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DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, June 16, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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NEWS
Suspense novel author reveals: President Ronald Reagan carried a .38
While researching presidential history for his latest political thriller, best-selling author Brad Meltzer learned an interesting fact about President Ronald Reagan: he almost always carried a .38 revolver when he left the White House.

LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Delaware: Anti-Gun Storage Bill to be Heard in Committee
Tomorrow, the Delaware House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 168. HB 168 would make it a class A or B misdemeanor if a person is guilty of the unsafe storage of a firearm should they intentionally or recklessly store or leave a loaded firearm within the reach or easy access of an unauthorized person and where such person obtains the firearm. HB 168 is legislation in search of a problem that doesn’t currently exist.

NEWS HUNTING LEGAL & LEGISLATION
NRA Backs Pennsylvania Sunday Hunting Legislation
The NRA joined Pennsylvania State Rep. Frank Farina, D-Lackawanna, and Rep. Robert Godshall, R-Montgomery, to announce Sunday Hunting legislation in Pennsylvania. “Expanding Sunday hunting allows those who spend the week working, attending school, caring for their family or volunteering in the community to enjoy more time in the great outdoors,” said Chris Cox, NRA-ILA executive director. “America has an important hunting heritage and Pennsylvania’s sportsmen and women deserve to have the same opportunities as hunters in other states.”

LEGAL & LEGISLATION NEWS SECOND AMENDMENT
Appellate Court “Temporarily” Reinstates Discretionary Concealed Carry Licensing in D.C.
The wheels of justice ground to a halt again for D.C. gun owners on Friday. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia temporarily blocked a lower court’s order that had previously mandated the District process concealed carry applications and disregard its “good” or “proper” purpose requirement. The lower court’s order arose in the case of Wrenn v. District of Columbia, in which the judge made a preliminary finding that the “good” or “proper” purpose requirement likely offends the Second Amendment and ordered the District to stop enforcing it.

TAKE ACTION
Missouri: Join NRA in O’Fallen!
Join NRA in O’Fallen! Billionaire politician Michael Bloomberg is funding numerous gun control front groups across the country, all of which are systematically trying to dismantle the Second Amendment.

LEGAL & LEGISLATION
Florida Governor Rick Scott has Signed the Gun Club Tax Prohibition
Governor Rick Scott wasted no time and signed the Tax Cut bill today, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The Gun Club Tax prohibition of the bill takes effect on July 1, 2015.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
California: Federal court to revisit concealed weapon permits case
A special 11-judge federal appeals court panel will consider whether to side with the gun lobby’s effort to dramatically loosen California’s restrictions on carrying concealed firearms.

MSN
Guns at Hand, a Prison Town Traces a Manhunt for Escaped Killers
In the six days since the two convicted murderers were discovered missing from the Clinton Correctional Facility here, after creeping up through a series of pipes and out a manhole on a residential side street, they have been the targets of a sprawling manhunt that continued to grind through the area’s forests, roads and even front lawns on Thursday.Now, caution and self-protection have been on the minds even of residents accustomed to living near the prison.

LEGAL & LEGISLATION
North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Legislation Vote Possible Any day
The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA) continues to be the only real roadblock to passing the PPP repeal contained in House Bill 562.

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