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A study of gun statistics across the country found that concealed carry permit holders break the law far less than police officers.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Gun Owners of America (GOA) and the Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) filed a federal lawsuit in the Northern District of New York over the recently enacted Concealed Carry Improvement Act.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a GOA member from Schenectady County. Among …
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That didn’t take long. The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, striking down the New York’s restrictive and subjective “may issue” pistol permit license requirement, is already reverberating in states that had similar restrictions. There were eight states with “may issue” laws prior to the …
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Yesterday, the House voted 23-18 to pass Senate Bill 302 and the Senate voted 14-7 to pass House Bill 451. HB 451 then went back to the House, which voted 25-15 to concur. These two anti-gun bills now go to Governor John Carney’s desk, where they join three other anti-gun bills. …
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Arvada, CO — One year ago in Colorado a tragedy was both stopped before another unfolded. A hero concealed carry permit holder, who trained to intervene in mass shootings, stopped a murdering psychopath in his tracks. That hero was Johnny Hurley and after he put an abrupt end to a …
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On Monday, I reported on the unconstitutional red flag pretended legislation that tyrannical Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania has been advocating.  However, it seems that the representatives of the people in Pennsylvania in the House Judiciary Committee pulled an Obamacare tactic and gutted that bill and turned it into a …
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On June 21st, the Lafayette City Council will consider, on second reading, anti-gun legislation that was enabled by the General Assembly repealing Colorado’s firearm preemption law in 2021. The Council previously approved them, on first reading, at the June 7th meeting. Please click the button below to submit comments against these proposed ordinances. NRA …
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When it becomes clear that a popular change in state law does something fundamentally good for citizens’ freedom without doing harm, it becomes much easier to get legislators to do the right thing. This is part of the reason for the quick spread of constitutional-carry laws, which now cover half …
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Good news in Connecticut!  Last month, GOA had a small legal victory in the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut. For some time, the Chief of Police in the Town of Greenwich was demanding that applicants for a state pistol permit submit two letters of recommendation in order to apply. However, Connecticut state law does …
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How much does crime go down when the avid gun-control crowd gets what they want? It turns out, not much—if at all. Massachusetts already had some of the strictest anti-Second Amendment laws in the nation, including requiring ID cards to purchase, magazine capacity limits and bans on certain AR-type rifles and …
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