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Federal reps are vague on gun limit positions

| May 3, 2013

Federal reps are vague on gun limit positions Advocates for stricter gun control laws will find limited support from Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7, and may not be able to discern a position from Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-11. View full story

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Federal reps are vague on gun limit positions

| May 3, 2013

Federal reps are vague on gun limit positions Advocates for stricter gun control laws will find limited support from Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7, and may not be able to discern a position from Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-11. View full story

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Hawaii: Contact the Governor TODAY and Request his Veto of Senate Bill 69

| May 2, 2013

Hawaii: Contact the Governor TODAY and Request his Veto of Senate Bill 69 Senate Bill 69 as amended by the conference committee was given its final approval by both legislative chambers on Monday.  The state Senate voted 23-1 and the state House voted 48-3 to send this anti-gun legislation to Governor Neil Abercrombie.  This is your last chance to […]

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West Virginia: Only Two Days Left for Governor to Sign Important Legislation

| May 2, 2013

West Virginia: Only Two Days Left for Governor to Sign Important Legislation This legislative session marked huge victories for gun owners and sportsmen in the Mountain State as four critical pro-gun reforms were passed in the West Virginia Legislature.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun control won't come to a vote this session, Minnesota House speaker says

| May 1, 2013

Gun control won't come to a vote this session, Minnesota House speaker says Just as gun control advocates were turning up the heat in Minnesota — airing radio spots and rallying gun violence victims at the state Capitol — a key lawmaker said any chance of changing Minnesota's gun laws is dead this year. View […]

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Young voters aren’t sold on gun control

| May 1, 2013

Young voters aren’t sold on gun control Young people have helped push the gay marriage issue to the forefront, with so many voters 30 and under supporting marriage equality that Republicans have been forced to accept — or at least re examine — the matter. Sticking to an anti gay rights agenda could cost the […]

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Message of NRA meeting in Houston: The fight is not over

| May 1, 2013

Message of NRA meeting in Houston: The fight is not over The National Rifle Association opens its annual convention Friday in gun friendly Houston, fresh off its success last month in blocking a congressional bid to expand background checks for firearms purchases.For the NRA’s leadership, however, the three days of meetings, banquets and exhibits at […]

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Washington State Attorney General Takes Action Against Florida Gun Owners

| May 1, 2013

Washington State Attorney General Takes Action Against Florida Gun Owners Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) who failed to fill out the NRA-PVF candidate questionnaire in his last election, has recently demonstrated an anti-gun and anti-veteran position, by revoking reciprocity with Florida for concealed weapons and firearms license holders.   View full story Originally […]

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Store owner stops shotgun toting robber, WPMI, Mobile, Ala. 04/29/13

| May 1, 2013

Store owner stops shotgun toting robber, WPMI, Mobile, Ala. 04/29/13 A robber toting a shotgun entered Sandie’s Beer Wine and Spirits in Irvington, Ala., put the gun to the owner’s head and demanded the money in the register. The owner responded by retrieving a gun and firing at the criminal, striking him in the torso […]

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Gun control forces take fight to New Hampshire, Sen. Kelly Ayotte

| May 1, 2013

Gun control forces take fight to New Hampshire, Sen. Kelly Ayotte If you thought the gun debate ended two weeks ago when the Senate voted against expanded background checks and a host of other gun-control measures, think again. View full story

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Montana: Final Pro-Gun Bills Still Await Governor’s Approval

| May 1, 2013

Montana: Final Pro-Gun Bills Still Await Governor’s Approval The last two pro-gun bills from the 2013 legislative session were sent last week to Governor Steve Bullock (D) for his consideration, and still await his action.  Please contact the Governor and respectfully urge him to sign into law these two important bills for gun owners and […]

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Texas Senate Passes NRA-Backed Campus Parking Lot Bill And House Schedules Pro-Gun Measures For Consideration This Weekend

| May 1, 2013

Texas Senate Passes NRA-Backed Campus Parking Lot Bill And House Schedules Pro-Gun Measures For Consideration This Weekend As NRA members begin to gather in Houston for the 2013 Annual Meeting, action is heating up in Austin on Second Amendment-related measures. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: Governor Brewer Signs Two Pro-Gun Reforms into Law

| May 1, 2013

Arizona: Governor Brewer Signs Two Pro-Gun Reforms into Law On Monday, Governor Jan Brewer (R) signed two NRA-supported reforms into law.  These new laws, effective ninety days after the Arizona Legislature’s adjournment, will protect the privacy of gun owners and prohibit government-sponsored destruction of seized or surrendered firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Two of the Biggest Gun Control Myths Debunked

| May 1, 2013

Two of the Biggest Gun Control Myths Debunked "More gun control doesn't mean less crime. More gun control just means more control." View full story

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Alabama lawmakers vote to ignore new federal gun control laws

| April 30, 2013

Alabama lawmakers vote to ignore new federal gun control laws The Alabama Legislature is telling the federal government and others to back off on gun control. View full story

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Missouri: House passes bill removing Revenue Department from concealed weapons permitting process

| April 30, 2013

Missouri: House passes bill removing Revenue Department from concealed weapons permitting process The Missouri House has passed a bill that would allow county sheriffs to issue concealed weapons permits instead of the Revenue Department.Missouri sheriffs already have the responsibility of receiving concealed carry applications, reviewing applicants’ backgrounds and issuing paper permits. But under current law, […]

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Institutionalized ignorance: How California encourages gun crimes

| April 30, 2013

Institutionalized ignorance: How California encourages gun crimes When it comes to tracking crime guns, California is immune to scientific infection.Knowledge should precede policy. Yet California gun policy is often made in engineered ignorance. Despite pleas from law enforcement and assistance from the National Rifle Association, California’s most basic crime gun research processes wouldn’t receive a […]

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Gun-Related Businesses Look to Leave Colorado in Face of Stricter Gun Control Laws

| April 30, 2013

Gun-Related Businesses Look to Leave Colorado in Face of Stricter Gun Control Laws Gun Industries Eye Moving Out of Colorado View full story

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Gun control cases offer conflicting interpretations

| April 30, 2013

Gun control cases offer conflicting interpretations Federal gun control laws are subject to the Second Amend-ment: “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” The U.S. Supreme Court interpreted the Second Amendment in 2008 its 5-4 decision […]

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Delaware: House Administration Committee to Consider Bill to Limit Magazine Capacity Tomorrow

| April 30, 2013

Delaware: House Administration Committee to Consider Bill to Limit Magazine Capacity Tomorrow House Bill 58 will be heard in the House Administration Committee tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in the House Chamber of Legislative Hall in Dover. If passed by this committee, HB 58 could be voted on by the entire House as early as this […]

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