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...
October 14, 2011
U.S. House Committee Advances National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act
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October 7, 2011
Congress Could Consider National Carry Bill Soon!
As we have been reporting, H.R. 822, the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011”, is on the move in the...
September 30, 2011
NRA PLANS APPEAL IN FEDERAL AGE LIMIT CASE
Yesterday, a federal judge in the Northern District of Texas ruled that the federal ban on dealer sales of handguns to adults...
September 23, 2011
NATIONAL RIGHT-TO-CARRY BILL UNDER ATTACK
As we reported last week, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security recently...
September 16, 2011
HOUSE CRIME SUBCOMMITTEE HOLDSHEARING ON NATIONAL RIGHT-TO-CARRY BILL
On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and...
September 9, 2011
Hearing Scheduled for H.R. 822,the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011
For months we have been reporting on a critically important bill: H.R. 822—the National...
September 2, 2011
Heads Roll In Wake of BATFE "Fast and Furious" Scandal
In the latest development in the on-going Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) "Fast and...
August 26, 2011
Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor H.R. 822, The National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act Of 2011
Earlier this year, Congressmen Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) and Heath...
August 19, 2011
ATF Rewards Agents Who Ran "Fast and Furious" and Then Helped Cover It Up
In what can only be described as "Washington D.C. logic," the three BATFE agents who were...
August 12, 2011
UK Mayhem Leaves Disarmed Citizens at the Mercy of Criminals
By now you have seen the headlines and images of destruction: the rioting, looting, violent assaults,...
August 5, 2011
Gun Rights In Primetime
NRA members are rightfully concerned about the protection of gun rights and the longevity of the shooting sports. We know the successes we...
July 29, 2011
"Fast & Furious" Hearings Raise More Questions Than Answers
The more information that comes out about the reckless "Fast and Furious" gun running operation conducted...
July 22, 2011
Next Hearing on BATFE's “Operation Fast and Furious” Announced
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has announced that on Tuesday, July 26, the House Oversight...
July 15, 2011
Five Big Wins for Gun Owners in House Spending Votes
This week, the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved amendments blocking the use of federal...
July 8, 2011
Obama Administration Plans New Gun Control
As we pass the six-month anniversary of the tragic Tucson shooting, multiple press reports indicate the Obama administration is...
July 1, 2011
GUN BAN GROUPS HOLD "FAST AND FURIOUS" FORUM
Working with the nation's top anti-gun activists to divert attention from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
June 17, 2011
Hearing On “Fast And Furious” Uncovers Serious Failure At BATFE
The congressional hearings held this week by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...
June 10, 2011
HEARINGS SCHEDULED, SUBPOENAS TO BE ISSUED IN "PROJECT GUNRUNNER" INVESTIGATION
The ongoing and escalating investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
June 3, 2011
HOUSE DEMOCRATS URGE PRESIDENT TO END STONEWALLING ON "GUNRUNNER"
Today, 31 U.S. House members -- all Democrats -- wrote to President Barack Obama, urging him to end...
May 27, 2011
Gun Ownership Skyrockets, While Violent Crime Drops…Again
This week, the FBI estimated that the number of violent crimes decreased 5.5 percent from 2009 to 2010,...
May 20, 2011
KEEPING AN EYE ON "TERROR WATCHLIST" LEGISLATION
Last week, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee rejected an amendment by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), which proposed to...
May 13, 2011
NRA FILES SUIT AGAINST UNCONSTITUTIONAL BAN ON CARRYING FIREARMS FOR SELF-DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
The National Rifle Association is funding and supporting a lawsuit that...
May 6, 2011
HOLDER: "I FRANKLY DON'T KNOW"
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Project Gunrunner program was intended to stop the alleged...