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Your Santa Fe City Council voted 7-2 on Wednesday in favor of a resolution requiring certain city-controlled properties that can be used for school-related or school-sanctioned events to be posted off-limits to firearms, including those carried by concealed handgun licensees. These would include the Santa Fe Community Convention Center and its underground garage (including personal vehicles, presumably), public libraries in the
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Today, an NRA-ILA backed lawsuit challenging Illinois’ semi-automatic and magazine bans that were signed into law earlier this month was filed in federal court. In the land of Lincoln, these newly banned arms are now incorrectly labeled “assault weapons” and “large capacity” magazines. These misnomers aside, the Supreme Court was very clear in District of
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other pro-Second Amendment organizations filed a lawsuit today challenging the Illinois law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker that bans commonly owned firearms and magazines.  “The Supreme Court already ruled that the Second Amendment protects the right to keep arms that are commonly used by the people,” said John Weber,
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On Monday, the Senate Committee on Judiciary will hear a number of bills affecting our Second Amendment rights. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT pro-gun bills and OPPOSE any new gun control. Pro-Gun Bills Senate Bill 805 prevents localities from passing their own restrictions on lawful carry, requires localities to sell any firearms they receive
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On Tuesday, January 24th, the House Consumer & Public Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on House Bill 9, gun owner liability legislation filed by State Rep. Pamela Herndon (D-ABQ).   House Bill 9 creates a fourth-degree felony penalty for a person who keeps or stores a firearm in a manner that negligently disregards a minor’s ability to access that firearm and the
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Today, January 18th, the Hawaii State Legislature begins the 2023 legislative session. As in 2022, gun control advocates will continue to push their anti-gun agenda in Honolulu. Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the state must stay actively involved to defend freedom. Your NRA will continue to fight to promote and protect your right to keep and bear arms and hunting heritage. Our members
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Yesterday, January 17th, the Oregon Legislature began the 2023 legislative session. In what has become a predictable pattern year after year, anti-gun lawmakers have filed a number of anti-gun bills, seemingly in competition with what their counterparts in California and Washington can think of. Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the state must stay actively involved
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Today, January 17th, the Alaska State Legislature begins the 2023 legislative session. As in 2022, the Legislature will have another opportunity to pass laws strengthening Second Amendment protections for the benefit of law-abiding citizens. Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the state must stay actively involved to defend freedom. Your NRA will continue to fight to promote and protect your right to keep
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On Wednesday, January 25, your Santa Fe City Council will vote on a resolution directing the city manager to post signs stating that it is a fourth degree felony for any person — including a concealed handgun licensee — to carry a firearm for personal protection in, or on, certain city-controlled properties that can be used for school-related or school-sanctioned events. These would include the Santa Fe
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Dear Second Amendment Supporter: The New Mexico Legislature convenes TODAY for its 60-day session and progressive, anti-gun lawmakers have already filed a laundry list of extremist gun control proposals that would make Biden and Bloomberg proud. This week, it is imperative that you contact your State Representatives and urge them to OPPOSE HB 9, HB
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Today, January 17th, the Utah State Legislature begins the 2023 legislative session. As in 2022, the Legislature can expect to see both pro and anti-gun agendas this year. Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the state must stay actively involved to defend freedom. Your NRA will continue to fight to promote and protect your right to keep and bear arms and hunting heritage. Our members
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On Friday, January, 13, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) posted the “final” Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces” rule to its website. The proposed rule was first posted by the agency in June 2021, and, is the most recent in a long line of ATF guidance, rulings, and rules regarding
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On the heels of House Bill 50, NRA-opposed magazine limit legislation alerted on earlier this week, comes House Bill 9, gun owner liability legislation filed by State Rep. Pamela Herndon (D-ABQ). A repeat bill from the 2022 session, House Bill 9 creates a fourth-degree felony penalty for a person who keeps or stores a firearm in a manner that negligently disregards a minor’s
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The 2023 session of the Texas Legislature began this week. Your State Representative, Cody Harris, has introduced House Bill 1229​, which prohibits state agencies and child placement agencies from requesting current or prospective foster parents to provide a registry of firearms in their household. Rep. Harris has been a champion for the Second Amendment rights of foster
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In the latest instance of localities creating a confusing patchwork of local gun laws around Colorado and violating Second Amendment rights, the Broomfield City Council passed a number of the anti-gun ordinances before it, following a public hearing on Tuesday. These went into effect immediately. Ord. 2188 bans the sale and possession of so-called, vaguely-defined
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Yesterday, January 11th, the Illinois General Assembly began the 2023 legislative session. This session, anti-gun lawmakers will continue to attempt to ban commonly-owned firearms and impose a whole litany of other unconstitutional schemes. Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the state must stay actively involved to defend freedom. Your NRA will continue to fight to promote and protect
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Today, January 11th, the Virginia Legislature begins the 2023 legislative session. The Legislature can expect to see both pro and anti-gun bills introduced this year. Similar to the 2022 legislative session, it will be difficult to advance Second Amendment rights for Virginians with an anti-gun Senate and a pro-gun House. Gun owners and sportsmen throughout the
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Today, January 11th, the New Jersey Legislature begins the 2023 legislative session. As previously reported, the Democrat-led, anti-gun Majorities in both chambers made gun control their cornerstone issue in 2022 passing a full assault on your Second Amendment rights and concealed carry.  Despite last summer’s historic Bruen ruling, they passed legislation intentionally undermining the United States Supreme Court.   NRA-ILA backed litigation was filed before the
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Today, Senator Rupie Phillips introduced Senate Bill 10, the Campus Self-Defense Act, to ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus. It has been assigned to the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT
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