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A woman’s right to choose self protection

| February 28, 2013

A woman’s right to choose self protection What should America do about gun violence? That was the Senate Judiciary Committee’s topic for its first hearing of 2013.In my testimony during the hearing, I explained that the ability to arm oneself is even more important for women than it is for men, since guns level the […]

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South Carolina: Critical Self-Defense Reform Delayed in Senate

| February 28, 2013

South Carolina: Critical Self-Defense Reform Delayed in Senate Senate Bill 308, 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, remains on the state Senate calendar.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Magazine Ban – Why It’s Ineffective – YouTube

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Georgia: NRA-Backed Bill on the Move

| February 28, 2013

Georgia: NRA-Backed Bill on the Move Yesterday, Senate Bill 101, sponsored by state Senator Frank Ginn (R-47), was passed unanimously by the Senate Judiciary Non-Civil Committee.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Pro-Gun Bills on the Move in Charleston

| February 28, 2013

West Virginia: Pro-Gun Bills on the Move in Charleston The Mountaineer State has continued its rich tradition of supporting your Second Amendment rights and hunting and shooting traditions through the introduction of multiple pro-gun bills during its 2013 legislative session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Cuomo says new gun law has broad support in NY and is long overdue

| February 28, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo says gun control is controversial, but the law he pushed through in New York has broad support and he believes it will save lives. View full story

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Genesee lawmakers urge repeal of SAFE Act – The Daily News Online: News

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 9:48 am, Thu Feb 28, 2013. By Scott DeSmit sdesmit@batavianews.com On the eve of what promises to be a massive Second Amendment rights rally in Albany, more than 100 people packed the Genesee County Legislature meeting Wednesday night and vigorously applauded as Genesee became the latest […]

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Idaho House Unanimously Approves Enhanced Concealed Carry Permit Today

| February 28, 2013

Idaho House Unanimously Approves Enhanced Concealed Carry Permit Today In a unanimous vote today, the Idaho House of Representatives approved an important pro-gun reform.  Introduced by the House State Affairs Committee and co-sponsored by state Representative Joe Palmer (R-20), House Bill 192 would create an enhanced concealed carry license option for those applicants who choose to undergo […]

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Teachers can carry guns in Buffalo | WIVB.com

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Teachers can carry guns in Buffalo Updated: Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013, 11:10 PM EST Published : Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013, 11:10 PM EST Aaron Mason Posted by: Eli George BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Did you know that employees in the Buffalo School District can get permission to bring guns to school? Right now pistol permit […]

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NY to exempt TV, movies under new gun law

| February 28, 2013

New York state is state is now carving out an exemption to its new gun law to make sure movie and TV producers can stage gun battles on Manhattan streets. View full story

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Mississippi Senate Gives Final Approval to House Bill 2

| February 28, 2013

Mississippi Senate Gives Final Approval to House Bill 2 Yesterday, under the leadership of Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves (R) and state Senator Giles Ward (R), the Mississippi Senate approved NRA-supported legislation that corrects vague and problematic language in Mississippi’s firearm carry laws, sending this measure to Governor Phil Bryant (R).  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maryland: House Judiciary Committee to Hear Governor O’Malley’s Extreme Anti-Gun Bill Tomorrow

| February 28, 2013

Maryland: House Judiciary Committee to Hear Governor O’Malley’s Extreme Anti-Gun Bill Tomorrow Today, the Maryland Senate passed an amended version of Senate Bill 281 by a 28-19 vote.  Despite this setback, the fight to defend the Second Amendment in Maryland is far from over and your active participation is still needed.  The Maryland House Judiciary […]

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Gun-Control Advocates Began 2013 With Plenty of Momentum. Is It Fading?

| February 28, 2013

Gun-Control Advocates Began 2013 With Plenty of Momentum. Is It Fading? For weeks, lawmakers have been consumed by debates over massive spending cuts and nomination fights. This is the last thing that gun-control advocates needed. View full story

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Opponents of NY gun law rally in Albany

| February 28, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y.—National Rifle Association President David Keene has told thousands of opponents of New York's new gun control law that his group View full story

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Thousands Gather in Albany to Protest New Gun Limits

| February 27, 2013

At the event, lawmakers, mostly Republicans, criticized the recently enacted restrictions, as well as the swift process by which the Legislature adopted them. View full story

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Gun Control and Castration: A Recent History of a Meme

| February 27, 2013

Gun Control and Castration: A Recent History of a Meme The notion that guns serve as phallic implements (and thus tokens of masculinity) is about as old as it is obvious. ("Consider your man card re-issued," read a recent gun ad.) But the idea that gun control exists to symbolically castrate gun owners is, surprisingly, a far more […]

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New Hampshire: Important Firearms Legislation to be Heard in House Committee Tomorrow

| February 27, 2013

New Hampshire: Important Firearms Legislation to be Heard in House Committee Tomorrow An executive session is scheduled for tomorrow, February 28 at 10:00 AM by the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Dakota: State House Passes Multiple Pro-Gun Bills

| February 27, 2013

North Dakota: State House Passes Multiple Pro-Gun Bills This week, several bills of importance to gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second Amendment passed in the state House:   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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County committee split on NY SAFE Act – Hudson Catskill Newspapers: News

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:30 am By Nathan Mayberg Hudson-Catskill Newspapers COLUMBIA COUNTY — The County Government Committee of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on Tuesday calling for the repeal of the NY Safe Act passed by the State Legislature last month. The committee voted 6-2 in favor, with supervisors […]

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Hip-hop mogul hopes to enlist Beyoncé and other stars in gun buyback program

| February 27, 2013

Michael Williams' Gun for Greatness initiative would offer concert tickets to people turning in guns in New York City A hip-hop mogul who managed superstars including Outkast and Cee-Lo Green has put forward a plan to improve gun buyback initiatives in the US by offering mentorships and concert tickets to people who turn in weapons. […]

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