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NICS Holiday Hours

November 22, 2022

Good morning, We'd like to share a message we received from NICS regarding their holiday hours: This year for the Thanksgiving holiday, the NICS Contracted Call Center (NCCC) will operate on...

NSSF Awards Five-Star Rating to Illinois State Rifle Association Range

November 21, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, is pleased to announce it has awarded the Illinois State Rifle Association Range its Five-Star rating for range excellence. The Five-Star...

119th Year of the Illinois State Rifle Association

October 31, 2022

Every year we offer a commemorative coin and raffle for the ISRA. This year was the 119th year of the Illinois State Rifle Association. This year’s commemorative coin celebrated the...

DuPage County Board Supports Gun Safety, Penalty Enhancement Legislation

October 25, 2022

The DuPage County Board voted on Tuesday to amend its 2022 state and federal legislative agendas to support legislation banning the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. The Board...

CMP Instructs Over 50 Rifle, Pistol Students During Its Marksmanship 101 Courses in Illinois

October 24, 2022

CMP Instructs Over 50 Rifle, Pistol Students During Its Marksmanship 101 Courses in Illinois BONFIELD, Ill. – Over the gorgeous weekend of Oct. 1-2, 2022, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP)...


October 21, 2022

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation confirmed today its federal lawsuit against the Illinois State Police that compelled the agency to hire additional personnel in order to clear a...


October 17, 2022

The Second Amendment Foundation scored a victory in a ruling by a Tennessee Appeals Court panel striking down a gun ban by a public housing authority in the community of Columbia on...

At least 12 armed citizens have thwarted crimes in just the last 60 days

October 10, 2022

There have been at least 12 instances over the last two months across the country of armed individuals thwarting attacks and crime by firing a gun or just simply displaying it to...

Hundreds of Virginians have had firearms confiscated through red-flag laws

October 7, 2022

Hundreds of Virginians have had their guns confiscated from them through red-flag laws since those rules went into effect more than two years ago, according to data in the Virginia...

Canadian province opposes national government’s firearm ban, takes steps to prevent weapons seizure

October 7, 2022

The Canadian province of Alberta is opposing the national government's firearms ban and is taking steps to prevent the potential seizure of thousands of guns under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's...

FBI undercounts number of times armed citizens have thwarted active shooting incidents: report

October 5, 2022

Some see a pattern of distortion in the FBI numbers,' the Crime Prevention Research Center report argues A new report from the Crime Prevention Research Center (CPRC) argues that the...

GAT Guns Alert

October 4, 2022

Dear ISRA Members,   Honesty Must Be Honored   Rally at GAT Guns this Saturday from 10:00am until Noon. 970 Dundee Ave., East Dundee, IL 60118   This is about...


September 29, 2022

From "Second Amendment Foundation" Posted on September 29, 2022 BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in West Virginia, challenging the federal prohibition on...

Why Illinois Will Likely See Even More Violent Crime

September 23, 2022

From "America's First Freedom" Article by BRIAN MCCOMBIE, posted on September 21, 2022 As we near a midterm election on November 8, a lot of anti-Second Amendment politicians have been...

Sosnowski calls no-cash bail aspect of Illinois’ SAFE-T Act ‘a major concern’

September 23, 2022

By Bob Martin of the Rockford Sun Sep 22, 2022 State Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) recently spoke out about the “no cash bail” aspect of Illinois’ new SAFE-T Act, which he called...

Missouri AG tells FBI to “pound sand” regarding CCW “audits”

September 23, 2022

AUGUST 24, 2022 According to Gary Miller of the Free Range American, there’s some strangeness afoot down in Missouri over concealed carry permit records, and it’s pitting local and state-level politicians...

CCRKBA: “Provide Reparations to NY Crime Victims Denied CCW Licenses”

September 23, 2022

BELLEVUE, WA – More than two months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York State’s “proper cause” requirement that was used for generations to deny carry licenses to...

12 Month Drawing

June 1, 2022

The 12 month drawing #2 winning number - B-003. The 12 month drawing #3 winning number - C-093. Thanks to all who participated!

Mossberg Product Safety Recall Notice: SA-410 Shotguns

May 27, 2022

Mossberg International, Inc. (“Mossberg”) has recently discovered a potential safety issue with certain Mossberg International Model SA-410 Shotguns which may lead to personal injury and/or damage to the shotgun. Mossberg is...

