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Friday, February 15, 2002

Ashcroft Targets Illegal Aliens - Protects Law-Abiding Gun Purchasers

On Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft announced a number of new steps that will be taken to ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

House Abandons Free Speech

After more than 15 hours of intense, often rancorous debate, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2356—the ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Ohio Legislative Update- 2/15/02

The House Civil and Commercial Law Committee will be accepting proponent testimony on HB 303 (preemption legislation) on ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

New Mexico Legislative Update- 2/15/02

The legislature adjourned yesterday from its 30-day session, having passed HB 112, NRA-backed shooting range protection legislation, earlier ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Missouri Legislative Update- 2/15/02

The Special Committee on Sportsmanship, Safety & Firearms will vote Wednesday, February 20, on HB 1344, the "Glovebox ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Mississippi Legislative Update- 2/15/02

The House has passed HB 764, which seeks to repeal a long-standing state law requiring licensed firearm dealers ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Minnesota Legislative Update- 2/15/02

The NRA-backed Right to Carry bill—The Minnesota Personal Protection Act—came one step closer to final passage in the ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Kansas Legislative Update- 2/15/02

SB 116, the NRA-backed Reckless Lawsuit Preemption bill, will soon be debated on the Senate floor. Call your ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Colorado Legislative Update- 2/15/02

Senator Ken Chlouber`s (R-4) bill to establish a uniform Right to Carry system died in committee this week, ...

Friday, February 15, 2002

Alaska Legislative Update- 2/15/02

Senate Bill 242, which seeks to amend Alaska`s Right to Carry law so that permits from all other ...


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.