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Timeline of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Fight in the United States

Monday, June 29, 2015

Timeline of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Fight in the United States

The fight to defend the right to keep and bear arms in the United States has been a long and hard one. Organizations like the National Rifle Association are on the front lines of the struggle against gun control, a position they’ve held on their own for quite some time. With their help, we’ve put together this detailed infographic that describes the history of that fight.

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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.