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Today, the North Dakota House concurred on Stand Your Ground Legislation, House Bill 1498, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Doug Burgum for his signature.  This measure now sits alongside House Bill 1450 which was approved yesterday.  Please contact Governor Burgum and ask him to sign House Bill 1450 and House Bill 1498. House
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Earlier this week, the Wyoming Legislature adjourned from a very successful 2021 Legislative Session, having sent multiple pro-gun bills to the desk of Governor Mark Gordon. Following the Legislature’s adjournment, Governor Gordon signed the following gun bills into law. Senate File 155 provides protections for gun stores, ranges, or any other entities that engage in the lawful selling
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The president unveiled new rules on “ghost guns” — firearms that are assembled at home, which lack serial numbers and are harder to track — among other moves designed to make it harder for unqualified people to obtain dangerous weapons. Story continues below advertisement Biden also announced David Chipman as his pick to run the
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Today, the Kansas Senate passed pro-gun omnibus legislation, House Bill 2058, and Eddie Eagle Gun Safety legislation, House Bill 2089.  Having received multiple amendments, the House will soon consider the legislation again.  Please contact your State Representative and urge them to SUPPORT House Bill 2058 and House Bill 2089. Proposed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, House Bill 2058 does the
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee for signing Senate Bill 765/House Bill 786 into law. This NRA-backed legislation fully recognizes the constitutional rights of law-abiding gun owners to carry a firearm without government red tape or delays. “This bill is a great step
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On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council unanimously passed Bill 4-21 to place unnecessary restrictions on Maryland’s centuries-old practice of home-building firearms for personal use. Bill 4-21 prohibits individuals from possessing, manufacturing, or assembling home-built firearms in the presence of minors. Current county ordinances and state law already prohibit transferring firearms and ammunition to minors. Though
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Today, the House of Delegates voted 93-6 to pass Senate Bill 458. It now goes back to the Senate for concurrence. Yesterday, they voted 87-0 to concur with the Senate amendments to House Bill 2793. HB 2793 now goes to Governor Jim Justice’s desk for his signature. Senate Bill 458 prohibits the state, government officials
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AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety will consider a bill on April 8 requiring background checks on all private gun sales. House Bill 118, authored by State Representative Lina Ortega of House District 77 in El Paso, would close the loophole that allows people to buy guns in
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WASHINGTON — If Georgia’s new election law was simply about restoring faith in America’s democracy among Republicans and Trump supporters, well, Donald Trump certainly hasn’t cooperated. Trump this week blasted Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger for failing to push through even stricter laws. “Election Day is supposed to be Election
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Under questioning on the third day of a federal bankruptcy hearing, LaPierre defended his leadership of the gun rights group and the benefits he and his family received from NRA contractors. But his testimony undercut arguments by NRA lawyers this week that LaPierre has effectively cleaned up ethical and governance problems since 2018, when the
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An ophthalmologist, a businessman, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and one of the GOP’s most frequent spreaders of conspiracy theories are among the lawmakers who have previously provided reporters with varying reasons for why they haven’t been jabbed yet.  GOP Sens. Rick Scott (Fla.) and Ron Johnson (Wis.) did not respond to
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Wayne LaPierre, the embattled chief executive of the National Rifle Association, said on Wednesday that he had kept his organization’s recent bankruptcy filing secret from almost all its senior officials, including its general counsel, chief financial officer and top lobbyist. He also did not inform most of the N.R.A.’s board. Mr. LaPierre made the comments
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US National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre has said the outrage following school shootings, where dozens have been killed, put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 33-metre yacht. Key points: He fled to The Bahamas for sailing trips following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the 2018 high school massacre in Florida
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Yesterday, the Wyoming House concurred on Firearms Financial Discrimination legislation, House Bill 236, giving it final legislative approval.  Before concurrence, HB 236 was passed out of the Senate with a super majority who voted in favor.  This marks another important pro-gun measure that is on its way to the desk of Governor Mark Gordon for his signature.  Please contact Governor Gordon and
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DALLAS (CBSDFW/AP) – After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108-foot yacht. During a deposition, the head of the gun-rights group’s acknowledged sailing in The Bahamas with his family as
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Thursday, April 8, is shaping up to be a busy day in Austin on legislation affecting your Second Amendment rights! At 10:30 a.m., (or upon final adjournment of the House floor session) in room E2.030 of the Capitol Extension, the House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety will hold public hearings on the following legislation: OPPOSE * House Bill 118, by
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National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre had a particularly rough opening day in court on Monday, as the lawyer for the New York attorney general’s office called the NRA’s bankruptcy case nothing more than a “masterclass in bad faith and dishonest conduct.” The pro-gun organization was in court attempting to move forward with filing for a bankruptcy petition in Texas, in hopes of
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