September 3, 2010
State Department Squirms On Garand And Carbine Imports
A lot of things have changed in the federal government since President Harry S. Truman put his famous "the buck...
August 27, 2010
EPA Denies Ammo Ban Petition
Responding to a grassroots outcry from gun owners, the Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has denied a petition by...
August 20, 2010
Anti-Gun Group Shows Why The American Way Is Better, As U.S. Firearm Production Soars
Anyone who traveled behind the Iron Curtain back in those days probably didn’t have...
August 13, 2010
Outrage of the Week: San Francisco Bans Guns ... for Movie Poster Cops?!
San Francisco is well known for its fog. But while the sunshine sometimes cuts through fog in...
August 6, 2010
Statement on Elena Kagan's Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court
Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President, National Rifle Association & Chris W. Cox, Executive Director, National...
July 30, 2010
Last Chance To OPPOSE Elena Kagan's Confirmation to U.S. Supreme Court
On Tuesday, July 20, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-6 to send Elena Kagan's Supreme Court...
July 23, 2010
NRA-ILA Protects Gun Owners’ Rights During UN Arms Trade Treaty Meeting
The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action wrapped up its lobbying efforts at the first session...
July 16, 2010
Contact Your Senators And Urge Them To OPPOSE Elena Kagan's Confirmation to U.S. Supreme Court
As we reported in last week's Grassroots Alert, on July 1, NRA announced...
July 9, 2010
With NRA Support, Chicagoans Challenge New City Gun Law
Barely a week after the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago, NRA is supporting a new lawsuit...
July 2, 2010
NRA Opposed To Kagan Nomination To U.S. Supreme Court
Joint Statement By Wayne LaPierre, NRA Executive Vice President,
And Chris Cox, Executive Director Of NRA’s Institute For Legislative...
June 25, 2010
With a Key Supreme Court Decision Pending, NRA Watches the Court's Latest Nominee
On Monday, June 28, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will begin confirmation hearings...
June 18, 2010
Statement From NRA-ILA Executive DirectorChris W. Cox On H.R. 5175, The "DISCLOSE Act"
I appreciate the concerns that some NRA members have raised regarding our position...
June 11, 2010
The Biennial Meeting Of States, And The Arms Trade Treaty
Two major meetings, possibly affecting American gun owners' rights, will occur at the United Nations (UN) in...
June 4, 2010
BATFE Revises Policies on Firearms “Transfers”
In a recent ruling regarding the “transfer” of firearms, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATFE) has reversed...
May 28, 2010
FBI Data Again Shows More Guns = Less Crime
Anyone needing proof that fanaticism for gun control hasn't waned on Capitol Hill, that anti-gunners are -- as Sen. Dianne...
May 21, 2010
Mexican President Calls For Reinstatement Of Failed Gun Ban
On Thursday, Felipe Calderon, the president of Mexico, where prohibitive gun laws prevent good people from...
May 14, 2010
NRA Members Enhance Preparation For 2010 Elections
Nearly 200 pro-gun patriots rolled up their sleeves and went to work at today’s NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshop, held in...
May 7, 2010
Senate Hearing Promotes Anti-American Watchlist Bills
Since September 11, 2001, it's been clear that terrorists who hate America will exploit our weaknesses in order to...
April 30, 2010
McCain, Tester, Childers And Souder
Introduce Bills To Reform D.C.’S Gun Laws
This week, Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Jon. Tester (D-Mont.), and Reps. Travis...
April 23, 2010
Another Bloomberg-MAIG Lie About Gun Shows
This week, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control advocacy group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), began running...
April 16, 2010
Congress May Vote On D.C. Gun Ban Repeal Next Week
News reports indicate that the U.S. House of Representatives may consider legislation next week to which an amendment...
April 9, 2010
Trigger The Vote Chairman, Chuck Norris, Coming To Charlotte!
Chuck Norris, legendary action star and the Honorary Chairman of our "Trigger the Vote" voter registration...
April 2, 2010
Heavily-Armed Cartel Attacks Mexican Army;Weapons Used Show U.S. Gun Laws Not To Blame
At the end of March, troops of a major drug cartel launched a series of attacks...
March 26, 2010
Court Dismisses "Heller II" Case -- D.C. Gun Registration, "Assault Weapon" Ban, and "Large" Magazine Ban Upheld
Today, District Judge Ricardo M. Urbina, of the U.S. District...
March 19, 2010
Brady Campaign Continues Slide Into Irrelevancy
The notion that lemmings deliberately hasten their demise by rushing into the sea may be a myth, but the anti-Second Amendment...
March 12, 2010
Plan To Attend Free Grassroots Workshop At NRA's Upcoming Annual Meetings In Charlotte, NC!
With the 2010 elections rapidly approaching there will be no better time than...
March 5, 2010
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Chicago Gun Ban Case
On Tuesday, March 2, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of McDonald v. City of Chicago. The case may...
February 26, 2010
Right-to-Carry Takes Effect In National Parks
On February 22, a new law took effect that applied state firearms laws to national parks and wildlife refuges across America.
February 19, 2010
Time Again For Brady Campaign To Discredit Itself
Since its inception as the National Council to Control Handguns over 30 years ago, the Brady Campaign has premised its...
February 12, 2010
New Rule On Guns In National Parks Takes Effect February 22
On February 22, a new law on guns in national parks takes effect. The law repeals a National Park Service...
February 5, 2010
Maybe Brady Campaign Should Switch To Decaf
The hand-wringers at the Brady Campaign must have figured out what the rest of us have known for quite some time. Having been...
January 29, 2010
U.S. Supreme Court Grants NRA Motion For Divided Argument In McDonald v. City of Chicago
On Monday, January 25, the U.S. Supreme Court granted NRA's motion to allow it...
January 22, 2010
Supreme Court Hands Down Key Campaign Finance Decision — Repeals Unconstitutional Restrictions on Political Speech
NRA praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision yesterday...
January 15, 2010
Sleep Easy, America --Feds' Terrorist Watchlist Nabs Cub Scout
As we've reported before, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), encouraged by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg,...
January 8, 2010
Supreme Court Update: McDonald v. City of Chicago
For several months, we have been reporting on the landmark McDonald v. City of Chicago court case. The McDonald case...
December 29, 2009
FBI Reports Huge Decrease In Murders As Firearm, Ammunition And “Large” Magazine Sales Soar
Last week, the FBI issued its preliminary 2009 crime report, showing that the number of...
December 18, 2009
Appropriations Wrap-Up: Rider Passed Protecting Military Firearms, Ammunition, and Components
With the holiday season upon us, and the end of the year fast approaching,...
December 11, 2009
Bloomberg's Billions Buy OpinionsUnderstanding the Latest Anti-Gun "Poll"
This week, anti-gun New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's...
December 4, 2009
Date Set For Court To Hear Oral Arguments In McDonald v. City of Chicago
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the McDonald...
November 27, 2009
Overwhelming Support For Incorporation of the Second Amendment
As we reported last week, on November 16, the NRA filed its brief with the U.S....