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| March 17, 2013

LATEST NEWS In Connecticut, where crowds flock to the state Capitol almost daily to battle over gun control, even an unscientific local newspaper poll can be seen as an opportunity to corner the debate. View full story

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| March 16, 2013

LATEST NEWS In Connecticut, where crowds flock to the state Capitol almost daily to battle over gun control, even an unscientific local newspaper poll can be seen as an opportunity to corner the debate. View full story

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Garland: Rush to gun control producing bad laws

| March 16, 2013

Garland: Rush to gun control producing bad laws In an emotional plea for more stringent gun control laws made during his recent State of the Union address, President Obama advocated a series of supposedly "common-sense" proposals and restrictions. View full story

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R.I.'s gun-control laws rated 8th most stringent in nation

| March 16, 2013

R.I.'s gun-control laws rated 8th most stringent in nation R.I.'s gun-control laws rated 8th most stringent in nation View full story

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Shawn Vestal: The only good laws are popular laws – Sat, 16 Mar 2013 PST

| March 16, 2013

Shawn Vestal: The only good laws are popular laws – Sat, 16 Mar 2013 PST If there’s anyone who understands the limits of gun control – who really gets how ineffective any and all gun laws are – it’s Rep. Matt Shea. Gun laws are totally ineffective because only law-abiding people follow them, says Shea, […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 11 03/15/2013

| March 16, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 11 03/15/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Silver Creek man becomes first arrest under new gun laws

| March 15, 2013

ALBANY – A Chautauqua County man appears to be the first person arrested under New York’s new gun-control law, charged with selling newly banned assault-style weapons to an undercover police officer. View full story

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Colorado gun-control legislation advances

| March 15, 2013

Colorado gun-control legislation advances A proposal requiring universal background checks for firearm sales clears the state Legislature. Colorado lawmakers passed a bill to require universal background checks for gun sales Friday, sending the legislation to the governor's desk. It is the latest in a series of proposals to tighten gun laws in the state, the […]

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Nevada: Senator Segerblom Only Has Time for Presenters that Push his Anti-Gun Agenda – Denies Opportunity for Citizens to Voice Their Concerns

| March 15, 2013

Nevada: Senator Segerblom Only Has Time for Presenters that Push his Anti-Gun Agenda – Denies Opportunity for Citizens to Voice Their Concerns As we reported yesterday, state Senate Judiciary Chairman Tick Segerblom (D-3) held an “informational” hearing on gun control today featuring a panel that was exclusively anti-gun.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills to Be Heard on Monday

| March 15, 2013

Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills to Be Heard on Monday The following bills, sponsored by state Representative Krayton Kerns (R-58), are scheduled to be heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee this Monday, March 18 at 9:00 a.m. in hearing room 303 of the state Capitol. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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South Dakota: Governor Signs NRA-Backed Right-to-Carry Reform into Law

| March 15, 2013

South Dakota: Governor Signs NRA-Backed Right-to-Carry Reform into Law Yesterday, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard (R) signed into law an important Right-to-Carry reform that will extend the validity of the state’s Permit to Carry a Concealed Pistol from four to five years.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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North Carolina: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills on the Move in the Tar Heel State

| March 15, 2013

North Carolina: Multiple Pro-Gun Bills on the Move in the Tar Heel State North Carolina’s General Assembly is now beginning to consider firearm-related legislation.  Several pro-gun reforms have been introduced, and the NRA is working with key legislative supporters to promote those bills that would protect our Right to Keep and Bear Arms and hunting heritage. […]

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Alabama: NRA-Supported Omnibus Firearms Bill Expected to be on the Senate Floor Next Week

| March 15, 2013

Alabama: NRA-Supported Omnibus Firearms Bill Expected to be on the Senate Floor Next Week Last week, Senate Bill 286 passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee by a bipartisan 7 to 1 vote.  This NRA-supported pro-gun bill could be considered on the Senate floor as early as Thursday, March 21.  Please contact your state Senator TODAY and respectfully […]

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Arkansas: Senate Committee to Consider Important Right-to-Carry Reform Bill

| March 15, 2013

Arkansas: Senate Committee to Consider Important Right-to-Carry Reform Bill State Senator Jason Rapert’s (R-35) Senate Bill 858, which would establish that Arkansas recognize any valid Right-to-Carry permit issued by another state, is awaiting consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Patience

| March 15, 2013

Patience To everyone who has been asking about our lawsuit against the SAFE Act, please be patient a little while longer.  It will be coming soon.  If you would like to make a donation to the legal fund, click here and put LDF in the 3rd address line. Thank you all for your support. View […]

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Gun Control In Vermont: Not This Year

| March 15, 2013

Gun Control In Vermont: Not This Year As Vermont lawmakers today mark the unofficial halfway point in the legislative session, advocates have all but given up hope that any gun control bills — even one that a state senator dubbed the “least ambitious” gun law that could be proposed — will be enacted this year. […]

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LATEST NEWS

| March 14, 2013

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The president of one of the nation's oldest gun manufacturers closed down his Connecticut factory Thursday morning and bused 400 of his workers to the state Capitol so they could personally urge lawmakers not to pass gun control legislation that they say could risk their livelihoods. View full story

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Gun Debate Pushes Aside Other Issues At Malloy's New Britain Forum

| March 14, 2013

Follow Your Town News On The Courant's New Britain Facebook Page Dozens of city residents showed up at the high school Thursday planning to ask Gov. Dannel P. Malloy about the busway, state car taxes and the prospects for new aid for schools. View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| March 14, 2013

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The president of one of the nation's oldest gun manufacturers closed down his Connecticut factory Thursday morning and bused 400 of his workers to the state Capitol so they could personally urge lawmakers not to pass gun control legislation that they say could risk their livelihoods. View full story

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San Francisco investors back tech startups to curb gun violence

| March 14, 2013

San Francisco investors back tech startups to curb gun violence SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A new group of San Francisco Bay Area technology investors plans to back startup companies developing "smart guns" and other methods to curb gun violence, in response to the Connecticut school shooting last December. Ron Conway, an early-stage investor who had […]

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