We all know the old adage that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. Sayings like this only stick around long enough to permeate a culture when they point to greater truths, as this one does.
1975: The NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) was formed. ILA is the lobbying arm of the NRA. ILA is committed to preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.