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Maze of gun laws in U.S. hurts gun control efforts

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws in U.S. hurts gun control efforts WASHINGTON — There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws. View full story

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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 4 01/25/2013

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 20, No. 4 01/25/2013 View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Assault Weapons Ban Lacks Democratic Votes to Pass Senate – Bloomberg

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A proposed ban on sales of assault weapons would be defeated in the U.S. Senate unless some lawmakers changed their current views, based on a Bloomberg review of recent lawmaker statements and interviews. At least six of the 55 senators in the Democratic caucus have expressed skepticism or outright opposition to a ban, the review […]

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Maze of gun laws undermines control

| January 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws undermines control The wide variety from state to state is cited by advocates pushing for a federal standard. View full story

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In Virginia, Biden pitches White House's gun-control plan

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Virginia, Biden pitches White House's gun-control plan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Vice President Joe Biden took the Obama administration's case for gun control to the gun-friendly state of Virginia on Friday, part of a White House strategy to urge the public to pressure Congress into passing laws aimed at curbing firearms violence. "We're going to […]

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Maze of state laws complicates gun control efforts

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of state laws complicates gun control efforts WASHINGTON — Military-style rifles, gangster-style Tommy guns, World War II-era bazookas and even sawed-off shotguns — somewhere in the U.S., there is a legal avenue to get each of those firearms and more. This is thanks to the maze of gun statutes ar… View full story

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LATEST NEWS

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

LATEST NEWS HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Metal detectors are scheduled to make a rare appearance at the Connecticut state Capitol complex. The chief of the state Capitol Police has decided to require all visitors entering Monday's legislative hearing on gun violence and gun control measures to first pass through a metal detector. View full story

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Emanuel: Stop lending to gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Emanuel: Stop lending to gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Maze of gun laws in US hurts gun control efforts

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws in US hurts gun control efforts WASHINGTON (AP) — Military-style assault weapons, gangster-style Tommy guns, World War II-era bazookas and even sawed-off shotguns — somewhere in the U.S., there is a legal avenue to get each of those firearms and more. View full story

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Legislative Report #2

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Legislative Report #2 Legislative Report #2 is now online (.pdf). Save the Date: On February 28 we will hold our lobby day and rally in Albany.  More details will be posted as they become available. View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Urgent! Fax to Governor Cuomo’s Office ASAP!

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Urgent! Fax to Governor Cuomo’s Office ASAP!

Please print and Fax the PDF below to Cuomo’s office ASAP. Click the image below to download a printable PDF. Makes some good wall art too, so while you’re at it print 100 and give them out to friends, family, enemies, pets, etc.

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Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Polls show what Americans think about gun control laws

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Polls show what Americans think about gun control laws A review of nine recent national polls shows that two gun control ideas have widespread support among Americans, and citizens have concerns about Second Amendment issues. View full story

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Schneiderman Announces New Safety Standards for This Weekend's Albany Gun Show

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

(WKBW) Attorney General says illegal gun sales at gun shows can be eliminated by operators adopting these new procedures. View full story

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Senator Ruben Diaz admits Cuomo gun bill will have no effect on crime

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Senator Ruben Diaz admits Cuomo gun bill will have no effect on crime View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG. Read some commentary here: http://www.countercontempt.com/archives/4496

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Massachusetts: Your Governor Wants to Personally Victimize Law-Abiding Gun Owners

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Your Governor Wants to Personally Victimize Law-Abiding Gun Owners Governor Deval Patrick (D) and anti-gun legislators in the Massachusetts General Court have wasted no time this legislative session trying to victimize and disarm law-abiding residents of the Bay State.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Updates on Committee Action

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Updates on Committee Action The House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee had its weekly meeting today to consider and vote on several bills of importance to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.  The following pro-gun bills – all supported by the NRA – were reported by committee and advance to the […]

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Indiana: General Assembly Off to a Good Start with Pro-Gun Bills Introduced

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Indiana: General Assembly Off to a Good Start with Pro-Gun Bills Introduced The 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly is off to a great start with multiple pro-gun bills being filed. Some great strides have been made over recent years in Indiana and your NRA will continue working to move forward to protect the […]

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PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU VISITS SENATOR GREG BALL IN ALBANY

| January 25, 2013

PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU VISITS SENATOR GREG BALL IN ALBANY [Pictured from left to right: Susan Adeyeye (Brewster MS), Janeen Cunningham (Youth Bureau Director), Alexa Byrnes (Brewster MS), Fehintola Falana (Brewster MS), Valerie Simpri (Brewster MS), Vincent Garafolo (Mahopac MS), Joshua Hopkins (Brewster MS), Mary Becker (Brewster MS), Dan Graap (Hackley School), Mackenzie Luby (Brewster […]

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