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Senators Thune and Vitter Introduce Reciprocity Bill with more than 25 Cosponsors

Senators Thune and Vitter Introduce Reciprocity Bill with more than 25 Cosponsors

Today, Senators John Thune (R-SD) and David Vitter (R-LA) introduced legislation to recognize national reciprocity for gun owners who can legally carry concealed firearms in the state where they reside. The Thune-Vitter bill, S. 2213, was introduced with a huge show of support. Twenty-nine Senators sponsored or cosponsored the bill, and this is, in large…

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Senate Moves on Bill to “Muzzle the Web”

By now, you are no doubt aware that several websites have either gone totally or partially “dark” today in protest of the pernicious internet legislation that will be coming to a vote next week. Wikipedia and Google are just two of the websites which are protesting in this manner. And while you may have not…

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Illinois Congressman Battles Anti-gun Group

Illinois Congressman Battles Anti-gun Group

The U.S House gaveled back into session yesterday after a weeklong recess, and one Representative spent part of the break sending a message to anti-gunners in his home state. Rep. Joe Walsh, a Republican representing a suburban Chicago district, took Illinois to task for being the only state in the country to completely ban concealed…

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Mitt Romney and Gun Control

Mitt Romney and Gun Control

In the recent Presidential debate, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann said America’s voters did not need to “settle” for the moderate candidate. Amen to that. And gun owners do NOT want candidates who talk out of both sides of their mouths. As the Gun Owners of America’s Board of Directors looks at the Republican candidates running to…

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Obama Nominates Anti-gun Activist to Country’s Second Most Important Court

Obama Nominates Anti-gun Activist to Country’s Second Most Important Court

In case you were thinking that Barack Obama’s hatred of the Second Amendment was subsiding, Obama has now nominated -- to the country’s second-highest court -- an avid leader in the effort to destroy firearms manufacturers using frivolous litigation. The nomination of Caitlin Halligan -- formerly the solicitor general of New York -- to the D.C. Circuit…

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Do Your Senators Oppose UN Gun Grab?

The good news is that 30 Senators have signed onto a letter opposing any UN treaty that infringes on the Second Amendment. The bad news is that a global small arms treaty could still pass unless more Senators come out in opposition. Last week, a so-called UN “preparatory committee” met for the third time to…

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