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Maryland: Joint Hearing Scheduled on Yet Another Anti-Gun Bill This Friday

| March 4, 2019

Maryland: Joint Hearing Scheduled on Yet Another Anti-Gun Bill This Friday This Friday, in the Joint Hearing Room at 9:00am, after multiple days of extended testimony in opposition to anti-gun bills in Maryland, a joint hearing between the Executive Nominations Committee and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee is scheduled to consider yet another anti-gun bill, Senate […]

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Minnesota: Anti-Gun Bills Advance to Judiciary Committee

| March 4, 2019

Minnesota: Anti-Gun Bills Advance to Judiciary Committee Last week, the House Public Safety Committee passed two anti-gun bills out of committee, House File 8 and House File 9. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York lawmakers aim to expand gun storage rules

| March 4, 2019

New York lawmakers aim to expand gun storage rules – Democratic lawmakers want to expand New York’s gun storage law to cover homes with children. The proposal expands the state’s existing safe storage law, which already applies to homes where there is a resident barred from owning a gun, such as a convicted felon or […]

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2A Fee Hike in New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Wants to Price Guns Out of Reach of the Poor

| March 4, 2019

2A Fee Hike in New Jersey: Gov. Murphy Wants to Price Guns Out of Reach of the Poor Under current law, applicants must pay $52.66 to be fingerprinted when applying for a New Jersey Firearm Purchaser ID card or a pistol permit. The permit application itself costs $5. (The handgun permit fee is $2.) Governor Phil […]

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Washington: Protect Your Second Amendment Rights from California Style Infringements, Attend NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops

| March 1, 2019

Washington: Protect Your Second Amendment Rights from California Style Infringements, Attend NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops Second Amendment rights in Washington are under attack like never before and we need your help to fight back.  That’s why we hope you will join us for a one of our NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops where you will learn more about the […]

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Federal Gun Control is on the Move! Tell Your Senators to Oppose H.R.8, S.42 and H.R. 1112!

| March 1, 2019

Federal Gun Control is on the Move! Tell Your Senators to Oppose H.R.8, S.42 and H.R. 1112! Anti-gun Democrats made good on their promises this week, advancing two extreme gun control bills through the U.S. House of Representatives. While there remains a slim pro-gun majority in the upper chamber, your U.S. Senators need to hear […]

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Wicomico Co. Sheriff takes hard stance on gun bills in Annapolis

| March 1, 2019

Wicomico Co. Sheriff takes hard stance on gun bills in Annapolis Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis has a bold statement for Maryland legislators considering one proposed gun law. “I will not comply with that law. I will not send my deputies into harms way to remove any weapon from anyone that they lawfully and legally […]

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Blast from the Past: Proof Found That Brady Campaign Still Exists!

| March 1, 2019

Blast from the Past: Proof Found That Brady Campaign Still Exists! Nostalgia gripped gun owners this week as longtime foe the Brady Campaign managed to garner a few measly headlines in the media landscape they once commanded so ably. As it happens, the Brady Campaign has decided to go undergo another rebranding effort and will now go […]

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Go Figure: Gun Controllers Use Fuzzy Math to Push an Agenda That Doesn’t Add Up

| March 1, 2019

Go Figure: Gun Controllers Use Fuzzy Math to Push an Agenda That Doesn’t Add Up There are a lot of things Second Amendment supporters and gun control advocates disagree on, including history, constitutional interpretation, the frequency of armed self-defense, and the role of human agency in violent crime. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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What Makes The AR-15;America’s Gun?; You Can Make It Your Own

| March 1, 2019

What Makes The AR-15;America’s Gun?; You Can Make It Your Own According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, which represents the gun industry, Americans own up to 16 million ARs and similar “modern sporting rifles,” as the foundation calls that class of gun. Production has exploded in the past few years, hitting an estimated 2.1 […]

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House votes to extend wait time for gun background checks

| March 1, 2019

House votes to extend wait time for gun background checks The House on Thursday passed a bill that would extend the time for conducting background checks for gun purchases. The legislation passed 228-198 and would provide up to 20 days for background checks to be completed, up from the current three days. The measure was […]

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Pennsylvania: What’s the point of passing a law that everyone knows is illegal?

| March 1, 2019

Pennsylvania: What’s the point of passing a law that everyone knows is illegal? PITTSBURGH — The mayor of this city, Bill Peduto, in relatively short order will likely pass an anti-gun bill with the support of most of city council. It is a Democratic city in a Democratic county run overwhelmingly by Democratic machine politics, […]

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Pelosi mulls House rules change to thwart GOP amendments

| March 1, 2019

Pelosi mulls House rules change to thwart GOP amendments Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated Thursday that Democrats could change House rules in a way that would make it harder for Republicans to make last-minute tweaks to legislation, a move that the GOP warned would amount to a suppression of their rights as the minority party. Pelosi, […]

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Democratic party divisions play out behind closed doors

| March 1, 2019

Democratic party divisions play out behind closed doors House Democrats exploded in recriminations Thursday over moderates bucking the party, with liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threatening to put those voting with Republicans “on a list” for a primary challenge. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kentucky: Permitless/Constitutional Carry Heads to Governor

| March 1, 2019

Kentucky: Permitless/Constitutional Carry Heads to Governor On March 1st, the Kentucky state House of Representatives voted 60-37 to pass Senate Bill 150, clearing the way for it to go to Governor Matt Bevin’s desk for his signature.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Connecticut: Bill to Ban Hunting Along Quinnipiac River To Be Heard

| February 28, 2019

Connecticut: Bill to Ban Hunting Along Quinnipiac River To Be Heard On March 1st, the Connecticut state Joint Committee on Environment will be hearing Senate Bill 245, which would make the unprecedented move of legislatively banning hunting along the Quinnipiac River in New Haven. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Firearm Seizure Bill to be Heard

| February 28, 2019

New Hampshire: Firearm Seizure Bill to be Heard On March 5th, the New Hampshire state House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing on House Bill 687, which would take away the constitutional rights of individuals without due process. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Headed to Senate Floor

| February 28, 2019

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Headed to Senate Floor Last week, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs passed three anti-gun bills out of committee that could come up for a vote on the Senate floor as soon as tomorrow. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nebraska: Committee Heard Firearm Seizure Bill Without Due Process

| February 28, 2019

Nebraska: Committee Heard Firearm Seizure Bill Without Due Process On February 28th, the Nebraska state Judiciary Committee heard Legislative Bill 58 and may bring it up for a vote soon.  LB 58 would allow Second Amendment rights to be suspended following baseless accusations without due process. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arizona: Vote Expected at Anytime on School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill

| February 28, 2019

Arizona: Vote Expected at Anytime on School Pick-up/Drop-off Bill The Arizona state House of Representatives may consider House Bill 2693 at any moment.  HB 2693 would improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by reducing arbitrary boundaries that leave them defenseless. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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