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What does it say about us as a nation that the two products most in demand by average consumers during this coronavirus crisis are toilet paper and 9mm bullets? What might we gain by understanding the causes of these shortages so we could prevent them from happening again? First, toilet paper. In 1973, Johnny Carson
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The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, has come under fire in recent weeks for unloading stock holdings right before the market crashed on fears of coronavirus and for a timely sale of shares in an obscure Dutch fertilizer company. Now the North Carolina Republican’s 2017 sale of his Washington, D.C., home to
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In recent years, the Bay State’s two highest-ranking public officials have been at war with the Second Amendment. In 2016, Attorney General Maura Healey (D) unilaterally perverted a state law that had been on the books for 18 years in order to prohibit thousands of legal semi-automatic firearms. In 2018, Governor Charlie Baker (R) undermined the government’s system of checks and
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Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D-53) is circulating a letter to Governor Newsom asking that all firearm and ammunition sales in California be halted during the COVID-19 crisis to “mitigate undue risks to our public.”  Once again, California anti-gun extremists are wasting no time taking advantage of the national crisis to read from the same script: while the emergency is
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Presented by the Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman FIRST IN PI — WHITE HOUSE TAPS CHRIS COX FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS POST: The White House has hired Chris Cox, a longtime Republican lobbyist, as deputy assistant to the president for legislative affairs, according to a person with direct knowledge
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In recent years, the Bay State’s two highest-ranking public officials have been at war with the Second Amendment. In 2016, Attorney General Maura Healey (D) unilaterally perverted a state law that had been on the books for 18 years in order to prohibit thousands of legal semi-automatic firearms. In 2018, Governor Charlie Baker (R) undermined the government’s system of checks
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The FBI performed a record-breaking 3.7 million firearm-related background checks last month. According to an April news release from Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting (SAAF), March 2020 estimates of firearm sales show an increase of over 85% from March 2019 – single handgun sales jumped by 91%, and single long-gun sales increased by over 73%.
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Support Freedom Now! Last year’s auction was our biggest success yet, with every dollar helping to fund the NRA’s fight to protect our freedom. Let’s do even better in 2020! Through your generosity, we were able to sustain and grow programs and initiatives that train and equip firearms users of all ages; engage the next
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DATE:     April 12, 2020 TO:       USF & NRA Members and Friends FROM:   Marion P. Hammer   USF Executive Director   NRA Past President It is often said that history repeats itself.  Some have recently drawn parallels between entering World War II and the ravages it brought upon this nation, with the horrendous Coronavirus pandemic
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Commentary: The National Rifle Association (NRA) and other pro-Second Amendment organizations filed a lawsuit in New Mexico today challenging anti-gun Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s use of emergency powers and her COVID-19 statewide order to shut down firearm retailers and ranges.   “Politicians imperil our families by declaring our fundamental right of self defense ‘non-essential’ while they free criminals,” said