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US SB2068 - Outright Ban On All Handguns Not 'Personalized' Within 3 Years - March 6, 2014

Federal Bill SB2068

Just when you thought congress couldn't come up with a dumber idea Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey have introduced SB2068. This bill would in fact outlaw any handgun not 'personalized' from manufacture, sale or trade within three years of passage.

Some excerpts from the bill's text:

'Beginning on the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this Act, no person may manufacture in the United States a handgun that is not a personalized handgun.'

AND

'Beginning on the date that is 3 years after the date of enactment of this Act, no person may distribute in commerce any handgun that is not a personalized hand gun or a retrofitted personalized handgun.'

Time to contact your senators and tell them NO WAY!

Federal Law SB2068


New Rhode Island Legislation Would Turn The State Into New Jersey - February 27, 2014

State: Rhode Island

Four horrific bills have been introduced in Rhode Island, 2 'assault weapon' ban bills, one high capacity magazine ban bill and a bill that would make the state a 'may issue' state where proof of need is required to get a concealed carry permit.

Contact your legislators now and tell them to not support these bills.

http://amgoa.org/Proposed-Rhode-Island-Gun-Laws


Anti-Gun Counter Rally Today In Chadd's Ford Pa. - January 30, 2014

State: Pennsylvania

State Representative Steve Barrar has reached out for our support to oppose a group "Delaware County citizens for sensible gun control". He is facing an anti-gun protest this Thursday at his Chadds Ford office and would like some support.

State Rep. Steve Barrar, R-160, of Upper Chichester, is the only member of the Delco delegation who has not signed on as a co-sponsor of HB1010.

Will you please join us at 3:45 outside his office on Thursday January 30th? Please feel free to pass this on.

Parking on site will likely be limited, but there are several large parking lots in the area that we can meet and carpool from. Please email carpool@sccsfa.org if you're planning to attend and would like to meetup prior to this gathering.

Office Address: One Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-9012

Google Map Of Location


Tell New Mexico's Governor To Not Allow Consideration Of Gun Bill In 2014 Session - December 27, 2013

State: New Mexico

New Mexico residents, contact the governor and tell him to say no to any consideration of this bill in the coming session.

http://www.krqe.com/news/politics/lawmakers-gun-bill-needs-governors-ok


Donations Needed To Fight Illegal Summons Of Gun Rights Advocates In Erie PA - December 3, 2013

State: Pennsylvania

A while ago a group of gun owners staged a peaceful rally in an Erie PA park in an effort to get the town to eliminate their preemption violating law banning guns in town run parks.

Police took down license plate numbers and took photos during the rally and then sent out summons to people that participated.

The case will be heard in Harrisburg on December 11, 2013.

Please donate what you can towards the legal expenses of the defendants by one of the following methods. Please make sure to reference "ERIE" & "CGOPA" so they know how to apply the donations.

Donate Directly to the Prince Law Firm any one of the following ways:

PayPal paypal@attymatter.princelaw.com

Call in a Credit or Debit Card payment to 888-313-0416

Mail a Check or Money Order to Prince Law Offices, 646 Lenape Rd, Bechtelsville PA 19505

http://www.goerie.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013308209959


Kerry Signs UN Arms Treaty - September 25, 2013

Federal Bill

Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday signed a controversial U.N. treaty on arms regulation, riling U.S. lawmakers who vow the Senate will not ratify the agreement.

Everyone needs to contact their senators and let them know this abomination must not be ratified.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/25/kerry-signs-un-arms-treaty-senators-threaten-to-block-it/


Virginia Democratic Governor Candidate Vows To Bring Gun Control If Elected. - September 24, 2013

State: Virginia

Virgina Democratic candidate for governor Terry Mcauliffe has updated his website to include a section called 'Investing in Virginia's Urban Centers' that reads:

"will support mainstream and majority supported gun control measures like universal background checks, limiting the size of magazines, and a return to the 1-gun-per-month rule."

Pro gun voters need to get out is mass numbers to stop this guy.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/09/23/Terry-McAuliffe-Pledges-Colorado-like-Gun-Control-If-Elected


White House Petition To Retract Re-Import Ban - September 20, 2013

Federal Bill

Hit this petition to retract the re-importation executive order:

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/retract-executive-order-against-re-importation-us-military-firearms/Gw1Pc64d


California SB374 Ready For Governor's Signature - September 13, 2013

California State Bill SB374

California SB374 is on it's way to governor Brown's desk. This bill basically makes any semi-auto centerfire rifle that doesn't have a fixed magazine an 'assault weapon' that can no longer be sold in the state and those owning them must register with the state.

If you are in California you need to pick up the phone and tell Brown to veto this bill.

