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Friday, June 7, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 23 6/7/2002

In this issue, read about an anticipated attack on gun shows in the U.S. Senate; a poll showing an overwhelming majority of Americans support the DOJ`s view on the Second Amendment; primary election results from last week; primary elections next Tuesday in Maine, North Dakota, South Carolina, and Virginia; more Grassroots Election Workshops; nominations being accepted for the 2001 NRA-ILA Volunteer Awards; and alerts for Arizona, California, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and North Carolina.

Friday, May 31, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 22 5/31/2002

In this issue, read about keeping the pressure up to allow the arming of pilots, the end of South Miami`s trigger lock mandate, primary elections in Alabama, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota, NRA-ILA Grassroots Election Workshops, and alerts for Delaware, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and South Dakota.

Friday, May 24, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 21 5/24/2002

In this issue, read about the latest update on arming airline pilots, legislation to reform NICS, primary election results and upcoming primaries, NRA-ILA Grassroots-Election Workshops, and alerts for Arizona, New Jersey, and Ohio.

Friday, May 17, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 20 5/17/2002

In this issue, read the latest update on reckless lawsuit preemption, an HCI endorsement, NRA-ILA Election Workshops, reminders to vote in primary elections in Arkansas, Oregon, and Pennsylvania, and alerts for Colorado, Delaware, Maryland, and Ohio.

Friday, May 10, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 19 5/10/2002

In this issue, read about the Department of Justice supporting the individual right to arms in a brief to the Supreme Court, the latest progress of reckless lawsuit preemption, the passing of two pro-gun activists, a 60 Minutes story this Sunday on doctors and firearms, more Election Workshops, primary elections in Nebraska and West Virginia, and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, and New York.

Friday, May 3, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 18 5/3/2002

In this issue, read about ILA`s new Executive Director, the introduction of the Senate`s reckless lawsuit preemption bill, the increasing call to arm pilots, the defeat of a proposed gun ban in California, a recap of NRA`s 131st Annual Meetings, and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Friday, April 26, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 17 4/26/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about tips all gun owners should follow beginning today for this year`s elections and alerts for Arizona, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, and Missouri.

Friday, April 19, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 16 4/19/2002

In this issue, read about the progress of federal reckless lawsuit preemption legislation, a petition to ensure the establishment of a program that will properly train and equip airline flight crew to be able to effectively thwart terrorist attacks on commercial aircraft, the latest stage of AGS`s deceitful campaign to close gun shows, and alerts for California, Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, and Wyoming.

Friday, April 12, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 15 4/12/2002

In this issue, read about a court ruling in Ohio that strikes down the state`s ban on Right to Carry, the latest update on federal reckless lawsuit preemption legislation, and alerts for California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, and Vermont.

Friday, April 5, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 14 4/5/2002

In this issue, read about several Congressmen asking Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to prevent another controversy over demilitarization mandates of privately owned firearms, the growing rift within the anti-gun community, another ruling against a reckless lawsuit, and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, and Virginia.

Friday, March 29, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 13 3/29/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about NRA launching a legal challenge against campaign finance "reform", Boston abandons its reckless lawsuit, more on Sarah Brady`s firearm purchase, and alerts for Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Ohio.

Friday, March 22, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 12 3/22/2002

In this issue, read about Sarah Brady`s shocking admission that she bought a firearm for her child, the U.S. Senate passes the House`s campaign finance "reform" bill, Congressional hearings on the Lynx study scandal, an anti-gun law being struck down in Florida, a call to attend town hall meetings, and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Tennessee.

Friday, March 15, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 11 3/15/2002

In this issue, read about an invitation to our Grassroots Workshop at the NRA Annual Meetings in Reno, another endorsement of Eddie Eagle, a gross abuse of power in the Wisconsin Senate, and alerts for Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio.

Friday, March 8, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 10 3/8/2002

In this issue, read about yet another stunning judicial defeat for the anti-gun community, the retirement of Sen. Fred Thompson, and alerts for Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, and West Virginia.

Friday, March 1, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 9 3/1/2002

In this issue, read about BATF answering to Congress, a run-in with the law for a young anti-gun activist, clarification regarding Dell Computer Corporation, and alerts for Alabama, California, Kansas, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Friday, February 22, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 8 2/22/2002

In this issue, read about the BATF`s failure that led to a virtual ban of firearm transfers this week, the latest attack on the private transfer of firearms, a threatened boycott of H&R Block for doing business with law-abiding gun owners, and alerts for Arizona, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Friday, February 15, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 7 2/15/2002

In this issue, read about the latest developments on Campaign Finance "Reform," AG Ashcroft announces steps to improve NICS, another defeat for reckless lawsuits, an update on federal reckless lawsuit preemption, an award presented to NRA-ILA, the new Director of USF&WS, and alerts for Alaska, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, and Ohio.

Friday, February 8, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 6 2/8/2002

In this issue, read about the looming threat of campaign finance "reform," and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Friday, February 1, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 5 2/1/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about potential action on campaign finance "reform" bills, several EVCs honored for their support of NRA in 2000, and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Virginia, and Washington.

Friday, January 25, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 4 1/25/2002

In this issue, read about the AGS continuing its deceitful campaign to promote its attacks on gun shows, the re-emergence of the threat of campaign finance "reform," AG Ashcroft continuing to promote enforcing existing laws (rather than passing new ones), a belated thanks to U.S. Representative Ike Skelton, and alerts for South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

NRA ILA

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.