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What the NRA Does for You: Programs Instruct and Protect Youth

This recent upsurge in the gun control debate has revolved around the protection and safety of our nation’s children. When introducing his 23 Presidential Orders, President Obama shared the stage with some of the children that had written the president with pleas of stricter gun laws. However, the NRA has had multiple programs in place to educate and instruct children of all ages on firearm safety as well as programs to increase school security.

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Bury the Hatchet: It’s Time to Support the NRA-ILA

Say what you will about the NRA and their positions over the 142 years they’ve been around, but they do have some weight to throw around in Washington, D.C. and the rest of the nation. Acting through the Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) and the Civil Rights Defense Fund, the NRA is able to play an active role in court cases across the country defending and upholding the Second Amendment. These two organizations are helping hunters, plinkers, sport shooters, ranges, and ever facet of the firearm industry retain their passions and livelihoods, and that is something every one of us can get behind.

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Is the Second Amendent Really Doomed?

We thought there was a run on firearms back in March. I say thought, because as robust as sales were in March, those figures do not hold a candle to today’s numbers. There was a huge run that started just before the election. It increased substantially after President Obama’s re-election. Numbers were still high right up to the Sandy Hook shootings when they went off the charts setting new records.

Legal Issues

Appeals Court Strikes Down Illinois Concealed-Carry Ban

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled Tuesday that Illinois’ total ban on carrying firearms for self-defense outside the home or business is unconstitutional. Illinois was the only state in the nation not to have some form of concealed carry after Wisconsin recently approved a carry law.