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Choosing Self-Reliance: New NICS Record

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Choosing Self-Reliance: New NICS Record

June 2020 set another all-time background check record. The FBI NICS office ran 3,931,607 total background checks last ...

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Gun Background Checks Hit Record High in June, a Sign of Booming Sales, FBI Reveals

Firearm-related background checks reached 3.9 million in June, the most since the tracking system was created more than ...

Illinois: General Assembly Reconvenes - FOID Fee Increase and Mandatory Fingerprinting Await Committee Hearing

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Illinois: General Assembly Reconvenes - FOID Fee Increase and Mandatory Fingerprinting Await Committee Hearing

The Illinois General Assembly has reconvened and Senate Bill 1966, the gun control package from 2019, is still waiting to be scheduled ...

The Streak Continues: April Sets NICS Record

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Monday, May 11, 2020

The Streak Continues: April Sets NICS Record

April 2020 set another record for background checks conducted through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Check System (NICS). The ...

The Betray State: Massachusetts's Anti-gun Politicians Use Pandemic to Trample Rights

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Monday, April 13, 2020

The Betray State: Massachusetts's Anti-gun Politicians Use Pandemic to Trample Rights

In recent years, the Bay State's two highest-ranking public officials have been at war with the Second Amendment. ...

NICS Record: Outbreak Shows the Importance of the 2nd Amendment

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Monday, April 6, 2020

NICS Record: Outbreak Shows the Importance of the 2nd Amendment

Don’t think that gun shops are essential? There are as many as 3,740,688 Americans who would disagree with ...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Watch: Executive Director of NRA-ILA, Jason Ouimet, Discusses Importance of Second Amendment on Tucker Carlson Tonight

As anti-gun lawmakers exploit a pandemic to eradicate your 2nd Amendment rights across the country, the NRA is ...

Another Massive Gun Grab Bill (Re) Introduced

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Another Massive Gun Grab Bill (Re) Introduced

At a time when our nation struggles, everyone’s first and foremost concern is the safety of themselves and ...

Pandemic Exposes Dangers of So-Called "Universal" Background Checks

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Pandemic Exposes Dangers of So-Called "Universal" Background Checks

As the COVID-19 pandemic makes its way across the country, Americans are getting an important lesson in the dangers of ...

Amid the Anti-gun Hysteria of the Democrat Primary, NICS Sets Another Record

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Amid the Anti-gun Hysteria of the Democrat Primary, NICS Sets Another Record

January 2020 was a record-setting month for the FBI’s NICS Office and our coverage noted that law-abiding gun owners buy ...

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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.