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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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Star Press  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

State police: Homeowner held would-be burglar at gunpoint

NEW CASTLE, Ind. – A local man held a would-be burglar at gunpoint until authorities reached his northern Henry County ...

Associated Press  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Should social media check be required to get a gun license?

Should authorities be able to deny handgun licenses for hateful tweets?A New York lawmaker is raising the question ...

CNY Central  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

New York: Privacy groups oppose state gun control proposal

A gun control proposal in the New York State Legislature is getting some push-back from privacy groups.

Philly.com  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

One year, eight new gun-control laws in New Jersey

"Unfortunately, the governor appears to want to make this one of his signature issues," said Scott Bach, executive ...

WCMH  

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Ohio Senate committee holds hearings on 'stand your ground' legislation

Lawmakers in the Ohio Senate have begun considering House Bill 228, a duty to retreat bill considered by ...

Virginia: Loudoun County to Consider Amending Firearm Discharge Ordinance

Monday, December 3, 2018

Virginia: Loudoun County to Consider Amending Firearm Discharge Ordinance

On December 4th, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will consider amending the firearm discharge ordinance and it ...

Denver Post  

Monday, December 3, 2018

Colorado: As Boulder semi-auto ban looms, authorities have certified 85 firearms

Boulder police have certified 85 assault weapons to residents with less than a month to go before all ...

Sacramento Bee  

Monday, December 3, 2018

New California tax on semi-automatic guns proposed by lawmaker

A California lawmaker will push for a new tax on sales of semi-automatic firearms, with the proceeds going ...

Democrat and Chronicle  

Monday, December 3, 2018

Gun control in New York: Four ways laws could change

New York lawmakers could be poised to pass new gun-control measures come January, six years after the SAFE ...

Fortune  

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dick's Sporting Goods Considers Removing All Hunting Gear From Stores

In February, Dick’s Sporting Goods made the decision to stop selling assault-style rifles amid the fight toward tougher ...

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.