Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

NRA-Supported Bills on the Move in Nevada

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Assembly Bill 217, introduced by Assemblyman John Ellison (R-33), unanimously passed in the state Senate and is now headed back to the Assembly for enrollment, before being sent to Governor Brian Sandoval for his approval. 

AB 217 would allow residents of non-contiguous states to purchase long guns in Nevada. In addition, it would also allow Nevada residents to purchase long guns in non-contiguous states.  If passed, this legislation would bring Nevada in line with the protections provided by the Firearms Owners Protection Act of 1986, which allows the interstate sale of long guns by federally licensed firearms dealers.  

Also moving forward is Assembly Speaker John Oceguera's (D-16) Assembly Bill 321, which would provide that under the defense of justifiable homicide there is no duty to retreat if the person using deadly force:  1) is not the original aggressor; 2) has a right to be present at the location where deadly force is used; and 3) is not actively engaged in criminal activity at the time deadly force is used.  

AB 321 is expected to be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee this Friday, May 6, at 8:00 a.m. in Room 2149.  This is an important self-defense measure that deserves your strong support, so please contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and ask that they support AB 321.  Contact information for this committee can be found below.

Senate Judiciary Committee:

Senator Valerie Wiener (D-Clark County, No. 3), Chairman
(775) 684-1422        
vwiener@sen.state.nv.us

Senator Allison Copening (D-Clark County, No. 6), Vice Chairman
(775) 684-1475        
acopening@sen.state.nv.us

Senator Shirley Breeden (D-Clark County, No. 5)
(775) 684-1457       
sbreeden@sen.state.nv.us

Senator Ruben Kihuen (D-Clark County, No. 10)
(775) 684-1427        
rkihuen@sen.state.nv.us

Senator Don Gustavson (R-Washoe County, No. 2)
(775) 684-1480       
dgustavson@sen.state.nv.us

Senator Mike McGinness (R-Central Nevada)
(775) 684-1442       
mmcginness@sen.state.nv.us

Senator Michael Roberson (R-Clark County, No. 5)
(775) 684-1481       
mroberson@sen.state.nv.us

TRENDING NOW
Former Bloomberg Lackey Comes Clean on True Anti-gun Agenda

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, July 21, 2017

Former Bloomberg Lackey Comes Clean on True Anti-gun Agenda

Back when Mark Glaze was executive director of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns, and later Everytown for Gun Safety, he went to great lengths to portray his master’s anti-gun positions as moderate. Glaze used ...

“She Persisted” – Gun Owner Fights Unlawful “No Return” Gun Policy

News  

Friday, July 21, 2017

“She Persisted” – Gun Owner Fights Unlawful “No Return” Gun Policy

On July 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit confirmed that law enforcement officials in New York acted unlawfully with respect to guns confiscated from a Nassau County woman in 2012.  

“March” Madness: Media Hypes Non-Event at NRA Headquarters

News  

Friday, July 21, 2017

“March” Madness: Media Hypes Non-Event at NRA Headquarters

Numbers don’t lie. But gun control groups and the news media do. That explains why so many accounts of last Friday’s so-called Women’s March From #NRA2DOJ bear no resemblance to the event those of us ...

The Need for National Reciprocity

News  

Friday, July 21, 2017

The Need for National Reciprocity

A report from the Crime Prevention Research Center estimates that the number of concealed carry permits issued last year was the largest increase ever – continuing a four year trend of record setting increases in ...

Court Strikes Down Unconstitutional Ban on Concealed Carry

News  

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Court Strikes Down Unconstitutional Ban on Concealed Carry

D.C. Circuit Court Rules in Favor of Constitutional Right to Carry a Gun in Public for Self-Defense

Supreme Court Asked to Review Maryland's Gun Ban

News  

Friday, July 21, 2017

Supreme Court Asked to Review Maryland's Gun Ban

A group of Maryland citizens, with the support of the National Rifle Association, filed a petition to the United States Supreme Court on Friday seeking to reverse a Court of Appeals ruling that stripped some of America’s most ...

Home Alone in Washington State

News  

Friday, July 21, 2017

Home Alone in Washington State

Back in 2013, when Washington State’s anti-gun groups rolled out Initiative 594, they promised voters this “universal background check” law would save lives by keeping “firearms out of dangerous hands” because private gun sales would ...

Washington: Gun Bills Go into Effect

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Washington: Gun Bills Go into Effect

On Sunday, July 23, a number of bills that passed from the 2017 legislative session went into effect that impact your Second Amendment rights.

California: DOJ Introduces Proposed Regulations Adding “Privacy Notices” to Firearm-Related Forms

Monday, July 24, 2017

California: DOJ Introduces Proposed Regulations Adding “Privacy Notices” to Firearm-Related Forms

On Monday, July 24, the California Department of Justice introduced another set of proposed regulations, this time for the purpose of adding required “privacy notices” to certain firearm-related forms.

When Gun Control Fails

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, July 21, 2017

When Gun Control Fails

Gun control is pushed as a strategy to keep Americans safe in their homes, schools and workplaces. It is presented as the key component in safer streets, neighborhoods and families. But what happens when gun ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.