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Spokane Police will add suppressors to rifles, citing concerns about hearing damage

| October 11, 2017

Spokane Police will add suppressors to rifles, citing concerns about hearing damage Rifles carried by Spokane police on patrol will soon be equipped with suppressors, a move the department says will protect officers and civilians from hearing damage. “It’s nothing more than like the muffler you put on your car,” said Lt. Rob Boothe, the […]

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Texas Democratic Party apologizes for tweet blaming campus carry law for Texas Tech shooting

| October 11, 2017

Texas Democratic Party apologizes for tweet blaming campus carry law for Texas Tech shooting The Texas Democratic Party apologized on Tuesday for a tweet it had posted after a fatal shooting at Texas Tech University.As news broke Monday night that a 19-year-old student had allegedly shot and killed a Texas Tech University police officer, the […]

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California Democrat Dianne Feinstein offers wise words on Las Vegas Strip shooting

| October 11, 2017

California Democrat Dianne Feinstein offers wise words on Las Vegas Strip shooting “Could there have been any law passed that could have stopped it?” Dickerson asked about the shooting.“No, he passed background checks registering for handguns and other weapons on multiple occasions,” Feinstein replied.Feinstein’s exactly right, and it’s a point gun-rights advocates have been making […]

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Counties may regulate the location of gun shops, 9th Circuit Court rules

| October 11, 2017

Counties may regulate the location of gun shops, 9th Circuit Court rules Counties may restrict the location of gun stores as long as residents have the ability to purchase firearms, a federal appeals court decided Tuesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Suspect shot while trying to rob armored car driver

| October 10, 2017

Suspect shot while trying to rob armored car driver A 33-year-old man was shot Saturday morning while attacking an armored car guard in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood during an attempted robbery, according to reports. As of Tuesday, the suspect, identified as Jerry Adams, remained hospitalized, although his current condition is not known. Police charged Adams […]

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Home invader shot multiple times in Bronzeville

| October 10, 2017

Home invader shot multiple times in Bronzeville A homeowner opened fire on a man who was trying to break into a residence late Saturday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, police said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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34-Year-Old Wrestles Gun Away From Would-Be Thief, Shot in Leg

| October 10, 2017

34-Year-Old Wrestles Gun Away From Would-Be Thief, Shot in Leg A 34-year-old man was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery near Temple University early this morning. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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81-year-old New Smyrna-area homeowner shoots at burglar

| October 10, 2017

81-year-old New Smyrna-area homeowner shoots at burglar A would-be burglar changed his mind about breaking into a home near New Smyrna Beach when the 81-year-old homeowner shot at him several times on Monday, sheriff’s deputies said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Congress debates gun control again

| October 10, 2017

Congress debates gun control again A debate over bump stocks — devices that allowed semi-automatic rifles to fire at rapid speed during the Las Vegas shooting — will continue this week on Capitol Hill as lawmakers grapple with the politically stinging issue of gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Feinstein: No law would have stopped Las Vegas gunman

| October 9, 2017

Feinstein: No law would have stopped Las Vegas gunman Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said in an interview broadcast Sunday that no law could have stopped the suspected shooter, Stephen Paddock, who was behind last week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Scalise criticizes ‘rush to judgment’ on guns, bump stocks

| October 9, 2017

Scalise criticizes ‘rush to judgment’ on guns, bump stocks In an interview on “Meet the Press,” the Louisiana Republican, who was seriously injured in a shooting targeting a GOP congressional baseball practice in June, expressed skepticism about Democratic calls for a ban on bump stocks, a modification that allows semi-automatic rifles to fire like fully […]

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Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein: I’ll fight the NRA to ‘channel’ my anger at myself for sexually harassing women

| October 9, 2017

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein: I’ll fight the NRA to ‘channel’ my anger at myself for sexually harassing women Legendary Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will channel his anger at himself for allegedly sexually harassing women for the last 40 years into trying to take down the NRA and President Trump. View full story Originally posted at […]

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James Alan Fox: No, the Las Vegas attack wasn’t a ‘new normal’

| October 9, 2017

James Alan Fox: No, the Las Vegas attack wasn’t a ‘new normal’ The number of mass shootings has not increased, as evidenced by the USA TODAY database on mass killings as well as other analyses. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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No, gun silencers wouldn’t have worsened the Las Vegas shooting

| October 9, 2017

No, gun silencers wouldn’t have worsened the Las Vegas shooting Our research shows that a suppressor would not have made a difference in the Las Vegas case, because of the positioning of the weapons and because of the distance of the shooter from the crowd. Clinton’s staff provided no evidence to suggest a different outcome. […]

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Illinois: Anti-Gun Legislators Introduce Gun Control Legislation

| October 6, 2017

Illinois: Anti-Gun Legislators Introduce Gun Control Legislation Yesterday, omnibus gun control legislation, House Bill 4107, was introduced in the Illinois House of Representatives. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: There is Still Time to Contact the Governor on Anti-Gun Bills

| October 6, 2017

California: There is Still Time to Contact the Governor on Anti-Gun Bills The California Legislature sent three anti-gun bills to Governor Brown for his consideration, AB 7, AB 424, and SB 464. The Governor has until October 15th to either veto, sign or allow the bills to go into law without his signature. Please email Governor […]

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NRA, Others Urge Supreme Court to Review “Assault Weapon,” Magazine Ban

| September 29, 2017

NRA, Others Urge Supreme Court to Review “Assault Weapon,” Magazine Ban This month, the United States Supreme Court commenced its October sitting. Among the cases that the Court may decide to review is Kolbe v. Hogan, No. 17-127.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Your Help Is Urgently Needed to Ensure Congress Acts on Pro-gun Legislation!

| September 29, 2017

Your Help Is Urgently Needed to Ensure Congress Acts on Pro-gun Legislation! Two of the NRA’s highest priority bills could be before Congress any day now. Your help is needed to ensure they go the distance. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hysteria Subsides as Campus Carry is Implemented in Georgia, Kansas, and Texas

| September 29, 2017

Hysteria Subsides as Campus Carry is Implemented in Georgia, Kansas, and Texas As sure as day follows night, when it comes to the liberalization of Right-to-Carry laws, the initial anti-gun hysteria recedes and is eventually replaced by most people wondering what all of the fuss was about.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts: Committee to Hear Ivory Ban Bills

| September 29, 2017

Massachusetts: Committee to Hear Ivory Ban Bills On Tuesday October 3, the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture will have a hearing on bills to enact a New York-style ivory ban that is more severe than the federal ivory ban.  Please consider attending the hearing to voice opposition to SB 450 and HB […]

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