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Congratulations to the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia on 70 Years

| April 13, 2018

Congratulations to the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia on 70 Years On April 15, the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia celebrates its 70th birthday. Founded in 1948 by a group of roughly 100 shooters in Sydney, SSAA has grown to a membership of nearly 200,000 and into Australia’s preeminent organization representing gun owners. View full […]

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Louisiana Action Needed: Gun Control Bills Scheduled for Consideration Next Week

| April 13, 2018

Louisiana Action Needed: Gun Control Bills Scheduled for Consideration Next Week Next Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary B Committee is scheduled to hear anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 185 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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One In Three Democrats Support Second Amendment Repeal

| April 13, 2018

One In Three Democrats Support Second Amendment Repeal Anti-gunners constantly tell us that no one is coming after our guns. They love to say that they support the Second Amendment, but… View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Endorses Cagle for Governor Shafer for Lt. Governor

| April 13, 2018

NRA Endorses Cagle for Governor Shafer for Lt. Governor On behalf of our members in Georgia, the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) proudly announces its endorsement of Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for governor and Sen. David Shafer for lieutenant governor.  Cagle has an “A+” rating based on his more than two decades […]

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Senator slams bank gun policies, threatens consumer complaint

| April 13, 2018

Senator slams bank gun policies, threatens consumer complaint A U.S. senator on Thursday criticized Citigroup Inc and Bank of America Corp’s restrictions on lending to firearm makers and sellers, saying the new policies were wrongly politicizing banking services. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont: Gun shop owners say measures are ineffectual, unnecessary

| April 13, 2018

Vermont: Gun shop owners say measures are ineffectual, unnecessary Vermont gun shop owners reacted with anger and disappointment Thursday to the new gun laws signed by Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday, and one owner of a rapidly growing business said he may well leave the state as a result. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Pa. House continues to debate gun control

| April 13, 2018

Pa. House continues to debate gun control Requiring background checks for all gun purchases and requiring anyone with a final protection-from-abuse order imposed on them to surrender their firearms were labeled by one representative as a good place for Pennsylvania to start if it wants to change its gun laws to improve public safety. View […]

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NRA Announces Support for Maryland Lawsuit

| April 12, 2018

NRA Announces Support for Maryland Lawsuit The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) announced its support on Thursday for a lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland that challenges the state’s restrictions on carrying a handgun outside the home.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont: Flip-Flop Phil Signs Historic Gun Control Bill

| April 12, 2018

Vermont: Flip-Flop Phil Signs Historic Gun Control Bill Governor Phil Scott took to the steps of the Statehouse Wednesday afternoon to ink his signature on the wildly unpopular S.55. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Advocates: School gun clubs teach discipline, not violence

| April 12, 2018

Advocates: School gun clubs teach discipline, not violence Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in attitudes toward the Second Amendment. But at high school and college gun ranges around the country, these teens and young adults gather to […]

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Iredell man holds would-be burglar at gunpoint until deputies arrive

| April 12, 2018

Iredell man holds would-be burglar at gunpoint until deputies arrive Oakly was barking. That was unusual, because she seldom actually barks, especially at 7:20 a.m. That’s why Oakly’s owner, Owen Turman, decided to get out of bed and head downstairs to quiet the dog. It was Sunday morning, after all. What Turman didn’t expect was a strange […]

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Op-Ed: Parkland Students Don’t Speak for Me or My Generation

| April 12, 2018

Op-Ed: Parkland Students Don’t Speak for Me or My Generation For the past month, Americans have been subjected to wall-to-wall cable news coverage of a well-orchestrated campaign to dismantle the Second Amendment. This campaign, organized and funded by national gun control groups, has exploited a handful of grieving teens from the Parkland, Florida high school […]

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Group Of Colorado Students Join Growing Chorus Of Pro-2A Youth Voices

| April 12, 2018

Group Of Colorado Students Join Growing Chorus Of Pro-2A Youth Voices The Parkland crowd would have you believe that they represent the voices of their generation. Every word from David Hogg’s mouth sounds like someone who really does think himself the official spokesman for high school kids everywhere. However, there’s a growing chorus of voices […]

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Gun Rights Should Be Defended by Progressives

| April 12, 2018

Gun Rights Should Be Defended by Progressives Last week’s shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters is certain to add momentum to the push for more gun control. Even before the shooting, YouTube was working to undermine gun rights by banning videos promoting firearms, including videos teaching safe gun usage. As is usually the case, this latest […]

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Knife-Control Debate Heats Up in the UK amid London Murder Spike

| April 12, 2018

Knife-Control Debate Heats Up in the UK amid London Murder Spike ‘Britain will definitely toughen knife laws, yes’ The debate over knife control has taken on a new sense of urgency in the United Kingdom after news of London’s murder rate spiking to record levels broke last week. In the wake of London’s murder rate surpassing that […]

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Florida Alert! Six Leon County Commissioners Thumb Their Noses at Gun Owners

| April 11, 2018

Florida Alert! Six Leon County Commissioners Thumb Their Noses at Gun Owners Tuesday night, April 10, 2018, the Leon County Commission voted 6-1 to pass the gun control ordinance. We believe the ordinance exceeds Constitutional authority and therefore intentionally violates the Florida firearms preemption law.             View full story Originally […]

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Nebraska: Legislature Passes Firearm Records Confidentiality Bill

| April 11, 2018

Nebraska: Legislature Passes Firearm Records Confidentiality Bill On April 11th, the Nebraska Legislature voted 47-0 to pass Legislative Bill 902 to ensure that personal information contained in Firearm Permit and Purchase records will be protected from public records requests.  Shortly after passage, Governor Pete Ricketts stated: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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De Blasio aide busted with gun in car

| April 11, 2018

De Blasio aide busted with gun in car This de Blasio administration official set one heckuva bad example for the teens she was hired to keep out of jail. Reagan Stevens, a deputy director in the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, and two young men were arrested for illegal weapons possession while sitting in a […]

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New Jersey: Senate Committee Action Monday Includes Magazine Restriction

| April 11, 2018

New Jersey: Senate Committee Action Monday Includes Magazine Restriction Next week, the gun control fight in Trenton moves to the Senate, and NRA members need to make their voice heard loudly. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Continue Contacting Elected Officials to Oppose Gun Control

| April 11, 2018

Illinois: Continue Contacting Elected Officials to Oppose Gun Control Thanks to your calls, emails and other efforts, Illinois legislators have delayed consideration of several gun control bills.  Due to the volume of calls from citizens like you, the House Clerk’s phone line was shut down.   However, the fight is not yet over.  The gun control […]

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