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Hartford 'Gun Buy-Back' Set For Saturday

| May 14, 2013

Hartford 'Gun Buy-Back' Set For Saturday Gun Owners Who Give Up Firearms To Receive Gift Cards Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook Page The city's three trauma centers, law enforcement and now the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association are urging gun owners to hand over their unwanted firearms in exchange for grocery money. […]

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New York resident charged for having 9 rounds in legally possessed handgun

| May 13, 2013

New York resident charged for having 9 rounds in legally possessed handgun State police have charged a 31-year-old Dutchess County driver with a misdemeanor after he was pulled over and found with two more bullets in his handgun magazine than allowed under New York’s new gun control law. Gregory Dean Jr. of Hopewell Junction was […]

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Deadline to keep N.Y. gun records private is Wednesday

| May 13, 2013

Deadline to keep N.Y. gun records private is Wednesday New York’s pistol permit holders are facing a Wednesday deadline to submit opt-out forms that would keep their records confidential. Some county clerks said they would not have all of the forms processed by the deadline. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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With new momentum, Right-to-Carry on campus bill gets Texas Senate hearing

| May 13, 2013

With new momentum, Right-to-Carry on campus bill gets Texas Senate hearing The Texas Senate is to hear legislation that would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into college classrooms.The bill has failed in previous sessions but has gained new momentum since receiving state House passage two weeks ago. The Senate Criminal Justice […]

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North Carolina: Bill would prevent police from destroying confiscated guns

| May 13, 2013

North Carolina: Bill would prevent police from destroying confiscated guns Police departments and other law enforcement agencies would not be able to destroy confiscated guns that are still in good working order under a bill passed by the House Judiciary Subcommittee B. The measure, House Bill 714, says departments may sell or auction weapons, use […]

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Man Arrested in New York for Having Two Bullets More Than Allowed By Law

| May 13, 2013

Gregory Dean, Jr. was pulled over on Route 22 in New Lebanon for having a broken light. When they approached the driver, police found on the passenger side of the vehicle a legally-registered pistol with nine bullets in its magazine. Dean was promptly arrested. In January, New York passed strict gun laws that made it […]

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Hartford 'Gun Buy-Back' Set For Saturday

| May 13, 2013

Hartford 'Gun Buy-Back' Set For Saturday Gun Owners Who Give Up Firearms To Receive Gift Cards Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook Page The city's three trauma centers, law enforcement and now the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association are urging gun owners to hand over their unwanted firearms in exchange for grocery money. […]

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Delaware: Contact Your State Representative Immediately in Opposition to House Bill 88

| May 13, 2013

Delaware: Contact Your State Representative Immediately in Opposition to House Bill 88 The Delaware House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on House Bill 88 tomorrow, and erroneous statements and reports in the media have led to the impression that the NRA has offered unqualified support for this bill. The NRA has sent a letter (which […]

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Hawaii: City Council Committee to Consider Resolution Tomorrow to Ease Compliance

| May 13, 2013

Hawaii: City Council Committee to Consider Resolution Tomorrow to Ease Compliance Tomorrow, May 14 at 9:00 am, the Honolulu City Council Committee on Public Safety and Economic Development will be hearing Resolution 13-74 requesting the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) to open the Kapolei and Kaneohe Police Stations to firearm permitting and registration in an effort to make the process less time-consuming and […]

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Colorado: 2013 Session Adjourns After Historic Assault on Your Constitutional Rights

| May 13, 2013

Colorado: 2013 Session Adjourns After Historic Assault on Your Constitutional Rights Colorado’s 69th General Assembly adjourned last Wednesday after a historic legislative session.  Unfortunately, the historic actions by majorities in both legislative chambers and Governor John Hickenlooper (D) will severely punish responsible gun owners and sportsmen in the Centennial State.   View full story Originally […]

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Obama, Democrats Misfire on Guns

| May 13, 2013

Obama, Democrats Misfire on Guns Obama, Democrats Misfire on Guns – The owner of a small gun shop here sits on a wooden stool behind a glass-topped counter filled with handguns. The only thing folks talk about when they come into this store is what Washington will do next to attack gun owners, says the […]

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Gun control backers turn up heat on selected senators

| May 13, 2013

Gun control backers turn up heat on selected senators Gun control backers use ads and protests to try to press a few senators, like Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), to change their minds on background checks. WASHINGTON — First came the letter-writing campaigns, then the protests at town hall meetings and now the television ads. The last […]

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Raising the political heat on opposition to gun control

| May 12, 2013

Raising the political heat on opposition to gun control A brave mayor is working to end ‘slow-motion mass murders.’ View full story

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64% who favor more gun control incorrectly believe gun crime has gone up

| May 12, 2013

64% who favor more gun control incorrectly believe gun crime has gone up Most Americans recognize that there are more gun owners in the United States today than there were 20 years ago but don’t know that gun crime in the country has gone down in that same period of time. View full story Originally […]

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Biden on guns: ‘We’re going right back at it’

| May 12, 2013

Biden on guns: ‘We’re going right back at it’ Vice President Biden, in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine, says the White House is jumping “right back” into the debate over guns, despite the recent failure to pass background check legislation. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pro-gun advocates angry over N.J. lawmakers’ hot-mic comments

| May 12, 2013

Pro-gun advocates angry over N.J. lawmakers’ hot-mic comments As a committee hearing on new gun-control legislation began winding down Thursday, three state senators started chatting amongst themselves.What they didn’t realize was the microphone was still on.A recording of the exchange — which appears to be between Democrats Loretta Weinberg, Sandra Cunningham and Linda Greenstein — […]

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Children and guns: The fear and the reality

| May 12, 2013

Children and guns: The fear and the reality The CDC reports that for 2010 (the latest year available), one single six-year old died from a gunshot. For all children younger than 10, there were 36 accidental gun deaths, and that is out of 41 million children. Perhaps most important, about two-thirds of these accidental gun […]

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Mothers Demand Action for gun sense

| May 12, 2013

Mothers Demand Action for gun sense Mothers in Savannah gathered to demand tougher gun control laws. View full story

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On Mother's Day weekend, moms demand stricter gun control

| May 12, 2013

On Mother's Day weekend, moms demand stricter gun control Gun control advocates rallied Saturday in Washington Park as part of a unified push for "middle-ground solutions" at the federal level. View full story

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Colorado Dems face recall efforts for gun bill votes- Pa. youth games cancelled due to rival gun rallies

| May 11, 2013

Colorado Dems face recall efforts for gun bill votes- Pa. youth games cancelled due to rival gun rallies Colorado Democratic lawmakers who recently helped pass some of the toughest gun-control laws in the country now face the political backlash of recall efforts. View full story

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