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AP: Arkansas Lawmakers Advance Bill on Concealed Guns in Parked Cars
A proposal requiring private employers to allow their workers to keep handguns locked in their cars is heading to the Arkansas Senate for a vote.
Guns.com: Bill Would Mandate New York Gun Owners Keep $250K in Liability Insurance
The measure, A2260, is sponsored by Assemblyman Felix W. Ortiz, D-Kings, and would require firearms owners in the Empire State to maintain a policy for the length of time they possess a gun.
Washington Times: New Mexico Lawmakers Abandon Gun Background-Check Bill
The House Judiciary Committee on Monday failed to endorse the Democrat-sponsored initiative designed to extend background checks to gun sales arranged over the internet or on the sidelines of guns shows that don’t involve a licensed dealer.
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Gun Ban Fail: FPC Tearing Down “West Coast Wall of Gun Control”
Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) cheered the defeat today of Washington’s House Bill 1122 by Rep. Ruth Kagi, a measure which sought to imprison parents or family members for injuries of minors and criminals when an unauthorized user accesses a firearm.
Capital Gazette: Annapolis City Council Repeals Electronic Stun Gun Ban
The lawsuit against the city was filed in late December by Annapolis resident Jeff Hulbert, who was also joined by pro-Second Amendment groups Firearms Policy Coalition and Firearms Policy Foundation. This lawsuit is similar to those filed against Howard County and Baltimore City.
Guns.com: New Mexico Senate Approves Ban on Openly Carrying Firearms in Capitol
The New Mexico Senate has approved a bill that would make it illegal to carry firearms in the state Capitol building for everyone except police officers or those with concealed-carry permits.
Euractiv: Czech Minister Wants to Guarantee the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
The right to be armed could be included in the Czech constitution. This controversial proposal was discussed by the Czech government this week, with the proposed EU Firearms Directive being mentioned frequently in the debate.
Don't Let California Ban Gun Stores
If the County of Alameda and the State of California get their way, they’ll soon have the power to ban gun and ammunition dealers.
Reuters: New Interior Head Lifts Lead Ammunition Ban in Nod to Hunters
New U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday issued an order overturning an Obama administration ban on the controversial use of lead ammunition and fishing tackle used on federal lands and waters, in a nod to hunters and fishermen on his first day on the job.
Washington Gun Control Fiscal Deadline Update
Thanks to your work and support all “Assault Weapons” bills, including HB 1387 which would have created an “assault weapons registry”, as well two outright bans (HB 1134 & SB 5050) have died in committee.
Fox News: Gun Rights Advocates Can Publish Lawmakers' Addresses, Judge Rules
It is the second time in a week that judges decided that California lawmakers went too far in protecting the private information of public figures.
FPC Applauds President Trump for Approving H.J.R. 40 Due Process Restoration Legislation
Thousands of FPC’s members and supporters asked President Trump to restore due process for millions of Americans by signing H.J.R. 40 and today, he has done just that. We thank President Trump, H.J.R 40’s sponsor, Representative Sam Johnson (R – TX), and the 120 co-sponsors of this common-sense legislation to restore civil rights for their leadership and hard work on this issue.
BREAKING: Court Rules in Favor of Plaintiffs in 1st Amendment Lawsuit Challenging Government Takedown of Political Speech Protesting New Gun Control Laws
Today, pro-Second Amendment free speech and government protest was protected in an important new decision: The "Court finds that Plaintiffs are likely to succeed on their claims that § 6254.21(c) violates the First Amendment as applied to them, and also violates the dormant Commerce Clause..."
Guns.com: Washington Senate Passes Tweak to Expanded Background Check Law
A Senate bill making several changes to Washington’s voter-approved I-594 ballot referendum on universal background checks is headed to the House.
FPC Applauds Senate Vote on Amendments to Washington State Firearms Transfer Law
“We’re thankful that common sense prevailed in the Senate, and now we look forward to working in the House to get this bill passed, hopefully with some additional amendments.”
The Oregonian: 'End Gun Violence Now': Gov. Kate Brown Backs New Gun Control Measures
"Violence answers nothing, offers nothing, solves nothing," Brown said. "Instead of reaching for weapons, we must reach for answers. ... As your governor, I call on each of us as Oregonians and as Americans to end gun violence now."
BREAKING: Important Pro-Gun Decision Overturned by 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Outrageous New Ruling
Fourth Circuit: "...the banned assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are not protected by the Second Amendment....we are convinced that the banned assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are among those arms that are like M-16 rifles....which the Heller Court singled out as being beyond the Second Amendment’s reach."
BREAKING: FPC Kills WA Assault Weapon Bans, Other Anti-Gun Bills Advance
Thanks to thousands of emails and phone calls, FPC has been successful in leading an effort to KILL three "assault weapons" bills!
5 Things Gun Owners Need to Know after California DOJ Withdrew its “Bullet Button Assault Weapons” Regulations
Last night, FPC broke the news that California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms withdrew former Attorney General (now U.S. Senator) Kamala Harris’ “Bullet Button Assault Weapon” regulations.
Trump is Not Your Hope and Change
Many gun owners believe that since Trump was elected our worries are over. Don’t get us wrong - with Trump’s election we have hope that significant gains can be made to restore Second Amendment rights. However, it’s not an overnight or uncomplicated process.
Breitbart: Girl Gets Shotgun; Gun Haters Have Social Media Meltdown
The video shows Presley crying tears of joy upon opening the box and discovering a shotgun inside.
The Blaze: Wyoming House passes bill that does away with gun-free zones in schools
The nature of the bill, known as “The School Safety and Security Act,” is such that it would allow school districts decide whether or not they would allow their employees to carry on school grounds, provided they have a concealed carry permit.