Sep
23
Pennsylvania: Firearms Preemption Offered as an Amendment to HB 1243

Today, attempts will be made to amend critical firearms preemption language into House Bill 1243on the Pennsylvania House floor.  The amendment, filed by state Representative Mark Keller (R-86), would strengthen and provide consistency in Pennsylvania’s firearm and ammunition laws throughout the state.  To date, nearly fifty municipalities have enacted illegal local gun control ordinances including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Reading and the state capital of Harrisburg.  Enough is enough.
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Sep
08
Harry Reid Trying to Use Constitutional Amendment to Silence NRA, its Members, and Free Speech

In January 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a key decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.  The decision removed unconstitutional restrictions on the ability to speak freely at election time of grassroots groups like NRA and others. But now, some are trying to reverse the decision–and while they recognize that they must amend the Constitution to do so, their amendment would gut the First Amendment rights of organized political groups as we know them.
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Jul
19
Missouri: Gun Owners Prevail in Missouri Supreme Court – Amendment Stays on Primary Election Ballot on August 5

As previously reported last month, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his anti-gun followers made another attempt at hindering your right to keep and bear arms in Missouri.  In mid-June, a lawsuit was filed against Senate Joint Resolution 36 (Constitutional Amendment 5 on the August 5 primary election ballot) – with the plaintiff being St. Louis Police Chief Samuel Dotson III and Rebecca Morgan, a member of the Missouri chapter of a Bloomberg-funded anti-gun group.  This lawsuit sought to challenge the ballot language and had the express intention of outright killing this ballot measure.  
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Jul
16
Massachusetts: URGENT Gun Ban Amendment Scheduled for Possible Vote Tomorrow on Beacon Hill

Yesterday, 63 amendments were filed to Senate Bill 2265 that would affect your rights as a gun owner and sportsman in the Commonwealth.  It is critical that you contact your state Senator early tomorrow morning and ask him or her to oppose amendments which attack your rights, and support those that make pro-gun improvements to S.2265.
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Jul
13
Florida Alert: Governor Scott’s Record on Second Amendment Issues

The below news article reports Governor Rick Scott’s strong record on firearms rights and Second Amendment issues.   He is as strong on Second Amendment issues as any Governor in Florida’s history.
 
The article also reveals that former Gov. Charlie Crist, since leaving office, has now embraced the Obama-Bloomberg gun control agenda.
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Jul
03
Joe Mantegna defends the Second Amendment, talks gun history

The devout firearms enthusiast is now loading up for his fourth season hosting the Outdoor Channel’s “MidwayUSA’s Gun Stories,” which takes viewers through gun history – exploring classics like the Mauser bolt-action to top-notch firearms like the Adaptive Combat Rifle.
As for the future of firearms, Mantegna said the most crucial thing is that Americans don’t compromise when it comes to their Second Amendment rights.
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