Archive For The “2nd Amendment” Category

Signed by the Governor: Maine Law Prohibits State Gun Registries

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AUGUSTA, Maine (June 19, 2017) – Last week, Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill into law prohibiting any type of state firearms registry. The law will not only protect the privacy of Maine gun owners, it will also hinder the federal government’s ability to develop a firearms database and create a climate less favorable to federal…

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Orange Is The New Stupid: Kim Kardashian

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Orange Is The New Stupid: Kim Kardashian

If you haven’t noticed, another June 2 has come and gone and with it one more National Gun Violence Awareness Day. For those of you who don’t run in liberal circles, the in vogue thing to do on that day is wearing orange as a show of support for gun control. If you were like…

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To the Governor: Maine Bill Would Prohibit Any State Gun Registries

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AUGUSTA, Maine (June 12, 2017) – On Friday, the Maine House gave final approval to a bill prohibiting any type of state firearms registry. The law will not only protect the privacy of Maine gun owners, it will also hinder the federal government’s ability to develop a firearms database and create a climate less favorable…

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Permission Not Required: North Carolina House Passes “Constitutional Carry” Bill

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RALEIGH, N.C. (June 12, 2017) – Last week, the North Carolina House passed a “Constitutional Carry” bill that would make it legal for most North Carolinians to carry a firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. A coalition of four Republican representatives introduced House Bill 746 (H746) in April….

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Permission Not Required: Michigan House Passes “Constitutional Carry” Bills

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LANSING, Mich. (June 9, 2017) – On Wednesday, the Michigan House passed a series of so-called “constitutional carry” bills that would make it legal for most people in the state to carry a firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. A coalition of Republicans introduced a series of four…

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Montana Governor Vetoes Bill to Help Create a Gun Rights Sanctuary State; Override Effort Underway

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HELENA, Mont. (May 20, 2017) –  Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a bill that would take big steps toward making the state a sanctuary for gun rights by prohibiting state enforcement of most federal acts restricting firearms, magazines or ammunition, but an effort to override the veto is underway. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) introduced Senate Bill 99…

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Signed by the Governor: Tennessee Decriminalizes Firearm “Silencers”

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2017) – Yesterday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law decriminalizing the manufacture and possession of firearm suppressors in the state. The new law not only removes a layer of state regulation, it will help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in Tennessee. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) introduced…

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To the Governor: Tennessee Passes Bill to Decriminalize Firearm “Silencers”

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 2, 2017) – Yesterday, the Tennessee House gave final approval to a bill that would decriminalize the manufacture and possession of firearm silencers in the state. If signed by Gov. Bill Haslam, the bill would help foster an environment hostile to federal gun control in Tennessee. Sen. Steve Southerland (R-Morristown) introduced Senate Bill…

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Permission Not Required: “Constitutional Carry” Bill Introduced in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wisc. (April 20, 2017) – A so-called  “Constitutional Carry” bill filed in the Wisconsin House would make it legal for most Wisconsinians to carry a firearm without a license, and foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. A coalition of 51 representatives and senators introduced Assembly Bill 247 (AB247) on April 14. The…

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Alabama Senate Passes Constitutional Carry

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 20, 2017) – On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate passed a “Constitutional Carry” bill that would eliminate the requirement to obtain a permit in order to lawfully carry.  Passage into law would also foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) introduced Senate Bill 24 (SB24) in February. The legislation would…

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To the Governor: Montana Senate Approves Bill to Help Create a Gun Rights Sanctuary State

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HELENA, Mont. (April 10, 2017) – On Saturday, the Montana Senate gave final approval to a bill that would take big steps toward making the state a sanctuary for gun rights by prohibiting state enforcement of most federal acts restricting firearms, magazines or ammunition. If signed into law, it would effectively stop any such federal acts in practice…

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