Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!

Need to stay up on the current legislation in America

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by U201491, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,857
    Likes Received:
    10,560
    Need to stay up on the current legislation in America?
    Sign on at the NRA-ILA for their alerts.

    https://www.nraila.org/get-involved-locally/secure/stay-informed.aspx

    NRA-ILA | ILA Home

    BECOME PART OF THE SOLUTION JOIN THE NRA TODAY
    NRA Online Membership


    New Posts: January 23, 2014
    Please forward this information to your family, friends, and fellow gun owners!



    Indiana: Constitutional Right to Hunt and Fish Scheduled for Monday Committee Hearing

    Originally scheduled for tomorrow, the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources committee will now consider Senate Joint Resolution 9 on Monday, January 27, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 431 of the Indiana Statehouse. Sponsored by state Senator Brent Steele (R-44), SJR 9 would guarantee Hoosiers the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife. This legislation would ensure the preservation of Indiana's rich hunting heritage.
    READ MORE


    Tennessee: Park Carry Bill to be Heard in Committee Next Week

    On Tuesday, January 28, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 12LP, the state Senate Judiciary Committee will consider Senate Bill 1496, which would allow Handgun Carry Permit (HCP) holders to carry a firearm in all Tennessee parks.
    READ MORE


    Iowa: Ensure Your Firearms Freedoms are a Priority This Session

    The second week of the 85th Iowa General Assembly is underway in the Hawkeye State, and your NRA-ILA continues to work in Des Moines with the Iowa Firearms Coalition (IFC) and your state legislators to protect, restore and advance your Second Amendment rights. It is imperative that your state legislators hear from you, as we work with them to ensure Iowans’ firearms freedoms are made a priority this session. Call and e-mail your state Senator and Representative today! Respectfully tell them you support fortifying your gun rights with a STRONG and meaningful state constitutional Right to Keep and Bear Arms amendment, protecting the privacy of Iowans' records, and legalizing suppressor ownership.
    READ MORE


    Vermont: Burlington City Council Holding Final Public Hearing on Gun Control Proposals on Monday

    On Monday, January 27, the Burlington City Council will hold its final public hearing to consider three gun control proposals. City residents will vote on the proposed charter changes on Town Meeting Day, March 4.
    READ MORE


    Washington: “Universal Handgun Registration” Scheme to be Heard Next Week in Olympia

    On Tuesday, January 28, Washington citizens will get their first opportunity to testify on Initiative-594, a major gun control bill being falsely promoted as a “Universal Background Check” measure. The House Judiciary Committee will take I-594 up at 1:30 p.m. in Hearing Room A in the John L. O’Brien House building on the Capitol campus in Olympia.
    READ MORE


    South Carolina: Concealed Carry Reform Bill Sent to Governor

    Today, the South Carolina House of Representatives concurred with Senate amendments to Senate Bill 308 by a 90-18 vote. This important pro-gun legislation makes a number of improvements to the South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP), including removing the prohibition on CWP holders carrying a concealed handgun into an establishment licensed to serve alcohol, extending the duration or length of term of the CWP, improving training standards, improving the application and renewal process, and expanding where a CWP holder may transport a firearm in his or her motor vehicle. S 308 is now awaiting approval by Governor Nikki Haley.
    READ MORE


    Colorado: Bill to Repeal Private Transfer Background Checks is Scheduled to be Heard in Senate Committee

    On Monday, February 3, the state Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee will hear an important pro-gun bill which seeks to restore some of the rights that were stolen from you last year. Senate Bill 94, introduced by state Senator George Rivera (R-3), would repeal the misguided legislation passed last session by anti-gun legislators in Denver that criminalizes the private sale or transfer of a firearm between friends, family members and law-abiding citizens.
    READ MORE


    63-year-old wounds intruder, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. 01/21/14

    A 63-year-old homeowner and his wife had just returned to their home in Olympia, Wash. when the couple heard suspicious noises coming from the second floor of the house. The homeowner retrieved a handgun, went to investigate, and happened upon an intruder, who attempted to attack him. The homeowner responded by firing at the intruder, striking him in the leg and ending the confrontation. Following the shooting, the criminal was taken to a local hospital where his wounds were described as non-life-threatening. Police have no intent to charge the homeowner, with Thurston County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ken Clark stating, “The suspect is the one who escalated the incident beyond what initially started.”
    READ MORE


    California’s Microstamping Requirement Bans Sale of Improved Pistols - Dealers Face Shortage of Handguns Approved For Sale

    Conscientious gun manufacturers often refine and improve their products so that consumers get the best and most reliable and safest products available on the market. Even as the manufacturer's model numbers remain unchanged, manufacturers continue to make minor changes to their existing models as new technology or manufacturing processes become available.
    READ MORE


