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Tennessee: Preemption Bill to be Heard by Committee Tomorrow!

NRA-ILA March 27, 2017- House Bill 508, sponsored by Representative William Lamberth (R-44), would create a private cause of action for a party that is adversely affected by a local ordinance, resolution, policy, rule, or other enactment on firearms preempted by state law.  This bill would prohibit local government entities from prohibiting or …

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Pennsylvania Senate Committee schedules hearing for gun preemption bill Christen Smith March 27, 2017- Pennsylvania’s Senate Local Government Committee scheduled a hearing Tuesday for a rebooted preemption bill invalidated by the Supreme Court last year. Senate Bill 5 would prevent the state’s 2,500-plus municipalities from enacting gun ordinances stricter than state law. A similar measure was introduced in the …

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Empower Texans Cary Cheshire March 27, 2017- On Monday, Gov. Greg Abbott doubled down on earlier statements calling for a “broad-based law” pre-empting local regulations. Though “local control” hasn’t received as much attention this session as observers expected, the battle is quickly bubbling to the surface as lawmakers deliberate the balance of …

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