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Background-check backlog in Colorado gets no extra funding

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Background-check backlog in Colorado gets no extra funding Coloradans waiting a week or more for state background checks to buy firearms got no help from lawmakers Thursday, who rejected a request for more money to cut the backlog of applications.The Joint Budget Committee on a 4 2 vote rejected the Colorado Department of Public Safety’s […]

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Hypocrisy and Theatrics as Obama Launches Campaign Against Second Amendment

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hypocrisy and Theatrics as Obama Launches Campaign Against Second Amendment Wednesday morning, the White House accused the NRA of using children as “pawns in a political fight,” because we pointed out in an advertisement that while President Obama’s children are protected by armed guards at school, their father had shown little interest in armed protection […]

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Biden says Administration Doesn’t Have Time to Prosecute People Who Lie on Background Checks

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Biden says Administration Doesn’t Have Time to Prosecute People Who Lie on Background Checks As has been widely reported, an NRA representative recently met with an Obama administration-directed firearm task force led by longtime gun control supporter Vice-President Joe Biden.  It came as no surprise that the meeting had little to do with keeping our […]

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First State Salvo on Gun Control Fired in N.Y.

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

First State Salvo on Gun Control Fired in N.Y. Anti-gun New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), in stunningly brazen fashion, took a hatchet to gun rights in New York this week.  View full story

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Effectively Targeting Your Grassroots Activism

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Effectively Targeting Your Grassroots Activism In recent weeks, NRA-ILA has been inundated with phone calls and emails from passionate supporters voicing their appreciation for our stalwart defense of the Second Amendment and passing along many productive observations and recommendations.  View full story

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Arkansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Introduced In the ‘Natural State’

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arkansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Introduced In the ‘Natural State’ On Monday, January 14 the Arkansas General Assembly convened its 2013 legislative session and your NRA is committed to enacting several pro-gun reforms this year.  Our legislative agenda this year includes, but is not limited to, passing a Fraudulent Firearms Purchase Prevention law, enacting several Right-to-Carry reforms and […]

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Political Cartoons – Political Humor, Jokes, and Pictures, Obama, Palin ~ January 17, 2013 – 106502

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Political Cartoons – Political Humor, Jokes, and Pictures, Obama, Palin ~ January 17, 2013 – 106502.

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Wyoming Legislature Introduces Pro-Hunting Reform

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming Legislature Introduces Pro-Hunting Reform Wyoming Senator Ogden Driskill (R-1) introduced a bill yesterday that would further expand the rights of hunters in the Cowboy State.  Senate File 132 would repeal the state prohibition on hunting with sound suppressors (which are additionally regulated under federal law) while providing additional penalties for those who use them […]

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South Carolina: 2013 Session Convenes With Pro-Gun Activity!

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

South Carolina: 2013 Session Convenes With Pro-Gun Activity! The South Carolina General Assembly convened on January 8 and your NRA is working closely with state legislators in Columbia to protect our Right to Keep and Bear Arms.  Our legislative agenda this year includes making numerous improvements to the current Right-to-Carry law, improving the state Emergency […]

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UPDATE: Two Handguns Stolen in New City Home Burglary – Nyack-Piermont, NY Patch

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: Two Handguns Stolen in New City Home Burglary via UPDATE: Two Handguns Stolen in New City Home Burglary – Nyack-Piermont, NY Patch.

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TEXAS: Travis County Commissioners Retreat from Gun Show Ban After Stern Warning from Attorney General Greg Abbott and Input from Gun Owners

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

TEXAS: Travis County Commissioners Retreat from Gun Show Ban After Stern Warning from Attorney General Greg Abbott and Input from Gun Owners Thanks to the flood of calls and e-mails from NRA members and a warning from Texas’ pro-gun Attorney General Greg Abbott that they would almost certainly face legal action, the Travis County Commissioners voted […]

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Virginia: Senate Courts of Justice Committee to Hear Several Consequential Gun Bills Tomorrow

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Senate Courts of Justice Committee to Hear Several Consequential Gun Bills Tomorrow On Friday, January 18 at 8:00 a.m. the Senate Courts of Justice Committee will hold a meeting on several bills of interest to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.  A majority of these bills are anti-gun, and pose a serious […]

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Steve Katz during floor debate

| January 17, 2013

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The Assault on Your Rights Has Started in Santa Fe: Rep. Miguel Garcia Introduces Private Firearm Transfer Ban, Gun Tax and Firearm Registration Bill

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Assault on Your Rights Has Started in Santa Fe: Rep. Miguel Garcia Introduces Private Firearm Transfer Ban, Gun Tax and Firearm Registration Bill Gun control advocates are wasting no time.  On the second day of the sixty-day legislative session in Santa Fe, Representative Miguel Garcia (D-ABQ) introduced House Bill 77, imposing sweeping restrictions on firearms sales in the State […]

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Obama calls for sweeping new gun laws – CBS News

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama calls for sweeping new gun laws – CBS News.

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Mexico eyes U.S. gun policies, hopes for shift – CNN.com

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mexico eyes U.S. gun policies, hopes for shift – CNN.com.

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Senator Greg Ball Why he voted no on NY gun control legislation – YouTube

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Senator Greg Ball Why he voted no on NY gun control legislation – YouTube.

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Reid, red-state Democrats may stop Obama’s firearms initiative | WashingtonExaminer.com

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Reid, red-state Democrats may stop Obama's firearms initiative | WashingtonExaminer.com.

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California: Glendale City Council Playing Games with Proposed Ordinance to Ban Gun Shows

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

California: Glendale City Council Playing Games with Proposed Ordinance to Ban Gun Shows Glendale City Councilman Rafi Manoukian is trying to exploit emotions from the Connecticut tragedy to pass an anti-gun ordinance which would only affect and penalize law-abiding firearms owners, instead of focusing on meaningful measures relating to school safety, mental health issues, marketing of violence as entertainment for our children […]

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Obama’s gun control plan faces steep challenge in Congress

| January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Obama’s gun control plan faces steep challenge in Congress President Barack Obama’s proposals to curb gun violence face a difficult path through a sharply divided U.S. Congress, where the biggest gun control fight in decades looms on an issue that has long been one of the most divisive in American politics. View full story

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