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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...
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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 ...
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Yesterday’s Scandal, Today’s Mandate: Antis Embraces Operation Choke Point as Policy

Opinion U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) unabashedly embraced the tactics behind one of the most shameful policies of the Obama era, openly using the guise of her federal authority to berate and not so subtly threaten a bank for lawfully serving businesses that don’t reflect her political views. While the media did their best to protect Barack Obama and his administration from any hint of scandal, two gun related issues man...
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Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony

Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris W. Cox joined Gov. Matt Bevin at a ceremonial bill signing Thursday morning for SB 150, an NRA-backed bill that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. “I would like to thank Gov. Bevin for his leadership on this critical self-defense initiative....
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Default Proceeds Replaced by Default Infringement

Opinion Delayed Postponed Stamp Waiting Period Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- For most people, a NICS check is instantaneous or at least expedient. Other people are subject to a delay, which is best explained by the FBI itself: “When a NICS background check matches a record to the prospective firearms transferee, the NICS Section determines if a federal prohibitor exists. However, if a federal prohibitor does not exist, the NICS Section employee processing the background check must further r...
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NRA Range Services: Did You Know This?

NRA Range Services USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- NRA Range Services (www.rangeservices.nra.org) offers a number of resources to public and private ranges across the country including on-site assistance, educational seminars, grants, and much more. Every time I turn around I’m hearing about what the NRA doesn’t do. The fact is there is a LOT of things the NRA does that go unheralded. Their Range Services is one such program. A program I’ll bet many of you didn’t even know existed. I had the pleasure...
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Chris Cox Speaks at CPAC: Firearms Freedoms & the Re-emergence of Socialism ~ VIDEO

Opinion Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Some of the conservative movement’s biggest names are gathering last week in National Harbor, Maryland, for the Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC. Chris W. Cox sits on a panel to discuss firearms freedoms and the survival of the Second Amendment. Watch Now. Chris Cox Speaks at CPAC About NRA-ILA: Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of Ameri...
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Anti-gun Democrats Press for Publicly Funded Gun Control Advocacy ~ VIDEO

Opinion Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations held a hearing supposedly geared toward “Addressing the Public Health Emergency of Gun Violence.” That hyperbolic title, however, betrayed the real agenda of the event, which was to create the false impression that an unprecedented wave of firearm-related violence urgently demands an infusion...
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Democrat Congressman Wants to Tax & Register Squirrel Guns

Opinion Democrat Congressman Wants to Tax & Register Squirrel Guns Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- By the standards of today’s anti-gun zealots, Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) seems at first glance to be aiming rather low with H.R. 1263, which seeks to add to the National Firearms Act any “semiautomatic rifle or shotgun that has the capacity to accept a detachable [magazine].” Oh, don’t get us wrong. No reasonable, freedom-loving person would try to impose such a preposterous, constitutionally-suspec...
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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...
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West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Fails in Senate Judiciary Committee

Opinion West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Fails in Senate Judiciary Committee Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On March 5th, 2019, House Bill 2519, The Campus Self-Defense Act, failed to pass out of the West Virginia state Senate Judiciary Committee.  HB 2519 previously had passed the state House of Delegates by a vote of 59-41. House Bill 2519, sponsored by Delegate Jim Butler (R-14), would have allowed law-abiding CHL holders to carry on the campus of a state institution of higher education. ...
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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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Connecticut: Gun Bill Day, Multiple Anti-Gun Bills to Be Heard

Opinion Connecticut: Gun Bill Day, Multiple Anti-Gun Bills to Be Heard Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On March 11th, 2019, the Connecticut state Joint Judiciary Committee will be hearing a number of bills affecting your Second Amendment rights, including bills to continue the never-ending push for more gun control in Connecticut.  NRA members and Second Amendment supporters are invited to attend the public hearing and make their voices heard.  Details may be found here. Please contact commit...
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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...
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Blast from the Past: Proof Found That Brady Campaign Still Exists!

Opinion Brady Campaign Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Nostalgia gripped gun owners this week as longtime foe the Brady Campaign managed to garner a few measly headlines in the media landscape they once commanded so ably. As it happens, the Brady Campaign has decided to undergo another rebranding effort and will now go by simply “Brady.” For those counting, this is the fourth different name for the outmoded handgun prohibition organization. According to a piece in The Hill, the new marketing ...
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NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112

Opinion 2nd Extreme Gun Control Measure in 2 Days. NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112 Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- For the second day in a row, the anti-gun leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extreme gun control measure designed to discourage law-abiding Americans from exercising a constitutional right. Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement in reaction to H.R 1112, the so-ca...
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New Hampshire: Firearm Seizure Bill to be Heard

Opinion Take Action New Hampshire Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On March 5th, 2019 the New Hampshire state House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing on House Bill 687, which would take away the constitutional rights of individuals without due process. Please contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE House Bill 687. Click the “Take Action” button below to contact members of the committee. House Bill 687, sponsored by Representative Debra Altschiller (D-R...
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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...
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Kentucky: Constitutional Carry Bill to House Floor

Opinion Constitutional Carry Coming Soon Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On February 27th, the Kentucky state House Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 to pass Senate Bill 150. SB 150 will now go to the House floor for a full vote. Please contact your state Representative and urge them to SUPPORT SB 150. Click the “Take Action” button to contact your state Representative. Senate Bill 150, sponsored by Senator Brandon Smith (R-30), would recognize a law-abiding citizen’s unconditional Right to K...
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U.S. House Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill, President Trump Threatens VETO

