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Monday, July 28, 2003

Charlton Heston Statement Upon Receiving Presidential Medal Of Freedom

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Academy Award winning actor and civil rights activist Charlton Heston was honored to receive the ...


Monday, July 21, 2003

NAACP Case Against the Firearms Industry Dismissed

Washington, DC-- Following the recommendation of a 12 member advisory jury, Judge Jack B. Weinstein ruled today in ...


Thursday, July 17, 2003

Bill Introduced to Restore the Right of Self-Defense in D.C.

FAIRFAX, VA - The "District of Columbia Personal Protection Act," a bill that seeks to restore the Second ...


Monday, June 23, 2003

Texas Protects Right-To-Carry Permit Holders

FAIRFAX, VA - Gov. Rick Perry (R) of Texas signed into law SB 501, a bill which restores ...


Friday, June 13, 2003

Alaska Passes Broad Right To Carry Law

FAIRFAX, VA - Governor Frank Murkowski of Alaska signed into law HB 102, a "Right-to-Carry" bill, which enables ...


Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Public School Held Accountable for Violating First Amendment Rights<BR> of NRA Affiliated Group

FAIRFAX, VA - The National Rifle Association (NRA) commended the Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs ...


Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Minnesota Becomes 35th State To Enact Right-to-Carry Law

FAIRFAX, VA - The National Rifle Association (NRA) is pleased to announce that Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) signed ...


Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Kayne Robinson-- Law Enforcement Expert And Political Strategist-- Elected President Of The National Rifle Association

Sandy Froman And John Sigler Elected First Vice President And Second Vice President Orlando, Florida-- Kayne Robinson, noted ...


Thursday, April 10, 2003

Charlton Heston Message To U.S. Troops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 10, 2003FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:Bill Powers (703) 299-9470 (Los Angeles) – Academy Award winning actor and ...


Wednesday, April 9, 2003

NRA Statement on Congressional Passage of Reckless Lawsuit Preemption Legislation

NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre and NRA Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris CoxWashington, D.C. -- ...


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.