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| February 13, 2013

LATEST NEWS STAMFORD — Betsy Stone spent three days volunteering as a psychologist in Newtown after the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School , an experience she said left her feeling "helpless" until she decided to join the fight for stricter gun control and expanded mental health services in Connecticut. View full story

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Guest column: It’s time for a different look at gun control

| February 13, 2013

Guest column: It’s time for a different look at gun control Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 20:51 PM. The murder of school children and adults in Connecticut by a young psychopath and other shootings have led to a virtual feeding frenzy by the news media and shrill cries from the usual suspects for more […]

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New Jersey Assembly Committee Approves Tightening Gun Laws

| February 12, 2013

Opponents dismissed the nearly two dozen bills as “feel-good legislation” that would accomplish little, and Gov. Chris Christie could veto any that pass. View full story

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NRA charges Obama’s efforts will lead to gun confiscation

| February 12, 2013

NRA charges Obama’s efforts will lead to gun confiscation The National Rifle Association will assert that President Barack Obama’s attempt to enact new gun control laws will result in the “confiscation” of people’s firearms in a new web video scheduled to run in five states and the District of Columbia. View full story Originally posted […]

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NRA ramps up campaign against "universal" background checks

| February 12, 2013

NRA ramps up campaign against "universal" background checks The National Rifle Association is trying to build momentum against the proposed expansion of background checks for gun purchases.At a gun show in the Virginia suburbs this weekend the NRA’s lobbying arm set up a booth to lobby against the gun control measures being pushed by the […]

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Illinois: Sheriffs’ Association opposed to semi-auto ban

| February 12, 2013

Illinois: Sheriffs’ Association opposed to semi-auto ban The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association has adopted a resolution opposing the state’s proposed assault weapons ban. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado House Committee passes gun magazine limit

| February 12, 2013

Colorado House Committee passes gun magazine limit After several hours of impassioned testimony mostly from opponents to a measure to ban ammo magazines of more than 10 rounds, Colorado’s House Judiciary Committee late Tuesday night passed the measure. But the bill, sponsored by state Rep. Rhonda Fields, D Aurora, was amended by her colleagues to […]

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Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy

Press Release: Olympic Arms, Inc. Announces New York State Sales Policy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Olympic Arms is a staunch believer in and defender of the Constitution of the United States, and with special attention paid to the Bill of Rights that succinctly enumerates the security of our Divinely given Rights. One of those Rights is […]

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Nebraska: NRA-Backed Bills Referred to the Judiciary Committee

| February 12, 2013

Nebraska: NRA-Backed Bills Referred to the Judiciary Committee The following bills of importance to Nebraska gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment have recently been referred to the Judiciary Committee for its consideration: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence

| February 12, 2013

Virginia: Right-to Carry Confidentiality Bill Goes to Senate for Concurrence Today, Senate Bill 1335, patroned by Senator Mark Obenshain (R-26), passed in the House of Delegates by a 76-23 vote. Last Friday, S.B. 1335 was reported with a substitute by the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee by a 16-6 vote.  The amended version […]

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Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State

| February 12, 2013

Arizona: Two Pro-gun Reforms Introduced in the Grand Canyon State As the Arizona General Assembly concludes the first month of the 2013 legislative session, a number of NRA-supported pro-gun advances have already been introduced in Phoenix.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform

| February 12, 2013

Indiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Hunting Reform Today, House Bill 1563 passed the Indiana House of Representatives by an overwhelming 95-2 vote.    View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes

| February 12, 2013

Nevada: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes The 77th Nevada Legislature convened on February 4.  Two NRA-supported pro-gun measures have been introduced as well as an anti-hunting bill that must be defeated.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move

| February 12, 2013

Iowa: Anti-Gun Legislation on the Move Bills that would infringe on our Right to Keep and Bear Arms have been filed and will be moving through the Iowa legislature.  Your action is necessary! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Toy Gun Makers Aim for Delicate Balance After Shootings

| February 12, 2013

NEW YORK – While the gun control debate rages after the spate of recent shooting tragedies, the toy gun industry has found itself struggling to strike a delicate balance between profit and sensitivity. View full story

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Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress

| February 12, 2013

Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress WASHINGTON, Feb 12 — US President Barack Obama’s fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address tonight, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new firearms restrictions. About two dozen victims, […]

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Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress

| February 12, 2013

Gun violence victims to attend Obama’s speech to Congress WASHINGTON, Feb 12 — US President Barack Obama’s fellow Democrats in Congress are bringing victims of gun violence to his State of the Union address tonight, providing faces and voices to the carnage that he wants to curb with new firearms restrictions. About two dozen victims, […]

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Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.

| February 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.

Obama gun control executive orders call for CDC gun violence research, 17 years after 1996 NRA-supported freeze.. By Abby Ohlheiser Posted Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at 1:47 PM ET NBC News flags one of the 23 executive actions taken by President Obama this afternoon as part of his push for stricter gun control in the […]

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Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher gun laws in Iowa

| February 11, 2013

Gun-control advocates make pitch for tougher gun laws in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa — A coalition of gun-control advocates made a pitch for tougher gun laws at a Statehouse news conference Monday. View full story

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Biden says he senses urgency for gun control

| February 11, 2013

Biden says he senses urgency for gun control PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden, speaking hours after a fatal shooting at a courthouse in his home state of Delaware, said on Monday there was an unprecedented sense of urgency among police and officials to enact gun control laws. "The one thing that came across […]

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