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Bye Bye Beto O’Rourke

Opinion Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Robert Francis O’Rourke’s first few days as a presidential candidate reminded me how much we miss the great talent of Tom Wolfe. Wolfe had an amazing, profound capacity for looking beneath the glitter, the fakery, and the hypocrisy that defines much of our culture. Wolfe’s 1970 publication of Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers challenged the political correctness and hypocritical posturing of the liberal elites. Wolfe ...
Tags: Gun Rights News, Election 2020, Newt Gingrich

How Middle America Is to Be Dispossessed ~ VIDEO

Opinion USA – -(Ammoland.com)- In all but one of the last seven presidential elections, Republicans lost the popular vote. George W. Bush and Donald Trump won only by capturing narrow majorities in the Electoral College. Hence the grand strategy of the left: to enlarge and alter the U.S. electorate so as to put victory as far out of reach for national Republicans as it is today for California Republicans, and to convert the GOP into America's permanent minority party. In the Golden State, Dem...
Tags: Florida, Guns, California, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Virginia, Sacramento, NFL, America, Gop, United States, Ben Franklin, House, Philadelphia, Nancy Pelosi

Indiana: Senate Committee Passes Important Self-Defense Bill

Opinion Indiana: Senate Committee Passes Important Self-Defense Bill Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On March 20th, 2019, the Indiana state Senate Judiciary committee voted 7-3 to pass House Bill 1284 to enhance protections afforded to law-abiding citizens acting in defense of themselves and others. Thank you to all NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted the committee in support of this critical legislation. HB 1284 now heads to the full state Senate, where it could be hear...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Indiana, House, Lucas, Nra, Jim Lucas, Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Committee, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland, Aaron Freeman

Idaho Senate Hearing on Constitutional Carry Expansion on Friday – Take Action

Opinion Idaho Senate Hearing on Constitutional Carry Expansion on Friday Idaho – -(AmmoLand.com)- The moment that gun owners have been waiting for has finally arrived! Your hard work and dedication to moving Constitutional Carry Expansion forward is paying off. After a lengthy and productive discussion with Chairman Patti Ann Lodge, she agreed to hold a hearing on a bill that has been crucial to gun owners for the last three years. Here are the details: Date: Friday – March 22nd, 2019 Time: ...
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Deadly Red Flag Bill Being Heard In U.S. Senate On March 26

Deadly Red Flag Bill Being Heard In U.S. Senate On March 26 Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- This Tuesday, March 26, 2019, the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee is going to be hearing a Red Flag gun-control/gun confiscation bill put in by Florida Republican Marco Rubio.  Yes, the Republican controlled Senate is going to hear a bill that a Republican put in. President Trump said right after the Florida school massacre that he thought Red Flag laws were a good idea. We need to let our Senators, hear f...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Senate, Virginia, America, Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Trump, Congressional, The Board, U S Senate Judiciary Committee, Virginia Citizens Defense League Inc, Virginia Citizens Defense League, Gun Rights News, Arizona Citizens Defense League, Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Is NOT Entitled to Her Own Facts, aka BS

Opinion By Larry Keane New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Is NOT Entitled to Her Own Facts, aka BS USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Memories are short in Washington, D.C. That is, at least, when it’s convenient for a presidential bid. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) visited New Hampshire voters last week, trying to make her mark in a crowded Democratic primary field. As a tactic, she decided to demonize firearms manufacturers. We’re not going to stay quiet. Facts be damned. The junior senator from ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Washington, Senate, Virginia, America, Walmart, Fbi, New Hampshire, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, National Shooting Sports Foundation, ATF, Sen Lindsey Graham, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand

Florida Carry’s 2019 Ocala Open Carry Fishing Walk ~ Saturday, April 6, 2019

*** FREE Food and Drink Provided! *** Florida Carry's 2019 Ocala Open Carry Fishing Walk Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 AM – 5 PM. Florida Carry will hold its Second Annual Open Carry Fishing Adventure at Ocala Tuscawilla Park 829 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL 34470. This event is held during a “free fishing” weekend, which means you can fish at the park without a fishing license. And under Florida State Law you can legally carry, while fishi...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Senate, Open Carry, Reno, Nra, Mark, Legislature, Rick Scott, Janet Reno, Ron DeSantis, Gun Rights News, Phillip Evans, Florida Carry, PM Florida Carry, Ocala Tuscawilla Park 829 NE Sanchez Ave Ocala

