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....
November 20, 2009
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...
November 13, 2009
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...
November 6, 2009
NRA-PVF Celebrates Landslide Victories In 2009 Elections
The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund's (NRA-PVF) endorsed...
October 30, 2009
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...
October 23, 2009
Congress Passes NRA-Backed LegislationProtecting Pocketknife Classification
Back in June, we reported on a proposed U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
October 16, 2009
“Task Force” Using Crime And Corruption
In Mexico As Premise For Gun Control In U.S.
On October 13, the Associated Press reported...
October 9, 2009
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...
October 2, 2009
Supreme Court to Hear MonumentalSecond Amendment Case: McDonald v. Chicago
NRA applauds the Supreme Court's recent decision to hear the...
September 25, 2009
Usual Suspects Attack Wicker Amendment
Last week, we reported on the Wicker amendment—a NRA-backed amendment to H.R. 3288 (the FY 2010...
September 18, 2009
NRA-Backed Wicker Amendment Adopted By Senate
During consideration of H.R. 3288 (FY 2010 Transportation--Housing and Urban Development appropriations...
September 11, 2009
Gun Owners Tell Mayors The TruthAbout "Mayors Against Illegal Guns"
When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino--both...
September 4, 2009
National Gun Registration And Waiting Period Are Goals Of New "Gun Show" Study
Despite California's bans on "assault weapons," "unsafe" handguns,...
August 28, 2009
2009 Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium
The 2009 “Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium” will be held on Saturday, September 12, at...
August 21, 2009
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...
August 14, 2009
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,...
August 7, 2009
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....
July 31, 2009
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...
July 24, 2009
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...
July 17, 2009
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). ...
July 10, 2009
Two-thirds of State Attorneys General Support Second Amendment Incorporation
Two-thirds of the nation’s attorneys general have filed a “friend...
July 2, 2009
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...
June 25, 2009
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....
June 19, 2009
GAO Reports On Arms Trafficking In Mexico
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this week entitled, "Firearms Trafficking:...
June 12, 2009
If Knives Are Outlawed…Customs And Border ProtectionProposal Could Ban Many Pocketknives
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a proposed...
June 5, 2009
Update On Pending Federal Legislation
There are a number of pro-gun bills pending in Congress that require your attention and action. Please review...
May 29, 2009
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)...
May 22, 2009
Bi-Partisan Congressional Majority Moves to Restore Second Amendment in National Parks
On Wednesday, NRA-backed legislation to restore the Second...
May 15, 2009
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...
May 8, 2009
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...
May 1, 2009
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...
April 24, 2009
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,...
April 17, 2009
President Obama Announces Support for Firearms Treaty
During an official visit to Mexico on April 16, President Obama announced his support for...
April 10, 2009
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...
April 3, 2009
Legislation To Restore Concealed Carry in National Parks Introduced
On Thursday, April 2, U.S. Senators Mike Crapo (R-Idaho),...
March 27, 2009
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...
March 20, 2009
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...