Maine: 2018 Legislative Session Convenes Tomorrow

Tomorrow, January 3rd, the 128th Maine Legislature will begin its second year of the 2017-2018 legislative session.  As in 2017, the Legislature can expect to see both pro- and anti-gun agendas this year.  These issues will range from legislation to eliminate locations which are currently prohibited for concealed carry to anti-gun measures aimed at restricting your right to self-defense and firearm ownership.  It is important that gun owners and sportsmen across The Pine Tree State stay actively involved in these issues throughout 2018. 

Nebraska: Legislative Session Begins

The 2nd Session of the 105th Nebraska Legislature will begin tomorrow, January 3rd, and is scheduled to conclude April 18th.  Your NRA will continue to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while helping advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Lincoln.

Indiana: Legislative Session Begins

The 2018 Indiana legislative session starts tomorrow, January 3rd, and will run until March 14th.  Your NRA will continue to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while helping to advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Indianapolis.

The would-be thief showed a gun; the owner fired back

As the co-owner of Valentina's Portuguese Market walked into the frozen-goods section to grab a drink Wednesday night, he heard, "Oh my God" from the register. Max, 25, saw a robber pointing a gun at the other co-owner of Valentina's, located at 886 Central St. Max, who declined give his last name out of fear of retaliation, immediately stepped back around Portuguese imported cheese and cereals, pulled out the gun he's licensed to carry, cocked his gun and waited for the thief. 

Attempted robber shot in South Loop

After the suspect stole his property, the victim — who has a permit to carry a concealed gun — shot the man in the chest, police said

Grandma stops home invasion in Putnam County

Yvonda "Bonnie" Gatens woke up to the sound of a man trying to pry open her bedroom window early Christmas Eve morning. After she heard the noise at the window, she called 911 and grabbed her gun.

Man shot after trying to break into car with family inside

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place late Sunday night near Alexander and Lamb. According to witnesses, police said a man was either hanging on or getting dragged by a black truck headed west on Alexander. A family passing by tried to alert the truck as they witnessed the man asking for help. The truck stopped, and the man with road burn gained access to the back of the family’s SUV, where two teens and a baby where in the car. The father, who had a gun, started to hit the man on the head, asking him to leave. 

Open carry is in law, Arkansas governor tells officials

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, in a letter sent to the Arkansas State Police and prosecutors, said this month that he believes that a much-debated 2013 state law allows for the open carry of handguns, though no officials have announced a change in policy in response to the governor's message.

2017 Man of the Year: Former NRA Trainer Who Ended Texas Church Attack

Stephen Willeford was at his home on the morning of Nov. 5 when his daughter informed him of gunshots being fired at nearby Sutherland Springs First Baptist Church. A man had opened fire on worshipers and was murdering them in droves. Willeford, disregarding his own safety, grabbed his AR-15 and ran barefoot toward the gunfire.

MSNBC's Tur and Panel Lament No New Gun Control in 2017

On Thursday's MTP Daily on MSNBC, during the show's regular "The Lid" segment, substitute host Katy Tur and her three guests fretted over the failure of gun control advocates to pass any new gun laws in the aftermath of high-profile mass shootings in 2017. Even the lone Republican-leaning panel member -- MSNBC contributor Susan Del Percio -- was coming down on the left-leaning side of the issue as she also seemed unhappy with Congress moving ahead with expanding concealed carry rights nationwide.

The Great Flood Of 2018

The second session of the 115th Congress is now upon us, and it is as clear as ever that anti-gun members of Congress just don’t get it. Law-abiding Americans are tired of being scapegoats for the acts of criminals and terrorists.