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  • Marco Rubio: 2015 NRA-ILA Leadership Forum

    04/11/2015 1:14:11 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr. 10 | Marco Rubio
    Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses the crowd at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, an event of the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee. Originally aired 4/10/15.
  • Outrage of the Week: New App Targets Gun Owners

    07/13/2013 1:46:46 PM PDT · by First_Salute · 41 replies
    NRA-ILS ^ | 07/12/2013 Friday | NRA-ILA
    Google Play app store ... The new app is called the Gun Geo Marker, and encourages users to "geolocate dangerous guns and owners" in their communities.
  • Connecticut: Fight to Preserve Our Second Amendment Rights in Weston, Not Over

    02/07/2013 7:24:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Am ^ | 6 February, 2013 | NRA-ILA
    Charlotte, NC --( Tomorrow, February 7 2013, the Weston Board of Selectmen will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 p.m. to discuss proposed changes to the Town’s firearms ordinance. Click here to view the meeting agenda. Since the end of 2012, the Board has been making modifications to an ever changing ordinance that, if enacted, will impose unnecessary and onerous restrictions on law-abiding gun owners in Weston. While the Board agreed to postpone the most egregious components of the drafted ordinance, the Board will continue to pursue an extremely restrictive and unconstitutional mandatory storage requirement for all firearms in...
  • Michigan Legislature Introduces Gun Owner Protection Legislation

    01/19/2013 5:03:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 16 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 18 January, 2012 | nra-ila
    As the Michigan state Senate finishes its second week of the new legislative session, pro-gun legislators have already begun to advocate for the rights of law-abiding gun owners. State Senator Thomas Casperson (R-38) filed a bill that would keep the personal information of permit-to-purchase applicants confidential and exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests. This bill, Senate Bill 49, has been scheduled for a hearing on Wednesday January 23 in the Senate Judiciary Committee at 8:30 am. In other parts of the country, anti-gun media outlets abused their privileges under the Freedom of Information Act and have jeopardized the safety...
  • Feinstein Gun Ban Just Tip of Iceberg!

    01/14/2013 11:54:47 AM PST · by arthurus · 19 replies ^ | Posted on January 11, 2013
    While Senator Feinstein's soon-to-be-introduced bill to ban semi-automatic firearms and standard capacity magazines is garnering the most attention from anti-gun politicians and their media allies, attacks on our Second Amendment rights are by no means limited to this one proposal, nor to just Congress. Based on bills introduced on the first day of the 113th Congress, we clearly face the most serious threat to our fundamental Second Amendment rights in the last 20 years, and law-abiding gun owners need to ACT NOW to ward off an unprecedented onslaught on our rights. Here are just some of the proposals pending in...
  • Sit Down: Mitt Romney and the NRA-ILA

    09/29/2012 10:17:12 AM PDT · by Domandred · 10 replies
    Cheaper Than Dirt Blog ^ | 9/28/12 | Chris Cox
    This year’s election is going to define the future of our freedom, perhaps more than any other in our history. For gun owners, there are a number of areas crucial to the survival of our Second Amendment rights. That’s why I took the time to visit with Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, to find out precisely where he stands on the issues of concern to gun owners. Chris W. Cox: First, let me start with the most basic question of all. In the 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller, and in the 2010 case McDonald v. City of...
  • The Movement To Torch The United States Constitution

    04/25/2012 4:10:01 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 50 replies
    The New American ^ | May 2012 Issue | James O. E. Norell
    DID YOU KNOW SOUTH AFRICA HAS A CONSTITUTION THAT'S FAR SUPERIOR TO OUR OWN? THAT'S WHAT ONE U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, AS WELL AS SHADOWY ACTIVITIST GROUPS WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES TO EFFECT CHANGE, BELIEVE. “I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a constitution in the year 2012. I might look at the Constitution of South Africa … a fundamental instrument of government that embraced basic human rights …” -Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jan. 30, 2012. That stunning disavowal—by an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court—of the Constitution she has sworn...
  • Gun store, just rifles and shotguns, in the works for Oak Park

    10/14/2011 11:36:04 AM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    The Wednesday Journal (Oak Park, Ill.) ^ | October 13th, 2011 | Marty Stempniak
    Berwyn resident has plans to set up shop on Roosevelt Road near Ridgeland 6338 W. Roosevelt Rd. Photo by Graham Johnston/Staff Staff Reporter A Berwyn resident is looking to open a gun shop in Oak Park, Wednesday Journal has learned, though it's not clear whether the village will give him the go-ahead. Justin Delafuente, 27, applied for a license back in July, for a business he plans to call Windy City Firearms, located at 6338 W. Roosevelt Rd. In his original application, he was shooting for an Aug. 22 opening date, but was still waiting for the village to issue...
  • Minnesota: Two Major Pro-Gun Bills Up for Committee Consideration This Week and Need Your Support!

