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NRA Goes Big In Key Senate, Governor's Races

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 06:00
The National Rifle Association has reserved $11.4 million for its initial fall advertising campaign and will begin airing its first TV commercials Wednesday in three Senate races crucial to determining which party controls the chamber next year.
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Obama administration forcing new gun buyers to declare race, ethnicity

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:00
The Obama administration quietly has been forcing new gun buyers to declare their race and ethnicity, a policy change that critics say provides little law enforcement value while creating the risk of privacy intrusions and racial profiling.
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D.C. Council, mayor crafting bill governing gun carry outside the home

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:00
The D.C. Council and mayor are collaborating on an emergency bill that would regulate residents’ ability to carry legally registered guns outside their homes.
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N.J. GOP Assembly leader Bramnick calls for lesser punishments for some gun crimes

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:00
The Republican Assembly leader wants to give prosecutors more discretion in cases where someone is charged with transporting a handgun into New Jersey that is legally owned in another state.
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Prosecutor seeks time to rethink position on Shaneen Allen gun case

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:00
Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain told a judge his office is reviewing its position in the case of a Philadelphia mother facing prison time for bringing her legally owned gun into New Jersey.
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Fact Checker: Are gun-background-check claims true?

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:00
Last month, a group launched a signature drive for the "Background Check Initiative." It would allow Nevada voters on the 2016 ballot to decide whether all gun sales should require background checks.
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More review sought in N.J. gun case

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:00
Following extensive criticism over denying a Philadelphia woman a chance to avoid a prison sentence for illegally bringing her registered gun into New Jersey last year, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office has asked a Superior Court judge for more time to review the case.
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Turn-in legislation passes New Jersey Assembly

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:00
The state Assembly passed a bill today that would expand gun buyback programs across New Jersey in an effort to curb the number of firearms on the streets.
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Online ammo retailers targeted in lawsuit by gun ban group

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 20:00
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence is filing a lawsuit against online retailers that allegedly sold ammunition to James Holmes, the suspect accused of the Aurora theater killings.
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Limits on Doctors: Guns in Home Not Relevant

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 04:00
In late July, a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an injunction in the "Docs vs. Glocks" case that, for a time, allowed doctors to ask people whether they had guns in their homes.
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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 21, No. 36 09/12/2014

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 06:20
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Oregon: Informational Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Lead Ammunition Survey on Tuesday

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 06:26
Earlier this summer, your NRA-ILA reported on the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s plan to survey hunters on the use of lead ammunition.  Earlier this week, the Oregon House Interim Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources posted its agenda for Tuesday, September 16, including a portion dedicated to discussion on the Lead Ammunition Survey.
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NRA Files Letter of Opposition to Harry Reid's Attempt to Silence Free Speech

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
As we reported last week, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been aggressively pushing "Senate Joint Resolution 19," a proposed "amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections." 
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Rice, Allen Cases Show Danger of Unchecked Prosecutorial Discretion

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
The year 2014 has gone from bad to worse for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. In February, he was involved in an ugly confrontation with his then-fiancée (and now wife) Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City hotel casino.  A security camera captured the incident, which ended with Rice hauling the unconscious Palmer out of the elevator.
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Prohibitionists Give up on Semi-Auto Bans? Not So Fast

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
For the last 25 years, banning so-called “assault weapons” has been at the forefront of the anti-gun agenda.  However, in recent days, an article from ProPublica and a “study” from The Center for American Progress indicated that the gun control establishment is shifting away from advocating for semi-auto bans and towards background checks/registration.  The “coincidence” of these publications appearing days apart hints at what might be public relations scheming, rather than a genuine shift in viewpoint.
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Harvard: Millions of Dollars More For Gun Control

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
Harvard University’s School of Public Health is set to receive a $350 million donation to study “gun violence” and other “complex health threats challenging the U.S. and the world,” CNN reports.  The donation, the largest ever received by the university, is being made by the Morningside Foundation, run by the descendants of Hong Kong real estate tycoon T.H. Chan, for whom the school will be renamed.
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Anti-Gun MarketWatch Article in Re-Run Mode

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
On August 27, MarketWatch.com, supposedly a website for stock market investors, published a cynical article about gun manufacturers and gun ownership, titled 10 Things the Gun Industry Won’t Tell You.  In fact, MarketWatch has been running and re-running the same article for months now, just changing the date every so often, to make it appear brand new.
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2014 Firearms Law & the Second Amendment Symposium

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
The 2014 NRA-ILA Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at The University of Baltimore.
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Stephen P. Halbrook's Book, "Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?" to be Featured on BookTV

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
With the new attacks on gun rights, please set your DVR or tune in Saturday, September 13th at 12:00 noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT) when C-SPAN2's BookTV will air “Are There Lessons for Us Today from Nazi Gun Control?”, featuring the renowned Second Amendment legal scholar and attorney Stephen P. Halbrook, (Research Fellow, Independent Institute), author of the widely acclaimed book, Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State."
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Missouri teachers can become armed safety officers under new law

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 20:00
More Missouri teachers could carry concealed weapons under a measure state lawmakers approved late Wednesday that also bans local laws against open carry of guns.
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