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The Transportation, Housing & Local Government Committee will meet tomorrow, February 8, 2023, to vote on HB23-1165, a bill that allows counties the authority to ban shooting on private property within their jurisdiction.  Please contact the committee members immediately to vote NO on HB23-1165. Banning shooting on private property does nothing to promote public safety.
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A fake Second Amendment advocacy group is attacking pro-2A lawmakers, including A+ rated and endorsed Speaker Todd Gilbert. This desperate group has released multiple smear campaigns against pro-2A lawmakers while asking for donations. With no lobbying presence in Richmond or at the grassroots level, these groups instead focus on attacking pro-2A legislators, such as Speaker
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On February 8th, at 4:00PM, the House Appropriations Committee will hear House Bill 1143, to impose a firearm permit requirement, a training mandate, and a 10-day waiting period scheme, along with allowing indefinite delays on firearm transfers. The Appropriations Committee considers the fiscal impacts of the bill. HB 1143 is an unfunded gun-control mandate and will cost
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Today, at 3:00PM, the Senate Public Safety Committee will hear Senate Bill 1230. This bill is Hawaii’s attempt to ignore the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bruen ruling from last year, which affirmed the right-to-carry, and is similar to what other anti-gun states have passed or currently have active in their legislatures. Please consider submitting testimony AGAINST
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In a move that could have been predicted by anyone with a pulse, anti-gun extremists are calling for more anti-gun policies to be implemented in arguably the most anti-gun state in the nation: California. The gun-ban organization Giffords recently put out a wish-list of 10 “priorities” it would like to see California implement, claiming they
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Today, February 6, 2023, the Oklahoma Legislature begins the 2023 legislative session. As in 2022, the Legislature can expect to see both pro and anti-gun bills introduced 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
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On Monday, February 6, the New Mexico Senate Health & Public Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on Senate Bill 171 by Sen. Bill Soules (D-Las Cruces), legislation that attempts to supersede federal law and make it a FELONY to manufacture, sell, transfer, or acquire a firearm sound suppressor and other National Firearms Act items, as well as certain
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Florida’s highest court upheld the penalty provision in the state’s preemption statute, which holds local officials accountable by directly fining them for knowingly passing preempted ordinances.   Like many states, Florida sought to have a uniform system of firearms laws and passed a preemption statute. But in 2011, after many lawsuits were filed against localities challenging
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Yesterday, in an NRA-ILA backed lawsuit, a federal court issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) that restricts New Jersey from enforcing several so called “sensitive place” bans. In December, after the same federal court struck New Jersey’s justifiable need requirement in another NRA-ILA backed lawsuit, the state passed A4769, which declares the entire state to
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Two NRA-opposed bills advanced from committee at the Roundhouse yesterday in Santa Fe. House Bill 9 ​by Rep. Pamela Herndon (D-ABQ), a firearm owner liability bill, was voted out of the House Judiciary Committee on a 7-4 party line vote. The bill creates back-door gun storage requirements by imposing criminal penalties on firearms owners if a third-party minor displays, brandishes or injures someone with their firearm. ​​Please thank State Representatives Ryan Lane
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Today, January 31st, the Ohio 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
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Today, Representative Chuck Brannan (R-10) filed House Bill 543, the NRA-backed constitutional carry bill. The Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations Subcommittee will hear it on February 7th from 4-6PM. Florida is currently in contention with Nebraska to become the 26th constitutional carry state. Please contact subcommittee members and ask them to SUPPORT
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On Monday, January 30, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ (ATF) published the final Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces” rule for public inspection in the federal register. As we reported earlier this month, the rule would subject essentially all firearms with attached stabilizing braces to the registration and taxation requirements of
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Last week, Senator Chase Blasi introduced Senate Bill 116, a bill that expands access and standardizes firearm safety education for schools. Please use the link below to contact your legislators asking them to please support SB 116. This important legislation educates children, promotes safety to help reduce the risk of accidents, and increases awareness among
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association joined House Speaker Paul Renner and representatives from the Florida Sheriffs Association in Tallahassee today to announce the introduction of a constitutional carry bill in the Florida legislature.  “Half of the country currently recognizes the fundamental right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a firearm for self-defense as enshrined in
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On Monday, January 30th, two NRA-opposed bills will be heard in separate committee meetings at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe.  First, House Bill 9, ​by Rep. Pamela Herndon (D-ABQ), a firearm owner liability bill, will be heard in the House Judiciary Committee starting at 1:30pm in Room 309 (Zoom Link). The bill creates back-door gun storage requirements by imposing criminal penalties on firearms owners if a third-party
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On February 2nd, the Senate Law and Justice Committee will hear Senate Bill 5232, the companion to House Bill 1144, which imposes a firearm permit requirement, creates a 10-day waiting period scheme, and allows indefinite delays on firearm transfers. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 5232. Senate Bill 5232 requires an individual to
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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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