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Texas: Senator Birdwell Introduces Senate Bill 182: Campus Personal Protection Act

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Texas: Senator Birdwell Introduces Senate Bill 182: Campus Personal Protection Act This week, Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) and 13 co-authors filed Senate Bill 182, NRA-backed legislation allowing adult Concealed Handgun Licensees (CHLs) to protect themselves on the campuses of public colleges and universities in Texas.  As you may recall, the state Senate passed this legislation as a stand-alone bill in […]

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Michigan Legislature Introduces Gun Owner Protection Legislation

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Michigan Legislature Introduces Gun Owner Protection Legislation As the Michigan state Senate finishes its second week of the new legislative session, pro-gun legislators have already begun to advocate for the rights of law-abiding gun owners.  State Senator Thomas Casperson (R-38) filed a bill that would keep the personal information of permit-to-purchase applicants confidential and exempt […]

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Massachusetts: Governor Launches an Assault on the Second Amendment

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Governor Launches an Assault on the Second Amendment Governor Deval Patrick has announced a gun control plan that is as affront to law abiding gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters in Massachusetts.  The Bay State already has the third most restrictive gun control laws in the entire country, yet Governor Patrick’s far reaching […]

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Connecticut: Weston Board of Selectmen Postpones Gun Ban—Shifts Focus to Mandatory Storage

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: Weston Board of Selectmen Postpones Gun Ban—Shifts Focus to Mandatory Storage On Thursday, January 17, over two hundred concerned citizens packed into the Weston Middle School cafeteria to voice their opinions on the Town of Weston’s proposed gun ban ordinance.  After a lengthy discussion on constitutional and legal concerns, the Board of Selectmen concluded […]

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Kansas: Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the First Week of Session

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kansas: Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the First Week of Session As the Kansas Legislature wraps up its first week of the 2013 legislative session, a number of pro-gun bills have already been introduced.  In addition to a number of technical changes, Senate Bill 21, introduced by the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee, would reform […]

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Vermont State Senator Introduces Legislation to Ban Commonly Owned Semi-Automatic Firearms

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vermont State Senator Introduces Legislation to Ban Commonly Owned Semi-Automatic Firearms State Senator and Majority Leader Philip Baruth has jumped on the bandwagon of exploiting the Connecticut tragedy by introducing legislation that will only affect law-abiding gun owners.  Instead of concentrating on meaningful measures relating to school safety, mental health issues, marketing of violence as entertainment […]

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Colorado: 2013 Legislative Session Begins with Solidly Pro-Gun Bills Introduced but a Monumental Fight on Second Amendment Rights Still Lies Ahead

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Colorado: 2013 Legislative Session Begins with Solidly Pro-Gun Bills Introduced but a Monumental Fight on Second Amendment Rights Still Lies Ahead During the first full week of Colorado’s 69th General Assembly, Republicans in the House and Senate introduced sound and thoughtful pro-gun reforms to improve the safety and gun rights of law-abiding residents in the […]

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New Hampshire: Your Right to Self-Defense is Under Attack

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Hampshire: Your Right to Self-Defense is Under Attack On Tuesday, January 22 at 1:30 p.m., the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hear House Bill 135.  This misguided legislation, introduced by state Representative Stephen Shurtleff (D- Merrimack 11),  drastically infringes on your inherent right to self-defense by repealing important self-defense provisions enacted in 2011. View full […]

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65% see gun rights as protection against tyranny

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

65% see gun rights as protection against tyranny Two-out-of-three Americans recognize that their constitutional right to own a gun was intended to ensure their freedom.The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 65% of American Adults think the purpose of the Second Amendment is to make sure that people are able to protect themselves […]

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Effectively Targeting Your Grassroots Activism

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Effectively Targeting Your Grassroots Activism In recent weeks, NRA-ILA has been inundated with phone calls and emails from passionate supporters voicing their appreciation for our stalwart defense of the Second Amendment and passing along many productive observations and recommendations.  View full story

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First State Salvo on Gun Control Fired in N.Y.

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

First State Salvo on Gun Control Fired in N.Y. Anti-gun New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), in stunningly brazen fashion, took a hatchet to gun rights in New York this week.  View full story

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Biden says Administration Doesn’t Have Time to Prosecute People Who Lie on Background Checks

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Biden says Administration Doesn’t Have Time to Prosecute People Who Lie on Background Checks As has been widely reported, an NRA representative recently met with an Obama administration-directed firearm task force led by longtime gun control supporter Vice-President Joe Biden.  It came as no surprise that the meeting had little to do with keeping our […]

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Hypocrisy and Theatrics as Obama Launches Campaign Against Second Amendment

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hypocrisy and Theatrics as Obama Launches Campaign Against Second Amendment Wednesday morning, the White House accused the NRA of using children as “pawns in a political fight,” because we pointed out in an advertisement that while President Obama’s children are protected by armed guards at school, their father had shown little interest in armed protection […]

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Background-check backlog in Colorado gets no extra funding

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Background-check backlog in Colorado gets no extra funding Coloradans waiting a week or more for state background checks to buy firearms got no help from lawmakers Thursday, who rejected a request for more money to cut the backlog of applications.The Joint Budget Committee on a 4 2 vote rejected the Colorado Department of Public Safety’s […]

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Hawaii: Lawmaker advocates for new limits on who can buy ammunition

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hawaii: Lawmaker advocates for new limits on who can buy ammunition State Rep. Karl Rhoads wants a tighter grip on firearm ammunition in Hawaii and has introduced a bill that would require people who are buying bullets to prove that they’re licensed gun owners. View full story

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Massachusetts: Bill would require gun liability insurance

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Bill would require gun liability insurance Massachusetts gun owners would be required to purchase liability insurance in case their firearm was ever used to injure someone under a bill being filed at the Statehouse.The initiative is included in a gun control measure which would also change standards for gun licenses and outlaw large capacity […]

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Tax dollars for gun control

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tax dollars for gun control The directives on gun violence President Obama signed Wednesday were meant to seem harmless. A closer look at the president’s first memorandum reveals it to be a sneaky assault on congressional authority in order to fund gun control propaganda. View full story

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Marco Rubio: Obama ‘doesn’t have the guts’ to admit he opposes Second Amendment

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Marco Rubio: Obama ‘doesn’t have the guts’ to admit he opposes Second Amendment Republican reaction to President Obama’s gun control agenda generally has been negative, but Sen. Marco Rubio (R Fla.) was particularly combative in an interview with Fox News on Wednesday night.”I actually think the president, and he just doesn’t have the guts to […]

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Arkansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Introduced In the ‘Natural State’

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arkansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Introduced In the ‘Natural State’ On Monday, January 14 the Arkansas General Assembly convened its 2013 legislative session and your NRA is committed to enacting several pro-gun reforms this year.  Our legislative agenda this year includes, but is not limited to, passing a Fraudulent Firearms Purchase Prevention law, enacting several Right-to-Carry reforms and […]

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Political Cartoons – Political Humor, Jokes, and Pictures, Obama, Palin ~ January 17, 2013 – 106502

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Political Cartoons – Political Humor, Jokes, and Pictures, Obama, Palin ~ January 17, 2013 – 106502.

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