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Friday, February 22, 2002

BATF’s Form 4473 Bungle

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Friday, February 15, 2002

Reckless Lawsuit Preemption Bill Gaining Support In House

H.R. 2037—the bill introduced by U.S. Representatives Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) and Chris John (D-La.) that would shield the ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Ashcroft Targets Illegal Aliens - Protects Law-Abiding Gun Purchasers

On Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft announced a number of new steps that will be taken to ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

House Abandons Free Speech

After more than 15 hours of intense, often rancorous debate, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2356—the ...

Thursday, February 14, 2002

Campaign Finance Update

Yesterday, we alerted you concerning the debate on so-called campaign finance "reform" -- H.R. 2356.

Friday, February 1, 2002

Campaign Finance "Reform" Looms as Threat to Free Speech

The McCain-Feingold/Shays-Meehan campaign finance "reform" bills (S. 27 and H.R. 2356, respectively) are poised for action in the ...

Saturday, January 26, 2002

AGS Continues To Lie To Promote Attacks On Gun Shows

The anti-gun lobbying group called "Americans for Gun Safety" (AGS) unveiled its latest attack on gun shows and ...

Friday, January 25, 2002

Campaign Finance "Reform" Redux

This week, proponents of the McCain-Feingold/Shays-Meehan campaign finance "reform" effort (S. 27 and H.R. 2356, respectively) attained the ...

Friday, January 18, 2002

Freedom Friendly Skies?

With passage by Congress of the "Aviation Security Act," the move to allow properly trained commercial pilots, co-pilots, ...

Friday, January 18, 2002

NRA to AGS -- Welcome to the Debate

For nearly 15 years, NRA has been raising issues relating to deficiencies in the nation’s criminal record-keeping system. ...


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.