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This is your one-stop source for breaking stories, critical updates and the news you need on issues affecting your Second Amendment rights. Shown below are NRA-PVF news releases, ILA articles and articles from across the nation.

 

4/30/08Whitewashing vote fraud
Monday`s 6-3 Supreme Court decision upholding Indiana`s voter-identification law has unhinged Democrats and their allies on the political left. Within hours of the ruling, the ACLU was wringing its ha . . . .
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4/30/08To Tell the Truth
"E.J. Dionne`s column in the Washington Post asked this question about Barack Obama: "Is he Adlai Stevenson or John F. Kennedy?" In the New Republic online, John Judis wondered if Obama might be "the . . . .
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4/28/08NRA-PVF Endorses Walter Jones for U.S. House of Representatives Primary May 6
FAIRFAX, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Congressman Walter Jones for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in the third congressional dist . . . .
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4/28/08NRA - PVF Endorses Governor Mike Johanns for U.S. Senate in Nebraska Primary May 13
Fairfax, VA-Nebraska Governor Mike Johanns, running for the U.S. Senate, has received the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF)'s endorsement in the May 13 Republican primary. . . . .
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4/28/08NRA-PVF Endorses Patrick McHenry for North Carolina Primary May 6
FAIRFAX, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Congressman Patrick McHenry for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in the 10th congressional dist . . . .
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4/28/08NRA - PVF Endorses Congressman Dan Burton for Reelection in Indiana Primary May 6
Fairfax, VA-Congressman Dan Burton, running for re-election in Indiana's 5th District, has received the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF)'s endorsement in the May 6 primary. . . . .
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4/28/08If You Quack Like An Elitist
Barack Obama seemed to have survived the blasphemous rants of his preacher and remained relatively untarnished by the perceived dissatisfactions of his privileged wife," writes Kathleen Parker. "But h . . . .
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4/28/08Bitter, Clingy Gun Owners of America
"I'm a bitter/clingy gun owner-and I'm happy about it!" writes Doug Giles. Read About It: Townhall.com POSTED: Monday, April 28, 2008MORE ...
4/25/08In the NewsObama`s 'Distractions'?

"Obama understands that the real threat to his candidacy is less Hillary Clinton and John McCain than his own character and cultural attitudes," writes Charles Krauthammer. "He came out of nowhere wit . . . .

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4/25/08Obama: " We`ve got to tighten up our gun laws."
Obama calls for more gun laws and to repeal the Tiahrt Amendment to allow more reckless lawsuits against the firearms industry. Read About It: Chicago Sun-Times POSTED: Friday . . . .
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4/23/08The Democrats` Quagmire
Freeze! That`s the message that Pennsylvania voters delivered to the Democratic Party last night by handing Hillary Clinton a sizable but not landslide victory in the Keystone State. Read About It . . . .
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4/23/08Both Democrats Are Looking Like Damaged Goods
The long, bitter contest between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama seems to be taking a toll on the enthusiasm that once permeated the Democratic electorate. Exit polls of Pennsylvania Democrats Tuesda . . . .
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4/23/08NRA AlertNo Bullets, No Shooting!

All gun owners are familiar with the 17th century maxim, "Keep your powder dry." But if we expect to be gun owners in the 21st century, we have to update that to read, "Keep your powder-and all the rest of your ammunition-at all." That's because politicians who want to ban guns, but who don't have the votes in Congress and state legislatures, are trying to achieve the same effect by banning the manufacture, importation, sale and possession of as much ammunition as possible, and severely restricting the rest.

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4/22/08Trigger Happy
In words that he has come to regret, Barack Obama opined as to why he was having a hard time winning over many blue-collar voters: "They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to peop . . . .
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4/21/08Obama vulnerable on firearms issue
Pennsylvania sportsmen aren`t "bitter" about their guns and balk at what they call Sen. Barack Obama`s double-talk in courting their support. Read About It: Washington Times POSTED . . . .
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4/21/08Obama board funded gun control efforts
Barack Obama's presidential campaign has worked to assure uneasy gun owners that he believes the Constitution protects their rights and that he doesn't want to take away their guns. But before he beca . . . .
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4/21/08Anti-gun candidates unpopular in W.Va.
As history shows, anti-gun presidential candidates are usually off target with many West Virginians. Read About It: Charleston Daily Mail POSTED: Monday, April 21, 2008MORE ...
4/21/08Obama will be the bitter one at the end of this campaign
"Some liberal commentators have downplayed the effect of Barack Obama`s recent fundraising speech in San Francisco. But that`s wishful thinking," writes John Judis. "Along with the revelations about O . . . .
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4/21/08NRA executive Wayne LaPierre blasts Obama, Clinton
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre took aim at Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's recent comment that people in small-town America are "bitter about their . . . .
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4/21/08In Pennsylvania, Democrats gun for tough crowd
Guns are unusually important in Pennsylvania, which leads the nation in National Rifle Association membership and is home to almost 1 million licensed hunters. As its Democratic presidential primary a . . . .
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4/17/08In the NewsNRA-PVF Endorses Lindsey Graham for U.S. Senate

FAIRFAX, VA-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Lindsey Graham for re-election to the U.S. Senate in South Carolina. "Lindsey Graham, an NRA-PVF 'A' ra . . . .

