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Tomorrow, Senate Judiciary C Committee will consider Constitutional Carry Legislation, Senate Bill 118.  It is very important that NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters contact committee members and respectfully urge them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 118. Senate Bill 118 removes the requirement for law-abiding individuals to obtain a concealed handgun permit before being allowed to carry concealed, a
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While reports about the House passing House Bill 1927, NRA-backed permitless carry legislation, dominated the news this week, there are a number of other significant pro-Second Amendment measures that are progressing through the legislative process as well.  We thank the authors of this important legislation for their work to push these initiatives through their respective legislative chambers! This week the Texas Senate
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On Friday, April 16th, House Majority Leader Representative Cathy Tilton and 14 Second Amendment supporting co-sponsors introduced HB 179, NRA-backed legislation to protect Alaskans from infringements on their right to keep and bear arms during times of emergency, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Please contact your State Representative and ask them to SUPPORT House Bill 179. House Bill
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Early Thursday evening, on a 84-56 vote, the Texas House gave initial approval to House Bill 1927, by Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), an NRA-backed permitless carry proposal that would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a handgun without a state-issued License To Carry (LTC).  This is the first time a permitless carry bill has been debated by, and passed out of, one legislative
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The House of Representatives is reconvening next week. Senate Bill 6, to ban magazines over an arbitrary capacity limit, has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 6. Senate Bill 6, the so-called “Delaware Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act,” bans possessing magazines with a capacity
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Guns are ingrained in the Arizona psyche, from the legendary Shootout at the OK Corral that morphed into tourist-dependent Tombstone to the CNN broadcast of Donald Trump supporters casually carrying long guns during a protest in downtown Phoenix. Arizona has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the nation, built on a pioneer, conservative
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Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider self-defense expansion legislation, Senate Bill 573.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT SB 573. Senate Bill 573 clarifies existing law to prevent cities and municipalities from being able to create gun free zones in locations where they shouldn’t be allowed to.  This legislation
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Joe Biden recently announced he would nominate gun control activist and lobbyist David Chipman for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Chipman’s hostility towards the Second Amendment and his work for a national gun control organization disqualifies him from serving as the Director of the ATF. Make no mistake, David
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Yesterday, the General Assembly adjourned sine die from its 2021 session. During this session, strong efforts by NRA and its members, along with state affiliate Maryland State Rifle & Pistol Association, ensured that no new gun control passed. Senate Bill 624, and companion House Bill 638, along with House Bill 1291, were considered essentially dead
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Today, the Colorado Senate passed anti-gun legislation, House Bill 1106, sending it to the desk of Governor Jared Polis.  It is more important than ever that NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters contact Governor Polis and ask them to VETO House Bill 1106. House Bill 1106 imposes government-mandated standards for storing firearms, rendering a person’s firearm
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On Saturday, the Legislature adjourned sine die from its 2021 session. During this session, they passed a number of bills advancing Second Amendment rights for the benefit of law-abiding citizens, and sent them to Governor Jim Justice for his signature. Senate Bill 263 allows online raffles to benefit charitable and public service organizations. Senate Bill
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Yesterday, the House voted to pass House Bill 3096 on third reading. It has been sent to the Senate for further consideration. House Bill 3096 allows a law-abiding adult to carry a handgun without first having to obtain government permission. This ensures that citizens have the right to self-defense without government red tape or delays.
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Back in March, we reported that three bills to severely restrict Maryland’s centuries-old practice of home-building firearms for personal use failed to meet the bill crossover deadline and were likely dead for the year. On April 8th, anti-gun legislators in the House hijacked NRA “A” rated Senator Michael Hough’s Senate Bill 190 by inserting language
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DENVER (CBS4)– Pres. Joe Biden is taking executive action to step up gun safety measures. This comes after an outburst of mass shootings, including the deaths of ten people in Boulder. Thursday’s executive actions include ordering the Justice Department to draft model Red Flag legislation for states to implement. Colorado already has a Red Flag
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has become the latest state to soon allow most adults 21 and older to carry handguns without first clearing a background check and training after Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday signed the measure into law. “I signed constitutional carry today because it shouldn’t be hard for law-abiding Tennesseans to exercise
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has become the latest state to allow most adults 21 and older carry handguns without first clearing a background check and training. Gov. Bill Lee Thursday signed the measure into law on Thursday. Lee initially proposed the National Rifle Association-backed legislation last year before the COVID-19 pandemic caused lawmakers to
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Today, the Kansas Senate passed pro-gun omnibus legislation, House Bill 2058, and Eddie Eagle Gun Safety legislation, House Bill 2089.  Having received multiple amendments, the House will soon consider the legislation again.  Please contact your State Representative and urge them to SUPPORT House Bill 2058 and House Bill 2089. Proposed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, House Bill 2058 does the
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