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NRA Welcomes Call to Address Root Causes of Violence

| August 5, 2019

NRA Welcomes Call to Address Root Causes of Violence The NRA welcomes the President’s call to address the root causes of the horrific acts of violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Statement on Texas, Ohio Tragedies

| August 4, 2019

NRA Statement on Texas, Ohio Tragedies Our deepest sympathies are with the families and victims of these tragedies, as well as the entire communities of El Paso and Dayton. On behalf of our millions of members, we salute the courage of the first responders and others offering their services during this time. View full story […]

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California Federal Judge: Semi-automatics and Machineguns are “Virtually Indistinguishable”

| August 3, 2019

California Federal Judge: Semi-automatics and Machineguns are “Virtually Indistinguishable” The ever-gushing fount of legal imagination that is California has provided the rest of America with another head-scratcher. On July 22, Judge Josephine L. Statonof the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted defendant California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s motion for summary judgment in Rupp […]

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Supreme Court: NYSRPA Files Response to NYC Mootness Claim

| August 2, 2019

Supreme Court: NYSRPA Files Response to NYC Mootness Claim On July 22, the City of New York filed a motion to have the pending NRA-supported case against it dismissed by the United States Supreme Court on the basis that the litigation has been forestalled by recent legislative maneuverings at the state and local level. At the same […]

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Kamala Harris and Her Perplexing Anti-Gun Ideas

| August 2, 2019

Kamala Harris and Her Perplexing Anti-Gun Ideas U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), one of the two-dozen Democrat presidential hopefuls vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, has been promoting her anti-gun platform for many months. This isn’t really news, as every Democrat seeking the party’s nomination has embraced virulently anti-gun policies in some […]

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Florida Alert! State Appeals "Get Out of Jail Free" Ruling by Leon County Judge

| August 1, 2019

Florida Alert! State Appeals "Get Out of Jail Free" Ruling by Leon County Judge On Monday, July 29th we reported that a Leon County Circuit Court judge had struck down the penalty provisions that punish local government officials for knowingly and willfully violating state law and had essentially given them a “get-out-of-jail-free card.”  View full story […]

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Homeowner Shoots Suspected Intruder During Home Invasion

| July 31, 2019

Homeowner Shoots Suspected Intruder During Home Invasion Police said a suspected intruder was shot during a home invasion on the Southwest Side on Wednesday morning. The incident happened at a home along Five Palms Drive, near Old Pearsall Road. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Joe Biden Steps Up Gun Targeting Ahead of Debate

| July 30, 2019

Joe Biden Steps Up Gun Targeting Ahead of Debate Joe Biden’s been in Washington D.C. for nearly 50 years and he’s finally got a plan. Too bad, it’s not much of one. Former Vice President Joe Biden released his Criminal Justice campaign platform just in time for the second Democratic presidential candidate debate to be […]

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Florida Alert! Attorney General Ashley Moody: Assault Weapons Ban Ballot Measure "MISLEADING"

| July 30, 2019

Florida Alert! Attorney General Ashley Moody: Assault Weapons Ban Ballot Measure "MISLEADING" In the petition filed Friday, July 26th, Attorney General Ashley Moody informed the Florida Supreme Court that the “Assault Weapons Ban” ballot language is “misleading” and is “clearly and conclusively defective.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert: Court Rules Public Officials Can’t Be Punished for Violating the Law

| July 29, 2019

Florida Alert: Court Rules Public Officials Can’t Be Punished for Violating the Law A Leon County Circuit Court judge has just given rogue, anti-gun public officials a “get-out-of-jail-free card.”  This court has effectively given tacit approval for local government officials to knowingly and willfully violate the state preemption law by striking down the penalty provisions.  The […]

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A Pair of Academics Question Gun Control Orthodoxy

| July 27, 2019

A Pair of Academics Question Gun Control Orthodoxy Given that so much gun policy research is explicitly funded by individuals hostile to our right to keep and bear arms, gun owners are right to be skeptical of academics who delve into the topic. However, there are times when well-respected academics have proven confident enough to challenge the […]

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“Smart” Guns and Mandatory Storage: Two Bad Policy Ideas Cut from the Same Tattered Cloth

| July 27, 2019

“Smart” Guns and Mandatory Storage: Two Bad Policy Ideas Cut from the Same Tattered Cloth Whenever a tragedy strikes that involves a firearm, no matter how statistically rare the event may actually be, you can count on anti-gun extremists to try to exploit it. The responses from those opposed to the Second Amendment upon hearing […]

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Never Enough: New Zealand Government Pushes Even More Gun Control

| July 27, 2019

Never Enough: New Zealand Government Pushes Even More Gun Control On July 22, New Zealand’s Labour-led government announced a wide array of new gun control proposals. The move came amidst the island nation’s ongoing program to confiscate commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms from law-abiding gun owners that will last through December 20. The government’s most recent attack on gun […]

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Customer with Concealed Carry Permit Shoots 2 Robbers at Virginia 7-Eleven, Killing One: Police

| July 26, 2019

Customer with Concealed Carry Permit Shoots 2 Robbers at Virginia 7-Eleven, Killing One: Police A 7-Eleven customer shot two people who were allegedly trying to rob the Virginia Beach convenience store early Thursday morning, killing one of them and injuring the other, according to witnesses and police. The store is located in the 100 block […]

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NH Dad Pulls Gun on Intruder Until Police Arrive

| July 26, 2019

NH Dad Pulls Gun on Intruder Until Police Arrive Three days after a New Hampshire homeowner opened fire on a stranger who had broken into his home, a similar situation unfolded just a few miles away in the same city. In broad daylight Wednesday afternoon, a man held an attempted burglar at gunpoint while his […]

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Conservative Think-Tank Takes Aim at Levi Strauss Over Gun Control Stance

| July 26, 2019

Conservative Think-Tank Takes Aim at Levi Strauss Over Gun Control Stance A conservative think-tank took aim at denim maker Levi Strauss & Co. over their stance on gun control during a recent shareholders meeting. The National Center for Public Policy Research’s Free Enterprise Project (FEP) says they have taken to attending shareholder meetings with the […]

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Washington: Gun Bills to Go Into Effect

| July 26, 2019

Washington: Gun Bills to Go Into Effect On July 28th, the following anti-gun bills will go into effect in Washington: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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June 2019 Bullet Magazine

| July 26, 2019

June 2019 Bullet Magazine Click Here to Read More View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Virginia: Submit Comments on Gov. Northam’s Proposed Gun Control

| July 24, 2019

Virginia: Submit Comments on Gov. Northam’s Proposed Gun Control The Virginia State Crime Commission is now accepting public comments on Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed gun control bills ahead of its August 19th and 20th hearings on these policy proposals.  During the July 9th special session, the General Assembly directed the Commission to hold these hearings and report back […]

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Kentucky: State Senator Damon Thayer Receives NRA-ILA Defender of Freedom Award

| July 24, 2019

Kentucky: State Senator Damon Thayer Receives NRA-ILA Defender of Freedom Award On August 16, 2019, state Senator Damon Thayer (R-17) will receive the Defender of Freedom Award from the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action in recognition of his tireless efforts to defend liberty and protect the interests of law-abiding gun owners and sportsmen […]

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