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Monday, May 9, 2016

West Virginia: Permitless Carry to Go Into Effect on May 24

The enactment of House Bill 4145, West Virginia’s Permitless Carry legislation, represents an unprecedented expansion of rights for law-abiding ...


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

West Virginia: You’re Not From Around Here, Are You?

The West Virginia state Legislature overrode Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of a permitless concealed-carry measure, ensuring that ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

West Virginia: What You Need To Know About Permitless Carry in West Virginia

On June 5, 2016, House Bill 4145, West Virginia’s “permitless/constitutional carry” law will officially take effect.  Your NRA-ILA ...

MetroNews, Charleston, W.V. 04/19/16  

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

80-year-old man fights off three home invaders

An 80-year-old man was at home in Fairmont, W.V. when he heard a knock at the door. Suspicious, ...


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

West Virginia: Local counties see large increase in concealed carry permits

Both Wood and Washington counties have been flooded with concealed carry applications and renewals in the last three ...

Associated Press  

Thursday, March 17, 2016

W.Va. governor vetoes bill prohibiting county park gun bans

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill that would prohibit county parks from banning guns.

Charleston Gazette-Mail  

Thursday, March 10, 2016

West Virginia: Don’t worry about the Constitutional carry law

To hear many people talk in the past few weeks, the Legislature’s passage — then override of Gov. ...


Monday, March 7, 2016

Permitless concealed carry in West Virginia soon to be law

West Virginia will soon be among seven other states where residents can carry a concealed weapon without a ...


Saturday, March 5, 2016

West Virginia Legislature Overrides Veto on HB 4145

The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauds the West Virginia state legislature for overriding Gov. ...

Saturday, March 5, 2016

West Virginia: Legislature Overrides Tomblin’s Veto of Permitless Carry Legislation

Today, March 5, the West Virginia State Senate voted 23-11 to override Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of ...


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.