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Colorado: Anti-Gun Officials in Boulder Continue to Violate State Law

NRA Feed - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:30
Recently, it was brought to our attention that the City of Boulder and their Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) division have been in direct violation of Colorado law by posting signs that prohibit the carrying of firearms.
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North Carolina: Legislation Repealing Firearm Registration in Durham County Sent to Governor

NRA Feed - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:20
Today, Senate Bill 226, sponsored by state Senator Mike Woodard (D-22), passed unanimously on its second and third reading in the North Carolina House of Representatives.  S 226, which would repeal a 1935 law that allows firearm registration in Durham County, will now be sent to Governor Pat McCrory (R) for his expected signature.
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New Jersey: Gun and Magazine Ban Legislation Awaiting Governor’s Action

NRA Feed - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 11:01
As previously reported, legislation banning certain popular firearms and restricting the maximum capacity of ammunition magazines from 15 to 10 rounds was sent to Governor Chris Christie (R) for his consideration.  
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New York: Legislature Close to Adjournment, Anti-Gun Bills Still in Play

NRA Feed - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:47
The moment that all law-abiding New York gun owners eagerly anticipate each year is nearly upon us -- adjournment of the New York Legislature for the year.  State lawmakers are tentatively trying to conclude the 2014 legislative session tomorrow but the waning hours are a dangerous time when scores of bills are quickly and quietly passed.
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Gun Control Groups Exploiting Tragedies

NRA Feed - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:00
Gun control activists have repeatedly used national tragedies to try to push their agenda. They use grieving victims to invoke an emotional response and spread misinformation falsely claiming that enacting their agenda would have prevented these tragedies and will prevent future tragedies.
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Hillary Clinton expresses support for semi-auto and magazine ban

NRA Feed - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:00
Clinton said on Tuesday that the United States needs to have "a more thoughtful conversation" on guns and blasted gun rights activists.
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Colorado: Hickenlooper acknowledges speaking with Bloomberg after flap with sheriffs

NRA Feed - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:00
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper acknowledged that he did indeed speak with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during last year’s protracted political battle over gun control legislation, something he appeared to deny while addressing a group of Colorado sheriffs on Friday.
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TSA urges gun owners to review the rules about firearms and air travel

NRA Feed - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 19:00
The Transportation Security Administration is sending a message to travelers: Yes, it is within your rights to fly with your firearm. But don’t even think about trying to take it with you through security.
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North Carolina: Legislation Repealing Firearm Registration in Durham County to be Heard on House Floor

NRA Feed - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 14:12
Today, Senate Bill 226, sponsored by state Senator Mike Woodard (D-22), passed unanimously in the House Rules Committee.  S 226, which would repeal a 1935 law that allowed firearm registration in Durham County, is expected to be considered on the floor of the North Carolina House of Representatives this week.
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Colorado: Hickenlooper is Too Little, Too Late

NRA Feed - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:20
Last Friday, June 13, Governor John Hickenlooper (D) spoke to a gathering of Colorado sheriffs in Aspen during the bi-annual County Sheriffs of Colorado Conference.  During this conference, Hickenlooper admitted that he and his office failed to meet with the sheriffs when they showed up en masse at the state Capitol in Denver and also admitted that he and his office failed to do their homework on the impact and importance of background check legislation that now unnecessarily affects hundreds of thousands of law-abiding citizens across the Centennial State.
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California: Ammunition Registration Bill Still Pending on Assembly Floor, Vote Likely this Thursday

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:00
Yesterday, the state Assembly did not take up anti-gun Senate Bill 53, so it is still awaiting its final vote.  The next chance for SB 53 to be considered on the Assembly floor is this Thursday, June 19.   It’s CRITICAL that you contact your state Assemblyman TODAY and urge him or her to OPPOSE this egregious legislation.
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Court agrees with ban on ‘straw purchases’ of guns

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:00
A divided Supreme Court said Monday that the federal government may strictly enforce a law that prohibits straw purchases of guns intended for others, siding with gun-control groups and the Obama administration.The court by a 5-to-4 vote upheld the conviction of Bruce James Abramski Jr., a former police officer in Virginia, who bought a Glock handgun for his uncle in Pennsylvania, hoping to get a discount on the sale. Because both men were eligible to own guns, Abramski claimed he had not run afoul of the law.
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Lott: Making up facts about guns

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:00
President Obama just can't seem to help himself. Over and over again, he makes exaggerated or false claims about guns and crime.
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Ten Reasons Why States Should Reject "Assault Weapon" and "Large" Magazine Bans

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 19:00
In the late 1980s, gun control groups realized that they had failed in their original goal—getting handguns banned1—and began campaigning against semi-automatic firearms they called “assault weapons,” most of which are rifles. As an anti-gun activist group put it:
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Virginia: Sussex County Supervisors Temporarily Repeal Anti-Hunting Noise Ordinance, Will Revisit Thursday

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:25
On May 15, the Sussex County Board of Supervisors met and heard concerns about the effect the recently passed “noise ordinance” would have on Sunday hunting and sportsmen in the county.  They were urged by gun owners and hunters to instead approve an emergency ordinance change that would eliminate the section dealing with shooting on Sundays.  
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Rhode Island: Lawmakers Pass Mental Health Fix

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 07:44
State lawmakers in Providence passed legislation last week to increase the reporting in Rhode Island of individuals who are already prohibited from owning a firearm.  The Ocean State is one of a few states that do not report any mental health records to NICS.  The House unanimously approved House Bill 7939 early last week.   The Senate Judiciary Committee also amended and approved its companion legislation to match the House Bill.  Senate Bill 2774 will now go to the Senate floor for its consideration.  State legislators are hoping to wrap up their 2014 session as early as this Friday.
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Massachusetts: Your Immediate Help Needed to Defeat Extreme Gun Control Bill

NRA Feed - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 05:47
A radical anti-gun bill, House Bill 4121, was rammed through the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security in a rare, non-publicized electronic poll vote on Saturday, June 7.  Floor debate in the Massachusetts House of Representatives could begin as early as this week, and your immediate assistance is needed to defeat HB 4121.
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Ire over gun control lingers in upstate New York

NRA Feed - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:00
Anti-SAFE Act signs are a common sight on rural lawns, and anti-SAFE Act rallies are being held this year from the shadow of the state Capitol to one scheduled this month in a Rochester park. Hundreds packed a firehouse near Troy weeks ago for a rally featuring a full slate of local politicians. More than a year after the law’s passage, resentments linger
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Colorado Governor to sheriffs: Gun-control bills could have been handled better

NRA Feed - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:00
Speaking to the state’s sheriffs Friday in Aspen, Gov. John Hickenlooper acknowledged that he could have better handled two controversial gun-control bills, getting a bit profane when a lawman questioned him on the measures.
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Michigan: Bill would allow members of U.S. military to renew concealed pistol licenses through the mail

NRA Feed - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:00
A state lawmaker from Midland has introduced a bill that would allow members of the U.S. armed forces serving outside of Michigan to apply for a concealed pistol license renewal by mail.
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