Posts from the ‘Gun Laws’ Category

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  • February 26, 2015 | Comments
    Georgia Gun Rights Group Tears Apart ATF’s Proposed M855 Ban With Their Comments

    GeorgiaCarry.org, the premiere gun rights group in the Peach State, has officially filed comments with the ATF on their proposed M855 ammo ban. The group goes into the specifics of the M855 round and lays out, in plain English, why the ban does not fall within the limits of current law. Here are the comments that GCO filed with the ATF: Introduction GCO is a non-profit corporation whose primary mission is to... Read More »

  • February 26, 2015 | Comments
    Expanded Background Check Bill in Vermont Officially DEAD

    It looks like Vermont's proposed expanded background check bill is officially dead in committee. The Democratic chairman (surprise right?!) essentially declared that the bill will be dying in committee, never even making it to a floor vote in the state legislature. According to local media reports: Supporters of the bill faced strong headwinds, including the opposition of Gov. Peter Shumlin and pushback from... Read More »

  • February 26, 2015 | Comments
    Stop ATF’s M855 Ban: Urge Your Congressman to Sign Letter to ATF on Proposed Ammo Ban

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA. As NRA has been reporting since the night the news broke, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) is moving to infringe upon the rights of law-abiding gun owners with a drastic reinterpretation of a nearly 30-year-old law regulating so-called “armor piercing” ammunition. So draconian is BATFE’s new “Framework” that it would prohibit the manufacturing,... Read More »

  • February 19, 2015 | Comments
    Campus Carry Bill Passes Senate Committee in Florida

    A campus carry bill in Florida has cleared its first hurdle and made it out of committee in the state senate. The bill would allow permit holders to carry firearms at any of the state's universities (private schools could still ban the practice). According to local media reports: The guns-on-campus bill (SB 176) was approved in a 3-2 party line vote by the Republican-controlled Senate Criminal Justice Committee.... Read More »

  • February 16, 2015 | Comments
    NH State Senate Votes in Favor of Constitutional Carry Bill

    New Hampshire is the latest state this year to advance legislation which would bring about constitutional carry. According to local media reports: The state Senate has passed a bill to repeal the license requirement for carrying a concealed handgun. The passage, on a party-line vote Thursday, came after a debate on public safety, constitutional rights and New Hampshire being one of the safest states in the country.... Read More »

  • February 13, 2015 | Comments
    Federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity Bill Introduced in Senate, Gun Rights Organizations Offer Support

    Texas Senator John Cornyn is introducing a bill in the US Senate that would allow for national concealed carry reciprocity. Cornyn's bill takes a fairly 'soft shoe' approach on the issue of reciprocity. It does not establish any federal guidelines or a permitting system. It does not change the carry laws that are in place in various states. It does not change what types of firearms are legal/illegal at the state level. Think... Read More »

  • February 10, 2015 | Comments
    Georgia: 3 Anti-Gun Bills Introduced in State Senate

    The following story is via the NRA-ILA. Last week, three bills were introduced in the Georgia Senate that would unnecessarily infringe upon your Second Amendment rights. Senate Bill 67, introduced by Senator Emanuel Jones (D-10), would prohibit the carrying of firearms in all public buildings. Senate Bill 68, also introduced by Senator Jones, would add a required training component to the application for a weapons... Read More »

  • February 07, 2015 | Comments
    South Dakota: Constitutional Carry Bill to Receive House Committee Hearing on Monday

    The following is a legislative alert via the NRA-ILA. Monday morning, at 7:45 A.M., the South Dakota House State Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on NRA-backed permitless carry legislation. Authored by Representative Jim Stalzer (R-11), House Bill 1116 respects your right to legally carry a concealed firearm without the burdensome requirement of acquiring a concealed pistol permit, and is an important reform... Read More »

  • February 07, 2015 | Comments
    Colorado: Bill to Repeal Magazine Ban Introduced in State Senate

    The following is a legislative alert via the NRA-ILA. Due to the unfortunate and politically motivated dismissal of House Bill 1009 by anti-gun legislators in the House Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs earlier this week, Senators Chris Holbert (R-30) and John Cooke (R-13) reintroduced legislation yesterday that would repeal the rights-infringing legislation passed into law during the 2013 legislative... Read More »

  • February 06, 2015 | Comments
    BREAKING: Federal Ban on Standard Capacity Magazines Introduced by Congressional Democrats

    It looks like the anti-gun Democrats are back at it in Congress once again. This time they are looking to bring back the federal ban on magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds. Those of you who lived through the first federal "assault weapons ban" know how troublesome this legislation is. The new bill is sponsored by Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the Senate. In a released statement he said: “There is no place... Read More »