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Is a middle ground on guns emerging? It just might be.

| April 16, 2013

Is a middle ground on guns emerging? It just might be. A majority of Americans believe it is possible to make new gun control laws without interfering with the right to own firearms, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll , a finding that suggests there may be a middle ground emerging when it […]

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West Virginia: Significant Legislative Victories this Session for Second Amendment Supporters

| April 16, 2013

West Virginia: Significant Legislative Victories this Session for Second Amendment Supporters On Saturday, April 13, the 2013 legislative session adjourned and with the closing gavel came the biggest victories for West Virginia gun owners and sportsmen in recent history.  This legislative session saw the passage of four significant pro-gun bills that will advance the Second Amendment rights of West […]

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As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes

| April 15, 2013

As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes Debate on a major overhaul of the of the nation’s gun-control laws is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the U.S. Senate, but there were still not enough votes late Monday to assure expansion of the national gun background check program for gun […]

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As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes

| April 15, 2013

As debate begins, Senate background check proposal for gun sales lacks necessary votes Debate on a major overhaul of the of the nation’s gun-control laws is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the U.S. Senate, but there were still not enough votes late Monday to assure expansion of the national gun background check program for gun […]

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Missouri official resigns amid concealed guns flap after state data shared with feds

| April 15, 2013

Missouri official resigns amid concealed guns flap after state data shared with feds A top official in Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration abruptly resigned Monday, becoming the first person to step aside amid a controversy over the way Missouri gathers information about people with concealed gun permits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York’s assault weapon registration begins under NY SAFE Act

| April 15, 2013

New York’s assault weapon registration begins under NY SAFE Act Key measures of New York’s tough new gun law have kicked in, meaning owners of firearms now reclassified as assault weapons are required to register their guns. There are also new limits on the number of bullets allowed in magazines. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Connecticut: Malloy’s Comments Outrage Gun Makers

| April 15, 2013

Connecticut: Malloy’s Comments Outrage Gun Makers The state’s gun manufacturers say Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is creating a hostile work environment and essentially driving them out of the state with comments they view as “offensive” regarding their industry. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Moms' Gun Control Ad Cites Dangers of 'Little Red Riding Hood'

| April 15, 2013

Moms' Gun Control Ad Cites Dangers of 'Little Red Riding Hood' Why is a copy of Little Red Riding Hood more dangerous than a gun? That’s the question asked by an ad released late Sunday night by pro gun control group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America as part of their push this […]

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Obama’s United Nations Backdoor to Gun Control

| April 14, 2013

Obama’s United Nations Backdoor to Gun Control Even before his most ambitious gun-control proposals were falling by the wayside, President Obama was turning for help to the United Nations. On April 2, the United States led 154 nations to approve the Arms Trade Treaty in the U.N. General Assembly. While much of the treaty governs […]

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Race for Support Before Key Gun Vote

| April 14, 2013

Race for Support Before Key Gun Vote Supporters of a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks for gun sales are racing to secure Senate votes this week for what would be the most significant gun-control legislation in years. Opponents, meantime, are raising questions about whether the measure would reduce gun violence or could have prevented […]

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Could national reciprocity of concealed-carry permits kill the gun bill?

| April 14, 2013

Could national reciprocity of concealed-carry permits kill the gun bill? Moments after clearing the first procedural hurdle, Democrats and gun control groups began readying themselves for a potentially more difficult fight: Weeks of Senate debate defending their carefully crafted legislation against possible amendments — particularly a plan to allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons […]

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California: Anti-Gun Bills Have Committee Hearings Tomorrow

| April 14, 2013

California: Anti-Gun Bills Have Committee Hearings Tomorrow Many anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in committee TOMORROW.  Call AND e-mail your state legislators TODAY urging them to OPPOSE the bills listed below.  Remind them that a criminal by definition does not obey or respect the law and any legislation infringing on gun owners will do nothing to affect criminals or their […]

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New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control

| April 13, 2013

New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control WASHINGTON, April 14 — While Washington politicians battle over new gun-control measures, state legislators have already passed dozens of new firearms laws since the Newtown school massacre ignited a national debate in December. The new state laws, a small fraction of the 1,500 or so […]

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New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control

| April 13, 2013

New state laws illustrate America’s stark divide on gun control WASHINGTON, April 14 — While Washington politicians battle over new gun-control measures, state legislators have already passed dozens of new firearms laws since the Newtown school massacre ignited a national debate in December. The new state laws, a small fraction of the 1,500 or so […]

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More support for immigration reform than gun control

| April 13, 2013

More support for immigration reform than gun control First Read: The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows more bipartisan support for core parts of immigration reform than for further gun control measures. View full story

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‘Anyone Would Be Proud to Have This Factory in Their State’: Blaze Readers on Connecticut Gun-Maker Leaving Over New …

| April 13, 2013

‘Anyone Would Be Proud to Have This Factory in Their State’: Blaze Readers on Connecticut Gun-Maker Leaving Over New … Connecticut-based gun manufacturer PTR announced this week it is leaving the state following the passage of new gun control legislation it said proved that state leaders have "abandoned the proud heritage that forged our freedom." […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 15 04/12/2013

| April 12, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 15 04/12/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New state laws illustrate America's stark divide on gun control

| April 12, 2013

New state laws illustrate America's stark divide on gun control By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – While Washington politicians battle over new gun-control measures, state legislators have already passed dozens of new firearms laws since the Newtown school massacre ignited a national debate in December. The new state laws, a small fraction of the 1,500 […]

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EMERGENCY Fax Petition — National Association for Gun Rights

EMERGENCY Fax Petition — National Association for Gun Rights

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

From NationalGunRights.org:   Yesterday, on the vote to proceed to debate on President Obama’s anti-gun agenda, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid succeeded in overcoming Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster. And 13 NRA “A Rated” Republicans and 9 “A Rated” Democrats voted to help him do it (Plus 2 more NRA “B Rated” politicians). I’m going to […]

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Connecticut: Attention Gun Owners and Sportsmen—You are Immediately Impacted by the State’s New Draconian “Gun Control” Law

| April 12, 2013

Connecticut: Attention Gun Owners and Sportsmen—You are Immediately Impacted by the State’s New Draconian “Gun Control” Law On April 4, Governor Dan Malloy (D) signed Senate Bill 1160 into law and, as expected, this law contains many onerous and damaging provisions that will only penalize responsible gun owners and sportsmen in Connecticut.  Some provisions of […]

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