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Tuesday, December 17, 2002

New York City Council Approves Int. 211

On December 4, as expected, the New York City Council unanimously approved Int. 211, a redundant and unnecessary ...

Sunday, December 15, 2002

Ninth Circuit Claims There Is No Right To Arms

Last week, on December 5, the San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a ruling in ...

Sunday, December 8, 2002

Federal Court Begins Debate Over Campaign Finance "Reform" Law

On Wednesday and Thursday, December 4 and 5, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia heard ...

Friday, December 6, 2002

Louisiana Special Election Is Tomorrow

Tomorrow, December 7, voters in Louisiana will determine the final U.S. Senate race for 2002! Louisiana’s election laws ...

Monday, December 2, 2002

Bush Signs Homeland Security Bill — Includes Armed Pilots Program

On Monday, President Bush (R) signed into law the Homeland Security of Act of 2002, marking the most ...

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 ...


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.