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NRA-ILA: Obama Administration to Sign U.N. Arms Trade Treaty “In the Very Near Future”

NRA-ILA reports that the Obama Administration is expected to sign the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty soon after it is opened for signature on June 3.

On April 2 the United Nations General Assembly voted 153-4 to pass the Arms Trade Treaty, with the United States voting in favor and several countries abstaining. According to a May 16 Amnesty International article, a senior US diplomat, Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman, has confirmed the U.S. government will be quick to sign the new treaty. In the article, Countryman said that the United States would sign the ATT “in the very near future.”

NRA Life of Duty Patriot Profile: Frog Dog

Some SEALs carry ladders, comm gear, breaching tools, explosives and other various kit items specific to the specialty they bring to the fight. Whether Trevor Maroshek was rappelling off a cliff, parachuting off the back of a plane, or scaling a wall, his special piece of kit came in the form of a 110-lb dog with 2-inch canines. Many warriors go their separate ways after war, but Trevor brought his buddy home with him.

NRA Life of Duty Frontlines

This month, NRA Life of Duty Correspondent Chuck Holton reports from Southern West Virginia – an area with the highest prescription drug overdoses in the United States. Look for the full report later this month and watch the trailer at the link below.

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NRA Women: Maggie Reese

Professional shooter Maggie Reese is a USPSA champion and 3-gun competitor who appeared in season two on History Channel’s marksmen competition “Top Shot.” Maggie is passionate about recruiting more women to her sport and educating the public about the types of firearms with which she competes.

NRA News: A Mother’s Journey to Bearing Arms

Tracy Scarpulla is a mother of three from Albany, New York. Her husband, Joe, is a U.S. Marine who has always believed in the right to bear arms. Tracy believed, however, that guns were dangerous so their compromise was one gun locked in a safe. It wasn’t until her husband phoned her one night to tell her there was an escaped convict on the loose in their area that she realized, “I have a tool here to defend my family, but I have no idea how to use it.” So she quickly set out to change that and now Tracy is a huge proponent of gun rights.

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NRA Annual Meetings Takeaway: Gun Ownership Alive and Well

Most refer to it as the NRA Convention. But in reality, last week’s gathering in Houston, Texas, is formally called the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, because the event is more than just one big meeting. All in, it is an NRA three-day weekend, with dozens of meetings, seminars and hundreds of exhibits put together for the group’s more than five million members. And by almost any measure, the recently concluded National Rifle Association 142nd Annual Meetings & Exhibits, held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston May 3-5, was a rollicking success.

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USA Shooter Profile: Kim Rhode

USA Olympic team member Kim Rhode is more than just a girl with a gun who has won a few matches. She is, in fact, a major role model in the shooting industry complete with a long list of accolades and plenty of hardware to prove it.