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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 29, No. 13 4/4/2022

The Hypocrisy of Gun Control Elitists
The Hypocrisy of Gun Control Elitists
In 2020, then-presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was asked how he could continue to demand gun control while being protected by private guards equipped with the same firearms and magazines that he wanted to ban others from owning. “Does your life matter more than mine or my family’s or these people’s?” Bloomberg’s response, in essence, was that he was not an ordinary person. He was a celebrity and billionaire who received more threats than most people: “That just happens when you are the mayor of New York City or you are very wealthy.”
ATF Reinterprets the Term “Machinegun,” Again
ATF Reinterprets the Term “Machinegun,” Again
On March 22nd, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (“ATF”) released an open letter on “forced reset triggers” (“FRTs”) indicating that the agency’s position is that these triggers meet the definition of “machinegun” under federal law, and are therefore “firearms” under both the Gun Control Act (“GCA”) and National Firearms Act (“NFA”). Under ATF’s new interpretation, these triggers are effectively prohibited due to the GCA’s prohibition on new manufacture of machineguns for the commercial market.
Attend Firearms Law Seminar in Houston
Attend Firearms Law Seminar in Houston
Please join us at the Annual National Firearms Law Seminar, to be held on Friday, May 27th, at the Hyatt Regency Houston, as part of the NRA Annual Meetings.  This all-day seminar provides legal instruction for attorneys and all others interested in Second Amendment law. CLE credit for all states is available.


Arizona Arizona
Arizona: Senate Appropriations Hearing Pro-Gun Bills This Week
California California
California: Fee Hike Bill Eligible for Floor Vote
California: Parental Disclosure Bill Fails in Committee and More Firearm Related Legislation Scheduled for Hearings
Colorado Colorado
Colorado: Senate Sends Two Gun Bills to the Governor’s Desk
Colorado: Senate Sends Anti-Gun Bill to the Governor’s Desk
Colorado: Governor Signs Anti-Self-Defense Legislation into Law
Colorado: Hunter Education Measure Heads Back to the House for Concurrence
Connecticut Connecticut
Connecticut: Gun Control Proposal on Committee Agenda for Tomorrow!
Florida Florida
Join Us for the First Ever Florida NRA State Conference!
Georgia Georgia
Georgia: Senate Concurs On Constitutional Carry
Idaho Idaho
Idaho: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die from 2022 Legislative Session
Kansas Kansas
Kansas: Concurrence Reached on Lifetime Children’s Hunting and Fishing License
Maine Maine
Maine: Your Action Needed - Senate to Vote on Sunday Hunting Legislation
Maryland Maryland
Maryland: General Assembly Passes “Ghost Gun” Restriction Bill
Maryland: General Assembly Passes Oppressive Dealer Requirements
Minnesota Minnesota
Minnesota: Your Action Needed to Add Important Funding Language to Omnibus Bill
Missouri Missouri
Missouri: Two Committees Hearing Pro-Gun Bills
Rhode Island Rhode Island
Rhode Island: Legislature Coming Out Full Force Against Ocean State Gun Owners
South Carolina South Carolina
South Carolina: Committee Passes Sunday Hunting for Wildlife Management Areas

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