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4/17/08The Democrats and Gun Control
"Imagine an election race of Pat Robertson versus James Dobson," writes Dave Kopel, "each of them appearing at organic grocery stores and Starbucks throughout Massachusetts, with each candidate insist . . . .
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4/15/08People who cling to guns vote, too
arack Obama thought he was among friends. That was his problem. He is an urban sophisticate, and he was talking to other urban sophisticates. He was in San Francisco last week explaining at a clos . . . .
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4/14/08The Other Obama
This has been a long Presidential campaign, but often usefully so. The Democratic Party fight is helping us learn that there`s more to Barack Obama than the eloquent, post-partisan, disciplined purvey . . . .
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4/14/08On Guns and the Politics of Perception
A famous saying is that Social Security is the "third rail" of American politics (touch it and die), but there's a case to be made that gun control is an even more dangerous issue. Democrats, who d . . . .
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4/12/08Under fire, Obama clarifies small-town remarks
Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama tried to quell a political furor on Saturday over his comments about small-town Pennsylvanians, saying he used the wrong words to describe their mood. . . . .
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4/11/08Obama on small-town PA: Clinging to religion, guns, xenophobia
"You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years and nothing's replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton . . . .
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4/11/08Clinton gun shy in Pennsylvania crime address
Clinton talked about gangs and drugs as a cause of homicides, but mentioned guns only in passing. She noted "a direct correlation between the illegal gun sales and homicides," as she proposed a new in . . . .
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4/11/08NRA AlertStanding Guard: Barack Obama's Slippery Oratory

To understand Barack Obama on the Second Amendment, you have to know about the clash of character between the then-Chicago state senator and an ordinary citizen who exercised his right to armed self-defense in violation of a local gun ban.

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4/10/08Obama`s Head Fake
Not since Walt Frazier have New Yorkers seen such exquisite basketball skills. Now Barack Obama has taken center court and his basketball skills are legendary in the recreation centers of Chicago. The . . . .
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4/10/08Is Obama`s Position on the D.C. Gun Ban a Mystery?
Conservative columnist Robert Novak, who last month claimed Barack Obama "has weighed in against the D.C. [gun] law," now describes the Illinois senator`s position as "unrevealed". But at a February 1 . . . .
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4/9/08Shooting blanks: Shea-Porter and guns
Rep. Carol Shea-Porter has a gun problem. Specifically, she seems unsure of her position on the 2nd Amendment. Read About It: Union Leader POSTED: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 . . . .
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4/8/08Pa. sportsmen, hunters oppose more gun legislation
When the subject of handguns arises at the state Capitol, most of the recent attention has focused on Gov. Ed Rendell and other gun-control Democrats from Philadelphia who are trying to impose new gun . . . .
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4/8/08Barack and Load
Much has been made of Barack Obama`s audacious embrace of Second Amendment rights for rural Pennsylvanians. Since entering the national scene, the Illinois senator has kept mum about his undeniably an . . . .
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4/8/08Obama and Guns: Two Different Views
Something happens to Democrats on the gun issue when they run for president. For John Kerry during 2004, it was awkwardly posing in brand new hunting gear at a seemingly endless series of hunting phot . . . .
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4/7/08Obama Comes Out Against Right-To-Carry
Barack Obama is embracing anti-gun policies in the run-up to a Democratic presidential debate scheduled on the one-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings. Read About It: Townhall.com . . . .
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4/7/08Heston Death Puts Focus On Gun Control
The death of a former president of the National Rifle Association, Charlton Heston, throws a spotlight on a debate over gun control that has largely moved off center stage in recent years. Read Ab . . . .
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4/6/08The NRA Family Mourns the Passing of Our Past President, Dear Friend, and Fearless Advocate, Charlton Heston 1923 - 2008
Statement of Wayne LaPierre Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association of America Today, my heart is heavy with the loss of Charlton Heston. America has lost a great patriot. The S . . . .
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4/6/08Obama aims for pro-gun vote
Obama has long backed gun-control measures, including a ban on semiautomatic weapons and concealed weapons, and a limit on handgun purchases to one a month. He has declined to take a stance on the leg . . . .
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4/6/08Charlton Heston Dies at Beverly Hills Home
Charlton Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, has died. He . . . .
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4/3/08NRA AlertSelf-Defense is a Basic Human Right

As the Supreme Court deliberates whether or not the District of Columbia's 30-year-old gun ban is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a deep background look is critical to understanding what is at stake in terms of our personal liberties and the rights that ensure them.

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4/3/08Obama Comes Out Against Concealed Carry
Barack Obama is embracing anti-gun policies in the run-up to a Democratic presidential debate scheduled on the one-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech shootings. "I am not in favor of concealed w . . . .
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4/3/08NRA AlertObama Mentor Ted Kennedy's Anti-Gun Career

The man who has cast more anti-gun votes than any other lawmaker in U.S. history has endorsed a candidate for president. On Jan. 28, Sen. Ted Kennedy formally, and to great fanfare, bestowed his political blessing on Sen. Barack Obama.

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4/3/08NRA AlertWhat Are The Anti's Thinking?

Dave Kopel drills down into the filings for D.C.`s Supreme Court gun-ban case to answer the question: What Are The Anti`s Thinking?

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