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POLL: Support for gun control in state

| February 13, 2013

POLL: Support for gun control in state Using the State of the Union address as his bully pulpit, President Barack Obama turned up the heat in his call for stronger national gun control laws.   View full story

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Colorado: In the Face of Overwhelming Opposition, Anti-Gun Legislators Move Forward to Steal Away Your Rights

| February 13, 2013

Colorado: In the Face of Overwhelming Opposition, Anti-Gun Legislators Move Forward to Steal Away Your Rights Beginning early on Tuesday morning, stretching late into the evening and then all day Wednesday, state legislators on the House Judiciary, Education and Finance Committees heard four anti-gun bills that would severely restrict your Right to Keep and Bear […]

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Arizona: Bill to Prohibit Destruction of Firearms Goes to the House Floor

| February 13, 2013

Arizona: Bill to Prohibit Destruction of Firearms Goes to the House Floor Today, the Arizona House Public Safety, Military and Regulatory Affairs Committee voted 5 to 3 in favor of a common sense reform that will prevent the destruction of firearms.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Has Public Opinion Really Changed Regarding Gun Control?

| February 13, 2013

Has Public Opinion Really Changed Regarding Gun Control? Gun control took a back seat to Mark Rubio's water break and increases in the minimum wage, but President Barack Obama said victims of gun violence deserve a vote on assault weapons during Tuesday's State of the Union. View full story

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Missouri: Anti-Gun Legislation Introduced That Would Turn Law-Abiding Gun Owners into Felons

| February 13, 2013

Missouri: Anti-Gun Legislation Introduced That Would Turn Law-Abiding Gun Owners into Felons Yesterday, state representatives Rory Ellinger (D-86) and Jill Schupp (D-88) introduced House Bill 545, anti-gun legislation that would turn many law-abiding gun owners into felons.  HB 545 would ban the possession, sale, transfer or manufacture of certain semi-automatic rifles and magazines that are […]

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Wyoming: House Passes Hunting Improvement Bill Without Harmful Amendments Today

| February 13, 2013

Wyoming: House Passes Hunting Improvement Bill Without Harmful Amendments Today Thanks to passionate input from hunters and sportsmen, the Wyoming House of Representatives voted 44 to 14 in favor of a much-needed pro-hunting reform.  SF 132, as introduced by Senator Ogden Driskill (R-01), passed in the Senate and House Agriculture Committee by overwhelming margins.  View […]

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Kentucky: NRA-Backed Legislation Introduced in State Legislature

| February 13, 2013

Kentucky: NRA-Backed Legislation Introduced in State Legislature Pro-gun legislation of importance to gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment was introduced this week in the Bluegrass State. NRA-backed Senate Bill 150, sponsored by state Senator Brandon Smith (R-30), would make the following changes to Kentucky’s concealed carry laws: View full story Originally posted […]

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Debate on gun control should ask whether Congress has power to regulate

| February 13, 2013

Debate on gun control should ask whether Congress has power to regulate Gun control has become one of the preeminent battles of 2013. During a press conference last month, in which he was surrounded by children, President Obama urged Congress to ban “assault” (automatic) weapons, limit magazines to 10 bullets, and introduce universal background checks […]

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Arkansas: Faculty Campus Carry Passes in House Committee

| February 13, 2013

Arkansas: Faculty Campus Carry Passes in House Committee The House Education Committee passed House Bill 1243 today on a voice vote, after it was weakened by amendment.  As introduced by state Representative Charlie Collins (R-84), HB 1243 sought to allow staff and faculty of a public university, public college or community college, to carry a […]

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Colorado House Committee passes gun magazine limit

| February 12, 2013

Colorado House Committee passes gun magazine limit After several hours of impassioned testimony mostly from opponents to a measure to ban ammo magazines of more than 10 rounds, Colorado’s House Judiciary Committee late Tuesday night passed the measure. But the bill, sponsored by state Rep. Rhonda Fields, D Aurora, was amended by her colleagues to […]

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Illinois: Sheriffs’ Association opposed to semi-auto ban

| February 12, 2013

Illinois: Sheriffs’ Association opposed to semi-auto ban The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association has adopted a resolution opposing the state’s proposed assault weapons ban. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA ramps up campaign against "universal" background checks

| February 12, 2013

NRA ramps up campaign against "universal" background checks The National Rifle Association is trying to build momentum against the proposed expansion of background checks for gun purchases.At a gun show in the Virginia suburbs this weekend the NRA’s lobbying arm set up a booth to lobby against the gun control measures being pushed by the […]

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NRA charges Obama’s efforts will lead to gun confiscation

| February 12, 2013

NRA charges Obama’s efforts will lead to gun confiscation The National Rifle Association will assert that President Barack Obama’s attempt to enact new gun control laws will result in the “confiscation” of people’s firearms in a new web video scheduled to run in five states and the District of Columbia. View full story Originally posted […]

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Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy

Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Press Release: Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Olympic Arms is a staunch believer in and defender of the Constitution of the United States, and with special attention paid to the Bill of Rights that succinctly enumerates the security of our Divinely given Rights. One of those Rights is […]

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Nebraska: NRA-Backed Bills Referred to the Judiciary Committee

| February 12, 2013

Nebraska: NRA-Backed Bills Referred to the Judiciary Committee The following bills of importance to Nebraska gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment have recently been referred to the Judiciary Committee for its consideration: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence

| February 12, 2013

Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence Today, Senate Bill 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), passed in the House of Delegates by a 76-23 vote. Last Friday, S.B. 1335 was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote.  The amended version […]

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Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State

| February 12, 2013

Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State As the Arizona General Assembly concludes the first month of the 2013 legislative session, a number of NRA-supported pro-gun advances have already been introduced in Phoenix.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform

| February 12, 2013

Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform Today, House Bill 1563 passed the Indiana House of Representatives by an overwhelming 95-2 vote.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes

| February 12, 2013

Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes The 77th Nevada Legislature convened on February 4.  Two NRA-supported pro-gun measures have been introduced as well as an anti-hunting bill that must be defeated.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move

| February 12, 2013

Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move Bills that would infringe on our Right to Keep and Bear Arms have been filed and will be moving through the Iowa legislature.  Your action is necessary! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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