    Supreme Court ruling on Abramski could limit Obama’s radical, gun-control aims

    The Supreme Court rarely takes up Second Amendment cases, so when it does, gun owners know their rights are in the cross hairs.The Abramski ruling will be key to determining how far President Obama can push his gun-control agenda. Mr. Obama wants to expand background checks to include private transactions so that the government would know exactly who has a gun. That is not what the Founding Fathers intended.
    READ MORE


    Smith & Wesson to stop selling guns in California due to microstamping law

    Smith & Wesson announced late Wednesday evening that it will stop selling its handguns in California rather than manufacture them to comply with the new microstamping law. The other publicly traded firearms manufacturer in the U.S., Sturm, Ruger, also said this month that it will stop new sales to California.
    READ MORE


    Indiana: Lawmakers take aim at gun turn-in programs

    A proposal forcing Gary and other Indiana cities to end their gun buy-back programs was approved 6-2 Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.Senate Bill 229, which now goes to the full Senate, prohibits local governments and their police departments from conducting gun buy-back events intended to reduce the number of guns circulating in a community.
    READ MORE


    Connecticut: Legislature may consider gun amnesty

    Amid concerns about gun owners who failed in their last-minute attempts to register now-illegal assault weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines, lawmakers are considering granting an amnesty period for people who missed the registration deadline.
    READ MORE


    Nebraska: Bill would limit local gun restrictions

    A Nebraska lawmaker is proposing legislation that would prevent cities and counties from enacting stricter gun regulations than the state.
    READ MORE


    Tennessee: Bill would remove bans on guns in city parks

    Cities in Tennessee could be forced to remove bans on handguns in their parks if a push underway in the state Legislature succeeds.
    READ MORE


    Ohio concealed-carry for teachers advances

    School districts that designate teachers and other personnel to carry hidden firearms must undergo pretraining and a psychological assessment after the fact if they use the weapon under a bill that passed the House with bipartisan support Wednesday.
    READ MORE


    Arizona: Concealed Carry Expansion for Military Personnel to be Heard in Committee

    Tomorrow, January 23, the Arizona House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 2103 at 9:30 a.m. in House Hearing Room 4.
    READ MORE
     
    simon99 and (deleted member) like this.
  2. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,857
    Likes Received:
    10,560
    New Posts: January 24, 2014

    Stay up on the current legislation in America?
    Sign on at the NRA-ILA for their alerts.

    https://www.nraila.org/get-involved-locally/secure/stay-informed.aspx

    NRA-ILA | ILA Home

    BECOME PART OF THE SOLUTION JOIN THE NRA TODAY
    NRA Online Membership



    Please forward this information to your family, friends, and fellow gun owners!



    New Hampshire: “Universal” Background Check Bill Scheduled for Possible House Committee Vote on Tuesday

    On Tuesday, January 28 at 1:15 p.m., the state House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee is scheduled to hold an Executive Session on House Bill 1589, a misguided anti-gun bill which would mandate “universal” background checks. This session will take place in Room 302 of the Legislative Office Building in Concord.
    READ MORE


    West Virginia: A Busy Week in Charleston Sees a Number of Pro-Gun Bills Introduced

    It has been a busy week in Charleston as numerous pro-gun measures were introduced and referred to committee. Your NRA is closely watching and fully supporting the following legislation that was recently introduced:
    READ MORE


    Tennessee: General Assembly Returns for 2014 Session

    Last week, the 2014 session of the Tennessee General Assembly convened. Right out of the gate, a number of pro-gun and pro-hunting bills have been introduced. Your NRA-ILA will keep you up-to-date as these bills make their way through the legislative process.
    READ MORE


    Smith & Wesson joins 'microstamp' fight

    Gun maker Smith & Wesson announced Thursday that it would stop selling newly designed semiautomatic pistols in California because of a state law requiring those firearms to imprint a unique, identifying "microstamp" on bullet casings.
    READ MORE


    New Mexico: Gun laws up for debate in Legislature

    Another hot button issue that may come up in the roundhouse during the legislative session is gun control.Proponents were loaded for bear last year, but it was shot down.
    READ MORE


    Bill to respect Right-to-Carry in S.C. restaurants headed for Gov. Haley’s desk

    With Gov. Nikki Haley’s signature, South Carolinians licensed to carry concealed firearms will be able to carry guns into bars and restaurants as long as they do not drink.
    READ MORE


    Hawaii: 2014 Legislative Session Underway, Pro-gun and Anti-gun Legislation Introduced

    Last Wednesday, the 2014 Hawaii Legislature convened in Honolulu. As the legislative session gets going, the NRA is working hard to further and protect your Second Amendment rights. There are several bills which were carried over from the 2013 session and a number of newly introduced bills, both pro-gun and anti-gun.
    READ MORE