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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 ISRA said the survey was a first step toward getting the requirement repealed.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Nevada: Judge Orders Anti-Gun Ballot Initiative Withdrawn and Revised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Last Friday, a Carson City District Judge ordered an anti-gun petition, previously reported here, to be withdrawn and revised.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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South Carolina: Attorney General's opinion may stop possible Sumter park gun ban

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 19:00
The city attorney has told the Sumter City Council it may not be able to ban concealed weapons from city parks.
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Massachusetts lawmakers pass bill tightening state gun laws

NRA Feed - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 19:00
Massachusetts lawmakers on Friday tightened the state's already strict gun laws by passing a measure that gives police chiefs authority to turn down a resident's requests to buy a rifle or shotgun if they believe the person may be a danger.
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California Legislature Returns to Work on Monday

NRA Feed - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 19:00
Summer recess is over and your state legislators are returning to Sacramento to finish the 2014 legislative session.  It is IMPERATIVE that you call AND e-mail your state legislators and respective Appropriation Committee members urging them to OPPOSE the anti-gun bills below.  
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California Department of Fish and Wildlife Public Workshop on Implementation of Lead Ammunition Ban to be Held on Tuesday

NRA Feed - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 19:00
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold a public workshop on Tuesday, August 5, to discuss implementation of the newly expanded ban on the use of lead ammunition for hunting throughout California.  This CDFW public workshop will be held from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the CDFW South Coast Regional Office at 3883 Ruffin Road in San Diego. Following the CDFW presentation, hunters and other interested parties will be able to make public comment.
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The Sheriff Who Dared To Ask For Help

NRA Feed - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:00
A very good friend of our's needs some help. The anti-gunners are working overtime to defeat Sheriff Clark in his primary election on August 12. They want to knock him off the national stage and send a message to high-ranking law enforcement everywhere to either toe the anti-gun line or face unemployment. If you live in Milwaukee County, be sure to vote for Sheriff Clarke in the Democrat primary for Sheriff.
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Please Urge Your U.S. Representative to Cosponsor and Support Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act

NRA Feed - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 19:00
The "Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2013" (H.R. 2959)--introduced in the U.S. House by Reps. Richard Nugent (R-Fla.) and Jim Matheson (D-Utah)--would allow any person who is not prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm under federal law and who has a valid concealed firearm permit, to carry a concealed handgun in any state that issues its own residents permits to carry concealed firearms.
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