Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) was recently invited to a sit down with the National Shooting Sports Foundation to discuss his position and record on the Second Amendment, shooting sports, and hunting. The following is an open letter Sen. Crapo sent to the NSSF’s members.
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Deerfield IL jumped in with both feet when it entered the foray to be what many would consider to be the most oppressive gun control community in the nation. Fortunately, it looks like local lawmakers bit off more than they could chew when they went after the Second Amendment rights of citizens, thanks to the efforts of pro 2A groups such as the Second Amendment Foundation and Illinois State Rifle Association.
July 4th is a day we “oohh” and “ahh” over impressive firework displays and enjoy a charcoal-grilled all-American burger with family and friends. It is also the most important date in American history. July 4th, also known as Independence Day, is the day the colonists officially declared independence from Great Britain, securing our freedom and liberty to this day.
Reports have shown that the second-highest-ranking official at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives recently wrote a proposal to reduce gun regulations—including examining a possible end to the ban on importing assault weapons into the United States.
Could the Second Amendment soon be law in Mexico? No, not exactly. However, some of Mexico’s lawmakers are citing the intent of the Second Amendment and making a case that Mexico’s citizens need similar rights to self-protection as we enjoy here in the states.
Just when you thought it was safe to go out in public, the California courts restrict your right to self-defense once again. This time, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the right to carry concealed weapons in public.
This week, anti-gun lawmakers have been hard at work to amend House Bill 1016 into a passable version. All proposed amendments would still implement some of the most restrictive regulations for gun stores and force them to close. Your NRA-ILA continues to outright oppose House Bill 1016 and any anti-gun amendment proposed.
Hearing Tomorrow on Stringent Measures
Amendment 1 has been filed on HB1016 Safety Tech, which would create the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, one of the most onerous assaults on gun rights seen in Illinois in years. It is scheduled for Judiciary – Criminal Committee hearing May 17, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. in Stratton Building Room D-1 Springfield, IL.
Although not everyone lives in Chicago, we all have an opinion about the gun violence and how it affects our Second Amendment rights. So, when reading a recent post the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) for Rahm Emanuel to resign, it got me to thinking and wondering how the rest of felt about it.
“Suicide prevention is not, and should never be, about gun control, but about saving lives and preventing tragedies,” Alan Gottlieb.
One More time, Mrs. Clinton, the Gun Industry is not ‘Immune from Liability.’ I mean come on, Even Bernie Sanders knows that and had to call Clinton’s statement into question adding, that he does not favor trying to put firearms manufacturers out of business.
Recently, The Shooter’s Log joined the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) in urging support for the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. Congress received an overwhelming response and responded with a favorable bipartisan vote. Here’s the official response from the NSSF.
Lately, there has not been much news to top the charts when it came to the Second Amendment. That is not to say the threat had lessened any or that the anti-gunners had given up. We were reminded of that this week with the following release from the Second Amendment Foundation.
The NSSF’s mission is to promote, protect, and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
Also, as the firearms industry’s trade association, the NSSF is working day in and day out to promote, protect, and preserve our industry and our sports. In furtherance of that effort, the NSSF is asking for your help.
If the firearms industry was to pick a single lawmaker to honor, would you be surprised he or she was from Texas? U.S. Rep. John A. Culbertson (R-TX) is a fighter on the front lines of the battle for the Second Amendment.
United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the author of the Court’s landmark Second Amendment decision Heller v. District of Columbia, has died at age 79. Scalia was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan.
Don’t worry; I wrote the headline and had read it a second a time… but it seems there may be a glimmer of light for gun owners in the Land of Lincoln.