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New Jersey Governor Christie nudged by gun rights group in key primary state

| August 2, 2013

New Jersey Governor Christie nudged by gun rights group in key primary state By David Jones NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – A gun-rights group in the bellwether presidential primary state of New Hampshire has warned New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that signing gun control bills passed by his state's Legislature could have consequences if he […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 30 08/02/2013

| August 2, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 30 08/02/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Idaho Enters into Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Agreements With 14 More States

| August 2, 2013

Idaho Enters into Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Agreements With 14 More States On July 1, Idaho’s Office of the Attorney General sent a letter to all states requesting them to consider and establish recognition of Idaho’s license to carry a concealed weapon and/or enhanced license to carry a concealed weapon.  Since then, Idaho has entered into full concealed carry […]

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Kansas: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Wyoming

| August 2, 2013

Kansas: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Wyoming Today, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Wyoming will recognize a Kansas concealed carry license (CCL).  This recognition will allow Kansas residents who have obtained a CCL to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense while traveling through or visiting the Equality State. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Poll: Most back ‘stand your ground’

| August 2, 2013

Poll: Most back ‘stand your ground’ A majority of Americans support controversial “stand your ground” laws, according to a new poll, but their views are sharply divided along racial lines. Voters back the self-defense laws 53 percent to 40 percent, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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N.J. gun laws win a round in federal court

| August 2, 2013

N.J. gun laws win a round in federal court A federal appellate court this week upheld New Jersey laws that require gun owners to get a permit to carry handguns outside their homes. Now, that decision could provide a legal boost to gun-control groups preparing to fight a second challenge to the gun restrictions in […]

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NRA Asks Supreme Court To Strike Down Gun Limits For 18-20 Year Old Adults

| August 2, 2013

NRA Asks Supreme Court To Strike Down Gun Limits For 18-20 Year Old Adults In a Monday court filing, the National Rifle Association asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a 1968 law that prevents licensed gun dealers from selling handguns to people between the ages of 18 and 21. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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HuntForTruth.org Launches New Media-Rich Website Designed to Combat the Misleading Campaign to Ban Lead Ammunition Throughout the U.S.

| August 1, 2013

HuntForTruth.org Launches New Media-Rich Website Designed to Combat the Misleading Campaign to Ban Lead Ammunition Throughout the U.S. To educate and assist lawmakers, regulators, hunters, recreational shooters and the general public about the efforts to ban lead ammunition nationwide, HuntForTruth.org has launched its new and improved website www.huntfortruth.org to make all updated facts about the […]

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North Dakota: New Pro-Gun Laws Take Effect Today

| August 1, 2013

North Dakota: New Pro-Gun Laws Take Effect Today Today, three NRA-backed laws take effect in the Peace Garden state: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes

| August 1, 2013

In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes The reason Senate President John Morse faces a recall election that could end his political career is simple: He's from a swing district, and he supported controversial gun-control laws. View full story

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Near Linden chemical plant, advocates say gun bills would improve national security

| July 31, 2013

Near Linden chemical plant, advocates say gun bills would improve national security Gun control advocates showed off a disabled .50-caliber firearm today at a Linden park that sits between a chemical plant and an airport. View full story

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Florida: Gov. Rick Scott calls for apology from Jesse Jackson

| July 31, 2013

Florida: Gov. Rick Scott calls for apology from Jesse Jackson Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday accused Rev. Jesse Jackson of insulting Floridians with a series of reckless and divisive statements about the state and its “stand your ground” self-defense law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes

| July 31, 2013

Colorado: In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes The reason Senate President John Morse faces a recall election that could end his political career is simple: He’s from a swing district, and he supported controversial gun-control laws. But in the days since the recall battle began in earnest after a July […]

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Right-to-Carry permit holder defends himself and friend from violent attack, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio July 29, 2013

| July 31, 2013

Right-to-Carry permit holder defends himself and friend from violent attack, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio July 29, 2013 Timothy Peak and a female companion were getting inside a car in his driveway in Cleveland, Ohio when a pair of armed and masked men confronted them. After one of the criminals pistol-whipped Peak, the homeowner […]

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Giffords' gun-control super PAC draws small donors

| July 31, 2013

Giffords' gun-control super PAC draws small donors Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, are pushing for stronger gun-control laws. / Mary Schwalm, AP WASHINGTON — The gun-control super PAC created by former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, relied on small donors for nearly half of […]

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How Bloomberg & his anti-gun group is deceiving US mayors | Misfit Politics

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

July 31, 2013 By Mayor Brian Maher After seeing the Fox News report on how mayor’s across the country are starting to bolt from Mayor Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns amid feelings they have been misled, I was compelled to share my own story how Mayor Bloomberg and Mayors against Illegal Guns blatantly lied and […]

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In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes

| July 31, 2013

In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes The reason Senate President John Morse is a little more than a month out from a recall election that could end his political career is simple: he's from a swing district and he supported controversial gun- control laws. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 29 07/26/2013

| July 31, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 29 07/26/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Moms group plans bus ride to protest AZ gun law

| July 31, 2013

Moms group plans bus ride to protest AZ gun law A group of moms is taking its strollers to the streets today to protest a state law prohibiting cities from banning firearms on public transportation. View full story

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Mississippi: Gov. Bryant, lawmakers, NRA want to join gun lawsuit

| July 30, 2013

Mississippi: Gov. Bryant, lawmakers, NRA want to join gun lawsuit A posse of state officials and gun advocates has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to let them file briefs in support of the state’s open-carry law.The court had not ruled Tuesday on the requests by Gov. Phil Bryant, about 80 lawmakers, the National Rifle Association […]

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