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Sheriff’s Dept. PBA blasts new gun law

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sheriff’s Dept. PBA blasts new gun law via Sheriff's Dept. PBA blasts new gun law.

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NRA vows to resist new gun controls

| January 29, 2013

NRA vows to resist new gun controls The nation’s gun owners will resist any attempt by lawmakers to pass new gun control legislation, one of the nation’s leading gun advocates is expected to tell lawmakers Wednesday. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA head to Congress: Don’t blame US gun owners for violence

| January 29, 2013

NRA head to Congress: Don’t blame US gun owners for violence The National Rifle Association will argue that greater restrictions are not the answer to gun violence at a Senate hearing on Wednesday, which is likely to stoke skepticism that legislation to tighten controls will advance very far this year.NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, […]

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Amid questions, U.S. Senate begins hearings on gun control

| January 29, 2013

Amid questions, U.S. Senate begins hearings on gun control In hearings that begin in the Senate Judiciary Committee, President Barack Obama and other Democrats are seeking what would be the most robust gun control package in decades. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA chief: Gun owners will resist new laws

| January 29, 2013

NRA chief: Gun owners will resist new laws The nation’s gun owners will resist any attempt by lawmakers to pass new gun-control legislation, one of the nation’s leading gun advocates is expected to tell lawmakers Wednesday. Wayne LaPierre, executive director of the National Rifle Association , is one of five witnesses scheduled to testify Wednesday […]

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NRA's LaPierre to tell Congress more gun laws 'not a serious solution'

| January 29, 2013

NRA's LaPierre to tell Congress more gun laws 'not a serious solution' A top National Rifle Association official will tell a Senate committee Wednesday — in the first Capitol Hill hearing on gun control since President Obama announced his proposals – that more gun laws without enforcing existing ones “is not a serious solution” to […]

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Wyoming: Pro-Gun Reforms Advance

| January 29, 2013

Wyoming: Pro-Gun Reforms Advance The Wyoming House Judiciary Committee approved two pro-gun bills today:  House Bill 103, introduced by state Representative Allen Jaggi (R-19), would strengthen the state’s authority over firearm laws while prohibiting local counties from enacting their own ordinances in clear violation of the current state firearms preemption statute, and House Bill 105, also introduced by Rep. Jaggi, would […]

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Thompson Town Board to oppose federal gun control

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

TOWN OF THOMPSON – Town board members in Thompson will address the issue of federal gun control when they meet next week. Town Supervisor Anthony Cellini has introduced a resolution calling on the board to oppose any legislation that would infringe on the right of people to bear arms. “I understand and I completely agree […]

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If ‘Assault Weapons’ Are Bad…Why Does DHS Want to Buy 7,000 of Them for ‘Personal Defense’? | TheBlaze.com

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
If ‘Assault Weapons’ Are Bad…Why Does DHS Want to Buy 7,000 of Them for ‘Personal Defense’? | TheBlaze.com

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking to acquire 7,000 5.56x45mm NATO “personal defense weapons” (PDW) — also known as “assault weapons” when owned by civilians. The solicitation, originally posted on June 7, 2012, comes to light as the Obama administration is calling for a ban on semi-automatic rifles and high capacity magazines. Citing a […]

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Rifle & Pistol Association To File Notice To Sue State On Gun Law | Vote Up! | Vote Up NY

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Rifle & Pistol Association To File Notice To Sue State On Gun Law | Vote Up! | Vote Up NY

Posted by Joseph Spector • January 29, 2013 • 11:16 am The state Rifle and Pistol Association today is set to file a notice of claim over the state’s new gun-control law, the first step toward a lawsuit over the measure. The group’s executive director, Thomas King, confirmed to Gannett’s Albany Bureau this morning that […]

