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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 ...

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, ...

Saturday, November 16, 2002

House Democrats Select Pelosi To Carry Party Banner

After anti-gun U.S. Representative Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.) announced he would not seek another term as House Minority Leader, ...


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.