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Iowa: Senate Passes Range Protection & Preemption Bill

| June 4, 2020

Iowa: Senate Passes Range Protection & Preemption Bill Yesterday, on the first day of the Iowa Legislature reconvening, the Iowa Senate voted 32-17 to pass House File 2502. This important legislation will protect shooting ranges from being shut down by unreasonable local ordinances and ensure that Second Amendment rights remain protected across the state. View full story […]

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Kansas: Legislature Convenes for Special Session – Considers Emergency Powers Legislation

| June 3, 2020

Kansas: Legislature Convenes for Special Session – Considers Emergency Powers Legislation Today, the Kansas Legislature convened for a Special Session following its early adjournment in March due to the Covid-19 outbreak. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Louisiana: Package of Pro-Gun Bills Heads to the Governor’s Desk

| June 2, 2020

Louisiana: Package of Pro-Gun Bills Heads to the Governor’s Desk Four pro-gun bills have been passed by the Louisiana Legislature and will now be sent to the desk of Governor John Bel Edwards for his signature. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Biden Promotes Police Protocol Decried by Gun-Safety Experts

| June 2, 2020

Biden Promotes Police Protocol Decried by Gun-Safety Experts Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Monday police should be trained to shoot at the legs of assailants, which police training experts decry as impractical and dangerous. “We also have to fundamentally change the way police are trained,” he said. “The idea that instead of standing there […]

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Double Counting in Washington State

| June 2, 2020

Double Counting in Washington State Public health officials in Washington state are counting people who were fatally injured with a firearm in the tally of COVID-19-related deaths. This decision – and it appears to have been made consciously – reinforces what we already know about public health officials. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Fact Checkers, Editorialists Resort to Fake News to Push Anti-Gun Propaganda

| June 2, 2020

Fact Checkers, Editorialists Resort to Fake News to Push Anti-Gun Propaganda As we saw last week with Twitter presuming to fact-check an opinion expressed by President Trump, the legacy media – now in collaboration with tech platforms that constitute the modern public square – still pathetically cling to the idea that they are perceived as a […]

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Lawsuits Begin Over Trudeau’s “Assault Weapon” Ban

| June 2, 2020

Lawsuits Begin Over Trudeau’s “Assault Weapon” Ban As we informed our readers earlier, Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, took advantage of the suspension of Parliament to declare a ban on what he described as “military grade assault weapons.” The implementing regulations (“Orders in Council”) apply to over 1,500 models and “variants” of guns that have […]

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California: Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Cancelled

| June 1, 2020

California: Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Cancelled The Senate Appropriations Committee has cancelled today’s hearing.  We will keep you informed when a new hearing date is announced.  At this time, the Assembly Appropriations Committee is still scheduled to meet this week.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Louisiana: Important Second Amendment Legislation up for Vote in Both Chambers Today!

| June 1, 2020

Louisiana: Important Second Amendment Legislation up for Vote in Both Chambers Today! Law-abiding gun owners are on the cusp of having a single, statewide standard on firearms ordinances across Louisiana.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert! Mediation "Fruitless" in 18-21 year old Gun Purchase Lawsuit Fight

| May 31, 2020

Florida Alert! Mediation "Fruitless" in 18-21 year old Gun Purchase Lawsuit Fight The National Rifle Association and Florida officials are asking a federal judge to drop court-ordered mediation in a lawsuit challenging a 2018 state law that prevents people under age 21 from purchasing firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Appropriations Committees to Hear Bills Next Week!

| May 29, 2020

California: Appropriations Committees to Hear Bills Next Week! Next week, both the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees will be meeting to consider firearm related bills.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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S. Everett Homeowner Shoots Intruder Inside Home

| May 29, 2020

S. Everett Homeowner Shoots Intruder Inside Home At about 4:50 a.m. this morning, officers were dispatched to the 1600 block of 126th St SE when a homeowner reported shooting someone inside his residence. Arriving officers found an injured male inside the residence and immediately provided emergency first aid. Everett Fire also assisted with aid until […]

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Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Multiple Pro-Gun Bills

| May 28, 2020

Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Multiple Pro-Gun Bills Today, the Senate Judiciary C Committee passed four pro-gun bills, which will now head to the full Senate for consideration.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Legislature to Reconvene, Range Protection & Preemption Bill Still In Senate

| May 28, 2020

Iowa: Legislature to Reconvene, Range Protection & Preemption Bill Still In Senate On June 3rd, the Iowa Legislature is scheduled to reconvene. Before the COVID-19 crisis forced the suspension of the 2020 legislative session, the House passed important legislation to protect shooting ranges from being shut down by unreasonable local ordinances and ensure that Second […]

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Mississippi Legislature Reconvenes: Urge Your Senators To Take Action on State Firearms Preemption Improvement Bill

| May 27, 2020

Mississippi Legislature Reconvenes: Urge Your Senators To Take Action on State Firearms Preemption Improvement Bill Back in March, before the legislative session was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi House of Representatives had passed House Bill 1215, sponsored by Rep. Shane Barnett (R-Greene, Perry & Wayne Cos), by a vote of 81-36.  The Legislature reconvened […]

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Ohio: School Security Legislation to be Considered this Afternoon in Senate Committee

| May 27, 2020

Ohio: School Security Legislation to be Considered this Afternoon in Senate Committee Later this afternoon, important school security measure Senate Bill 317 is scheduled to be considered in the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Man Shoots, Kills Home Intruder who was Attacking his Wife, Police Say

| May 27, 2020

Florida Man Shoots, Kills Home Intruder who was Attacking his Wife, Police Say A Florida man in his 70s fatally shot a home intruder who busted through the glass front door and began attacking his wife on Tuesday, investigators said. Deputies arrived at the Panama City home around 6:05 a.m. and found 31-year-old Nathan Jerrell […]

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Glimpse of Toy Gun in School-Related Zoom Call Results in Police Response to Family Home

| May 26, 2020

Glimpse of Toy Gun in School-Related Zoom Call Results in Police Response to Family Home Of all the recent developments in American life arising from state lockdown orders, perhaps none is so sinister as public officials encouraging people to inform on their neighbors and community members for perceived violations of supposed safety protocols. This trend is made all the […]

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Perpetual Lockdown Batters Remnants of New York City’s Long-Lived Gun Culture

| May 26, 2020

Perpetual Lockdown Batters Remnants of New York City’s Long-Lived Gun Culture Some of America’s most pro-gun people ironically inhabit some of its most anti-gun locales. Like plants that can survive the harshest desert climates, they are among the hardiest of their kind. And for those in the know, they are as much a part of […]

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Despite Confiscation, New Zealand Sees Most Gun Crime in a Decade

| May 26, 2020

Despite Confiscation, New Zealand Sees Most Gun Crime in a Decade On April 5, 2019, three days after New Zealand’s Arms Amendment Act 2019 advanced from its first reading in parliament, NRA-ILA noted that “[g]iven the abundant research on Australia’s similar gun confiscation efforts, New Zealand officials can expect that their gun control measures will do little […]

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