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Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform

| February 12, 2013

Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform Today, House Bill 1563 passed the Indiana House of Representatives by an overwhelming 95-2 vote.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move

| February 12, 2013

Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move Bills that would infringe on our Right to Keep and Bear Arms have been filed and will be moving through the Iowa legislature.  Your action is necessary! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes

| February 12, 2013

Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes The 77th Nevada Legislature convened on February 4.  Two NRA-supported pro-gun measures have been introduced as well as an anti-hunting bill that must be defeated.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.

Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.. By Abby Ohlheiser Posted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 1:47 PM ET NBC News flags one of the 23 executive actions taken by President Obama this afternoon as part of his push for stricter gun control in the […]

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Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher gun laws in Iowa

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher gun laws in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa — A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Biden says he senses urgency for gun control

| February 11, 2013

Biden says he senses urgency for gun control PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden, speaking hours after a fatal shooting at a courthouse in his home state of Delaware, said on Monday there was an unprecedented sense of urgency among police and officials to enact gun control laws. "The one thing that came across […]

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Colorado: Remember to Attend Important Public Hearings That Will Affect Your Gun Rights

| February 11, 2013

Colorado: Remember to Attend Important Public Hearings That Will Affect Your Gun Rights Your Second Amendment rights and your right to self-defense are under attack, and we need your help to protect our Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Colorado. On Tuesday and Wednesday, House committees will hold public hearings on four different anti-gun bills—and […]

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Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will Be Considered by the House Tomorrow

| February 11, 2013

Virginia: Right-to-Carry Confidentiality Bill Will Be Considered by the House Tomorrow Tomorrow, February 12, Senate Bill 1335 will be considered on the House floor.  S.B. 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote on Friday.  The amended version […]

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Massachusetts: Westford Faces Impending Gun Ban and Confiscation of Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines

| February 11, 2013

Massachusetts: Westford Faces Impending Gun Ban and Confiscation of Commonly Owned Firearms and Magazines The Westford Board of Selectmen is currently pursuing an extremely restrictive ordinance that would infringe on your Second Amendment rights and inhibit your inherent right to self-defense.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun-control coalition wants tougher laws in Iowa

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control coalition wants tougher laws in Iowa A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. Members of Iowans for Gun Safety, One Million Moms for Gun Control and the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa pushed for universal background checks, reduced magazine capacity, a system to flag […]

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Iowa gun-control advocates lobby GOP lawmakers

| February 11, 2013

Iowa gun-control advocates lobby GOP lawmakers A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher Iowa laws

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher Iowa laws DES MOINES — A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

UPDATE 1-Gun-violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown (Updates with first lady's guest will be parents of slain teen) WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – President […]

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Arkansas: House Committee to Hear Faculty Campus Carry Bill Tomorrow

| February 11, 2013

Arkansas: House Committee to Hear Faculty Campus Carry Bill Tomorrow Tomorrow, February 12 at 10:00 a.m., the House Education Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 1243.  If possible, please attend this important hearing in Room 137 of the State Capitol. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress

| February 11, 2013

Gun violence victims will attend Obama's speech to Congress * Aim is to pressure divided Congress to toughen gun laws * Victims provide faces and voices to the carnage * Guests include a fourth-grade gun-control advocate fromNewtown WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama'sfellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gunviolence to […]

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New Jersey: More than 20 Extreme Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee this Wednesday

| February 11, 2013

New Jersey: More than 20 Extreme Anti-Gun Bills to be Heard in Committee this Wednesday On Wednesday, February 13th, the New Jersey Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will hear more than twenty extreme anti-gun bills.  These bills, which border on being some of the worst anti-gun legislation currently being considered in the United States, are a […]

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One Million Moms For Gun Control's "Moms Demand Action Week" Will Pressure Congress To Pass Stronger Gun Laws

| February 11, 2013

One Million Moms For Gun Control's "Moms Demand Action Week" Will Pressure Congress To Pass Stronger Gun Laws American Moms to Reach Out to Congress Every Day Week of Feb. 18; Outreach to be Captured and Publicized Via Social Media INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — One Million Moms for Gun Control announced today a week-long […]

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New Jersey: Assembly Democrats craft package of 20 gun control bills

| February 10, 2013

New Jersey: Assembly Democrats craft package of 20 gun control bills The state Assembly planned to quickly take action on 20 gun violence prevention bills Democrats unveiled Friday as 300 gun rights advocates held a Second Amendment rally in dreary weather outside the Statehouse. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado Democrats draw fire on guns

| February 10, 2013

Colorado Democrats draw fire on guns The game wasn’t the only thing Republicans were betting on Super Bowl Sunday.They knew Colorado Democrats were going to unveil their gun package that week at the Capitol, and speculation mounted on what would be in it.They. Were. Shocked.Senate President John Morse, a Colorado Springs Democrat, announced he was […]

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Rising voice of gun ownership is female

| February 10, 2013

Rising voice of gun ownership is female In the debate over firearms regulations, the voices of gun owners have largely been those of men. But at firing ranges across the country, a growing number of women are learning to use firearms and honing their skills.Women’s participation in shooting sports has surged over the last decade, […]

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