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Colorado: New Restrictive Gun Laws Effective Today

| July 1, 2013

Colorado: New Restrictive Gun Laws Effective Today Today, the restrictive and misguided legislation that was passed by Colorado’s 69th General Assembly and signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper (D) takes effect. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: New Gun Laws Take Effect Today

| July 1, 2013

Virginia: New Gun Laws Take Effect Today Today, July 1, the following new gun laws take effect in the Old Dominion: Senate Bill 1335, patroned by state Senator Mark D. Obenshain (R-26), safeguards the confidentiality of all concealed handgun permit (CHP) holders in Virginia. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wyoming: Bill Repealing State Prohibition of Hunting With Suppressors Takes Effect Today

| July 1, 2013

Wyoming: Bill Repealing State Prohibition of Hunting With Suppressors Takes Effect Today In February, Governor Matt Mead (R) signed into law Senate File 132, legislation introduced by Senator Ogden Driskill (R-01) that allows the use of suppressors for hunting all game in the Cowboy State.  Thanks to passionate input from gun owners and sportsmen, the Wyoming House of Representatives voted 44 to 14 in […]

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Texas: Second Special Session Begins Today – Once Again Pro-Second Amendment Bills Not On Deck

| July 1, 2013

Texas: Second Special Session Begins Today – Once Again Pro-Second Amendment Bills Not On Deck The first special session of the Texas Legislature ended last week without bringing forward priority Second Amendment legislation.  The Governor, who has so far chosen not to include pro-Second Amendment legislation on the list of items to be considered in these special sessions, […]

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Colorado: Gun restrictions take effect

| June 30, 2013

Colorado: Gun restrictions take effect New limits on ammunition magazines and universal background check requirements take effect in Colorado on Monday, even as county sheriffs fight to overturn the signature pieces of state Democrats’ gun control legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governors of gun friendly states woo Conn. gunmakers

| June 30, 2013

Governors of gun friendly states woo Conn. gunmakers More than a year removed from his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is a headliner in a new and equally crowded campaign.Perry and governors representing other gun friendly states are aggressively attempting to lure gunmakers, suppliers and other vendors away from […]

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Changes to Kansas concealed carry gun laws take effect

| June 30, 2013

Changes to Kansas concealed carry gun laws take effect Starting Monday, licensed gun owners will be allowed to bring their concealed weapons into more government buildings in Kansas and people who try to bring them into places where they are prohibited won’t face criminal penalties.The provisions are part of an expansion of Kansas’ concealed carry […]

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Colorado's new gun laws become a mobilizing issue for Republicans

| June 29, 2013

Colorado's new gun laws become a mobilizing issue for Republicans As Colorado prepares to go live with new gun-control laws next week, the political landscape that favored Democrats at the start of the year has changed. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 26 06/28/2013

| June 28, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 26 06/28/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Final Gun Control Legislation Passes Senate and Awaits Governor Chris Christie’s Signature

| June 28, 2013

New Jersey: Final Gun Control Legislation Passes Senate and Awaits Governor Chris Christie’s Signature This week, the New Jersey Legislature took final action on the remaining “centerpiece” gun bill, Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s Senate Bill 2723 / Assembly Bill 4182.  This legislation passed the Assembly on a 43-34 vote on Monday and the Senate on […]

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Delaware: House Bill 88 Defeated in Senate

| June 28, 2013

Delaware: House Bill 88 Defeated in Senate Yesterday, the Delaware Senate voted 6 – 13 (2 not voting) in opposition to House Bill 88.  However, this bill could be brought up again for consideration by the Senate on Sunday.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Legislative Session Adjourns with the Defeat of All Anti-Gun Legislation in Augusta

| June 28, 2013

Maine: Legislative Session Adjourns with the Defeat of All Anti-Gun Legislation in Augusta The 2013 legislative session adjourned this week after facing the greatest threats to the Second Amendment never before seen in the Pine Tree State.  With your help, all of the anti-gun bills proposed during this session were defeated, and important Right-to-Carry confidentiality […]

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North Carolina: The Fight in Raleigh Continues to Strengthen Your Second Amendment Rights

| June 28, 2013

North Carolina: The Fight in Raleigh Continues to Strengthen Your Second Amendment Rights While the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA) has caused delays in the passage of an omnibus right-to-carry reform bill, House Bill 937, the NRA remains committed to passing and enacting legislation this year that will dramatically advance the rights of law-abiding gun […]

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New Mexico: Santa Fe City Council Votes Down Gun Magazine Ban on a 6-2 Vote

| June 27, 2013

New Mexico: Santa Fe City Council Votes Down Gun Magazine Ban on a 6-2 Vote Last night, citing concerns about enforceability and the potential for a lawsuit based on a violation of the firearms preemption clause in the state constitution, the Santa Fe City Council defeated Bill 2013-27.  If enacted, this local ordinance would have […]

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Colorado: Join Fellow Second Amendment Supporters at a Freedom Festival in Glendale this Saturday

| June 27, 2013

Colorado: Join Fellow Second Amendment Supporters at a Freedom Festival in Glendale this Saturday This Saturday, June 29, come to Infinity Park in Glendale for the Farewell to Arms Freedom Festival to celebrate the few remaining days of freedom in Colorado with fellow gun owners and Second Amendment supporters before it becomes illegal to purchase […]

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Kansas A.G. issues guidance on signs ahead of changes to Right-to-Carry law

| June 26, 2013

Kansas A.G. issues guidance on signs ahead of changes to Right-to-Carry law Attorney General Derek Schmidt says counties and cities that exempt themselves from a new law on concealed weapons need to change any “No Guns” signs on public buildings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: House fails background check veto override

| June 26, 2013

Maine: House fails background check veto override A bill designed to encourage background checks for gun sales has failed in the Maine Legislature.The Democratic controlled House on Wednesday voted to sustain Republican Gov. LePage’s veto of the bill. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Mexico: Santa Fe magazine ban shot down

| June 26, 2013

New Mexico: Santa Fe magazine ban shot down Santa Fe will not limit how big gun magazines can be. The decision comes after a plan to ban on high capacity automatic gun ammunition magazines was shot down at a packed city hall meeting Wednesday night.”The state constitution is very clear that in no way can […]

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Mississippi: NRA-Backed Changes to Carry Laws Take Effect on July 1– Opponents Launch Efforts to Repeal House Bill 2

| June 26, 2013

Mississippi: NRA-Backed Changes to Carry Laws Take Effect on July 1– Opponents Launch Efforts to Repeal House Bill 2 In the last several months, your NRA-ILA reported on important changes to Mississippi’s gun laws that were adopted by the state Legislature, signed into law by Governor Phil Bryant (R) and recently ruled on by Attorney […]

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Michael Bloomberg aide lobbied on guns in Nevada

| June 25, 2013

Michael Bloomberg aide lobbied on guns in Nevada Michael Bloomberg’s gun control group sent a city employee to register as a lobbyist in Nevada on state-based firearms issues, a use of government resources that raises further questions about the relationship between the city and the mayor’s self-funded 501(c)(4). View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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