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RED ALERT: Trick Language In Senate Gun Bill Turns All Gun Owners Into Felons « Pat Dollard

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Excerpted from National Review Online: Public-opinion polls about “universal background checks” for gun sales show widespread support. While President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg talk about “gun sales,” the actual legislation moving through Congress aims to regulate far more than sales. It would turn almost every gun owner into a felon. The trick is that the […]

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Oklahoma: Senate to Consider Right to Carry Reform Legislation

| April 8, 2013

Oklahoma: Senate to Consider Right to Carry Reform Legislation On April 4, House Bill 1558 passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee and will now go to the Senate floor.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Hearing on Anti-Gun Legislation Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

Nevada: Hearing on Anti-Gun Legislation Tomorrow Two anti-gun bills will be heard by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee tomorrow.  Your action is needed now! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, has been scheduled to be heard tomorrow, April 9, in the Senate Committee on Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, has been scheduled to be heard tomorrow, April 9, in the Senate Committee on Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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PoliceOne.com Releases Survey of 15,000 Law Enforcement Professionals about U.S. Gun Control Policies

| April 8, 2013

PoliceOne.com Releases Survey of 15,000 Law Enforcement Professionals about U.S. Gun Control Policies The survey, which was conducted in early March 2013, received 15,000 responses from law enforcement professionals. It found that the overall attitude of law enforcement is strongly anti-gun legislation and pro-gun rights, with the belief that an armed citizenry is effective in […]

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Gun control advocates take on "patchwork" of state laws

| April 7, 2013

Gun control advocates take on "patchwork" of state laws Differences in state laws leads to smuggling, uneven flow of arms, advocates of tighter controls argue View full story

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Video: Gun control debate addresses "patchwork" of state laws

| April 7, 2013

Video: Gun control debate addresses "patchwork" of state laws Supporters believe new laws could address the patchwork of regulation around the country, which leads to an uneven flow of firearms among neighboring states. Jeff Glor reports. View full story

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With threat of filibuster, does tougher gun control have a future?

| April 7, 2013

With threat of filibuster, does tougher gun control have a future? In principle, at least, most Americans want tougher gun control laws. But as the recent episodes of gun violence recede in time if not memory, the likelihood of that happening seems to be fading as well. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 14 04/05/2013

| April 6, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 14 04/05/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Don’t Know Much About Gun Laws

| April 5, 2013

Don’t Know Much About Gun Laws Many Americans favor enforcing gun control laws that actually are not on the books. View full story

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Arkansas: House Could Vote on Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill Tomorrow

| April 5, 2013

Arkansas: House Could Vote on Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill Tomorrow On April 2, Senate Bill 858, which would establish that Arkansas recognize any valid Right-to-Carry permit issued by another state, passed in the House Judiciary Committee.  SB 858, which passed in the state Senate by an overwhelming  34 to 1 vote on March 26, could now be considered on the […]

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Maryland: O’Malley to Join List of Governors Who Will Sign Away Your Rights for Political Gain

| April 5, 2013

Maryland: O’Malley to Join List of Governors Who Will Sign Away Your Rights for Political Gain Yesterday, in a show of flagrant disregard for the errors rampant in the legislation before them, the Maryland Senate voted 28-19 to concur with House amendments to Senate Bill 281.  Following months of debate over the unconstitutionality and adverse […]

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Oregon: Contact Members of the House Higher Education Committee Today

| April 5, 2013

Oregon: Contact Members of the House Higher Education Committee Today Important Hearing on Pro-Gun and Anti-Gun Bills on Monday, April 8! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: NRA Members Score Major Victories During 2013 Legislative Session

| April 5, 2013

Mississippi: NRA Members Score Major Victories During 2013 Legislative Session The Mississippi Legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday, April 4, ending its 2013 legislative session.  Yet again, gun owners and sportsmen made significant gains thanks to the strong support of House Speaker Philip Gunn (R), Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves (R), key committee chairmen and pro-Second […]

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Idaho Governor Signs Pro-gun Reform into Law

| April 5, 2013

Idaho Governor Signs Pro-gun Reform into Law Yesterday, Idaho Governor Butch Otter (R) signed an important right to carry reform into law.  House Bill 192 passed in both chambers of the Idaho Legislature unanimously. These improvements will take effect on July 1 of this year.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves

| April 5, 2013

Gun Control Laws, Rumors Have Ammo Flying Off Store Shelves Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked. View full story

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Texas Senate Passes Two Pro-Gun Measures and Expected to Act on Another Soon

| April 5, 2013

Texas Senate Passes Two Pro-Gun Measures and Expected to Act on Another Soon This week, the Texas Senate passed two NRA-backed measures: Senate Bill 299 by state Senator Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls), which protects Texas Concealed Handgun Licensees against charges of unlawful carrying of a handgun if they accidentally or inadvertently display their firearm; and […]

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Colorado: Overwhelming Opposition Gives Pause to Unconstitutional Mental Health Bill

| April 5, 2013

Colorado: Overwhelming Opposition Gives Pause to Unconstitutional Mental Health Bill Late yesterday, the NRA warned that state Representative Beth McCann (D-8) was planning to introduce this session’s most unconstitutional piece of legislation to date – a bill that would nullify the right to due process for gun owners throughout Colorado. View full story Originally posted […]

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ACLU says gun legislation could threaten privacy rights, civil liberties

| April 4, 2013

ACLU says gun legislation could threaten privacy rights, civil liberties In an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller, a top lobbyist for the ACLU announced that the group thinks Reid’s current gun bill could threaten both privacy rights and civil liberties. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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