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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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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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Wyoming Legislature Introduces Pro-Hunting Reform

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming Legislature Introduces Pro-Hunting Reform Wyoming Senator Ogden Driskill (R-1) introduced a bill yesterday that would further expand the rights of hunters in the Cowboy State.  Senate File 132 would repeal the state prohibition on hunting with sound suppressors (which are additionally regulated under federal law) while providing additional penalties for those who use them […]

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South Carolina: 2013 Session Convenes With Pro-Gun Activity!

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

South Carolina: 2013 Session Convenes With Pro-Gun Activity! The South Carolina General Assembly convened on January 8 and your NRA is working closely with state legislators in Columbia to protect our Right to Keep and Bear Arms.  Our legislative agenda this year includes making numerous improvements to the current Right-to-Carry law, improving the state Emergency […]

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TEXAS: Travis County Commissioners Retreat from Gun Show Ban After Stern Warning from Attorney General Greg Abbott and Input from Gun Owners

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

TEXAS: Travis County Commissioners Retreat from Gun Show Ban After Stern Warning from Attorney General Greg Abbott and Input from Gun Owners Thanks to the flood of calls and e-mails from NRA members and a warning from Texas’ pro-gun Attorney General Greg Abbott that they would almost certainly face legal action, the Travis County Commissioners voted […]

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Virginia: Senate Courts of Justice Committee to Hear Several Consequential Gun Bills Tomorrow

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Senate Courts of Justice Committee to Hear Several Consequential Gun Bills Tomorrow On Friday, January 18 at 8:00 a.m. the Senate Courts of Justice Committee will hold a meeting on several bills of interest to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.  A majority of these bills are anti-gun, and pose a serious […]

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The Assault on Your Rights Has Started in Santa Fe: Rep. Miguel Garcia Introduces Private Firearm Transfer Ban, Gun Tax and Firearm Registration Bill

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Assault on Your Rights Has Started in Santa Fe: Rep. Miguel Garcia Introduces Private Firearm Transfer Ban, Gun Tax and Firearm Registration Bill Gun control advocates are wasting no time.  On the second day of the sixty-day legislative session in Santa Fe, Representative Miguel Garcia (D-ABQ) introduced House Bill 77, imposing sweeping restrictions on firearms sales in the State […]

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Obama calls for sweeping new gun laws – CBS News

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama calls for sweeping new gun laws – CBS News.

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Mexico eyes U.S. gun policies, hopes for shift – CNN.com

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mexico eyes U.S. gun policies, hopes for shift – CNN.com.

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Reid, red-state Democrats may stop Obama’s firearms initiative | WashingtonExaminer.com

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reid, red-state Democrats may stop Obama's firearms initiative | WashingtonExaminer.com.

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NRA Statement in Response to Reed Exhibitions’ Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

NRA Statement in Response to Reed Exhibitions’ Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the Eastern Sports & Outdoor Show The National Rifle Association strongly disagrees with Reed Exhibitions’ decision to ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the Eastern Sports Show in Harrisburg, PA, February 2-10. We encourage Reed Exhibitions to reconsider their position. View full […]

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Obama’s far-reaching gun-proposals face uncertain fate in divided Congress

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama’s far-reaching gun-proposals face uncertain fate in divided Congress The gun control agenda that President Obama unveiled with urgency on Wednesday now faces an uncertain fate in a bitterly divided Congress, where Republican opposition hardened and centrist Democrats remained noncommittal after a month of feverish public debate.By pursuing an expansive overhaul of the nation’s gun […]

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Lowry: An infantile spectacle

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lowry: An infantile spectacle President Barack Obama set a new standard Wednesday for stupidly exploitative White House events by appearing onstage with children to unveil his gun control proposals.He quoted from letters that the kids had written him. He invoked their Solomonic authority: “Their voices should compel us to change.” He signed executive orders as […]

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Obama makes biggest gun control push in decades

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama makes biggest gun control push in decades Rolling out a wide ranging plan for executive and legislative action to curb gun violence, Obama set up a fierce clash with the powerful U.S. gun lobby and its supporters in Congress, who will resist what they see as an encroachment on constitutionally protected gun rights. View […]

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Texas attorney general launches ad campaign urging New York gun-lovers to move to Texas

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Texas attorney general launches ad campaign urging New York gun-lovers to move to Texas The Texas attorney general has launched an Internet ad campaign inviting New Yorkers who feel their state’s new gun laws are too restrictive to move to Texas. View full story

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Obama’s gun control plan faces steep challenge in Congress

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama’s gun control plan faces steep challenge in Congress President Barack Obama’s proposals to curb gun violence face a difficult path through a sharply divided U.S. Congress, where the biggest gun control fight in decades looms on an issue that has long been one of the most divisive in American politics. View full story

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Massachusetts: Gov. Patrick seeks new gun laws

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Gov. Patrick seeks new gun laws Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick introduced a new series of gun laws on Wednesday that would tighten rules on sales of weapons and ammunition. View full story

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California: Glendale City Council Playing Games with Proposed Ordinance to Ban Gun Shows

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

California: Glendale City Council Playing Games with Proposed Ordinance to Ban Gun Shows Glendale City Councilman Rafi Manoukian is trying to exploit emotions from the Connecticut tragedy to pass an anti-gun ordinance which would only affect and penalize law-abiding firearms owners, instead of focusing on meaningful measures relating to school safety, mental health issues, marketing of violence as entertainment for our children […]

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