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Emergency Powers Law

During the emergency conditions following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans’ police superintendent ordered the confiscation of privately owned firearms, saying “Only law enforcement will be able to have guns.”

While any individual may need firearms for protection at any time, it is during general emergencies that large numbers of people may face an acute need for firearms for that purpose. Today, most states, including Louisiana, have laws prohibiting the seizure or confiscation of lawfully-owned firearms and ammunition during a declared state of emergency.

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Iowa Action Needed: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Needs Your Help!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Iowa Action Needed: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Needs Your Help!

Last week, House File 517, the omnibus bill which would make many pro-gun reforms for Iowa gun owners, passed ...

Iowa: House File 517 Passes Committee and Headed to Senate Floor

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Iowa: House File 517 Passes Committee and Headed to Senate Floor

On March 16, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed House File 517, the omnibus bill which would make many pro-gun ...

Iowa: Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Passes Subcommittee and Scheduled for Committee Hearing Tomorrow

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Iowa: Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Passes Subcommittee and Scheduled for Committee Hearing Tomorrow

Yesterday, March 14, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on House File 517, the omnibus bill which would make many pro-gun ...

Iowa: Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Subcommittee Hearing Tomorrow

Monday, March 13, 2017

Iowa: Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Subcommittee Hearing Tomorrow

Tomorrow, March 14, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on House File 517 will be holding a hearing on the ...

Iowa: Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Assigned to Senate Committee

Friday, March 10, 2017

Iowa: Omnibus Pro-Gun Bill Assigned to Senate Committee

After passing the House of Representatives earlier this week, House File 517, the omnibus bill which would make ...

Iowa: Successful Second Amendment Day Ends with the House Passage of Pro-Gun Omnibus Legislation

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Iowa: Successful Second Amendment Day Ends with the House Passage of Pro-Gun Omnibus Legislation

Today, with a gallery full of gun owners and Second Amendment supporters, the Iowa House of Representatives voted ...

Iowa: Attend Second Amendment Day at the Iowa State Capitol!

Monday, March 6, 2017

Iowa: Attend Second Amendment Day at the Iowa State Capitol!

All Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to attend Second Amendment Day at the Iowa State Capitol tomorrow, March 7. 

Iowa: House Study Bill 133 Re-Assigned as House File 517

Friday, March 3, 2017

Iowa: House Study Bill 133 Re-Assigned as House File 517

The omnibus bill which would make many pro-gun reforms for Iowa gun owners known previously as House Study ...

Iowa: Pro-Gun Bill Passes Committee

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Iowa: Pro-Gun Bill Passes Committee

Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee amended and passed House Study Bill 133, the omnibus bill which would make ...

Iowa: Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Iowa: Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Today, the House Judiciary Committee was supposed to consider House Study Bill 133, the omnibus bill which would make ...

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.