Thursday, August 10, 2017

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS VOLUME 24, NUMBER 31 - Second Amendment Guarantee Act

Second Amendment Guarantee Act Would Protect Popular Rifles, Shotguns from Antigun Politicians




NRA-ILA: Institute for Legislative Action

LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS  SECOND AMENDMENT
Second Amendment Guarantee Act Would Protect Popular Rifles, Shotguns from Antigun Politicians
This week, Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) introduced legislation that would shield popular rifles and shotguns, including the AR-15, from being banned under state laws. The bill, known as the Second Amendment Guarantee Act (SAGA), would also protect parts for these firearms, including detachable magazines and ammunition feeding devices.
 
Let Your Congress Members Know that You Support the Hearing Protection Act
LEGAL & LEGISLATION  NEWS
Let Your Congress Members Know that You Support the Hearing Protection Act
As we’ve previously covered a number of times, the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) is a federal bill to reduce the burdensome and antiquated acquisition process for firearm suppressors.  The bill would eliminate the excessive wait times (sometimes as long as a year) and the burdensome tax on transferring or making a suppressor.
 
Firearm Registration + Bureaucratic Incompetence = Seizure of Innocent Veteran’s Guns in New York
NEWS  SECOND AMENDMENT
Firearm Registration + Bureaucratic Incompetence = Seizure of Innocent Veteran’s Guns in New York
It had all the makings of a dystopian political thriller. Sheriff’s deputies unexpectedly descend onto the property of a law-abiding 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and insist they have a writ to seize his firearms. The document, however, is obviously flawed. Different Social Security numbers appear in different places. The man knows he’s never been in trouble with the law. And he had certainly never appeared before a judge on the issue of his firearm ownership. When he tries to point out the obvious mistake, he is ignored. All the police want to know is where his guns are. 
 
The High-Level Hypocrisy of Mayors for Gun Control
NEWS
The High-Level Hypocrisy of Mayors for Gun Control
Leona Helmsley, the “Queen of Mean” convicted of income tax evasion and other crimes, is famously said to have said “We don’t pay taxes. Only the little people pay taxes.” The same sense of entitled grandeur – that rules apply to lesser beings – pervades the thinking of many high-profile gun-control notables. For example, ex-New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is protected by guns carried by his armed security detail, while he spends his billions to undermine the Second Amendment rights of average Americans.  
 
Michigan Couples Sue Over State’s Attempt to Disarm Adoptive and Foster Parents
NEWS
Michigan Couples Sue Over State’s Attempt to Disarm Adoptive and Foster Parents
Most media savvy gun control advocates try to insist that nobody wants to ban guns in America and that anybody who says otherwise is either paranoid or guilty of fear-mongering. According to a lawsuit filed in a Michigan federal court, however, anti-gun bureaucrats at the state’s Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are subjecting gun-owing adoptive and foster parents to a stark choice: their Second Amendment rights or their kids.

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Chris W. Cox Praises Rising Gun Prosecutions
Chris W. Cox Praises Rising Gun Prosecutions
In an appearance on Fox News' Fox & Friends, NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox praised the Trump Administration's efforts to prosecute illegal gun activity. With the Department of Justice announcing that prosecutions are up almost 23 percent over last year, Cox applauded President Trump's leadership that is changing the culture in how we deal with criminals and is working to make cities safer and save lives. It's a far cry from the Obama Administration—the nearly 4,000 people murdered in Obama's hometown during his presidency is a tragedy that Cox notes "should forever stain his legacy."
 
Tickets on sale for the NRA Carry Guard Expo!
Tickets on sale for the NRA Carry Guard Expo!
The ultimate destination for all things Personal Protection, Concealed Carry and Home Defense.  Whether just starting out or actively engaged in the personal safety and protection of yourself and your family, this is the event for you.  Make plans now to attend.    


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