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W. Asheville store customer shoots alleged robber

| May 17, 2017

W. Asheville store customer shoots alleged robber A customer at an Old Haywood Road convenience store shot a would-be robber Friday night, the owner of the M&J Food Store said. Police wouldn’t comment Sunday or Monday on the owner’s version of events but said they found a person near the West Asheville store with a […]

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Grady County man holds intruder at gunpoint until officers arrive

| May 17, 2017

Grady County man holds intruder at gunpoint until officers arrive An intruder was arrested after a Grady County homeowner held him at gunpoint until deputies arrived. Deputies arrested Travis Thrash, 28, on complaints of burglary and public intoxication. Grady County Sheriff Jim Weir said Thrash is lucky he didn’t get shot. “He kicked the front […]

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Bill would allow Right-to-Carry without permits in Michigan

| May 17, 2017

Bill would allow Right-to-Carry without permits in Michigan “It is currently legal in the state of Michigan for a law-abiding person to openly carry a firearm on their person without any training classes, fees or state bureaucracy. It only becomes illegal when a person puts on a coat because the gun then becomes concealed,” said […]

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Illinois: House Committee Passes Bill to Close Local Gun Dealers

| May 16, 2017

Illinois: House Committee Passes Bill to Close Local Gun Dealers The House Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 1657 by a 7-6 vote. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Baltimore City Council votes to legalize stun guns

| May 16, 2017

Baltimore City Council votes to legalize stun guns The Baltimore City Council voted 14-1 Monday to legalize stun gun possession by city residents, a move that came in response to a federal court ruling. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia Democrats Spar Over Gun-Control Records in Governor’s Race

| May 16, 2017

Virginia Democrats Spar Over Gun-Control Records in Governor’s Race Virginia Democrats are fighting over their gun-control records in the lead up to next month’s gubernatorial primary election. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Preemption bill likely dead for year in Nebraska

| May 16, 2017

Preemption bill likely dead for year in Nebraska A bill that would have barred Nebraska towns and cities from enacting stricter limits on guns than state law allows was pulled from the legislative agenda on Monday after facing stiff opposition from the state’s two largest cities. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Study Shows How Gun Control Has Not Slowed Violence in Mexico

| May 16, 2017

New Study Shows How Gun Control Has Not Slowed Violence in Mexico Mexico’s gun controls are strict and, when enumerated, read like a wish list for U.S. Senate Democrats. Think about it: For a Mexican citizen to legally acquire a gun, he or she must obtain a license, a process which requires them to pass […]

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Fairfield Store Clerk Shoots Masked, Armed Suspect During Attempted Robbery

| May 16, 2017

Fairfield Store Clerk Shoots Masked, Armed Suspect During Attempted Robbery A man was shot in the chest and is in critical condition after he attempted to rob a business in Fairfield Sunday afternoon, according to police. Police said offers responded to a smoke shop in the 2100 block of North Texas Street at 12:40 p.m. on reports […]

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California: Department of Justice Submits Assault Weapon Regulations to Office of Administrative Law

| May 15, 2017

California: Department of Justice Submits Assault Weapon Regulations to Office of Administrative Law Today, May 15, the California Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted draft regulations on “Assault Weapons” to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL).   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Kansas: Senate to Consider Gun Free Zone Legislation

| May 15, 2017

Kansas: Senate to Consider Gun Free Zone Legislation Tomorrow, the Kansas Senate is scheduled to consider House Bill 2278.  This anti-gun legislation has been implanted with Senate Bill 235 using a procedural move called a “gut-and-go” amendment.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Gun Bills Could Soon be Considered in the House

| May 15, 2017

Maine: Gun Bills Could Soon be Considered in the House This week, the Maine House of Representatives could consider both Legislative Document 351 and Legislative Document 9 at any time. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pennsylvania: Join Your NRA in Harrisburg!

| May 15, 2017

Pennsylvania: Join Your NRA in Harrisburg! On Monday, May 22, NRA will be teaming up with other pro-gun groups from across Pennsylvania to host the 11th Annual Right to Keep and Bear Arms Rally in Harrisburg.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michigan: House Committee to Consider Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Tomorrow

| May 15, 2017

Michigan: House Committee to Consider Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation Tomorrow Tomorrow, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider a package of bills which would remove the requirement to obtain a concealed pistol license (CPL) in order to lawfully carry a firearm. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois Urgent Action Needed: Help Protect Your Local Gun Dealers

| May 15, 2017

Illinois Urgent Action Needed: Help Protect Your Local Gun Dealers Tomorrow, the Illinois House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 1657, legislation designed to force local gun dealers to close. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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1 shot in early morning home invasion shooting

| May 15, 2017

1 shot in early morning home invasion shooting A resident living in a home in the 4000 block of 69th Street shot and killed an intruder just before 4 a.m. Police said the shooting happened inside the home. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person who also lived in the home […]

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GOP lawmakers mark success with rules reversals

| May 15, 2017

GOP lawmakers mark success with rules reversals Congressional Republicans anxious to show voters they can get something done are hailing their reversal of more than a dozen Obama-era regulations on guns, the internet the environment and more. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Zinke Urges Fellow Montanans to Pick Gianforte

| May 15, 2017

Zinke Urges Fellow Montanans to Pick Gianforte Vice President Mike Pence rallied fellow Republicans in Montana in support of God, guns and Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for the state’s only congressional seat.Pence implored the crowd of hundreds at the Metrapark pavilion in Billings to help elect Gianforte, who he said would be an ally […]

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Students have right to defend themselves in violent world

| May 15, 2017

Students have right to defend themselves in violent world Georgia’s new campus carry bill could mean the difference between life or death for a student who is being threatened by a deadly weapon. As a student at Georgia Tech, it is comforting to know that the right to protect myself no longer ends the instant […]

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Virginia: Perriello, Northam squabble over guns

| May 15, 2017

Virginia: Perriello, Northam squabble over guns Blacksburg native Catherine Koebel attended a meet-and-greet event with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello for one reason: to grill him about guns. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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