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.
Public commentators cited many concerns about encroachments on constitutional rights.
Gun laws abound, but most charges were not prosecuted in Mecklenburg County, N.C.
In a December 2000 interview with CBS’s Dan Rather, President Bill Clinton, fresh off Al Gore’s defeat in the presidential election, acknowledged, “I don’t think there’s any doubt that, in at least five states I can think of, the NRA had a decisive influence … .”
Women who support Second Amendment rights are organizing to help others find the information they need.