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Friday, October 5, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 40 10/5/2001

In this issue, read about Federal Legislation that could require military surplus firearms owned by law-abiding civilians to be rendered permanently inoperable, the Smith/Burns amendment that seeks to allow firearms in the cockpits of commercial aircraft, another shameless attempt by the AGS to exploit fear over terrorism, an anti-gun historian being forced to respond to critics of his "research," and more.

Friday, September 28, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 39 9/28/2001

In this issue, read about the shameless attempt by the anti-gun community to exploit the terrorist attacks of September 11 to promote attacks on gun shows, more problems for the gun-ban lobby formerly known as HCI, anti-personal protection groups abandoning an attempt to overturn Michigan`s new Right to Carry law at the ballot, and alerts for California and New Mexico.

Friday, September 21, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 38 9/21/2001

In this week`s alert, read about preparations for a response to last week`s terrorist attacks on America, another troubling report about Kmart, the 30th Anniversary of National Hunting & Fishing Day, and alerts for Arizona, California, Connecticut, and New Mexico.

Friday, September 14, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 37 9/14/2001

NRA expresses its grief for this week`s horrific acts of terrorism, and expresses its support for President Bush and the government of the United States of America.

Friday, September 7, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 36 9/7/2001

In this week`s FAX Alert, read about upcoming action in Congress regarding NICS and campaign finance "reform," the latest junk science promoted by the gun-ban lobby, two pro-gun stalwarts announce their retirement from the U.S. Senate, and alerts for New Mexico, New York, Ohio, and Washington.

Friday, August 31, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 35 8/31/2001

In today`s FAX Alert, read about another crushing blow to the anti-gunners` reckless lawsuit agenda, a final call to submit comments on NICS, Congress returns from its August recess, and alerts for California and New Mexico.

Friday, August 24, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 34 8/24/2001

In this week`s FAX Alert, read about NRA`s position on CARA, another call for public comment on NICS, and an alert for residents of the Albuquerque, New Mexico area.

Friday, August 17, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 33 8/17/2001

In this week`s FAX Alert, read about two more crushing judicial defeats for anti-gun extremists, the loss of pro-gun U.S. Representative Floyd Spence, a suggestion as to what you can do with your tax refund, and more.

Friday, August 10, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 32 8/10/2001

In this week`s FAX Alert, read about a crushing judicial defeat in California for the gun-ban lobby, the ABA siding with anti-gun extremists, another judicial defeat for anti-gunners in Arizona, a wrap-up of the UN`s recent anti-gun efforts, and more.

Friday, August 3, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 31 8/3/2001

In this week`s FAX Alert, read about Congress going on recess until September -- so try to meet with your elected officials while they`re in their home districts, the U.S. Senate rejects an anti-gun effort by Chuck Schumer, and a request for comments on reforming the National Instant Check System.

Friday, July 27, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 30 7/27/2001

In this week`s FAX Alert, read about the outcome of the recent UN Conference on "small arms," the latest efforts by the Bush Administration to return common sense to our government, another attempt by anti-gun extremists to invade the privacy of law-abiding gun purchasers and attack AG John Ashcroft, and much more.

Friday, July 20, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 29 7/20/2001

Read about the latest attack on AG John Ashcroft and law-abiding gun purchasers, an update from the UN, "animal rights" extremists` new attack on hunting, good news about Lowe`s, and more.

Friday, June 29, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 26 6/29/2001

SUPREME COURT REMAINS SILENT ON CLINTON/RENO REGISTRATION SCHEME—ASHCROFT DOES NOT

Friday, June 22, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 25 6/22/2001

Dr. Richard Corlin, the American Medical Association`s (AMA) new President, has decided the nation`s most well-known doctor`s group should openly admit that it has expanded its scope to include political activism in the firearm debate.

Monday, June 4, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 22 6/4/2001

The May 17 edition of The Herald-Mail, a newspaper in Hagerstown, Md., reported that a local car dealership ran into some difficulties with a gun turn-in program it was promoting. Hagerstown Ford had announced it would offer $1,000 toward the purchase of a new car to anyone who turned in a firearm to be destroyed. The three-day promotion was canceled, however, after pro-gun grassroots activists flooded the Ford dealership with their calls in opposition.

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.