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Gun-Control Advocate Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89

| June 3, 2013

Gun-Control Advocate Frank Lautenberg Dies at 89 Lautenberg fought for national drinking age, for stricter public smoking laws, and for gun control. View full story

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Referendum on new Maryland gun control laws shot down

| June 2, 2013

Referendum on new Maryland gun control laws shot down The last obstacle standing in the way of Maryland's new gun control law was cleared this weekend, leaving gun control advocates relieved but gun rights supporters galvanized for future political action. The Saturday deadline to submit more than 18,000 signatures calling for a referendum on the […]

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Criminal’s second encounter with armed citizen proves fatal, WISTV, Columbia, S.C.)

| June 2, 2013

Criminal’s second encounter with armed citizen proves fatal, WISTV, Columbia, S.C.) A homeowner in Orangeburg, S.C. shot and killed a home invader after the criminal used a shovel to break a back window to gain entry to the house. Neighbors expressed support for the armed citizen and were grateful for the fact that his daughter […]

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Kansas: Gov. signs bill restricting lobbying on guns

| June 2, 2013

Kansas: Gov. signs bill restricting lobbying on guns Gov. Sam Brownback signed legislation Friday to restrict the use of state tax dollars to promote or oppose gun control policies. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kansas: Bill Signed into Law to Prevent Taxpayer Funding of Gun Control Advocacy

| June 2, 2013

Kansas: Bill Signed into Law to Prevent Taxpayer Funding of Gun Control Advocacy On Thursday, May 30, Governor Sam Brownback (R) approved a measure to protect the rights of taxpayers by ensuring that public funds are not used to lobby or otherwise advocate for gun control.  This law, House Bill 2162, will take effect on […]

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Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won’t Go To Voters

| June 1, 2013

Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won’t Go To Voters A petition to try and send new gun control laws to Maryland voters has failed, making the legislation effective in just months. View full story

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Gun crime wave prompts calls to tighten laws

| June 1, 2013

Gun crime wave prompts calls to tighten laws The gun control lobby believes a wave of gun crime in Tasmania is evidence gun laws need tightening. View full story

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Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States

| June 1, 2013

Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, with the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is taking his campaign for stricter gun laws to the nation’s state legislatures. View full story

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Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States

| June 1, 2013

Bloomberg’s Push for Tighter Gun Laws Shifts to Other States Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, with the coalition Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is taking his campaign for stricter gun laws to the nation’s state legislatures. View full story

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Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms

| June 1, 2013

Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters now that organizers of a petition drive to halt the law failed to turn in any signatures before Friday night's deadline.         View full story

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Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms

| June 1, 2013

Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters View full story

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Illinois: Concealed Carry Legislation Passes Both Legislative Chambers and Awaits Governor’s Signature

| June 1, 2013

Illinois: Concealed Carry Legislation Passes Both Legislative Chambers and Awaits Governor’s Signature Yesterday, House Bill 183 with Senate Amendments 5, 6, and 7 passed in the Illinois Senate by a 45 to 12 vote, and was concurred on in the House by a 89-28 vote.  This legislation was introduced in an attempt to comply with a ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on December […]

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Sen. Morse gears up for gun control recall

| May 31, 2013

Sen. Morse gears up for gun control recall COLORADO SPRINGS – Gun rights supporters want to punish Democrats who passed a package of new gun-control laws this year in Colorado and they've focused on Colorado Senate President John Morse (D-Colorado Springs). View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 22 05/31/2013

| May 31, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 22 05/31/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Anti-Gun Group Attacks Governor Sandoval on SB 221

| May 31, 2013

Nevada: Anti-Gun Group Attacks Governor Sandoval on SB 221 Recently, a national anti-gun group calling itself “Mayors Against Illegal Guns,” which is founded and funded by billionaire extremist New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, launched ads attacking Governor Brian Sandoval (R) for indicating that he would veto anti-gun Senate Bill 221 if it reached his […]

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Delaware: Your Action Needed! Two Anti-Gun Bills Awaiting House Vote

| May 31, 2013

Delaware: Your Action Needed! Two Anti-Gun Bills Awaiting House Vote The General Assembly has been in recess, but will reconvene in Dover next Tuesday, June 4.  Two anti-gun measures are eligible for consideration by the House, and could be voted on as soon as next week.  Contact your state Representative and urge his or her […]

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New Jersey: Senate Approves Remaining Anti-Gun Bills

| May 31, 2013

New Jersey: Senate Approves Remaining Anti-Gun Bills Yesterday, the New Jersey Senate passed multiple dangerous gun control bills.  Some of these bills will now go to the Governor for his consideration, while others will be returned to the Assembly for concurrence with Senate amendments.  Unfortunately, the state Senate failed to use their opportunity this session […]

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Maine: Anti-Gun Bills Halted in State Senate

| May 31, 2013

Maine: Anti-Gun Bills Halted in State Senate Two misguided anti-gun bills, LD 265 and LD 267, were defeated on first reading in the Maine Senate yesterday.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Contact Your State Senator in Opposition to Bill that Targets Law-Abiding Gun Owners

| May 31, 2013

Oregon: Contact Your State Senator in Opposition to Bill that Targets Law-Abiding Gun Owners Your immediate action is needed!  The state Senate could vote soon on Senate Bill 700, harmful legislation that will only penalize law-abiding gun owners.  SB 700 seeks to criminalize otherwise lawful private firearm transfers done without a background check, imposes burdensome […]

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Wisconsin: Assembly Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Increase Hunter Opportunity

| May 31, 2013

Wisconsin: Assembly Committee Unanimously Approves Bill to Increase Hunter Opportunity Yesterday, the state Assembly Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage Committee 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 […]

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