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North Carolina: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes

| February 1, 2013

North Carolina: 2013 Legislative Session Convenes The North Carolina General Assembly convened this week and several pro-gun reforms have already been introduced. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia Delegate Scott Lingamfelter to Get NRA Carter-Knight Freedom Award

| February 1, 2013

Virginia Delegate Scott Lingamfelter to Get NRA Carter-Knight Freedom Award On January 11, the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund voted to award Virginia Delegate L. Scott Lingamfelter with the Carter-Knight Award.  Delegate Lingamfelter is chairman of the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee.  He was the chief patron of legislation last year that repealed […]

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Illinois: NRA-Backed Concealed Carry Bill Filed in Springfield!

| February 1, 2013

Illinois: NRA-Backed Concealed Carry Bill Filed in Springfield! Following the recent victory for gun owners in Shepard v. Madigan as reported here, an NRA-backed shall-issue carry bill has been filed in the Illinois House of Representatives.  This legislation will need your support this session to pass and be enacted into law. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: Governor Christie Announces Public Meetings for the NJ SAFE TASK FORCE

| February 1, 2013

New Jersey: Governor Christie Announces Public Meetings for the NJ SAFE TASK FORCE For three days next week, Governor Chris Christie’s newly-created task force will hold public hearings in Camden, Lincroft and Newark to discuss crime and violence issues in New Jersey.  Governor Christie’s office issued a media advisory this week with details about the […]

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Would more gun control laws have any impact?

| February 1, 2013

Would more gun control laws have any impact? Californians have the nation s toughest gun control laws but also own about 40 million pistols, rifles and shotguns. View full story

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Chicago Murder Number Triple New York City In January

| February 1, 2013

Chicago, which has about a third of the population of New York City, recorded three times more homicides than the Big Apple in the month of January. View full story

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Remington being courted by legislators from at least 5 states

| February 1, 2013

Remington being courted by legislators from at least 5 states At least five states have contacted the parent company of Remington Arms to encourage the gun manufacturer to relocate in response to New York’s new, tougher gun control laws. View full story

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NH has fewer gun-control laws than other states

| February 1, 2013

NH has fewer gun-control laws than other states As the debate over gun control rages in Washington and across the country, a look at New Hampshire's laws shows that the state has a mostly hands-off approach. When it comes to gun rights versus gun control, New Hampshire falls in the middle of the pack compared […]

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Lawmakers call for probe into ‘botched’ ATF sting in Milwaukee | Fox News

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lawmakers call for probe into ‘botched’ ATF sting in Milwaukee | Fox News

WASHINGTON – Several members of Congress are calling for an investigation into an embarrassing series of blunders made by the Milwaukee arm of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after a newspaper reported this week that the agency conducted a months-long undercover operation that cost taxpayers thousands of dollars and netted very […]

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Armed Officer Disarmed Atlanta School Shooter – After young gunman shot 14-year-old, say police

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Jan 31, 2013 6:50 PM CST (Newser) – The 14-year-old boy who was shot at an Atlanta school today is doing fine and is expected to be released from the hospital tonight, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. A fellow student is in custody, and police think a specific dispute between […]

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Off-Duty Police Officer Disarms School Shooter in Atlanta

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Editor’s note: The original title to this article as published was: “Teenage student wounded in Atlanta school shooting” By David Beasley ATLANTA | Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:58pm EST (Reuters) – A 14-year-old student was wounded on Thursday in a shooting outside a middle school in Atlanta and police said another student was arrested in […]

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Call To Action

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stop Emergency Certification Featured Sponsor: Shop CCDL Merchandise: Connect with us: Follow us on Twitter! Follow us on Facebook! Like Call To Action on Facebook Thank you to all that testified at the Working Group hearings. Now that these hearings have completed, we must contact our own legislators today and ask them to not support […]

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Durbin, Law Professor Argue Over Gun Magazine Limits (VIDEO) | TPM LiveWire

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence Wednesday, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and David Kopel, a law professor at Denver University, argued over what limitations are needed on gun magazines. "If you can rationalize a 100-round drum that someone can strap onto a semi-automatic weapon, as it did in Aurora, Colo., and turn […]

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Firearms Policy Coalition

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our Second Amendment civil rights are being assaulted. You can make the difference. Join with us. Our coalition is special. It’s unique. It’s powerful. And it’s the future of Second Amendment rights advocacy. For too long, our Second Amendment civil rights have been shackled to partisan politics, leveraged, horse-traded, misrepresented, and misunderstood. That frustrating history […]

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Tempers run high as frustrated gun owners learn about New York’s weapons ban | syracuse.com

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

LaFayette, N.Y. — About 200 people overwhelmingly against New York’s stricter guns laws had dozens of questions for top state law enforcement officers Wednesday night that boiled down to this: Will the NY Safe Act keep more people safe? State law enforcement officials, well-versed in the new law and the criticisms of the NY Safe […]

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Homeland Security has advice for confronting mass murders: scissors – NYPOST.com

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Is your workplace getting shot up by a crazed gunman? No problem — just grab a pair of scissors and fight back! That’s some of the helpful advice in a new instructional video from the Department of Homeland Security that was posted on the agency’s Web site just a month after the massacre […]

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Chinese hackers reportedly attack New York Times

| January 31, 2013

More than 30 journalists and executives at western news organizations in China, including the New York Times, have had their computers hacked, according to Mandiant, a security firm that monitors such attacks. View full story

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NRA chief: Why we fight for gun rights

| January 31, 2013

NRA chief: Why we fight for gun rights After President Lyndon Johnson signed the Gun Control Act of 1968, many anti-gun politicians looked forward to the day when they could completely ban the sale and ownership of firearms and perhaps even confiscate those already in private hands. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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LOHUD: ALBANY’S MANDATES COSTING US MILLIONS

| January 31, 2013

LOHUD: ALBANY’S MANDATES COSTING US MILLIONS Written by: Barbara Livingston Nackman YORKTOWN — State requirements cost local communities millions of dollars each year and are sending residents and businesses out of New York in search of lower taxes, said officials from Westchester and Putnam Thursday at Yorktown Town Hall. Mandates from Albany led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

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SENATOR BALL JOINED BY OVER A DOZEN ELECTED OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

| January 31, 2013
SENATOR BALL JOINED BY OVER A DOZEN ELECTED OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

SENATOR BALL JOINED BY OVER A DOZEN ELECTED OFFICIALS TO RENEW CALL FOR UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF Yorktown, N.Y. – 1/31/2013 – Governor Andrew Cuomo failed to address the need for unfunded mandate relief in his State of the State. Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is now renewing his call for a comprehensive […]

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