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Lautenberg introduces magazine bill

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lautenberg introduces magazine bill Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D N.J.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would make it illegal to manufacture or sell a magazine that contains more than 10 rounds. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Canada tried registering long guns — and gave up

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canada tried registering long guns — and gave up One persistent suggestion in the post Newtown conversation about gun control is a law requiring the registration of all guns, even so called “long guns” like the rifle Adam Lanza used in the school killings. Lost in the discussion: Canada tried it and gave up, discovering […]

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Virginia: Bill to eliminate traditional gun shows

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Bill to eliminate traditional gun shows Under current law, only licensed firearms dealers have to conduct criminal background checks on buyers at gun shows. Attempts to extend that requirement to private sellers have failed several times in recent years.A revised version of the proposal would allow only licensed dealers to sell firearms at gun […]

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Why should doctors ask teen if family has guns?

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why should doctors ask teen if family has guns? In pro gun regulation Illinois — where politicians would rather play gun control politics than fight the murderous street gangs — a young man was admitted to the hospital.Sam Insley, 16, of Oak Lawn, wasn’t admitted with a gun problem.Sam had a tonsil problem.”It was an […]

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Florida: Pasco officials move to restrict private sales

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Florida: Pasco officials move to restrict private sales A divided Pasco County Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with a proposal to require a three day waiting period and background checks for most firearm purchases at gun shows. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Arkansas: Lawmakers take up Right-to-Carry in church bill

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arkansas: Lawmakers take up Right-to-Carry in church bill Arkansas lawmakers are taking up a proposal to allow concealed handguns in church and a resolution encouraging government officials to not infringe on 2nd Amendment rights. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Senate President Morse Steps On Dem Gun Control Message

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Colorado: Senate President Morse Steps On Dem Gun Control Message In an interview with CBS4last week, Senate President John Morse (D-Colo. Springs) proclaimed his belief that additional background checks and a ban on high capacity magazines would do little to limit gun violence, stepping on a key message coming from supporters of gun control in […]

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Do gun control laws control guns?

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Do gun control laws control guns?

Do gun control laws control guns? The gun control controversy is only the latest of many issues to be debated almost solely in terms of fixed preconceptions, with little or no examination of hard facts. Media discussions of gun control are dominated by two factors: the National Rifle Association and the Second Amendment. But the […]

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Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say One of President Obama's gun control proposals appears to have widespread support — universal background checks for gun purchases. Some experts on mental health and gun violence find problems with the current laws, and they say the system doesn't do a very good job of predicting and preventing […]

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2 suspects reportedly in custody after shooting at Lone Star College in Houston | Fox News

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

2 suspects reportedly in custody after shooting at Lone Star College in Houston | Fox News.

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Live Coverage: Three shot at Houston community college | kvue.com Austin

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Live Coverage: Three shot at Houston community college | kvue.com Austin.

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NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles

NRA Withdraws from Eastern Sports & Outdoors Show Due to Reed Exhibitions Decision to Ban Modern Sporting Rifles Due to Reed Exhibitions’ refusal to reconsider their decision to ban Modern Sporting Rifles from the February 2-10 Eastern Sports Show in Harrisburg, PA, the National Rifle Association has decided to withdraw from the show. View full […]

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Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws

Gun control: Ariz. legislators move to exempt state from federal laws PHOENIX — Gun control. It's the debate that is rippling across the country. While lawmakers in Washington try to hammer out what should be done, if anything, some Arizona lawmakers are saying "No thanks." Five state representatives — Steve Smith (R, District 11) , […]

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Connecticut: Make Plans to Attend Upcoming Public Hearings to Protect Your Second Amendment Rights

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Connecticut: Make Plans to Attend Upcoming Public Hearings to Protect Your Second Amendment Rights Since the Connecticut General Assembly convened its 2013 legislative session, anti-gun legislators have been aggressively pursuing arbitrary and unconstitutional legislation that would victimize law-abiding gun owners.  However, you have a chance to stand up for freedom and voice your opposition to […]

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Virginia: Legislative Committees Scheduled to Consider and Vote on Numerous Consequential Gun Bills This Week

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Virginia: Legislative Committees Scheduled to Consider and Vote on Numerous Consequential Gun Bills This Week The Senate Courts of Justice Committee and the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee 1 will meet again this week to consider and vote on several bills of importance to Virginia gun owners, sportsmen and supporters of the Second […]

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Maryland: Contact Your State Legislators Immediately! Legislation Introduced to Ban Commonly Owned Firearms and Restrict Magazine Capacity, Severely Tighten Registration Requirements

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland: Contact Your State Legislators Immediately! Legislation Introduced to Ban Commonly Owned Firearms and Restrict Magazine Capacity, Severely Tighten Registration Requirements Governor Martin O’Malley has made targeting the rights of law-abiding gun owners a legislative priority this session, and his proposals could soon be considered, pass and become law.  His anti-gun legislation has been introduced as Senate Bill […]

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The search for real cures to gun violence

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

William Bratton's work as Police Chief in New York City provides some time-tested solutions to cure gun violence. View full story

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EXAMINER: ALBANY PASSES NY SAFE ACT, BALL AND KATZ VOTE NAY

| January 22, 2013

EXAMINER: ALBANY PASSES NY SAFE ACT, BALL AND KATZ VOTE NAY Less than a week after Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned his gun control reform package in his 2013 State of the State address, the NY SAFE Act of 2013 was passed in the legislature and signed into law. The NY SAFE package includes bans on any magazine […]

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Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gun Background Checks Need Fixes, Experts Say One of President Obama's gun control proposals appears to have widespread support — universal background checks for gun purchases. Some experts on mental health and gun violence find problems with the current laws, and they say the system doesn't do a very good job of predicting and preventing […]

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Wyoming Senate Committee Approves Pro-Hunting Reform

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wyoming Senate Committee Approves Pro-Hunting Reform The Wyoming Senate Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee voted 4 to 1 in favor of a pro-hunting reform authored by Senator Ogden Driskill (R-1).  Senate File 132 would repeal the state prohibition on hunting with sound suppressors (which are additionally regulated under federal law) while providing additional penalties […]

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