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FIRE MISSION: Three Crucial Gun Bills will be Heard Tuesday in CA!
Your voice is being heard in Sacramento! Please TAKE ACTION on these bills today and remind our legislators that Team FPC is watching.
Oregon Gun Bills: Guilty Until Proven Innocent
It’s clear from Kate Brown’s rhetoric that she really, really doesn’t like gun owners - and is willing to stomp on the Constitution to prove it.
URGENT: New Nevada Bill Allows Home Invaders to Sue You if You Shoot Them
Senate Bill 254 removes the provision in Nevada law protecting people from civil liability when they justifiably use potentially deadly force against a person who is injured or killed while invading their home.
The Tennessean: 'Constitutional Carry' Efforts Die in Tennessee Legislature
A measure that would have dramatically relaxed Tennessee's gun laws and made the state one of the most permissive as far as how and where guns are allowed died in the state House on Wednesday.
Az Capitol Times: Arizona Senate Advances Measure to Ban Requiring People to Use Smart Guns
Saying the technology is unproven and potentially dangerous, state senators today advanced legislation to block any state or local law allowing people to purchase only “smart” guns.
Telesur: Brazilian Lawmakers Seek Relaxed Gun Laws Despite Homicide Peak
"Brazil doesn't have a gun problem. It has a problem of illegal guns in the hands of criminals, especially drug traffickers," he said. "The idea is to return to the public the right to own a gun or not."
Guns.com: Georgia Lawmakers Send Campus Carry to Governor on Last Day of Session
Working past midnight on the final day of session, legislators approved a bill to bring lawful concealed carry to Georgia’s public colleges and universities.
Guns.com: PA Governor Promises to Veto Gun Preemption Bill Moving Through Senate
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will veto a preemption bill aimed at firearm regulations should it get to his desk. The Senate Local Government Committee advanced Senate Bill 5, a rebooted proposal invalidated by the Supreme Court last year, on a vote of 8-3, sending the measure to the full chamber for consideration.
WRAL: NC House OKs Guns During Church Services at Religious Schools
Sponsor Rep. Rena Turner, R-Iredell, said a church in her district "felt particularly vulnerable" after the 2015 Charleston, S.C., church massacre and wants its security team to be able to be armed to protect the congregation if needed. The bill would let concealed carry permit holders take their guns with them to religious services if it was "outside the operating hours of the school."
Tell Obstructionist Senators it’s Time to Confirm Neil Gorsuch!
With millions of people in hostile states like California, New York, and Maryland being treated as second-class citizens, a full Supreme Court must once again weigh in on these important issues and strike down the unjust and unconstitutional laws that separate law-abiding people from their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
Critical: Senate to Hear 2 Anti-Gun Bills Tomorrow
This measure, brought to you the same politician who banned loaded open carry, Senator Portantino, will ration firearms purchases to one-gun-per-month. That means one handgun or one long gun, per month, effectively rationing your civil rights. OPPOSE this Measure.
KC Star: Guns in Public Hospitals: Kansas Panel Considers New Effort to Keep Firearms Out
Senate Bill 235, which had a hearing Thursday before the Senate budget committee, would allow Kansas’ state hospitals and public hospitals, like the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., to keep banning handguns.
Guns.com: Arizona Panel Advances Background Check Bill
An Arizona panel narrowly approved a measure Tuesday outlawing any future background check mandates for the transfer of private property — including firearms.
FPC Scores Major Victory Over Anti-Gun California Bill
Assemblyman Evan Low (D- San Francisco) introduced a bill (AB 264) that would have required the courts to consider a protective order (TRO) against ANYONE convicted for ANY CRIME (including INFRACTIONS and NON-VIOLENT MISDEMEANORS) in the state of California.
Fox 2: 4-Year-Old Suspended for Bringing a Shell Casing to Preschool Daycare, Goes Viral on Facebook
“I was met with a stone-faced teacher who said that my son had a shotgun bullet. I was horrified thinking, ‘where could he have gotten this?’” Jackson said, recalling when she picked up Hunter from the preschool in Troy, IL, Tuesday.
The State: Bill Allowing Carrying Firearms Without Permit Advances in South Carolina House
It calls for what is often referred to as “constitutional carry,” which allows those who can legally own a firearm to carry it – concealed or in the open – without a government-issued permit.
Guns.com: North Dakota Constitutional Carry Bill Heads to Gov. Burgum
Lawmakers in the North Dakota Senate on Tuesday gave a big thumbs up to a measure to allow permitless concealed carry in the state, sending the proposal to Gov. Doug Burgum.
Fox 40: Father of Isla Vista Shooting Victim Pushes for New Gun Legislation
Right now, it is illegal in California to bring a firearm on any school campus, even with a concealed carry weapon permit. The exception is if you are a peace officer, or have a special, written consent form from a school official.
Stop Secret Gun Confiscation Hearings in Oregon
And you would know nothing about it until those officers showed up at your door. You wouldn’t have the right to present evidence at a hearing, confront your accuser, or have a jury hear the case before you are stripped of your rights. There would be no mental health evaluation by a qualified professional. The opinion of two people (an accuser and a judge) would determine your ability to exercise your rights.
CA Republican Introduces Brady Campaign Anti-Gun Bill
Asm. Catharine Baker will use your local gun store as her personal sock puppet to parrot the Brady Campaign’s propaganda.
Guns.com: Petraeus and Other Ex-Generals Oppose Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act
The legislation would prevent the VA from deeming veterans mentally-ill without a judicial ruling.
LA Times: Lawmaker Wants to Limit Californians to Buying No More than One Gun a Month
“This is not the Wild West,” he said. “California’s in the 21st century, and you shouldn’t be able to walk into a gun store and come out with an arsenal.”
KSL: Utah Lawmakers Approve Concealed Carry for 18 Year Olds
Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, R-Syracuse, sponsored HB198, a bill she described as an effort to protect college-age women who feel vulnerable to sexual assault.
Townhall: Democrat Senator Falsely Claims Police, Witnesses Can't Hear Suppressed Guns
On Tuesday, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand falsely claimed witnesses can't hear gun shots that come from suppressed firearms and argued deregulating this piece of hardware would make it more difficult for law enforcement to solve crimes.