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Hawaii: Honolulu City Council to Hear Pro-Gun Resolution Tomorrow

| June 4, 2013

Hawaii: Honolulu City Council to Hear Pro-Gun Resolution Tomorrow Resolution 13-74 CD1, introduced by council members Ron Menor and Kymberly Pine, will be heard tomorrow by the Honolulu City Council at 10:00am.  If adopted, Resolution 13-74 would aid the Honolulu Police Department as well as law-abiding gun owners, requesting HPD open new locations for permitting […]

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Blumenthal May Push Gun Amendments to Immigration Bill

| June 4, 2013

Blumenthal May Push Gun Amendments to Immigration Bill Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal said he is “seriously considering” pressing for a fresh debate on gun control during the Senate’s consideration of legislation to revise U.S. immigration laws. View full story

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Gun-rights activists submit petitions to recall Colorado lawmaker

| June 3, 2013

Gun-rights activists submit petitions to recall Colorado lawmaker By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) – Gun-rights activists submitted a petition on Monday to initiate the first recall election of a state lawmaker in Colorado's history for his support of laws restricting firearms. If the Colorado secretary of state validates at least 7,200 of the more than […]

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Nevada: New York-Style Gun Control Bill Heading to Governor for his Consideration

| June 3, 2013

Nevada: New York-Style Gun Control Bill Heading to Governor for his Consideration For most of the session, Senate Bill 221 was stalled in the state legislature.  Anti-gun New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his organization, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, then began operating in Nevada and started a deceptive spending campaign.  Now on the final day of […]

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Resident fights off two armed robbers, The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind. 06/03/13

| June 3, 2013

Resident fights off two armed robbers, The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Ind. 06/03/13 A resident of Fort Wayne, Ind. was near the front steps of his home when a pair of armed robbers approached and demanded money. The resident responded to the demand by retrieving a gun and firing at the criminals several times. One […]

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Pro-gun camp submits petitions to recall Colorado legislator

| June 3, 2013

Pro-gun camp submits petitions to recall Colorado legislator A recall campaign submitted stacks of petitions Monday to oust Colorado Senate President John Morse in what could become a national referendum on gun rights. Organizers said they turned in more than 16,000 signatures, well in excess of the 7,178 valid signatures needed to force the recall and even more than […]

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Colorado: Signatures Submitted to Recall Anti-Gun State Senate President

| June 3, 2013

Colorado: Signatures Submitted to Recall Anti-Gun State Senate President Today, the Basic Freedom Defense Fund announced that they have officially submitted 16,046 District 11 voter petition signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State for the recall of state Senator John Morse (D-11).  As President of the Colorado Senate, Morse played an instrumental role in passing […]

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Gun-Control Advocate Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89

| June 3, 2013

Gun-Control Advocate Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89 Lautenberg fought for national drinking age, for stricter public smoking laws, and for gun control. View full story

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Referendum on new Maryland gun control laws shot down

| June 2, 2013

Referendum on new Maryland gun control laws shot down The last obstacle standing in the way of Maryland's new gun control law was cleared this weekend, leaving gun control advocates relieved but gun rights supporters galvanized for future political action. The Saturday deadline to submit more than 18,000 signatures calling for a referendum on the […]

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Kansas: Gov. signs bill restricting lobbying on guns

| June 2, 2013

Kansas: Gov. signs bill restricting lobbying on guns Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation Friday to restrict the use of state tax dollars to promote or oppose gun control policies. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Criminal’s second encounter with armed citizen proves fatal, WISTV, Columbia, S.C.)

| June 2, 2013

Criminal’s second encounter with armed citizen proves fatal, WISTV, Columbia, S.C.) A homeowner in Orangeburg, S.C. shot and killed a home invader after the criminal used a shovel to break a back window to gain entry to the house. Neighbors expressed support for the armed citizen and were grateful for the fact that his daughter […]

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Kansas: Bill Signed into Law to Prevent Taxpayer Funding of Gun Control Advocacy

| June 2, 2013

Kansas: Bill Signed into Law to Prevent Taxpayer Funding of Gun Control Advocacy On Thursday, May 30, Governor Sam Brownback (R) approved a measure to protect the rights of taxpayers by ensuring that public funds are not used to lobby or otherwise advocate for gun control.  This law, House Bill 2162, will take effect on […]

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Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won’t Go To Voters

| June 1, 2013

Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won’t Go To Voters A petition to try and send new gun control laws to Maryland voters has failed, making the legislation effective in just months. View full story

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Gun crime wave prompts calls to tighten laws

| June 1, 2013

Gun crime wave prompts calls to tighten laws The gun control lobby believes a wave of gun crime in Tasmania is evidence gun laws need tightening. View full story

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Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States

| June 1, 2013

Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, with the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is taking his campaign for stricter gun laws to the nation’s state legislatures. View full story

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Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States

| June 1, 2013

Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, with the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is taking his campaign for stricter gun laws to the nation’s state legislatures. View full story

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Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms

| June 1, 2013

Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters now that organizers of a petition drive to halt the law failed to turn in any signatures before Friday night's deadline.         View full story

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Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms

| June 1, 2013

Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters View full story

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Illinois: Concealed Carry Legislation Passes Both Legislative Chambers and Awaits Governor’s Signature

| June 1, 2013

Illinois: Concealed Carry Legislation Passes Both Legislative Chambers and Awaits Governor’s Signature Yesterday, House Bill 183 with Senate Amendments 5, 6, and 7 passed in the Illinois Senate by a 45 to 12 vote, and was concurred on in the House by a 89-28 vote.  This legislation was introduced in an attempt to comply with a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on December […]

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Sen. Morse gears up for gun control recall

| May 31, 2013

Sen. Morse gears up for gun control recall COLORADO SPRINGS – Gun rights supporters want to punish Democrats who passed a package of new gun-control laws this year in Colorado and they've focused on Colorado Senate President John Morse (D-Colorado Springs). View full story

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