• Support for Reciprocity Hits New Milestone

  • GOP Representatives Sticking to Their Guns

  • Gun Banners Trying to Hijack the Tragedy in Virginia

  • Suppressor Deregulation Bill Gains Momentum in the House

  • We’re So Close to Repealing Another Gun Ban

  • The Anti-Gun Left Strikes out in Montana

  • Hunting Under Attack in the U.S. Senate

  • Stop Schumer Gun Control!

  • Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

  • Four Big Victories for the Second Amendment

  • Trump Signs GOA-Backed Repeal of Social Security Gun Ban

  • GOA Celebrates Another Huge Gun Rights Victory

  • Should the UN Dictate Your Right to Own a Gun?

  • Sen. Crapo Introduces Hearing Protecting Act in U.S. Senate

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GOA News

  • Reciprocity hits 200 Supporters
  • HR 38 Hits 200 Supporters
  • Industry Comes Together
  • Pro-Gun Legislation in Congress
  • Government Guns and Snooping

National Reciprocity for Citizens Hits 200 Supporters in the House

GOA observed, “It is almost certain to us that we — today — have the 218 votes (out of 435) we need in order to pass H.R. 38 in the House. In the Senate, we believe we’re close to the 60 votes we need to break a filibuster. Bottom line:  There is no reason that we should wait to move this legislation through the House.”

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Concealed Carry Reciprocity Has 200 Backers in Congress

The bill would “amend the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms.”

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Industry Comes Together to Support Gun Manufacturer in Sandy Hook Lawsuit

Back in March, a lawsuit against Remington was resurrected by Joshua Koskoff, the lawyer for the Sandy Hook victims’ families.

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Pro-Gun Legislation is Fourteenth Most Popular Bill in Congress

Gun Owners of America (GOA) announced that the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 is ranked fourteenth in number of cosponsors out of more than 2,700 bills in Congress.

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Where Guns are Banned, Government Snooping Follows

"The Czech Republic is taking a totally different approach [than the British]. In January, their president urged citizens to buy guns and shoot terrorists dead.... there have been no mass shootings since their president’s bold encouragement."


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Ammunition Restriction Study. Senators Larry Craig (R-ID) and Bill Frist (R-TN) offered this amendment to S. 1805. Among other things, the language of this provision would commission the Attorney General to determine whether the ban on so-called "cop killer" ammunition should include superior performance bullets in popular hunting calibers such as the 30-06. The amendment passed the Senate 85-12 on March 2, 2004.
  1. McCain Gun Show Ban. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) offered a gun show amendment (to S. 1805) on March 2, 2004. His language would outlaw the private sale of firearms at gun shows, unless the buyer agrees to submit to a background registration check. Also, it could effectively eliminate gun shows because every member of an organization sponsoring a gun show could be imprisoned if the organization fails to notify each and every "person who attends the special firearms event of the requirements [under the Brady Law]." Thus, if the person responsible for handing out "Brady pamphlets" took a break to go to the bathroom, everyone responsible for the event could be sent to prison. The McCain amendment passed the Senate by a vote of 53-47.
  2. Feinstein Semi-auto Ban. On March 2, 2004, the Senate voted 52-47 in favor of the amendment offered by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA). This amendment would extend the ban that was signed into law by President Clinton in 1994 -- a ban which outlaws certain magazines and more than 180 semi-automatic firearms. Without this legislative extension, the ban would sunset in September 2004. The Feinstein amendment passed as an amendment to S. 1805.
  3. Lock Up Your Safety Requirement . This amendment, offered by Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) on February 26, 2004, passed the Senate 70-27. This amendment would require all handgun purchasers to pay an implicit "gun tax" by requiring them to buy a trigger lock when they purchase their handgun, irrespective of need. In addition, the amendment would create a broad and implicit cause of action against gun owners who fail to actually use the storage device to lock up their firearms. Of course, a locked gun then becomes unavailable for self-defense. The Kohl amendment passed as an amendment to S. 1805.

KEY: + Pro-gun,  - Anti-gun,  NV Not voting


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Self-Defense Corner

  • Bad Night for This guy
  • Robbery Stopped by Armed Man
  • Man Defends His Kids
  • Knife vs. Armed Citizen
  • Robber Fights Armed Citizen

Failed Night: Man Gets Into Bar Fight, Then Gets Shot After Trying To Break Into Home

In a series of unfortunate (but totally avoidable) events, a man got himself into a bar fight and shot after trying to break into someone’s home.

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Craigslist Deal Goes South, Two Armed Thugs No Match For This Armed Citizen

A pair of thugs who attempted an armed robbery against a man trying to sell a phone on Craigslist have been apprehended after their attempt at robbery went wrong, all thanks to an armed citizen.

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Homeowner Shoots Knife-Wielding Man Following his Teenage Boys in Utah

A homeowner in Riverton, UT was forced to confront a pantsless, knife-wielding, intoxicated man following his teenage boys up to their house Monday night.

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Robber With Knife Loses Against Armed Citizen With Gun

They say to never bring a knife to a gunfight; if you threaten the life of a concealed carrier, you’re making it a gunfight.

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Robbery Suspect Just Before Gunfight With Armed Citizen: “I’m Not Gonna Kill You Cause You Might Have Kids”

An armed robber got himself into a fight with a responsibly-armed citizen after telling him, specifically, that he was not going to kill him.

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