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Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment Passes House Committee

| February 22, 2019

Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment Passes House Committee On February 21st, the Iowa state House Public Safety Committee passed House Joint Resolution 3 by a vote of 11-10 to propose an amendment to the state Constitution affirming and recognizing the right of Iowans’ to keep and bear arms as a fundamental individual right. HJR […]

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Defending Second Amendment Rights

| February 22, 2019

Defending Second Amendment Rights The right to bear arms is a constitutional right and it is one that I do not plan to give up any time in the near future. Unfortunately for those of us who are ardent supporters of the Second Amendment, Democrats controlling the House of Representatives have different plans for gun […]

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South Dakota: Enhanced Preemption Legislation Heads to the Governor’s Desk

| February 22, 2019

South Dakota: Enhanced Preemption Legislation Heads to the Governor’s Desk Yesterday, the South Dakota Senate passed Enhanced Preemption Legislation, House Bill 1056, by a 31 to 3 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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What Lurks Behind "Universal" Background Checks

| February 22, 2019

What Lurks Behind "Universal" Background Checks In January, while the United States government was still partially shut down, anti-gun members of the U.S. House of Representatives decided to focus on gun control rather than ensuring that the country has a functional government. Arch anti-gunner Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) quarterbacked the effort in her capacity as Speaker […]

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West Virginia: Campus Carry Moves to House Floor

| February 21, 2019

West Virginia: Campus Carry Moves to House Floor On February 21st, the West Virginia state House Finance Committee voted to pass House Bill 2519, the Campus Self-Defense Act.  HB 2519 would ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus.  HB 2519 […]

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Tennessee: House Committee to Consider New Concealed Carry Permit Legislation

| February 21, 2019

Tennessee: House Committee to Consider New Concealed Carry Permit Legislation Yesterday, the House Constitutional Protections and Sentencing Subcommittee passed House Bill 1264. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Democrats Reveal Political Strategy On New Gun Laws

| February 21, 2019

Florida Democrats Reveal Political Strategy On New Gun Laws The political strategy for Democrats hoping to rewrite Florida gun laws is emerging in Tallahassee, as lawmakers introduce more than a dozen new bills to see whether any proposals might gain traction among majority Republicans. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House to vote on gun control bills next week

| February 21, 2019

House to vote on gun control bills next week The House is set to vote on legislation (H.R. 8) next week to criminalize private transfers and legislation (H.R. 1112) would eliminate the 3-day safety-valve provision under the federal firearms background check system that prevents the government from enacting an indefinite delay of firearm purchases for law-abiding Americans.  View full […]

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Most Americans incorrectly think gun-murder rates have gotten worse, not better

| February 21, 2019

Most Americans incorrectly think gun-murder rates have gotten worse, not better On the first anniversary of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., NPR, “PBS NewsHour” and Marist released a poll exploring views of various approaches to gun ownership in the United States. At the end of that poll, though, was an interesting question. […]

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Gun Proposals Causing Sheriffs to Take Action

| February 21, 2019

Gun Proposals Causing Sheriffs to Take Action Several counties in New Mexico are attempting to pass resolutions to become Second Amendment Sanctuary counties. The proposals come as several gun-control proposals make their way through the Legislature. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Building Some Bridges

| February 21, 2019

Building Some Bridges A 2017 report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service https://www.doi.gov/pressreleases/new-5-year-report-shows-1016-million-americans-participated-hunting-fishing-wildlife shows that wildlife-watching is really increasing, and the number of fishermen nation-wide is finally stable after declining.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Bogus Gun Research Underpins Calls for Overreaching Gun Control

| February 21, 2019

Bogus Gun Research Underpins Calls for Overreaching Gun Control Last week Rep. Nancy Pelosi warned President Donald Trump that if he declared an “emergency” to build a wall, “think what a president with different values can present… Why don’t you declare (the epidemic of gun violence in America) an emergency, Mr. President? I wish you […]

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South Dakota: Senate to Vote on Enhanced Preemption Legislation Tomorrow

| February 20, 2019

South Dakota: Senate to Vote on Enhanced Preemption Legislation Tomorrow Today, the Senate State Affairs Committee passed Enhanced Preemption Legislation, House Bill 1056, by an 8 to 1 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: Please Attend House and Senate Committee Hearings on Gun Bills

| February 20, 2019

Maryland: Please Attend House and Senate Committee Hearings on Gun Bills The House Judiciary Committee and the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee are scheduled to hold hearings on multiple gun bills in the coming days.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill Advances From Committee

| February 20, 2019

Arizona: School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill Advances From Committee On February 20th, the Arizona state House Committee on Public Safety voted 4-3 to pass House Bill 2693 to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by reducing arbitrary boundaries that leave them defenseless.  HB 2693 will now be considered by the House Committee […]

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Kentucky: Urge Judiciary Committee to Support Constitutional Carry

| February 20, 2019

Kentucky: Urge Judiciary Committee to Support Constitutional Carry Senate Bill 150 has been referred to the Kentucky state House Judiciary Committee for further consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Moves to Another Committee

| February 20, 2019

West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Moves to Another Committee On February 19th, the West Virginia state House Judiciary Committee voted 12-11 to pass House Bill 2519, the Campus Self-Defense Act.  HB 2519 would ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus.  […]

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Oklahoma: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

| February 20, 2019

Oklahoma: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation Today, the Oklahoma Senate Appropriations Committee passed Constitutional Carry Legislation, House Bill 2597, by an 18 to 4 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Minnesota: Setting the Record Straight on “Universal” Background Checks and "Red Flag” Legislation

| February 20, 2019

Minnesota: Setting the Record Straight on “Universal” Background Checks and "Red Flag” Legislation Recently, there has been misinformation spread that gives the impression that NRA-ILA does not oppose so-called “universal” background checks and “red flag” legislation in Minnesota.  In a time where the Second Amendment community needs to band together to fight against the influx of gun control […]

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Ohio: Legislative Fix Introduced to Correct Drafting Error

| February 19, 2019

Ohio: Legislative Fix Introduced to Correct Drafting Error The Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee could soon consider Senate Bill 53.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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