April 7, 2006
States with updates this issue: Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, South Carolina, and Texas.
RIGHT-TO-CARRY NOW LAW IN NEBRASKA!
March 31, 2006
States with updates this issue: Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia.
NEBRASKA APPROVES “SHALL-ISSUE”...
March 24, 2006
States with updates this issue: Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, and Tennessee.
KANSAS PASSES “SHALL-ISSUE”...
March 17, 2006
States with updates this issue: Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Rhode Island.
NRA AND NEW ORLEANS REACH AGREEMENT...
March 10, 2006
States with updates this issue: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota.
March 3, 2006
States with updates this issue: Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New...
February 24, 2006
States with updates this issue (click state to be routed directly to story): Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi,...
February 17, 2006
States with updates this issue (click state to be routed directly to story): Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming.
HOUSE HEARS CONCERNS...
February 10, 2006
States with updates this issue (click state to be routed directly to story): Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Pennsylvania,...
February 3, 2006
WISCONSIN PPA UPDATE: FIGHT TO OVERRIDE VETO FAILS BY TWO VOTES
For the third time in four years, the law-abiding citizens of Wisconsin have been denied the same essential right...
January 27, 2006
ANTI-GUNNERS DEFEATED IN CANADIAN ELECTIONS
On Monday, Canada's anti-gun Prime Minister Paul Martin and the ruling Liberal Party were ousted in the country's federal elections,...
January 20, 2006
WISCONSIN "PERSONAL PROTECTION ACT" UPDATE
The State Senate gave final approval to the 2005 Personal Protection Act (PPA) and is sending the bill to Governor Jim Doyle (D) for...
January 13, 2006
HELP US HELP YOU
With the holidays now in our rearview mirrors, it is time to turn our thoughts and energies toward this year's all-important elections. In recent election...
January 6, 2006
THE KIDS SET HIM UP--Marion Barry Inadvertently Exposes the Fallacy of D.C.'s Gun Ban
Washington, D.C. has a gun ban, and gun bans stop crime. That's the ruse the gun ban lobby...
December 30, 2005
2005--THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Here are some of the top stories we brought you in the NRA-ILA Grassroots Alert in 2005. With the 2006 election season just around the corner, we must...
December 23, 2005
NRA-ILA ANNOUNCES 2004VOLUNTEER AWARD WINNERS
Each year, NRA-ILA bestows its volunteer awards upon those individuals (and an organization) who have gone above and beyond the call...
December 16, 2005
YOUR ON-LINE GRASSROOTS RESOURCE CENTER
Readers of the Grassroots Alert are no doubt familiar with the many features of NRA-ILA's website-- www.NRA.ILA.org. But as a grassroots volunteer,...
December 9, 2005
IGNORING THE LAW
On Wednesday, October 26, President George W. Bush signed into law the NRA-backed "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" (S. 397)--legislation to end politically...
December 2, 2005
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!
This year's elections proved, once again, that good information is critical to success. But information can only be put to good use if it is received in...
November 23, 2005
ENJOY THE HOLIDAY SEASON--THEN GET READY TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING IN ‘06!
With the holiday season now upon us, we hope you enjoy your time with family and friends. Thanks to...
November 18, 2005
[Editor's Note: Due to technical difficulties, some subscribers may not have received last Friday's Grassroots Alert. For that reason, we are repeating some of last week's...
November 10, 2005
NRA FILES LAWSUIT CHALLENGING SAN FRANCISCO GUN BAN
Even with opposition from San Francisco law enforcement and major media outlets, Proposition H--a measure banning the lawful possession...
November 4, 2005
D.C. PERSONAL PROTECTION ACT A TOP LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY
One of NRA-ILA's top legislative priorities in Congress continues to be the passage of S. 1082 and H.R. 1288--the Senate and...
October 28, 2005
PRESIDENT BUSH SIGNS "PROTECTION OF LAWFUL COMMERCE IN ARMS ACT"Landmark NRA Victory Now Law
On Wednesday, President George W. Bush signed into law the NRA-backed "Protection of Lawful...
October 21, 2005
U.S. HOUSE PASSES S. 397--"The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"!!!
Thanks to your efforts, yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 397 by a strong bipartisan...
October 14, 2005
CONTINUE TO URGE PASSAGE OF S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
As you know, the passage of S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by the U.S. Senate represents a great victory...
October 7, 2005
SUIT HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO PASS S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
Yet another example of the need to pass S. 397 surfaced this week in Washington, D.C., as the Supreme Court Monday refused to block...
September 30, 2005
COMPASS CHANGES DIRECTION
As you know, on September 22, NRA filed a motion in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to block authorities from confiscating...
September 23, 2005
MAJOR VICTORY FOR FIREARMS OWNERS AND FREEDOM IN LOUISIANA
On Thursday, NRA filed a motion in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana seeking a temporary...
September 16, 2005
NRA ON THE GROUND IN LOUISIANA
As was reported last week, in the wake of unspeakable crimes perpetrated by roving, armed gangs and individuals, authorities in New Orleans seized legal...
September 9, 2005
NRA-ILA COMMENTS ON SITUATION IN NEW ORLEANS
Numerous media sources are reporting on a campaign by New Orleans city authorities to confiscate lawfully-owned firearms from people in...
September 2, 2005
NRA-ILA JOINS IN OFFERING ITS PRAYERS TO VICTIMS OF KATRINA
NRA and its members join Americans nationwide in offering our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers to the victims of Hurricane...
August 26, 2005
FIREARMS LAW & SECOND AMENDMENT SYMPOSIUM: Is The Second Amendment The First Among Equals?
To fulfill the promise of the Declaration of Independence, the authors of the U.S. Constitution...
August 19, 2005
CONTINUE TO ATTEND TOWN HALL MEETINGS--URGE PASSAGE OF S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
As you know, the U.S. Senate recently passed S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by...
August 12, 2005
ATTEND TOWN HALL MEETINGS AND URGE PASSAGE OF S. 397 IN U.S. HOUSE
As you know, the U.S. Senate recently passed S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by a strong...
August 5, 2005
S. 397 UPDATE
As we reported last week, thanks to your great efforts, the U.S. Senate passed S. 397--the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act"--by a strong bipartisan vote of...
July 29, 2005
S. 397 PASSES U.S. SENATE!!!
Thanks to your efforts, today, the U.S. Senate passed S. 397 by a strong bipartisan vote of 65-31! While this doesn't assure the bill will be enacted into...
July 28, 2005
TODAY'S UPDATE ON S. 397 (July 28, 2005)--"The Protection Of Lawful Commerce In Arms Act"
Today the U.S. Senate took a number of actions related to S. 397, as debate winds down with...
July 26, 2005
S. 397 ON SENATE FLOOR!--Final Vote Expected This Week!
This afternoon, the U.S. Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 397, "The Protection of Lawful Commerce In Arms...
July 22, 2005
A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM NRA-ILA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHRIS W. COX U.S. SENATE TO VOTE ON S. 397 NEXT WEEK!
I'm writing you today to talk about one subject, and one subject only--S. 397,...