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Rhode Island: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:48pm
Today, the Rhode Island General Assembly began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Providence.

Kentucky: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:00pm
Today, the Kentucky General Assembly began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Frankfort.  

North Dakota: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:54pm
Today, the North Dakota Legislative Assembly began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Bismarck.  

Minnesota: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:47pm
Today, the Minnesota Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in St. Paul.  

Montana: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:38pm
Yesterday, the Montana Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Helena. 

Pennsylvania: 2015-2016 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:28am
Today, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began its 2015-2016 legislative session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Harrisburg. 

South Carolina: Bills target gun rights education in schools

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:08am
Who instructs children on the gun rights and safety has traditionally been left out of the state’s school systems, but bills pre-filed in both chambers of the South Carolina Legislature would bring gun rights squarely into focus in the classroom.

Variety: By bypassing Congress, gun control lobby can bypass NRA

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:04am
On January 5, Variety magazine ran a column admitting the tremendous power of the NRA, and suggested the gun control lobby is figuring out that the only way to beat the pro-Second Amendment group is to bypass Congress. This means bypassing lawmakers loyal to the NRA as well.

Pennsylvania: Reading, other cities wrestle with gun laws

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:02am
City Council on Dec. 8 had started the process of repealing its requirement that gun owners report lost or stolen weapons within 24 hours of discovering it.The council began the process after its solicitor said a new state law could bring a flurry of lawsuits against the city. That new law, Act 192, took effect Monday.

Authorities call year-old concealed-carry law a 'non-event'

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 9:43am
Illinois' year-old concealed-carry law has had no noticeable negative effect, local authorities say. Danville police Sgt. Josh Campbell agreed, saying "When you're talking concealed-carry, it's mostly your law-abiding citizens, who don't cause problems anyway."

Montana: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:19pm
Today, the Montana Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Helena. 

Ohio: 2015-2016 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:59pm
Today, the Ohio General Assembly began its 2015-2016 legislative session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Columbus.  

Wisconsin: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:34pm
Today, the Wisconsin Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Madison.  

Washington: Gun shows, police looking for answers for new background check law

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:57am
Initiative 594 has been in place since Dec. 4, but those who have to deal with the law requiring background checks for all firearm sales and transfers still aren’t sure what to do.No one is even certain who is enforcing the implementation of I-594, said TRAC General Manager Troy Woody, whose Pasco venue plays host to gun shows.

Why criminals continue to carry guns

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:42am
The sad truth is that most of your common street thugs — dope dealers, gang members, carjackers and armed robbers — don’t shop at gun shows or sporting goods stores. They acquire their weapons through burglaries, from “straw buyers” who buy guns legally then turn them over to felons, on the streets from illegal dealers, and numerous other ways. And although I’ve heard many an activist and elected official talk about the need to get guns out of the community and stop them from finding their way back in, none of them ever explains how we can do that.

Gun Control Groups, Blocked in Washington, Turn Attention to States

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:46pm
The gun control movement, blocked in Congress and facing mounting losses in federal elections, is tweaking its name, refining its goals and using the same-sex marriage movement as a model to take the fight to voters on the state level.

Michigan: Governor Snyder Signs Concealed Pistol Licensing Reform Into Law

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 10:12pm
Today, Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills 789 and 790 into law.  These important pro-gun bills create a more efficient, consistent and expedient concealed pistol licensing process through the creation of a true “shall issue” licensing system for all statutorily eligible Michiganders.  

Gun control groups scrounge for cash, ideas to fight GOP-controlled Congress

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 9:08pm
Gun control groups are scrounging for money and ideas as they prepare for the Republican-controlled Congress, which they expect will continue to thwart stricter firearm laws and move to expand gun rights. Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the group founded by gunshot victim and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, sent an email to supporters soliciting cash and guidance on how to advance its cause in the wake of repeated legislative and election defeats.  

Happy New Year, Happy New Gun-Control Nonsense

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 8:38pm
If we are to believe the timestamp — which, amusingly enough, reads “12:01” — we must reasonably conclude that the gun control movement managed to get just one minute into 2015 before it substantially embarrassed itself. Take a bow, New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik. Read more: National Review Online

Anti-Gun Rahm Emanuel’s Yard Sign Warns Burglars That He Has Armed Secret Service

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 8:27pm
Chicago Mayor and gun-control advocate Rahm Emanuel is protected in his home at all hours of the day and night by armed policemen, and a sign outside his house warns would-be burglars that armed Secret Service agents are standing guard.