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Missouri: Right to Carry Reform Legislation Passes State House, Heads to State Senate for a Concurrence Vote

| May 16, 2013

Missouri: Right to Carry Reform Legislation Passes State House, Heads to State Senate for a Concurrence Vote Late last night, the Missouri House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 75 by a 123 to 29 vote.  SB 75 seeks to reform Missouri’s existing concealed carry permit process.  Currently, the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) is responsible […]

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Kansas: State Legislature to Vote on Pro-Gun Reform As Early as Tomorrow

| May 15, 2013

Kansas: State Legislature to Vote on Pro-Gun Reform As Early as Tomorrow As the state legislature’s veto session nears its conclusion, one of the few pro-gun measures still awaiting final approval will be eligible for final action as early as tomorrow.  In a procedural technicality, the language in the NRA-supported Senate Bill 45 has been […]

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Illinois: Senate Skirts Right to Carry Mandate by Contemplating Vote on Severely Flawed Bills This Week

| May 15, 2013

Illinois: Senate Skirts Right to Carry Mandate by Contemplating Vote on Severely Flawed Bills This Week This week in Springfield, anti-gun state Senators will attempt to derail Right to Carry by forcing votes on severely flawed Right to Carry legislation and a bill to ban magazines commonly used in carry firearms.  This faulty concealed carry […]

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Indiana: Governor Pence Signs Pro-Hunting and School Security Bills into Law

| May 15, 2013

Indiana: Governor Pence Signs Pro-Hunting and School Security Bills into Law Last month, the Indiana General Assembly adjourned after passing two bills of importance to gun owners and sportsmen.  The following bills were recently signed into law by Governor Mike Pence (R): View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Governor Pence Signs Pro-Hunting and School Security Bills into Law

| May 15, 2013

Indiana: Governor Pence Signs Pro-Hunting and School Security Bills into Law Last month, the Indiana General Assembly adjourned after passing two bills of importance to gun owners and sportsmen.  The following bills were recently signed into law by Governor Mike Pence (R): View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun control laws discussed at Oakland County round-table

| May 15, 2013

Gun control laws discussed at Oakland County round-table Pontiac — Most gun crimes are committed by people who obtained firearms illegally, two gun rights advocates said Tuesday at a forum sponsored by the Oakland County Commissioners' public services committee. View full story

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Homeowner’s son fights off home invaders, KHOU, Houston, Texas, 05/14/13

| May 14, 2013

Homeowner’s son fights off home invaders, KHOU, Houston, Texas, 05/14/13 A trio of home invaders entered a house in Houston, Texas, forced the homeowner’s son into a closet and ransacked the house. While the criminals were searching for valuables, the son left the closet, retrieved a gun and fired on the intruders, striking one in […]

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North Carolina: Bill to Prohibit Destruction of Firearms on House Floor Tomorrow

| May 14, 2013

North Carolina: Bill to Prohibit Destruction of Firearms on House Floor Tomorrow Yesterday, the House Judiciary Subcommittee B reported an amended version of House Bill 714.  This NRA-supported legislation, sponsored by state Representative Jacqueline Schaffer (R-105), seeks to eliminate the option of destroying lawful firearms that are in safe working condition that have been seized […]

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New York resident charged for having 9 rounds in legally possessed handgun

| May 13, 2013

New York resident charged for having 9 rounds in legally possessed handgun State police have charged a 31-year-old Dutchess County driver with a misdemeanor after he was pulled over and found with two more bullets in his handgun magazine than allowed under New York’s new gun control law. Gregory Dean Jr. of Hopewell Junction was […]

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Deadline to keep N.Y. gun records private is Wednesday

| May 13, 2013

Deadline to keep N.Y. gun records private is Wednesday New York’s pistol permit holders are facing a Wednesday deadline to submit opt-out forms that would keep their records confidential. Some county clerks said they would not have all of the forms processed by the deadline. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Bill would prevent police from destroying confiscated guns

| May 13, 2013

North Carolina: Bill would prevent police from destroying confiscated guns Police departments and other law enforcement agencies would not be able to destroy confiscated guns that are still in good working order under a bill passed by the House Judiciary Subcommittee B. The measure, House Bill 714, says departments may sell or auction weapons, use […]

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With new momentum, Right-to-Carry on campus bill gets Texas Senate hearing

| May 13, 2013

With new momentum, Right-to-Carry on campus bill gets Texas Senate hearing The Texas Senate is to hear legislation that would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms.The bill has failed in previous sessions but has gained new momentum since receiving state House passage two weeks ago. The Senate Criminal Justice […]

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Hawaii: City Council Committee to Consider Resolution Tomorrow to Ease Compliance

| May 13, 2013

Hawaii: City Council Committee to Consider Resolution Tomorrow to Ease Compliance Tomorrow, May 14 at 9:00 am, the Honolulu City Council Committee on Public Safety and Economic Development will be hearing Resolution 13-74 requesting the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) to open the Kapolei and Kaneohe Police Stations to firearm permitting and registration in an effort to make the process less time-consuming and […]

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Delaware: Contact Your State Representative Immediately in Opposition to House Bill 88

| May 13, 2013

Delaware: Contact Your State Representative Immediately in Opposition to House Bill 88 The Delaware House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on House Bill 88 tomorrow, and erroneous statements and reports in the media have led to the impression that the NRA has offered unqualified support for this bill. The NRA has sent a letter (which […]

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Colorado: 2013 Session Adjourns After Historic Assault on Your Constitutional Rights

| May 13, 2013

Colorado: 2013 Session Adjourns After Historic Assault on Your Constitutional Rights Colorado’s 69th General Assembly adjourned last Wednesday after a historic legislative session.  Unfortunately, the historic actions by majorities in both legislative chambers and Governor John Hickenlooper (D) will severely punish responsible gun owners and sportsmen in the Centennial State.   View full story Originally […]

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Gun control backers turn up heat on selected senators

| May 13, 2013

Gun control backers turn up heat on selected senators Gun control backers use ads and protests to try to press a few senators, like Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), to change their minds on background checks. WASHINGTON — First came the letter-writing campaigns, then the protests at town hall meetings and now the television ads. The last […]

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Raising the political heat on opposition to gun control

| May 12, 2013

Raising the political heat on opposition to gun control A brave mayor is working to end ‘slow-motion mass murders.’ View full story

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Children and guns: The fear and the reality

| May 12, 2013

Children and guns: The fear and the reality The CDC reports that for 2010 (the latest year available), one single six-year old died from a gunshot. For all children younger than 10, there were 36 accidental gun deaths, and that is out of 41 million children. Perhaps most important, about two-thirds of these accidental gun […]

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Pro-gun advocates angry over N.J. lawmakers’ hot-mic comments

| May 12, 2013

Pro-gun advocates angry over N.J. lawmakers’ hot-mic comments As a committee hearing on new gun-control legislation began winding down Thursday, three state senators started chatting amongst themselves.What they didn’t realize was the microphone was still on.A recording of the exchange — which appears to be between Democrats Loretta Weinberg, Sandra Cunningham and Linda Greenstein — […]

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Biden on guns: ‘We’re going right back at it’

| May 12, 2013

Biden on guns: ‘We’re going right back at it’ Vice President Biden, in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, says the White House is jumping “right back” into the debate over guns, despite the recent failure to pass background check legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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