July 27, 2007
MEETING YOUR ACTIVIST NEEDS
One thing we pride ourselves on in the Grassroots Division is constantly evaluating our programs and publications to ensure we are providing our volunteers...
July 20, 2007
D.C. PETITIONS SCOTUS TO HEAR GUN BAN CASE
On Monday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty announced the city will appeal the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s Parker...
July 13, 2007
U.S. HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
PRESERVES TIAHRT AMENDMENT!
On Thursday, July 12, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to protect language commonly known as the...
July 6, 2007
PROPOSED “SAFETY” REGULATIONS WOULD DRY UP AMMUNITION SALES
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed new rules that would have a dramatic effect on the...
June 29, 2007
U.S. SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSES SHELBY AMENDMENT PROTECTING TRACE DATA SECURITY
NRA-ILA welcomed the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s action yesterday...
June 22, 2007
"NICS IMPROVEMENT AMENDMENTS ACT" NOT GUN CONTROL!
Last week, when the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2640, "The NICS Improvement Amendments Act," by a voice...
June 15, 2007
H.R. 2640, THE “NICS IMPROVEMENT ACT,”
PASSES HOUSE BY VOICE VOTE
On June 13, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2640, the “NICS Improvement Act,” by a...
June 8, 2007
ANTI-GUN SENATOR DOES BLOOMBERG’S BIDDING—
Yanks Tiahrt Amendment From Appropriations Bill
Anti-gun Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS)...
June 1, 2007
Continue To Urge Support Of Tiahrt Amendment
For more than five years, cities suing the gun industry and anti-gun organizations have sought access to confidential law enforcement data...
May 25, 2007
THEORY OF GUN CONTROL MEETS REALITY OF CRIME
A May 15 story in The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) serves as a good reminder of how a person’s support for gun control often changes...
May 18, 2007
BLOOMBERG CALLS FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
A “FRINGE ORGANIZATION”
Anti-gun New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) is at it again. A recent New York Post article detailed...
May 11, 2007
D.C. CIRCUIT COURT AFFIRMS EARLIER PARKER RULING
On Tuesday, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit, declined to review the decision in Parker v. District...
May 4, 2007
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGREES WITH NRA—AGAIN!
Nation’s Law Enforcement Opposes Release of Data on Gun Owners
For more than five years, cities suing the gun industry and anti-gun organizations...
April 27, 2007
NRA STATEMENT ON LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS ON CAPITOL HILL
Recent reports in the Washington Post, Newsweek and other media outlets are fanning Internet rumors regarding the NRA’s position...
April 20, 2007
NRA JOINS IN DAY OF MOURNING
The National Rifle Association joins the entire country in expressing our deepest condolences to the families of Virginia Tech, and to all who have...
April 13, 2007
MISSOURI GOVERNOR MATT BLUNT SIGNS EMERGENCY POWERS PROTECTION INTO LAW AT NRA ANNUAL MEETINGToday, Missouri Governor Matt Blunt signed into law a fundamental protection against gun...
April 6, 2007
GOVERNOR MANCHIN SIGNS WEST VIRGINIA
“EMERGENCY POWERS” LEGISLATION INTO LAW
Governor Joe Manchin (D-WV) recently signed into law House Bill 2348--NRA-backed “Emergency...
March 30, 2007
SENATE VERSION OF
D.C. PERSONAL PROTECTION ACT INTRODUCED!
This week, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.) introduced S. 1001, the Senate version of the “District of Columbia Personal...
March 23, 2007
NEARLY 200 REGISTERED -- WILL YOU BE THERE?
The NRA-ILA Grassroots Division will host its FREE Grassroots Workshop on April 13, in conjunction with NRA’s Annual Meetings in St....
March 16, 2007
FEDERAL AGENCIES PROPOSECLOSING PUBLIC LANDS TO SHOOTING AND HUNTING!
Federal agencies have proposed closing hundreds of thousands of acres of public land to recreational shooting...
March 9, 2007
D.C. GUN BAN RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL, VIOLATES INDIVIDUAL RIGHT TO OWN A GUN
This week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Second Amendment is an individual right and...
March 2, 2007
NEWLY REVAMPED NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT-
Striving to Better Meet Your Needs
2007 marks the 14th year of the Friday NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert. Those of you who have been receiving the...
February 23, 2007
States with updates this issue: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, South Carolina,...
February 16, 2007
States with updates this issue: Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New...
February 9, 2007
States with updates this issue: Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania,...
February 2, 2007
States with updates this issue: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.
January 26, 2007
States with updates this issue: Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.
January 19, 2007
States with updates this issue: Hawaii, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.
BENNETT—MCCONNELL AMENDMENT PASSES SENATE!NRA-ILA Grassroots Activism...
January 16, 2007
REGISTERING YOUR VOICE?
This week--perhaps even tomorrow--the U.S. Senate is taking up legislation that could stifle gun owners’ voices in the legislative process.
To ensure gun owners...
January 12, 2007
States with updates this issue: Missouri, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
The 110th Congress has been sworn in and...
January 5, 2007
States with updates this issue: Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
CONGRESSIONAL SPORTSMEN'S CAUCUSLEADERSHIP NAMED FOR THE 110TH CONGRESSSportsmen's...
December 29, 2006
States with updates this issue: Michigan.
2006--THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Here are some of the top stories we brought you in the NRA ILA Grassroots Alert in 2006. With the new...
December 22, 2006
Readers of the Grassroots Alert are no doubt familiar with the many features of NRA-ILA's website--www.NRA.ILA.org. But as a grassroots volunteer, do you...
December 15, 2006
OHIO LEGISLATURE OVERRIDES GOVERNOR’S VETO
Governor Bob Taft’s (R) veto of crucial statewide preemption legislation has been overridden by the state legislature. This was the first...
December 8, 2006
States with updates this issue: New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
WE NEED YOU ON NRA-ILA's “FrontLines”™
Formerly known as the NRA-ILA Grassroots Network, NRA-ILA FrontLines™...
December 1, 2006
States with updates this issue: Idaho, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
BETTER MEETING YOUR ACTIVIST NEEDS
If it’s one thing we pride ourselves on in the Grassroots...
November 17, 2006
States with updates this issue: Massachusetts, Michigan, Texas, and Washington.
AS 109TH CONGRESS WINDS DOWN, OUR EFFORTS TO PASS PRO-GUN REFORM MUST HEAT UP!
The 109th Congress...
November 9, 2006
ELECTION 2006 RE-CAP
On November 7, 2006, the American electorate took out its frustration and anger on the Republican Party and turned over control of Congress, not to mention governors’...
November 3, 2006
States with updates this issue: New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington.
MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT--PROVE THE MEDIA WRONG!
Four days from now, Tuesday, November 7, is Election Day! ...
October 27, 2006
States with updates this issue: Arizona, Illinois, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Virginia.
11 DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY-WHAT (MORE!) CAN I DO?
In 11 days we will go...