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Pennsylvania: Governor Corbett Announces Nominations to the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Governor Tom Corbett has nominated Charles Fox to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and Rocco Ali to serve on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Pending confirmations by the Pennsylvania Senate, Fox will represent the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s 5th District, while Ali will represent the 2nd District of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Both men are avid sportsmen, conservationists, and Life Members of the NRA who will do a great service to Pennsylvania.  We commend these nominations and encourage an expeditious confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate.

Fox has devoted a lifetime of service to conservation, hunting heritage, and youth mentorship.  He has 47 years of experience as a Hunter Education Instructor, and 40 years of experience as a Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  In addition to a plethora of outdoor and sportsman affiliations, he previously worked as a High School Assistant Principal in the Troy School District.

Ali is a well known activist for sportsmen’s issues in the Commonwealth.  He served as President of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and was an active member in several other outdoor and conservation organizations.  

The Game Commission is a state agency that manages wildlife resources for current and future generations of Pennsylvanians.  The mission of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is to manage and protect the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources, including the maintenance of meaningful access to waterways for hunters.



Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Appropriations Act Signed Into Law With Important Pro-Second Amendment Provisions

On Wednesday, November 25, the President signed S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 into law. Included in the bill were some very important pro-gun provisions that represent the culmination of long-term efforts by ...


Friday, May 15, 2015

Obama Administration Opposes CMP Handgun Sales

The House of Representatives has approved Congressman Mike D. Rogers’ amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which—if accepted in ...

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

“F” Stands for Fail: Gun Turn-in Event Nets a Stack of Paper Pledges and Some Surplus Sporting Goods

Recently, we reported on Hillary Clinton’s praise for local firearm “buyback” events and her view that forcing Americans to participate ...


Friday, November 27, 2015

President Obama Signs NRA-Backed Measures into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It includes several NRA-backed provisions -- expanding gun rights on stateside military bases; prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from banning traditional ammunition; and saving taxpayer dollars ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Anti-gun Politicians, Media Exploit Paris Attacks in “Terrorist Gap” Rehash

The Paris terrorist attacks were not easily pinned on America’s supposedly lax gun laws or the NRA, but ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Brussels Pushes Gun Control in Wake of Paris Attacks

On November 18, the European Commission expedited a plan to overhaul the European Union’s already restrictive gun control laws. The ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Overwhelming 81 Percent of Current and Former Military have Unfavorable View of Clinton

More bad news for Hillary Clinton. Coming off the heels of survey results that found the former Secretary ...

Washington Times  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

White House to GOP: Worry about gun control

The White House said Monday that Republicans concerned about Syrian refugees waging terrorist attacks in the U.S. should focus their energy instead on banning guns sales to people on the government’s terrorist watch list.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Michigan: Governor Snyder Signs Firearm Inheritance Protection Act

Today, November 24, Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills 225 and 226.


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.