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ANTI-GUN Sen. Ayotte needs to hear from you….

by NHFC, Inc. on June 26, 2016

As you may know, we work closely with Gun Owners of America [GOA] to protect the Constitutional rights of law abiding citizens.

Even though most anti-gun bills failed yesterday, the fight is not over.  Anti-gun Sen. Kelly Ayotte is trying to strip you of your rights without due process.

Please review this critical alert from GOA, and this Union Leader article about how US Senator Ayotte is now sponsoring a new amendment to prohibit people from obtaining a firearm.  She believes that it is acceptable to force you to petition the court to get your rights back.  Apparently our Senator is unfamiliar with the concept of “innocent until proven guilty”.

Sen. Ayotte wants to strip citizens of their civil right to purchase or own a firearm based on a low level of proof known as “reasonable suspicion”.  This level of “proof” is so low that a judge would not even authorize a search warrant or an arrest warrant.  Those require a much higher level of proof known as “probable cause”.  In other words, Sen. Ayotte wants to strip Constitutional rights without due process and thinks an arbitrary government agency should be able to add you to a list with the simple stroke of a pen based on mere suspicion.

All this in addition to voting for “cloture” on an anti-gun amendment by Sen. Dianne Feinstein.  Sen. Ayotte’s office is claiming all she wants is a debate and the “cloture” vote simply allows a debate.  What they are not saying, is that “cloture”, requires 60 votes to bring a bill to the floor, and a “cloture” motion can be debated as well. However, once the bill is on the floor only 51 votes are required for passage.  Thus, anti-gun Sen. Ayotte is making it easier for the gun ban elites to strip law abiding Americans of their Constitutional rights.

Please read the alert from our friends at GOA.  Then call Sen. Ayotte and tell her to stop pandering to the gun ban crowd.  You can reach her at (202) 224-3324 or 603-436-7161 or 603-880-3335 or 603-622-7979 or 603-628-1012 or 603-657-0051.  Please remember to be polite and respectful when you tell Sen. Ayotte to keep her hands off the Second Amendment.

Her staff will try to convince you that she is on our side.  That is a lie, this latest anti-gun action comes after she voted for “cloture” on the post Newton gun bans and voted to confirm anti-gun Loretta Lynch as US Attorney General.  Sen. Ayotte is not our friend!

Thanks for your support.

In Liberty,

Scott A. Krauss
President – NHFC
Come meet Congressman Frank Guinta on Wednesday, May 4:
Shooters Outpost
1158 Hooksett Road
Hooksett, NH
US Congressman Frank Guinta (R-NH-1) will hold a press conference to discuss the bill he has sponsored that will allow the sales of all firearms across state lines.

