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Guns For Self-Defense

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

We`re one step closer to a proper respect for the right to self-defense through gun ownership in the District of Columbia. With the stunning federal appellate court ruling which threw out key sections of the city`s gun ban, the District must now either appeal the decision, which might invite a Supreme Court ruling to invalidate gun bans everywhere, or let the District`s ban expire. An appeal is likely, which would stay the ruling for further litigation.

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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.