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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

“Universal” Background Checks Aren’t as Universally Popular as You’ve Been Led to Believe

Advocates of so-called “universal” background checks constantly cite their own polling data to claim that the vast majority ...

Friday, June 21, 2019

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated

On June 20th, the Maine Legislature adjourned from the first session of the 129th Legislature.  During this session, several ...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Maine: Vote Scheduled for Anti-Gun Bill

Tomorrow, June 12th, the Maine State House of Representatives will vote on Legislative Document 1470.  LD 1470 would weaken Maine’s ...

Hunting

Monday, May 20, 2019

Maine: Governor Signs Bill to Expand the Use of Crossbows

Last week, Governor Janet Mills signed Legislative Document 27, "An Act To Allow the Use of a Crossbow for a ...

Monday, May 6, 2019

Maine: Gun Bills Head to Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

On May 10th, the Maine Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold public hearings on a self-defense ...

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Maine: Anti-Gun Bill Threatens Equal Protection of Right-to-Carry

On April 22nd, the Maine State and Local Government Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 1470.  LD 1470 would weaken Maine’s ...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Maine: Firearm Seizure Bill Heads To Judiciary Committee

On April 22nd, the Maine Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 1312, which would allow ...

Monday, April 1, 2019

Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law

On March 29th, Governor Janet Mills signed Legislative Document 79​, "An Act to Protect Shooting Ranges."

Monday, February 25, 2019

Maine: Bill to Shut Down Shooting Ranges Defeated

This morning, the Maine State and Local Government Committee held a public hearing on Legislative Document 489, which would have allowed ...

Friday, February 22, 2019

Maine: Anti-Gun Legislators Trying to Shut Down Shooting Ranges

On February 25th, the Maine State and Local Government Committee will hold a hearing on Legislative Document 489, which ...

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.