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Grassroots Alert: Vol. 25, No. 23 6/22/2018

Gun Control Lobby Gives Hillary Clinton Participation Trophy
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Gun Control Lobby Gives Hillary Clinton Participation Trophy
What does your child’s tee-ball team, an elementary school field day, and the institutional gun control lobby have in common? They all give out participation trophies.
United States Holds the Line During Discussions on the U.N.’s Gun Control Programme of Action
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United States Holds the Line During Discussions on the U.N.’s Gun Control Programme of Action
This week marked the beginning of the two week long Third Review Conference (RevCon3) of the United Nation’s Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (PoA).
Anti-Gun Democrats Inject Politics into Banking, Seek Punishment for Regulator Who Pushes Back
NEWS  SECOND AMENDMENT  
Anti-Gun Democrats Inject Politics into Banking, Seek Punishment for Regulator Who Pushes Back
Should law-abiding Americans be able to participate in the modern economy on equal terms? Or should unscrupulous politicians who can’t earn the votes to pass their policy proposals the democratic way use access to financial services as an end run around the political process? If you’re an anti-gun member of Congress who has failed at gun control, your answer to these questions is “no” and “yes,” respectively. And should a banking regulator have the audacity to suggest that politics don’t belong in financial services, you respond by calling for him to be formally investigated for abusing his authority for political purposes. 
Australia: Law-abiding Rifle Owners Made to Justify Their Guns and Politicians Target “Semi-semi-automatic” Firearms
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Australia: Law-abiding Rifle Owners Made to Justify Their Guns and Politicians Target “Semi-semi-automatic” Firearms
Further proof that appeasing gun control advocates never works came from Australia this month. Illustrating Australia’s treatment of the right to keep and bear arms as a mere privilege, the West Australia government has demanded that some gun licensees justify their need to own certain types of rifles for a second time. At the national level, gun control advocates are demanding that the Australian Federal Government ban certain types of lever-action rifles and shotguns.
Study Finds Fewer People Willing to Answer Questions about Gun Ownership
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Study Finds Fewer People Willing to Answer Questions about Gun Ownership
A common thought (maybe even a rational one) is that gun owners hesitate to share their status as gun owners in surveys. It makes perfect sense, particularly in times of heightened concerns that anti-gun politicians are plotting to restrict our 2nd Amendment rights and the routine vilification of law-abiding gun owners by politicians, celebrities, and the media. A recent study confirmed that more people are refusing to answer questions about firearms ownership.

STATE GRASSROOTS ROUND-UP

Delaware Delaware
Delaware: Gun Ban Dies in the Delaware Senate
North Carolina North Carolina
North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment Passes Senate
Oregon Oregon
Oregon anti-gun proposal won’t make November ballot
Utah Utah
Utah: “School Safety Commission” Endorses Strict Gun Control Policies
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.