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Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill

| March 8, 2013

Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill While some states push to tighten gun control laws after the Connecticut school massacre, lawmakers in gun-friendly Georgia want to ease rules preventing some mentally ill people from getting licenses … View full story

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Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document)

| March 8, 2013

Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document) Part of the Connecticut gun legislation debate also centers on jobs and the threat by the firearms manufacturers that expanding the assault weapons ban here could impact employment. View full story

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Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document)

| March 8, 2013

Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document) Part of the Connecticut gun legislation debate also centers on jobs and the threat by the firearms manufacturers that expanding the assault weapons ban here could impact employment. View full story

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Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document)

| March 8, 2013

Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document) Part of the Connecticut gun legislation debate also centers on jobs and the threat by the firearms manufacturers that expanding the assault weapons ban here could impact employment. View full story

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Sullivan legislators will push for a county stand against state gun control

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sullivan legislators will push for a county stand against state gun control MONTICELLO – “I don’t like things being shoved down our throats,” said Sullivan County Legislator Gene Benson, who is pushing for the legislature to go on record opposing New York’s new gun control measure. Benson says once word got out about his intent […]

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Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document)

| March 7, 2013

Connecticut gun manufacturer sells 90,000 assault-style weapons nationwide, despite ban in state (document) Part of the Connecticut gun legislation debate also centers on jobs and the threat by the firearms manufacturers that expanding the assault weapons ban here could impact employment. View full story

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Virginia: Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approves a Pro-Gun Ordinance

| March 7, 2013

Virginia: Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approves a Pro-Gun Ordinance Yesterday, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a pro-gun amendment to Chapter 684 of the county’s Codified Ordinances, Weapons and Explosives, which regulates the lawful use and discharge of firearms within the unincorporated areas of Loudoun County.  View full story Originally posted at […]

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Colorado: Anti-Gun Politicians Take Their Disgust of Your Rights to a New Level

| March 7, 2013

Colorado: Anti-Gun Politicians Take Their Disgust of Your Rights to a New Level Over the past two months, the unrelenting assaults against your Second Amendment rights have been completely devoid of facts and rational arguments.  Gun rights supporters thought they had seen it all until this Monday when one of the most reprehensible and disgusting […]

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First proposed gun control laws coming from Senate

| March 7, 2013

First proposed gun control laws coming from Senate Four new gun control laws were under consideration on Thursday in the Senate, but a key provision on background checks appears to be stalled. View full story

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Kansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Topeka

| March 7, 2013

Kansas: Two Pro-Gun Bills Advance in Topeka The Kansas Senate Ethics, Elections and Local Government Committee approved Senate Bill 45, which would prohibit taxpayer funds from being used to promote gun control in any fashion.  SB 45 is now eligible for final approval in the state Senate.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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West Virginia: Charleston Mayor Shows True Colors in Opposition to Gun Rights

| March 7, 2013

West Virginia: Charleston Mayor Shows True Colors in Opposition to Gun Rights On March 5, NRA-backed House Bill 2760 passed by a voice vote in the House Judiciary Committee.  Sponsored by Delegate Rupie Phillips (D-24), this critical legislation addresses the inconsistencies within current West Virginia gun laws that create confusion for law-abiding citizens. View full story […]

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More gun laws = fewer deaths, study says

| March 7, 2013

More gun laws = fewer deaths, study says CHICAGO — States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. View full story

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NRA campaign in high gear

| March 7, 2013

NRA campaign in high gear The National Rifle Association and its allies are kicking their lobbying forces into high gear as the Senate heads toward a vote that could remake key pieces of the country’s gun laws. The gun lobby is taking its fight to Capitol Hill — stepping up meetings with old friends and […]

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Maine: Judiciary Committee to Hear Important Handgun Permit Confidentiality Legislation on Tuesday

| March 7, 2013

Maine: Judiciary Committee to Hear Important Handgun Permit Confidentiality Legislation on Tuesday On Tuesday, March 12, the Maine Judiciary Committee will hear important Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) confidentiality legislation, Legislative Document 345.  LD 345, introduced by state Representative Corey Wilson (R-44) seeks to establish permanent privacy protection for CHP holders. Please attend this important public hearing […]

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North Dakota: Important Pro-Gun Bills Beat Legislative Deadline and are Now Pending in Senate

| March 7, 2013

North Dakota: Important Pro-Gun Bills Beat Legislative Deadline and are Now Pending in Senate Three pro-gun bills passed in the state House of Representatives and were sent to the Senate before North Dakota’s legislative crossover date last Friday.  These important pieces of legislation will soon be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee, but have not yet been scheduled for […]

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More gun laws = fewer deaths, 50-state study says

| March 7, 2013

More gun laws = fewer deaths, 50-state study says States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference.But the research leaves many questions unanswered … View full story

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Georgia: NRA-Backed Bill Assigned to House Committee

| March 7, 2013

Georgia: NRA-Backed Bill Assigned to House Committee NRA-backed Senate Bill 101, that recently passed in the Georgia Senate by an overwhelming 41-10 vote, has been assigned to the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Hampshire: House Expected to Vote on Legislation that Erodes Your Inherent Right to Self-Defense Next Week

| March 7, 2013

New Hampshire: House Expected to Vote on Legislation that Erodes Your Inherent Right to Self-Defense Next Week On Wednesday, March 13, the state House of Representative is expected to consider House Bill 135, legislation that attacks your right to self-defense. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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50-state study: More gun laws, fewer deaths

| March 7, 2013

50-state study: More gun laws, fewer deaths CHICAGO—States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. View full story

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More gun laws = fewer deaths, study finds

| March 6, 2013

More gun laws = fewer deaths, study finds CHICAGO — States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. View full story

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