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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Maine: NRA-Backed Sunday Hunting Bill Introduced

Today, Senator Jeffrey Timberlake, introduced Legislative Document 1033, which would create Sunday hunting opportunities for Maine sportsmen and ...

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Maine: Victory for Self-Defense as City of Portland Reverses Illegal Classification of Gun Shops as “Non-Essential”

In response to COVID-19, on April 14th, the Portland Mayor and City Council adopted Order No. 156-19/20 , ...

Friday, April 17, 2020

Maine: City of Portland Illegally Classifies Gun Shops as “Non-Essential”

In response to COVID-19, the Portland Mayor and City Council adopted Order No. 156-19/20 on April 14th, which replaced the list of essential businesses previously ...

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Maine: Gun Shop Closure Reversed!

On March 24th, Governor Janet Mills issued Executive Order No. 19 to require all non-essential businesses to close their physical ...

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Maine: Gun Stores Being Shut Down

In response to COVID-19, Governor Mills issued an executive order that required all non-essential businesses to close their ...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Amid concerns of the COVID-19 virus, the Maine Legislature adjourned sine die on March 17th, 2020.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Maine: Legislative Council to Consider Gun Control Bills For Next Year

On October 23rd, the Maine Legislative Council will meet to approve requests to introduce emergency legislation. Several of the ...


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

“Universal” Background Checks Aren’t as Universally Popular as You’ve Been Led to Believe

Advocates of so-called “universal” background checks constantly cite their own polling data to claim that the vast majority ...

Friday, June 21, 2019

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated

On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature.  During this session, several ...


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.