Gov. Ralph Northam made a pitch for gun control at a Capitol Square rally Monday afternoon, but much of his firearm agenda had died Monday morning in a Republican-controlled Senate committee.
Earlier today, the Washington state Senate Law & Justice Committee passed Senate Bill 5992 out of committee with a 4-3 vote. As drafted, this legislation has overreaching language that would ban modifications commonly made to firearms by law-abiding citizens. This bill is expected to be on the Senate floor as soon as Thursday. Please contact your Senator and urge them to OPPOSE this legislation! Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your Senator.
Today, the Alaska Legislature began its 2018 Legislative Session.
On Monday, January 15, most of the overreaching gun control agenda of Governor Ralph Northam and other anti-gun groups failed to move forward out of the Senate Courts of Justice committee.
State Representative James Miceli (D-19th Middlesex) will be writing a letter to the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security urging them to vote favorably on House Bill 1296 to improve firearms preemption laws in Massachusetts. Your urgent action is needed to get other legislators to co-sign his letter before he delivers it to the committee. Please click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state Senator and Representative and urge them to sign on to Rep. Miceli’s letter!
On Friday, January 12, several amicus briefs were filed in the NRA and CRPA supported lawsuit challenging California’s restrictions against magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds. The lawsuit, titled Duncan v. Becerra, challenges California’s recently enacted ban on the possession of magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds as a result of Proposition 63, as well as all of California’s other restrictions on such magazines. The lawsuit challenges the restrictions as a violation of the Second Amendment, Due Process clause, and Takings clause of the United States Constitution.
Democrats have just 50 seats in the House, the bare minimum to pass any legislation. If Republicans are unanimous in opposing any gun legislation and Blake joins them, the bill can’t pass.
Newly sworn-in Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push for stricter gun laws was dealt a swift defeat Monday, with a Republican-led Senate panel blocking legislation to increase background checks and limit guns at public rallies.
Vermont has a traditional hunting culture and is counted among a small group of states with liberal gun laws. Residents can conceal and carry a gun without a permit, for example, and there are few restrictions on where gun owners can carry firearms — guns are prohibited only on school grounds, school buses, courthouses and the Statehouse.
In Edward Garrett's eyes, the time, energy and money it took for him to get a pistol permit, were reasons enough to challenge the state law.
A gun rights fight is heating up in the “Live Free or Die” state — where citizens can legally go armed without permits — between state lawmakers and local officials over who has the ultimate authority on firearms regulations.
Students at Wichita State University and other public colleges have been able to carry concealed weapons for half a year now.Don’t expect that to change soon.
Even as the homicide rate has dropped in Chicago, violence remains one of the city's top problems, and concerns also are heightened in other communities across Illinois.The Associated Press asked the candidates for Illinois governor a series of questions about how they'd address the issue.
Two juveniles are recovering from gunshot wounds after Dallas police say they tried to rob a homeowner.
A pair of legally armed customers at a car dealership stopped an attack in which a man threatened to kill employees and smashed vehicles with a pipe wrench, according to the Associated Press and a report in The State newspaper.
Winston-Salem Police are looking for whoever tried to rob a Winston-Salem store and had the tables turned on them! Police say they responded to the A-Z Patterson Grocery on Patterson Avenue just after 5:30pm Monday.
Today, January 17th, the Ohio General Assembly begins its second year of the 2017-2018 legislative session. As in 2017, we can expect to see both pro- and anti-gun agendas this year. These issues will range from legislation to further protect the right to self-defense to anti-gun measures aimed at restricting your right to firearm ownership. It is important that gun owners and sportsmen across the Buckeye State stay actively involved throughout 2018.
With the 2018 Indiana legislative session underway, a number of bills affecting your Second Amendment and hunting rights have been filed.
Last night, anti-gun legislators introduced substitute bills for Senate Bill 5444 and Senate Bill 5463. These substituted versions will replace the original bills that are scheduled for a public hearing on Monday, January 15th. NRA remains opposed to this anti-gun legislation and needs your help to stop it. Please contact members of the Senate Law & Justice Committee and continue urging them to OPPOSE all gun control legislation that is being heard on Monday!
Next Thursday, January 18th, House Bill 1122 is scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee. Introduced by Representative Ruth Kagi (D-34) in 2017, HB 1122 received a public hearing last year and a substitute version of the bill was moved out of the House Judiciary Committee. Thanks to NRA members’ and Second Amendment supporters’ continued contact with state legislators, HB 1122 never received a floor vote and was returned to committee for the 2018 session. The House Judiciary Committee is once again considering the bill and has scheduled HB 1122 for a committee vote next Thursday. Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to oppose this bill! Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.