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Delaware: Radical Gun Seizure Legislation Could be Heard Tomorrow

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 4:42pm
As early as tomorrow, a dangerous and extreme anti-gun bill is expected to be considered in committee.

Maine Action Needed: Anti-Gun Legislation May be Voted on This Week-CALL TODAY!

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 2:40pm
Anti-gun advocates are working overtime to pass anti-gun legislation in your state.  The Maine Senate could vote by the end of this week on Legislative Document 351, an anti-gun bill that would allow municipalities to prohibit firearm owners from carrying during municipal public proceedings and in polling places.  It is important that you continue to contact your state Senator with your strong opposition to LD 351!  Call your state Senator and click the “Take Action” button below.

Washington: Please Attend WDFW Advisory Committee Meetings

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:05am
Thank you to all the NRA members and supporters who attended the first meeting of the Wenas Wildlife Area Target Shooting Advisory Committee.  The WDFW Advisory Committee has set the proposed meeting dates for the remainder of the year.  The next meeting will be a committee meeting and the following two will be “public listening sessions” for members of the public to offer comments and ideas. 

Maine: Pro-Gun Legislation Signed by the Governor!

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 11:00am
Yesterday, Governor Paul LePage (R) signed Legislative Document 9 into law.  Sponsored by state Representative Patrick Corey (R-25), LD 9 will prohibit a government agency or political subdivision of Maine from keeping a list or registry of privately owned firearms, or a list or registry of the owners of those firearms.  While federal law prohibits a universal national gun registry, there are eight states which prohibit state-level gun registries as well.  Maine will be the ninth state to prohibit a state-level gun registry.

House panel considers bill easing suppressor restrictions

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:13am
A House committee will begin considering this week a highly controversial proposal making it easier to buy gun silencers.

Ambush: WaPo snubbed NRA 'silencer shoot' before damning suppressors

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:12am
In a bid to promote legislation to ease the purchase of gun suppressors, several gun groups have been offering special "silencer shoots" to news media to show the potential benefits of quieter shots and reality that they really don't silent the weapons.

Congresswoman to Activists: Don't Say 'Control' When Talking Gun Laws

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:11am
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) called for campaign finance reform to mitigate the gun lobby’s influence on the political process and urged Democrats to drop the phrase “gun control.”

NRA Declares Victory, After Gov. Scott Signs Stand Your Ground-Related Bill Into Law

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:10am
A gun rights group is declaring victory, after Governor Rick Scott signed a Stand Your Ground-related bill into law last week.

One injured in Lincoln County shooting

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 2:32pm
One person was injured in a shooting on West Lincoln Drive in Lincoln County Sunday night. A man was sitting in a truck when he was shot in the neck. He has non-life threatening injuries.  Authorities say the shooting was self-defense.  One man has been detained for questioning. The Sheriff's Office is still investigating.

Florida Alert! Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey: We Can't Afford To Wait on the Attack

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 1:54pm
Brevard County, FL, Sheriff, Wayne Ivey has issued another video to help citizens be prepared to protect themselves and their families.

82-year-old homeowner shoots at home invasion suspect in Owen County

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 1:37pm
An 82-year-old man fired two shots at a suspect who tried to break into his home in Owen County early Sunday morning. Owen County Dispatch received a report of a home invasion in the 6000 block of Cunot Cataract Road around 5:30 a.m. The homeowner was the only one home at the time. Deputies say he fired two shots at the suspect but the suspect wasn't hit. The two struggled and the suspect escaped. The homeowner wasn't seriously hurt. Deputies say the doors were locked and the suspect got into the home by removing a window air conditioning unit.

Man Shoots Robber Armed With Knife in Upper Darby

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 1:35pm
A man who was armed with a gun turned the tables on a robber armed with a knife and shot him in the leg in Upper Darby late Sunday morning, according to police. Police told NBC10 a man was in the area of Bridge and James streets shortly before 11:30 a.m. when he was approached by a robber armed with a knife. The robber threatened the man who repeatedly warned him that he had a concealed gun, investigators said. The robber ignored the man’s warnings and continued to move toward him with the knife, according to officials. Police say the man then opened fire and shot the man once in the leg. The robbery suspect was taken to the hospital and was later released. Police have not yet revealed his identity or the specific charges against him.

Woman Shoots Enraged Guest At Marietta Gathering

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 1:31pm
A social gathering at a Cobb County apartment ended in gunfire and the death of a man, Marietta police said. Police responded to a shots fired call in the 700 block of Franklin Road, close to 3 a.m. Friday. A woman told officers that she shot a man who was trying to force his way into her apartment. Witnesses corroborated her version of events, telling investigators that the man and two women were asked to leave the gathering an hour before the commotion began.

Relaxing Michigan gun restrictions is part of a national trend

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 9:02am
The effort in Lansing to ease restrictions on carrying concealed weapons would mark a major change in state gun laws and be the latest in a string of victories for gun-rights advocates in Michigan in recent years.

The Second Amendment protects some bladed weapons, and not just firearms

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 9:01am
The New Jersey machete decision is important because it rejects a “spontaneity” requirement for arming yourself at home (the state’s theory that you could pick up a weapon against an imminent attack, but you can’t come to the door with the weapon just in case). But it’s also important because it reaffirms that the Second Amendment protects not just guns but other weapons as well.

Florida governor signs bolstered 'stand your ground' law

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 9:00am
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed amended "stand your ground" legislation on Friday, making it easier for defendants in the state to successfully claim they were protecting themselves when they commit violence.

Worry over guns on Kansas campuses is misguided

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 8:59am
When it comes to gun debates, it is common to hear about “heated discussions” in the classroom as a powder keg for violence. This is a classic red herring. If someone were so frustrated with classroom discussions that they were willing to commit violence, that person would find a way. Recent terrorist attacks in Europe prove that.

California: Anti-Gun Language Amended into Budget Bill

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 5:09pm
Assembly Bill 103, a budget trailer bill, was recently amended to include substantial policy changes that could remove your Second Amendment rights without due process. AB 103 is scheduled to be heard on Tuesday, June 13. Please contact the members of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and also CALL the Committee Members and urge them to OPPOSE AB 103.  .

Florida Action Report! Gov. Rick Scott has SIGNED SB-128 & SB-1052

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 3:46pm
Early yesterday evening, Friday, June 9th, Governor Rick Scott SIGNED INTO LAW the two critically important self-defense bills we have been urging him to sign.