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Just months after pushing for the passage of Initiative 1639 to impose severe regulations on purchasing and possessing semi-automatic firearms, Attorney General Bob Ferguson has now introduced legislation that would outright ban commonly owned semi-automatic firearms with certain features.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 11:29 pm
This week, the Hawaii Legislature convened for the 2019 session and anti-gun forces are already making attempts to limit your rights.  House Bill 25, sponsored by Tom Brower (D-22), would make it a crime to possess firearms and/or ammunition in hotel rooms. 
Posted: January 19, 2019, 4:50 am
A federal gun storage bill being sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy would mirror a new state proposal to tighten Connecticut’s own current firearm storage law.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 11:22 pm
NRA is often vilified by the gun-ban community and its supporters in the mainstream, legacy media as an “extremist” organization because of its steadfast defense of our Right to Keep and Bear Arms. A simple look into the anti-gun agenda, however, will show that proponents of restriction on a right protected by the U.S. Constitution are the true extremists.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 8:40 pm
This week, the Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice and the House Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee heard and voted to defeat many of Governor Ralph Northam’s requested gun control bills.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 8:37 pm
Pittsburgh City Council member Corey O’Connor wants local residents to relinquish important aspects of their Second Amendment rights. If they refuse, he would have it cost them their liberty and treasure. But O’Connor himself apparently doesn’t believe he is bound by the law in making this happen, only that it’s permissible because he considers it “the right thing.”
Posted: January 18, 2019, 8:36 pm
On January 8, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called "universal" background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do.  
Posted: January 18, 2019, 8:33 pm
On January 18th, House Bill 2519, the Campus Self-Defense Act, was introduced to ensure that law-abiding adults are not stripped of their right to self-defense when they cross an arbitrary boundary onto a college campus.  It has been assigned to the West Virginia state House Judiciary Committee for consideration. 
Posted: January 18, 2019, 7:15 pm
A Senate panel on Thursday approved a measure that would allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in South Dakota, advancing a conservative priority that supporters hope will be achieved under new Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 7:07 pm
Just hours after a Travis County district court ruled Austin could not ban guns inside City Hall, Michael Cargill walked into the building, handgun on waist.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 7:02 pm
A rural community in Iowa is working to implement a mandatory gun safety course in two middle schools this spring.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 6:46 pm

NSSF Legislative Action Alerts

From the National Shooting Sports Foundation

Firearms microstamping, signed into by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) in October 2007 and slated to take effect this New Year's Day (2010), is not in effect since the technology remains encumbered by patents.
Posted: January 5, 2010, 2:14 pm
Support S. 941/H.R. 2296 - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Reform and Firearms Modernization Act of 2009
Posted: December 7, 2009, 10:29 pm
As demand for ammunition continues to outpace supply, it is critically important that an amendment authored by Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) to a seemingly obscure hazardous material bill (HR 4016) be attached to the legislation during consideration on the House floor.
Posted: December 7, 2009, 10:29 pm