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AlertTELL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO OPPOSE “UNIVERSAL” BACKGROUND CHECK BILLS

Recently two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called "universal" background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do.

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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.

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Washington Post  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

House Democrats look to roll back little-known rule allowing guns in the Capitol

House Democrats are looking to roll back a little-known, five-decade-old Capitol Hill regulation that allows members of Congress ...

Washington times  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Federal appeals court upholds New Jersey's law limiting gun magazine capacity

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld New Jersey’s law restricting the size of firearm magazines to 10 rounds, ...

Fox19Now  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Ohio’s proposed ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill moves closer to vote in Senate

The bill could receive a vote on the Senate floor this week. Dozens packed into the Ohio Senate ...

The Guardian  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Newly empowered Democrats ramp up calls for stronger gun control

Prominent Democrats plan on Thursday to begin ramping up calls for stronger gun control at the start of ...

MyNorthwest.com  

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Washington: State gun control group looks to restrict standard-capacity magazines, more

The Alliance for Gun Responsibility unveiled its legislative agenda for 2019 Wednesday evening.

California: Firearm Excise Tax Legislation Introduced

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

California: Firearm Excise Tax Legislation Introduced

This week, the California Legislature convened for an organizational session and swearing in ceremonies for legislators. During their ...

Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Pre-Filed in the Senate for 2019

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Oklahoma: Constitutional Carry Pre-Filed in the Senate for 2019

Recently, Senator Nathan Dahm pre-filed constitutional carry legislation, Senate Bill 12 for the 2019 Legislative Session. 

Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners: Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Warning to New Mexico Gun Owners: Expect Unprecedented Attacks On Your Second Amendment Rights During The 2019 Legislative Session

While the New Mexico Legislature will not convene for its 60-day Regular Session until January 15, lawmakers can start ...

Wall Street Journal  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

How Dick’s Sporting Goods Decided to Change Its Gun Policy

Dick’s expects same-store sales to fall between 3% and 4% this year, in line with the calculations it ...

The Hill  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

House Dems to introduce bill to criminalize private firearms transfers: report

Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) plans to introduce a bill that will require universal background checks, according to the ...

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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.