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Connecticut: Oppressive Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Committee This Thursday

| March 12, 2013

Connecticut: Oppressive Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Committee This Thursday Despite rumors of its cancellation, the Public Safety and Security Committee will proceed with its public hearing this Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in Room 2C of the Legislative Office Building in Hartford.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Helena

| March 12, 2013

Montana: Several Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Helena House Bill 205, sponsored by Representative Krayton Kerns (R-58), would legalize the use of suppressors for all hunting.  While suppressors do not eliminate the sound of a firearm, they do reduce the muzzle report in a manner similar to the way that a muffler reduces exhaust noise from a vehicle. The benefits […]

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Gun control agenda narrows as skepticism grows

| March 12, 2013

Gun control agenda narrows as skepticism grows WASHINGTON — The only vote so far in this Congress on gun restrictions would impose tougher penalties for firearms trafficking, a measure that wouldn't have prevented the Dec. 14 shootings at a Connecticut elementary school. View full story

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Washington: Anti-Gun Bill Could be Voted On Any Minute

| March 12, 2013

Washington: Anti-Gun Bill Could be Voted On Any Minute The state House of Representatives was supposed to start debating House Bill 1588 four hours ago, but the controversy surrounding this issue has brought everything to a halt in Olympia.  However, since this anti-gun bill must pass in the state House by 5:00 pm tomorrow to stay “alive” for […]

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Nevada: Act NOW to Stop Extremist Anti-Gun Bill in Carson City

| March 12, 2013

Nevada: Act NOW to Stop Extremist Anti-Gun Bill in Carson City SB 221 is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee this Thursday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m. in room 2149 of the Legislative Building in Carson City, located at 401 South Carson Street.  It will also be video-conferenced to […]

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Minnesota: Senate Judiciary Committee to Hear Gun Control Omnibus Bill This Thursday

| March 12, 2013

Minnesota: Senate Judiciary Committee to Hear Gun Control Omnibus Bill This Thursday On Thursday, March 14, at 6:00 pm in Room 15 of the state Capitol, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear state Senator Ron Latz’s (DFL-46) anti-gun omnibus amendment to Senate File 458. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Dutchess legislators join call for repeal of NY SAFE

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dutchess legislators join call for repeal of NY SAFE POUGHKEEPSIE – Most of the almost four-hour Dutchess County Legislature meeting Monday night was spent on a measure that carries no force of law, but is emotionally charged. It was the memorializing resolution asking the state legislature to repeal and revise NY SAFE, the state gun […]

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Geddes to vote Tuesday on call to repeal NY SAFE Act | syracuse.com

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Charley Hannagan | channagan@syracuse.com on March 11, 2013 at 5:30 PM, updated March 11, 2013 at 5:38 PM Geddes, NY — Geddes Town Supervisor Manny Falcone Jr., who has a permit to carry a concealed weapon, will ask the town board Tuesday to call for a repeal of the state’s new tougher gun law […]

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Schuyler calls on NY lawmakers to annul gun-control law | Star-Gazette | stargazette.com

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

WATKINS GLEN — A standing-room-only audience Monday night watched the Schuyler County Legislature join county lawmakers across the state in opposing the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, the SAFE Act, the state’s new gun control measure. Legislators passed the resolution unanimously without discussion. The county resolution states the SAFE Act “severely impacts […]

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Energized residents target gun control law – Times Union

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — Gun rights activists, hunters and others unleashed a fusillade of criticism Monday night for the state’s sweeping new gun control law and rallied behind the call of one Hilltowns county lawmaker to repeal it. The overflow crowd spilled out of the gallery and up the aisles the County Legislature’s chamber in the County […]

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W.Va. House votes to repeal local gun laws

| March 12, 2013

W.Va. House votes to repeal local gun laws A nearly unanimous West Virginia House of Delegates on Monday approved a measure that would repeal a handful of municipal gun control ordinances, affirming the Legislature's supremacy over that area of … View full story

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Colorado: Anti-Gun Legislators Ignore Their Constituents and Pass Onerous Gun Control Bills in the Senate

| March 12, 2013

Colorado: Anti-Gun Legislators Ignore Their Constituents and Pass Onerous Gun Control Bills in the Senate In a blatant disregard for the constitutional rights of the law-abiding citizens of Colorado, a laundry list of dangerous anti-gun legislation passed yesterday in the state Senate, including: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun-control poll: Public split on whom to trust — Obama or Republicans

| March 12, 2013

Gun-control poll: Public split on whom to trust — Obama or Republicans The nation is evenly split between President Obama and congressional Republicans over whom it trusts to handle the issue of gun control, while most continue to support stricter gun-control measures of the kind backed by Democrats, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News […]

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Gun-control poll: Public split on whom to trust — Obama or Republicans

| March 12, 2013

Gun-control poll: Public split on whom to trust — Obama or Republicans The nation is evenly split between President Obama and congressional Republicans over whom it trusts to handle the issue of gun control, while most continue to support stricter gun-control measures of the kind backed by Democrats, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News […]

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Most Latino voters favor tougher gun laws, poll finds

| March 12, 2013

Most Latino voters favor tougher gun laws, poll finds A poll's finding that most Latino voters of all political persuasions favor tougher gun laws poses more problems for Republicans. A strong majority of Latino voters — Democrats, Republicans and independents — supports stiffer gun control laws, including more vigorous background checks and creation of a […]

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Fox News Anchors Casually Misinform Viewers About New York Soda Ban

| March 11, 2013

Mayor Mike Bloomberg 's (R-NY) ban on large, sugary beverage takes effect on Tuesday, and makes it illegal for a food service establishment in New York City to sell sugary beverages in containers larger than 16 ounces in volume. On Fox News' America's Newsroom Monday morning, co-anchor Martha MacCallum expressed shock that city inspectors would […]

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New York state's tough gun law causing a flurry of activity for local municipalities

| March 11, 2013

In the weeks following passage of the New York state SAFE Act, described as the most stringent gun control law in the country by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, municipalities around the state were flooded with calls to determine what the law would mean for gun owners. View full story

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81-year-old halts robbery attempt, The Miami Herald, Miami, Fla. 03/11/12

| March 11, 2013

81-year-old halts robbery attempt, The Miami Herald, Miami, Fla. 03/11/12 81-year-old James Stevens was driving home through Ocala, Fla. when he noticed a car following him. Reluctant to go home with the person tailing him, Stevens pulled over and retrieved a .38-caliber revolver from his vehicle. The person behind him followed suit, then got out […]

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Connecticut: Gun-rights allies rally in Hartford against new rules

| March 11, 2013

Connecticut: Gun-rights allies rally in Hartford against new rules More than 1,000 supporters of gun rights, most wearing red stickers reading ”N.R.A. Stand and Fight,” packed the atrium of the State Capitol on Monday as Connecticut’s protracted negotiations on new gun laws seemed to be lurching toward a resolution. View full story Originally posted at […]

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NRA steps up lobbying efforts in Connecticut

| March 11, 2013

NRA steps up lobbying efforts in Connecticut The NRA decided a week ago to help organize a lobby day after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released his package of gun control proposals and a bipartisan legislative panel unveiled competing gun violence recommendations from Democrats and Republicans, said John Hohenwarter, an NRA state liaison. View full story […]

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