Because New Hampshire is the only state in the Northeast without a sales tax, Congressman Guinta’s simple bill,  H.R. 4928 — the Firearms Transfer Improvement Act – would benefit our many licensed dealers.  Just as people travel to New Hampshire to purchase appliances, electronics, furniture and jewelry, they will be able to purchase firearms free from sales tax! Congressman Guinta’s bill would benefit New Hampshire’s entire economy.H.R. 4928 also benefits New Hampshire residents.  If a person is on vacation and decides they would like to purchase a firearm.  They may do so with out the inconvenience and added cost of having their new firearm shipped to a licensed dealer in New Hampshire.  They can leave the store with it immediately.  In this age of computers along with the mandated “instant check” there is no reason why anyone should be forbidden from purchasing firearms from any licensed dealer, any where, any time.
H.R. 4928 is not the only strong pro-gun action taken by Congressman Guinta, it is just the most recent.  He has also sponsored or co-sponsored:
H.R.923 – Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
Concealed carry reciprocity laws across the nation have been confusing. H.R. 923 is huge because it would allow citizens who possess concealed carry permits in their home state to exercise that same right in any other state (that allows concealed carry).
H.R. 3115- Enhancing Safety at Military Installations Act
In the wake of the tragic shooting rampage that left five U.S. service members dead in Chattanooga, Congressmen Guinta immediately signed on to this bill that would allow trained service members at U.S. military installations such as recruitment centers, one of which was the site of last week’s attack, to carry firearms.
H.R. 2710- The Lawful Purpose and Self- Defense Act
Eliminate ATF’s authorization to reclassify popular rifle ammunition as “armor piercing ammunition.”
Provides for the lawful importation of any non-NFA firearm or ammunition that may otherwise be lawfully possessed and sold within the United States.
Protect shotguns, shotgun shells, and larger caliber rifles from arbitrary classification as “destructive devices.”
Broadens the temporary interstate transfer provision to allow temporary transfers for all lawful purposes rather than just for “sporting purposes.”
H.R. 1865, the Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act
The Congressman sponsored it in the 112th Congress, and has signed on to it again.
H.R. 1865 grants gun owners the ability to exercise their Second Amendment rights when they are legally camping, hunting, and fishing on Army Corps property.
Currently, legislation passed into law allows individuals to possess an assembled or functional firearm in any parcel of land in the National Park Service or National Wildlife Refuge System, but NOT on any Army Corps of Engineers’ land. The Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act would prohibit the Secretary of the Army from enforcing any regulation that keeps an individual from possessing firearms on Army Corps Water Resource Development project if:
The individual is not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing the firearm
The possession of the firearm is in compliance with the law of the state in which the project is located.
Cosponsored H.R. 3799- The Hearing Protection Act
This legislation would eliminate the $200 transfer tax on firearm silencer and allow hunting with silencers.  It is important because there will be no more $200 tax stamp. No excessive wait times. No fingerprint cards, passport photos, or Chief Law Enforcement Officer Signature. No NFA trusts. A simple process, just like when you purchase most firearms through a dealer.  Citizens should not be taxed for trying to protect their hearing while exercising their Second Amendment rights.
Cosponsored H.R. 4321- Separation of Powers Restoration and Second Amendment Protection Act
The bill limits the President’s ability to bulldoze over the system our forefathers set in place to limit a tyrannical government. It halts any Presidential executive action that violate the Second Amendment or infringe on Congress’s Article I responsibilities as having “no force or effect,” prohibits funds for such actions, and establishes standing for Congress, state and local governments,Congressman Frank Guinta has been there for us, lets show strong support for him at Shooters Outpost on May 4, 10:00AM.   Please thank Congressman Guinta for his efforts!
Thanks for your support!
In Liberty,
Scott A. Krauss
President, NHFC

Profiteering on gun bans…

April 25, 2016

Did you see the alert that NHFC Vice President Alan Rice sent on Friday?  If not, you can find the alert by clicking here. It is critical that you read all of the underhandedness that has been going on in Concord. For many years, we have been able to keep the anti-gun wolves at bay […]

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NASCAR affiliate Lobbyist now working for gun bans….

April 22, 2016

The gloves are off!  Anti gun former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has hired The DuPont Group, a Concord, NH based lobbying firm to push his gun-ban agenda. Shockingly, these are the same lobbyists who are employed by the New Hampshire International Motor Speedway, NASCAR and Crotched Mountain Resort.  These two New Hampshire institutions […]

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Pro Gun legislation needs your support….

April 14, 2016

As Scott told you a few weeks ago, even though there was some opposition, SB 336 passed the Senate and is now being considered by the New Hampshire House. SB 336 is an important bill, it will make clear what we have known all along; those who are legally allowed to posses firearms, automatically qualify […]

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Important Legislative Update

April 1, 2016

Alan and I have been telling you for over a year that judges have made new law.  This judge made law has created a situation where people who may lawfully purchase and possess firearms, can be and are being denied pistol/revolver licenses.  Chiefs are intentionlly abusing the “suitable person” language and are denying some applicants […]

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Important bills being heard on Monday…

March 13, 2016

Tomorrow, March 14, the New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on 2 very important bills that have already passed the House of Representatives and 1 Senate Bill that has been introduced.  Please read this alert and take the action requested at the bottom. 1) HB 582, this is the House version of Constitutional […]

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Calls needed, a new threat to your rights…

February 9, 2016

Sometimes, protecting our Second Amendment rights involves analyzing and then opposing bills that at first glance are not firearms bills.  This is the case with HB 1696, so called “Medicaid Expansion”, if enacted HB 1696 will put your civil right to be armed at risk.  Mike Hammond, who is a resident of Dunbarton and Legislative  […]

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Rifles in cars, follow up report…

January 30, 2016

I attended the the House Transportation Committee hearing on HB 1132, rifles in cars on Tuesday, January 26 in the House Transportation Committee.  I want to give you a report on what happened. I testified for NHFC and Gun Owners of America at the public hearing.  I patiently explained to the Committee that this is […]

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It’s time to reclaim lost rights…

January 26, 2016

The time is NOW to end New Hampshire’s ban on the carrying of loaded rifles or shotguns in vehicles and boats. Rep. Mark Proulx has introduced HB 1132 which will have a public hearing before the New Hampshire House Transportation Committee on Tuesday, January 26, at 10:20 AM in Room 203 of the Legislative Office […]

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