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Virginia: The NRA Celebrates Pro-Hunting Milestone

NRA Feed - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 07:54
For the first time, sportsmen across the Commonwealth will go afield this Sunday to hunt on private lands.  Thank you to all who supported the NRA’s efforts over the last several years to repeal the archaic law prohibiting Sunday Hunting.  Our advocacy and persistence cleared the way to allow landowners and their families, and hunters with written permission from the landowner in hand, to hunt private land and public waterways on Sunday in Virginia.  
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Missouri: Pro-Gun Legislation to be Considered during Next Week’s Veto Override Session

NRA Feed - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 07:54
In July, Governor Jay Nixon decided that your Second Amendment rights weren’t important and chose to veto Senate Bill 656.  Your NRA-ILA reported on the Governor’s veto of this NRA-backed, pro-gun reform legislation, here. 
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Harry Reid Trying to Use Constitutional Amendment to Silence NRA, its Members, and Free Speech

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
In January 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a key decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.  The decision removed unconstitutional restrictions on the ability to speak freely at election time of grassroots groups like NRA and others. But now, some are trying to reverse the decision--and while they recognize that they must amend the Constitution to do so, their amendment would gut the First Amendment rights of organized political groups as we know them.
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California: Information on the Ten-Day Waiting Period Court Decision

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
A federal district court judge recently ruled that California’s mandatory 10-day waiting period for firearm purchases violates the Second Amendment as applied to individuals who already lawfully possess at least one firearm that is registered to them in the California Department of Justice (DOJ) Automated Firearms System (AFS), or who possess a valid Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) license.  The ruling also mentions those who possess a valid Certificate of Eligibility (COE), but they would still need a firearm registered in the AFS to be entitled to the exception from the 10-day waiting period.  
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New York: Sportsmen's Association for Firearms Education presents the 2014 Firearm Civil Rights Conference

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
Please join the Sportsmen's Association for Firearms Education (S.A.F.E.) for its 2014 Firearm Civil Rights Conference.
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Harvey Weinstein Renounces Earlier Renunciation of Violent Films?

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
From the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” files comes an update on heavyweight Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. 
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Violence Policy Center's Cars Theory Not Hitting on All Cylinders

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
The anti-gun Violence Policy Center (VPC) thinks it has finally come up with a way to get handguns, and maybe some other guns, banned. Compare ‘em to cars!
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Virtual School Practices Real Oppression, Bans Pixilated Firearms

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
The cultural campaign to label firearms and firearm ownership as socially unacceptable claimed another victim last week, when a “virtual” school demanded that an elementary school student remove an image of a firearm from his online profile.
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Woman holds home invader for police, The Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Neb. 09/02/14

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
Barbara Haley was at home in Omaha, Neb. when she was awakened by her dog barking. Suspicious, Haley retrieved a .45-caliber pistol and went to investigate. Initially, Haley didn’t find anyone in the home and went back to bed. However, another noise roused Haley again, at which point she discovered an intruder in a bedroom closet. Haley ordered the man to stay still and held him at gunpoint in the closet until police arrived. Following the incident, Haley told a local media outlet, “I’m glad I had that gun… And I’m thinking they (burglars) won’t try this again anytime soon.” 
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NRA boss LaPierre: Americans fear their country ‘off the rails’ under Obama

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
The National Rifle Association has unleashed a multimillion-dollar TV advertising campaign that its longtime leader says is aimed at messaging beyond gun rights and reaching middle-class mothers, minorities and other Americans “who believe our country is off the rails.”
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Utah sees spike in women obtaining concealed firearms permits

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:00
When Dusti Shepard's husband got a gun last year, she decided it was time to put aside her fear of handguns and learn to use one.Besides practicing her skills at a new shooting range in Sandy called The Armory, the mother of two young children obtained a concealed firearms permit. Now Shepard plans to carry a gun with her at all times.
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Washington: Voters in the Evergreen State are Urged to Visit VoteNo594.com

NRA Feed - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 12:06
Last month, the National Rifle Association of America Washingtonians Opposed to I 594 launched VoteNo594.com to help inform Washington voters about this onerous and misguided initiative.  Currently being misrepresented by its advocates as a means to prevent violent crime and keep firearms out of the hands of prohibited persons, Initiative 594, as written, will have a very negative effect on responsible gun owners and Second Amendment supporters.  
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Mississippi: Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves Urges Gun Owners and Sportsmen to Celebrate Tax-Free Weekend and Ratify November Ballot Measure

NRA Feed - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:25
Today, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves (R) visited Van’s Sporting Goods in Rankin County and took the opportunity to remind Mississippi gun owners and sportsmen that the state will celebrate its inaugural “Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday” this Friday, September 5, through Sunday, September 7.
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California: 2014 Legislative Session Adjourns After Passage of More Anti-Gun Bills

NRA Feed - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 19:00
The 2014 session of the California Legislature has finally adjourned for this year.  Unfortunately, the state legislature passed several anti-gun bills that are now awaiting consideration by Governor Jerry Brown.  The Governor has thirty days to make a decision on the anti-gun bills below.  It is vital that you call, fax AND e-mail Governor Brown DAILY respectfully urging him to VETO these anti-gun bills.  Governor Brown can be reached at (916) 445-2841, by fax at (916) 558-3160 or by e-mail here (https://govnews.ca.gov/gov39mail/mail.php).
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Mississippi's first tax-free weekend for sportsmen begins on Friday

NRA Feed - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 19:00
If you're a sportsman, this weekend is your holiday.Mississippi's inaugural tax-free holiday will begin Friday. It runs through Sunday.
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Could this tiny picture get an 11-year-old boy expelled from school?

NRA Feed - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 19:00
WISN-AM host Vicki McKenna reported the story out of Wisconsin last week: An 11-year-old boy named Matthew, who attends an online school through Wisconsin Virtual Learning, was asked to remove a picture of a gun from his digital profile, and his mother is now worried that he’ll be expelled over his Second Amendment enthusiasm.
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New Jersey: Bill introduced to grant discretion in gun cases

NRA Feed - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:00
A Republican lawmaker says he has introduced a bill that would give discretion to New Jersey judges dealing with out-of-state gun owners.
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California: Concealed weapons permits nearly double in O.C.

NRA Feed - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:00
In the six months since Orange County began issuing concealed weapons permits under a relaxed standard, the number of people licensed to carry guns is close to doubling, and thousands more are awaiting approval.
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Alabama amendment would address gun ownership

NRA Feed - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:00
Following moves in at least two other states, a proposed amendment to the Alabama Constitution would make owning firearms a fundamental right, and measures to control weapons would have to pass the toughest review by state courts.
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California lawmakers reject background checks for ammo buyers

NRA Feed - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:00
The state Assembly on Saturday failed to muster the votes to approve legislation aimed at identifying criminals and others who are improperly buying ammunition in California.
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