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Sparking Dialogue or Sparking Joy: Competing Views on Gun “Buyback” Initiatives

| August 18, 2019

Sparking Dialogue or Sparking Joy: Competing Views on Gun “Buyback” Initiatives The Christian Science Monitor describes itself as “an independent international news organization” that wants to “help you to see news events as starting points for constructive conversations.” Its editorial board recently published an article, A seed for society’s safety: Gun buybacks, discussing why New Zealand’s “gun buyback” […]

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Amnesty International’s Desperate Measure

| August 18, 2019

Amnesty International’s Desperate Measure There are some odd dynamics in international relations. Countries in which people are not free serve on the UN Human Rights Council. Political considerations guide every action.  Of course, the NRA is a single-issue organization so international relations are not usually front and center for us. We’re focused on protecting the 2nd Amendment […]

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No, Joe, Your Gun Ban Didn’t Work

| August 18, 2019

No, Joe, Your Gun Ban Didn’t Work Joe Biden has been out on the primary campaign trail working hard. Maybe a little too hard. “We got to let them know who we are,” he recently told a crowd of supporters at the Iowa State Fair. Perhaps the most accurate of the qualities he used to describe himself […]

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California: Appropriations Committees Send Bills to the Suspense File

| August 15, 2019

California: Appropriations Committees Send Bills to the Suspense File On Monday, August 12, the Senate Appropriations Committee sent AB 1254 to the suspense file and rescheduled AB 1669 to be heard next Monday, August 19. On Wednesday, August 14, the Assembly Appropriations Committee sent SB 172 to the suspense file. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Announces All-Star Lineup of Presenters at 2019 Personal Protection Expo

| August 15, 2019

NRA Announces All-Star Lineup of Presenters at 2019 Personal Protection Expo FT. Worth, TX. – The NRA Personal Protection Expo, Sept. 6-8, 2019 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX is the nation’s premier event for personal protection, concealed carry, and home defense products and education.  View full story Originally posted at […]

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Virginia: Oppose Gov. Northam’s Gun Grab, Attend Public Hearing

| August 15, 2019

Virginia: Oppose Gov. Northam’s Gun Grab, Attend Public Hearing On Tuesday, August 20th, the Virginia State Crime Commission will be accepting public comments as part of its August 19th-20th hearings on Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed gun control bills.  During the July 9th special session, the General Assembly directed the Commission to hold these hearings and report back […]

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Guns Saved These Americans From Assault and Robbery in July

| August 13, 2019

Guns Saved These Americans From Assault and Robbery in July In the wake of tragic mass shootings, such as those occurring in recent days in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, it’s understandable that the nation would search for answers. It’s easy to blame the tools used in the killings and call for measures that […]

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Senate Dems Deliver Stunning Warning to Supreme Court: ‘Heal’ or Face Restructuring

| August 13, 2019

Senate Dems Deliver Stunning Warning to Supreme Court: ‘Heal’ or Face Restructuring Several high-profile Senate Democrats warned the Supreme Court in pointed terms this week that it could face a fundamental restructuring if justices do not take steps to “heal” the court in the near future. The ominous and unusual warning was delivered as part […]

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Bill Clinton Touts Failed Gun Ban With Bogus Info

| August 13, 2019

Bill Clinton Touts Failed Gun Ban With Bogus Info Bill and Hillary Clinton just don’t draw like they used to. Shunned by much of his own party, (described by one Vanity Fair commentator as “2020’s bubonic plague”) the former president has been relegated to providing lazy commentary on the issues of the day. Such was the case […]

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Tell Your U.S. Senators and Representative to Oppose Gun Control

| August 13, 2019

Tell Your U.S. Senators and Representative to Oppose Gun Control In the wake of the recent two criminal mass attacks, a number of gun control proposals have begun to circulate in our nation’s capital. None of these proposals would have prevented the recent tragedies, but they all would restrict the rights of law-abiding gun owners. According to […]

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“Universal” Background Checks Aren’t as Universally Popular as You’ve Been Led to Believe

| August 13, 2019

“Universal” Background Checks Aren’t as Universally Popular as You’ve Been Led to Believe Advocates of so-called “universal” background checks constantly cite their own polling data to claim that the vast majority of Americans support these measures. But, when these measures have actually been presented to voters, support is nothing close to universal. Take for example […]

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Elizabeth Warren Plans to Tax Americans Out of Their Second Amendment Rights

| August 12, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Plans to Tax Americans Out of Their Second Amendment Rights Gun control has been a solid political talking point for over a week now in the wake of two mass shootings, one of which was carried out by a supporter of Elizabeth Warren. Democrat presidential candidates have wasted no time taking advantage of […]

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FBI: More People Killed by Hammers, Clubs than with Rifles of Any Kind

| August 12, 2019

FBI: More People Killed by Hammers, Clubs than with Rifles of Any Kind The most recent FBI crime stats show that more people were killed in 2017 with hammers and clubs than were killed with rifles of any kind. Breitbart News reported the most recent numbers–those for 2017–on September 26, 2018. View full story Originally […]

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California: Legislature Returns from Summer Recess

| August 9, 2019

California: Legislature Returns from Summer Recess On Monday, August 12, the California Legislature returns from the Summer recess and will be considering firearm- and hunting-related bills in both the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Police: Man who shot intruder at Camden home should be protected by Stand Your Ground law

| August 9, 2019

Police: Man who shot intruder at Camden home should be protected by Stand Your Ground law Police believe an early morning shooting in Camden during a home invasion was justified. The shooting happened in the 700 block of Maggie Avenue around 4:15 a.m. Friday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Gov. Sununu Vetoes Anti-Gun Bills

| August 9, 2019

New Hampshire: Gov. Sununu Vetoes Anti-Gun Bills On August 9th, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu kept his previous promise to not make changes to existing firearm laws by vetoing the three anti-gun bills sent to his desk by the General Court. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Important Statement from NRA CEO & Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre

| August 8, 2019

Important Statement from NRA CEO & Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre The NRA will work in good faith to pursue real solutions to the epidemic of violence in America. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Statement on CNN Town Hall Forum

| August 8, 2019

NRA Statement on CNN Town Hall Forum We want to express our deepest sympathies to the families and victims in El Paso and Dayton. As always, the NRA will work in good faith to pursue real solutions to the violence we witnessed this past weekend. Real solutions save lives – televised, choreographed spectacles don’t. View full story Originally […]

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Tomi Lahren debuts new Fox Nation interview with NRA rep: ‘Gun rights are human rights’

| August 7, 2019

Tomi Lahren debuts new Fox Nation interview with NRA rep: ‘Gun rights are human rights’ In the newest episode of “No Interruption,” Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren sat down with NRA Social Media Director Billy McLaughlin to discuss gun violence in America and his commitment to protecting the Second Amendment. Lahren explained that it was […]

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About That NY Post “Assault Weapons” Editorial

| August 6, 2019

About That NY Post “Assault Weapons” Editorial In case you missed it on Sunday, the New York Post published a rather unexpected editorial beseeching the President to “act now” and support a ban on “assault rifles.” The Post’s editorial board has traditionally been rather consistent in supporting Second Amendment rights, so this move caught many […]

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