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Reaction to Bill that would Allow Concealed Guns Without Permit

Reaction to Bill that would Allow Concealed Guns Without Permit

| July 7, 2015

A bill allowing Mainers to carry a concealed weapon without a permit has gotten plenty of attention this week. The bill LD 652 was passed in the Senate 23-12, meaning that Maine is one step closer to allowing citizens to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. Republican Senator Eric Brakey sponsored the bill. “All […]

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Group Against Handgun Violence Announces Free Trigger Locks Program

Group Against Handgun Violence Announces Free Trigger Locks Program

| June 12, 2014

PORTLAND, MAINE –  With support from Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence, Maine Medical Association, the Maine Chiefs of Police Association, and other organizations, we are pleased to announce the free distribution of firearms trigger locks to the public. The trigger locks will be available through local police departments across most of the state and directly by […]

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Two Men Stopped for Guns at BIA

Two Men Stopped for Guns at BIA

| May 22, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Transportation Security Administration officers say they have stopped two people who attempted to bring guns past a security checkpoint at Bangor International Airport in the last several days. The agency said Thursday that officers stopped a man on May 21 after finding a firearm among his clothing in a suitcase. They […]

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Friends of NRA first annual banquet

Friends of NRA first annual banquet

| September 10, 2013

The first annual Aroostook Friends of NRA Banquet took place last week, and had quite a turn out.  The Crowsnest welcomed the Aroostook Friends of NRA on Friday August 6ths as they held their 1st Annual Banquet. David Bell Chairman of the Aroostook friends of NRA  told us “50% of the money raised at our […]

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