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on April 22, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Monday, April 20, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Monday, April 20, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Illinois: Radical Ivory Ban Bill to be Heard in Senate Committee This week, the Illinois Senate Environment and Conservation Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1858 for a second time. After being heard in March, this legislation was postponed pending the filing of amendments. LEGAL & LEGISLATION Oregon: “Universal” Background Check Bill Scheduled for Hearing This Week Senate Bill 941, legislation which seeks to expand background checks to private transfers, is scheduled to be heard in the House Rules Committee on Wednesday, April 22, at 1:00 p.m.,...

DAILY ALERT FOR Monday, April 20, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Illinois: Radical Ivory Ban Bill to be Heard in Senate Committee This week, the Illinois Senate Environment and Conservation Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1858 for...

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on April 17, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Thursday, April 16, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Thursday, April 16, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Colorado: Apprentice Hunting Bill Heads to Committee of the Whole Yesterday, Senate Bill 226 passed favorably out of the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee by an 8-1 vote. SB 226, introduced by state Senator Jerry Sonnenberg (R-1), would strengthen Colorado’s rich hunting heritage by opening up an apprentice program for minors in the field. This bill is expected to be voted on this week. THE NEWS AND OBSERVER Sunday hunting in NC up for debate in General Assembly RALEIGH N.C. House members debated a proposal to...

DAILY ALERT FOR Thursday, April 16, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Colorado: Apprentice Hunting Bill Heads to Committee of the Whole Yesterday, Senate Bill 226 passed favorably out of the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy Committee by an...

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on April 16, 2015 in E News

Team CSSA E-NEWS – April 16, 2015

Team CSSA E-NEWS – April 16, 2015 ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – ANOTHER GOOD CALL FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Two for two: that’s the Supreme Court of Canada’s track record over the last few weeks. While most gun owners have little faith in Canada’s highest court (or any court for that matter), it is gratifying to see the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) actually rule in favour of the nation’s law-abiding firearms folks. Just a short three weeks ago, the SCC brought down a ruling condemning Quebec’s long-gun registry (LGR) to death row and affirming that the feds really...

Team CSSA E-NEWS – April 16, 2015 ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – ANOTHER GOOD CALL FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA Two for two: that’s the Supreme Court of Canada’s track record over the last few weeks. While most gun owners...

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on April 12, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Friday, April 10, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Friday, April 10, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Idaho: Concealed Carry Rewrite Legislation Signed by Governor Otter Yesterday, Governor Butch Otter (R) signed into law House Bill 301, legislation which ensures law-abiding Idahoans are protected from unwarranted prosecution and excessive fees for merely wishing to exercise their right to carry concealed weapons in accordance with Idaho law. LEGAL & LEGISLATION Mississippi: Governor Bryant Signs NRA-Backed Pro-Second Amendment Reform Bills! Late Thursday, Governor Phil Bryant (R) signed Senate Bill 2394, sponsored by Sen. Terry Burton (R), and Senate Bill 2619, sponsored by Sen. Haskins Montgomery (D), into...

DAILY ALERT FOR Friday, April 10, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Idaho: Concealed Carry Rewrite Legislation Signed by Governor Otter Yesterday, Governor Butch Otter (R) signed into law House Bill 301, legislation which ensures law-abiding Idahoans are protected from...

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on April 6, 2015 in E News

Team CSSA E-NEWS – April 6, 2015

Team CSSA E-NEWS – April 6, 2015 ** Please share this with your friends ** Unsubscribe ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – Last week was an exciting time for Canadian firearms owners. Bill C-42, the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, moved forward and the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) finally brought down the long-awaited verdict on the Quebec Long Gun Registry (LGR) data. The news was good on both fronts: the SCC confirmed the final death of the useless registry information, and Bill C-42 passed through Second Reading in the House of Commons, exactly as predicted by the CSSA. The next step...

Team CSSA E-NEWS – April 6, 2015 ** Please share this with your friends ** Unsubscribe ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – Last week was an exciting time for Canadian firearms owners. Bill C-42, the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, moved forward...

