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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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You're Going to Vote; What More Can You Do?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:00
In addition to casting your ballot on Tuesday, here are some additional steps you can take to help ensure the future preservation of our liberty: 
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Arizona Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Supports Colorado-Like Gun Control

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 07:00
Former Clinton White House Deputy Director Fred DuVal (D) is running for governor of Arizona, and if he wins, he will put his support behind the implementation of Colorado-like gun control.
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Mississippi: NRA-ILA and State Legislative Leaders Urge Passage of Amendment 1 on November 4 to Establish a Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:25
Today at the State Capitol in Jackson, the Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, led by House Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks Committee Chairman, Scott Bounds (R-Philadelphia) hosted a press conference to urge support for passage of NRA-backed Amendment 1 on November 4 -- a state constitutional amendment establishing an individual right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.
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New York Times Mocks NRA Ad in Which Rape Victim Advocates Self-Defense

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:00
The New York Times mocked an NRA ad that shows a rape victim speaking up for her right to bear arms for self-defense. 
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Joni Ernst is right on guns

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
There is a new argument against Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst. To wit, that she should be excluded from the United States Senate because she just might shoot the parliamentarian the first time a procedural ruling goes against her.In a recently unearthed video from a 2012 National Rifle Association meeting in Iowa, Ernst explained her devotion to her Smith & Wesson 9 millimeter in particular, and to her gun rights in general. “I believe,” she said, “in the right to defend myself and my family — whether it’s from an intruder, or whether it’s from the government, should they decide that my rights are no longer important.”
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D.C. Attorney General to appeal concealed carry permits

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
D.C. is has been accepting applications for concealed handgun permits for about a week but that could soon end.News4's Mark Segraves is reporting D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan will appeal a judge’s ruling requiring the city to issue concealed carry permits. If successful, the District could take away any permits originally granted.
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NRA demands Georgia county’s elections board reverse ban on pro-gun clothing

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
The National Rifle Association has written a letter demanding the board of elections in Douglas County, Georgia, reverse an informal ban on pro-gun clothing at the voting booth.
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Alabama: Gun rights and hunting a major focus in upcoming general election

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
We are now just a week away from Alabama's general election.On the ballot are five amendments, two of which are related to guns, one for hunting and another for gun ownership.
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New York: SAFE Act, part II a possibility

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
Potential changes to the state SAFE Act had residents and gun owners outspoken about its provisions at the Frewsburg American Legion on Monday night.The event was sponsored by the Shooters Committee On Political Education and featured presentations by Mike Benard of the Wayne County SCOPE chapter and Assemblyman Andy Goodell, R,C,I-Jamestown.
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‘Lone Wolf’ terror attacks: We're sitting ducks and Americans with guns are last line of defense

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:00
The recent spate of “lone wolf” terrorist attacks both here and in Canada seem to have come out of nowhere. And it’s clear that they have left Americans and Canadians as sitting ducks.Simply by using the Internet, ISIS has encouraged “lone wolf” individuals. These “wolves” have initiated attacks on their own with no planning or coordination with others and without leaving a trail of clues about their intentions. Law enforcement authorities and our government are not well suited to defend against such individual terror strikes. As Israel has learned about such attacks, there are just too many targets to defend.So what can be done to protect public safety? When police and the military can’t be everywhere, the last line of defense is having more citizens carry guns.
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Intruder twice thwarted by armed citizens, WFIE, Evansville, Ind. 10/24/14

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 19:00
Brian Hiner was at home in Butler County, Ohio when his dog alerted him to an intruder. Hiner retrieved a gun, went to investigate, and apprehended the home invader. When police arrived, they detained the intruder in a cruiser. However, the criminal managed to escape the vehicle, ran into a cornfield, and eventually invaded another house. 15-year-old Justin Kugler was at home at the time, and responded to the intrusion by retrieving a gun. When Kugler encountered the home invader he told him, “get out of the house or I'm going to shoot you.” Police recaptured the intruder outside the Kugler residence. When interviewed by a local media outlet, Kugler stated, “I feel pretty good about it that I could have saved other people's houses and their property.” 
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