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NRA reaches into courthouses to defend gun rights

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The National Rifle Association has enjoyed high profile success over the years in shaping gun rights legislation in Congress and statehouses, in part by campaigning to defeat lawmakers who defied the group.
Now, the NRA has added a lesser known strategy to protect its interests: opposing President Barack Obama's judicial nominees whom it sees as likely to enforce gun control laws. In some cases, the group's opposition has kept jobs on federal benches unfilled.

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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.