Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Members Of Congress Who Have Signed The Congressional Amicus Brief

Friday, February 8, 2008

Click here to read the brief

Vice President Richard B. Cheney in his capacity as President of the Senate

Alabama Kentucky Oregon
Sen. Jeff Sessions Sen. Jim Bunning Sen. Gordon Smith
Sen. Richard Shelby Sen. Mitch McConnell Rep. Greg Walden (OR-2)
Rep. Jo Bonner (AL-1) Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-1) Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4)
Rep. Terry Everett (AL-2) Rep. Ron Lewis (KY-2)
Rep. Mike Rogers (AL-3) Rep. Geoff Davis (KY-4) Pennsylvania
Rep. Robert Aderholt (AL-4) Rep. Hal Rogers (KY-5) Sen. Bob Casey
Rep. Bud Cramer (AL-5) Rep. Ben Chandler (KY-6) Sen. Arlen Specter
Rep. Spencer Bachus (AL-6) Rep. Phil English (PA-3)
Rep. Artur Davis (AL-7) Louisiana Rep. Jason Altmire (PA-4)
Sen. David Vitter Rep. John Peterson (PA-5)
Alaska Rep. Charlie Melancon (LA-3) Rep. Jim Gerlach (PA-6)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski Rep. Jim McCrery (LA-4) Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-9)
Sen. Ted Stevens Rep. Rodney Alexander (LA-5) Rep. Chris Carney (PA-10)
Rep. Don Young (AK-AL) Rep. Richard Baker (LA-6) Rep. Paul Kanjorski (PA-11)
Rep. Charles Boustany (LA-7) Rep. John Murtha (PA-12)
Arizona Rep. Charlie Dent (PA-15)
Sen. Jon Kyl Maine Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16)
Sen. John McCain Sen. Susan Collins Rep. Tim Holden (PA-17)
Rep. Rick Renzi (AZ-1) Sen. Olympia Snowe Rep. Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Rep. Trent Franks (AZ-2) Rep. Mike Michaud (ME-2) Rep. Todd Platts (PA-19)
Rep. John Shadegg (AZ-3)
Rep. Harry Mitchell (AZ-5) Maryland South Carolina
Rep. Jeff Flake (AZ-6) Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (MD-6) Sen. Jim DeMint
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (AZ-8) Sen. Lindsey Graham
Michigan Rep. Henry Brown (SC-1)
Arkansas Rep. Bart Stupak (MI-1) Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-2)
Sen. Blanche Lincoln Rep. Pete Hoekstra (MI-2) Rep. Gresham Barrett (SC-3)
Rep. Marion Berry (AR-1) Rep. Dave Camp (MI-4) Rep. Bob Inglis (SC-4)
Rep. John Boozman (AR-3) Rep. Fred Upton (MI-6)
Rep. Mike Ross (AR-4) Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-7) South Dakota
Rep. Mike Rogers (MI-8) Sen. Tim Johnson
California Rep. Joe Knollenberg (MI-9) Sen. John Thune
Rep. Wally Herger (CA-2) Rep. Candice Miller (MI-10) Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (SD-AL)
Rep. Dan Lungren (CA-3) Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (MI-11)
Rep. John Doolittle (CA-4) Rep. John Dingell (MI-15) Tennessee
Rep. Dennis Cardoza (CA-18) Sen. Lamar Alexander
Rep. George Radanovich (CA-19) Minnesota Sen. Bob Corker
Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-21) Sen. Norm Coleman Rep. David Davis (TN-1)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (CA-22) Rep. Tim Walz (MN-1) Rep. Jimmy Duncan (TN-2)
Rep. Elton Gallegly (CA-24) Rep. John Kline (MN-2) Rep. Zach Wamp (TN-3)
Rep. Buck McKeon (CA-25) Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN-6) Rep. Lincoln Davis (TN-4)
Rep. David Dreier (CA-26) Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7) Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5)
Rep. Ed Royce (CA-40) Rep. Jim Oberstar (MN-8) Rep. Bart Gordon (TN-6)
Rep. Jerry Lewis (CA-41) Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-7)
Rep. Gary Miller (CA-42) Mississippi Rep. John Tanner (TN-8)
Rep. Joe Baca (CA-43) Sen. Thad Cochran Rep. Stephen Cohen (TN-9)
Rep. Ken Calvert (CA-44) Sen. Roger Wicker
Rep. Mary Bono Mack (CA-45) Rep. Chip Pickering (MS-3) Texas
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46) Rep. Gene Taylor (MS-4) Sen. John Cornyn
Rep. John Campbell (CA-48) Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison
Rep. Darrell Issa (CA-49) Missouri Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-1)
Rep. Brian Bilbray (CA-50) Sen. Kit Bond Rep. Ted Poe (TX-2)
Rep. Duncan Hunter (CA-52) Rep. Todd Akin (MO-2) Rep. Sam Johnson (TX-3)
Rep. Sam Graves (MO-6) Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-4)
Colorado Rep. Roy Blunt (MO-7) Rep. Jeb Hensarling (TX-5)
Sen. Wayne Allard Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (MO-8) Rep. Joe Barton (TX-6)
Sen. Ken Salazar Rep. Kenny Hulshof (MO-9) Rep. John Culberson (TX-7)
Rep. John Salazar (CO-3) Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8)
Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (CO-4) Montana Rep. Mike McCaul (TX-10)
Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-5) Sen. Max Baucus Rep. Mike Conaway (TX-11)
Rep. Tom Tancredo (CO-6) Sen. Jon Tester Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12)
Rep. Denny Rehberg (MT-AL) Rep. Mac Thornberry (TX-13)
