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Indiana: Seriously, Evansville. Settle the zoo/gun lawsuit.

| December 6, 2017

Indiana: Seriously, Evansville. Settle the zoo/gun lawsuit. I’m sure you remember it. In September of that year, an Evansville man named Benjamin Magenheimer sauntered into Mesker with a handgun strapped to his hip. Security tossed him out, and he filed suit, knowing that a recently passed state law barring local municipalities from regulating guns would […]

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Australia: Gun shop billboard triggers complaints

| December 6, 2017

Australia: Gun shop billboard triggers complaints The gun shop owner behind a controversial billboard says he doesn’t know what all the fuss is about.If nothing else, the festively-themed advertisement for Gun World has succeeded in getting attention. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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FACT CHECK: Rep. Thomas Massie Spreading Misinformation About Comprehensive Self-Defense Legislation Pending in Congress

| December 5, 2017

FACT CHECK: Rep. Thomas Massie Spreading Misinformation About Comprehensive Self-Defense Legislation Pending in Congress In a recent Facebook Post, Congressman Thomas Massie (KY-4) included several inaccurate statements about H.R. 4477, the Fix-NICS bill. Below are some facts to set the record straight: View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Major Right-to-Carry bill picks up momentum, steams toward House floor

| December 5, 2017

Major Right-to-Carry bill picks up momentum, steams toward House floor Gun-rights supporters are eyeing a big win this week as a bill that would make concealed-carry permits valid across state lines heads to the House floor. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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State Attorneys General Back National Concealed Carry Reciprocity

| December 5, 2017

State Attorneys General Back National Concealed Carry Reciprocity The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is currently making its way through the House. It is expected to be voted out of Committee and onto the House floor. If passed, which would also require 60 votes in the Senate, the legislation will allow individuals to travel across state […]

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Pennsylvania: Your Action Needed on Critical Preemption Bills

| December 4, 2017

Pennsylvania: Your Action Needed on Critical Preemption Bills With December already upon us, there are only a few more days remaining in the 2017 legislative session and neither Senate Bill 5 nor House Bill 671 have made it to the Governor’s desk.  As reported earlier in the year, local governments such as in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia continue to violate […]

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NRA Applauds Trump Administration for Restoring Access to Utah Public Lands

| December 4, 2017

NRA Applauds Trump Administration for Restoring Access to Utah Public Lands The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded President Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s decision to restore access to public lands in Utah. President Trump announced today he intends to shrink the size of the Bears Ears and […]

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Ask Your U.S. Representative to Vote for H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017!

| December 4, 2017

Ask Your U.S. Representative to Vote for H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017! The Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (H.R. 38) will be up for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 6.  Please contact your U.S. Representative TODAY and ask him/her to vote for H.R. 38!  View full story […]

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House lines up vote on Right-to-Carry bill

| December 4, 2017

House lines up vote on Right-to-Carry bill Republicans lined up a vote next week in the House on making it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA may see major legislative win with concealed carry bill

| December 4, 2017

NRA may see major legislative win with concealed carry bill This week the House is expected to pass a bill, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, that would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House lawmakers prepare to move gun bills as Democrats ready attacks

| December 4, 2017

House lawmakers prepare to move gun bills as Democrats ready attacks House Republicans are preparing to vote in the days ahead to loosen gun laws. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Right-to-Carry reciprocity a no-brainer

| December 4, 2017

Right-to-Carry reciprocity a no-brainer Law-abiding gun owners know about fellow gun owners who crossed state lines and unwittingly became criminals for breaking a law they didn’t know existed. A North Carolina resident was arrested for having his firearm while driving to New Jersey to help with Hurricane Sandy. A single mom from Pennsylvania spent years […]

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New York: Pistol permit applications steady in Jefferson, St. Lawrence counties

| December 4, 2017

New York: Pistol permit applications steady in Jefferson, St. Lawrence counties The number of pistol permits registered with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office saw a sizeable spike last year. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: DOJ Submits Proposed Ammunition Vendor Licensing Regulations to the Office of Administrative Law

| December 1, 2017

California: DOJ Submits Proposed Ammunition Vendor Licensing Regulations to the Office of Administrative Law On Friday, December 1, the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Firearms (“DOJ”) submitted its proposed regulations regarding the issuance of ammunition vendor licenses to the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) for review.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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U.S. House of Representatives to Vote on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, Next Week

| December 1, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives to Vote on H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, Next Week In a huge win for Second Amendment supporters, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held a mark-up of H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, and favorably reported an amended version of the bill to the full House.  View full story Originally posted […]

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Washington Post Writer Likens Bloomberg Gun Control Org to Productive Charities

| December 1, 2017

Washington Post Writer Likens Bloomberg Gun Control Org to Productive Charities It is a small mercy that the Washington Post relegates Petula Dvorak’s column to the paper’s Metro section below the fold, preventing at least some readers from happening upon her insipid thoughts. According to a short biography offered by the Post, Dvorak’s areas of […]

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Rosie O’Donnell and Kim Kardashian West Aren’t Entirely Against Guns, Just You Having Them

| December 1, 2017

Rosie O’Donnell and Kim Kardashian West Aren’t Entirely Against Guns, Just You Having Them In the late 1990s and early 2000s no celebrity pushed gun control more than comedienne and actress Rosie O’Donnell. Longtime NRA supporters will remember the famous incident in 1999 where the arch-gun control supporter ambushed actor and NRA Board Member Tom Selleck on […]

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Another Year, Another Record

| December 1, 2017

Another Year, Another Record The resilience of America’s interest in our Second Amendment freedoms is always reassuring in light of a media and political machine that would have us all believe that gun owners are inherently evil.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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State Attorneys General Back National Reciprocity

| December 1, 2017

State Attorneys General Back National Reciprocity H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, gained support from a coalition of America’s highest-ranking law enforcement officers. Twenty-three attorneys general from across the country signed a letter spearheaded by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley supporting this common sense legislation.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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House prepares to take Right-to-Carry measure to floor

| December 1, 2017

House prepares to take Right-to-Carry measure to floor House Republicans are aiming to bring gun legislation that would increase conceal and carry rights to the House floor in the near future. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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