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Friday, April 22, 2016

New York City: One Law for the Rich, Another for the Average

Somewhere, Big Tim Sullivan might be laughing. Over 100 years after the enactment of New York City’s handgun licensing law ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

Hypocrisy on Firearms Enforcement? Congressman Beyer, Heal Thyself!

On April 11, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr. (D-VA) rolled out his so-called ATF Enforcement Act, H.R. 4905 in ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

Rep. Tom Emmer Introduces Firearm Due Process Protection Act

On Tuesday, Representative Tom Emmer (R-MN) introduced H.R. 4980, the Firearm Due Process Protection Act. This legislation is meant ...


Friday, April 1, 2016

No More Handgun Bans

On Monday, Chief Judge Ramona V. Manglona of the United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands ...

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Rep. Todd Young of Indiana Introduces Two Pro-Gun Bills in the U.S. House of Representatives

Amidst all the frantic activity surrounding the presidential primary and Supreme Court nomination campaigns came some welcome common ...


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

U.S. House to Consider SHARE Act this Week

H.R. 2406, the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, is expected to be considered by the U.S. ...


Friday, January 29, 2016

House Democrats Ask Obama to Expand Rifle Ban

On January 11, approximately 90 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter to President Barack ...

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Friday, January 15, 2016

Rep. Schweikert Introduces D.C. Personal Protection Reciprocity Act

As the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., attracts Americans from all over the country who come either to serve ...


Friday, January 8, 2016

Obama Issues Executive Actions on Guns

On Tuesday, the president announced a series of gun control actions in the form of “executive actions” during ...


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

124 Anti-gun Democrats Introduce Semi-Auto Gun and Magazine Ban in House of Representatives

On December 16, Rep. David Cicilline and 123 other anti-gun Democrat members of the House of Representatives introduced H.R. ...


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.