Oregon Gun Safety Bill Hearing Scheduled But It Still Needs Work

Opinion Oregon Gun Safety Bill Hearing Scheduled But It Still Needs Work Oregon – -(AmmoLand.com)- Senate Bill 801 has been scheduled for a hearing on March 27th at 1PM in Hearing Room B in the Capitol. The Senate Committee on Education is hearing the bill. The bill allows (but does not require) public and private schools to have a 30 minute class on firearm safety and accident prevention for first graders. The class must be taught by a teacher, administrator, law enforcement agent or “first...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Senate, Gun Rights News, Oregon Firearms Federation, Senate Committee on Education

Iowa: Both Chambers Pass Right to Keep & Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment

Opinion Iowa: Both Chambers Pass Right to Keep & Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment Iowa – -(AmmoLand.com)- On March 13th, 2019 the Iowa state Senate voted 33-16 to pass Senate Joint Resolution 18 to propose an amendment to the state Constitution affirming and recognizing the right of Iowans’ to keep and bear arms as a fundamental individual right. Later the same day, the state House of Representatives voted 53-46 to concur. While this important amendment will not appear on the ballot until ...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Iowa, House Of Representatives, General Assembly, Nra, New York House, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Matt Windschitl, PCW, Brad Zaun, Windschitl, California Maryland Minnesota New Jersey, Chambers Pass Right to Keep amp

Seven reasons why failure is impossible for feminists

In 1906, an 86-year-old woman greeted a room full of suffragists who were still fighting for the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony made her last public statement: “But with all the help with people like we have in this room, failure is impossible.” She died a month later, and it took until 1920 for women to be finally able to vote. In this era of a president who is proud to be a pussy-grabber, it is understandable for feminists to still get discouraged. Yes, lawmakers are trying to restrict a woma...
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New Mexico turns to People to Overturn Anti-Second Amendment Law

New Mexico Take Action U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- New Mexico Second Amendment supporters are doing more than passing Second Amendment sanctuary resolutions. The New Mexico Republicans are leading a movement to repeal the offending law using the power of the people. New Mexico has a provision in its Constitution, rather similar to that in Switzerland. If the legislature passes a law offensive to the people, they can demand a referendum be held. If the law is not approved of in the referendum, the...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Switzerland, New Mexico, Santa Fe, Second Amendment, State, Legislature, Townsend, New Mexico House, Artesia, Gun Rights News

Senators Introduce 2019 Hearing Protection Act

Measure would allow sportsmen to have better access to hearing protection equipment for recreational gun use. Hearing Protection Act Washington, D.C. –  -(AmmoLand.com)- Idaho Senator Mike Crapo along with 12 Senate colleagues, including Idaho Senator Jim Risch, today introduced the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) in the Senate. The HPA, S. 817, would reclassify suppressors to regulate them like a regular firearm. Co-sponsors include Senators John Cornyn (TX), Bill Cassidy (LA), John Boozman (A...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, Idaho, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Senate Judiciary Committee, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Fischer, National Rifle Association, Cassidy, Inhofe, Thom Tillis, NFA, NICS, John Wick

Florida Law Would Make It Illegal For Minors To Post Pictures Of Fake Guns

Opinion A New Florida bill proposed by, you guessed it, a Democrat would make it against the law for a minor to post a picture of anything resembling a gun on Social Media. Tallahassee, Florida –-(Ammoland.com)- A New Florida bill proposed by, you guessed it, a Democrat would make it against the law for a minor to post a picture of anything resembling a gun on Social Media. Florida Democrat Jason W. B. Pizzo Democrat Jason W. B. Pizzo introduced SB 1310 into the Florida Senate. The bill ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Senate, Miami, John, Kraft, Nra, Pizzo, Toure, Northern Virginia, John Crump, Gun Rights News, Airsoft, Democrats War on Guns, Florida Senate

WA ‘bump stock buyback’ funded as OR braces for ban initiative

Bump fire stocks, like this one pictured in a YouTube screen snip from Central Texas Survival, are being “bought back” in Washington State. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- While Washington State lawmakers have approved funding for a “bump stock buyback” at $150 apiece, gun owners in neighboring Oregon are already bracing for a fight next year when anti-gunners will push a measure aimed at banning “a variety of semi-automatic firearms,” as reported by KATU in Portland. In the Evergreen State—which ne...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, House Of Representatives, Portland, Ayn Rand, Gun Control, Ferguson, Las Vegas, Pacific Northwest, Gun Rights, Northwest, Morton, Second Amendment, Nra

Is the American Century Over For Good?

