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DAILY ALERT FOR Friday, January 19, 2018

 
Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban Introduced in the Senate
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban Introduced in the Senate
Today, Senator Karl Rhoads (D-13) introduced legislation that would ban modifications commonly made to firearms by law-abiding citizens.  SB 2046 is currently pending a committee referral.  Please contact your Senator today and urge them to OPPOSE this legislation.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact your Senator.
 
Washington: House Judiciary to Hear Gun Control Bills
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Washington: House Judiciary to Hear Gun Control Bills
On Thursday, January 25th at 1:30PM, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear several sweeping gun control bills.  NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters are strongly encouraged to attend the committee hearing to voice your opposition to these anti-gun bills!  Additionally, please use the “Take Action” button to contact members of the House Judiciary committee and urge them to oppose these anti-gun bills.
 
Mississippi: Urge Your Lawmakers to Support Pro-Carry Legislation
LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Mississippi: Urge Your Lawmakers to Support Pro-Carry Legislation
Sponsored by Judiciary B Chairman, Representative Andy Gipson, House Bill 1083 seeks to clarify the original intent of Mississippi's enhanced carry permit law and close loopholes that governmental entities have created to wrongly prohibit permit holders on their premises.
 
Gunfire Breaks Out During Attempted Burglary In Springfield
MO | KTTS
Gunfire Breaks Out During Attempted Burglary In Springfield external site
Police say shots were fired during an attempted break-in early Tuesday morning
 
Oroville intruder shot by resident
CA | CHICOER
Oroville intruder shot by resident external site
Police were called just before 2 a.m. Wednesday to the Olive Hill Retirement Community, 2921 Wyandotte Ave. The resident said an unknown man had been pounding on his door asking for assistance, according to a press release. The resident met briefly with the visitor, called 9-1-1 and armed himself with a pistol, and went back and opened the door again. According to the release, the visitor tried to force his way in and the resident shot him.
 
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Democrat-ordered study shows gun laws are working external site
For two-and-a-half years, the U.S. Government Accountability Office tried to find someone on the open internet who’d sell a firearm to a person not allowed to purchase a gun. It failed.Earlier this month, the GAO released a report on internet firearm sales. From July 2015 to November 2017, its agents attempted 72 gun purchases from websites. Using a variety of scenarios, the agents told sellers that they weren’t legally allowed to buy a firearm. The sellers refused — every single time.
 
ASSOCIATED PRESS
Iowa: County Pushes to Permit Guns on Iowa Courthouse Floors external site
County officials in western Iowa have asked a judge to allow guns in some areas of the courthouse amid security questions and the likelihood of increased costs.
 
DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE
SAFE Act: State Police won’t charge gun owners who 'unknowingly' fail to recertify permits external site
State Police said the agency would not “take criminal enforcement action" against gun owners who unknowingly fail to recertify their pistol permits by the Jan. 31 deadline.State and local leaders across upstate New York have urged the State Police to delay the deadline, saying it would give gun owners more time to apply and alleviate a backlog of paperwork in county offices.
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