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Congressmen Send Attorney General Letter Opposing Reinstatement Of Failed 1994 Gun and Magazine Ban

Friday, March 20, 2009

On Wednesday, in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, 65 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressman Mike Ross (D-Ark.), expressed their opposition to the reinstatement of the failed 1994 ban on semi-automatic firearms and ammunition magazines.  These congressmen cited numerous studies that proved the 1994 ban was ineffective, and they strongly urged Attorney General Holder to stop his effort and instead focus on the enforcement of existing gun laws. 

NRA-ILA would like to thank Congressman Ross for his leadership on this effort.  We will continue to work with Members of Congress from both parties on this important issue. 

View the letter.

View a letter from Congressman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.)

View a joint letter from Montana Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Jon Tester (D-MT)

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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.