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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to advocate for semi-auto ban

NRA Feed - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:00
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is drawing on the support of families of mass-shooting victims to highlight the issue of gun control and assault weapons in his re-election bid against Republican challenger Bruce Rauner.
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Pennsylvania: Senate Could Vote on Firearms Preemption as Early as Tonight

NRA Feed - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:10
Your NRA-ILA has just learned that this evening, an amendment is going to be offered by state Senator Rich Alloway (R-33) to House Bill 1796 on the Senate floor.  This amendment would achieve what the NRA has been seeking to pass for four years, and would amend critical firearms preemption legislation into HB 1796.  It is critical that you contact your state Senator IMMEDIATELY and urge him or her to vote for the Alloway amendment.
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Shooting the foot in Biden’s mouth

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 19:00
Joe Biden’s ability to say, unfiltered, whatever thought pops into his head is his charm. He’s everybody’s favorite crazy uncle. Barack Obama didn’t even mind when ol’ Joe once described him as “the first mainstream African-American [presidential candidate] who is articulate and bright and clean.”
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Judge upholds concealed-gun ban at N.C. State Fair

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 19:00
Concealed-carry permit holders will not be able to bring their handguns into the N.C. State Fair when it opens Thursday, a Wake County Superior Court judge ruled Monday.
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I-594 Unenforceable

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 08:00
I am Scott Brennan. I have been with your Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years. As the person who will have to enforce I-594 I have read it very carefully. Here is what it will mean to you. If passed I-594 covers ALL gun SALES and TRANSFERS (more on this later).
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Money Pours Into Maine for Bear Hunting Vote

NRA Feed - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 05:00
A ballot question that could ban the use of dogs, bait and traps for bear hunting in Maine has outside groups pouring money into the state on both sides of the issue.
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Lott: The FBI’s bogus report on mass shootings

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 19:00
It’s disheartening to see the FBI used to promote a political agenda, but that’s what we got with the bureau’s release last month of a study claim to show a sharp rise in mass shootings, a la Newtown, Conn.
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Joe Biden: ‘What we need is another Jim Brady’ to push gun-control measures

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 19:00
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Friday the nation needs another high-profile, respected spokesman for gun control who is able to convince fearful members of Congress to buck the National Rifle Association and other organizations and vote for firearms restrictions.
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D.C. mayor signs into law emergency legislation on new gun carry permits

NRA Feed - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 19:00
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) on Friday signed into law emergency legislation allowing residents who are properly registered to seek permits to carry concealed firearms in the District.
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Biden: ‘I Pray That It Is Sooner Rather Than Later’ That We Have Another Gun Control Champion

NRA Feed - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:00
Vice President Joe Biden emphasized the need to pass more gun control Friday during a memorial service for former Reagan White House press secretary James Brady, one of the champions of the movement. Vice President Joe Biden shares his memories of former White House press secretary James Brady during a memorial service, Oct. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C.  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) “What we need is another Jim Brady who has the skill and the ability to convince those who are afraid to walk the halls of Congress to step up and do what they know is right,” Biden said. “One will come along. It will happen. I pray that it is sooner rather than later.”
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Denver Post Dumps Udall, Endorses Gardner in Colorado Senate Race

NRA Feed - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 05:00
After endorsing Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) in his initial 2008 run, the Denver Post said Friday it had decided to back his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) this year.
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New Jersey: Shaneen Allen to Keynote N.J. State Association Annual Banquet October 18!

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Shaneen Allen will be the featured speaker at the NJ State Association annual meeting banquet on Saturday evening, October 18, in Edison, New Jersey.  She will also be joined by Ginny Simone of NRA News, and gun rights attorney Evan Nappen.  The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) is the official NRA State Affiliate in New Jersey (www.anjrpc.org).
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Washington: Washington State Republican Party Opposes Anti-Gun Initiative 594

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Yesterday, the Washington State Republican Party issued a press release formally opposing Washington’s anti-gun Initiative 594.  
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Bloomberg group’s mass-shootings report ‘riddled with errors’: gun reseacher

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
The July report by billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s funded gun-control group Everytown for Gun Safety is “riddled with errors,” including mistakes in the number of shootings reported, the extent of the shooter’s mental illness and even where the attacks occurred, according to an analysis by gun researcher John Lott.
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Rival Gun Measures on Ballot in Washington State

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The other would prevent any such expansion.
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Mississippi: Amendment seeks to make hunting, fishing 'constitutional rights'

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Preserving Mississippians' tradition of hunting and fishing is what backers of a constitutional amendment say is behind the issue that will be on the ballot on Nov. 4.
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Shaneen Allen to Keynote N.J. State Association Annual Banquet

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Shaneen Allen will be the featured speaker at the NJ State Association annual meeting banquet on Saturday evening, October 18, in Edison, New Jersey.  She will also be joined by Ginny Simone of NRA News, and gun rights attorney Evan Nappen.  The Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) is the official NRA State Affiliate in New Jersey (www.anjrpc.org).
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Researchers Assail Everytown and FBI Shootings Reports

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
The “Everytown” anti-gun group’s Analysis of Recent Mass Shootings is “riddled with errors,” and the FBI’s Study of Active Shooter Incidents is “flawed,” according to researchers at the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC).  CPRC is led by noted gun control researcher and former chief economist with the United States Sentencing Commission, John R. Lott, Jr.
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Just What Everyone Wanted: More Piers Morgan

NRA Feed - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 19:00
Honestly, we’re not kidding about this. Just last week, we were thinking that the great 20th century American songwriter Johnny Burke could have had today’s gun control supporters in mind when he wrote some of the lyrics for Swinging on a Star.
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