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Rhode Island: Gov. Raimondo Taking Advantage of National Emergency to Advance Political Agenda

| March 21, 2020

Rhode Island: Gov. Raimondo Taking Advantage of National Emergency to Advance Political Agenda On Friday March 20, Gov. Gina Raimondo issued Executive Order 20-07 which suspends the 7-day statutory background check requirement and now allows up to 30 days to complete checks.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kansas: Legislature Passes Resolution Limiting Governor’s Emergency Powers to Seize Ammunition and Property

| March 20, 2020

Kansas: Legislature Passes Resolution Limiting Governor’s Emergency Powers to Seize Ammunition and Property Late Thursday night, the Kansas Legislature passed House Committee Resolution 5025.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pa. homeowner won’t be charged in fatal shooting of armed intruder

| March 20, 2020

Pa. homeowner won’t be charged in fatal shooting of armed intruder COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania homeowner accused of fatally shooting an armed intruder will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Thursday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Two shot in Hamilton during home invasion

| March 19, 2020

Two shot in Hamilton during home invasion HAMILTON — Two men were shot late Tuesday night after apparently breaking into a Hamilton residence. A resident at a house in the 500 block of Buckeye Street said at about 11:10 p.m. the two suspects forced entry into his house and attempted to rob him, according to the police […]

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Coronavirus: San Jose orders gun store to close in one of first enforcement against businesses open under shelter order

| March 19, 2020

Coronavirus: San Jose orders gun store to close in one of first enforcement against businesses open under shelter order SAN JOSE — As Bay Area business owners navigated the labyrinthine rules of the sweeping shelter-in-place order implemented Monday, many gun dealers across the region opted to stay open this week, amid a spike in sales […]

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Delaware: General Assembly Postpones Legislative Session

| March 19, 2020

Delaware: General Assembly Postpones Legislative Session Yesterday, the Delaware General Assembly announced that it will postpone the 2020 Legislative Session until further notice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: General Assembly Adjourns Early

| March 18, 2020

Maryland: General Assembly Adjourns Early Today, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned sine die from the 2020 Regular Legislative Session.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

| March 18, 2020

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die Amid concerns of the COVID-19 virus, the Maine Legislature adjourned sine die on March 17th, 2020. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: Legislative Session Suspended

| March 18, 2020

New Hampshire: Legislative Session Suspended The General Court announced it will suspend session until April 10th, 2020, due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled during this time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Orleans Mayor Issues Coronavirus Order Allowing Ban on Sale, Transportation of Firearms

| March 18, 2020

New Orleans Mayor Issues Coronavirus Order Allowing Ban on Sale, Transportation of Firearms She signed a follow-up proclamation on March 16, 2020, further emphasizing her emergency powers to “suspend or limit the sale, dispensing, or transportation, of alcoholic beverages.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Chenoa May Consider Restricting Second Amendment

| March 18, 2020

Illinois: Chenoa May Consider Restricting Second Amendment The City of Chenoa is holding a special meeting on March 19th to consider a Local State of Emergency Ordinance. Though details of this proposed ordinance are not yet available, it is possible that it will include the power to ban transfers of firearms and ammunition, similar to what the City of Champaign passed […]

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Iowa: Legislative Session Suspended

| March 18, 2020

Iowa: Legislative Session Suspended The Legislature announced it will suspend session for 30 days due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled during this time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Georgia: Legislative Session Suspended

| March 17, 2020

Georgia: Legislative Session Suspended The General Assembly announced it will suspend session due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus. No hearings or floor sessions will be scheduled until further notice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Legislature Suspends Session

| March 17, 2020

Mississippi: Legislature Suspends Session Today, the Mississippi Legislature announced that it is suspending the 2020 Legislative Session until April 1st. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Legislature Adjourns Until the End of March

| March 17, 2020

Colorado: Legislature Adjourns Until the End of March On Saturday, March 14, the Colorado legislature temporarily adjourned from the 2020 Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nebraska: Legislature Postpones 2020 Legislative Session

| March 17, 2020

Nebraska: Legislature Postpones 2020 Legislative Session Today, the Nebraska Legislature announced that it will suspend the 2020 Legislative Session until further notice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California Legislature to Take Extended Recess

| March 17, 2020

California Legislature to Take Extended Recess The California Legislature will take an extended recess due to concerns caused by COVID-19 and is expected to return Monday, April 13.  ​ View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Export Reform Rules Take Effect After Anti-Gun States (Mostly) Strike Out in Court

| March 16, 2020

Export Reform Rules Take Effect After Anti-Gun States (Mostly) Strike Out in Court On March 9, President Trump’s historic Export Reform initiative officially got underway, as companion rules published by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce took effect. These rules are aimed at modernizing America’s regime for exports of non-military firearms and ammunition and […]

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In NRA Supported Lawsuit, Oregon’s Top Court Rejects Flawed “Gun Safety” Ballot Title, Description

| March 16, 2020

In NRA Supported Lawsuit, Oregon’s Top Court Rejects Flawed “Gun Safety” Ballot Title, Description The NRA has a great record of ensuring that the language used for ballot measures in Oregon is fair, accurate and clear. In 2018, an NRA-backed challenge successfully opposed the language of proposed ballot titles for Initiative Petition 43 (a failed […]

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On Guns, Joe Biden is Full of It

| March 16, 2020

On Guns, Joe Biden is Full of It Presumptive Democratic 2020 Presidential Nominee Joe Biden is not one for clarity, tact, or a firm grasp of the facts. However, even an American public that has long been aware of his shortcomings was taken aback this week when the former vice president launched an unhinged attack […]

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