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Kansas City Gun Store Courts Women Shoppers With ‘Nordstrom’ Approach

| December 18, 2018

Kansas City Gun Store Courts Women Shoppers With ‘Nordstrom’ Approach It isn’t every day three women in their seventies walk into a gun store. Stephanie Nugent is the rookie, a first-time shooter who before today had never held more than a water gun. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Growing up to be a hunter

| December 17, 2018

Growing up to be a hunter When I was born, World War II was a couple of months from ending. My father was stationed at Barksdale Field outside of Bossier City, Louisiana, as a high-altitude physiologist and trainer of B-26 bomber crews on the oxygen systems in the airplane. View full story Originally posted at […]

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House Dems eye quick action on guns in new Congress

| December 17, 2018

House Dems eye quick action on guns in new Congress House Democrats are planning to move several high-profile bills to combat gun violence soon after they take power in January, underscoring their belief that the political landscape has shifted dramatically on an issue that’s plagued American society for decades. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Column: The surprising truth about ‘gun deaths’

| December 17, 2018

Column: The surprising truth about ‘gun deaths’ If you’re thinking of venturing outside your home today, the news may change your mind. “Gun deaths in U.S. reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveal,” blared Thursday’s headline on CNN’s website. A news release from Everytown for Gun Safety noted that “39,773 people were […]

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Stealing Rights and Property in Steel City? Pittsburgh Reportedly Considering Sweeping Gun Control

| December 13, 2018

Stealing Rights and Property in Steel City? Pittsburgh Reportedly Considering Sweeping Gun Control The NRA has received copies of what are reported to be draft ordinances being considered by the Pittsburgh City Council to enact sweeping gun control measures within the city. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michigan House votes to freeze deer sterilization permits

| December 13, 2018

Michigan House votes to freeze deer sterilization permits Ann Arbor can continue to sterilize deer but the state would be prohibited from issuing new sterilization permits until 2022 under legislation approved early Thursday morning by Michigan’s Republican-led House. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: Carson City residents rally against partial closure of local shooting range

| December 13, 2018

Nevada: Carson City residents rally against partial closure of local shooting range  Carson City held a public information meeting Wednesday to provide updates on the partial closure of the City’s Rifle and Pistol Range. As a result, the City is only opening the range to law enforcement, military members and certified gun clubs Monday through […]

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COMMENTARY: A naive letter from fledging House Democrats

| December 13, 2018

COMMENTARY: A naive letter from fledging House Democrats An enduring Washington truth: When a politician uses multiple clauses in a sentence, the opening words are camouflage soon to be contradicted by what comes later. Here are a few typical examples of this rhetorical shell game: When a Democrat begins by saying, “While no one supports […]

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Panel investigating Parkland shooting recommends arming teachers

| December 13, 2018

Panel investigating Parkland shooting recommends arming teachers A Florida state commission investigating the February shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school that left 17 people dead recommended on Wednesday that teachers who undergo proper training be allowed to carry firearms at schools. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Broad Gun Control Restrictions Are Not the Answer. Just Look at These Facts

| December 12, 2018

Broad Gun Control Restrictions Are Not the Answer. Just Look at These Facts We all know the script by now: A mass public shooting occurs. Grief and anger ensue. Calls for stricter gun laws soon follow. Given how incredibly upsetting these crimes are, and how deeply they shake their communities—and the nation itself—such calls are […]

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Missouri: Help Protect Shooting on Private Property in Warren County

| December 12, 2018

Missouri: Help Protect Shooting on Private Property in Warren County On December 17th, the Warren County Commission will meet to decide whether to issue a conditional use permit (CUP) to a non-profit organization so that they may continue conducting firearms training on private property for select military personnel as well as for law enforcement from […]

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The new Congress should reject Pelosi’s feel-good, accomplish-nothing gun control agenda

| December 12, 2018

The new Congress should reject Pelosi’s feel-good, accomplish-nothing gun control agenda In the House of Representatives, at least, the midterm election was indeed a blue wave. And when the new Congress is seated in January, that wave might just wash away your gun rights. Democratic campaigns were dominated by anti-gun rhetoric, and the party won […]

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AG Fox appeals Missoula gun lawsuit to state Supreme Court

| December 11, 2018

AG Fox appeals Missoula gun lawsuit to state Supreme Court Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is taking his challenge of the city of Missoula’s gun regulations to the state Supreme Court. The Missoulian reports Fox is appealing three rulings by Missoula County District Judge Robert Deschamps, who had overturned Fox’s decision to void a city […]

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Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry

| December 11, 2018

Boulder’s AR-15 Certification Ordinance Sure Sounds Like A Test Run For A Gun Registry Remember when Boulder, Colorado banned the ownership of AR-15 rifles? They also banned high-capacity magazines and bump stocks, giving gun owners with such magazines until July 15, 2018 to either sell them or dispose of them—whatever that means. Most likely, you’ll have […]

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Air Force repeatedly failed to notify FBI about gunman before Sutherland Springs church massacre

| December 10, 2018

Air Force repeatedly failed to notify FBI about gunman before Sutherland Springs church massacre The Air Force failed on several occasions to provide authorities with information that could have prevented ex-airman Devin Kelley from purchasing the firearms he used to gun down more than two dozen people at a rural Texas church, according to a […]

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Virginia: Attorney General Mark Herring Running for Governor

| December 10, 2018

Virginia: Attorney General Mark Herring Running for Governor Herring has been a frequent critic of the president and a vocal supporter of same-sex marriage, immigrant-friendly policies, and stricter gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California Lawmakers Push Handgun, Semiautomatic Rifle Tax to Fund Gun Control

| December 10, 2018

California Lawmakers Push Handgun, Semiautomatic Rifle Tax to Fund Gun Control California’s Democrat lawmakers are pushing a tax on the sale of handguns and semiautomatic rifles to generate revenue for a program that funds gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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How my white father-in-law taught me to embrace guns

| December 10, 2018

How my white father-in-law taught me to embrace guns In the deathly cold of November 2010, our president was still black, and I’d only been dating Lizzie, who is white, for three months. We took a two-hour drive from the University of Oklahoma, where we were studying, to meet her parents for the first time. […]

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San Diego Area Gun Show Ends Run After 3 Decades

| December 10, 2018

San Diego Area Gun Show Ends Run After 3 Decades It is an end of an era for the Crossroads of the West Gun Show in the San Diego County city of Del Mar. After 30 years, Sunday was the last time the show will be held at the Fairgrounds, but gun rights advocates said […]

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Washington: Anti-Gun Group Announces 2019 Agenda

| December 7, 2018

Washington: Anti-Gun Group Announces 2019 Agenda On December 5th, the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a group backed by out-of-state elites, announced it will pursue its most extreme anti-gun legislative agenda to date during the upcoming 2019 Washington Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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