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Saturday, October 23, 1999

Contrary Evidence To Waxman Letter

Solicitor General Seth P. Waxman issued a letter on Aug. 22, 2000, stating that the Second Amendment does ...


Wednesday, October 20, 1999

Maryland A.G. Urges Total Handgun Ban

Today`s Washington Post is reporting, "Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran is proposing a wide-ranging package of laws ...


Tuesday, October 19, 1999

Ad Campaign Spreads Message On Prosecution Of Criminals

Today`s Dallas Morning News reports on the debate over the decline of prosecutions for violations of federal firearm ...


Tuesday, October 19, 1999

Clinton Using Gun Control as Political Payback

As a Congressional Conference Committee continues to work on compromise juvenile justice legislation, ABCnews.com is reporting that President ...


Friday, October 15, 1999

Columnist John Leo Meditates on Public Opinion Polls

The media and gun ban advocate groups often point to opinion polls in an attempt to show public ...


Thursday, October 14, 1999

Pennsylvania Newspapers Report on "Operation Hardtime" Kick-off

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia newspapers write today on the announcement by Attorney General Mike Fisher that Pennsylvania will be ...


Tuesday, October 12, 1999

Dave Kopel Considers Treating Guns Like Cars

In the November issue of Reason magazine, Dave Kopel, of the Independence Institute, discusses the implications of "treating ...


Wednesday, October 6, 1999

Selective Disarmament: No Guns For The Poor By David Kopel

Kopel explains how gun control proponents, like predators in the wild, pick the most vulnerable targets. In the ...


Tuesday, October 5, 1999

The Hidden Agenda Behind Gun Storage Laws By David Kopel

The Independence Institute`s Kopel discusses Canada`s and Great Britain`s "safe storage" laws, which led to government invasion of ...


Monday, October 4, 1999

Our 2nd Amendment: The Original Perspective

Attorney David Kopel explains how the greatest judges and legal scholars have considered the right to arms an ...


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.