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Bureaucrats were never supposed to be in a position to make us ask—even to beg—for our constitutionally protected rights, as they can in jurisdictions with “may-issue” carry permit laws. Thanks in no small part to lobbying from the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, and to the many NRA members who …
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Yesterday, the Louisiana Legislature gave final approval to Constitutional Carry Legislation, Senate Bill 118.  This important self-defense measure now heads to the desk of Governor John Bel Edwards for his signature.  Please contact Governor Edwards and ask him to sign Senate Bill 118 into law. Senate Bill 118 removes the requirement for …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Illinois, challenging the state’s ban on concealed carry by young adults between the ages of 18 and 21, alleging the ban violates the Second and 14th Amendment rights of …
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While most American gun owners know that NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is at the tip of the spear when it comes to lobbying against legislative assaults on the Second Amendment, many are unaware of the countless hundreds of hours NRA-ILA devotes to another battleground: America’s judicial system. NRA-ILA’s …
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A measure recently approved by a Colorado Senate committee would repeal Colorado’s firearm preemption law—a dangerous action that would undo the years of hard work the NRA Institute for Legislation Action (ILA) has expended shepherding such laws to implementation. The measure is S.B. 256, which would repeal the law in Colorado …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Carey McWilliams is a gun owner, a successful small and big game hunter, holding concealed carry permits for 20 years.  He has been turned down for a Minnesota permit because he is blind. He has applied for a second time. It is blatant discrimination based on a …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “This petition presents the same issue presented in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association,  Inc., v. Corlett … Like the New York statutory scheme at issue in NYSRPA, Hawaii maintains a statutory scheme that  denies permits to ordinary law-abiding persons who seek to carry a firearm …
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Article first appeared on Ammoland.com Colorado – -(AmmoLand.com)- Two of three newly introduced gun control bills have passed their first hurdles. Bills HB21-1298: (even more) Expanded Firearm Transfer Background Check Requirements and HB21-1299: Creates The Office Of Gun Violence both passed their respective committees and will move on to Second Reading …
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Recently, the Louisiana House passed Constitutional Carry legislation, House Bill 596.  Its passage, as well as the Senate’s passage of Senate Bill 118, mark the success of a Constitutional Carry measure passing in both chambers of the Louisiana Legislature, all but ensuring a version will hit Governor Edwards’ desk.  Both measures …
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Tennessee joined 19 other states that allow constitutional carry when Gov. Bill Lee signed Senate Bill 765/House Bill 786 into law earlier this month. The measure takes effect July 1, applies to law-abiding citizens 20 and older, and a provision includes those serving in the military who are 18 to …
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