Opinion Nixon, leading a minority Republican Party, had a compelling argument: “If the Democrats cannot unite their own party, how can they unite the nation?” USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Politics stops at the water's edge” was a tradition that, not so long ago, was observed by both parties, particularly when a president was abroad, speaking for the nation. The tradition was enunciated by Sen. Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan in 1947, as many of the Republicans in the 80th Congress moved to back Tru...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, North Korea, Senate, India, Alabama, America, Pakistan, House, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi, Kim, Republican Party

Hyde-Smith Duck Hunting Season Measure Signed Into Law

President Trump Signs Major Lands Bill, Which Includes Federal Duck Hunting Season Extension, Special Hunts for Vets, Military and Youths. Duck Hunting Dog WASHINGTON, D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- President Trump today signed into law a major lands bill that includes U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s legislation allowing states to extend duck hunting season to January 31 and to schedule special hunts for military, veterans, and youths. The Natural Resources Management Act (S.47), which passed the ...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Senate, House, Jackson, Trump, Wildlife Service, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Hunting News, Duck Hunting, Hyde Smith, Myrlie Evers Home

Some Republicans Now Want Gun Confiscation

Opinion. Senate Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearings in Favor of Gun Confiscation. Let’s Generate a Massive Outcry Against Gun Confiscation Orders in the Senate! Republicans Now Want Gun Confiscation Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s been said quite often that Republicans are the “Stupid Party.” Well, the party of stupid has struck again, and “Exhibit A” is the Republican Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee — Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Based on what Graham is doing...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Bloomberg, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Graham, Goa, Illinois, Michael Bloomberg, Newtown, South Carolina, Rhino, Lindsey Graham

Kentucky Governor Bevin Signs Law Restoring Constitutional Carry

Kentucky Governor Bevin Signs Law Restoring Constitutional Carry U.S.A. –(Ammoland.com)- On Monday, 11 March 2019. Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky restored Constitutional Carry to the State of Kentucky. From wkyt.com: Bevin signed Senate Bill 150 into law Monday. It allows Kentuckians 21 and older who can lawfully possess a firearm to be able to conceal it without a permit. Governor Bevin explained the law does not create a right, it only reaffirms the Constitution. From oann.com: The gov...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Department Of Defense, Bliss, Atlantic, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Maine, Arkansas, South Dakota, Alaska

Vaccine Skeptics Under Siege

Opinion Vaccine Skeptics Under Siege USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Watch out. Capitol Hill and Silicon Valley have locked their sights on the next targets of a frightening free speech-squelching purge: independent citizens who dare to raise questions online about the safety and efficacy of vaccines. I'm vaccinated. My children are up to date. There's no dispute that vaccines have saved untold lives. But over the years, I've voiced my concerns about vaccine claims and government coercion in my new...
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New Mexico: New York-Style Gun Control Legislation Passed & Sent to the Governor

Opinion New Mexico Take Action Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This past week the New Mexico Senate concurred on legislation to criminalize almost all private sales of firearms, Senate Bill 8. Senate Bill 8 now heads to the desk of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for her signature. Please contact Governor Lujan Grisham and strongly urge her to VETO Senate Bill 8. Take Action Button Senate Bill 8, so-called “universal” background check legislation sponsored by Senators Richard Martinez (D...
Tags: Guns, Senate, New Mexico, Bill, Richard Martinez, Senate Bill, New Mexico Senate, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Lujan Grisham, New Mexico Sheriffs, Peter Wirth

Illinois: Bill to Create Gun Seizure Regime Introduced

Opinion Illinois Take Action Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Illinois state Senator Michael Hastings (D-19) has introduced legislation to create a gun seizure regime that would even apply to those who have simply failed to renew their firearm license.  Please contact your state Senator and urge them to OPPOSE Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 44.  Click the “Take Action” button to contact your state Senator. Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 44, introduced by Sen. Hastings, would among other...
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An Incremental Assault On The Second Amendment

Opinion An Incremental Assault On The Second Amendment New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Of the enumerated fundamental, unalienable rights, Leftist politicians know, the one etched in the Second Amendment is most difficult to dislodge. But these politicians are tenacious. This assertion isn’t meant to be a compliment; merely an observation. Strong drives coupled with an equally strong will, lead one to act. Actions may be positive or perverse. Here, perverse. Leftists abhor the Second Amendment of...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Senate, New York City, Court, States, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Cuomo, State Government, State, Democratic Party, U S Supreme Court, Legislature, McDonald

