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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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December 29, 2009

FBI Reports Huge Decrease In Murders As Firearm, Ammunition And “Large” Magazine Sales SoarNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 51 12/30/09

 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...
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December 18, 2009

Rider Passed Protecting Military Firearms, Ammunition, and ComponentsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 50 12/18/09

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,...
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December 11, 2009

Bloomberg's Billions Buy Opinions: Understanding the Latest Anti-Gun "Poll"NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 49 12/11/09

Bloomberg's Billions Buy OpinionsUnderstanding the Latest Anti-Gun "Poll"   This week, anti-gun New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's...
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December 4, 2009

Date Set For Court To Hear Oral Arguments In McDonald v. City of ChicagoNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 48 12/04/09

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...
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November 27, 2009

Overwhelming Support For Incorporation of the Second AmendmentNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 47 11/27/09

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....
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November 20, 2009

McDonald v. City of ChicagoNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 46 11/20/09

McDonald v. City of Chicago  On November 16, the NRA filed its brief with the U.S. Supreme Court as Respondent in Support of Petitioner in McDonald...
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November 13, 2009

Ask Your U.S. Senators And Representative To Sign Amicus Brief NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 45 11/13/09

Urgent Alert: Ask Your U.S. Senators And Representative To Sign Amicus Brief Supporting Second Amendment Rights In The States!  As a critical Second Amendment case goes before...
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November 6, 2009

NRA-PVF Celebrates Landslide Victories In 2009 ElectionsNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 44 11/06/09

NRA-PVF Celebrates Landslide Victories In 2009 Elections  The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund's (NRA-PVF) endorsed...
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October 30, 2009

NRA Sues Seattle Over Illegal Gun BanNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 43 10/30/09

NRA Sues Seattle Over Illegal Gun Ban On October 28, NRA filed a complaint in the Superior Court of Washington State against the City of Seattle, asking the court to enjoin...
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October 23, 2009

Congress Passes NRA-Backed Legislation Protecting Pocketknife ClassificationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 42 10/23/09

Congress Passes NRA-Backed LegislationProtecting Pocketknife Classification  Back in June, we reported on a proposed U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
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October 16, 2009

“Task Force” Using Crime And Corruption In Mexico As Premise For Gun Control In U.S. NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 41 10/16/09

“Task Force” Using Crime And Corruption In Mexico As Premise For Gun Control In U.S.   On October 13, the Associated Press reported...
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October 9, 2009

Legislators Will File Brief In McDonald v. Chicago CaseNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 40 10/09/09

Legislators Will File Brief In McDonald v. Chicago Case  As we reported in last week's Grassroots Alert, the U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear the landmark Second Amendment...
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October 2, 2009

Supreme Court to Hear Monumental Second Amendment Case: McDonald v. ChicagoNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 39 10/02/09

Supreme Court to Hear MonumentalSecond Amendment Case:  McDonald v. Chicago  NRA applauds the Supreme Court's recent decision to hear the...
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September 25, 2009

Usual Suspects Attack Wicker AmendmentNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 38 09/25/09

Usual Suspects Attack Wicker Amendment   Last week, we reported on the Wicker amendment—a NRA-backed amendment to H.R. 3288 (the FY 2010...
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September 18, 2009

NRA-Backed Wicker Amendment Adopted By SenateNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 37 09/18/09

NRA-Backed Wicker Amendment Adopted By Senate During consideration of H.R. 3288 (FY 2010 Transportation--Housing and Urban Development appropriations...
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September 11, 2009

Gun Owners Tell Mayors The Truth About "Mayors Against Illegal Guns" NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 36 09/11/09

Gun Owners Tell Mayors The TruthAbout "Mayors Against Illegal Guns" When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino--both...
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September 4, 2009

National Gun Registration And Waiting Period Are Goals Of New "Gun Show" StudyNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 35 09/04/09

National Gun Registration And Waiting Period Are Goals Of New "Gun Show" Study  Despite California's bans on "assault weapons," "unsafe" handguns,...
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August 28, 2009

"2009 Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium" NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 34 08/28/09

2009 Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium The 2009 “Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium” will be held on Saturday, September 12, at...
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August 21, 2009

Another Mayor Drops Membership in "Mayors Against Illegal Guns" NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 33 08/21/09

Another Mayor Drops Membership in "Mayors Against Illegal Guns" Since its creation, Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) has signed up a large number of committed anti-gun...
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August 14, 2009

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 32 08/14/09Bloomberg Wants to "Counter" the NRA

Bloomberg Wants to "Counter" the NRA   It is old news to gun owners that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is not a friend.  As one of the leading proponents of new gun laws,...
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August 7, 2009

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 31 08/7/09 Triggering The Vote!

Triggering The Vote!  With each election, Americans go to the polls and make decisions that affect -- for better or worse -- the future of freedom in America.  According to the U.S....
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July 31, 2009

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 30 07/31/09Now Is The Time To Make Yourself Heard At Town Hall Meetings!

Now Is The Time To MakeYourself Heard At Town Hall Meetings!  The U.S. House of Representatives adjourned on July 31--and the U.S. Senate will adjourn next week--to start...
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July 24, 2009

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 29 07/24/09National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Thwarted Despite Bipartisan Majority Vote

National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Thwarted Despite Bipartisan Majority Vote On Wednesday, July 22, by a margin of 58-39, a bipartisan majority of the U.S. Senate voted...
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July 17, 2009

U.S. Senate To Consider Right-To-Carry Reciprocity Amendment Early Next WeekNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 28 07/17/09

Contact Your U.S. Senators TODAY And Urge Them To Support Your Right To Self-Defense   The U.S. Senate is now considering the National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1390). ...
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July 10, 2009

Two-thirds of State Attorneys General Support Second Amendment IncorporationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 27 07/10/09

Two-thirds of State Attorneys General Support Second Amendment Incorporation   Two-thirds of the nation’s attorneys general have filed a “friend...
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July 2, 2009

Arizona Legislature Takes The Lead In Backing Self-Defense NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 26 07/02/09

Arizona Legislature Takes The Lead In Backing Self-Defense The Arizona Senate passed three important self-defense bills in a session that lasted into the...
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