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Wednesday, July 28, 1999

Virginia`s Great Dissenters

By Thomas M. Moncure, Jr. Fearful of an all-powerful federal government, Patrick Henry and George Mason conditioned Virginia`s ...

Friday, July 16, 1999

Madison And The Bill Of Rights

James Madison`s lonely struggle against his fellow Federalists yielded one of the greatest documents of liberty ever written.


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.