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Friday, October 9, 2015

Armed guards protect Senate Democrats as they demand new gun-control laws

Anti gun Senate Democrats gathered Thursday on the steps of the Capitol surrounded by about a dozen armed guards to announce a new push for tougher gun-control laws. The officers from the U.S. Capitol Police, ...

The Wall Street Journal  

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Hillary Clinton Calls NRA as Stubborn as ‘Iranians’ or ‘Communists’

Ratcheting up her attack on the nation’s gun lobbyists, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the National Rifle Association is as stubborn in its negotiating stance as “the Iranians or the communists.”

The New York Times  

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Senate Democrats to Renew Push for Gun Control Measures

Responding to the mass murder by a gunman at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, Democrats on Thursday will begin a new push for gun control legislation in the Senate and plan to block other bills ...

The Washington Post  

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Senate Democrats preparing gun control legislation

Senate Democrats plan to unveil a list of gun control principles on Thursday that they plan to use as the foundation for sweeping gun control legislation.

The Washington Post  

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Obama administration has doubts that key Hillary gun proposal can work

When Hillary Clinton rolled out a series of new gun control proposals this week, one of the most newsworthy and controversial ideas she put forth was a vow to use executive action as president to ...


Thursday, October 8, 2015

Hillary's Gun Proposals Assault the Constitution

While the FBI continued to analyze the emails Hillary Clinton thought she deleted and her advisers pressed her to hire a Republican criminal defense attorney in Washington, a madman used a lawfully purchased handgun to ...

The Buffalo News  

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Cuomo dials back call for federal shutdown over guns issue

Three days after saying Democrats in Washington should threaten to shut down the government unless federal gun control legislation is adopted, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday backed down from that linkage, but did say ...

The Washington Post  

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Zero correlation between state homicide rate and state gun laws

There’s been much talk recently — including from President Obama — about there being a substantial correlation between state-level gun death rates and state gun laws. Now correlation obviously doesn’t equal causation; there may be ...

Miami Herald  

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Florida: Open carry bill clears first hurdle in state House

A controversial measure that would allow Floridians with concealed-weapons permits to carry those items openly in public easily cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday, but the legislation still faces several more tests before it could ...

The Oregonian  

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Shooting intensifies gun issue for 2016

Last week's shooting massacre at a southern Oregon community college quickly reverberated through the presidential campaign as gun-control advocates made it clear they would press for tougher firearms laws during the 2016 campaign.


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.