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Delaware: State House to Vote on Anti-Gun Bill This Tuesday

Friday, May 10, 2013

Contact your state Representative TODAY in Opposition to Senate Bill 16

Your immediate action is needed to defeat anti-gun legislation!  The Delaware House of Representatives is expected to vote on Senate Bill 16 on Tuesday, May 14.  Sponsored by state Senator Margaret Rose Henry (D-2), SB 16 would require a gun owner to notify law enforcement if a firearm was stolen or lost within an arbitrary time period, and carries severe penalties and fines for violations.  Contact your state Representative NOW and urge him or her to oppose and vote against Senate Bill 16.

Originally, SB 16 required the gun owner to report a lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours, but a Senate floor amendment that was adopted expands that time limit to seven days.  This bill passed in the state Senate by a close 11 to 10 vote last week.  SB 16 does nothing to solve an existing crime problem but instead imposes policies to penalize victims of crime.  Anyone who does not follow these arbitrary laws will be subjected to heavy fines or felony charges that would take away their right to possess a firearm legally.  Such legislation that targets innocent citizens - who are in fact victims of crimes themselves – is irresponsible.  Lawmakers and law enforcement should be spending their time and resources on solutions that would help catch and prosecute criminals, not creating new ways to penalize a victim.

Call your state Representative NOW and urge him or her to OPPOSE SB 16.  Contact information for your state Representative can be found here.   Since the state Senate has passed SB 16, the Delaware House is the last opportunity for this anti-gun legislation to be defeated.

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Texas: Senate Passes HB 1927

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Texas: Senate Passes HB 1927

Early this evening, after more than 6 hours of debate and discussion on more than two dozen amendments, the Texas Senate passed House Bill 1927, constitutional carry legislation, on an 18-13 vote.

Louisiana: Constitutional Carry Bills Have Now Passed Both Legislative Chambers

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Louisiana: Constitutional Carry Bills Have Now Passed Both Legislative Chambers

Recently, the Louisiana House passed Constitutional Carry legislation, House Bill 596. 

Biden Goes All in On Calls for Extreme Gun Control

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Biden Goes All in On Calls for Extreme Gun Control

President Biden dropped any pretense at “moderation” in his first address to a joint session of Congress since assuming the presidency.

Leaked ATF Rule Would Upend Firearm Industry

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Monday, April 26, 2021

Leaked ATF Rule Would Upend Firearm Industry

On April 20th, The Reload, published what appears to be a leaked draft of an ATF proposed rule.

South Carolina AG Wilson Wins Against Columbia Gun Control

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

South Carolina AG Wilson Wins Against Columbia Gun Control

On May 4th, the South Carolina Court of Common Pleas ruled in favor of Attorney General Alan Wilson, agreeing that the City of Columbia’s anti-gun ordinances violate the state’s preemption law.

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.

South Carolina: Constitutional Carry Amendment Fails

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

South Carolina: Constitutional Carry Amendment Fails

Today, the Senate debated adding a constitutional carry amendment to House Bill 3094, the open carry bill. Unfortunately, the amendment failed to be adopted. 

Vermont: Amendment Poses Legal Jeopardy for Citizens Engaged in Self-Defense

Friday, May 7, 2021

Vermont: Amendment Poses Legal Jeopardy for Citizens Engaged in Self-Defense

Legislation introduced this session to address policing took a turn for the worse recently.  It was amended in the Senate and now represents a striking blow to citizens’ right to self-defense. 

South Carolina: Senate Passes Open Carry With Free CWP Amendment

Friday, May 7, 2021

South Carolina: Senate Passes Open Carry With Free CWP Amendment

Yesterday, the Senate voted 28-16 to pass House Bill 3094, the open carry bill. Though the constitutional carry amendment failed, the Senate did manage to adopt an amendment to eliminate the fee for a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP). ...

North Carolina: House Passes Sheriff-Approved Repeal of Pistol Permit

Thursday, May 6, 2021

North Carolina: House Passes Sheriff-Approved Repeal of Pistol Permit

Yesterday, the House passed House Bill 398, to repeal the pistol permit in favor of the federal NICS background check. It now goes to the Senate for further consideration.

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