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UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown (Updates with first lady's guest will be parents of slain teen) WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – President […]

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Arkansas: House Committee to Hear Faculty Campus Carry Bill Tomorrow

| February 11, 2013

Arkansas: House Committee to Hear Faculty Campus Carry Bill Tomorrow Tomorrow, February 12 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 1243.  If possible, please attend this important hearing in Room 137 of the State Capitol. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth-grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama'sfellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gunviolence to […]

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New Jersey: More than 20 Extreme Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee this Wednesday

| February 11, 2013

New Jersey: More than 20 Extreme Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee this Wednesday On Wednesday, February 13th, the New Jersey Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will hear more than twenty extreme anti-gun bills.  These bills, which border on being some of the worst anti-gun legislation currently being considered in the United States, are a […]

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One Million Moms For Gun Control's "Moms Demand Action Week" Will Pressure Congress To Pass Stronger Gun Laws

| February 11, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control's "Moms Demand Action Week" Will Pressure Congress To Pass Stronger Gun Laws American Moms to Reach Out to Congress Every Day Week of Feb. 18; Outreach to be Captured and Publicized Via Social Media INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — One Million Moms for Gun Control announced today a week-long […]

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Colorado Democrats draw fire on guns

| February 10, 2013

Colorado Democrats draw fire on guns The game wasn’t the only thing Republicans were betting on Super Bowl Sunday.They knew Colorado Democrats were going to unveil their gun package that week at the Capitol, and speculation mounted on what would be in it.They. Were. Shocked.Senate President John Morse, a Colorado Springs Democrat, announced he was […]

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Rising voice of gun ownership is female

| February 10, 2013

Rising voice of gun ownership is female In the debate over firearms regulations, the voices of gun owners have largely been those of men. But at firing ranges across the country, a growing number of women are learning to use firearms and honing their skills.Women’s participation in shooting sports has surged over the last decade, […]

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Ohio: Sheriffs taking a stand against new gun laws

| February 10, 2013

Ohio: Sheriffs taking a stand against new gun laws The Boone County Fiscal Court has joined a growing list of county governments and sheriff’s departments around the country in approving a resolution against the enforcement of mandates that restrict gun ownership.Boone County Judge executive Gary Moore said the county had a responsibility to show its […]

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Gov. O’Malley says NRA is ‘drowning out’ support for gun control in Md.

| February 10, 2013

Gov. O’Malley says NRA is ‘drowning out’ support for gun control in Md. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley took a swipe at the National Rifle Association on Friday, publishing a blog post on O’Malley’s state Web site titled “The NRA: Drowning out Marylanders.”The governor’s move comes two days after gun rights advocates swamped the first bill […]

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New Jersey: Assembly Democrats craft package of 20 gun control bills

| February 10, 2013

New Jersey: Assembly Democrats craft package of 20 gun control bills The state Assembly planned to quickly take action on 20 gun violence prevention bills Democrats unveiled Friday as 300 gun rights advocates held a Second Amendment rally in dreary weather outside the Statehouse. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Parents Upset Over Survey Asking High School Students If Their Families Owned Guns | Video | TheBlaze.com

| February 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Parents Upset Over Survey Asking High School Students If Their Families Owned Guns | Video | TheBlaze.com.

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Iowa Poll shows majority of Iowans favor tougher gun laws

| February 10, 2013

Iowa Poll shows majority of Iowans favor tougher gun laws A majority of Iowans support President Barack Obama's key recommendations to tighten gun control laws, including expanded background checks, a ban on so-called assault weapons and limits on ammunition clips, a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows. Learn more about Iowa's gun debate at […]

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Bruce Willis Opposes New Gun-Control Laws, Brushes Off Link Between Onscreen and Real-Life Violence

| February 10, 2013

Bruce Willis Opposes New Gun-Control Laws, Brushes Off Link Between Onscreen and Real-Life Violence Bruce Willis is no stranger to shoot-'em-up action flicks, and he's now pulling the trigger on his stance in a highly charged debate: gun control. In a move that will likely… View full story

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USATODAY.com – PLEASE VOTE

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

USATODAY.com – Quick Question: Does the Second Amendment give individuals the right to bear arms?.

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 6 02/08/2013

| February 9, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 6 02/08/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: We Need You to Attend Committee Hearings Opposing Anti-Gun Bills This Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver

| February 9, 2013

Colorado: We Need You to Attend Committee Hearings Opposing Anti-Gun Bills This Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver Late last night, in hopes of allowing little time for your opinions to be voiced, anti-gun legislators in Denver announced public hearings on four anti-gun bills that were introduced last Thursday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Second Amendment rally draws 300 to NJ Statehouse

| February 9, 2013

Second Amendment rally draws 300 to NJ Statehouse TRENTON (AP) — In dreary weather outside the New Jersey Statehouse, hundreds rallied Friday for the Second Amendment and against the state's gun control laws, among the nation's toughest. View full story

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Wisconsin: Governor Announces 2013 Policy Initiatives for Wisconsin Hunters and Sportsmen

| February 8, 2013

Wisconsin: Governor Announces 2013 Policy Initiatives for Wisconsin Hunters and Sportsmen Today, Governor Scott Walker (R) joined NRA President David Keene and members of the NRA State Association WI-FORCE at their annual meeting in Wausau.  Governor Walker took this opportunity to announce a number of policy initiatives his administration will seek to continue his unwavering […]

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Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will be Considered by the House Next Week

| February 8, 2013

Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will be Considered by the House Next Week Senate Bill 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee today by a 16-6 vote.  The amended version of this bill protects the confidentiality of all concealed handgun permit (CHP) […]

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California’s state Senate Democrats roll out big gun control package

| February 8, 2013

California’s state Senate Democrats roll out big gun control package All semi-automatic rifles with detachable magazines would be banned, all guns would be registered and no ammunition could be bought without a special permit in California under a sweeping list of bills rolled out Thursday by state Senate Democrats. The 10-bill package constitutes the single […]

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