Connecticut Rep. Ron Paul (TX-14)
Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-2) Nebraska Rep. Silvestre Reyes (TX-16)
Sen. Chuck Hagel Rep. Chet Edwards (TX-17)
Florida Sen. Ben Nelson Rep. Randy Neugebauer (TX-19)
Sen. Mel Martinez Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) Rep. Lamar Smith (TX-21)
Rep. Jeff Miller (FL-1) Rep. Lee Terry (NE-2) Rep. Nick Lampson (TX-22)
Rep. Allen Boyd (FL-2) Rep. Adrian Smith (NE-3) Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (TX-23)
Rep. Ander Crenshaw (FL-4) Rep. Kenny Marchant (TX-24)
Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (FL-5) Nevada Rep. Mike Burgess (TX-26)
Rep. Cliff Stearns (FL-6) Rep. Dean Heller (NV-2) Rep. Solomon Ortiz (TX-27)
Rep. John Mica (FL-7) Rep. Jon Porter (NV-3) Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28)
Rep. Ric Keller (FL-8) Rep. Gene Green (TX-29)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-9) New Hampshire Rep. John Carter (TX-31)
Rep. Adam Putnam (FL-12) Sen. Judd Gregg Rep. Pete Sessions (TX-32)
Rep. Vern Buchanan (FL-13) Sen. John Sununu
Rep. Connie Mack (FL-14) Rep. Paul Hodes (NH-2) Utah
Rep. Dave Weldon (FL-15) Sen. Bob Bennett
Rep. Tim Mahoney (FL-16) New Jersey Sen. Orrin Hatch
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18) Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-5) Rep. Rob Bishop (UT-1)
Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL-21) Rep. Jim Matheson (UT-2)
Rep. Tom Feeney (FL-24) New Mexico Rep. Chris Cannon (UT-3)
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) Sen. Pete Domenici
Rep. Heather Wilson (NM-1) Virginia
Georgia Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-2) Sen. Jim Webb
Sen. Saxby Chambliss Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-1)
Sen. Johnny Isakson New York Rep. Thelma Drake (VA-2)
Rep. Jack Kingston (GA-1) Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY-20) Rep. Randy Forbes (VA-4)
Rep. Sanford Bishop (GA-2) Rep. John McHugh (NY-23) Rep. Virgil Goode (VA-5)
Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (GA-3) Rep. Michael Arcuri (NY-24) Rep. Bob Goodlatte (VA-6)
Rep. Tom Price (GA-6) Rep. Jim Walsh (NY-25) Rep. Eric Cantor (VA-7)
Rep. John Linder (GA-7) Rep. Tom Reynolds (NY-26) Rep. Rick Boucher (VA-9)
Rep. Jim Marshall (GA-8) Rep. Brian Higgins (NY-27) Rep. Frank Wolf (VA-10)
Rep. Nathan Deal (GA-9) Rep. Randy Kuhl (NY-29) Rep. Tom Davis (VA-11)
Rep. Paul Broun (GA-10)
Rep. Phil Gingrey (GA-11) North Carolina Washington
Rep. John Barrow (GA-12) Sen. Richard Burr Rep. Brian Baird (WA-3)
Sen. Elizabeth Dole Rep. Doc Hastings (WA-4)
Idaho Rep. Walter Jones (NC-3) Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5)
Sen. Larry Craig Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-5) Rep. Dave Reichert (WA-8)
Sen. Mike Crapo Rep. Howard Coble (NC-6)
Rep. Bill Sali (ID-1) Rep. Mike McIntyre (NC-7) West Virginia
Rep. Mike Simpson (ID-2) Rep. Robin Hayes (NC-8) Rep. Alan Mollohan (WV-1)
Rep. Sue Myrick (NC-9) Rep. Shelley Capito (WV-2)
Illinois Rep. Partick McHenry (NC-10) Rep. Nick Rahall (WV-3)
Rep. Peter Roskam (IL-6) Rep. Heath Shuler (NC-11)
Rep. Jerry Weller (IL-11) Wisconsin
Rep. Jerry Costello (IL-12) North Dakota Sen. Russ Feingold
Rep. Judy Biggert (IL-13) Rep. Earl Pomeroy (ND-AL) Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-1)
Rep. Tim Johnson (IL-15) Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3)
Rep. Don Manzullo (IL-16) Ohio Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-5)
Rep. John Shimkus (IL-19) Sen. George Voinovich Rep. Tom Petri (WI-6)
Rep. Steve Chabot (OH-1) Rep. Steve Kagen (WI-8)
Indiana Rep. Jean Schmidt (OH-2)
Rep. Joe Donnelly (IN-2) Rep. Mike Turner (OH-3) Wyoming
Rep. Mark Souder (IN-3) Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-4) Sen. Mike Enzi
Rep. Steve Buyer (IN-4) Rep. Bob Latta (OH-5) Sen. John Barrasso
Rep. Dan Burton (IN-5) Rep. Charlie Wilson (OH-6) Rep. Barbara Cubin (WY-AL)
Rep. Mike Pence (IN-6) Rep. Dave Hobson (OH-7)
Rep. Brad Ellsworth (IN-8) Rep. John Boehner (OH-8)
Rep. Baron Hill (IN-9) Rep. Pat Tiberi (OH-12)
Rep. Steve LaTourette (OH-14)
Iowa Rep. Deborah Pryce (OH-15)
Sen. Chuck Grassley Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-17)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (IA-3) Rep. Zack Space (OH-18)
Rep. Tom Latham (IA-4)
Rep. Steve King (IA-5) Oklahoma
Sen. Tom Coburn
Kansas Sen. Jim Inhofe
Sen. Sam Brownback Rep. John Sullivan (OK-1)
Sen. Pat Roberts Rep. Dan Boren (OK-2)
Rep. Jerry Moran (KS-1) Rep. Frank Lucas (OK-3)
Rep. Nancy Boyda (KS-2) Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4)
Rep. Todd Tiahrt (KS-4) Rep. Mary Fallin (OK-5)
TRENDING NOW
National Reciprocity Bill Nears Goal Line in the House but Needs Your Support to Reach the End Zone

