|NEWS LEGAL & LEGISLATION |
Appeals Court Schools D.C. on Heller’s Meaning, Invalidates “May-Issue” Concealed Carry Licensing
|In a major development in the ongoing effort to restore the Second Amendment in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion on Tuesday that would effectively require D.C. officials to make concealed carry licenses available on a “shall-issue” basis.|
F Stands for FAIL: Magnets – 1, “Smart Gun” Technology – 0
|The news broke this week that the “smart gun” which many gun control advocates hoped would usher in the brave new world of mandatory user recognition technology is … if not exactly a fraud … a good example of common arguments made against smart guns.|
|NEWS SECOND AMENDMENT |
Poll Shocker: “Overwhelming” Support for More Background Checks is Actually Rather Underwhelming
|Lacking evidence that gun control restrictions reduce crime or enhance public safety, proponents of such measures seek to justify them by misleading messages, misciting statistics, or pointing to a “groundswell” of popular support, alleging that an overwhelming majority of the general public/gun owners/NRA members/Green Party voters support whatever new restriction it is that’s being proposed.|
NRA Statement on Trump Administration's Aggressive Enforcement of Federal Firearm Laws
|Three months after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to crack down on illegal firearm possession, prosecutions of these crimes have risen by 23 percent. Violent criminals are now facing consequences for their illegal actions. At the same time, the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners are being respected under the Trump administration.|
|NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox says that the NRA's number one priority is to pass National Right to Carry Reciprocity legislation. House members are closing in on the magic number of 218, but it will take the support of both Democrats and Republicans to reach 60 votes in the Senate. Chris explains that the right of self-defense is not about politics; it is about the life and death situations Americans finds themselves in every day. Politicians that support gun control are making decisions that cost lives. Chris says that when the NRA fights for the God-given right of self-defense, we are not just fighting for the rights of gun owners, we are fighting for all Americans.|
In this episode of Ask Me Anything, Glen discusses the work being done in New Jersey and Virginia. Watch below, and find out how you can get involved!
Chris W. Cox, NRA-ILA Executive Director, on NRA-TV to share his insight on the important legislative issues involving firearms and the Second Amendment—specifically D.C.'s concealed carry law and the gun ban in Maryland.
The ultimate destination for all things Personal Protection, Concealed Carry and Home Defense. Whether just starting out or actively engaged in the personal safety and protection of yourself and your family, this is the event for you. Make plans now to attend.