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October 8, 2010

Members of Congress to Clinton: Revisit Decision on M1 Rifles and M1 CarbinesNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 40 10/08/10

Members of Congress to Clinton:Revisit Decision on M1 Rifles and M1 Carbines U.S. senators and representatives from both sides of the aisle are urging Secretary of State...
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October 1, 2010

The How & Why Behind NRA-PVF's Endorsement PoliciesNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 39 10/01/10

The How & Why Behind NRA-PVF's Endorsement Policies Candidate Ratings And Endorsements Now Available The 2010 elections are less than five weeks away, and NRA members...
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September 24, 2010

"Nice Try, But No Cigar" For Brady Campaign's Paul HelmkeNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 38 09/24/10

"Nice Try, But No Cigar" For Brady Campaign's Paul Helmke "The NRA is wrong again," said Brady Campaign president Paul Helmke on Tuesday, in his 176th (and counting) blog...
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September 17, 2010

Déjà Vu, All Over Again: "More Guns, Less Crime"NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 37 09/17/10

Déjà Vu, All Over Again:  "More Guns, Less Crime" Paul Helmke and Dennis Henigan -- spokesmen for the beleaguered Brady Campaign these days -- are old enough to know what...
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September 10, 2010

Bloomberg Further Disgraces Himself In Latest Anti-Gun PitchNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 36 09/10/10

Bloomberg Further DisgracesHimself In Latest Anti-Gun Pitch No one in this country knows better than New Yorkers what "devastation" looks like. On September 11, 2001,...
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September 3, 2010

State Department Squirms On Garand And Carbine ImportsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 35 09/03/10

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...
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August 27, 2010

EPA Denies Ammo Ban PetitionNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 34 08/27/10

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...
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August 20, 2010

Anti-Gun Group Shows Why The American Way Is Better, As U.S. Firearm Production SoarsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 33 08/20/10

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...
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August 13, 2010

Outrage of the Week:San Francisco Bans Guns ... for Movie Poster Cops?!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 32 08/13/10

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...
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August 6, 2010

Statement on Elena Kagan's Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme CourtNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 31 08/06/10

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...
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July 30, 2010

Last Chance To OPPOSE Elena Kagan's Confirmation to U.S. Supreme CourtNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 30 07/30/10

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...
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July 23, 2010

NRA-ILA Protects Gun Owners’ Rights During UN Arms Trade Treaty MeetingNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 29 07/23/10

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...
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July 16, 2010

Contact Your Senators To OPPOSE Elena Kagan's Confirmation to U.S. Supreme CourtNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 28 07/16/10

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...
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July 9, 2010

With NRA Support, Chicagoans Challenge New City Gun LawNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 27 07/09/10

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...
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July 2, 2010

NRA Opposed To Kagan Nomination To U.S. Supreme CourtNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 26 07/02/10

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...
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June 25, 2010

With a Key Supreme Court DecisionPending, NRA Watches the Court's Latest NomineeNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 25 06/25/10

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...
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June 18, 2010

Statement From NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox On H.R. 5175, The "DISCLOSE Act"NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 24 06/18/10

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...
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June 11, 2010

The Biennial Meeting Of States, And The Arms Trade TreatyNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 23 06/11/10

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...
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June 4, 2010

BATFE Revises Policies on Firearms “Transfers”NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 22 06/04/10

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...
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May 28, 2010

FBI Data Again Shows More Guns = Less CrimeNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 21 05/28/10

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...
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May 21, 2010

Mexican President Calls For Reinstatement Of Failed Gun BanNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 20 05/21/10

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...
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May 14, 2010

NRA Members Enhance Preparation For 2010 ElectionsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 19 05/14/10

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...
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May 7, 2010

Senate Hearing Promotes Anti-American Watchlist BillsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 18 05/07/10

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...
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April 30, 2010

McCain, Tester, Childers And Souder Introduce Bills To Reform D.C.’S Gun LawsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 17 04/30/10

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...
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April 23, 2010

Another Bloomberg-MAIG Lie About Gun ShowsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 16 04/23/10

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...
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April 16, 2010

Congress May Vote On D.C. Gun Ban Repeal Next WeekNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 15 04/16/10

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...
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April 9, 2010

Trigger The Vote Chairman, Chuck Norris, Coming To Charlotte!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 14 04/09/10

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...
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April 2, 2010

Heavily-Armed Cartel Attacks Mexican Army;Weapons Used Show U.S. Gun Laws Not To BlameNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 13 04/02/10

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...
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March 26, 2010

Court Dismisses "Heller II" CaseNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 12 03/26/10

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...
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March 19, 2010

Brady Campaign Continues Slide Into IrrelevancyNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 11 03/19/10

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...
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March 12, 2010

Plan To Attend Free Grassroots WorkshopAt NRA's Upcoming Annual Meetings In Charlotte, NC!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 10 03/12/10

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...
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March 5, 2010

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Chicago Gun Ban CaseNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 9 03/5/10

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...
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February 26, 2010

Right-to-Carry Takes Effect In National ParksNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 8 02/26/10

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. The...
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February 19, 2010

Time Again For Brady Campaign To Discredit ItselfNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 7 02/19/10

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...
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February 12, 2010

New Rule On Guns In National Parks Takes Effect February 22Vol. 17, No. 6 02/12/10

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...
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February 5, 2010

Maybe Brady Campaign Should Switch To DecafVol. 17, No. 5 02/05/10

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...
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January 29, 2010

U.S. Supreme Court Grants NRA Motion ForDivided Argument In McDonald v. City of ChicagoVol. 17, No. 4 01/29/10

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...
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January 22, 2010

Supreme Court Hands Down Key Campaign Finance DecisionVol. 17, No. 3 01/22/10

Supreme Court Hands Down Key Campaign Finance Decision — Repeals Unconstitutional Restrictions on Political Speech     NRA praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision yesterday...
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January 15, 2010

Sleep Easy, America - Feds' Terrorist Watchlist Nabs Cub ScoutNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 2 01/15/10

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,...
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January 8, 2010

Supreme Court Update: McDonald v. City of ChicagoNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 17, No. 1 01/08/10

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...
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