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SCOTUS Distributes SAF Gun Ban Challenges for May 16 Conference

May 2, 2024

BELLEVUE, WA – Two Second Amendment Foundation cases challenging bans on so-called “assault weapons” and magazine capacity—one in Illinois and the other in Maryland—are among five cases distributed Tuesday by...

“Fishing with Andy” Organization talking to Richard Pearson about the upcoming IGOLD event.

April 15, 2024

Andy from ASO Magazine pays a visit to Richard Pearson for an update on ISRA activities.  

Official Obituary of James M. Vinopal

March 25, 2024

James M. Vinopal Obituary James M. “Jim” Vinopal, age 96, of Downers Grove, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at home with his loving family by his side. He was...

ISRA Appeals IL Gun Ban to US Supreme Court

February 12, 2024

ISRA Follows Through on Promise, Files Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court Arguing Gov. JB Pritzker’s So-Called “Assault Weapons Ban” is Unconstitutional (Springfield, IL) – The Illinois State Rifle Association followed through on...

$10 Million to Come for Your Guns?

January 18, 2024

ISRA ALERT: Ally of Senate President Harmon Proposes $10 Million in Gun Control Spending Scheme Newly appointed Senator Natalie Toro who just received a $500,000 donation from Senate President Harmon has...

ISRA Condemns SB2720

January 15, 2024

ISRA Condemns Senator Morrison's Attempt to Take More Freedoms from Gun Owners On January 10th, Senator Julie Morrison (D IL-29) filed legislation (SB2720) that would take away the freedom to...

ISRA Response to Supreme Court Orders

December 15, 2023

ISRA Response to Recent US Supreme Court Orders In the last two days, separate cases dealing with the Illinois ban on common firearms petitioned the US Supreme Court for injunctive...

7th Circuit Denies Hearing & ISRA Responds

December 12, 2023

ISRA Statement on Yesterday's Decision  by the US 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Earlier this year, the Illinois State Rifle Association filed a lawsuit against the so-called "Assault Weapons" law...

ISRA Statement on US 7th Circuit Decision

November 4, 2023

“We are not surprised by the decision of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. It has always been and is our intent to take our case to the U.S....

Joint Statement on Upcoming ISP Hearings

October 30, 2023

Recently, the Illinois State Police have announced three public hearings to explain the registration scheme of the recently enacted, so-called, “Assault Weapons Ban”.  The three upcoming public hearings on the...

November 8th – ISRA Fundraiser w/ Special Guest Bernard Kerik

October 25, 2023

Join the ISRA on November 8th for a fundraiser to honor the 120th Anniversary of the organization with special guest Bernard Kerik — the 40th Police Commissioner of the New...

ISP to Hold 3 Public Hearings on “Assault Weapons” Rules

October 17, 2023

Illinois State Police to Hold 3 Public Hearings on Assault Weapons Ban Moments ago, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules on a 5-5 party line vote, failed to stop the...

One Week after Forced Registration – The Latest

October 11, 2023

Gov. Pritzker continues his assault on law-abiding gun owners in Illinois by forcing firearm owners to make a life-altering decision: register your firearms, including most semi-automatic rifles, many hunting shotguns...

ISRA Statement on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Hearing Examining “Victims of Violent Crime in Chicago”

September 26, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 26, 2023 ISRA Statement on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Hearing Examining “Victims of Violent Crime in Chicago” The Illinois State Rifle Association – one...

ISRA Statement on the Establishment of the White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention

September 22, 2023

The Illinois State Rifle Association – one of the oldest and most respected gun organizations in the United States, released the following statement: “President Biden’s announcement that he is establishing...

ISRA Exhibits at USCCA Expo in Milwaukee

September 12, 2023

ISRA gains nearly 100 new members as gun owners rally around the ISRA in the fight against new Illinois Gun laws.   [caption id="attachment_5395" align="aligncenter" width="300"] ISRA President Doug Mayhall,...

120th Coin Raffle Winners

August 22, 2023

Winner Ticket # Winner Ticket # Winner Ticket # 1 6130 46 857 92 8363 2 8021 47 3610 93 8180 3 1435 48 853 94 444 4 1356 49...

2023 Gun Rights Policy Conference / FREE

August 22, 2023

Come meet national gun rights leaders and your fellow grassroots activists at the 38th  Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC 2023) in Phoenix, Arizona. This is your oncea-year chance to...

ISRA Responds to Today’s Court Decision

August 11, 2023

Media Contact: Richard Pearson On Friday, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision in the Caulkins v. Pritzker case, that the assault weapons ban does not violate the...

