Two draconian bills that would have dramatically harmed knifemakers and knife owners were vetoed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on January 19.
SB-344 Burden of Proof by Sen. Rob Bradley is on the Special Order Calendar to be heard on the Senate Floor Thursday, January 21, 2016, between 1:00-4:00pm.
This morning, a Senate committee voted to advance a comprehensive package of sportsman and conservation focused bills, S.556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, an action roundly praised…..
On October 15, HB 500, sponsored by New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus member Representative John Burt, passed out of the New Hampshire House of Representative’s Fish and Game and…..
Once again, gun-grabbing Illinois politicians are leading the charge in the never-ending campaign to abolish private firearm ownership.
Last Wednesday, Congressman Sam Johnson (R-Tex.) introduced H.R. 3516, the “Social Security Beneficiary 2nd Amendment Rights Protection Act.” The purpose of the bill is to protect recipients of…..
AB 96 (Atkins)is on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, waiting for his action. He has from now until Oct. 11 to act, but he can act at any time. NSSF has written a letter in opposition to this bill.
SB 347 (Jackson) is on the Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. He has from now until Oct. 11 to act, but could act at any time. NSSF has written a letter in opposition to this bill.
Bills to remove the prohibition against Concealed Weapons License Holders carrying firearms on college or university campuses are up in committees in both houses this week.
This year a number of bills will be filed in the Florida Legislature that will have profound impact your second amendment rights.
Thanks to many in the Sportsmen’s community who provided testimony; active contact with legislators, and sportsmen supportive legislators, to the bill H.B. No. 6034.
Civil rights advocates at Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) are preparing to file a federal lawsuit should California Senate Bill 707 become law.
Several Texas cities, including San Antonio and Corpus Christi, will see their restrictive knife laws voided as of September 1st when Texas House Bill 905 — Knife Rights’ signature Knife Law…..
A diverse group of constituents, including sportsmen, today applauded Sen. Michael Bennet’s intention to introduce legislation to safeguard areas of Colorado’s Continental Divide.
Today, House Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) leadership introduced the Sportsmen’s Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Enhancement Act (H.R. 3173), for the purpose of “enhancing hunting…
On Wednesday, June 17, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 562 on a bipartisan 78-37 vote.
Last Wednesday, the Senate recalled Senate Bill 4686, sponsored by Senator Tony Avella (D-11).
A spending plan for the Interior Department and related agencies for fiscal year 2016 was advanced by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week, but the future of the bill – and consequently…..
Two firearm-related bills have been scheduled for hearings next week.
As previously reported, the North Carolina Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House Committee passed a version of House Bill 562 containing an unacceptable delay to the repeal of the outdated…
The Connecticut Senate approved legislation that would allow Sunday archery hunting for deer on private lands in the Constitution State.
As the legislative session nears an end, those who wish to infringe upon your rights turn to increasingly desperate measures to push their misguided agenda.
On Monday, the Assembly Law & Public Safety Committee passed Assembly Bill 4218, introduced by Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera (D-4), on a party-line 5-3 vote.
After months of working with the Illinois General Assembly on improvements to the Firearms Concealed Carry Act, FOID Act and Criminal Code, SB 836 passed the Illinois Senate with a vote of 43 Yes…
The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) – supported bill to ensure federal protection for lawful knife owners traveling between states has cleared another hurdle as the Senate Commerce, Science…
On Friday, May 22, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 226 into law, making Colorado the 38th state to enact legislation implementing the Families Afield program.
SB 836 passed both the House and Senate over the weekend and now heads to Governor Rauner’s desk.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) has introduced a bill to modernize certain aspects of interstate firearms commerce.
Today, Assembly Bill 487 passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee with an amendment to add additional sponsors.
Recently, Senate Bill 1422 was amended to increase opportunities for hunters. SB 1422, as amended in the House, would expand hunting opportunities in the Collar counties by allowing the use of…..
NRA-backed Right-to-Carry reform legislation, Senate Bill 116, was recently passed by the New Hampshire House, as previously reported.
Senate legislation that would establish two wilderness areas on federal lands in New Mexico would secure critical fish and game habitat and benefit sportsmen and the region’s economy, said…..
Yesterday, House Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) leadership introduced the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act of 2015 (H.R. 2406), aimed “to protect and enhance……
A measure offering constitutional protections for hunting and fishing in Texas has cleared both chambers of the legislature and will go before voters in November.
Outdoor Industry Association applauds the U.S. Senate for passing two pieces of trade preference legislation and a customs-and-enforcement bill today that will benefit manufacturers of outdoor……..
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed Knife Rights’ Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 1460, after passage by the House 81-4…..
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) supports New York Senate Bill 4727 and Assembly Bill A7171, which would increase the poaching penalties for the illegal taking of deer and help reduce…
As House members met today to vote on a massive defense spending package, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers roundly condemned a rider in the bill that would block activities aimed at conserving………..
This week, the House of Representatives will vote on two pieces of legislation that could hinder the ability to protect coldwater fisheries, indispensable waterfowl habitat, and drinking water for….
Colorado hunters and anglers voiced disappointment last Tuesday with a state Senate committee’s approval of a bill that would result in less access to public lands and is part of an ongoing attack….