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In March, we reported on the details of NRA-backed concealed carry reciprocity legislation pending in Congress. The momentum behind those bills continues to build, with each attracting dozens of co-sponsors. Sen. John Cornyn’s Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act now boasts 37 co-sponsors. And 194 of his House colleagues have signed

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Fairfax, VA – -( The week of June 7, the Michigan House of Representatives passed a package of bills which would remove the requirement to obtain a concealed pistol license (CPL) in order to lawfully carry a firearm with a 59-49 vote. House Bills 4416, 4417, 4418 and 4419 would also make the current

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Fairfax, VA – -( State legislatures from coast to coast are working to crack concealed-carry regulations and restore freedom to their citizens. While pro-Second Amendment legislation like National Reciprocity and the Hearing Protection Act weave their slow, methodical course through Congress—countered at every turn by gun

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA -( The Honorable J. Joseph Rossi declared Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority’s (CAA) anti-gun policy to be preempted by state law and therefore unlawful. In March of 2016, an undocumented and unlawful weapons policy was illegally enforced under threat of trespass against members

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. NEWTOWN, Conn – -( The opinion piece from Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez (“Our police officers need protection from gun violence too,” May 17) was misleading and inaccurate in its description of firearms suppressors. To begin with, suppressors are already legal to own and use

Back in April, NRA-ILA alerted readers to the results of the New Zealand Parliament Law and Order Committee’s “Inquiry into issues relating to the illegal possession of firearms in New Zealand,” which proposed that a raft of new gun control laws be foisted upon the peaceful island nation. Not content

It is one of the most well-worn tactics of those who advocate for gun control. Step one, acquire statistics on firearms injuries among children ages 0-14. Step two, combine these relatively low numbers with the far greater numbers of firearms injuries involving juveniles and young adults ages 15-19. Step three,

Information collected by the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) indicates an unprecedented surge in the number of concealed carry permits, with the largest one-year increase on record occurring between May 2016 and May 2017. The CPRC tracks permit numbers across the country and publishes an annual report on concealed carrying

This week, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) reintroduced the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act, a bill aimed at permanently dismantling Operation Choke Point (OCP).   This Obama era “enforcement” program billed itself as an effort to shut down fraudulent businesses by choking off their access to financial services. But the “high

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources Rob Bishop (R-UT) introduced H.R. 2620, the “Lawful Purpose and Self Defense Act.” This bill would remove ATF’s authority to use the “sporting purposes” clauses in federal law in ways that could undermine the core purpose of