Month: April 2021

On Monday, May 3rd, the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will vote on Legislative Document 1138, which strengthens Mainers’ fundamental right to self-defense. Please act now! Contact committee members of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee and ask them to SUPPORT LD 1138. Legislative Document 1138 strengthens Mainers’ fundamental right to self-defense anywhere
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Few issues spark more passion in the United States than gun control. Proponents argue the country must impose stricter regulations to address the horrifying number of gun-related deaths—nearly 20,000 in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Washington Post reports. That’s the highest number in at least 20 years. Opponents say adding new gun control laws
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AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – After a constitutional carry bill initially stalled in the Texas Senate, a new special committee on constitutional issues formed by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick held a hearing on the measure Thursday. The legislation, House Bill 1927, was approved by the full House. READ MORE: ‘It’s Not Really A Scandal Until It
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On May 3rd, the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold public hearings on numerous anti-gun and pro-gun bills. It is critical that committee members hear from NRA members and Second Amendment supporters. Please act now! Contact members of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee and ask them to SUPPORT NRA-backed LD’s 1052
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On Monday, the Kansas Legislature returns for a veto session, where they will consider overriding Governor Laura Kelly’s vetoes, which include two pro-gun bills. Please continue to contact your lawmakers and ask them to OVERRIDE Gov. Kelly’s vetoes of House Bill 2058 and House Bill 2089. Proposed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, House Bill 2058 does
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  Doctors: More Parents Refuse COVID Tests for Their Sick Kids OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Doctors are reporting that more parents are refusing to have their sick children tested for the coronavirus because they don’t want to deal with the hassle if the result is positive. The Kansas City Star reports that Pediatric Partners
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CLOSE President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress for the first time after nearly 100 days into his presidency. USA TODAY In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden got some facts wrong and stretched others, mainly repeated claims we’ve heard before: Biden said he inherited the “worst
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Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A video that shows the National Rifle Association’s embattled executive hunting elephants has sparked outrage among animal activists. The New Yorker — along with the nonprofit newsroom the Trace — on Tuesday published a video that appears to show NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre struggling to
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Full text of President Biden’s Speech (followed by Tim Scott’s full speech): Madame Speaker.   Madame Vice President.  No president has ever said those words from this podium, and it’s about time.  The First Lady.  The Second Gentleman.  Mr. Chief Justice.  Members of the United States Congress and the Cabinet – and distinguished guests.  My fellow
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Take a look at President Biden’s full remarks for his address to a joint session of Congress below.Madame Speaker.Madame Vice President.No president has ever said those words from this podium, and it’s about time.The First Lady.The Second Gentleman.Mr. Chief Justice.Members of the United States Congress and the Cabinet — and distinguished guests.My fellow Americans.While the
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Today, the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee passed Constitutional Carry Legislation, House Bill 596, as well as concealed carry clarification measure, House Bill 124.  Yesterday, the Senate passed their own version of Constitutional Carry Legislation, Senate Bill 118, by a 27 to 11 vote.  Please contact your State Representative and ask them to SUPPORT Senate
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Donald Dahl, who’s been paying National Rifle Association dues since 1967, shuffled through the rotunda away from the House chamber at the Texas Capitol on April 15. That day was a long time coming for the mechanic and self-described “heavy-duty activist” from Round Rock, the Austin suburb. He had spent fifteen years hounding state lawmakers
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