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Nevada: Bloomberg Background Check Bill Finally Introduced, Hearing Tomorrow!

| February 11, 2019

Nevada: Bloomberg Background Check Bill Finally Introduced, Hearing Tomorrow! Today, the much anticipated bill to “fix” the flawed background check initiative from the 2016 election was introduced.  It is now Senate Bill 143. As previously reported, a joint judiciary committee hearing has been scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12th at 8:00AM in Carson City.  View full story […]

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Rhode Island: Senate Committee Will Hear Governor’s Gun Tax Tuesday

| February 11, 2019

Rhode Island: Senate Committee Will Hear Governor’s Gun Tax Tuesday On Tuesday, February 12, the Senate Finance Committee will hear one of the Governor Gina Raimondo’s budget proposals which includes an additional 10 percent excise tax on all firearms and ammunition, raising the total tax to 17 percent.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Lawmakers Once Again Push for Concealed Carry Reciprocity

| February 11, 2019

Lawmakers Once Again Push for Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lawmakers are pushing for new legislation to increase the power of a concealed carry permit. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission, Spread Addressed in Bipartisan Senate Bill

| February 11, 2019

Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission, Spread Addressed in Bipartisan Senate Bill Public lands sportsmen and women welcomed the introduction this week of Senate legislation that addresses the growing threat chronic wasting disease poses to big game populations across North America. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Legislation to Receive House Vote This Week

| February 11, 2019

Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Legislation to Receive House Vote This Week On Wednesday, the Oklahoma House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on constitutional carry legislation, House Bill 2597.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Private Transfer Ban & Waiting Period Bills to be Heard in House Committee

| February 11, 2019

New Hampshire: Private Transfer Ban & Waiting Period Bills to be Heard in House Committee On February 13th, the New Hampshire state House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will be hearing two gun control bills that would impose onerous restrictions on the rights of New Hampshire gun owners and sportsmen. House Bill 109-FN  would […]

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Nevada Update: Gun Control Hearing Agenda Posted, But The Bill Remains Secret

| February 10, 2019

Nevada Update: Gun Control Hearing Agenda Posted, But The Bill Remains Secret The agendas for the February 12th special joint judiciary hearing are now available.  The secret bill still has not been introduced; however, it is expected for Monday.  This gives Nevadans less than 24 hours to review and engage with their respective law makers prior to the […]

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Iowa: Constitutional Carry Legislation to be Heard

| February 9, 2019

Iowa: Constitutional Carry Legislation to be Heard On February 11th, a subcommittee of the Iowa state Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing Senate File 165 to ensure that any law-abiding adult who may legally possess a handgun can carry it for self-defense without first having to go through government red tape. View full story Originally posted […]

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Rep. Steve Scalise: Democrats don’t want you to hear what I have to say about guns and the Second Amendment

| February 6, 2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: Democrats don’t want you to hear what I have to say about guns and the Second Amendment Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday on new gun control legislation Democrats plan to push on the American people. The top Republican on the committee, Doug Collins, R-Ga., asked committee Democrats […]

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Connecticut: Massive Ammunition Tax Bill Introduced

| February 6, 2019

Connecticut: Massive Ammunition Tax Bill Introduced Earlier in the legislative session, Proposed House Bill 5700 was introduced to impose a 50% tax on lawful ammunition sales.  Proposed HB 5700 has been referred to the Connecticut state Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding, but has not yet been scheduled for a hearing. View full story […]

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Iowa: Important Self-Defense Legislation Introduced

| February 6, 2019

Iowa: Important Self-Defense Legislation Introduced On February 6th, The Family Defense Act, House File 259, was introduced to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by reducing arbitrary boundaries that leave them defenseless.  HF 259 has not yet been assigned to a committee for further consideration. View full story Originally […]

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Indiana: Important Self-Defense Bills to House Floor After Passing Committees

| February 6, 2019

Indiana: Important Self-Defense Bills to House Floor After Passing Committees This week, House Bill 1284 and House Bill 1643 have passed committee and will now head to the House floor for further consideration.  HB 1284, which would enhance protections afforded to law-abiding citizens acting in defense of themselves and others, has been placed on the […]

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House Dems to introduce gun background checks bill on Tuesday

| February 6, 2019

House Dems to introduce gun background checks bill on Tuesday House Democrats will introduce their proposal to require universal backgrounds checks for gun sales on Tuesday, the eighth anniversary of former Rep. Gabby Gifford’s shooting, according Democratic lawmakers and aides. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Mike Thompson (Calif.) — who heads up a Democratic […]

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New Mexico: Bloomberg-Backed Gun Control to be Heard Tomorrow in Committee

| February 6, 2019

New Mexico: Bloomberg-Backed Gun Control to be Heard Tomorrow in Committee Tomorrow, at 1:30pm in Room 321, the Senate Public Affairs Committee will hear a bill that is critically important to your rights. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Background Checks Bill Would Turn Many Well-intentioned Americans Into Criminals

| February 6, 2019

Background Checks Bill Would Turn Many Well-intentioned Americans Into Criminals Let’s say a stalker threatens a female friend of yours. She asks you if she can borrow your handgun. She is trained and has no criminal record. Should you loan her your gun? Under a bill being heard today before the House Judiciary Committee, loaning […]

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House Judiciary Committee to hold first hearing on gun violence in 8 years

| February 6, 2019

House Judiciary Committee to hold first hearing on gun violence in 8 years In just hours the House Judiciary Committee will hold its first hearing on gun violence in eight years. And it comes one week before the one-year anniversary of the Parkland High School shooting in Florida which happened on Valentine’s Day last year. […]

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday!

| February 5, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearings This Thursday! On Thursday, February 7th, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs is scheduled to hear Senate Bills 556, 600, 621, and 1466. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Connecticut State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest Wants A 50% Tax Increase on Ammunition

| February 5, 2019

Connecticut State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest Wants A 50% Tax Increase on Ammunition A Connecticut state representative is proposing a 50-percent tax increase on ammunition, breaking new ground in the gun control debate. Freshman Democratic Rep. Jillian Gilchrest from Hartford introduced House Bill (HB) 5700, which would enshrine the tax into state law, in late January. A companion […]

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Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Passes Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal

| February 5, 2019

Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Passes Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal Today, the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee passed pro-hunting legislation, Senate Bill 147, by an 8 to 3 vote.  SB 147 now heads to the Senate floor for further consideration.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation

| February 5, 2019

Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation On Thursday, February 7, the House Public Safety Committee is scheduled to consider constitutional carry legislation, House Bill 2597. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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