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Apr 09, 2020, 18:45 ET ISRA: Illinois State Police Issue Emergency FOID Card Rules

After a few weeks of conversations with the Illinois State Police, new emergency rules have been issued regarding FOID card renewals, according to...


Dec 10, 2019, 13:51 ET ISRA: Nearly $30 million taken from FOID card fund in the last five years

Nearly $30 million in funds generated by user fees that should be used to reduce the wait time for FOID card applications and for the administration...


Oct 01, 2019, 09:29 ET ISRA Executive Director Richard Pearson Issues Statement on the Illinois House Task Force on Gun Violence

Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard Pearson is issuing the following statement on the formation of the Illinois House Task...


Jul 18, 2019, 09:30 ET ISRA Challenges Law Requiring Gun Dealers to Obtain a State License

The Illinois State Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit challenging the state licensure measure Governor JB Pritzker signed into law shortly after...


Jun 21, 2018, 07:34 ET Illinois State Rifle Association Combat Pistol and Glock Leagues Kick Off a Summer of Shooting Sports Fun

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The summer shooting sports season at the ISRA Rifle Range is now...


Jun 12, 2018, 11:58 ET ISRA Announces Rifle Range Open House

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): The ISRA is pleased to announce that its annual NRA Day range and...


Apr 05, 2018, 12:21 ET ISRA Files Lawsuit Against Village of Deerfield (IL) Over Gun Ban

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


Feb 01, 2018, 08:15 ET ISRA: Rep. Willis' Latest Gun Control Proposal Ignores Reality Of Violent Crime

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "A really dumb idea," is how the ISRA is characterizing a gun...


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 recent...


Oct 03, 2017, 04:15 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 of ...


Feb 26, 2017, 15:43 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 General...


Jan 20, 2017, 05:07 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 eight...


Jul 24, 2016, 10:11 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 handgun...


Jul 01, 2016, 12:13 ET Illinois State Rifle Association: It Is Time To Permit Concealed Carry On Public Transportation

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Imagine the horror of watching one of your fellow commuters hacked...


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 ISRA...


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 the ...


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 civic...


May 01, 2016, 07:00 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 show...


Apr 13, 2016, 07:50 ET Proposed Law Transforms Domestic Violence Issue Into Gun Control Circus

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Bad public policy is no remedy for social ills – that's the point...


Apr 01, 2016, 07:22 ET Thousands Expected To Demonstrate Against Gun Control

The following was released today by the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): Thousands of law-abiding Illinois firearm owners will converge on...


Dec 06, 2015, 11:17 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, 01:18 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 Day" WHEN: Saturday,...


Oct 02, 2015, 01:40 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 charge ...