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NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112

| February 28, 2019

NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112 FAIRFAX, Va.– For the second day in a row, the anti-gun leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extreme gun control measure designed to discourage law-abiding Americans from exercising a constitutional right. Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, […]

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Iowa: Committee to Hear The Family Defense Act

| February 27, 2019

Iowa: Committee to Hear The Family Defense Act On February 28th, the Iowa state House Public Safety Committee will be hearing House File 259, The Family Defense Act, to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves and their families by reducing arbitrary boundaries that leave them defenseless. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Oklahoma Enacts Constitutional Carry Law

| February 27, 2019

Oklahoma Enacts Constitutional Carry Law The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt for signing into law House Bill 2597, NRA-backed legislation that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm.     View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Senate passes ‘constitutional carry’ bill that Gov. Kevin Stitt will sign into law

| February 27, 2019

Senate passes ‘constitutional carry’ bill that Gov. Kevin Stitt will sign into law A NRA supported measure that would allow individuals to carry firearms without a permit or training is headed to Gov. Kevin Stitt’s desk. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Gun Control Bills on Senate Floor

| February 27, 2019

Washington: Gun Control Bills on Senate Floor A number of gun control bills are moving to the Washington state Senate floor after advancing from committee before the deadline and could be considered at any moment. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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U.S. House of Representatives Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill

| February 27, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill FAIRFAX, Va.–Today, the newly minted anti-gun leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives passed its first gun control measure by a 240 -190 vote, offering further proof that anti-gun politicians are more interested in scoring cheap political points than doing their jobs and passing meaningful legislation […]

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Kentucky: Constitutional Carry Bill to House Floor

| February 27, 2019

Kentucky: Constitutional Carry Bill to House Floor On February 27th, the Kentucky state House Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to pass Senate Bill 150.  SB 150 will now go to the House floor for a full vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Mexico Action Needed: House Committee Passes New York Style Gun Control Legislation

| February 27, 2019

New Mexico Action Needed: House Committee Passes New York Style Gun Control Legislation Yesterday, the New Mexico House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee passed gun control legislation criminalizing most private firearm sales, by a 3 to 2 vote.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Your Help Needed, Campus Carry Bill Faces Delay

| February 27, 2019

West Virginia: Your Help Needed, Campus Carry Bill Faces Delay On February 27th, House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Shott motioned for House Bill 2519, the Campus Self-Defense Act, to be moved to the Rules Committee from the House floor.  With deadlines approaching, HB 2519 may potentially be unable to return to the floor if it […]

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Kansas House bill widening deer-hunting opportunities of nonresidents gains traction

| February 27, 2019

Kansas House bill widening deer-hunting opportunities of nonresidents gains traction Ravenwood hunting lodge owner Ken Corbet tracked down votes Tuesday to advance a House bill allowing Kansas landowners to resell their permits for hunting white-tail deer on the open market at any price to nonresidents of the state. The controversial legislation survived a first-round vote […]

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Maryland: Legislators should lift ban on Sunday hunting

| February 27, 2019

Maryland: Legislators should lift ban on Sunday hunting Maryland is home to world-class waterfowl and deer hunting. Hunting has been part of our heritage since the very beginning. The Chesapeake region and Susquehanna Flats go hand in hand with Maryland’s and the nation’s tradition of waterfowl hunting. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House Republicans denounce Democratic move to tighten gun laws

| February 26, 2019

House Republicans denounce Democratic move to tighten gun laws A group of House Republicans gathered Tuesday on Capitol Hill to express their anger over two bills proposed by their Democratic colleagues that, if passed, would drastically tighten federal gun laws. The Republican lawmakers, who were joined by a group of Second Amendment supporters, lambasted the […]

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Fun with Statistics and the Gun Control Debate

| February 26, 2019

Fun with Statistics and the Gun Control Debate Gun control advocates often contend that more gun deaths occur when guns are abundant in society.  The statistics they use to make the case are not persuasive.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland "Gun Bill Day" Turns Ugly – State Dem Secretary Threatens to "Dox" Protesters

| February 26, 2019

Maryland "Gun Bill Day" Turns Ugly – State Dem Secretary Threatens to "Dox" Protesters Today firearm owners from across the state testified in Annapolis regarding multiple gun control bills currently being considered by the state legislature.Many of those testifying arrived in shirts stating that they “will not comply” with new gun control laws.This took a […]

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Why Pelosi’s Gun Control Plans Won’t Make Us Safer

| February 26, 2019

Why Pelosi’s Gun Control Plans Won’t Make Us Safer This week, Nancy Pelosi is making good on her promise to bring sweeping gun control bills now that the Democrats are in the House majority. As with nearly all gun control proposals, the first two bills being offered this week won’t make us any safer. Arguably, […]

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West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill On Second Reading

| February 25, 2019

West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill On Second Reading On February 26th, the West Virginia state House of Delegates will have a second reading on House Bill 2519 to ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus.  HB 2519 overcame a motion to […]

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California: Legislative Update

| February 25, 2019

California: Legislative Update Friday, February 22, was the bill introduction deadline for California Legislature. It is clear that the legislature is set on continuing the assault on law-abiding citizens by attacking our rights from every angle. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Minnesota: House Committee to Consider Gun Control Legislation This Week

| February 25, 2019

Minnesota: House Committee to Consider Gun Control Legislation This Week On Wednesday, February 27, the House Public Safety Committee will be holding a hearing on two anti-gun bills, House File 8 and House File 9.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills to be Heard This Week

| February 25, 2019

Tennessee: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills to be Heard This Week This week, the Tennessee General Assembly is scheduled to consider multiple pro-gun bills. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Committee Deadline For Bills Passes

| February 25, 2019

Washington: Committee Deadline For Bills Passes Friday, February 22nd, was the deadline for all bills to advance out of committee.  Bills which have advanced will be considered by their respective full chambers for floor votes.  Bills which failed to advance have likely been defeated for this year. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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