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Washington Examiner  

Monday, February 8, 2016

Bloomberg says 'all the options' open when asked about White House run

"Along with his success in media, Bloomberg has made a name for himself by being a proponent of anti-gun legislation and government-led efforts to restrict consumer access to certain commercial products, including cigarettes and large sodas. His position ...


Monday, February 8, 2016

Bloomberg says he's eyeing 2016 run

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said publicly for the first time that he is considering a 2016 presidential run. Bloomberg told the Financial Times for a story published Monday that he was "looking at all ...

WDIV-TV (Detroit, Mich.)  

Monday, February 8, 2016

ISIS supporter cites gun-free zone as reason for targeting church

The complaint filed in federal court doesn’t specify which Detroit church he was allegedly planning to attack, only that it was close and could seat 6,000 members.The complaint quotes Abu-Rayyan saying:“It's easy, and a lot ...

Baltimore Sun  

Monday, February 8, 2016

Appeals court deals blow to Maryland gun control law

A federal appeals court dealt a potentially serious blow to Maryland's landmark 2013 gun control law and similar measures across the country, ruling Tuesday that a lower court was wrong when it upheld the state's ...

Associated Press  

Monday, February 8, 2016

West Virginia House set for vote on permitless carry

West Virginia lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that would lift permit requirements to carry a covered-up gun.The Republican-led House of Delegates is slated to vote on the concealed carry legislation Monday.

Associated Press  

Monday, February 8, 2016

Arizona: House panel to debate tax credit for concealed carry permit

A House panel is set to debate the merits of a tax credit for concealed carry permit holders.

Chicago Sun-Times  

Monday, February 8, 2016

Another Cook County attack on gun rights

The Cook County Board has a proposed ordinance before it which will attempt to restrict the 2nd Amendment rights of all law-abiding citizens in Cook County. The ordinance calls for the “prohibitions on the sale ...

Wichita Eagle  

Monday, February 8, 2016

Gun industry scrambles to keep up with demand

Pacing in a mostly empty arena on the eve of a weekend gun show last month, event promoter Dennis Pearson switched from one conversation to the next on his cellphone.Pearson is busy, just like seemingly ...  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Kolbe v. Hogan: 4th Circuit requires strict scrutiny for Maryland ban on magazines and semiautomatics

Yesterday the 4th Circuit decided Kolbe v. Hogan, a Second Amendment challenge to a 2013 Maryland arms prohibition statute. The statute bans the sale of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds and also bans ...

Washington Post  

Friday, February 5, 2016

Legal decision casts doubt on Maryland’s semi-auto ban

The 2-to-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit sends the gun-control law back to a lower court for review, but allows the existing ban to remain in ...


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.