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Tuesday, March 21, 2000

The Arms Of The People Should Be Taken Away

Attorney and constitutional scholar Stephen P. Halbrook details evidence that the Second Amendment was prompted by British plans ...

Tuesday, February 15, 2000

NRA`s Friend Of The Court Brief In U.S. V. Emerson

__________________ No. 99-10331__________________ IN THEUNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALSFOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT__________________UNITED STATES OF AMERICAPlaintiff-Appellantv.

Monday, October 4, 1999

Our 2nd Amendment: The Original Perspective

Attorney David Kopel explains how the greatest judges and legal scholars have considered the right to arms an ...

Wednesday, September 29, 1999

Court Decisions Voiding Restrictive Or Prohibitive Arms Laws

Courts have held on at least 20 reported occasions that a restrictive or prohibitive arms law was unconstitutional ...

Thursday, July 29, 1999

Federal Court Cases Regarding The Second Amendment

U.S. Supreme Court Cases United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542 (1876). This was the first case in ...

Thursday, July 29, 1999

America`s Founding Fathers On<BR> The Individual Right To Keep And Bear Arms

Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia: "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms." -- Proposed Virginia ...

Wednesday, July 28, 1999

The Bill Of Rights And The States

By Stephan B. Tahmassebi. Viewed by Chief Justice John Marshall as a check against excesses of the federal ...

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.