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California: Excise Tax Legislation to Be Heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee

Monday, May 10, 2021

California: Excise Tax Legislation to Be Heard in the Assembly Appropriations Committee

On May 12th, the Assembly Appropriations Committee will hear Assembly Bills 1223, 1237, and 1509.

Delaware: Handgun Licensing Bill Hearing Tomorrow

Monday, May 10, 2021

Delaware: Handgun Licensing Bill Hearing Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hear Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a ...

Alaska: Senate Version of Emergency Powers Legislation Filed

Monday, May 10, 2021

Alaska: Senate Version of Emergency Powers Legislation Filed

Last week, Emergency Powers legislation, Senate Bill 136, was introduced in the Alaska Senate and referred to the ...

Nevada: Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Gun Ban Bill

Monday, May 10, 2021

Nevada: Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Gun Ban Bill

On May 11th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear Assembly Bill 286, to end the centuries old practice ...

NICS Numbers Tell a Story

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Monday, May 10, 2021

NICS Numbers Tell a Story

NICS numbers rise. Readers know the rest. Self-reliance and firearms ownership are time-honored American traditions.

Canada’s “Dead” Long-Gun Registry Still Used by Police

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Canada’s “Dead” Long-Gun Registry Still Used by Police

Concerning the repudiated long gun registry and the federal police agency responsible for implementing and enforcing Canada’s gun ...

New York Times Throws ATF Pity Party

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Monday, May 10, 2021

New York Times Throws ATF Pity Party

The publication of a lengthy New York Times or Washington Post opinion piece disguised as news that commiserates about the purportedly beleaguered ...

Colorado: House Expected to Consider Pair of Anti-Gun Measures this Week

Sunday, May 9, 2021

Colorado: House Expected to Consider Pair of Anti-Gun Measures this Week

With bills rapidly advancing through the legislature, the Colorado House will likely consider two anti-gun measures this week and ...

ATF Proposed Rule a Blatant Attack on American Gun Industry

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

ATF Proposed Rule a Blatant Attack on American Gun Industry

Two weeks ago we reported on a leaked document that appeared to be a new ATF proposed rule to amend ...

Vermont: Amendment Poses Legal Jeopardy for Citizens Engaged in Self-Defense

Friday, May 7, 2021

Vermont: Amendment Poses Legal Jeopardy for Citizens Engaged in Self-Defense

Legislation introduced this session to address policing took a turn for the worse recently.  It was amended in ...

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.