Month: January 2021

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The National Rifle Association (NRA) touted that it’s in its best financial position in years, despite declaring bankruptcy earlier this month. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON FOX BUSINESS The nation’s most politically influential gun-rights advocacy group announced on Jan. 15 that it was seeking relief
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Since the start of the 2021 Legislative Session, the Connecticut General Assembly has seen the introduction of multiple firearm-related bill proposals.  A few of those measures have been outlined below. Pro-gun Legislation:HB 5077 – An Act Limiting Orders Related to Firearms and Ammunition During a Civil Preparedness or Public Health Emergency (Rep. Craig Fishbein) Prohibits the Governor or
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FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Rifle Association teamed with three Virginia residents and filed a lawsuit on Friday against Fairfax County for their unconstitutional ban on firearm possession in parks and in areas adjacent to certain events.  “The ban on firearms in parks and on trails in Fairfax County is dangerous and unconstitutional,” said Amy Hunter, spokeswoman,
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Today, the National Rifle Association of America and three individuals sued the County of Fairfax, Virginia, alleging that its ban on possessing firearms in parks violates the Virginia Constitution’s right to keep and bear arms. The lawsuit also challenges the prohibition on possession of a firearm in places adjacent to permitted events and events that
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On February 1st, the House General Laws Committee will hear House Bill 52 and House Bill 212, to reduce arbitrary boundaries where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT HB 52 and HB 212. House Bill 52 removes the prohibition on law-abiding citizens carrying firearms for self-defense on public
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House Bill 193: “Red Flag” Is Back & It’s Worse Than Before Rep. Joy Garratt (D-ABQ) & Rep. Daymon Ely (D-ABQ), authors of NRA-opposed Senate Bill 5 from the 2020 session, are back this session with House Bill 193, an amendment to the red-flag gun confiscation law that would allow a police officer to petition for an extreme risk protective order directly. Keep
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Today, the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee considered concealed permit enhancement legislation, House Bill 1450.  While no vote is currently scheduled, the committee could vote to send the measure to the House Floor as early as tomorrow.  Please contact committee members and ask them to VOTE YES on House Bill 1450. House Bill 1450 enhances North Dakota’s permit laws by removing certain minor violations
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Tomorrow, January 29th, the Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Committee will hear House Bill 60. Contact members of the Committee today and urge their support of this important legislation. ​ House Bill 60, sponsored by Representative Walt Brooks (R-75), allows a law-abiding adult to carry a concealed firearm in the State of Utah, without first needing to obtain government
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On January 27th, the Virginia House of Delegates quickly passed the anti-gun bills that they had received from committees just days prior. They will now go to the Senate for further consideration. House Bill 2128 allows for a five business day delay to be imposed on firearm transfers. Current law allows state police up to
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Supporters of the far-right QAnon conspiracy cult were among the extremists who violently stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, inspiring national security experts to voice concerns about QAnon possibly making inroads in the military and law enforcement. But some pundits at Fox News, including Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson, don’t view QAnon as
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Today, the Plaintiffs in an NRA-backed lawsuit challenging Maryland’s Handgun Qualification License law asked the court to rule that the law violates the Second Amendment. The Handgun Qualification Law requires all law-abiding Maryland residents who wish to purchase a handgun to first fill out an application, obtain a copy of their fingerprints from a third-party,
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FAIRFAX, Va. — The plaintiffs in an NRA-backed lawsuit today asked a federal court to declare Maryland’s handgun qualification license law unconstitutional.   The current handgun qualification law requires residents in Maryland who wish to legally purchase a handgun to first fill out an application, obtain a copy of their fingerprints from a third-party, attend a lengthy
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On January 25th, the Firearms Subcommittee of the House Public Safety Committee deferred action on House Bill 2310 to Friday, January 29th. It allows those who have already taken online firearms training prior to the ban, to use it towards their carry permit application for a limited amount of time. Please contact subcommittee members and
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As the 2021 Nebraska Legislative Session ramps up, multiple gun bills have been introduced.  A handful of those measures have been outlined below.  In order to find who your State Senator is, please click here. Pro-Gun Legislation: LB 300 – Defense of self or others within your home, vehicle, or place of workClarifies and strengthens Nebraska’s laws related to
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Due to a delay last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee is now scheduled to consider preemption legislation, Senate Bill 2107, tomorrow.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT SB 2107. Senate Bill 2107 enhances Mississippi’s preemption laws by adding state agencies to the list of entities that are prohibited from restricting the Second Amendment rights
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Your Tax Dollars at Work — For Gun Control?? Local gun control activists are actively supporting House Bill 102, sponsored by Rep. Gail Chasey (D-ABQ), given the relatively benign title “Violence Intervention Prevention Act.”  Violence prevention is a laudable goal; however, legislation that uses your tax dollars to fund programs which focus solely on firearms, rather than addressing root causes of crime, and to promote a gun control
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Tomorrow at 9:00am, the Senate Judiciary is expected to take Executive Action on Permitless Carry Legislation, House Bill 102. Please contact committee members and ask that they SUPPORT House Bill 102 with ONLY Rep. Berglee’s Amendment. House Bill 102 will strengthen Montana’s self-defense laws by allowing law-abiding Montana gun owners to carry a firearm for self-defense throughout
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Tomorrow, January 26th, House Bill 60 will be eligible for a vote on the Utah state House floor. Please use the “Take Action” button below to contact your representative and encourage their support of this important legislation.  House Bill 60, sponsored by Representative Walt Brooks (R-75), allows a law-abiding adult to carry a concealed firearm in the
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Last year, the anti-Second Amendment majority in the Virginia legislature that was purchased by gun-ban extremists passed a number of anti-gun measures. Anti-gun activists even demanded an opportunity to gloat over what they had bought. Thanks to the efforts of NRA members and the grassroots lobbying of the pro-gun community, the crown jewel in the anti-gun legislative package—a ban on
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