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Tennessee: House Subcommittee Chairman Removes Park Carry Bill from Schedule

Last night, House Bill 1407, sponsored by state Representative Tilman Goins (R-10), was removed from the hearing notice in the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee.  Please contact Chairman Mike Harrison immediately and urge him to return HB 1407 on his subcommittee calendar….

Rhode Island: Senate and House Committees to Hear Over a Dozen Gun Bills this Week

Anti-gun state lawmakers continue their assault on the constitutional rights of Rhode Island gun owners this week in Providence.  Tomorrow, April 15, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear a full slate of anti-gun bills starting at 6:00 p.m. in room 313 of the State House.  The anti-gun bills scheduled to be considered tomorrow only …

Tennessee: House Subcommittee to Hear Park Carry Bill Early Next Week

Having awaited passage of the state Budget, House Bill 1407 is expected to be considered in the House Finance, Ways and Means Subcommittee as early as Monday, April 14.  It is imperative that you contact subcommittee members TODAY and respectfully urge them to vote “YES” on HB 1407….

Missouri: House Passes Self-Defense Legislation

On Thursday, the Missouri House of Representatives passed House Bill 1539 by a 110 to 39 vote.  HB 1539, critical self-defense legislation, will now be sent to the Missouri Senate for its committee referral….

Illinois: House Passes Legislation to Prevent the Destruction of Firearms

Yesterday, the Illinois House of Representatives passed House Bill 4860, with House Amendment 1, by an 88 to 6 vote.  Sponsored by state Representative Brad Halbrook (R-110), HB 4860, as amended, provides law enforcement agencies with the option to sell confiscated firearms at public auction rather than destroying or keeping them for agency use….

Louisiana: House Committee to Consider Gun Control Measure Next Week

On Wednesday, April 16, the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee will hold a public hearing and vote on House Bill 13.  Sponsored by state Representative Austin Badon (D-New Orleans), this NRA-opposed bill would make it unlawful for a federal firearm licensed dealer (FFL) to transfer a firearm without verifying that the purchaser ha…

Missouri: House Committee Hears Pro-Gun Legislation

Yesterday, the House General Laws Committee heard Senate Bill 745.  While this committee did not vote on this important right to carry legislation, it is expected to send SB 745 to the House floor in the near future.  …

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Louisiana: House Passes NRA-Backed Bill Expanding Use of Suppressors While Hunting Game

This week, the Louisiana House of Representatives passed NRA-supported House Bill 186 by an 82 to 15 vote.  Sponsored by state Representative Cameron Henry (R-Metairie), HB 186 would allow for the use of lawfully-owned suppressors while hunting all game animals.  HB 186 now goes to the state Senate for its consideration. …

Colorado: Bill to Repeal Restrictions on Rifle and Shotgun Purchases Passes House and Heads to Governor

Today, Senate Bill 135 passed the Colorado House of Representatives by a 61-1 vote and now heads to Governor John Hickenlooper’s (D) desk for his consideration.  SB 135, sponsored by state Senator Greg Brophy (R-1), would repeal restrictions in state law relating to the purchase and sale of rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, and perm…

Louisiana: House Committee Scheduled to Hear Pro-Gun and Anti-Gun Legislation in Baton Rouge This Week

This Wednesday, April 2, the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee will hold a public hearing on two NRA-supported measures which seek to clarify that concealed handgun permit holders may possess firearms in restaurants that serve alcohol: House Bill 72, sponsored by state Representative Joe Lopinto (R-Metairie) and House Bill 20, spo…

Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Bill Scheduled for Possible House Floor Vote on Monday

The state House of Representatives is expected to consider House Bill 2011 when is reconvenes on Monday, March 31.  Sponsored by state Representative Mark Keller (R-86), HB 2011 would strengthen Pennsylvania’s firearms preemption law to further ensure that firearm and ammunition laws are consistent throughout the state. …

Tennessee: House Committee Passes Pro-Gun Bills

Today, the House Civil Justice Committee passed House Bill 1399 and House Bill 1480 by a voice vote….

White House tries to spin latest Obamacare non-delay

Take it from White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Shultz: the deadline to sign up for Obamacare is still March 31. You can, however, check a box to give yourself an automatic extension, no questions asked. WH and HHS trying to clarify WPost story regarding enrollment delay. Say it isn't really a delay, simply allowing folks […] Twitchy » US Politics

Maine: House to Consider “Constitutional Carry” Reform Legislation as Early as Tomorrow

As early as tomorrow, attempts could be made on the floor of the Maine House of Representatives to amend permitless carry (constitutional carry) into Legislative Document 222, legislation that addresses the issuance of concealed carry permits in Maine. …