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Pennsylvania: Gun control bills on the move

| April 19, 2018

Pennsylvania: Gun control bills on the move Marsico said he might still call for votes on proposals in addition to the five bills, which are House bills 2060, 2227, 175, 273 and Senate Bill 501. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Backed Challenge to Illinois Village Gun Ban Filed

| April 19, 2018

NRA Backed Challenge to Illinois Village Gun Ban Filed With support from the NRA, Guns Save Life officially filed their lawsuit challenging Deerfield Village, IL’s attempt to criminalize so-called “assault weapons” and “high capacity magazines” within village limits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Poll: U.S. interest in gun control drops

| April 18, 2018

Poll: U.S. interest in gun control drops Concern about guns fell among both Republicans and Democrats this month and at roughly equal levels, suggesting the issue is losing some of its potency with both major parties. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pro-gun crowd takes over Delaware gun-control debate

| April 18, 2018

Pro-gun crowd takes over Delaware gun-control debate A rowdy crowd of gun-rights supporters fed up with what they described as attempts to infringe on their Constitutional rights jeered politicians on both sides of Delaware’s gun-control debate during a panel discussion Monday at Middletown High School. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA praises new Nebraska law exempting gun records from disclosure

| April 18, 2018

NRA praises new Nebraska law exempting gun records from disclosure The National Rifle Association praised Nebraska lawmakers for limiting what information about gun owners was accessible under the state’s public-records statutes. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio legislators look to clamp down harder on communities that try to pass local gun restrictions

| April 18, 2018

Ohio legislators look to clamp down harder on communities that try to pass local gun restrictions Ohio lawmakers blocked cities and villages from enacting their own gun laws 12 years ago, but now they want to remove any wiggle room that could allow new restrictions and penalties in local communities. View full story Originally posted […]

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New Jersey: Senate Committee Approves Gun Control Bills

| April 18, 2018

New Jersey: Senate Committee Approves Gun Control Bills On Monday, the Senate Law & Public Safety Committee approved several gun control bills during a hearing that stretched over five hours.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA backs Challenge to Vermont Magazine Ban

| April 18, 2018

NRA backs Challenge to Vermont Magazine Ban The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced support for a lawsuit brought by Vermont citizens, sporting-goods stores, and shooting clubs to challenge the state¹s recent ban on many of the most popular firearm magazines in America. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Committee Passes Bill to Allow Local Infringement of Second Amendment

| April 18, 2018

Illinois: Committee Passes Bill to Allow Local Infringement of Second Amendment The Illinois state Senate could vote on legislation to allow localities to infringe upon Second Amendment rights as early as today.  Senate Bill 2314 was moved to third reading after it had passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 17th.  Please contact your state Senator […]

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Justice Stevens’s Second Amendment Pipe Dream

| April 18, 2018

Justice Stevens’s Second Amendment Pipe Dream Former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens, now retired, gave gun-control advocates false hope recently when he advocated repeal of the Second Amendment. Justice Stevens knows, or should know, that it can’t happen — not because the National Rifle Association is so powerful, but because 44 of the 50 […]

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Louisiana: Legislators reject proposals to change gun laws

| April 18, 2018

Louisiana: Legislators reject proposals to change gun laws The push to change Louisiana’s gun laws is falling flat.A House criminal justice committee Tuesday rejected several proposals brought by both sides of the political aisle, largely capping efforts to alter firearm rules after the massacre at a Florida high school where 17 people were killed. View […]

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Massachusetts court strikes down ban on stun guns

| April 18, 2018

Massachusetts court strikes down ban on stun guns Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Tuesday that the state’s ban on civilian possession of stun guns violates the U.S. Constitution’s right to bear arms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Attend Pro-Second Amendment Rally in Harrisburg on April 30th!

| April 17, 2018

Attend Pro-Second Amendment Rally in Harrisburg on April 30th! Please join the NRA-ILA at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg, on April 30th, at 10:00 a.m.,  for an annual rally that has been attended by activists and concerned citizens from all over the state for years! This rally will provide the opportunity for participants […]

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NRA Applauds Law Protecting Privacy of Firearms Records

| April 17, 2018

NRA Applauds Law Protecting Privacy of Firearms Records The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action applauds Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts for signing into law legislation that protects the confidentiality of personal information associated with many firearm records. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: Legislation to Restrict Second Amendment Rights to Receive Senate Consideration on Thursday

| April 17, 2018

Delaware: Legislation to Restrict Second Amendment Rights to Receive Senate Consideration on Thursday On Thursday, April 19, the Delaware Senate is scheduled to consider House Substitute 1 to House Bill 330, legislation which would prohibit law-abiding adults aged 18 to 20 from purchasing or transferring a rifle or rifle ammunition without permission from a parent […]

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Illinois: Committees to Hear Gun Control

| April 17, 2018

Illinois: Committees to Hear Gun Control Today, the Illinois state House Judiciary-Criminal Committee will be considering a floor amendment that was added to House Bill 1470 to ration the exercise of Second Amendment rights. In addition, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will consider bills that would impose draconian criminal penalties for the possession of certain firearm accessories and a bill […]

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Delaware: Town hall meeting reveals fierce opposition to gun control

| April 17, 2018

Delaware: Town hall meeting reveals fierce opposition to gun control Most of the approximately 400 people attending a town hall meeting about gun violence Monday evening came to voice their opposition to several proposed gun control measures now in the General Assembly. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ukraine: Activists seek legalization of gun ownership in nation

| April 17, 2018

Ukraine: Activists seek legalization of gun ownership in nation Throughout much of the 20th century, gun ownership in Ukraine was strictly limited by the Soviet authorities. In comparison, today Ukrainians who want a gun can obtain one on the black market, but legal ownership remains a challenge. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Woman calls cops on man playing with his kids at park because she was afraid of his pro-gun shirt

| April 17, 2018

Woman calls cops on man playing with his kids at park because she was afraid of his pro-gun shirt The shirt in question is a cop-designed, pro-Second Amendment T-shirt that features an AR-style weapon graphic and text that reads, “I’ll control my guns, you control your kids.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Pointless bill to ban gun raffles amended to be even more pointless

| April 17, 2018

California: Pointless bill to ban gun raffles amended to be even more pointless At best, AB3199 is a solution in search of a problem. Nonprofit organizations offering firearms as raffle prizes are not and have never been a significant source of California’s or America’s gun violence problem. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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