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Friday, February 15, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 7 2/15/2002

In this issue, read about the latest developments on Campaign Finance "Reform," AG Ashcroft announces steps to improve NICS, another defeat for reckless lawsuits, an update on federal reckless lawsuit preemption, an award presented to NRA-ILA, the new Director of USF&WS, and alerts for Alaska, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, and Ohio.

Friday, February 8, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 6 2/8/2002

In this issue, read about the looming threat of campaign finance "reform," and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Friday, February 1, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 5 2/1/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about potential action on campaign finance "reform" bills, several EVCs honored for their support of NRA in 2000, and alerts for Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Virginia, and Washington.

Friday, January 25, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 4 1/25/2002

In this issue, read about the AGS continuing its deceitful campaign to promote its attacks on gun shows, the re-emergence of the threat of campaign finance "reform," AG Ashcroft continuing to promote enforcing existing laws (rather than passing new ones), a belated thanks to U.S. Representative Ike Skelton, and alerts for South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Friday, January 18, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 3 1/18/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about Ohio`s ban on Right to Carry being ruled unconstitutional, AGS showing its true colors, the FAA seeking public comment on the proposal to allow airline pilots to carry firearms aboard commercial airplanes, Jeep pulls its anti-hunting ad, and alerts for Colorado, South Dakota, Utah, and Virginia.

Friday, January 11, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 2 1/11/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about a reckless lawsuit in Illinois being appealed by the Hunting & Shooting Sports Heritage Foundation (HSSHF), a former HCI staffer appointed as communications director for Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.), volunteers needed for the 131st NRA Annual Meetings, and alerts for California and Colorado.

Friday, January 4, 2002

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 9, No. 1 1/4/2002

In this week`s fax alert read about an appellate court in Illinois upholding a reckless lawsuit against gun manufacturers and various former Clinton Administration officials seeking elected office.

Friday, December 28, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 51 12/28/2001

In this issue, read about the important events that took place in 2001.

Friday, December 21, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 50 12/21/2001

In this issue, read about the gun-ban lobby continuing to exploit fear over terrorism, the AMA`s secret conference on guns, another pro-gun victory at the polls, developments on the reckless lawsuit preemption bill, and a request to help save funds.

Friday, December 14, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 49 12/14/2001

In this issue, read about Section 1062 being stripped from the Defense Authorization bill, Senators Schumer and Kennedy launching their registration campaign, Rosie O`Donnell raising money for Janet Reno, and the selection of Governor Marc Racicot to be the new head of the RNC.

Friday, December 7, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 48 12/7/2001

In this issue, read about attacks on John Ashcroft from gun-ban extremists, the continued campaign to wipe out traditional American gun shows by exploiting fears over terrorism, and an alert for New Mexico.

Friday, November 30, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 47 11/30/2001

In this issue, read about Senator McCain`s effort to promote attacks on gun shows in January, the VPC helps prove the failures of "gun control," another supporter of the Second Amendment is elected to office, an invitation to CPAC 2002, and alerts for New Mexico and South Dakota.

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 46 11/21/2001

This week, read about the next phase of the AGS exploitation campaign, the gun-ban lobby following suit, the passage of the Aviation Security Act, another judicial defeat for anti-gunners, Bellesiles`s "response" to his critics, Ann Landers ignores real safety message, and alerts for Colorado and Wisconsin.

Friday, November 16, 2001

Grassroots Fax Alert: 11/16/2001

Due to technical problems the fax alert for November 16, 2001 was not sent. The next fax alert will be sent November 21 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. NRA is closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23.

Friday, November 9, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 45 11/9/2001

In this issue, read about NRA`s Election Day successes, a call to attend town hall meetings this weekend, thanks for Robert Novak keeping informed of anti-gun efforts, the indictment of an anti-gun mayor, a request to switch to our e-mail alert system, and updates for Arizona and New Mexico.

Friday, November 2, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 44 11/2/2001

In this week`s Alert, read about a Clinton appointee`s orchestrated recall of certain BB guns, AGS admits its target is all private transfers of firearms, Election Day in New Jersey and Virginia, a call for more co-sponsors for the federal reckless lawsuit preemption bill, the Florida Supreme Court rejects the Miami-Dade reckless lawsuit, an upcoming lecture on the Second Amendment, and alerts for New Mexico, New York, and Wisconsin.

Friday, October 26, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 43 10/26/2001

In this issue, read about the latest shameless actions by the anti-gun AGS, the continuing debate over the "demilitarization" of certain military surplus items, an attack on air guns by a Clinton appointee, an invitation to attend CPAC 2002, a call to switch from fax to e-mail for alerts, and alerts for Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Friday, October 19, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 42 10/19/2001

In this issue, read about the ruling on U.S. v. Emerson, an update on legislative activity on Capitol Hill, and alerts for California and North Carolina.

Friday, October 12, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 41 10/12/2001

In this issue, read about another crushing defeat for reckless lawsuits, the U.S. Senate approves the arming of pilots, keep the pressure up to prevent the forced "demilitarization" of lawfully owned firearms, a gun show ban gets struck down in Maryland, and alerts for California, New York, and Ohio.

Friday, October 5, 2001

Grassroots Alert: Vol. 8, No. 40 10/5/2001

In this issue, read about Federal Legislation that could require military surplus firearms owned by law-abiding civilians to be rendered permanently inoperable, the Smith/Burns amendment that seeks to allow firearms in the cockpits of commercial aircraft, another shameless attempt by the AGS to exploit fear over terrorism, an anti-gun historian being forced to respond to critics of his "research," and more.

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.