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Monday, February 5, 2001

Police Face Liability For Carrying Handguns Deemed "Unsafe" Under New Gun Law

Police Departments throughout the state are struggling to address their increased liability for firearm accidents inadvertently created by ...


Tuesday, August 29, 2000

NRA Stands With California Law Enforcement In Opposing AB 273

(Sacramento, CA) -- The National Rifle Association (NRA) has joined ranks with major California Law Enforcement agencies in ...


Wednesday, April 26, 2000

Lawsuit Filed Against Gun Control Conspiracy

Seven police firearm manufacturers and the National Shooting Sports Foundation -- the organization that represents gun makers -- ...


Tuesday, April 11, 2000

NRA Praises U.S. House For National "Project Exile" Passage

While President Clinton was engaged in "the theatre of press conference politics," the U.S. House of Representatives voted ...


Friday, April 7, 2000

Clinton Says He Has "Evidence" Of Illegality ... Where Are The Prosecutions?

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In an April 6 interview with CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, President Bill Clinton ...


Tuesday, April 4, 2000

NRA Responds to Maryland Gun Control Legislation

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- The National Rifle Association`s chief lobbyist, James Jay Baker, commented on final passage of SB ...


Friday, March 31, 2000

Firearm Industry Responds To Antitrust Allegations

Firearm Industry Responds to Antitrust Allegations The National Shooting Sports Foundation -- the organization that represents gun makers ...


Monday, March 20, 2000

NRA Condemns Smith & Wesson Sell-Out

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- James Jay Baker, chief lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, today condemned in the strongest ...


Wednesday, March 15, 2000

GAO: National Instant Gun Check Failing In Key Areas

Washington, D.C.-Results of a General Accounting Office (GAO) investigation, requested by U.S. Sen. Craig Thomas into the National ...


Wednesday, February 16, 2000

NRA Supporting Taxpayer Lawsuit Against Ohio City

(WASHINGTON, DC) -- The National Rifle Association is backing a legal challenge to Cincinnati`s reckless lawsuit against gun ...


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.