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February 28, 2012

Right-To-Carry 2012

Self-defense is a fundamental right. The U.S. constitution, the constitutions of 44 states, common law, and the laws of all states recognize the right to use arms in self-defense. RTC laws respect the right to self-defense by allowing individuals to carry firearms for protection.

June 30, 2014

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law. To determine the...

May 11, 2014

HR 218/Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA)

LEOSA, as Amended by the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (Jan 2, 2013) (Changes have been italicized.) § 926B. Carrying of concealed firearms by qualified law enforcement...

July 9, 2010

Compendium of State Firearms Laws

With extensive gun control laws on the books in America, there are two challenges facing every gun owner. First, you owe it to yourself to become familiar with the federal laws on gun ownership. Only by knowing the laws can you avoid innocently breaking one. Second, while federal legislation receives the most media attention, state legislatures and city councils make many more decisions regarding your right to own and carry firearms. NRA members and all gun owners must take extra care to be aware of anti-gun laws and ordinances at the state and local levels.

January 8, 2009

Travel Update on Ammunition over .50 Caliber

U.S. DOT Clarifies Big-Bore Ammo Rules Over the past few years, big game hunters and shooters who use large caliber firearms have had problems traveling by air, due to an incorrect...

July 25, 2008

Puerto Rico - Firearms Laws

The Firearms Laws of Puerto Rico, As of 2008.

September 5, 2006

U.S. DOJ Letter On Interstate Firearms Transport

Click here to see a letter from the U.S. Justice Department to Congressman Don Young clarifying federal firearms transport regulations and information about certain states that do...

May 24, 2005

Clinton Gun Ban Update

Clinton Gun Ban Update On Monday, September 13, 2004 the Clinton gun ban expired. Below are links to information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE)...

March 24, 2004

Citizen's Guide To Federal Firearms Laws - Summary

A Citizen`s Guide to Federal Firearms Laws A summary of federal restrictions on the purchase, sale, possession, and transportation of firearms and ammunition. ...

August 13, 2003

Airline Transportation of Firearms

To answer questions new airline security procedures have raised for NRA members transporting firearms in their checked baggage, NRA-ILA staff contacted the Office of Security Regulation and Policy at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

April 10, 2001

Gun Laws, Culture, Justice & Crime In Foreign Countries

Do other countries all have more restrictive gun laws and lower violent crime rates than the U.S.? How do U.S. and other countries` crime trends compare? What societal factors affect crime rates?

July 25, 2000

Guam - Firearms Laws

PLEASE NOTE: In addition to territorial laws, the purchase, sale and (in certain circumstances) the possession and interstate transportation of firearms is regulated by the Gun Control...

December 15, 1999

Federal Firearms Laws

FEDERAL FIREARMS LAWS Table of Contents Summary of Gun Control Act of 1968 Gun Control Act of 1968 TITLE I-State Firearm Control Assistance Sec. 921. Definitions Sec....