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Iowa: Tama City Council Meets TONIGHT and May Consider a Proposed Firearms Ban

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 06:30
Tonight, the Tama City Council is scheduled to meet and vote on a proposed ordinance that would effectively ban individuals from carrying a firearm in any municipal building, despite the fact that this would violate the state firearms preemption law which prohibits a locality from enacting an ordinance regulating the otherwise lawful ownership, possession and transportation of a firearm.
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Poll: Support for repeal of gun control laws on the rise since 2000

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 19:00
A Gallup poll released in the days leading up to the November midterm elections not only shows that support for gun control has fallen by 15 percent since 2000, but support for the repeal of current gun control laws has risen by 9 percent.
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New York: Gun-rights signs allowed to stand under city ordinaces

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 19:00
A controversial gun-rights sign that was ordered to be taken down in Hamburg will be allowed to stay up in Niagara Falls.Code Enforcement Director Dennis Virtuoso, who is also the Democrat minority leader in the Niagara County Legislature, said the anti-NY SAFE Act sign attacking the bill's main supporter Gov. Andrew Cuomo, also a Democrat, is allowable under the city ordinance that covers signs, explicitly stating that political speech on specific candidates and issues is legal.
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Mexico frees Marine detained for seven months on weapons charges

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 19:00
U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi is enjoying his first day home Saturday in Miami, freed from a seven-month detention in Mexico in a weapons case that he claimed grew merely from his taking a wrong turn.
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Proposed Statewide Amendment 3 is a serious protection for Alabama's gun owners

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 19:00
On the November ballot, Alabama's voters will have to opportunity to approve or reject a statewide constitutional amendment declaring that the right to bear arms is a "fundamental" right. More importantly, Statewide Amendment 3 would provide that any restriction on the right to bear arms by state or local government is subject to strict scrutiny.
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Hidden consequences of Washington State's gun background check Initiative 594

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 19:00
Let’s say a stalker is threatening a female friend of yours. She asks you if she can borrow your handgun. She is trained and has no criminal record. Should you loan her your gun?If you live in Washington State, loaning her your gun may soon make you a criminal and will likely land you in prison.
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Oklahoma: Show Your Support for Hunting in Lexington

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00
The Lexington City Council will meet next Tuesday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the Luther Dean Memorial Council Chambers of Lexington City Hall at 111 East Broadway Street.  After discussion of a hunting ban at its last two meetings, as reported here, the City Council proposed to vote on a hunting ban within the Lexington city limits on November 4.  At this time, this issue is not on the agenda for November 4.  
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Oklahoma: Show Your Support for Hunting in Lexington

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00
The Lexington City Council will meet next Tuesday, November 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the Luther Dean Memorial Council Chambers of Lexington City Hall at 111 East Broadway Street.  After discussion of a hunting ban at its last two meetings, as reported here, the City Council proposed to vote on a hunting ban within the Lexington city limits on November 4.  At this time, this issue is not on the agenda for November 4.  
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Alabama: Protect Our Hunting Heritage -- Vote YES on Amendment 5 on Tuesday

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:44
Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day and the NRA is encouraging all Alabamians to vote YES on Amendment 5, the state constitutional amendment declaring and protecting an individual right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.  By enshrining this state constitutional right, Alabama would keep the existing fishing and hunting structure in place while protecting future generations of sportsmen from attacks initiated by well-funded anti-hunting extremists.
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Alabama: Protect Our Hunting Heritage -- Vote YES on Amendment 5 on Tuesday

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 09:44
Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day and the NRA is encouraging all Alabamians to vote YES on Amendment 5, the state constitutional amendment declaring and protecting an individual right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.  By enshrining this state constitutional right, Alabama would keep the existing fishing and hunting structure in place while protecting future generations of sportsmen from attacks initiated by well-funded anti-hunting extremists.
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Maine: Protect Our Hunting Heritage—Vote NO on Question 1 on Tuesday

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day and the NRA Political Victory Fund is encouraging all Mainers to vote NO on Question 1, the anti-hunting ballot initiative that would outlaw three traditional methods of bear hunting in Maine: hunting with dogs, baiting and trapping.
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Maine: Protect Our Hunting Heritage—Vote NO on Question 1 on Tuesday

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day and the NRA Political Victory Fund is encouraging all Mainers to vote NO on Question 1, the anti-hunting ballot initiative that would outlaw three traditional methods of bear hunting in Maine: hunting with dogs, baiting and trapping.
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Washington: State senator to reintroduce gun control bill in Olympia

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
State Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, whose district includes parts of south Snohomish County, for two years has sponsored a bill that would require that guns be safely stored, making it a crime if a person stores or leaves a loaded firearm in a place where a child under 16 could get it.It didn’t get out of committee in 2013 and didn’t get a hearing in 2014. She said Wednesday she’ll try again in 2015. The Legislature convenes in January.
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Massachusetts: Struggle to regain gun license in Worcester becomes local man’s fight for Constitutional rights

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
Nine years after they were first stripped from him after his arrest for assault and battery, Raymond Holden is still fighting to get his guns and gun permit back. The journey has been paved with wins and losses in court, and while he does not say how much, the price tag has grown quite steep. He remains locked in a battle with the city and Police Chief Gary Gemme, who first suspended Holden's license in 2005, and revoked it in 2006.
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3 robbed at gunpoint after N.C. state fair declares gun-free zone

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
Three people were reportedly robbed at gunpoint Saturday leaving the North Carolina State Fair after a judge ruled earlier this month that concealed weapons would not be permitted at the event.
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South Africa: Stricter gun laws on the cards

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
The government wants to tighten the country’s gun laws, and amendments to the 2000 Firearms Control Act are expected to go before Parliament early next year. And the ANC is calling for the elimination of illegal guns.
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Message from NRA Chief Lobbyist Chris W. Cox

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
Friends, the future of our Second Amendment rights comes down to one day— Election Day—Tuesday, November 4. Tuesday’s elections are the most important of our lifetime. Our fundamental right to keep and bear arms has never been in greater jeopardy. This election cycle, we face the best organized and most well-funded attack on our freedom since our forefathers put pen to paper to ensure our Second Amendment rights.
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Halloween Horror: Desperate, Angry Activists Hope to Shame Pro-Gun Voters into Inaction

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
With Halloween upon us, the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) decided to ratchet up the gore (and poor taste) in their latest series of anti-gun ads.  Mischaracterized by CSGV as public service announcements, the only service these grisly ads provide to the public is alerting the electorate to the gun control community’s increasingly angry, inflammatory, and judgmental tactics.
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Must See Video! Vote, or Let Others Determine the Scope of Your "Rights"

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
As part of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' gun control-promotion tour, a cross-section of anti-gun activists, politicians, Obama administration representatives, and others of like mind gathered in Oregon recently to discuss “what we can do in the legislature next year.”  Topics discussed included “universal” background checks, gun registration, and a plan to sell “universal” checks with fake gun sportsmen in flannel shirts, in the style of John Kerry. 
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