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Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation to be Considered in House Committee Tomorrow

| May 21, 2018

Ohio: Self-Defense Legislation to be Considered in House Committee Tomorrow Tomorrow, the House Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee is scheduled to consider pro-gun legislation, House Bill 228. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Danger in overreacting to Santa Fe school shooting

| May 21, 2018

Danger in overreacting to Santa Fe school shooting Amidst the national mourning for the many innocent lives lost in these senseless shooting sprees, it is critical not to overreact and overrespond to the menacing acts of a few. It is, of course, of little comfort to those families and communities impacted in Santa Fe as […]

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Commentary: The problem with "common-sense" gun laws

| May 21, 2018

Commentary: The problem with "common-sense" gun laws “Okay, gun haters—now what?” That’s the question many Second Amendment supporters are asking in the wake of the horrific shooting at Santa Fe High School.  The carnage, the loss of life—it’s all too familiar. And so are the responses from advocates for more restrictive gun laws, often couched by […]

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There Are Fewer School Shootings Now Than During the 1990s

| May 21, 2018

There Are Fewer School Shootings Now Than During the 1990s Many observers will still point out that even a small number of school shootings is too many. That’s true enough, but when the multi-decade trend is downward, it would hardly be honest to attempt to frame the current situation as a “crisis.” Indeed the challenge […]

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Hard Reality: No Mainstream Gun Control Law Would Have Stopped the Texas High School Horror

| May 21, 2018

Hard Reality: No Mainstream Gun Control Law Would Have Stopped the Texas High School Horror Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner told CNN’s State of the Union that he doesn’t think “there’s a single piece of legislation” that could have prevented last week’s horrible killing at a Texas high school, adding that a more holistic “series […]

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Esquire Writer: Okay, Now I Actually Do Want To Take Your Guns

| May 21, 2018

Esquire Writer: Okay, Now I Actually Do Want To Take Your Guns Finally some honesty from the anti-gun left whose frequent refrain is they don’t want to take away your guns.   Writing for Esquire, Dave Holmes admits it’s not about background checks or AR15s but taking away all guns from law-abiding gun owners.   View full […]

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Louisiana: Pro-Gun Legislation Heads to Governor’s Desk as Legislature Adjourns

| May 21, 2018

Louisiana: Pro-Gun Legislation Heads to Governor’s Desk as Legislature Adjourns Friday, the Louisiana Legislature adjourned from its 2018 regular Legislative Session. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Florida Alert: NRA Fighting to Protect “Jane Doe” & “John Doe” in Florida

| May 19, 2018

Florida Alert: NRA Fighting to Protect “Jane Doe” & “John Doe” in Florida On May 9, 2018 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed SB-7026 into law.  The media gleefully reported SB-7026 as Florida’s first gun control bill in decades. Among other gun control restrictions, the bill violates the Second Amendment rights of persons between the ages […]

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New Jersey: Senate Committee Resumes Gun Control Push Monday

| May 18, 2018

New Jersey: Senate Committee Resumes Gun Control Push Monday The relentless attack on law-abiding gun owners continues next week in Trenton.  Despite New Jersey already having some of the harshest gun laws in the country, anti-gun politicians in Trenton keep coming back for more. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Minnesota: Contact Your Legislators in Opposition to Anti-Gun Legislation

| May 18, 2018

Minnesota: Contact Your Legislators in Opposition to Anti-Gun Legislation The Minnesota Legislature is scheduled to adjourn from its 2018 Legislation Session on Monday, May 21. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for Alabama June 5 Primary Election

| May 18, 2018

NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for Alabama June 5 Primary Election Endorses Ivey & Marshall for Re-election in Alabama On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Gov. Kay Ivey and Attorney General Steve Marshall for re-election in Alabama.  View […]

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Parkland Student Emma Gonzalez Says ‘Go Join the Army’ if You Want to Shoot an AR-15

| May 18, 2018

Parkland Student Emma Gonzalez Says ‘Go Join the Army’ if You Want to Shoot an AR-15 Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez has a message for assault weapons advocates: “Go join the Army if you want to have fun shooting off a weapon, and serve your f#***%g country.” “It’s just cheaper to take away […]

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NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for June 12 Primary Election

| May 17, 2018

NRA Releases Grades & Endorsements for June 12 Primary Election On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Gov. Henry McMaster and Attorney General Alan Wilson for re-election in South Carolina.  View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New Secret Government Watch List Targets Uncooperative Travelers

| May 17, 2018

New Secret Government Watch List Targets Uncooperative Travelers The Transportation Security Administration has created a new secret watch list to monitor people who may be targeted as potential threats at airport checkpoints simply because they have swatted away security screeners’ hands or otherwise appeared unruly. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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New York: Bill to ban high school rifle teams just makes NRA’s case

| May 17, 2018

New York: Bill to ban high school rifle teams just makes NRA’s case It is anti-gun zealots like this who make life so easy for the National Rifle Association. Every time you’re tempted to think the NRA is crying wolf to gin up support when it suggests “they” want to take away everyone’s guns, along […]

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Virginia: Congressional candidates say NRA a "terrorist organization" and that it should be disbanded

| May 17, 2018

Virginia: Congressional candidates say NRA a "terrorist organization" and that it should be disbanded “I believe it’s a terrorist organization,” Santana, a former Marine Corps officer who is now a logistics analyst, said of the NRA. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Colorado: Boulder City Council passes semi-auto ban

| May 17, 2018

Colorado: Boulder City Council passes semi-auto ban The ordinance prohibits the sale and possession of assault weapons, as defined by the city. Also outlawed are high-capacity magazines and bump stocks. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois considers changing gun transfer rules

| May 17, 2018

Illinois considers changing gun transfer rules The Illinois Senate on Wednesday advanced new rules about the transfer of firearms. View full story Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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Illinois: Senate Passes Another Bill to Shut Down Your Gun Store Despite Veto of Previous Two

| May 16, 2018

Illinois: Senate Passes Another Bill to Shut Down Your Gun Store Despite Veto of Previous Two Today, the Illinois state Senate voted 35-18 to pass Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Bill 337, which would shut down your local gun stores with onerous red tape and regulations.  Governor Bruce Rauner has previously vetoed two of these egregious dealer […]

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‘F*** the NRA’ Candidate Endorsed by Moms Demand Action Doesn’t Know a Thing About Guns, But Does Know What It’s Like to Drive Drunk

| May 16, 2018

‘F*** the NRA’ Candidate Endorsed by Moms Demand Action Doesn’t Know a Thing About Guns, But Does Know What It’s Like to Drive Drunk A Democratic congressional candidate from the state of New Mexico, Pat Davis, has found himself in the national spotlight for his viral “F*** the NRA” advertisement. Davis is getting even more […]

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