This week, the State Senate approved House Bill 69, which allows for the use of modern, more effective, projectiles to be used in the hunting of deer with muzzle-loading, black-powder rifles. The bill now goes to Governor Ruth Ann Minner (D) for her signature. Please call and thank those legislators who were instrumental in the passage of this bill, including the bill`s sponsors, Representative Nancy Wagner (R-31), and Senator Nancy Cook (D-15), as well as Senator David McBride (D-13) for his support of the bill. Please be sure to call these legislators and thank them for their efforts. You can find contact information by using the "Write Your Representatives" tool at www.NRAILA.org.
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.