Maryland`s 2002 Legislative Session ended Monday at midnight, and no anti-gun legislation passed this year! But the work is not over just yet. HB 9, which extends Maryland`s deer hunting season to 21 days and includes limited Sunday hunting, is sitting on Governor Glendening`s (D) desk. Please call the Governor`s office at 410-974-3901 and ask him to sign HB9 into law. Also, call your Legislators to let them know you appreciate all their efforts to try to make this a productive legislative year. The Maryland General Assembly can be reached at 800-492-7122.
Yesterday, Governor Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 286 into law. AB 286 essentially bans home-building firearms for personal use by prohibiting private individuals from possessing certain unregulated components commonly used by hobbyists to make their own firearms.
Yesterday, the Senate voted 30-19 to concur with the House on Senate Bill 43, to expand the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones while attending religious worship. It will now go to Governor Roy ...
Yesterday, Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) opposing the recently proposed rule: Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces”.
In April, a federal judge sided with NRA-ILA and Safari Club International and held that hunters’ use of traditional ammo does not violate federal environmental law. Late last month, this decision was appealed to the Ninth Circuit.
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.