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Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Attend Town Hall Meetings

Congress is on break for its Independence Day District Work Period, and is scheduled to return July 8. ...

Wednesday, July 3, 2002

House Floor Debate on Arming Pilots Upcoming

When Congress returns next week from its Independence Day recess, we anticipate H.R. 4635 will be one of ...

Sunday, June 30, 2002

A Primer On The Constitutional Right To Keep And Bear Arms

Constitutional law professor Nelson Lund explores the Second Amendment and analyzes the decision in United States v. Emerson.

Friday, June 28, 2002

Arming Pilots Takes Another Critical Step Forward

On Wednesday, the House Transportation Committee approved H.R. 4635—legislation that would mandate the establishment of a program that ...

Friday, June 21, 2002

Keep Telling Your Senators to Oppose Attacks on Gun Shows

We still anticipate the gun control lobby that calls itself "Americans for Gun Safety" (AGS)—along with U.S. Senator ...

Friday, June 21, 2002

Remind All Lawmakers to Support Arming Pilots

Legislation that would provide for the arming of properly trained flight deck crew is gaining momentum in both ...

Friday, June 14, 2002

HCI Losing Touch With Reality?

It seems the gun-ban lobby formerly known as HCI (a.k.a. the Brady Campaign or Brady Center) is either ...

Friday, June 14, 2002

Ohio Supreme Court Revives Cincinnati Reckless Lawsuit

On Wednesday, the Ohio Supreme Court overturned an appellate court ruling that had dismissed the City of Cincinnati’s ...

Friday, June 14, 2002

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Emerson Case

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States declined without comment to hear U.S. v. Emerson.

Friday, June 14, 2002

Pennsylvania Legislative Alert

Attention all gun owners and Second Amendment supporters in the Pittsburgh area! The Pittsburgh City Council recently approved ...


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.