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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Open carry in Texas 'much ado about nothing,' despite doomsayers' predictions

Open carry in Texas began not with a bang, but a whimper.The new, and somewhat controversial law allowing licensed gun owners to carry their firearms openly in public took effect Jan. 1. Predictions that the ...

Real Clear Science  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Smart Guns are Stupid Science

The power has been out for two months. Word of mouth, around the FEMA depots, says it should be back soon. That's what they said last month too. Suddenly, in the wreckage of your home, ...


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Michael Bloomberg may see an opening in the New Hampshire results

The results were just one more sign to Bloomberg’s advisers that he may have an opening as Democrats and Republicans embraced candidates they said were unlikely to resonate with voters in a general election. Bloomberg ...

Washington Post  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Maryland: Lawmakers pushing more gun control

The legislation — along with two gun-control bills proposed Tuesday by Senate Majority Whip Jamie Raskin — could set up a new standoff with Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who was endorsed by the National Rifle ...


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Tennessee: Committee delays action on gun bills

A series of gun bills that would expand the places where valid permit holders can carry their weapons were the center of attention during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting held Tuesday.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Missouri Supreme Court says Amendment 5 did not extend gun rights to non-violent felons

A state constitutional amendment on the right to bear firearms does not allow nonviolent felons to carry guns, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in a set of opinions announced Tuesday.


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pennsylvania: Mayor’s office unhappy about NRA-sponsored Civil War Museum exhibit

An ongoing dispute involving Harrisburg’s mayor and the National Civil War Museum, and another between the top city leader and the National Rifle Association, came together this week.Mayor Eric Papenfuse, who has no love for ...

Philadelphia Daily News  

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Police: Gun owner saved cop from attack

Police are crediting a vigilant gun owner with saving the life of an Upper Darby cop Friday after he saw the officer being attacked and surrounded by a large group of teens.

Panama City News Herald  

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Florida senators target records about hunters

The Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee on Tuesday backed a measure (SB 1364) that would create a public-records exemption to shield personal information — such as names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses ...

Chicago Tribune  

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Illinois: Judge dismisses amended lawsuit against proposed Niles gun shop

An amended lawsuit filed by a Skokie-based gun control advocacy group against the village of Niles and the owners behind a proposed gun shop and range was dismissed by a Cook County judge Tuesday afternoon.


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.