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NRA Hosts Clark County Blue Card Shredding Event- Saturday, July 18!

Friday, July 17, 2015

NRA Hosts Clark County Blue Card Shredding Event- Saturday, July 18!

NRA-ILA is co-sponsoring the Nevada Celebration of Freedom in North Las Vegas on Saturday, July 18. Blue card holders and Second Amendment supporters will commemorate the enactment of NRA-backed legislation that abolishes Clark County’s antiquated blue card system by shredding their old blue cards.

The blue cards were part of a nearly 70-year-old handgun registration scheme that ended earlier when the Senate Bill 175 became law. 

"Doing away with the blue cards is a tremendous victory, not only for NRA members and Second Amendment supporters, but for every law-abiding citizen in Nevada who loves freedom," said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA-ILA.

Celebration of Freedom
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10 AM - 3 PM
150 E. Centennial Pkwy Suite #110
N. Las Vegas, Nevada 89084

There will be vendor trucks, food truck and raffle prizes.

More on Senate Bill 175:

  • Abolishes the antiquated blue card system, which required handgun registration in Clark County;
  • Strengthens the state’s firearms preemption statutes, ensuring consistency in gun laws throughout the Silver State;
  • Expands the list of out of state permits recognized in Nevada;
  • Improves self-defense laws by extending the Castle Doctrine to include a person’s vehicle; and
  • Provides greater protections from civil lawsuits to those who defend themselves against certain violent criminals.

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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.