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Massachusetts: Senate Strips Gun Control Language From Gun Bill

Thanks to your calls, e-mails and active involvement, Thursday the Massachusetts Senate stripped some of the most egregious anti-gun provisions from Senate Bill 2265, including the elimination of the discretionary component which would have created new “may issue” FID issuance standards by providing issuing authorities with unlimited discretion…
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Massachusetts: Senate Could Consider Gun Control Bill as Early as Thursday

As previously reported, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed House Bill 4278 last week.  This misguided gun control bill would create new “may issue” FID issuance standards by giving issuing authorities unfettered discretion to deny firearm identification cards and would require Massachusetts to submit unnecessary records to NICS, in…
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Massachusetts: “Gun Control” Bill Passed State House, Sent to Senate

Unfortunately, the Massachusetts House of Representatives today passed House Bill 4278, a watered-down version of House Bill 4121, by a 112 to 38 vote.  While concessions were made and the NRA was able to scale back some of the anti-gun aspects, H.4278 still contains provisions which will directly and adversely affect your constitutional right…
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Pennsylvania: Senate Could Consider Pigeon Shoot Ban as Early as Tomorrow

The Pennsylvania Senate returns to session tomorrow, Sunday, and may consider and vote on House Bill 1750, legislation that would ban pigeon shooting in the Commonwealth.  It is critical that you contact your state Senator immediately and urge him or her to vote against the criminalization of this traditional shooting sport….
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Pennsylvania: Senate Committee Amends Pigeon Shooting Ban into House Bill 1750

Unfortunately, today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to amend a ban on pigeon shooting into House Bill 1750 by a 10 to 4 vote.  It is now critical that you contact your state Senator and urge him or her to oppose and vote against HB 1750!  HB 1750 could be considered by the full Senate any day now….
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Michigan: Senate Passes Youth Firearm Education Bill and Comprehensive CPL Reform Yesterday

Thanks to your calls and e-mails, the Michigan Senate passed both House Bill 5085 and Senate Bill 789 yesterday….
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Michigan: Support Comprehensive Concealed Pistol License Reform in Senate

Senate Bill 789, introduced by state Senator Mike Green (R-31), is important legislation that seeks to create a more efficient, consistent and expedient concealed pistol licensing system for the citizens in Michigan.  SB 789 also creates a true “shall issue” licensing system for all statutorily eligible Michiganders….
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Michigan: Senate Expected to Act on Youth Firearm Education Bill This Week

House Bill 5085, a youth firearm education bill that corrects an unduly burdensome restraint on youth firearm education by reasonably expanding the class of individuals who are allowed to supervise and instruct Michigan youth on the safe use of pistols, is awaiting action by the Michigan Senate. …
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Delaware: Senate Committee to Hear Gun Ban Legislation Next Week

On Wednesday, June 11, Senate Bill 137, sponsored by anti-gun state Senator Harris McDowell (D-1), will be heard in the Senate Public Safety Committee.  …
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Michigan: Firearms Records Confidentiality Package Passes Both Chambers, Youth Firearm Education Bill Still Awaiting Senate Action

Today, the final three bills included in the Firearms Records Confidentiality Package, Senate Bills 49, 834 and 881, passed in the Michigan House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support.  These bills will now be returned to the state Senate for a recommendation of immediate effect.  …
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Virginia: Governor Signs Senate Bill 377 into Law Without Anti-Gun Amendment

Last Friday, May 23, Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) signed Senate Bill 377 into law as originally passed by the General Assembly.  He did this one month to the day after the Virginia Senate rejected his anti-gun amendment, which would have created a de-facto gun registration scheme for those seeking to sell, trade or transfer their lawfully owned fi…
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Missouri: Anti-Gun Media Continues its Attack on Senate Bill 656

As reported Wednesday, the anti-gun media in Missouri continues taking swings at Senate Bill 656, which was passed overwhelmingly by both the Missouri Senate and House of Representatives.  Media outlets are attempting to make SB 656 into a bill that arms teachers….
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Missouri: Senate Bill 656 Under Attack by Anti-Gun Media

As we recently reported, the Missouri General Assembly overwhelming passed Senate Bill 656, which currently awaits approval by Governor Jay Nixon (D).  SB 656 is a major step forward to increase Missourians Second Amendment rights.  SB 656 contains many components to increase personal safety and public safety needs for law-abiding citizens in the…
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Ohio: Senate Civil Justice Committee to Hold Hearing on Two Pro-Gun Bills Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee will hold a hearing and sponsor testimony on two pro-gun bills, Senate Bill 338 and House Bill 234….
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AP: Tea Party favorite Ben Sasse wins Senate nomination

The Associated Press has called the Nebraska primary for Midland University president Ben Sasse. A Tea Party favorite, Sasse had the backing of Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Scott Walker and Sarah Palin, who called him “the sharpest, most energetic and prepared candidate in this extremely important race.” AP calls Nebraska Senate GOP primary for …
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