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Monday, September 15, 2003

High Court Hears McCain-Feingold Case

On September 8, the Supreme Court convened a rare special session to hear debate over the constitutionality of ...

Friday, August 29, 2003

2003 Gun Rights Policy Conference

This year`s Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC) will be held September 26-28, at the Marriott Hotel at Bush ...

Friday, August 29, 2003

Back Door Gun-Ban Bill

Well known for their virulent anti-gun sentiments, Senator Jon Corzine (D-N.J.) and Representative Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.) have ...

Friday, August 29, 2003

Support For S. 659 Continues To Build

The ground swell of support for passage of S. 659 - the Senate bill to block reckless, predatory ...

Sunday, August 24, 2003

Vote On Lawsuit Preemption Could Be Near

As we`ve repeatedly and consistently noted in the Grassroots Alert, one of NRA-ILA`s top legislative priorities in Congress ...

Sunday, August 24, 2003

NAACP Asks For Appeal

As reported in the July 25 edition of the Grassroots Alert, New York Federal Judge Jack B. Weinstein ...

Sunday, August 24, 2003

New Book Revisits Case Findings On Individual`s Right To Arms

An August 19 WorldNetDaily.com article reports that a six-year study of firearm related Supreme Court cases has uncovered ...

Friday, August 15, 2003

USDA Lifts Importation Ban On Canadian Game Meat

On August 8, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ann M. Veneman announced that the USDA ...

Wednesday, August 13, 2003

NRA Files Brief with the Supreme Court in Silveira v. Lockyer

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court, in ...

Monday, August 4, 2003

Update On Pryor Confirmation

After Alabama Attorney General Bill Pryor (R) was viciously attacked on the U.S. Senate floor for defending 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.