August 3, 2012
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 19, No. 31 08/03/2012
On July 30th, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.)...
July 27, 2012
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 19, No. 30 07/27/2012
U.N. ATT Conference Comes to an ImpasseThe Conference on the United Nations Arms Trade...
July 20, 2012
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 19, No. 29 07/20/2012
Disinformation Continues as U.N. Arms Treaty Takes Shape
In New York this week, the U.N....
July 13, 2012
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT: Vol. 19, No. 28 07/13/2012
NRA Fights for Second Amendment as U.N. Moves Forward on Arms Trade Treaty
July 6, 2012
U.N. Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations Underway
As we reported last week, for nearly 20 years, the NRA has fought tirelessly to oppose any United Nations effort to undermine the...
June 29, 2012
Holding Holder Accountable: U.S. House Votes for Contempt Resolution
On Thursday, June 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution holding Attorney General Eric...
June 22, 2012
Critical Second Amendment Ruling-- Federal Court Defends Right to Keep and Bear Arms
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled this week that...
June 15, 2012
Holder Offers a "Compromised" Compromise
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was again on the proverbial hot seat this week as investigations into the infamous "Fast and Furious"...
June 8, 2012
Important Sportsmen's Act Amendment to be Introduced in U.S. Senate
As previously reported, H.R. 4089--the "Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012"--passed the U.S. House of Representatives...
June 1, 2012
Note to "Media Matters": Integrity Matters
With many independent voters still undecided in the presidential election, May 30th was as good a time as any for Media Matters...
May 25, 2012
Tester-Moran Amendment to Block Use of Taxpayer Money to Lobby for UN Gun Ban Passes by Voice Vote
As we reported last week, every gun owner concerned about the future of our...
May 18, 2012
House Leadership Demands Cooperation from Holder on "Fast and Furious"
On May 18, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), and Majority...
May 11, 2012
Eleven Wins for Gun Owners
On Thursday, May 10, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5326--the appropriations bill for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science,...
May 4, 2012
U.S. House Oversight Committee Makes Case for Contempt of Congress in "Fast and Furious" Investigation
Back in February, U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) promised to hold...
April 27, 2012
Rehberg Amendment to Block Unauthorized Sales Reports Advances on Capitol Hill
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations approved, by a vote...
April 20, 2012
Anti-Gunners' Hate Machine in High Gear
Last week, NRA held its annual convention in St. Louis, Mo. More than a dozen of the nation's most prominent political leaders...
April 13, 2012
EPA Again Denies Ammo Ban Petition On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied for the second time a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity and...
April 6, 2012
Protect Your Rights! Act Now to Support Legal Transportation of Firearms
When Congress passed the Firearms Owners' Protection Act (FOPA) in 1986, one of the key provisions...
March 30, 2012
NRA Will Appeal Decision Denying Right-to-Carry Outside the Home
Late today, a federal district court in Illinois wrongly ruled that the Second Amendment does not protect...
March 23, 2012
"Respecting States' Rights and Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act" Introduced in U.S. Senate
For the second time in as many weeks, a national Right-to-Carry reciprocity...
March 16, 2012
Act Now in Support of National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity
On March 13, U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced S. 2188, the "National...
March 9, 2012
Washington Supreme Court Puts an End to Gun Ban in Seattle Parks
The Washington state Supreme Court has declined to review an October decision by the state Court of...
March 2, 2012
In D.C., Baby Steps Toward Gun Law Sanity
Since the Supreme Court’s 2008 decision overturning Washington, D.C.’s handgun ban in District of Columbia v. Heller, our...
February 24, 2012
“No More Weapons!” Sign Erected Along U.S.--Mexican Border
Last week, Mexican President Felipe Calderon unveiled a “billboard” near the U.S. border made of crushed...
February 17, 2012
On the Second Amendment, Obama Budget Tells All
Barack Obama’s careful effort to hide his anti-Second Amendment agenda is starting to come undone. The latest evidence...
February 10, 2012
Diminishing the Constitution
It is certainly no surprise for gun owners to see the New York Times run a story belittling the United States Constitution. After all,...
February 3, 2012
Holder Testifies on “Fast and Furious”
On Thursday, February 2, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee...
January 27, 2012
Act Now to Stop Obama/Holder Gun Registration Scheme
Recently, a federal district court in Washington, D.C. issued a ruling upholding an Obama administration policy...
January 20, 2012
NRA Will Appeal Texas Concealed Handgun Case
NRA will appeal yesterday’s decision by a federal court in Texas, which held that the Second Amendment doesn’t protect...
January 13, 2012
Federal Court Upholds Obama/Holder Gun Registration Scheme; Congressional Action Needed
Moments before this alert was to go out, a federal district court in Washington,...
January 6, 2012
Holder to Testify on “Fast and Furious” Before House Committee
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) announced this week that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will testify on...
December 23, 2011
Three More Wins for Gun Owners
H.R. 2055—the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012—has been passed by the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and has been...
December 16, 2011
The Year In Review
Here are some of the top stories we brought you in the NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert in 2011. With what will be a critically important 2012, we must...
December 9, 2011
No Surprises Here--BATFE Wanted Fast and Furious to Justify Gun Control
From the first moment that the American people became aware that senior BATFE officials ordered...
December 1, 2011
NRA University--Bring Us To Your Campus This Spring!
In an effort to educate the next generation of gun rights advocates on exercising and maintaining their constitutionally...
November 18, 2011
U.S. House of Representatives Adopts Right-to-Carry Reciprocity—All Anti-Gun Amendments Defeated!
On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the ongoing effort to fully vindicate the fundamental,...
November 10, 2011
National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act Scheduled forHouse Floor on Tuesday—Contact Your U.S. Representative Immediately!
H.R. 822—the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity...
November 4, 2011
Assistant U.S. Attorney General Wants Gun Owner Registration--Doesn’t Think Gun Owners Need Semi-Automatic Rifles or Shotguns
After weeks of stonewalling by the Department...
October 28, 2011
H.R. 822 -- National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act -- Heading to House Floor; Contact your Representative Now!
As we've been reporting week in and week out, H.R....
October 21, 2011
The TRUTH About H.R. 822 -- The "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011"
There's been a lot of misguided, unfounded, and just plain incorrect information circulating on the...