Illinois 5th Circuit Court Reverses, Remands FOID Card Challenge Case

August 8, 2023

HELP FUND OUR LEGAL EFFORTS ILLINOIS 5TH CIRCUIT COURT REVERSES, REMANDS FOID CARD CHALLENGE CASE BELLEVUE, WA – The Illinois 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has finally reversed and remanded...

SAF CHEERS 5th CIRCUIT VICTORY IN VANDERSTOK FRAME, RECEIVER CASE

July 25, 2023

Click Here For Web Version SAF CHEERS 5th CIRCUIT VICTORY IN VANDERSTOK FRAME, RECEIVER CASE BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation is cheering a Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals...

Biden Promotes Bad, Unconstitutional Gun Bans

July 21, 2023

From NEWSMAX Magazine, By Mark Vargas Friday, 21 July 2023 06:36 AM Current | Bio | Archive Biden Promotes Bad, Unconstitutional Gun Bans On Jan. 10, 2023, Gov. JB Pritzker, D-Ill., signed legislation banning...

Support Freedom at the “March for Justice” this Saturday, July 22, 1:00PM

July 18, 2023

Join our friends from “The Big We” this Saturday at the James R Thompson center, 1000 W Randolph St. Chicago IL 60601. We look forward to seeing you at the...

SAF ATTORNEYS FILE RESPONSE BRIEF IN ILLINOIS GUN BAN CASE

June 21, 2023

BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a lawsuit challenging the Illinois ban on so-called “assault weapons” have filed a response brief in the...

Gun Control: Retired Soldier Speaks Out.

May 23, 2023

(ThyBlackMan.com) Advocates for gun control can never actually define what gun control means. There is also not a uniformed agreement of what gun control should look like. This is exactly why we...

FED. JUDGE GRANTS PRELIM. INJUNCTION AGAINST TENETS OF NJ GUN LAW

May 18, 2023

A federal judge in New Jersey on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction in part against certain tenets in the Garden State’s revised gun permit law, Chapter 131, chalking up a...

DeSantis: Credit Cards Won’t Track Fla. Gun Sales

May 14, 2023

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill that would ban credit card companies from tracking firearm and ammunition purchases. "We'll be the first state in the country to...

Federal ban on selling handguns to 18- to 20-year-olds is unconstitutional, judge says

May 12, 2023

CNN — A federal judge said Wednesday that federal prohibitions on licensed dealers selling handguns to 18- to 20-year-olds are unconstitutional, in what is the latest legal volley over age-based firearm regulations...

Call to action – File witness slips opposing HB218

May 10, 2023

The constant and ridiculous attacks on the 2A rights of law-abiding gun owners have got to stop. Tomorrow morning, HB218 will be heard in committee. We need to make it...

Annual MTG Defensive Rifle Course

May 10, 2023

June 24-25, Defensive Rifle, $600 Two-day course takes beginners and intermediate shooters to an advanced level. This is geared toward the environment that most of us live in, suburban and...

Cook County prosecutor quits after 20 years: ‘this State and County have set themselves on a course to disaster’

May 8, 2023

This is why Downtown Chicago is dying.  No matter what political party you belong to, no one wishes to bet their life on going there. https://cwbchicago.com/2023/05/after-20-years-veteran-cook-county-prosecutor-quits-farewell-email.html

Today’s Emergency Stay and What it Means

May 8, 2023

The court, for whatever reason, has chosen to issue an emergency stay while the state’s actual motion for a stay is being briefed and considered. We are frustrated by this...

SAF, GOTTLIEB SUE WASH. AG FERGUSON, ALLEGING CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

May 8, 2023

Click Here For the Web Version BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and their CEO Alan Gottlieb, have...

Lawsuit Updates

May 8, 2023

Regarding the issue of the State’s efforts to stay the injunction entered by Judge McGlynn on April 28, 2023, in Harrel v. Raoul, we have a Response Brief due in...

NEW CLASS FOR 2023

April 10, 2023

May 27-28, Intro to Defensive Pistol, $500 This intensive two-day program introduces the new or novice #shooter to combat handgun #training. The program focuses on firearms safety issues, marksmanship basics,...

Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources Warns Illinois Hunters about Shotgun Use on Public Land

April 10, 2023

The Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources (IFOR) is warning Illinois hunters about the impact of the Protect Illinois Communities Act (PA 102-1116). Common sporting shotguns used by snow goose hunters...

