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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.


Washington Times  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

White House to GOP: Worry about gun control

The White House said Monday that Republicans concerned about Syrian refugees waging terrorist attacks in the U.S. should focus their energy instead on banning guns sales to people on the government’s terrorist watch list.

National Review  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Politicians use terrorism to subvert Second Amendment

Let us avoid gloss or euphemism and speak plainly: This idea flies directly in the face of every cherished American conception of justice, and it should be rejected with extreme prejudice. You will note, I ...

Tampa Tribune  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

So much for innocent-’til-proven-guilty

Suppose there were some ultra-classified list maintained by the authorities — sort of a double-secret probation register for the government — and you had no way to discover whose name was on it (yours could ...

Washington Free Beacon  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

MSNBC Panel Supports Stripping Gun Rights from Watchlist Suspects Because NRA Opposes It

A panel on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes argued that those on the government’s terror watch list ought to be barred from legally purchasing firearms, despite admitted problems with the list, because the National ...

Washington Times  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

When the gun-ignorant make gun laws

When the state of Maryland quietly killed off its 15-year, $5 million social experiment in gun control — so-called “ballistic fingerprinting” — it served up the latest example of people who know nothing about firearms ...

Washington Times  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Fighting ISIS with concealed carry

Following the recent Paris attacks, the Islamic State recently announced its intention to “strike America at its center,” in Washington, D.C. Our response should be swift and decisive.The D.C. City Council should immediately adopt emergency ...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Michigan: Governor Snyder Signs Firearm Inheritance Protection Act

Today, November 24, Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills 225 and 226.

CT Mirror  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

With Congress deadlocked, Conn. senators press Obama on gun checks

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy and other gun control advocates have switched their focus from Congress to the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue to try to close what they call loopholes in the FBI background ...

Austin American-Statesman  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Colorado: At Boulder campus, concealed carry of handguns has faded as an issue

For 136 years, the University of Colorado banned anyone but law enforcement officers from carrying a firearm on campus. That changed in March 2012, when the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a 2003 law expanding ...  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Lott: Keeping guns out gets us nowhere in staying safer

Suppose a criminal comes upon your home and sees a sign announcing, "Gun Free Zone." How would he respond? Unless he thinks that the homeowner is playing a joke on him, the sign would put ...


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.