Special note to: Federal Agency Weighed Spying on Cars at Gun Shows A federal agent proposed using license-plate readers to scan vehicles around gun shows in order to aid gun-trafficking investigations, according to an internal Justice Department email. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DAILY ALERT FOR Wednesday, January 28, 2015 LEGAL & LEGISLATION Maryland: Second Annual 2A Tuesday Being Held on February 10 On Tuesday, February 10, your NRA-ILA, along with Maryland Shall Issue, the Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore, and the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association,will be holding the second annual "2A Tuesday.” THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS Vermont gun owners: Abandon background-check bill The Statehouse cafeteria turned orange Tuesday.Dozens of gun-rights supporters traveled from across the state despite the snow to oppose a bill that would tighten background checks on private gun sales. FOX NEWS Terrorists can strike any time, anywhere: Self defense saves lives Terrorists can strike anywhere and at any time, giving them a huge strategic advantage.Unfortunately, too many politicians around the world are refusing to admit this. LEGAL & LEGISLATION North Dakota: “Shall Certify” Legislation to be Voted on in the State Senate Today This afternoon, the North Dakota Senate will vote on Senate Bill 2274, critical NRA-backed “shall certify” legislation. SB 2274, introduced by Senator Kelly Armstrong (R-36), would require that a chief law enforcement officer (CLEO) sign an application for the acquisition or transfer of any item regulated under the National Firearms Act (NFA), including short barreled rifles/shotguns and suppressors, within thirty days, so long as the applicant is not prohibited by law from receiving it. THE DETROIT NEWS New Michigan gun bill gets quick OK A new version of gun legislation that Gov. Rick Snyder vetoed earlier this month is headed for a Senate vote following quick approval on Tuesday by its Judiciary Committee. THE BILLINGS GAZETTE Montana: Committee gets shot at gun bills The Judiciary Committee took aim at a series of firearm bills during first readings in the Montana Legislature on Tuesday, including what seems to be an almost semi-annual submission dealing with gun suppressors. LEGAL & LEGISLATION South Dakota: Permitless Carry Legislation Introduced Yesterday, a bill recognizing South Dakotans' freedom to legally carry a concealed firearm without the burdensome requirement of acquiring a South Dakota concealed pistol permit was introduced in the South Dakota House of Representatives. Authored by Representative Jim Stalzer (R-11), House Bill 1116 is an important reform to current South Dakota law. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wyoming panel weighs bill to allow guns on school campuses Wyoming residents with a concealed carry permit would be allowed to bring their guns onto school grounds and into most public meetings under a bill going before a legislative committee Wednesday. THE AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN Texas: Campus carry is back with strong Senate backing A state Senate bill allowing students, faculty and staff to carry concealed handguns on public college campuses was filed Monday with 19 senators as joint authors. THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT Va. Senate committee defeats gun control proposals Bill after bill backing stricter gun controls came to the Senate Courts of Justice Committee on Monday morning. Bill after bill died.The committee spent several hours killing Democratic measures but advanced a Republican measure that would allow concealed weapon permit holders to obtain a lifetime permit. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Federal Agency Weighed Spying on Cars at Gun Shows A federal agent proposed using license-plate readers to scan vehicles around gun shows in order to aid gun-trafficking investigations, according to an internal Justice Department email.