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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Iowa has become the 18th state to restore Constitutional Carry. Vermont has always had Constitutional Carry, so Iowa becomes the 19th member of the Constitutional Carry club. Three members, Utah, Montana, and Iowa, have been added in 2021, so far. Tennessee is expected to join …

Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On April 7th, Senate Bill 687 was filed, to legalize acquiring handguns without having to first apply for a permit. It is currently in the Committee On Rules and Operations of the Senate for consideration. Senate Bill 687 repeals the statute that requires law-abiding citizens …

Today was the deadline to pass legislation out of policy committees in the house of origin. Assembly Bill 286 did not appear on any Assembly Judiciary Committee agenda for a work session, nor did it appear on any of the five revised agendas the committee sent out leading up to …

Today, Governor Jim Justice signed House Bill 2499, to exempt firearms and ammunition from state sales and use taxes, and House Bill 2793, to create the option of a nonresident West Virginia concealed carry permit. These bills take effect in 90 days. House Bill 2499 recognizes that the government should not …

Today, the North Dakota House concurred on Stand Your Ground Legislation, House Bill 1498, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Doug Burgum for his signature.  This measure now sits alongside House Bill 1450 which was approved yesterday.  Please contact Governor Burgum and ask him to sign House Bill 1450 …

Two bills sprinted through the legislative finish line yesterday as the Senate passed two pro-gun measures which were subsequently approved by the House.  Omnibus legislation, House Bill 2058, and Eddie Eagle Gun Safety legislation, House Bill 2089, now head to the desk of Governor Laura Kelly for her signature.  Please contact Governor Kelly and …

Earlier this week, the Wyoming Legislature adjourned from a very successful 2021 Legislative Session, having sent multiple pro-gun bills to the desk of Governor Mark Gordon. Following the Legislature’s adjournment, Governor Gordon signed the following gun bills into law. Senate File 155 provides protections for gun stores, ranges, or any other entities that …

Back in March, we reported that three bills to severely restrict Maryland’s centuries-old practice of home-building firearms for personal use failed to meet the bill crossover deadline and were likely dead for the year. On April 8th, anti-gun legislators in the House hijacked NRA “A” rated Senator Michael Hough’s Senate Bill 190 by inserting …

Today, the House voted 69-18 to pass Senate Bill 308. It now goes to Governor Kay Ivey for her signature. Senate Bill 308 creates a statewide, uniform system to provide optional lifetime carry permits for a cost of $300. The NRA was successful in adding a rebate clause in the Senate for anyone who …

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Council unanimously passed Bill 4-21 to place unnecessary restrictions on Maryland’s centuries-old practice of home-building firearms for personal use. Bill 4-21 prohibits individuals from possessing, manufacturing, or assembling home-built firearms in the presence of minors. Current county ordinances and state law already prohibit transferring firearms and …