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West Virginia: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

| March 9, 2019

West Virginia: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die On Saturday, March 9th, the West Virginia Legislature adjourned sine die from its 2019 Legislative Session.  While the legislature failed to pass House Bill 2519, the Campus Self-Defense Act, it did pass legislation to help ensure that Second Amendment rights remain equally protected across the state.  View full story […]

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Illinois: Bill to Create Gun Seizure Regime Introduced

| March 7, 2019

Illinois: Bill to Create Gun Seizure Regime Introduced Illinois state Senator Michael Hastings (D-19) has introduced legislation to create a gun seizure regime that would even apply to those who have simply failed to renew their firearm license. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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What’s really at stake in the Supreme Court’s new gun case

| March 7, 2019

What’s really at stake in the Supreme Court’s new gun case When the Supreme Court agreed to hear N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Assn’ v. The City of New York (N.Y. Rifle & Pistol) in late January, it broke a decade-long reticence on the Second Amendment. The case, a challenge to a New York City […]

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Washington: Bill to Increase Government Red Tape For CPL May Be Voted On Soon

| March 7, 2019

Washington: Bill to Increase Government Red Tape For CPL May Be Voted On Soon Senate Bill 5174 has been pulled from the Rules Committee and is now eligible for a floor vote.  SB 5174 would make it more difficult for law-abiding citizens to obtain a Concealed Pistol License. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Mexico: Senate Concurs on New York-Style Gun Control Legislation, Sends to the Governor’s Desk

| March 7, 2019

New Mexico: Senate Concurs on New York-Style Gun Control Legislation, Sends to the Governor’s Desk Yesterday, the New Mexico Senate concurred on legislation to criminalize almost all private sales of firearms, Senate Bill 8.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Murphy wants to hike taxes and fees on guns and ammo in N.J.

| March 7, 2019

Murphy wants to hike taxes and fees on guns and ammo in N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy is once again taking aim at firearms sales in New Jersey, asking lawmakers to significantly raise permit fees and enact new taxes on guns and ammunition. The governor on Tuesday renewed a call for New Jersey to raise fees […]

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Bloomberg reveals he won’t run for president in 2020, but urges Dems to ‘defeat Trump’

| March 7, 2019

Bloomberg reveals he won’t run for president in 2020, but urges Dems to ‘defeat Trump’ Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday he will not run for president in 2020 while also bashing President Trump in an op-ed and pledging to ramp up efforts to solve national issues. “I’ve never made any secret […]

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Kris Kobach: When People Without Gun Experience Pass Gun Laws

| March 7, 2019

Kris Kobach: When People Without Gun Experience Pass Gun Laws The Democrats’ latest legislative achievement in Nancy Pelosi’s House of Representatives is a perfect example of what happens when people who have no clue about a subject draft legislation on the topic.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Fails in Senate Judiciary Committee

| March 7, 2019

West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Fails in Senate Judiciary Committee On March 5th, House Bill 2519, The Campus Self-Defense Act, failed to pass the West Virginia state Senate Judiciary Committee.  HB 2519 previously had passed the state House of Delegates by a vote of 59-41. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Your Senator Voted Against Your Right to Self-Defense

| March 6, 2019

Arkansas: Your Senator Voted Against Your Right to Self-Defense No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Gun Control Bills Pass Chamber of Origin & Resolution Introduced to Redefine or Repeal the Second Amendment

| March 6, 2019

Hawaii: Gun Control Bills Pass Chamber of Origin & Resolution Introduced to Redefine or Repeal the Second Amendment This week, a resolution was introduced in the Hawaii state Senate calling on the U.S. Congress to change or repeal the Second Amendment.  This resolution shows a gross disregard for individual liberties that the United States was […]

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Georgia: Anti-Gun Bill Tabled After Advancing Out of Committee

| March 6, 2019

Georgia: Anti-Gun Bill Tabled After Advancing Out of Committee No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: House Committee to Consider Gun Control Legislation

| March 6, 2019

Arkansas: House Committee to Consider Gun Control Legislation Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider gun control legislation, House Bill 1655, which would expand the list of prohibited persons under state law to include individuals who are not currently prohibited under federal law.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Unrelenting Assault in the Garden State

| March 6, 2019

New Jersey: Unrelenting Assault in the Garden State Gov. Phil Murphy might not be able to handle a snowstorm, but he sure knows how to attack law-abiding gun owners. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kentucky governor says he will sign concealed carry bill

| March 6, 2019

Kentucky governor says he will sign concealed carry bill  Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he will sign a bill letting people carry a concealed handgun without a permit or training. The Republican governor told reporters on Tuesday that the measure is supported by a vast majority of Kentuckians. The measure won final approval from state […]

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Democrats Point to Student Gun-Control Activists As a Reason to Lower Voting Age to 16

| March 6, 2019

Democrats Point to Student Gun-Control Activists As a Reason to Lower Voting Age to 16 H.R. 1, a massive voting rights/election security/campaign finance/ethics bill now making its way through the House of Representatives, would make “significant changes to the operation of federal elections by states,” according to a summary produced by the Congressional Budget Office. […]

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Paperwork problem delays gun control legislation

| March 6, 2019

Paperwork problem delays gun control legislation The gun background check bill isn’t headed to the governor’s desk just yet. A clerical error in a committee document means the proposal, Senate Bill 8, is headed back to the Senate rather than directly to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michael Bloomberg Will Not Run for President in 2020

| March 5, 2019

Michael Bloomberg Will Not Run for President in 2020 Michael R. Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor who joined the Democratic Party last year to crusade against President Trump, has decided not to challenge Mr. Trump as a candidate in the 2020 election.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Utah: Gun Control Bills Pending Hearing in House Committee

| March 5, 2019

Utah: Gun Control Bills Pending Hearing in House Committee Several gun control bills are currently pending consideration in the House Rules Committee which if enacted into law would severely impact the rights of Utah’s law-abiding gun owners. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Important Self-Defense Legislation to Receive Committee Vote

| March 5, 2019

Arkansas: Important Self-Defense Legislation to Receive Committee Vote Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on an important bill that would clarify Arkansas’ current self-defense law, Senate Bill 484.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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