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Gun control activists' cheap gimmicks

NRA Feed - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 04:00
S.E. Cupp: Bloomberg and his allies are campaigning against Target, pressuring Congress and attacking the NRA instead of confronting violence at its roots
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Former MAIG mayor, Ray Nagin, sentenced to 10 years in prison for public corruption

NRA Feed - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 03:00
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday. Nagin a former member of Bloomberg's gun control group, "Mayors Against Illegal Guns", oversaw the gun confiscation in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.
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California: Workshop on Implementation of the Lead Ammunition Ban on Saturday, July 19

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
The California Fish and Game Commission is continuing to explore ways to implement the statewide lead ammunition ban.  In 2013, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 711 to ban the use of traditional ammunition for all hunting in California.  The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold a public workshop on Saturday, July 19, to discuss the implementation of the lead ammunition ban.  This workshop will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room in City Hall at 777 Cypress Avenue in Redding.  
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Recreational shooting barred in strip of federal land

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
The Pikes Peak Ranger District has barred recreational shooting in a 9,567-acre swath of El Paso County where public use is high.
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Boston police say career criminal had loaded gun

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:00
An alleged “armed career criminal” tried to convince Boston police gang unit officers who found a loaded .45 in his glove compartment Monday night that he was about to drop the weapon off at a gun buyback, according to court documents. The officers arrested him anyway.
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Q&A: With Mental Health Bill, Lawmaker Tries to Stem "Gun Violence"

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:00
"New gun controls are a no-go in Congress, but one lawmaker says there’s support for a plan that would slow the pace of gun violence. Rep. Tim Murphy (R., Pa.), the only clinical psychologist in Congress, has found 88 House colleagues to back a bill that would change laws regarding the mentally ill." 
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Massachusetts: Radical Anti-Gun Bill May Receive Vote TODAY

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:56
The NRA has learned that the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee may be considering and voting today on a scaled-back version of a radical anti-gun bill, House Bill 4121, and that it could be voted in the full state House of Representatives as early as tomorrow.  This is bad governance, as this bill has been redrafted multiple times and each draft has been given very little time for review from stakeholders and policy makers.  
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VP Biden: ‘Tea Baggers’ Preventing New Gun-Control Laws

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 07:00
Vice president Joe Biden has disparaged gun-rights advocates as “tea baggers,” CNN host John Walsh told reporters today. Walsh, the former host of America’s Most Wanted, recounted that he bonded with Biden over the need for more gun control and their distaste for the National Rifle Association..
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West Virginia: Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Expands to Nebraska

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 06:42
Yesterday, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R) announced that Nebraska will now recognize and provide reciprocity with West Virginia’s Concealed Handgun License (CHL).  This full reciprocity agreement ensures that West Virginia CHL holders will have recognition in Nebraska and vice versa.  
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Guess What, Facebook Has Removed One of the Texas Cheerleader’s Hunting Photos…and Explains Why

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 05:00
A photo of Kendall Jones, the Texas cheerleader who has been criticized for posting images of her hunting endeavors, that showed her smiling with a dead leopard was deleted from Facebook last week. Now, the social media site is explaining why it took action against this one photo.
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Chris Christie responds to gun control critics

NRA Feed - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 04:00
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie explained his logic in vetoing a bill last week that would have limited the size of gun magazines, saying that “every life is valuable.” “Are we saying that the 10 children on the clip they advocate for, that their lives are less valuable?” he said at an event Monday, according to a video posted on his Youtube page. “If you take the logical conclusion of their argument, you go to zero because every life is valuable. And so why 10? Why not six, six? Why not two? Why not one? Why not zero? Why not just ban guns completely?”
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Senate Advances Bill Expanding Shooting Ranges on Federal Land

NRA Feed - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:00
The Senate cleared the first procedural hurdle on the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014, which would allow states to assign more federal funding to create and maintain shooting ranges on federal land.
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Gun ammunition provision for hunters generates controversy for sportsmen's bill

NRA Feed - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:00
Returning from a one-week recess, the Senate voted 84-12 Monday to proceed with debate on legislation that would ease restrictions on hunters and fishers while continuing a popular wetlands restoration program.
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WV, Nebraska Approve Concealed Handgun Agreement

NRA Feed - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:00
West Virginia has entered into a concealed handgun reciprocity agreement with Nebraska.
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Chicago must pay legal fees in gun store lawsuit

NRA Feed - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 19:00
Chicago lost its legal battle to keep gun stores out of the city, and now it must pick up the tab for nearly $1 million in legal fees that the winners spent on the case.
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Enhanced license gaining steam in Idaho

NRA Feed - Sun, 07/06/2014 - 19:00
Idaho’s standard concealed carry permit, which requires only a basic classroom-based firearm safety course and a background check — no range time — hasn’t gone away. But Debbie McRae, supervisor at Canyon County’s Department of Motor Vehicles, where concealed weapon license applications are processed, said applications for the standard license have been on a downward trend since the enhanced license was introduced last July.
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Florida Alert! Witness stops violent attack by firing warning shot

NRA Feed - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 19:00
On June 20, 2014, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed HB-89 into law, thus preventing law enforcement from arresting (and prosecutors from prosecuting) a good Samaritan or someone exercising lawful self-defense. 
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Joe Mantegna defends the Second Amendment, talks gun history

NRA Feed - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:00
The devout firearms enthusiast is now loading up for his fourth season hosting the Outdoor Channel’s “MidwayUSA’s Gun Stories,” which takes viewers through gun history – exploring classics like the Mauser bolt-action to top-notch firearms like the Adaptive Combat Rifle. As for the future of firearms, Mantegna said the most crucial thing is that Americans don’t compromise when it comes to their Second Amendment rights.
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Guarantees Of The Right To Arms In State Constitutions

NRA Feed - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 21:00
Forty-four states have "Right to Keep and Bear Arms" provisions included in their constitutions. Those provisions are listed here.
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Christie vetoes gun control bill to reduce size of ammunition magazines

NRA Feed - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 19:00
Gov. Chris Christie today vetoed a gun control bill that would have reduced the permitted size of ammunition magazines, saying it would do nothing to reduce gun violence.
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