Month: March 2021

Alabama lawmakers have not passed a single piece of pro-gun legislation in six years. Other states are enthusiastically passing a variety of bills to protect and advance Second Amendment rights for the benefit of law-abiding citizens. Just this year, legislatures in Montana, Tennessee, Iowa, and Utah have passed constitutional/permitless carry bills. Recently, Georgia passed a
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Well here’s one you don’t see every day: A father-son shootout broke out recently in Coweta County, Georgia. Meanwhile, a home security camera captured the wild footage. Father-Son Shootout in Georgia The incident began when a father saw his son, 26-year-old Mario Clark, allegedly armed, reported Fox 5 Atlanta. Police say the father noticed the
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Yesterday, the General Assembly adjourned sine die from its 2021 legislative session. During this session, the House passed House Bill 175 to prohibit financial institutions from discriminating against firearm businesses. Unfortunately, the Senate did not take action on this critical bill, resulting in it failing to pass this year. As a small victory for the
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“As a new resident of Nelsonville, I was surprised by the lovely church bells that grace us with brief playlists throughout the day. I was also surprised by the National Anthem which resounds every day at noon from the Washington Street location. It seems innocuous but I question the motive. Is this a call for
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Andrew Cuomo figured ambiguously but, as it has turned out, fatefully, in a remembrance of his father Mario Cuomo, written in 2015 by The New Yorker’s Hendrik Hertzberg on the occasion of the elder Cuomo’s passing. Hertzberg reprised Mario Cuomo’s maddeningly contradictory responses in 1993 to President Clinton’s offer to nominate him for the Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Byron White. Clinton
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When future Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett was nominated to a federal appeals court in 2017, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., at the time ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, expressed concern over Barrett’s religious affiliation as a pious Roman Catholic identified with her church’s most conservative elements. “I think whatever a religion is, it
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The National Rifle Association was quick to chide President Biden over his son Hunter’s reported firearms misadventures, saying that the Democrat should clean up his own house before cracking down on responsible gun owners. The NRA Institute for Legislative Action raised concerns about the Secret Service’s alleged involvement in the search for Hunter Biden’s discarded
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The US National Rifle Association (NRA) is at the forefront of the fight over Second Amendment rights as the Biden administration and Democratic Party are seeking to tighten up gun controls following deadly shootings in Georgia and Colorado. However, the 150-year-old group is in a heap of trouble itself. The NRA has signalled that it’s
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As early as tomorrow, the Senate is expected to vote on Pro-Gun Omnibus Legislation, House Bill 2058, as well as Eddie Eagle Gun Safety legislation, House Bill 2089.  These measures are rapidly advancing through the Kansas Legislature, and your State Senator needs to hear from you! Proposed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, House Bill 2058 does the following:
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According to the Mass Shooting Tracker, there have already been 124 mass shootings in the United States in 2021. Most mass shootings are domestic violence incidents that never make the news. Unfortunately, the past two weeks have seen two tragic public mass shootings. Last week eight people, including six Asian women, were shot in Atlanta
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Yesterday, the Senate voted 34-18 to pass House Bill 218, to protect lawful gun owners during a declared state of emergency and further recognize all out-of-state carry permits. It now goes back to the House for concurrence. Please contact your state representative and ask them to CONCUR on House Bill 218. House Bill 218 grants
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With Daniel Lippman AZAR TO HEADLINE FUNDRAISER FOR FORMER CHIEF RUNNING IN SPECIAL ELECTION: Former HHS Secretary Alex Azar will headline a fundraiser tomorrow for his top aide running to replace the late Rep. Ron Wright (R-Texas), according to an invitation obtained by PI. — The fundraiser for former HHS chief of staff Brian Harrison,
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In the wake of two (more) high-profile mass shootings, we’re (again) talking about guns — and whether Congress will do anything to restrict people from purchasing them. That debate occasioned this exchange on Sunday between “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace and South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (bolding is mine): Wallace: “Senator, first of
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CLOSE During his speech, Lee highlighted his budget and legislative priorities, including the state’s COVID-19 response, education, rural development and assistance for struggling families. Nashville Tennessean The Tennessee General Assembly has approved Gov. Bill Lee’s legislation to allow most adults to carry handguns without obtaining a permit, a measure some Republicans sought for years to
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action applauds South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem for signing NRA-backed House Bill 1212 into law, providing more protection for the self-defense rights of law-abiding South Dakotans. “I would like to thank Gov. Noem for her leadership on this critical self-defense initiative. Today was a celebration
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Tomorrow, March 30th, the New Hampshire Senate Finance Committee is expected to vote on pro-gun legislation that fixes the handgun purchase process in the Granite State. Please contact committee members, by email and phone, and politely ask them to support Senate Bill 141. Senate Bill 141  resolves New Hampshire’s longstanding problem with delays during handgun purchases, by
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Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have published a study that claims “racially biased conservative Whites” support the Second Amendment right to bear arms because they identify gun ownership with good citizenship and suggests mass shootings “may be a symptom of the country’s enduring legacy of racism.” This analysis was published in the
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