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California: Anti-Gun Language Amended into Budget Bill

| June 10, 2017

California: Anti-Gun Language Amended into Budget Bill Assembly Bill 103, a budget trailer bill, was recently amended to include substantial policy changes that could remove your Second Amendment rights without due process. AB 103 is scheduled to be heard on Tuesday, June 13. Please contact the members of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee […]

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Florida Action Report! Gov. Rick Scott has SIGNED SB-128 & SB-1052

| June 10, 2017

Florida Action Report! Gov. Rick Scott has SIGNED SB-128 & SB-1052 Early yesterday evening, Friday, June 9th, Governor Rick Scott SIGNED INTO LAW the two critically important self-defense bills we have been urging him to sign.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Louisiana Legislature Adjourns 2017 Legislative Session

| June 9, 2017

Louisiana Legislature Adjourns 2017 Legislative Session Yesterday evening the Louisiana Legislature adjourned sine die, marking the end of the 2017 legislative session.  This was a successful year for NRA members and Second Amendment supporters across the state as all anti-gun measures were defeated. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont Supreme Court Upholds State Range Protection Law

| June 9, 2017

Vermont Supreme Court Upholds State Range Protection Law On June 2nd, the Vermont Supreme Court issued its decision in North Country Sportsman’s Club v. Town of Williston, which tested the ability of the town to enforce a noise ordinance against the Club for operating a shooting range. The Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s ruling, […]

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Concealed Carry Reciprocity Effort Gains Steam in Congress

| June 9, 2017

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Effort Gains Steam in Congress In March, we reported on the details of NRA-backed concealed carry reciprocity legislation pending in Congress. The momentum behind those bills continues to build, with each attracting dozens of co-sponsors. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The Loophole in Background Check Thinking: Criminals Obey the Law

| June 9, 2017

The Loophole in Background Check Thinking: Criminals Obey the Law Gun control groups expend an awful lot of ink, time and money advocating for “common-sense public safety laws” like “universal” background checks because such restrictions, they claim, will keep guns out of the hands of criminals and other dangerous people. View full story Originally posted […]

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Maine Action Needed: Contact your State Senator in Support of Self-Defense Bill!

| June 9, 2017

Maine Action Needed: Contact your State Senator in Support of Self-Defense Bill! An important self-defense bill is currently pending in the Maine Senate and it needs your help to advance in the Legislature! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York: Senate Committee Removes Hearing Protection Bill from Agenda

| June 9, 2017

New York: Senate Committee Removes Hearing Protection Bill from Agenda On Wednesday, June 7, the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee was scheduled to hold a hearing on S.1209A by Sen. Robert Ortt. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rhode Island: Gun Owners Need to Make a Strong Statement with Session End Quickly Approaching

| June 9, 2017

Rhode Island: Gun Owners Need to Make a Strong Statement with Session End Quickly Approaching Lawmakers in Providence are nearing the finish line and expect to be wrapping up the 2017 Legislative Session in a few weeks. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Recreational Shooting Meeting for Tahuya State Forest

| June 9, 2017

Washington: Recreational Shooting Meeting for Tahuya State Forest On Tuesday, June 20, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) has scheduled a public meeting in Mason County to provide an update on planning for the possible construction of a target shooting range in the Tahuya State Forest.  Last year, DNR held a series of public […]

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Jacksonville pizza delivery driver gets into shootout with armed robber

| June 9, 2017

Jacksonville pizza delivery driver gets into shootout with armed robber A Jacksonville pizza delivery driver got into a shootout on Saturday after he was robbed, according to police. A police report says the pizza delivery driver was walking into a business on Lem Turner Road when a man with a gun demanded money. “I seen […]

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Connecticut: 2017 Legislative Session Adjourns

| June 9, 2017

Connecticut: 2017 Legislative Session Adjourns Late last night, the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned sine die, marking an end to the 2017 legislative session.  This session saw the introduction of a number of anti-gun bills, which your NRA-ILA and the freedom loving people of Connecticut fought very hard against.  The Legislature will return for a special […]

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Trey Gowdy picked to lead House Oversight Committee

| June 9, 2017

Trey Gowdy picked to lead House Oversight Committee The Republican Steering Committee has elected Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., to serve as the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Passes Third Reading in House

| June 8, 2017

North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Passes Third Reading in House Today, House Bill 746, the omnibus pro-gun bill that makes a number of improvements to existing law, passed third reading in the North Carolina House of Representatives by a 64-51 vote.  HB 746 will now go to the Senate for consideration.  It is important you […]

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Mother shoots intruder trying to break into apartment on Indy’s east side

| June 8, 2017

Mother shoots intruder trying to break into apartment on Indy’s east side A mother shot an intruder who was trying to break into her apartment on the city’s east side Wednesday afternoon. The shooting occurred around 1:10 p.m. in the 2800 block of White Knight Boulevard near East 30th Street and Mitthoeffer Road. View full […]

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Maine: Senate Unanimously Passes Pro-Gun Bill

| June 8, 2017

Maine: Senate Unanimously Passes Pro-Gun Bill Yesterday the Maine Senate unanimously passed Legislative Document 9.  Sponsored by state Representative Patrick Corey (R-25), LD 9 would prohibit a government agency or political subdivision of Maine from keeping a list or registry of privately owned firearms, or a list or registry of the owners of those firearms.  While […]

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Lawmaker invites colleagues to Capitol shooting range

| June 8, 2017

Lawmaker invites colleagues to Capitol shooting range Rep. Jeff Duncan has invited his colleagues to the Capitol Police shooting range in a Senate office building on Tuesday to try their hand at firing a gun with a silencer. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Eric Holder slammed for ‘Fast and Furious’ obstruction

| June 8, 2017

Eric Holder slammed for ‘Fast and Furious’ obstruction The House Oversight Committee let loose with a scathing assessment of Eric Holder in a recent report, accusing the Barack Obama-era attorney general of outright misleading Congress on its investigation of the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michigan House passes permitless carry legislation

| June 8, 2017

Michigan House passes permitless carry legislation Most gun owners would be able to carry concealed weapons without a permit or training under a bill that passed the state House of Representatives on a mostly party line vote Wednesday.The vote came after nearly an hour of passionate debate with most Republicans supporting the bills as a […]

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U-M firearms ban upheld by state appeals court

| June 8, 2017

U-M firearms ban upheld by state appeals court In a 2-1 opinion released Wednesday, the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld the University of Michigan’s campus gun ban.The ruling affirms an earlier decision by the Michigan Court of Claims, in a case that could be headed to the Michigan Supreme Court. View full story Originally posted […]

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