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  • July 29, 2010

    In the 'Zona-5


    Significant firearms-friendly laws go into effect in Arizona.

    With so much attention focused on Arizona's controversial immigration law, some other nationally significant measures adopted in Tucson last spring have been overlooked.

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  • July 26, 2010

    Study it to Death-9


    Firearms microstamping study bill introduced in U.S. House.

    The National Shooting Sports Foundation is applauding Congressman Dan Boren (D-Okla.) for introducing legislation in early July (H.R. 5667) that directs the U.S. Attorney General to work with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a comprehensive study of firearm microstamping.

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  • July 20, 2010

    Kagan Clears Hurdle-6


    Elena Kagan's Supreme Court quest cleared a critical hurdle Tuesday when the Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed her nomination in a 13-6 vote.

    If she is confirmed by the Senate as expected early in August, the nine-member court will have four Democratic appointees for the first time since 1971. 

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  • July 20, 2010

    The Shoe Drops-10


    As expected, Chicago adopts new ordinance restricting gun ownership.

    Four days after the U.S. Supreme Court shot down Chicago's handgun ban, city aldermen on July 2 voted 45-0 to impose new regime of restrictions on gun ownership. Within a week, lawsuits challenging the new ordinance were filed by a man who wants to open a gun shop in the city and four residents.

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  • July 6, 2010

    NRA: Reject Kagan-14


    Group warns senators not to approve nominee's appointment to Supreme Court.

    The NRA has ended its silence regarding Elena Kagan's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, issuing a statement on July 1 claiming that Kagan "repeatedly demonstrated a clear hostility" to gun rights in her career in government and academia, and warning senators that it will take their votes into account when considering endorsing their re-election.

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  • July 2, 2010

    New Laws: July 1st-1


    New Mexico, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, Indiana legislators' pro-Second Amendment laws are now in effect.

    The 561 new laws approved by State Legislatures nationwide that went into effect on July 1 include significant victories for Second Amendment advocates.

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