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AlertTELL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO OPPOSE “UNIVERSAL” BACKGROUND CHECK BILLS

Recently two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called "universal" background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do.

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Know Your State's Gun Laws

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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The Republican Standard  

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

GOP's Kilgore Says Northam's Gun Control Bills 'Dead on Arrival'

The Republican lawmaker from Southwest, who supports the Second Amendment, said Governor Northam's gun control bills were "dead ...

Bloomberg-Backed Lawmakers Launch All-Out Attack on Your Second Amendment Rights: Gun Control Bills Pre-Filed for 2019 Legislative Session

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Bloomberg-Backed Lawmakers Launch All-Out Attack on Your Second Amendment Rights: Gun Control Bills Pre-Filed for 2019 Legislative Session

While the New Mexico Legislature will not convene for its 60-day Regular Session until January 15, anti-gun lawmakers ...

Congressional Western Caucus  

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Western Caucus Rebukes Introduction of Speaker Pelosi's Gun Control Bill

Today, members of the Congressional Western Caucus released statements rebuking the introduction of H.R.8, Speaker Pelosi's gun control ...

KTOO  

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Alaska: Alaska calls for less federal control of wildlife management

The U.S. Department of the Interior in September asked states what it could do to “restore trust and ...

USA Herald  

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Pennsylvania: Gov. Tom Wolf Supports Legislation Banning Semi-Automatic Weapons

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf supports legislation to ban semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15 rifle, which was used ...

WAMC.org  

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Senators Murphy, Blumenthal Detail Background Check Bill

Connecticut U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal this week detailed legislation mandating universal background checks for gun ...

Free Beacon.com  

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Republicans, Gun-Rights Groups Vow to Fight Va. Gov’s Gun-Control Proposals

Virginia Republicans, the National Rifle Association, and a state-based gun-rights group announced their opposition this week to a ...

Wall Street Journal.com  

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Democrats to Introduce Bill Expanding Background Checks on Gun Sales

Democrats’ long-pledged push to tighten the country’s gun laws will take center stage when lawmakers introduce legislation Tuesday aimed at expanding ...

The Oklahoman  

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Editorial Board: Key to reduced school shootings

A recent Federal Commission on School Safety report tackled issues related to school shootings. Among the findings, officials ...

Washington Times  

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Murphy, Blumenthal to reintroduce background checks bill

Connecticut’s two Democratic senators are reintroducing legislation expanding federal background checks for firearms sales. U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy ...

NRA ILA

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.