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Friday, November 27, 2015

President Obama Signs NRA-Backed Measures into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It includes several NRA-backed provisions -- expanding gun rights on stateside military bases; prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from banning traditional ammunition; and saving taxpayer dollars ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

NRA Statement on Terror Watch List Distortions

The National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action issued the following statement on the terror watch list distortions:


Monday, November 16, 2015

NRA Supports Second Amendment Rights for Maine

NRA issued the following statement in support of Maine resident Harvey Lembo’s legal efforts to protect his Second Amendment rights. Lembo filed suit in Maine Superior Court today seeking a permanent injunction prohibiting his landlord ...


Thursday, November 5, 2015

NRA Statement on Decisive Victories in 2015 Elections

Chris W. Cox, chairman of the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF), released the following statement regarding ...


Wednesday, October 28, 2015

NRA Celebrates Halloween by Helping to Teach Firearm Safety in America

The National Rifle Association, the world’s leading firearm safety organization, will celebrate Halloween by educating children in your ...


Thursday, October 22, 2015

NRA Backs Hearing Protection Act

NRA's support of Congressman Salmon's Hearing Protection Act safeguards hunters and shooting sports enthusiasts while exercising their Second ...


Friday, October 16, 2015

Hillary Admits Gun Confiscation is ‘Worth Looking At’

Fairfax, Va. – Hillary Clinton said at a New Hampshire Town Hall today that gun confiscation is something “worth looking at.” Discussing the firearms confiscation program in Australia, Clinton admitted she would consider implementing such ...


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

NRA Supporting Challenge to Knoxville Gun Ban

The National Rifle Association supports the first challenge to Knoxville’s decision to deny handgun carry permit holders access to public lands. Filed this morning, the suit is based on legislation Governor Haslam signed this year ...


Friday, September 18, 2015

National Rifle Association Lauds Court Ruling in Heller III

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a ruling in the NRA-supported case of Heller v. District of Columbia (Heller III), bringing further relief to the beleaguered law-abiding gun owners of ...


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

NRA Backs Bill to Protect Rights of Social Security Recipients

The NRA supports Congressman Johnson's bill to protect the 2nd Amendment rights of Social Security recipients.  


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.