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Minnesota Hunters: Discover the Truth Regarding the Misleading Campaign Designed to Ban Lead Ammunition

NRA Feed - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 19:00
The Minnesota Chapter of the Wildlife Society recently held a panel discussion in Bemidji to discuss banning the use of lead ammunition for hunting.  The panelists included researchers, state Department of Natural Resources personnel, and representatives of various non-profit organizations.  Numerous comments were made by some Minnesota Department of Natural Resources personnel expressing their belief that using lead ammunition for hunting should not be allowed.  This should concern Minnesota hunters greatly.                                                     
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Tennessee: Two Pro-Gun Bills Scheduled for House Subcommittee Hearing

NRA Feed - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:27
On Wednesday, March 5, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee is scheduled to consider House Bill 1407 and House Bill 1483.  The Senate companion to HB 1407, Senate Bill 1496, passed in the Tennessee Senate by a 26 to 7 vote and currently awaits action by the House on HB 1407.
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Tennessee: Pro-Hunting Bills Advancing out of House Committee

NRA Feed - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:23
This week, the Tennessee General Assembly took action on a pair of companion pro-hunting bills.  Senate Bill 1777 was passed unanimously in the Tennessee Senate, and House Bill 1952 passed in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee by a voice vote.  HB 1952 will now be heard in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday, March 4.
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Alabama: Pro-Hunting Bills Advance to Full House and Senate

NRA Feed - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:18
On Wednesday, two pro-hunting bills passed in the House Agriculture and Forestry Committee.  House Bill 322, sponsored by state Representative Mark Tuggle (R-81), would guarantee the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife in Alabama and Senate Bill 240, sponsored by state Senator Roger Bedford (D-6), would prohibit the use of drones to intentionally and knowingly harass a person who is legally hunting or fishing.  Both of these bills could be voted on in the full House as early as next week.
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Mississippi: Senate Committee Passes Comprehensive Pro-Gun Legislation

NRA Feed - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:09
This week, the Senate Judiciary A Committee approved House Bill 314, NRA-backed legislation sponsored by state Representative Andy Gipson (R-Rankin, Simpson, and Smith Cos.), and advanced this measure to the full Senate for consideration. 
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Minnesota: 2014 Legislative Session is Underway

NRA Feed - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:05
The 2014 session of the 88th Minnesota Legislature convened this Tuesday.  As state legislation is introduced, your NRA-ILA is working to advance recognition and restoration of your firearms freedoms as well as to ensure the defeat of all legislation that would infringe on your Second Amendment rights.  
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Florida Alert! TWO (2) Pro-Gun Bills Up in Committee on Monday 3/3/14

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
THE FIRST BILL: Senate Bill 296 by Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) is scheduled for its 1st hearing in the Senate.  It will be heard in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 4:00pm.  THE SECOND BILL: Senate Bill 1060 by Senator Greg Evers (R-Baker) is also scheduled for its 1st hearing in the Senate.  It will be heard in the same committee -- Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 4:00pm
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California: Attorney general to challenge ruling on concealed carry

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris said Thursday that she would challenge a federal appeals court ruling that would require counties to give law-abiding residents permits to carry concealed guns.
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Study aims to shoot down media narrative on frozen firearms research

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
A forthcoming study is challenging claims, repeated over and over in the media, that federal restrictions effectively froze gun research over the last two decades.
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Lott: Don't believe mainstream media mistruths about firearms research

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
If we are to believe the mainstream media, the powerful NRA has used its political muscle to keep people ignorant of how guns impact our safety. They are supposedly to blame for the elimination of firearms research. This is all a result of a 1996 amendment to the federal budget stating “None of the funds made available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be used to advocate or promote gun control.”
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Legalization of gun suppressors hits bulls-eye in Iowa House

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
A bill to protect Iowans' liberties and their hearing sailed through the Iowa House Thursday on an 83-16 vote, but is likely to get sunk in the Democratic-controlled Senate.House File 2381 would allow Iowans to buy suppressors, or silencers, for their guns. That's prohibited now by state law, according to floor manager Rep. Matt Windschitl, R-Missouri Valley, who called the bill a "prime opportunity to expand the freedom and liberty Iowans deserve."
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More gun control bills proposed in Rhode Island General Assembly

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
Some Rhode Island lawmakers...are again taking aim at gun control. No fewer that nine bills are now being considered - from banning assault style weapons; to boosting sales tax on ammunition; and, limiting gun clips to no more than ten rounds.
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Arizona House panel moves ahead with school safety bill

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site have access to have a gun.
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Wisconsin: Movement on gun legislation

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
Wisconsin Republicans moved ahead with narrow bills to streamline gun seizures in domestic abuse cases Thursday. Minority Democrats, though, demanded the GOP go bigger and impose universal background checks.
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Oregon Senate passes pair of gun bills

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
Oregon prison guards are one step closer to winning authority to keep guns in their cars during the workday.State workers are prohibited from bringing firearms onto state property, but corrections officers have been asking for an exception for several years.
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Enter the NRA Daniel Defense Giveaway!

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
Own the gun that President Obama, Senator Feinstein, and Mayor Bloomberg want to ban. The NRA is giving away two Daniel Defense AR's, and one of them could be yours! 
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Anti-Gun Obama Nominee--Vivek Murthy--Clears First Hurdle in Confirmation for U.S. Surgeon General

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
This week, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 13-9 to confirm President Obama's anti-gun nominee--36-year-old Dr. Vivek Murthy--as United States Surgeon General,  clearing the way for Murthy's consideration by the full Senate.
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Obama Administration's Proposed Ban on Domestic Sale of Ivory Could Impact Gun Owners

NRA Feed - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 19:00
On February 11, 2014, the White House announced a National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking.  One of the many aspects of the National Strategy is to ban the commercial trade of elephant ivory inside the United States.  The Administration plans on banning the domestic sale of legally owned ivory in an upcoming rule.
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