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Breaking News: President Trump to speak at NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Indianapolis

| April 5, 2019

Breaking News: President Trump to speak at NRA-ILA Leadership Forum in Indianapolis FAIRFAX, Va.— President Donald Trump will address NRA members at the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Leadership Forum on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is the third consecutive year that President Trump will deliver the keynote address at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum.  View full story Originally posted at […]

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New Study: Cops Prevent Crime

| April 5, 2019

New Study: Cops Prevent Crime Readers may have noticed that we review “gun policy” studies regularly. Those clamoring for federal funding for gun policy research should set themselves up a Google Scholar alert, but not everything we want to highlight is directly related to gun policy. Crime is a complex issue and criminals are – […]

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New Zealand Government Wants Blank Check for Gun Confiscation

| April 5, 2019

New Zealand Government Wants Blank Check for Gun Confiscation On April 2, gun control legislation hastily concocted after the terrorist attack in Christchurch passed its first reading in the New Zealand Parliament. The legislation would ban, and provide for the confiscation of, several types of commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms and their accessories and even many pump-action shotguns. The oppressive legislation will […]

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New York Times Resurrects Flawed Study

| April 5, 2019

New York Times Resurrects Flawed Study Bad anti-gun research, and the sensationalist journalism that often accompanies it, provide unending opportunities for the most used (overused?) of all firearm themes: Zombies. Just when you think the thing is gone for good, it appears again. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Eligible For Votes In The Senate

| April 5, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Eligible For Votes In The Senate Yesterday, the Senate gave notice that House Bill 720 could be voted on as early as today, April 5th.  Additionally, the House passed Senate Bill 600, which now heads to the Senate where it will be eligible for a concurrence vote. View full story Originally posted […]

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California: Firearm Excise Tax, Increased DROS Fees and Other Firearm Related Bills Up for Committee Hearings

| April 5, 2019

California: Firearm Excise Tax, Increased DROS Fees and Other Firearm Related Bills Up for Committee Hearings On Tuesday, April 9, the Assembly Public Safety Committee, Assembly Water Parks and Wildlife and Senate Governmental Organization Committee will be considering firearm and hunting related legislation.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The folly of ‘Red Flag’ gun laws

| April 5, 2019

The folly of ‘Red Flag’ gun laws Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams in Colorado made news Monday over his willingness to go to jail over his refusal to enforce what will soon be the state’s new “Red Flag” law. Given the news media plays these laws, also known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders, as being […]

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Frank Miniter: How Trump can stop Democrats from unfairly punishing the gun industry

| April 5, 2019

Frank Miniter: How Trump can stop Democrats from unfairly punishing the gun industry President Trump can do one simple thing that would, with one stroke of his pen, save little businesses across America, bring fairness to a politically incorrect industry that voted for him and stop another attempt to bankrupt America’s gun manufacturers. Trump can […]

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Texas: House Committee to Hear Legislation Clarifying State Law on LTC Holders in Church

| April 5, 2019

Texas: House Committee to Hear Legislation Clarifying State Law on LTC Holders in Church On Monday, the House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee will hear NRA-backed House Bill 1231 by Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van).  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Federal Court Stays “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling Effective Friday @ 5:00PM

| April 4, 2019

California: Federal Court Stays “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling Effective Friday @ 5:00PM Today, Federal District Court Roger T. Benitez issued an order staying enforcement of the judgment in the NRA and CRPA supported case of Duncan v. Becerra.  Last Friday, Judge Benitez issued a tremendous victory for gun owners, striking down California’s restrictions against the manufacture, importation, sale, transfer, receipt, […]

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Minnesota: Urge Committee Members to Oppose Anti-Gun Amendments to Omnibus Bill

| April 4, 2019

Minnesota: Urge Committee Members to Oppose Anti-Gun Amendments to Omnibus Bill Today, the Minnesota House Public Safety Committee has convened a hearing to discuss its Public Safety Omnibus bill.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Duncan v. Becerra Update on NRA and CRPA’s Opposition to California’s Request to Halt “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling

| April 4, 2019

Duncan v. Becerra Update on NRA and CRPA’s Opposition to California’s Request to Halt “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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2nd Amendment Sanctuary Cities’ spreading to multiple states

| April 4, 2019

2nd Amendment Sanctuary Cities’ spreading to multiple states Counties in several states are putting their own spin on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ by passing laws creating what is being called ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary Cities.’ Originally, sanctuary cities were places where laws were passed in which local law enforcement agencies and governments would not enforce federal immigration laws. […]

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Conservative Supreme Court candidate declares victory in Wisconsin

| April 4, 2019

Conservative Supreme Court candidate declares victory in Wisconsin Conservative Brian Hagedorn declared victory in Wisconsin’s Supreme Court race. Hagedorn led fellow appeals court Judge Lisa Neubauer 50.2 percent to 49.8 percent as of Wednesday morning. The results will not become official until a canvass of the votes. The Associated Press had not declared a victor, […]

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Oregon: Protect Your Second Amendment Rights from California-Style Infringements, Attend NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshops

| April 4, 2019

Oregon: Protect Your Second Amendment Rights from California-Style Infringements, Attend NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshops Second Amendment rights in Oregon are under attack like never before and we need your help to fight back.  That’s why we hope you will join us for one of our NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops where you will learn more about the threats to […]

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Pass Committee, Age Restriction Bill Eligible for a Floor Vote

| April 3, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Pass Committee, Age Restriction Bill Eligible for a Floor Vote Last week, the Hawaii state House Committee on Judiciary passed anti-gun bills Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466.  Both bills are now eligible for the floor and SB 600 could receive a vote as early as tomorrow.  Additionally, the Senate Committee on […]

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California: Anti-Gun Bills Continue to Move Forward

| April 3, 2019

California: Anti-Gun Bills Continue to Move Forward This week, the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committee and Assembly Appropriations Committee all heard several firearm-related bills. Assembly Bill 1297 allowing for increased fees for concealed carry permits and AB 893 banning gun shows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds are both eligible for votes on the Assembly floor.  […]

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Idaho: Governor Signs Important Self-Defense Legislation into Law

| April 3, 2019

Idaho: Governor Signs Important Self-Defense Legislation into Law Yesterday, Governor Brad Little signed important self-defense legislation, House Bill 206, into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Gun-Free Zone Expansion Fails To Advance

| April 3, 2019

Washington: Gun-Free Zone Expansion Fails To Advance April 3rd marked the deadline for all policy committees to advance bills received from the opposite chamber. Having failed to receive a vote in the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee, Senate Bill 5434 to expand gun-free zones is now likely dead for the year. View full story Originally […]

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NRA and CRPA Oppose California’s Request to Immediately Halt “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling

| April 3, 2019

NRA and CRPA Oppose California’s Request to Immediately Halt “Large-Capacity” Magazine Ruling On Tuesday, April 2, NRA and CRPA attorneys filed an opposition to California’s request seeking an immediate stay of enforcement of Friday’s decision in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, which found California’s restrictions against so-called “large-capacity” magazines unconstitutional and unenforceable.  The decision by the […]

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