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Investor's Business Daily  

Friday, February 12, 2016

Lott: Even Liberal Academics Are Turning Pro-Gun Ownership

Most of the media are doing their best to convince Americans that gun ownership is dangerous. Some, such as the New York Times, seem to interview only academics who believe in gun control. But what ...

Springfield News-Leader  

Friday, February 12, 2016

Missouri: House votes to rebuke Obama over guns

The Missouri House passed a resolution Wednesday asking the U.S. Congress to reject President Barack Obama's recent executive actions calling for stronger background checks for gun purchases.

Topeka Capital-Journal  

Friday, February 12, 2016

Kansas: Senate defeats proposal to extend prohibition on concealed carry on campus

Senators voted 11-26 to reject an amendment on gun legislation that would have extended a prohibition on conceal-carry on campuses until 2021. The ban will expire in 2017 unless lawmakers act.

Associated Press  

Friday, February 12, 2016

Standoff over guns at Tennessee legislative office complex

If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with permits will soon be able to carry guns inside the legislative office complex.The proposal announced Thursday ...

Connecticut Post  

Friday, February 12, 2016

Gun-rights groups appeal ban to Supreme Court

The leading opponents of Connecticut’s sweeping, post-Newtown gun laws appealed the state’s assault-weapons ban to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, arguing that semi-automatic weapons like the AR-15 are widely popular and well-suited to home ...

Fox News  

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.


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.