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Monday, December 2, 2002

Louisiana Special Election

While the winners of almost every race across the nation were decided on November 5, 2002, or soon ...

Monday, December 2, 2002

NRA Applauds Mississippi for Passing Lawsuit Preemption

Fairfax, VA--In a significant victory for the citizens of Mississippi, today Governor Musgrove signed into law a sweeping ...

Monday, December 2, 2002

New York City To Consider Gun Permit Rule

As early as December 4, the full city council could consider Int. 211, a redundant and unnecessary measure ...

Monday, December 2, 2002

Mississippi Legislature Passes Lawsuit Preemption

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate came to an agreement during the last week of November on ...

Monday, November 25, 2002

New Jersey Passes "Smart Gun" Bill

Despite the best efforts of pro-gun legislators,  the New Jersey Legislature has passed Governor James McGreevey’s (D) so-called ...

Saturday, November 16, 2002

Florida Verdict Defies Common Sense

Going against the near universal trend of rejecting politically-motivated, reckless lawsuits aimed at bankrupting the lawful firearm industry, ...

Tuesday, November 12, 2002

New York Hearing To Be Held

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, a town hall meeting will be held in Catskill to consider a proposal to ...

Friday, November 1, 2002

New Jersey Legislative Update

New Jersey gun owners and concerned citizens must help STOP two dangerous anti-gun bills advancing in the State ...

Friday, November 1, 2002

Mississippi Legislative Update

This week, the House refused to concur with Senate changes to HB 19, the general tort reform bill ...


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.