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Veto overrides possible in Ohio on abortion, guns, Medicaid

| December 26, 2018

Veto overrides possible in Ohio on abortion, guns, Medicaid Some of the Ohio legislative session’s testiest issues – guns, abortion and outgoing Republican Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion – may yet see reversals before year’s end. Lawmakers reconvene Thursday for rare post-Christmas floor sessions where several Kasich vetoes are poised for potential override. Ohio House spokesman Brad Miller […]

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New year bringing 200-plus new laws to state

| December 26, 2018

New year bringing 200-plus new laws to state More than 200 pieces of legislation signed in 2018 will become law Jan. 1. State Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer of Jacksonville said that the laws vary from the mundane, such as dictating when certain departments have to have their vehicle’s oil changed, to helpful like the Telehealth Act […]

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Ohio: Your Action Needed – Contact Your Lawmakers In Support of Veto Override

| December 26, 2018

Ohio: Your Action Needed – Contact Your Lawmakers In Support of Veto Override Tomorrow, the Ohio Legislature will convene for a Veto Session where it is scheduled to hold an override vote on Sub. House Bill 228. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Getting Priorities Straight: House Democrats and the Public

| December 21, 2018

Getting Priorities Straight: House Democrats and the Public Anti-gun organizations and their sycophants would have you believe that the 2018 midterm elections were a referendum on gun rights. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi “vows to fight” for “bipartisan, common sense” gun control and announced gun control “will be a priority” even before she had secured the Speaker’s […]

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Missouri: Gun Bills Pre-Filed for 2019 Session

| December 21, 2018

Missouri: Gun Bills Pre-Filed for 2019 Session With the 2019 Missouri legislative session to start in a few weeks, legislators have been busy pre-filing both pro and anti-gun legislation.  The following bills have been introduced to date and we expect more in the coming weeks.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! Matt Gaetz (FL-R) counters anti-gun, anti-self-defense distortions by Val Demings (FL-D)

| December 21, 2018

Florida Alert! Matt Gaetz (FL-R) counters anti-gun, anti-self-defense distortions by Val Demings (FL-D) Florida Congresswoman Val Demings’ (FL-D) phony, anti-gun, anti-self-defense. deceitful distortions about Florida’s Stand Your Ground are dismantled (perhaps too politely) by Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-R) View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Why I Hunt

| December 21, 2018

Why I Hunt I am a hunter. I write and speak about hunting. I take images and record videos of hunting. I interact with hunters. Hunting is a major part of both my personal and professional lives. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rep. Matt Gaetz: ‘Stand your ground’ laws are common sense | Commentary

| December 21, 2018

Rep. Matt Gaetz: ‘Stand your ground’ laws are common sense | Commentary It’s a dark Friday night. Allison is leaving her evening classes, which came after an already-long workday. She trudges, exhausted, to her car, parked at the far side of a dark parking lot. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come

| December 21, 2018

Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come Although election results are still coming in as I write this, the overall picture of the 2018 midterm elections has emerged. Democrats made substantial – though not historic – gains in the U.S. House, retaking a majority and likely handing the speakership to Rep. Nancy Pelosi […]

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Gov. John Kasich vetoes GOP gun bill after ‘stand your ground’ language stripped

| December 20, 2018

Gov. John Kasich vetoes GOP gun bill after ‘stand your ground’ language stripped Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he wants a better gun bill from the state’s GOP-controlled Legislature, calling their unwillingness to consider a red flag law “baffling and unconscionable.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Editorial: Watch Your Gun And Wallet

| December 20, 2018

Editorial: Watch Your Gun And Wallet Last week, the California Legislature convened for an organizational session and swearing in ceremonies for legislators, and considering that California politicians consist almost entirely of left-leaning, anti-Constitutional and anti-gun legislators, there are going to be more and more attacks on your rights to own guns, and more and more […]

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Deer were rare in Ohio not so long ago

| December 20, 2018

Deer were rare in Ohio not so long ago It was a white-tailed deer, running from right to left across the cow pasture behind the barn. A real deer! Yes, that’s exactly what it was. The sight was amazing and forever stamped in my memory. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Governor Kasich Vetoes Self-Defense Legislation

| December 19, 2018

Ohio: Governor Kasich Vetoes Self-Defense Legislation Today, in a speech to the Columbus Metropolitan Club, outgoing Ohio Governor John Kasich told the crowd, “Why would I sign a bill that gives more power to the gun advocates?” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NYSRPA v. GEORGE P. BEACH II

| December 19, 2018

NYSRPA v. GEORGE P. BEACH II NYSRPA v. GEORGE P. BEACH II, in his official capacity as Superintendent of the New York State Police and RICHARD J. MCNALLY, in his official capacity as Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Third Judicial District, and Licensing Officer for Rensselaer County. Ladies and Gentlemen, The judge […]

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The National Rifle Association congratulates Ronnie Campbell on election to the Virginia House of Delegates

| December 19, 2018

The National Rifle Association congratulates Ronnie Campbell on election to the Virginia House of Delegates The National Rifle Association’s Virginia State Director released the following statement following Ronnie Campbell’s election to the Virginia House of Delegates. Campbell will represent Virginia’s 24th House of Delegates District, which was vacated following Ben Cline’s election to Congress. The […]

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Scott Depot man sues Putnam deputies, commission after alleged false arrest

| December 19, 2018

Scott Depot man sues Putnam deputies, commission after alleged false arrest A federal lawsuit was filed Monday against three Putnam County deputies and the Putnam County Commission after a Scott Depot man, who was legally carrying a gun in plain view, was arrested for obstruction of justice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Police, schools had no duty to protect Parkland school shooting victims, judge rules

| December 19, 2018

Police, schools had no duty to protect Parkland school shooting victims, judge rules A Florida lawyer representing 15 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students says he is “exploring all of our options” after a federal judge ruled that law enforcement and school officials had no legal duty to protect students during a Valentine’s Day rampage at the […]

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NRA-ILA’s Chris W. Cox Releases Statement on School Safety Report

| December 18, 2018

NRA-ILA’s Chris W. Cox Releases Statement on School Safety Report Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement on Tuesday: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee Reports Preliminary Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease

| December 18, 2018

Tennessee Reports Preliminary Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease With the preliminary detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in western Tennessee, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds deer hunters of a new rule that prohibits the importation of whole deer carcasses and restricts the importation of specific carcass parts from anywhere outside of […]

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Arkansas governor backs bid to cut concealed gun license fee

| December 18, 2018

Arkansas governor backs bid to cut concealed gun license fee Arkansas’ Republican governor is backing an effort to cut in half the license fees for carrying a concealed handgun. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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