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Friday, July 21, 2017

Maine: Ballot Initiative Reform Legislation Receives Another Opportunity

Yesterday, the Maine Senate came up one vote short of passing Legislative Document 31.  Yesterday’s Senate consideration was ...

Portland Press Herald  

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Maine: Rockland man in wheelchair won’t be prosecuted for shooting burglar

The state will not prosecute a 69-year-old Rockland man who shot an intruder in his home nearly two ...

Associated Press  

Monday, June 19, 2017

Lawmaker Asks LePage to Allow Guns in Maine Statehouse

A Republican lawmaker is asking Gov. Paul LePage to use his executive power to let lawmakers carry concealed ...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Maine: Ballot Initiative Reform Legislation Takes an Important Step Forward

Today, the Maine Senate passed Legislative Document 31.  LD 31 has been approved by both chambers and after final enactment ...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Maine: Anti-Gun Legislation Voted Down by Senate

Today, the Maine Senate voted to not accept the committee report of “ought to pass” on Legislative Document ...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Maine Action Needed: Anti-Gun Legislation May be Voted on This Week-CALL TODAY!

Anti-gun advocates are working overtime to pass anti-gun legislation in your state.  The Maine Senate could vote by ...

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Maine: Pro-Gun Legislation Signed by the Governor!

Yesterday, Governor Paul LePage (R) signed Legislative Document 9 into law.  Sponsored by state Representative Patrick Corey (R-25), ...

Friday, June 9, 2017

Maine Action Needed: Contact your State Senator in Support of Self-Defense Bill!

An important self-defense bill is currently pending in the Maine Senate and it needs your help to advance ...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Maine: Senate Unanimously Passes Pro-Gun Bill

Yesterday the Maine Senate unanimously passed Legislative Document 9.  Sponsored by state Representative Patrick Corey (R-25), LD 9 would ...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Maine Action Needed: Contact your State Senator Today in Opposition to Gun Control Bill

Yesterday, June 6, the Maine House of Representatives approved Legislative Document 351 with a 74-73 vote.  Sponsored by ...


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.