Opinion H.R. 8 Mandates “Universal” Background Checks. U.S. House Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill, President Trump Threatens VETO Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Today, the newly minted anti-gun leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives passed its first gun control measure by a 240 -190 vote, offering further proof that anti-gun politicians are more interested in scoring cheap political points than doing their jobs and passing meaningful legislation that would make Americans safer. Chri...
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Contact Your U.S. Representative Today Tell Them Vote NO H.R. 8 & H.R. 1112

Opinion Contact Your U.S. Representative Today Tell Them Vote NO H.R. 8 & H.R. 1112 Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112 are up for a vote this week in the U.S. House of Representatives! These are Pelosi-Bloomberg gun control bills designed to score political points, and they won’t have any impact on crime or criminals, don’t address America’s broken mental health system and don’t address the underlying causes of violence. For more information, click here and here. H.R. 8 cri...
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Contact Your U.S. Representative Today. Ask Them to Vote Against H.R.8 & H.R.1112

Opinion Contact Your U.S. Representative Today. Ask Them to Vote Against H.R.8 & H.R.1112 Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Dear Second Amendment supporter: The U.S. House Judiciary Committee just passed H.R. 8 and H.R. 1112, and they have been sent to the U.S. House floor for a vote! These are Pelosi-Bloomberg gun control bills designed to score political points, and they won’t have any impact on crime or criminals, don’t address America’s broken mental health system and don’t address the unde...
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Polls: No Lasting Support for Gun Control One Year After Parkland

Opinion Polls: No Lasting Support for Gun Control One Year After Parkland Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the terrible crimes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. It was a somber occasion, but some media outlets couldn’t contain their glee this week that last year’s horror might finally advance the anti-gun agenda. A CNN headlined heralded “A new era on guns.” “After Parkland, everything is different,” Salon gushed. But a new   b...
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Another Study Blames Guns, Excludes Reality

Opinion Mental Health Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- A study published in Preventative Medicine by Yu Lu and Jeff R. Temple concludes that “the majority of mental health symptoms examined were not related to gun violence. Instead, access to firearms was the primary culprit.” The first caveat here is that the researchers did not measure or test “gun violence.” They asked respondents – young adults who at one time attended one of seven public high schools in the southern United States – if the...
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H.R. 8 Markup: Liberal Democrats Markup Gun Control Legislation

Opinion H.R. 8 Markup: Liberal Democrats Markup Gun Control Legislation Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Nancy Pelosi Speaker Era 2.0 continued on Wednesday, Feb. 13, with a markup of H.R 8, the “universal” background checks bill, in the House Judiciary Committee. Following on the heels of last week’s Judiciary Committee hearing, the same committee held a markup on Wednesday, where amendments and corrections to H.R. 8 could be considered. Unfortunately, the markup was clearly designed to a...
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Turning a Right into a Privilege: HR 1112 Gives Feds Power to Block Gun Sales

Opinion Right Delayed Rights Denied Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- H.R. 8, which would criminalize the private transfer of firearms, has received significant attention from the gun rights community. However, H.R. 1112, which purportedly targets the inappropriately-named “Charleston loophole,” is just as insidious an attack on gun owners. Both bills were passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. H.R. 1112 would eliminate the 3-day safety-valve provision under the federal firea...
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Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Fake News Factory

Opinion Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Fake News Factory Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Following California’s lead, Hawaiian lawmakers are seeking to use money gleaned from Aloha State taxpayers to fund their anti-gun propaganda efforts. HB 1541 would establish the Hawaii Gun Violence Prevention Center, a public and privately funded “interdisciplinary” effort to analyze “gun-related violence and its prevention.” Research into violence perpetrated with firearms isn’t in itse...
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Some Semblance of Law Returns to the Woeful Massachusetts Firearms Licensing

Opinion Some Semblance of Law Returns to the Woeful Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Massachusetts – -(AmmoLand.com)- In early December, NRA-ILA alerted gun owners to an ongoing dispute between the administration of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and the state courts. The governor’s office had advised that it would refuse to comply with lawful court orders to reinstate some Massachusetts residents’ Firearms Identification Cards. Early this week, the Boston Globe reported that the Gover...
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Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation

Opinion Oklahoma: House Committee to Consider Constitutional Carry Legislation Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On Thursday, February 7, the House Public Safety Committee is scheduled to consider constitutional carry legislation, House Bill 2597. This legislation was passed during the 2018 Legislative Session with overwhelming approval and placed on the desk of Governor Mary Fallin. Governor Fallin then broke her campaign pledge and vetoed this important self-defense legislation. Please contac...
Tags: Guns, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, Fallin, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Constitutional Carry, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, House Public Safety Committee, Kevin Stitt


Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Passes Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal

Opinion Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Passes Sunday Hunting Ban Repeal Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Yesterday, the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee passed pro-hunting legislation, Senate Bill 147, by an 8 to 3 vote. SB 147 now heads to the Senate floor for further consideration. Please contact your state Senator and strongly urge them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 147 when it comes up for a vote. Senate Bill 147, sponsored by Senator Daniel Laughlin, would expand hunting opportunities for P...
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