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DAILY ALERT FOR Friday, April 20, 2018

 
NRA Salutes “the Gunny” and Mourns the Passing of an American Patriot
NEWS
NRA Salutes “the Gunny” and Mourns the Passing of an American Patriot
America, and the NRA, lost a true friend and a staunch defender of freedom with the passing of R. Lee Ermey on April 15 from complications of pneumonia. He was 74 years old. 
 
Another Group of Anti-Gun Celebrities Forms!  In Other News, The Sun Rose Today.
NEWS SECOND AMENDMENT 
Another Group of Anti-Gun Celebrities Forms! In Other News, The Sun Rose Today.
In case you were worried there were not enough anti-gun organizations working to eradicate the rights of law-abiding gun owners, a new one has formed, and it’s called NoRA.  Get it?  The name implies that the organization’s goal is to get rid of the oldest and largest civil rights organization in America, your NRA.
 
Dick’s Sporting Goods/Field & Stream to Destroy Firearms Inventory
NEWS SECOND AMENDMENT 
Dick’s Sporting Goods/Field & Stream to Destroy Firearms Inventory
Dick’s Sporting Goods took their campaign to alienate law-abiding gun owners to an extraordinary new level last week. The beleaguered retailer announced that in addition to removing certain types of semi-automatic rifles from their stores, the company will destroy its stock of these commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms along with any accessories for the guns.
 
Keep Calm and Carry On: Pro-Gun Sentiment Reasserts Itself in Wake of Antigun Blitz
NEWS SECOND AMENDMENT 
Keep Calm and Carry On: Pro-Gun Sentiment Reasserts Itself in Wake of Antigun Blitz
Like the long-delayed coming of spring to the Mid-Atlantic, evidence is appearing that Americans are regaining their senses and reverting to an instinctual embrace of freedom after a withering barrage of some the nastiest and most ugly anti-gun campaigning in memory.
 
Louisiana: Keep Contacting Your Senator in Opposition to Gun Control Legislation
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Louisiana: Keep Contacting Your Senator in Opposition to Gun Control Legislation
On Monday, the Louisiana Senate could consider Senate Bill 491 which would prohibit the sale, manufacture, purchase, possession, or transfer of bump stocks and other “rapid-fire” devices.
 
Oklahoma: House to Consider Constitutional Carry Amendment on Monday
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Oklahoma: House to Consider Constitutional Carry Amendment on Monday
On Monday, April 23, the Oklahoma House of Representatives is scheduled to consider a pro-gun amendment to Senate Bill 1212.
 
TIME.COM
Hollywood Elites Pledge to Take on NRA external site
A new coalition of celebrities and activists, including actor Alyssa Milano, Jimmy Kimmel, Amy Schumer, Alec Baldwin, Ashley Judd, Julianne Moore, Patton Oswalt, Constance Wu, W. Kamau Bell, Amber Tamblyn, Debra Messing, Minnie Driver, announced plans Friday to take on the National Rifle Association and elected officials who support the Second Amendment. In an open letter to NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, which was first obtained by TIME, the more than 100 members of the newly formed NoRA Initiative — short for No Rifle Association — pledge to reduce the NRA’s influence in American politics through a series of voter registration drives, nationwide art campaigns, demonstrations and boycotts.  
 
NBC5-CHICAGO
Lawsuit Says DCFS In Violation of 2nd Amendment external site
Should handguns be allowed inside home daycares? A lawsuit filed in federal court Monday argues they should. The suit questions Illinois Department of Children and Family Services licensing regulations that prohibit home daycare operators from keeping handguns in their homes. The daycare owners say it’s a violation of state law and their constitutional rights.
 
RT
David Hogg’s book title angers Holocaust survivors and relatives external site
Student-turned-activist David Hogg has written a book about the Parkland, Florida school shooting and his anti-gun movement. However, its title ‘Never Again’ has angered Holocaust survivors and their relatives.
 
Kentucky: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Kentucky: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
On April 14th, the Kentucky Legislature adjourned sine die from the 2018 Legislative Session.  While a number of pro-gun and anti-gun bills were introduced, none received hearings.
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