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Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony

Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris W. Cox joined Gov. Matt Bevin at a ceremonial bill signing Thursday morning for SB 150, an NRA-backed bill that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. “I would like to thank Gov. Bevin for his leadership on this critical self-defense initiative....
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Chris Cox Speaks at CPAC: Firearms Freedoms & the Re-emergence of Socialism ~ VIDEO

Opinion Washington, DC – -(AmmoLand.com)- Some of the conservative movement’s biggest names are gathering last week in National Harbor, Maryland, for the Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC. Chris W. Cox sits on a panel to discuss firearms freedoms and the survival of the Second Amendment. Watch Now. Chris Cox Speaks at CPAC About NRA-ILA: Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of Ameri...
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NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112

Opinion 2nd Extreme Gun Control Measure in 2 Days. NRA Reacts to Passage of H.R. 1112 Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- For the second day in a row, the anti-gun leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extreme gun control measure designed to discourage law-abiding Americans from exercising a constitutional right. Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement in reaction to H.R 1112, the so-ca...
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U.S. House Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill, President Trump Threatens VETO

Opinion H.R. 8 Mandates “Universal” Background Checks. U.S. House Passes Extreme Gun Control Bill, President Trump Threatens VETO Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Today, the newly minted anti-gun leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives passed its first gun control measure by a 240 -190 vote, offering further proof that anti-gun politicians are more interested in scoring cheap political points than doing their jobs and passing meaningful legislation that would make Americans safer. Chri...
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NRA Applauds Attorneys General Amicus Brief on NJ Permit Case ~ VIDEO

Opinion NRA Applauds Attorneys General Amicus Brief on NJ Permit Case Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association applauded an amicus brief signed by twenty-three attorneys general in support of Rogers v. Grewal, an NRA-backed Supreme Court case challenging New Jersey's unconstitutional requirements for obtaining a handgun carry permit. The effort was led by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “Law-abiding citizens should not be required to prove they are in peril to re...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, America, New Jersey, Arizona, Lawsuits, Rogers, Nra, National Rifle Association, Grewal, Mark Brnovich, Carol Bowne, Berlin New Jersey, Bowne, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA


Governor Noem Signs NRA-backed Constitutional Carry Bill

Opinion South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association today applauded South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem for signing into law Senate Bill 47, NRA-backed legislation that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. “On behalf of the NRA's five-million members, we would like to thank Governor Noem for her leadership on this critical issue,” said Chris W. Cox, Executive Director of the NRA-ILA...
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NRA Applauds Sen. Cornyn for Introducing Reciprocity Legislation

Opinion John Cornyn Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On behalf of our more than 5 million members across the country, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded the introduction of S. 69, The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019, sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn (TX). “The current patchwork of state and local gun laws is confusing and can cause the most conscientious gun owner to unknowingly run afoul of the law when they are traveling ...
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Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come

Opinion Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Although election results are still coming in as I write this, the overall picture of the 2018 midterm elections has emerged. Democrats made substantial – though not historic – gains in the U.S. House, retaking a majority and likely handing the speakership to Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Democrats also picked up a handful of governorships across the map, with statehouses now about evenly divided between red a...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Finance, Senate, Massachusetts, New York City, America, House, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Bloomberg, Clinton, Trump, Big Apple, Nra, U S Supreme Court


Washington D.C. Passes Red Flag Gun Confiscation Law

Washington, D.C. Passes Red Flag Gun Confiscation Law Washington, DC –-(Ammoland.com)- The DC City Council passed a “red flag” law on Tuesday. The council voted unanimously to allow police to seize legally owned guns from people who a secret court deems a danger to others or themselves.A so-called “red flag” law is known as an extreme risk protection order (ERPO). A family member, neighbor, or roommate can go to the police and claim someone is a risk to themselves or others. The police will go...
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NRA-ILA’s Chris W. Cox Releases Statement on School Safety Report

Opinion NRA-ILA's Chris W. Cox Releases Statement on School Safety Report Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action, released the following statement on Tuesday:“The National Rifle Association applauds the Trump administration’s Federal Commission on School Safety’s final report, issued today. The report includes a number of recommendations for which the NRA has been advocating for years, including reform...
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Gun Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Washington Initiative 1639

Gun Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Washington Initiative 1639 BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association have filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging gun control Initiative 1639 in Washington State, on several grounds.The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. In addition to SAF and NRA, plaintiffs include gun dealers and young adults in the affected age group.The lawsuit challenges the ...
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What Happens if Anti-Gun Opponents Take the U.S. House?

