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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 24, No. 37 9/15/2017

NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee
NEWS  LEGAL & LEGISLATION  
NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee
“Today marks an important step in protecting the Second Amendment freedoms of America’s hunters and sportsmen and strengthening our outdoor heritage,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, NRA-ILA. “The SHARE Act will cut burdensome red tape that restricts millions of hunters and sportsmen.” 
House Committee Passes SHARE Act by Wide Margin
HUNTING  NEWS  LEGAL & LEGISLATION  
House Committee Passes SHARE Act by Wide Margin
As we have reported, this year’s version of the SHARE Act is the most expansive and far-reaching yet. Besides previously-introduced provisions aimed at enhancing opportunities for hunting, fishing, and shooting and broadening access to federal lands for these purposes, this year’s SHARE Act contains reforms that would widely benefit sportsmen and the gun-owning public at large.   
NRA strongly supports secretary Zinke's land management plans
NEWS  
NRA strongly supports secretary Zinke's land management plans
The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced its strong support for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s public lands access initiative. In the spirit of Teddy Roosevelt, Secretary Zinke's land management plans demonstrate his steadfast commitment to conservation and America’s hunting heritage.
National Reciprocity Bill Nears Goal Line in the House but Needs Your Support to Reach the End Zone
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  
National Reciprocity Bill Nears Goal Line in the House but Needs Your Support to Reach the End Zone
Gun owners received good news this week with the passage of the SHARE Act by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources (see related story). Meanwhile, progress continued to be made on another NRA legislative priority, as Congressman Rob Goodlatte (R-VA) – chairman of the House Judiciary Committee – signed on to co-sponsor H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.
“What Happened”: Clinton Recognizes NRA’s Power, Rewrites History, and Urges Dems to Double-down on Gun Control
NEWS  
“What Happened”: Clinton Recognizes NRA’s Power, Rewrites History, and Urges Dems to Double-down on Gun Control
This week, twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released her new book, “What Happened,” which chiefly serves to assign blame to the myriad politicians, journalists, organizations, countries, prejudices, and technologies she claims caused her defeat. Gun rights supporters will be happy to know that NRA is featured prominently.
Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column
NEWS  SECOND AMENDMENT  
Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column
Dana Milbank is not a serious journalist. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, Milbank now writes what can be characterized as a humor column for the paper.
Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members
NEWS  
Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members
In a special meeting on August 29, the nine-member City Council of Sacramento unanimously agreed to allocate $1.5 million in funding and to move forward with a “gun-violence reduction strategy” that will include cash payments (“LifeMAP milestone allowances”) and paid vacations for the handful of gang members suspected of committing the majority of gang-related gun crimes in the city.
Massachusetts: Bills to Increase Hunting Opportunities to Be Heard in Committee
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  HUNTING  
Massachusetts: Bills to Increase Hunting Opportunities to Be Heard in Committee
Next week, on Monday, September 18, the Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Committee will meet to discuss multiple bills to increase hunting opportunities in the Commonwealth.  Legislation of particular interest to hunters are as follows:
Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Gets Substitute
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  
Ohio: Right to Carry Reform Bill Gets Substitute
On Tuesday September 19, the Ohio state House Committee on Federalism and Interstate Relations will hold a hearing on a substitute version of House Bill 142 which would reform the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee notify a law enforcement officer that they are carrying a concealed handgun when stopped for a law enforcement purpose, like a routine traffic stop.
VIDEOS
Chris W. Cox: The NRA Is Fighting For You
Chris W. Cox: The NRA Is Fighting For You

NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox joins Grant to give an update on important Second Amendment legislation. 


STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

Iowa Iowa
Don’t Forget to Join us for “Firearms and Freedom” in Grinnell this Saturday!
New York New York
Sportsmen's Association for Firearms Education Presents the 2017 Firearms Civil Rights Conference
Washington Washington
Attend one of NRA-ILA's FREE Legislative Update Meetings in Your Area!
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.