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Wednesday, February 5, 2003

Gig Harbor, WA Range Hours of Operation Under Attack

On Monday, February 10th, the city of Gig Harbor will be voting on an ordinance to shorten the ...

Tuesday, February 4, 2003

Virginia House Advances Self-Defense Bill

On February 4, by a vote of 51-48, the Virginia House of Delegates passed House Bill 1997. This ...

Monday, January 27, 2003

Duluth City Council Takes Aim at Right to Self-Defense

On January 27, 2003, the Duluth City Council introduced an ordinance that would ban handguns in city buildings, ...

Monday, January 27, 2003

California Legislative Update

Two anti-gun bills have been introduced in the California Legislature. AB 50, sponsored by Assemblyman Paul Koretz (D-42), ...

Monday, January 27, 2003

Colorado Gun Show Bill To Be Heard

House Bill 1119 will be heard in the House Committee on State, Veterans, and Military Affairs on January ...

Friday, January 24, 2003

Lawsuit Preemption Remains Top Priority

As we reported in last week’s Grassroots Alert (Vol. 10, No. 3), the gun-ban lobby continues to try ...

Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Thomas Jefferson on The Right To Bear Arms

Quotes from the author of the Declaration of Independence on the Right to Keep and Bear arms. Taken ...

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Gun Show Bill Defeated In Virginia

A bill that was designed to run lawful gun shows out of business in Virginia failed in the ...

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Missouri Action Alert

On Wednesday, January 22, Senate Bill 13 will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sponsored by Senator ...

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Colorado Right To Carry Update

On Wednesday, January 22, the Veterans & Military Affairs Committee of the Colorado Senate will consider two proposals to establish ...


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.