December 30, 2005
2005--THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Here are some of the top stories we brought you in the NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert in 2005. With the 2006 election season just around the corner, we must...
December 23, 2005
NRA-ILA ANNOUNCES 2004VOLUNTEER AWARD WINNERS
Each year, NRA-ILA bestows its volunteer awards upon those individuals (and an organization) who have gone above and beyond the call...
December 16, 2005
YOUR ON-LINE GRASSROOTS RESOURCE CENTER
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,...
December 9, 2005
IGNORING THE LAW
On Wednesday, October 26, President George W. Bush signed into law the NRA-backed "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" (S. 397)--legislation to end politically...
December 2, 2005
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!
This year's elections proved, once again, that good information is critical to success. But information can only be put to good use if it is received in...
November 23, 2005
ENJOY THE HOLIDAY SEASON--THEN GET READY TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING IN ‘06!
With the holiday season now upon us, we hope you enjoy your time with family and friends. Thanks to...
November 18, 2005
[Editor's Note: Due to technical difficulties, some subscribers may not have received last Friday's Grassroots Alert. For that reason, we are repeating some of last week's...
November 10, 2005
NRA FILES LAWSUIT CHALLENGING SAN FRANCISCO GUN BAN
Even with opposition from San Francisco law enforcement and major media outlets, Proposition H--a measure banning the lawful possession...
November 4, 2005
D.C. PERSONAL PROTECTION ACT A TOP LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY
One of NRA-ILA's top legislative priorities in Congress continues to be the passage of S. 1082 and H.R. 1288--the Senate and...
October 28, 2005
PRESIDENT BUSH SIGNS "PROTECTION OF LAWFUL COMMERCE IN ARMS ACT"Landmark NRA Victory Now Law
On Wednesday, President George W. Bush signed into law the NRA-backed "Protection of Lawful...
October 21, 2005
U.S. HOUSE PASSES S. 397--"The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"!!!
Thanks to your efforts, yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 397 by a strong bipartisan...
October 14, 2005
CONTINUE TO URGE PASSAGE OF S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
As you know, the passage of S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by the U.S. Senate represents a great victory...
October 7, 2005
SUIT HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO PASS S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
Yet another example of the need to pass S. 397 surfaced this week in Washington, D.C., as the Supreme Court Monday refused to block...
September 30, 2005
COMPASS CHANGES DIRECTION
As you know, on September 22, NRA filed a motion in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to block authorities from confiscating...
September 23, 2005
MAJOR VICTORY FOR FIREARMS OWNERS AND FREEDOM IN LOUISIANA
On Thursday, NRA filed a motion in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana seeking a temporary...
September 16, 2005
NRA ON THE GROUND IN LOUISIANA
As was reported last week, in the wake of unspeakable crimes perpetrated by roving, armed gangs and individuals, authorities in New Orleans seized legal...
September 9, 2005
NRA-ILA COMMENTS ON SITUATION IN NEW ORLEANS
Numerous media sources are reporting on a campaign by New Orleans city authorities to confiscate lawfully-owned firearms from people in...
September 2, 2005
NRA-ILA JOINS IN OFFERING ITS PRAYERS TO VICTIMS OF KATRINA
NRA and its members join Americans nationwide in offering our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the victims of Hurricane...
August 26, 2005
FIREARMS LAW & SECOND AMENDMENT SYMPOSIUM: Is The Second Amendment The First Among Equals?
To fulfill the promise of the Declaration of Independence, the authors of the U.S. Constitution...
August 19, 2005
CONTINUE TO ATTEND TOWN HALL MEETINGS--URGE PASSAGE OF S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
As you know, the U.S. Senate recently passed S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by...
August 12, 2005
ATTEND TOWN HALL MEETINGS AND URGE PASSAGE OF S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
As you know, the U.S. Senate recently passed S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by a strong...
August 5, 2005
S. 397 UPDATE
As we reported last week, thanks to your great efforts, the U.S. Senate passed S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by a strong bipartisan vote of...
