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New York Officials Weaponize Regulatory Power Against the NRA

NRA News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:56am
Do you need another demonstration of how dangerous regulatory power can be when it's weaponized by politicians? Look no further than New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's recent directive to financial regulators. Cuomo wants them to pressure private companies to break ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA). The "or else" is just a hair from being overt.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Hired Three Gun Control Lobbyists In April

NRA News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:50am
The sporting goods store, under fire for refusing to sell rifles to anyone under the age of 21, is now officially lobbying Congress for gun control, according to federal lobbying activity records.

Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Legislation Could Soon be Considered in the Senate

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:38pm
Currently awaiting a concurrence vote in the Oklahoma Senate, is pro-gun legislation Senate Bill 1212.

Illinois: New Bill to Shut Down Your Local Gun Store to be Heard Today

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:14pm
Though Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the egregious dealer licensing bills was sustained last week, anti-gun legislators are still attempting to pass the same language as Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Bill 337.  The Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing SA 2 to SB 337 today, May 1st, at 4:15PM.  Please contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE SA 2 to SB 337.  In addition, please sign the witness slip for SB 337.

Kansas: Urge Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning to Consider Pro-Gun Legislation

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 2:37pm
Important pro-gun legislation, House Bill 2042, is currently being held up from being considered in the Kansas Senate.

Colorado: Gun Control Legislation Being Rushed Through Legislative Process

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:10pm
Today, the House Judiciary Committee will consider House Bill 1436, legislation that intends to create so-called “Extreme Risk Protection Orders.”

Urgent: House Vote on Gun Control Possible Today

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:34am
Your NRA-ILA has learned that the Connecticut state House of Representatives may vote on gun control legislation today that would essentially ban the hobby of building firearms and ban common firearm modifications.  Please contact your state Representative and urge them to OPPOSE House Bills 5540 and 5542.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Representative.  In addition, you may click here to find your state Representative.

Public Health Totalitarians: Amend Constitution to Ban Firearms

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:45am
Organizations such as The American Academy of Nursing, The American Nurse Association, The American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and the American Public Health Association, have rightly called for a ban on firearms. Moving forward these conversations need to be rooted in the context of the Constitution.

Media Misled on NRA Annual Meeting Gun Policy

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:44am
Despite reports from outlets like CBS News, the Associated Press, and Politico, the National Rifle Association did not ban guns from their annual meeting. Nor did the gun-rights organization make the decision to keep guns from Vice President Mike Pence's speech at the conference. Instead, the Secret Service, which will provide armed security for the speech, will not allow civilian gun carry at the venue where Pence will speak during his speech on May 4.

New Jersey: Bill Seeks to Raise Minimum Age for Buying Rifles, Shotguns

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:43am
New Jersey lawmakers are continuing a flurry of gun control measures with a bill that would raise the minimum age for buying a rifle or shotgun.

Ohio: Gun restrictions pose hottest issue for Democratic candidates for Ohio governor

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:42am
Kucinich has been by far the most outspoken on anti-gun rhetoric, primarily as a way to distinguish himself from Cordray.

AP issues correction on report that NRA banned guns for Mike Pence speech

NRA News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:39am
The Associated Press issued a correction on Monday after reporting that the National Rifle Association was banning guns at its annual meeting during Vice President Mike Pence’s speech.  It was widely reported on Monday that the guns rights group would not allow members to carry guns at the NRALeadership Conference in Dallas “prior to and during” Mr. Pence’s speech on May 4.
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