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NRA opposes new age limits on gun purchases

| February 22, 2018

NRA opposes new age limits on gun purchases The National Rifle Association (NRA) said Wednesday it opposes any new legislation that would put age restrictions on firearm purchases.  “We need serious proposals to prevent violent criminals and the dangerously mentally ill from acquiring firearms,” NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said in a statement. “Passing a law […]

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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre hits Dems, warns of socialism

| February 22, 2018

NRA’s Wayne LaPierre hits Dems, warns of socialism NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland (CNN) – As the country descends into yet another gun debate, the National Rifle Association’s executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre slammed Democrats for their reaction to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, and warned of government overreach extending far beyond the limiting […]

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CPAC: VP Pence says school safety ‘top national priority’

| February 22, 2018

CPAC: VP Pence says school safety ‘top national priority’ Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration will make school safety “our top national priority” after last week’s attack on a high school in Parkland, Florida. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Trump Praises NRA While It Mounts Offensive Against Gun Measures

| February 22, 2018

Trump Praises NRA While It Mounts Offensive Against Gun Measures President Donald Trump offered a full-throated endorsement of the National Rifle Association as the organization mounted an offensive against efforts to tighten gun restrictions in the wake of a Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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WaPo Gives Sanders Four Pinocchios for False ‘Gun Show Loophole’ Claim

| February 21, 2018

WaPo Gives Sanders Four Pinocchios for False ‘Gun Show Loophole’ Claim The Washington Post‘s fact-checker gave Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) four Pinocchios, its worst rating, for inaccurate claims he made about gun sales without background checks. Sanders said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that “We have to end the absurdity of the gun show loophole. […]

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CNN’s Cuomo Spreads Misleading AR-15 Story, Doubles Down When Called Out

| February 21, 2018

CNN’s Cuomo Spreads Misleading AR-15 Story, Doubles Down When Called Out CNN host Chris Cuomo recently spread a misleading story on Twitter about how easy it is to purchase an AR-15, only to double down when called out on the error. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York Times Columnist Admits His Gun-Control Proposal Would Make Firearms More Difficult to Track

| February 21, 2018

New York Times Columnist Admits His Gun-Control Proposal Would Make Firearms More Difficult to Track New York Times finance columnist and CNBC host Andrew Ross Sorkin admitted Tuesday that his new gun-control proposal would likely make it harder to track firearms, creating difficulties for investigations into gun crimes. Sorkin proposed in his latest column that financial institutions, such […]

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I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise.

| February 21, 2018

I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking common-sense gun-control reforms such as banning assault weapons, restricting silencers, shrinking magazine sizes and all the other measures that could […]

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Flashback– National Institute of Justice: Federal ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Did Not Reduce Crime

| February 21, 2018

Flashback– National Institute of Justice: Federal ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Did Not Reduce Crime As the federal “assault weapons” ban was about to expire in 2004, the Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) reported that the ban could not be credited with any reduction in crime. The Washington Times quoted University of Pennsylvania professor Christopher Koper, author […]

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Colorado: Magazine Limit Repeal to be Heard Tomorrow in Committee

| February 21, 2018

Colorado: Magazine Limit Repeal to be Heard Tomorrow in Committee Tomorrow, the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee is scheduled to consider House Bill 1015. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Permitless Carry Legislation

| February 21, 2018

Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Permitless Carry Legislation Tomorrow, the Oklahoma House Public Safety Committee is scheduled to consider House Bill 2951. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: This Week Full of Committee Hearings on Gun Bills

| February 21, 2018

Tennessee: This Week Full of Committee Hearings on Gun Bills Today, the Tennessee House Civil Justice Committee is scheduled to consider House Bill 2464, sponsored by Representative Tilman Goins. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: February 26th Meeting in Ft. Collins on Recreational Shooting in the Arapahoe-Roosevelt National Forests

| February 20, 2018

Colorado: February 26th Meeting in Ft. Collins on Recreational Shooting in the Arapahoe-Roosevelt National Forests Arapahoe-Roosevelt National Forests Supervisor Monte Williams will be hosting a public meeting Monday, February 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Forest Service office at East 2150 Centre Drive, Fort Collins. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wyoming: House Consideration of Self-Defense Bill Expected Soon

| February 20, 2018

Wyoming: House Consideration of Self-Defense Bill Expected Soon As early as Tuesday, the Wyoming House Judiciary Committee could consider House Bill 168, sponsored by state Representative Tim Salazar and Senator Anthony Bouchard. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wyoming: House Consideration of Self-Defense Bill Expected Soon

| February 19, 2018

Wyoming: House Consideration of Self-Defense Bill Expected Soon As early as Tuesday, the Wyoming House Judiciary Committee could consider House Bill 168, sponsored by state Representative Tim Salazar and Senator Anthony Bouchard. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday

| February 18, 2018

Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday On February 13th, the House Committee on Judiciary passed House Bill 1908 by a 7-1 vote with amendments to prohibit certain trigger modifications.  HB 1908 will now be heard by the House Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce on February 21st at 2:00PM.  Please  contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE […]

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Washington: Gun Bills to Be Heard Next Week

| February 17, 2018

Washington: Gun Bills to Be Heard Next Week On February 9th, the Washington state Senate passed Senate Bill 6298 to expand the category of persons stripped of their Second Amendment rights and it is now scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on February 21st at 8:00AM.  On February 14th, the state House Judiciary Committee […]

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Murphy lays out gun control agenda for New Jersey

| February 14, 2018

Murphy lays out gun control agenda for New Jersey Ammunition limits, the adoption of smart gun technology and stricter concealed carry rules were just some of the proposals that Gov. Phil Murphy endorsed Tuesday during a round-table discussion in Cherry Hill led by Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald, a longtime proponent of stricter gun laws. […]

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San Francisco proposes banning concealed carry at events

| February 14, 2018

San Francisco proposes banning concealed carry at events San Francisco is set to consider a bill that would make it illegal to carry a concealed weapon at events with more than 50 people. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled For Vote

| February 13, 2018

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled For Vote On February 15th, the Oregon state House of Representatives will hold a vote on House Bill 4145, which would significantly expand the class of persons who could be stripped of their Second Amendment rights. In addition, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing at 8:00AM on […]

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