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Virginia Gov. Northam Wants Millions in Tax Money to Ban Guns and Jail Gun Owners!

| January 6, 2020

Virginia Gov. Northam Wants Millions in Tax Money to Ban Guns and Jail Gun Owners! In recent weeks NRA-ILA informed Virginia gun owners about gun control funding included in the state budget bill. The budget legislation, HB30, included a $250,000 appropriation to the Corrections Special Reserve Fund in order to provide for the “increase in the operating cost […]

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Florida Alert! You Are Paying for Nikki Fried’s Inappropriate Actions

| December 30, 2019

Florida Alert! You Are Paying for Nikki Fried’s Inappropriate Actions Facts you are not finding in the mainstream media:  The Florida Agriculture Commissioner was a named defendant in the lawsuit filed by 30 Florida cities and counties who argued that local government officials should be allowed to intentionally violate state law with no accountability or punishment. […]

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Virginia: First Weeks of January are Critical

| December 30, 2019

Virginia: First Weeks of January are Critical Law-abiding gun owners throughout the Commonwealth must continue to join together to fight against gun bans, gun rationing, and confiscation this January in Richmond. Your NRA has events planned for the early, critical days of the 2020 legislative session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! The Most Anti-Gun Agriculture Commissioner in over 40 years — Maybe Ever

| December 27, 2019

Florida Alert! The Most Anti-Gun Agriculture Commissioner in over 40 years — Maybe Ever Commissioner Nikki Fried, the only anti-Second Amendment, anti-gun official on the Florida Cabinet, thinks it’s OK to deliberately violate State law and not be punished.  Joining anti-gun cities and counties, Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner is asking the 1st DCA to allow local government […]

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Florida Alert! 30 Florida Cities and Counties Think They are ABOVE THE LAW

| December 26, 2019

Florida Alert! 30 Florida Cities and Counties Think They are ABOVE THE LAW How does it feel knowing that in at least 30 Cities and Counties, elected Commissioners and local government officials think they have a right to knowingly and willfully violate State law and not be punished?  In 30 local governments they are spending tax dollars […]

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Defend Freedom – Join Us January 13th

| December 23, 2019

Defend Freedom – Join Us January 13th Gun bans, gun rationing, confiscation – it’s all on the table when the new bought and paid for majority of the Virginia General Assembly fast tracks their anti-gun agenda in January. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia Gov. Northam Wants to Ban Your Guns AND Make You Pay for It!

| December 23, 2019

Virginia Gov. Northam Wants to Ban Your Guns AND Make You Pay for It! As if Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s wholesale attack on law-abiding gun owners wasn’t enough, the disgraced public official and his Michael Bloomberg-bought allies in the General Assembly now want the state’s hard-working taxpayers to foot the bill for their unconstitutional schemes. The budget bill (HB30) includes an appropriation of a […]

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Pennsylvania AG Targets Partially-Manufactured Receivers, Gun Owners

| December 23, 2019

Pennsylvania AG Targets Partially-Manufactured Receivers, Gun Owners On December 16, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a convoluted interpretation of state gun law that will have broad implications for Keystone State gun owners. The attorney general’s letter expanded the state’s statutory definition of “firearm” to include almost any material that has the potential to be fashioned into […]

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Puerto Rico Enacts Pro-gun Overhaul of Firearms Laws

| December 23, 2019

Puerto Rico Enacts Pro-gun Overhaul of Firearms Laws The 3.5 million residents of the Unites States’ largest territory will soon be able to better exercise their Second Amendment rights. On December 11, Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez Garced signed the Puerto Rico Weapons Act of 2020. The legislation overhauled the territory’s gun laws in a manner that […]

