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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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West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Referred to Committee

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

West Virginia: Campus Carry Bill Referred to Committee

Senate Bill 246 has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. It ensures that law-abiding adults are not ...

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Constitutional Carry Legislation Advances in Both Chambers – Faces Backlash from Fringe Fundraising Groups

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tennessee: Pro-Gun Constitutional Carry Legislation Advances in Both Chambers – Faces Backlash from Fringe Fundraising Groups

Today, House Bill 786 passed out of the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, and now heads to the full committee.  Last ...

Alabama: Lifetime Carry Permit Bill Introduced

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Alabama: Lifetime Carry Permit Bill Introduced

Yesterday, House Bill 477 was introduced to create a new lifetime carry permit option for state residents. Speaker ...

Ohio: House Committee Hearing “Duty to Inform” Bill

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Ohio: House Committee Hearing “Duty to Inform” Bill

Tomorrow, the House State and Local Government Committee is hearing House Bill 89 to amend Ohio’s “duty to ...

South Carolina: Open Carry Bill Moves to House Floor

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

South Carolina: Open Carry Bill Moves to House Floor

Today, the House Judiciary Committee issued a favorable report to House Bill 3094, to legalize the open carry of handguns. ...

Texas: Contact Your State Lawmakers & Urge Them To Sign On To Permitless Carry Legislation: HB 1238 (Rep. Biedermann), HB 1927 (Rep. Schaefer), HB 1587 (Rep. White), and SB 540 (by Sen. Springer)

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Texas: Contact Your State Lawmakers & Urge Them To Sign On To Permitless Carry Legislation: HB 1238 (Rep. Biedermann), HB 1927 (Rep. Schaefer), HB 1587 (Rep. White), and SB 540 (by Sen. Springer)

These NRA-backed proposals would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a handgun without a state-issued License To Carry (LTC).  The ...

Montana: House Approves Emergency Powers Legislation, Sending it to the Senate

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Montana: House Approves Emergency Powers Legislation, Sending it to the Senate

Today, the Montana House passed Emergency Powers Legislation, House Bill 504, by a 67 to 32 vote. 

Colorado: House Committee Passes Mandatory Storage Legislation

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Colorado: House Committee Passes Mandatory Storage Legislation

Yesterday, The House State, Civic, Military, & Veterans Affairs Committee passed House Bill 1106 by a 7 to ...

South Dakota: Last Stop for Two Pro-Gun Measures

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

South Dakota: Last Stop for Two Pro-Gun Measures

Last night, the House State Affairs Committee approved pro-gun legislation, Senate Bill 100 and Senate Bill 111. 

North Carolina: Senate Passes Worshipper Protection Bill

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

North Carolina: Senate Passes Worshipper Protection Bill

Yesterday, the Senate passed Senate Bill 43 by a bipartisan majority of 31-18. The bill expands the ability of ...

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..