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Exploiting Tragedies, Dem's Gun Grab Guidelines Emphasize Emotional Assaults Over Facts

| August 25, 2013

Exploiting Tragedies, Dem's Gun Grab Guidelines Emphasize Emotional Assaults Over Facts A recently uncovered 2012 gun lobby report titled “Preventing Gun Violence Through Effective Messaging” provides talking point guidelines to take advantage of violent events to advance firearms legislation. The nearly 80-page document produced by three opinion research polling firms lists as its number one […]

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California: Critical Committee Vote Soon on Package of Drastic Anti-Gun Legislation

| August 24, 2013

California: Critical Committee Vote Soon on Package of Drastic Anti-Gun Legislation On Friday, August 30th, the Assembly Appropriations Committee will be holding a series of historic votes on gun rights in California.  Currently the following bills are in this committee suspense file due to the excessive cost of MILLIONS of dollars for implementation being imposed […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 33 08/23/2013

| August 23, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 33 08/23/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Anti-gun Mike a hero – in Va.

| August 23, 2013

Anti-gun Mike a hero – in Va. Mayor Bloomberg’s bullish advocacy for stricter gun-control laws has won him considerable support — in Virginia. Hizzoner’s national push helped convince 43 percent of those polled in Old Dominion — where the most guns recovered at crime scenes in New York City originate — that their lawmakers need […]

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Oklahoma: DA says tougher gun laws would not have saved murder victim

| August 22, 2013

Oklahoma: DA says tougher gun laws would not have saved murder victim The prosecutor in a “thrill killing” case here said Thursday more gun laws would not have saved the victim.“Absolutely not, no way,” said Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks, who has charged two teens with first-degree murder and a third teen with accessory […]

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Bar owner defends himself and customers from armed robbery, The Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Wis. 08/16/13 and 12/21/08, TMJ4, Milwaukee, Wis. 08/20/13

| August 22, 2013

Bar owner defends himself and customers from armed robbery, The Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Wis. 08/16/13 and 12/21/08, TMJ4, Milwaukee, Wis. 08/20/13 Three men armed with what appeared to be real guns, but were later determined to be air pistols, entered the Concertina Beer Hall in Milwaukee, Wis. and demanded cash. Owner Andy Kochanski responded by […]

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Sen. Blumenthal seeks to restart the gun debate

| August 22, 2013

Sen. Blumenthal seeks to restart the gun debate One of the leaders of Democrats’ push for gun control earlier this year says it’s “absolutely mandatory” for lawmakers to revisit such legislation following this week’s gun tragedies, such as the averted school shooting in Georgia and the killing of an Australian college baseball player in Oklahoma.“We […]

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Gun-control group wants boycott of Starbucks on Saturday

| August 22, 2013

Gun-control group wants boycott of Starbucks on Saturday Serving up coffee and pastries isn’t not as simple as it seems. Starbucks was in the bull’s-eye with gun owners over whether it would allow its customers to pack heat. The Seattle company said it would follow whatever the local laws were, and gun folks celebrated with […]

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Poll: CO voters oppose both gun control laws, recall efforts

| August 22, 2013

Poll: CO voters oppose both gun control laws, recall efforts DENVER — A poll of Colorado voters finds that while many in the state disagree with new gun control laws… View full story

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California: Update on Anti-Gun Legislation Heard this Week

| August 22, 2013

California: Update on Anti-Gun Legislation Heard this Week There are several anti-gun bills now on final reading in both the state Senate and Assembly.  It is imperative that you, your family, friends, fellow gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters contact your state legislators IMMEDIATELY urging them to OPPOSE the anti-gun bills listed below.  Contact […]

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Gun Control Debate 2013: How Illegal Gun Trafficking Works, A Convicted Murderer Explains

| August 22, 2013

Gun Control Debate 2013: How Illegal Gun Trafficking Works, A Convicted Murderer Explains In the U.S. gun debate that dominated Washington politics earlier this year, lawmakers tried unsuccessfully to pass laws that would keep guns out of the hands of criminals. View full story

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Gun control advocates look to elect change

| August 21, 2013

Gun control advocates look to elect change In three rallies across the state Wednesday, gun control advocates sought to remind their elected officials that they have not forgotten the massacres last year at a Connecticut elementary school and a Colorado movie theater and the subsequent inaction by Congress in changing gun laws. View full story

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West Virginia: Three states added to Right-to-Carry reciprocity list

| August 21, 2013

West Virginia: Three states added to Right-to-Carry reciprocity list Three more states have been added to the list of places where West Virginians with a valid concealed weapons permit can legally carry a concealed pistol. A new law passed in Alabama and new concealed weapons reciprocity agreements with Georgia and Colorado bring to 35 the […]

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Self-defense law proposed in Ohio

| August 21, 2013

Self-defense law proposed in Ohio With the present law, Ohioans have the right to defend themselves against an intruder in their homes, but some lawmakers are working on broadening that law.It is known as “stand your ground,” and we have been hearing a lot about it since a national case in Florida. Ohio has the […]

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Florida lawmakers won’t have special session on ‘stand your ground’

| August 21, 2013

Florida lawmakers won’t have special session on ‘stand your ground’ Florida legislators won’t hold a special session to take another look at the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.While 47 state lawmakers voted in favor of holding a special session to discuss the law, 108 voted against it, Secretary of State Ken Detzner said in […]

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Political Report: Bloomberg: Honoring Terrorists and Abusing Taxpayers

| August 21, 2013

Political Report: Bloomberg: Honoring Terrorists and Abusing Taxpayers View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Political Report: Bloomberg: Honoring Terrorists and Abusing Taxpayers

| August 21, 2013

Political Report: Bloomberg: Honoring Terrorists and Abusing Taxpayers View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NIU victim's mother speaks out for gun control

| August 21, 2013

NIU victim's mother speaks out for gun control Mary Kay Mace never thought she’d serve as a face for gun control efforts. But five years after her only daughter’s death in a Northern Illinois University campus shooting, Mace told a crowd at an Organizing for Action rally outside the Old State Capitol in Springfield that […]

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Wisconsin: Contact Your State Senator in Support of a Bill to Increase Hunter Opportunity

| August 21, 2013

Wisconsin: Contact Your State Senator in Support of a Bill to Increase Hunter Opportunity The Wisconsin Senate Natural Resources Committee held an important public hearing today on a bill that would allow hunters to use a crossbow during the big game archery season.   Assembly Bill 194, sponsored by state Representative Mary Czaja (R-35), is expected […]

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West Virginia: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Colorado and Georgia

| August 21, 2013

West Virginia: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Colorado and Georgia Today, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R) announced that West Virginia has entered into full concealed handgun reciprocity agreements with both Colorado and Georgia.  West Virginia residents with a valid concealed handgun license (CHL) may now legally carry a concealed handgun for self-defense in both […]

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