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NRA Files Comments in Support of Trump Administration’s Export Reform Effort

| July 13, 2018

NRA Files Comments in Support of Trump Administration’s Export Reform Effort On Monday, the public comment period closed on a pair of rulemakings that could finally free American gun owners and small businesses from being trapped in a minefield of federal regulations designed for exporters of sophisticated military technology. As we mentioned earlier, the proposals are […]

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Justice Scalia Made Clear the Second Amendment and Heller Prohibit “Assault Weapon” Bans

| July 13, 2018

Justice Scalia Made Clear the Second Amendment and Heller Prohibit “Assault Weapon” Bans On July 9, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) offered the following ham-handed statement in an attempted attack on President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Brett Kavanaugh is a true Second Amendment radical. He believes assault weapon bans are unconstitutional, […]

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Hawaii: Governor Signs Trigger Modification Ban Into Law

| July 13, 2018

Hawaii: Governor Signs Trigger Modification Ban Into Law On Monday, July 9th, Governor David Ige signed Senate Bill 2046, which makes it a crime to manufacture, import, sell, gift, lend, or possess certain trigger modifications.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Delaware: Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Sunday Deer Hunting

| July 13, 2018

Delaware: Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Sunday Deer Hunting On July 11th, Governor John Carney signed Senate Bill 198 into law to expand hunting opportunities in Delaware by eliminating the prohibition against hunting for deer on Sundays and allowing for the harvesting of deer on Sundays through DNREC’s deer depredation programs. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Judge Brett Kavanaugh Has Earned NRA Members’ Support

| July 13, 2018

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Has Earned NRA Members’ Support NRA members can feel confident throwing their enthusiastic support behind President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Throughout his time on the bench, Judge Kavanaugh has demonstrated deep respect for the Second Amendment as construed in Justice Antonin Scalia’s landmark decision […]

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The ACLU Wants To Do What The NRA Does: Get People To Vote

| July 13, 2018

The ACLU Wants To Do What The NRA Does: Get People To Vote “We talk about the NRA often here,” said Faiz Shakir, the group’s national political director. “Not because we agree with them, but because they have effectively created an organizational model around the single issue they care deeply about. They make their members […]

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New Jersey: Vet says troopers asked to take his guns without a warrant. He said ‘no’

| July 13, 2018

New Jersey: Vet says troopers asked to take his guns without a warrant. He said ‘no’ Leonard Cottrell Jr. fought on the front lines in the Iraq War. Now, he feels he’s fighting the frontlines at home in New Jersey for the right to bear arms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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McConnell accuses Dems of trying to ‘bork’ Kavanaugh

| July 13, 2018

McConnell accuses Dems of trying to ‘bork’ Kavanaugh “We have a word for blatantly misrepresenting the record and character of a judicial nominee in order to achieve a political objective. We call it an attempt to bork the nominee,” McConnell said from the Senate floor. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California gun owners couldn’t meet registration deadline due to state computer crashes, suit claims

| July 12, 2018

California gun owners couldn’t meet registration deadline due to state computer crashes, suit claims Gun owner groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday against state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra, alleging that state computer crashes prevented California owners of assault weapons from registering them by a June 30 deadline, after which they were required to dispose of the […]

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Kavanaugh’s record shows he’s ready to keep government power in check

| July 12, 2018

Kavanaugh’s record shows he’s ready to keep government power in check Kavanaugh’s respect for legislators’ prerogatives does not mean he is shy about checking them when they overstep their constitutional limits. In 2011 he dissented from a decision upholding the District of Columbia’s “haphazard” ban on an arbitrary subset of semi-automatic rifles, which he correctly […]

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California: Gun Owners Risk Felony Charges Due to Problems with State Website

| July 12, 2018

California: Gun Owners Risk Felony Charges Due to Problems with State Website Thousands of gun owners statewide now find themselves on the wrong side of the law, despite their good-faith efforts to comply with a new state law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York Dem running for US House seat backs gun ban — but won’t say so publicly

| July 12, 2018

New York Dem running for US House seat backs gun ban — but won’t say so publicly A Democratic congressional candidate in New York state said she supports a ban on some firearms, but admitted that she will never say so in public out of fear of losing the election. View full story Originally posted […]

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Federal appeals court hears arguments on Texas campus carry law

| July 12, 2018

Federal appeals court hears arguments on Texas campus carry law A federal appeals court heard arguments Wednesday from lawyers for three University of Texas professors who are challenging the state’s law allowing concealed handguns on college campuses. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Legislature Breaks for Summer Recess

| July 8, 2018

California: Legislature Breaks for Summer Recess On July 6, the California Legislature started their summer recess and will reconvene on Monday, August 6.  Please find an update on the current status of firearm and hunting related bills below.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: Assault Weapon Informational Bulletin; What to DO if You Missed the Registration Deadline

| July 7, 2018

California: Assault Weapon Informational Bulletin; What to DO if You Missed the Registration Deadline Sunday, July 1, was the deadline to register “assault weapons” with the California Department of Justice. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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A Public Health Crisis Driven by Politics

| July 6, 2018

A Public Health Crisis Driven by Politics Deeming “gun violence” a “public health crisis” has become commonplace in the efforts to curtail the rights of law-abiding Americans. Comparisons are made to cigarettes and cars, both of which were the focus of public health campaigns. Dr. Daniel Blumenthal wrote in an op-ed that “A public health approach has […]

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Anti-gun Efforts to Expand U.N. Regulations to Ammunition Continue

| July 6, 2018

Anti-gun Efforts to Expand U.N. Regulations to Ammunition Continue Shortly before 4:00am last Saturday morning, the two week long Third Review Conference (RevCon3) on the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (PoA) finally came to end. View full story Originally […]

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Cal. DOJ online ‘Assault Weapon’ registration line fails

| July 6, 2018

Cal. DOJ online ‘Assault Weapon’ registration line fails Both the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) and the National Rifle Association (NRA) sent out a notice on Friday, June 29, that as California Gun owners “assault weapon” registration deadline approached, the Cal. Department of Justice (DOJ) online registration site was crashing and failing.   View […]

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Riveting: Former FBI Director James Comey Refused To Carry A Gun

| July 6, 2018

Riveting: Former FBI Director James Comey Refused To Carry A Gun Former FBI Director James Comey is an interesting man, especially when it comes to firearms and gun laws. For a man who one of the top law enforcement chiefs, you would think he would be much more pro-gun than he actually is. View full […]

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Trump’s Supreme Court candidates: Meet the potential nominees

| July 6, 2018

Trump’s Supreme Court candidates: Meet the potential nominees President Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Thursday that he has narrowed his list of potential Supreme Court nominees to just two or three people. “I am interviewing some extraordinary talented and brilliant people and I’m very happy that we will pick somebody who will […]

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