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Oregon: Gun Ban Initiative Ballot Title Finalized

| May 25, 2018

Oregon: Gun Ban Initiative Ballot Title Finalized On May 23rd, the ballot title for Initiative Petition 43 was certified by the state Attorney General.  This final ballot title comes after over 1,000 comments were submitted on the previously proposed ballot title.  Initiative proponents will begin signature gathering on June 8th, or following the completion of any further […]

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Republicans mock Elizabeth Warren’s vow to reject nonexistent NRA donations

| May 25, 2018

Republicans mock Elizabeth Warren’s vow to reject nonexistent NRA donations Sen. Elizabeth Warren provided an irresistible opening for her Republican campaign foes with her vow to turn down National Rifle Association contributions to her re-election effort, which are so far nonexistent. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Locking guns won’t do anything to save lives

| May 25, 2018

Locking guns won’t do anything to save lives After Friday’s attack at Santa Fe High School, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick forcefully told people of their “responsibility” to lock up their guns. We all want to do something, but everyone locking up their guns will cost more lives than it saves. View full story Originally […]

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Oregon Attorney General Issues Ballot Title for "Assault Weapons" Ban

| May 24, 2018

Oregon Attorney General Issues Ballot Title for "Assault Weapons" Ban Oregon’s attorney general has released a certified ballot title for an initiative that would restrict the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the state. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the new title released Wednesday states that the initiative prohibits assault weapons and large capacity magazines […]

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Illinois: House Considering New Bill to Shut Down Your Gun Store

| May 24, 2018

Illinois: House Considering New Bill to Shut Down Your Gun Store Today, the Illinois state House Judiciary-Criminal Committee voted 8-3 to pass Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Bill 337, which would shut down your local gun stores with onerous red tape and regulations.  Governor Bruce Rauner has previously vetoed two of these egregious dealer licensing […]

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Obama advisers sought to ‘tap people’s emotions’ for gun-control push after Sandy Hook: Emails

| May 24, 2018

Obama advisers sought to ‘tap people’s emotions’ for gun-control push after Sandy Hook: Emails Rahm Emanuel famously said that “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” and apparently that included the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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To stop school shootings, use Israel’s approach to fighting terror: Texas attorney general

| May 24, 2018

To stop school shootings, use Israel’s approach to fighting terror: Texas attorney general American policymakers should look to Israel for guidance. Living constantly with the threat of terrorism, Israel solved the problem of school security long ago by hardening the target and tightening security practices. Every school with 100 or more students has at least […]

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Michael Bloomberg Takes On Trump, Pledges $42 Million To U.S. Cities

| May 24, 2018

Michael Bloomberg Takes On Trump, Pledges $42 Million To U.S. Cities The charitable organization champions a “data-driven” approach to philanthropy. Its agenda includes curbing tobacco use, fighting climate change and promoting gun control. Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, this year, Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety nonprofit joined with […]

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United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting

| May 24, 2018

United Air CEO grilled over NRA discount, workers rights at annual meeting United Airlines executives faced questions about ending its discount for a gun rights group and how it treats its workers at the carrier’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Orange County Fairgrounds Board of Directors to Discuss Future of Gun Show

| May 23, 2018

California: Orange County Fairgrounds Board of Directors to Discuss Future of Gun Show On Thursday, May 24th, the Board of Directors for the 32nd District Agricultural Association and the Orange County Fairgrounds has scheduled an “informational” item on their agenda to discuss the Crossroads of the West Gun show.   View full story Originally posted at […]

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Why Campus Shootings Are So Shocking: School Is the ‘Safest Place’ for a Child

| May 23, 2018

Why Campus Shootings Are So Shocking: School Is the ‘Safest Place’ for a Child “Especially in the younger grades, school is the safest place they can be,” said Melissa Sickmund, director of the National Center for Juvenile Justice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Media more eager to defend MS-13 than NRA

| May 23, 2018

Media more eager to defend MS-13 than NRA It’d be nice if the media defended the NRA as fiercely as they defend MS-13. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The Problem With CNN’s School Shooting Count

| May 23, 2018

The Problem With CNN’s School Shooting Count CNN has been promoting its latest count of school shootings in the aftermath of Friday’s tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas. But most of the included incidents bear no resemblance to that attack. While the news organization has not released details behind the incidents included in its report that […]

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Trump administration to publish proposed rule changes for gun exports: official

| May 23, 2018

Trump administration to publish proposed rule changes for gun exports: official The Trump administration is preparing to publish on Thursday long-delayed proposed rule changes for the export of U.S. firearms, a State Department official said on Tuesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nick Hanauer hates big money but just donated $1 million to anti-gun initiative

| May 22, 2018

Nick Hanauer hates big money but just donated $1 million to anti-gun initiative Yet again, despite decrying the evils of big money, progressive activist and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer is trying to buy an election. At this point, I should just create a Mad Libs version of Hanauer hypocrisy. Hanauer previously donated a hefty sum to the […]

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Tucker Carlson takes on gun control lawmaker

| May 22, 2018

Tucker Carlson takes on gun control lawmaker Calif. congressman argues his gun control plan could prevent mass shootings and make our schools safer.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Obama’s Former Wildlife Chief Doesn’t Speak For America’s Millions Of Sportsmen

| May 22, 2018

Obama’s Former Wildlife Chief Doesn’t Speak For America’s Millions Of Sportsmen Dan Ashe, the director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service under the Obama administration, recently penned an open letter on gun control measures he claims hunters support. He’s wrong. America’s hunters know that none of his recommendations would make us any safer, […]

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $1 million to Washington gun control initiative

| May 22, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $1 million to Washington gun control initiative Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen has donated $1 million to a campaign seeking to raise the age to purchase semi-automatic rifles from 18 to 21 in Washington state. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Wealthy Shell Out Big Bucks for Washington Gun Control Initiative

| May 22, 2018

Wealthy Shell Out Big Bucks for Washington Gun Control Initiative Backers of a proposed gun safety initiative announced two $1 million donations, and were headed toward the $1 million mark at a big-bucks Alliance for Gun Responsibility luncheon on Monday in Seattle. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: New Gut and Amend Aimed at Gun Shows

| May 21, 2018

California: New Gut and Amend Aimed at Gun Shows Late last week, Senate Bill 221, until recently dealt with “Criminal Fines: HIV Prevention and Education,” was gutted and amended to prohibit the sale of firearms and ammunition at the Cow Palace starting January 1, 2020.  Despite being a full time legislature that consistently pushes legislation […]

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