DHS “Misinformation Governance Board” Could Seek to Sway Gun Debate
|In late April, Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), made a bizarre announcement during a congressional hearing that DHS was forming what it called a “Mis- and Disinformation Governance Board.” The statement came in response to a question about how DHS was responding to supposed Russian interference in American elections. Mayorkas said the Board was intended to counter threats to both election security and “homeland security.”
Follow the Science, Unless it Leads Where You Don’t Want to Go
|Researchers in California have published the results of a study evaluating the effectiveness of so-called “gun violence restraining orders” (a.k.a. “extreme risk protection orders” or “red flag” orders). Assembly Bill 1014, was enacted in California in 2014, and since then, 19 states and the District of Columbia have adopted similar laws.
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NRA-ILA Spring 2022 Litigation Newsletter
|NRA-ILA’s Office of Litigation Counsel has been busy fighting for our members’ rights in courtrooms across the country. ILA has filed new cases, continued the fight in many existing cases, and scored some good wins. This newsletter covers ILA’s efforts to defend your freedoms in court over the first four months of 2022. In addition to this brief summary, updates on NRA-ILA’s efforts to defend America’s first freedom are available on our current litigation page.
Grassroots Spotlight: Remembering Michael Omatsu
|The term "I am the NRA" speaks truth and strength to those special NRA members that choose to be strong advocates in their communities. Michael Omatsu was a passionate NRA-ILA FrontLines Activist Leader (FAL) who went above and beyond the call to support and advance freedom in Kansas.
Attending NRA Annual Meetings? Don’t Forget to RSVP for the NRA-ILA 2022 Political Update!
|You’re invited to join NRA-ILA for an important Political Update Meeting at NRA’s 151st Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Houston! Get the latest and most critical information on your Second Amendment rights from NRA-ILA staff. Choose from one of three NRA-ILA Political Update Meetings, May 27th-29th and RSVP below:
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