Firearms Related Commentary & Editorial Round Up for April 23rd 2012

Compiled by Richard Wahl
NRA-ILA Librarian

NRA-ILA Library Pack
NRA-ILA Library Pack

Charlotte, NC –-( NRA-ILA The Library Pack is a daily compilation of articles on Second Amendment and firearm news from the past 24 hour news cycle.

The following is a round up of the most recent editorials related to guns, gun ownership and gun rights from across the USA as of April 23rd 2012.

COMMENTARY: One-gun-a-month was obsolete in Virginia
The Washington Post
Op-Ed; C5
April 22, 2012
Byline: Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Va. House of Delegates)
Concealed carry rules loosen: Permits on rise
Dayton Daily News (OH)
April 22, 2012
Byline: Lynn Hulsey and Laura A. Bischoff
Shooting of an unarmed teen reveals flaws in law
Detroit Free Press (MI)
April 22, 2012
Byline: Dawson Bell and Joe Swickard
A ‘committed conservative' back in spotlight over Stand Your Ground
Miami Herald (FL)
April 21, 2012
Byline: Steve Bousquet
Sen. Tester and Rep. Miller Honored as 2011 Legislators of the Year
National Shooting Sports Foundation
April 18, 2012
Nonprofit Acts as a Stealth Business Lobbyist
The New York Times
Page: A1
April 22, 2012
Byline: Mike Mcintire
ALEC Will End Work on Gun Laws, Plano Legislator Says
The Texas Tribune (Austin, TX)
April 21, 2012
Byline: Minjae Park
COMMENTARY: ‘Stand your ground' laws are freaking out the Left
Anchorage Daily News (AK)
April 22, 2012
Byline: Paul Jenkins, editor
What should become of “stand your ground” laws?
CNN Newsroom
April 21, 2012
Their friends are Smith & Wesson
Appeal-Democrat (Marysville, CA)
April 22, 2012
Byline: Ashley Gebb/ADagebb
Guns, Everywhere
New Yorker online
News Desk blog
April 21, 2012
Byline: Susannah Griffee Helps USA Shooting Team Raise Funds for London 2012 Olympic Games
USA Shooting
April 18, 2012
Off-duty sheriff's officer scares off, shoots at burglar
Chicago Tribune (IL),0,2696228.story
April 21, 2012
Byline: staff

NRA-ILA The Library Pack is a daily compilation of articles on Second Amendment and firearm news from the past 24 hour news cycle.

Depending on the publication, there may be a time lag of one to two days, for some articles.

Stories of national importance, will generally have articles from several publications, to reflect the reporting styles, and points of view contained. These publications include, the Washington Times, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, AmmoLand Shooting Sports News and additional primary news networks.

For most regional stories, one article will be selected. This will be the best article, with copyright compliance. Not every article from all regional sources are represented, so as not to be redundant.

The Library Pack includes articles on federal, state, and local legislation, and court cases; firearms control, right-to-carry, self defense, armed citizen, publication editorials and commentaries, hunting, shooting sports, international.

Although not always pro gun the posting include articles of importance to the NRA, Second Amendment, firearm rights, and firearm news.

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