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Tuesday, May 29, 2001

LA County Repeals "Saturday Night Special" Law

Los Angeles County- Today the County of Los Angeles joined with Marin County, Sacramento, and the City or ...


Friday, May 4, 2001

Ruling Confirms Problems With "Assault Weapons" Law

On Monday, April 30, 2001, a Riverside Superior Court Judge dismissed all criminal charges against Steven O`Connor, a ...


Tuesday, May 1, 2001

Bush Signs Bill To Protect Gun Industry From Reckless Lawsuits

Florida Continues National Trend, by Becoming 26th State to Adopt Firearms Lawsuit Preemption Legislation


Wednesday, April 11, 2001

NRA 130th Annual Meetings & Exhibits Kansas City, Mo, May 18-20

Events to include exhibits, special sessions, family activities as nation`s oldest civil rights organization celebrates 130 years of ...


Wednesday, April 4, 2001

NRA Applauds The Maryland House For Passing Gun-Safety Education Bill

In a tremendous victory for the citizens of Maryland, today the House of Delegates passed a bill on ...


Wednesday, March 28, 2001

Statement By James Jay Baker

No one believes in safe and responsible firearm ownership more than the 4.3 million members of the National ...


Wednesday, March 28, 2001

Letter To The Editor - NRA-ILA’s Baker Responds To USA Today

From James Jay Baker, NRA-ILA Executive DirectorMarch 30, 20001Mr.


Tuesday, March 27, 2001

DOJ, State Legislative Counsel`s Office Clash Over New Handgun Law

The California Legislative Counsel`s Office, which acts as the legal counsel to the State Legislature, just issued a ...


Wednesday, March 14, 2001

Award Winning NRA Disabled Shooting Services Division Opposes Los Angeles Handgun Ban Proposal

The National Rifle Association`s Disabled Shooting Services Division (DSSD) opposes a proposed Los Angeles ordinance that would ban ...


Monday, March 5, 2001

Anti-Gun Researcher Says Handgun Control's Claims Are Bogus

Has the Brady Act -- named after Sarah Brady, the Chair of Handgun Control, Inc. (HCI) -- caused ...


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.