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DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, May 21, 2019

 
California: Firearm Excise Tax Bill Fails to Meet Fiscal Deadline While Other Gun Control Bills Move Forward
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
California: Firearm Excise Tax Bill Fails to Meet Fiscal Deadline While Other Gun Control Bills Move Forward
Last week, the Assembly and Senate Appropriations Committees took up their respective suspense files ahead of the Friday, May 17, fiscal deadline. Some of the more egregious gun bills failed to meet the deadline including the firearm excise tax, vehicle storage and dealer liability insurance bills, while other anti-gun bills continue on. 
 
WSBRADIO.COM ATLANTA
Woman Says Intruder Tried to Break Into Her Home Twice Just Days Apart external site
A homeowner said someone tried to break into her house for the second time this month -- until she shot at the would-be intruder and scared him away. Channel 2's Alyssa Hyman is in East Point, where police said there have been at least five break-ins in the Heritage Park neighborhood this month.
 
TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT
Wabash Trail Homeowner Opens Fire on Intruder in Kitchen, two later Arrested in Burglary external site
Two suspects who traded gunshots with a Wabash Trail homeowner Wednesday used the victim’s stolen keys to enter the house. Amarion Meeks, 16, and Tyree Tillman, 20, used the keys, which were stolen along with the victim's car days earlier, to enter the home at about 3:40 a.m., according to the Tallahassee Police Department.
 
KNPR.ORG
Nevada Gun Bill Expected To Become 'Red Flag' Law external site
Gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety says it supported a proposal at the Nevada Legislature that would have allowed counties to pre-empt state gun laws and pass stricter firearm regulations but it became clear that the measure could not pass this year in the face of opposition. The proposal was part of a broader gun bill moving through the statehouse but the bill's sponsor, Democratic Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui, released a statement Friday saying she was removing the provision at the request of Everytown and other groups. 
 
PITTSBURGH.CBSLOCAL
City Of Pittsburgh Agrees Not To Enforce Gun Control Legislation During Ongoing Court Proceedings external site
The city of Pittsburgh has agreed not to enforce recently passed gun restrictions until lawsuits filed by gun owners are resolved.  The city is also facing three lawsuits over the gun control laws. One has the support of the National Rifle Association, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
 
KTVZ.COM
Oregon Gun control measure expected back after miss this session external site
A multifaceted gun control bill pushed by Oregon Democrats may be dead this session, but advocates and opponents alike are confident it will return.The measure would have required safe gun storage; placed liability on gun owners if a gun is stolen, but not reported, and used to injure a person or property; outlawed untraceable and undetectable firearms; granted local authorities the power to regulate firearm access in public buildings; and allowed retailers to set higher minimum purchasing age restrictions.  
 
Maine: Governor Signs Bill to Expand the Use of Crossbows
LEGAL & LEGISLATION HUNTING 
Maine: Governor Signs Bill to Expand the Use of Crossbows
Last week, Governor Janet Mills signed Legislative Document 27, "An Act To Allow the Use of a Crossbow for a Limited Duration during the Archery Season on Deer and the Fall Season on Wild Turkey."
 
NRA HUNTERS LEADERSHIP FORUM
States without Grizzlies Move to Ban Such Hunts Elsewhere external site
Frequent author of anti-hunting bills and new chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) introduced legislation last week at the behest of anti-hunting extremists and campaign donors to ban the hunting of grizzly bears “and other purposes.
 
Q13FOX SEATTLE-TACOMA
Homeowner Tried to Defend his Property with Stick; When that didn’t Work, he Used Gun external site
A man in Thurston County was forced to defend himself Friday when a homeless intruder broke into his home. Police say the suspect trespassed onto the property and refused to leave after being told by the homeowner. That's when things took a turn for the worse.
 
TOWNHALL
Hypocrite Alert: Gillibrand Admits She Never Truly Believed in the 2A external site
Sen Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) recently came out with a proposal to "end gun violence." In her plan, she called for the typical points ant-gunners love to cling to.
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