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Canada: Handgun bans are all about dramatic, showy action

| August 22, 2018

Canada: Handgun bans are all about dramatic, showy action One of my first editors once told me the four most dangerous words in the English language are “Something must be done!”Once a politician gets it in his or her head to demonstrate dramatic concern over an issue, he or she will settle on the showiest […]

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Outrage of the Week: New Mexico Principal Bullies Pro-Second Amendment Student

| August 21, 2018

Outrage of the Week: New Mexico Principal Bullies Pro-Second Amendment Student The last person you expect your kid to be bullied by is his school principal. But that’s exactly what Lisa Riley, the mother of a recent high school graduate from Carlsbad, New Mexico, says happened to her son. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Federal appeals court upholds Texas campus carry law

| August 21, 2018

Federal appeals court upholds Texas campus carry law The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld Texas’ campus carry law, delivering another clear victory to the state in a longshot, long-running lawsuit brought by University of Texas at Austin professors opposed to the law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Plans for 3D-printed guns explode across internet amid court battle to repress them

| August 21, 2018

Plans for 3D-printed guns explode across internet amid court battle to repress them Plans for 3D-printed guns have spread across the internet over the past three weeks despite the efforts of a federal judge and some of the country’s largest social media companies to try to impose limits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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States aim to permanently stop Internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

| August 21, 2018

States aim to permanently stop Internet release of 3D-printed gun plans A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the US State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the Internet. View full story Originally posted […]

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Federal judges appointed by Trump are starting to leave their mark

| August 21, 2018

Federal judges appointed by Trump are starting to leave their mark As Washington prepares for a Senate showdown over whether Brett Kavanaugh will join the Supreme Court, Trump has already put his stamp on the judiciary with the lifetime appointments of at least 43 federal judges. Ho was confirmed by the Senate in December by […]

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‘Common-sense’ gun control plans actually don’t make sense

| August 20, 2018

‘Common-sense’ gun control plans actually don’t make sense No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Judge tosses signatures on Washington gun initiative

| August 20, 2018

Washington: Judge tosses signatures on Washington gun initiative A judge in Washington has thrown out more than 300,000 signatures to put a gun-control initiative on the November ballot, saying the petition format did not follow election law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New study finds growing demand for Right-to-Carry permits

| August 20, 2018

New study finds growing demand for Right-to-Carry permits “We have seen an increase from 4.6 million permits in 2007 to 17.25 million now, with the number increasing every year,” the center’s founder John Lott told Fox News. “It seems very likely that we will continue seeing an increase next year. View full story Originally posted […]

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Lawmakers Urge Internet Firms to Ban 3D-Printed Gun Files

| August 20, 2018

Lawmakers Urge Internet Firms to Ban 3D-Printed Gun Files Five Democratic lawmakers are attempting to push Google, Reddit and Twitter to ban the circulation of 3D-printed gun designs over their platforms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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‘Common-sense’ gun control plans actually don’t make sense

| August 20, 2018

‘Common-sense’ gun control plans actually don’t make sense A recent editorial (“It’s time for common-sense gun measures,” Journal Aug. 12) called for state lawmakers to pass a number of gun control proposals rolled out last week by Democratic lawmakers. “Common-sense gun measures” is a phrase that gun control activists and anti-gun politicians use in hopes […]

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ALERT! Florida Democrats Did an Awesome Election Favor for Republicans

| August 18, 2018

ALERT! Florida Democrats Did an Awesome Election Favor for Republicans The anti-Second Amendment, Democrat politicians who demanded that the Legislature vote on calling a Special Session to repeal Florida’s Stand Your Ground self-defense law either unwittingly or intentionally provided a great service to Republican incumbent Legislators.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Precursor Parts Bill Held in Committee as Appropriations Committees Take Up Suspense Files

| August 17, 2018

California: Precursor Parts Bill Held in Committee as Appropriations Committees Take Up Suspense Files No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Outrage of the Week: Shopify Targets America’s Guns

| August 15, 2018

Outrage of the Week: Shopify Targets America’s Guns Hundreds of firearms retailers may have to close soon because a powerful Canadian tech company, Shopify, recently decided it was anti-gun and issued an ultimatum: Do business our way or not at all. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Is Trump finally ready to turn his sights to remaking the 9th Circuit Court?

| August 15, 2018

Is Trump finally ready to turn his sights to remaking the 9th Circuit Court? But there are signs that the administration is beginning to set its sights on the 9th Circuit, likely triggering a bruising fight with Democrats.For one thing, Trump is running out of vacancies in other circuits, particularly in conservative states where confirmation […]

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Judge denies injunction request in Georgia campus carry lawsuit

| August 15, 2018

Judge denies injunction request in Georgia campus carry lawsuit A Fulton County judge has denied an injunction request by six Georgia professors to prohibit the state’s contentious campus carry law, which allows licensed gun owners to carry a firearm on some parts of public college campuses. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Exercising Right-to-Carry in places of worship is now easier in La.

| August 15, 2018

Exercising Right-to-Carry in places of worship is now easier in La. Until Aug. 1, Louisiana law required 8 hours of annual tactical training and church permission to carry inside a place of worship. A new law waiving that requirement has widespread support. Just ask local criminologist Wayne Nissen. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh called Scalia a ‘hero’ and ‘role model’

| August 14, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh called Scalia a ‘hero’ and ‘role model’ “I loved the guy,” Kavanaugh said in June 2016 at a conference at George Mason Law School. “To me, he was and remains a hero and a role model.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Don’t forget all those other judges

| August 14, 2018

Don’t forget all those other judges Senate Republicans are using their rare August work session to make progress on several of President Trump’s nominees to the lower courts and the Executive Branch, even as they continue to meet behind closed doors with Trump’s Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ninth Circuit Returns to Form, Upholds Bizarre California Gun Regulation

| August 14, 2018

Ninth Circuit Returns to Form, Upholds Bizarre California Gun Regulation In a ruling earlier this month, it upheld one of the most bizarre and nonsensical gun regulations in the nation. It did so by essentially ignoring the plain language of Heller and approving a legal regime that will naturally and inevitably lead to diminishing options […]

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