NRA-backed self-defense bill becomes law in Idaho

Passing with backing from law enforcement and prosecutors, a vital piece of legislation that significantly improves every law-abiding citizen’s ability to defend themselves become law in the great state of Idaho.

Connecticut: Gun Control Bills to be Heard

On March 23rd, the Connecticut Joint Committee on Judiciary will be hearing gun control legislation that would regulate certain firearm build components as firearms themselves and far exceed federal law, allow interviews of family members for the issuance of pistol permits, and ban certain firearm parts and accessories.  Please contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE House Bills 5540 and 5542.  Click the “Take Action” button to contact committee members and call them at (860) 240‑0530.

Delaware: Anti-Gun Legislation Passes out of House

Yesterday, the Delaware House passed House Bill 330, which would prohibit law-abiding adults aged 18 to 20 from purchasing or transferring a rifle or rifle ammunition without permission from a parent or guardian.

Hawaii: Anti-Reciprocity Resolutions to Be Heard

On Wednesday March 21st, the Hawaii state House Committee on Judiciary will be hearing House Concurrent Resolution 37 and House Resolution 29 requesting the Congressional Delegation of Hawaii to vote against any national reciprocity legislation.  HCR 37 and HR 29 previously passed the House Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs on March 8.  Please contact members of the committee and urge them to OPPOSE HCR 37 and HR 29.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.

California: Firearm-Related Bills Pass First Committee Hearings

Today, the Assembly Water Parks and Wildlife Committee heard and passed AB 2151 and the Assembly Public Safety Committee heard and passed both AB 1927 and AB 2103. The bills will next move to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. 

Poll: More want school security than gun control

The survey, done by Gallup, found that by a margin of 56 percent to 41 percent, “Americans are more likely to say the government should change laws related to ‘school security and mental health system’ rather than the ‘laws on the sales of guns and ammunition’ as the best way to prevent future school shootings.”

Alabama Lawmakers to Debate Permitting Armed Teachers in School

The Alabama House of Representatives will debate on Tuesday whether teachers can carry guns on campus. The latest push for school security proposed by Republican Rep. Will Ainsworth would allow designated teachers or school administrators approved by local law enforcement to carry firearms in school.

Iowa: House Passes Right to Keep and Bear Arms Constitutional Amendment

On March 19th, the Iowa state House of Representatives passed House Joint Resolution 2009 by a vote of 54-42 to propose an amendment to the state Constitution affirming and recognizing the right of Iowans’ to keep and bear arms as a fundamental individual right.