NRA – ILA Daily Alert For 8-30-2018

DAILY ALERT FOR Thursday, August 30, 2018

As the gun control narrative fails, local organizations are making a difference external site
As media narratives and gun control debates rage on, it appears the debate’s landscape is shifting in the wake of recent school shootings. Out of that debate, come local organizations that are actually doing something to solve the school shooting problem.
California lawmakers pass bill raising long gun purchase age external site
The measure approved Wednesday by the California Senate builds on a previously adopted law limiting handgun purchases to those 21 and older.
Politically correct whiners go after J.D. Martinez; he refuses to apologize for old social media post external site
A right fielder criticized Hitler and gun control on Instagram five years ago, and people are mad. Or at least they pretend to be mad, sensing an opportunity to exercise power over others.
A ban on handguns for Canada? external site
The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is set to examine a national ban on handguns and “assault rifle” lookalikes.
Canada: Gun owners recoil at ban study external site
Manitoba gun owners say a Liberal proposal to study a ban on all handguns misses the mark, believing it will threaten shooting sports without putting a dent in Winnipeg gun crime.
California: Legislature Votes to Prohibit Firearms Sales to Adults Under 21
California: Legislature Votes to Prohibit Firearms Sales to Adults Under 21
On Wednesday, August 29,Senate Bill 1100 passed its final hurdle in the Legislature and is now heading to Governor Brown’s desk for his consideration. SB 1100, sponsored by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-25), would raise the minimum age to purchase a long gun from 18 years old to 21 years old, effectively denying young adults their ability to exercise their constitutional rights. Instead of focusing on the criminal misuse of firearms, the California Legislature continues to focus their attention on restricting the rights of law-abiding Californians.
NRA Launches Website
NRA Launches Website exposes how an extreme gun-control ballot initiative in Washington will add new restrictions on Second Amendment rights.