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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 ...

Friday, June 7, 2002

North Carolina Legislative Update

Good news for North Carolina gun owners! The long-debated redistricting maps for the upcoming 2002 elections have been ...

Friday, June 7, 2002

New Mexico Legislative Update

The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that allowing localities to deny state Right to Carry (RTC) permits ...


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.