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2013-03-13 16:24:14

Legislation Sponsored by Senator Schumer Would Close the Private Sale Loophole by Requiring Private Sellers to Meet Buyers at a Local Dealer to Conduct a Background Check Recent Polls Showed That 94 Percent of North Dakotans Support Background Checks; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a map today showing that 88.6 percent of North Dakotans live within ten miles of a gun store, disproving the gun lobby's claim...

2013-03-13 16:23:34

Top Food and Beverage Innovations Reflect Industry Macro-trends, High Marketability and Lifestyle Needs CHICAGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association today announced the recipients of the FABI Awards, which recognizes progressive food and beverage innovations that will make a significant impact in the restaurant industry. An independent panel of experts, representing a variety of both commercial and non-commercial industry segments, selected the...

2013-03-13 12:30:09

Legislation Sponsored by Senator Schumer Would Close the Private Sale Loophole by Requiring Private Sellers to Meet Buyers at a Local Dealer to Conduct a Background Check; www.DemandAction.org NEW YORK, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a map today showing that 98.4 percent of Americans live within ten miles of a gun store, disproving the gun lobby's claim that background checks would be a burden for private gun sellers and bolstering the case...

2013-02-22 12:23:16

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Second Amendment Foundation today won a significant victory for concealed carry when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a December ruling by a three-judge panel of the court that forces Illinois to adopt a concealed carry law, thus affirming that the right to bear arms exists outside the home. The ruling came in Moore v. Madigan, a case filed by SAF. The December opinion that now stands was written by Judge Richard...

2013-02-21 11:24:30

Gun violence in the United States can be substantially reduced if Congress expands requirements for background checks on retail gun sales to cover firearm transfers between private parties, a new report by the director of the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program concludes. The report "Background Checks for Firearm Transfers" by Garen Wintemute, who also serves as a professor of emergency medicine, notes that 40 percent of U.S. gun transactions occur between unlicensed private...

2013-02-13 20:21:29

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty state attorneys general have filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Second Amendment Foundation's petition for a Writ of Certiorari in a case challenging New York's gun permitting statute, along with several other interested parties that have filed their own briefs. The case is known as Kachalsky v. Cacace and was argued before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. SAF is represented by attorney Alan...

2013-02-10 23:01:51

The site, http://www.shooting.org was created to provide access to a range of information for sports enthusiasts and hunters. For more information on the newly created informational blog, or the website, go to http://www.shooting.org Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 In response to the need for more practical information surrounding gun use and gun safety, shooting.org has recently created a new blog section for its website, http://www.shooting.org. The blog will differ from the...

2013-02-03 12:20:03

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days after National Rifle Association President Wayne LaPierre testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that the Washington gun lobby no longer supports background checks for all gun sales, Mayors Against Illegal Guns will air a thirty second ad during the Super Bowl highlighting how the gun lobby has changed its position despite support for this common-sense reform from more than 80 percent of gun owners and more than 90 percent...

2013-01-27 23:02:13

Shooting.org was established to provide solid, and accurate firearm information to consumers throughout the nation. For more information about shooting ranges, or the organization, contact Austin Andrukaitis at info(at)shooting(dot)org or go to, http://www.shooting.org. Orlando,Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 The web site, http://www.shooting.org recently published a directory, compiled of thousands of shooting ranges nationwide, in an effort to promote safe, responsible use of firearms....

2013-01-14 20:21:12

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce that the organization has been selected as the National Rifle Association's "Association of the Year." The award is conferred annually by the NRA board of directors on the state affiliate that best serves the lawful firearm owners in its respective state. "On behalf of the officers, directors and members of the Illinois...