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NRA Supports the Use of Suppressors for Hunting in Florida

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 19:00
On Friday, August 8, the following letter was sent to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
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More women applying for handgun permits in Maryland

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 19:00
It is easier for a business owner who conducts primarily cash transactions in Maryland to obtain a permit to wear and carry a gun, than a woman who fears she may be attacked by an ex-lover.
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Concealed carry permits on the rise in New Mexico, Doña Ana County

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 19:00
More and more people across the state and county are seeking concealed carry permits, a rise gun safety instructors attribute partly to national politics and diversification of gun ownership in recent years.
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Locked and Loaded Ladies: More women carrying guns for protection

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 19:00
With her cropped silver hair, white orthopedic slip-on shoes and a silver cross and a Virgin Mary pendant around her neck, you'd never suspect that Pat Bagley is packing heat.
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80-year-old woman with revolver defends home, WTVT, Tampa Bay, Fla. 08/01/14

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
80-year-old NJ Logan was recovering from hip surgery at home in Holmes Beach, Fla. when she became aware of an intrusion. Logan responded by retrieving a revolver, calling 9-1-1, and warning the intruder. According to Logan, while on the phone with police, she was told to “put the gun down,” to which she replied, “I’ll put the gun down when I see the police.” The intruder left the home without a direct confrontation. Following the incident, Logan told a local media outlet, “I believe in guns inside your house, because I don't think anybody has the right to break into your private domain. I'll definitely have the gun up there that is for sure.” 
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The Show-Me State Shows the Way to Safeguard Fundamental Rights

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
Missouri’s primary election on Tuesday included a legislatively referred constitutional amendment to strengthen Missouri’s right to arms provision.  Voters approved the amendment by a 61% to 39% margin.
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Gun battles in states rely on ballots, not bullets

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
Gun-control advocates insist public sentiment is on their side, but ballot initiatives in the states paint a much muddier picture.
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Prosecution of Shaneen Allen moves forward

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Shaneen Allen, a single mother from Philadelphia who was arrested for driving through New Jersey with a handgun. Allen had a permit for her gun in Pennsylvania, but New Jersey doesn’t recognize Pennsylvania gun permits. Despite the fact that Allen volunteered that she was in possession of the gun during her traffic stop, she was still arrested and charged with a felony. According to her attorney, she is eligible for a diversion program for first-time offenders that would avoid a felony conviction and mandatory 42 months in prison. But for reasons he has yet to articulate, New Jersey District Attorney Jim McClain has refused to allow her to take advantage of that program.
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Traveling with guns can turn into a nightmare

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
If I lived in New Jersey, I’d be committing more than 100 felonies, 24 hours a day.The Garden State’s stringent regulations on the types of firearms, magazines and ammunition it allows would criminalize most of my collection, especially the modern sporting rifles, standard-capacity magazines and controlled-expansion ammunition.
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Dartmouth student lobbies to carry gun after encounters with alleged stalker

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
Fearing a man who she says has stalked her for four years, a Dartmouth College student is pushing for legislation that would allow her to carry a concealed weapon.San Diego native Taylor Woolrich shared her story at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., for the Students for Concealed Carry’s national conference.
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911 dispatcher tells grandmother to ‘put the gun down’ during break-in

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
A Florida grandmother whose home was broken into says a 911 dispatcher ordered her to put her gun down in the middle of the invasion.
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Straight Shooters: Meet the gay gun-rights activists

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
Four years ago, Chris Cheng—a Chinese-Japanese-Cuban-American Google employee—started watching Top Shot, a History Channel reality show where contestants shoot their way through a series of complex competitions. Cheng, who as a kid had sometimes gone shooting with his Navy veteran father, started getting into the show.
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Reciprocity Mix-Up Leads to Felony Charges for Philadelphia Mom

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
On Tuesday, Superior Court Judge Michael Donio declined to dismiss a case for unlawful possession of a firearm against Philadelphia resident Shaneen Allen.  Allen was arrested during a traffic stop last October after she volunteered to the officer that she had a firearm in her car.  She mistakenly believed her Pennsylvania license to carry firearms was valid in New Jersey.  This was hardly an unreasonable assumption, considering that Pennsylvania concealed carry licensees can lawfully carry in over 30 other states.
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Friends Indeed: 22 State Attorneys General Join Pro-Second Amendment Brief in SAFE Act Appeal

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
Amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs have been filed in Nojay v. Cuomo, the appeal from the decision of Judge William Skretny last year that largely upheld New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (“SAFE”) Act.  The plaintiffs challenged bans on large-capacity magazines and “assault weapons” (as redefined), the requirement that magazines contain no more than seven rounds, and new rules on ammunition sales, as unconstitutional.  After Judge Skretnty denied most of these claims, the case (decided as New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Inc. v. Cuomo) was appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
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Gun Control Strategists Mind Their Tongues, Look To NRA for Tactics

NRA Feed - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:00
Facts are stubborn things. So when the facts are not in your favor, it’s not surprising that your message and strategy will need to continually change.  For gun controllers – while that message may be incorrect on important facets of history, constitutional principles, Supreme Court doctrine, or even the will of the American people – $50 million dollars is quite an incentive to stay on script.
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Clerk halts robber armed with rifle, WFSB, Connecticut, 08/06/14

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:00
A man armed with a rifle entered Congress Mini Mart in New Haven, Conn. and attempted to rob the store. At some point the thief left, then traveled to the nearby Nino’s Market convenience store and attempted to rob it. The clerk at Nino’s responded to the threat by retrieving a gun and shooting the criminal in the chest, killing him. Police have confirmed that the clerk was in compliance with Connecticut’s gun laws. Bizarrely, the clerks at Congress Mini Mart and Nini’s Market are brothers. 
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Philly mom will stand trial for bringing gun to N.J.

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:00
The words common sense were mentioned quite a bit during Shaneen Allen's hearing yesterday in Atlantic County Superior Court.Allen, 27, cried for a moment in the hallway with her son Naiare and his father after a judge denied her motion to dismiss weapons charges filed against her in October and refused to overturn a prosecutor's decision to deny her entry into a first-time-offender diversion program.
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Florida may allow hunters to use silencers

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:00
Hunters of deer, turkey and other animals in Florida may soon be able to operate with lethal stealth under a state proposal to allow them to use silencers.
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Dear Dartmouth, I am one of your students, I am being stalked, please let me carry a gun to protect myself

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:00
Over the last four years, I have lived with the constant threat from a stalker – a stalker who is now in jail for the third time for violating a restraining order.
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