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North Dakota: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Today, the North Dakota Legislative Assembly began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Bismarck.  

Minnesota: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Today, the Minnesota Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in St. Paul.  

Montana: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Yesterday, the Montana Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Helena. 

Pennsylvania: 2015-2016 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Today, the Pennsylvania General Assembly began its 2015-2016 legislative session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Harrisburg. 

South Carolina: Bills target gun rights education in schools

Who instructs children on the gun rights and safety has traditionally been left out of the state’s school systems, but bills pre-filed in both chambers of the South Carolina Legislature would bring gun rights squarely into focus in the classroom.

Variety: By bypassing Congress, gun control lobby can bypass NRA

On January 5, Variety magazine ran a column admitting the tremendous power of the NRA, and suggested the gun control lobby is figuring out that the only way to beat the pro-Second Amendment group is to bypass Congress. This means bypassing lawmakers loyal to the NRA as well.

Pennsylvania: Reading, other cities wrestle with gun laws

City Council on Dec. 8 had started the process of repealing its requirement that gun owners report lost or stolen weapons within 24 hours of discovering it.The council began the process after its solicitor said a new state law could bring a flurry of lawsuits against the city. That new law, Act 192, took effect Monday.

Authorities call year-old concealed-carry law a 'non-event'

Illinois' year-old concealed-carry law has had no noticeable negative effect, local authorities say. Danville police Sgt. Josh Campbell agreed, saying "When you're talking concealed-carry, it's mostly your law-abiding citizens, who don't cause problems anyway."

Montana: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Today, the Montana Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Helena. 

Ohio: 2015-2016 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Today, the Ohio General Assembly began its 2015-2016 legislative session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Columbus.  

Wisconsin: 2015 Legislative Session is Now Underway

Today, the Wisconsin Legislature began its 2015 session.  The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights while continuing to help advance pro-gun and pro-hunting reforms in Madison.  

Washington: Gun shows, police looking for answers for new background check law

Initiative 594 has been in place since Dec. 4, but those who have to deal with the law requiring background checks for all firearm sales and transfers still aren’t sure what to do.No one is even certain who is enforcing the implementation of I-594, said TRAC General Manager Troy Woody, whose Pasco venue plays host to gun shows.

Why criminals continue to carry guns

The sad truth is that most of your common street thugs — dope dealers, gang members, carjackers and armed robbers — don’t shop at gun shows or sporting goods stores. They acquire their weapons through burglaries, from “straw buyers” who buy guns legally then turn them over to felons, on the streets from illegal dealers, and numerous other ways. And although I’ve heard many an activist and elected official talk about the need to get guns out of the community and stop them from finding their way back in, none of them ever explains how we can do that.

Michigan: Governor Snyder Signs Concealed Pistol Licensing Reform Into Law

Today, Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills 789 and 790 into law.  These important pro-gun bills create a more efficient, consistent and expedient concealed pistol licensing process through the creation of a true “shall issue” licensing system for all statutorily eligible Michiganders.  

Gun control groups scrounge for cash, ideas to fight GOP-controlled Congress

Gun control groups are scrounging for money and ideas as they prepare for the Republican-controlled Congress, which they expect will continue to thwart stricter firearm laws and move to expand gun rights. Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the group founded by gunshot victim and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, sent an email to supporters soliciting cash and guidance on how to advance its cause in the wake of repeated legislative and election defeats.  

Gun control groups scrounge for cash, ideas to fight GOP-controlled Congress

Gun control groups are scrounging for money and ideas as they prepare for the Republican-controlled Congress, which they expect will continue to thwart stricter firearm laws and move to expand gun rights. Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the group founded by gunshot victim and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, sent an email to supporters soliciting cash and guidance on how to advance its cause in the wake of repeated legislative and election defeats.  

Happy New Year, Happy New Gun-Control Nonsense

If we are to believe the timestamp — which, amusingly enough, reads “12:01” — we must reasonably conclude that the gun control movement managed to get just one minute into 2015 before it substantially embarrassed itself. Take a bow, New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik. Read more: National Review Online

Happy New Year, Happy New Gun-Control Nonsense

If we are to believe the timestamp — which, amusingly enough, reads “12:01” — we must reasonably conclude that the gun control movement managed to get just one minute into 2015 before it substantially embarrassed itself. Take a bow, New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik. Read more: National Review Online

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