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Media Continues to Cause Distorted Fear of School Violence

| April 19, 2019

Media Continues to Cause Distorted Fear of School Violence When it comes to the wellbeing of today’s youth, one would think that all could agree that provoking unnecessary fear should be avoided. That apparently is not the case, however, when it comes to pushing the narrative that changes are urgently needed to America’s gun control […]

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North Idaho’s Arm of the NRA

| April 19, 2019

North Idaho’s Arm of the NRA Sitting across from him in the Hayden Panera Bread on Prairie Avenue, watching him smile and sip his coffee as he tells his genial backstory in a friendly, mild-mannered voice, it’s easy to forget that Dwight Van Horn is one of the most powerful people you’ll likely ever meet. […]

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Alabama: Constitutional Carry Vote as Soon as Next Week

| April 19, 2019

Alabama: Constitutional Carry Vote as Soon as Next Week The Alabama Senate could bring Senate Bill 4, Constitutional Carry, to the floor for a vote next week!  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Buttigieg: Assault-Rifle Ban ‘Should Be On the Table’

| April 19, 2019

Buttigieg: Assault-Rifle Ban ‘Should Be On the Table’ South Bend, Ind. mayor and Democratic 2020 presidential contender Pete Buttigieg expressed support Wednesday for a federal ban on what he called “weapons of war.” View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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California: DOJ Issues “Notice of Modification” to Proposed Ammunition Background Check Regulations

| April 18, 2019

California: DOJ Issues “Notice of Modification” to Proposed Ammunition Background Check Regulations Today, the California Department of Justice issued a “Notice of Modification” to their proposed regulations regarding the soon to be implemented ammunition background check procedures. As a result of these changes, a second 15-day public comment period has been initiated. We are currently […]

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Oregon: Attend NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshops To Help Protect Your Rights

| April 18, 2019

Oregon: Attend NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshops To Help Protect Your Rights Second Amendment rights in Oregon are under attack like never before and we need your help to fight back.  That’s why we hope you will join us for one of our NRA-ILA Legislative Workshops where you will learn more about the threats to your rights in […]

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Texas: House Passes Evacuation Carry Bill

| April 18, 2019

Texas: House Passes Evacuation Carry Bill On Thursday, the Texas House gave final approval to House Bill 1177 by a vote of 102-29. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Hawaii: Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills

| April 18, 2019

Hawaii: Senate to Vote on Anti-Gun Bills After receiving a notice of disagreement for the House amendments to both Senate Bill 600 and Senate Bill 1466, the conference committee has met and agreed to the House amendments for both bills.  The bills will be voted on again in the Senate as early as today. View […]

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Lithgow City Council Backs Small Arms Factory Museum Fight

| April 18, 2019

Lithgow City Council Backs Small Arms Factory Museum Fight Lithgow City Council has thrown its support behind the Lithgow Small Arms Museum (LSAFM) after it found out that 70 per cent of the museums collection could be destroyed due to new regulations.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Gun Control Case Study: A Mass Shooting, Major Reforms, Then A Political Backlash

| April 18, 2019

Gun Control Case Study: A Mass Shooting, Major Reforms, Then A Political Backlash Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper bills himself as the experienced, consensus-building Democrat in the 2020 presidential race, one who has successfully tackled divisive issues like gun control. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Maine: Anti-Gun Bill Threatens Equal Protection of Right-to-Carry

| April 18, 2019

Maine: Anti-Gun Bill Threatens Equal Protection of Right-to-Carry On April 22nd, the Maine State and Local Government Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 1470.  LD 1470 would weaken Maine’s preemption laws to allow local municipalities to create a patchwork of laws, including prohibitions on where law abiding citizens may carry. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Mike Pence to join Donald Trump at NRA convention in Indianapolis

| April 17, 2019

Mike Pence to join Donald Trump at NRA convention in Indianapolis The list of speakers for this month’s National Rifle Association convention in Indianapolis has grown a bit longer: Vice President Mike Pence will return to Indiana to speak at the event, the NRA announced Wednesday. The former Indiana governor will speak April 26 at […]

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Dem state senator: Second Amendment advocates have ‘mental problems’

| April 17, 2019

Dem state senator: Second Amendment advocates have ‘mental problems’ During the Senate Judiciary Committee’s public hearing on a constitutional carry bill on Wednesday, a Democratic state senator accused Second Amendment advocates of wanting people with mental illnesses to be able to purchase and possess firearms, leading the senator to assert that these same advocates themselves […]

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Vice President Pence will Deliver Remarks at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana

| April 17, 2019

Vice President Pence will Deliver Remarks at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Indianapolis, Indiana Vice President Mike Pence will address NRA members at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines

| April 17, 2019

Pittsburgh Residents Seek Preliminary Injunction Against Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines With support from the NRA, gun owners challenging Pittsburgh’s ban on publicly carrying loaded magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds filed a motion today seeking a preliminary injunction. If the motion is granted, an injunction would prohibit Pittsburgh from enforcing its ban […]

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Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee

| April 17, 2019

Oregon: Gun Control Package Sent To Another Committee Thanks to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their state Senators in opposition, Senate Bill 978 has been sent to the Oregon Senate Committee on Rules instead of directly to the Senate floor for a vote.  While in the Committee on Rules, however, the bill […]

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UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student

| April 17, 2019

UVA Student Asks Beto Why He Gave Less to Charity than A College Student An unnamed student at the University of Virginia asked former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, during a Tuesday meet-and-greet on campus, why he gave less to charity than a recent college graduate. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies

| April 16, 2019

Texas: House to Consider Reform Measure Protecting the Right-to-Carry During Emergencies Tomorrow, the Texas House is scheduled to vote on House Bill 1177, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by Rep. Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont), which protects citizens from being charged with a crime for carrying a handgun without a License To Carry while evacuating from an area subject to a […]

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Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties

| April 16, 2019

Alabama: Anti-Gun HB 265 would Violate your Civil Liberties Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 265.   Without a doubt, HB 265 is one of the most egregious violations of civil liberties ever introduced in the Alabama Legislature.  This slipshod and misguided bill would create a process that is ripe […]

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Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking

| April 16, 2019

Senate Bill Seeks to Bring Freedom Back to Banking There’s something Orwellian about unaccountable corporate executives parsing over every purchase you make. It sounds “1984-ish,” but for the firearms industry, it’s a 2019 reality. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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