Month: September 2020

This week was the deadline for Governor Ige to sign or veto legislation on his desk. Governor Ige signed SB 3054, and HB 2744 went into law without his signature, due to his failure to veto the measure. Both bills are effective upon approval and are now state law.     House Bill 2744 places severe restrictions on certain
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Accra, Sept 19, GNA – Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the Presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) for Ghana’s 2020 general election, is physically challenged, but is fit for President, Nana Nana Akosua Frimpomaa Sarpongmaa Kumankuma, Chair and Leader of the CPP has said. She described the candidate, affectionately called Green, as being athletic and
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According to the most recent United States intelligence community report on international meddling in American elections, Russia is “using a range of measures” to interfere in the 2020 elections. It is not surprising that, after seeing the outsized returns on a minimum monetary investment to create chaos in the 2016 elections, Russian President Vladimir PutinVladimir
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Who’s likely to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg‘s crucial seat on the U.S. Supreme Court if Joe Biden wins? While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he intends for President Trump’s nominee to get a vote on the Senate floor, Biden and other leading Democrats say the next president should make the pick. Based on reporting prior to Ginsburg’s death Friday, here
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President Donald Trump didn’t rule out the possibility of replacing FBI Director Christopher Wray on Friday, the day after Trump criticized Wray’s description of antifa. Wray referred to antifa as “a movement or an ideology” rather than a “group” in Congressional testimony on Thursday, a description with which Trump disagreed. Asked by reporters whether he
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The City Council recently voted down Resolution R-20-68 that would have urged the New Mexico Legislature to rip the state firearms preemption language from the New Mexico Constitution.  That important language, found in Article II Section 6, provides that “No municipality or county shall regulate, in any way, an incident of the right to keep and bear arms.” 
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Anti-gun Representatives tried and failed on Wednesday, September 16th to override Governor Chris Sununu’s veto of firearm seizure legislation, House Bill 687. House Bill 687, sponsored by Representative Debra Altschiller (D-Rockingham 19), would have allowed ex parte orders to suspend Second Amendment rights without adequate due process. Further, if the order was vacated after an individual
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EXCLUSIVE: The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund, the political action committee (PAC) associated with the gun rights organization, raised more than $1.7 million in August, beating its August 2016 total and raising more than it did in any month ahead of the presidential election that year. The $1,725,700 the organization raised in August is almost $240,000 higher
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CLOSE Pollster Terry Madonna breaks down three voting groups that could greatly impact the 2020 presidential election. York Daily Record Barbara Boucher is the type of voter the Biden and Trump campaigns are both worried about.  The 43-year-old mom was among thousands of voters who helped President Donald J. Trump win Lawrence County by 27
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Madison RTC leader resigns following Facebook comments on ‘shooting bagels’ The vice chairwoman of Madison’s Republican Town Committee resigned that post, less than two weeks after Facebook comments that raised questions about whether she supported all businesses fairly in her other role as director of the town Chamber of Commerce. “I have worked hard to
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Westmoreland County Sheriff James Albert declared on Monday that he felt disenfranchised with the Democratic Party and was changing his affiliation to the Republican Party. “As a lifelong public servant and member of law enforcement, I have not left the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party has left me,” Albert, 70, said, according to Trib Live. “It
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During a Democratic primary debate in September 2019, former Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke made an astonishing, yet unsurprising, promise. “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15,” O’Rourke touted, eventually printing the quote on t-shirts. The statement sank his chances of becoming the Democratic nominee and gave him no chance to win over the
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A Southwest Pennsylvania sheriff has defected to the Republican Party from the Democrats, saying he feels out of place in his former party. “It was a really difficult decision and I’ve thought long and hard about it, but I feel I stand for the ideals of the Republican Party platform more than the Democrats today,” Westmoreland County
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Tomorrow, the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee will consider legislation that prevents the closure of federally licensed firearms dealers by public officials, Senate Bill 360.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT SB 360. Senate Bill 360 bars public officials from prohibiting all federally licensed firearms dealers (FFL) in the state or
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With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is again being backed by longtime Massachusetts anti-gun advocate and wealthy businessman John Rosenthal. Despite both
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released multiple statements addressing the shootings of two sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles and one officer in North Carolina over the weekend, first condemning “violence of any kind” and then calling for gun control. Biden’s comments were released via Twitter and through his campaign on Sunday, with a shorter statement
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Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-Ringoes) and State Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean (R-Westfield) went after each other over health care, immigration and party leadership in New Jersey’s first general election debate of the year Sunday. The debate, held virtually and moderated by New Jersey Globe Editor David Wildstein, saw tension between the two 7th district House
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