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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Stopping a ban on common ammunition is as critical to preserving our Second Amendment freedoms as stopping a ban on firearms. When the government attempts to reclassify certain types of ammunition under arbitrary and misleading terms, they're simply using a back door to pave the way for gun control.

That's what happened earlier this year when the Obama administration tried — and failed — to ban one of the country's most popular types of rifle ammunition by executive fiat, and that's what Rep. Rob Bishop is trying to prevent from happening again.

Bishop's bill, The Lawful Purpose and Self-Defense Act of 2015, would help protect the core purpose of the Second Amendment: Self-defense.

Read the complete article: The Standard Examiner

Chris W. Cox

BY Chris W. Cox

NRA-ILA Executive Director

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Chris W. Cox has served as the executive director of the Institute for Legislative Action, the political and lobbying arm of NRA, since 2002. As NRA’s principal political strategist, Cox oversees eight NRA-ILA divisions: Federal Affairs; State & Local Affairs; Public Affairs; Grassroots; Finance; Research & Information; Conservation, Wildlife & Natural Resources; and Office of Legislative Counsel. Cox also serves as chairman of NRA’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF), the Association’s political action committee; president of the NRA Freedom Action Foundation (NRA-FAF), which focuses on non-partisan voter registration and citizen education; and chairman of NRA Country, an effort to bring country music artists together with NRA members in support of our Second Amendment freedoms and hunting heritage.

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