NRA-ILA: Institute for Legislative Action

NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS VOLUME 29, NUMBER 23

Treachery! White House Moves to Strangle U.S. Ammunition Supply
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Treachery! White House Moves to Strangle U.S. Ammunition Supply
Last night, news broke that the Biden Administration is taking behind-the-scenes steps to further strangle the already constricted market for ammunition in the United States. The move could result in a reduction of the commercial production of 5.56 caliber ammunition by over thirty percent.
Red Flag Orders Enable Political Abuse
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Red Flag Orders Enable Political Abuse
So-called “Red Flag” orders, or Emergency Risk Protection Orders, are designed to empower the government to confiscate Americans’ firearms without due process of law. Aside from allowing run-of-the-mill malicious actors to indulge personal grudges against law-abiding gun owners, in the current politically-charged environment these laws enable the government to target those with First Amendment-protected political views the government disfavors.
Juvenile Records for Background Checks: An Issue That Should Provoke Caution, Skepticism
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Juvenile Records for Background Checks: An Issue That Should Provoke Caution, Skepticism
As Senate negotiators continue work on fine-tuning concepts for a gun control “framework” announced last week, one issue that has received surprisingly little attention is the potential inclusion of juvenile records in federal firearm background checks.
Trudeau Ramps Up War on Lawful Gun Owners
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Trudeau Ramps Up War on Lawful Gun Owners
At the end of May – two years after his unilateral imposition of an “assault weapons” ban – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government introduced Bill C-21, a bill that proposes many firearm-related changes, the most significant of which is a freeze on the sale, transfer and import of handguns. At the same time, Marco Mendicino, the Liberal government’s public safety minister, announced forthcoming “regulations [to] help stop the growth of personally owned handguns in Canada[,]… expected to come into force in Fall 2022,” apparently regardless of whether Bill C-21 is enacted into law.