Month: December 2020

WASHINGTON – With his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud rejected by dozens of judges and GOP leaders, President Donald Trump has turned to a ragtag group of conspiracy theorists, media-hungry lawyers and other political misfits in a desperate attempt to hold on to power after his election loss. The president’s orbit has grown more
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A Supreme Court ruling this month, Tanzin v. Tamvir, No. 19-71, offers a few valuable insights into the “No Fly, No Buy” gun control proposal championed by the Obama administration (here and here), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown group, among others. “No Fly, No Buy” is based
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We – the NRA specifically and the gun-owning community more generally – are quite familiar with efforts to label anything and everything a “public health issue” or even a “public health crisis.” We may not be certain of the threshold between an “issue” and a “crisis” when it comes to public health, but we are
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On the Tenth Day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: More Gun-Free Zones  The hits keep coming this holiday season!  As we near the end of our countdown of the legislative lumps of coal that anti-Second Amendment lawmakers in Texas are leaving in gun owners’ stockings this year, we want to leave you with a scary thought.  Had gun owners NOT turned
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A Supreme Court ruling this month, Tanzin v. Tamvir, No. 19-71, offers a few valuable insights into the “No Fly, No Buy” gun control proposal championed by the Obama administration, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown group, among others. “No Fly, No Buy” is based on prohibiting persons
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On December 17th, ATF posted Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with “Stabilizing Braces” for public inspection on the Federal Register. The “guidance” was officially published in the Federal Register on December 18th. ATF will be accepting public comments on this “guidance” until January 4, 2021. ATF’s history of confusing and conflicting determinations on pistol braces has created a
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On December 17th, ATF posted Objective Factors for Classifying Weapons with “Stabilizing Braces” for public inspection on the Federal Register. The “guidance” was officially published in the Federal Register on December 18th. ATF will be accepting public comments on this “guidance” until January 4, 2021. ATF’s history of confusing and conflicting determinations on pistol braces
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By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The Telangana Forest Department officials nabbed five persons accused of poaching on Sunday after they raided a rice mill at Jokora village in Nizamabad district. The officials found a skinned Black-naped hare, two rifles with telescope and silencers, searchlights, night-vision binoculars, knives, 142 rounds of bullets among other things.  The group
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This long-delayed sequel to 2017’s hugely enjoyable superhero romp Wonder Woman was originally slated for release last Christmas, but it may be just the tonic we need right now. Combining the colourful charm and romance of Richard Donner’s 1978 Superman with an empowering 21st-century gender-flipped sensibility, it shifts the action from the battlegrounds of the
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This story is part of “America in Transition,” a weekly series of in-depth reports on key parts of Donald Trump’s legacy, Joe Biden’s plans for change and what’s at stake for all Americans. Airing Tuesday nights on ABC News Live Prime 7pm ET. As the novel coronavirus ravages the nation’s economy, firearms dealers are reporting
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Today, the Ohio Legislature passed legislation that was amended to include No Duty to Retreat, Senate Bill 175.  This important self-defense measure now heads to the desk of Governor Mike DeWine for his signature.  Please contact Governor DeWine and ask him to sign Senate Bill 175 into law. Senate Bill 175 strengthens Ohio’s self-defense laws by stating that
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On the Sixth & Seventh Day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: Gun Purchase Ban for 18 to 20 Year-Olds and Lock Your Guns Up  Tired yet?  Our opponents never rest!  They will keep coming up with ways to restrict your right to keep and bear arms in the Lone Star State.  So NRA-ILA will continue counting down the legislative lumps of coal that
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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) will publish proposed regulations on AR pistols with stabilizer braces on December 18, 2020, and accept public comments on the proposals. The proposals, which will appear in the Federal Register tomorrow, signal the ATF’s inclination to place at least certain AR pist0ls with stabilizers braces under
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OPINION: NY Sen. Zellnor Y. Myrie says manufacturers are profiting from the gun violence in Black and Brown communities and should be held accountable Last month, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced the indictment of an alleged gun trafficking ring that sought to illegally sell weapons in Brownsville. According to the indictment, the defendants purchased
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On the Sixth Day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: Gun Purchase Ban for 18 to 20 Year-Olds  NRA-ILA is counting down the legislative lumps of coal that anti-Second Amendment lawmakers in Texas are leaving in gun owners’ stockings this year. The 2021 Texas legislative session is less than a month away. Please support NRA-ILA as we work with gun
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Kamala Harris marked the eighth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting earlier this week by calling for “commonsense” gun control. But she already told us what commonsense measures she supports, chief among them is confiscation. Before being selected as Joe Biden’s running mate, Harris tried to stake out the furthest left-wing positions in the Democratic
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Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Georgia’s runoff election has become a battleground for gun control and advocacy groups targeting the race for Senate, as Democrats fight to gain control of both the executive and legislative branches. “The stakes have never been higher,” Brian Lemek, the executive director
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On December 10, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided Dayton, Nev.-based Polymer80. The company manufactures unfinished, often referred to as 80 percent, receivers and frames. There are also reports of BATFE confronting Polymer80 customers and confiscating certain unfinished frame kits. The move marks the first direct assault on unfinished frames and receivers since the news broke in November of collusion between BATFE and Biden’s
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On the Fifth Day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: Local Gun Control  NRA-ILA is counting down the legislative lumps of coal that anti-Second Amendment lawmakers in Texas are leaving in gun owners’ stockings this year. The 2021 Texas legislative session is less than a month away. Please support NRA-ILA as we work with gun owners to STAND YOUR GROUND on your
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One of the country’s leading gun-control groups has entered the Georgia Senate runoffs with a six-figure buy against Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. Brady PAC is running a 30-second ad on television in the state after making a $100,000 purchase, according to Federal Election Commission filings. The ad attacks Sen. Loeffler’s record of supporting pro-gun legislation.
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On the Fourth Day of Christmas, Anti-Gun Reps Gave to Thee: “Red Flag” Gun Confiscation  NRA-ILA is counting down the legislative lumps of coal that anti-Second Amendment lawmakers in Texas are leaving in gun owners’ stockings this year. Dozens of gun control bills pre-filed in advance of the 2021 legislative session are political payback to New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, BETO “Hell
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On January 1st, 2021, Senate Bill 263 and the identical House Bill 264 go into effect. As a result, electronic or online firearm training courses will no longer be accepted with new applications for the Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP), to satisfy the mandatory training requirement. Mandatory training requirements are yet another cost prohibitive measure
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