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Stephen P. Halbrook

Stephen P. Halbrook is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute. He received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and Ph.D. in social philosophy from Florida State University. The winner of three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court (Printz v. United States, United States v. Thompson/Center Arms Company, and Castillo v. United States), he has testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Subcommittee on Crime, Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, and House Committee on the District of Columbia. His many books include the widely acclaimed new Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France: Tyranny and Resistance, as well as  Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and “Enemies of the State”; The Founders’ Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms; That Every Man Be Armed: Evolution of a Constitutional Right; Securing Civil Rights: Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms; and Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in World War II. Dr. Halbrook's articles have appeared in numerous scholarly journals as well in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Newsday, San Francisco Chronicle, National Review, Investor’s Business Daily, and Washington Times. He has also appeared on such TV media as CNN, Fox News Network, Fox Business Channel, NewsMax TV, NRA TV, CBN, Voice of America, and C-SPAN.

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NRA's Support for the National Instant Criminal Background System: Fact Checking the Fact Checker


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

NRA's Support for the National Instant Criminal Background System: Fact Checking the Fact Checker

The Washington Post’s Fact Checker got the facts upside down by claiming that “after President Bill Clinton signed ...


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.