Dear NRA-ILA Friends and Family, I’m excited to announce that the online NRA-ILA Auction is now OPEN and ready for your bids! This year’s auction features numerous firearms, accessories and ammunition.   Every item comes to NRA-ILA as a 100 percent donation, ensuring that all funds go directly to the battle for protecting the Second Amendment. 
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June 2020 set another all-time background check record. The FBI NICS office ran 3,931,607 total background checks last month, breaking the previous record by nearly two-hundred-thousand checks.  The number of background checks run by the FBI has surpassed 3 million in a month four times. Three of those times have been this year. There have
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In 2013, Colorado enacted House Bill 13-1224, which made it a crime, with some exceptions, to sell, transfer, or possess any “large-capacity magazine”after July 1, 2013. A “large-capacity magazine”meant any “fixed or detachable magazine, box, drum, feed strip, or similar device capable of accepting, or that is designed to be readily converted to accept, more
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SIG Sauer needs no introduction at this point. The manufacturer is a powerhouse, producing an endless array of firearms, accessories, optics, and ammo for civilian, military, and law enforcement alike. Meanwhile, ZEV Technologies originally made waves with its Glock mods. Then, in 2019, ZEV released its first complete pistol: The OZ9. ZEV followed that up
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For decades, the two partisan political organizations dedicated to electing attorneys general had an agreement not to attack the other side’s incumbent candidate. During President Donald Trump’s time in office, however, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) has thrown that accord out the window, lurching further to the right year after year and weaponizing the partisan polarization gumming
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For decades, the two partisan political organizations dedicated to electing attorneys general had an agreement not to attack the other side’s incumbent candidate. During President Donald Trump’s time in office, however, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) has thrown that accord out the window, lurching further to the right year after year and weaponizing the partisan polarization gumming
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Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed John Stevens for re-election to the 24th Senate District of Tennessee. “John Stevens is a champion of our Second Amendment freedoms and has always fought to protect the constitutional rights of law-abiding Tennesseans,”
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Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Bill Powers for re-election to the 22nd Senate district of Tennessee. “Bill Powers is an unwavering supporter of our Second Amendment freedoms and we can trust him to defend our right to self-defense,”
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Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Paul Rose for re-election to the 32nd Senate district of Tennessee. “Tennesseans can count on Sen. Rose to protect our Second Amendment right to self-defense,” said Matt Herriman, NRA-ILA’s Tennessee state director. “The
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill on Thursday that would have allowed churchgoers in places with schools on the property to carry their concealed weapons. “This bill allows guns on school property, which threatens the safety of students and teachers,” Cooper wrote in a veto message. Emergency medical
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In essence, “Let Them Eat Tweets” revisits the title question of Thomas Frank’s classic “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” Sixteen years after the publication of Frank’s book, the question he raised remains the most important one in American politics: namely, how has the Republican Party achieved so many victories when its economic policies are so
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Islamorada’s Bud n’ Mary’s Marina is one of the most iconic fishing destinations in the U.S. (David A. Brown/) Any fair discussion of Islamorada’s angling luminaries must begin or end with Richard Stanczyk. At 75, he’s seen it all and done it all. And with no intention of slowing down, he’s a tireless promoter and
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Fairfax, Va. – NRA-ILA’s North Carolina State Director​​, D.J. Spiker, released the following statement today regarding Gov. Cooper’s veto of HB 652: “It’s disappointing that Gov. Cooper vetoed the bill without even reading it. Had he had read it, he would know the legislation only applies to churches that operate schools and simply allows parishioners to carry when the
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Firearm-related background checks reached 3.9 million in June, the most since the tracking system was created more than two decades ago amid multiple crises in the coronavirus pandemic, an economic downfall and protests over police brutality and racial injustice. The lastest numbers are the most since the FBI began tracking such checks in 1998. More than 19 million
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David Richter’s campaign is steering clear of voters’ front doors as the former Hill International CEO’s primary against former Burlington County Freeholder Director Kate Gibbs winds to a close. “COVID has changed a lot of what we anticipated and planned on doing, everything from the entire campaign being more digitally-focused to we chose to cancel
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Despite making a commitment to working on COVID-19 related legislation and budget issues, anti-gun legislation continues to move forward in the Hawaii legislature. HB 1902 and HB 2744 were passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and are now eligible for floor votes. SB 2635 and SB 3054 passed in a joint meeting of the House Judiciary
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Nicknamed “Battle Born”, we Nevadans are an independent bunch and have a history of wanting to run our own lives. We don’t want government control, nor do we need it. Nevertheless, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend recently with more and more government infringing on basic rights they have no business being involved in. The recent
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2020 continues to serve up examples of why Americans should not tolerate gun control schemes that require citizens to obtain government permission before exercising their Second Amendment rights. This week, the Maryland State Police experienced what they termed a “catastrophic hardware failure” that interrupted that state’s ability to process regulated firearm purchase applications. The failure
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Moberly Monitor-Index Wednesday Jul 1, 2020 at 10:29 AM Missouri State Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin representing Missouri’s 18th District will be the featured speaker at the Randolph County Federated Republican Women meeting 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nelly’s Restaurant in Moberly. The dinner and program will follow at 6 p.m. The cost is $11 per person. O’Laughlin also
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