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Thank Your State Representatives For Passing Key Pro-Gun Reforms in SB 2619 and SB 2394; it is Critical that You Urge Your State Senators To Do The Same!

On Friday, the House adopted conference committee reports on Senate Bill 2619, sponsored by state Senator Haskins Montgomery, and Senate Bill 2394,sponsored by state Senator Terry Burton (designated as a priority legislative agenda item by Lt. Governor Tate Reeves).  These two measures make critical pro-Second Amendment reforms and passed the House by strong 98 to 18 and 103 to 15 margins, respectively 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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Thank Your State Representatives For Passing Key Pro-Gun Reforms in SB 2619 and SB 2394; it is Critical that You Urge Your State Senators To Do The Same!

On Friday, the House adopted conference committee reports on Senate Bill 2619, sponsored by state Senator Haskins Montgomery, and Senate Bill 2394,sponsored by state Senator Terry Burton (designated as a priority legislative agenda item by Lt. Governor Tate Reeves).  These two measures make critical pro-Second Amendment reforms and passed the House by strong 98 to 18 and 103 to 15 margins, respectively 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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Canada: Supreme Court to rule Friday on Quebec gun-registry challenge

For the past three years, a legal battle over long guns has been raging between the federal government and the province of Quebec. The Supreme Court of Canada, the highest court in the country, is expected to bring an end to that battle on Friday morning when it rules on the fate of Quebec’s long-gun registry data. Source: NRA News

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Maine: Proposal to abolish concealed-carry permits is a step forward

Imagine what it would be like to live in a state where people didn’t need a government-issued permit to carry a firearm.Would there be shootouts on the street? Gun crime rates soaring? Danger lurking around every corner?Or would it be like every other day here in Maine – where no permit is required to carry a firearm that is openly displayed, and gun crime rates are far below the national average? Source: NRA News

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Texas: House panel OKs open carry, but will wait on campus carry

A bill that would allow the licensed open carry of handguns in Texas on Thursday sailed out of the House Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee. Source: NRA News

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Oregon lawmakers introduce bill to expand gun background checks

SB 941, dubbed the “Oregon Firearms Safety Act” and introduced Thursday by Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Sen. Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, would expand background check requirements to gun transfers between private individuals, whether through the Internet or personal contact. Source: NRA News

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Vermont: House passage likely as Senate backs gun bill

An effort to keep guns from criminals and people who have been judged seriously mentally ill has passed a hurdle in the state Senate. Source: NRA News

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Sen. Rubio, Rep. Jordan propose repealing D.C. gun control laws

Two high-profile Republicans in Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio), have introduced legislation that would undo the District’s gun laws, which are among the strictest in the nation. Source: NRA News

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California: Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule

A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Source: NRA News

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84-year-old Right-to-Carry permit holder defends himself and his wife from armed attacker, KOTV, Tulsa, Okla. 03/18/15

84-year-old Doug Jandebeur was walking to his vehicle parked outside his business in Tulsa, Okla. when a man approached him from behind, punched him, and robbed him at gunpoint. After taking Jandebeur’s wallet, the criminal then turned his attention to Jandebeur’s business, where the elderly man’s wife was located. In describing to a local media outlet how he reacted to the threat, Jandebeur stated, “I pulled out my automatic and was getting ready to ventilate him.” Upon seeing the firearm, the armed robber fled the scene. As for Jandebeur’s opinion on the Right-to-Carry, he told reporters, “Anybody who doesn’t arm themselves is asking for trouble.” Source: NRA News

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