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Indiana Carry Licenses Are Now Absolutely Free

Published Monday, May 13, 2019

One part of Indiana's HB 1284 removes all fees associated with the cost of obtaining a handgun license, in addition to removing some prohibitions on guns at schools and providing immunity and court costs for justified use of force in certain instances.

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Rhode Island Second Amendment Sanctuary Towns Arise

Published Monday, May 13, 2019

The threat of bans in Rhode Island on standard capacity magazines, so-called "assault weapons", special new taxes on guns, and further restrictions on where law-abiding citizens can legally carry firearms has caused a similar backlash in the form of Second Amendment Sanctuary Towns popping up across the tiny state.

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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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