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Nancy Pelosi tells House Democrats: ‘Be ready’ to be in the majority

| September 4, 2018

Nancy Pelosi tells House Democrats: ‘Be ready’ to be in the majority House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told House Democrats on Tuesday to prepare for the possibility of taking control of the House. The California Democrat wrote in a post-Labor Day memo to colleagues that the party should “Be Ready for the prospect that we […]

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Mass Shootings in America: Anatomy of a Hyped Statistic

| September 4, 2018

Mass Shootings in America: Anatomy of a Hyped Statistic Adam Lankford’s paper appeared in the Nov. 2, 2016 edition of a publication called Violence and Victims. Although it professes to be a “peer-reviewed journal,” it’s not clear that his study was subjected to an outside review. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Study claiming US is home of one-third of mass-shooters worldwide debunked; figure less than 1.5 percent

| September 4, 2018

Study claiming US is home of one-third of mass-shooters worldwide debunked; figure less than 1.5 percent A widely-popularized study adopted by the Obama administration claiming the U.S. has by far the most mass public shooters in the world has been criticized and dismissed by new research. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada: Handgun ban would have ‘no impact,’ police union head warns

| September 4, 2018

Canada: Handgun ban would have ‘no impact,’ police union head warns Toronto and Montreal city councils have called for it, Toronto’s mayor has demanded it, the federal government is examining it, but the head of Toronto’s police union says a handgun ban won’t stop shootings. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: 2018 Legislative Session Adjourns and Now Governor Brown Needs to Hear from You!

| September 1, 2018

California: 2018 Legislative Session Adjourns and Now Governor Brown Needs to Hear from You! The California Legislature has adjourned from the 2018 legislative session and now Governor Brown needs to hear from you on anti-gun bills currently awaiting his consideration.  Contact Governor Brown and urge him to VETO SB 221, SB 1100, SB 1177, SB […]

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Sneak Attack on Washington State

| September 1, 2018

Sneak Attack on Washington State Did you know the Winchester 1903, a .22-caliber rifle that has a 10-round tube magazine, is a “semi-automatic assault rifle”? In fact, every semi-automatic rifle is a “semi-automatic assault rifle.” So says Michael Bloomberg, and he is poised to turn his definition into law. The gun-banner epithet “assault weapon” has […]

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Reminder for California Hunters: Phase 2 of Non-Lead Ammunition Requirements Currently in Effect

| August 31, 2018

Reminder for California Hunters: Phase 2 of Non-Lead Ammunition Requirements Currently in Effect With deer season underway in some parts of the state and fast-approaching in others, and upland game bird season just around the corner, including dove-opener this weekend, it is important for hunters to be mindful of California’s non-lead ammunition hunting requirements.  View […]

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Blumenthal, Murphy Seek Delay Of Confirmation Hearing For Trump’s Supreme Court Pick

| August 31, 2018

Blumenthal, Murphy Seek Delay Of Confirmation Hearing For Trump’s Supreme Court Pick “Kavanaugh is a Second Amendment radical,’’ Murphy said. “He likely believes that Congress can pass virtually no laws, that state legislatures can pass virtually no laws regulating firearms. … If that’s the case, then Connecticut’s background checks laws, our assault weapons ban, our […]

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Gun Controllers Insist ‘Congress Knows’ How to Prevent Attacks Like the Jacksonville Shooting, but No One Actually Does

| August 31, 2018

Gun Controllers Insist ‘Congress Knows’ How to Prevent Attacks Like the Jacksonville Shooting, but No One Actually Does This week’s shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville has predictably provoked calls for stricter gun control, but the ritualistic recommendations make even less sense than usual. It is hard to imagine how any of the […]

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MSNBC: Voters ‘selfishly’ expect Second Amendment rights to ‘stay the same’

| August 31, 2018

MSNBC: Voters ‘selfishly’ expect Second Amendment rights to ‘stay the same’ The hosts of “MSNBC Live” told viewers on Thursday that President Trump’s support continues to be strong due to an abundance of “selfish” Second Amendment supporters. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Californians could buy no more than one long gun a month under bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown

| August 31, 2018

Californians could buy no more than one long gun a month under bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown Californians would be barred from buying more than one rifle or shotgun in any 30-day period under a bill approved Thursday by state lawmakers and sent to the governor as part of a raft of gun-control bills […]

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Pro-Beto O’Rourke Protester Admits at Cruz Event He Wants to Take Their Guns Away

| August 31, 2018

Pro-Beto O’Rourke Protester Admits at Cruz Event He Wants to Take Their Guns Away At a Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) event in Amarillo this week, he was visited by a protester who is supporting his opponent, Beto O’Rourke. The protester didn’t like what Cruz had to say about gun control, so he made a scene. […]

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As the gun control narrative fails, local organizations are making a difference

| August 30, 2018

As the gun control narrative fails, local organizations are making a difference As media narratives and gun control debates rage on, it appears the debate’s landscape is shifting in the wake of recent school shootings. Out of that debate, come local organizations that are actually doing something to solve the school shooting problem. View full […]

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California lawmakers pass bill raising long gun purchase age

| August 30, 2018

California lawmakers pass bill raising long gun purchase age The measure approved Wednesday by the California Senate builds on a previously adopted law limiting handgun purchases to those 21 and older. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Politically correct whiners go after J.D. Martinez; he refuses to apologize for old social media post

| August 30, 2018

Politically correct whiners go after J.D. Martinez; he refuses to apologize for old social media post A right fielder criticized Hitler and gun control on Instagram five years ago, and people are mad. Or at least they pretend to be mad, sensing an opportunity to exercise power over others. View full story Originally posted at […]

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A ban on handguns for Canada?

| August 30, 2018

A ban on handguns for Canada? The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is set to examine a national ban on handguns and “assault rifle” lookalikes. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada: Gun owners recoil at ban study

| August 30, 2018

Canada: Gun owners recoil at ban study Manitoba gun owners say a Liberal proposal to study a ban on all handguns misses the mark, believing it will threaten shooting sports without putting a dent in Winnipeg gun crime. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ground Zero: Washington Rights Activists Energized, Organizing

| August 29, 2018

Ground Zero: Washington Rights Activists Energized, Organizing In the five days after the Washington State Supreme Court overturned a Thurston County Superior Court ruling on Initiative 1639 to restore the measure to the November ballot, Evergreen State gun owners have been a busy bunch, organizing opposition to the billionaire-backed gun control scheme. On Tuesday, the National Rifle Association […]

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Dick’s Sporting misses same-store sales estimates, shares drop

| August 29, 2018

Dick’s Sporting misses same-store sales estimates, shares drop Dicks’s Sporting Goods DKD.N on Wednesday reported bigger-than-expected drop in same-store sales, hurt by a decision to tighten its gun sale policy and weak sales for Under Armour goods, sending its shares down 10 percent. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kavanaugh’s staunch gun-rights defense among hundreds of decisions in spotlight

| August 29, 2018

Kavanaugh’s staunch gun-rights defense among hundreds of decisions in spotlight In his 12 years as a judge, Kavanaugh has issued approximately 300 opinions and delivered numerous speeches and legal arguments. Among them is his dissenting opinion on a pivotal gun ban in 2001. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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