President's Column

Charles L. Cotton

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Charles L. Cotton

President’s Column | The Life-Saver: Vigilance

Preserving innocent life is predicated on the protection of our Second Amendment freedoms.

President’s Column | The Silent Killer: Complacency

Now is not the time for complacency. We must remain vigilant in protecting our Second Amendment rights that are constantly under attack from anti-gun legislators.

President’s Column | Politicians Are Working to Disarm You Even As They Gut The Rule Of Law

We are seeing the biggest spike in crime in more than 20 years due to the Biden administration's failures.

President’s Column | Hold Their Feet To The Fire

The best way to defend your right to protect yourself and your loved ones is to replace anti-gun politicians with solid pro-gun majorities in both the U.S. Senate and House.

President’s Column | Welcome Others To Freedom

As your new NRA president, I want to thank you for the opportunity to serve our Association and protect your right to keep and bear arms.

President’s Column | Gratitude And Vigilance

As I’m sure you’re already aware, the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19 and its variants forced us to cancel the 2021 NRA Annual Meetings in Houston—a huge disappointment to us all.

President’s Column | The Road Less Traveled

Who would have believed a year and a half ago what our lives would be like today? Not me! But the COVID-19 pandemic, attacks by governmental entities and officials, and personal and family illnesses have not stopped the NRA.

President’s Column | What Happens When Gun Owners Stand Together

Together, we must remind politicians that they work for us, the American people.

President’s Column | Looking Back At 150 Years Of NRA Presidents

The NRA’s 150th anniversary has given us good reason to gaze back on our association’s history.

President’s Column | One Hundred Days Of Biden

April 29 marked 100 days of Joe Biden as president of the United States. That’s not very long, but he’s done a lot of damage in that short time.

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