Opinion: CHRIS W. COX, NRA-ILA Executive Director What Happens if Anti-Gun Opponents Take the U.S. House? Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- There is no question that our liberties are at stake on November 6th, 2018.The Democrat leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives has become completely radicalized when it comes to the Second Amendment. Our constitutional freedoms are standing in the way of the extreme big government control that these anti-gun politicians want to impose.Add that to th...
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NRA Endorses Mike Dunleavy for Governor of Alaska

Opinion Mike Dunleavy Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) this week endorsed Mike Dunleavy for governor of Alaska. “Mike Dunleavy is an unwavering supporter of our Second Amendment freedoms we can trust to defend our right to self-defense,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA-PVF chairman. Dunleavy has earned an “A” rating from the NRA. He opposes the Bloomberg/Pelosi/Schumer gun con...
Tags: Guns, Alaska, Nra, Endorsements, Fairfax, Mike Dunleavy, Dunleavy, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, NRA PVF, Election 2018, Bloomberg Pelosi Schumer


Laura Kelly Would Leave Kansans Defenseless

Opinion Voting Kris Kobach For Governor Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is warning Kansans that Laura Kelly’s extreme gun control agenda would leave honest, hard-working Kansans defenseless.“Laura Kelly supports measures that would put law-abiding Kansans at risk,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA-PVF Chairman. Laura Kelly is an “F” rated candidate whose policies would: leave law-abiding adults under the age of 21 defenseless;leave law-ab...
Tags: Guns, Kansas, Michael Bloomberg, National Rifle Association, Laura Kelly, Kris Kobach, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Fairfax Va Ammoland, Chris W Cox, NRA PVF, Election 2018


NRA Launches Ad Campaign in Oklahoma ~ VIDEO

Opinion Drew Edmondson Supports An Extreme Gun Control Agenda Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has launched an ad campaign to inform voters that Drew Edmondson supports an extreme gun-control agenda that would leave Oklahomans defenseless. The television ad, entitled Call to Serve, is airing on cable and broadcast stations.“Drew Edmondson supports an extreme gun control agenda that puts Oklahomans at risk,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA-P...
Tags: Guns, Army, Oklahoma, Nra, National Rifle Association, Edmondson, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, NRA-PVF, Drew Edmondson, Kevin Stitt, Election 2018


NRA Launches Ad Campaign for Ted Budd in North Carolina

Opinion Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)-The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has launched an ad campaign to inform voters in North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District that their right to self-defense is on the ballot in November. The television ad, Woman Working Late, will air on cable and broadcast stations.“The Second Amendment right to self-defense is on the ballot this November,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA-PVF Chairman. “Ted Budd is the only candidate in this race wh...
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NRA Launches Ad Campaign for Pete Stauber in Minnesota ~ VIDEO

Opinion Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Fairfax, Va.— The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today launched an ad campaign to inform voters in Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District that Pete Stauber will fight to protect our constitutional freedoms. The television ad, Stauber Freedom , will air on cable and broadcast stations.“The Second Amendment right to self-defense is on the ballot this November,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA-PVF Chairman. “Pete Stauber is the only candid...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Congress, Washington, America, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Nra, Cox, National Rifle Association, U S House, FAIRFAX Va, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA


NRA Downgrades Montana Sen. Jon Tester’s Rating to a D ~ VIDEO

Opinion Jon Testor Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association today downgraded Sen. Jon Tester’s rating to “D” after he voted against confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s confirmation restores a 5-4 majority on the Court in favor of our right to self-defense.“D.C. Jon Tester once again joined forces with Chuck Schumer and anti-gun liberals to vote against our fundamental right to self-defense,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “Action...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, Montana, Washington, Court, Washington Dc, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Nra, Sonia Sotomayor, U S Supreme Court, Cox, National Rifle Association, Chuck Schumer, Elena Kagan


NRA Endorses Roger Wicker for U.S. Senate in Mississippi

Opinion Roger Wicker Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Sen. Roger Wicker for reelection to the U.S. Senate.“Roger Wicker is a champion of our Second Amendment freedoms and has always fought to protect the constitutional rights of law-abiding Americans,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “The NRA is proud to endorse him for re-election.”Wicker has strongly opposed the Pelosi/Schumer/Bloomberg gun control agenda, in...
Tags: Mississippi, Guns, Senate, Nra, Endorsements, U S Supreme Court, U S Senate, Fairfax, Roger Wicker, Wicker, Sen Roger Wicker, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox


NRA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

Opinion NRA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association today applauded the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court. “On behalf of our nearly six million members, the NRA congratulates Brett Kavanaugh on his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, National Rifle Association Inst...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Scotus, Senate, Chuck Grassley, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Senate Judiciary Committee, U S Supreme Court, U S Senate, Cox, Mitch McConnell R Ky, United States Supreme Court, Kavanaugh, Gun Rights News


NRA Launches Seven-Figure Campaign in Missouri to Support Josh Hawley ~ VIDEO

Opinion Vote Josh Hawley for U.S. Senate Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today kicked-off a seven-figure media campaign in the Missouri senate race with an ad titled Always Missouri. The ad will air statewide on cable, regional broadcast and digital platforms.“Our basic right to keep a firearm in the home for self-defense is at risk ” said Chris W. Cox, chairman of NRA-PVF. “Claire McCaskill consistently sides with liberal, anti-g...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, US, Missouri, Washington Dc, Social Security, Trump, Nra, Sonia Sotomayor, U S Senate, McCaskill, Chuck Schumer, Elena Kagan, Claire McCaskill, Hawley


