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NRA FACT CHECKS THE WASHINGTON POST

| September 13, 2017

NRA FACT CHECKS THE WASHINGTON POST A recent piece in the Washington Post on the SHARE Act, legislation in Congress aimed at protecting the rights of America’s sportsmen and women, was fake news at its worst.     View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Join Your NRA-ILA at the New Jersey SAFE Conference!

| September 13, 2017

Join Your NRA-ILA at the New Jersey SAFE Conference! Garden State gun owners simply can’t afford to elect fiercely anti-gun Phil Murphy, and the founders and sponsors of the third-annual NJ SAFE Conference are calling on New Jersey gun owners to rise to the challenge once again. Your constitutional freedoms and your right to bear […]

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NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee

| September 13, 2017

NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee “Today marks an important step in protecting the Second Amendment freedoms of America’s hunters and sportsmen and strengthening our outdoor heritage,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, NRA-ILA. “The SHARE Act will cut burdensome red tape that restricts millions of hunters and sportsmen.”  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Lawmakers spar over suppressor bill

| September 13, 2017

Lawmakers spar over suppressor bill The measure from Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) is in a broad sportsmen’s bill, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act, aimed at broadening public access to federal lands for hunting and fishing. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House panel weighs legislation that would loosen restrictions on suppressors

| September 13, 2017

House panel weighs legislation that would loosen restrictions on suppressors Lawmakers on Tuesday kick-started a renewed debate over guns with a hearing on a sportsmen’s bill that includes language loosening restrictions on gun sound suppressors, or silencers — one of the top legislative priorities for gun-rights groups this year. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Cupich bans guns in all Chicago Archdiocese parishes and schools

| September 13, 2017

Cupich bans guns in all Chicago Archdiocese parishes and schools Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich has issued a decree banning guns in all parishes, schools and other facilities across the archdiocese. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: Governor Abbott Calls for Temporary No-Cost License to Carry Replacements

| September 12, 2017

Texas: Governor Abbott Calls for Temporary No-Cost License to Carry Replacements Governor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to provide no-cost replacements of License to Carry a Handgun (LTC) cards and Private Security Board (PSB) licensee cards for eligible residents who have had their cards lost or damaged as a […]

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Clinton’s really not running again — and her book is proof

| September 12, 2017

Clinton’s really not running again — and her book is proof In addition to her biting criticism for her 2016 Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, she urges Democrats not to shy away from the politics around gun control, pushes them to keep their focus on both the Russia investigation and the economy and stresses the need […]

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Baltimore City Council narrowly passes weakened mandatory minimum gun bill

| September 12, 2017

Baltimore City Council narrowly passes weakened mandatory minimum gun bill Without discussion, the Baltimore City Council on Monday narrowly passed weakened legislation originally designed to impose a mandatory one-year jail sentence on people who illegally carry guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana Officials Consider Permitless Carry

| September 12, 2017

Indiana Officials Consider Permitless Carry The Joint Committee on Judiciary and Public Policy heard presentations on the proposal Thursday, The Tribune-Star reported . It seeks to repeal the law requiring a person to obtain a license in order to carry a handgun in the state. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Hunting And Fishing Revival

| September 12, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Hunting And Fishing Revival Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is leading a revival. It’s not the kind that occurs under a big tent full of folding chairs, fiery sermons, and hallelujahs, but the kind that occurs when hunters, fishermen, and outdoorsmen in general feel liberated from the shackles of an overbearing federal […]

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Tucson Comes To Its Senses On Gun Destruction

| September 12, 2017

Tucson Comes To Its Senses On Gun Destruction Great Second Amendment news out of Tucson, Arizona: The city council there has reversed course on its 10-year run of illegally destroying firearms in the name of “public safety.” This is news not only because of the change, but the mechanism by which this was achieved. View […]

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Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Moves on to 5th Hearing

| September 11, 2017

Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Moves on to 5th Hearing Tomorrow, the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee will have a fifth hearing for House Bill 142.  This legislation, sponsored by state Representative Scott Wiggam (R-1), would remove the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying […]

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Attend one of NRA-ILA’s FREE Legislative Update Meetings in Your Area!

| September 11, 2017

Attend one of NRA-ILA’s FREE Legislative Update Meetings in Your Area! Please join NRA-ILA staff, along with local legislators, for an informative meeting on what transpired over last year’s legislative session, what’s ahead, and what you can do right now to get involved in our grassroots efforts to defend our Second Amendment rights in Washington! View full […]

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Illinois: Crossbow Hunting Legislation Signed by Governor

| September 11, 2017

Illinois: Crossbow Hunting Legislation Signed by Governor On Friday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 2893 into law.  HB 2893 will allow hunters to use a crossbow during Illinois’ official bowhunting season. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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69-year-old Sierra Vista woman shoots intruder

| September 11, 2017

69-year-old Sierra Vista woman shoots intruder A 69-year-old Sierra Vista woman shot a man she says was trying to break into her house Thursday night, just hours after a burglary there, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Department said.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Homeowner shoots suspect during home invasion

| September 11, 2017

Homeowner shoots suspect during home invasion As the suspect forced his way with a baseball bat into the second house, the homeowner shot him once in the abdomen. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Victim wrestles away weapon, shoots man during robbery attempt on South Side

| September 11, 2017

Victim wrestles away weapon, shoots man during robbery attempt on South Side A female victim wrestled with a man for a weapon and shot him when he tried to rob her Saturday morning on the South Side in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago police said.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: Tucson Repeals Ordinance Requiring Destruction of Firearms

| September 8, 2017

Arizona: Tucson Repeals Ordinance Requiring Destruction of Firearms This week, the city of Tucson, Arizona agreed to repeal their firearm destruction ordinance.  This decision came in response to the recent state Supreme Court ruling that struck down the city’s firearm destruction policy as a violation of state law that prohibits local governments from regulating the […]

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Physicians Group Launches Effort to Help Patients Find Pro-Gun Healthcare Providers

| September 8, 2017

Physicians Group Launches Effort to Help Patients Find Pro-Gun Healthcare Providers The NRA has long warned its members about the medical profession’s institutional bias against guns and their owners. This politically-motivated position – backed by flimsy and often misinterpreted “studies” – has even resulted in patients being denied care for refusing to discuss gun ownership with healthcare providers. This discrimination, in turn, has […]

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