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July 30, 2004

Hunting Heritage Protected in Illinois

FAIRFAX, VA -- With solid support from the National Rifle Association (NRA), Illinois has enacted the Hunting Heritage Protection Act into law, safeguarding the state’s public hunting...
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July 27, 2004

NRA Hails Missouri Appeals Court Decision; Reckless St. Louis Lawsuit Thrown Out

Fairfax, VA -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) commends the Missouri Court of Appeals decision to dismiss St. Louis’ frivolous lawsuit against the lawful firearm industry. The...
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July 21, 2004

Louisiana Enacts NRA-Supported Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Law

FAIRFAX, VA -- Louisiana Right-to-Carry permit holders can now lawfully carry firearms in nearly 30 states thanks to a new reciprocity law (SB 837) signed by Governor Kathleen Babineaux...
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July 21, 2004

Delaware Ranges Safe From Arbitrary Lawsuits

FAIRFAX, VA – Today, Delaware gun owners and sportsmen won a critical fight to protect firearm shooting ranges in their home state.  Governor Ruth Ann Minner signed House Bill 164,...
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July 1, 2004

July 1 Marks Vast Improvements For Virginia Gun Laws

FAIRFAX, VA -- Virginia Right-to-Carry permit holders are no longer subject to the state’s one-gun-a-month restriction, thanks to a law effective July 1. Fifteen additional pro-gun...
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June 18, 2004

Governor Granholm Signs Michigan Dove Hunting Bill

FAIRFAX, VA-- With strong support from gun owners and sportsmen across Michigan, today Governor Jennifer Granholm signed legislation (HB 5029) legalizing dove hunting for the first...
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June 8, 2004

Michigan Dove Hunting Legislation Headed to Governor

FAIRFAX, VA-- On Tuesday, the Michigan House of Representatives concurred with the Senate to legalize dove hunting for the first time in state history.  The National Rifle Association...
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June 8, 2004

NRA Mourns the Passing of President Ronald W. Reagan

We join the millions upon millions of Americans, as well as citizens of other nations, who note with great sadness the passing of President Ronald W. Reagan, an Honorary Life Member...
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June 8, 2004

NRA Applauds Passage of Louisiana`s Freedom to Hunt, Fish and Trap Amendment

FAIRFAX, VA -- In a nationwide trend to uphold the heritage of America`s outdoorsmen and women, the Louisiana Legislature overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment recognizing...
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May 24, 2004

Governor Sanford Repeals "One-Gun-A-Month" Law

FAIRFAX, VA -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to announce that Governor Mark Sanford has signed HB 3442, repealing South Carolina`s restrictive "one-gun-a-month" law. ...
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May 20, 2004

Minnesota Governor Signs Dove Hunting Law: NRA Urges Michigan to Follow

FAIRFAX, VA--With overwhelming support from the legislature and the people of Minnesota, Governor Tim Pawlenty signed legislation establishing a dove hunting season for the first time...
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May 13, 2004

NRA-Supported Law Makes Voting Easier For Sportsmen In Georgia

FAIRFAX, VA -- In the first law of its kind in the nation, Georgia will now allow citizens to register to vote while they get their hunting and fishing licenses. The "Sportsmen Voter...
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May 13, 2004

Governor Bush Supports Gun Owners` Rights: Signs Two Important Bills Into Law

FAIRFAX, VA -- After overwhelming support in the Florida Legislature and from firearm owners across the state, Governor Jeb Bush signed two important gun rights bills (SB 1156 and HB...
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May 12, 2004

South Carolina Repeals ‘One-Gun-A-Month` Law

FAIRFAX, VA -- After three-decades, the National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to announce that the South Carolina Legislature has voted to repeal the current "one-gun-a-month"...
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May 12, 2004

Victory for NRA and Hunters: Minnesota Reinstates Dove Hunting After 57-year Ban

FAIRFAX, VA-- In an historic vote, law-abiding sportsmen and women will enjoy a dove hunting season in Minnesota for this first time since 1946. Despite efforts from anti-hunting groups...
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May 11, 2004

Louisville, Kentucky Chosen to Host NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in 2008

(FAIRFAX, VA) -- The National Rifle Association (NRA), the nation`s oldest civil rights organization, has chosen Louisville, Kentucky, to host its 137th Annual Meetings & Exhibits on...
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May 4, 2004

NRA-PVF Endorses Manchin for Governor

National Rifle Association of America Political Victory Fund Institute for Legislative Action 11250 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, Virginia 22030-7400 _________________________________________________FOR...
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April 22, 2004

Florida Protects Shooting Ranges From Dangerous Lawsuits

FAIRFAX, VA -- After overwhelming support in the Florida Legislature, National Rifle Association (NRA) backed legislation (SB 1156) to stop government lawsuits against shooting ranges...
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April 22, 2004

NRA Applauds New Law ProtectingArizona’s Ben Avery Shooting Facility

FAIRFAX, VA -- After unanimous support in the Arizona Legislature, HB 2158 "the Ben Avery Shooting Facility (BASF) Preservation Billö was signed into law by Governor Janet Napolitano....
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April 15, 2004

