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Whether you're traveling interstate, have recently moved, or are a long-time resident, knowing your specific state's gun laws is an important part of gun ownership.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Chicago: Mayor Emanuel Demands Tougher Laws for Gun Dealers as Straw Purchaser Gets Probation

On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with representatives of the UCAN organization to make the case for ...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Illinois: Contact Your Senator in Opposition to Gun Dealer Licensing Scheme

The Illinois Senate is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 1657 on April 25.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Illinois: Firearm Dealer Licensing Bill Passed Out of Committee

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 1657.  This onerous legislation will now go to the Senate floor ...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Illinois: Gun Seizure Bill Could be Heard by House at Any Time

The Illinois House of Representatives could consider House Bill 2354 at any time.


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Illinois: Committee Passes Lead Ammunition Ban

On March 16, the Senate Environment and Conservation Committee passed Senate Bill 1985 by a 5-3 vote.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Illinois: Lead Ammunition Ban to Be Heard in Committee Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Senate Environment and Conservation Committee will be hearing Senate Bill 1985. SB 1985 would ban the use ...

Monday, March 13, 2017

Illinois: Committees to Hear Anti-Gun Bills Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1291 and SB 1657.  Additionally, the House ...

News Tribune  

Monday, March 13, 2017

Illinois: FOID requirements: Should they go away?

Since 1968, anyone wanting to legally purchase or possess a firearm or firearm ammunition in the State of ...

Washington Post  

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

7th Circuit to lower court and to Chicago: Stop foot-dragging on our gun ranges decision

From yesterday’s decision in In re Ezell:The plaintiffs seek a writ of mandamus to enforce their right to ...

Monday, March 6, 2017

Illinois: Senate Committee to Hear Legislation That Violates Due Process Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 1291.


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.