Governor Jerry Brown
c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 445-2841

Fax: (916) 558-3160

State Law SB374


Washington DC Police Under Orders TO Arrest Tourists With Spent Brass - September 5, 2013

Just when you thought it couldn't get any sillier in Washington DC a new book states DC cops are under orders to arrest tourists that possess empty spent brass or shotgun shells. The 'crime' carries a $1000 fine, a year in jail and a criminal record.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/warning-d.c.-cops-under-orders-to-arrest-tourists-with-empty-bullet-casings/article/2535216


Five Anti-Gun Bills Set For Final Vote In California Appropriations Committee - August 22, 2013

State: California

Yesterday, the Assembly Appropriations Committee had Five anti-gun bills on their agenda.

SB 47 (Yee)

SB 374 (Steinberg)

SB 396 (Hancock)

SB 567 (Jackson)

SB 683 (Block)

Only Senator Darrell Steinberg took the opportunity to present to the Committee while the other authors "waived presentation".

All five bills have been put in the Suspense File for final vote on August 29th.


Public Hearing For Mass Gun Bills Monday August 12 - August 5, 2013

State: Massachusetts

There will be joint committee hearing next Monday, August 12th at Wilmington High School at 10:00 a.m.

"Following the same format as the first three hearings, the Chairmen and members of the Joint Committee will receive oral testimony from members of the public pertaining to the approximate 60 bills filed in relation to the firearm legislation. This legislation covers a range of issues including, but not limited to, gun licensing and regulations, hunting, and safety issues."

School is located at 159 Church Street in Wilmington.

http://homenewshere.com/wilmington_town_crier/news/article_ee560fc2-fb7c-11e2-ad01-001a4bcf887a.html


Illinois Concealed Carry Becomes Law - July 9, 2013

State: Illinois

Illinois Senate & House override governors vetoes and pass concealed carry.

Congrats! It may not be perfect but it's a start!

http://seattletimes.com/html/politics/2021359272_apusxgrconcealedcarryillinois.html


Nixon Signs HB533, Vetoes HB HB436 - July 5, 2013

Missouri State Bill HB533

Missouri governor Nixon signs HB533 to expand gun rights, vetoes HB436 (federal law nullification)

State Law HB533

http://mynwmo.com/missouri_legislative_news/article_053f1190-e591-11e2-90df-001a4bcf887a.html


Illinois Special Session To Debate Governors Amendments To Concealed Carry Bill Tuesday - July 3, 2013

State: Illinois

Illinois people, Tuesday is the day your state legislators will debate (and hopefully override) governor Quinn's amendments to your state concealed carry bill.

While it was passed with a veto proof (and hopefully amendment proof) majority we all know strange things can happen.

It would be well worth your time to call or email your legislators on Monday and tell them to override ANY amendment the governor has added to the bill.

Even better, tell them to sit on the bill until Wednesday and then constitution carry will be the law of the land in your state.


Illinois Governor Intends To Use 'Amendatory' Veto Law to Rewrite Concealed Carry Law - July 2, 2013

State: Illinois

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn intends to take action Tuesday on legislation that would allow guns to be carried in public, and he's widely expected to insert changes to the bill to try to put in place stricter regulations.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-quinn-gun-bill-0702-20130702,0,5126598.story


Mississippi Judge Blocks Open Carry Gun Law - June 29, 2013

State: Mississippi

A state judge blocked Mississippi's open-carry gun law from taking effect next week, writing in a Friday ruling that the law was vague and that an injunction was needed to prevent irreparable harm.

Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd scheduled a hearing July 8 to consider more arguments about whether to extend the injunction.

http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Judge-blocks-Mississippi-open-carry-gun-law-4637147.php


Ohio Bill Requires Gun Dealers To Provide Health Department Study, Ammo List To Anyone Buying A Firearm - June 28, 2013

Ohio State Bill HB222

Ohio bill HB22 requires "A printed copy of the study posted on the department of health's web site pursuant to section 3701.051 of the Revised Code that describes the types of bodily injury that can be incurred by the user of the firearm and by others in proximity to the firearm following the discharge of the firearm" and "A list of all of the types of ammunition that can be used in the firearm."

State Law HB222


Proposed Pennsylvania Bill Creates Means For Relief For Prohibited Persons - June 28, 2013

Pennsylvania State Bill SB1052

PA bill SB102, with 12 sponsors at this time lays out a method for 'Any person subject to the prohibitions under subsection (c)(4), or who is prohibited from possessing firearms under 18 U.S.C. ยง 922(d)(4) or (g)(4) (relating to unlawful acts) as a result of actions taken under the laws of this Commonwealth.' to petition the court to have their status changed.

State Law SB1052


Bloomberg Caught Using Taxpayer Money To Run MAIG Website - June 24, 2013

State: New York

It appears Bloomberg has been caught using taxpayer money to fund the MAIG website, how much isn't known but taxpayers are at least covering the website's registration fees and hosting costs.

A WHOIS of the domain shows the domain is registered to NYC DoITT, the New York department of information technology. It also shows the website is being hosted at the nyc.gov servers.

Here is a link to the WHOIS information

This needs to get to the main stream media as quickly as possible. Tell your friends and call your local news station.

http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/06/mayor-michael-bloomberg-busted-using-taxpayer-money-to-fund-mayors-against-illegal-guns/


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