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Tuesday, October 23, 2001

Texas - Proposal to Limit Access of Concealed Handgun License Holders

There have been recent reports in the media concerning limiting the access of trained, law-abiding concealed handgun license ...

Friday, October 19, 2001

North Carolina - Reckless Lawsuit Preemption Bill Goes to Conference Committee

SB 680, the reckless lawsuit preemption bill, passed the House by an overwhelming majority this week. The House ...

Friday, October 19, 2001

California - Governor Davis Signs Two Anti-gun Bills

On Sunday, Governor Gray Davis (D) signed SB 52 and AB 35, which remove the exemptions for licensed ...

Friday, October 19, 2001

Congressional Activity Greatly Diminished

Congress has taken little action relative to firearm-related issues over the last week, as concerns over the threat ...

Friday, October 12, 2001

First Reckless Lawsuit Meets Final Demise

The City of New Orleans continues to set precedents when it comes to reckless lawsuits designed to bankrupt ...

Friday, October 12, 2001

Ohio - Committee to Hear Testimony on HB 274

The House Civil & Commercial Subcommittee will hold proponent and opponent testimony on the committee substitute bill to ...

Friday, October 12, 2001

Gun Show Ban Struck Down in Maryland

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Marvin J. Garbis struck down an attempt by the Montgomery County (Md.) ...

Friday, October 12, 2001

Senate Passes Smith/Burns Amendment

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed S. 1447, the "Aviation Security Act," on a rare 100 - 0 vote. ...

Wednesday, October 10, 2001

Shooters & Hunters Protected in New Growth Legislation

The Colorado General Assembly just passed HB 1006, a bill concerning local government plans for urban growth. Thanks ...

Friday, October 5, 2001

AGS Continues To Try To Exploit Fear Over Terrorism

Last week, we reported the shameless attempt by Americans for Gun Safety (AGS) to exploit the terrorist attacks ...


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.