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Michael Bloomberg focuses on climate change, gun control in his first visit to Iowa

| December 5, 2018

Michael Bloomberg focuses on climate change, gun control in his first visit to Iowa Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his debut Iowa appearance as a possible presidential candidate Tuesday with a message hyper-focused on curbing the effects of climate change and reducing gun violence. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Freshman Lawmakers in Congress ready to use new-won power

| December 5, 2018

Freshman Lawmakers in Congress ready to use new-won power “We know that all of our issues are tied and are the same,” she added. “There is no health care justice without gun violence reform.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her door

| December 4, 2018

Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her door COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An inmate who had escaped minutes earlier from a county jail in South Carolina was shot and killed by a woman after he kicked in her back door, the local sheriff said. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Ohio: Urgent Action Needed – Contact Your Senator in Support of Pro-Gun Bills

| December 4, 2018

Ohio: Urgent Action Needed – Contact Your Senator in Support of Pro-Gun Bills The Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee is scheduled to hold multiple hearings on House Bill 228 and House Bill 142 this week. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Jersey: New, Reduced Magazine Capacity Restriction Deadline is December 10

| December 4, 2018

New Jersey: New, Reduced Magazine Capacity Restriction Deadline is December 10 Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation earlier this year which reduced New Jersey’s magazine capacity restriction from 15 rounds to 10 rounds.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Michael Bloomberg stirs 2020 presidential speculation, but he’ll need a better answer on ‘stop-and-frisk’

| December 4, 2018

Michael Bloomberg stirs 2020 presidential speculation, but he’ll need a better answer on ‘stop-and-frisk’ If Michael Bloomberg is serious about running for president in 2020, he’s going to have to find a better way of answering questions about his support for “stop-and-frisk” policing. Bloomberg’s increasingly serious flirtation with the Democratic presidential race took a new […]

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New CPRC Research: Mass Public Shootings are much higher in the rest of the world and increasing much more quickly

| December 4, 2018

New CPRC Research: Mass Public Shootings are much higher in the rest of the world and increasing much more quickly The U.S. is well below the world average in terms of the number of mass public shootings, and the global increase over time has been much bigger than for the United States. View full story […]

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State police: Homeowner held would-be burglar at gunpoint

| December 4, 2018

State police: Homeowner held would-be burglar at gunpoint NEW CASTLE, Ind. – A local man held a would-be burglar at gunpoint until authorities reached his northern Henry County home. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Should social media check be required to get a gun license?

| December 4, 2018

Should social media check be required to get a gun license? Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?A New York lawmaker is raising the question with a bill that would require police to scrutinize the social media activity and online searches of handgun license applicants, and disqualify those who have published […]

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Virginia: Loudoun County to Consider Amending Firearm Discharge Ordinance

| December 3, 2018

Virginia: Loudoun County to Consider Amending Firearm Discharge Ordinance On December 4th, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will consider amending the firearm discharge ordinance and it could contain vague language that would negatively affect recreational shooting and hunting opportunities.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: As Boulder semi-auto ban looms, authorities have certified 85 firearms

| December 3, 2018

Colorado: As Boulder semi-auto ban looms, authorities have certified 85 firearms Boulder police have certified 85 assault weapons to residents with less than a month to go before all such firearms will need to be verified or removed from the city. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New California tax on semi-automatic guns proposed by lawmaker

| December 3, 2018

New California tax on semi-automatic guns proposed by lawmaker A California lawmaker will push for a new tax on sales of semi-automatic firearms, with the proceeds going to support community violence prevention programs. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun control in New York: Four ways laws could change

| December 3, 2018

Gun control in New York: Four ways laws could change New York lawmakers could be poised to pass new gun-control measures come January, six years after the SAFE Act expanded the state’s ban on assault-style firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Considers Removing All Hunting Gear From Stores

| December 3, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods Considers Removing All Hunting Gear From Stores In February, Dick’s Sporting Goods made the decision to stop selling assault-style rifles amid the fight toward tougher gun laws after the Parkland shooting that left 17 dead. The company is now considering removing hunting gear as well. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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London murders back below New York levels, but set for highest rate in a decade

| December 3, 2018

London murders back below New York levels, but set for highest rate in a decade The number of murders in London has fallen below that of New York City but could still hit a 10-year high if it continues at the current pace, police data analysed by Reuters shows. Provisional figures for February and March […]

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Ohio: Senate Committee to Consider Multiple Pro-Gun Bills this Week

| December 2, 2018

Ohio: Senate Committee to Consider Multiple Pro-Gun Bills this Week As previously reported, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee is scheduled to hear sponsor and proponent testimony for House Bill 228 on Monday, December 3, at 10:00am.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Engineering Professor Shares Thoughts on Constitutional Law, Calls for Handgun Ban

| November 30, 2018

Engineering Professor Shares Thoughts on Constitutional Law, Calls for Handgun Ban In a recent piece for the Bangor Daily News ironically titled, “Why banning handguns makes sense,” Associate University of Maine Electrical Engineering Professor George Elliott struggled to argue why the tools of self-defense have no place in civilized society and are unworthy of constitutional […]

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Retired Anti-Gun Justice Reveals Attempts to Thwart Landmark Heller Decision

| November 30, 2018

Retired Anti-Gun Justice Reveals Attempts to Thwart Landmark Heller Decision Few Supreme Court justices have been as avowedly opposed to the Second Amendment as John Paul Stevens, who retired from the high court in June 2010. Stevens wrote a lengthy dissent to the landmark decision of District of Columbia v. Heller and to its follow-up, McDonald v. Chicago. […]

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Anti-Gun Researchers Undermine the Anti-Gun Narrative

| November 30, 2018

Anti-Gun Researchers Undermine the Anti-Gun Narrative We have good news from a joint effort between the Violence Prevention Research Program at the UC Davis School of Medicine and the Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins University.   View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Dick’s Sporting Goods looking into removing all hunting gear from its stores

| November 30, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods looking into removing all hunting gear from its stores Dick’s Sporting Goods is contemplating removing all hunting gear from its stores, company CEO Edward Stack said in a Nov. 28 conference call. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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