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WashingtonPost.com  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Kolbe v. Hogan: 4th Circuit requires strict scrutiny for Maryland ban on magazines and semiautomatics

Yesterday the 4th Circuit decided Kolbe v. Hogan, a Second Amendment challenge to a 2013 Maryland arms prohibition statute. The statute bans the sale of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds and also bans ...

Washington Post  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Legal decision casts doubt on Maryland’s semi-auto ban

The 2-to-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit sends the gun-control law back to a lower court for review, but allows the existing ban to remain in ...

Associated Press  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Court orders reconsideration of Maryland gun law ruling

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the case back to U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake for further proceedings, giving the gun-rights supporters who challenged the law another chance ...

Associated Press  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Maine: Bill Introduced To Prohibit Gun Bans In Subsidized Housing

The case of a disabled Mainer who shot an intruder last year has led to legislation that would prohibit gun bans in subsidized housing.

Associated Press  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Virginia House OKs bill letting Guard members carry guns

Virginia’s GOP-controlled House has approved a bill that would allow members of the National Guard to carry concealed handguns while on duty.

Union Leader  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Lott: Clinton and the gun control lobby get it wrong

Hillary Clinton has made gun control a major part of her presidential campaign, at least in New Hampshire.Over the last month, a quarter of all of her campaign ads in New Hampshire have focused on ...

The Blaze  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White House Threatens to Veto Bill to Shut Down Operation Choke Point

President Barack Obama would likely veto a bill shutting down the controversial Operation Choke Point and similar tactics used by federal regulators to financially target disfavored industries such as gun stores and payday lenders. Operation Choke ...

Washington Post.com  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Appeals court decision casts doubt on Maryland’s assault weapons ban

A federal appeals court on Thursday cast doubt on the legality of Maryland’s 2013 ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines passed after the mass shootings at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. The 2-1 ...

Breitbart  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

D.C. firms, Michael Bloomberg's money directing Nevada gun control push

If the push for the ballot initiative to expand background checks in Nevada has demonstrated anything, it’s that the push is driven by out-of-state consulting and messaging firms—D.C. firms in particular—and an influx of Michael ...

Star-Ledger  

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Confusing N.J. gun laws deny some ex-cops right to carry

In 1997, then-Gov. Christie Whitman signed a law that allowed retired police officers to carry concealed weapons.The intent was to enhance public safety in an increasingly dangerous world. The catalyst was the 1995 murder of ...

NRA ILA

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.