Gun Rights

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Everytown for Gun Safety produced an “analysis” that sought to tie an “‘alarming’ spike” in fatal firearms-related accidents involving children to the recent surge in firearms purchases across the country. Their point is predicated on the deliberate exclusion and misuse of their own data – they used the tragic deaths of children to push their
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Close observers of gun politics might be surprised to learn that decades-long Chicago gun control advocate and Catholic priest Father Michael Pfleger is in fact capable of some logic. An Agence France-Press piece ​on the continuing violence in Chicago amidst the COVID-19 lockdown shared Pfleger’s thoughts on the Windy City’s crime problem. Eschewing the notion
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Late Friday, the Oklahoma Legislature adjourned from its 2020 Legislative Session. During this session, anti-gun State Representative Jason Lowe attempted to push legislation to repeal Oklahoma’s Constitutional Carry law.  NRA members and Second Amendment supporters ensured that their voices were heard, and committee members soundly defeated this legislation by a 12-1 vote.  Thank you for remaining
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On May 18th, the Alabama Legislature adjourned sine die from the 2020 session.  During this session, sheriffs attempted at every turn to derail NRA-supported Senate bill 47 and House Bill 39, bills to improve your right to self-defense by creating the option of a lifetime carry permit.  The Alabama Sheriff’s Association even attempted to push
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Today, Gov. Baker signed COVID-19 Order No. 33 easing restrictions that were put into place to address the COVID-19 crisis. The new guidance allows shooting ranges to open today, May 18th.  Shooting ranges will be required to follow the safety protocols outlined in the Governor’s Order.  Gov. Baker’s original COVID-19 Order No. 21 closed shooting
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The Assembly and Senate Public Safety Committees will be hearing bills this week that will negatively impact your Second Amendment Rights. Contact members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee to oppose AB 2847 and AB 2362 and also contact Senate Public Safety Committee members and urge their opposition to SB 914.  Assembly Public Safety: Tuesday May
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Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Wednesday that small retail businesses in the state, including gun stores, can operate at 25% of fire code capacity effective Saturday, May 16, as long as COVID-safe practices are in place. Even with that limited opening, her order provides little relief to firearm retailers who have been shut down in Cibola, McKinley and San
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FAIRFAX, Va. – All nine NRA-endorsed state Senate candidates won their primaries in Nebraska on Wednesday and will be up for election in November. “Despite the mainstream media’s traditional anti-gun narrative, last night’s victories prove that, when given the choice, American voters support lawmakers who protect their right to keep and bear arms,” said NRA’s
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Yesterday, four pro-gun measures were passed out of the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee.  These bills now head to the House Floor where they could be voted on as early as Wednesday or Thursday of next week. Thank you to the bill sponsors for ushering these four important bills through the House Committee.  These measures protect our freedom in times of uncertainty and
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The United States and China are engaged in transformative power transition with implications for the balance of power in East Asia, contributing to increased strategic competition. The power transition also contributes to trade tension, as it compels U.S. and Chinese reconsideration of the bilateral terms of trade and investment. But the power transition does not
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Today, the Minnesota House of Representatives will consider an Amendment to House File 4605 that will allow applicants for carry permits to apply electronically during the current Covid-19 outbreak.  Please contact your State Representative and ask them to support H4605A6. Again, this vote could happen at any time. Please contact your State Representative now.
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click image Photo via Young Americans for Liberty website Plaintiff Cliff Maloney Amid political fighting about the issue, a Northwest Florida resident has filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried to suspend accepting online applications for concealed-weapons licenses because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cliff Maloney, an Okaloosa County resident who
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Last week, the Pennsylvania Game Commission put out a press release announcing that all 2019-20 shooting range permits will remain valid for an additional two months (through August 31, 2020.)  This extension also includes 2019-20 hunting and fur taker licenses that allow hunters to use shooting ranges on certain public lands. This extension makes up for lost time due to