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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

With Congress deadlocked, Conn. senators press Obama on gun checks

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Chris Murphy and other gun control advocates have switched their focus from Congress to the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue to try to close what they call loopholes in the FBI background ...

Austin American-Statesman  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Colorado: At Boulder campus, concealed carry of handguns has faded as an issue

For 136 years, the University of Colorado banned anyone but law enforcement officers from carrying a firearm on campus. That changed in March 2012, when the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a 2003 law expanding ...  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Lott: Keeping guns out gets us nowhere in staying safer

Suppose a criminal comes upon your home and sees a sign announcing, "Gun Free Zone." How would he respond? Unless he thinks that the homeowner is playing a joke on him, the sign would put ...

Fox News  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

D.C. police chief who advocated taking down mass shooters has approved few gun permits

Despite her call on Sunday night for civilians to “take the gunman down” in a mass shooting scenario, Washington DC’s chief of police has approved just 48 concealed carry licenses in the past year and ...

First Coast News  

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Local gun sales soar after Paris terror attacks

People from around the world are on edge after the Paris terror attacks. Now local gun store owners say sales have spiked in the past week.

Washington Post  

Monday, November 23, 2015

In D.C. gun-law case, appeals court debate focuses on judge’s authority

A federal appeals court considering the District’s strict laws for carrying concealed firearms was consumed Friday with the technical question of who should preside over the case.

Los Angeles Times  

Monday, November 23, 2015

California: On gun control, Newsom seems to be following Bloomberg's strategic lead

Bloomberg announced last year that he was launching Everytown for Gun Safety, a tax-exempt social welfare organization into which he merged gun-control groups he had formed or funded. He started the new group with $50 ...

Washington Post  

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Second Amendment vs. anti-Catholicism

One reason the First and Second Amendments are good constitutional neighbors is that they both protect religious liberty. James Madison intended for the Second Amendment to prohibit the types of arms restrictions which the British ...

Star Tribune  

Monday, November 23, 2015

While Wisconsin debates hunting rights bill, Minnesota quietly hands out tickets

Hunting and fishing aren’t just pastimes and passions in Minnesota — they’re a constitutional right. Anyone who tries to get between hunter and hunted on public lands risks a ticket and misdemeanor citation for hunter harassment. ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Anti-gun Politicians, Media Exploit Paris Attacks in “Terrorist Gap” Rehash

The Paris terrorist attacks were not easily pinned on America’s supposedly lax gun laws or the NRA, but ...


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.