Teaching Them Early

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Legislative | Comments Off on Teaching Them Early

Townships and other local municipalities in Pennsylvania are preempted from passing gun control legislation by state law. So you might wonder why we bother dealing with local municipalities when they start acting against our interests? They can pass ordinances, despite state law, but they cannot legally enforce them. For one, they do often try to enforce them, leaving the gun owner to fight a legal battle with the municipality in the Courts to get the case thrown out under preemption. Lawyers don’t come cheap, even if you ultimately...

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Explaining The Gun Issue To Your Non-Gun Friends and Family

Posted by on Feb 16, 2018 in Legislative | Comments Off on Explaining The Gun Issue To Your Non-Gun Friends and Family

What the gun control debate sounds like to shooters, in a context most other people can understand. If you don’t like the alcohol context, you can use dogs. Say it’s become “known” that many drunk driving fatalities are caused by drunk drivers who drank whiskey.Temperance advocates would really prefer to ban all alcohol, and they’ve made serious moves toward those ends in the past. They frequently and not without merit point to all the social problems that alcohol abuse contributes to, especially when there’s high-profile...

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Brian Fitzpatrick Votes Against Reciprocity

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Legislative | Comments Off on Brian Fitzpatrick Votes Against Reciprocity

Apparently our Republican Congressman here in Bucks County is just fine with honest gun owners getting arrested in New Jersey and New York. Needless to say, we are very disappointed in his vote on H.R. 38 and will be looking to see whether NRA backs a primary challenger next election.

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Legislative Alert – H.R. 38 Up for House Vote

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Legislative | Comments Off on Legislative Alert – H.R. 38 Up for House Vote

It is very important we put pressure on Brian Fitzpatrick to vote “yes” on H.R. 38, the National Reciprocity bill, which would force any state which issues licenses to carry firearms to recognize the licenses of any other state. As the bill is currently worded it would remarkably allow a New Jersey resident with a permit from states like Florida, Utah, or New Hampshire to legally carry in New Jersey. This bill will be voted on by the full House on Wednesday. To reiterate what NRA is asking, “Please IMMEDIATELY contact Brian...

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Defeating Murphy in New Jersey

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Legislative | Comments Off on Defeating Murphy in New Jersey

By Scott L. Bach, of ANJRPC-PAC If there’s one thing that defines New Jersey gun owners, it’s the courage and tenacity to repeatedly face the “David and Goliath” battles and win against impossible odds, when most everyone else would have given up. The upcoming Governor’s race on November 7 will be the ultimate test of our mettle. Anti-gun Wall Street mega-millionaire Phil Murphy, an unknown who came out of left field, bullied and bought his way to the Democratic nomination. He cleared the field of serious,...

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Legislative Alert

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Legislative | Comments Off on Legislative Alert

Federal Under the guise of banning the “bump stocks” used in the Las Vegas shooting, a bipartisan panel of lawmakers, including the local Congressmen Dent, Costello, and Meehan, have introduced a bill that would “any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machinegun.” NRA is opposing this bill, as it would ban installing a match grade trigger into a semi-automatic rifle since that technically...

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SHARE Act Up for Vote As Early as This Week

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Legislative | Comments Off on SHARE Act Up for Vote As Early as This Week

Attention members: A vote on H.R. 3668, the Share Act, which we discussed in our June legislative report, could happen as early as this week. I would strongly encourage members to contact Representative Brian Fitzpatrick or whoever your local representative may be and ask that he support the SHARE Act.

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June 2017 Legislative Report

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Legislative | Comments Off on June 2017 Legislative Report

National The SHARE Act  The Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (SHARE Act), a sportsman’s omnibus bill, has been introduced into Congress, and is expected to move. The SHARE Act has absorbed many provisions from previous versions of the bill Eliminates the “sporting purposes” language from the Gun Control Act of 1968 and the law on armor piercing ammunition. Hostile Administrations have used this language to limit importation of firearms and also to erroneously reclassify common ammunition as “armor piercing” and thus “not...

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June 2016 Legislative Report

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Legislative | Comments Off on June 2016 Legislative Report

  National Senator Durbin (D-IL) Blocks Bill to Restore Rights to Veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs has reported hundreds of thousands of veterans to NICS and prohibited them from possessing firearms if they had an appointed “fiduciary” to manage their benefits. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced an amendment to a Veterans Affairs Appropriation Bill that would have prevented the VA from reporting veterans without an adjudication that included a finding of dangerousness. Unfortunately, that amendment was blocked from being...

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January 2016 Legislative Report

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Legislative | Comments Off on January 2016 Legislative Report

National Obama’s Executive Orders on Guns  We’ve known that the White House was preparing executive orders on guns for a while now, but last week the shoe finally dropped. I was expecting something more bold from the Administration than what we got, which was essentially just a restatement of current law, and a statement asking Congress for more funds to fund key programs like the National Instant Check System and ATF inspectors. It had been rumored that the Obama Administration may have been planning to rework federal regulations to define a...

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