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RIT Students Accosted By Gunmen In Their Home – Rochester, News, Weather, Sports, and Events – 13WHAM.com

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

RIT Students Accosted By Gunmen In Their Home – Rochester, News, Weather, Sports, and Events – 13WHAM.com. Rochester, N.Y. — Early Tuesday morning, Christopher Boise heard a noise coming from the basement. As he walked toward the source of that noise, the RIT student noticed two men standing in the downstairs portion of his apartment. […]

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Thomas Sowell Do gun control laws really control guns?

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thomas Sowell Do gun control laws really control guns? The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts. View full story

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Kelly: 'Whatever it takes' on guns

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kelly: 'Whatever it takes' on guns Gabrielle Giffords and her husband get set to lobby Congress for new gun control laws. View full story

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Hammer: Obama plans aim to gut 2nd Amendment

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hammer: Obama plans aim to gut 2nd Amendment Imagine a grandfather who wants to give a family shotgun to his 12 year old grandson having to do a background check on his grandson before giving him the shotgun.Or a friend having to do a background check on his lifetime best buddy before lending him a […]

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Halbrook: Armed school guards are our best bet to stop future Newtowns

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Halbrook: Armed school guards are our best bet to stop future Newtowns When he heard police arrive at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a “gun free zone,” Adam Lanza ended his murder spree by killing himself.Days earlier, in Portland, Ore., Jacob Roberts had slain two at the Clackamas Town Center mall. When a licensed gun owner […]

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Spreading gun hysteria

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Spreading gun hysteria Six states are eager to capitalize on last month’s horrific shooting of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn. New York’s quick draw Gov. Andrew Cuomo was the first to craft a gun control package behind closed doors and ram it into law within a matter of days. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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States’ crime rates show scant linkage to gun laws

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

States’ crime rates show scant linkage to gun laws President Obama has called for stricter federal gun laws to combat recent shooting rampages, but a review of recent state laws by The Washington Times shows no discernible correlation between stricter rules and lower gun crime rates in the states. View full story Originally posted at […]

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Faced with a boycott, promoters cancel show

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Faced with a boycott, promoters cancel show Faced with a boycott by gun enthusiasts and fierce criticism from the National Rifle Association, a British exhibition company is postponing indefinitely its show 10 days after announcing a ban on assault weapons sales at the event.In a statement released Thursday, Reed Exhibitions said it had halted plans […]

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South Dakota: House panel rejects permit-less carry

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

South Dakota: House panel rejects permit-less carry The House Local Government Committee voted 7-6 to kill the legislation. But the measure’s main sponsor, Rep. Lance Russell, said he may ask the full House to override the committee and debate the bill, which he said would help law abiding citizens protect themselves without causing any increase […]

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Texas: Lawmaker proposes expanding carry options

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Texas: Lawmaker proposes expanding carry options A Republican lawmaker has filed a bill that would allow Texans to openly carry handguns in public places. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Department of Homeland Security: Sport rifle (AR-15) “suitable for personal defense”

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Department of Homeland Security: Sport rifle (AR-15) “suitable for personal defense”

Posted at: http://radioviceonline.com/ by Steve McGough on January 15, 2013 at 8:28 am The United States Department of Homeland Security has stated a rifle chambered in 5.56 NATO (compatible with .223) with a magazine capacity of 30 rounds is “suitable for personal defense use in close quarters…” Read the full story at www.radioviceonline.com

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Virginia: Action Taken on Several Firearm-Related Bills in Senate and House Committees

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Action Taken on Several Firearm-Related Bills in Senate and House Committees The Senate Courts of Justice Committee and the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee # 1 met this week to consider and vote on several bills of importance to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment. View full story […]

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New Mexico House Judiciary Committee To Hold Public Hearing This Monday On Sweeping Gun Control Measure In Santa Fe!

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Mexico House Judiciary Committee To Hold Public Hearing This Monday On Sweeping Gun Control Measure In Santa Fe! House Bill 77, state Representative Miguel Garcia’s sweeping gun control bill to regulate all private gun transfers, establish a state registry of lawful firearms owners and tax legal gun purchasers will be heard by the House […]

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County takes stand against gun controls

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

County takes stand against gun controls A county commission in southeastern Indiana has passed an ordinance meant to exempt the county from federal gun control laws — a move that experts say is likely to fail and that comes amid renewed… Read more at www.WISHTV.com View full story

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Statement from Chris W. Cox Regarding Universal Background Checks

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Statement from Chris W. Cox Regarding Universal Background Checks An article appearing on TheHill.com today asserted that Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is working on a bill with the NRA that would implement universal background checks. NRA does NOT support universal background checks and is not working with Manchin to implement this type of legislation.  NRA opposes, and will continue to […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY LATEST TO HIGHLIGHT FLAWED LOGIC OF CUOMO GUN GRAB

| January 24, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY LATEST TO HIGHLIGHT FLAWED LOGIC OF CUOMO GUN GRAB It may not take ‘10 bullets to kill a deer’, but… an unloaded AR-15 protected a household Brewster, N.Y. – 1/24/2013 – The Department of Homeland Security is the latest to find Governor Cuomo’s anti-Second Amendment agenda is at odds with reality. […]

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New Jersey: Stop Anti-Gun Bills Aimed at Restricting your Second Amendment Rights

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Jersey: Stop Anti-Gun Bills Aimed at Restricting your Second Amendment Rights Contact legislative leadership immediately! Law-abiding New Jersey gun owners are already subject to some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, and these laws have proven ineffective at reducing crime. The majority leadership in Trenton is under tremendous pressure to blame you […]

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Sheriffs claim new state gun law infringes on 2nd Amendment | The Journal News | LoHud.com | lohud.com

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sheriffs claim new state gun law infringes on 2nd Amendment | The Journal News | LoHud.com | lohud.com

Sheriffs claim new state gun law infringes on 2nd Amendment | The Journal News | LoHud.com | lohud.com. ALBANY — Sheriffs from across upstate are hoping the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo will revisit portions of the new gun-control law, saying the measure was adopted in haste and targets law-abiding gun owners. The new […]

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ALASKA: Pro-Gun Bills Kick Off the 2013 Legislative Session

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

ALASKA: Pro-Gun Bills Kick Off the 2013 Legislative Session The 28th Alaska Legislature convened on January 15, and the NRA is pleased to report the introduction of two important pro-gun bills.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota: Legislature Begins New Session with Pro-Gun Reforms

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

South Dakota: Legislature Begins New Session with Pro-Gun Reforms The South Dakota Legislature convened its 2013 session by advocating for the rights of law-abiding gun owners. Senate Bill 166, introduced by Senator Larry Rhoden (R-29) and Representative Gary Cammack (R-29), would make improvements for South Dakota residents who carry a concealed firearm for self-defense. This […]

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