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Oregon: Committee Passes Insane 45-Page Gun Control Package

Opinion Update: Oregon Firearms Federation Calls for OR Republicans to WALK OUT Over SB 978, read more. Take Action Oregon Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On April 9th 2019, the Oregon state Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve Senate Bill 978 with the -5 Amendment.  This legislation is an omnibus gun control package that, among other things, would require firearms be kept unavailable for self-defense and would also expand gun free zones where law-abiding individuals would be left def...
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Trump Will Keynote NRA Leadership Forum at Indy Convention

President Donald Trump will once again headline the NRA convention, scheduled in Indianapolis April 26-28. He will keynote the Friday Leadership Forum. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- For the fifth year in a row, Donald Trump will be appearing at the National Rifle Association’s Leadership Forum during the organization’s 148th annual meetings and exhibits at the Indiana Convention Center – Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis on April 26, NRA has announced. NRA made the announcement Fri...
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Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law

Opinion Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On March 29th, Governor Janet Mills signed Legislative Document 79 , “An Act to Protect Shooting Ranges.” Sponsored by Representative Patrick Corey (R-District 25), this bill protects shooting ranges by allowing the discharge of a firearm on a sport shooting range that is within 100 yards of a building, if the sport shooting range was in regular operation prior to the erection of the building. This wou...
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Iowa: Time Running Out To Support Critical Self-Defense Legislation

Opinion Iowa: Time Running Out To Support Critical Self-Defense Legislation Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Iowa state House of Representatives has the opportunity to ensure that law-abiding citizens are able to defend themselves and their loved ones.  Unfortunately, they have still not brought up House File 636, the Family Defense Act, for debate and time is running out to move that critical piece of legislation.  Under current law, Permit to Carry Weapons (PCW) holders are left defensel...
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Colorado: “Red Flag” Bill Sent to the Governor after House Concurs, Demand VETO

Opinion Colorado: “Red Flag” Bill Sent to the Governor after House Concurs, Demand VETO Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This week, the Colorado House Concurred on House Bill 1177, legislation that could derive an individual of their Second Amendment rights without due process.  HB 1177 now heads to the desk of Governor Jared Polis for his consideration.  Please contact Governor Polis and strongly urge him to VETO House Bill 1177. House Bill 19- 1177: This extreme risk protection order or “re...
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NRA & CRPA WIN: Federal Court Strikes Down California’s Gun Magazine Ban

A Magazine Ban is a Gun Ban California – -(AmmoLand.com)- Today, a federal district court issued a decision permanently enjoining California from enforcing its restrictions on standard capacity magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. This monumental victory comes in the NRA and CRPA supported lawsuit titled Duncan v. Becerra, which challenges all of California’s laws banning so-called “large-capacity” magazines. In issuing its decision, the court notes that “[c]onstitutional righ...
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Tennessee: Busy Week Ahead for Committees in the Volunteer State

Opinion Tennessee: Busy Week Ahead for Committees in the Volunteer State Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On Tuesday, April 2, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider gun control legislation.  Senate Bill 1178 is legislation that could deprive you of your Second Amendment rights without due process.  Please contact committee members and strongly urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 1178. Senate Bill 1178, sponsored by Sen. Steven Dickerson, will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Com...
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Indiana: House Committee Passes Amended Self-Defense Bill

Opinion Indiana: House Committee Passes Amended Self-Defense Bill Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On March 27th 2019, the Indiana state House Committee on Ways & Means voted to pass Senate Bill 119 to improve the ability of law-abiding citizens to defend themselves in Indiana.  It will now go to the full House of Representatives where it should be on the floor calendar for next week.  Please contact your state Representatives and urge them to SUPPORT SB 119.  Click the “Take Action” button to...
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Connecticut: Gun Control Bills Pass Committee

Opinion Connecticut: Gun Control Bills Pass Committee Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Connecticut state Joint Judiciary Committee has voted to pass a number of gun control bills.  They will now go to their respective chambers for further consideration.  Please contact your state Senator and Representative and urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 60 and House Bills 5345, 5725, and 7223.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Senator and Representative. Senate Bill 60 would...
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Delaware: House Passes Gun Control Legislation to the Senate

Opinion Delaware: House Passes Gun Control Legislation to the Senate Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This week, the Delaware House passed gun control legislation, House Bill 63, by a 22 to 19 vote.  HB 63 now heads to the Senate for further consideration. Please contact your state Senator and strongly urge them to OPPOSE House Bill 63 when it comes up for a vote. House Bill 63 amends the current law on access to firearms to create a blanket prohibition from having a firearm unsecured and un...
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Idaho: Senate Committee Passes Self-Defense Legislation

Opinion Idaho: Senate Committee Passes Self-Defense Legislation Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- This week, the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee passed important self-defense legislation, House Bill 206.  HB 206 now heads to the Senate floor for final consideration. Please contact your state Senator and urge them to SUPPORT House Bill 206 when it comes up for a vote. House Bill 206 would lower the age of Idaho’s permitless carry laws from 21 to 18.  This important legislation would allow ...
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Texas: Contact Your State Senators, Urge Them to Support Senate Bill 19

Opinion Texas: Contact Your State Senators, Urge Them to Support Senate Bill 19 Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Senate Bill 19, an NRA-backed measure sponsored by State Sen. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola), protects the rights of tenants of residential units or commercial spaces to lawfully possess firearms and ammunition in those locations, and to transport them directly en route between their personal vehicles and those residential units or commercial spaces. Please contact your State Senator and...
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NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans

Opinion NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association applauded a decision by the Vermont Superior Court yesterday to allow a lawsuit challenging the State's ban on standard capacity magazines to proceed. “The National Rifle Association is pleased the court has allowed law-abiding gun owners to challenge Vermont's unconstitutional ban on standard-capacity magazines,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA’s In...
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NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans

NRA Praises Vermont Superior Court Decision on Magazine Bans Fairfax, Va. – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Rifle Association applauded a decision by the Vermont Superior Court yesterday to allow a lawsuit challenging the State's ban on standard capacity magazines to proceed. “The National Rifle Association is pleased the court has allowed law-abiding gun owners to challenge Vermont's unconstitutional ban on standard-capacity magazines,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA’s Institute ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Maryland Democrat Party Official and Lawyer Calls for Doxing ‘Terrorist’ Gun Owners

By calling for doxing them, Robbie Leonard shows us who the real homegrown terrorist is. (Graphic obtained from Delegate Robin Grammer's Facebook page) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Maryland ‘Gun Bill Day’ Turns Ugly – State Dem Secretary Threatens to ‘Dox’ Protesters,” a Monday story in the Washco Chronicle reports. “Many of those testifying arrived in shirts stating that they “will not comply” with new gun control laws. This took a turn for the worst when the Maryland Democratic Party secretar...
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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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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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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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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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