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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 26, No. 38 10/7/2019

MSNBC’s Las Vegas Anti-Gun Rally
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MSNBC’s Las Vegas Anti-Gun Rally
On Wednesday, anti-gun news outlet MSNBC, along with their partner organizations Giffords and March for Our Lives, hosted nine Democrat candidates for President for what was billed as a “Gun Safety Forum.”  Most of the time was spent by candidates and anti-gun activists railing against guns, NRA, and occasionally, President Donald Trump.
San Francisco Mayor Waffles on NRA “Terrorist” Group Designation
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San Francisco Mayor Waffles on NRA “Terrorist” Group Designation
It seems that not all the powers-that-be in San Francisco are sure how to move forward with the Board of Supervisors’ widely-publicized “declaration” that the NRA is a “domestic terrorist organization.”
Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law
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Federal Court Entertains Bizarre Legal Theories That Threaten Gun Owners, Rule of Law
Frustrated by the lack of political progress on the gun control agenda, the legal wing of the anti-gun movement continues to pursue ever-more radical and confused legal strategies. In the 1990s, trial lawyers and their allies in government sought to bankrupt the gun industry by holding them accountable for the criminal actions of third parties – a theory that would have overturned hundreds of years of established tort law. After failing to stop campus carry legislation in Texas in 2015, a group of professors filed a suit claiming that the state’s recognition of the Right-to-Carry in the classroom unlawfully infringed on their “First Amendment rights to academic freedom.”
Violent Crime Dropped in 2018
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Violent Crime Dropped in 2018
The FBI released the 2018 “Crime in the United States” report on Monday, which compiles crime data from law enforcement agencies around the country. The news is good, and the positive data proved easy to consume:
NRA’s Adaptive Shooting Program Aids Disabled Hunters
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NRA’s Adaptive Shooting Program Aids Disabled Hunters
It’s well-known that the shooting sports offer many positive experiences for people. But what if you suffer from a physical disability? How do you actually hunt afield, compete with other shooters in various events or even just access your local range for much-needed practice?
Member Spotlight: Meet the Police Officer Who Told Congress She ‘Would Not Comply' with a Gun Ban
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Member Spotlight: Meet the Police Officer Who Told Congress She ‘Would Not Comply' with a Gun Ban
Last week, a retired Tulsa, Oklahoma law enforcement officer testified in a Congressional hearing that she “would not comply” if Congress passes a ban on firearms. Her bold assertion earned her national media attention and viral status on social media. Dianna Muller, who is the founder of a non-partisan Second Amendment advocacy group called the DC Project, is also a proud NRA Member. We caught up with Dianna after the hearing.

STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

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Illinois: Committee Rules May Shut Down Gun Stores
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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.