Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order Friday to expand hunting and fishing on public lands, parks, and monuments while enhancing conservation and wildlife management.
Amid terror surge, police wonder whether more than the current 5% of officers should carry guns.
Todd said gun safety and the NRA in general have become very politicized, but she doesn't want that to deter anyone from the Eddie Eagle program."A lot of people see the NRA and assume the program is just designed to get kids interested in guns, but it's the exact opposite — it's telling them to stay away," Todd said. "It's all about safety, there's no political agenda."
The Ten Sleep School Board unanimously decided to delve deeper in to the new state law that allows possession of firearms by school district employees.
This Tuesday, September 19, Senate Bill 169 is scheduled for a vote during the executive session in the Senate Judiciary Committee. SB 169 would allow for the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license anywhere in the state where an individual is legally allowed to be. Please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and urge them to SUPPORT this important Right to Carry legislation! Click the “Take Action” button below to contact the committee members.
Last night, the California Legislature adjourned the 2017 session. Three anti-gun bills, AB 7, AB 424 and SB 464, passed the Legislature and will now be considered by Governor Brown. Contact Governor Brown and urge him to VETO AB 7, AB 424, and SB 464.
On Tuesday September 19, the Ohio state House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations will hold a hearing on a substitute version of House Bill 142 which would reform the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying a concealed handgun when stopped for a law enforcement purpose, like a routine traffic stop.
In a special meeting on August 29, the nine-member City Council of Sacramento unanimously agreed to allocate $1.5 million in funding and to move forward with a “gun-violence reduction strategy” that will include cash payments (“LifeMAP milestone allowances”) and paid vacations for the handful of gang members suspected of committing the majority of gang-related gun crimes in the city.
Dana Milbank is not a serious journalist. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, Milbank now writes what can be characterized as a humor column for the paper.
The establishment will resist, of course, but it’s a fight worth making, especially as Republicans hunt for budget cuts. The federal government has been doling out vast sums to bureaucrats and researchers more committed to empire-building and progressive activism than to public health or rigorous science. President Trump has already identified the best way to deal with them, and it happens to be a technique used during the public-health profession’s glory days, back when it focused on genuine public threats like yellow fever and malaria: drain the swamp.
I thought I’d pass along this recent Journal of Tort Law article by Berkeley Prof. Stephen Sugarman, a leading tort law scholar. Here’s the abstract (some paragraph breaks added):
State lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow judges to decide against imposing prison-sentence enhancements of 10 or more years in cases where firearms are used to commit a felony.
Don’t Forget to Join us for “Firearms and Freedom” in Grinnell this Saturday!
The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced its strong support for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s public lands access initiative. In the spirit of Teddy Roosevelt, Secretary Zinke's land management plans demonstrate his steadfast commitment to conservation and America’s hunting heritage.
As we have reported, this year’s version of the SHARE Act is the most expansive and far-reaching yet. Besides previously-introduced provisions aimed at enhancing opportunities for hunting, fishing, and shooting and broadening access to federal lands for these purposes, this year’s SHARE Act contains reforms that would widely benefit sportsmen and the gun-owning public at large.
This week, twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released her new book, “What Happened,” which chiefly serves to assign blame to the myriad politicians, journalists, organizations, countries, prejudices, and technologies she claims caused her defeat. Gun rights supporters will be happy to know that NRA is featured prominently.
Gun owners received good news this week with the passage of the SHARE Act by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources (see related story). Meanwhile, progress continued to be made on another NRA legislative priority, as Congressman Rob Goodlatte (R-VA) – chairman of the House Judiciary Committee – signed on to co-sponsor H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.
Next week, on Monday, September 18, the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee will meet to discuss multiple bills to increase hunting opportunities in the Commonwealth. Legislation of particular interest to hunters are as follows:
Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 3668, the “Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2017” or “SHARE Act.” This bipartisan bill expands opportunities for hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting.
Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, the campaign arm of one of the nation’s biggest gun control groups, announced Thursday that it would spend at least $1 million in Virginia as part of an “initial investment” to elect Democrats in November.