Wednesday, March 08, 2017

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS VOLUME 24, NUMBER 9

A Promise Kept: Trump Signs Repeal of Obama-Era Social Security Gun Prohibition Rule
NEWS  LEGAL & LEGISLATION
A Promise Kept: Trump Signs Repeal of Obama-Era Social Security Gun Prohibition Rule
On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump signed the repeal of an Obama-era Social Security Administration (SSA) rule that would have resulted in some 75,000 law-abiding beneficiaries losing their Second Amendment rights each year. 
 
Ryan Zinke Confirmed as Interior Secretary:  Kicks Off Tenure With Pro-Hunting Directives
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  HUNTING  NEWS
Ryan Zinke Confirmed as Interior Secretary: Kicks Off Tenure With Pro-Hunting Directives
The good news for gun owners continued on Wednesday as the Senate confirmed NRA-backed nominee Ryan Zinke as the 52nd Secretary of the Interior by a bi-partisan vote of 68-31.
 
Cornyn Introduces the “Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017” in the Senate
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS
Cornyn Introduces the “Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017” in the Senate
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) on Wednesday introduced his version of interstate carry legislation, titled the “Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.” Cornyn’s bill follows an earlier release in the House by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC) of the “Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017.”
 
Belt-tightening in Connecticut: the Cost of Gun Control
NEWS  LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Belt-tightening in Connecticut: the Cost of Gun Control
A recent study released by the Connecticut-based National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) examined the economic impact of the gun industry and gun control laws on state jobs and revenue in the Constitution State. 
 
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STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

Alabama Alabama
Alabama: Senate Committee Passes Constitutional/Permitless Carry Legislation
Connecticut Connecticut
Connecticut: Governor Malloy’s Outrageous Pistol Permit Increase to Be Heard
Connecticut: Hunting Bills Scheduled for Committee Hearing
Iowa Iowa
Iowa: House Study Bill 133 Re-Assigned as House File 517
Maryland Maryland
Maryland: Attend Rally and Testify in Support of Your Rights!
Minnesota Minnesota
Minnesota: Important Self-Defense Bills Scheduled for Hearing Next Week
New Mexico New Mexico
Billionaire Bloomberg Pulling Out All the Stops to Pass ANY Kind of Gun Control in New Mexico!
Oregon Oregon
Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill would Violate Right to Due Process
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania: Important Firearms Preemption Legislation Introduced In the General Assembly
South Carolina South Carolina
South Carolina: Right-to-Carry Recognition Bill Expected for House Floor Vote Next Week
South Dakota South Dakota
South Dakota: Constitutional/Permitless Legislation Passes Committee
Tennessee Tennessee
Tennessee: House Committee Could Soon Hear Self-Defense Legislation
Utah Utah
Utah: Urge Your Senator to Oppose Flawed Carry Bill HB 237
Utah: Provisional Carry Legislation Passed by Senate Committee
Vermont Vermont
Vermont: Domestic Violence Bill Really a Front for More Gun Control
Virginia Virginia
Virginia: Important Self-Defense and Pro-Gun Bills Awaiting Final Approval from the Governor
West Virginia West Virginia
West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate, Heads to House
Wisconsin Wisconsin
Wisconsin: CCW Renewal Reform Bill Passes Unanimously
Wyoming Wyoming
Wyoming: Pro-Carry Bill Heading to the Governor’s Desk


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