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Minnesota: Governor Dayton to Host Town Hall this Wednesday in Duluth – Your Presence is Needed

| March 18, 2013

Minnesota: Governor Dayton to Host Town Hall this Wednesday in Duluth – Your Presence is Needed Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) will be hosting a town hall meeting this Wednesday (March 20) evening in Duluth.  After the Governor’s public comments today (see news article here), it is very important to attend and express your opposition […]

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Iowa Gun Confidentiality Protection Bill Receives Overwhelming Approval in the House

| March 18, 2013

Iowa Gun Confidentiality Protection Bill Receives Overwhelming Approval in the House House File 535, an NRA-backed bill prohibiting the publication of the names and addresses of individuals possessing permits to acquire and carry firearms, was sent to the state House floor for final approval last week.  HF 535 passed by an overwhelming 95 to 3 vote today.  Introduced […]

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House Bill 77 Dies on Senate Floor as New Mexico Legislature Adjourns its 2013 Session

| March 18, 2013

House Bill 77 Dies on Senate Floor as New Mexico Legislature Adjourns its 2013 Session House Bill 77, state Representative Miguel Garcia’s (D- Bernalillo) legislation that would have criminalized non-dealer firearm transfers at gun shows in New Mexico and taken the first step towards a universal ban on private gun sales, failed to receive final […]

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Gun control advocates take aim at Wyoming laws

| March 18, 2013

Gun control advocates take aim at Wyoming laws Some of the nation's most outspoken gun-control advocates are calling on Wyoming and a handful of other states to submit more names to the National Instant Background Check System. View full story

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Charlie Blackmore, Wisconsin Marine Corps Veteran, Draws Gun On Suspect In Beating (VIDEO)

Charlie Blackmore, Wisconsin Marine Corps Veteran, Draws Gun On Suspect In Beating (VIDEO)

| March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Marine Corps veteran Charlie Blackmore stopped a beating by drawing his concealed carry weapon on a suspect Tuesday. A Marine Corps veteran with a concealed carry permit stopped a suspect in a brutal beating in West Allis, Wis., on Tuesday morning when he drew his gun and called the police. Charlie Blackmore, Jr. told Wisconsin […]

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O'Fallon bill takes aim at gun control

| March 18, 2013

O'Fallon bill takes aim at gun control The national debate over gun control has made its way to the O'Fallon City Council. View full story

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Colo. sheriff refuses to enforce gun-control bills

| March 17, 2013

Colo. sheriff refuses to enforce gun-control bills GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado sheriff says he won't enforce two aggressive gun-control measures waiting to be signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper. View full story

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Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado Is Poised to Sign Tough Gun Laws

| March 17, 2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado Is Poised to Sign Tough Gun Laws Eight months after the Aurora, Colo., shooting rampage, Gov. John W. Hickenlooper is poised to sign some of the toughest new gun-control laws in the nation. View full story

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Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado Is Poised to Sign Tough Gun Laws

| March 17, 2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado Is Poised to Sign Tough Gun Laws Eight months after the Aurora, Colo, shooting rampage, Gov. John W. Hickenlooper is poised to sign some of the toughest new gun-control laws in the nation. View full story

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Colorado: Governor Could Sign Anti-Gun Bills Any Day, Contact Him NOW

| March 17, 2013

Colorado: Governor Could Sign Anti-Gun Bills Any Day, Contact Him NOW Governor John Hickenlooper is the absolute last chance to stop anti-gun bills from becoming law in Colorado! Governor John Hickenlooper (D) has the power to veto three extreme anti-gun bills that are expected to be signed into law this week.  Governor Hickenlooper needs to hear […]

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Indiana: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill Advances Out of Senate Committee

| March 17, 2013

Indiana: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill Advances Out of Senate Committee Today, the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee unanimously passed House Bill 1563, legislation that would repeal Indiana’s current prohibition on the use of a suppressor while hunting.  In addition to this pro-hunting provision, an amendment was introduced in committee by state Senator Jim Tomes (R-49) that would strengthen […]

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Georgia: Little Time Left to Pass NRA-Backed Pro-Gun Legislation

| March 17, 2013

Georgia: Little Time Left to Pass NRA-Backed Pro-Gun Legislation The final day of the 2013 Georgia legislative session is scheduled for Thursday, March 28.  With this deadline quickly approaching, there is very little time left for NRA-backed Senate Bill 101 to pass in the state House and be sent to Governor Nathan Deal (R) for his signature. View full story […]

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Indiana: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill Advances Out of Senate Committee

| March 17, 2013

Indiana: Pro-Hunting Reform Bill Advances Out of Senate Committee Today, the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee unanimously passed House Bill 1563, legislation that would repeal Indiana’s current prohibition on the use of a suppressor while hunting.  In addition to this pro-hunting provision, an amendment was introduced in committee by state Senator Jim Tomes (R-49) that would strengthen […]

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Garland: Rush to gun control producing bad laws

| March 16, 2013

Garland: Rush to gun control producing bad laws In an emotional plea for more stringent gun control laws made during his recent State of the Union address, President Obama advocated a series of supposedly "common-sense" proposals and restrictions. View full story

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R.I.'s gun-control laws rated 8th most stringent in nation

| March 16, 2013

R.I.'s gun-control laws rated 8th most stringent in nation R.I.'s gun-control laws rated 8th most stringent in nation View full story

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Shawn Vestal: The only good laws are popular laws – Sat, 16 Mar 2013 PST

| March 16, 2013

Shawn Vestal: The only good laws are popular laws – Sat, 16 Mar 2013 PST If there’s anyone who understands the limits of gun control – who really gets how ineffective any and all gun laws are – it’s Rep. Matt Shea. Gun laws are totally ineffective because only law-abiding people follow them, says Shea, […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 11 03/15/2013

| March 16, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 11 03/15/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado gun-control legislation advances

| March 15, 2013

Colorado gun-control legislation advances A proposal requiring universal background checks for firearm sales clears the state Legislature. Colorado lawmakers passed a bill to require universal background checks for gun sales Friday, sending the legislation to the governor's desk. It is the latest in a series of proposals to tighten gun laws in the state, the […]

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Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills to Be Heard on Monday

| March 15, 2013

Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills to Be Heard on Monday The following bills, sponsored by state Representative Krayton Kerns (R-58), are scheduled to be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee this Monday, March 18 at 9:00 a.m. in hearing room 303 of the state Capitol. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Senator Segerblom Only Has Time for Presenters that Push his Anti-Gun Agenda – Denies Opportunity for Citizens to Voice Their Concerns

| March 15, 2013

Nevada: Senator Segerblom Only Has Time for Presenters that Push his Anti-Gun Agenda – Denies Opportunity for Citizens to Voice Their Concerns As we reported yesterday, state Senate Judiciary Chairman Tick Segerblom (D-3) held an “informational” hearing on gun control today featuring a panel that was exclusively anti-gun.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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