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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Pass Committee, Age Restriction Bill Eligible for a Floor Vote

| April 3, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Pass Committee, Age Restriction Bill Eligible for a Floor Vote Last week, the Hawaii state House Committee on Judiciary passed anti-gun bills Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466.  Both bills are now eligible for the floor and SB 600 could receive a vote as early as tomorrow.  Additionally, the Senate Committee on […]

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California: Anti-Gun Bills Continue to Move Forward

| April 3, 2019

California: Anti-Gun Bills Continue to Move Forward This week, the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committee and Assembly Appropriations Committee all heard several firearm-related bills. Assembly Bill 1297 allowing for increased fees for concealed carry permits and AB 893 banning gun shows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds are both eligible for votes on the Assembly floor.  […]

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Idaho: Governor Signs Important Self-Defense Legislation into Law

| April 3, 2019

Idaho: Governor Signs Important Self-Defense Legislation into Law Yesterday, Governor Brad Little signed important self-defense legislation, House Bill 206, into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Gun-Free Zone Expansion Fails To Advance

| April 3, 2019

Washington: Gun-Free Zone Expansion Fails To Advance April 3rd marked the deadline for all policy committees to advance bills received from the opposite chamber. Having failed to receive a vote in the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee, Senate Bill 5434 to expand gun-free zones is now likely dead for the year. View full story Originally […]

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NRA and CRPA Oppose California’s Request to Immediately Halt “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling

| April 3, 2019

NRA and CRPA Oppose California’s Request to Immediately Halt “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling On Tuesday, April 2, NRA and CRPA attorneys filed an opposition to California’s request seeking an immediate stay of enforcement of Friday’s decision in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, which found California’s restrictions against so-called “large-capacity” magazines unconstitutional and unenforceable.  The decision by the […]

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Georgia: Legislature Adjourned Sine Die

| April 3, 2019

Georgia: Legislature Adjourned Sine Die On April 2nd, the Georgia General Assembly adjourned sine die from its 2019 Legislative Session having passed Senate Bill 72 in the last hours of session.  SB 72 now heads to Governor Brian Kemp’s desk to be signed into law.  In addition, anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 150, was defeated this session […]

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McConnell: Due to Endless Democratic Obstruction, It’s Time to Fast-Track Trump Nominees

| April 3, 2019

McConnell: Due to Endless Democratic Obstruction, It’s Time to Fast-Track Trump Nominees If you’ve been following the judicial confirmation wars of recent years, you’re already aware that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has repeatedly taken off the gloves, forcing Democrats to live by the hardball partisan rules they’ve established over the course of numerous ends-driven […]

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NRA convention expected to draw 80,000 to Indy

| April 3, 2019

NRA convention expected to draw 80,000 to Indy The National Rifle Association expects to draw up to 80,000 members later this month to Indianapolis for its annual convention, billed as “15 acres of guns and gear.” “It’s an economic win when we host the NRA and it’s a win for the tourism workforce,” said Chris Gahl, senior vice […]

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Feds Grant $1 Billion to Wildlife Agencies from Gun, Equipment Sales

| April 3, 2019

Feds Grant $1 Billion to Wildlife Agencies from Gun, Equipment Sales The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on Monday announced over $1 billion in funding collected from the long-standing excise tax on the sale of guns, ammo, archery, and fishing equipment. The funds were collected included $673 million from the Pittman-Robertson and $365 million from […]

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Pittsburgh approves new gun control legislation

| April 3, 2019

Pittsburgh approves new gun control legislation The Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday approved new gun control legislation that will place restrictions on the use of military-style assault weapons, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The legislation would ban the use assault weapons like the AR-15 rifle, which authorities say was used in the Oct. 27 massacre at Tree of […]

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Montana: Senate Passes Preemption Legislation to the Governor’s Desk

| April 2, 2019

Montana: Senate Passes Preemption Legislation to the Governor’s Desk Today, the Montana Senate passed House Bill 325 and 357 by a 29 to 20, and 28 to 21 vote respectively. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: Multiple Committee Hearings Scheduled Tomorrow

| April 2, 2019

Tennessee: Multiple Committee Hearings Scheduled Tomorrow Tomorrow, several gun bills are scheduled in multiple committees for consideration, View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas Urgent Action Needed: Contact Your Senator and Urge them to Support Self-Defense Legislation on the Floor

| April 2, 2019

Arkansas Urgent Action Needed: Contact Your Senator and Urge them to Support Self-Defense Legislation on the Floor Senate Bill 484, sponsored by Senator Bob Ballinger and Representative Aaron Pilkington, would remove the ambiguous and confusing language in Arkansas’ current duty to retreat statute. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA is back, ‘highest ever’ membership

| April 2, 2019

NRA is back, ‘highest ever’ membership The National Rifle Association has recovered from a membership drop after President Trump’s 2016 election and is now at the highest levels ever in its history. New figures put the membership at approximately 5.5 million. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon may expand gun-free zones, raise gun buying age

| April 2, 2019

Oregon may expand gun-free zones, raise gun buying age Oregon lawmakers have scheduled about four hours of public hearings on Tuesday to tackle what’s shaping up to be this year’s principal gun legislation. In the morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee will take testimony on a 44-page proposal that would, among other things, penalize some gun […]

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Pittsburgh council approves gun-control bills

| April 2, 2019

Pittsburgh council approves gun-control bills Pittsburgh City Council approved a package of gun laws Tuesday by a 6-3 vote. The legislation will place restrictions on commonly owned semi-automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines used for self-defense.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: More Firearm-Related Bills Scheduled to be Heard in Committees this Week

| April 1, 2019

California: More Firearm-Related Bills Scheduled to be Heard in Committees this Week On Tuesday, April 2, both the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committee are scheduled to hear several firearm-related bills and on Wednesday, April 3, the Assembly Appropriations Committee is also scheduled to hear several firearm-related bills.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

| April 1, 2019

Mississippi: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die On Friday, March 29, the Mississippi Legislature adjourned sine die from its 2019 Legislative Session.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Time Running Out To Support Critical Self-Defense Legislation

| April 1, 2019

Iowa: Time Running Out To Support Critical Self-Defense Legislation The Iowa state House of Representatives has the opportunity to ensure that law-abiding citizens are able to defend themselves and their loved ones.  Unfortunately, they have still not brought up House File 636, the Family Defense Act, for debate and time is running out to move […]

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Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law

| April 1, 2019

Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law On March 29th, Governor Janet Mills signed Legislative Document 79​, “An Act to Protect Shooting Ranges.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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