April 6, 2012
An important provision of federal law, intended to protect the right of law-abiding gun owners to transport firearms throughout our nation, has been ignored by anti-gun local officials and effectively gutted by the courts. H.R. 4269, introduced by U.S. Reps. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.), Ted Poe (R-Texas) and Bill Owens (D-N.Y.), would rewrite the law to give it the effect Congress intended when it was passed more than 25 years ago.
January 15, 2010
Emergency Powers Legislation
Firearms Lawsuit Preemption
Firearms Preemption Laws
May 30, 2007
Fairfax, VA—On Tuesday, the National Rifle Association (NRA) entered as a defendant-intervenor into a lawsuit brought by the City of Cleveland against the State of Ohio in an attempt...
December 16, 2006
Anti-gun proposals at the federal level receive the most attention, but similar proposals and restrictive ordinances at the local level also threaten honest gun owners` rights and the fundamental American principle of equal protection under the law for all citizens.
December 12, 2006
Fairfax, VA - The Ohio State Senate voted to override Governor Taft’s veto of HB 347, National Rifle Association (NRA)-backed legislation, by a vote of 21-12. Currently, 43 states...
December 7, 2006
Ohio State House Overrides Governor’s Veto of Statewide Preemption 71-21
Fairfax, VA - The Ohio State House of Representatives voted to override Governor Taft’s veto...
August 18, 2006
In order to help NRA Members navigate their way through the nation’s airports with the least amount of trouble, we asked TSA’s Michael J. Restovich key questions about traveling with firearms and ammunition.
July 21, 2004
FAIRFAX, VA – Today, Delaware gun owners and sportsmen won a critical fight to protect firearm shooting ranges in their home state. Governor Ruth Ann Minner signed House Bill 164,...
July 1, 2004
FAIRFAX, VA -- Virginia Right-to-Carry permit holders are no longer subject to the state’s one-gun-a-month restriction, thanks to a law effective July 1. Fifteen additional pro-gun...
May 13, 2004
FAIRFAX, VA -- After overwhelming support in the Florida Legislature and from firearm owners across the state, Governor Jeb Bush signed two important gun rights bills (SB 1156 and HB...
April 22, 2004
FAIRFAX, VA -- After overwhelming support in the Florida Legislature, National Rifle Association (NRA) backed legislation (SB 1156) to stop government lawsuits against shooting ranges...
April 15, 2004
FAIRFAX, VA -- In a victory for Second Amendment rights, several bills passed by the Virginia General Assembly and backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) were signed into law...