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Last year, a coalition of retired federal law enforcement officers and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association sued the Garden State for denying their right to carry under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA). That lawsuit just forced a policy change in the state that should allow more law enforcement officers to carry. LEOSA is
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Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hear Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a handgun transfer registry. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 3. Senate Bill 3 requires prospective purchasers or recipients of a handgun to first have a “handgun qualified purchaser card,” which requires a training course. While those with
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Last week, Emergency Powers legislation, Senate Bill 136, was introduced in the Alaska Senate and referred to the Senate Community and Regional Affairs Committee.  The committee is scheduled to consider SB 136 tomorrow, and a public hearing on Thursday, May 13.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT this important legislation. Companion to
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With bills rapidly advancing through the legislature, the Colorado House will likely consider two anti-gun measures this week and your State Representative needs to hear from you! House Bill 1298 allows for the indefinite delay of firearm transfers. Current state law allows licensed firearm dealers to proceed with firearm transfers if the Colorado Bureau of Investigation does
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Today, Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1382 into law, to ensure that access to the Second Amendment remains protected from frivolous lawsuits and also remains protected during emergencies. He tweeted a statement in support. While federal law currently has this protection, as the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), President Biden has promised to repeal the PLCAA
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New York’s stringent laws make it a ‘fat target’ The Supreme Court will take on a case that might result in a change in New York’s gun laws. (Mark Thomas | Pixabay) The right to keep and bear arms took a major advance in the 2008 Supreme Court case District of Columbia v. Heller. According
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NRA-ILA’s Office of Litigation Counsel has been busy defending the Second Amendment across the country. Since the year began, ILA has filed new cases, continued the fight in many existing cases, and scored some good wins. This newsletter covers ILA’s efforts to defend your freedoms in court over the past few months. Supreme Court of
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NRA-ILA’s Office of Litigation Counsel has been busy defending the Second Amendment across the country. Since the year began, ILA has filed new cases, continued the fight in many existing cases, and scored some good wins. This newsletter covers ILA’s efforts to defend your freedoms in court over the past few months. Supreme Court of
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Today, the Senate debated adding a constitutional carry amendment to House Bill 3094, the open carry bill. Unfortunately, the amendment failed to be adopted. If your state senator supported the constitutional carry amendment, you may click the button below to thank them. Senators who supported the constitutional carry amendment: Brian AdamsWes ClimerTom DavisStephen GoldfinchDwight LoftisRex
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Today, the Senate Democrats gave final approval to anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 554, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Kate Brown.  Please contact Governor Brown and ask that she veto SB 554, a measure that only targets law-abiding gun owners. Senate Bill 554 detrimentally impacts law abiding gun owners in Oregon by:  Allows more than
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On June 5, the Oregon Senate will hold a concurrence vote on anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 554.  Following its questionable advancement and amendments with little to no time for public input, it is imperative that NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters contact their State Senator and ask them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 554. Senate Bill
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By Jeff Gross, opinion On Monday, April 26th the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) took a stand to decide whether the Second Amendment extends outside the home.  In 2008 and 2010 SCOTUS ruled that citizens have the right to own firearms and that it applies also to the states. In 2008 SCOTUS also ruled that requiring trigger
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association today applauded the Kansas Legislature’s veto override of House Bill 2058, common sense self-defense legislation that was vetoed by Governor Kelly last month. This bill improves the ability of law-abiding gun owners to protect themselves and their families. “The Kansas state legislature choose to protect the constitutional rights
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On Thursday, the Hawaii Legislature adjourned sine die from its 2021 legislative session. During this session, anti-gun legislators continued to push bills to harass law-abiding gun owners rather than seek ways to hold criminals accountable for their actions. House Bill 1366, to ban possession of home-built firearms owned prior to the ban last year, and House
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Joe Biden mentioned a number of the anti-gun goals he has set during his recent address to Congress, but for some reason, he did not mention his support for bankrupting the firearms industry through endless, meritless lawsuits. This is an odd oversight, considering he mentioned that, if he could be granted only one anti-gun accomplishment
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Yesterday, anti-gun legislators filed more bills attacking the rights of law-abiding citizens. Please contact your lawmakers and ask your state senator to OPPOSE SB 256 and your representative to OPPOSE HB 1298 and HB 1299. Click here to contact your state senator. Click here to contact your state representative. Senate Bill 256 repeals Colorado’s preemption
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Earlier this week, the Arizona House passed an amended Senate Bill 1382, to protect Second Amendment rights from frivolous lawsuits. It will now go back to the Senate for concurrence. Please contact your state senator and ask them to concur with the House amendments to SB 1382. Senate Bill 1382, as amended by the House,
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