Illinois: Radical Ivory Ban Bill to be Heard in Senate Committee

This week, the Illinois Senate Environment and Conservation Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1858 for a second time. After being heard in March, this legislation was postponed pending the filing of amendments. .

Texas: House Approves HB 910, NRA-Backed Open Carry Legislation

On Friday, the Texas House gave tentative approval to House Bill 910, NRA-supported open carry legislation sponsored by state Rep. Larry Phillips (R-Sherman), on a 96 to 35 vote. HB 910 removes the requirement that Concealed Handgun Licensees (CHL) keep their handguns concealed and gives them the option of carrying them either wholly or partially […]

Maine: “Constitutional Carry” Work Session Scheduled for Friday

This Friday, April 24, at 9:00 am, the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold a work session in State House Room 436 on permitless/”constitutional carry,” as well as other pro- and anti-gun bills. It is critical that you contact members of the CJPS Committee immediately and urge them to vote in accordance to […]

Massachusetts: Ivory Ban Legislation Pending in Legislature

S.440, sponsored by Senator Jason Lewis (D-Winchester), and its companion, H.1275, sponsored by Representative Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead), are two misguided bills that would prohibit the sale, offer for sale, lease, purchase, trade, barter, distribution or transfer of possession of ivory or ivory product in Massachusetts, absent limited exceptions. .

Gun rights tops gun control in major public opinion shift

Exactly two years after President Obama’s bid for gun control following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting died in Congress, a new poll has discovered a huge shift in public opinion to backing Second Amendment gun rights and away from controlling gun ownership. The reason: Americans now believe having a gun is the best way […]