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Gun Rights Actually Are a Civil Rights Issue

| March 28, 2018

Gun Rights Actually Are a Civil Rights Issue It is becoming increasingly fashionable for those who support gun control to compare the post-Parkland, student-driven movement to the civil rights movements of earlier generations. “Young people said, ‘We will not tolerate what our ancestors have tolerated. We’ve had enough and we’re willing to fight for it and we’re […]

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March for Our Lives: Gun control ideas sound good, but are deeply flawed and won’t save lives

| March 28, 2018

March for Our Lives: Gun control ideas sound good, but are deeply flawed and won’t save lives America continues to mourn the 17 people killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month. There is an understandable emotional desire to “do something” in response – but without evaluating what […]

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Delaware: Senate to Consider Gun Control Legislation Tomorrow

| March 28, 2018

Delaware: Senate to Consider Gun Control Legislation Tomorrow Tomorrow, the Delaware Senate is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 330, legislation which would prohibit law-abiding adults aged 18 to 20 from purchasing or transferring a rifle or rifle ammunition without permission from a parent or guardian. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Here’s who actually attended the March for Our Lives. (No, it wasn’t mostly young people.)

| March 28, 2018

Here’s who actually attended the March for Our Lives. (No, it wasn’t mostly young people.) Contrary to what’s been reported in many media accounts, the D.C. March for Our Lives crowd was not primarily made up of teenagers. Only about 10 percent of the participants were under 18. The average age of the adults in […]

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New Jersey: Gun Owner Rally a Success — Assembly Ignores Opposition

| March 27, 2018

New Jersey: Gun Owner Rally a Success — Assembly Ignores Opposition On Monday, as many as 2,000 gun owners packed the pavilion around the War Memorial and heard from 23 speakers, including legislators and Second Amendment leaders from around the state. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Justice John Paul Stevens Is Wrong About the Second Amendment, Again

| March 27, 2018

Justice John Paul Stevens Is Wrong About the Second Amendment, Again One problem with Stevens’ position is that he is dead wrong about the legal history. His preferred reading of the Second Amendment has never been “uniformly understood.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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FBI Sees Background-Check Hike in February

| March 27, 2018

FBI Sees Background-Check Hike in February February saw 300,000 more background checks for individuals trying to purchase a gun in February than in the longer month of January. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rapper Who Performed at March for Our Lives was Arrested on a Gun Charge

| March 27, 2018

Rapper Who Performed at March for Our Lives was Arrested on a Gun Charge Rapper Vic Mensa performed at the pro- gun-control March for Our Lives protest in Washington, D.C. on Saturday roughly one year after he was arrested for violating concealed-carry laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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In Defense of ‘Gunsplaining’

| March 27, 2018

In Defense of ‘Gunsplaining’ The problem of “gunsplaining” pales in comparison to the mass-scale ignorance of the gun-control movement and — critically — the mainstream media. It’s an ignorance that contributes to bad policy proposals and threatens constitutional rights. It’s an ignorance that has the potential to empower criminals while rendering law-abiding citizens more vulnerable […]

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New Jersey’s Gun Laws, Already Tough, Could Soon Get Tougher

| March 27, 2018

New Jersey’s Gun Laws, Already Tough, Could Soon Get Tougher New Jersey already has gun laws that are widely considered to be among the toughest in the country. One prominent national group that promotes stricter legislation has graded New Jersey as A-minus on its scorecard of gun laws, ranking it second among states, while the […]

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Nebraska: Firearm Records Confidentiality Bill on Agenda

| March 26, 2018

Nebraska: Firearm Records Confidentiality Bill on Agenda On Tuesday, March 26th, the Nebraska state Senate is expected to hear Legislative Bill 902, on General File, to ensure that personal information contained in Firearm Permit and Purchase records will be protected from public records requests.  Please contact your state Senator and urge them to SUPPORT LB 902.  Click […]

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NC Democratic Sheriff Candidate Jokes About Killing Gun Owners

| March 26, 2018

NC Democratic Sheriff Candidate Jokes About Killing Gun Owners A candidate for sheriff in Buncombe County, North Carolina recently joked about killing people who wish to retain their constitutional right to bear arms. R. Daryl Fisher, who is running as a Democrat, quipped at a campaign event: “You’ve heard people say: ‘You’ll have to pry my […]

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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled for Full Committee Consideration

| March 26, 2018

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled for Full Committee Consideration Tomorrow, the House Criminal Justice Committee is scheduled to consider House Bill 2129 and House Bill 1602. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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‘March for Our Lives’ crowd smaller than expected

| March 26, 2018

‘March for Our Lives’ crowd smaller than expected A Sunday estimate of the crowd at the “March for Our Lives” rally for gun control in Washington, D.C., on Saturday was much smaller than the crowd estimated by organizers. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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How many people attended "March for Our Lives"?

| March 26, 2018

How many people attended "March for Our Lives"? The peak crowd size was 202,796 people, with a margin of error of 15 percent, the firm said. The crowd reached its largest size at 1 p.m., according to the company’s estimates.The organizers put the total number of attendees at closer to 800,000. View full story Originally […]

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Surprise, Surprise: March For Our Lives Once Again Shows Why Antis Can’t Be Trusted On Gun Control

| March 26, 2018

Surprise, Surprise: March For Our Lives Once Again Shows Why Antis Can’t Be Trusted On Gun Control “When they give us that inch… we will take a mile.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The ‘March for Our Lives’ Moral Panic

| March 26, 2018

The ‘March for Our Lives’ Moral Panic Bluntly put, there is no meaningful way in which students in the United States are being forced to march “for their lives.” Children today live in an America that is safer than it has been at any point since the 1960s. One’s chance of being killed in a […]

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Wisconsin: Bill Amended to Expand Background Checks

| March 24, 2018

Wisconsin: Bill Amended to Expand Background Checks On March 22nd, the Wisconsin state Assembly introduced and passed Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 1031 aimed at expanding background checks in the state of Wisconsin. This amendment would subject all firearm sales to the current handgun hotline check system while also requiring the Wisconsin Department of Justice to submit […]

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Delaware: Anti-Gun Legislators Introduce Extreme Gun Ban Legislation in the Senate

| March 22, 2018

Delaware: Anti-Gun Legislators Introduce Extreme Gun Ban Legislation in the Senate Delaware may soon be facing a radical gun ban measure similar to what neighboring gun owners in Maryland fought heavily against in 2013.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Next Monday Will be a Big Day in Trenton

| March 22, 2018

New Jersey: Next Monday Will be a Big Day in Trenton A flurry of gun control activity is slated for early next week in Trenton. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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