Oregon’s COVID vaccination schedule goes topsy-turvy after Trump Administration lies about non-existent doses. Pool / Getty Images Here’s your daily roundup of all the latest local and national news. (Like our coverage? Please consider making a recurring contribution to the Mercury to keep it comin’!) • Let’s start with yet another colossal Trump administration failure: After
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Business 23:23 GMT 15.01.2021Get short URL The National Rifle Association (NRA), which is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, recently came under fire by the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James after an 18-month investigation revealed that the gun rights group was “fraught with fraud and abuse.” The NRA announced on Friday that the organization
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The National Rifle Association said late Friday that it has filed for chapter 11 in a Texas bankruptcy court, saying the “restructuring plan” will help streamline its legal and financial affairs and ensure its “continued success.” The organization also said it was leaving New York and going forward with plans to reincorporate in Texas. “The
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On January 21st, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) is holding an online public hearing for the proposed 2021-2022 hunting, fishing, and trapping regulations. It is critical that sportsmen and women make their voices heard in the crafting of these regulations. Of particular interest are regulations governing Sunday hunting on public game lands. Despite
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FILE — Sen. Bob Ballinger is shown in this file photo. Senate Republicans advanced legislation Wednesday that would remove the duty to retreat from Arkansas’ self-defense laws, clearing a hurdle for the proposal that has long been a goal of gun-rights proponents and the National Rifle Association. The so-called “stand your ground” legislation, Senate Bill
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The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) indicates 434 million firearms were manufactured for private ownership over the last 25 years alone. Breitbart News spoke with NSSF public affairs director Mark Oliva late Tuesday and he explained that the 434 million firearms were made for “civilian possession.” This means the whopping figure of 434 million includes
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Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to assist in the recruitment, education, and retaining of sportsmen and women through NRA’s vast hunter education and outreach programs. “Together with the USFWS, the NRA has worked
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Credit: Vidar Nordli-Mathisen. A recent study finds that, in the wake of a mass shooting, National Rifle Association (NRA) employees, donors and volunteers had extremely mixed emotions about the organization—reporting higher levels of both positive and negative feelings about the NRA, as compared to people with no NRA affiliation. “We wanted to see what effect
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Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee passed self-defense legislation, House Bill 102, by a 12 to 7 vote.  The measure now heads to the House floor where it will await a full vote.  Please contact your Representative and ask that they SUPPORT House Bill 102. House Bill 102 will strengthen Montana’s self-defense laws by allowing law-abiding Montana
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Members and other Second Amendment supporters, you may have seen that other Virginia gun rights groups recently mentioned last year’s legislation and Governor Northam’s gun ban bill, HB961, making at least one incorrect claim. We feel that it is critical to address this. House Bill 961, Governor Northam’s gun ban, was carried over by Senate Judiciary to the 2021 session. However, because no legislative action
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President-elect Joseph R. Biden vowed to defeat the National Rifle Association in a statement marking 10 years since the assassination attempt of former Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords in Tucson that left six people dead. “Your perseverance and immeasurable courage continue to inspire me and millions of others,” Mr. Biden tweeted to Ms. Giffords Friday. “I
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The year 2020 saw Americans across political and demographic lines embrace their Second Amendment rights in unprecedented numbers. Last week, Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) reintroduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would give more meaningful effect to those rights by ensuring they stay intact as travelers crossed state lines. Forty-two states and the District of Columbia
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Joe Biden will set his sights on destroying one of the most staunch Republican lobbyist organizations, the National Rifle Association. Joe Biden’s Twitter account tweeted Friday: “.@GabbyGiffords — Your perseverance and immeasurable courage continue to inspire me and millions of others. I pledge to continue to work with you — and with survivors, families,
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