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June 15, 2012

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 19, No. 24 06/15/2012

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"...
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June 8, 2012

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 19, No. 23 06/08/2012

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...
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June 1, 2012

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 19, No. 22 06/01/2012

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...
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May 25, 2012

Grassroots News Alert: Vol. 19, No. 21 05/25/2012

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...
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May 18, 2012

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 19, No. 20 05/18/2012

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...
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May 11, 2012

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 19, No. 19 05/11/2012

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,...
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May 4, 2012

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 19, No. 18 05/04/2012

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...
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April 27, 2012

Rehberg Amendment to Block Unauthorized Sales Reports Advances on Capitol HillVol. 19, No. 17 04/27/12

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...
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April 20, 2012

Anti-Gunners' Hate Machine in High Gear Vol. 19, No. 16 04/20/12

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...
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April 13, 2012

EPA Again Denies Ammo Ban PetitionVol. 19, No. 15 04/13/12

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...
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April 6, 2012

Protect Your Rights! Act Now to Support Legal Transportation of FirearmsVol. 19, No. 14 04/06/12

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...
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March 30, 2012

NRA Will Appeal Decision Denying Right-to-Carry Outside the HomeVol. 19, No. 13 03/30/12

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...
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March 23, 2012

"Respecting States' Rights and Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act" Introduced in U.S. SenateVol. 19, No. 12 03/23/12

 "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...
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March 16, 2012

Act Now in Support of National Right-to-Carry ReciprocityVol. 19, No. 11 03/16/12

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...
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March 9, 2012

Washington Supreme Court Puts an End to Gun Ban in Seattle ParksVol. 19, No. 10 03/09/12

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...
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March 2, 2012

In D.C., Baby Steps Toward Gun Law SanityNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 19, No. 09 03/02/12

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...
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February 24, 2012

“No More Weapons!” Sign Erected Along U.S.--Mexican BorderNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 19, No. 08 02/24/12

“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...
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February 17, 2012

On the Second Amendment, Obama Budget Tells AllNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 19, No. 07 02/17/12

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...
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February 10, 2012

Diminishing the ConstitutionNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 19, No. 06 02/10/12

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,...
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February 3, 2012

Holder Testifies on “Fast and Furious”NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 19, No. 05 02/03/12

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...
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January 27, 2012

Act Now to Stop Obama/Holder Gun Registration SchemeNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 19, No. 04 01/27/12

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...
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January 20, 2012

NRA Will Appeal Texas Concealed Handgun CaseNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 19, No. 03 01/20/12

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...
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January 13, 2012

Federal Court Upholds Obama/Holder Gun Registration Scheme; Congressional Action NeededNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 19, No. 2 1/13/12

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,...
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January 6, 2012

Holder to Testify on “Fast and Furious” Before House CommitteeNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 19, No. 1 1/06/12

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...
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December 23, 2011

Three More Wins for Gun OwnersNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 51 12/23/11

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...
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December 16, 2011

The Year In ReviewNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 50 12/16/11

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...
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December 9, 2011

No Surprises Here -- BATFE Wanted Fast and Furious to Justify Gun ControlNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 49 12/09/11

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...
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December 1, 2011

NRA University -- Bring Us To Your Campus This Spring!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 48 12/02/11

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...
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November 18, 2011

U.S. House Adopts Right-to-Carry ReciprocityNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 47 11/18/11

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,...
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November 10, 2011

Contact Your U.S. Representative Immediately!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 46 11/11/11

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...
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November 4, 2011

Assistant U.S. Attorney General Wants Gun Owner RegistrationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 45 11/04/11

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...
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October 28, 2011

National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act Heads to House FloorContact your Representative Now!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 44 10/28/11

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....
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October 21, 2011

The TRUTH About H.R. 822 -- The "National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011"NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 43 10/21/11

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...
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October 14, 2011

U.S. House Committee Advances National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 42 10/14/11

U.S. House Committee Advances National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act NRA-ILA Online Poll Would you like to see additional candidates enter the Presidential primary races? Yes,...
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October 7, 2011

Congress Could Consider National Carry Bill Soon! NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 41 10/07/11

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...
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September 30, 2011

NRA Plans Appeal In Federal Age Limit CaseNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No.40 09/30/11

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...
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September 23, 2011

National Right-to-Carry Bill Under AttackNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 39 09/23/11

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...
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September 16, 2011

House Crime Subcommittee Holds Hearing on National Right-to-Carry BillNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 38 09/16/11

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...
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September 9, 2011

Hearing Scheduled for H.R. 822,the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 37 09/09/11

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...
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September 2, 2011

Heads Roll In Wake of BATFE "Fast and Furious" ScandalNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 36 09/02/11

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...
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