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Couple battles violent home invaders, KENS, San Antonio, Texas 03/21/13

| March 21, 2013

Couple battles violent home invaders, KENS, San Antonio, Texas 03/21/13 A homeowner in Maypearl, Texas was at home watching TV when she heard a suspicious noise at the door. When she got up to investigate, the woman spotted one of a pair of armed criminals trying to get into her home. The homeowner then went […]

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Stage set for Senate gun control debate

| March 21, 2013

Stage set for Senate gun control debate Senate Democrats said Thursday they will take up gun control immediately after a two week Easter vacation, and said the bill they’ll bring to the chamber floor will include universal background checks for all firearms sales and a crackdown on gun trafficking and straw purchases. View full story […]

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Reid to bring gun bill to floor that would criminalize private transfers

| March 21, 2013

Reid to bring gun bill to floor that would criminalize private transfers Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will bring gun control legislation to the floor that includes a controversial expansion of background checks for private firearm sales. Reid said he would on Thursday evening begin the process of bringing legislation to the floor for […]

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Colt Gun Company May Leave Connecticut, Doesn’t Feel Welcome

| March 21, 2013

Colt Gun Company May Leave Connecticut, Doesn’t Feel Welcome Colt Manufacturing is considering leaving the state of Connecticut after being thrust into the limelight in the national debate over gun control and the Second Amendment. Dennis Veilleux, president and CEO of Colt, said that the pro-gun control climate that has emerged from the Sandy Hook […]

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Sullivan County Legislature passes resolution to repeal New York’s gun law | recordonline.com

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Leonard Sparks Times Herald-Record Published: 5:18 PM – 03/21/13 Last updated: 5:19 PM – 03/21/13 MONTICELLO — The Sullivan County Legislature approved a resolution calling for a repeal of New York’s SAFE Act gun-control measure on a day when more than 200 gun-rights supporters swarmed Government Center for a noon rally. Many of those […]

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Family’s Home Raided over Facebook Photo of Child’s Rifle | FOX News & Commentary: Todd Starnes

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Todd Starnes New Jersey police and Dept. of Children and Families officials raided the home of a firearms instructor and demanded to see his guns after he posted a Facebook photo of his 11-year-old son holding a rifle. “Someone called family services about the photo,” said Evan Nappen, an attorney representing Shawn Moore. “It […]

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Biden, Newtown parents chastise Senate on assault weapons ban

| March 21, 2013

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined parents of Newtown massacre victims on Thursday to urge Congress to enact gun-control laws, chastising the Senate for failing to support a ban on assault weapons. The vice president and the mayor, two of the nation's […]

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Lawsuit filed against state’s gun control law

| March 21, 2013

Lawsuit filed against state’s gun control law Lawsuit filed against state’s gun control law – In a case backers vow to take all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, a major gun rights group today filed suit in federal court in Buffalo seeking to toss out the state’s new gun control law on a […]

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Arkansas: Firearm Retailer Protection Bill Passes and Goes to the Governor

| March 21, 2013

Arkansas: Firearm Retailer Protection Bill Passes and Goes to the Governor House Bill 1503, the Firearm Retailer Protection Bill, passed in the Senate today by a unanimous 35-0 vote.  This legislation, introduced by state Representative Justin Harris (R-81), would protect lawful firearm retailers from illegal gun sting operations such as those orchestrated by billionaire New York […]

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NYSRPA files suit against SAFE Act

| March 21, 2013

NYSRPA files suit against SAFE Act NYSRPA files suit against SAFE Act ALBANY, NY (03/21/2013)(readMedia)– The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association filed suit today in federal court challenging the constitutionality of the so-called SAFE Act. NYSRPA believes SAFE violates the specifically enumerated right to keep and bear arms by prohibiting the possession of […]

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LATEST NEWS

| March 21, 2013

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD — While gun control efforts met stiff opposition in Washington on Tuesday, a key committee of the state General Assembly unanimously approved requiring criminal background checks prior to all gun sales in Connecticut. View full story

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NYSRPA-SAFE-Lawsuit – lawsuit challenging SAFE Act has been filed in in Buffalo

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
NYSRPA-SAFE-Lawsuit – lawsuit challenging SAFE Act has been filed in in Buffalo

FROM NYSRPA! Our lawsuit challenging the SAFE Act has been filed in federal district court in Buffalo. http://www.nysrpa.org/files/SAFE/NYSRPA-SAFE-Lawsuit.pdf It is going to take a lot of resources to fight this and individuals can help by becoming NYSRPA members and/or making donations to the legal defense fund. You can join online at: http://www.join-nysrpa.org We can also […]

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Connecticut: Public Safety and Security Committee Moves Gun Control Bills

| March 21, 2013

Connecticut: Public Safety and Security Committee Moves Gun Control Bills The final meeting of the Public Safety and Security Committee for this legislative session was held today and no new gun control measures were discussed.  Earlier this week, this committee met to consider several gun control measures. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Biden, Bloomberg lean on Congress to act on guns

| March 21, 2013

Biden, Bloomberg lean on Congress to act on guns Vice President Joe Biden, seeking to reinvigorate slowing momentum for gun control legislation, urged Congress on Thursday to be courageous in supporting new laws and insisted that the political risks of supporting such laws were overblown. View full story

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New Colorado gun control laws create dealer questions, store lines

| March 21, 2013

New Colorado gun control laws create dealer questions, store lines Some gun dealers were greeted with a line of customers waiting to get into their business Thursday morning, the day after three new pieces of gun-control legislation were signed into Colorado View full story

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Factcheck: Gun-control advocates' bogus claim

| March 21, 2013

Factcheck: Gun-control advocates' bogus claim Editor’s note: This is one of an occasional series called “ Party Lines ” that will highlight misleading talking points by both parties. View full story

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Company vows to quickly leave Colo over gun laws

| March 21, 2013

Company vows to quickly leave Colo over gun laws A Colorado company vowed to begin making ammunition magazines outside the state within the next month following the passage of sweeping gun control laws.Magpul Industries said Wednesday it will make good … View full story

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South Carolina: Several Pro-Gun Bills on the Move

| March 21, 2013

South Carolina: Several Pro-Gun Bills on the Move Yesterday, Senate Bill 308, introduced by state Senator Sean Bennett (R-38), was set for Special Order for today.  A critical self-defense reform that would remove the prohibition on a Concealed Weapon Permit (CWP) holder carrying a concealed firearm into a restaurant licensed to serve alcohol.  This critical […]

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Assault Weapons Ban Not Expected To Make It Out Of Congress

| March 21, 2013

Assault Weapons Ban Not Expected To Make It Out Of Congress Just three months after 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a Connecticut elementary school, an attempt to ban assault rifles like the one used that morning appear dead on Capitol Hill. The Democratically-controlled Senate will bring a gun bill to the […]

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Biden and Bloomberg urge Congress to have ‘courage’ on gun laws

| March 21, 2013

Biden and Bloomberg urge Congress to have ‘courage’ on gun laws NEW YORK—Vice President Joe Biden and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued a joint appeal to members of Congress, urging lawmakers to ignore politics and do the “right thing” by passing new federal gun-control laws. In an appearance at City Hall, Biden and […]

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