NRA Explore
nra-ila top stories

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.

NRA-ILA NEWS
SECTION
FROM
WITHIN

Lifezette.com  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

John Lott: Obama’s Not Done with Guns

President Obama wants to take away people’s guns. Last week, he lamented to the BBC that his biggest frustration as president was not getting major gun control passed during his presidency. How much does he ...

Breitbart.com  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Alan Dershowitz: 2nd Amendment "An Absurd Thing" in our Constitution

During a recent appearance on Newsmax TV, Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz said the Second Amendment is an “absurd thing” in our constitution and that our legal framework needs to be adjusted “to create a ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Nebraska: Gov. Ricketts Authorizes Arming of Guardsmen

Last Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts authorized Major General Daryl Bohac to arm personnel as he deems necessary at ...

The News Service of Florida  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Right-to-Carry Permits Fast-Tracked For Military By State of Florida

Florida, which already has the most concealed-weapon licenses in the nation, is now fast-tracking the process for active-duty military members and honorably discharged veterans.

Washington Times  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Legal issues delay arming recruiters for U.S. military

Capitol Hill Republicans are pushing to arm service members at recruitment centers in the wake of the deadly Chattanooga, Tennessee, attack, but a “patchwork” of laws may get in the way.While federal law gives the ...

News & Observor  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

North Carolina: Senate passes formerly controversial gun bill with no changes

The state Senate kept the status quo Monday night by passing a compromised House version of a hot-topic gun bill, and it will now be sent to the governor.

Poughkeepsie Journal  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Eleanor Roosevelt, gun owner

First lady. Icon of liberalism. Gun owner?Yes, Eleanor Roosevelt, known for traveling the country to highlight the plight of the poor and marginalized, also was packing heat.

Hollywood Reporter  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hollywood Calls for Gun Control

Katy Perry, Lena Dunham and Rebel Wilson are among A-listers calling for stricter gun control.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Passes Senate on Bipartisan Vote, Goes to Governor McCrory for Signature

Yesterday, the North Carolina State Senate passed House Bill 562, the NRA-backed omnibus pro-gun reform bill on a bipartisan vote ...

NPR  

Monday, July 27, 2015

Flouting The Law, Some New Yorkers Won't Register Guns

New York state has some of the toughest gun laws in the country. Compliance with those laws is another matter.New York passed a broad package of gun regulations after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., ...

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.