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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in D.C. Gun Ban Case

Fairfax, Va.-Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in District of Columbia v. Heller, a case the Court ...

Friday, March 14, 2008

Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Heller Case Next Week

Next Tuesday, March 18, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in District of Columbia v. ...

Sunday, March 9, 2008


Protecting our Second Amendment Freedom and Hunting Heritage

Friday, February 22, 2008

A (Really) Brief History of the "Collective" Right to Keep and Bear Arms

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, involving the District’s ...

Friday, February 15, 2008

State Attorneys General And Former Senior Officials Of The DOJ File Briefs In D.C. Case

NRA-ILA is pleased to note the recent filings by a majority of state Attorneys General, and by former ...

Friday, February 8, 2008

Vice President Cheney Signs On To Congressional Amicus Curiae Brief: Affirms Unequivocal Support Of Second Amendment As An Individual Right

Today, in his capacity as President of the United States Senate, Vice President Cheney signed on to the ...

Friday, February 8, 2008

NRA And U.S. Lawmakers Join <I>D.C. V. Heller</I> Plaintiffs In Filing Briefs With U.S. Supreme Court

On Thursday, February 7, NRA and the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund submitted an amicus curiae brief to ...

Friday, February 8, 2008

The Ten Facts You Need to Know About <I>Heller.</I>

On November 20, the Supreme Court agreed to hear one of the most important Second Amendment cases in ...

Friday, January 11, 2008

D.C. Files Brief in <I>Heller</I> Case

On January 4, the District of Columbia filed its brief in District of Columbia v. Heller, now before ...


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.