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House Votes Decisively to Restore Gun Rights to Veterans

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In a decisive 240-175 vote, the U.S. House voted today to restore Second Amendment rights to law-abiding veterans.

Under H.R. 1181, a veteran cannot legally be classified as a “mental defective” without due process. In other words, there must be the order of a judge, magistrate, or judicial authority. And the “judicial authority” must find that the veteran is a “danger to himself or others” before it can take away his guns.

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Sen. John Cornyn Introduces National Concealed Carry Reciprocity in the US Senate

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You don’t have to check and see which states accept your driver’s license, why should you have to for your license to carry a concealed weapon?

Erich Pratt, the Executive Director for Gun Owners of America, has sent us the following alert.

Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn just introduced his long-awaited concealed carry reciprocity bill (S. 446).

This is a bill that Gun Owners of America has worked long-and-hard for — and the issue remains one of GOA’s top priorities.



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Boise woman uses her concelaed handgun to defeat violent carjacker

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Concealed carry has likely saved another life after a Boise, Idaho, woman was able to defeat a violent, would-be carjacker who grabbed her by the hair and beat her in an attempt to steal her car.

KBOI reports:

A woman saved herself from a dangerous situation with her pistol kept in her car Monday.

“I couldn’t believe it, it was shock and fear,” said the unidentified woman.



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Time for Congress to deregulate gun suppressors

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Thanks to President Trump’s election, there is renewed interest in promoting safe and responsible firearms use. That includes promoting gun safety in the form of hearing protection. Given precedent and Republican control of all branches of government, it’s incumbent upon Congress to pass the Hearing Protection Act to deregulate suppressors.

Suppressors are gunshot-muffling devices retrofitted for rifles, shotguns, and pistols. When a gun is fired, propellant gasses travel from a small barrel chamber into open air.

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Obama’s Social Security Gun Ban on the Chopping Block

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Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ralph Abraham (R-LA) — and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in the Senate — have introduced resolutions to overturn Barack Obama’s Social Security Gun Ban.

As a senior citizen myself … and as one who owns several firearms that I want to pass on as an inheritance to my children one day … this legislation is very important to me.

But first, a little background.

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