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NRA-ILA DAILY ALERT FOR Thursday, February 05, 2015

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    DAILY ALERT FOR Thursday, February 05, 2015

    BREITBART
    Woman tells Everytown: Quit using my sister, a gun would have saved her
    In 2013, Jessie Doyle Cavett was shot and killed by her estranged husband, Josh Cavett. When Everytown for Gun Safety recently called Jessie’s sister–Jennie Cochran–to get permission to use the story to push gun control, Cochran told them not to use the story “for anything.”

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Montana Senate narrowly endorses campus carry
    The state Senate narrowly endorsed a bill Wednesday that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses in Montana.

    THE INTELLIGENCER
    Pennsylvania: Doylestown Township repeals gun-carrying prohibitions
    Doylestown Township supervisors approved a change in the township’s code Tuesday night to delete prohibitions against carrying firearms in parks or on other township property, but the code will still prohibit the discharge of firearms in those locations.

    THE EXPRESS-TIMES
    Pennsylvania: Allentown repeals its gun laws under threat of lawsuits
    Allentown City Council on Wednesday repealed all city ordinances dealing with firearms in the wake of lawsuits filed statewide challenging local gun laws.

    THE MORNING CALL
    Pennsylvania: Bethlehem poised to repeal $2 gun fee
    As gun rights groups galvanize around a new Pennsylvania law making it easier to challenge local gun laws, Bethlehem City Council this week began the process of removing an old gun permit fee from its books.

    THE LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL
    Nevada: Gun owners jam Assembly hearing on locking guns in vehicles
    Gun owners packed an Assembly hearing Wednesday to support a bill that would allow people to have guns on school grounds in their vehicles.“This is not a campus carry bill,” Assembly Speaker John Hambrick, R-Las Vegas, said of his proposal, Assembly Bill 2.

    THE DETROIT FREE PRESS
    Michigan: Senate approves gun bill without PPO provision
    The first bill to get a vote in the state Legislature this year would abolish the county boards that determine whether a person can get a concealed weapons permit.

    THE RUTLAND HERALD
    Vermont: Gun seller may sue for defamation
    A firearms dealer accused by a gun safety group of not conducting background checks is mulling a lawsuit for defamation of character.

    THE GAZETTE
    Gun bills pass, fail Colorado Legislature committees as expected
    After a grueling day of emotional testimony, a state House committee killed five bills Monday targeting gun rights, nearly quashing a Republican effort to repeal controversial gun legislation from 2013.

    THE HARTFORD COURANT
    Connecticut: Proposal to take away guns from people subject to temporary restraining orders
    Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a judge.

    THE RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH
    Virginia: Senate defeats bill to allow guns on school property in off hours
    The state Senate on Monday defeated a measure that would have allowed firearms on school property during nonschool activities, but it passed a bill that would let Virginians with valid concealed-carry handgun permits transport loaded shotguns or rifles in their vehicles.

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION
    West Virginia: NRA-Backed “Shall Sign” Legislation Passes Senate
    Today, the West Virginia Senate passed Senate Bill 284 with an added floor amendment further benefiting law-abiding gun owners.

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION
    Arizona: 2015 Session Begins with the Introduction of Pro- and Anti-Gun Legislation
    The 2015 legislative session has begun with the introduction of some bills which would benefit law-abiding gun owners as well as other bills which would greatly infringe upon your Second Amendment rights.

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION
    Montana: Campus Carry Bill Narrowly Passes on Second Reading, Contact Your Senator NOW!
    Today, the Montana Senate passed Senate Bill 143 by a 25 to 24 vote. Sponsored by Senator Cary Smith (R-27), SB 143 would prohibit restrictions on firearms on university property, though the Board of Regents would retain regulatory authority on things such as discharge, unholstered carry, dormitory storage, and possession at campus events where alcohol is served and consumed.

    BREITBART
    Gabby Gifford's Gun Control Group 'Just Making Stuff Up' icon-external-link.png
    The NRA-ILA is suggesting Gabby Giffords’ gun control group, Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), ought to rename themselves “Anti-Gunners for Irresponsible Statistics” in light of their “bogus claim … about the number of firearm and car accident deaths among young people each year.”

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION
    Arkansas: Campus Carry Bill to be Considered by House Committee Tomorrow
    House Bill 1077, an NRA-supported bill that seeks to allow staff members of public colleges and universities with valid Right to Carry permits to carry a firearm for personal protection while on school property, will be considered tomorrow in the House Committee on Education. This bill will face a tough vote in Committee, so it is imperative that you immediately contact members of the House Committee on Education and urge them to support HB 1077.

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION
    New Mexico: Anti-Gun House Bill 44 to Receive Public Hearing on Saturday, February 7
    On Saturday at 2:00 p.m., in Room 307 of the State Capitol, the House Regulatory & Public Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on NRA-opposed House Bill 44, sponsored by anti-gun state Representative Miguel Garcia (D-ABQ).

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION HUNTING
    Indiana: Two Pro-gun Bills Pass Senate, Heading to House
    This week, Senate Bill 433 was passed by the Indiana Senate and now heads to the House. SB 433, sponsored by state Senator Jim Tomes (R-49), would repeal the section of the Indiana statute that prohibits the possession, sale, receipt, or use of short barreled shotguns. These firearms are legal under federal law and regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934. SB 433 would bring Indiana in line with federal law.

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    LEGAL & LEGISLATION
    Virginia: Gun Bills to be Heard in House Subcommittee Tomorrow
    Tomorrow, at 4:00 P.M., the Virginia House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee #1 will hold a hearing on multiple pro- and anti-gun bills. Your urgent action is needed to ensure that the Subcommittee votes in support of those bills that advance your Second Amendment rights and votes in opposition to those bills that infringe on your rights.


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