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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. ...

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Action Needed! Urge Your U.S. Rep to Vote Against Any Anti-Gun Amendments

In the wake of last week’s horrific shooting in San Bernardino, California, President Obama and the usual cast ...


Thursday, December 3, 2015

Senate Holds the Line on Second Amendment Rights

On Thursday, December 3, the U.S. Senate took up H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. ...

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Call Your U.S. Senators Today -- Tell Them to Vote Against Any Gun Control Amendments

A group of anti-gun U.S. Senators are scheming to bring several gun control measures to the Senate floor ...


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Authorization Act Signed Into Law With Important Pro-Second Amendment Provisions

On Wednesday, November 25, the President signed S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 into law. Included in the bill were some very important pro-gun provisions that represent the culmination of long-term efforts by ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Senate Committee Advances Sportsmen’s Act on Bipartisan Vote

On Thursday, S. 556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, passed out of the Senate Committee on Energy and ...

Friday, November 6, 2015

Wasserman Schultz Orders Democrats to Embrace Gun Control

At the Florida Democratic Party Convention, held October 30-November 1, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz claimed, ...


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.