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KU to host informational sessions in response to questions about concealed carry on campus

| August 30, 2017

KU to host informational sessions in response to questions about concealed carry on campus University of Kansas students returning to campus this fall evidently have some questions about the onset of concealed carry at their school.The KU Office of the Provost, along with other KU entities, has answers, and on Wednesday will host the first […]

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Standing Guard | Sessions Seeks Justice For Victims, Consequences For Criminals

| August 29, 2017

Standing Guard | Sessions Seeks Justice For Victims, Consequences For Criminals Wayne LaPierre discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new emphasis on prosecuting violent criminals. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: In Response to NRA/CRPA Demands, Los Angeles Repeals Ordinances Prohibiting Sale of “Ultracompact” Firearms and Possession of Standard Capacity Magazines

| August 29, 2017

California: In Response to NRA/CRPA Demands, Los Angeles Repeals Ordinances Prohibiting Sale of “Ultracompact” Firearms and Possession of Standard Capacity Magazines In response to pre-litigation demands from the NRA and CRPA, the Los Angeles City Council has voted to repeal a city ordinance prohibiting the sale or transfer of “ultracompact firearms” in Los Angeles.  The […]

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Wisconsin: Support Mentored Hunting Bills As Written

| August 29, 2017

Wisconsin: Support Mentored Hunting Bills As Written The Wisconsin Assembly Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage Committee will be voting on Assembly Bill 455 during the executive session to be held at 10AM tomorrow, August 30.  AB 455 seeks to build upon the success of the safe and successful mentored hunting program that Wisconsin has had […]

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Attorneys General From 21 States Ask Supreme Court to Hear Suit Against Maryland’s "Assault Weapons" Ban

| August 29, 2017

Attorneys General From 21 States Ask Supreme Court to Hear Suit Against Maryland’s "Assault Weapons" Ban A coalition of 21 state attorneys general filed a brief on Friday urging the Supreme Court to hear a case against Maryland’s assault weapons ban. The attorneys general for Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, […]

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A distorted view of concealed carry

| August 29, 2017

A distorted view of concealed carry Last month former Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief and former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey offered his view of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The bill will allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun […]

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L.A. is poised to roll back its ban on ‘ultracompact’ guns

| August 29, 2017

L.A. is poised to roll back its ban on ‘ultracompact’ guns For more than a decade and a half, Los Angeles has banned the sale of “ultracompact” guns, which lawmakers feared could be more easily hidden by criminals.Now the city is poised to eliminate that rule in the face of legal warnings from the National […]

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Louisiana: Hunters to get sales tax holiday

| August 29, 2017

Louisiana: Hunters to get sales tax holiday Hunters will get a sales tax discount when they shop for firearms and other hunting supplies during the 2017 Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday on Sept.1-3. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia Leads 21 States Opposing Gun Restrictions

| August 28, 2017

West Virginia Leads 21 States Opposing Gun Restrictions West Virginia’s attorney general has filed a brief on behalf of a 21-state coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments against Maryland gun restrictions. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michael Bloomberg’s net worth is $47B, how will he use it?

| August 28, 2017

Michael Bloomberg’s net worth is $47B, how will he use it? To some it’s just another example of the super wealthy having a disproportionate influence on political debate and public opinion. Bloomberg has spent a billion dollars trying to get people to quit smoking, $135 million to battle the NRA on gun control, and a […]

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Alabama: Permitless carry gun bill headed for Legislature again

| August 28, 2017

Alabama: Permitless carry gun bill headed for Legislature again A bill that would allow Alabama residents to carry concealed weapons without a permit is headed again to the Alabama Legislature, and the bill’s sponsor says the pressure will be on lawmakers who oppose it. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Showdown in the state Supreme Court on Right-to-Carry in courthouses

| August 28, 2017

Mississippi: Showdown in the state Supreme Court on Right-to-Carry in courthouses The dispute is over a state law that allows individuals with an enhanced carry permit and firearm training to bring their firearms into a courthouse, but not into courtrooms. The question is whether judges can impose their own orders banning guns in courthouses in […]

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‘We carry guns’: Armed judges in spotlight after Ohio attack

| August 28, 2017

‘We carry guns’: Armed judges in spotlight after Ohio attack More judges are carrying weapons than most people realize, even though attacks on judges remain rare, surveys and experts say.The question of whether judges should be armed got renewed attention this week after an Ohio judge who was carrying a gun was shot outside his […]

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Washington D.C. Reaffirms its Rejection of Right-to-Carry

| August 25, 2017

Washington D.C. Reaffirms its Rejection of Right-to-Carry In an unsurprising turn, officials in the District of Columbia have decided to continue to defend their near total ban on the right to bear arms.  On Thursday, D.C. filed a petition for rehearing en banc with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia […]

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West Virginia: Concealed Carry Reciprocity with Wisconsin Made Official

| August 25, 2017

West Virginia: Concealed Carry Reciprocity with Wisconsin Made Official West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced that government officials of Wisconsin and West Virginia have worked out a formal reciprocity agreement where each state will honor concealed carry permits issued by the other. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Georgia Law Enforcement Looking Into Gun Turn-in Operation

| August 25, 2017

Georgia Law Enforcement Looking Into Gun Turn-in Operation Opposed to this sensible provision, the Savannah turn-in organizers made clear they would not hand over any weapons they had collected to the police. Instead, the group would work with other groups to destroy the firearms. Reports indicate that the program collected about 30 firearms in total. […]

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Gun Control Advocates, Cheered on by the Media, Claim Victory in Losing

| August 25, 2017

Gun Control Advocates, Cheered on by the Media, Claim Victory in Losing Each month when I write about our right to keep and bear arms, it’s difficult to predict what the state of play will look like by the time this article hits your mailbox. This is especially so when it comes to the dizzying […]

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D.C. attorney general wants federal judges to look at city’s strict gun rules again

| August 25, 2017

D.C. attorney general wants federal judges to look at city’s strict gun rules again The District’s top lawyer on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to the city’s strict limits on carrying concealed firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Shoppers Get Discounts in Mississippi

| August 25, 2017

Shoppers Get Discounts in Mississippi Shoppers in Mississippi can save money this weekend based on some constitutional rights.The Second Amendment weekend takes place Friday through Sunday. Guns, ammunition, archery equipment and many other hunting supplies are exempt from the state’s 7 percent sales tax. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Murphy says he would sign gun measures rejected by Christie, along with a new tax on sales

| August 25, 2017

New Jersey: Murphy says he would sign gun measures rejected by Christie, along with a new tax on sales Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee for governor, pledged Thursday to enact many of the gun-control measures that Republican Gov. Chris Christie has denied if he is elected in November, raising the likelihood that so-called smart guns […]

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