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Florida Alert! Ballot Petition Fraudulent Activities Being Investigated

| December 21, 2019

Florida Alert! Ballot Petition Fraudulent Activities Being Investigated Both in-state and out-of-state anti-gun millionaires and billionaires are engaged in trying to take control of our Constitution by putting constitutional amendments on the ballot that the public doesn’t understand and falsely believe are good.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: Attorney General Issues Opinion on Partially-Finished Receivers in Extreme Deviation from Federal Law

| December 16, 2019

Pennsylvania: Attorney General Issues Opinion on Partially-Finished Receivers in Extreme Deviation from Federal Law Today, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro issued a tortured opinion defining partially-manufactured receivers as firearms.  This opinion flies in stark contrast to the current, and widely held, understanding that receivers manufactured to be 80% or less complete are not considered firearms and therefore […]

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Texas Gun Control Advocates Deride Actual Firearms Safety Efforts

| December 16, 2019

Texas Gun Control Advocates Deride Actual Firearms Safety Efforts Gun control advocates are not concerned with gun safety. This reality was brought home once again by the anti-gun reaction to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and the firearm industry’s work to ensure Texans have free access to gun locks. View full story Originally posted at […]

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First Amendment Defends the Second

| December 16, 2019

First Amendment Defends the Second On April 24, 2019, shortly after the City of Los Angeles adopted an ordinance that was clearly designed to weaken support for the Second Amendment, NRA filed a lawsuit, calling the city’s outrageous action a violation of the First Amendment. Last week, U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson issued a preliminary injunction against Los […]

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Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit Holders Lose NICS Exemption for Private Transfers

| December 16, 2019

Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit Holders Lose NICS Exemption for Private Transfers Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit holders are set to get a lump of coal in their stocking this Christmas. Nevadans with a permit have long-enjoyed NICS-exempt status, which exempts these law-abiding individuals from having to undergo a National Instant Criminal Background Check System check every […]

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No Gov. Northam, Your Gun Ban is NOT Constitutional

| December 13, 2019

No Gov. Northam, Your Gun Ban is NOT Constitutional As Virginia gun owners have shown their displeasure with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed attack on their rights in city and county meetings across the Old Dominion, Northam has been forced to answer questions about he and gun control financier Michael Bloomberg’s gun ban agenda. In doing so, the […]

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Myth busted: Campus carry never caused that increase in violence liberals predicted

| December 13, 2019

Myth busted: Campus carry never caused that increase in violence liberals predicted The argument in favor of arbitrarily revoking the Second Amendment rights of college students, as is done in dozens of states, has ostensibly been rooted in safety concerns. And it just got a lot weaker. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia Gov. Northam Seeks Gun Registration as Down Payment on Gun Confiscation

| December 13, 2019

Virginia Gov. Northam Seeks Gun Registration as Down Payment on Gun Confiscation Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) must think that Old Dominion gun owners are stupid. After months of Northam and his Michael Bloomberg-backed General Assembly allies advocating for the enactment of gun confiscation legislation, the governor has told the Virginia Mercury that he will […]

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Senate Confirms Hunter-Friendly Candidate to Oversee Wildlife Management

| December 12, 2019

Senate Confirms Hunter-Friendly Candidate to Oversee Wildlife Management The NRA-ILA applauds the U. S. Senate for confirming Aurelia Skipwith to serve as director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Bloomberg Fumbles Facts, Laws in Gun-Control Policy Rollout

| December 11, 2019

Bloomberg Fumbles Facts, Laws in Gun-Control Policy Rollout Michael Bloomberg, who has spent years bankrolling the gun-control movement, fumbled facts and made muddled claims on how gun laws work while laying out his campaign’s gun-control plan on Thursday. Bloomberg appeared to misunderstand what the FBI’s firearms background check system does, seemed to make up a […]

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Member Spotlight: Meet the hunter who stands up to those who call her a ‘murderer’

| December 9, 2019

Member Spotlight: Meet the hunter who stands up to those who call her a ‘murderer’ America’s hunters are increasingly under fire by political extremists. Hunter and philanthropic consultant Britt Longoria has been at the center of an online hate campaign by animal rights extremists who don’t understand where their food comes from, and who show […]

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