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Wednesday, October 17, 2001

Statement By NRA Chief Lobbyist, James J. Baker, On The Decision By The 5th Circuit Court Of Appeals

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is gratified by the decision of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals that ...


Thursday, September 27, 2001

NRA Response To Boston Globe

You read Tom Oliphant’s rhetoric “Lax gun laws help terrorists” (Boston Globe, 9/25/01). Now, here’s the reality.


Wednesday, September 12, 2001

NRA Mourns With Rest Of Nation

As our nation struggles with the heartache and sorrow of the tragic events of yesterday, September 11, NRA ...


Friday, August 31, 2001

NRA Comments On Proposed NICS Regulations

The deadline to submit public comment on reforming the National Instant Check System (NICS) is next Tuesday, September ...


Wednesday, August 22, 2001

NRA Responds To Criticism Over CARA (H.R. 701)

In July the House Resources Committee favorably reported HR 701, the Conservation and Reinvestment Act known as CARA. ...


Monday, August 13, 2001

California Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Firearms Manufacturer

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Monday, August 13, 2001

City Of Compton Pays Gun Groups` Legal Fees In Concealed Firearm Permit Lawsuit

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Friday, August 10, 2001

Beretta Position Concerning "Smart Gun" Technology

The following release was issued in January 1999 by Beretta in response to inquiries from news organizations regarding ...


Thursday, August 9, 2001

NRA Letter To The Editor Of The <i>Los Angeles Times</i>

Below is a letter by James J. Baker to the Los Angeles Times responding to commentary by flack-for-hire ...


Friday, August 3, 2001

Senate Votes Against Reinstating Money-Squandering Federal Gun Program

(FAIRFAX, VA)--In an overwhelming 65-33 vote, the U.S. Senate defeated an attempt by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that ...


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.