    05/03/2011 9:40:57 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 5 replies
    NRA ^ | 5-2-11 | NRA-ILA
    Two important pro-gun bills need your immediate attention. As we reported last week, House File 1467 passed in the House Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance Committee by a 10 to 7 vote. HB 1467, which is sponsored by state Representative Tony Cornish (R-24B), is now before the House Judiciary Committee and will be voted on during its hearing at 8:15 a.m. this Wednesday, May 4. The Senate companion bill sponsored by state Senator Gretchen Hoffman (R-10), Senate File 1357 Senate File 1357, is expected to be considered by the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee as early...
  • In Border States, BATFE Asks: "May We See Your Guns?"

    06/21/2009 7:00:52 AM PDT · by HotLead61 · 101 replies · 4,098+ views
    NRA-ILA Release ^ | 6/19/09 | nra-ila
    Friday, June 19, 2009 NRA-ILA has recently received several calls from NRA members in border states who have been visited or called by agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In some cases, agents have asked to enter these people's homes, and requested serial numbers of all firearms the members possess. In each case, the agents were making inquiries based on the number of firearms these NRA members had recently bought, and in some cases the agents said they were asking because the members had bought types of guns that are frequently recovered in Mexico. This kind...
  • New Jersey Assembly to Vote on Two Pro-Hunting Bills Monday!

    03/15/2009 9:49:12 PM PDT · by Coleus · 7 replies · 655+ views
    New Jersey Assembly to Vote on Two Pro-Hunting Bills Monday!Please Contact Your Assemblymembers Immediately!On Monday, March 16 the New Jersey Assembly will be voting on two pro-hunting bills, which if passed, will significantly expand hunting opportunities for sportsmen in the Garden State.A1669 -, sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-3), authorizes bow hunting on Sundays during the respective deer season dates set by the State Fish and Game Code but only on State wildlife management areas or on private property. A1669 passed the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday, March 12 by a vote of 5-0. Last October, the...
  • Tennessee: Memphis News Site Publishes Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit Holder List

    02/12/2009 9:32:24 AM PST · by neverdem · 46 replies · 2,817+ views
    NRA - ILA ^ | February 12, 2009 | NA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   Tennessee: Memphis News Site Publishes Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit Holder List   Thursday, February 12, 2009   Call today and urge them to remove this intrusion on personal information!  A Memphis based online news website,, has posted Tennessee’s right to carry permit holder list online! apparently feels that the “public’s right to know” outweighs your right to privacy.  Their irresponsible decision to publish this list has made it easier for criminals to target law-abiding gun owners.   Shockingly when the list was first published, it even included permit holders...
  • Three Anti-Gun Bills Looming Over New Jersey!

    12/14/2007 10:26:37 PM PST · by Coleus · 9 replies · 134+ views
    Three Anti-Gun Bills Looming Over New Jersey!Please Contact the Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Today!On Monday, December 17, at 10:00 a.m., the New Jersey Senate Law and Public Safety and Veterans’ Affairs Committee is scheduled to consider three bills that impact law-abiding gun owners.  Please immediately contact the members of that committee and urge them to OPPOSE or AMEND the following legislation: S2470 - This bill would criminalize the transfer of ammunition to anyone who does not have a valid New Jersey firearms ID card, handgun carry or purchase permit, or hunting license.  While intended to...
  • A Real Hunter in the Whitehouse

    10/28/2007 7:39:06 AM PDT · by pissant · 106 replies · 94+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | 10/07 | Chuck Yeager/Duncan Hunter
    Click on video on right side of page.
  • Continue To Urge Support Of Tiahrt Amendment

    06/04/2007 7:32:06 AM PDT · by EdReform · 13 replies · 472+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | Friday, June 01, 2007 | NRA-ILA
    ·11250 Waples Mill Road ·   Fairfax, Virginia 22030    ·800-392-8683   Continue To Urge Support Of Tiahrt Amendment   Friday, June 01, 2007   For more than five years, cities suing the gun industry and anti-gun organizations have sought access to confidential law enforcement data on firearm traces — records that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) compiles when it traces firearms in response to requests from law enforcement agencies.  Every year since 2003, the U.S. Congress has passed increasingly strong language to keep this information confidential. The legislation—a series of "riders" to the appropriations bill that funds BATFE—is...
  • Sheriff's gun policy assailed

