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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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June 25, 2009

New D.C. Rules Mark One-YearAnniversary of Historic Heller Decision NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 25 06/26/09

New D.C. Rules Mark One-Year Anniversary of Historic Heller Decision   Today, June 26, marks the one-year anniversary of the landmark D.C....
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June 19, 2009

GAO Reports On Arms Trafficking In MexicoNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 24 06/19/09

GAO Reports On Arms Trafficking In Mexico  The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this week entitled, "Firearms Trafficking:...
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June 12, 2009

If Knives Are Outlawed… Customs And Border Protection Proposal Could Ban Many Pocketknives NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 23 06/12/09

If Knives Are Outlawed…Customs And Border ProtectionProposal Could Ban Many Pocketknives  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a proposed...
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June 5, 2009

Update On Pending Federal LegislationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 22 06/5/09

Update On Pending Federal Legislation There are a number of pro-gun bills pending in Congress that require your attention and action.  Please review...
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May 29, 2009

Your Help Is Needed In Support of BATFE Reform Bills S. 941 And H.R. 2296NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 21 05/29/09

Your Help Is Needed In Support of BATFE Reform Bills S. 941 And H.R. 2296   As we reported earlier this month, Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho)...
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May 22, 2009

Bi-Partisan Congressional Majority Moves to Restore Second Amendment in National ParksNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 20 05/22/09

Bi-Partisan Congressional Majority Moves to Restore Second Amendment in National Parks  On Wednesday, NRA-backed legislation to restore the Second...
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May 15, 2009

Record-Setting Crowd Attends Phoenix Grassroots Workshop!NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 19 05/15/09

Record-Setting Crowd Attends Phoenix Grassroots Workshop!  This morning, 375 staunch, pro-gun patriots attended the standing room only NRA-ILA Grassroots Workshop, held in conjunction...
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May 8, 2009

H.R. 2296 -BATFE Reform Bill Introduced In U.S. HouseNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 18 05/08/09

H.R. 2296 -- BATFE Reform Bill Introduced In U.S. House  As we reported last week, the companion bill to S. 941 --  the "Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Reform and...
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May 1, 2009

BATFE Reform Bill Introduced In U.S. SenateNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 17 05/01/09

BATFE Reform Bill Introduced In U.S. Senate Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced S. 941- the “Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...
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April 24, 2009

Brady Campaign And Lautenberg Unite To Mislead And Control--Again NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 16 04/24/09

Brady Campaign And LautenbergUnite To Mislead And Control--Again  This week, in a typically misleading move designed to bolster their political agenda rather than reduce violent crime,...
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April 17, 2009

President Obama Announces Support for Firearms TreatyNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 15 04/17/09

President Obama Announces Support for Firearms Treaty  During an official visit to Mexico on April 16, President Obama announced his support for...
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April 10, 2009

Pelosi Calls For Gun Registration, Opposes D.C. Gun Reform LegislationNRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 16, No. 14 04/10/09

Pelosi Calls For Gun Registration, Opposes D.C. Gun Reform Legislation   In February, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) rightly rejected Attorney General Eric Holder’s...
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April 3, 2009

Legislation To Restore Concealed Carry in National Parks IntroducedGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 13 04/03/09

Legislation To Restore Concealed Carry in National Parks Introduced   On Thursday, April 2, U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho),...
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March 27, 2009

War on Drugs, or on Gun Owners’ Rights?GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 12 03/27/09

War on Drugs, or on Gun Owners’ Rights?   As the issue of Mexican violence continues to boil over, it has become clear that for many anti-gun politicians, the war on drugs and...
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March 20, 2009

Concealed Carry in National Parks Suspended—NRA Files Motion To AppealGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 11 03/20/09

Concealed Carry in National Parks Suspended— NRA Files Motion To Appeal   On Thursday, March 19, a federal district court in Washington, D.C. granted anti-gun plaintiffs a preliminary...
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March 13, 2009

Trouble in Mexico? Anti-Gunners Say, “Blame America.”GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 10 03/13/09

Trouble in Mexico?  Anti-Gunners Say, “Blame America.”   Over the past few weeks, the number of stories in the press regarding the escalating violence in Mexico has dramatically...
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March 6, 2009

Objective Analysis May Lead To Real ReformGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 9 03/06/09

Objective Analysis May Lead To Real Reform   From time to time, elected officials actually do research an issue, learn the facts, and take the appropriate action.  Such is...
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February 27, 2009

Feds Send Mixed Signals On Push For Gun ControlGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 8 02/27/09

Feds Send Mixed Signals On Push For Gun Control   On Wednesday, just over five weeks after Inauguration Day, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Obama Administration...
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February 20, 2009

Federal Court Sides With NRA and WorkersGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 7 02/20/09

Federal Court Sides With NRA and Workers This week, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in support of an Oklahoma law allowing employees...
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February 13, 2009

Zero Tolerance, Zero Common SenseGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 6 02/13/09

Zero Tolerance, Zero Common Sense   Here we go again. In yet another case of over reactive, one-size-fits-all, “zero-tolerance,” zero-common sense enforcement, Marie Morrow, an...
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February 6, 2009

No Surprises Here:Former President ClintonAdvocates New Gun And Magazine BanGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 5 02/06/09

No Surprises Here:  Former President Clinton Advocates New Gun And Magazine Ban   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); ...
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January 30, 2009

Anti-Gun Deception On The Senate FloorGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 4 01/30/09

Anti-Gun Deception On The Senate Floor   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars = query.split("&"); for (var...
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January 23, 2009

Obama Administration Halts Pending Bush RegulationsGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 3 01/23/09

Obama Administration Halts Pending Bush Regulations   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars = query.split("&"); ...
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January 16, 2009

Obama Appointees Face Hearings GRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 2 01/16/09

Obama Appointees Face Hearings   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars = query.split("&"); for (var i=0;i Sorry,...
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January 9, 2009

New Rules On Right-To-Carry In Our National Parks Take Effect TodayGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 16, No. 1 01/09/09

New Rules On Right-To-Carry In Our National Parks Take Effect Today   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars...
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December 19, 2008

The Year In ReviewGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 15, No. 49 12/19/08

The Year In Review function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars = query.split("&"); for (var i=0;i Sorry, your browser...
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December 12, 2008

Ammo Ban And Registration Proposal Getting Fresh LookGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 15, No. 48 12/12/08

Ammo Ban And Registration Proposal Getting Fresh Look   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars = query.split("&"); ...
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December 5, 2008

National Parks To Allow Right-To-CarryGRASSROOTS ALERT, Vol. 15, No. 47 12/05/08

National Parks To Allow Right-To-Carry   function getQueryVariable(variable) { var query = window.location.search.substring(1); var vars = query.split("&"); for (var...
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