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Maze of gun laws in US hurts gun control efforts

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws in US hurts gun control efforts WASHINGTON (AP) — Military-style assault weapons, gangster-style Tommy guns, World War II-era bazookas and even sawed-off shotguns — somewhere in the U.S., there is a legal avenue to get each of those firearms and more. View full story

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Legislative Report #2

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Legislative Report #2 Legislative Report #2 is now online (.pdf). Save the Date: On February 28 we will hold our lobby day and rally in Albany.  More details will be posted as they become available. View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG.

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Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Urgent! Fax to Governor Cuomo’s Office ASAP!

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Urgent! Fax to Governor Cuomo’s Office ASAP!

Please print and Fax the PDF below to Cuomo’s office ASAP. Click the image below to download a printable PDF. Makes some good wall art too, so while you’re at it print 100 and give them out to friends, family, enemies, pets, etc.

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Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago mayor asks banks to cut off gun makers Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday asked big banks to stop lending to gun makers as a way to pressure the industry to support tougher gun control laws. View full story

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Polls show what Americans think about gun control laws

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Polls show what Americans think about gun control laws A review of nine recent national polls shows that two gun control ideas have widespread support among Americans, and citizens have concerns about Second Amendment issues. View full story

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Schneiderman Announces New Safety Standards for This Weekend's Albany Gun Show

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

(WKBW) Attorney General says illegal gun sales at gun shows can be eliminated by operators adopting these new procedures. View full story

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Senator Ruben Diaz admits Cuomo gun bill will have no effect on crime

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Senator Ruben Diaz admits Cuomo gun bill will have no effect on crime View full story Originally posted by NYSRPA.ORG. Read some commentary here: http://www.countercontempt.com/archives/4496

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Massachusetts: Your Governor Wants to Personally Victimize Law-Abiding Gun Owners

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Massachusetts: Your Governor Wants to Personally Victimize Law-Abiding Gun Owners Governor Deval Patrick (D) and anti-gun legislators in the Massachusetts General Court have wasted no time this legislative session trying to victimize and disarm law-abiding residents of the Bay State.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Virginia: Updates on Committee Action

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Updates on Committee Action The House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee had its weekly meeting today to consider and vote on several bills of importance to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters.  The following pro-gun bills – all supported by the NRA – were reported by committee and advance to the […]

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Indiana: General Assembly Off to a Good Start with Pro-Gun Bills Introduced

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Indiana: General Assembly Off to a Good Start with Pro-Gun Bills Introduced The 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly is off to a great start with multiple pro-gun bills being filed. Some great strides have been made over recent years in Indiana and your NRA will continue working to move forward to protect the […]

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PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU VISITS SENATOR GREG BALL IN ALBANY

| January 25, 2013

PUTNAM COUNTY YOUTH BUREAU VISITS SENATOR GREG BALL IN ALBANY [Pictured from left to right: Susan Adeyeye (Brewster MS), Janeen Cunningham (Youth Bureau Director), Alexa Byrnes (Brewster MS), Fehintola Falana (Brewster MS), Valerie Simpri (Brewster MS), Vincent Garafolo (Mahopac MS), Joshua Hopkins (Brewster MS), Mary Becker (Brewster MS), Dan Graap (Hackley School), Mackenzie Luby (Brewster […]

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Washington: 2013 Session Begins and Gun Control is on the Agenda

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Washington: 2013 Session Begins and Gun Control is on the Agenda The NRA-ILA lobbyist in the Capitol has heard rumors and speculation that a myriad of gun control legislation is on the verge of being introduced. Even worse, our friendly legislators have indicated that they believe these measures could pass with bi-partisan support.  At the top of this […]

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Hawaii: 2013 Legislative Session Begins with a Battle for Our Second Amendment Rights in the Aloha State

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hawaii: 2013 Legislative Session Begins with a Battle for Our Second Amendment Rights in the Aloha State Misguided state legislators are taking their lead from the national anti-gun wave that is being spread around the country by extremist New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  They are pursuing efforts to cripple gun owners’ rights and penalize […]

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GUN GLOSSARY: So what is an assault weapon anyway?

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

GUN GLOSSARY: So what is an assault weapon anyway? Posted by Scott T. Smith / CBS12 News WASHINGTON (AP) — Even Americans who have never touched a gun are probably familiar with the looks and names of a few – the military M16, the action-movie's Uzi, the historic Colt .45. The terms thrown around in […]

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Kansas: Pro-Gun Bills Continue to be Introduced in the Sunflower State

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kansas: Pro-Gun Bills Continue to be Introduced in the Sunflower State As the Kansas Legislature finishes up the second week of the new session, a number of pro-gun reforms have already been introduced.  Senate Bill 45, introduced by the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee, would save taxpayers money by prohibiting tax payer funds from […]

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Gun control? Laws are a moving target

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun control? Laws are a moving target Firearms laws and rules vary by state, and even within states, according to a 2011 compilation of state gun laws by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Above, a woman takes part in a pro-gun rally on Jan. 19 in Olympia, Wash. View full story

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WNY Assemblyman Says Cuomo Wanted “Two Gun Limit”

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Posted at: http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/ WNY Assemblyman Says Cuomo Wanted “Two Gun Limit” Western New York Assemblyman David DiPietro suggested, Thursday, that Governor Cuomo’s original gun control legislation had more teeth than the one that was signed into law earlier this month. DiPietro said the Governor wanted the legislation to include a “two gun limit” for each […]

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In gun control debate, logic goes out the window

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

In gun control debate, logic goes out the window President Obama has decided to move ahead with a variety of gun control measures, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein has proposed a new assault weapons ban. While Washington debates new proposals on gun control, attention also needs to focus on obstacles to effective enforcement of existing gun […]

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Maze of gun laws vs. new gun control efforts

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maze of gun laws vs. new gun control efforts WASHINGTON (AP) — There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws. View full story

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