    05/14/2007 10:50:20 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 19 replies · 1,032+ views
    Santa Maria Times (California) ^ | 5/13/07 | Chuck Schultz
    To some local residents' dismay, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown doesn't believe the public is made safer by permitting more people to carry loaded and concealed weapons. And he cites a 2005 handgun murder that climaxed a road-rage incident in Buellton as evidence of why he feels that way. “Philosophically, I probably tend to be more conservative in issuing concealed-weapons permits” than were his recent predecessors, said the first-term sheriff who took office in January. That's “based on my experiences and my career” of 30 years in law enforcement, half as police chief for the cities of Lompoc and...
  • Need help obtaining NRA Endorsement of a Pro 2A Candidate (vanity)

    05/15/2006 6:58:56 PM PDT · by Hat-Trick · 8 replies · 309+ views
    vanity | May 15, 2006 | Hat-Trick
    Fellow Banglist Freepers: I am working to support a candidate, Scott Yahnke, in the 18th Legislative District of Nebraska. He is running against a 1 term incumbent RINO, Mick Mines, who this past session voted against our long-time-coming (eventually passed & signed) CCW Law. Additionally, this incumbent answered a question on a candidate profile that asks "Should all firearms be registered with State or Federal government" - with an astounding "yes". Please check out the profile link to see this for yourself and read more about these candidates. Here is where I need some help. There were only these 2...
  • Mayor Nagin Continues to Snub the Second Amendment

    04/11/2006 10:42:36 AM PDT · by neverdem · 36 replies · 1,489+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | April 10, 2006 | NA
    11250 Waples Mill Road    ·Fairfax, Virginia 22030    · Mayor Nagin Continues to Snub the Second Amendment Monday, April 10, 2006 Fairfax, VA—Law-abiding citizens of New Orleans who were forced to relinquish their legally owned firearms to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) will have to wait, indefinitely, to regain their property.  The City of New Orleans revealed they have not returned any firearms, as Mayor Ray Nagin and the city have yet to set up a return process.“Mayor Ray Nagin continues to deny freedom by denying lawful citizens their Second Amendment rights,” stated National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President...
  • Nagin, New Orleans Still Violate Gun Rights

    03/02/2006 6:59:12 AM PST · by paulcissa · 5 replies · 511+ views
    NewsMax ^ | March 1, 2006 | NewsMax
    The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and National Rifle Association (NRA) have filed a motion in federal court to have both New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and Police Superintendent Warren Riley held in contempt. Their frustration stems from the continued failure of Nagin and Riley to comply with a federal injunction issued last September to halt illegal gun confiscations following Hurricane Katrina and return all seized firearms to their owners. SAF Founder Alan Gottlieb said the motion was made only after attorneys had exhausted all attempts to communicate and cooperate with the defendants, who have essentially ignored the federal court order....
  • Marion Barry Inadvertently Exposes the Fallacy of D.C.'s Gun Ban

    01/06/2006 6:34:53 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 29 replies · 1,119+ views
    NRA ^ | 1-6-06 | nra-ila
    Washington, D.C. has a gun ban, and gun bans stop crime. That's the ruse the gun ban lobby and their cronies would have you believe. That's what Washington, D.C. Council member and former mayor Marion Barry (D) would have you believe. But, in an ironic twist of fate, Barry's anti-gun premise has been challenged by circumstances involving none other than Barry himself. This week, the ex-mayor was the victim of a violent crime in "gun-free" Washington, D.C. He was robbed at gunpoint by two young men who entered his apartment, held a gun to his head, and robbed him of...
  • NRA files suit to stop firearms seizures in New Orleans

    09/22/2005 8:14:14 PM PDT · by Hat-Trick · 35 replies · 1,077+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | September 22, 2005 | NRA-ILA
    NRA FILES SUIT TO STOP FIREARM SEIZURES IN NEW ORLEANS Thursday, September 22, 2005 (Fairfax, VA) - Today, the National Rifle Association (NRA) filed a motion in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana seeking a temporary restraining order to block authorities from confiscating law-abiding citizens’ firearms in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. “New Orleans is the first city in the United States to forcibly disarm peaceable law-abiding citizens and it must be the last. Victims are dealing with a complete breakdown of government. At a time when 911 is non-operational and law enforcement cannot respond immediately...
  • On Target – Did Brady Center Lie on S.397?

    07/23/2005 12:50:45 PM PDT · by holymoly · 16 replies · 1,024+ views
    American Chronicle ^ | July 23, 2005 | John J. Cahill
    I like to remind my Republican friends that the roots of the Brady Campaign are Republican to the core. I do it just to get them backpedaling after some dig about Democrats hating guns. I may also remind them that the original 1993 Assault Weapon Ban amendment could not have passed without Republican votes because eight Democrats voted NO and two of the eight were Nevada Senators Reid and Bryan. I generally think the best of everybody, so I had counted organizations like the Brady Campaign as sincere but illogical and misguided. Gun control folks are well intentioned but wrong....

