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Washington: New Lead Regulations Would Target Shooting Ranges

| June 27, 2019

Washington: New Lead Regulations Would Target Shooting Ranges The Washington Department of Labor and Industries Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) has released an updated draft of the lead rules they originally released last year following stakeholder meetings.  These proposed regulations will impose complicated and expensive burdens on shooting ranges and retailers, potentially making it difficult […]

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Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate, Moves to House

| June 27, 2019

Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate, Moves to House On June 26th, the Pennsylvania state Senate voted 36-14 to pass Senate Bill 147.  Your NRA would like to thank all of the Senators who voted in favor of this important pro-hunting reform bill.  It will now go to the House of Representatives for further consideration.   View full […]

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New Hampshire: House to Vote on Bill Restricting Self-Defense

| June 26, 2019

New Hampshire: House to Vote on Bill Restricting Self-Defense On Thursday, June 27th, the New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on the Committee of Conference report for HB 564.  House Bill 564 would restrict law-abiding citizens from defending themselves and their loved ones on school grounds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senator Chris Murphy Introduces Smart Gun Legislation

| June 26, 2019

Senator Chris Murphy Introduces Smart Gun Legislation Anti-gun politicians in the 116th Congress have no shortage of ideas when it comes to different ways of threatening the constitutional rights of law-abiding gun owners in America. The misnomer phrase “common sense gun safety” includes misguided and ineffective policies such as requiring background checks to purchase ammunition or […]

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Trump: I would fill Supreme Court vacancy before 2020 election

| June 25, 2019

Trump: I would fill Supreme Court vacancy before 2020 election President Trump on Monday said he would make a nomination to the Supreme Court if there’s a vacancy anytime before the 2020 presidential election. “Would I do that? Of course,” Trump said in an exclusive interview with The Hill when asked if he would try […]

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Judicial Group Pressures Liberals to Release Their ‘Secret List’ of Judicial Nominees

| June 25, 2019

Judicial Group Pressures Liberals to Release Their ‘Secret List’ of Judicial Nominees Two can play at the judiciary game, Democrats and their secret list of nominees suggest. In 2016, then- candidate Donald Trump released his list of judicial nominees to great success, having eventually seen several of those individuals confirmed to courts across the country […]

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California Reminder: NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar on June 26 Discussing Upcoming Ammunition Sales Restrictions

| June 25, 2019

California Reminder: NRA and CRPA Hosting Webinar on June 26 Discussing Upcoming Ammunition Sales Restrictions As reported earlier this month, NRA and CRPA will be hosting a free live webinar discussing all of the upcoming ammunition background check requirements scheduled to take effect July 1.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Northam admits his proposals wouldn’t have stopped the Virginia Beach shooting

| June 24, 2019

Northam admits his proposals wouldn’t have stopped the Virginia Beach shooting Northam conceded that his proposals wouldn’t have necessarily prevented the Virginia Beach shooting. But he said the legislation his administration has backed would have helped. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Legislative Update and Hearings Next Week

| June 23, 2019

California: Legislative Update and Hearings Next Week No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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A Tale of Two Rallies

| June 21, 2019

A Tale of Two Rallies The 2020 presidential contest is now underway in earnest. On Tuesday, President Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign to a packed house at the 20,000 seat Amway Center in Orlando, FL. Earlier that day, one of the two dozen or so contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination tried to […]

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Bloomberg Course: Certified in Advocacy

| June 21, 2019

Bloomberg Course: Certified in Advocacy We did it. We “earned” a course certificate for the Bloomberg School’s massive open online course titled “Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change.” After six grueling weeks we have heard what Michael Bloomberg’s champions of gun control want us to hear and even caught the acknowledgement of some […]

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Video: Arrogant Illinois State Senator Proposes Confiscating Guns

| June 21, 2019

Video: Arrogant Illinois State Senator Proposes Confiscating Guns Anti-gun lawmakers, including some of those vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, are becoming increasingly open about their desire to confiscate firearms from law-abiding citizens and jail those who don’t comply. Perhaps taking a cue from their strident federal allies, this trend has trickled down to state politicians. View full […]

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New Jersey: Legislature Passes Smart Gun Legislation

| June 21, 2019

New Jersey: Legislature Passes Smart Gun Legislation On Thursday, both chambers of the New Jersey Legislature passed “smart gun” legislation despite this technology being more science fiction than reality. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mt. Juliet Considers Allowing City Employees with Carry Permits to Bring Guns to Work

| June 21, 2019

Mt. Juliet Considers Allowing City Employees with Carry Permits to Bring Guns to Work City leaders in Mt. Juliet are considering allowing city employees to bring guns to work if they have a valid carry permit. Right now, Mt. Juliet has about 180 people who work for the city. About a quarter of them are […]

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Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated

| June 21, 2019

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature.  During this session, several egregious pieces of anti-gun legislation were defeated, including bills to criminalize private transfers of firearms and ban many commonly-owned standard capacity magazines.  Thwarting efforts to threaten shooting ranges, […]

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Busted For Defending Your Own Home

| June 21, 2019

Busted For Defending Your Own Home This is probably one of my least favorite subjects to cover, but it’s the sort of thing we need to remain aware of. Questions of self-defense, the castle doctrine and home security come up often enough, and they can impact nearly anyone in the country if your luck runs […]

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Oregon: Session Nears End, Senators Prevent a Quorum

| June 20, 2019

Oregon: Session Nears End, Senators Prevent a Quorum Today, the Oregon Senate Minority Caucus left the Capitol building and are refusing to attend floor sessions in order to prevent a quorum on certain pieces of legislation.  Because of this, anti-gun legislators are now threatening to bring back the omnibus gun control package, Senate Bill 978, by […]

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California: NRA and CRPA Submit Opposition to DOJ’s Proposed “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for Firearm and Ammunition Transactions

| June 20, 2019

California: NRA and CRPA Submit Opposition to DOJ’s Proposed “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for Firearm and Ammunition Transactions As reported earlier, the California Department of Justice recently proposed “emergency” regulations that, if adopted, would require federally compliant IDs whenever attempting to purchase a firearm and, beginning July 1, 2019, any ammunition in the […]

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CBS News Tells the True Story of Trophy Hunting

| June 20, 2019

CBS News Tells the True Story of Trophy Hunting The truth about hunting’s contributions to wildlife conservation and economic development in rural Africa is too often drowned out in the media by the criticism of activists who live far from the problems. CBS News, however, recently broke this trend when on June 7 it unveiled […]

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Joe Biden’s Silly ‘James Bond-Style’ Gun Control Fantasy

| June 20, 2019

Joe Biden’s Silly ‘James Bond-Style’ Gun Control Fantasy Joe Biden has a dream. “If I get elected president of the United States of America with your help,” he recently told donors in New York City, as the Washington Examiner noted, “if that happens, guns, we have the capacity now in a James Bond-style to make […]

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