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Members Of Congress Who Have Signed The Congressional Amicus Brief

Friday, February 8, 2008

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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)
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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.