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Illinois: Teen protests suspension over gun club T-shirt

NRA Feed - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 19:00
A Hinsdale Central High School student is challenging a suspension he said he received for wearing to school a T-shirt that depicts an AK-47.Senior Chris Borg, 18, of Hinsdale, appeared before the Hinsdale Township High School District 86 school board Monday to make the request that the suspension he received on May 6 be removed from his record.
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Minnesota UPDATE: Anti-Gun Governor Demands Legislature Vote on Legislation Designed to Suppress Political Speech

NRA Feed - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 13:00
Yesterday, Governor Mark Dayton (D) publicly called for a vote by the state Legislature on politically motivated measures aimed at suppressing political speech by membership organizations such as the NRA.  Governor Dayton has strongly supported House File 1944 and Senate File 1915, which have been actively opposed by the NRA-ILA this session.  In fact, language similar to these measures was defeated last week when added as an amendment to another bill.  
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Ohio: Senate Civil Justice Committee Scheduled to Take Up Concealed Carry Reform Bill Tomorrow

NRA Feed - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:25
This week, Senator Joe Uecker (R-14) introduced Senate Bill 338, legislation that makes common sense improvements to Ohio’s current concealed carry laws.
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Man uses AR-15 to fight off armed home invader, WRAL, Raleigh, N.C. 05/11/14

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 19:00
Jonathan Haith was asleep at his home in Henderson, N.C. when he awakened to a knock at his door. Haith initially ignored the knock, but when it was followed by a loud bang, he retrieved an AR-15 rifle and went to investigate. As Haith moved through his hallway, he spotted an intruder armed with a gun. The intruder fired at Haith, who responded by shooting the criminal in the stomach. The home invader fled the home, but collapsed nearby. Police captured the wounded intruder, along with an accomplice that was acting as the getaway driver. 
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Shall issue legislation passes in Guam, cites Peruta case as reason

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 19:00
The Guam Senate passed a bill by a 13-2 vote Friday that could soon make the U.S. territory the latest part of the country to move away from may issue guidelines for concealed carry permits.
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D.C. gun carry rights case blocked in court

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 19:00
Washington, D.C. is the only place in the country where no one is allowed to legally carry a gun outside the home.District residents are trying to challenge the law in court, but the justice system has denied them due process. The almost five-year delay in Palmer v. District of Columbia is so extreme that some suspect political games.
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Are W.Va. attitudes changing on Sunday hunting

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 19:00
The Facebook message sent to me almost a year ago wasn’t all that unusual. It was from Cory Boothe, a listener/follower, who said he planned to start up a petition drive to get Sunday hunting on the ballot in his county. I admitted, I was skeptical and told him as much. He wasn’t the first one who had suggested a plan of self action on the matter to me.
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Hunting with silencers will soon be legal in Alabama

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 19:00
The next hunting season might be a little bit more quiet than the last.Last week, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Board voted unanimously to allow hunting with silencers in the state.
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N.J. Senate passes bill to curb ammunition magazines

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 19:00
The New Jersey Senate voted Monday to pass a bill that would ban high-capacity magazines, despite Republican opposition and reservations voiced by some Democrats.
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New Jersey: Senate Passes Two Gun Control Bills

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 15:24
Today, the New Jersey Senate approved a pair of damaging gun control bills.  Senate Bill 993, sponsored by state Senator Loretta Weinberg (D-37) would further restrict New Jersey’s magazine capacity restriction from 15 to 10 rounds, passed on a party line 21 to 17 vote.
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Washington: Anti-Gun Group to Hold Panel and Take Public Questions

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 13:00
Tonight, a state anti-gun group called Washington Ceasefire will be holding a “gun reform” panel where the public is invited to engage panelists in a conversation about gun rights in Washington State.  Currently, panelists consist of several anti-gun individuals, including President of the Brady Campaign, Dan Gross.  This event will be held downstairs at Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and there is an entry fee of $5, which goes to Town Hall Seattle for production costs.
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Virginia: Sussex County Passes Anti-Hunting Ordinance

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 12:40
The Sussex County Board of Supervisors recently passed a “noise ordinance” with Sunday hunting in its crosshairs.  This new ordinance unfairly targets firearms more heavily than any other device that produces loud sound, specifically on Sundays between the hours of 12:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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Delaware: Senate Committee to Hear Two Anti-Gun Bills

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:00
Last week, the Delaware House of Representatives passed House Bill 72 by a 22 to 17 vote.  Sponsored by state Representative John L. Mitchell, Jr. (D-13), HB 72 would impose a one-year mandatory prison sentence for anyone convicted of carrying a firearm without a permit. 
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Alabama votes to allow use of suppressors for hunting

NRA Feed - Mon, 05/12/2014 - 04:00
The Alabama Department of Conservation voted unanimously last week to make Alabama the 32nd state to allow hunting with legal suppressors. The change, if approved by an administrative review, will modify Alabama’s current hunting regulationsto strike the ban on “silenced firearms” for the legal taking of game. This change would allow those who have National Firearms Act (NFA) registered suppressors as well as a valid Alabama DCNR hunting license to both harvest game animals and eradicate non-game pests during open seasons.
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Woman fends off violent home invader, KSAZ, Phoenix, Ariz. 05/06/14

NRA Feed - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 19:00
A recently widowed woman was home alone in Phoenix, Ariz. when a man broke into her house through a back door. Once inside, the criminal attacked the woman with that may have been a garden tool. The woman responded by retrieving a gun and shooting the home invader, ending the attack. Following the incident, Phoenix Police Spokesman Tommy Thompson told a local news outlet, “"I would say that anytime someone is in your house, they've assaulted you, broken into your house, and assaulted you, you would say she appears to have been in the right at this point.” 
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N.J. 'smart gun' law may be reversed

NRA Feed - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 19:00
Several South Jersey gun shop owners will be happy to know New Jersey may not limit their handgun sales only to smart guns — those made only to be fired only by an authorized user.State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg told MSNBC on Friday that she and colleagues would change a 2002 law that would have made it illegal to sell any type of handgun except a smart gun. The restriction would kick in three years after the first such weapon was available for retail sale.
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Gun makers moving to more Second Amendment friendly states

NRA Feed - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 19:00
Some of the bluest of the blue bloods in the nation’s gun industry are looking at moving production from state’s that recently have passed stricter gun control laws, and the South is the hotspot.
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West Virginia: Martinsburg gun regs now comply with state law

NRA Feed - Sun, 05/11/2014 - 19:00
Martinsburg’s gun ordinances are now in compliance with a new state law.The law prohibits municipalities from enacting firearms regulations that are greater than those of the state and federal governments.
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