Vice President Dick Cheney To Address 133rd NRA Annual Meeting

(FAIRFAX, VA) -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to announce that Vice President Dick Cheney will speak to NRA members at the NRA’s 133rd Annual Meeting and Convention...
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April 15, 2004

Significant Gains for Virginia Gun Owners: NRA Supported Bills Become Law

FAIRFAX, VA -- In a victory for Second Amendment rights, several bills passed by the Virginia General Assembly and backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) were signed into law...
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March 31, 2004

Legislature Approves Dove Hunting in Michigan

FAIRFAX, VA-- In an historic victory, the National Rifle Association is pleased to announce that the Michigan Senate voted 22-15 to establish the first dove hunting season in state...
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March 31, 2004

NRA 133rd Annual Meetings & Exhibits Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 16-20

50,000 NRA members, their families and friends celebrate 133 years of freedom and service to America (FAIRFAX, VA) -- The National Rifle Association, the nation’s oldest civil...
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March 25, 2004

NRA Hails West Virginia University For Reinstating Rifle Team

FAIRFAX, VA -- After an outpouring of support from the National Rifle Association (NRA), the state Legislature, shooting sports enthusiasts, alumni and the community, West Virginia...
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March 19, 2004

NRA-PVF Endorses Boucher for Congress in Virginia

The National Rifle Association`s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has proudly announced its endorsement of Rick Boucher in his reelection bid in Virginia`s Ninth Congressional District. Boucher has also received an "A+" rating from the Association.
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March 2, 2004

NRA Statement on S.1805

NRA Statement on S. 1805 from Wayne LaPierre, NRA Executive Vice President,  and Chris W. Cox, NRA`s Chief Lobbyist In a move to exploit meaningful legislation designed to preserve...
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February 26, 2004

Missouri Supreme Court Rules: Right-to-Carry is Constitutional

FAIRFAX, VA - In a big victory for law-abiding gun owners, the Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Missouri`s Right-to-Carry law, siding with the right of self-defense....
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February 24, 2004

White House Urges Clean Passage Of S. 1805

Washington, DC -- In a Statement of Administration Policyreleased tonight, the White House called for the clean and expeditious passage of the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms...
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February 5, 2004

Bear Hunting Returns To Maryland

(Fairfax, VA)-- For the first time in 50 years, sportsmen will have the opportunity to hunt black bears in Maryland. On behalf of America`s 17 million hunters, NRA applauds the announcement...
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January 8, 2004

Right-to-Carry Becomes Law in Ohio

FAIRFAX, VA - After a decade long effort, law-abiding citizens of Ohio now have the Right-to-Carry a firearm for protection of themselves and their loved ones. The National Rifle Association...
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January 5, 2004

New Mexico Supreme Court Upholds Right-to-Carry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAIRFAX, VA -- In a tremendous victory for New Mexico`s law-abiding citizens, the state Supreme Court ruled today that the Right-to-Carry is valid under the state...
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December 16, 2003

President Bush Meets With NRA To Discuss Sportsmen's Issues

On Friday December 12, President George W. Bush invited the NRA, along with 20 other sportsmen's organizations, to the White House to discuss issues of concern to hunters and sportsmen....
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November 18, 2003

Governor Disregards Safety of Law-Abiding Citizens

Statement from NRA Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox on Right-to-Carry Veto Despite the support of the majority of the legislature, rank and file police officers, and the people of Wisconsin,...
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November 13, 2003

Wisconsin Legislature Passes NRA Supported Right-to-Carry Law

FAIRFAX, VA -- With a vote of 24-8 in the Senate and 64-35 in the Assembly, legislation that allows law-abiding Wisconsinites the Right-to-Carry firearms for protection of themselves...
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November 4, 2003

Michigan House Passes Legislation Establishing Dove Season

FAIRFAX, VA-- This afternoon, the Michigan House of Representatives voted 64 to 44 in favor of establishing the first dove hunting season in state history. HB 5029 adds the mourning...
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September 29, 2003

NRA Board Of Directors Recognizes ILA Award Winners

On Saturday, September 13, three of NRA-ILA`s Election Volunteer Coordinators (EVC) were recognized for their activities in 2002 and received NRA-ILA`s highest volunteer awards. Each...
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September 25, 2003

Statement on Senator Daschle`s Support for S.659

From NRA Chief Lobbyist Chris Cox Fairfax, VA -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased that Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) has joined 54 of his colleagues as a...
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September 24, 2003

NRA Helps Enhance Sportsmen`s Access to Federal Public Lands

Joint Understanding by Federal Agencies, NRA and Sportsmen Groups Will Benefit Hunters (Washington, DC)-- The Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior entered...
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September 24, 2003

NRA Applauds U.S. House Resolution Supporting America`s Sportsmen

The National Rifle Association (NRA) applauds the United States House of Representatives for passing a resolution by unanimous consent voicing congressional support for America`s millions...
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September 12, 2003

NRA Statement on Passage of Reckless Lawsuit Preemption Bill

In the second veto override in support of gun rights this week, the Missouri Legislature passed legislation banning frivolous lawsuits against the firearms industry (SB 13). This victory...
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