FPC, FPF Announce Expedited Appeal in Bumpstock Ban Cases

FPC, FPF Announce Expedited Appeal in Bumpstock Ban Cases WASHINGTON, D.C. —-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys for Firearms Policy Coalition and Firearms Policy Foundation filed opening briefs in their consolidated appeals with the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the ongoing federal litigation challenging the confiscatory “bump-stock” ban rulemaking by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Copies of the briefs and related filings are available at BumpStockCase...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, Court, United States, Gun Control, Department Of Justice, Trump, Harvard Law School, Tom, Whitaker, Court of Appeals, D C Circuit, ATF, Jeff Sessions

Montana State Legislative Update for March 2nd 2019

Opinion Republic of Montana Montana – -(AmmoLand.com)- Montana legislators are now on their mid-session break. Yes, the legislative session is half way done. It's time for an update about the various measures Montana Shooting Sports Association (MSSA) is working on. I'll include (S) for bills MSSA SUPPORTS, and (O) for bills MSSA OPPOSES. An * indicates a priority bill, for or against. HB 145 (S) – to eliminate the requirement that a CWP-holder must notify law enforcement when changing cou...
Tags: Guns, Montana, Senate, Best, Fbi, House, Senate Judiciary Committee, House Judiciary Committee, Bullock, NICS, Department of Public Health and Human Services, MSSA, Montana Montana, Gun Rights News, Gary Marbut, Montana Shooting Sports Association

West Virginia: Campus Carry Passes House, On to Senate

Opinion West Virginia: Campus Carry Passes House, On to Senate Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On February 27th, 2019 the West Virginia state House of Delegates passed House Bill 2519 by a vote of 59-41 to ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus. Earlier on the same day, HB 2519 was motioned to be referred to the House Rules Committee. Despite that delay, HB 2519 returned to the floor in time fo...
Tags: Guns, Senate, West Virginia, House, House of Delegates, CHL, Jim Butler, State Senate Judiciary Committee, House Rules Committee, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland, House Bill 2519

Washington lawmakers mapping strategy to reduce Concealed Carry

Concealed carry U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Against the backdrop of a push for gun control by Democrats on Capitol Hill, Democrats in the Washington's state Legislature are pushing a pair of bills, one in the Senate and its companion in the House, that amount to a guide for anti-gun state lawmakers anywhere to reduce the number of concealed carry licenses or permits by discouraging applications and renewals via extremist requirements. Joe Waldron Joe Waldron, former executive director of the...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, West, South Dakota, House, Oklahoma, Nra, State, Olympia, Legislature, National Rifle Association, Waldron, CPL, Evergreen State, Dave Workman

Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Headed to Senate Floor

Opinion Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Headed to Senate Floor Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the Hawaii state Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs passed three anti-gun bills out of committee that could come up for a vote on the Senate floor. Please contact your state Senator and urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bills 600, 621, and 1466.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Senator. Senate Bill 600, introduced by Senator Clarence Ni...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Hawaii, Bill, Fairfax, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Karl Rhoads, Nishihara, Clarence Nishihara, Anti Gun Bills Headed to Senate

‘Zucked’ shows how a mentor of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is now one of the social network’s biggest critics

As a tech venture capitalist and early mentor of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Roger McNamee might be the least likely prophet to wander out of Silicon Valley with warnings of the dangers posed by the social network to those who use it. But that’s exactly where McNamee finds himself today, three years after he first started to seriously worry that Facebook, in its galloping growth to more than 2 billion users – and a current value of more than $400 billion – had gone astray in ways that thre...
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Why gender matters so much in policy making

The 2018 U.S. elections changed many things, including, most notably, the gender composition of elected representatives in Washington and throughout the country. Both the Senate and House of Representatives are now nearly 25% female, a record high and more than double the percentage of 20 years ago. Nine women are currently serving as governors (tying the record), including five newly-elected this year, and countless more women were elected to state legislatures and other local offices.This chan...
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Universal Background Check Bill Passes with Bipartisan Support

Gun Counter Sales Girl Washington D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- H.R.8, known as the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, passed the US House of Representatives. The bill passed the chamber of Congress by a vote of 240 to 190. News media outlets like CNN claim that the bill passed with bipartisan support. Looking at the breakdown of the vote, the proposed law did not enjoy as much bipartisan support as CNN claimed. Out of the 197 Republican members of the House only eight voted for the measure. ...
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