This week, a conference committee is meeting to consider pro-gun omnibus legislation, Senate File 4062.  It is important that NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters contact members of the conference committee and ask them to support SF 4062 with funding for shooting facilities, elimination of shotgun-only hunting zones, and firearm/hunting education grants for schools. Senate
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On Saturday, a white supremacist attack on Buffalo’s Black community left ten people dead and three wounded. In the following interview, historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, talks with Parkland survivor and activist David Hogg about how we got here and how to organize against the threat of
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Shasta County votes in the Statewide Direct Primary Election on June 7.  On the ballot are hotly contested local races for Shasta County’s next sheriff, clerk, district attorney, superintendent of schools and supervisors for Districts 1 and 5. State and national level races include choosing the next state assemblyperson for District 1 and the next U.S. congressperson for District 1. Here is a look at
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A dangerous debate on gun reform is brewing in Indiana. Despite appeals raised directly by local law enforcement leaders, for the second time in two years the state’s Republican-dominated legislature attempted to advance a controversial proposal that would eliminate permit requirements to carry a handgun in the state. In its original form, this bill would
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Gun rights positions held by a New York Republican making a bid for governor are now under scrutiny in light of the mass shooting in Buffalo. In video of a recent campaign stop obtained exclusively by Spectrum News NY1, Rep. Lee Zeldin calls for repealing New York’s SAFE Act, which expanded gun regulations after the
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Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you there’s something you’d like to comment on in Elgin or beyond, send an email to ksorensen@tribpub.com. Please include “speak out” in the subject line. That makes sense? America never had a formula shortage until men were able to get pregnant! Gangbanger curfews: It’s nice to
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Keith Ridler  |  Associated Press Boise, Idaho – Former U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador has won Idaho’s GOP attorney general primary, beating the longtime incumbent who had been criticized by the far right for not taking a more activist role. Labrador prevailed over Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, backed by establishment Republicans, and Art Macomber, a political
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There was nothing terribly unusual about South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem’s recent decision to bar trans girls from participating in sex-segregated sports. After all, Noem has become a darling of the most socially conservative wing of the Republican Party. Prior to taking office in 2019, she had been an ardent opponent of same-sex marriage; since
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Yesterday, the Oklahoma House passed pro-gun, firearm discrimination prevention legislation, House Bill 3144.  House Bill 3144 hinges on one final Senate vote before heading to Governor Stitt’s desk!  Please contact your State Senator and ask them to SUPPORT House Bill 3144. House Bill 3144 expands free enterprise by prohibiting companies that discriminate in the provision of their financial
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Today, the North Carolina General Assembly begins the 2022 legislative session. This year, NRA will continue to fight for legislation to improve Second Amendment rights for the benefit of law-abiding citizens, such as the repeal of the archaic pistol permit system and reducing arbitrary “gun-free zones” where law-abiding citizens are left defenseless. Last year, the
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A racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo is putting new pressure on Democrats to consider gun-control legislation — but once again centrist Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is emerging as a problem.  Manchin says the pared-down Manchin-Toomey proposal to expand background checks, which he helped negotiate in hope of getting support from the National Rifle Association
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One of Ms. Hochul’s major priorities for the region involves addressing the racial and economic inequalities that were exacerbated by a stretch of highway that was built through the East Side. Ms. Hochul is spearheading a plan to reconnect neighborhoods that were divided by the Kensington Expressway over 60 years ago, saying last month that
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The horrific massacre on May 14 in Buffalo, New York, is yet another reminder of how racist ideologies pose the most severe danger to the contemporary United States. Teenaged white supremacist Payton Gendron traveled for hours to open fire in a supermarket in a Black neighborhood while live-streaming his actions on Twitch. Gendron killed ten people and
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FDA warning on THC foods; Poll: Legal marijuana more popular than politicians; Senator slams medical cannabis in abortion speech; Banking momentum Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… *Rattling
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Payton S. Gendron, the 18-year-old suspect in a Saturday, May 14 massacre in Buffalo, New York that left 10 people dead, has been, according to law enforcement, an aggressive promoter of the Great Replacement — a far-right conspiracy theory associated with White supremacist and White nationalist ideology. The Great Replacement theory claims that liberals and
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