NRA Member Action Needed to Oppose Obama Supreme Court Nominee
|Yesterday, the National Rifle Association announced its strong opposition to President Barrack Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court. NRA-ILA’s executive director Chris W. Cox has this to say about the nomination: "With Justice Scalia’s tragic passing, there is no longer a majority of support among the justices for the fundamental, individual right to own a firearm for self-defense. Four justices believe law-abiding Americans have that right – and four justices do not. President Obama has nothing but contempt for the Second Amendment and law-abiding gun owners.|
Anti-Gun Group Joins Clinton's Pro-Criminal Campaign
|The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence (LCPGV), a handful of San Francisco-based lawyers who draft gun control legislation for anti-gun politicians, has added its voice to Hillary Clinton’s perverse campaign against law enforcement officers and the criminal justice system. Like Clinton, the anti-gun group is trying to gain the support of far-left-of-center voters who increasingly constitute their respective political bases.|
European Parliament Takes Initial Steps on EU Gun Control Measures
|Since we last updated readers to the European Union’s efforts to enact further gun controls, the transnational government has continued the process of enacting stringent new restrictions across the political bloc. However, recent developments indicate that the final legislation could be dramatically different than the draft measures proposed by the European Commission. While any further additions to Europe’s already onerous gun control regime is unwarranted, some of the European Parliament’s proposed changes to the draft legislation, if adopted, would make the new rules somewhat more tolerable. Unfortunately, other areas that the European Parliament seems willing to explore could exacerbate problems with the proposal.|
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Make Plans to Attend the Second Amendment Youth Leadership Conference in Louisville!
|The NRA-ILA Grassroots Division will be hosting the Second Amendment Youth Leadership Conference during NRA’s Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Louisville, Kentucky! NRA-ILA's Annual Youth Leadership Conference is designed for current college students and recent graduates who are looking to take an active role on their campus and in their community to defend and promote the Second Amendment.|
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Attend Firearms Law Seminar in Louisville
|The Annual National Firearms Law Seminar will be held on Friday, May 20, 2016 as part of the NRA Annual Meetings. The gold standard in firearms law classes, this day-long seminar provides legal instruction for attorneys and all others interested in Second Amendment law. CLE credit for all states is available.|
In this News Minute from the NRA Institute for Legislative Action, Jennifer Zahrn reports that the NRA strongly opposes the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
NRA All Access heads to Missouri to meet a family who’s made it their life’s work to restoring the quail population. Then we meet the Ultimate Predator Cameron Hanes who trains intensively each and every day to pave the way for safer, more successful hunts. Tune in Wednesday March 23 on Outdoor Channel.
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