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North Carolina: Right-to-Carry Reform Expected to be Considered by State Senate Tomorrow

| June 11, 2013

North Carolina: Right-to-Carry Reform Expected to be Considered by State Senate Tomorrow Today, the state Senate Judiciary Committee approved a Proposed Committee Substitute (PCS) to House Bill 937, a comprehensive right-to-carry reform bill introduced by state Representatives Jacqueline Schaffer (R-105), Justin Burr (R-67), John Faircloth (R-61) and George Cleveland (R-14).  This important reform is expected […]

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Vice President Biden: Gun Control ‘Fight Is Far From Over’

| June 11, 2013

Vice President Biden: Gun Control ‘Fight Is Far From Over’ Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are asking him to do more without any new prospects of […]

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Colorado: Second lawmaker could face recall over gun control

| June 10, 2013

Colorado: Second lawmaker could face recall over gun control A second Colorado Democrat who is facing possible recall over gun control says she wouldn’t change her votes and has no plans to resign.Sen. Angela Giron, of Pueblo, said Monday she’ll fight for her seat and that most constituents support the measures she backed. She addressed […]

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Ohio: Senate Committee to Hear Important Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Legislation this Wednesday

| June 10, 2013

Ohio: Senate Committee to Hear Important Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Legislation this Wednesday This Wednesday, June 12, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee will hold its first hearing on legislation to further protect the confidentiality of concealed handgun license holders.  Senate Bill 60, sponsored by state Senator Joe Uecker (R-14), would permanently protect the confidentiality of concealed handgun […]

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Gun control advocates mark 6 months since shooting

| June 10, 2013

Gun control advocates mark 6 months since shooting Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims' families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president's … View full story

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North Carolina: Important Legislative Updates in Raleigh

| June 10, 2013

North Carolina: Important Legislative Updates in Raleigh Last week, the North Carolina General Assembly and Governor Pat McCrory (R) took several important steps to protect your Right to Keep and Bear Arms and hunting heritage.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado sheriffs wrestle with new gun laws in differing ways

| June 9, 2013

Colorado sheriffs wrestle with new gun laws in differing ways Colorado sheriffs may be the chief county law enforcement officials in the state. But when it comes to gun control, sheriffs have been deciding, county by county, in moderate to radically rogue ways, whether to enforce or ignore gun laws. View full story

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Chicago's gun registry on the ropes

| June 8, 2013

Chicago's gun registry on the ropes State concealed carry legislation would invalidate maligned database Chicago's 3-year-old gun registry could go away as part of the concealed carry law state lawmakers recently passed, but few are publicly mourning the loss of a database once heralded as a key part of the city's gun control laws.   […]

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State laws varied on gun, abortion laws

| June 8, 2013

State laws varied on gun, abortion laws MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has an individual right to own a firearm, but those rulings have done little to settle political arguments over abortion and guns. View full story

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Maine: Right-to-Carry Reform Legislation to be Considered Next Week

| June 8, 2013

Maine: Right-to-Carry Reform Legislation to be Considered Next Week LD 660, important permitless carry legislation, will likely be considered by the Maine House of Representatives on Monday, June 10. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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States tighten, loosen gun laws after Newtown

| June 8, 2013

States tighten, loosen gun laws after Newtown Much attention has been paid to the defeat in Congress of proposals to ban assault weapons and expand background checks for firearm purchases. But states have been busy passing gun laws of their own in the wake of the December 14 massacre in Newtown. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 23 06/07/2013

| June 7, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 23 06/07/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Assembly Considering Misguided Gun Control This Week

| June 7, 2013

New Jersey: Assembly Considering Misguided Gun Control This Week Only weeks after some anti-gun state Senators were caught on a live microphone discussing the need for “confiscation” of firearms after a Senate Budget Committee hearing, their Assembly colleagues fumbled through an embarrassing hearing this week on Senate Bill 2723/Assembly Bill 4182.  The New Jersey Assembly […]

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Louisiana: Legislature Adjourns After Passing Many Pro-Gun Reforms

| June 7, 2013

Louisiana: Legislature Adjourns After Passing Many Pro-Gun Reforms The Louisiana Legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday, June 6, after taking final action on a number of pro-Second Amendment bills in the last week of session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Carolina: Self-Defense Bill Delayed Until Next Legislative Session

| June 7, 2013

South Carolina: Self-Defense Bill Delayed Until Next Legislative Session This week, the South Carolina Legislature took several actions regarding Senate Bill 308, the Restaurant Carry bill introduced by state Senator Sean Bennett (R-38).  On Wednesday, after making several significant improvements, the state House passed S 308 and this bill was then returned to the state […]

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New Mexico: Your Santa Fe City Council is Attempting to Ban Standard Capacity Magazines

| June 7, 2013

New Mexico: Your Santa Fe City Council is Attempting to Ban Standard Capacity Magazines The Santa Fe City Council is currently considering an ordinance that would ban the future possession, sale or transfer of any ammunition feeding device that accepts, or can be readily converted to accept, more than ten rounds.   View full story Originally posted at […]

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Maine: Two Anti-Gun Measures Defeated, While Two Bills Attacking Private Firearm Transfers Could Be Considered on Monday

| June 7, 2013

Maine: Two Anti-Gun Measures Defeated, While Two Bills Attacking Private Firearm Transfers Could Be Considered on Monday After being defeated on first reading in the state Senate, the state House successfully defeated two egregious anti-gun proposals this week:   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wisconsin: Assembly Unanimously Approves Bill to Increase Hunter Opportunity

| June 7, 2013

Wisconsin: Assembly Unanimously Approves Bill to Increase Hunter Opportunity Yesterday, in an overwhelming display of support, the Wisconsin Assembly unanimously approved a bill of importance to sportsmen and hunters in the Badger State, Assembly Bill 194.  AB 194, sponsored by state Representative Mary Czaja (R-35), would allow all hunters the opportunity to use a crossbow during […]

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Guns and grade-school panic

| June 6, 2013

Guns and grade-school panic The specter of school shootings has brought a too typical staple to local newspaper sections: the boys disciplined at (or suspended from) grade school for bringing a toy gun or anything resembling a gun. The Washington Post just found the latest wild overreaction, from Calvert County, Md., a blue state that’s […]

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Nevada: Gov. Sandoval’s office barraged with calls to veto gun control bill

| June 6, 2013

Nevada: Gov. Sandoval’s office barraged with calls to veto gun control bill Although the governor for months has said he will veto the bill, 2,200 people called his office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday, a day after the National Rifle Association asked gun control opponents to call and let him “hear your opposition.” […]

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