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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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Mothers Demand Action for gun sense

| May 12, 2013

Mothers Demand Action for gun sense Mothers in Savannah gathered to demand tougher gun control laws. View full story

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On Mother's Day weekend, moms demand stricter gun control

| May 12, 2013

On Mother's Day weekend, moms demand stricter gun control Gun control advocates rallied Saturday in Washington Park as part of a unified push for "middle-ground solutions" at the federal level. View full story

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Colorado Democrats feel gun law blowback- Panel: Tear down Sandy Hook and rebuild

| May 11, 2013

Colorado Democrats feel gun law blowback- Panel: Tear down Sandy Hook and rebuild Colorado Democratic lawmakers who recently helped pass some of the toughest gun-control laws in the country now face the political backlash of recall efforts. View full story

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Colorado Dems face recall efforts for gun bill votes- Pa. youth games cancelled due to rival gun rallies

| May 11, 2013

Colorado Dems face recall efforts for gun bill votes- Pa. youth games cancelled due to rival gun rallies Colorado Democratic lawmakers who recently helped pass some of the toughest gun-control laws in the country now face the political backlash of recall efforts. View full story

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Colo. Dems Feel Gun Law Kickback

| May 11, 2013

Colo. Dems Feel Gun Law Kickback Two groups seek signatures to force recall elections after Democratic lawmakers helped pass some of the toughest gun-control laws in the country. Republicans Attempt to Disrupt Obama's Agenda Feds Defend Decision to Scrub 3D Gun Plans From Internet Panel: Tear Down Sandy Hook and Rebuild View full story

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California Lead Ammunition Ban (AB 711) Goes to Assembly Floor

| May 10, 2013

California Lead Ammunition Ban (AB 711) Goes to Assembly Floor Earlier this week, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee voted 11 to 5 to approve a proposed statewide lead ammunition ban for all hunting, Assembly Bill 711.  AB 711 would make California the first state in the nation to prohibit the use of all lead ammunition for hunting.  This […]

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Letter: Gun laws more people control

| May 10, 2013

Letter: Gun laws more people control Above the Saturday State Views column, it says that the opinions expressed are not necessarily that of The Daily Reflector. One printed on May 4 titled “Failure on guns baffling,” written by the News & Observer goes on to tell about all the gun-happy South. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 19 05/10/2013

| May 10, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 19 05/10/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: State House to Vote on Anti-Gun Bill This Tuesday

| May 10, 2013

Delaware: State House to Vote on Anti-Gun Bill This Tuesday Your immediate action is needed to defeat anti-gun legislation!  The Delaware House of Representatives is expected to vote on Senate Bill 16 on Tuesday, May 14.  Sponsored by state Senator Margaret Rose Henry (D-2), SB 16 would require a gun owner to notify law enforcement if a firearm was […]

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North Carolina: House Committee to Hear Bill to Prohibit Destruction of Firearms on Monday

| May 10, 2013

North Carolina: House Committee to Hear Bill to Prohibit Destruction of Firearms on Monday This Monday, May 13, the North Carolina House Judiciary Subcommittee B will hear House Bill 714.  Sponsored by state Representative Jacqueline Schaffer (R-105), H 714 seeks to eliminate the practice of destroying lawful, functioning firearms that have been found or received […]

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New Government Report Undercuts Obama Anti-Gun Agenda

| May 9, 2013

New Government Report Undercuts Obama Anti-Gun Agenda Things haven’t been very good for President Obama lately. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Family defends itself from domestic abuser, The Daily Astorian, Astoria, Ore. 05/08/13

| May 9, 2013

Family defends itself from domestic abuser, The Daily Astorian, Astoria, Ore. 05/08/13 A woman, her two teenage daughters and a 19-year-old man were at home in Warrenton, Ore. when the woman’s estranged husband, who has a criminal history of domestic violence, forced his way inside the home while carrying a weapon. The residents armed themselves […]

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New Jersey: Gun Control Package Advancing in Trenton Despite Outcry from Gun Owners

| May 9, 2013

New Jersey: Gun Control Package Advancing in Trenton Despite Outcry from Gun Owners Proposed anti-gun laws that have been debated and discussed for weeks in Trenton continue to move closer to approval in the state legislature.  Many of these onerous legislative proposals, previously reported here by the NRA-ILA, have already passed in the Assembly and […]

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BULLET POINT: Gun Crimes Dropping Despite Public Perception

| May 9, 2013

BULLET POINT: Gun Crimes Dropping Despite Public Perception Missouri Lawmakers Pass Bill to Nullify Federal Gun Control Laws View full story

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Illinois: Amendment to Ban Standard Capacity Magazines to be Considered

| May 9, 2013

Illinois: Amendment to Ban Standard Capacity Magazines to be Considered Today, an anti-gun amendment was offered to Senate Bill 1002, turning this bill into another vehicle for gun control.  Sponsored by state Senator Antonio Munoz (D-1), this amendment seeks to ban the possession, purchase, manufacture, sale or delivery of all magazines in Illinois that can […]

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North Carolina: State House Approves Right-to-Carry Reform Legislation

| May 9, 2013

North Carolina: State House Approves Right-to-Carry Reform Legislation House Bill 937, a comprehensive Right-to-Carry reform bill, passed its second reading in the state House of Representatives on Monday by a partisan 76-38 vote.  On Tuesday, the state House passed H 937 on its third reading by a 78-42 vote, with state Representative Paul Tine (D-6) as the […]

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Mo. bill would nullify federal gun control laws

| May 9, 2013

Mo. bill would nullify federal gun control laws Mo. bill would nullify federal gun control laws (AP) — The Missouri Legislature has sent Gov. Jay Nixon a bill that would nullify federal gun control laws and allow designated school personnel to carry concealed weapons. The measure passed 116-38 by the House on Wednesday would declare […]

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New Jersey: Senate panel to consider more gun control bills

| May 8, 2013

New Jersey: Senate panel to consider more gun control bills A New Jersey Senate committee is set to consider several gun control bills, but a limit on the number of bullets allowed in ammunition magazines is not among the measures due to be discussed. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: Governor signs bill criminalizing many private transfers

| May 8, 2013

Delaware: Governor signs bill criminalizing many private transfers The legislation signed Wednesday is the first bill in a package of gun control measures proposed by Markell after the Connecticut school shooting in December to be enacted into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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