NRA Endorses Kobach for Kansas Governor ~ VIDEO

Opinion Kris Kobach Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On behalf of our nearly six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Kris Kobach for governor of Kansas.“Kris Kobach strongly supports our Second Amendment freedoms and Kansans can count on him to protect our fundamental right to self-defense,” said Chris W. Cox, NRA-PVF chairman. Kobach firmly opposes the Bloomberg gun control agenda that would ban commonly owned firea...
Tags: Guns, Bloomberg, Kansas, Nra, Endorsements, Fairfax, Kris Kobach, Kobach, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, NRA PVF, Election 2018


NRA Endorses Kemp for Georgia Governor

Opinion Brian Kemp Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On behalf of our six million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Brian Kemp for governor of Georgia.“Brian Kemp is an unwavering supporter of our Second Amendment freedoms,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “He is the only candidate running for governor who can be trusted to protect our constitutional right to self-defense.”Kemp has a consistent pro-Second Amendment re...
Tags: Guns, New York City, Georgia, Michael Bloomberg, Nra, Endorsements, Cox, Fairfax, Abrams, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox


NRA Endorses Ron DeSantis for Governor of Florida

Opinion Ron DeSantis Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to announce its endorsement of Ron DeSantis for governor in the 2018 Florida general election. “At a time when the Second Amendment is under attack like never before, Ron DeSantis has stood strong in protection of our freedoms and been a steadfast supporter of law-abiding gun owners,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “DeSantis voted for the strongest self-defense b...
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NRA Announces Six-Figure Ad Campaign AGAINST Montana Democrat Senator John Tester

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today launched a six-figure TV ad campaign highlighting that Sen. Jon Tester cannot be trusted to support the rights of Montana's law-abiding gun owners. The ad will air statewide on cable and broadcast television.“Contrary to what Jon Tester says in Montana, he has supported the gun control agenda of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer by voting in favor of gun control in Washington, D.C,” said...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Montana, Washington, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Nra, Sonia Sotomayor, U S Supreme Court, Cox, Chuck Schumer, Elena Kagan, Jon Tester, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, NRA-ILA


NRA Launches Ad Campaign Against West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin

Opinion Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today launched a six-figure TV ad campaign highlighting that Sen. Joe Manchin cannot be trusted to support the rights of West Virginia's law-abiding gun owners.“Voters deserve the facts before they head to the polls,” said Chris W. Cox, chairman, NRA-PVF. “Contrary to what Joe Manchin says in West Virginia, he has supported the agenda of Barack Obama and Chuck Schumer by voting in favor of gun...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Washington, West Virginia, Barack Obama, Trump, Charleston, Nra, Cox, Manchin, Chuck Schumer, Joe Manchin, Bluefield, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, NRA-ILA


NRA Launches Defeat Initiative1639.org Website

Opinion Defeat Initiative1639.org Website Fairfax, Va. – -(AmmoLand.com)- On behalf of Washingtonians and the National Rifle Association for Freedom, the National Rifle Association launched an informational website. Initiative1639.org exposes how this extreme gun-control ballot initiative will add new restrictions on the exercise of Second Amendment rights, regulate ordinary, recreational guns in common use as “assault” weapons, drive up the costs of being a gun owner, and allow the governmen...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Washington State, Seattle, Nra, Cox, National Rifle Association, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, Ballot initiatives, Institute for Legislative Action The NRA


NRA Wins Lawsuit in Washington State, Prevents I-1639 From Appearing on Ballot

Opinion NRA Wins in Washington State Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The Thurston County Superior Court today ruled in favor of the National Rifle Association and ordered a writ of mandamus to prevent I-1639 from appearing on the ballot. The judge agreed the signature sheets did not comply with state law – the font size was too small to be readable and didn't include strikethroughs.“The National Rifle Association is glad to see the court today recognized how negligent, if not worse, gun contro...
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Shooting Straight With NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox

Shooting Straight is an interview-style series highlighting the movers and shakers supporting Friends of NRA, The NRA Foundation and the programs they fund. Learn about these high-profile influencers from the world of firearms and the shooting sports—in their own words. NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox FAIRFAX, Va. -(Ammoland.com)- Chris W. Cox has served as the Executive Director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action—the political and lobbying arm of the National Rifle Associati...
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NRA says it'll spend at least $1 million on pro-Kavanaugh ads

The National Rifle Association says it'll spend at least $1 million on TV ads urging the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court in states represented by four vulnerable Democratic senators and a Republican considered a key vote on the nomination.The advertisements promoting President Donald Trump's nominee will run on cable and local broadcast stations as well as on digital platforms in Alabama, Alaska, Indiana, North Dakota and West Virginia. It adds to the flood of money from out...
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