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New Jersey: Murphy Moves to Undo Christie’s Right-to-Carry Rule

| January 29, 2018

New Jersey: Murphy Moves to Undo Christie’s Right-to-Carry Rule New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday he will roll back Christie administration regulations that were designed to make it easier to carry handguns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota: Lawmakers to Debate Right-to-Carry

| January 29, 2018

South Dakota: Lawmakers to Debate Right-to-Carry South Dakota lawmakers this week are set to debate bills on concealed handguns, paid sick leave for workers and drug-testing themselves. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont lawmakers to host public hearing on gun legislation

| January 29, 2018

Vermont lawmakers to host public hearing on gun legislation Vermont lawmakers are asking residents for their feedback on three bills regarding gun legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Multiple Gun Control Bills Scheduled for Committee Votes

| January 28, 2018

Washington: Multiple Gun Control Bills Scheduled for Committee Votes Next week, the Senate Law & Justice Committee is scheduled to consider and vote on several anti-gun bills, including Substitute SB 5444 to create a back-door registry and 10 day waiting period on commonly owned semi-automatic firearms.  Please contact members of the Senate Law & Justice Committee and […]

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“Strict Scrutiny” Amendments: Iron Plating for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

| January 26, 2018

“Strict Scrutiny” Amendments: Iron Plating for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms The Iowa legislature is considering House Joint Resolution 13 to add a right to keep and bear arms to the state’s constitution. Should the introduced language eventually be adopted, the Hawkeye State would become the fourth – behind Louisiana, Missouri, and Alabama – to explicitly designate strict scrutiny […]

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Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Introduced

| January 26, 2018

Hawaii: More Anti-Gun Bills Introduced As previously reported last week, Senate Bill 2046 was introduced, aimed at criminalizing certain firearm parts, accessories and modifications.  The trend continued this week as more anti-gun legislation was filed prior to the close of the bill introduction deadline. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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UK: Gun Control Extremists Target Police for Teaching Teen Cadets About Firearms

| January 26, 2018

UK: Gun Control Extremists Target Police for Teaching Teen Cadets About Firearms This week brought yet another marker in the ongoing degeneration of the rights afforded British people. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Cherry-Picking Statistics: How the Violence Policy Center Manipulates Data to Advance their Cause

| January 26, 2018

Cherry-Picking Statistics: How the Violence Policy Center Manipulates Data to Advance their Cause Last week, the Violence Policy Center shared their analysis of 2016 fatal injury statistics, which are released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and available for public analysis.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Stemming the Tide: Violent Crime Decreased in First Six Months of 2017

| January 26, 2018

Stemming the Tide: Violent Crime Decreased in First Six Months of 2017 The FBI released the first-round of 2017 crime data earlier this week. The Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report covers January through June of 2017 and the results are mixed.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: NRA-Backed HB 1083 Advances from House Committee

| January 26, 2018

Mississippi: NRA-Backed HB 1083 Advances from House Committee On Thursday, the House Judiciary B Committee reported out House Bill 1083 by Rep. Andy Gipson, advancing the measure to the full House for consideration. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida: Some Republicans weary of Dennis Baxley after gun bill redraft

| January 26, 2018

Florida: Some Republicans weary of Dennis Baxley after gun bill redraft A Senate panel on Thursday pushed forward a redraft of a bill that would allow people to bring guns to churches with attached schools as long as there are no school-sponsored activities going on. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Firearms big business for state

| January 26, 2018

Arkansas: Firearms big business for state Like many Arkansans, I grew up an avid hunter. I’ve spent countless hours on deer stands and in duck blinds taking part in Arkansas’ great pastime. But one of the biggest thrills I’ve had as a hunter came on opening day of duck season last year when I was […]

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Connecticut: State gun control advocates push for so-called "smart" guns

| January 26, 2018

Connecticut: State gun control advocates push for so-called "smart" guns The state government is one of 122 jurisdictions in the nation to join in a “request for information” to gun manufacturers on what steps they are taking to develop smart-gun technology. The RFI has been orchestrated by an ad hoc group, Do Not Stand Idly […]

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Indiana: House panel OKs subdued gun bill

| January 26, 2018

Indiana: House panel OKs subdued gun bill Lawmakers on Wednesday stripped a bill that would have allowed Hoosiers to carry guns without a license – instead opting for smaller incremental change on firearms regulations. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: Gun Control Legislation Released From Committee Before Recess

| January 25, 2018

Delaware: Gun Control Legislation Released From Committee Before Recess No summary available View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Committee Soon to Consider Pro-Gun Legislation

| January 25, 2018

New Hampshire: Committee Soon to Consider Pro-Gun Legislation Currently awaiting consideration by the House Municipal and County Government Committee is House Bill 1749. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Committees

| January 25, 2018

Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Committees Yesterday, January 24th, the Indiana House Public Policy Committee passed House Bill 1424 with a vote of 12-1.  Sponsored by Representative Timothy Wesco (R-21), the legislation as passed from the committee would extend the duration of the regular License to Carry a Handgun (LCTH) to five years and remove fees for […]

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Florida Alert! Church Property Rights/Guns on Church Property Bills PASS

| January 25, 2018

Florida Alert! Church Property Rights/Guns on Church Property Bills PASS Church Property Rights/Guns on Church Property Bills PASS House and Senate Committees View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Vermont: Public Hearing on Gun Bills Scheduled

| January 25, 2018

Vermont: Public Hearing on Gun Bills Scheduled On Tuesday, January 30 at 5:30pm in Room 1, the Legislature has scheduled a public hearing on three gun bills at the Statehouse.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Lone Organizer Pickets Outside Big Las Vegas Gun Trade Show

| January 25, 2018

Lone Organizer Pickets Outside Big Las Vegas Gun Trade Show A Chicago man’s protest of U.S. gun policy failed to draw supporters outside the firearms industry’s biggest annual trade show in Las Vegas. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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