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Hawaii: Gun Buyback Bill Scheduled to be Heard This Week

| January 29, 2013

Hawaii: Gun Buyback Bill Scheduled to be Heard This Week Senate Bill 69, introduced by state Senators Will Espero (D-19), Rosalyn Baker (D-6), Brickwood Galuteria (D-12) and Josh Green (D-3), would appropriate $100,000 to county police departments statewide to establish “gun buyback” programs.  Such gun buyback schemes across the country have proven to be complete failures and a waste […]

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LOHUD: IDC, GOP PUSH TAX CREDIT FOR HIRING VETERANS

| January 29, 2013

LOHUD: IDC, GOP PUSH TAX CREDIT FOR HIRING VETERANS Posted by: Jon Campbell The Senate’s Independent Democratic and Republican conferences are pushing a bill that would extend a significant tax break to businesses that hire veterans. The bill, sponsored by Sen. David Carlucci, would allow businesses to receive a state tax cut of up to 10 […]

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SEN. BALL ANNOUNCES IDC SUPPORT FOR DISABLED VETERANS’ LEGISLATION

| January 29, 2013

SEN. BALL ANNOUNCES IDC SUPPORT FOR DISABLED VETERANS’ LEGISLATION Albany, N.Y. – 1/29/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee today announced that his piece of legislation S3038, has the support of the Independent Democratic Conference. Today at a press conference entitled ‘Jobs For Hero’s’, Senate […]

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Arkansas: Church Carry Bill Assigned to the House Judiciary Committee

| January 29, 2013

Arkansas: Church Carry Bill Assigned to the House Judiciary Committee Senate Bill 71, the Church Protection Act, has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee and could be heard any day. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Missouri: Bills Introduced to Restrict Your Gun Rights

| January 29, 2013

Missouri: Bills Introduced to Restrict Your Gun Rights Now that the 2013 session of the Missouri General Assembly has convened, your NRA-ILA has learned of some disturbing anti-gun bills that have been introduced.  These bills are designed to infringe upon the rights of law-abiding citizens and would do nothing to address criminal activity. View full story Originally […]

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SENATOR BALL RECEIVES “HIGHEST CONSERVATIVE RATING” AWARD TWO YEARS RUNNING

| January 29, 2013

SENATOR BALL RECEIVES “HIGHEST CONSERVATIVE RATING” AWARD TWO YEARS RUNNING (Senator Greg Ball receives “Highest Conservative Rating” from Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long) Albany, N.Y. – 1/29/2013 – On Monday night Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C, I) was awarded the “Highest Conservative Rating” award from the New York State Conservative Party. This marks […]

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New Mexico: House Bill 77 Stalls In House Committee For Now!

| January 29, 2013

New Mexico: House Bill 77 Stalls In House Committee For Now! Last night, due to an 8-8 tie vote, the House Judiciary Committee failed to advance House Bill 77, state Representative Miguel Garcia’s sweeping gun control bill to end almost all private firearm transfers in New Mexico.  This fight is far from over because supporters of HB 77 are continuing to work on amending […]

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Please Attend U.S. Senate Gun Control Hearing Tomorrow! Show Your Support for The Second Amendment and NRA!

| January 29, 2013

Please Attend U.S. Senate Gun Control Hearing Tomorrow! Show Your Support for The Second Amendment and NRA! Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing entitled “What Should America Do About Gun Violence?”. The hearing will be held in the Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216, and is scheduled to […]

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Newtown parents urge enforcement of gun laws

| January 29, 2013

Newtown parents urge enforcement of gun laws HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Parents of children killed in the Newtown school shooting called for better enforcement of gun laws and tougher penalties for violators Monday at a hearing that revealed the divide in the gun-control debate, with advocates for gun rights shouting at the father of one […]

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Connecticut: Public Hearing Demonstrates an Overwhelming Support for the Second Amendment

| January 29, 2013

Connecticut: Public Hearing Demonstrates an Overwhelming Support for the Second Amendment A sincere thank you to the estimated 2000 concerned citizens who packed into the Legislative Office Building in Hartford yesterday for the “Gun Violence Prevention Working Group” public hearing.  The hearing began at 10:00 a.m. and dedicated speakers waited all day, night and into […]

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