South Carolina: Constitutional Carry Bill to be Heard

On Tuesday, January 30th, the South Carolina state Senate Judiciary Committee will be hearing Senate Bill 449 to enact constitutional carry.  Please contact committee members today and urge them to SUPPORT this legislation.  Click the “Take Action’ button below to contact committee members.

Arkansas: Firearms big business for state

Like many Arkansans, I grew up an avid hunter. I've spent countless hours on deer stands and in duck blinds taking part in Arkansas' great pastime. But one of the biggest thrills I've had as a hunter came on opening day of duck season last year when I was proud to take my 12-year-old grandson, Malcolm, on his first big duck hunt. We hunted on the Cache River and had a great time.

Connecticut: State gun control advocates push for so-called "smart" guns

The state government is one of 122 jurisdictions in the nation to join in a “request for information” to gun manufacturers on what steps they are taking to develop smart-gun technology. The RFI has been orchestrated by an ad hoc group, Do Not Stand Idly By, made up primarily of religious leaders.

Indiana: House panel OKs subdued gun bill

Lawmakers on Wednesday stripped a bill that would have allowed Hoosiers to carry guns without a license – instead opting for smaller incremental change on firearms regulations.

Iowa: Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment Passes Subcommittee

Yesterday, January 25th, a House Judiciary Subcommittee passed House Joint Resolution 13 to propose an amendment to the state constitution guaranteeing “the right of the people to acquire, keep, possess, transport, carry, transfer, and use arms.”  HJR 13 will now go to the House Judiciary Committee, which could take it up for consideration as early as next week.  Please contact committee members today and urge them to SUPPORT this resolution.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.

West Virginia: Three Pro-Gun Bills Introduced During First Weeks of Session

West Virginia has hit the ground running.  With session having started only two weeks ago, three pro-gun bills have already been introduced.  Two of these bills expand where a person can possess their firearm, while the other seeks to reduce fees for obtaining a concealed carry license in the state of West Virginia.  Please contact your state Delegate and urge them to support HB 4298, HB 4187 and HB 2922.

Indiana: Carry Permit Bills Pass Committees

Yesterday, January 24th, the Indiana House Public Policy Committee passed House Bill 1424 with a vote of 12-1.  Sponsored by Representative Timothy Wesco (R-21), the legislation as passed from the committee would extend the duration of the regular License to Carry a Handgun (LCTH) to five years and remove fees for lifetime licenses.