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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.


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Florida Urgent: STOP Prosecutors from conspiring against your self-defense rights

SB-344 Burden of Proof  by Sen. Rob Bradley is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Rules Committee on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at 1:00PM.  SB-344 Burden of Proof (current version) restores the Stand Your ...

The Hill  

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Why Congress stopped gun control activism at the CDC

History is not always written by the victors. In a Nov. 20 letter to the Labor, Health, Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, House Democrats urged repeal of the 1996 ban on funding for gun ...

Volokh Conspiracy  

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Kopel: The costs and consequences of gun control

Today the Cato Institute published my monograph “The Costs and Consequences of Gun Control.” The policy analysis examines several gun control proposals which have been promoted by the Obama administration and the gun control lobby: ...

Washington Times  

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Michigan: Snyder OKs concealed carry exemptions, paramedic immunity

Prison guards and retired probation and parole officers with a concealed-carry permit can have their gun in schools and other generally off limits areas under laws signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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 ...


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.