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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association released the following statement on Wednesday, May 25: Our deepest sympathies are with the families and victims involved in this horrific and evil crime. On behalf of our members, we salute the courage of school officials, first responders and others who offered their support and services. Although an
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Today, the Minnesota Legislature officially adjourned sine die from its 2022 Regular Session.  Unfortunately, important Environment Omnibus legislation, Senate File 4062, was unable to receive a vote and make it out of conference committee.  However, your NRA-ILA has learned that the Legislature might potentially hold a Special Session later this year, and NRA Members and
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Ten years ago, the Obama Administration introduced “Operation Choke Point,” a program to weaponize the banking industry and financial service providers against certain lawful businesses and merchants. Implemented by Eric Holder’s Department of Justice and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the ostensible objective was to fight consumer fraud by cutting off access to credit
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On March 12, a two-week campaign was launched in the United Kingdom to encourage subjects of Her Majesty the Queen to surrender firearms, ammunition, weapons, and any other object even vaguely reminiscent of a gun to local police stations. An official with the National Police Chief’s Council assured citizens that they will receive amnesty for
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On Thursday, both the Assembly and Senate Appropriations Committees took up their suspense files prior to the fiscal deadline, passing a number of anti-gun bills and one pro-hunting bill. These bills will now be eligible for votes on the Assembly and Senate floor in their respective chambers.  Assembly Appropriations Committee Assembly Bill 2571, introduced by Assembly
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It is always a good thing when the final gavel drops in Montpelier and lawmakers head home for the summer.  Late last week, the Vermont Legislature adjourned its 2022 session.  It was a mixed bag for sure.  Anti-gun politicians did their best to try and pass even more restrictions in one of the safest states
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Your NRA-ILA has learned that Majority Floor Leader Greg McCortney is refusing to bring the FIND Act, House Bill 3144, up for a vote in the Senate.  This is the last step before the measure heads to the Governor’s desk.  It is extremely important that you contact Senator McCortney at 405-521-5541 and urge him to bring
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At midnight on Wednesday, the Alaska Legislature adjourned from its 2022 Legislative Session.  Mandatory firearm storage legislation, House Bill 203, failed to gain enough votes to pass in committee.  Unfortunately, Second Amendment Emergency Powers Protection Legislation, Senate Bill 136, fell short by just 2 votes for final passage in the afternoon hours of the session.
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(WJZY) — District 11 Rep. Madison Cawthorn, who lost the Republican primary Tuesday to Chuck Edwards, has made a statement following his loss… and he’s angry. Cawthorn, who has been the subject of personal and professional controversy throughout his freshman year in Congress, called war on his enemies on Instagram and praised those who stood
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(Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Dark money is pouring into U.S. elections, but the vast majority of it is not being disclosed to the Federal Election Commission.  The 2022 election cycle has already attracted more than $115 million in contributions from and spending by 501(c) groups reported to the FEC, OpenSecrets’
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Ted Nugent has denied encouraging violence when he called on supporters of Donald Trump to go “berserk on the skulls of Democrats” during a performance at the former U.S. president’s “American Freedom Tour” stop in Texas over the weekend. While appearing in Austin on Saturday (May 14),the 73-year-old rocker, who regularly promotes conspiracy theories about
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This week, a conference committee is meeting to consider pro-gun omnibus legislation, Senate File 4062.  It is important that NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters contact members of the conference committee and ask them to support SF 4062 with funding for shooting facilities, elimination of shotgun-only hunting zones, and firearm/hunting education grants for schools. Senate
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On Saturday, a white supremacist attack on Buffalo’s Black community left ten people dead and three wounded. In the following interview, historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, talks with Parkland survivor and activist David Hogg about how we got here and how to organize against the threat of
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Shasta County votes in the Statewide Direct Primary Election on June 7.  On the ballot are hotly contested local races for Shasta County’s next sheriff, clerk, district attorney, superintendent of schools and supervisors for Districts 1 and 5. State and national level races include choosing the next state assemblyperson for District 1 and the next U.S. congressperson for District 1. Here is a look at
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A dangerous debate on gun reform is brewing in Indiana. Despite appeals raised directly by local law enforcement leaders, for the second time in two years the state’s Republican-dominated legislature attempted to advance a controversial proposal that would eliminate permit requirements to carry a handgun in the state. In its original form, this bill would
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Keith Ridler  |  Associated Press Boise, Idaho – Former U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador has won Idaho’s GOP attorney general primary, beating the longtime incumbent who had been criticized by the far right for not taking a more activist role. Labrador prevailed over Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, backed by establishment Republicans, and Art Macomber, a political
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There was nothing terribly unusual about South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem’s recent decision to bar trans girls from participating in sex-segregated sports. After all, Noem has become a darling of the most socially conservative wing of the Republican Party. Prior to taking office in 2019, she had been an ardent opponent of same-sex marriage; since
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Yesterday, the Oklahoma House passed pro-gun, firearm discrimination prevention legislation, House Bill 3144.  House Bill 3144 hinges on one final Senate vote before heading to Governor Stitt’s desk!  Please contact your State Senator and ask them to SUPPORT House Bill 3144. House Bill 3144 expands free enterprise by prohibiting companies that discriminate in the provision of their financial
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Today, the North Carolina General Assembly begins the 2022 legislative session. This year, NRA will continue to fight for legislation to improve Second Amendment rights for the benefit of law-abiding citizens, such as the repeal of the archaic pistol permit system and reducing arbitrary “gun-free zones” where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless. Last year, the
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One of Ms. Hochul’s major priorities for the region involves addressing the racial and economic inequalities that were exacerbated by a stretch of highway that was built through the East Side. Ms. Hochul is spearheading a plan to reconnect neighborhoods that were divided by the Kensington Expressway over 60 years ago, saying last month that
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