Political Issues: Firearms

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NRA Institute for Legislative Action
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Gun Owners of America
Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a non-profit lobbying organization formed in 1975 to preserve and defend the Second Amendment rights of gun owners. GOA sees firearms ownership as a freedom issue.

Second Amendment Foundation
The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) is dedicated to promoting a better understanding about our Constitutional heritage to privately own and possess firearms. To that end, SAF carries on many educational- and legal-action programs designed to better inform the public about the gun-control debate.

National Association for Gun Rights
With our rapidly expanding membership of 3.5 million grassroots activists, The National Association for Gun Rights has led the charge to halt the radical anti-gun agenda across the nation

Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence
The mission of the Brady organization is to create a safer America for all of us that will lead to a dramatic reduction in gun deaths and injuries.

External Links to Anti Firearms

Anti Firearms – Gun Control – Coalition to Stop Gun Violence An educational fund to stop gun violence.

Anti Firearms – Gun Control – Assault Weapons Questions and Answers (PDF) Features an overview of assault weapons and the Violent Crime Control and Prevention Act.