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An appellate court in Florida recently decided that a police officer who sees a firearm when approaching a citizen is not permitted to rely exclusively on the possession of the firearm as the justification for an investigatory stop and search. Bearing arms is not only a lawful activity, it is “a specifically enumerated right” protected
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The National Rifle Association has endorsed David Richter for Congress in New Jersey’s 3rd district, giving the former construction company executive the backing of an major advocacy organization heading into the final two weeks of the primary election. Richter faces Kate Gibbs, a labor leader and former Burlington County freeholder director, for the chance to
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Rep. Steve Watkins (R-Kansas 2nd District), who is currently running for reelection, announced an endorsement Monday from the National Rifle Association, also noting that he has an “A” rating from Gun Owners of America. “Radical Democrats are simultaneously calling for the defunding of police departments across the country while actively trying to take away guns
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After recessing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the legislature is back at it pushing gun control. The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, June 25th at 10 a.m. to consider HB 1902 and HB 2744. The Capitol is closed to the public at this time so the committee will only be accepting written testimony.  It’s
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John Michael O’Keefe Jr., 69, of Lincroft, passed away unexpectedly June 5. Born in Jersey City, Jack moved to Keansburg at the age of eight and graduated from Middletown High School in 1968. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and served two tours aboard the USS Benewah and USS Enterprise during the Vietnam War.
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Donald Trump has chewed and spat out aides left and right but he hasn’t faced one quite like John Bolton, a wily Washington veteran with his own sense of grievance. While other former advisors have kept respectful silences or narrowly tailored their critiques, Bolton has written a blistering memoir challenging Trump’s intelligence, ethics and basic
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Congressional Candidate Chris Jacobs (NY-27) was given an A rating from the Gun Owners of America New York (GOANYS) following a vote by members at its recent meeting, and an A+ Rating from the Second Amendment Show. “We do not hand out A ratings lightly to candidates,” GOANYS Communications Director Bill Robinson said. “However, Chris
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Panel drops senator’s stock-trade case ATLANTA — The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee dismissed complaints Tuesday from watchdog groups questioning whether U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., engaged in “potential insider trading” after reviewing recent stock trades made on her behalf. The committee “did not find evidence that your actions violated federal law, Senate rules, or standards
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NRA-ILA reported to you in April that the Mississippi Justice Institute, a non-profit constitutional litigation center, had filed a lawsuit on behalf of pro-Second Amendment State Rep. Dana Criswell (R-Mount Olive) against Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba’s executive order prohibiting the open carry of firearms in the city.  This legal action was filed in the U.S. District
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Black Lives Matter is now more popular than the president of the United States — and not slightly more popular than the president, much more popular. TRUMP TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER ON POLICING TO ‘BUILD TRUST’ IN LAW ENFORCEMENT A survey this week by Rasmussen, a right-leaning pollster, found that 62 percent of likely voters now
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up new cases for next term that gun rights groups claimed denied Second Amendment rights. The court did not accept a batch of nearly a dozen cases that gun groups had hoped the court, fortified with more conservative members, might consider. Among them were cases
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DATE:  June 15, 2020 TO:      USF & NRA Members and Friends FROM: Marion P. Hammer   USF Executive Director   NRA Past President   Young American for Liberty declared VICTORY today after forcing Florida Agriculture Commissioner to back down. Their Press Release follows:  Victory! YAL forces Nikki Fried to reopen ConcealedWeapons License applications
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The NRA won. The rights of law-abiding New Mexicans to purchase a firearm and go to the range have been vindicated.   In April, the NRA—along with the New Mexico Shooting Sports Association, Second Amendment Foundation, Firearms Policy Coalition, and Mountain States Legal Foundation—filed suit in federal court against Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for shuttering
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