February 15, 2008
Update On Right-To-Carry
In National Parks And Wildlife Refuges
The current regulations on possession of firearms in national parks--which generally prohibit possession, carry...
February 8, 2008
Vice President Cheney Signs On To Congressional Amicus Curiae Brief
Affirms Unequivocal Support Of Second Amendment As An Individual Right
Today, in his capacity as President...
February 1, 2008
More Gun Laws, More Violent Crime
In January, the Brady Campaign released its annual “State Report Cards,” scoring the states according to their gun laws.
January 25, 2008
UPDATE ON D.C. GUN BAN CASE
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the District of Columbia v. Heller case on March 18th.
Former Acting Solicitor...
January 18, 2008
Briefs Filed In D.C. Gun Ban Case
As the date for Supreme Court argument in District of Columbia v. Heller approaches, the filing of briefs has begun. The District filed its brief...
January 11, 2008
D.C. Court of Appeals Blocks Reckless Lawsuit
On January 10, the District Columbia Court of Appeals found that the “Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act” (PLCAA) blocked lawsuits...
January 4, 2008
Outrage Of The Week!
Rapid Fire Mis-Reporting: This week’s outrage comes from an Associated Press article (http://www.thepittsburghchannel.com/news/14941809/detail.html),...
December 27, 2007
Here are some of the top stories we brought you in the NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert in 2007. With the 2008 election season just around the corner, we must redouble our efforts to...
December 21, 2007
Senate Passes NICS Improvement Act, House Concurs!
After months of careful negotiation, pro-gun legislation was passed through Congress Wednesday. NRA-ILA worked closely...
December 14, 2007
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK!
An Inane Statement: This week’s outrage comes courtesy of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show co-host Mika Brzezinski, who apparently has a very hard time laying...
December 7, 2007
The Supreme Court and the DC Gun Ban—
Setting the Record Straight
Now that the Supreme Court has agreed to review the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...
November 30, 2007
OUTRAGE OF THE WEEK!
Brady’s Shamelessness—Will They Ever Learn? This week’s outrage comes, not surprisingly, from the Brady Center. You may recall back in May,...
November 16, 2007
SUPREME COURT POSTPONES ANNOUNCEMENT
ON D.C. SECOND AMENDMENT CASE
The Supreme Court’s orders announced Tuesday, November 13, did not mention any action on District of Columbia...
November 9, 2007
ELECTION 2007 WRAP UP:
89% OF NRA-PVF ENDORSED CANDIDATES ELECTED—
But The Fight Is Far From Over!
While the two major political parties may be receiving...
November 2, 2007
INDIANA COURT IGNORES
“PROTECTION OF LAWFUL COMMERCE IN ARMS ACT”
This week, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the city of Gary, Indiana could continue its frivolous,...
October 26, 2007
A “PILLAR” OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
DISCRIMINATES AGAINST THE SECOND
Earlier this year, Virginia’s Roanoke Times newspaper came under intense scrutiny and near-universal condemnation...
October 19, 2007
You probably recall reading a story we brought you in May regarding the Brady Center’s stomach-turning fundraising plea sent in the immediate aftermath...
October 12, 2007
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON HR 2640
In last week’s Grassroots Alert, we provided factual information to refute several myths being promulgated by some vocal opponents of the NICS...
October 5, 2007
THE NICS IMPROVEMENT BILL: MYTH AND REALITY
Some opponents of the “NICS Improvement Amendments Act” (H.R. 2640) have spent the last several months painting a picture of the bill...
September 28, 2007
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES ADDRESS NRA CELEBRATION OF AMERICAN VALUES
On September 21, the NRA held its first “Celebration of American Values” conference, providing NRA members the opportunity...
September 21, 2007
“HERALDING” THE TRUTH
AND SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
The Miami Herald, which on several occasions over the years has called for renewal of the Clinton Gun Ban, has done so again,...
September 14, 2007
With Labor Day now behind us, the unofficial kick-off of the campaign season has begun. Although the 2008 elections may seem a long way off, as states...
September 7, 2007
SENATE VOTES TO ADDRESS U.N. GUN BAN CRUSADE
With the United Nations continuing its efforts to enact draconian, transnational gun control laws in countries around the world, yesterday...
August 31, 2007
PANEL ON VIRGINIA TECH MURDERS PUSHES ANTI-GUN AGENDA
Yesterday, the "Virginia Tech Review Panel" released its report on April's horrific mass murder on campus. ...
August 24, 2007
POLL FINDS 66% OF VOTERS WANT NO NEW GUN LAWS
A recent Zogby International poll conducted for Associated Television News found that 66% of the American voting public rejects the idea...
August 17, 2007
PRESIDENT BUSH ISSUES EXECUTIVE
ORDER FACILITATING HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES
AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION
President George W. Bush today issued an executive order directing Federal...
August 10, 2007
WE NEED YOU ON NRA-ILA's “FrontLines”™
Formerly known as the NRA-ILA Grassroots Network, NRA-ILA FrontLines™ is the most comprehensive grassroots program ever undertaken by NRA-ILA. ...
August 3, 2007
NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE YOURSELF HEARD AT TOWN HALL MEETINGS!
Congress will start its Summer District Work Period next week, returning after Labor Day. During this time, your...
July 27, 2007
MEETING YOUR ACTIVIST NEEDS
One thing we pride ourselves on in the Grassroots Division is constantly evaluating our programs and publications to ensure we are providing our volunteers...
July 20, 2007
D.C. PETITIONS SCOTUS TO HEAR GUN BAN CASE
On Monday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty announced the city will appeal the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s Parker...
July 13, 2007
U.S. HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
PRESERVES TIAHRT AMENDMENT!
On Thursday, July 12, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to protect language commonly known as the...
July 6, 2007
PROPOSED “SAFETY” REGULATIONS WOULD DRY UP AMMUNITION SALES
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed new rules that would have a dramatic effect on the...
June 29, 2007
U.S. SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE PASSES SHELBY AMENDMENT PROTECTING TRACE DATA SECURITY
NRA-ILA welcomed the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s action yesterday...
June 22, 2007
"NICS IMPROVEMENT AMENDMENTS ACT" NOT GUN CONTROL!
Last week, when the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2640, "The NICS Improvement Amendments Act," by a voice...
June 15, 2007
H.R. 2640, THE “NICS IMPROVEMENT ACT,”
PASSES HOUSE BY VOICE VOTE
On June 13, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 2640, the “NICS Improvement Act,” by a...
June 8, 2007
ANTI-GUN SENATOR DOES BLOOMBERG’S BIDDING—
Yanks Tiahrt Amendment From Appropriations Bill
Anti-gun Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS)...
June 1, 2007
Continue To Urge Support Of Tiahrt Amendment
For more than five years, cities suing the gun industry and anti-gun organizations have sought access to confidential law enforcement data...
May 25, 2007
THEORY OF GUN CONTROL MEETS REALITY OF CRIME
A May 15 story in The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) serves as a good reminder of how a person’s support for gun control often changes...
May 18, 2007
BLOOMBERG CALLS FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
A “FRINGE ORGANIZATION”
Anti-gun New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) is at it again. A recent New York Post article detailed...
May 11, 2007
D.C. CIRCUIT COURT AFFIRMS EARLIER PARKER RULING
On Tuesday, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit, declined to review the decision in Parker v. District...