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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...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, Cdc, Hawaii, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control, Rosenberg, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Gun Policy and Research, Rand Corporation, Aloha State, Mark Rosenberg, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA


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...
Tags: Guns, Boston, Massachusetts, Globe, Baker, Executive Branch, Boston Globe, Dorchester, Charlie Baker, John McDonough, Bay State, ATF, McDonough, Boston Police, Roxbury, the Globe


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...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Pennsylvania, Bill, Senate Committee, Fisheries Committee, Hunting News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Pittman Robertson, Sunday Hunting, Senate Bill 147, Daniel Laughlin


NRA Applauds Attorneys General Amicus Brief on NJ Permit Case ~ VIDEO

Opinion NRA Applauds Attorneys General Amicus Brief on NJ Permit Case Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association applauded an amicus brief signed by twenty-three attorneys general in support of Rogers v. Grewal, an NRA-backed Supreme Court case challenging New Jersey's unconstitutional requirements for obtaining a handgun carry permit. The effort was led by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “Law-abiding citizens should not be required to prove they are in peril to re...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, America, New Jersey, Arizona, Lawsuits, Rogers, Nra, National Rifle Association, Grewal, Mark Brnovich, Carol Bowne, Berlin New Jersey, Bowne, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA


Kamala Harris Calls for Gun Ban, Reveals Weakness of the Gun Banner’s Logic

Opinion Kamala Harris Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- In her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has enlisted several former Hillary Clinton staffers. Harris also appears intent on using the failed 2008 and 2016 presidential candidate’s gun control playbook. At a January 28 CNN “town hall,” the presidential candidate delved into a full-throated attack on gun owners. When asked about violence perpetrated with firearms, Harris proclaimed that “ther...
Tags: Guns, Cnn, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, Department Of Justice, Doj, Dianne Feinstein, Kamala Harris, Clinton, Calif, HARRIS, Fairfax, Rand Corporation, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


U.S. Supreme Court (Finally) Takes Another Second Amendment Challenge to Gun Control

Opinion Knife Rights' NYC Gravity Knife Case Appeal Headed To U.S. Supreme Court Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a Second Amendment challenge to a gun control law for the first time in nearly 10 years. Arguments in the case will likely be heard during the court’s next term, which starts in October of 2019. During the opening decade of the 21st Century, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two landmark rulings that many hoped would revitalize the Secon...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Scotus, New York City, America, Chicago, United States, District Of Columbia, Michael Bloomberg, Kennedy, Trump, Nra, Antonin Scalia, U S Supreme Court, McDonald, Anthony Kennedy


South Dakota: Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation

Opinion South Dakota: Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Legislation Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the South Dakota Senate passed Senate Bill 47 by a 23 to 11 vote. This legislation now heads to the House of Representatives for further consideration. Please contact your state Representative and strongly urge them to SUPPORT Senate Bill 47 when it comes up for a vote. Senate Bill 47 would remove the requirement to obtain a permit in order to lawfully carry a firearm for self-de...
Tags: Guns, Senate, South Dakota, House Of Representatives, Bill, South Dakotans, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Constitutional Carry, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland, South Dakota Senate, Senate Bill 47


Who Are the Real Extremists with Your God Given Rights?

Opinion Magazine capacity would be set at five rounds, which would be the lowest standard in the nation, and there is no grandfather clause. Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- NRA is often vilified by the gun-ban community and its supporters in the mainstream, legacy media as an “extremist” organization because of its steadfast defense of our Right to Keep and Bear Arms [in keeping with the Constitution of the United States]. A simple look into the anti-gun agenda, however, will show that propon...
Tags: Guns, Oregon, Senate, Chicago, United States, Ford, Nra, Fairfax, Wagner, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Zack Ford, Rob Wagner


Getting “Slices” Today for a Stronger Second Amendment Tomorrow

Opinion Right to Carry by State Map Updated for 2018 United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- We’ve discussed both the need for an honest evaluation of the present political situation of the Second Amendment as well as the need to use the right tactics and strategies for a given job. Now, we will delve a little into the tactical/strategic area some more, this time by looking at a tactic that was advocated a long time ago by an anti-Second Amendment zealot – and how it can be used to regai...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Supreme Court, Reagan, United States, Nelson, Nra, McDonald, Harold, IMG, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre, Heller, NRA ILA, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison


Gun Activists: Let’s Prepare for Current Anti-Gun Political Situation

Opinion Gun Activists: Let's Prepare for Current Anti-Gun Political Situation United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- This month, the seating of a new anti-gun Congress, makes for a good chance to provide Second Amendment supporters who are new to actively working to protect our rights some pointers, as well as to give those who have been long-time activists a bit of a refresher (it never hurts). We all know our objective is to preserve the Second Amendment. But how do we get there from ...
Tags: Activism, Guns, Congress, Washington, Boston, Reagan, Bloomberg, Wisconsin, Kansas, Philadelphia, Nra, United States of America, Harold, NRA ILA, New York City Seattle, Gun Rights News


Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You’re a Problem

Opinion Setting The Record Straight, NRA Haters You're a Problem USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I’ve had it with the attacks on the NRA, I expect it from “The Trace” and “Mother Jones,” but I find it repugnant when so-called 2A supporters use those questionable sources to scorch the NRA. The simple fact is that without the NRA you will lose your right to own a firearm. Don’t give us that crap about you’ll never give in, that you’ll stand your ground. Bull shit we can’t get most of you to vote. Half ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Hillary Clinton, House, Andrew Cuomo, Hillary, Cuomo, Nra, State, House Senate, Mother Jones, Heller, State of New York, NRA ILA


NRA Applauds Sen. Cornyn for Introducing Reciprocity Legislation

Opinion John Cornyn Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On behalf of our more than 5 million members across the country, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded the introduction of S. 69, The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019, sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn (TX). “The current patchwork of state and local gun laws is confusing and can cause the most conscientious gun owner to unknowingly run afoul of the law when they are traveling ...
Tags: Guns, America, District Of Columbia, Cox, Fairfax, Sen John Cornyn, John Cornyn, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, Sen Cornyn, National Concealed Carry Reciprocity


NRA Backs Bills to Make Hoosiers Safer

Opinion Self Defense Handgun Draw Concealed Carry Holster Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) is backing two bills in the Indiana State Legislature that would give law-abiding Hoosiers greater opportunities to defend themselves. HB 1643 introduced by Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-52) would expand self-defense options in the following ways: eliminate state fees for a lifetime state License to Carry a Handgun (LTCH); allow law-abidin...
Tags: Guns, Indiana, Nra, Jim Lucas, Ben Smaltz, Indiana State Legislature, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Kopački, LTCH, Chris Kopacki, NRA Backs Bills, NRA ILA Indiana State


Shocker: Focusing on Criminals Yields Public Safety Results

Opinion Shocker: Focusing on Criminals Yields Public Safety Results Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Anti-gun organizations want you to believe that the next law, the next restriction on gun rights, the next burden for law-abiding gun owners will be the game-changer.  Whenever gun control fails – and it always does – the answer is that the effort didn’t go far enough. Researchers grasp for an excuse when they find their preferred gun control laws have no effect on crime. Chicago experienced fe...
Tags: New York, Guns, Chicago, New Orleans, Andrew Cuomo, Illinois, Fairfax, New Orleans Police, David Kennedy, Michael Harrison, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chicago Crime Lab


Gun Controllers Want Credit Card Companies to Monitor & Restrict Lawful Purchases

Opinion Gun Controllers Want Credit Card Companies to Monitor & Restrict Lawful Purchases Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Treating nice people like criminals isn’t likely to enhance respect for the law. That’s a tough lesson anti-gun officials in New Jersey and Canada are learning now that deadlines are past or nearly arrived for certain newly-enacted gun control measures. Both localities are apparently experiencing widespread noncompliance with new requirements for firearm owners, despite pr...
Tags: Guns, Canada, New Jersey, Quebec, Fairfax, Gurbir Grewal, U S Court of Appeals, New Jersey State Police, Third Circuit, Phil Murphy, Montreal Gazette, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Failed Gun Control


Gun Owners Call BS on Restrictive Measures in New Jersey and Canada

Opinion Gun Owners Call BS on Restrictive Measures in New Jersey and Canada Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Treating nice people like criminals isn’t likely to enhance respect for the law. That’s a tough lesson anti-gun officials in New Jersey and Canada are learning now that deadlines are past or nearly arrived for certain newly-enacted gun control measures. Both localities are apparently experiencing widespread noncompliance with new requirements for firearm owners, despite provisions in th...
Tags: Guns, Canada, New Jersey, Quebec, Gurbir Grewal, U S Court of Appeals, New Jersey State Police, Third Circuit, Phil Murphy, Montreal Gazette, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Failed Gun Control, Public Security Department


Ohio: Legislature Overrides Governor Kasich’s Veto of Self-Defense Legislation

Opinion Ohio: Legislature Overrides Governor Kasich’s Veto of Self-Defense Legislation Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the Ohio House of Representatives and Senate voted 67-22 and 21-11, respectively, to override Governor John Kasich’s veto of self-defense legislation, Sub. House Bill 228. Substitute House Bill 228 will now be enacted into law. Some of the important provisions in Sub. House Bill 228 are: Placing the burden of disproving a self-defense claim on the prosecution, s...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Ohio, Nra, John Kasich, Legislature, Kasich, Ohio House of Representatives, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland, Governor Kasich, Ohio Language, Mossberg Shockwave Clarifies Ohio


New Year’s Resolutions for Second Amendment Supporters ~ VIDEO

Opinion AmmoLand New Years Resolution New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- As 2018 fades away and we come to 2019, it is time for us to review the past year, and think about how things went, and what can be done to better protect our Second Amendment rights. Reflection and assessment might sound odd, but it is an essential thing for any endeavor – and protecting our rights is a significant endeavor, indeed. A considerable part of this involves taking an honest and realistic look at the situations Sec...
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NRA Congratulates Campbell On Election To The VA House Of Delegates

