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New Mexico Legislature Convenes for 2018 Session

Contact Your Lawmakers In Opposition To Gun Control Measure

The New Mexico Legislature convened for the 2018 Regular Session on Tuesday, January 16. As we reported in December, gun control advocates in the Roundhouse have already introduced restrictive firearm-related legislation.

State Rep. Matthew McQueen (D-Santa Fe) is sponsoring House Bill 17, similar to federal […]

Illegal-Gun Sting Backfires

The anti-gunners have long held on to their conviction that it’s so easy to buy guns illegally online. Well, guess what? Federal investigators who participated in a 28-month effort to try to prove that went 0-for-72.

We won’t’ hold our breath waiting for the triumvirate of Democrats—Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Sens. Brian Schatz, […]

Under Jeff Sessions, Gun Prosecutions Rise

Gun owners can take note that federal weapons prosecutions are rising under Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University report 8,235 weapons prosecutions in fiscal year 2017, an 11 percent increase from 7,488 prosecutions in 2016.

Part of the increase is attributed to the committed effort by Sessions […]

The Washington Post Exposes Pelosi Lie on National Reciprocity

As the saying goes, even a broken clock is right twice a day. Of course, such a record would be an improvement for the Washington Post’s gun coverage. However, over the past year, the Post’s Fact Checker column has provided readers with a handful of well-researched pieces challenging the ridiculous assertions made by […]

Military Funding Bill Establishes Mandatory Program to Sell Historic Pistols to the Public

On Tuesday, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA). Included in the law is a provision long sought by collectors of vintage firearms and militaria that would require military surplus M1911/M1911A1 pistols (1911s) to be made available for sale to the American public. […]

Hearing Protection Act MOVES OUT OF COMMITTEE

The Hearing Protection Act was incorporated into the H.R. 3668 The Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2017, or SHARE ACT which was passed by the House Natural Resources Committee yesterday. This means it will move to the House Floor for a vote. The date has yet to be determined.

Committee Passes Sportsmen’s Legislation […]

NMSSA Annual Meeting – 2nd Edition

With the goal of a statewide Second Amendment coalition under New Mexico Shooting Sports Association, we must be willing to reform and improve our organization. Opening the door to new growth, procedures, and faces will allow NMSSA to build an organization that will represent all our current and future members.

Reform must start now. We […]

Freedom Wins! Pro-Second Amendment Judge Will Join U.S. Supreme Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Neil M. Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch’s nomination was heavily backed by the NRA, both because of the pro-Second Amendment views expressed in his judicial writings and his originalist approach to jurisprudence. Justice Antonin Scalia exemplified originalism in his landmark Heller […]

Anti-Gunners Upset Over Trump Signing Bill Killing Social Security Gun Grab

by S.H. BLANNELBERRY on MARCH 2, 2017

This week, President Trump signed House Joint Resolution 40, a measure to repeal Obama’s Social Security Gun Grab.

Cue the whining and bitching from the anti-gunners.

“Republicans always say we don’t need new gun laws, we just need to enforce the laws already on the books,” said […]

Senate Version of National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Introduced!

by S.H. BLANNELBERRY on MARCH 1, 2017

 

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (S. 446) this week.

Like its companion version in the House, which was introduced back in January, S. 446 seeks to ensure that law-abiding citizens who are licensed to carry in their home state […]