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Dick’s to stop selling guns in 125 stores amid sales fallout from ban

| March 12, 2019

Dick’s to stop selling guns in 125 stores amid sales fallout from ban Dick’s Sporting Goods Opens a New Window.  is planning to eliminate guns and other hunting products from 125 stores Opens a New Window.  in 2019, a move that comes as the retailer continues to suffer fallout from its controversial decision to ban […]

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Gov. Murphy’s hike on gun fees is about control, range owner says

| March 12, 2019

Gov. Murphy’s hike on gun fees is about control, range owner says It’s been just under a week since Gov. Phil Murphy outlined his $38.6 billion state budget, including a proposed $9 million hike on gun fees and taxes. And that’s sent shockwaves through New Jersey’s community of licensed gun owners and second amendment supporters. As laid […]

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Delaware: Gun Control Legislation Scheduled for House Committee Hearing on Wednesday

| March 11, 2019

Delaware: Gun Control Legislation Scheduled for House Committee Hearing on Wednesday On Wednesday, at 1:00pm in the House Majority Hearing Room, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider gun control legislation, House Bill 63. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: “Red Flag” Legislation to be Considered in Senate Committee on Friday

| March 11, 2019

Colorado: “Red Flag” Legislation to be Considered in Senate Committee on Friday On Friday, upon adjournment as early as 10:00am in Room 357, the Senate State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Committee is scheduled to consider “Red Flag” legislation, House Bill 1177. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Governor Bevin Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry

| March 11, 2019

Governor Bevin Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry The NRA applauds Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin for signing Senate Bill 150 into law, an NRA-backed bill that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Fox, the NRA, and Liberal Repression of Dissent

| March 11, 2019

Fox, the NRA, and Liberal Repression of Dissent The other day, somewhat lost in all the coverage of President Trump at CPAC, there was a very concerning CPAC talk by Wayne LaPierre. Wayne is, of course, the longtime head of the National Rifle Association. And what he had to say was as enlightening as it […]

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Hearing on gun bills packed as lawmakers discuss several bills

| March 11, 2019

Hearing on gun bills packed as lawmakers discuss several bills Advocates for gun rights and gun control packed a legislative hearing on several firearms bills. The Judiciary Committee’s hearing happened at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Monday at 10 a.m. The proposals discussed brought on a flood of written testimony. View full story […]

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NY’s Proposed Anti-Gun Legislation

| March 11, 2019
NY’s Proposed Anti-Gun Legislation

NY’s Proposed Anti-Gun Legislation NYSRPA March, 2019 • A00153Includes attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term “imitation weapon” • A00293Establishes a municipal gun tip hotline program and municipal gun tip hotline fund • A00425Enacts the “children’s weapon accident prevention act” • A00450Prohibit weapon promotion and sale on public property • A00503Nicholas’s law […]

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House Republicans find Silver Lining in Minority

| March 11, 2019

House Republicans find Silver Lining in Minority House Republicans would much rather be in the majority, passing bills and fulfilling President Trump’s agenda. But they are quickly realizing that life in the minority can come with some perks — and some easy political victories. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Will Hunting Season Mean Bad Times for Dick’s Sporting Goods Again in Q4?

| March 11, 2019

Will Hunting Season Mean Bad Times for Dick’s Sporting Goods Again in Q4? A ban on sales of certain rifles at Dick’s Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) backfired as gun enthusiasts continue to take their business elsewhere, both for gun and other outdoor gear. The impact of their absence is noticeable. View full story Originally posted […]

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Armed with Pastel Handles and Pink Holsters, Women are Storming Into Gun Sales

| March 11, 2019

Armed with Pastel Handles and Pink Holsters, Women are Storming Into Gun Sales BANG! Ping. BANG, BANG! Ping, ping. Gunshots echoed through the trees of a rural farm, lead disintegrating into dust as it exploded against thick steel targets. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Gun-Free Zone Expansion & Firearms Seizure Bills Up For Vote Soon

| March 10, 2019

Washington: Gun-Free Zone Expansion & Firearms Seizure Bills Up For Vote Soon On March 9th, Senate Bill 5434 to expand arbitrary boundaries where law-abiding citizens would be unable to defend themselves and Senate Bill 5745 to expand the program to seize firearms without due process were pulled from the Senate Rules Committee and may receive […]

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Utah: House Committee Scheduled to Hear Anti-Gun Bill Tomorrow

| March 10, 2019

Utah: House Committee Scheduled to Hear Anti-Gun Bill Tomorrow Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider gun control legislation that would hold gun owners liable for the criminal actions of others, House Bill 190. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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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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