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on March 31, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, March 31, 2015

DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, March 31, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Idaho: Concealed Carry Rewrite Legislation Passes Senate, Heads to Governor Otter In great news for Idaho gun owners, today, the state Senate passed House Bill 301 by a 30 to 5 vote. HB 301 now heads to Governor Butch Otter (R) for his consideration and signature. LEGAL & LEGISLATION Arizona: State Preemption Bill Expected for House Vote This Week, Governor Signs Pro-Gun Bill Today, the state preemption bill, Senate Bill 1291, passed through the House Committee of the Whole with a friendly amendment and is expected for third...

DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, March 31, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Idaho: Concealed Carry Rewrite Legislation Passes Senate, Heads to Governor Otter In great news for Idaho gun owners, today, the state Senate passed House Bill 301 by a...

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on March 30, 2015 in E News

Canadian Rights and Freedom Bulletin #209

Canadian Rights and Freedom Bulletin #209 In this issue: • When Judges don’t know the law what chance do we “mere citizens” have? • Freedom of Speech: Where are all the hypocrites who crow about “conservation” when it counts most? • Self-Defense: The Most Basic Right is Recognized by our Prime Minister • Freedom of Speech: The Furor Over Prime Minister Harper’s Comments On Rural Canadian Gun Owners • Firearms Act: Quebec Loses Supreme Court Bid To Retain Long Gun Registry Records • Firearms Act: Quebec Gets Nothing in Supreme Court Bid for Long Gun Registry Data by Ian Runkle… View Article

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on March 26, 2015 in E News

Team CSSA E-NEWS – March 26, 2015

Team CSSA E-NEWS – March 26, 2015 ** Please share this with your friends ** Unsubscribe ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – HARPER’S FUROR It’s fascinating to watch the firestorm over Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent comments about rural Canadian gun owners at the annual convention of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities. “My wife’s from a rural area and obviously gun ownership wasn’t just for the farm, but was for a certain level of security when you’re a ways away from immediate police assistance,” said the Prime Minister. Stephen Harper simply stated the obvious; obvious to his audience at least, if...

Team CSSA E-NEWS – March 26, 2015 ** Please share this with your friends ** Unsubscribe ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – HARPER’S FUROR It’s fascinating to watch the firestorm over Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s recent comments about rural Canadian gun owners...

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on March 24, 2015 in E News

DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, March 24, 2015

________________________________________ DAILY ALERT FOR Tuesday, March 24, 2015 ________________________________________ LEGAL & LEGISLATION Arkansas: “Shall Sign” Legislation Sent to Governor Yesterday, March 23rd, pro-gun House Bill 1488 passed unanimously in the Arkansas Senate after passing unanimously in the state House of Representatives on March 12. HB 1488 has been transmitted to Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) for his expected signature. LEGAL & LEGISLATION Kentucky: Governor Beshear Signs Two Pro-Gun Bills Into Law Yesterday, March 23, Governor Steve Beshear (D) signed Senate Bill 67 and House Bill 91 into law. Both of these bills passed through their respective chambers with strong bipartisan support…. View Article

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on March 20, 2015 in E News

Team CSSA E-NEWS – March 19, 2015

________________________________________ Team CSSA E-NEWS – March 19, 2015 ** Please share this with your friends ** Unsubscribe ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – COALITION! As we accurately predicted three years ago, the spectre of a coalition government has reared its ugly head in the pre-election run-up. Just a few short days ago, Official Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair stated, “We’ve always said we’re ready to work with other parties. We’re a progressive party. We want to get results.” Referring to the then-Liberal leader, “We even were willing to make Stéphane Dion Prime Minister of Canada.” He continued, “It’s the type of water we...

________________________________________ Team CSSA E-NEWS – March 19, 2015 ** Please share this with your friends ** Unsubscribe ________________________________________ COMMENTARY – COALITION! As we accurately predicted three years ago, the spectre of a coalition government has reared its ugly head...

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