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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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Illinois: Upcoming Committee Meeting to Discuss Firearms Rules

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:28
On Tuesday, August 12, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) will meet to consider two firearm-related rules.  After failing to adopt rules for more than a year and creating a mess of the Law Enforcement objection process, the Concealed Carry Review Board has finally submitted “emergency” rules for their operation.  No emergency currently exists that isn’t entirely of their own making.  They now want to limit any applicant’s due process and ability to respond to objections filed by a law enforcement agency.  JCAR will consider these rules at its next meeting on August 12.
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Missourians Approve Measure Strengthening Right to Keep and Bear Arms

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:16
By an overwhelming margin of 61 to 39 percent, Missouri voters have adopted an amendment backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) to their state constitution strengthening the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Senate Joint Resolution 36 declares that right to be "unalienable" and require any gun-control restrictions to be subject to the highest legal scrutiny. 
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Voters Should Oppose Initiative 594

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:00
Initiative 594 is a perfect example of “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.” It is a lie that is being sold to people in the hopes that they will unwittingly vote Initiative 594 into law. Don’t be fooled by those willing to promote the lie to justify the ends.
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Missourians Approve Measure Strengthening Right to Keep and Bear Arms

NRA Feed - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 06:00
Bloomberg Fails to Defeat 'Gold Standard' for Gun Rights Amendment Fairfax, Va. – By an overwhelming margin of 61 to 39 percent, Missouri voters have adopted an amendment backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) to their state constitution strengthening the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. Senate Joint Resolution 36 declares that right to be "unalienable" and require any gun-control restrictions to be subject to the highest legal scrutiny. 
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Update on Day One After Legislative Recess in Sacramento

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
On the first day back from its legislative recess two anti-gun bills were sent to the Senate floor by the Senate Appropriations Committee.  It is IMPERATIVE that EVERY gun owner, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporter in California keep up the pressure on their state Senator and Assemblyman OPPOSING ALL of the anti-gun bills listed below.  Contact information for your state legislators can be found here.  Contact information for the Senate Appropriations Committee can be found here.  Contact information for the Assembly Appropriations Committee can be found here.
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Judge refuses to drop N.J. gun charges against Phila. woman

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
A Superior Court judge denied a motion Tuesday to drop charges against a Philadelphia woman who has a Pennsylvania gun permit and was found with a weapon in her car during a traffic stop on the Atlantic City Expressway last fall.
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House Bill: Pa. employers can't block workers from keeping guns in their cars

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
State Rep. Bryan Cutler remembers the special plans he had to make to go hunting after work when he was an x-ray technician in Lancaster.
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Missourians give big thumbs-up to guns

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
Missouri voters strongly embraced on Tuesday strengthened rights on guns and electronic privacy, and narrowly gave a nod to the state’s farmers. But veterans struck out.
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Gun groups target Peoria thumbprint rule

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
Gun-rights advocates plan to challenge a Peoria ordinance that requires gun buyers to supply a thumbprint.The Illinois State Rifle Association recently surveyed its Peoria members to find out how many have had to submit a thumbprint when purchasing a firearm in the city. ISRA said the survey was a first step toward getting the requirement repealed.
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Grandmothers get robbed, start gun group

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
Grandmothers Konnie Couch and Robin Willoughby, 52 and 57, from Aurora in Dearborn County sit next to each other in matching pink shirts and chat about their businesses, grandchildren, illnesses. And their guns.
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Australia: Queenslanders going for more gun licences, with 30 per cent increase in permits issued in past year

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 19:00
Documents released under Right to Information laws showed a steady increase in gun permit applications with more than 170,124 individual licence holders currently in possession of 566,427 firearms across the state.
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Nevada: Judge Orders Anti-Gun Ballot Initiative Withdrawn and Revised

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:47
Last Friday, a Carson City District Judge ordered an anti-gun petition, previously reported here, to be withdrawn and revised.  This petition, authored by “Nevadans for Background Checks,” failed to include a material description of the criminal penalties that would result should this initiative become law.  Earlier this month, a lawsuit was filed challenging this specific wording, encouraging legal action to ensure the true intent of this initiative is communicated to the public.
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North Carolina sheriff urges residents to arm themselves

NRA Feed - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 07:00
The Harnett County sheriff expressed concern Monday evening about a recent spike of violent crime, and he’s even told residents to start arming themselves. WTVD-TV reported that more than 100 people packed the sanctuary of the Spring Hill United methodist Church Monday Night for a community meeting on crime. There has been an explosion of violence and crime in the area, especially in the last few weeks. Sheriff Larry Rollins told the crowd that the violence is fueled by gangs and drugs. He urged everyone to protect themselves, saying he doesn’t go anywhere without a gun.
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Liquor store employee fights off robbers, The Magnolia Reporter, Magnolia, Ark. 08/04/14

NRA Feed - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:00
Just after closing, a masked man armed with a gun attempted to break through the front door of Lamkin’s Liquor in Stephens, Ark. The man and an accomplice then left the front of the store, prompting the employees on duty to search for them. Eventually, the criminals returned, at which point one of the employees fired one of the robbers. The thieves left the scene without ever getting inside the store. 
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Activists argue against further delay of D.C. gun ruling

NRA Feed - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:00
Gun rights advocates say a federal judge’s ruling striking down D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns in public should not be put on hold beyond the current 90-day delay.
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Louisiana: Multiple New Pro-Gun and Pro-Hunting Laws Take Effect

NRA Feed - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:28
On Friday, August 1, several new NRA-supported laws took effect in the Sportsman's Paradise.
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California eyes first-in-nation firearms restraint

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 19:00
California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.
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California battle over concealed-weapon rights could be headed for Supreme Court

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 19:00
The Supreme Court has turned aside all Second Amendment challenges since a pair of landmark rulings in 2008 and 2009 confirmed the rights of individuals to keep and bear arms. But some believe a California case could make the high court return to the controversial area and determine whether gun ownership rights extend beyond the corners of one's home.
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Philly mom faces jailtime due to New Jersey's strict gun laws

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 19:00
When Shaneen Allen was pulled over in New Jersey last year, the Philadelphia woman assumed it would be a routine traffic stop.But instead of getting a traffic ticket, the single mother of two young children was arrested on weapons charges that could send her to prison for three years.
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