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West Virginia: Bill to Benefit Concealed Carry Permit Holders Another Step Closer to Becoming Law

| April 8, 2013

West Virginia: Bill to Benefit Concealed Carry Permit Holders Another Step Closer to Becoming Law Today, House Bill 2431, sponsored by Delegate Rupie Phillips (D-24), passed on a voice vote in the state Senate Judiciary Committee and now heads to the Senate floor for its first reading. This legislation was already approved by an overwhelming […]

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RED ALERT: Trick Language In Senate Gun Bill Turns All Gun Owners Into Felons « Pat Dollard

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Excerpted from National Review Online: Public-opinion polls about “universal background checks” for gun sales show widespread support. While President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg talk about “gun sales,” the actual legislation moving through Congress aims to regulate far more than sales. It would turn almost every gun owner into a felon. The trick is that the […]

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Nevada: Hearing on Anti-Gun Legislation Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

Nevada: Hearing on Anti-Gun Legislation Tomorrow Two anti-gun bills will be heard by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee tomorrow.  Your action is needed now! View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Oklahoma: Senate to Consider Right to Carry Reform Legislation

| April 8, 2013

Oklahoma: Senate to Consider Right to Carry Reform Legislation On April 4, House Bill 1558 passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee and will now go to the Senate floor.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, has been scheduled to be heard tomorrow, April 9, in the Senate Committee on Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow

| April 8, 2013

North Carolina: Pro-Hunting Reform to be Heard in Senate Committee Tomorrow Senate Bill 201, introduced by state Senator Shirley Randleman (R-20), which would allow for the use of lawfully-possessed suppressors while hunting, has been scheduled to be heard tomorrow, April 9, in the Senate Committee on Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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PoliceOne.com Releases Survey of 15,000 Law Enforcement Professionals about U.S. Gun Control Policies

| April 8, 2013

PoliceOne.com Releases Survey of 15,000 Law Enforcement Professionals about U.S. Gun Control Policies The survey, which was conducted in early March 2013, received 15,000 responses from law enforcement professionals. It found that the overall attitude of law enforcement is strongly anti-gun legislation and pro-gun rights, with the belief that an armed citizenry is effective in […]

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Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law

| April 8, 2013

Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the […]

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Connecticut Gov. Malloy Set to Sign Tough Gun Bill After House Approval Early Thursday

| April 8, 2013

Connecticut Gov. Malloy Set to Sign Tough Gun Bill After House Approval Early Thursday Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, R-Fairfield, who represents Newtown, Conn., right, and Senate President Donald Williams, D-Brooklyn, shake hands after the passage of a gun-control bill in the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The […]

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Obama promoting gun legislation in Connecticut – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

| April 8, 2013

Obama promoting gun legislation in Connecticut – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. View full story

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Gun control advocates take on "patchwork" of state laws

| April 7, 2013

Gun control advocates take on "patchwork" of state laws Differences in state laws leads to smuggling, uneven flow of arms, advocates of tighter controls argue View full story

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Video: Gun control debate addresses "patchwork" of state laws

| April 7, 2013

Video: Gun control debate addresses "patchwork" of state laws Supporters believe new laws could address the patchwork of regulation around the country, which leads to an uneven flow of firearms among neighboring states. Jeff Glor reports. View full story

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With threat of filibuster, does tougher gun control have a future?

| April 7, 2013

With threat of filibuster, does tougher gun control have a future? In principle, at least, most Americans want tougher gun control laws. But as the recent episodes of gun violence recede in time if not memory, the likelihood of that happening seems to be fading as well. View full story

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Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law

| April 7, 2013

Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the […]

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Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law

| April 6, 2013

Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Sweeping Gun Limits Into Law HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the […]

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NY attorney general to tour upstate gun show, review new rules for ensuring background checks

| April 6, 2013

NY attorney general to tour upstate gun show, review new rules for ensuring background checks NY attorney general to tour upstate gun show, review new rules for ensuring background checks – New York’s attorney general is set to get a firsthand look at how gun shows are adopting new rules meant to make sure that […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 14 04/05/2013

| April 6, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 14 04/05/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Don’t Know Much About Gun Laws

| April 5, 2013

Don’t Know Much About Gun Laws Many Americans favor enforcing gun control laws that actually are not on the books. View full story

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Gov. Malloy signs sweeping gun limits into Connecticut law

| April 5, 2013

Gov. Malloy signs sweeping gun limits into Connecticut law HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, signed into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the ones used […]

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Arkansas: House Could Vote on Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill Tomorrow

| April 5, 2013

Arkansas: House Could Vote on Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Bill Tomorrow On April 2, Senate Bill 858, which would establish that Arkansas recognize any valid Right-to-Carry permit issued by another state, passed in the House Judiciary Committee.  SB 858, which passed in the state Senate by an overwhelming  34 to 1 vote on March 26, could now be considered on the […]

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