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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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Town Hall  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Rep. Scalise Explains to 'The View' Why His Position on Gun Control Hasn't Changed After Being Shot

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) explained his firm pro-Second Amendment stance to ‘View’ host Whoopi Goldberg Tuesday.

Des Moines Register  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Michael Bloomberg focuses on climate change, gun control in his first visit to Iowa

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his debut Iowa appearance as a possible presidential candidate Tuesday ...

Associated Press  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Freshman Lawmakers in Congress ready to use new-won power

"We know that all of our issues are tied and are the same," she added. "There is no ...

Washington Examiner  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

American kids are 'political pawns' in gun control battle, CEOs say

America's partisan standoff over gun regulation has made pawns of the nation's youth, the heads of two companies ...

Mercury News  

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

California: Contra Costa supervisors ask state to ban gun shows at fairgrounds

Deciding that gun shows don’t belong at the county fairgrounds, the Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to ...

Associated Press  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Sheriff: Woman kills jail escapee who kicks in her door

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An inmate who had escaped minutes earlier from a county jail in South Carolina ...

Ohio: Urgent Action Needed – Contact Your Senator in Support of Pro-Gun Bills

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Ohio: Urgent Action Needed – Contact Your Senator in Support of Pro-Gun Bills

The Senate Government Oversight and Reform Committee is scheduled to hold multiple hearings on House Bill 228 and ...

New Jersey: New, Reduced Magazine Capacity Restriction Deadline is December 10

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New Jersey: New, Reduced Magazine Capacity Restriction Deadline is December 10

Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation earlier this year which reduced New Jersey’s magazine capacity restriction from 15 rounds to ...

Washington Examiner  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Michael Bloomberg stirs 2020 presidential speculation, but he'll need a better answer on 'stop-and-frisk'

If Michael Bloomberg is serious about running for president in 2020, he's going to have to find a ...

Crime Prevention Research Center  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New CPRC Research: Mass Public Shootings are much higher in the rest of the world and increasing much more quickly

The U.S. is well below the world average in terms of the number of mass public shootings, and ...

NRA ILA

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.