News  

Friday, September 15, 2017

National Reciprocity Bill Nears Goal Line in the House but Needs Your Support to Reach the End Zone

Gun owners received good news this week with the passage of the SHARE Act by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources (see related story). Meanwhile, progress continued to be made on another NRA legislative ...

Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members

News  

Friday, September 15, 2017

Urban Myth: Crime Doesn’t Pay – California City Authorizes Stipends to Gang Members

In a special meeting on August 29, the nine-member City Council of Sacramento unanimously agreed to allocate $1.5 million in funding and to move forward with a “gun-violence reduction strategy” that will include cash payments ...

California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session

Saturday, September 16, 2017

California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session

Last night, the California Legislature adjourned the 2017 session.  Three anti-gun bills, AB 7, AB 424 and SB 464, passed the Legislature and will now be considered by Governor Brown.  Contact Governor Brown and urge him ...

House Committee Passes SHARE Act by Wide Margin

Hunting  

News  

Friday, September 15, 2017

House Committee Passes SHARE Act by Wide Margin

As we have reported, this year’s version of the SHARE Act is the most expansive and far-reaching yet. Besides previously-introduced provisions aimed at enhancing opportunities for hunting, fishing, and shooting and broadening access to federal lands ...

NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee

News  

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

NRA Backed SHARE Act Passes Committee

“Today marks an important step in protecting the Second Amendment freedoms of America’s hunters and sportsmen and strengthening our outdoor heritage,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, NRA-ILA. “The SHARE Act will cut burdensome red tape that restricts ...

Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, September 15, 2017

Washington Post’s Resident Anti-Gun Zealot Parades his Ignorance in SHARE Act Column

Dana Milbank is not a serious journalist. A former White House correspondent for the Washington Post, Milbank now writes what can be characterized as a humor column for the paper.

NRA Applauds Reintroduction and Expansion of SHARE Act

News  

Hunting  

Friday, September 8, 2017

NRA Applauds Reintroduction and Expansion of SHARE Act

On Sept. 1, U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan introduced H.R. 3668, the Sportsman’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (SHARE Act), a wide-ranging package of legislation aimed at promoting Second Amendment rights and America’s outdoor sporting traditions.

“What Happened”: Clinton Recognizes NRA’s Power, Rewrites History, and Urges Dems to Double-down on Gun Control

News  

Friday, September 15, 2017

“What Happened”: Clinton Recognizes NRA’s Power, Rewrites History, and Urges Dems to Double-down on Gun Control

This week, twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton released her new book, “What Happened,” which chiefly serves to assign blame to the myriad politicians, journalists, organizations, countries, prejudices, and technologies she claims caused her defeat. Gun ...

Wisconsin: Important Concealed Carry Legislation Scheduled for Committee Vote This Week

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Wisconsin: Important Concealed Carry Legislation Scheduled for Committee Vote This Week

This Tuesday, September 19, Senate Bill 169 is scheduled for a vote during the executive session in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  SB 169 would allow for the concealed carry of a firearm without a concealed carry license ...

Bloomberg Spending Millions To Elect Anti-Gun Virginia Governor

News  

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Bloomberg Spending Millions To Elect Anti-Gun Virginia Governor

Billionaire anti-gunner Michael Bloomberg is at it again, pledging to spend $1 million through his gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety in an attempt to impact Virginia’s upcoming elections for governor and attorney general.

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
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.