Gun Laws

NRA-ILA Recommends

  • Interstate Transportation of Firearms

    No federal permit is required (or available) for the interstate transportation of firearms. Many states and localities have laws governing the transportation of firearms. Travelers must be aware of these laws and comply with legal requirements in each jurisdiction. 
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  • Airline transportation of firearms

    To answer questions new airline security procedures have raised for NRA members transporting firearms in their checked baggage, NRA-ILA staff contacted the Office of Security Regulation and Policy at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). 
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Armed Citizen: In The Spotlight

Store manager uses gun to defend employees, KPRC, Houston, Texas, 09/20/14

A man armed with a gun entered Burt’s Meat Market in Houston, Texas and demanded money from the teenage clerk on duty. When the clerk didn’t produce the money fast enough, the criminal fired a shot. Store manager J.L. Nickel, who was in a near ...FULL STORY