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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, 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 ...

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, 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 ...


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 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 ...

Monday, November 30, 2015

Michigan: County Gun Boards Eliminated Tomorrow, New Licensing Process Goes Into Effect

Tomorrow, December 1, the primary components of NRA-backed Senate Bill 34 and Senate Bill 35 will take effect.  


Monday, November 30, 2015

Trench Warfare

The presidential election cycle keeps getting longer and more expensive. Nearly a year before Americans will finally cast ...

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.


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 ...

Friday, November 13, 2015

Michigan: State Senator Wants to Repeal Self-Defense Act

On Tuesday, November 10, state Senator Rebekah Warren (D-18) implicitly made a bold statement when she introduced Senate ...


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.