A NURSE WAS home with her sick children when a man knocked on the
door. She'd never seen him before, so she quieted the children and
didn't answer. Undeterred, the man circled the house and tried to
kick in the kitchen door, prompting the nurse to hide her children
in a bedroom closet and tell the oldest to dial 9-1-1. The terrified
child placed the call, saying, "We are going to die today." But
police say the nurse wasn't going to allow that to happen. She
retrieved a .38-caliber revolver, peered down the hallway and saw
the burglar standing in the living room. "I came at him and started
firing; she recalls. The burglar fled the scene. Speaking to a
reporter, the nurse urged other women to consider gun ownership and
to take firearm-training classes.
H.R. 8, which would criminalize the private transfer of firearms, has received significant attention from the gun rights community. However, H.R. 1112, which purportedly targets the inappropriately-named “Charleston loophole,” is just as insidious an attack ...
On February 19th, the Washington state Senate Committee on Law & Justice will be holding an executive session on Senate Bill 5745 to expand the circumstances under which Second Amendment rights may be revoked without ...
The Nancy Pelosi Speaker Era 2.0 continued on Wednesday, Feb. 13, with a markup of H.R 8, the “universal” background checks bill, in the House Judiciary Committee. Following on the heels of last week’s Judiciary Committee hearing, the same committee held a markup on ...
Over the holiday weekend, a conservative "taxpayer watchdog" group sent out an email to its contact list which gave the impression that NRA-ILA supports "red flag" legislation in Texas. One wonders what the organization hoped to accomplish by confusing and attempting to divide ...
A study published in Preventative Medicine by Yu Lu and Jeff R. Temple concludes that “the majority of mental health symptoms examined were not related to gun violence. Instead, access to firearms was the primary culprit.”
This week, the City Council Members of Los Angeles showed their extreme distain of the Second Amendment, the NRA and our supporters. On February 12, the City Council held the first reading of a proposed ordinance that ...
Thursday marked the one year anniversary of the terrible crimes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. It was a somber occasion, but some media outlets couldn’t contain their glee this week that ...
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.