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Saturday, August 4, 2007

Standing Guard: The Terror Watch List

When it comes to well-placed fears over widespread errors, civil liberties abuses and injustices involving tens of thousands ...

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

One-on-One with NRA-ILA`s Chris W. Cox

Chris W. Cox took over as the Executive Director of the NRA Institute For Legislative Action in 2002. ...

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Standing Guard July 2007--"... appropriately suspected ..."

With the full support of Alberto Gonzales' U.S. Department of Justice, New Jersey U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg is ...

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

D.C.’s Gun Bans Ruled Unconstitutional

On March 9, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Get Ready For RICO

Anti-gun politicians want to apply RICO racketeering statutes--designed to prosecute organized crime figures--to federal firearm law in an ...

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Standing Guard June 2007

That March 14, 2007, New York Times headline trumpeted an editorial excoriating the Court of Appeals for the ...

Friday, March 30, 2007

Pro-Gun Legislation in the 110th Congress

A summary of pro-gun legislation in the 110th Congress.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Senate Version of D.C. Personal Protection Act Introduced!

Yesterday, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.) introduced S. 1001, the Senate version of the “District of Columbia Personal ...

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Landmark Decision

An historic decision by a federal appeals court says the Second Amendment protects an individual right, and it ...

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Federal Court of Appeals Rules That D.C. Gun Control Laws Violate Second Amendment

On March 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled (in Parker v. ...


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.