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Video: Arrogant Illinois State Senator Proposes Confiscating Guns

| June 21, 2019

Video: Arrogant Illinois State Senator Proposes Confiscating Guns Anti-gun lawmakers, including some of those vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, are becoming increasingly open about their desire to confiscate firearms from law-abiding citizens and jail those who don’t comply. Perhaps taking a cue from their strident federal allies, this trend has trickled down to state politicians. View full […]

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New Jersey: Legislature Passes Smart Gun Legislation

| June 21, 2019

New Jersey: Legislature Passes Smart Gun Legislation On Thursday, both chambers of the New Jersey Legislature passed “smart gun” legislation despite this technology being more science fiction than reality. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mt. Juliet Considers Allowing City Employees with Carry Permits to Bring Guns to Work

| June 21, 2019

Mt. Juliet Considers Allowing City Employees with Carry Permits to Bring Guns to Work City leaders in Mt. Juliet are considering allowing city employees to bring guns to work if they have a valid carry permit. Right now, Mt. Juliet has about 180 people who work for the city. About a quarter of them are […]

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Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated

| June 21, 2019

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature.  During this session, several egregious pieces of anti-gun legislation were defeated, including bills to criminalize private transfers of firearms and ban many commonly-owned standard capacity magazines.  Thwarting efforts to threaten shooting ranges, […]

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Busted For Defending Your Own Home

| June 21, 2019

Busted For Defending Your Own Home This is probably one of my least favorite subjects to cover, but it’s the sort of thing we need to remain aware of. Questions of self-defense, the castle doctrine and home security come up often enough, and they can impact nearly anyone in the country if your luck runs […]

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Oregon: Session Nears End, Senators Prevent a Quorum

| June 20, 2019

Oregon: Session Nears End, Senators Prevent a Quorum Today, the Oregon Senate Minority Caucus left the Capitol building and are refusing to attend floor sessions in order to prevent a quorum on certain pieces of legislation.  Because of this, anti-gun legislators are now threatening to bring back the omnibus gun control package, Senate Bill 978, by […]

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California: NRA and CRPA Submit Opposition to DOJ’s Proposed “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for Firearm and Ammunition Transactions

| June 20, 2019

California: NRA and CRPA Submit Opposition to DOJ’s Proposed “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for Firearm and Ammunition Transactions As reported earlier, the California Department of Justice recently proposed “emergency” regulations that, if adopted, would require federally compliant IDs whenever attempting to purchase a firearm and, beginning July 1, 2019, any ammunition in the […]

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CBS News Tells the True Story of Trophy Hunting

| June 20, 2019

CBS News Tells the True Story of Trophy Hunting The truth about hunting’s contributions to wildlife conservation and economic development in rural Africa is too often drowned out in the media by the criticism of activists who live far from the problems. CBS News, however, recently broke this trend when on June 7 it unveiled […]

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Joe Biden’s Silly ‘James Bond-Style’ Gun Control Fantasy

| June 20, 2019

Joe Biden’s Silly ‘James Bond-Style’ Gun Control Fantasy Joe Biden has a dream. “If I get elected president of the United States of America with your help,” he recently told donors in New York City, as the Washington Examiner noted, “if that happens, guns, we have the capacity now in a James Bond-style to make […]

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California: CRPA and NRA Victory! Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Del Mar’s Attempt to Ban Gun Shows

| June 19, 2019

California: CRPA and NRA Victory! Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Del Mar’s Attempt to Ban Gun Shows On Monday, June 17, the California Rifle and Pistol Association attorneys with the support of NRA and others, secured a major victory in the fight against Del Mar’s attempt from banning gun shows. View full story Originally […]

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IL Sen. Taunts Gun Owner: Forget the Fine, Maybe We’ll Just Take Your Firearms

| June 19, 2019

IL Sen. Taunts Gun Owner: Forget the Fine, Maybe We’ll Just Take Your Firearms Illinois State Sen. Julie Morrison (D) taunted a concerned gun owner during a town hall by telling him she might forgo fining him and simply confiscate his firearms. The exchange was caught on video by the Illinois State Rifle Association and […]

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California Gun Owners Feel The Repercussions Of Illegal Aliens Obtaining IDs

| June 19, 2019

California Gun Owners Feel The Repercussions Of Illegal Aliens Obtaining IDs The California Department of Justice on Monday filed an “emergency regulations” proposal. If adopted, Californians would be required to have REAL IDs to purchase firearms and ammunition beginning on July 1. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Assembly and Senate to Vote on Smart Guns on Thursday

| June 19, 2019

New Jersey: Assembly and Senate to Vote on Smart Guns on Thursday Last week, anti-gun lawmakers in Trenton passed several bills out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA celebrates ‘highly successful’ year in Texas as new gun bills signed into law

| June 19, 2019

NRA celebrates ‘highly successful’ year in Texas as new gun bills signed into law It will soon be easier to carry guns in Texas churches, schools, apartment buildings and disaster zones. Sunday was the deadline for Gov. Greg Abbott to approve or veto bills passed during the 2019 meeting of the Texas Legislature, which wrapped […]

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Abingdon crowd rejects governor’s call for action on gun control following Virginia Beach mass shooting

| June 19, 2019

Abingdon crowd rejects governor’s call for action on gun control following Virginia Beach mass shooting A roundtable in Southwest Virginia about gun policy on Tuesday started with an audience member’s recitation of the Second Amendment. From there, residents passionate about gun rights peppered Brian Moran, Virginia’s secretary of public safety, with concerns about an upcoming […]

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Dems: The Second Amendment Was About Hunting, You Know

| June 18, 2019

Dems: The Second Amendment Was About Hunting, You Know Earlier today, Ed picked through the bones of Eric Swalwell’s laughable gun control platform, pointing out a very real gap in the congressman’s grasp of the Second Amendment. But the longshot POTUS candidate isn’t the only member of his party that seems to have trouble grasping […]

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Gun Rights Made All the Difference for These Intended Victims

| June 18, 2019

Gun Rights Made All the Difference for These Intended Victims Contrary to the rhetoric of many gun control advocates, the Second Amendment’s protection of the individual right to keep and bear arms is not a malevolent, outdated barricade to peace that must be demolished or diminished in the name of public safety. View full story […]

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Only Thing Sadder Than Swalwell’s Gun Control Proposal? His ‘Rally’ Numbers Outside NRA’s Headquarters

| June 18, 2019

Only Thing Sadder Than Swalwell’s Gun Control Proposal? His ‘Rally’ Numbers Outside NRA’s Headquarters Over the last few days Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) has continually teased a “really big rally” where he’d unveil his gun control proposal outside of the National Rifle Association’s headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia on Monday. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Rep. Thomas Massie, John Lott: Gun-Free Zones Need to Go. They Are not only Ineffective, They’re Dangerous

| June 18, 2019

Rep. Thomas Massie, John Lott: Gun-Free Zones Need to Go. They Are not only Ineffective, They’re Dangerous The tragedy at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center fits an all too familiar pattern—yet another mass shooting in a place the victims were banned from carrying guns. The most lives are claimed in places where people can’t defend […]

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California DOJ Proposes “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for All Firearm and Ammunition Transfers

| June 18, 2019

California DOJ Proposes “Emergency” Regulations Requiring Federally Compliant IDs for All Firearm and Ammunition Transfers Yesterday, the California Department of Justice officially submitted proposed “emergency” regulations that, if adopted, would require federally compliant California driver license or identification cards whenever attempting to purchase a firearm and, beginning July 1, 2019, any ammunition in the state […]

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