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Pandemic Exposes Dangers of So-Called "Universal" Background Checks

| March 30, 2020

Pandemic Exposes Dangers of So-Called "Universal" Background Checks As the COVID-19 pandemic makes its way across the country, Americans are getting an important lesson in the dangers of a placing a prior restraint on the exercise of a constitutional right. The vast increase in those seeking protection in the Second Amendment during this period of uncertainty has caused the FBI’s National Instant […]

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President Trump Declares Gun Stores Critical

| March 29, 2020

President Trump Declares Gun Stores Critical As NRA is actively fighting gun store closures across the country, President Trump’s newly-updated DHS guidance echoes what the NRA is arguing in court: that firearms and ammunition retailers are “critical infrastructure.”  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alert! US Dept. of Homeland Security Adds Gun Retailers and Firearms industry to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

| March 29, 2020

Alert! US Dept. of Homeland Security Adds Gun Retailers and Firearms industry to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak We thought this information would be important for you to know.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Feds Add Gun Companies to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

| March 29, 2020

Feds Add Gun Companies to ‘Essential’ Business List Amid Coronavirus Outbreak The Department of Homeland Security added gun dealers, ranges, and manufacturers to its essential business coronavirus-response guide on Saturday.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Confusion, anger on right as gun shops not considered essential

| March 29, 2020

Confusion, anger on right as gun shops not considered essential Confusion reigns at New Mexico gun stores, where owners say Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s emergency public health order to limit the spread of the new coronavirus has left many wondering whether they’re allowed to stay open or in what capacity. View full story Originally posted […]

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Concealed carry permit holder fatally shoots armed woman outside north Tulsa shopping center

| March 28, 2020

Concealed carry permit holder fatally shoots armed woman outside north Tulsa shopping center A concealed carry permit holder fatally shot a woman outside a north Tulsa shopping center Friday evening after she reportedly opened fire on customers.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Las Vegas Metro Approves CCW Extension

| March 28, 2020

Nevada: Las Vegas Metro Approves CCW Extension The Las Vegas Metro Police Department issued the following statement providing a temporary extension for CCW permits that expired on or after March 17th. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Police & Lawmakers Say Firearm Dealers Are Essential

| March 28, 2020

Washington: Police & Lawmakers Say Firearm Dealers Are Essential On March 27th, state Senator Lynda Wilson delivered letters to Governor Jay Inslee explaining why it is essential that citizens are able to access their Second Amendment rights during the COVID-19 crisis. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Alabama: Gun Stores to Remain Open

| March 27, 2020

Alabama: Gun Stores to Remain Open In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Scott Harris amended the order suspending certain public gatherings to include restrictions on numerous businesses across the state, to go into effect on March 28th at 5PM. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Gun Stores Remain Open Despite Governor Not Designating them “Essential”

| March 27, 2020

North Carolina: Gun Stores Remain Open Despite Governor Not Designating them “Essential” In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 to Stay-at-Home, temporarily places restrictions on numerous businesses across the state, to go into effect March 30th at 5PM. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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COVID-19 Draws Attacks on Second Amendment

| March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Draws Attacks on Second Amendment During the COVID-19 crisis, many of our family members, friends, and fellow citizens have decided to exercise their right to self-defense for the first time.  Unfortunately, many of them are being delayed or denied their rights not only by anti-gun bureaucracy put in place years ago, but also new obstacles created within the past few […]

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Breaking: NRA & Other Groups Sue California

| March 27, 2020

Breaking: NRA & Other Groups Sue California Fairfax, Va. – Today, the National Rifle Association (NRA) joins with a coalition of gun rights groups in filing a federal lawsuit challenging state and local policies and enforcement practices that violate Second and Fourteenth Amendment rights. The gun rights coaltion includes the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), the […]

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Texas: Attorney General Issues Opinion Prohibiting Municipalities and Counties from Restricting Firearm Sales in Response to Covid-19

| March 27, 2020

Texas: Attorney General Issues Opinion Prohibiting Municipalities and Counties from Restricting Firearm Sales in Response to Covid-19 On Tuesday, March 24, pro-Second Amendment State Representative Dustin Burrows (R-Lubbock) requested an opinion from Attorney General Ken Paxton on whether city and county officials can prohibit the sale of firearms through an emergency order or declaration by excluding […]

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California: Los Angeles Sheriff Reverses Course Again and Orders Gun Stores to Close to the Public!

| March 26, 2020

California: Los Angeles Sheriff Reverses Course Again and Orders Gun Stores to Close to the Public! Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva took to twitter to announce he is once again ordering the closure of guns stores to almost all retail traffic.  This comes after the closure was announced, then lifted, but is now back in place. View […]

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New Mexico: Governor Wastes Law Enforcement Resources to Ensure Gun Stores are Shuttered

| March 26, 2020

New Mexico: Governor Wastes Law Enforcement Resources to Ensure Gun Stores are Shuttered In response to the Covid 19 outbreak, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham ordered the closure of all businesses she doesn’t consider “Essential.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Gun Stores Being Shut Down

| March 26, 2020

Maine: Gun Stores Being Shut Down In response to COVID-19, Governor Mills issued an executive order that required all non-essential businesses to close their physical locations that allow “in-person” contact until April 8th. Today, Kittery Trading Post – a gun store – was shut down as a non-essential business! View full story Originally posted at […]

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Teenager opens fire on three armed men after attempted burglary

| March 26, 2020

Teenager opens fire on three armed men after attempted burglary A 17-year-old shot and killed at least one of three armed intruders who broke into his Georgia home, according to police. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Minnesota: Governor Walz Issues Executive Order in Response to Covid 19

| March 26, 2020

Minnesota: Governor Walz Issues Executive Order in Response to Covid 19 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tim Walz has issued Executive Order 20-20, the “Stay at Home” order which takes effect tomorrow.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Governor Polis Allows Gun Stores to Remain Open During State Lockdown

| March 26, 2020

Colorado: Governor Polis Allows Gun Stores to Remain Open During State Lockdown Governor Jared Polis’ recent Order D2020-017 designates “firearms stores” under “Critical Retail,” exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Idaho: Governor Little Protects the Second Amendment – Gun Stores Will Remain Open

| March 26, 2020

Idaho: Governor Little Protects the Second Amendment – Gun Stores Will Remain Open Governor Brad Little’s recent Order to Self-Isolate designates firearm-related businesses, including gun stores, as “essential,” exempting them from being shut down during this state of emergency. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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