IGOLD Winning Ticket Numbers

April 27, 2022

Thank you to all who participated in the IGOLD 2022 raffle!  The winning ticket numbers are as follows: #07183 - Rock River AR15  #15936 - Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm...

ISRA Office Closing Early Friday

April 12, 2022

The ISRA office will be closing at noon on Friday to celebrate Easter with our families. We wish you a Happy Easter!


March 23, 2022

Second Amendment Foundation - For Immediate Release - March 23, 2022 BELLEVUE, WA – A new survey by the nationally-recognized polling firm of McLaughlin & Associates shows strong public support...

12 Month Drawing

March 7, 2022

The winning number for the 12 month drawing is #67. Thanks to all who participated.

Kimber Handgun Firing Pin Safety Block Recall

February 23, 2022

Kimber Mfg. Inc. ("Kimber") has discovered a quality issue involving the firing pin safety block of certain Kimber R7 model handguns shipped from January 10, 2022 through February 14, 2022. ...

ISRA Office Closing at Noon

February 17, 2022

Due to incoming winter storm. the ISRA office will be closing at noon today.

Ranges Closing at Noon

February 17, 2022

The winning ticket number for the 12 month drawing in January is #34. Thanks to all who participated.

January 2022 12 Month Drawing

February 9, 2022

The winning ticket number for the 12 month drawing in January is #34. Thanks to all who participated.


February 2, 2022

Due to inclement weather, our office is closed today.

Happy New Year

December 31, 2021

Happy New Year.  The year 2021 was full of challenges.  We should take a moment to remember those we have lost, celebrate the new friends we have met and take...

ISRA Office Closed Afternoon

December 17, 2021

The ISRA office will be closed at 11:00am on Friday, December 17th to celebrate Christmas with staff.

118th Anniversary Raffle Winners

November 2, 2021

Congratulations to the winning ticket holders!  The winning ticket numbers are included as an attachment.  Thanks to all who participated. Documents to download 118th Anniversary Raffle Winning Ticket Numbers

ISRA Executive Director Richard Pearson Named to the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Board

September 28, 2021

Chatsworth, IL – Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director has been tapped to serve on the Board of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. The...

SAF Files Amicus Brief In New York Right To Carry Supreme Court Case

July 20, 2021

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today filed an important amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a challenge of New York State’s restrictive concealed carry permitting scheme...

CCRKBA: Don’t Feed the Gun Prohibitionists

July 12, 2021

Don’t Feed The Gun Prohibitionists! Learn the facts, or you will get what you pay for The following companies and/or their decision makers have instituted anti-firearm corporate policy or have...

Product Warning & Recall Notice: Winchester 9mm Luger 115 Grain

July 12, 2021

Read more: Creative Commons License: AttributionFollow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook  USA – -( Olin Winchester, LLC is recalling the following lots of 9mm Luger 115 grain Full Metal Jacket and 115-grain...

“Ninety-eight percent of the people in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.”

Lily Tomlin

“The people who work against your gun rights are basically saying to you, “The right of the criminal to rip you off, rape and kill you shall not be infringed.” And they wonder why we’re a bit testy”

Editor of KABA LIBERTY ADVOCATE, Friday, July 30, 2001

“I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.”


“You may find me one day dead in a ditch somewhere. But by God, you’ll find me in a pile of brass.”

Tpr. M. Padgett

“Using inner city kids as your proof that guns and kids don’t mix, is like using an alcoholic to prove all people will abuse alcohol.”

Lori Broadhead

“How dare politicians continue to pass insane laws forcing good, law-abiding people to be defenseless and helpless.”

Ted Nugent

The said Constitution [shall] never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe or to prevent the people of the United States from keeping their own arms.”

Samuel Adams, Massachusetts' U.S. Constitution Ratification Convention, 1788

“One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.”

Thomas B. Reed (1886)

“No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.”

Thomas Jefferson, Proposed Virginia Constitution (1776)

“Foolish liberals who are trying to read the Second Amendment out of the Constitution are courting disaster by encouraging others to use the same means to eliminate portions of the constitution THEY don’t like.”

Alan Dershowitz

“Every 13 seconds in America someone uses a gun to stop a crime.”

Sen. Larry Craig

“The AK-47 is not a device of aggression … I devised this machine-gun for the security of my country,”

Mikhail Kalashnikov, April 1997