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Know Your State's Gun Laws

Whether you're traveling interstate, have recently moved, or are a long-time resident, knowing your specific state's gun laws is an important part of gun ownership.


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Maryland: It’s 2013 All Over Again

House Speaker Mike Busch, Senate President Mike Miller, and Attorney General Brian Frosh, the same officials who passed ...

Fox News  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Open carry in Texas 'much ado about nothing,' despite doomsayers' predictions

Open carry in Texas began not with a bang, but a whimper.The new, and somewhat controversial law allowing licensed gun owners to carry their firearms openly in public took effect Jan. 1. Predictions that the ...

Real Clear Science  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Smart Guns are Stupid Science

The power has been out for two months. Word of mouth, around the FEMA depots, says it should be back soon. That's what they said last month too. Suddenly, in the wreckage of your home, ...


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Michael Bloomberg may see an opening in the New Hampshire results

The results were just one more sign to Bloomberg’s advisers that he may have an opening as Democrats and Republicans embraced candidates they said were unlikely to resonate with voters in a general election. Bloomberg ...

Washington Post  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Maryland: Lawmakers pushing more gun control

The legislation — along with two gun-control bills proposed Tuesday by Senate Majority Whip Jamie Raskin — could set up a new standoff with Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who was endorsed by the National Rifle ...


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Tennessee: Committee delays action on gun bills

A series of gun bills that would expand the places where valid permit holders can carry their weapons were the center of attention during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting held Tuesday.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch  

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Missouri Supreme Court says Amendment 5 did not extend gun rights to non-violent felons

A state constitutional amendment on the right to bear firearms does not allow nonviolent felons to carry guns, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in a set of opinions announced Tuesday.


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pennsylvania: Mayor’s office unhappy about NRA-sponsored Civil War Museum exhibit

An ongoing dispute involving Harrisburg’s mayor and the National Civil War Museum, and another between the top city leader and the National Rifle Association, came together this week.Mayor Eric Papenfuse, who has no love for ...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Colorado: Tell Your Representative to Support Repeal of Arbitrary Magazine Ban

In 2013, the Colorado Legislature restricted the ability of law-abiding gun owners to protect themselves by limiting the ...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

California: The NRA & CRPA Helps Overcome Opposition to Range Opening

Gunther Guns is a retail firearm store in the City of Carlsbad, California.  The store is located in ...


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.