Dear Texas House District 91 NRA Member: The Texas Legislature passed groundbreaking legislation to restore and protect your Second Amendment rights in the Lone Star State during its 2021 Regular Session.  As NRA-ILA reported to you earlier this month, a dozen new pro-Second Amendment bills took effect on September 1.  Your State Representative, Stephanie Klick, voted for House Bill 1927, NRA-supported constitutional carry
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On Tuesday, September 21st, the House Judiciary Committee is hearing House Bill 4003, to reduce the penalty for law-abiding citizens who forget to renew their Concealed Pistol License in certain instances. Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT HB 4003. House Bill 4003 reduces the offense of carrying a handgun on an expired
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Saturday, September 4. It was a picture-perfect, blue-sky day for showcasing the Blue Angels, a precision flight demonstration squadron, at the Great State of Maine Airshow. People in the crowd were in fine spirits to enjoy the show, which last came to town four years ago. They “oohed” and “aahed” during the warm-up acts: Fat
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by Mark Bunch/President Royal Gorge Gun Club/Chairman Fremont County NRA To be good at anything involves three simple rules that Masters in their chosen field make look simple when really it isn’t. You learn your craft and develop your skill set to the best of your ability. You practice, practice, practice like you would do
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Gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety announced on Thursday that it would be spending $1.8 million in the 2021 Virginia elections to back the Democratic candidates for governor, Terry McAuliffe; lieutenant governor, Hala Ayala; and attorney general, Mark Herring. “Virginian voters gave lawmakers a mandate to take bold action on gun safety, and now Glenn Youngkin
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An NRA instructor described as “the Left’s worst nightmare” helped train thousands of minority women from Detroit on how to safely protect themselves with guns “to ensure they’re never victims.” “The left thinks the Second Amendment wasn’t made for people who look like us. They said the same thing during the Jim Crow era too,”
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Join NRA-ILA for the annual 2021 NRA-ILA Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium on Saturday, October 23rd, at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center.  RSVP is required; space is limited. Focusing on recent developments in our nation’s courts and legislatures regarding the Second Amendment, speakers will discuss a variety of topics among multiple panels. The
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Congressman Barry Moore, R-Alabama, on Thursday celebrated as the Biden administration withdrew the controversial nomination of David Chipman to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. “Biden is planning to withdraw his anti-gun nominee, David Chipman, to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF),” Moore said. “Praised by gun control activists,
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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Editor’s note: This is one in a series examining the Constitution and Federalist Papers in today’s America. Click HERE to read the series. One of the more troubling evasions of constitutional protections in the arena of environmental issues is the use of supplemental environmental projects in settlements of government enforcement actions. In these projects,
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A once-reputable magazine used gunshot victims as a lever in the debate over medical treatment, using the claims of an untruthful doctor who would, apparently, say anything to advance his public health agenda. “Gunshot victims left waiting as horse dewormer overdoses overwhelm Oklahoma hospitals, doctor says” was the headline run by Rolling Stone on September
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BEVERLY, W.Va. – The Mountaineer Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) held a shooting event on Saturday morning specifically tailored for children. Chapter President Ray Mearns said the morning began with children shooting downrange with air rifles, which fired pellets. By early afternoon, Mearns said, they had transitioned to real guns. Participant
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Dear Texas Senate District 30 NRA Member: The Texas Legislature passed groundbreaking legislation to restore and protect your Second Amendment rights in the Lone Star State during its 2021 Regular Session.  As NRA-ILA reported to you last week, a dozen new pro-Second Amendment bills took effect on September 1.  Your State Senator, Drew Springer, co-sponsored and voted for House Bill 1927, NRA-backed
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Dear Texas House District 16 NRA Member: The Texas Legislature passed groundbreaking legislation to restore and protect your Second Amendment rights in the Lone Star State during its 2021 Regular Session.  As NRA-ILA reported to you last week, a dozen new pro-Second Amendment bills took effect on September 1.  Your State Representative, Will Metcalf, co-authored and voted for House Bill 1927, NRA-supported constitutional
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Attorney General Paxton Takes Hard Line on Compliance with New Texas Law Prohibiting Government Contracts for Companies Discriminating Against the Lawful Firearms Industry As NRA-ILA reported to you last week, a dozen new pro-Second Amendment bills took effect on September 1, including Senate Bill 19 sponsored by State Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) and State Rep. Gio Capriglione
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Yesterday, the Senate passed Assembly Bill 173, and the Assembly concurred with the amendments. It makes available to certain researchers a litany of information on gun owners, including personal identifying information. AB 173 now heads to Governor Gavin Newsom for his consideration, joining Senate Bill 264, the gun show restriction bill, which passed last week. The legislature
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Dear Texas Senate District 25 NRA Member: The Texas Legislature passed groundbreaking legislation to restore and protect your Second Amendment rights in the Lone Star State during its 2021 Regular Session.  As NRA-ILA reported to you last week, a dozen new pro-Second Amendment bills took effect on September 1.  Your State Senator, Donna Campbell, authored and passed Senate Bill 20, which protects
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Dear Texas House District 98 NRA Member: The Texas Legislature passed groundbreaking legislation to restore and protect your Second Amendment rights in the Lone Star State during its 2021 Regular Session.  As NRA-ILA reported to you last week, a dozen new pro-Second Amendment bills took effect on September 1.  Your State Representative, Gio Capriglione, was the lead House author
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