Alabama Wildlife Group Honors NRA President with Award
Saturday, August 10, 2013
The Alabama Wildlife Federation is honoring a Birmingham attorney and gun rights leader as its conservationist of the year. The organization recently presented the honor to James W. Porter II, who made news earlier this year when he became president of the National Rifle Association.
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.