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Monday, January 30, 2017

2 Anti-Gun Measures To Be Considered In Washington House Committee

Two damaging anti-gun pieces of legislation are schedule for consideration this Thursday in the Washington state House Judiciary Committee.

House Bill 1387 would impose a registration-licensing system for so-called “assault weapons” and so-called “large-capacity magazines.” House Bill 1122 is vaguely written legislation that could potentially subject law-abiding gun owners to gross misdemeanor penalties, including huge fees and potential imprisonment, if they don’t lock their firearms up and render them useless for any self-defense scenario. 

Both measures would further severely restrict the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Washington citizens and should be vigorously opposed by the Evergreen State gun owners and others who care about freedom.

Use Your Power!

Washington state gun owners are encouraged to attend this hearing, set for Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., and voice their opposition to these anti-gun measures. You can also contact committee members that will be considering these bills by clicking here.

Armed Virginia Woman Stops Convenience Store Robbery

A female 7-Eleven clerk in Winchester, Va., turned the tables on an armed robber late Saturday night.

According to local police, Kahlil Kirton entered the store shortly before midnight and demanded money. He then forced the female clerk outside at gunpoint.

However, police said the victim was able to retrieve her personal gun to defend herself and shot Kirton several times in self-defense. Kirton, who is being treated at a Winchester Medical Center, is being charged with armed robbery, abduction, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and wearing a mask in public.


Pro-Gun Measures Set For House Vote This Week In Wyoming

Two important pro-gun measures have been advanced out of committee and will be considered on the House floor, possibly this week.

House Bill 136 would amend the existing statute to allow a person to lawfully carry with a Wyoming state permit to carry a concealed weapon on any public college or university campus or within any public college or university facility, without having to have the written consent of the security service of the public college or university. House Bill 137 would allow an individual to lawfully carry a concealed weapon in any meeting of a government entity.

Both of these positive pro-gun measures would help restore freedom to law-abiding Wyoming residents and need their support.

Use Your Power!

NRA-ILA encourages Wyoming NRA members and Second Amendment supporters to urge their state representative and state senator to support these bills and oppose any amendments that could weaken them. To contact your legislator directly, click here.

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