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West Virginia: Charleston City council repeals handgun ordinance

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:00
The city of Charleston's handgun sales ordinance was eliminated Monday night after Mayor Danny Jones declared the vote an emergency and suspended the rules for a vote. Proposed bills ordinarily are read over the course of two council meetings.
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Florida: Senate passes bill to ban gun owner discrimination

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:00
The Senate passed a bill that would make it illegal for insurance companies to deny policies or charge higher rates solely based on gun ownership.The bill passed Tuesday on a 36-3 vote.
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Gun debate rages on in N.H. House

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:00
A bill creating a commission to study gun violence is scheduled to go to the floor of the N.H. House on Wednesday.The bill was introduced by state Rep. Renny Cushing, D-Hampton, as an amendment that replaces a pro-gun bill.Cushing's amendment would create a commission to "study the impact of firearms violence, explore options to strengthen the background check system for firearms sales and consider measures to promote firearms safety."
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NRA Victorious Against Wilmington Housing Authority

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 19:00
Fairfax, Va. – Yesterday the Delaware Supreme Court found in the case Jane Doe v. Wilmington Housing Authority that the Wilmington Housing Authority’s (WHA) gun ban amongst its tenants, which denied these public housing residents their fundamental Second Amendment rights, is unconstitutional. The National Rifle Association has supported this suit since it was filed in 2010 through two federal courts and the state Supreme Court to defend the Right to Keep and Bear Arms of all Delawareans.
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New Jersey: Urgent Action Needed -- Stand and Fight!

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 15:22
Your immediate help is needed to combat anti-gun legislation in Trenton!  Assembly Bill 2006, sponsored by Assemblyman Louis Greenwald (D-6), and Senate Bill 993, sponsored by state Senator Loretta Weinberg (D-37), both seek to restrict the maximum capacity of ammunition magazines from 15 to 10 rounds and ban many popular firearms.  A.2006 could be voted on in the Assembly as early as this Thursday, March 20.  S.993 could be heard in Senate committee as early as Monday, March 24 and then voted on in the state Senate.  If left unchecked, S.993 could be sent to Governor Chris Christie’s desk, after passing the state Senate and Assembly, as early as next Thursday, March 27.  Please contact your state Senator and Assemblymen now!
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Arizona: Update on State Legislative Activity in Phoenix

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 13:25
Yesterday, March 17, was a very  active day for pro-firearms legislation at the Arizona Capitol.  The following bills passed in the Senate Judiciary Committee:  
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Michigan: Bill to Repeal State Ban on Short-Barreled Rifles and Shotguns Sent to Governor

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 13:24
Today, the Michigan Senate concurred with the House changes to Senate Bill 610 by a 36-2 vote.  This bill will now be sent to Governor Rick Snyder (R) for his expectedsignature.
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Pennsylvania: House Committee Passes Pro-Gun Bill, Holds Another

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 13:10
Today, the House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to consider the following two pro-gun bills:
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Alabama: Senate Committee to Hear Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment Tomorrow

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:42
Tomorrow, House Bill 322 will be heard in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee.  Sponsored by state Representative Mark Tuggle (R-81), HB 322 would guarantee the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife in Alabama.
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Alabama: Senate Committee to Hear Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment Tomorrow

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:42
Tomorrow, House Bill 322 will be heard in the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee.  Sponsored by state Representative Mark Tuggle (R-81), HB 322 would guarantee the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife in Alabama.
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Mississippi: House Passes Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday Bill

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:33
Today, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 2425, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by state Senator Philip Moran (R-Hancock and Harrison Counties), by a 101 to 16 vote. 
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Georgia: Comprehensive Pro-Gun Reform Bill Needs Your Active Help Today

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 08:06
Your immediate help is needed to ensure that the most comprehensive pro-gun reform bill in recent state history passes the Georgia state Senate by THIS THURSDAY.  
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Kansas: State House Passes “Shall Certify” Legislation, Will be Heard Tomorrow by Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 07:50
Yesterday, House Bill 2578 passed unanimously in the Kansas House of Representatives.  It has been referred to the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee, where it is expected to be heard tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.
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Colorado: House Committee to Hear Bill to Repeal Restrictions on Rifle and Shotgun Purchases Thursday

NRA Feed - Tue, 03/18/2014 - 05:17
Senate Bill 135, sponsored by state Senator Greg Brophy (R-1), is scheduled be heard this Thursday in the Colorado House Judiciary Committee.  SB 135 would repeal restrictions in state law relating to the purchase and sale of rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, and permit the purchase and sale of firearms in states not bordering Colorado by both residents and non-residents.
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Bid for Son Stewardship Project

NWTF Feed - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 23:00
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Pizza delivery driver frightens off armed robber, The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, N.C. 03/14/14

NRA Feed - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 19:00
26-year-old pizza delivery driver Ashley Marie Hurd was delivering a pizza in to an address in Fayetteville, N.C. when an armed robber confronted her from behind. The criminal put a gun to Hurd’s head and demanded cash. Hurt responded by drawing her own gun, which prompted the robber to flee. 
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Florida Alert! Coming to the House Floor TOMORROW "Threat of Force" and "Pop Tart " Bills

NRA Feed - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 19:00
Tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, HB-89 Threat of Force and HB-7029 Pop Tart Guns will be on the House floor on 2nd reading. HB-89 by Representative Neil Combee is a bill to stop abusive prosecutors from using 10-20-LIFE to prosecute people who, in self-defense, threaten to use deadly force against an attacker as a means to stop an attack.  HB-7029 by the K-12 Education Committee and Representative Dennis Baxley is a bill to stop some of the unbelievable actions by school administrators against children who behave like children and point fingers at each other pretending to shoot guns etc.
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Federal surveillance policies could lead to gun registry

NRA Feed - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 19:00
The National Rifle Association has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a case in federal court in New York challenging the federal government’s data surveillance techniques, arguing the data collection violates the First Amendment and could undermine federal privacy laws that prohibit the formation of a registry of firearms or gun owners.
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With delay of surgeon general, NRA flexes election-year clout in Senate

NRA Feed - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 19:00
Pressure from the National Rifle Association is helping delay the nomination of President Obama’s nominee to be the U.S. surgeon general as the influence of the gun rights group adds another factor to what figures to be a difficult midterm election season for Democrats.
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Gun control supporters turn to new front

NRA Feed - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 19:00
The American gun control movement is going corporate.Still reeling from the stinging legislative defeats of 2013, proponents of tougher firearm regulations are increasingly turning their focus to private sector campaigns.
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