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NRA Partners with Cordova Coolers in Wake of YETI Controversy

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:36

“Cordova is a company that has an unrelenting commitment to the Second Amendment and respect for our freedoms,” continued Schropp. “They build a quality American-made product that stands up to the needs and the lifestyles of our members.”

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Appeals Court Rules Fed Trumps State Law in Kansas Gun Convictions

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:46

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a Kansas law does not nullify federal law in a case where two men made and bought unregistered suppressors.

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Pelosi: Criminalizing Private Transfers Will Be Dems Top Priority Following Midterms

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:10

A lot’s at stake this November. If the Democrats win the House — political forecaster FiveThrityEight gives Dems an 81 percent chance of taking control following the midterms — Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) promised that criminalizing private transfers will be a top legislative priority. During a sit-down this week with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch (D-West Boca) […]

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UNDERCOVER VIDEO: Senator Claire McCaskill Hides Support for Black Rifle Ban

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:33

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill doesn’t mention gun control on her official government website. As a representative from Missouri, she knows to stay away from issues that might alienate moderate voters, but a new undercover video from Project Veritas has revealed her support for everything from a bump stock ban to a ban on semi-automatic rifles.

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OpEd: Reject state gun-regulation Initiative 1639

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:43
Voters should vote no on Initiative 1639. Reject state gun-regulation Initiative 1639
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OpEd: Vote no on the gun initiatives

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:40
Both I-940 and I-1639 emerge from important national discussions about police shootings and gun violence. Rather than overreact, though, Washington should vote no on these hardline initiatives and continue to work with legislators to find common ground.
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White Concealed Carrier Jumps the Gun Confronting Black Uber Driver

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:13

"Just because you have a conceal and carry license doesn't mean pull your gun out if you think something is happening," Smith explained.

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Pelosi promises gun control activists: Criminalizing private firearm transfers will be top priority if Democrats win the House

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:52
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi promised South Florida gun-control activists that universal background checks would be among Democrats’ top priorities if the party wins control of the House in the midterm elections.
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When Politicians Speak Truthfully On Guns, Believe Them

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:51
Ever want to know what a politician really thinks about gun ownership? Just listen to what they say when they don’t think you’re listening.
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Montana: Missoula Passes Amended Emergency Gun Ban In Public Places

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:50
The Missoula City Council passed two ordinances banning firearms in public places.Both ordinances, passed Monday, ban firearms at all polling places, schools, parks, museums, libraries and the city council chambers.
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Billionaires Spend Millions on Ballot Initiatives

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:50
Before his death on Monday, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had pitched in to help the campaign for a gun control measure in his home state of Washington that would limit certain gun purchases to buyers who are at least 21 years old and undergo additional background checks, waiting periods and safety training.
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Democratic Congressional Candidate Katie Hall Wants Nationwide Gun Control Similar to California's

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:49
Knight's Democratic challenger, Katie Hill, is touting her "distinction" as a Gun Sense Candidate, a so-called honor given by gun control group Moms Demand Action.
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Feinstein, opponent spar on how Democrats can best resist

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:48
Feinstein largely ignored his criticisms and instead trumpeted her work passing an assault weapons ban, which has since expired, and presented herself as a realist about what’s achievable for Democrats.
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Makers of 3D-Printed Guns Follow In DIY Tradition of Ammunition Reloaders

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:47
With roots dating back to black powder shooters casting bullets by the campfire, and spurred by ammunition shortages and regulations, people who make their own ammunition quietly demonstrate a desire to place themselves beyond the reach of the state. That ethos should ring a bell with anybody who has ever contemplated purchasing a 3D printer, just in case.
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Why 'Gun Culture' Is Every Bit a Part of America as 'Speech Culture'

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:47
"We often hear the term 'gun culture' being thrown around as invective," says David Harsanyi in his new book, First Freedom: A Ride Through America's Enduring History with the Gun. But "'gun culture' is no less part of American life than 'religious culture' or 'speech culture.' As our history unambiguously illustrates, gun culture is inextricably tied to American culture. One cannot exist without the other."
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Watch: Florida City Official Fatally Shoots Alleged Shoplifter

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:45

A Florida man is dead after allegedly trying to steal a hatchet, shot dead by a store owner who also happens to be a local official. Footage of the shooting was released this week by police.

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Gun control advocates shift attention, money to other issues ahead of midterms

NRA-ILA News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:43
Gun control was supposed to be the issue of 2018. Yet it has receded so far into the background of the midterm congressional elections that Everytown for Gun Safety, a major player in gun control, is spending its money on ads covering abortion, health care and the Republican tax bill — but nary a mention of assault rifles or bump stocks.
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Ruger’s New Custom Shop Guns, Magnum RPRs and SP101 in Black

Gun Reports - Special Reports - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:06

Ruger is adding a new premium line of factory-tuned rifles and pistols with the new Custom Shop as well as magnum RPRs and a long-awaited SP101.

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Pelosi details her plans for House majority

NRA-ILA News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:31
After that, Pelosi said, Democrats are looking at lowering drug prices and then will try to work with Republicans on a gun background check bill and protecting so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.
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Trump stocks federal appeals courts with conservative judges at record pace

NRA-ILA News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:30
President Trump is smashing the record for appointing judges to the powerful federal appeals courts with 29 picks confirmed, helping him put his stamp on the judiciary well beyond the Supreme Court.
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