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Rhode Island: Senate and House Committees Stall Multiple Anti-Gun Bills

More than a dozen gun control bills were scheduled for a hearing this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Environment and Natural Resources Committee.  The good news is that those anti-gun bills which were scheduled to be heard, as previously reported, were held for further study in both committees…
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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 …
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Minnesota Senate Votes Against Ban on Taxpayer Funding of Abortions

An effort to finally end taxpayer funded abortions in the state has been defeated in the Minnesota Senate today.  The pro-life amendment is strongly supported by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL).  The amendment was sought to a multimillion-dollar supplemental budget bill the Senate. The proposal that no Minnesota tax dollars may be us…
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Oklahoma: Senate Committee Passes Right to Keep and Bear Arms Provision

HJR 1026 is a critical improvement that provides the strongest possible protection for your gun rights, guaranteeing your Right to Keep and Bear Arms for future generations.  All proposed restrictions to any of your fundamental rights should be subject to a standard that ensures the strongest possible protection for that right, and your fundamenta…
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Nebraska: Critical Emergency Powers Legislation Passes General File in Senate

Today, the state Legislature passed unanimously the General File reading of the amended form of Legislative Bill 390 with additional amendments.  Introduced by state Senator Mark Christensen (44), LB 390 would strike the word “firearms” from the list of items the Governor may suspend during a declared state of emergency.  …
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Tennessee: Senate Committee Scheduled to Hear Pro-Gun Legislation Tomorrow

Originally scheduled for last week’s committee hearings, Senate Bill 1612 and Senate Bill 1774 will now be heard tomorrow, April 1, in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  …
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Maine: “Constitutional Carry” Dies in Senate

Unfortunately, today the state Senate voted to indefinitely postpone the “Mason Permitless Carry Amendment” to Legislative Document 222 by a 19-14 vote.  …
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Hawaii: Senate Committee Waters Down Pro-Hunting Legislation with Amendment

Last week, the Hawaii Senate Water and Land Committee passed House Bill 1902 with amendment SD1 by a 7 to 1 vote.  As introduced by state Representative Cindy Evans (D-7), HB 1902 originally intended to integrate a no net loss policy for public hunting lands in Hawaii.  However, as amended by the Senate Water and Land Committee, it has now been…
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Michigan: Senate Judiciary Committee Passes County Concealed Weapons Licensing Board Legislation

Yesterday, the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 789 and Senate Bill 790 by a 3-0 vote….
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Louisiana: Senate Committee Passes Legislation Expanding Hunting with Suppressors

Last week, the Senate Natural Resources Committee unanimously approved Senate Bill 212.  Sponsored by state Senator Rick Ward (R-Port Allen), NRA-backed SB 212 would allow the use of firearm sound suppressors while hunting wild quadrupeds.  In 2011, the Louisiana Legislature legalized the use of lawfully-owned suppressors for hunting non-game nu…
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Michigan: Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider Second Amendment Legislation Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 25, the Michigan Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to consider Senate Bill 789 and the Firearms Records Confidentiality Package.  …
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New Jersey: Update on Anti-Gun Legislation / No Senate Hearing on S.993 in Trenton on Monday

Yesterday, Assembly Bill 2006 passed in the New Jersey Assembly by a 46 to 31 vote.  Sponsored by Assemblyman Louis Greenwald (D-6), A.2006 would further reduce the state’s magazine capacity restriction from 15 to 10 rounds. …
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Jason Conger is the Pro-Life Republican Candidate for Senate in Oregon

The national narrative today suggests that the chances of the Republican Party taking over the Senate in November are increasing as the map of competitive races expands. One of the states that the pundits are increasingly talking about is Oregon.  If you are listening to the Beltway establishment, including Rove, you would think that there [……
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Georgia: Comprehensive Pro-Gun Reform Passes State Senate, Sent to House for Concurrence

Thanks to your active help and involvement, the Georgia Senate passed House Bill 60 with an additional amendment by a 37-18 vote last night.  Your support is still needed, however, to ensure that this comprehensive pro-gun reform receives a vote of concurrence in the state House TOMORROW before the General Assembly adjourns.   …
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Charles Rangel: New York State Senate ‘must stop crushing dreams of immigrant children’

NYSenate must stop crushing dreams of immigrant children in pursuit of success #TimesisNOW #DREAMAct #CIR rangel.house.gov/press-release/…— Charles Rangel (@cbrangel) March 18, 2014 By a 30-29 vote Monday evening, the New York State Senate rejected a bill that would open state financial aid to students who are in the country illegally. The …
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