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Rifle & Pistol Association To File Notice To Sue State On Gun Law | Vote Up! | Vote Up NY

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rifle & Pistol Association To File Notice To Sue State On Gun Law | Vote Up! | Vote Up NY

Posted by Joseph Spector • January 29, 2013 • 11:16 am The state Rifle and Pistol Association today is set to file a notice of claim over the state’s new gun-control law, the first step toward a lawsuit over the measure. The group’s executive director, Thomas King, confirmed to Gannett’s Albany Bureau this morning that […]

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Hawaii: Gun Buyback Bill Scheduled to be Heard This Week

| January 29, 2013

Hawaii: Gun Buyback Bill Scheduled to be Heard This Week Senate Bill 69, introduced by state Senators Will Espero (D-19), Rosalyn Baker (D-6), Brickwood Galuteria (D-12) and Josh Green (D-3), would appropriate $100,000 to county police departments statewide to establish “gun buyback” programs.  Such gun buyback schemes across the country have proven to be complete failures and a waste […]

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LOHUD: IDC, GOP PUSH TAX CREDIT FOR HIRING VETERANS

| January 29, 2013

LOHUD: IDC, GOP PUSH TAX CREDIT FOR HIRING VETERANS Posted by: Jon Campbell The Senate’s Independent Democratic and Republican conferences are pushing a bill that would extend a significant tax break to businesses that hire veterans. The bill, sponsored by Sen. David Carlucci, would allow businesses to receive a state tax cut of up to 10 […]

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SEN. BALL ANNOUNCES IDC SUPPORT FOR DISABLED VETERANS’ LEGISLATION

| January 29, 2013

SEN. BALL ANNOUNCES IDC SUPPORT FOR DISABLED VETERANS’ LEGISLATION Albany, N.Y. – 1/29/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee today announced that his piece of legislation S3038, has the support of the Independent Democratic Conference. Today at a press conference entitled ‘Jobs For Hero’s’, Senate […]

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Arkansas: Church Carry Bill Assigned to the House Judiciary Committee

| January 29, 2013

Arkansas: Church Carry Bill Assigned to the House Judiciary Committee Senate Bill 71, the Church Protection Act, has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee and could be heard any day. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri: Bills Introduced to Restrict Your Gun Rights

| January 29, 2013

Missouri: Bills Introduced to Restrict Your Gun Rights Now that the 2013 session of the Missouri General Assembly has convened, your NRA-ILA has learned of some disturbing anti-gun bills that have been introduced.  These bills are designed to infringe upon the rights of law-abiding citizens and would do nothing to address criminal activity. View full story Originally […]

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SENATOR BALL RECEIVES “HIGHEST CONSERVATIVE RATING” AWARD TWO YEARS RUNNING

| January 29, 2013

SENATOR BALL RECEIVES “HIGHEST CONSERVATIVE RATING” AWARD TWO YEARS RUNNING (Senator Greg Ball receives “Highest Conservative Rating” from Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long) Albany, N.Y. – 1/29/2013 – On Monday night Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C, I) was awarded the “Highest Conservative Rating” award from the New York State Conservative Party. This marks […]

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New Mexico: House Bill 77 Stalls In House Committee For Now!

| January 29, 2013

New Mexico: House Bill 77 Stalls In House Committee For Now! Last night, due to an 8-8 tie vote, the House Judiciary Committee failed to advance House Bill 77, state Representative Miguel Garcia’s sweeping gun control bill to end almost all private firearm transfers in New Mexico.  This fight is far from over because supporters of HB 77 are continuing to work on amending […]

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Please Attend U.S. Senate Gun Control Hearing Tomorrow! Show Your Support for The Second Amendment and NRA!

| January 29, 2013

Please Attend U.S. Senate Gun Control Hearing Tomorrow! Show Your Support for The Second Amendment and NRA! Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing entitled “What Should America Do About Gun Violence?”. The hearing will be held in the Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216, and is scheduled to […]

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Newtown parents urge enforcement of gun laws

| January 29, 2013

Newtown parents urge enforcement of gun laws HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Parents of children killed in the Newtown school shooting called for better enforcement of gun laws and tougher penalties for violators Monday at a hearing that revealed the divide in the gun-control debate, with advocates for gun rights shouting at the father of one […]

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Connecticut: Public Hearing Demonstrates an Overwhelming Support for the Second Amendment

| January 29, 2013

Connecticut: Public Hearing Demonstrates an Overwhelming Support for the Second Amendment A sincere thank you to the estimated 2000 concerned citizens who packed into the Legislative Office Building in Hartford yesterday for the “Gun Violence Prevention Working Group” public hearing.  The hearing began at 10:00 a.m. and dedicated speakers waited all day, night and into […]

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Local Sheriff Says Agency Will Ignore Gun Control Laws – YouTube

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local Sheriff Says Agency Will Ignore Gun Control Laws – YouTube.

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Strict Chicago Gun Laws Can’t Stem Fatal Shots

| January 28, 2013

Strict Chicago Gun Laws Can’t Stem Fatal Shots The city’s experience has revealed the complications inherent in carrying out local gun laws around the nation. View full story

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Update: Obama claim on background checks moved from ‘verdict pending’ to 2 Pinocchios – The Washington Post

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted by Glenn Kessler at 04:20 PM ET, 01/25/2013 Earlier this week, we gave this claim a “verdict pending.” We said we faced a bit of a conundrum because the 40 percent statistic was based on a single, relatively small survey of 251 people from nearly two decades ago — but that foes of gun […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Journalist Accosted by Security over Mayor Bloomberg Gun Control Question

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an explosive exchange outside the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C., security guards for billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg accosted senior Talk Radio Network investigative reporter Jason Mattera when he asked the mayor about his strong support for gun control. via Posted at www.breitbart.com | Read Full Story: EXCLUSIVE: Journalist […]

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Mark Mattioli, Father of Sandy Hook Victim, Says Better Enforcement, Not New Laws, Are Needed | Capitol Watch

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Story posted here: By Daniela Altimari On January 28, 2013 Posted at: Mark Mattioli, Father of Sandy Hook Victim, Says Better Enforcement, Not New Laws, Are Needed | Capitol Watch. The first speakers at Monday’s lengthy hearing on gun policy at the state Capitol complex were the parents of one of the young victims of […]

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Police barred from Vermont gun range over proposed semi-automatic rifle ban | Fox News

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Police barred from Vermont gun range over proposed semi-automatic rifle ban | Fox News

The battle over the right to bear arms is flaring in Vermont, where a local gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines. The leadership of the Lamoille Valley Fish and Game Club […]

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Skeptical congresswoman challenges Obama to skeet shooting match

| January 28, 2013

Skeptical congresswoman challenges Obama to skeet shooting match Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, joined a chorus of skeptics who questioned President Barack Obama’s recent comments about his hobby of skeet shooting, a sport where participants fire shotguns to break airborne clay disks. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mississippi: Panel OKs sealing Right-to-Carry records

| January 28, 2013

Mississippi: Panel OKs sealing Right-to-Carry records A Mississippi House committee has advanced a bill that would seal what are now public records for state issued permits to carry concealed weapons.House Bill 485 passed the Judiciary A Committee on Monday. It moves to the full House for more debate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Senate approves bill respecting Right-to-Carry in churches

| January 28, 2013

Arkansas: Senate approves bill respecting Right-to-Carry in churches The Arkansas Senate has approved a proposal to allow concealed handguns in churches and other houses of worship.By a 28-4 vote, the Senate on Monday approved a proposal that would leave it up to churches and other religious institutions to decide whether to allow concealed weapons. Churches […]

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