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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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August 26, 2011

Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor H.R. 822NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 35 08/26/11

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...
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August 19, 2011

ATF Rewards Agents Who Ran "Fast and Furious" and Then Helped Cover It UpNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 34 08/19/11

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...
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August 12, 2011

UK Mayhem Leaves Disarmed Citizens at the Mercy of CriminalsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 33 08/12/11

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,...
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August 5, 2011

Gun Rights In PrimetimeNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 32 08/05/11

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...
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July 29, 2011

"Fast & Furious" Hearings Raise More Questions Than AnswersNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 31 07/29/11

"Fast & Furious" Hearings Raise More Questions Than Answers The more information that comes out about the reckless "Fast and Furious" gun running operation conducted...
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July 22, 2011

Next Hearing on BATFE's “Operation Fast and Furious” AnnouncedNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 30 07/22/11

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...
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July 15, 2011

Five Big Wins for Gun Owners In House Spending VotesNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 29 07/15/11

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...
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July 8, 2011

Obama Administration Plans New Gun Control NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 28 07/08/11

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...
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July 1, 2011

Gun Ban Groups Hold "Fast And Furious" ForumNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 27 07/01/11

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...
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June 17, 2011

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 25 06/17/11

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...
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June 10, 2011

Hearings Scheduled, Subpoenas To Be Issued In "Project Gunrunner" InvestigationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 24 06/10/11

HEARINGS SCHEDULED, SUBPOENAS TO BE ISSUED IN "PROJECT GUNRUNNER" INVESTIGATION The ongoing and escalating investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
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June 3, 2011

House Democrats Urge President to End Stonewalling on "Gunrunner"NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 23 06/03/11

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...
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May 27, 2011

Gun Ownership Skyrockets, While Violent Crime Drops…Again NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 22 05/27/11

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,...
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May 20, 2011

Keeping An Eye On "Terror Watchlist" LegislationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 20 05/20/11

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...
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May 13, 2011

NRA Files Suit Against Unconstitutional Ban On Carrying Firearms For Self-Defense In IllinoisNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 19 05/13/11

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...
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May 6, 2011

Holder: "I Frankly Don't Know"NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 18, No. 18 05/06/11

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...
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