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New York City locks up people for carrying guns legally licensed by other states

| August 9, 2017

New York City locks up people for carrying guns legally licensed by other states Have a gun license? Plan to bring your gun to my hometown? Don’t.Mean New York authorities will make your life miserable. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Broken Research: Stanford Professor Claims RTC Laws Increase Violent Crime

| August 8, 2017

Broken Research: Stanford Professor Claims RTC Laws Increase Violent Crime The point is simply that the information on “right-to-carry permit holders” is extant and available (CPRC found it). And without it, a study on the dangers of “right-to-carry” laws seems to be a bridge too far. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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He broke into an apartment, police say, but left with a gunshot wound, not valuables

| August 8, 2017

He broke into an apartment, police say, but left with a gunshot wound, not valuables A man broke into a Puyallup apartment late Sunday and got a bullet for his trouble. The 33-year-old man who lived in the home welcomed the intruder with a pistol and quickly fired two shots when the he burst through the […]

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3 Stabbed Before Man With Gun Stops Robber

| August 8, 2017

3 Stabbed Before Man With Gun Stops Robber Two good Samaritans suffered stab wounds on Sunday when they tried to come to a woman’s aid in a Publix parking lot in Seminole. That’s when Pinellas County deputies say a third good Samaritan with a gun stepped in and put an end to the struggle without […]

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Blytheville Police release details behind deadly armed robbery attempt

| August 8, 2017

Blytheville Police release details behind deadly armed robbery attempt Police said an employee of the restaurant reported that Price entered the store, asked to see the manager, then pulled a handgun. Police said surveillance shows at this point the employee, who was armed with a handgun, shot Price.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Career prosecutor, acting Maryland U.S. attorney says plans ‘afoot’ to bring more gun violence resources to Baltimore

| August 8, 2017

Career prosecutor, acting Maryland U.S. attorney says plans ‘afoot’ to bring more gun violence resources to Baltimore Stephen M. Schenning, who has been serving as Maryland’s acting U.S. attorney since Rod J. Rosenstein left to become the Justice Department’s No. 2 official, said Baltimore’s raging gun violence is a top priority for his office and […]

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New York Confiscates Innocent Veteran’s Firearms

| August 8, 2017

New York Confiscates Innocent Veteran’s Firearms A 70-year-old New York veteran spent months fighting to get his guns back after being wrongfully targeted for confiscation after a bureaucratic screw-up labeled him mentally ill. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Campus rape survivor: Carrying gun would have prevented attack

| August 8, 2017

Campus rape survivor: Carrying gun would have prevented attack Pro-campus carry legislators have promised to bring back the issue next session. Florida is one of 20 states that ban any form of campus carry. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill with Governor Brown

| August 7, 2017

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill with Governor Brown On July 6, Senate Bill 719A passed the Oregon House. SB 719A has been transmitted to Governor Kate Brown’s desk for her signature. Please contact Governor Brown and urge her to veto SB 719A!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact Governor Brown! View full story Originally posted […]

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How lawmakers keep guns in the hands of the rich

| August 7, 2017

How lawmakers keep guns in the hands of the rich When it comes to voting rights, any obstacles outrage liberals; even free government-issued IDs are viewed as disenfranchising poor and disproportionately black people. But when it comes to the right to own a gun for self-defense, liberals don’t hesitate to pile on fees, ID requirements, […]

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California: Reminder Approved “Assault Weapon” Regulations Webinar Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 8

| August 7, 2017

California: Reminder Approved “Assault Weapon” Regulations Webinar Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 8 Reminder: Tomorrow, August 8, at 12:00 pm, the NRA and California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) is hosting a free informational webinar on the recently approved Department of Justice (DOJ) “bullet-button assault weapon” regulations. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Supreme Court’s next big gun control case? Post-Newtown laws face new scrutiny

| August 7, 2017

Supreme Court’s next big gun control case? Post-Newtown laws face new scrutiny Andrew Turner suffers from partial paralysis in his dominant hand, the legacy of an injury to his right arm while on active duty in the Navy – which is why, according to court papers, the Maryland resident needs a semiautomatic gun to defend […]

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Smart-gun advocates: Don’t worry about hacked firearms

| August 7, 2017

Smart-gun advocates: Don’t worry about hacked firearms Like all connected devices though, smart guns aren’t immune to hacks. At the Defcon security conference last week, a hacker who goes by the name of “Plore” demonstrated how he tricked the Armatix IP1 — a smart pistol that locks unless it’s near a watch with the proper […]

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Arizona: New state laws take effect Wednesday

| August 7, 2017

Arizona: New state laws take effect Wednesday It wouldn’t be a legislative session if lawmakers did not enact some measure under the banner of protecting Second Amendment rights.The measure with the broadest implications doesn’t even mention firearms. Instead, it bars state and local governments from mandating that anyone who sells any property from requiring a […]

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Florida: Military Members Boost Right-to-Carry Permits

| August 7, 2017

Florida: Military Members Boost Right-to-Carry Permits Florida has fast-tracked concealed-weapons licenses to 82,000 military members and honorably discharged veterans since terror-related shootings at a pair of military installations in Tennessee two years ago. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Australia: Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party calls for lowering firearm permit age

| August 7, 2017

Australia: Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party calls for lowering firearm permit age The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party wants primary school-aged students to be allowed to use firearms – a position also advocated by the NSW division of the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia.”The current minimum age of 12 years restricts access to the sport […]

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Maine: Legislature Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session

| August 4, 2017

Maine: Legislature Adjourns from its 2017 Legislative Session On Wednesday, the Maine Legislature adjourned from its 2017 Legislative Session.  Thank you to those NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who continued to contact their legislators on firearm-related legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Let Your Congress Members Know that You Support the Hearing Protection Act

| August 4, 2017

Let Your Congress Members Know that You Support the Hearing Protection Act As we’ve previously covered a number of times, the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) is a federal bill to reduce the burdensome and antiquated acquisition process for firearm suppressors.  The bill would eliminate the excessive wait times (sometimes as long as a year) and […]

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The High-Level Hypocrisy of Mayors for Gun Control

| August 4, 2017

The High-Level Hypocrisy of Mayors for Gun Control Leona Helmsley, the “Queen of Mean” convicted of income tax evasion and other crimes, is famously said to have said “We don’t pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.” The same sense of entitled grandeur – that rules apply to lesser beings – pervades the thinking of […]

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Gun sales in post-election lull, but ‘not all gloom and doom': Ruger

| August 4, 2017

Gun sales in post-election lull, but ‘not all gloom and doom': Ruger Sturm Ruger (RGR) recorded a decline in gun sales during the second quarter, saying demand has cooled off after an election-year surge. In a conference call with analysts on Thursday, Ruger CEO Christopher Killoy said demand slowed “considerably” compared to the same period […]

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