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CMP Could Sell Vintage Firearms

As many of you across East Alabama may have seen or heard in the news, the National Defense Authorization Act recently passed the House of Representatives with my strong support.This critical piece of legislation outlines how Congress will support our nation’s military. I was relieved to see that Congress increased the overall authorized funding for our nation’s military. Like what you see here? Buy the book today and support this information and the gun law community. Thank you! Source: NRA News

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Gun buyer’s race not government’s business

Recently U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., joined Senator Roy Blunt, R- Mo., in introducing legislation which would prohibit the federal government from requiring Americans to disclose their race or ethnicity in connection with the purchase of a firearm. In 2014, it was reported that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) implemented a change to Form 4473, requiring firearm purchasers to disclose both their race and ethnicity. Like what you see here? Buy the book today and support this information and the gun law community. Thank you! Source: NRA News

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Nevada: Assembly kills campus carry

Nevada lawmakers have defeated a measure that would have allowed holders of concealed-weapon permits to bring guns onto college campuses, leading one elected official to storm off the Assembly floor. Source: NRA News

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Gov. Scott signs emergency Right-to-Carry bill

The governor also approved a bill that failed last year to allow the concealed carry of guns during the first two days of emergency evacuations such as hurricanes. Source: NRA News

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Iowa: House Passes Omnibus Pro-Gun Provision for the Third Time

 On Wednesday night, the Iowa House of Representatives passed Senate File 510 on a 54-42 vote.  SF 510 is the 2015 Appropriations Bill, referred to as the “Standings Bill.” Source: NRA News

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Critical Texas Campus Carry Legislation Needs Your Help!

Once again, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and gun control advocates are pulling out all the stops to defeat a campus carry bill in the Texas House.  It is critical that you contact your State Representative THIS WEEKEND and urge him or her to support SB 11, Campus Carry legislation. Source: NRA News

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NRA-backed Gun Bill Signed into Law, Protects Gun Owners from Government Gun Grab During a State of Emergency

Today, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a bill backed by the National Rifle Association that will, among other things, protect law-abiding gun owners from having their firearms confiscated or regulated during a state of emergency. Senate File 878 passed both chambers with strong bipartisan support. “This is a huge victory for Minnesota gun owners and sportsmen,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action. “This law ensures that law-abiding gun owners won’t have their guns confiscated by the government following a declared emergency, as occurred following Hurricane Katrina. Our lives and property are arguably at greatest risk during a state of emergency. This… Read More

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Minnesota: NRA-Backed Omnibus Legislation Signed Into Law

Thanks to the hard work of NRA members and pro-gun legislators, Governor Dayton has signed Senate File 878. This is great news for Minnesota gun owners! Source: NRA News

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Where’s the coverage of heroes who stop mass killings?

Heroic citizens stopping someone from killing a large number of people don’t seem to be considered news worthy.  Don’t people want to read about a brave soul risking his life by running towards the sound of gunfire while others run away?  Yet, such stories never get national news coverage by the national mainstream media.  While accidental gunshots get national coverage, few people have any idea how often concealed handgun permit holders stopping mass killings. Source: NRA News

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Katie Pavlich: A Liberal Woman Admits She Has a Gun And It’s Awesome

Earlier this week a woman named Jenna Glasser published a piece titled “I’m a Lefty With a Gun” over at xoJane as an “unpopular opinion.” She writes about why she bought a gun as a liberal who is supposed to be against them. Her choice to be a firearm owner comes down to two main things: personal security and fun (bolding is mine).  Source: NRA News

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bryan L. Ciyou is a trial and appellate attorney at the Indianapolis law firm of Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. He earned his BA with distinction and graduated through the honors program, along with his JD,... Read More