BREAKING: Florida becomes the 26th state to allow permitless carry

April 3, 2023

by Lee Williams More than half the country now allows the concealed carry of firearms without needing a permission slip from the government. Monday morning, Florida became the 26th state –...

Biden, ATF gaslighting the public about ‘rogue’ gun dealers

April 3, 2023

by Lee Williams Joe Biden, his weaponized ATF and their sycophants in the legacy media launched an elaborate campaign this week to change the public’s perception of the thousands of federally...

SAF VICTORY IN MINNESOTA AS JUDGE ALLOWS CCW FOR YOUNG ADULTS

April 3, 2023

BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in Minnesota on Friday struck down a state restriction limiting handgun carry permits to those over age 21, in a case brought by the...

Public Act 102-1116 (HB5471) Frequently Asked Questions

March 21, 2023

Question: If I am hunting with a banned weapon under this legislation, but the firearm is approved under the Wildlife code, and I am on my property or on private...

Sheriffs stake their claim on gun laws

March 20, 2023

Opposition to enforcing the ban a rightward tilt on constitutional authority By Rick Pearson and Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune When a group of Democratic lawmakers in Illinois a decade ago...

Credit Card Companies Drop Plans to Track Gun Store Purchases After Pressure From Lawmakers

March 13, 2023

Credit card companies including Visa and Mastercard announced they are hitting the brakes on plans to add a new purchase code that could help track firearm sales. Six months ago,...

Recall Notice for Certain Henry Lever Action .45-70 Rifles Manufactured after November 2022

March 13, 2023

Henry Repeating Arms is initiating a voluntary safety recall for lever action .45-70 rifles manufactured between December 14, 2022, and January 11, 2023. Under certain conditions, it is possible that some...

Judge Forbes Rules Illinois Gun Law Unconstitutional

March 9, 2023

Judge issues temporary restraining order to stop gun ban and registry. In the Macon County assault weapons case, Caulkins et al v J.B.Pritzker et al, the new law has been...

Indianapolis Police have secretly funneled firearm data to ATF for more than 50 years

March 9, 2023

by Lee Williams The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has quietly tested every single recovered firearm – even those not used in the commission of crimes – without probable cause or a...

Discover Set To Begin Tracking Gun Purchases

March 6, 2023

Major American credit card provider Discover Financial Services has announced that it will allow its network to track purchases at gun retailers beginning in April. This move comes after the International Organization...

Downstate judge strikes down Illinois ban on high-powered guns

March 6, 2023

Story by Dan Petrella, Jeremy Gorner, Hank Sanders, Chicago Tribune • 1h ago A downstate judge on Friday struck down the ban on high-power firearms and high-capacity ammunition magazines that Gov. J.B....

Harrel Status

February 20, 2023

In the Harrel AWB/LCM case against Public Act 102-1116, which is pending in the federal United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, there have been some significant...

This Year IGOLD Will Occur On March 29, 2023

February 16, 2023

This year will be our most important IGOLD ever. The Illinois State Rifle Association and others are suing the State of Illinois over its unconstitutional ban on most semi-automatic firearms. Please...

ISRA Supports DuPage County sheriff (Video)

January 26, 2023

The DuPage County Board held a meeting Tuesday after the county sheriff said he would not enforce the new assault weapons ban. "I have asked on multiple occasions to increase...

CHALLENGE TO ILLINOIS LAW ON 2ND AMENDMENT NOW IN FEDERAL COURT

January 18, 2023

​​​​ Illinois State Rifle Association, Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc., Second Amendment Foundation, and Lawful Gun Owners File Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief January 17, 2023, Chatsworth, IL— Lawful gun...

The ISRA Issued This Statement Today:

January 18, 2023

​​​​​​​      STATEMENT FROM THE ISRA ON FILING A LAWSUIT  "The ISRA leads the charge in opposing Illinois' new gun legislation, which we believe to be unconstitutional. We will...

Pearson: ‘The goal is to declare this disgusting law that has been precipitated on lawful gun owners of Illinois unconstitutional’

January 17, 2023

The Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) is calling out the state’s Democrats – minus a few exceptions – for pushing through a bill that outlaws millions of guns and accessories...

Be Aware of Shysters Asking for Your Money

January 16, 2023

The latest nonsense in Springfield is stirring up groups that want to file lawsuits to challenge the constitutionality of the new semi-automatic firearm and high-capacity magazine ban. Be aware. We...

