Jun
21
North Carolina: Update on Legislation Repealing Gun Registration in Durham County

As previously reported, Senate Bill 226, sponsored by state Senator Mike Woodard (D-22), passed unanimously on its second and third reading in the North Carolina House of Representatives on Wednesday.  S 226, which repeals a 1935 law that allows gun registration in Durham County, went into effect upon ratification yesterday.  Since S 226 is considered a “local” bill, it does not need to be signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory (R) to be enacted.
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Jun
17
North Carolina: Legislation Repealing Firearm Registration in Durham County to be Heard on House Floor

Today, Senate Bill 226, sponsored by state Senator Mike Woodard (D-22), passed unanimously in the House Rules Committee.  S 226, which would repeal a 1935 law that allowed firearm registration in Durham County, is expected to be considered on the floor of the North Carolina House of Representatives this week.
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Jun
16
Virginia: Sussex County Supervisors Temporarily Repeal Anti-Hunting Noise Ordinance, Will Revisit Thursday

On May 15, the Sussex County Board of Supervisors met and heard concerns about the effect the recently passed “noise ordinance” would have on Sunday hunting and sportsmen in the county.  They were urged by gun owners and hunters to instead approve an emergency ordinance change that would eliminate the section dealing with shooting on Sundays.  
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Jun
10
North Carolina: Legislation Repealing Firearm Registration in Durham County Needs Your Action

While the NRA continues to work on a number of issues during the North Carolina General Assembly’s short session this year, one issue in particular needs your immediate action.  Senate Bill 226, sponsored by state Senator Mike Woodard (D-22), would repeal a 1935 law that allowed firearm registration in Durham County.  
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Jun
06
Judge sides with county board; strikes down part of Fla. gun law

Florida Gov. Rick Scott does not have the power to remove Palm Beach County commissioners from office for trying to preempt a state gun law that took effect in 2011, a Leon County circuit judge has ruled.Circuit Judge John C. Cooper, in an order released Thursday, ruled that provisions in the law allowing the governor to remove county commissioners from office are “unconstitutional” and “a violation of the doctrine of separation of powers.’’
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