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National background checks near all-time high

The unconventional idea that gun-friendly President Donald Trump is good for the firearms industry has apparently won out.The 25 million firearms background checks conducted across the country in 2017 was the second-highest total since the FBI began monitoring the records in 1999.

GAO report rebuts gun control argument

Gun control proponents often advocate policies that are either ineffective or address nonexistent “problems.” This prevents action on credible remedies supported by people on both sides of the Second Amendment debate.

Big game hunters: We're the answer to preventing extinction

It's a place where serious big game hunters hang out and network -- kind of a supermarket for hunting enthusiasts.Tens of thousands of them have come from all over the world to the annual Dallas Safari Club Convention & Sporting Expo.

Washington: Senate Law & Justice Committee to Hear Anti-Gun Bills Next Monday

On Monday, January 15th at 10:00AM, the Senate Law & Justice Committee is scheduled to hear multiple anti-gun bills.  Testimony will be limited during the hearing, so all NRA members and Second Amendment supporters are strongly encouraged to arrive early to sign in to testify in addition to meeting directly with their legislators afterwards.

West Virginia: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

Today, January 10th, the West Virginia Legislature begins its 2018 legislative session. This year, your NRA is seeking several significant pro-gun measures.  It’s vital that gun owners and sportsmen across the Mountain State stay actively involved throughout 2018.  

Editorial: Delay New York gun permit deadline

When the citizens appear just as confused and uninformed about how to respond to a government mandate as the government officials in charge of enforcing it, it’s time to take a beat and get things under control.Such is the case with a provision of New York’s SAFE Act gun control law that requires all holders of handgun licenses in New York who were registered before January 2013 to renew those licenses before the end of this month.

Illinois: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

The Illinois Legislature has convened its 2018 session.  As in 2017, legislation has and will be introduced that affects gun owners across Illinois.  It is vital that gun owners and sportsmen across the state stay actively involved throughout 2018.

California: Pro-Gun Bills Fail to Pass Public Safety Committees

Today, the Assembly Public Safety Committee failed to pass Assembly Bill 1394, sponsored by Assembly Member Travis Allen (R-72). AB 1394 would have addressed the inequitable nature of California’s current concealed carry law by removing the “good cause” requirement and turning California into a “shall issue” state.  

South Carolina: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes

The South Carolina Legislature has convened its 2018 session today.  As in 2017, legislation has and will be introduced that affects gun owners across South Carolina.  It is vital that gun owners and sportsmen across the state stay actively involved throughout 2018.

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