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NRA’s attempt to declare bankruptcy shot down by judge. (Get it?) Scott Olson / Getty News Here’s your daily roundup of all the latest local and national news. (Like our coverage? Please consider making a recurring contribution to the Mercury to keep it comin’!) IN LOCAL NEWS: • Statewide COVID-19 safety restrictions will be lifted once
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Show Caption Hide Caption NRA files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy The National Rifle Association has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Texas, as part of an attempt to restructure the organization. Staff Video, USA TODAY A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the National Rifle Association’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, forcing the nonprofit to defend
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Last year, a coalition of retired federal law enforcement officers and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association sued the Garden State for denying their right to carry under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA). That lawsuit just forced a policy change in the state that should allow more law enforcement officers to carry. LEOSA is
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It’s time once again for that lamest of all biennial traditions –  the publication of a lengthy New York Times or Washington Post opinion piece disguised as news that commiserates about the purportedly beleaguered state of the ever-so valiant Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). As if taking direction directly from the Democratic
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Daylight launches #CallMeByMyName to call for improved access to financial services for trans and non-binary people – NRA News Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for political professionals · Tuesday, May 11, 2021 · 540,825,856 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press
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I went online this morning and Googled “How to Make a Glock at Home.” In a trice, I came up with 26.4 million hits for websites offering all the component parts, together with assembly directions. Some of the companies offering do-it-yourself kits accept payment in Bitcoin or some other crypto currency. It is perfectly legal
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On May 11th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear Assembly Bill 286, to end the centuries old practice of making firearms for personal use. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE AB 286. Assembly Bill 286, sponsored by Assembly Member Sandra Jauregui (D-41), essentially bans home-built firearms for personal use by imposing requirements that far exceed those
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Today is the 130th day of 2021. There are 235days left in the year.  TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT 1994: Former US President George Bush’s office releases his letter of resignation from the National Rifle Association in which Bush expresses outrage over its reference to federal agents as “jackbooted government thugs”.  OTHER EVENTS 1796: France’s Napoleon Bonaparte defeats
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Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hear Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a handgun transfer registry. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 3. Senate Bill 3 requires prospective purchasers or recipients of a handgun to first have a “handgun qualified purchaser card,” which requires a training course. While those with
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Enlarge this image Then-Carlyle Group President Glenn Youngkin is seen during a 2017 panel. The first-time political candidate is the Republican nominee for governor in Virginia. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Virginia Republicans have chosen businessman and first-time political candidate Glenn Youngkin to be their nominee for governor. “I am prepared to lead, excited