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Update on All The Second Amendment cases

Discussion in 'Gun-Control Issues' started by Acujeff, Oct 13, 2011.


  1. Acujeff

    Acujeff
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    Introducing the NRA-ILA Legal Update!

    To give NRA members and gun owners the latest information on Second Amendment cases filed or supported by the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (www.nraila.org), NRA-ILA is pleased to announce a new online newsletter, the NRA-ILA Legal Update.

    The pace of litigation has only increased since the Court’s 2010 decision in McDonald v. City of Chicago, holding that the right to keep and bear arms is fundamental and protects all Americans.

    Not all of those cases are ours, of course. Many have been brought by other organizations or individuals, or raised by defendants in criminal cases. NRA-ILA’s goal in every case we consider is to strategically advance the rights of gun owners, while not creating bad precedent.

    Depending on the situation, our involvement can range from being a named plaintiff in a suit, to funding and supporting a suit, to intervening and becoming a party, to participating as an amicus, or in some instances to being designated by one of the parties in a suit to lead the oral argument.

    In addition to news and updates on our current cases, future issues of the NRA-ILA Legal Update will include short, plain-English articles explaining some of the key legal concepts that affect legislation and litigation on gun issues.

    Online newsletter here:
    http://www.nraila.org/legalupdate/
     
  2. jerry12

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    Thank you.