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The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. A federal appeals court has upheld a decision to block a bid by the Trump administration to remove Yellowstone grizzly bears endangered species protections, preventing them from being hunted. The ruling from the 9th Circuit Court
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Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-Ringoes) sketched out what he views as glaring differences with Senate Minority Leader Thomas Kean, Jr. as the two begin their general election in one of the state’s most competitive congressional districts. “It’s not just the candidate, it’s the moment,” Malinowski said.  “In this moment I’d rather be running on my record
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Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Rick Tillis for re-election to the 92nd House district of Tennessee. “Tennesseans can count on Rep. Tillis to protect our individual freedom of self-protection,” said Matt Herriman, NRA-ILA’s Tennessee state director. “The NRA
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Dear Mississippi NRA Member: COVID-19’s disruption of the legislative session, which ended last week, stalled efforts to pass NRA-backed House Bill 1215 by Rep. Shane Barnett (R-Greene, Perry & Wayne Cos.).  This legislation would have added state agencies to the existing preemption statute which limits the authority of cities and counties to pass arbitrary restrictions on firearm possession and also would have provided citizens
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LIEUTENANT COLONEL (RET) KATHRYN POYNTON JOINS NATIONAL VETERAN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL’S (NVBDC) ADVISORY BOARD – NRA News Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for political professionals · Tuesday, July 7, 2020 · 521,161,183 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases Events
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Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will consider overriding Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of the Second Amendment Preservation Act. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that the bill will allow guns in schools and threatens the safety of students and teachers. Instead, it only applies to churches that operate schools and simply allows parishioners to carry when the
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On Monday, the Argus Leader reported that Paul Erickson, a former Republican political operative, has been sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Erickson originally made headlines for his romantic involvement with Maria Butina, a Russian activist who admitted to infiltrating the National Rifle Association and other GOP circles
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Last month, Governor Ralph Northam called for the General Assembly to convene a special session in August. The central focus is likely to be budgetary concerns for the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While there have not been any indications that Gov. Northam or the anti-gun majority will use this special session for a renewed push towards