Legislation

VEPR Banned from US after New Sanctions

On Tuesday, June 20th, President Trump’s Treasury Department increased economic sanctions against Russia and Russian companies. This news came as relations between the US and Russia have grown more stressed over the past months. The economic sanctions went into effect while President Trump was meeting with the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Among the new companies […]

Important Laws for Texas Gun Owners

The 85th Texas Legislature adjourned on May 29, and in the session, legislators passed several bills that enhance gun-owners’ rights in the state. Following are descriptions of several bills that have passed the Legislature and have either been signed or are awaiting Gov. Abbott’s signature: H.B. 1819 Purpose: Creates Texas Penal Code § 46.05(a)(7) which states that firearm […]

Target and Marksmanship Training Support Act Introduced in Senate

Should there be more public shooting ranges? Some Senators in Congress seem to think so. The Target and Markmanship Training Support Act of 2017 seeks to help provide additional funding for the upkeep and expansion of public shooting ranges. The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) released the following press release last week, praising the bipartisan […]

NH’s New Motto? ‘Live Permit Free or Die’

The New Hampshire state motto “Live Free or Die” got a boost last week when Gov. Chris Sununu signed into law a bill that lifts licensing requirements to carry a concealed firearm in the Granite State. Senate Bill 12, considered a “Constitutional Carry” law by its backers, made New Hampshire the 12th state not to have […]