    09/26/2003 10:39:36 PM PDT · by BattleFlag · 57 replies · 2,363+ views
    NRA-ILA Grassroots Alerts ^ | 9/27/2003 | BattleFlag
    INTERNET FILTER SOFTWARE BLOCKS PRO-GUN SITES The Internet is a great asset that provides us with once unimaginable amounts of information. But, of course, not all information is deemed appropriate, and many parents depend on Internet filter software to block sites they feel are inappropriate for their children. One such software program is Internet Security from Symantec Corp. NRA members have discovered that after installing this software on their computers they can no longer visit NRA sites such as A Symantec corporate official contacted by ILA staff explained that if certain broad categories are selected to filter, it will...

    08/16/2004 8:50:08 AM PDT · by ConservativeGadfly · 27 replies · 3,074+ views
    National Rifle Assocication ^ | August 16, 2004 | NRA, Grass Roots North Carolina
    NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION 11250 WAPLES MILL ROAD FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA 22030-7400 ______________________________________________________________________________FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For More Information: August 16 , 2002 (703) 267-3820 Vote for Vernon Robinson ¨C the NRA PVF Endorsed Candidate FAIRFAX, VA -- In recent radio spots, mailings and on her website, Virginia Foxx incorrectly states she is the National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed candidate in North Carolina¡¯s 5th District Congressional race. The truth is the NRA PVF has endorsed Vernon Robinson for the 5th District. Robinson, the son of a Tuskegee Airman and nurse, graduated from the U.S....

    08/01/2004 7:02:38 AM PDT · by kimber · 1 replies · 400+ views ^ | 7/31/2004 | Cris Cox
    NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS ALERT Vol. 11, No. 30 07/30/04 11250 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, VA 22030 Phone: (800) 392-8683 Fax: (703) 267-3918 DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION ROLLS OUT BIG ANTI-GUNNERS A host of very prominent anti-gun politicians spoke at this week's Democratic National Convention. Notable among the group was Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.), who urged her willing party to do all that it can to renew the so-called "assault weapons" ban. Fearing the fate of Al Gore in the 2000 elections, Democratic Presidential nominee, Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) and his cronies have gone far out of their way this election year to...

    06/05/2004 8:25:57 AM PDT · by Joe Brower · 163 replies · 575+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | 6/4/2004 | NRA
    FEINSTEIN INTRODUCES "ASSAULT WEAPONS" REAUTHORIZATION BILLNRA-ILAJune 4, 2004 Yesterday, vehemently anti-gun Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)introduced S. 2498, legislation that would reauthorize the Clinton gun ban. The bill is being held on the Senate floor and could come up at any time. This is the start of a sustained political battle we`ll be waging over the next few months. Our opponents will continue to work at every turn to try and accomplish their anti-gun goals, and we need to be prepared. Please visit NRA-ILA`s informative website-- --and learn the facts about this debate, which has too long been driven and...
  • NRA-ILA Firearm Facts 2003

    01/14/2003 4:26:25 PM PST · by sergiod · 11 replies · 786+ views
    NRA-ILA ^ | 1/13/2003 | NRA-ILA Staff
    The Right to Keep and Bear Arms The right to keep and bear arms is derived from and inseparably linked to the right of self-defense. Thus, by nature it is an individually possessed right, as are all rights protected in our Constitution. The Founding Fathers, the Framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and those whom the Supreme Court (U.S. v. Miller, 1939) referred to as "approved commentators" could not have been more clear about the nature of the right and the purpose of the Second Amendment. Thomas Jefferson said, "No free man shall be debarred the use of...

    08/31/2002 5:25:38 AM PDT · by M.K. Borders · 1 replies · 189+ views
    NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert Vol. 9, No.35 8/30/02 ^ | 30 August, 2002 | NRA Institute For Legislative Action
    CONGRESS BACK IN SESSION Congress returns next week from its Summer District Work Period, with the House and Senate both scheduled to reconvene on Tuesday, September 3. There is little time left for this Congress to take action on pro-gun reforms, so it is imperative that the pro-gun community makes its collective voice heard. There are currently two critical legislative issues that Congress needs to address—armed pilots (S. 2554/H.R. 4635) and reckless lawsuit preemption (S. 2268/H.R. 2037)—so please act immediately to ensure your lawmakers do everything possible to promote these bills. H.R. 4635 is the House bill that seeks to...