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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 24, No. 23 6/9/2017

Concealed Carry Reciprocity Effort Gains Steam in Congress
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  
Concealed Carry Reciprocity Effort Gains Steam in Congress
In March, we reported on the details of NRA-backed concealed carry reciprocity legislation pending in Congress. The momentum behind those bills continues to build, with each attracting dozens of co-sponsors.
The Loophole in Background Check Thinking: Criminals Obey the Law
NEWS  
The Loophole in Background Check Thinking: Criminals Obey the Law
Gun control groups expend an awful lot of ink, time and money advocating for “common-sense public safety laws” like “universal” background checks because such restrictions, they claim, will keep guns out of the hands of criminals and other dangerous people.
Vermont Supreme Court Upholds State Range Protection Law
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  
Vermont Supreme Court Upholds State Range Protection Law
On June 2nd, the Vermont Supreme Court issued its decision in North Country Sportsman's Club v. Town of Williston, which tested the ability of the town to enforce a noise ordinance against the Club for operating a shooting range. The Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s ruling, and held that Vermont’s range protection statutes prevented the town from restricting noise unless it exceeded “historic levels of shooting” at the range.

STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

Arizona Arizona
Come to Tombstone on Saturday, July 1, for "Freedom Days, A Celebration of the American Experience!" with Medal of Honor Recipient Drew Dennis Dix as the Grand Parade Marshal!
Connecticut Connecticut
Connecticut: 2017 Legislative Session Adjourns
Kansas Kansas
Kansas: Governor to Decide on Gun Control Legislation
Maine Maine
Maine Action Needed: Contact your State Senator in Support of Self-Defense Bill!
Maine: Senate Unanimously Passes Pro-Gun Bill
Maine Action Needed: Contact your State Senator Today in Opposition to Gun Control Bill
Michigan Michigan
Michigan: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bills Pass House
Nevada Nevada
Nevada: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
North Carolina North Carolina
North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Passes Third Reading in House
Oregon Oregon
Oregon: Update on Multiple Hunting Bills
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania: Mentored Hunting Legislation Passes in the House
Rhode Island Rhode Island
Rhode Island: Gun Owners Need to Make a Strong Statement with Session End Quickly Approaching
Washington Washington
Washington: Recreational Shooting Meeting for Tahuya State Forest
NRA ILA

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.