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MD Illustrates Problem with Requiring Permission to Exercise Rights

Maryland's recent “catastrophic hardware failure” illustrates issues with asking permission for Constitutional rights. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- 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 proces...
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Virginia House Passes Bill Banning Sale of “Assault Weapons” – 3 Democrats Vote NO

Virginia House Passes Bill Banning Sale of “Assault Weapons” – 3 Democrats Vote NO Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- Tuesday, the Virginia House of Delegates passed HB 961, Governor Northam's ban on so-called “assault weapons”, standard capacity magazines and suppressors. Three Democrats voted no – Delegates Carter, Heretick, and Tyler. Please contact them and thank them for voting no on this unconstitutional bill. Delegate Kelly K. Convirs-Fowler did not vote. This vote now heads to the Senate. ...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Virginia, House, Petersen, Nra, Lewis, Senate Judiciary Committee, Edwards, Senate judiciary, Tyler, VSSA, Virginia House, Northam, Gun Rights News, Virginia House of Delegates


Virginia Senator Bell’s Attack on Shooting Ranges Dead for Session

Opinion Bill S.B. 353 Outdoor shooting ranges; would be prohibited adjacent to residential areas; exceptions; civil penalty. Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Senate Judiciary Committee began this morning (Feb 3rd, 2020) by passing by several bills for the year: S.B. 13 Possessing or transporting a weapon within Capitol Square; penalty. S.B. 15 Carrying weapon into a building owned or leased by the Commonwealth; penalty. S.B. 353 Outdoor shooting ranges; prohibited adjacent to residential are...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, Commonwealth, Senate Judiciary Committee, ATF, VSSA, Northam, Gun Rights News, Democrats War on Guns, House Public Safety, Department of State Police, Capitol Square, Virginia Shooting Sports Association, About Virginia Shooting Sports Association, Virginia Shooting Sports Association VSSA, Virginia State Rifle and Revolver Association


Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law

Opinion Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Frustrated by the lack of political progress on the gun control agenda, the legal wing of the anti-gun movement continues to pursue ever-more radical and confused legal strategies. In the 1990s, trial lawyers and their allies in government sought to bankrupt the gun industry by holding them accountable for the criminal actions of third parties – a theory that would hav...
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Oregon Anti-Gunners Launch Attack; 20 Rounds a Month in One Bill!

One bill now in the Oregon Legislature would limit people to purchasing 20 rounds of ammunition a month. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- While gun rights activists across the country have been focusing considerable attention on the war being waged against Washington state gun owners, because that state is something of a “test tube” for gun control schemes, there’s a second front in the effort to erode the Second Amendment going on south of the Columbia River in neighboring Oregon. Per...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Salem, Gun Control, Bill, Washington State, Gun Rights, Nra, Kate Brown, Seattle Times, Oregon Legislature, Columbia River, Paul Evans, Evergreen State, Dave Workman


Illinois Gun Owners , “We’ve Done Nothing Wrong”

Illinois Gun Owners , We've Done Nothing Wrong Illinois – -(Ammoland.com)- We are down to the last four days of regular Illiniois session. There is an all-out push to pass something, anything, in the wake of recent tragedies in the news.One man in Nevada, maybe the only person in the whole world, commits a heinous act with a firearm accessory and now there is call to ban that item for all the law-abiding Illinois gun owners – gun owners who DID NOT commit the crime. Failure to comply gets you ...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Fbi, Nevada, Illinois, Department, Gun Rights News, Department of State Police, Illinois Carry, Bump Stocks, Illinois Gun Owners, IllinoisCarry, Illinois Legislators


Illinois Reform of Switchblade Ban Officially Signed Into Law

By Dean Weingarten Dean Weingarten Arizona -(Ammoland.com) – On 14 August, 2017, Governor Bruce Rauner signed SB 607, the reform of the Illinois ban on switchblade knives, into law.From ilga.gov:(2) The provision of paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of this Section prohibiting the sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or carrying of any knife, commonly referred to as a switchblade knife, which has a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring or other device ...
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VA: General Assembly Fails to Override Governor’s Veto of Self-Defense Legislation

VA: General Assembly Fails to Override Governor's Veto of Self-Defense Legislation National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)-Yesterday, the Virginia General Assembly held their 2017 Veto Session.During this session, your legislators had the opportunity to override Governor Terry McAuliffe’s veto of important self-defense legislation, Senate Bill 1299, Senate Bill 1300, House Bill 1852, and House Bill 1853.Unfortunately, some in the ...
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Financially Punishing Gun Owners

Inquisitr: Senator Coleman Young II introduced Senate Bill 851, which is a bill to amend the insurance code of 1956, to the Michigan State Senate this month. The bill would add a new chapter to Michigan’s 1956 PA 128 that would require Michigan firearm owners to purchase firearm liability insurance if they want to legally own guns. Coleman Young II is the son of former Detroit Mayor Coleman Young, who was booted from the UAW, according to Powerline, for being too radical. Sen. Coleman Young II i...
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