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New Jersey: Assembly Committee Ignores Hearing Room Full of Angry Citizens

Friday, March 14, 2014

Panel Approves Plan to Restrict Number of Rounds of Ammunition for Self-Defense

Yesterday, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee approved Assembly Bill 2006, sponsored by Assemblyman Louis Greenwald (D-6), by a 5 to 3 party line vote.  The bill further reduces the state’s magazine capacity restriction from 15 to 10 rounds.

The NRA strongly opposes A.2006.  The NRA-ILA State Liaison testified in Trenton against A.2006 when it was being heard in committee, joining gun owners who had packed the committee room, arguing strongly against this legislation.  Despite the presence of overwhelming opposition to A.2006, state lawmakers divided along party lines to report this bill from committee to the Assembly floor.  The NRA argued that the current magazine limit does not work, and any expansion of that restriction is sure to end in the same failure.  Violent criminals do not obey the law, and will continue to ignore laws such as this.  A.2006 will only impact law-abiding gun owners, placing them at a disadvantage while defending themselves and their families against criminals.  This bill does nothing to address public safety or violence.

A.2006 now goes to the full Assembly for a vote which could occur as early as next week.  Please contact your two Assemblymen immediately and respectfully ask them to oppose this unconstitutional restriction on your Second Amendment rights.  Contact information for your Assemblymen can be found here.


Friday, August 28, 2015

Federal Court Finds Due Process Violation in NY County's Confiscated Gun Policy

This week, a federal court ruled that the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department could not rely on its "retention ...


Friday, August 28, 2015

Call Guinness, New Record in Gun Control Stupidity

Despite the best efforts of the Brady Campaign and Michael Bloomberg's Everytown, a small group in suburban Chicago ...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

California: Los Angeles Will be Sued to Invalidate Newly Passed Ordinance Banning So-Called “Large-Capacity Magazines”

The NRA is supporting a lawsuit challenging the ordinance.  After a two year delay, the Los Angeles City ...


Friday, August 21, 2015

A Decade Later, Remember New Orleans … Gun Confiscation Can (and Has) Happened in America

August 29th marks the 10-year anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, La. The memory of the ...


Friday, August 28, 2015

White House, Media Mislead on Crime Trends, Ignore Evidence that Could Save More Lives

Tragedy strikes – and the White House immediately shifts into exploitation mode, trying to use raw emotion to ...


Friday, August 28, 2015

Research Findings a Blow to Anti-gun Academics

For decades, anti-gun academics have attacked firearms and firearm owners by conducting “research” that purportedly offers insight into ...


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Weird Science

As gun owners see all too often, a favored tactic of the gun control crowd is to provide ...


Friday, August 28, 2015

Walmart Discontinues Selling America’s Most Popular Rifle

Americans acquiring the most popular rifle in the country will now be doing so only from traditional firearm ...


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Texas: Will You Vote to Protect Your Right to Hunt and Fish in November?

All too often people take for granted basic freedoms until it is too late.  The right to hunt ...

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 ...


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.