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Illinois: Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield’s semi-auto ban before it takes effect in 2 weeks

| June 4, 2018

Illinois: Gun groups want a restraining order against Deerfield’s semi-auto ban before it takes effect in 2 weeks Gun-rights advocacy groups are asking a Lake County Circuit Court judge to bar the village of Deerfield from enforcing its ban on assault weapons that is set to kick in June 13. View full story Originally posted […]

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Illinois: Registration & Firearm Surrender Bills Go to Governor Rauner’s Desk

| June 2, 2018

Illinois: Registration & Firearm Surrender Bills Go to Governor Rauner’s Desk On May 31st the Illinois state Senate voted to concur Senate Bill 337, which would establish a firearm registry and shut down your local gun stores with onerous red tape and regulations, as well as Senate Bill 3256, which would expand the 72 hour waiting […]

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Illinois: Senate May Hear Waiting Period Expansion Bill

| May 31, 2018

Illinois: Senate May Hear Waiting Period Expansion Bill Today, the Illinois state Senate may consider House Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 3256, which would expand the 72 hour waiting period to all firearms.  HA 1 to SB 3256 previously passed from the state House of Representatives by a vote of 72-44. View full story Originally posted […]

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Why I Joined the NRA After Writing Gun Control Articles

| May 31, 2018

Why I Joined the NRA After Writing Gun Control Articles Years back, I was a staunch gun control advocate. Last week, I joined the NRA and the Gun Owners of America, and I’m looking to join more Second Amendment advocacy groups. How did this evolution take place? View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Edwards agrees to loosen rules on guns in Louisiana churches

| May 31, 2018

Edwards agrees to loosen rules on guns in Louisiana churches Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to loosen Louisiana’s regulations on concealed handguns in churches.The governor’s office announced Tuesday he signed the bill by Republican Sen. Neil Riser into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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N.C. ‘School Self-Defense Act’ would let teachers carry handguns in school

| May 31, 2018

N.C. ‘School Self-Defense Act’ would let teachers carry handguns in school North Carolina teachers and other school employees would be allowed to carry handguns on campus “to respond to acts of violence or an imminent threat of violence” under a bill filed Wednesday in the state legislature. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Ask Governor Rauner to Veto Firearm Surrender Bill

| May 31, 2018

Illinois: Ask Governor Rauner to Veto Firearm Surrender Bill On May 30th, the Illinois state Senate voted 43-11 to pass a bill containing egregious violations of your rights.  House Amendment 2 to House Bill 2354 allows Second Amendment rights to be revoked without due process. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont: Beware, Lawmakers Returning to Montpelier This Week

| May 29, 2018

Vermont: Beware, Lawmakers Returning to Montpelier This Week While the Legislature wasted most of the 2018 legislative session debating gun control bills which do nothing except punish law-abiding gun owners, and passing other unnecessary bills, they left their most important task, passing a state budget, unfinished. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Legislative Update

| May 29, 2018

California: Legislative Update Friday, May 25, was the deadline for bills to pass fiscal committees in the house of origin and Friday, June 1, is the deadline to pass the chamber of origin. Below is the status of several firearm-related bills that made it out of the fiscal committees and are eligible for floor votes […]

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Hillary Clinton promotes anti-gun agenda

| May 29, 2018

Hillary Clinton promotes anti-gun agenda The former first lady said she has been inspired by the students of Parkland High School in Florida who are turning their outrage over gun violence into a movement to make gun safety a voting issue for Democrats.She also said she found “hope” in the slate of women candidates running […]

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Oklahoma: NRA re-ignites debate, says OKC killing ‘a wake-up call’ to governor over constitutional carry

| May 29, 2018

Oklahoma: NRA re-ignites debate, says OKC killing ‘a wake-up call’ to governor over constitutional carry With a Twitter shot at Gov. Mary Fallin from the National Rifle Association Friday afternoon, the subject of constitutional carry rang to life again in Oklahoma, and the Broken Arrow senator who promoted the idea reiterated it might not be […]

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Push to ban gun shows has long, tangled history in California

| May 29, 2018

Push to ban gun shows has long, tangled history in California When a Bay Area county decided to pass a law that effectively banned gun shows from its fairgrounds, it sparked one of the nation’s longest running legal battles over the right to bear arms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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More Central Illinois counties pushing for ‘gun sanctuary’ status

| May 29, 2018

More Central Illinois counties pushing for ‘gun sanctuary’ status Shelby County may join more than a dozen other Illinois areas to symbolically pronounce itself a “gun sanctuary” in response to various firearm-restriction measures introduced since a series of mass shootings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts: Gun-rights group fights confiscations

| May 29, 2018

Massachusetts: Gun-rights group fights confiscations The Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts is pledging to fight the proposed “extreme risk” gun bill as it heads to the Senate after overwhelmingly passing the House this week, but its battle may be a long shot with policymakers on both sides of the aisle supporting the legislation. View […]

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NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for June 12 Nevada Primary Election

| May 25, 2018

NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for June 12 Nevada Primary Election On behalf of our six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Adam Laxalt for governor, Michael Roberson for lieutenant governor, and Wes Duncan for attorney general in Nevada.  View full story Originally posted […]

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West Coast Plutocrats Target Washington State Gun Owners… Again

| May 25, 2018

West Coast Plutocrats Target Washington State Gun Owners… Again Washington State’s would-be oligarchs are attempting to buy Evergreen Staters’ rights again. Four years after West Coast elites dumped $10 million into the campaign for Initiative 594, which criminalized the private transfer of firearms, some of the same plutocrats are spending big bucks to back I-1639, an […]

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Trump Administration’s Proposed Rulemakings a Win-Win for America’s Firearms Industry, National Security

| May 25, 2018

Trump Administration’s Proposed Rulemakings a Win-Win for America’s Firearms Industry, National Security On Thursday, the Trump Administration published two rulemakings designed to enhance the competitiveness of American companies in the firearms and ammunition sectors, remove burdens for small businesses, and modernize export controls for the post-Cold War era.  The moves will benefit both the domestic firearms […]

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Bloomberg Schools Us on Honesty and Truth

| May 25, 2018

Bloomberg Schools Us on Honesty and Truth Commencement speech season is upon us. College graduations provide this annual platform for the famous, the learned, or the highly successful to share their inspirations, life truths, and wisdom with those who are about to embark on the beginning of the rest of their lives. Michael Bloomberg, a […]

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Oregon: Gun Ban Initiative Ballot Title Finalized

| May 25, 2018

Oregon: Gun Ban Initiative Ballot Title Finalized On May 23rd, the ballot title for Initiative Petition 43 was certified by the state Attorney General.  This final ballot title comes after over 1,000 comments were submitted on the previously proposed ballot title.  Initiative proponents will begin signature gathering on June 8th, or following the completion of any further […]

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Republicans mock Elizabeth Warren’s vow to reject nonexistent NRA donations

| May 25, 2018

Republicans mock Elizabeth Warren’s vow to reject nonexistent NRA donations Sen. Elizabeth Warren provided an irresistible opening for her Republican campaign foes with her vow to turn down National Rifle Association contributions to her re-election effort, which are so far nonexistent. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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