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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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Thursday, January 10, 2019

NRA Applauds Sen. Cornyn for Introducing Reciprocity Legislation

On behalf of our more than 5 million members across the country, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action ...

Associated Press  

Thursday, November 29, 2018

D.C.: Gun control bill heads to city council vote

The measure also includes a bump stock ban and increases penalties for possessing magazine clips that hold over ...

The Daily Caller  

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

D.C. Carry Permits Jump Over 1440 Percent Since District Went ‘Shall Issue’

The number of Washington D.C. concealed carry permit holders skyrocketed a little over 1440 percent since the District ...

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

NRA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

The National Rifle Association today applauded the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice ...

dcist  

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

D.C. Police Chief: Heller Decision 'Didn’t Really Have An Impact On Gun Violence In Our City'

“The Heller decision didn’t really have an impact on gun violence in our city,” D.C. Police Chief Peter ...

Washington Post  

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

‘The culture’s changed’: Gun rights supporters mark 10 years since landmark ruling toppled D.C. gun ban

Dick Heller, a 76-year-old special police officer whose Supreme Court case changed the District’s gun laws a decade ...

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Friday, June 15, 2018

D.C. Area Witches Unite for Gun Control, Hurl Curses at the NRA

Gun control advocates can now boast of a new group of allies joining their dubious coalition: witches. It kind ...

DC | WUSA 9  

Monday, January 22, 2018

DC political comedian robbed at gunpoint changes stance on guns

Tim Young was heading to one of D.C.’s newest hotspots—The Wharf—when his life changed. He was walking down ...

WUSA  

Monday, January 22, 2018

D.C. political comedian robbed at gunpoint changes stance on guns

Tim Young was heading to one of D.C.’s newest hotspots—The Wharf—when his life changed.He was walking down a ...

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Second Amendment

Friday, December 15, 2017

D.C. Concealed Carry Applications Surge Following Court’s Lifting of “Good Reason” Requirement

FBI figures show surging interest in concealed carry licenses in the nation’s capital following a recent court ruling ...

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.