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Today, the Senate Judiciary C Committee passed four pro-gun bills, which will now head to the full Senate for consideration.  These measures will receive a vote sometime during tomorrow’s session, and your Senator needs to hear from you!  The below bills protect our freedom in times of uncertainty and emergency, including during the current Covid-19 outbreak.  Please contact
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By Larry Keane Gun control groups fearmongering about lawful firearm owners better be careful. New Mexico Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham just destroyed their narrative by saying the quiet parts out loud. Gov. Grisham spoke to Moms Demand Action’s Shannon Watts for Everytown for Gun Safety’s Veepstakes with candidates auditioning to be second fiddle to 2020 presumptive Democratic nominee and former
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On June 3rd, the Iowa Legislature is scheduled to reconvene. Before the COVID-19 crisis forced the suspension of the 2020 legislative session, the House passed important legislation to protect shooting ranges from being shut down by unreasonable local ordinances and ensure that Second Amendment rights remain protected across the state. This bill, House File 2502,
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In the June 9 primary election, two Republicans are vying for their party’s nomination for a state Senate seat representing Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and Marshall counties. The two are challenger Jack Newbrough of Weirton and incumbent Ryan Weld of Wellsburg. The winner will face Democratic challenger Randy Swartzmiller of Chester, who is serving the last
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Dear Mississippi NRA Member: Back in March, before the legislative session was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi House of Representatives had passed House Bill 1215, sponsored by Rep. Shane Barnett (R-Greene, Perry & Wayne Cos), by a vote of 81-36.  The Legislature reconvened on Tuesday, with the bill having been referred by Lt. Governor
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Later this afternoon, important school security measure Senate Bill 317 is scheduled to be considered in the Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee.  Please contact committee members and ask them to support the right to self-defense of school employees. Senate Bill 317, sponsored by Senator Bill Coley, allows those school employees who are allowed to lawfully carry a concealed
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Of all the recent developments in American life arising from state lockdown orders, perhaps none is so sinister as public officials encouraging people to inform on their neighbors and community members for perceived violations of supposed safety protocols. This trend is made all the worse by the fact that people are getting an unprecedented glimpse
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With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman ECONOMIC PAIN COMES TO K STREET: The pandemic has hurt industries from restaurants to hotels to day care centers — and K Street hasn’t been spared. “The International Franchise Association, the U.S. Travel Association and the National Rifle Association have all laid off staffers since the pandemic hit,” POLITICO’s
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Four pro-gun measures have been assigned to the Senate Judiciary C Committee and are scheduled to be considered on Thursday, May 28th.  The below bills protect our freedom in times of uncertainty and emergency, including during the current Covid-19 outbreak, and committee members need to hear from you!  Please contact members of the Senate Judiciary C Committee
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On May 11th, the Michigan Capitol Commission met to create a five-member committee to study whether it can prohibit firearms.  They are discussing the issue with legislative leaders and Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office.  Please contact your lawmakers and ask them to oppose any measures restricting the right of citizens to carry firearms in and around
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Steve King (file photo) The five candidates competing in the GOP Primary in Iowa’s 4th congressional district are quarrelling about their conservative credentials and their ability to win the district in November. Incumbent Steve King, who’s seeking a 10th term, said this weekend that he was warned soon after his narrow 2018 win that he
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Scratch below the surface — beneath the cavalcade of supporters, piles of cash donations, President Donald Trump’s approval and Sen. Ted Cruz’s cameo “mullet” — and Dallas’ pandemic martyr has herself an optics problem. Even for Shelley Ann Luther, defiant owner of Salon à la Mode and America’s viral “hero” of the anti-lockdown right, it’s
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Written by John Cole, Managing Editor Guns. Trump. Taxes. The GOP candidates fighting an ad war in the Lehigh Valley agree on one thing: their opponent is too liberal. They have claimed the conservative, pro-Trump mantle in the hotly contested June 2 primary for the 7th district. The winner will face first-term incumbent Dem Susan
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Friday May 22, 2020 at 12:40 PM State Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin, R-Shelbina, will be the featured speaker at the Randolph County Federated Republican Women’s monthly meeting at 5 p.m. June 2 at the Nelly’s Restaurant in Moberly. Greetings will begin at 5 p.m. and the dinner and program will follow at 6 p.m. The dinner costs
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We’re always told by the NRA how responsible gun owners are, writes Caffeinated Politics blogger Gregory Humphrey, so how do you explain the theft of deadly weapons  from three unlocked vehicles in Madison in just the past few weeks?, he wonders. Empower Wisconsin’s M. D. Kittle contends that Wisconsin’s health secretary, Andrea Palm, keeps pushing
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Pro-Gun Bills Set for Floor Debate TOMORROW The liberal, left wing media in Louisiana is calling basic 2A protections “extremism” and “ridiculous.” Last week, a House committee passed four pro-gun bills to the House Floor where they will be considered for a vote tomorrow.  NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to contact State Representatives and ask
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The Illinois General Assembly has reconvened and Senate Bill 1966, the gun control package from 2019, is still waiting to be scheduled for a hearing in Senate Committee.  Sponsored by Senator Julie Morrison (D-29), Senate Bill 1966 will: Criminalize private transfers, with violations being punished as a Class 4 felony. Require the recipient of a firearm gifted by a family member to
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Late Friday, the Oklahoma Legislature adjourned from its 2020 Legislative Session. During this session, anti-gun State Representative Jason Lowe attempted to push legislation to repeal Oklahoma’s Constitutional Carry law.  NRA members and Second Amendment supporters ensured that their voices were heard, and committee members soundly defeated this legislation by a 12-1 vote.  Thank you for remaining
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