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Monday, February 16, 2015

Backdoor Gun Control: Obama’s ATF Proposes AR-15 Ammo Ban

A notice from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) shows the agency is considering a ban ...

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Friday, February 13, 2015

BATFE To Ban Common AR-15 Ammo

In a move clearly intended by the Obama Administration to suppress the acquisition, ownership and use of AR-15s ...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Obama Administration Bans Import of Popular Russian Firearms

This week, the Treasury Department used authority delegated to it by the president, under Executive Order 13661, to ...


Friday, April 11, 2014

BATFE Publicly Confirms Administration's Ammunition Import Ban

On Monday, BATFE issued a "special advisory" indicating the agency's official position on 5.45x39 7N6 ammunition.  The advisory ...


Friday, April 4, 2014

Obama Administration's Latest "Executive Action" Aims to Curb Ammo Imports

The NRA is aware of BATFE's recent actions to restrict importation of 5.45 x 39 ammunition.  According to ...


Friday, March 21, 2014

Dianne Feinstein pushes for semi-automatic rifle import ban based on 45-year-old law

California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is circulating a letter on Capitol Hill calling once again for a ban ...


Friday, March 1, 2013

BATFE Reviewing "Sporting Purposes" Exemption to AP Ammo Law

After a series of meetings with the nra and other organizations representing hunters, members of the firearm and ...


Friday, January 6, 2012

Rumor Alert: Veterans’ Health and “Sporting Purposes”

Among the thousands of questions NRA-ILA answers every month by email, phone and letter are scores that begin ...

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Rumor Alert: Appropriations Bill Blocks New Shotgun Ban—Does Not Repeal “Sporting Purposes” Test

This year, NRA-ILA worked with pro-gun legislators to include a provision in the 2012 Commerce, Justice and Science ...


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.