Posts in 'Legislation'

Trump Must Undo Obama’s Ban on Lead Tackle, Ammo Use on Public Lands

Outgoing U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service director Daniel M. Ashe issued a Director’s Order – Order 219 – on January 19th. It immediately went into effect. What does this Order entail? The purpose is stated below:

New Hampshire: Democrats Propose Voter Suppression for Second Amendment Practitioners

A bill has been introduced into the New Hampshire legislature. It is designed to suppress the exercise of the Second Amendment and voting.

NH: Constitutional Carry Bill Passes Senate

The New Hampshire legislature has passed permitless “Constitutional carry” both of the last two years. Both times the bill was vetoed by Democrat governor Maggie Hassan.

Donald Trump Jr. Helping Lead Charge to Deregulate Gun Silencers

The eldest son of President-elect Donald Trump is partnering with SilencerCo to help deregulate gun silencers nationally.

Trump’s Effect on Gun Sales

Last week gun dealers in Missouri are reporting what they call the ‘Trump effect’ already impacting their sales. What is the ‘Trump effect’?

Bill Introduced to Repeal Gun-Free School Zones Federal Law

Representative Thomas Massie, (R) KY, has re-introduced a bill to repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) of 1990 and its amendments. Donald Trump has pledged to eliminate Gun Free Zones, but he will need Congressional help for the GFSZA.

WI: Kremer Pushes Campus, Constitutional Carry for 2017

Kremer has introduced gun related reforms for the 2017 session. They include removing some restrictions on school carry and campus carry for people with concealed carry permits, and a bill to remove the requirement of a permit for most concealed carry.

OUTRAGE: Savannah Georgia Lists a Top Priority – Destroying Guns

There is something unhealthy about a city administration that lists destroying valuable property as one of its highest priorities. That is the case with Savannah, Georgia.

Thanks to a Republican LOSS, Open and Campus Carry Coming To Florida in 2017

Portilla, for two years has single handedly blocked campus and open carry from becoming the law of the Sunshine State even though the State Senate is overwhelmingly pro gun.

The Hearing Protection Act is Getting a lot of Attention

The Hearing Protection Act, or HPA, was filed by Matt Salmon of Arizona. Matt has been a stand up guy for he Second Amendment. Matt is retiring this year, but the HPA will go forward in 2017.

2017 is Best Chance Yet for Permitless “Constitutional” Carry in Indiana

Indiana has always been a good candidate for permitless carry. It was one of the first states to have a shall issue permit. That was because of a judicial ruling on the Indiana Constitution, not legislative action.

TX: Constitutional Carry Bill HB 375 Filed

“It’s time in Texas to restore our Second Amendment rights to their originally intended level,” said state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, a Fort Worth-area Republican who last year spearheaded the successful open-carry bill.

Campus Carry Reform is Advancing. This is Why.

Campus carry is one of several fronts where Second Amendment supporters are advancing. As is common in the struggle to restore Second Amendment rights, the two sides have dramatically different assumptions about reality.

Second Amendment supporters use straightforward logic and premises.

Using Amnesty to Roll Back Second Amendment Infringements

A little known law, passed concurrently with the Gun Control Act of 1968, offers the Trump administration a powerful lever. That lever can be used to roll back infringements on the Second Amendment that exist in the National Firearms Act of 1934.

The Sound of Silence…or Silencer; Trump Set to Take On National Firearms Act of 1934

Well, after gun controls 82 year battle to promote hearing loss in America, the National Firearms Act of 1934 might be getting a makeover thanks to a bill that was introduced last year and has languished under an Obama administration hell bent on infringing upon the 2nd Amendment whenever he has the opportunity.

A City Council In Montana Breaks Law to Pass Illegal Gun Control, Violating Preemption

As with most states, Montana has a firearms preemption law to prevent a crazy quilt of firearms laws that would make it impossible to obey the law while traveling though the state.

Battle Fronts for the 2nd Amendment: Knife Rights and the NFA

Part of the reason is the knife laws are so stupid and indefensible that a talented persuader like Todd Rathner can easily show state legislators reforms are needed, are obvious, and have no political downside.

Gun Right Policy Conference: Jeff Knox, Three Legislative Initiatives to Push

Jeff Knox says that there are three legislative initiatives that are in Washington, D.C. , that are being ignored by the Republican leadership.