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Ohio: Gun law overhaul could go to Kasich

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:00
In the few weeks remaining in the legislative session, lawmakers may send Gov. John Kasich a bill eliminating the legal duty of Ohioans to retreat from danger before using deadly force to protect themselves.
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Michigan bills loosen regulations on air guns

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:00
Michigan lawmakers are passing legislation intended to loosen regulations on BB and pellet guns.The National Rifle Association says Michigan has outdated and "unduly burdensome" restraints on the purchase and possession of most air guns. Backers of an eight-bill package say it would bring Michigan in line with federal standards.
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Colorado: An Attack on Your Hunting Heritage is Set to Take Place Tomorrow

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 08:40
Tomorrow, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will be meeting in Burlington to discuss a list of hunting-related issues, with a potential ban on lead ammunition being one of the main topics.  Lead ammunition used by hunters has not been scientifically proven to cause health problems for wildlife populations or pose health risks to humans. 
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Colorado: An Attack on Your Hunting Heritage is Set to Take Place Tomorrow

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 08:40
Tomorrow, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will be meeting in Burlington to discuss a list of hunting-related issues, with a potential ban on lead ammunition being one of the main topics.  Lead ammunition used by hunters has not been scientifically proven to cause health problems for wildlife populations or pose health risks to humans. 
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Bull's-eye: NRA won 91% of races, crushing Bloomberg's gun grab

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 07:00
In its best election in over a decade, the National Rifle Association scored a 91.2 percent win rate in the House and Senate races it jumped into, and also found the bull’s-eye in state races, according to the Second Amendment group.
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California: One Step Closer to Shall Issue!

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:00
A monumental February 14, 2014 ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in the NRA sponsored case of Peruta v. San Diego County found that the San Diego County Sheriff’s policy of refusing to issue licenses to carry firearms in public unless an applicant could demonstrate a special need beyond the right of self-defense was an unconstitutional violation of the Second Amendment. NRA News has produced a great video and America’s First Freedom magazine also published an enlightening article about the case.    
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Orthodox Jewish N.J. Shooting Club Challenges OU & RCA on Gun Control

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:00
A New Jersey shooting club that caters to the needs of Orthodox Jewish gun owners is challenging two major Jewish organizations in an effort to get the Orthodox community to become more accepting of the idea of gun ownership. Golani Rifle and Pistol Club was established in 2003 to enable people who desire an extra level of personal protection, as well as those who enjoy shooting for sport, to improve their marksmanship skills and participate in gun club events, usually closed to observant Jews because they tend to be held on Shabbos.
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Washington: Gun show sales appear to rise after passage of I-594

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:00
Voter approval of universal background checks for gun transfers on Nov. 4 appeared to spur a bit more buying of firearms at gun shows over the weekend, according to gun show operators opposed to Initiative 594’s provisions.
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Gun control measure could be headed for Nevada ballot

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:00
Nevadans for Background Checks collected about 250,000 signatures, according to Kayla Keller, a spokeswoman for the group. It currently takes 101,667 signatures from registered Nevada voters to qualify an initiative for the ballot.
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Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh challenges state gun law

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:00
Pittsburgh is defending its local gun laws by suing Pennsylvania over a newly passed state law that the city contends could open it up to lawsuits from the National Rifle Association.
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Alabama: Voters Come Out In Strong Support Of Alabama's Hunting Heritage and Second Amendment Rights

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 06:42
Sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters in Alabama have reason to celebrate after voters ratified the NRA-backed Right to Hunt and Fish state constitutional amendment by an overwhelming 80 percent on Election Day.  Thank you to all who supported the NRA’s efforts to pass this meaningful pro-hunting amendment. 
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Iowa: Proposed Firearms Ban Defeated

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 06:23
Thanks to your help, a proposed ordinance to ban carrying of weapons on city property was defeated in Tama on Monday, November 3.  The city council voted 3-0 to remove this proposal from its agenda, preventing a second reading and vote.  
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Ohio: Senate Civil Justice Committee to Hold Hearings on Three Pro-Gun Bills This Week

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 04:11
This Wednesday, November 12, the Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee will hold its additional testimony hearings on House Bill 234 and Senate Bill 338 and its first sponsor hearing on House Bill 203.
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"It's the Second Amendment, stupid"

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 04:00
As Democrat postmortem sets in and gun control proponents grasp for ways to explain the political beating they took on November 4, the explanation is already evident to voters -- "It's the Second Amendment, stupid."
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NRA-ILA Legal Update | November 2014

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 19:00
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Washington: I-594 supporters will make push in Olympia for stronger gun laws

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 19:00
Gathering Wednesday morning at The Edgewater hotel in Seattle, where only hours before supporters cheered the passage of I-594, advocates for stronger gun laws said in a news conference they will bring more proposals to next year’s legislative session.
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Why the NRA is so powerful, in 1 chart

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 19:00
Gallup has long asked Americans whether they thought having a gun in their home would make their home "safer" or "more dangerous." In 2000, 35 percent of Americans thought it would make them safer. Today, that number is at 63 percent.
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Proposed ordinance would require L.A. residents to lock up handguns

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 19:00
A newly proposed Los Angeles city ordinance would require residents to secure handguns when they aren’t being used, either by storing them in a locked container or disabling them with a trigger lock.
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New York: Voters spoke out loudly against controversial gun control law

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 19:00
To understand the impact that a gun control law passed last year had on this week’s general election, look at the numbers.Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo introduced and signed into law the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act — within a period of 24 hours — in January 2013. While he won re-election Tuesday without breaking much of a sweat (52 percent against Rob Astorino’s 39 percent, according to unofficial figures), his support evaporated in parts of the state where people more strongly oppose the legislation.
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UK: Doctors told to report on gun owners’ mental state

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 19:00
Owners of shotguns and other firearms are to have medical files permanently marked. If they develop health conditions which could lead to a gun being used, either against others or themselves, or not kept safely, doctors would have to inform the police. The tightening of the gun laws — being discussed by police, the Home Office and medical bodies — is opposed by many doctors who fear it will compromise patient confidentiality.
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