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Judge Halts Enforcement of California Magazine Ban

| June 30, 2017

Judge Halts Enforcement of California Magazine Ban A federal judge on Thursday granted a request for an injunction against enforcement of California’s new ban on standard capacity magazines. The ban was set to go into effect July 1. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Suspect shot trying to rob gun shop

| June 30, 2017

Suspect shot trying to rob gun shop Authorities are searching for the man who attempted to rob a Brooklyn gun shop Wednesday morning, only to get shot by the shop owner. The suspect was believed to be hit, as he left a trail of blood behind, but police have, thus far, been unable to locate […]

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Iowa: Critical Self-Defense Law Takes Effect July 1!

| June 30, 2017

Iowa: Critical Self-Defense Law Takes Effect July 1! Tomorrow, July 1, the provisions of House File 517, go into effect.  Thanks to your active involvement last session, this bill was signed by Governor Branstad on April 23, 2017.  HF 517 marks a step forward in protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Iowans across the […]

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President Donald Trump’s ‘feds’ arrive in Chicago to fight gun crime

| June 30, 2017

President Donald Trump’s ‘feds’ arrive in Chicago to fight gun crime In January, President Donald Trump tweeted that he’d “send in the Feds!” to Chicago, citing the city’s miserable statistics on shootings.Well, his administration did just that.On Thursday, authorities confirmed that about 20 additional agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives […]

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Federal judge blocks new California gun control law requiring disposal of magazines

| June 30, 2017

Federal judge blocks new California gun control law requiring disposal of magazines Many California firearm owners were given a reprieve Thursday from making a tough decision after a federal judge temporarily blocked a key provision of the state’s gun control laws approved last year in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist attack. View full […]

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U.S. Conference of Mayors, 1972

| June 29, 2017

U.S. Conference of Mayors, 1972 U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 1972 Policy Statement on Handgun Control View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Federal Judge Grants Request to Stay Enforcement of California’s Magazine Ban

| June 29, 2017

California: Federal Judge Grants Request to Stay Enforcement of California’s Magazine Ban Today, attorneys for the California Rifle & Pistol Association, supported by the National Rifle Association, obtained an important injunction in the case of Duncan v. Becerra, a federal lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against standard capacity magazines. The injunction prevents California from enforcing the […]

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Oregon: Legislative Sine Die Adjournment Approaching

| June 29, 2017

Oregon: Legislative Sine Die Adjournment Approaching The Oregon Legislature is in the final days of session with the constitutional sine die adjournment on July 10th. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation goes into Effect on Saturday

| June 29, 2017

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Legislation goes into Effect on Saturday This Saturday, July 1, House Bill 508/Senate Bill 445, sponsored by state Senator John Stevens and state Representative William Lamberth, is scheduled to go into effect.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom

| June 29, 2017

Most Americans know that owning a gun is an essential part of our freedom An overwhelming majority of Americans view gun ownership as essential to their freedom. This is what a recent Pew Research poll discovered in a deep dive into the complex relationship Americans have with guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Washington: Self-defense options expand in Tacoma after repeal of rare ban

| June 29, 2017

Washington: Self-defense options expand in Tacoma after repeal of rare ban Tacoma has dropped its ban on stun guns, like Tasers, meaning people can now legally buy, sell, carry, manufacture and own them within city limits.The City Council voted to repeal the ban on Tuesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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More educators taking gun training classes

| June 29, 2017

More educators taking gun training classes Nearly a third of the country, a total of 18 states, allows adults to carry a loaded gun on school grounds, with certain permissions. But ever since the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, in which 20 children and six adults were shot dead, some states have pushed for safety […]

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Pennsylvania: School Carry Bill Passes Senate with Weakening Amendment

| June 29, 2017

Pennsylvania: School Carry Bill Passes Senate with Weakening Amendment Yesterday, the Pennsylvania the State Senate passed an amended version of Senate Bill 383 with a 28-22 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Rhode Island: Immediate Action Required on Gun Control Bill

| June 28, 2017

Rhode Island: Immediate Action Required on Gun Control Bill Anti-gun groups are bombarding Senators with text messages, emails and phone calls, urging them to support H.5510a/S.405. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Sapulpa Woman Fires Gun During Dog Attack

| June 28, 2017

Sapulpa Woman Fires Gun During Dog Attack A woman walking her dog in Sapulpa fired shots when she said a loose dog attacked her and her pet, according to police. The woman was in a neighborhood in the 1400 block of North Main when she told police a dog escaped its fence and went after […]

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Woman in wheelchair scares off burglars by showing gun

| June 28, 2017

Woman in wheelchair scares off burglars by showing gun A woman, who lives on Cleveland’s west side, said she felt safe in her home until last week. “It was last Monday morning around 10:30,” Melinda Vandal told Fox 8. “I looked at the door and there was a man, right there, right outside looking like […]

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How news organizations unintentionally misinformed the public on guns

| June 28, 2017

How news organizations unintentionally misinformed the public on guns Here is the unfortunate story of how a couple of teams of researchers and a whole bunch of news organizations, including this one, unintentionally but thoroughly misinformed the public. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House ethics panel launches inquiry of two lawmakers, plus aide

| June 28, 2017

House ethics panel launches inquiry of two lawmakers, plus aide The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, a conservative-leaning watchdog group, filed a complaint last year that Lujan and other Democrats violated ethics rules by using the House chamber to raise money for campaign purposes. Specifically, the group Lujan and others sent campaign emails featuring […]

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California: Governor Brown Signs AB 103 and Anti-Gun Bills Pass Public Safety Committees

| June 27, 2017

California: Governor Brown Signs AB 103 and Anti-Gun Bills Pass Public Safety Committees Today, June 27, Governor Brown signed the state budget along with budget trailer bills including AB 103.  Also today, the Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committees heard anti-gun bills SB 464, SB 497 and AB 424. All three bills passed by party-line […]

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North Carolina Action Needed: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill May be Considered in Senate Rules Soon!

| June 27, 2017

North Carolina Action Needed: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill May be Considered in Senate Rules Soon! House Bill 746, the omnibus bill that would make many pro-gun reforms to North Carolina’s gun laws, could be considered in the Senate Rules Committee at any time!  It is imperative that you contact members of the Senate Rules Committee TODAY […]

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