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Financial Times  

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Michael Bloomberg says he is eyeing 2016 run for the White House

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media owner and former New York mayor, has stated for the first time that he is considering a run for US president, a move that would dramatically reshape the 2016 race ...

The Hill  

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Rape survivor’s open letter to Florida State Sen. Diaz de la Portilla on campus carry

I am typing this letter from a Starbucks in Tallahassee, where I am situationally aware, trained, and well armed. Although I do not expect anything drastic to happen today, I am still prepared if something ...


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

West Virginia: House passes permitless conceal carry bill

The bill (HB 4145), approved 68-31, eliminates the permitting process currently operated through county sheriff’s departments. The permit process, which includes training and a background check, will still be a requirement for those 18-21, according ...


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Arizona: Bill advances for tax credit for concealed carry

Arizona residents are one step closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class after Republican lawmakers passed a measure offering a dollar-for-dollar credit for concealed carry permit holders on Monday.

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.


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.