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NFA Supports Liberal MP’s Bill

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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CANADA'S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE
<strong>NFA Supports Liberal MP’s Bill
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Son Of Big Freakin' Gun Giveway

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Friday, October 24, 2014
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Donate any multiple of $35 to the NFA or recruit a new NFA member** between October 24th 2014 and October 1st 2015 and automatically get an equivalent number of chances to receive this Son of a Big Freakin' Gun package as a gift.

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DND ATIP Response - Helicopters in High River - Oct 14, 2014

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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RCMP ATIP Response - High River Meeting Minutes - Oct 14, 2014

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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RCMP ATIP Response - Ammunition Seizures - Oct 14, 2014

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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BIG FREAKIN' GUN GIVEAWAY UPDATE!

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The winner of the Big Freakin' Gun was John Woolsey from Ontario. John is 73 years old and been a member of the NFA since 1992. Yesterday, tragically John had a heart attack. He survived but is now recovering in hospital.

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Alabama: Protect Our Hunting Heritage -- Vote YES on Amendment 5 on Tuesday

Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day and the NRA is encouraging all Alabamians to vote YES on Amendment 5, the state constitutional amendment declaring and protecting an individual right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.  By enshrining this state constitutional right, Alabama would keep the existing fishing and hunting structure in place while protecting future generations of sportsmen from attacks initiated by well-funded anti-hunting extremists.

Alabama: Protect Our Hunting Heritage -- Vote YES on Amendment 5 on Tuesday

Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day and the NRA is encouraging all Alabamians to vote YES on Amendment 5, the state constitutional amendment declaring and protecting an individual right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.  By enshrining this state constitutional right, Alabama would keep the existing fishing and hunting structure in place while protecting future generations of sportsmen from attacks initiated by well-funded anti-hunting extremists.

Washington: State senator to reintroduce gun control bill in Olympia

State Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Seattle, whose district includes parts of south Snohomish County, for two years has sponsored a bill that would require that guns be safely stored, making it a crime if a person stores or leaves a loaded firearm in a place where a child under 16 could get it.It didn’t get out of committee in 2013 and didn’t get a hearing in 2014. She said Wednesday she’ll try again in 2015. The Legislature convenes in January.

Massachusetts: Struggle to regain gun license in Worcester becomes local man’s fight for Constitutional rights

Nine years after they were first stripped from him after his arrest for assault and battery, Raymond Holden is still fighting to get his guns and gun permit back. The journey has been paved with wins and losses in court, and while he does not say how much, the price tag has grown quite steep. He remains locked in a battle with the city and Police Chief Gary Gemme, who first suspended Holden's license in 2005, and revoked it in 2006.

3 robbed at gunpoint after N.C. state fair declares gun-free zone

Three people were reportedly robbed at gunpoint Saturday leaving the North Carolina State Fair after a judge ruled earlier this month that concealed weapons would not be permitted at the event.

South Africa: Stricter gun laws on the cards

The government wants to tighten the country’s gun laws, and amendments to the 2000 Firearms Control Act are expected to go before Parliament early next year. And the ANC is calling for the elimination of illegal guns.

Arizona Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Supports Colorado-Like Gun Control

Former Clinton White House Deputy Director Fred DuVal (D) is running for governor of Arizona, and if he wins, he will put his support behind the implementation of Colorado-like gun control.

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.

New York Times Mocks NRA Ad in Which Rape Victim Advocates Self-Defense

The New York Times mocked an NRA ad that shows a rape victim speaking up for her right to bear arms for self-defense. 

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.”
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