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Friday, July 27, 2001

Schumer/Kennedy Introduce Registration Bill For Law-Abiding Gun Purchasers In the Face of Overwhelming Defeat in House

U.S. Senators Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.)—two of the most shameless hucksters of the gun-ban movement ...

Friday, July 27, 2001

Indiana - Elkhart County Passes Ban on Carrying Concealed Firearms

Elkhart County passed its ban on carrying concealed firearms in public buildings. The ban, which was passed without ...

Friday, July 27, 2001

New Mexico - Comments on Proposed Right to Carry Rules Being Accepted

License applications and proposed rules on the state`s new Right to Carry law are available online at www.dps.nm.org, ...

Friday, July 27, 2001

North Carolina - House Judiciary Committee III Passes SB 680

The House Judiciary Committee III passed SB 680, the reckless lawsuit preemption bill, after removing the restrictive anti-gun ...

Friday, July 27, 2001

Wisconsin - NRA-ILA Defeats Attorney General James Doyle’s Attempt to Double Fee

NRA-ILA was able to defeat Attorney General James Doyle’s attempt to use the Senate version of the budget ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2001

N.C. Senate Bill 680, Hearing Date Changed

The North Carolina Legislature is currently considering legislation that would prohibit "reckless" and politically motivated lawsuits against the ...

Friday, July 20, 2001

U.S. House Rejects Attack on Ashcroft & Privacy of Gun Buyers

In a bipartisan vote of 268-161, the U.S. House of Representatives defeated an attempt by anti-gun Representative Jim ...

Friday, July 20, 2001

California Alert - Brentwood Gun Club Relocation Decision Appealed

On Tuesday, August 7th, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will be hearing an appeal of the ...


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.