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Monday, November 16, 2015

NRA Supports Second Amendment Rights for Maine

NRA issued the following statement in support of Maine resident Harvey Lembo’s legal efforts to protect his Second Amendment rights. Lembo filed suit in Maine Superior Court today seeking a permanent injunction prohibiting his landlord ...


Friday, November 6, 2015

Woman Who Illegally Bought Gun Used to Shoot Cop Sentenced to One Year of Probation

A federal judge in Omaha on Monday sentenced a woman to one year of probation for illegally buying a gun ...

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Saturday, October 31, 2015

2015 "Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium" a Resounding Success

The 2015 "Firearms Law & The Second Amendment Symposium" was held on Saturday, October 24, 2015, in Hartford, Connecticut.  Sponsored by The NRA Foundation and hosted by NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action, the annual symposium ...

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Friday, October 23, 2015

Attend Law Symposium on Protecting the Right to Bear Arms: History and Challenges

On November 5, the Heritage Foundation, the Georgetown Center on the Constitution, and the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy will host a one-day Law Symposium on Protecting the Right to Bear Arms: History ...

Monday, October 19, 2015

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Bans on America’s Most Popular Rifles and Magazines

If any further evidence were necessary of what’s at stake with the 2016 general election, a ruling issued ...


Sunday, October 4, 2015

Handgun ban? Fuggedaboudit! Nassau County DA Lifts Unconstitutional Restriction

Last week, law professor and Washington Post blogger Eugene Volokh, exposed how the District Attorney’s Office in Nassau County, New ...

Friday, September 25, 2015

Utah Supreme Court: Employees Cannot Be Fired for Self-defense

Threats to Second Amendment liberties come in many forms. According to the so-called “state action” doctrine, only those ...

Friday, September 18, 2015

Third Time's the Charm: Federal Appeals Court Voids Provisions of D.C. Gun Control in Heller III

Dick Anthony Heller, the lead plaintiff in the historic 2008 Supreme Court case that invalidated D.C.’s handgun ban, ...

Monday, August 31, 2015

California: The NRA Files a Brief Urging Supreme Court To Rehear Challenge To Ban on Common Semi-Automatic Firearms and Magazines

On Friday, August 28, 2015, the National Rifle Association filed an important amicus brief with the United States ...

Friday, August 28, 2015

Federal Court Finds Due Process Violation in NY County's Confiscated Gun Policy

This week, a federal court ruled that the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department could not rely on its "retention ...


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.