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Attorney General Lynn Fitch filed an amicus curiae, or friend of the court brief, in federal court today, reaffirming our constitutional right to bear arms, supporting our State laws that protect that right, and seeking to overturn Jackson’s unlawful order. “Jackson has no authority to suspend open carry and it is shameful to use the
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A year after being re-elected as the executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre has seen his group go from an electoral kingmaker to the edge of financial ruin. He and other NRA executives have urged laid-off employees to seek public assistance benefits. The nation’s most prominent pro-gun lobby has lost tens of
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City Council Unanimously Opposes Mayor’s Order The Mississippi Justice Institute, a non-profit constitutional litigation center, has 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, filed in the U.S. District
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Age: 62 Party: Republican Family: Wife: Chris (married 24 years); 3 Daughters: Karlyn, Lexie and Katherine Civic involvement: Town of Little Rice, supervisor (2009-2013), state Assemblyman (2011-2013), National Rifle Association lifetime member, Ruffed Grouse Society, Oneida County Economic Development Corporation, former board member. Work: Former small-business owner/operator of Wilderness Cruises, Willow Flowage Dam tender, Wisconsin
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CLOSE There are two main candidates for the Indiana governor’s race in 2020: Republican incumbent Eric Holcomb and Democratic challenger Woody Myers. Here’s what we know. Indianapolis Star For a man in an election year, Gov. Eric Holcomb finds himself in an enviable position politically as he navigates difficult decisions about how and when to reopen
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The executive director of National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action released the following statement Monday regarding the Supreme Court’s opinion in NYSRPA v. The City of New York.  “Now that the Supreme Court has accepted New York’s surrender, perhaps the city will finally repay all legal fees incurred by their deceit. Because this lawsuit was necessary
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The executive director of National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action released the following statement Monday regarding the Supreme Court’s opinion in NYSRPA v. The City of New York.  “Now that the Supreme Court has accepted New York’s surrender, perhaps the city will finally repay all legal fees incurred by their deceit. Because this lawsuit was necessary
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Dear Mississippi NRA Member: Pro-Second Amendment State Attorney General Lynn Fitch sent this sharply-worded letter to Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba on Sunday, April 26, just after he announced his emergency executive order restricting the open carry of firearms by law-abiding citizens within city limits through April 30.  We previously alerted on this order earlier
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Americans across the country are grappling with the “new normal”of COVID-19-related closures and the novel ways that anti-gun politicians capitalize on the pandemic to prevent the exercise of Second Amendment rights. For residents of the nation’s capital, though, the new normal is pretty much the same as the old normal, where local politicians treat lawful
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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Despite all the claims that gun control organizations only want “reasonable” gun control laws, the coronavirus pandemic has revealed that they do want to ban guns. Gun control advocates somehow want to claim that closing down gun stores doesn’t infringe on people’s ability to own guns for self-defense. With police calling in sick by
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Like Scripture’s prodigal son, many states have spent their inheritance. They have little or no “cushion” or reserve funds, and confiscatory taxes have driven away many businesses and high-income individuals. But the United States collectively cannot afford the generosity of the father in the most famous parable of the Christian world. This isn’t about grace.
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Florida Today Published 12:12 a.m. ET April 25, 2020 Stop the partisan bickering In a recent letter, the author asked, “Who’s the engineer here?” No engineer needed, but we are fortunately have a president to handle the COVID-19 crisis. The Democratic governors of our two largest states have praised the POTUS for prompt support of their
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Thousands of people gathered outside the Capitol to protest the extension Wisconsin’s current Safer at Home Order to May 26, Friday afternoon.  Protestors carried signs that read, “Evers is the Virus,” “Take back Wisconsin,” “Trump 2020,” “What would Walker do?” “My Body my Choice” and the “Don’t Tread on Me” National Rifle Association flag. Evers
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As reported yesterday, Judge Benitez granted the preliminary injunction in the NRA funded case of Rhode v. Becerra. The injunction, became effective upon issuance of the order; enjoining federal and state law enforcement from implementing or enforcing the sales background check provisions, anti-importation provisions, and the criminal enforcement penalties associated with the law.   Today, the California Attorney General
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Major Victory in Case Challenging Constitutionality of California’s Ammo Background Check Law Fairfax, Va. – A major victory was secured on Thursday when a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in the NRA-supported case, Rhode v. Becerra. The case challenges the constitutionality of a California law that puts draconian restrictions on ammunition acquisition and transfers as a result of Prop 63 and
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DATE:   April 23, 2020 TO:       USF & NRA Members and Friends FROM:   Marion P. Hammer   USF Executive Director   NRA Past President   Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody sent a letter to Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried asking her to stop delaying the processing of Concealed Weapons & Firearms License applications. And of course, Nikki
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