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Oct 19, 2017, 14:30 ET ISRA: In Published Statement, Rep. Moylan Steps Up Attacks - Verifies That His Intent Is To Punish Lawful Gun Owners

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Political opportunists in Springfield continue to exploit the Las...


Oct 09, 2017, 09:43 ET ISRA: Rep. Moylan Revives His Divisive Campaign Against Law-Abiding Firearm Owners

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): While people of good conscience ponder the aftermath of the...


Oct 03, 2017, 16:15 ET ISRA: Liberty Will Not Be Deterred By Cynical Defeatists

The following statement was released today by Richard Pearson, Executive Director of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "Like all people...


Feb 26, 2017, 16:43 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Blasts Legislative Retribution Against Lawful Gun Owners

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is condemning attempts by leftists in the Illinois...


Jan 20, 2017, 06:07 ET ISRA: Goodbye Barack…Hello Donald

The following is the text of a statement released today by Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Executive Director, Richard Pearson: "About...


Jul 24, 2016, 22:11 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Announces Women's Handgun Clinic

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce the scheduling of a women's...


Jun 22, 2016, 07:04 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Announces First Glock League Match Of 2016

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce that the 2016 edition of the...


Jun 13, 2016, 08:07 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Announces 14th Annual Rifle Range Open House

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce that the 14th Annual "NRA Day at...


Jun 01, 2016, 07:59 ET Obnoxious Effort to Ban Gun Shops Turned Back in Illinois

The following was released today by Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Executive Director, Richard Pearson: "Hard work and a good dose of...


May 01, 2016, 19:00 ET Illinios Legislators Advised To Ignore Carpetbagger Astronaut

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): It was inevitable – the Mark Kelly/Gabby Giffords medicine...


Dec 06, 2015, 23:17 ET America's Hunters And Sportsmen Expected To Take It On The Chin In Obama's Belated War On Terror

The following statement was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): As expected, Barack Obama has shifted the blame for the...


Oct 22, 2015, 13:18 ET Press Advisory: Illinois State Rifle Association Annual 'Sight-in Day' Scheduled For October 24

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): WHAT:  2015 Edition of ISRA's Annual "Sight-in...


Oct 02, 2015, 13:40 ET Sorry, Mr. Obama, Lawful Gun Owners Won't Be Paying Penance For Chris Harper-Mercer

The following is the text of a statement released today by Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) Executive Director Richard Pearson: "Within...


Sep 30, 2015, 09:52 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Blasts Representatives Kelly and Quigley for Sponsoring 'Idiotic' Gun Control Bill

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Once again, gun-grabbing Illinois politicians are leading the...


Jul 08, 2015, 08:06 ET ISRA: Pfleger Lawsuit Trivializes Civil Rights Movement

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "A pathetic and cynical slap at the civil rights movement"...


Oct 17, 2014, 12:27 ET ISRA Urges Municipalities To Follow Peoria's Lead And Lift Locally Imposed Impediments To Self Defense

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "A smart move to restore the rights of law-abiding citizens," is...


Jul 23, 2014, 08:39 ET ISRA: Reason Prevails As Niles, Illinois Village Council Gives Approval To Gun Shop/Target Range Proposal

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Northwest suburban shooting sports enthusiasts breathed a...


Jul 08, 2014, 08:27 ET Niles (Illinois) Zoning Commission Hands Bloomberg Moms A Major Defeat

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Niles, Illinois is one step closer to having a...


Jul 05, 2014, 09:48 ET ISRA: Unfair Actions Against Firearm Retailers Prove Expensive To Municipalities

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Municipalities planning to inhibit the lawful commerce in...


Jul 04, 2014, 13:04 ET ISRA Puts Full Support Behind Proposed Niles, Illinois Gun Shop & Range

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA announced today that the association fully supports the...


Jun 10, 2014, 22:45 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Announces 12th Annual Rifle Range Open House

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce that the 12th Annual...


Feb 17, 2014, 23:44 ET Major Rally At Illinois Capitol Will Protest Pointless Gun Control Bills

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "We're not going away!," will be the message that thousands of...


Sep 29, 2013, 18:56 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Is Honored With A Trio Of Awards For Defending Our Constitution

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce that the Association has...


Sep 18, 2013, 20:44 ET ISRA: Starbucks' CEO Announces 'Open Season' On His Employees

 The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): As millions of hunters and sportsmen prepare to take to the...


Sep 11, 2013, 17:03 ET ISRA Congratulates Colorado Voters For Kicking Gun-Grabbers Out Of Office

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is today congratulating Colorado voters for unseating a...