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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.


Daytona Beach News Journal  

Monday, November 30, 2015

EDITORIAL: Terror Watch list a flimsy way to deny rights

In 2010, the Government Accountability Office concluded that “membership in a terrorist organization does not prohibit a person from possessing firearms or explosives under current federal law.” Indeed, according to the GAO, between 2004 and ...

Monday, November 30, 2015

Michigan: County Gun Boards Eliminated Tomorrow, New Licensing Process Goes Into Effect

Tomorrow, December 1, the primary components of NRA-backed Senate Bill 34 and Senate Bill 35 will take effect.  


Monday, November 30, 2015

Trench Warfare

The presidential election cycle keeps getting longer and more expensive. Nearly a year before Americans will finally cast ...

The Washington Post  

Monday, November 30, 2015

In wake of Colorado shooting, Obama calls for more gun controls

Administration officials have been scrutinizing whether they can undertake additional gun controls through executive action, but no proposals have yet to be finalized.

The Washington Post  

Monday, November 30, 2015

NRA challenges McAuliffe on latest gun control effort

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration recently moved to finalize his ban on firearms in state buildings, and the National Rifle Association dispensed a swift reminder that in Virginia tightening gun restrictions won’t come without a fight.

Traverse City Record-Eagle  

Monday, November 30, 2015

Michigan: Concealed pistol licensing boards end

Waste of time or not, CPL applicants will no longer have to deal with county gun boards. A new state law takes effect Tuesday that eliminates the boards and shifts their responsibilities to county clerks ...

Detroit News  

Monday, November 30, 2015

Detroit cop unions challenge NFL handgun ban

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Detroit police union officials are expressing their opposition to an NFL policy that prohibits off-duty cops from bringing firearms into stadiums, saying the rule puts lives ...

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  

Monday, November 30, 2015

Lott: America could use more concealed carry gun permit holders

Since the terrorist attacks in Paris, such far-away places as Pennsylvania have experienced a surge in applications for concealed handgun permits.Permit requests have at least doubled in some large counties, including Allegheny. Pennsylvania has more ...

Washington Times  

Monday, November 30, 2015

Fighting words over gun control

You mean we’re allowed to resist criminals or terrorists? All by ourselves?That was the shocking point made by District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier last week on “60 Minutes.”


Friday, November 27, 2015

President Obama Signs NRA-Backed Measures into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It includes several NRA-backed provisions -- expanding gun rights on stateside military bases; prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from banning traditional ammunition; and saving taxpayer dollars ...


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.