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California: Assault Weapons Ban Expansion Moving Quickly!

| June 26, 2020

California: Assault Weapons Ban Expansion Moving Quickly! The California Assembly will be voting on AB 88 today, after the legislation was passed through the Senate late yesterday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Gov. Reynolds Signs Pro-Gun & Pro-Hunting Bills

| June 26, 2020

Iowa: Gov. Reynolds Signs Pro-Gun & Pro-Hunting Bills Yesterday, Governor Kim Reynolds signed House File 2502 to protect shooting ranges from being shut down by unreasonable local ordinances and ensure that Second Amendment rights remain protected across the state. On June 18th, she signed House File 716 to improve hunting opportunities in Iowa by defining […]

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North Carolina: Second Amendment Preservation Act Clears General Assembly

| June 26, 2020

North Carolina: Second Amendment Preservation Act Clears General Assembly On June 25th, the North Carolina Senate voted 33-14 and the House of Representatives voted 77-38 to pass House Bill 652, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. After this bill stalled last year, the Senate took swift bipartisan action […]

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Major Pro-Gun Measures in Effect July 1

| June 25, 2020

Major Pro-Gun Measures in Effect July 1 Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association is pleased to inform law-abiding Indiana gun owners that, beginning July 1, NRA-backed changes to existing law will go into effect allowing state residents to obtain a 5-year license to carry a handgun free of charge.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Senate Vote Today!

| June 25, 2020

California: Senate Vote Today! No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: House Votes to Protect Second Amendment with Emergency Powers Legislation

| June 25, 2020

Pennsylvania: House Votes to Protect Second Amendment with Emergency Powers Legislation Pennsylvania is one step closer to joining the growing list of states which are protecting Second Amendment rights when a state of emergency is declared.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Senate to Vote on Firearm Seizure Bill

| June 24, 2020

New Hampshire: Senate to Vote on Firearm Seizure Bill Today, the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee sent House Bill 687 to the Senate floor for consideration after a motion to kill the bill failed by a vote of 2-3. Next week, the Senate is expected to hold a floor vote on this firearm seizure bill […]

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California: Gun Control in the Budget

| June 23, 2020

California: Gun Control in the Budget Tomorrow, June 24, the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee will be hearing several budget trailer bills including Assembly Bill 88 relating to the public safety budget. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled!

| June 23, 2020

Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled! Despite pressing issues the state is facing surrounding the COVID-19 crisis, lawmakers are continuing the assault on our Second Amendment Freedoms, scheduling additional anti-gun bills for a hearing this week. The House Pubic Safety and Judiciary Committees are holding a joint hearing on Wednesday, June 24 to hear SB 2635 […]

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Indiana: Law Eliminating Fees for a License to Carry a Handgun Goes into Effect July 1st

| June 23, 2020

Indiana: Law Eliminating Fees for a License to Carry a Handgun Goes into Effect July 1st Next Wednesday, sections of House Bill 1284 (2019) will go into effect.  A five-year License to Carry a Handgun will now be free to obtain.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Supreme Court’s Inaction Frustrates Second Amendment Supporters, Emboldens Anti-gun Activists

| June 22, 2020

Supreme Court’s Inaction Frustrates Second Amendment Supporters, Emboldens Anti-gun Activists Gun owners are by now used to being disappointed with the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to uphold their rights or even to defend its own Second Amendment precedents. But the court’s neglect reached a new low last Monday, with its sweeping decision to deny review of the many Second Amendment […]

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Legal Reckoning for Jackson, MS Mayor’s Foolish Carry Ban

| June 22, 2020

Legal Reckoning for Jackson, MS Mayor’s Foolish Carry Ban As we reported earlier, Chokwe Lumumba, the mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, announced an executive order on April 24 as part of his response to the COVID-19 civil emergency. The order prohibited the “carrying of an unconcealed loaded or unloaded pistol or revolver or any other firearm, carried upon the person […]

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Florida Court Recognizes Popularity of Carry Permits, Rules Police Cannot Use Possession of a Gun as Sole Basis for Investigatory Stops

| June 22, 2020

Florida Court Recognizes Popularity of Carry Permits, Rules Police Cannot Use Possession of a Gun as Sole Basis for Investigatory Stops An appellate court in Florida recently decided that a police officer who sees a firearm when approaching a citizen is not permitted to rely exclusively on the possession of the firearm as the justification […]

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearing

| June 22, 2020

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearing After recessing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the legislature is back at it pushing gun control. The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, June 25th at 10 a.m. to consider HB 1902 and HB 2744. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Alexandria Set to Create Countless Gun-Free Zones, Undermine Right-to-Carry

| June 19, 2020

Virginia: Alexandria Set to Create Countless Gun-Free Zones, Undermine Right-to-Carry With Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s raft of new gun controls set to take effect on July 1st, Alexandria Mayor Justin M. Wilson and the City Council are wasting no time in attacking gun rights. HB421/SB35, signed by Northam on April 22nd, weakened the state firearms […]

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California: Bills Pass Senate Appropriations Committee Now Eligible for Floor Vote

| June 18, 2020

California: Bills Pass Senate Appropriations Committee Now Eligible for Floor Vote Today, the Senate Appropriations considered bills sent to the Suspense File earlier this month, passing SB 914 and SB 1175 on party-line voting.  Both bills are eligible for votes on the Senate floor.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Noticeable Spike Reported in Interest from Women Who Want to Learn About Guns

| June 16, 2020

Noticeable Spike Reported in Interest from Women Who Want to Learn About Guns Local firearm instructors said concealed carry classes are in high demand, and moms are the ones lining up at the door. For Cape Coral mother, Chrisy Franks, the decision to take a concealed carry class was for her kids. View full story […]

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Federal Court Prohibits Future Restrictions On Open Carry by City of Jackson

| June 16, 2020

Federal Court Prohibits Future Restrictions On Open Carry by City of Jackson NRA-ILA reported to you in April that the Mississippi Justice Institute, a non-profit constitutional litigation center, had filed a lawsuit on behalf of pro-Second Amendment State Rep. Dana Criswell (R-Mount Olive) against Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s executive order prohibiting the open carry of firearms […]

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Florida Alert! Young Americans for Liberty Force Nikki Fried to Reopen Concealed Weapons License applications in Florida

| June 15, 2020

Florida Alert! Young Americans for Liberty Force Nikki Fried to Reopen Concealed Weapons License applications in Florida Young American for Liberty declared VICTORY today after forcing Florida Agriculture Commissioner to back down. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Victory in New Mexico

| June 15, 2020

Victory in New Mexico The NRA won. The rights of law-abiding New Mexicans to purchase a firearm and go to the range have been vindicated. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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