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Cutting NRA ties is taking sides in culture war. That’s bad for business and America.

| March 1, 2018

Cutting NRA ties is taking sides in culture war. That’s bad for business and America. In the aftermath of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the American people are mad. Mad at the FBI, which received a detailed and specific warning of the shooting but never followed up. Mad at the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, which visited […]

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Illinois: Tell Gov. Rauner Not to Shut Down Your Local Gun Store

| March 1, 2018

Illinois: Tell Gov. Rauner Not to Shut Down Your Local Gun Store Two bills that will drive local gun stores out of business currently sit on Governor Bruce Rauner’s desk.  Senate Bill 1657 and House Bill 1273, the egregious dealer licensing bills, were passed by the Illinois state Legislature last night.  Please contact Gov. Rauner (217-782-0244) […]

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Attacking the NRA is really attacking everyday Americans

| March 1, 2018

Attacking the NRA is really attacking everyday Americans The NRA is a grass-roots organization made up of millions of decent, patriotic Americans who believe that guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens make our country safer, not more dangerous. To suggest that it is responsible for what happened in Parkland is obscene. Police officers were called to […]

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Firearm-related injuries drop during NRA conventions

| March 1, 2018

Firearm-related injuries drop during NRA conventions (Reuters Health) – Gunshot-related deaths and injuries temporarily show a dramatic decline when the National Rifle Association is holding its annual convention, according to a new analysis online February 28 in The New England Journal of Medicine. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senate GOP rejects Trump’s call to go big on gun legislation

| March 1, 2018

Senate GOP rejects Trump’s call to go big on gun legislation Senate Republicans say President Trump’s comments Wednesday calling for more ambitious gun control proposals won’t change the political calculations in their conference, which supports a limited response to the mass shooting at a Florida high school in February. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Rifle Hunting Bill Passes Both Chambers

| February 28, 2018

Indiana: Rifle Hunting Bill Passes Both Chambers On February 26th, the Indiana state Senate passed House Bill 1292 by a unanimous vote.  HB 1292 will now make its way to Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk to be signed into law.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Committee to Vote on Banning Long Gun Purchases By Adults

| February 28, 2018

Washington: Committee to Vote on Banning Long Gun Purchases By Adults The Washington state Senate Ways & Means Committee will be voting on Senate Bill 6620 tomorrow morning at 8:00AM.  SB 6620 includes provisions that would raise the minimum age to purchase many common semi-automatic rifles and shotguns to 21 years of age and would […]

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Urgent Action Needed: Gun & Magazine Ban, Waiting Period, & Dealer Licensing Pass House

| February 28, 2018

Urgent Action Needed: Gun & Magazine Ban, Waiting Period, & Dealer Licensing Pass House On February 28th, the Illinois state House of Representatives voted to pass a number of gun control bills that will severely infringe upon your Second Amendment rights, including a combination gun/magazine ban and confiscation bill for young adults, the egregious dealer […]

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Pennsylvania: Semi-Auto Ban Legislation to be Introduced

| February 28, 2018

Pennsylvania: Semi-Auto Ban Legislation to be Introduced This week, Senator Wayne Fontana (D-Allegheny) started circulating a co-sponsorship memorandum soliciting members of the Pennsylvania state Senate to support a proposal to ban commonly owned semi-automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines in Pennsylvania.  Please contact your state Senator urging them to OPPOSE this misguided legislation.  Click the […]

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Minnesota: Anti-Gun Legislation to Be Considered in House Committee Tomorrow

| February 28, 2018

Minnesota: Anti-Gun Legislation to Be Considered in House Committee Tomorrow Two anti-gun bills have been scheduled for consideration in the House Public Safety Committee tomorrow.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Firearm Surrender Bill to be Filed

| February 28, 2018

Maine: Firearm Surrender Bill to be Filed On February 27th, the Legislative Council met to approve requests to introduce emergency legislation for the remaining 2018 legislative session.  Several of the requests before council included anti-gun proposals to ban certain firearm accessories as well as ban standard capacity magazines.  Fortunately, these proposals failed to get the support necessary for introduction. […]

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Washington: Tell Your Senator to Oppose Gun Control

| February 27, 2018

Washington: Tell Your Senator to Oppose Gun Control The Washington state Senate Ways & Means Committee heard Senate Bill 6620 today, but it has not yet scheduled it for a committee vote.  Anti-gun legislators may attempt to use political maneuvers to bypass a committee vote and pull this bill straight to the Senate floor.  Please contact your state Senator and urge […]

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Illinois: Gun Control Bills to Be Heard on House Floor

| February 27, 2018

Illinois: Gun Control Bills to Be Heard on House Floor On February 28th, the Illinois state House of Representatives will be hearing a number of gun control bills that will severely impact your Second Amendment rights.  In addition to the egregious dealer licensing bill, Senate Bill 1657, there will also be a gun control package […]

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Wyoming: Urge Your Senator to Return Important Protections to Self-Defense Legislation

| February 27, 2018

Wyoming: Urge Your Senator to Return Important Protections to Self-Defense Legislation Today, the Wyoming Senate approved an amendment to Senate File 71 that largely waters down the intent of the bill to protect those who have used a firearm for self-defense from overzealous criminal prosecution. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota: Self-Defense Legislation to be Considered on the Senate Floor

| February 27, 2018

South Dakota: Self-Defense Legislation to be Considered on the Senate Floor As early as tomorrow, the South Dakota Senate could consider important self-defense legislation, House Bill 1271. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Urgent Alert Illinois: Committee to Vote on Gun Control Package Today

| February 27, 2018

Urgent Alert Illinois: Committee to Vote on Gun Control Package Today This afternoon, the Illinois state House Judiciary Committee is voting on a gun control package that would restrict the Second Amendment rights of young adults, ban certain firearm accessories, ban standard capacity ammunition magazines and impose a 72 hour waiting period for commonly owned […]

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FL School Shooting Survivor: CNN Told Me "I Needed To Stick To The Script"; They Scripted Entire Town Hall

| February 23, 2018

FL School Shooting Survivor: CNN Told Me "I Needed To Stick To The Script"; They Scripted Entire Town Hall Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Colton Haab appeared on FOX News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight to talk about his saga with CNN and how they “scripted” a question for him to use at Wednesday night’s town hall event […]

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Another Misfire at the New York Times

| February 22, 2018

Another Misfire at the New York Times The New York Times is uniquely bad on the subject of firearms. There are two ways to understand that sentence, and both apply: Among major news publications, the Timesregularly exhibits an unparalleled level of illiteracy on the subject of firearms, and it exhibits comparable illiteracy on practically no other subject. Even […]

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Florida Alert! Help Stop Gratuitous GUN CONTROL

| February 22, 2018

Florida Alert! Help Stop Gratuitous GUN CONTROL In the wake of an atrocious act of premeditated murder, an organized effort to bully legislators into passing legislation to hijack your Second Amendment rights is underway.   The gun control faction is out in full force, determined to use the senseless murder of the students and adults […]

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School shootings are not the new normal, despite statistics that stretch the truth

| February 22, 2018

School shootings are not the new normal, despite statistics that stretch the truth In print and on TV, Americans were bombarded with facts and figures suggesting that the problem of school shootings was out of control. We were informed, for example, that since 2013 there has been an average of one school shooting a week […]

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