Opinion Ronnie Campbell Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association’s Virginia State Director released the following statement following Ronnie Campbell’s election to the Virginia House of Delegates. Campbell will represent Virginia’s 24th House of Delegates District, which was vacated following Ben Cline's election to Congress. The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action mobilized NRA members and Second Amendment supporters in the district with a robust mail ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Senate, Virginia, Nra, House of Delegates, Ronnie, Va House, FAIRFAX Va, Institute for Legislative Action, Ronnie Campbell, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland


Preparing the next generation of Second Amendment Defenders

The future of the Second Amendment may well rest on how well we prepare the next generation to defend it. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- President Ronald Reagan famously said that “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” That is particularly true of our Second Amendment rights. The fact is, those who wish to enact an extreme anti-Second Amendment agenda have been working to reach the next generation of voters.So, how do we prepare the next generation of Second Amendment defe...
Tags: Guns, Reagan, Ronald Reagan, Whitney Houston, American Federation Of Teachers, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Nra, Harold, Wayne Lapierre, NRA ILA, Gun Rights News, Harold Hutchison, Soldier of Fortune, Youth Education, Harold HutchisonWriter Harold Hutchison


Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come

Opinion Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Although election results are still coming in as I write this, the overall picture of the 2018 midterm elections has emerged. Democrats made substantial – though not historic – gains in the U.S. House, retaking a majority and likely handing the speakership to Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Democrats also picked up a handful of governorships across the map, with statehouses now about evenly divided between red a...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Finance, Senate, Massachusetts, New York City, America, House, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Bloomberg, Clinton, Trump, Big Apple, Nra, U S Supreme Court


NJ Gun Group Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Right To Carry Challenge

Seeks to Overturn NJ's Unconstitutional Carry Law, Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs On Litigation Offensive. NJ Gun Group Asks U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Right To Carry Challenge New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs recently filed a petition for certiorari, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its pending challenge to NJ's unconstitutional carry law, which makes it impossible for average law-abiding citizens to carry handguns outside ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, High Court, New Jersey, Nra, U S Supreme Court, Bach, Third Circuit, Garden State, NRA ILA, Gun Rights News, ANJRPC, About Association of New Jersey Rifle Pistol Clubs, NRA State Association, Scott Bach, Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs


Missouri: [Anti]Gun Bills Pre-Filed for 2019 Session

Opinion Missouri: [Anti]Gun Bills Pre-Filed for 2019 Session Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- With the 2019 Missouri legislative session to start in a few weeks, legislators have been busy pre-filing both pro and anti-gun legislation.  The following bills have been introduced to date and we expect more in the coming weeks.Pro-Gun LegislationSenate Bill 5, sponsored by Senator David Sater (R-29), would modify and create new provisions relating to the initiative and referendum process.Senate Bill ...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Missouri, House, Bill, Brown, Fairfax, Richard Brown, Jamilah Nasheed, House Bill, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Democrats War on Guns, Bruce Franks


Getting Priorities Straight: House Democrats and the Public

Opinion Nancy Pelosi Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Anti-gun organizations and their sycophants would have you believe that the 2018 midterm elections were a referendum on gun rights.Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi “vows to fight” for “bipartisan, common sense” gun control and announced gun control “will be a priority” even before she had secured the Speaker’s gavel. The eagerness to curtail Constitutional rights isn’t limited to Nancy Pelosi; Representative Mike Thompson, head of the Democrats’ “...
Tags: Guns, Congress, House, Gun Control, Nancy Pelosi, Gallup, Fairfax, Pelosi, Mike Thompson, House Judiciary Committee, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Democrats War on Guns, Jerry Nadler


Twist: American Criticizes UK Shooting Traditions?

Opinion Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Americans are often encouraged by   to embrace United Kingdom-style gun control.This would entail restrictive gun owner licensing, a near total ban on all handguns (handguns are permitted but heavily restricted in Northern Ireland), a ban on commonly-owned semi-automatic rifles, and a near prohibition on the use of firearms and even non-lethal alternatives for self-defense. Moreover, U.S. gun controllers are egged on in the...
Tags: UK, Guns, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, Prince William, Prince Harry, Harry, Telegraph, William, Sussex, Elizabeth, Fairfax, Phillip, Meghan, MEGHAN MARKLE, Hunting News


Gun Banners Indoctrinate Kids with Toy Gun Turn-in

Opinion Gun Banners Indoctrinate Kids with Toy Gun Turn-in Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- During the Christmas of 1914, some French, British, and German soldiers along World War I’s Western Front informally ceased hostilities in order to celebrate the holiday. The truce offered the combatants a brief moment to celebrate their shared humanity amidst the otherwise ghastly conflict.No such luck for Americans weary of the United States’ all-consuming culture war. For anti-gun zealots, the Christm...
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