Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider self-defense expansion legislation, Senate Bill 573.  Please contact committee members and ask them to SUPPORT SB 573. Senate Bill 573 clarifies existing law to prevent cities and municipalities from being able to create gun free zones in locations where they shouldn’t be allowed to.  This legislation
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Joe Biden recently announced he would nominate gun control activist and lobbyist David Chipman for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Chipman’s hostility towards the Second Amendment and his work for a national gun control organization disqualifies him from serving as the Director of the ATF. Make no mistake, David
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Joe Biden recently announced he would nominate gun control activist and lobbyist David Chipman for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Chipman’s hostility towards the Second Amendment and his work for a national gun control organization disqualifies him from serving as the Director of the ATF. Make no mistake, David
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A noisy contingent from North Dakota’s university system, as well as their sundry apologists, are upset about an amendment to legislation that would withhold some matching tax dollars, under the challenge grants program, for state schools that partner with abortion providers. This is an affront to academic freedom, they tell us. Keep politics out of
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Tomorrow, April 15, the Judiciary Committee will hold a work session to vote on Legislative Document 1068. Please contact MEMBERS OF THE Judiciary Committee and ask them to OPPOSE this gun confiscation measure. Legislative Document 1068 creates two new sections of Maine law, which outline the power of the court in issuing orders or consent agreements for
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Joe Biden recently announced he would nominate gun control activist and lobbyist David Chipman for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Chipman’s hostility towards the Second Amendment and his work for a national gun control organization disqualifies him from serving as the Director of the ATF. Make no mistake, David
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell seeks to end feud with Trump Senate GOP signal they won’t filibuster debate of hate crimes bill Colin Powell on Afghanistan: ‘We’ve done all we can do’ MORE’s (R-Ky.) diatribe against big business could spawn volumes of analysis. The text tells many tales: the frayed coalition between
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Last week, the Idaho Senate gave final approval to shooting range funding legislation, House Bill 286.  The measure now heads to the desk of Governor Brad Little for his signature.  Please contact Governor Little and ask him to sign House Bill 286 into law. House Bill 286, sponsored by Representative Caroline Nilsson Troy (R-District 5B), clarifies existing law and
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Current defensive uses are more telling and reveal that assault weapons are hardly used for self-defensive purposes. The 1995 study claimed that about 2 million self-defense tactics were used, but current studies show that the number of guns used in self-defense was close to zero. The current studies were based on hospital records and included
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When Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse addressed the Senate on Jan. 6 just after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, he said grandly, “America isn’t Hatfields and McCoys, blood feud forever.” Oh no? I wish C-SPAN had cut to the face of West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III. The people of Appalachia don’t always take
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Joe Biden recently announced he would nominate gun control activist and lobbyist David Chipman for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Chipman’s hostility towards the Second Amendment and his work for a national gun control organization disqualifies him from serving as the Director of the ATF. Make no mistake, David
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Yesterday, the General Assembly adjourned sine die from its 2021 session. During this session, strong efforts by NRA and its members, along with state affiliate Maryland State Rifle & Pistol Association, ensured that no new gun control passed. Senate Bill 624, and companion House Bill 638, along with House Bill 1291, were considered essentially dead
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Despite COVID-19 lockdowns, gun violence killed nearly 20,000 Americans in 2020, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive, more than any other year in at least two decades. (preventioninstitute.org/Michael Flesman)  By Roz Brown, Public News Service – TX – Producer, Contact April 12, 2021 AUSTIN, Texas — A 10-day road trip by gun-control advocates, calling
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Today, the Colorado Senate passed anti-gun legislation, House Bill 1106, sending it to the desk of Governor Jared Polis.  It is more important than ever that NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters contact Governor Polis and ask them to VETO House Bill 1106. House Bill 1106 imposes government-mandated standards for storing firearms, rendering a person’s firearm
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Last week, the Assembly Public Safety Committee voted to pass Assembly Bill 1223, to place an additional excise tax on firearms and ammunition, and Assembly Bill 311, to restrict firearm “precursor parts” from display or sale at gun shows. The committee sent AB 1223 to the Revenue and Tax Committee, and AB 311 to the Appropriations Committee for
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