July 29, 2005
S. 397 PASSES U.S. SENATE!!!
Thanks to your efforts, today, the U.S. Senate passed S. 397 by a strong bipartisan vote of 65-31! While this doesn't assure the bill will be enacted into...
July 28, 2005
TODAY'S UPDATE ON S. 397 (July 28, 2005)--"The Protection Of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act"
Today the U.S. Senate took a number of actions related to S. 397, as debate winds down with...
July 26, 2005
S. 397 ON SENATE FLOOR!--Final Vote Expected This Week!
This afternoon, the U.S. Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 397, "The Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms...
July 22, 2005
A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM NRA-ILA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHRIS W. COX U.S. SENATE TO VOTE ON S. 397 NEXT WEEK!
I'm writing you today to talk about one subject, and one subject only--S. 397,...
July 15, 2005
YOUR IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED! CONTACT YOUR LAWMAKERS IN SUPPORT OF S. 397 NOW!
As you know, one of NRA-ILA`s top legislative priorities in Congress continues to be passage of S. 397--the...
July 8, 2005
NRA-ILA NEEDS YOUR ACTIVE PARTICIPATION!CONTACT YOUR LAWMAKERS IN SUPPORT OF OUR TOP LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
As noted in recent Grassroots Alerts, NRA-ILA`s top legislative priorities...
July 1, 2005
VOTE ON S. 397 EXPECTED THIS MONTH,CONTACT YOUR LAWMAKERS WHILE THEY ARE HOME!
Congress's "Independence Day District Work Period" is scheduled for July 4-July 8. During...
June 24, 2005
CONTACT YOUR LAWMAKERS IN SUPPORT OF S. 397 AND H.R. 800
As regular readers of the "Grassroots Alert" know, in the recent past we have frequently reported on the need for passage of...
June 17, 2005
BRADY CAMPAIGN LIES AGAIN--Nevada Law Enforcement Officials` Names Wrongly Added to H.R. 800 Opposition Letter!
On March 15, 2004, the "Brady Campaign" testified before the House Judiciary...
June 10, 2005
MAINTAIN YOUR PROACTIVE SUPPORT FOR S. 397 AND H.R. 800
The House Judiciary Committee recently passed H.R. 800 (the House version of the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act,"...
June 3, 2005
CONTINUE YOUR SUPPORT FOR S. 397 AND H.R. 800
Last week, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 800 (the House version of the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," and the...
May 27, 2005
H.R. 800 PASSES OUT OF HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE
On Wednesday, May 25, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 800 (the House version of the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms...
May 20, 2005
HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEECONTINUES WORK ON H.R. 800 On Wednesday, May 18, the House Judiciary Committee met to continue debating amendments to H.R. 800, the "Protection of Lawful...
May 13, 2005
HELP SPREAD THE TRUTH & PROMOTE ACTIVISM--Identify "Second Amendment Activist Centers"
Here in the NRA-ILA Grassroots Division, we are fond of talking about the need to "hunt where...
May 6, 2005
IF IT QUACKS LIKE A DUCK...
The Capitol Hill newspaper, Roll Call, reported on May 2, on an upstart "centrist" advocacy (read: lobbying) group known as "Third Way." The group`s...
April 29, 2005
FLORIDA ONCE AGAIN BREAKS NEW GROUND ON SELF-DEFENSE--Governor Bush Signs "Castle Doctrine"
Florida, which nearly two decades ago served as the model for the nation`s "shall issue"...
April 22, 2005
WRAP-UP FROM HOUSTON
The 134th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Houston, Tex.. were a tremendous success, as more than 59,000 NRA members took part in this annual gathering. ...
April 15, 2005
NRA TROOPS RALLY IN HOUSTON TO SAVE FIREARM INDUSTRY
This morning, a Texas-sized crowd convened at NRA-ILA's Grassroots Workshop in Houston, Tex., to further our efforts to pass S....