Dear Texas NRA Member: All of your hard work and persistence has paid off!  Today, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1927, NRA-backed constitutional carry legislation authored by Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), into law.  The historic bill signing fittingly took place at the Shrine of Texas Liberty — the Alamo.  Thanks to all your emails and calls to state lawmakers, Texas becomes
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Updated 12:35 p.m. with new information throughout. AUSTIN — Texans can soon begin carrying a handgun in public without a license or training, after Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation allowing permitless carry Thursday, calling it the “biggest and best” gun law this session. The law takes effect Sept. 1. People 21 and older who can
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Fairfax, Va. – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott welcomed NRA EVP & CEO Wayne LaPierre along with NRA President Carolyn Meadows, 1st Vice President Charles Cotton, and 2nd Vice President Willes Lee to a special bill signing ceremony for House Bill 1927, NRA-backed legislation that allows law-abiding citizens to carry handguns for self-defense without a license from the
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SAN ANTONIO – Gov. Greg Abbott appeared at Alamo Plaza Thursday to sign seven pieces of legislation related to firearms, including so-called constitutional carry. Abbott was joined at 11 a.m. by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, House Speaker Dade Phelan and several other Republican lawmakers who authored the legislation he signed into law. Abbott was also
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Florida Today Published 4:00 a.m. ET June 17, 2021 A situation wrongly handled from start The issue of fluoridation of the water in Mims is being debated by dentists, residents and politicians choosing sides. The base issue here is not about whether fluoridation is effective or not. The issue is the fact that Commissioner Pritchett didn’t
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The recent increase in mass shooting incidents across the country comes as no surprise to anyone with an ounce of common-sense. The ease of purchase, and relatively low-cost, of assault-style weapons, particularly AR-15 semi-automatics with large-capacity magazines, makes it possible for anyone to become a mass murderer. And make no mistake about it, the purpose
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1791 Gunleather recently announced the expansion of its SnagMag magazine holster lineup. The expansion gives more options for carrying a magazine discreetly, with fits for a wide range of semi-auto pistol models and calibers. SnagMag Magazine Holster Invented by a plain-clothes law enforcement officer, the SnagMag provides an option for carrying a spare mag out
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Tomorrow, the House could hear Senate Bill 6, to ban most ammunition magazines in common use. Yesterday, the Senate voted 13-8 to pass House Bill 125, to essentially end the centuries-old practice of home-built firearms for personal use and to restrict free speech on firearms design. It now goes to Governor John Carney for his
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Dr. John Lott, Jr. of the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) recently released a paper written while he was a Senior Advisor for Research and Statistics at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy. His paper, Corrections to the FBI’s Reports on Active Shooting Incidents (May 31, 2021), examines the FBI’s previously released reports on “active shooter
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Tomorrow, at 2:00PM, the San Jose City Council Rules & Open Government Committee will discuss ROGC 21-616, to direct the City Attorney to begin drafting Mayor Liccardo’s requested proposal to tax gun owners and mandate that they purchase liability insurance. For information on participating in the meeting, which will be held remotely by video conference,
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House Bill 562, to make it harder to obtain a FOID, and to place onerous restrictions on private transfers, has been assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. This bill could be heard at any time. House Bill 1092, to expand Illinois’ program of seizing firearms without due process, is back in the Senate for further
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(Photo by Ebyabe, via Wikimedia Commons) President Joe Biden marked the anniversary of the tragic terror attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., by peddling a gun control narrative and cover-up for the failures of the Obama-Biden administration to stop radical Islamic terror attacks. Biden Lies About Pulse Nightclub Shooting While Pushing Gun Control
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Earlier tonight, the Maine State Senate held a floor vote on pro-gun legislation. Legislative Documents 884 and 1052 will go back to the House for consideration in non-concurrence. Please contact your State Representative and ask them to SUPPORT LD’S 884 and 1052! Pro-Gun Legislation: Legislative Document 884:  prohibits the Department of Public Safety from retaining any
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Last week, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced a package of anti-gun proposals, which include annual fees on gun owners, mandatory insurance, and mandatory audio/video recording of firearm purchases to name a few. These proposals may sound familiar, because the Mayor made similar proposals in 2020 and 2019. Tomorrow, June 15th, the San Jose City Council will hear one of the proposals, File 21-1393.
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