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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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Watertown Public Opinion  

Friday, February 10, 2017

Daugaard threatens veto of concealed gun legislation

Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Thursday threatened to veto bills that would allow guns in the state Capitol and ...

Jeff Sessions Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General with Strong NRA Support

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions Confirmed as U.S. Attorney General with Strong NRA Support

Jeff Sessions, the former U.S. senator from Alabama, was confirmed on Wednesday as the new U.S. attorney general. 

Now Hear This: Shooting Sports Are Good for Your Health, But Loud Noise is Not!

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Hunting  

Friday, February 10, 2017

Now Hear This: Shooting Sports Are Good for Your Health, But Loud Noise is Not!

We hear it all the time from the anti-gun folks: firearms are a “public health” crisis. The proponents ...

ATF Associate Deputy Director Pens “White Paper” on Reducing Needless Firearms Regulations

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Friday, February 10, 2017

ATF Associate Deputy Director Pens “White Paper” on Reducing Needless Firearms Regulations

On Monday, the Washington Post reported on a “white paper” written by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

Utah: Urge your Legislators to Amend Flawed Carry Bill

Friday, February 10, 2017

Utah: Urge your Legislators to Amend Flawed Carry Bill

Currently pending a hearing in the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee is House Bill 112 and House ...

Maryland: House Passes Anti-Self Defense Legislation

Friday, February 10, 2017

Maryland: House Passes Anti-Self Defense Legislation

Today, the Maryland House of Representatives passed House Bill 159 on third reading by an 84-49 vote.

Pennsylvania: Re-Introduced Ivory Ban Proposal Targets Gun Owners and Sportsmen

Hunting  

Friday, February 10, 2017

Pennsylvania: Re-Introduced Ivory Ban Proposal Targets Gun Owners and Sportsmen

State Representative Madeleine Dean (D-153) recently circulated a memo to all members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives asking for co-sponsorship on legislation that ...

Colorado Repeal of Magazine Ban Passes Senate with Bipartisan Support

Friday, February 10, 2017

Colorado Repeal of Magazine Ban Passes Senate with Bipartisan Support

Today, the Colorado Senate passed Senate Bill 7 with a bipartisan vote of 21-13.

ATF Associate Deputy Director: Time To Reconsider Regulations On Suppressors, “Assault Weapons”

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Second Amendment  

Friday, February 10, 2017

ATF Associate Deputy Director: Time To Reconsider Regulations On Suppressors, “Assault Weapons”

A recently published “white paper” from ATF Associate Deputy Director Ronald Turk suggests National Firearms Act (NFA) regulation ...

Lexington.Wickedlocal.com  

Friday, February 10, 2017

Mass: Gun tax, large weapons ban included in new bill

A new proposal on Beacon Hill would increase taxes on gun sales, ban .50 caliber weapons, restrict personal ...

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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.