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August 3, 2007

Now Is The Time To Make Yourself Heard At Town Hall Meetings! GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 14, No. 31 08/03/07

NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE YOURSELF HEARD AT TOWN HALL MEETINGS! Congress will start its Summer District Work Period next week, returning after Labor Day.  During this time, your...
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July 27, 2007

Meeting Your Activist Needs GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 14, No. 30 07/27/07

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...
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July 20, 2007

D.C. Petitions Scotus To Hear Gun Ban Case GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 14, No. 29 07/20/07

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...
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July 13, 2007

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Preserves Tiahrt Amendment! GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 14, No. 28 07/13/07

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...
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July 6, 2007

PROPOSED “SAFETY” REGULATIONS WOULD DRY UP AMMUNITION SALES Vol. 14, No. 27 07/06/07

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...
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June 29, 2007

U.S. SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSES SHELBY AMENDMENT PROTECTING TRACE DATA SECURITY Vol. 14, No. 26 06/29/07

  U.S. SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSES SHELBY AMENDMENT PROTECTING TRACE DATA SECURITY NRA-ILA welcomed the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s action yesterday...
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June 22, 2007

"NICS Improvement Amendments Act" Not Gun Control! Vol. 14, No. 24 06/15/07

"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...
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June 15, 2007

H.R. 2640, The "NICS Improvement Act," Passes House By Voice Vote Vol. 14, No. 24 06/15/07

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...
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June 8, 2007

Anti-Gun Senator Does Bloomberg's Bidding! Vol. 14, No. 23 06/08/07

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)...
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June 1, 2007

Continue To Urge Support Of Tiahrt Amendment. Vol. 14, No. 22 06/01/07

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...
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May 25, 2007

Theory Of Gun Control Meets Reality Of Crime, Vol. 14, No. 21 05/25/07

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...
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May 18, 2007

Bloomberg Calls Fraternal Order Of Police A "Fringe Organization," Vol. 14, No. 20 05/18/07

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...
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May 11, 2007

D.C. Circuit Court Affirms Earlier Parker Ruling, Vol. 14, No. 19 05/11/07

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...
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May 4, 2007

Law Enforcement Agrees With NRA—Again!Vol. 14, No. 18 05/04/07

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...
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April 27, 2007

NRA Statement On Legislative Efforts On Capitol HillVol. 14, No. 17 04/27/07

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...
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April 20, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 16 04/20/07

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...
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April 13, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 15 04/13/07

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...
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April 6, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 14 04/06/07

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...
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March 30, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 13 03/30/07

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...
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March 23, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 12 03/23/07

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....
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March 16, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 11 03/16/07

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...
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March 9, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 10 03/09/07

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...
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March 2, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 9 03/02/07

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...
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February 23, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 8 02/23/07

States with updates this issue:  Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada,  New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, South Carolina,...
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February 16, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 7 02/16/07

States with updates this issue:  Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada,  New Hampshire, New...
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February 9, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 6 02/09/07

States with updates this issue:  Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota,  Pennsylvania,...
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February 2, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 5 02/02/07

States with updates this issue:  Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. MORE TOOLS...
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January 26, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 4 01/26/07

States with updates this issue: Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming. SENATE...
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January 19, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 3 01/19/07

States with updates this issue: Hawaii, Indiana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming. BENNETT—MCCONNELL AMENDMENT PASSES SENATE!NRA-ILA Grassroots Activism...
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January 16, 2007

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS SPECIAL ALERT 01/16/07

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...
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January 12, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 2 01/12/07

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...
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January 5, 2007

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 14, No. 1 01/05/07

States with updates this issue:  Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. CONGRESSIONAL SPORTSMEN'S CAUCUSLEADERSHIP NAMED FOR THE 110TH CONGRESSSportsmen's...
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December 29, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 51 12/29/06

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...
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December 22, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 50 12/22/06

NAVIGATING NRAILA.ORG 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...
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December 15, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 49 12/15/06

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...
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December 8, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 48 12/08/06

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™...
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December 1, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 47 12/01/06

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...
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November 17, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 46 11/17/06

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...
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November 9, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 45 11/09/06

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’...
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November 3, 2006

NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 13, No. 44 11/03/06

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! ...
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