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Friday, October 25, 2013

Appeal for decision on D.C.'s gun carry-rights ban

The nation's capital is the only place in America where no one is allowed to exercise his right ...


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

D.C. businessman faces two years in jail for unregistered ammunition, brass casing

Mark Witaschek, a successful financial adviser with no criminal record, is facing two years in prison for possession ...


Monday, October 21, 2013

D.C. police help get firearms to National Cathedral for event to promote gun control

The highly restrictive firearms laws in Washington, D.C., are enforced differently depending on your status and political position ...


Monday, June 17, 2013

House votes to exempt military from D.C. gun laws

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution Friday that expresses the sense of Congress that active duty ...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

District of Columbia: NRA Submits Testimony Opposing Mandatory Liability Insurance Bill for Gun Owners

Today, the National Rifle Association submitted written testimony in opposition to Bill 20-170, the “Firearm Insurance Amendment Act.”  ...


Thursday, May 16, 2013

D.C. considers mandatory $250K insurance policy for gun buyers

The D.C. Council is considering requiring people to purchase liability insurance before they can get a license to ...

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

District of Columbia: D.C. Council Seeks to Mandate Discriminatory Liability Insurance for Gun Owners

On Thursday, May 16 at 10:00 a.m., Bill 20-170, the “Firearm Insurance Amendment Act,” will be heard by the ...


Monday, March 11, 2013

D.C.: Surcharge on the Second Amendment

The D.C. Council, always on the scout for a new way to pick the pockets of the people ...


Thursday, March 7, 2013

D.C.: Council considers mandatory gun insurance measure

District gun owners would be required to buy at least $250,000 in liability insurance under a bill being ...

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Gun owner saves boy from vicious pit bull attack, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. 01/22/13

An 11-year-old boy was riding a bike through his Washington, D.C. neighborhood when he encountered a trio 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.