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Connecticut agencies battle over whether man who refused to show gun permit should have one

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 19:00
The arrest of a Connecticut man for refusing to show his gun permit -- dismissed by a prosecutor as a “nothing case” -- now has two state agencies battling in court, with the individual's right to carry hanging in the balance.
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Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Bill Passes Today in House but Now in Danger in Senate Judiciary Committee

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 17:25
Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed House Bill 1243 by a 143 to 54 vote.  HB 1243 has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee, however, your NRA has just learned that attempts may be made tomorrow to amend a ban on pigeon shoots into this legislation, as well as the possible inclusion of other anti-gun amendments.  If these anti-gun amendments are adopted, they will kill the bill, and with it, any attempt to pass and enact meaningful and necessary firearms preemption legislation this year.  
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Oklahoma: City Council to Discuss Future of Hunting in Lexington at Tomorrow’s Meeting

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:41
The Lexington City Council will discuss hunting within the Lexington city limits at its meeting tomorrow, October 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Luther Dean Memorial Council Chambers of Lexington City Hall at 111 East Broadway Street.  Public comment will be heard at the beginning of this meeting.
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Oklahoma: City Council to Discuss Future of Hunting in Lexington at Tomorrow’s Meeting

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 06:40
The Lexington City Council will discuss hunting within the Lexington city limits at its meeting tomorrow, October 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the Luther Dean Memorial Council Chambers of Lexington City Hall at 111 East Broadway Street.  Public comment will be heard at the beginning of this meeting.
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Pharmacy employee fights off armed robber, Ozarks First, Springfield, Mo. 09/30/14

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 19:00
An armed man entered Family Pharmacy in Taney County, Mo. and ordered an employee to give him pills. One of the store’s employees responded by retrieving a gun and firing at the robber, striking him and causing him to flee. The criminal was captured by police a short time later. Following the incident Taney County Sheriff Jimmie Russell told a media outlet, “As long as you've got store owners or store employees who are well trained and proficient with fire arms, more power to them.”
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Marketing tactic pays off with a bang

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 19:00
Business has been booming at Bergeron’s Restaurant since owner Kevin Cox came up with an emphatic declaration of his support for the Second Amendment: offering any gun-toting customers a reduced price on their meals.
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New York: Safe Act gun control law a key issue upstate in governor's race

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 19:00
Driving along the two-lane roads of upstate New York, the signs seem to pop up every few minutes: "Repeal the Safe Act."Often, the owner of the sign will have scribbled "Un" in front of "Safe," making it clear he or she thinks very little of a statewide gun-control law Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo pushed through last year in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting massacre. For some upstate residents, it's become a key issue in the gubernatorial campaign.
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Gun control group targets female Air Force pilot who was stalked

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 19:00
Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly's gun control group--Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS)--continues to target Republican Congressional candidate Martha McSally (R-AZ-2) as part of their attempt to force the passage of more federal gun control for stalking-related convictions.
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Alabama: Use of Firearm Suppressors for Hunting Legal as of October 1

NRA Feed - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 12:56
On October 1, the use of firearm sound suppressors became legal for all hunting in Alabama. Previously, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources prohibited the use of suppressors/silencers through their hunting regulations. 
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National Rifle Association Launches Second Round of Advertising in Anti-Bloomberg Campaign; Powerful Ad Features Violent Crime Survivor Calling Out Bloomberg Hypocrisy

NRA Feed - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:00
Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association today launched the second round of advertising in a national campaign aimed at exposing Michael Bloomberg’s anti-freedom agenda. The second ad of the "Meet the Real Michael Bloomberg" campaign is a powerful to-camera ad titled "Kim" and features violent crime survivor Kimberly Weeks speaking directly to Michael Bloomberg. The "Kim" ad is part of a $2 million plus national advertising campaign and will air on television stations across America.
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Connecticut: State Representative Rob Sampson Receives Award for His Commitment to Upholding the Second Amendment

NRA Feed - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 05:55
State Representative Rob Sampson (R-80) was recently recognized by the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action with its Defender of Freedom Award for his role as a legislative champion fighting against Senate Bill 1160, one of the most egregious anti-gun bills in U.S. history.  Representative Rob Sampson is rated an "A+" by the NRA Political Victory Fund and has shown an extraordinary commitment to defending the Second Amendment.
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Think Nationally, Act Locally

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
With NRA-PVF’s grades and endorsements now posted, you are able to find out which candidates in your area support our rights.  For some of you, there may be numerous contested races in your state or district.  For others, this may not be the case.
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Daughter saves mother from violent ex-boyfriend, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla. 09/24/14

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
A man, who had a protective order filed against him a week earlier, broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home in Oklahoma City, Okla. Once inside, the man attacked his ex-girlfriend, stabbing her. The woman’s 11-year-old daughter responded to the attack by retrieving a pistol and shooting the attacker twice, ending the assault and prompting the criminal to flee. A neighbor told reporters that the wounded woman “just showed the girl how to use the gun last week so she could protect herself.” 
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Connecticut: Come participate in a discussion on Crime, Guns and Race

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
Come participate in a discussion on "Crime, Guns and Race" hosted by the Connecticut Black Republicans and Conservatives (CBRAC) and the Connecticut chapter of The Frederick Douglass Foundation (CTFDF).
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Attention Washington Second Amendment Supporters: You Need to Know Why It's Critical to Vote No on Initiative 594

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
Attention Washington Second Amendment Supporters!  As you are aware, Initiative 594 is the latest, most comprehensive and well-funded attempt to restrict the rights of law-abiding gun owners in Washington State.  Although proponents describe it as a “universal background check” measure, in reality, this 18 page initiative is a universal handgun registration scheme being pushed by a very wealthy group of anti-gun elitists. That is not hyperbole, it is fact. 
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Bonidy v. United States: The Second Amendment at the post office

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
Yesterday the Tenth Circuit heard oral arguments in Bonidy v. United States, which is an as-applied challenge to the U.S. Postal Service regulation which completely prohibits firearms on all postal property, including parking lots. Mr. Bonidy lives in Avon, Colorado, and has a concealed carry permit issued pursuant to Colorado law, following a fingerprint-based background check, safety training, and the County Sheriff’s determination that he does not pose any threat to himself or others.
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Gun Control Supporters Advocate “SWAT-ing” of Gun Owners

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
America is a big country.  That being so, there’s always a chance that a few people here despise gun owners for reasons other than a need to compensate for deep self-loathing, a debilitating sense of their own inadequacy, or a desire to feel morally or intellectually superior to others.
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Sick Joke: MSNBC and States United Blame NRA for Ebola Crisis

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
In what appears to be an attempt to upstage Louis Farrakhan’s assertion that Ebola is an invented “race-targeting weapon,” MSNBC and gun control organization States United are pointing the finger at NRA for the ongoing public health crisis. 
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Mark Kelly Lies About Gun Sales Before I-594 Vote

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:00
On Tuesday, five weeks before voters in Washington State will decide whether to require “universal” background checks on firearm transfers, gun control advocate Mark Kelly lied on national television about how many such transactions occur without a background check.  Asked by CNN, Kelly said (at 3:30 in the video), “right now 60 percent of all gun sales go--occur--with a background check.  Why do we allow the 40 percent, the other 40 percent, to happen?”
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