The ISRA is seeking Plaintiffs – Illinois Law Signed into Effect by Governor Pritzker Violates the Second Amendment

January 12, 2023

Dear ISRA Members: REVISED NOTICE The ISRA is Seeking Plaintiffs Illinois Law Signed into Effect by Governor Pritzker Violates the Second Amendment An unconstitutional law is in effect in Illinois...

SAF FILES BRIEF FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN ILLINOIS GUN CASE

January 6, 2023

BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation and its allies have filed a brief supporting their earlier motion for summary judgment in a federal challenge of Illinois’ ban...

ISRA Action Alert – SB2226 PASSED THE HOUSE! CALL YOUR STATE SENATOR!

January 6, 2023

SB2226 passed out of the Illinois House of Representatives at 1am this morning. It could be heard in the Illinois Senate as early as 8am this morning.  If this bill passes...

The War Against Your Rights Rages On!

January 6, 2023

The image to the left shows the current vote on Senate Bill 2226, as of Friday morning, January 6. Deceptively labeled “Amusement Ride Safety,” this is the Left’s preferred method of...

New York Gun Control Law Unconstitutional: NY Supreme Court

January 6, 2023

The New York law that enables the seizure of guns from people who haven’t committed a crime is unconstitutional, a state Supreme Court judge has ruled. This red flag law, or the Extreme Risk Protection Order...

The Illinois State Government Wants you to Surrender to Criminals who don’t Follow the Rules

January 2, 2023

HB5855 is a perfect example of what the anti-gun crowd wants. They are not hiding their intentions. HB5855 is not about fighting crime. None of these anti-gun bills have been...

Bumblebee Bumble

December 29, 2022

By Richard A. Pearson.

Firearm sales soar among women

December 19, 2022

An increasing number of women are buying guns. Mark Strassmann talks with some women about why they're purchasing guns and learning how to use them. Click here for full story...

Opponents say Illinois gun-ban bill misses target

December 19, 2022

Opponents of legislation that would ban the sale and ownership of assault-style weapons in Illinois are concerned not only with the scope of the bill, but with the haste they...

DOJ Rejects Suggestion For Historian In Federal Gun Law Case

December 15, 2022

Story by Kate Anderson Department of Justice lectern in Washington, DC.(Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)© (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) The Department of Justice advised Monday against bringing in a historian for a federal gun...

‘Deep State mentality’: Secret Service, ICE secretly coordinated with FBI to strip gun rights, emails show

December 15, 2022

Story by Gabe Kaminsky • EXCLUSIVE — The Secret Service and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement secretly coordinated with the FBI to strip U.S. citizens of their rights to own, use, or even buy firearms, according...

Iroquois County Resolution opposing HB5855

December 14, 2022

(Also known as the “Surrender To Criminals Who Don’t Follow The Law” Act)   From Iroquois County Board Chairman John Shure:   It is my pleasure to announce that the...

Illinois Democrats want to act with ‘urgency’ on proposal banning assault weapons

December 12, 2022

Illinois lawmakers are considering legislation that would ban the sale and ownership of assault-style weapons —joining states such as California and New York that have enacted similar bans. First introduced...

The “Surrender to Criminals who Don’t Follow the Law” Act

December 12, 2022

By now, you know that the Anti-Gun Politicians are coming for your guns in the form of HB5855, the so called “Protect Illinois Communities Act.”  Here at ISRA we call...

Illinois State Legislator Introduces Wide-Ranging Gun Control Bill

December 8, 2022

State Rep. Bob Morgan was marching in the Fourth of July parade in Highland Park when a 21-year-old resident allegedly used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle to open fire, killing seven...

Call to Action: Politicians are coming for your Guns (HB5855)

December 6, 2022

Call to Action Anti-2nd Amendment politicians in Springfield have filed HB5855 with the full support of the most anti-gun Governor this state has ever seen, Gov. Pritzker.  The proposed legislation,...

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)...

SAF, ISRA VICTORY IN ILL. FOID CASE

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...

SAF APPLAUDS TENN. COURT RULING AGAINST HOUSING AUTHORITY GUN BAN

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...

SAF ASKS COURT TO DECLARE HANDGUN BAN FOR YOUNG ADULTS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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!

NEW McLAUGHLIN POLL SHOWS STRONG SUPPORT FOR 2A AFTER UKRAINE INVASION

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.

ISRA Office CLOSED

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: https://www.ammoland.com/2021/07/product-warning-recall-notice-winchester-9mm-luger-115-grain/#ixzz70QTDuf3uUnder Creative Commons License: AttributionFollow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook  USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- 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.”

SUSAN B. ANTHONY

“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