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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 24, No. 48 12/15/2017

The Washington Post Exposes Pelosi Lie on National Reciprocity
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  
The Washington Post Exposes Pelosi Lie on National Reciprocity
As the saying goes, even a broken clock is right twice a day. Of course, such a record would be an improvement for the Washington Post’s gun coverage
Military Funding Bill Establishes Mandatory Program to Sell Historic Pistols to the Public
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  LEGAL & LEGISLATION  
Military Funding Bill Establishes Mandatory Program to Sell Historic Pistols to the Public
On Tuesday, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA). Included in the law is a provision long sought by collectors of vintage firearms and militaria that would require military surplus M1911/M1911A1 pistols (1911s) to be made available for sale to the American public. 
Delaware Court Rights a Long-Standing Wrong; Strikes Down Gun Bans
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  SECOND AMENDMENT  NEWS  
Delaware Court Rights a Long-Standing Wrong; Strikes Down Gun Bans
By a narrow majority, the Supreme Court of Delaware recently struck down decades-old regulations that it found conflicted with the state constitution by “completely eviscerat[ing] a core right to keep and bear arms for defense of self and family outside the home.”
The Science of Selling Gun Control: Picking the Right Data
NEWS  
The Science of Selling Gun Control: Picking the Right Data
In a Science Magazine article titled, “Firearms and accidental deaths: Evidence from the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school shooting,” economists Phillip B. Levine and Robin McKnight claim to find a causal link between the spike in gun sales after the Sandy Hook shooting and the number of fatal firearms accidents in the “Post-Sandy Hook Window” running from December 2012 to April 2013. 
D.C. Concealed Carry Applications Surge Following Court’s Lifting of “Good Reason” Requirement
NEWS  SECOND AMENDMENT  
D.C. Concealed Carry Applications Surge Following Court’s Lifting of “Good Reason” Requirement
FBI figures show surging interest in concealed carry licenses in the nation’s capital following a recent court ruling that effectively ended D.C.’s discretionary licensing regime.   
UK Working on New Air Gun Restrictions
NEWS  
UK Working on New Air Gun Restrictions
Just as many American children are hoping that Santa Claus leaves them a BB or pellet gun under the Christmas tree, the Government of the United Kingdom is moving forward with plans to deliver a lump of coal to British subjects.

STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

Massachusetts Massachusetts
Massachusetts: Hearing for Bill on Gun Rationing Scheme
North Dakota North Dakota
North Dakota: Ruling Issued Approving Constitutional Carry in Vehicles
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