On March 2, gun control über matron Shannon Watts issued a tweet taking the online retailer Sportsman’s Warehouse to task for making a certain firearm available to adults as young as 18. No doubt Watts hoped to shock her Twitter followers with the gun’s supposedly menacing appearance. The rifle she depicted, however, was a Ruger bolt action .22 rimfire, a platform that has safely introduced untold numbers of preteens to the fundamentals of marksmanship and firearm safety, including through programs at summer camps, scouting organizations, and even some public schools.
On Tuesday, March 20, the Delaware House will consider anti-gun legislation, House Bill 330
Your NRA-ILA has learned that Senator Paul Anderson and Scott Jensen plan on proposing two gun control measures that only seek to further burden the right of law-abiding gun owners.
As the Louisiana Legislature begins its 2018 Session, several overreaching gun control bills have been filed that infringe on your Second Amendment rights and your right to self-defense.
Yesterday, the Kansas Senate voted down numerous anti-gun amendments to self-defense legislation, House Bill 2042.
Join NRA-ILA staff during NRA's Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Dallas, Texas for a FREE briefing on NRA-ILA’s Grassroots Programs and campaign efforts, with a special concentration on our collegiate outreach. Attendees of all ages are welcome to learn more about what the NRA-ILA is doing to reach out to College Students and how you can help in your local community.
On Wednesday, March 14th, the Indiana Legislature adjourned sine die from its 2018 Legislative Session.
Garden State NRA members and gun owners are invited and encouraged to attend a morning rally in Trenton on March 26.
Please join us for the Annual National Firearms Law Seminar to be held on Friday, May 4, 2018 as part of the NRA Annual Meetings. The gold standard in firearms law classes, this all-day seminar provides legal instruction for attorneys and all others interested in Second Amendment law. CLE credit for all states is available.
On Monday, March 19, the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee is scheduled to consider two gun bills.
As previously reported, the passing of the Florida gun control bill was so orchestrated by Republicans that as soon as Governor Scott signed the bill into law, FDLE quickly shut down the background check system for hours to update the system to accommodate the new gun control provisions. They did this with no prior notice to dealers.
Yesterday, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee heard House Bill 819, the House cross-file of Senate Bill 741.
Unless you follow this stuff closely, you probably hadn’t heard this. And why would you have? Although it was breathlessly reported in some of the year-end roundups, the rule actually went into effect in September. And, as a result … nothing happened. Nothing at all.
Wyoming's new NRA-backed Stand Your Ground bill becomes law on July 1, 2018.
Today, Governor Matt Mead stated that he allowed important self-defense legislation, House Bill 168, to become law at midnight last night without his signature.
Vermont gun owners need to make their voices heard immediately as the state moves dangerously close to adopting the same draconian laws as neighboring New York.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will host four public scoping meetings as part of the ongoing land use planning for Bears Ears National Monument (BENM) and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM).
The protest was organized not simply to advocate for stricter gun-control laws but also to speak out against “police brutality,” “militarized policing,” and America’s “imperialist foreign policy,” according to ENOUGH National School Walkout — a subsidiary of the Women’s March.
Today, some students, teachers, and other Americans who share their views are walking out of classes across the country to call for limits on the right of free assembly. Wait, strike that. They're walking out of classes to call for further restrictions on protections against unreasonable search and seizure. Nope, that's not it either. Wait, I have it: they're protesting for greater regulation of self-defense rights. Yup, there we go.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) blasted a pair of Florida officials on Wednesday for refusing to appear before the committee for its hearing on school safety and gun control measures.