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Utah: Ominous Campaign Disclosure Bill Now Before Governor

Monday, April 1, 2013

Your Immediate Action Needed to Stop Suppression of Political Speech in Utah

House Bill 43, a measure aimed at suppressing political speech by membership organizations such as the NRA, received the final approval in both the Utah House and Senate and is now awaiting Governor Gary Herbert’s (R) approval.  This fatally flawed bill poses a grave risk to freedom of speech in Utah and imposes excessive regulatory burdens on political and commercial interests.  Your action is needed immediately – please contact Governor Herbert TODAY and respectfully request that he veto HB 43 that inhibits your First Amendment freedom needed to protect your Second Amendment rights.

HB 43 would require organizations like the NRA who engage in political speech to immediately disclose the names of virtually all its donors, including those who pay membership duesProponents of HB 43 admitted during debate that their intent was to “have a chilling effect on people who contribute.”  This admission suggests that HB 43 is indeed intended to suppress political speech by organizations such as the NRA.  HB 43 is overly broad, unconstitutionally vague and would chill election-related speech.

This bill is a dangerous, politically motivated measure and must be stopped.  Please call and e-mail Governor Gary Herbert TODAY at 801-538-1000 or 800-705-2464 and emailRespectfully request that Governor Herbert veto House Bill 43.

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Friday, February 12, 2016

Michigan: Hunting with Suppressors Now Legal

Yesterday, February 11, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) voted to repeal the long-standing state prohibition on hunting ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Michigan: Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Tomorrow, February 10, House Bill 4795 is scheduled for a hearing in the House Local Government Committee at ...

Friday, January 15, 2016

Anti-Gun lawmakers Introduce Gun Confiscation Bill in Georgia

With a complete disregard for the U.S. Constitution and the fundamental rights of Georgia residents, state Representative Mary ...

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Oregon: House Judiciary Committee Passed Legislation to Delay Your Second Amendment Rights

Today, the House Judiciary Committee held a public work session for House Bill 4147.  During this hearing, the committee ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Connecticut: Deeply Flawed Bill that Violates Due Process Filed in Hartford

In a move that threatens not only your Right to Keep and Bear Arms, but also your Fifth ...

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Maryland: It’s 2013 All Over Again

House Speaker Mike Busch, Senate President Mike Miller, and Attorney General Brian Frosh, the same officials who passed ...


Friday, February 5, 2016

Bill Aimed at Ending Operation Choke Point Passes House

On Thursday, a bi-partisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 766, the ‘‘Financial Institution Customer ...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Oregon: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Work Session Tomorrow

Tomorrow, February 10, House Bill 4147 has been scheduled for a work session at 3:00pm in HR 343 of ...


Friday, February 5, 2016

“F” Stands for Fail: Georgia College Instructor Boots Uniformed Cop, Gets Lectured in Return

Colleges usually take great pride in proclaiming their “diversity” and “inclusiveness,” but simply wearing a tool of his ...

Monday, February 8, 2016

West Virginia: Permitless Carry Passes House of Delegates

Today, House Bill 4145, NRA-endorsed legislation that would allow an individual to lawfully carry a concealed handgun without ...


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.