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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 27, No. 29 7/17/2020

Laying the Anti-Gun Groundwork for 2021
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Laying the Anti-Gun Groundwork for 2021
Anti-gun activists are laying the groundwork now to blame gun owners for any increase in violent crime this year. First came desperate attempts to tie “gun violence” to COVID-19 when the pandemic dominated the news cycle. Now, anti-gun academics are rushing to produce research that can be used to blame gun owners for any increases in crime in this unprecedented year.
Court Partially Blocks Enforcement of Virginia’s Unconstitutional Private Sales Ban
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Court Partially Blocks Enforcement of Virginia’s Unconstitutional Private Sales Ban
On July 14, a judge in Lynchburg, VA, partially blocked enforcement of the Commonwealth’s new ban on private firearm sales, ruling it effectively prohibits law-abiding adults under age 21 from acquiring handguns, in violation of Virginia’s constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The decision came in the case of Elhert v. Settle.
Czech Government Endorses Human Right to Armed Self-Defense Constitutional Amendment
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Czech Government Endorses Human Right to Armed Self-Defense Constitutional Amendment
The Czech Republic continues to be at the forefront of the battle for gun rights in Europe. On July 13, the Czech government announced that it endorsed a plan to enshrine the right of individuals to use a firearm to defend themselves and others in the central European nation’s constitution. The move comes three years after another pro-gun constitutional amendment passed the Czech Chamber of Deputies (the lower house of the Czech Parliament) but failed to receive final approval. 
European Lead Ammo Ban Update
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European Lead Ammo Ban Update
European firearm owners are in the midst of a three fronted war on the possession and use of lead ammunition. The battles are being fought against a European-wide ban on metallic lead (ammunition), a prohibition on the use of lead ammunition in terrestrial environments, and a ban on both the use and possession of lead ammunition in wetlands.
NRA-PVF Endorses President Donald Trump for Reelection
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NRA-PVF Endorses President Donald Trump for Reelection
Fairfax, Va. - The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) endorsed President Donald Trump for reelection as the president of the United States of America in 2020. The endorsement was announced in a letter sent to the president yesterday, Wednesday, July 15. 

STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

Missouri Missouri
Missouri: Gov. Parson Calls Special Session to Fight Crime
North Carolina North Carolina
North Carolina: General Assembly Adjourns For Summer
Virginia Virginia
Virginia: Newport News Considering Gun Ban Tomorrow
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