California: Lawmakers should avoid rush to ramp up gun confiscations

The state auditor in 2013 looked at APPS and found that in some cases the department goes after people whose names shouldn’t be on the list. Typically, people don’t know the process for reinstating their rights. The auditor found the agency was mistaken in three of the eight cases it reviewed.

Outback Steakhouse: No Rights, Just Rules

The word “Outback” used to conjure images of Australia’s tenacious frontier spirit; of hunters, ranchers, and other adventurers who carved out a harsh existence from an unforgiving land.

Arizona: Pro-Gun Legislation Introduced in the House

Arizona Representative Kevin Payne (R-21) introduced House Bill 2535 in order to guarantee that law-abiding citizens will not be stripped of their Second Amendment rights when they choose to provide foster care to children.

NRA Applauds Sec. Zinke's Move to Conserve Wildlife Populations

The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today applauded Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s Order to enhance big game migration corridors. The Order calls on the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and Fish and Wildlife Service to work together with state fish and game agencies to identify and improve these critical habitats across the Western United States.  Private landowners may join these efforts on a voluntary basis.

Proposals would further recognize Iowa gun rights

Expanded last year, Iowa gun laws would undergo more significant changes — including doing away with government permits to carry a weapon — under proposals that won support Thursday from Senate Republicans.

Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment & Permitless Carry Pass Senate Subcommittee

Yesterday, a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee passed Senate Study Bill 3155 to propose an amendment to the state Constitution guaranteeing “the right of the people to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms” and Senate File 2106 to enact permitless carry in Iowa.  Both bills will now go to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which could take them up for consideration as early as next week.

Oregon: Committee to Vote on Bill Expanding Firearm Prohibitions

On February 7th, the House Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on House Bill 4145, which would significantly expand the class of persons who could be stripped of their Second Amendment rights.  This bill has been scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee today, February 9th at 3:00PM.  Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge their strong opposition to House Bill 4145!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact Judiciary Committee Members.

New York’s SNAFU Act hits legal gun owners – again

Dear Criminal:I’m sure that right about now you’re slapping yourself upside the head and thinking, "Oh my God, I forgot to recertify my pistol permit and list my handguns with New York State."You can relax.The State Police assure us they are not hunting down those who forgot to comply by last week’s deadline, a failure that – if strictly enforced – could result in you losing not only your handguns, but other tools of your trade such as rifles and shotguns.