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Nebraska: Legislature Adjourns for the First Half of the Biennium

| May 24, 2017

Nebraska: Legislature Adjourns for the First Half of the Biennium Yesterday, the first session of the 105th Legislature ended.  The second session will begin in January 2018.  As the Nebraska Unicameral operates on a biennium schedule, all bills will carry over from the first session to the second. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Endorses Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama Special Election

| May 24, 2017

NRA Endorses Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama Special Election The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed U.S. Sen. Luther Strange for the Republican U.S. Senate special primary election in Alabama. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Anti-Gun Legislators Attempting to Get “Assault Weapon” Language into law

| May 24, 2017

Illinois: Anti-Gun Legislators Attempting to Get “Assault Weapon” Language into law This week, Senator Antonio Munoz filed Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 556. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Shooting at Shreveport apartment complex

| May 24, 2017

Shooting at Shreveport apartment complex Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured a man at an apartment complex in Shreveport..  The shooting happened just after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Country Club Apartment Homes on Lakeshore Drive. Detective tells us a woman was inside her apartment and a man tried to attack her. […]

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Homeowner fired at intruders

| May 24, 2017

Homeowner fired at intruders A homeowner is recovering after a home invasion on Woodington Lane in northwest Charlotte. That homeowner fired 14 shots at the intruders then ran for help, police said. Witnesses said the man who owns the home crawled out of a small window, slid down a sloped ledge, and injured himself when […]

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NRA Wants to Ease Laws on Buying Gun Suppressors

| May 24, 2017

NRA Wants to Ease Laws on Buying Gun Suppressors The National Rifle Association, which typically rests its case on the Second Amendment and personal security, is framing legislation that would make it easier to buy gun silencers as a public health issue. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pelosi Accidentally Refers to NRA as Part of Intelligence Community

| May 24, 2017

Pelosi Accidentally Refers to NRA as Part of Intelligence Community House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) appeared to confuse the National Rifle Association with the National Security Agency during remarks Tuesday at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2017 Fiscal Summit. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Assigned to Committee

| May 23, 2017

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Assigned to Committee Today, Senate Bill 1065 has been assigned to the Senate Rules Committee chaired by state Senator Ginny Burdick (D-18), who is also one of the main sponsors of the bill.  SB 1065 is an omnibus anti-gun bill that was introduced yesterday in an effort to revive two previously dead bills, Senate Bill 764 and Senate […]

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Alabama: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

| May 23, 2017

Alabama: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die Last Friday, May 19, the Alabama Legislature adjourned sine die.  During this session, Senate Bill 24, the constitutional/permitless carry bill, passed the Senate but failed to make it to the House floor for a vote due to Chairman Allen Treadaway’s efforts to kill the bill.   View full story Originally […]

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Kansas: Senate Committee Passes Gun Free Zone Legislation, Again

| May 23, 2017

Kansas: Senate Committee Passes Gun Free Zone Legislation, Again Last week, the Senate Committee of the Whole referred an amended version of House Bill 2278 back to the Senate Ways and Means Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: AB 424 Passes Assembly – Appropriations Committees to Consider Suspense Items

| May 23, 2017

California: AB 424 Passes Assembly – Appropriations Committees to Consider Suspense Items Friday, May 26th is the deadline for the fiscal committees to pass bills to the floor from the chamber of origin.  On Thursday, May 25, the Senate AppropriationsCommittee is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 464 and Senate Bill 497.  On Friday, May 26, the Assembly Appropriations Committee is […]

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Security guard shoots gunman inside North Las Vegas 7-Eleven

| May 23, 2017

Security guard shoots gunman inside North Las Vegas 7-Eleven A confrontation on Sunday night might have led to a deadly shooting this morning at a North Las Vegas convenience store, News 3 has learned. The gunman’s family has identified him as 19-year-old Geraldo Moncayo. Fabiola Grajeda says one bad decision may have cost her cousin […]

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Demand soars for Right-to-Carry permits, data shows

| May 23, 2017

Demand soars for Right-to-Carry permits, data shows The number of concealed carry permits in the United States has topped 15 million over the last year, according to data collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California Lawmakers Aim to Strengthen Gun Ban in Schools

| May 23, 2017

California Lawmakers Aim to Strengthen Gun Ban in Schools California lawmakers have passed a bill to revoke superintendents’ ability to let people carry guns in a school zone.The California Assembly passed AB424 43-23 Monday, sending the measure to the state Senate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Massachusetts: Healey defends her unilateral semi-auto ban

| May 23, 2017

Massachusetts: Healey defends her unilateral semi-auto ban But gun rights advocates were also in the audience. One challenged her action last July to include in the state’s assault weapons ban any copies or duplicates of banned guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada Permits Young Soldiers to Exercise Right-to-Carry

| May 23, 2017

Nevada Permits Young Soldiers to Exercise Right-to-Carry Nevada is lowering the age requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons to 18 for active-duty soldiers and honorably discharged veterans.The special exemption for young military members and veterans takes effect immediately under the bill Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law on Monday. View full story Originally […]

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Ohio: Pro-Gun Legislation to be Heard Tomorrow!

| May 22, 2017

Ohio: Pro-Gun Legislation to be Heard Tomorrow! Tomorrow, May 23, the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee will be hearing “proponent” testimony on House Bill 201.  This legislation, sponsored by state Representatives Ron Hood (R-78) and Thomas Brinkman, Jr. (R-27), would repeal the existing provision of law which requires individuals to have a Concealed Handgun License […]

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Washington: NRA Files Amicus Brief in Challenge to Kitsap County Anti-Gun Ordinance

| May 22, 2017

Washington: NRA Files Amicus Brief in Challenge to Kitsap County Anti-Gun Ordinance Last week, attorneys on behalf of the NRA filed an amicus brief in Kitsap County v. Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club (Kitsap II), the case which challenges Kitsap County’s firearm discharge ban and range licensing scheme.  Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club, a local shooting range that has […]

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Nevada: Governor Sandoval Signs AB 118!

| May 22, 2017

Nevada: Governor Sandoval Signs AB 118! Today, May 22, Governor Brian Sandoval signed important pro-gun legislation, Assembly Bill 118, into law.  AB 118, sponsored by Assemblyman Skip Daly, will allow members of the military and those who have received an honorable discharge between 18 and 20 years of age to obtain a permit to carry […]

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Pennsylvania: Self-Defense Bill Could be Voted on This Week

| May 22, 2017

Pennsylvania: Self-Defense Bill Could be Voted on This Week This week, Senate Bill 383 could be considered by the full Senate for a floor vote.  SB 383, sponsored by state Senator Donald C. White (R-41), would clarify the Pennsylvania school boards’ authority to allow school staff to carry firearms on school property.  Please contact your […]

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