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Today in History for January 22nd Highlights of Today in History: U.S. Supreme Court legalizes abortion; Theodore Kaczynski pleads guilty; Queen Victoria dies; “The Crucible” opens;”Laugh-In” premieres. AP With political pundits predicting that Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Malinowski is facing a rough fight for reelection because New Jersey’s 7th District was redrawn to favor the
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Two California counties were ruled to have violated their citizens’ Second Amendment rights by shutting down gun shops during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Thursday ruling by a three-judge panel on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals determined orders by officials in Ventura and Los Angeles counties that deemed gun retailers “nonessential businesses” to be illegal,
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A bill that would strengthen Pennsylvania’s preemption statute and further prevent local governments from adopting their own gun control, passed a Senate Committee this week.  The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance House Bill 979 on a 9 to 5 vote Wednesday.  This legislation strengthens preemption, preventing municipalities from creating a patchwork of local gun
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After two years of opposition from Governor Holcomb’s administration and stonewalling by the Republican-controlled Senate and President Pro Tempore Rod Bray, Hoosier’s are demanding action on Lawful Carry legislation, also known as Constitutional Carry. Last year, the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Liz Brown, refused to take up similar legislation, which passed the House
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The woman leading civil and criminal inquiries into Donald Trump’s business empire, his family’s real estate holdings and the former president’s flagship properties has unveiled the clearest picture yet of one of the several cases involving the former president and his family, stemming from years of allegations about his inflated wealth. Entering her third year
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Henry Cuellar is an increasingly rare politician in the Democratic Party, a conservative-leaning lawmaker whose unapologetic defense of gun rights and the energy industry during his 17 years in Congress long delighted his Texas constituents. That was once a winning strategy for Democrats running in moderate swaths of the country. But
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Christian Sundquist, a professor at Pitt’s School of Law, said the brokenness of the criminal justice system can be seen in the “divergent” rulings of three recent trials — Kyle Rittenhouse, Ahmaud Arbery’s killers and prominent organizers of the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally. Sundquist said defendants in cases of racially motivated violence are able
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SACRAMENTO (AP) — Two California counties violated the Constitution’s right to keep and bear arms when they shut down gun and ammunition stores in 2020 as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. Officials in Los Angeles and Ventura counties had separately won lower court decisions saying gun stores were not exempt
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Fairfax, Va. – The Ninth Circuit sided with the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) on Thursday when it struck down a Los Angeles County order that forced gun stores and shooting ranges to close in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. NRA-ILA originally challenged this order in March of 2020, and filed an
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On Thursday, January 20th, the Assembly Appropriations Committee will consider Assembly Bill 311, to further restrict “precursor” parts from being sold at gun shows by licensed vendors. AB 311 passed the Assembly Public Safety Committee last year and was held in the Appropriations Committee. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE AB 311. Assembly Bill 311 prohibits
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Last week, the Arizona Legislature convened for the 2022 session. More than two dozen firearm-related bills have been introduced with proposals to both strengthen and limit your Second Amendment Rights in Arizona. Below are a few highlights and lowlights of the bills that have been introduced.  Pro-Second Amendment House Bill 2414 allows law-abiding citizens to store
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Bloomberg-Backed Anti-Gun Organizations Demanding MORE Gun Control Dear New Mexico NRA Member: The New Mexico Legislature began its 30-day budget session today and Bloomberg-backed national anti-gun organizations are already demanding more gun control! Last fall, representatives from Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety testified before an interim committee that the Legislature needed to pass a bill imposing state-mandated firearm storage restrictions.  Their “gold
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Today, January 18th, the Alaska State Legislature begins the 2022 legislative session. As in 2021, the legislature can expect to see both pro and anti-gun agendas this year, including NRA-backed Emergency Powers Protection legislation, carried by Senator Robert Myers (Senate Bill 136) and Minority Leader Representative Cathy Tilton (House Bill 179). Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the state must stay actively involved to defend freedom. Your
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Last week, two gun control advocates – who described themselves as a “crime analyst” and a “data scientist” — published an article in the anti-gun publication The Atlantic blaming the 2020 spike in homicide rates on that years’ surge in gun sales from federally licensed dealers (FFLs). In other words, they want readers to believe
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