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Oregon: Another Initiative Filed to Restrict Your Right to Self-Defense

| April 4, 2018

Oregon: Another Initiative Filed to Restrict Your Right to Self-Defense Earlier this week, another initiative petition was filed in Oregon to further restrict the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.  Initiative Petition 44 would impose a broad, one-size-fits-all method of storing firearms as well as punish victims of theft by requiring reporting of lost or stolen […]

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NRA to support Guns Save Life in Illinois Lawsuit

| April 4, 2018

NRA to support Guns Save Life in Illinois Lawsuit The NRA announced support for a lawsuit brought by Guns Save Life challenging the Village of Deerfield, Illinois’ gun confiscation ordinance that criminalizes so-called “assault weapons” and “high capacity magazines” within village limits. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Background Checks Shatter Previous March Record

| April 4, 2018

Gun Background Checks Shatter Previous March Record Gun background checks soared to over 2.7 million in March, shattering the previous record by almost 250,000. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nearly 3 million gun-purchase background checks ran in March

| April 4, 2018

Nearly 3 million gun-purchase background checks ran in March Nearly 2.8 million gun-purchase background checks were processed last month, according to FBI data released Tuesday — an indication that renewed talk of gun control in the wake of February’s Parkland school massacre is fueling a record nationwide firearms buying spree. View full story Originally posted […]

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Oregon Republican Lawmakers Face Gun-Rights Backlash Over New Law

| April 4, 2018

Oregon Republican Lawmakers Face Gun-Rights Backlash Over New Law Much of the NRA’s power is in its ability to organize its members at the grassroots level. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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They demanded change, but Parkland students say these school safety rules go too far

| April 4, 2018

They demanded change, but Parkland students say these school safety rules go too far Student activist Cameron Kasky went to school on Tuesday with a see-through backpack filled with tampons, an act of protest against the school’s new clear-bag policy. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Louisiana Senate to debate age limit on semi-auto sales

| April 4, 2018

Louisiana Senate to debate age limit on semi-auto sales Lawmakers on a Senate judiciary committee voted 4-3 Tuesday for a bill barring the sale of assault weapons to people under the age of 21. The measure moves to the full Senate for debate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Louisiana: Gun Control Legislation Passes Out of Senate Committee

| April 3, 2018

Louisiana: Gun Control Legislation Passes Out of Senate Committee Senate Bill 274 passed out of the Senate Judiciary C Committee today and will now head to the Senate Floor.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! An Open Letter to Leon County Commissioners

| April 3, 2018

Florida Alert! An Open Letter to Leon County Commissioners A letter was sent to all Leon County Commissioners today.  We don’t know if they will even read it since it came from a pro-Second Amendment organization.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee Member: Repeal the Second Amendment

| April 3, 2018

Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee Member: Repeal the Second Amendment “We are one of two countries that constitutionally have a right to bear arms, it’s prehistoric. Personally, it motivates me to think more about what it takes to do a constitutional amendment, and maybe we need to think about that because that’s what needs to be […]

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Judge: Gun retailers’ suit against Massachusetts AG can move forward

| April 3, 2018

Judge: Gun retailers’ suit against Massachusetts AG can move forward Amid an 18-month-long court fight, a federal judge recently ruled that a lawsuit accusing Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey of improperly tightening the state’s strict assault-style weapons ban on her own can move forward. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Taking Aim at Gun Violence, With Personal Deterrence

| April 3, 2018

Taking Aim at Gun Violence, With Personal Deterrence Yet a child is statistically safer in school than anywhere else. A school can expect a shooting once every few thousand years. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Joe Biden blasts gun-rights groups’ ‘prostitution’ of Second Amendment

| April 3, 2018

Joe Biden blasts gun-rights groups’ ‘prostitution’ of Second Amendment Former Vice President Joe Biden joined the chorus of liberal criticism of the Second Amendment on Thursday saying that it was the object of “prostitution” by gun-rights activists. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Congresswoman Esty Not Seeking Re-Election After Mishandling Harassment Issue

| April 3, 2018

Congresswoman Esty Not Seeking Re-Election After Mishandling Harassment Issue U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty announced Monday she will not seek re-election this year amid calls for her resignation over her handling of the firing of a former chief of staff accused of harassment, threats and violence against female staffers in her congressional office. View full story […]

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Connecticut: Committee to Vote on Gun Bills

| April 2, 2018

Connecticut: Committee to Vote on Gun Bills On April 3rd, the Connecticut state Joint Committee on Judiciary will be voting on a number of bills affecting your Second Amendment rights in Connecticut.  Please contact committee members and urge them to SUPPORT House Bills 5538 and 5539, and OPPOSE House Bills 5540, and 5542.  Click the “Take Action” button […]

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Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Suggests Repealing the Second Amendment

| April 2, 2018

Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Suggests Repealing the Second Amendment The chairwoman of the Louisiana Democratic Party is the most high-profile Democratic official in the country to date to call for a repeal of the Second Amendment. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Justice Stevens is wrong about repealing the Second Amendment, but at least he’s honest

| April 2, 2018

Justice Stevens is wrong about repealing the Second Amendment, but at least he’s honest Let me say it up front: I don’t think we should repeal the Second Amendment. But I applaud retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for arguing that we should. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Murder rate in London tops New York for the first time

| April 2, 2018

Murder rate in London tops New York for the first time London’s murder rate has overtaken New York City’s for the first time as Scotland Yard announced yesterday that it is investigating the 12th killing in just 19 days. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mass. NRA targets laws as gun-control backers seek change

| April 2, 2018

Mass. NRA targets laws as gun-control backers seek change In a wide-ranging interview, Jim Wallace, executive director of the Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts, said it’s been difficult to fix “oppressive” and “ineffective” Massachusetts gun laws because the laws themselves are so difficult to understand. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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There’s No Ban on Studying Gun Violence

| April 2, 2018

There’s No Ban on Studying Gun Violence To start with, nobody has been banned from anything, in the way we typically think of government bans. No law prohibits private citizens, universities, private foundations, or state governments from conducting studies of the subject. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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