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Local gun show booms with buyers as gun reform looms

| March 10, 2013

Local gun show booms with buyers as gun reform looms As lawmakers in Washington, D.C. continue to debate new gun control laws business at gun shows across the country is shooting up. View full story

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Pro-gun voters put heat on rural Democratic senators

| March 10, 2013

Pro-gun voters put heat on rural Democratic senators From Montana to Louisiana, these anxious voters have made at least six Democratic senators a little uneasy heading into next year’s election season. Both sides are aware that gun owners’ rights are taking shape as a campaign issue that could shift the balance of power in the […]

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Bills seek to raise firearm taxes

| March 10, 2013

Bills seek to raise firearm taxes Efforts are underway in Congress and at least half a dozen states, including California, to raise taxes on firearms or ammunition to pay for programs targeting gun violence.In Congress, a group of Democrats, led by Rep. Linda T. Sanchez of Lakewood, is pushing for an additional 10% tax on […]

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Gun control protest outside statehouse

| March 9, 2013

Gun control protest outside statehouse It's becoming a common sight at the statehouse on the weekends; protestors peacefully arguing about gun control. View full story

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Others woo state's gun manufacturers

| March 9, 2013

Others woo state's gun manufacturers Beretta USA contends gun control proposal may force it to leave As Maryland contemplates passing one of the nation's strictest gun laws, at least seven other states have courted its gun manufacturers, offering tax incentives and open arms elsewhere. View full story

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Colorado: Two Anti-Gun Bills Defeated on Second Reading but the Fight is Not Over

| March 9, 2013

Colorado: Two Anti-Gun Bills Defeated on Second Reading but the Fight is Not Over During a marathon day of legislation on Friday, three anti-gun bills passed their second reading in the Colorado Senate and are now eligible for a final vote this Monday at 10:00 a.m.  It is critical your state Senator hears from you […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 10 03/08/2013

| March 9, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 10 03/08/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado Democrats advance sweeping gun control proposals

| March 9, 2013

Colorado Democrats advance sweeping gun control proposals Colorado Democrats advanced aggressive gun-control proposals after a 12-hour marathon debate Friday in a state wrestling with its history of heartbreaking shootings and Western heritage where gun ownership is treasured by many. View full story

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Pivotal votes on Colo. gun-control measures

| March 8, 2013

Pivotal votes on Colo. gun-control measures DENVER (AP) — Standing firm on new firearm restrictions, Colorado Democrats were advancing aggressive gun-control proposals Friday in a state balancing a history of heartbreaking shootings with a Western heritage where gun ownership is treasured by many. View full story

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Delaware: Committee Hearing on Wednesday for Bill to Criminalize Private Firearms Transfers

| March 8, 2013

Delaware: Committee Hearing on Wednesday for Bill to Criminalize Private Firearms Transfers Governor Jack Markell (D) unleashed a five-point plan to subject Delaware to sweeping gun control measures in January, as reported by NRA-ILA.  Today, the latest of his measures was filed as House Bill 35.  HB 35 has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee which has […]

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Colorado: The Future of Your Rights is Being Deliberated in Denver Today

| March 8, 2013

Colorado: The Future of Your Rights is Being Deliberated in Denver Today Today is an incredibly important day in determining the future of the Second Amendment in Colorado.  As of this writing, the state Senate is currently debating several anti-gun bills that, if passed and enacted into law, would disenfranchise and criminalize law-abiding citizens and […]

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Arkansas: Multiple Pro-Gun Reforms Introduced in the Natural State

| March 8, 2013

Arkansas: Multiple Pro-Gun Reforms Introduced in the Natural State State Representative Justin Harris (R-81) has introduced House Bill 1503, which would protect lawful firearm retailers from illegal gun sting operations such as those orchestrated by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: NRA-Backed Bill Clears House of Representatives

| March 8, 2013

Arizona: NRA-Backed Bill Clears House of Representatives Yesterday, the Arizona House of Representatives approved a common sense reform that would prevent the destruction of seized firearms.  House Bill 2455, introduced by state Representative Brenda Barton (R-6), would require any firearms forfeited or confiscated by a law enforcement agency to be sold to a Federal Firearms License […]

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Kentucky: Right-to-Carry Reform Bill Passes House, Heads to Governor for His Signature

| March 8, 2013

Kentucky: Right-to-Carry Reform Bill Passes House, Heads to Governor for His Signature Yesterday, Senate Bill 150 passed in the Kentucky House of Representatives by an overwhelming 90-6 vote.  Sponsored by state Senator Brandon Smith (R-30), SB 150 is critical to your inherent right to self-defense as it eliminates several discriminatory and arbitrary provisions in Kentucky’s current concealed […]

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Connecticut: Reminder to Attend Important Lobby Day in Hartford on Monday

| March 8, 2013

Connecticut: Reminder to Attend Important Lobby Day in Hartford on Monday This is an important reminder to join the National Rifle Association, in association with the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen and the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, for Lobby Day in Hartford this Monday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill

| March 8, 2013

Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill While some states push to tighten gun control laws after the Connecticut school massacre, lawmakers in gun-friendly Georgia want to ease rules preventing some mentally ill people from getting licenses … View full story

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Virginia: Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approves a Pro-Gun Ordinance

| March 7, 2013

Virginia: Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approves a Pro-Gun Ordinance Yesterday, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a pro-gun amendment to Chapter 684 of the county’s Codified Ordinances, Weapons and Explosives, which regulates the lawful use and discharge of firearms within the unincorporated areas of Loudoun County.  View full story Originally posted at […]

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Colorado: Anti-Gun Politicians Take Their Disgust of Your Rights to a New Level

| March 7, 2013

Colorado: Anti-Gun Politicians Take Their Disgust of Your Rights to a New Level Over the past two months, the unrelenting assaults against your Second Amendment rights have been completely devoid of facts and rational arguments.  Gun rights supporters thought they had seen it all until this Monday when one of the most reprehensible and disgusting […]

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First proposed gun control laws coming from Senate

| March 7, 2013

First proposed gun control laws coming from Senate Four new gun control laws were under consideration on Thursday in the Senate, but a key provision on background checks appears to be stalled. View full story

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Kansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Topeka

| March 7, 2013

Kansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Topeka The Kansas Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee approved Senate Bill 45, which would prohibit taxpayer funds from being used to promote gun control in any fashion.  SB 45 is now eligible for final approval in the state Senate.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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