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- Mississippi: NRA-ILA and State Legislative Leaders Urge Passage of Amendment 1 on November 4 to Establish a Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife
Today at the State Capitol in Jackson, the Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen?s Caucus, led by House Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks Committee Chairman, Scott Bounds (R-Philadelphia) hosted a press conference to urge support for passage of NRA-backed Amendment 1 on November 4 -- a state constitutional amendment establishing an individual right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.
- Joni Ernst is right on guns
There is a new argument against Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst. To wit, that she should be excluded from the United States Senate because she just might shoot the parliamentarian the first time a procedural ruling goes against her.In a recently unearthed video from a 2012 National Rifle Association meeting in Iowa, Ernst explained her devotion to her Smith & Wesson 9 millimeter in particular, and to her gun rights in general. ?I believe,? she said, ?in the right to defend myself and my family ? whether it?s from an intruder, or whether it?s from the government, should they decide that my rights are no longer important.?
- D.C. Attorney General to appeal concealed carry permits
D.C. is has been accepting applications for concealed handgun permits for about a week but that could soon end.News4's Mark Segraves is reporting D.C. Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan will appeal a judge?s ruling requiring the city to issue concealed carry permits. If successful, the District could take away any permits originally granted.
- NRA demands Georgia county?s elections board reverse ban on pro-gun clothing
The National Rifle Association has written a letter demanding the board of elections in Douglas County, Georgia, reverse an informal ban on pro-gun clothing at the voting booth.
- Alabama: Gun rights and hunting a major focus in upcoming general election
We are now just a week away from Alabama's general election.On the ballot are five amendments, two of which are related to guns, one for hunting and another for gun ownership.
- New York: SAFE Act, part II a possibility
Potential changes to the state SAFE Act had residents and gun owners outspoken about its provisions at the Frewsburg American Legion on Monday night.The event was sponsored by the Shooters Committee On Political Education and featured presentations by Mike Benard of the Wayne County SCOPE chapter and Assemblyman Andy Goodell, R,C,I-Jamestown.
- Intruder twice thwarted by armed citizens, WFIE, Evansville, Ind. 10/24/14
Brian Hiner was at home in Butler County, Ohio when his dog alerted him to an intruder. Hiner retrieved a gun, went to investigate, and apprehended the home invader.
When police arrived, they detained the intruder in a cruiser. However, the criminal managed to escape the vehicle, ran into a cornfield, and eventually invaded another house. 15-year-old Justin Kugler was at home at the time, and responded to the intrusion by retrieving a gun. When Kugler encountered the home invader he told him, ?get out of the house or I'm going to shoot you.? Police recaptured the intruder outside the Kugler residence.
When interviewed by a local media outlet, Kugler stated, ?I feel pretty good about it that I could have saved other people's houses and their property.?