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| March 22, 2013

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers were urged Friday to find the money, despite the state's budget constraints, to adequately fund a task force charged with enforcing the state's gun possession and trafficking laws. View full story

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Fox News poll: Majorities support new gun measures

| March 22, 2013

Fox News poll: Majorities support new gun measures Majorities of American voters favor an array of new gun control proposals, although support for some measures has slipped in the last few months. View full story

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Utah: Ominous Campaign Disclosure Bill Heads to Governor

| March 22, 2013

Utah: Ominous Campaign Disclosure Bill Heads to Governor House Bill 43, a measure aimed to suppress political speech by organizations such as the NRA, has received the final approval of both the Utah House and Senate and is now awaiting Governor Gary Herbert’s (R) signature.  This fatally flawed bill poses a grave risk to the freedom […]

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 12 03/22/2013

| March 22, 2013

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 12 03/22/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Montana: House Committee Approves “Families Afield” Bill and Sends to House Floor for Final Vote

| March 22, 2013

Montana: House Committee Approves “Families Afield” Bill and Sends to House Floor for Final Vote Yesterday, the House Fish, Wildlife and Parks Committee approved Senate Bill 197 by a narrow 11 to 10 vote.  This pro-hunting measure, sponsored by state Senator Scott Boulanger (R-44), passed on third reading in the state Senate by a bipartisan 30 to 15 vote last […]

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Kentucky: Right-to-Carry Reform Bill Signed by Governor

| March 22, 2013

Kentucky: Right-to-Carry Reform Bill Signed by Governor Yesterday, Governor Steve Beshear signed into law NRA-backed Senate Bill 150.  Sponsored by state Senator Brandon Smith (R-30), SB 150 is critical to your inherent right to self-defense as it eliminates several discriminatory and arbitrary provisions in Kentucky’s current concealed carry laws that may prevent you from obtaining a Concealed […]

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North Dakota: Committee to Hear State of Emergency Protection Bill

| March 22, 2013

North Dakota: Committee to Hear State of Emergency Protection Bill Next Friday, March 29, House Bill 1467, important “Emergency Powers” protection legislation will be heard in the Senate Government and Veteran Affairs Committee.  This NRA-backed bill, introduced by state Representative Karen Karls (R-35), already passed in the House by a 76-17 vote on February 25. […]

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Arkansas: Important Pro-Gun Bills Advance to Senate Floor

| March 22, 2013

Arkansas: Important Pro-Gun Bills Advance to Senate Floor Yesterday, House Bill 1819, an important protection to the Emergency Powers statute, passed in the Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs with a “Do Pass” recommendation.  HB 1819, introduced by state Representative Charlotte Vining Douglas (R-75), would prohibit any Arkansas Governor from imposing restrictions on […]

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Maryland: Silent Protest at the State House Tomorrow Morning

| March 22, 2013

Maryland: Silent Protest at the State House Tomorrow Morning Your presence is needed in Annapolis tomorrow morning!  Join fellow Second Amendment supporters at 9:00am in a silent protest at the State House.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Reid: Background checks will be in Senate gun bill

| March 22, 2013

Reid: Background checks will be in Senate gun bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats who vowed a crackdown on guns after the horrific Newtown, Conn., school shooting are touting prospects for Senate passage of expanded federal background checks, even as they acknowledge there isn't enough support to restore a ban on assault-style weapons. View full story

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DEMOCRACY 'USURPED?' NRA Joins Lawsuit Against Tough New York Gun Law

| March 21, 2013

VIDEO: Media Gives 'Wimpy' Dems a Pass for Failed Assault Gun Ban Colt to Bolt? Gun Maker's Boss Says Company Feels Unwelcome in Conn. Dems Push Background Checks View full story

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NRA joins lawsuit challenging New York's gun control law

| March 21, 2013

The New York affiliate of the National Rifle Association, sportsmen's groups, firearms businesses and individual gun owners on Thursday requested an injunction to stop the state's strict new gun control law enacted in the wake of the Newtown school shooting. View full story

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Cuomo Praises New York Gun Control Bill, Signs Law

| March 21, 2013

Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks about the legislation toughening gun controls and making it easier to keep firearms from the mentally ill. View full story

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Pro-gun group files suit over New York’s gun crackdown

| March 21, 2013

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association says Andrew Cuomo's gun law violates Second Amendment protections View full story

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NRA Sues New York, Says New Gun Laws Only Make Criminals Stronger

| March 21, 2013

Raise your hand if this news surprises you: The New York affiliate of the National Rifle Association sued the state on Thursday over a new set of gun control measures that it says puts citizens' in harms way. The lawsuit specifically targets provisions in the legislation champtioned by Governor Andrew Cuomo in the days after […]

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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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