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Florida’s new gun law attacked by both sides

| March 12, 2018

Florida’s new gun law attacked by both sides The political and legal fallout from Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s decision to sign a sweeping gun bill into law following a school massacre was nearly immediate as the National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit to stop it and political candidates in both parties criticized it. View full […]

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West Virginia Lawmakers OK Employee Guns in Locked Cars

| March 12, 2018

West Virginia Lawmakers OK Employee Guns in Locked Cars Employees in West Virginia could bring their loaded guns to work as long as they are locked in their cars, according to a measure approved by the Legislature. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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We Can Prevent Violence and Protect Freedom

| March 11, 2018

We Can Prevent Violence and Protect Freedom Chris W. Cox says that we can take action to prevent violence and protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans at the same time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Conference Committee Tomorrow for Pro-Gun Legislation to Improve Self-Defense Opportunities

| March 11, 2018

Indiana: Conference Committee Tomorrow for Pro-Gun Legislation to Improve Self-Defense Opportunities On March 12th, at 10:00AM, a conference committee will be hearing House Bill 1214.  There is a proposed amendment through the conference committee process for House Bill 1214 to include language to eliminate the fee for a License to Carry a Handgun (LTCH) as well as […]

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West Virginia: Parking Lot Protection Bill Heading to Governor’s Desk

| March 11, 2018

West Virginia: Parking Lot Protection Bill Heading to Governor’s Desk Yesterday, the West Virginia state House of Delegates concurred with House Bill 4187 as passed by the state Senate.  Now, HB 4187 will head to the desk of Governor Jim Justice to await his signature.  Please contact Gov. Justice and politely urge him to sign […]

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Wyoming: House Passes Pro-Gun Legislation on Final Day of Session

| March 10, 2018

Wyoming: House Passes Pro-Gun Legislation on Final Day of Session Today, the Wyoming House of Representatives concurred on House Bill 168 by a 49 to 11 vote.  HB 168 now heads to the desk of Governor Matt Mead to await his signature.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert: Gun Control Bill Signed – NRA Files Lawsuit

| March 9, 2018

Florida Alert: Gun Control Bill Signed – NRA Files Lawsuit This afternoon, Governor Rick Scott signed SB-7026 (touted in the media as Florida’s “gun control” bill) into law, violating the Second Amendment rights of persons between the ages of 18-21. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Wildlife Commission Considering Proposal to Push Discharge Ordinance to Almost One Mile!

| March 9, 2018

Nevada: Wildlife Commission Considering Proposal to Push Discharge Ordinance to Almost One Mile! On March 16th, the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Commission General Regulation 473/LCB File No. R111-17 which would prohibit the discharge of a rifle within 5,000 feet of an occupied dwelling and the discharge of a shotgun or bow […]

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Pre-Existing Trends: The 2013 CT Gun Control Law

| March 9, 2018

Pre-Existing Trends: The 2013 CT Gun Control Law Connecticut is often held up as a model of gun-control by gun control advocates and in-state legislators alike. The state enacted some of the most stringent gun control laws after the Sandy Hook tragedy. Specific measures included expanding the list of banned firearms, limiting magazine capacity, requiring registration of certain rifles and magazines previously –acquired, […]

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NRA Files Suit Challenging Florida Gun Control Law

| March 9, 2018

NRA Files Suit Challenging Florida Gun Control Law The National Rifle Association today announced   that it has filed a lawsuitchallenging the State of Florida’s newly-enacted ban on the purchase of firearms by young adults between the ages of 18-21. Florida’s ban is an affront to the Second Amendment, as it totally eviscerates the right of […]

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West Virginia: Senate Passes Parking Lot Protection Bill

| March 9, 2018

West Virginia: Senate Passes Parking Lot Protection Bill Today, the West Virginia state Senate passed House Bill 4187 with a 31-1 vote.  HB 4187 will now return to the House of Delegates for concurrence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Trump Slump? More Fake News Appears In Mainstream Media

| March 9, 2018

Trump Slump? More Fake News Appears In Mainstream Media No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Anti-Gun Amendment Introduced to Hijack School Safety Bill

| March 9, 2018

New Hampshire: Anti-Gun Amendment Introduced to Hijack School Safety Bill An attempt is currently being made to hijack Senate Bill 357 with an anti-gun floor amendment offered by Senator Martha Hennessey (D-5).  The New Hampshire state Senate Education Committee will be considering SB 357 on Tuesday, March 13th.  Please contact committee members and urge them to […]

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Goldberg: Students can protest, but they don’t know what they are talking about

| March 9, 2018

Goldberg: Students can protest, but they don’t know what they are talking about My problem is with the resurgence of an old American tradition of celebrating young people as inherently wiser and more moral than adults. There are really three problems with the fetishization of youth in politics. First, it’s based on a faulty premise: […]

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School shootings are extraordinarily rare. Why is fear of them driving policy?

| March 9, 2018

School shootings are extraordinarily rare. Why is fear of them driving policy? The chance of a child being shot and killed in a public school is extraordinarily low. Not zero — no risk is. But it’s far lower than many people assume, especially in the glare of heart-wrenching news coverage after an event like Parkland. […]

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DDoS Attacks Target NRA

| March 9, 2018

DDoS Attacks Target NRA The attacks, which exploit vulnerable “memcached servers,” have been trying to hose down scores of new targets with a flood of internet traffic, according to the Chinese security firm Qihoo 360. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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The NRA Has a Secret Weapon to Fight Gun Control: A Powerful App

| March 8, 2018

The NRA Has a Secret Weapon to Fight Gun Control: A Powerful App As lawmakers return to Washington this week under pressure to act on guns, the NRA is directing members’ activism at the audience that matters most: Congress. Republican congressional leaders have had little to say; the NRA hasn’t sponsored marches or rallies. But […]

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Here’s why raising the gun possession age could cost some crime victims their lives

| March 8, 2018

Here’s why raising the gun possession age could cost some crime victims their lives The Florida House gave final legislative approval Wednesday to a bill banning gun sales to anyone under 21, sending the measure to Gov. Rick Scott, who has not said whether he will sign it into law. More significantly, there is serious […]

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Idaho: Self-Defense Legislation Heads to House Floor

| March 8, 2018

Idaho: Self-Defense Legislation Heads to House Floor Today, March 8th, the Idaho House State Affairs Committee passed Senate Bill 1313 with a 12-3 vote.  SB 1313 will now head to the House floor, where it could receive a vote as early as tomorrow.  This important piece of legislation, which has the backing of law enforcement and […]

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Wyoming: Legislature Could Possibly Pass Pro-Gun Legislation on Final Reading

| March 8, 2018

Wyoming: Legislature Could Possibly Pass Pro-Gun Legislation on Final Reading Tomorrow, the House and Senate could potentially consider Senate File 71 and House Bill 168 respectively on third reading.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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