NRA Supports Lawsuit Against Gun Control in Colorado

NRA Supports Lawsuit Against Gun Control in Colorado
Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association is proud to support a lawsuit filed today in federal court by 54 Colorado county sheriffs, the firearms industry trade association, several firearms retailers, individuals with disabilities and other parties which challenges the State of Colorado’s recently enacted gun control laws.

New Hampshire: State Senate Scheduled to Consider Shurtleff Criminal Protection Bill this Thursday
In March, the New Hampshire House of Representatives undermined your inherent right to self-defense by passing the Shurtleff Criminal Protection Bill, House Bill 135, by a 189-184 vote.  The state Senate is scheduled to consider HB 135 and decide the fate of this misguided proposal this Thursday.  If passed and enacted into law, HB 135 would repeal important self-defense provisions enacted in 2011 and make the following changes to New Hampshire’s current self-defense laws:

Alabama: Gun bill goes to Gov. Bentley
The Alabama House on Monday gave final approval to a gun bill that makes transporting weapons easier and allows owners with concealed carry pistol permits to keep firearms in their vehicles at work. It also changes concealed carry permitting and clarifies where Alabamians legally can carry their pistols.Gov. Robert Bentley said Monday afternoon he needed to review the bill, but planned to sign it. Assuming he does, it will go into effect Sept. 1.

Maryland: Governor signs gun control bill with fingerprint licensing
Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a gun control measure on Thursday to give Maryland some of the nation’s tightest gun laws and the National Rifle Association plans to challenge it in court.

NRA Supports Lawsuit Against Gun Control in Colorado
Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association is proud to support a lawsuit filed today in federal court by 54 Colorado county sheriffs, the firearms industry trade association, several firearms retailers, individuals with disabilities and other parties which challenges the State of Colorado’s recently enacted gun control laws.

Kansas: State House Approves Bill to Prevent Taxpayer Dollars from Funding Gun Control Advocacy, Goes to the Governor for his Approval
Today, the Kansas House of Representatives approved an important pro-gun reform by an 83 to 28 vote, with 14 members not present.  House Bill 2162, which was recently amended to include language from the NRA-supported Senate Bill 45, passed in the Kansas Senate by a 31 to 6 vote last week and is now eligible for Governor Sam Brownback’s approval.

Outrage of the Week
In March, we reported on the outrageous case of a seven-year-old Baltimore, Md. student who, according to a Daily Caller article, was suspended for two days for the “horrendous” act of shaping a breakfast pastry into what his teacher thought looked like a gun.

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