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Two More Illinois Counties Pass Second Amendment Resolutions

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019

GRW got a nice surprise the other night when we were told by someone in the know in Piatt County that they had passed a resolution in 2012, so there was no need to pass one now. In Wabash County, board members convened to pass their own gun rights resolution unanimously on Monday.

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South Carolina's Constitutional Carry Bill Is Now Dead For 2019

Published Sunday, April 14, 2019

With both the House Judiciary Committee and Senate Judiciary Committees stonewalling any movement on Constitutional Carry in South Carolina, House Bill 3999 and Senate Bill 139 are now officially dead after missing their window to either move forward or expire. The blocks seem to be caused by RINOs using flimsy excuses to prevent full votes on either measure.

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Illinois 2A County Resolution And 2A Sanctuary City Resolutions Passed This Week

Published Friday, April 12, 2019

Successes continue this week on the Gun Rights Sanctuary County movement in Illinois, as Henderson County finally reaches an agreement after months of wrangling on the issue. Meanwhile, an unexpected development makes Plainfield Township in Will County a Second Amendment Sanctuary City.

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Michigan Rep Introduces Constitutional Carry Package of Bills

Published Saturday, April 6, 2019

Due in part to concerns about animal attacks, Rep. Greg Markkanen of Hancock, Michigan has introduced HB 4028, a Constitutional Carry bill intended to allow only lawful gun owners to carry concealed without a license. It's accompanied by three other bills designed to reform concealed carry laws throughout the state.

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Constitutional Carry In Texas Is Dead, At Least For 2019

Published Saturday, April 6, 2019

Dennis Bonnen, the Republican Speaker of the House for Texas on Friday made a public declaration dropping the state's Constitutional Carry bill after a Chris McNutt, the executive director of Texas Gun Rights, showed up in his neighborhood personally to urge him to expedite the bill.

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Eureka County, NV Passes 2A Resolution; Full Nevada Map

Published Friday, April 5, 2019

Rebelling against universal background checks that would turn lawful gun owners into felons, Nevada sheriffs and county boards across the state are increasingly declaring their inability and necessary refusal to back the new bill by passing Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolutions. Eureka County yesterday became the fifth to do so.

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Phillips County, CO Passes Second Amendment Resolution

Published Thursday, April 4, 2019

Phillips County Sheriff Thomas Elliott had previously stated that he would not take part in confiscating firearms from citizens if ordered to under HB1177, soon to be presumably signed by Governor Jared Polis. At their meeting last Friday, the Phillips County Board of Commissioners agreed and announced their intention to back the sheriff's decision.

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Monument, CO Becomes 'Second Amendment Preservation Town'

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2019

On Monday, the town of Monument in El Paso County, Colorado declared itself a "Second Amendment Preservation Town" after the Trustees voted unanimously that House Bill 19-1177 infringes upon the inalienable rights of the citizens by allowing the seizure of guns from people whom a judge declares to be a risk to themselves or others.

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Morgan County, CO Joins Gun Rights Sanctuary County Movement

Published Sunday, March 31, 2019
Morgan County CO Sheriff Dave Martin and Commissioner Jon Becker worked together to write a statement, outlining specific articles in the federal and state constitutions that they said they believe Colorado's Red Flag Bill violates.
The sheriff and commissioners had previously stated that they believe HB19-1177 as written was clearly unconstitutional and would not enforce it.
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Nevada And Ohio Explore The Possibility of Constitutional Carry

Published Sunday, March 31, 2019

In Nevada, optimistic gun rights advocates look to do the unthinkable, despite the current controversy over their impending universal background check by passing permitless carry. In Ohio, fresh off a win that saw a law modified after a clerical error that would have inadvertently outlawed AR-15's, the state's gun groups think they just might have the numbers to do the same.

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