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Oklahoma: Lexington City Council Attempting to Outlaw Discharge of Bows

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:15
The Lexington City Council will meet tomorrow, December 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the Luther Dean Memorial Council Chambers of Lexington City Hall at 111 East Broadway Street to discuss a proposed anti-hunting ordinance.  Council members will discuss and act on an ordinance adding the discharge of a bow, crossbow, compound bow and recurve bow to “offenses against the peace.”  This ordinance could ban all bow hunting and target practice within Lexington corporate limits.  Lexington currently has an ordinance prohibiting the discharge of firearms.
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Michigan: Senate Judiciary Committee to Hear Pro-Gun Bills Tomorrow, House to Vote on SB 977

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 10:31
Tomorrow, the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to consider and vote on House Bills 5450, 5749 and 5750, part of the Air Gun Reclassification Package.  Please contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee TODAY in support of HB 5450, HB 5749 and HB 5750.
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Cupp: Let's focus on facts, not fear

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:00
What's the difference between a semi-automatic weapon and a fully-automatic weapon? What's the definition of an "assault weapon"? What features are cosmetic and which make a gun truly dangerous? Is there really such a thing as "high capacity ammunition"? You might not know the answers to these questions. But you'd expect the lobbyists, activists, pundits and politicians who advocate for gun control to, wouldn't you?
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Black Friday's Boost to Firearm Ownership

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 07:00
Bad news for Michael Bloomberg: It turns out that Americans really like guns. While most of the focus for Black Friday is on the half-priced TVs, and Victoria Secret sales, a sizeable portion of Americans decided to head to their local gun store and pick up a new firearm.
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‘New’ research on gun laws and crime was flawed

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 19:00
Christopher Ingraham’s “More Guns, More Crime” ignored research critical of a slightly updated, error-ridden paper by law professor John Donohue and two graduate students co-authors. Mr. Ingraham is simply wrong to claim they “now . . . added another full decade to the analysis.” Other already-published studies have considered the same recent data.
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California: Fresno judge rejects delay to ending 10-day waiting period

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 19:00
Gun rights advocates intent on ending California’s 10-day firearm waiting period are hailing a decision by Fresno-based federal Judge Anthony W. Ishii that slaps down a delaying effort by state Attorney General Kamala Harris.
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California: Attorney general appeals decision loosening concealed weapons rules

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 19:00
The California attorney general Wednesday asked a full federal appeals court to review a controversial gun case in hopes the court will overturn a ruling by a three-judge panel that would make it easier for someone to legally carry a concealed weapon in public.
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Gunmaker Magpul finalizes departure from Colorado to protest anti-gun laws

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 19:00
Officials at Magpul Industries unveiled Wednesday its new facilities in Texas and Wyoming, making good on a vow to leave Colorado in response to the state’s sweeping gun control legislation.
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Colorado panel keeps lead-based bullets

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 19:00
The chorus of voices seeking a ban on lead-based ammunition fell flat in Colorado.The Colorado Parks and Wildlife commission voted this month not to move forward on a citizen-raised proposal to prohibit lead ammunition for big-game hunting in Colorado.
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California: Thank You from the NRA Here is what your Contributions Made Possible in 2014

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 19:00
As we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, the NRA would like to thank its members and donors for their valuable contributions this year.  Without your continued support, the NRA would not be able to do what they do in the fight for your Second Amendment rights.  The NRA, its lobbyists, and its lawyers  have been heavily involved in a number of important legal and legislative battles, both in California and across the country, that are aimed at protecting, restoring, and expanding the gun rights of Californians.  Here is a summary of some of the more significant efforts your contributions made possible in 2014. The NRA graciously thanks you for your support!  If you would still like to contribute to these efforts, you can donate to the NRA Legal Action Project today!
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California Attorney General Seeks En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit’s Denial of her Request to Intervene in Peruta Case

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 19:00
Today, November 26, California Attorney General (AG) Kamala Harris filed a request for en banc review of the Ninth Circuit’s denial of her request to intervene in the NRA supported case of Peruta v. San Diego, which produced a landmark decision striking down as a violation of the Second Amendment San Diego County Sheriff William Gore’s policy of refusing to issue licenses to carry firearms in public unless an applicant could demonstrate a special need for one.  The AG’s latest request comes after the Court denied the AG’s and several gun ban advocacy groups’ requests to join the case once they learned Sheriff Gore had decided not to further appeal the case.
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D.C. inches closer to contempt ruling over concealed gun law

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:00
The D.C. Council plans, with a few modifications, to make permanent the same concealed carry regulations lawmakers passed on a temporary basis — despite the fact a federal judge is considering whether to hold the city in contempt over the law.
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Florida: Gun bill could rekindle school safety debate

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:00
After the issue drew heavy debate during the 2014 legislative session, a House Republican is bringing back a proposal that could lead to some public-school employees or volunteers carrying guns on campus.
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Tallahassee Democrat Calls for Handgun Ban, Repeal of Second Amendment

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 05:00
On November 22 the Tallahassee Democrat called for the repeal of the Second Amendment and a total ban on handguns and "assault rifles."  
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Florida: ACT NOW!! Get a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
TODAY, you can begin purchasing a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old for $500 rather than the normal price of $1,000.  This special price is for a limited time only (Nov. 24th - December 31, 2014).  Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order authorizing The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to lower the price for a limited time during the Holidays.
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Florida: ACT NOW!! Get a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
TODAY, you can begin purchasing a Lifetime Sportsman's License for a 5 to 21 year old for $500 rather than the normal price of $1,000.  This special price is for a limited time only (Nov. 24th - December 31, 2014).  Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order authorizing The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to lower the price for a limited time during the Holidays.
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21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law.
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Ohio: Logan County school board considers guns in schools

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
The Riverside Local School board members discussed the issue last week and plan to revisit it on Dec. 16, as well as hold public forums. Superintendent Scott Mann said he hopes this policy could be used as a deterrent from potential threats.“If people know you are protected and that can help us a little bit more, I’m all for it,” Mann said. “Just to reiterate — it’s going to be a community decision.”
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Ohio Senate delays vote on suppressors

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
A bill that would allow the use of suppressors while hunting in Ohio ran into a legislative snag last week.After passing the Ohio House by a big margin in April, the bill moved on to the Ohio Senate, where the Civil Justice Committee scheduled additional testimony on Nov. 12, about a week after the midterm elections.
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Florida now allows hunters to use suppressors

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 19:00
Florida hunters can now muffle their shots when hunting deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission on Friday agreed, with little comment, to issue an order that immediately removes a prohibition on the use of noise-suppressors, or silencers, with rifles and pistols.
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