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Wyoming: BLM Management Plan of Critical Importance to Hunters and Shooters

| July 2, 2013

Wyoming: BLM Management Plan of Critical Importance to Hunters and Shooters The Buffalo Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released a draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the future management of 782,000 acres of Federal public land within Campbell, Johnson and Sheridan Counties.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Clerk defends convenience store from masked robber, The Times-Georgian, Carroll County, Ga. 06/26/13

| July 2, 2013

Clerk defends convenience store from masked robber, The Times-Georgian, Carroll County, Ga. 06/26/13 A man armed with a gun and wearing a ski mask entered the Junior Food Store in Villa Rica, Ga. and demanded that the clerk on duty open the register. When the criminal’s attention turned to the cash in the register, the […]

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Illinois governor amends concealed carry gun legislation

| July 2, 2013

Illinois governor amends concealed carry gun legislation Calling it a “flawed bill with serious safety problems,” Gov. Pat Quinn changed a concealed carry measure Tuesday to impose a one-gun limit on the number of firearms that a person can carry and ban them entirely from establishments where alcohol is served. The Democratic governor used his […]

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Mississippi: Frenzied Legal Maneuvering By Opponents Of NRA-Backed House Bill 2 Temporarily Delays New Law’s Effective Date

| July 2, 2013

Mississippi: Frenzied Legal Maneuvering By Opponents Of NRA-Backed House Bill 2 Temporarily Delays New Law’s Effective Date At the close of the last business day before House Bill 2 was to take effect, representatives from Hinds County law enforcement and anti-gun state lawmakers (some of whom voted for the measure — twice!) filed a motion for a […]

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Illinois: Quinn expected to use veto powers on concealed carry bill

| July 1, 2013

Illinois: Quinn expected to use veto powers on concealed carry bill Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn intends to take action Tuesday on legislation that would allow guns to be carried in public, and he’s widely expected to insert changes to the bill to try to put in place stricter regulations. View full story Originally posted at […]

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California: Additional Access to Case Mountain Important to Hunters and Target Shooters

| July 1, 2013

California: Additional Access to Case Mountain Important to Hunters and Target Shooters The Bakersfield Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be hosting a public information meeting on July 9 in Three Rivers to discuss progress on the opportunity the BLM has to acquire additional lands and public access to the Case […]

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Gun Control Restrictions Take Effect in Colorado

| July 1, 2013

Gun Control Restrictions Take Effect in Colorado New laws that went into effect Monday still face a challenge from county sheriffs. View full story

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Colorado gun laws facing immediate backlash as they go into effect

| July 1, 2013

Colorado gun laws facing immediate backlash as they go into effect New laws go into effect in gun-friendly state of Colorado, but already face court challenges and political opposition View full story

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Colorado: New Restrictive Gun Laws Effective Today

| July 1, 2013

Colorado: New Restrictive Gun Laws Effective Today Today, the restrictive and misguided legislation that was passed by Colorado’s 69th General Assembly and signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper (D) takes effect. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: New Gun Laws Take Effect Today

| July 1, 2013

Virginia: New Gun Laws Take Effect Today Today, July 1, the following new gun laws take effect in the Old Dominion: Senate Bill 1335, patroned by state Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-26), safeguards the confidentiality of all concealed handgun permit (CHP) holders in Virginia. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wyoming: Bill Repealing State Prohibition of Hunting With Suppressors Takes Effect Today

| July 1, 2013

Wyoming: Bill Repealing State Prohibition of Hunting With Suppressors Takes Effect Today In February, Governor Matt Mead (R) signed into law Senate File 132, legislation introduced by Senator Ogden Driskill (R-01) that allows the use of suppressors for hunting all game in the Cowboy State.  Thanks to passionate input from gun owners and sportsmen, the Wyoming House of Representatives voted 44 to 14 in […]

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Texas: Second Special Session Begins Today – Once Again Pro-Second Amendment Bills Not On Deck

| July 1, 2013

Texas: Second Special Session Begins Today – Once Again Pro-Second Amendment Bills Not On Deck The first special session of the Texas Legislature ended last week without bringing forward priority Second Amendment legislation.  The Governor, who has so far chosen not to include pro-Second Amendment legislation on the list of items to be considered in these special sessions, […]

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Changes to Kansas concealed carry gun laws take effect

| June 30, 2013

Changes to Kansas concealed carry gun laws take effect Starting Monday, licensed gun owners will be allowed to bring their concealed weapons into more government buildings in Kansas and people who try to bring them into places where they are prohibited won’t face criminal penalties.The provisions are part of an expansion of Kansas’ concealed carry […]

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Colorado: Gun restrictions take effect

| June 30, 2013

Colorado: Gun restrictions take effect New limits on ammunition magazines and universal background check requirements take effect in Colorado on Monday, even as county sheriffs fight to overturn the signature pieces of state Democrats’ gun control legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governors of gun friendly states woo Conn. gunmakers

| June 30, 2013

Governors of gun friendly states woo Conn. gunmakers More than a year removed from his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is a headliner in a new and equally crowded campaign.Perry and governors representing other gun friendly states are aggressively attempting to lure gunmakers, suppliers and other vendors away from […]

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Colorado's new gun laws become a mobilizing issue for Republicans

| June 29, 2013

Colorado's new gun laws become a mobilizing issue for Republicans As Colorado prepares to go live with new gun-control laws next week, the political landscape that favored Democrats at the start of the year has changed. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 26 06/28/2013

| June 28, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 26 06/28/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Final Gun Control Legislation Passes Senate and Awaits Governor Chris Christie’s Signature

| June 28, 2013

New Jersey: Final Gun Control Legislation Passes Senate and Awaits Governor Chris Christie’s Signature This week, the New Jersey Legislature took final action on the remaining “centerpiece” gun bill, Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s Senate Bill 2723 / Assembly Bill 4182.  This legislation passed the Assembly on a 43-34 vote on Monday and the Senate on […]

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Delaware: House Bill 88 Defeated in Senate

| June 28, 2013

Delaware: House Bill 88 Defeated in Senate Yesterday, the Delaware Senate voted 6 – 13 (2 not voting) in opposition to House Bill 88.  However, this bill could be brought up again for consideration by the Senate on Sunday.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Legislative Session Adjourns with the Defeat of All Anti-Gun Legislation in Augusta

| June 28, 2013

Maine: Legislative Session Adjourns with the Defeat of All Anti-Gun Legislation in Augusta The 2013 legislative session adjourned this week after facing the greatest threats to the Second Amendment never before seen in the Pine Tree State.  With your help, all of the anti-gun bills proposed during this session were defeated, and important Right-to-Carry confidentiality […]

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