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Washington Times  

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

A distorted view of concealed carry

Last month former Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief and former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey offered his ...


Friday, August 25, 2017

Washington D.C. Reaffirms its Rejection of Right-to-Carry

In an unsurprising turn, officials in the District of Columbia have decided to continue to defend their near ...

Washington Post  

Friday, August 25, 2017

D.C. attorney general wants federal judges to look at city’s strict gun rules again

The District’s top lawyer on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to the city’s ...


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Chris W. Cox: Important Second Amendment Legislative Issues

Chris W. Cox, NRA-ILA Executive Director, joins Grant to share his insight on the important legislative issues involving ...


Thursday, July 27, 2017

Appeals Court Schools D.C. on Heller’s Meaning, Invalidates “May-Issue” Concealed Carry Licensing

In a major development in the ongoing effort to restore the Second Amendment in Washington, D.C., the U.S. ...


Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Court Strikes Down Unconstitutional Ban on Concealed Carry

D.C. Circuit Court Rules in Favor of Constitutional Right to Carry a Gun in Public for Self-Defense


Thursday, March 16, 2017

House Passes Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act

The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauds the House of Representatives today for passing The ...

Washington Post  

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Guns are an easy target, but the real crime of despair and neglect is harder to fix

The availability of such high-quality firearms indicates the presence of a robust gun trade in a city with ...


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Congress takes on Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida last month introduced legislation that would bar city lawmakers from passing gun ...

Washington Post  

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tougher scrutiny in store for D.C.

The House committee that oversees the District plans to exercise its authority over the nation’s capital more aggressively ...


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.