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Friday, September 2, 2016

Clinton Supporter Attacks Trump, Blames NRA for Chicago Mother’s Murder

The self-proclaimed “Dean of Comedy,” radio talk show host Dean Obeidallah, has blamed a Chicago African-American mother’s murder, ...

Fox News  

Friday, July 15, 2016

Illinois gun restrictions unfairly target foster parents, lawsuit claims

Kenneth and Colleen Shults want to permanently welcome a foster child into their Fairmount, Ill., family, but claim ...

Friday, June 3, 2016

Illinois: Your Lawmakers Need to Hear from You on Suppressor Legalization Legislation!

The Illinois General Assembly will have to return to Springfield for a summer session because it failed to ...


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Illinois: General Assembly Adjourns from its 2016 Legislative Session, But the Fight is Not Over

Last night, the Illinois General Assembly adjourned at midnight before passing a critical piece of legislation.


Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Illinois: Senate to Consider Pro-Gun Amendment for Suppressor Legalization Today

It is important that you immediately contact your state Senator and politely urge them to concur on House ...

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Illinois: Suppressor Legalization Legislation to be Introduced in Legislature

On Sunday, May 29, a bill that would legalize firearm sound suppressors will be introduced and considered by ...

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Illinois: Anti-Gun Amendment Proposed for Gun Store Licensing Bill

This week, anti-gun lawmakers have been hard at work to amend House Bill 1016 into a passable version.

Belleville News-Democrat  

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Illinois: Senate votes to let non-resident military members get concealed-carry licenses

Non-resident members of the military are a step closer to being allowed to possess an Illinois concealed-carry license, ...

Friday, May 20, 2016

Outrage of the Week: Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Blocks Efforts to Restore Rights to Veterans

We have long reported on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) scandalous practice of reporting to the FBI’s National Instant ...

Monday, May 16, 2016

Illinois: Last Chance to File Witness Slips Against Outrageous Gun Store Licensing Bill

Tomorrow, May 17, at 1:00pm, the Illinois House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear House Bill 1016.


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.