Firearms Owners Against Crime

Institute for Legal, Legislative and Educational Action


Firearms Owners Against Crime - Institute for Legislative, Legal and Educational Action

The purposes for which the corporation is organized are to promote social welfare within the meaning of section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, including but not limited to:(1) developing and advocating for legislation, regulations, and government programs to improve safety, protect citizens, stimulate sportsmen's activities and safe legal firearm ownership (2) conducting research and publicizing the positions of elected officials concerning these issues (3)for legal defense of firearms and sportsmen's related issues (4) to educate the public on safe and legal firearm ownership, and Constitutional Issues thereof.

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Report claims US gun death rate reached record levels

In the gun debate, gun deaths tend to be one of the things we focus on. After all, if you’re saying you want to make people safer via gun control, you have to show they’re at some kind of risk to begin with. read more

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Illinois Self-Defense: Armed employee shoots woman who was pistol-whipping coworker

It was a sleepy Tuesday morning at a Rent-a-Center in Alton, Illinois, at least until a woman armed with a gun walked inside. According to authorities, the woman was looking to confront a relative who worked at the store despite the fact that an active order of protection prohibited her from having contact with the relative or wandering on to the premises. read more

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Illinois' Intolerable Act

In the wake of the Boston Tea Party in 1773, the British parliament responded by passing a series of laws known in England as the Coercive Acts; better known in the U.S. as the Intolerable Acts. Among the new laws meant to punish colonists for their refusal to kowtow to Parliament imposing taxation without representation was the Administration of Justice Act, which allowed royal governors to hold trials for crown officials to be held in England and not the colony where their alleged crimes were committed. Patriots were outraged by the law, with George Washington declaring in a letter at the time that the act would make it impossible for justice to be obtained as a result of the government’s actions. read more

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Pennsylvania 2nd Amendment Rally

Starting in 2006 Pennsylvania gun owners began gathering every year in Harrisburg to send a simple message to state legislators: Unconstitutional and ineffective emotionally driven gun control legislation has no place in this Commonwealth and we will not stand by idly and allow our Freedoms to be eroded or taken away by any means. read more

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Training Tip

The Real Reason You Need to Clean Your Carry Gun On a Regular Basis

Should you clean your handgun after every use? Most modern-day service handguns are built to handle a tremendous amount of use and abuse. They’ll continue to function even when they’re filthy dirty. Just Google your favorite polymer pistol and the words “torture test.” read more

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