a constitutional carry bill on Wednesday, a Democratic state senator accused Second Amendment advocates of wanting people with mental illnesses to be able to purchase and possess firearms, leading the senator to assert that these same advocates themselves […]

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Vice President Pence will Deliver Remarks at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana

| April 17, 2019

Vice President Pence will Deliver Remarks at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana Vice President Mike Pence will address NRA members at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines

| April 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines With support from the NRA, gun owners challenging Pittsburgh’s ban on publicly carrying loaded magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds filed a motion today seeking a preliminary injunction. If the motion is granted, an injunction would prohibit Pittsburgh from enforcing its ban […]

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Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

| April 17, 2019

Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee Thanks to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their state Senators in opposition, Senate Bill 978 has been sent to the Oregon Senate Committee on Rules instead of directly to the Senate floor for a vote.  While in the Committee on Rules, however, the bill […]

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UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student

| April 17, 2019

UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student An unnamed student at the University of Virginia asked former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, during a Tuesday meet-and-greet on campus, why he gave less to charity than a recent college graduate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies

| April 16, 2019

Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies Tomorrow, the Texas House is scheduled to vote on House Bill 1177, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont), which protects citizens from being charged with a crime for carrying a handgun without a License To Carry while evacuating from an area subject to a […]

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Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties

| April 16, 2019

Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 265.   Without a doubt, HB 265 is one of the most egregious violations of civil liberties ever introduced in the Alabama Legislature.  This slipshod and misguided bill would create a process that is ripe […]

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Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking

| April 16, 2019

Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking There’s something Orwellian about unaccountable corporate executives parsing over every purchase you make. It sounds “1984-ish,” but for the firearms industry, it’s a 2019 reality. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Swalwell: I Will Jail Those Who Defy My Gun Grabbing Agenda

| April 16, 2019

Swalwell: I Will Jail Those Who Defy My Gun Grabbing Agenda Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA) is running for president. He’s one of many who are hopping into the 2020 clown car. No, he probably won’t win the nomination. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday!

| April 15, 2019

Texas: Another Gun Control Bill up in House Committee on Wednesday! House Bill 1713, by Rep. Ana-Maria Ramos (D-Dallas), would require persons convicted of certain offenses — including some Class C violations punishable by just a fine View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts Campus Police Chief on Leave After Liking Tweets by NRA, Trump

| April 15, 2019

Massachusetts Campus Police Chief on Leave After Liking Tweets by NRA, Trump The new joint campus police chief for Mount Holyoke College and Smith College in Massachusetts has been placed on leave after his personal Twitter account sparked outrage among students. The police chief had allegedly “liked” tweets from the National Rifle Association and President […]

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The Second Amendment Stories the National Media Fail to Report…or Get Completely Wrong

| April 15, 2019

The Second Amendment Stories the National Media Fail to Report…or Get Completely Wrong Did you hear about this case? A man went into a dentist’s office, killed a woman, and took aim at others before being wounded by a concealed handgun permit holder. “He raised a gun to shoot me,” said dental hygienist Sabrina Steal. […]

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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Consideration in Both Chambers This Week

| April 15, 2019

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Consideration in Both Chambers This Week This week, Senate Bill 403 and its companion bill, House Bill 167, are scheduled for consideration in their respective chambers.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Assembly Judiciary Votes to Cede Authority To Pass Stricter Gun Laws To Counties

| April 12, 2019

Nevada: Assembly Judiciary Votes to Cede Authority To Pass Stricter Gun Laws To Counties On April 12th, the Nevada Assembly Committee on Judiciary voted to approve Assembly Bill 291 with amendments and Assembly Bill 153 with technical amendments.  The amendments were not made publicly available until just prior to the 8AM hearing, giving Nevadans no opportunity to […]

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NRA Statement on New York City’s Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review

| April 12, 2019

NRA Statement on New York City’s Desperate Attempt to Avoid Supreme Court Review NRA reacts to New York City’s attempt to avoid having the NRA-supported Supreme Court case N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Association, et al. v. City of N.Y., et al heard in DC.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms

| April 12, 2019

Another Day, Another Hearing with Anti-Gun Democrats Grandstanding on Firearms On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing it called, “Holding Megabanks Accountable: A Review of Global Systemically Important Banks 10 years after the Financial Crisis.” If you are wondering what that could possibly have to do with the Second Amendment, let us […]

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Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report

| April 12, 2019

Canadian Senate Committee Rejects Handgun Ban Amendment; Issues Bill C-71 Report Early this week, Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence (SECD) met to review and vote on Bill C-71, the Liberal Government’s gun control measure, section by section. This review follows several days of testimony that concluded on April 3, 2019. View full story […]

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Hawaii Rifle Association, NRA Seek Injunction To Suspend Gun Carry Requirements

| April 12, 2019

Hawaii Rifle Association, NRA Seek Injunction To Suspend Gun Carry Requirements Gun advocates filed a motion Thursday in U.S. District Court asking for an immediate injunction stopping enforcement of permit requirements that they say amount to a de facto ban on carrying guns. The request is part of an ongoing lawsuit against Honolulu Police Chief […]

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"Snapshot Wisconsin" Uses Citizen Science to Aid Wildlife

| April 12, 2019

"Snapshot Wisconsin" Uses Citizen Science to Aid Wildlife What do you do if you have more than 6,000 blocks of habitat to survey for wildlife management, but you don’t have anywhere near the number of biologists or field technicians needed to accomplish the task? Answer: If you are a research scientist with the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Vermont: Your State Representative Needs to Hear From You Immediately!

| April 12, 2019

Vermont: Your State Representative Needs to Hear From You Immediately! A couple weeks ago, the Vermont House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on an anti-gun bill that ended with the committee chair gaveling down the waving of the American flag during the proceedings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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