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Patient privacy showdown in Florida

| August 4, 2013

Patient privacy showdown in Florida Physicians have no business interrogating patients about their gunsIn the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, President Obama and other anti gun advocates have called for changing Florida’s pro Second Amendment laws. Their chances of getting the “stand your ground” statute overturned are slim, but the anti gun groups are […]

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New plea for gun rights

| August 4, 2013

New plea for gun rights The National Rifle Association and two individuals under the age of twenty one have asked the Supreme Court to strike down a federal law that bans licensed gun dealers from selling handguns to minors. A federal appeals court upheld that law, ruling that Congress was justified in believing that easy […]

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Virginia: Gun crime drops again as firearm sales soar

| August 4, 2013

Virginia: Gun crime drops again as firearm sales soar Gun related violent crime continues to drop in Virginia as the sales of firearms continue to soar, a pattern that one local criminologist finds interesting “given the current rhetoric about strengthening gun laws.”Major gun crime collectively dropped for a fourth consecutive year statewide, while firearms sales […]

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Sen. Leahy: Bloomberg’s gun ads ‘Didn’t help a bit’

| August 4, 2013

Sen. Leahy: Bloomberg’s gun ads ‘Didn’t help a bit’ Sen. Patrick Leahy, D Vt., pointed some of the blame for the failed Senate debate over comprehensive background checks at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who dedicated millions of dollars to eviscerating senators who opposed such legislation.”Unfortunately, you have some on the left like the […]

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Sen. Reid likely to bring gun bill back to Senate

| August 4, 2013

Sen. Reid likely to bring gun bill back to Senate In a meeting with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D Nev., assured the gun control activists that another gun bill would be brought to the floor before the congressional midterm elections. What he couldn’t promise was whether […]

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Va. sees drop in gun crime as firearm sales soar- NRA museum includes Napoleon, Jesse James

| August 4, 2013

Va. sees drop in gun crime as firearm sales soar- NRA museum includes Napoleon, Jesse James FILE: An AR-15 style rifle is displayed at a gun shop in Aurora, Colo. AP Amid calls nationwide for stricter gun control laws, Virginia is experiencing a unique trend: the state's gun-related crime is declining but firearms sales are […]

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Va. gun crime drops, as state's firearms sales soar

| August 4, 2013

Va. gun crime drops, as state's firearms sales soar FILE: An AR-15 style rifle is displayed at a gun shop in Aurora, Colo. AP Amid calls nationwide for stricter gun control laws, Virginia is experiencing a unique trend: the state's gun-related crime is declining but firearms sales are increasing. View full story

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New Jersey Governor Christie nudged by gun rights group in key primary state

| August 2, 2013

New Jersey Governor Christie nudged by gun rights group in key primary state By David Jones NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – A gun-rights group in the bellwether presidential primary state of New Hampshire has warned New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that signing gun control bills passed by his state's Legislature could have consequences if he […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 30 08/02/2013

| August 2, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 30 08/02/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Idaho Enters into Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Agreements With 14 More States

| August 2, 2013

Idaho Enters into Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Agreements With 14 More States On July 1, Idaho’s Office of the Attorney General sent a letter to all states requesting them to consider and establish recognition of Idaho’s license to carry a concealed weapon and/or enhanced license to carry a concealed weapon.  Since then, Idaho has entered into full concealed carry […]

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Kansas: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Wyoming

| August 2, 2013

Kansas: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Wyoming Today, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Wyoming will recognize a Kansas concealed carry license (CCL).  This recognition will allow Kansas residents who have obtained a CCL to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense while traveling through or visiting the Equality State. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Poll: Most back ‘stand your ground’

| August 2, 2013

Poll: Most back ‘stand your ground’ A majority of Americans support controversial “stand your ground” laws, according to a new poll, but their views are sharply divided along racial lines. Voters back the self-defense laws 53 percent to 40 percent, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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N.J. gun laws win a round in federal court

| August 2, 2013

N.J. gun laws win a round in federal court A federal appellate court this week upheld New Jersey laws that require gun owners to get a permit to carry handguns outside their homes. Now, that decision could provide a legal boost to gun-control groups preparing to fight a second challenge to the gun restrictions in […]

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NRA Asks Supreme Court To Strike Down Gun Limits For 18-20 Year Old Adults

| August 2, 2013

NRA Asks Supreme Court To Strike Down Gun Limits For 18-20 Year Old Adults In a Monday court filing, the National Rifle Association asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a 1968 law that prevents licensed gun dealers from selling handguns to people between the ages of 18 and 21. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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HuntForTruth.org Launches New Media-Rich Website Designed to Combat the Misleading Campaign to Ban Lead Ammunition Throughout the U.S.

| August 1, 2013

HuntForTruth.org Launches New Media-Rich Website Designed to Combat the Misleading Campaign to Ban Lead Ammunition Throughout the U.S. To educate and assist lawmakers, regulators, hunters, recreational shooters and the general public about the efforts to ban lead ammunition nationwide, HuntForTruth.org has launched its new and improved website www.huntfortruth.org to make all updated facts about the […]

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North Dakota: New Pro-Gun Laws Take Effect Today

| August 1, 2013

North Dakota: New Pro-Gun Laws Take Effect Today Today, three NRA-backed laws take effect in the Peace Garden state: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes

| August 1, 2013

In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes The reason Senate President John Morse faces a recall election that could end his political career is simple: He's from a swing district, and he supported controversial gun-control laws. View full story

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Near Linden chemical plant, advocates say gun bills would improve national security

| July 31, 2013

Near Linden chemical plant, advocates say gun bills would improve national security Gun control advocates showed off a disabled .50-caliber firearm today at a Linden park that sits between a chemical plant and an airport. View full story

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Florida: Gov. Rick Scott calls for apology from Jesse Jackson

| July 31, 2013

Florida: Gov. Rick Scott calls for apology from Jesse Jackson Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday accused Rev. Jesse Jackson of insulting Floridians with a series of reckless and divisive statements about the state and its “stand your ground” self-defense law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes

| July 31, 2013

Colorado: In recall message, Sen. John Morse avoids talk of gun-control votes The reason Senate President John Morse faces a recall election that could end his political career is simple: He’s from a swing district, and he supported controversial gun-control laws. But in the days since the recall battle began in earnest after a July […]

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