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Justice Stevens’s Second Amendment Pipe Dream

| April 18, 2018

Justice Stevens’s Second Amendment Pipe Dream Former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens, now retired, gave gun-control advocates false hope recently when he advocated repeal of the Second Amendment. Justice Stevens knows, or should know, that it can’t happen — not because the National Rifle Association is so powerful, but because 44 of the 50 […]

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Louisiana: Legislators reject proposals to change gun laws

| April 18, 2018

Louisiana: Legislators reject proposals to change gun laws The push to change Louisiana’s gun laws is falling flat.A House criminal justice committee Tuesday rejected several proposals brought by both sides of the political aisle, largely capping efforts to alter firearm rules after the massacre at a Florida high school where 17 people were killed. View […]

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Massachusetts court strikes down ban on stun guns

| April 18, 2018

Massachusetts court strikes down ban on stun guns Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Tuesday that the state’s ban on civilian possession of stun guns violates the U.S. Constitution’s right to bear arms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Attend Pro-Second Amendment Rally in Harrisburg on April 30th!

| April 17, 2018

Attend Pro-Second Amendment Rally in Harrisburg on April 30th! Please join the NRA-ILA at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg, on April 30th, at 10:00 a.m.,  for an annual rally that has been attended by activists and concerned citizens from all over the state for years! This rally will provide the opportunity for participants […]

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NRA Applauds Law Protecting Privacy of Firearms Records

| April 17, 2018

NRA Applauds Law Protecting Privacy of Firearms Records The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action applauds Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts for signing into law legislation that protects the confidentiality of personal information associated with many firearm records. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: Legislation to Restrict Second Amendment Rights to Receive Senate Consideration on Thursday

| April 17, 2018

Delaware: Legislation to Restrict Second Amendment Rights to Receive Senate Consideration on Thursday On Thursday, April 19, the Delaware Senate is scheduled to consider House Substitute 1 to House 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 […]

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Illinois: Committees to Hear Gun Control

| April 17, 2018

Illinois: Committees to Hear Gun Control Today, the Illinois state House Judiciary-Criminal Committee will be considering a floor amendment that was added to House Bill 1470 to ration the exercise of Second Amendment rights. In addition, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will consider bills that would impose draconian criminal penalties for the possession of certain firearm accessories and a bill […]

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Delaware: Town hall meeting reveals fierce opposition to gun control

| April 17, 2018

Delaware: Town hall meeting reveals fierce opposition to gun control Most of the approximately 400 people attending a town hall meeting about gun violence Monday evening came to voice their opposition to several proposed gun control measures now in the General Assembly. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ukraine: Activists seek legalization of gun ownership in nation

| April 17, 2018

Ukraine: Activists seek legalization of gun ownership in nation Throughout much of the 20th century, gun ownership in Ukraine was strictly limited by the Soviet authorities. In comparison, today Ukrainians who want a gun can obtain one on the black market, but legal ownership remains a challenge. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Woman calls cops on man playing with his kids at park because she was afraid of his pro-gun shirt

| April 17, 2018

Woman calls cops on man playing with his kids at park because she was afraid of his pro-gun shirt The shirt in question is a cop-designed, pro-Second Amendment T-shirt that features an AR-style weapon graphic and text that reads, “I’ll control my guns, you control your kids.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Pointless bill to ban gun raffles amended to be even more pointless

| April 17, 2018

California: Pointless bill to ban gun raffles amended to be even more pointless At best, AB3199 is a solution in search of a problem. Nonprofit organizations offering firearms as raffle prizes are not and have never been a significant source of California’s or America’s gun violence problem. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Chicago: Emanuel’s ‘Safe Guns Policy’ stalled amid opposition from banking industry

| April 17, 2018

Chicago: Emanuel’s ‘Safe Guns Policy’ stalled amid opposition from banking industry Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to strip financial institutions whose clients allow unrestricted gun sales of their seats on the gravy train tied to city bond deals stalled Monday amid opposition from the banking industry. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Committee to Hear Self-Defense Bill Again

| April 16, 2018

Ohio: Committee to Hear Self-Defense Bill Again On April 17th, the Ohio state House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee will be holding an additional hearing to accept proponent/opponent testimony on Substitute House Bill 228 and possibly amend it.  This bill will improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves in Ohio.  Please consider attending the hearing to express your […]

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Louisiana Action Needed: Multiple Gun Bills To Receive Vote

| April 16, 2018

Louisiana Action Needed: Multiple Gun Bills To Receive Vote Tomorrow, the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee will hear several pieces of pro- and anti-gun legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Firearms Tax, Age Increase and Other Bills Scheduled for Hearings!

| April 16, 2018

California: Firearms Tax, Age Increase and Other Bills Scheduled for Hearings! Several pro- and anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in their respective committees on Monday, April 16 and Tuesday, April 17.  Please use the TAKE ACTION button below to contact the members of the respective committee and urge them to SUPPORT pro-gun bills and […]

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Kansas: Please Attend Pro-Gun Rally on April 20th!

| April 16, 2018

Kansas: Please Attend Pro-Gun Rally on April 20th! No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Dick’s Sporting Goods will destroy rifles pulled from shelves

| April 16, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods will destroy rifles pulled from shelves Typically a retailer may return unsold merchandise to the manufacturer. But in this case, Dick’s Sporting Goods has decided to destroy them. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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JPMorgan limits firearms clients

| April 16, 2018

JPMorgan limits firearms clients Another major U.S. bank has cut its exposure to the firearms industry, but a top rival is sticking to its gunmakers business, company officials said Friday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tax guns instead of arming teachers, California lawmaker proposes

| April 16, 2018

Tax guns instead of arming teachers, California lawmaker proposes Following the February school massacre in Parkland, Fla., California legislators responded as they often do after a mass shooting, with proposals to further tighten the state’s strict gun control laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Firearms Tax Bill, Age Increase and Others Scheduled for Hearings Next Week!

| April 14, 2018

California: Firearms Tax Bill, Age Increase and Others Scheduled for Hearings Next Week! No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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