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New Hampshire House to Vote this Wednesday on Legislation to Infringe on Your Right to Self-Defense

| March 25, 2013

New Hampshire House to Vote this Wednesday on Legislation to Infringe on Your Right to Self-Defense This Wednesday, March 27, the state House of Representatives is scheduled to consider House Bill 135, introduced by state Representative Stephen Shurtleff (D- Merrimack 11).  If passed and enacted, this misguided legislation would drastically infringe on your inherent right […]

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Indiana: NRA-Backed Pro-Hunting Reform Bill to Receive Consideration on Senate Floor Tomorrow

| March 25, 2013

Indiana: NRA-Backed Pro-Hunting Reform Bill to Receive Consideration on Senate Floor Tomorrow Tomorrow, House Bill 1563 is expected to receive its third and final reading on the floor of the Indiana Senate.  Sponsored by state Representative Sean Eberhart (R-57) and state Senators Carlin Yoder (R-12) and Richard Young (D-47), HB 1563 would repeal Indiana’s current prohibition on the […]

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Pennsylvania: Pro-Hunting Legislation Passes State Senate

| March 25, 2013

Pennsylvania: Pro-Hunting Legislation Passes State Senate Last week, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 623, sponsored by Senator Jake Corman (R-34), which authorizes the Pennsylvania Game Commission to expand its successful Mentored Youth Hunting Program to all ages.  If passed and enacted into law, Senate Bill 623 would allow a licensed hunter to take an unlicensed adult hunter afield. […]

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The two flawed messengers of the gun debate

| March 25, 2013

On " Meet the Press " this past Sunday, the two most recognizable faces in the gun control/rights fight made appearances: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg arguing in favor of more restrictions on guns and NRA head honcho Wayne LaPierre arguing against them. Read full article >> View full story

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The two flawed messengers of the gun debate

| March 25, 2013

On " Meet the Press " this past Sunday, the two most recognizable faces in the gun control/rights fight made appearances: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg arguing in favor of more restrictions on guns and NRA head honcho Wayne LaPierre arguing against them. Read full article >> View full story

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Idaho Senate Unanimously Approves Pro-Gun Reform

| March 25, 2013

Idaho Senate Unanimously Approves Pro-Gun Reform Today the Idaho Senate voted unanimously to pass House Bill 192, an important Right to Carry improvement bill.  Introduced by the House State Affairs Committee and cosponsored by state Representative Joe Palmer (R-20), HB 192 would create an enhanced concealed carry license option for those applicants who choose to undergo additional training […]

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Mayor spends $12M on gun control ad campaign

| March 25, 2013

Mayor spends $12M on gun control ad campaign A new pro-gun control advertising blitz is about to begin just as Congress is poised to vote on new gun control measures. View full story

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New York Mayor bankrolling campaign for tougher gun control

| March 25, 2013

Currently, around 40% of gun sales – among them those conducted at local gun shows – are exempt from such checks. View full story

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Bloomberg in $12m gun control drive

| March 25, 2013

Bloomberg in $12m gun control drive New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg commits $12m of his own money to a national advertising campaign pushing for tougher gun controls. View full story

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Connecticut Republicans Slow Gun Control in Blue State

| March 24, 2013

Connecticut Republicans Slow Gun Control in Blue State Almost every weekday, four Democratic and two Republican lawmakers meet inside a Hartford, Connecticut, conference room to determine the state’s response to the Newtown elementary school massacre. View full story

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Connecticut Still Working on Gun Law, Frustrating Some

| March 24, 2013

Connecticut Still Working on Gun Law, Frustrating Some Democrats have enough power in Hartford to impose their legislative will, yet they and Republicans seek consensus and say they don’t want to make a mistake through haste, leaving many frustrated. View full story

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N.R.A. Chief Says He Will Counter Bloomberg’s Gun Control Campaign

| March 24, 2013

The head of the National Rifle Association said his organization would lead a national campaign against efforts by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York to persuade Congress to adopt stricter gun controls. View full story

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Senator Marchione supports CHIPS funding increase for safer local roads

| March 24, 2013
Senator Marchione supports CHIPS funding increase for safer local roads

Senator Marchione supports CHIPS funding increase for safer local roads For Immediate Release: March 24, 2013 Contact: Josh Fitzpatrick, (518) 455-2381; fitzpatr@nysenate.gov  STATEMENT FROM SENATOR KATHLEEN A. MARCHIONE (R,C-HALFMOON)   “Tonight, I was pleased to vote in support of the 2013-14 State Budget’s $75 million funding increase for the CHIPS Program.  This funding represents a […]

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The Caucus: N.R.A. Chief Says He Will Counter Bloomberg’s Gun Control Campaign

| March 24, 2013

The head of the National Rifle Association said his organization would lead a national campaign against efforts by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York to persuade Congress to adopt stricter gun controls. View full story

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N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg, NRA chief take battle over firearms to TV

| March 24, 2013

N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg, NRA chief take battle over firearms to TV WASHINGTON — With the Senate expected to take up gun-control measures arising from last year's mass slayings at a Connecticut elementary school, advocates and opponents of stiffer gun laws vowed Sunday to step up their battle for political support. View full story

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Connecticut Still Working on Gun Law, Frustrating Some

| March 24, 2013

Connecticut Still Working on Gun Law, Frustrating Some Democrats have enough power in Hartford to impose their legislative will, yet they and Republicans seek consensus and say they don’t want to make a mistake through haste. View full story

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State Laws Govern Gun Purchases Very Differently Across The Country

| March 24, 2013

State Laws Govern Gun Purchases Very Differently Across The Country Melissa Block talks to Daniel Webster, director of the John Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, about the wide variation in gun laws from state to state, and how those laws correspond to gun violence. View full story

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Bloomberg, NRA steel for gun-control battle

| March 24, 2013

Bloomberg, NRA steel for gun-control battle Capitol Hill will play host to a springtime clash over gun rights, as lawmakers prepare to take up significant gun control legislation for the first time in years. View full story

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Bloomberg, NRA steel for springtime battle over gun control

| March 24, 2013

Bloomberg, NRA steel for springtime battle over gun control Capitol Hill will play host to a springtime clash over gun rights, as lawmakers prepare to take up significant gun control legislation for the first time in years. View full story

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New York Mayor Bloomberg to fund gun control ads: report

| March 23, 2013

New York Mayor Bloomberg to fund gun control ads: report NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a staunch advocate of tougher gun control laws, will bankroll a $12 million national advertising campaign aimed at key members in the U.S. Senate, the mayor said in an interview with The New York Times […]

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