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North Dakota: State of Emergency Protection Bill Advances to Senate Floor, Pro-Hunting Legislation Signed into Law

| March 29, 2013

North Dakota: State of Emergency Protection Bill Advances to Senate Floor, Pro-Hunting Legislation Signed into Law Today, House Bill 1467, important “Emergency Powers” protection legislation was unanimously approved by the state Senate Government and Veteran Affairs Committee and will soon be considered on the Senate floor.  This NRA-backed bill, introduced by state Representative Karen Karls (R-35), passed in the House by […]

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Potential 2016 presidential candidates talk gun control

| March 29, 2013

Potential 2016 presidential candidates talk gun control Joe Biden and Marco Rubio pushed their opposing views on guns this week View full story

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Residents rally for stricter gun control laws

| March 28, 2013

Residents rally for stricter gun control laws PORTSMOUTH — Supporters of President Barack Obama’s gun safety plan held a vigil at Market Square on Thursday night to raise awareness of the fight against gun violence. View full story

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Obama makes renewed push for new gun control laws

| March 28, 2013

Obama makes renewed push for new gun control laws President Obama on Thursday asked Americans to remember how they felt after the Sandy Hook school massacre and help push Congress to pass gun violence legislation. View full story

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Maryland: House Committees to Vote on SB 281 Tomorrow

| March 28, 2013

Maryland: House Committees to Vote on SB 281 Tomorrow NRA-ILA has been informed that Senate Bill 281 will be voted on tomorrow, March 29, by the House Judiciary Committee and the House Health and Government Operations Committee.  Your immediate help is needed!  Please plan to show up at the State House tomorrow morning by 10:00 am and pack […]

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Montana: Pro-Gun/Pro-Hunting Bills Go to the Governor for His Consideration

| March 28, 2013

Montana: Pro-Gun/Pro-Hunting Bills Go to the Governor for His Consideration Please call and e-mail Governor Steve Bullock and urge him to sign these pro-gun bills into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Montana: Pro-Gun/Pro-Hunting Bills Go to the Governor for His Consideration

| March 28, 2013

Montana: Pro-Gun/Pro-Hunting Bills Go to the Governor for His Consideration Please call and e-mail Governor Steve Bullock and urge him to sign these pro-gun bills into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Minnesota: Governor Dayton to Host Town Hall Meetings Next Week – Your Presence is Needed

| March 28, 2013

Minnesota: Governor Dayton to Host Town Hall Meetings Next Week – Your Presence is Needed Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) will be hosting another Town Hall meeting next Thursday, April 4, in Rochester.  After the Governor’s public comments (see news article here), it is very important to attend and express your opposition to banning and criminalizing […]

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Gun polling shifts, still way off target: Obama gun-grabber agenda losing steam

| March 27, 2013

Gun polling shifts, still way off target: Obama gun-grabber agenda losing steam Despite President Obama’s best efforts to exploit the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School for his political agenda, the public is starting to see through his maneuver. Polls show that the support for Mr. Obama’s gun control wishlist is falling. Even so, […]

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Biden says gun control votes are only the beginning

| March 27, 2013

Biden says gun control votes are only the beginning Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday the expected upcoming Senate votes on gun control are only the beginning of the White House’s fight.The fate of gun control legislation is unclear. A vote on a Senate bill, including expanded background checks and harsher penalties for gun trafficking, […]

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Budget vote could spell trouble for gun control

| March 27, 2013

Budget vote could spell trouble for gun control The 50-49 vote on the budget could spell the most trouble for gun control legislation, which is next on the Senate docket.Democrats have struggled to unify behind gun legislation, and budget defectors Sens. Mark Pryor (Ark.), Kay Hagan (N.C.), Mark Begich (Alaska) and Baucus all hail from […]

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Polls: Gun control support fading

| March 27, 2013

Polls: Gun control support fading While support for many gun control policies remains high in the wake of the horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, polls conducted over the past few weeks suggest that three and a half months after the tragedy, public backing for major new gun laws overall appears to […]

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Nationwide gun-control campaign to put pressure on wavering U.S. senators

| March 27, 2013

Nationwide gun-control campaign to put pressure on wavering U.S. senators Advocates for stricter gun laws are making their biggest push yet to bring wavering lawmakers into their camp, holding more than 140 public events in 29 states on Thursday designed to pressure senators into voting for universal background checks. Read full article >> View full […]

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Virginia: Pro-Gun Legislation Receives Governor’s Signature

| March 27, 2013

Virginia: Pro-Gun Legislation Receives Governor’s Signature The following pro-gun bills were signed into law by Governor Bob McDonnell (R) and will go into effect on July 1, 2013: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: House Passes Shurtleff Criminal Protection Bill

| March 27, 2013

New Hampshire: House Passes Shurtleff Criminal Protection Bill Today, the state House of Representatives undermined your inherent right to self-defense by passing House Bill 135 by a 189-184 vote.  Introduced by state Representative Stephen Shurtleff (D- Merrimack 11), HB 135 will render law-abiding citizens defenseless victims by removing consequences for criminal activity. View full story Originally […]

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West Virginia: House Committee to Consider Critical Pro-Gun Reform Tomorrow

| March 27, 2013

West Virginia: House Committee to Consider Critical Pro-Gun Reform Tomorrow Tomorrow, the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee will consider House Bill 2431, sponsored by Delegate Rupie Phillips (D-24).  HB 2431 would amend the application process for a Concealed Pistol/Revolver Permit, making West Virginia permit holders eligible for exemption from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System […]

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Arizona: Pro-Gun Bill Doomed Unless Your State Senator Hears from You Today

| March 27, 2013

Arizona: Pro-Gun Bill Doomed Unless Your State Senator Hears from You Today A pro-gun bill that would prohibit government-sponsored destruction of seized or surrendered firearms is on the way to the Arizona State Senate floor and needs your help.  House Bill 2455, introduced by state Representative Brenda Barton (R-6), would require any firearms forfeited to or confiscated […]

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North Dakota: Pro-Gun Bills Stalled in Senate

| March 27, 2013

North Dakota: Pro-Gun Bills Stalled in Senate Bills of importance for gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment are currently pending in the North Dakota Senate.  The Senate Judiciary Committee gave “do not pass” recommendations for several pro-gun bills last week.  While this committee vote cannot kill these bills, your urgent action is needed […]

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Alabama: Contact Your State Senator in Support of Senate Bill 286

| March 27, 2013

Alabama: Contact Your State Senator in Support of Senate Bill 286 Earlier this month, NRA-supported Senate Bill 286 passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee by a bipartisan 7 to 1 vote.  This omnibus firearms bill could be considered on the Senate floor as early as Tuesday, April 2 and your state Senator needs to hear that you […]

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Is America already over gun control?

| March 27, 2013

Is America already over gun control? Barely three months after Sandy Hook, a new poll finds that less than half of Americans now favor stricter gun control laws View full story

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